Newspaper Page Text
oievvi^:'^ j r:
PROGRESS WITH THE ^';
Working Out the Man-Flight Problem Along Scien- ?>
Ltinc Lines Near Chicago. *\- *
tttilGieietefc -:- * * * * * * * )K * *Gie?eteiC*efc !
The dsy is a'ruos* st Band when man
will dispute with thc bird Tor suprem?
acy in the air. For hundreds of j
This aa_bafaon has been at a..rh with
such nntrBBBBency of effort that he noa
begins to see the end He has grap
pled with the invisible * ? - - ' I
atmosphere. sometin.es blindly,
always saaafj'ajaonal'r; generally
meet with disappointment, but hs
with enough auv-oe?s to keet- a'm j
determination to master the most .hf
ficult of all problem* in physi I I
have been lost a es have
expended in thc pur* .
question of mar.
been heaped" up.*:: the head*
who Bonf ' ' .?ith the feat:.
qnev ) I ? rn *rld at la
The adrsne-ernent maiie toa ard the
full - '
eentere 1 in the ?
worid was a
be hs \ faith in his
thst be ha
Ch eur. ?
he - e ri
frame 1 as far aa
s?y hi* ?
fa*'. - ha*)
to speak., snd b
comp.i*Lei He i* : ?
problem, sn 1 nio-lestlv tskes to hu
aelf a goodly share of th.
pointing thc wsy 'hst 1
experiment*, enan marked out thc \h
lines for inv> v. a
nu mtiers them j
of their importance:
1 Thc derelopmsnt of thc si
2. The dcTeiopment of th
lana air aai ?
near D isa P a
0?BBBSI has been a <L_
thc s.*- H:*
tar est ir. *
stay sws) than one ila
machine bei_.g a
aad another ii that th.
Mr. Chanut.- a who
.ng the ex} ?
he denies in ft'
:.g man of c* ?t. -
knowledge, who waa ass-fisted
Mr Than ute last year in Lia exb
experiments at the sams pines.
The machine with which Mr
Iring is Bow experimenting daily
setts the iriana of both Li mae
Mr Chan ute It belong* *
class as the machine which th
Otto LaJienthal. of Berliu. bron*
ia 1 Wrs and io the use of waiata I
his death last year I* might s
I aria j J a flying bj ara inc, and j
desert pt ion does n*H fit eocureW
U techtocnlij knows aa aa aero
or s . aaaohiBB Hotter still, it
t be i*alled sn air OOBBter, f.?r in
nehed - erv clonal
as r >!le- JBBia The resemblance
is carried still farther ia ti-..* applies
. the pi r opera!
lt is ana ,>f t: ? _g machi
_rataa .! by Mr
lb n ri machine was )? .
?? of _hepriat--.plea evolved
.e n-.sii ?
'.f sir press ire,
?lld "f v.
I ? tba rear c
a<-hine was *
er* I at I
I at tl
*"-*? _ - es ? *
with j aeoa are formed by varnished
fa*niBB , atretched over the frame to the hig
Her- j Will thia machine fl j? Mr. Cha
repre- i will answer this question by i#-pl
if snd that ?as inver intended to fly.
\ aaaae ? will inform th ?*e asking the que
e late ; that the mschiae is made for ex
ht ont , mental purposes solelv, with the
ac met j ia new of developing the moto
reit 1-9 air sailer. At the same time,
et thia I Cnanute might say. the ex per in
?ly. It may lead to a solution of the mos
carve, portent part of the problem of
ghi ?the matatenan c of the eqtulib
um of the machine under all cir
imstanoaa. He holds that this nrob
m must ba ant-red Brat It has been
i>:nouHt**eted to his satisfaction that
tit xl automatic stability at all angles
f rbght and aoaditions of wind i?
solved and safety thereby secured it
ouM l?c premature to seek to apply a
or n propelling instrument toa
The .'rdinary observer would alt?
air that the machine d??es fly. never
<*. after wit:ie**iug a day's ? \
tits among the *au.l dunes Tiie
li*tiu -tion between sailing and ghd
ag sud flying wonld not appeal t-> any
? * i- seient:* I while aratchiag
he "double-.b travel through
he air a distan.e of 200 yard* *?ith
\Ir Herr -,n_: by his bi
If the ap* ctator was danni:
kn tackle ilia mai hine hil
? rasa I la getting t
of a starr
s*h that the machine Bea Ha
. so be willm_?
nanttoaa while the flight I aa
Ul tha fl to aa *
.*?_; offering all the oj
i thal tl
tha wm 1.
? * bir.
i hi sam
:i run a few si
? a jump outward into -*i4>i
*^anhe did when he jr.
days with au timbre'.
a md ri.
irt. Again, a
\,ar<l st :. T
,- w .. .* Li Li lenthal 1
. s skillfal oi
Mr Harri taj bb**) led *
largely Ha Baa
and again his a
kt *>f hi* i'-i.ly trama
ribing a cori.] i
ring a flight of al
?>a.-k almost <
also lee., detuonst-sted thal
chine i-.. a\el almo
W righi anglaa with thu- nind at a
Flight*, have been made in all
of winds, the speed of which vi
? from ten V? twenty-one miles an 1
j The latter wind is higher in its &
1 than suv gliding ma*4 hi ne was
: re sud tested
j ness of the mach me most thorou
-j The apaad st whiclt- the mschine tr
silk j reata very largely with thc op*?
hest j and depeuda upon the angle ai ia
from the starting fatal Whi
nate j finds that he ia approaching the gt
ying i too swiftly it is only necessary fo
Ha to tilt the front of the machine up
atina j when its speed will be immed
peri- j checked, and a landing can be mr.
safety. The range of flight l
very largely within the control <
operator, one who is skillful
able to alight within ten b-.-t i
spot indicated while the wind
an cvea rate of speed.
ingest flight recorded ia the one ma<.e
ads vear by Mr. Herring, which was
Imost ?-H>0 feet Another flight of BOO
set was t ade last week.
bong flight* are not the aim of the
aen who are conducting the experi
uents with thc gliding ma hine. The*
ire seeking to arrive st intelligent
?onelusions concerning the problem of
mtomsticstability mote than anything
-Ise. sud it is elaino'd by Mr C-BBBSte
hat many new fscts have BSSB (ttl
?red bearing ni on thi >:i lu
.ntictpation of an early solution of the
itaaeaianMr lb-mng bx hard at work
>n a motor which be hopei lo be able
lo apply t i the >. V"
evi.lenee of the faith that is within him
is ?hown by the tari that he pred
that an air ship will be ei.nstructe 1
within alioth. Balah will fly to
N York with bal four stop* on the
w*v ? the atoek of fm
SHE. IS A MILITIA CAPTAIN. '
Tero state- BeSSSW :? X Ul. t pun m * l?l\al
I 1 | | omen.
nf Y S :?1 Gnat
i ? n m the rammer
1 v.h,? a a* visiting
her ?o*ter with a number of girl*
that abe soon I
I .. which
? of the l
. er "f ??:
IB hi-r d..rk : i.ieh a
? > attn
I ber uni.'
' ? hi*-U
of h '
risBlsBs ? Baal* aa Ball.
d<dl unearth.-d bj -. Fr< I
aathropologiat, 11 I
A DOLL Or AXriEMT DATS.
is hollow and contains a ri
which proves that prehistoric chil
were not unlike the little ones c
Sprigg "Halla, i.ld man, I'm
folly tflad to see yon out again. 11
that the doctors gave you up." B.
? "Yea, I guess I'd have diod if
hadn't. '?Cleveland Leader.
GOOD ROADS NOTES.
snaaanajBaa ssa ?o?*j Roads.
The Mankato (ataBB.1 free Press
nye that the establishment of < resin -
?nea ia becoming a indent srgument
'or go.ul roads. The daily trip to them
sith the milk must be made regardless
>f mud and wet or if the mud be ankle
leep. for milk is a perishable pi oduct.
riien. even when the road is dry. the
milk, of course, is injured by the
i-huming received BB the j ai I ? - over
Jumb rough roads The farmer is.
therefore, beginning to Berneila thc
dare**-, money value of ros I improve?
ment. The Free Press adds that the
creamery is Iteoomina* tl l * st
which bi '* aire
st.-. 1 i ..untrr lt.tn.l-.
Th. with B hieh
luted Sta*, s Paw .f \gri
cnlture is now expert) .rd
r.agineering New-, wi 1 pr act i
jnmatnd aafollowa; TBa
?ri calls for r?-i inverted trough
ted stael ? . ? ? i kt i aland
head ob the i . -ht inch
le 1 ni gravel
laid in well dru. and thc
rails are lo - at the
ends and st lbs middle On grasna
lae rails will be indi
the h 'i a?l
? >a?l a
is the reduction of traction fr* rn forty
I Is per I icada id to
. but thi
rr-. ? <
the water will
the locality a- i .
1 * i . I'.l .?:i I |'.
r w h" m is blow 4
Voil knoa I I ? I
ad of bim ii:x *.
and ly. It waa just
li* if I .. a* hal lg tiie in.
. Ihiak Ina
than he has BB] i I 'hat
of the otl ai aearar tin- ai
. in, and l
?i t ? hit*, ti. asia ' Ton
understand, thia was all in a sec
all al il 13
I .-ne as if
I had baan hit raith a *tiek I thoa ghi
it was a big stick, bigger than un*,
man eonld awiaej, a'i I thai it must aa
worked by muchm. ! v lt hit B ?
the head und nil ovei I went Hailing
into the air a long, lout*, way My
ears roared and th.* wind blew into
"I kuew when I struck thc ground,
for I remember saying to myself.
'Well. I'm done for" I L> n't know
ju-it when I lost my right senses or
B lieu they came back, but when they
did come back il seemed ijueer that I
was there still. I thought I had been
thrown somewhere else. 1 could feel
the tire burning me. It was my
clothes. They were smoking aud al?
"I was bruised all over and could not
hear very well. My voice sounded aa
though soruelnidy else were talking.
That's all I can tell you about it."?
?hey J findon Tidbits.