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VICTIM IN SHOOTING
RITCHIE AND WINS.
Entered as Second-Class' Matter April 2l, 1914, at the Postofflce at ' '
Chicago, m., Under the Act of March 3, 1879. v
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, . giggSb Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. -gaP By- Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St. . 398 Chicago. $3 aYean.
VOL. 3, NO. 238
Chicago, Wednesday, July 8, 1914
AVIATOR PREDICTS "COLUMBUS OF
20TH CENTURY" HAS ARRIVED
"The Machine Is Perfect and the Man Determined,"
Says Editor Woodhouse, Editor of "Flying' - -"Flight
Across Atlantic Will Succeed"
y :VR P. BURTON
New York, July 8. "Lieutenant
John Porte is going to cross that At
lantic ocean and he's going to cross
it thte summer and in the flying boat
America. And there is no doubt
about it, either."
Henry Woodhouse, the greatest,
authority in the world on marine fly
ing, pounded his fist on the desk in
the office of "Flying," the famous
aeronautic publication of which he is
editor, and spoke these words. And
they are, the most important words
which have yet been uttered by any
one in connection with the proposed
Rodman Wanamaker -trans-Atlantic
flight project, too, and for the simple
reason that Henry Woodhouse is no
random prophet. He is considered
absolutely the most conservative
thinker in America on the subject of
"I have just returned with Lieut.
Porte from Hammondsport," said
Woodhouse, "and I have made the
most careful study of him and of his
machine. And both the man and the
vehicle say only one word, 'success.'
And I am positive the Columbus of
the twentieth century has at last ar
rived. "I say this In the face of the dis
covery that certain changes must