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the civil was H aSudm In a free country, but we are" seeing in this country'
today cases involving a repudiation of that principle." Judge Edgar M. Cul
len upon retiring- a-chief justice of the state of New York.
BEACHEY DISPROVES SOME
Lincoln Beachy, Famous Upside
San Francisco, Caf. The , asSep
Hons of scientific men. and dQctdfs
that no man cojild'fall bDfcM'Ct
out dying of Suffocation and; shock
has been. Completely controverted' by
Lincoln l36achy, dare-devil of the "air,
in his sensational loop drops.
He plummets 1,200 feet at a speed
of at least 210 miles an-hour without
the' slightest effect on' his senses.
"I would have been bluffed out by
my doctors' gloomy forebodings," he
said after one of his most spectacular
drops here recently, "if I had not re
called how many times I had fohnerly
upset the predictions and theories of
"I began by making dives at easy
stages and various angles. The effect
Of the near-vertical dives caused me
to pi-actfce on gvmnusium-rihgs.Jiead
down. I would swing back dnd forth
for half .an hour at a time.
Then I made my first unside down
flight. My machine weighs about 1,
2jb0 pounds, and when dropping
straight offers almost no resistance
to the air.
- "In flrdpping for the flip-over, I
swddpd -directly downward for about
plie minute dnd" a half. It seemed like
'a yeaxy But i never for a. moment lost
jfull cbntrdi, nor my sense of direc
tion. The blood does not rush to my
head, ahdlhave no nausea;
y "hi flying .upside down the distance
from the" earth 'is so .great that one
'does; liot get the topsy-turvy view you
wdlild imagine. Evervthine: sephiR
: perfectly hatUral, and I have never
yet lost my nead for a second."
v o o
"You stay home and mind the chil
dren, tonight, Joshua. I'm going to
the whist club."
"Can I have a few of the boys in
for a game of poker-?"
"Goodness, o! The idea of you
setting an example to the children