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even if you must sligHt the House
work. During this hot weather
cook as little as possible and turn
your attention to keeping the
baby in good health.
Think how comfortable you are
when you are able to take off youi
hot clothing and get into a clean
night dress. There is no reason
why baby should wear more dur
ing the whole months of July and
August. Many motfiers, because
of their vanity, torment their
poor babies with all sorts of frills
and furbelows "because they look
What is prettier than the soft,
dimpled flesh of a baby? Could
any garment made look as well as
does the baby in the picture? She
is a well baby because she is cool
STEEL-CLAD. SQUADRONS DROP LIQUID DEATH
Vague, ghost-like forms, dart
ing across the sky at ISO miles an
hour; bombs and liquid fire scat
tering death and destruction;
cities razed, nations terrorized,
immense armies helpless such is
the picture of the next'war paint
ed by the air man militant.
The fighting "fourth arm" has
arrived. European countries pre
dict ihat the balance of power
will lfe in tlje squadrons of the
sky in future wars.
The improvement in aeroplanes
in 12 months has been wonderful.
Europe, choosing the monoplane
for its speed and flexibility, is far
ahead of this country:
France and Germany, in their
secret experimental stations, have
wrought wonderful machines
with an offensive strength only
guessed at by the wofld.
Since the discovery of the
"streamline's" possibilities, the
aviator has gone far ahead.
Speed, ease of handling and sta
bility have all improved with" this
clispovery, which is the adoption
of- a model offering'the least re
sistance to forward motion and
minimizing the vacuum pockets.
it was worked out by experi
ments in water, hence its name.
Simplification of detail, per
fection of engines, stability and
increased carrying power mark
progress. Trim, racy-looking fly
ers suggestive of strength have
replaced cumbersome, flmsy craft.
Today 125 miles an. hour is the
proper speed. Only a monoplane
can do this, so the'tiiplane is dis
carded, pracCically, by the war de
partments of Europe, although
still favored here.
One French monoplane has
been taken to the field in a motor
van, unpacked, assembled and
taken to the air in 14 minutes.
Another folds its . wings like a
beetle, which it resembles.
iBomb-dropping has reanhed the
point where a passenger, sitting
behind the air pilot, his head pro
tected by a metal shield, drops
bombs with a trap between his
feet, carrying a supply of ex
plosives in racks on either side of
The armored plane is" here. It
consists of a metal body, protect
ed beneath by strips of light;
tough metal, capable of deflecting