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NAVAL BOARD (Continued from Page Six.( T and ! i i I ! I ..I r i. ariml and Titicus dams rvoirs, the. Jerome Park reser- I 1 V AH V e . ' I'll K-.. . . . . . I, arm in .-- iun nuua) wuiK, which ho has served as chief en , . . ! ..f the Public-Service Commis :i inee 1910. The American Aeronautical Society , r. ..l two members: Matthew Bacon Sellers, of Balti . f. educated in France, Germany ! America, who has been success- enagea in aeronautics ror . n years. He was one of the first 1 termine the dynamic air prea on arched surfaces by means of wind tunnel," and his "stopped (.lane is me ngntest ever built holds the-record for least horse- w V. Hudson Maxim, of Brooklyn, who ; trained a world-wide reputation i, his work in high explosives and td. -ir application in modern ordnance. s:, he formulated the hypothesis ,.! the compound nature of atoms, viii.-h has recently been accepted as ;i proved theory. Mr. Maxim de-M-ii.jK-d and manufactured the first mi . keless powder to be adopted by ib. American government, and has i wilted a detonating-fuse and a high ( plosive adopted by this government, a seif-combustive compound to re place compressed air in driving tor p. does, and processes of making cal ( i ;im. carbide and microscopic dia monds. He has served as director and president of the Aeronautical S -'iety of America and is the au- tlior of "Defenseless America," a smithing denunciation of pacifism. The Inventors' Guild offered these p.. mbers: lr. Peter Cooper Hewitt, New Yofk City, who is best known as the In. f ntor of the Cooper Hewitt electric I. nip, used for illuminating factories ;nid for photographic work. He is also the inventor of the telephone it lay and electric-wave amplifiers, wireless telephone and telegraph ap paratus, hydroplane, aeroplane, and dirigible balloon apparatus, and light transformers changing the color of lie lit -rays. Thomas Robins, Stamford, Conn., who is the inventor of numerous me ihaiiicnl devices, including the belt conveyor for carrying ore and coal, for which he was awarded a gold medal at the Paris Exposition. He is enrolled in the" American Region, and last winter visited the front in France to study military conditions. The American Society of Automo bile Engineers named two: Howard K. Coffin, Detroit, who was the originator of the movement to standardize competent materials and parts of automobiles ami whose in ventions relating to the design and production of mechanical traction de vices have revolutionized the industry: Mr. Coffin produced one of the first et cam-propel led automobiles. Andrew I Riker, Detroit, who was the first president of the Society of Automobile Engineers and whose work resulted in placing the Ameri can automobile on a meritorious world-wide basis. He produced the lirst toothed armature, and among the first electric vehicles, electric trucks, marine lighting-plants, and racing automobiles. In 1900 he was awarded a medal by the French government lor meritorious automobile design. The American Institute of Mining Engineers appointed these two mem bers: William Lawrence Saunders, Plain- field. X. J., who designed apparatus for subaqueous drilling now in gen eral use, rock-drilling and quarring devices, track and bar channelers, the radial-axe system of coal-mining, and the system of pumping liquids by compressed air now used in Rus .vian oil-fields. He is the author of many scientific treatises. Benjamin Bowditch Thayer, New York City,, president of the Anaconda Copper Mining Company, whose long experience in the mines of the west has made him thoroughly familiar with their practical operation. He is an expert on copper and high ex plosives. The American Electrochemical So ciety has two members: Dr. .Joseph William Richards, South Bethlehem, Pa., who is a graduate of American and German universities and mining schools, and is a legal ex pert in chemical and metallurgy cases. Lawrence Addicks, Douglas, Ariz., who is a consulting metallurgical en gineer of national reputation, having been a life student of copper proper ties in western mines and eastern re fineries. The American Society of Mechan ical Engineers named two members of the board: William Le Roy Emmet, New York City, a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, who has achieved fame as an electrical engineer and inventor. His most important work has been in the development of alter nating currents and of the steam turbine. He designed the machinery for the first ships driven by electric mi-tors and invented the oil-switch and the varnished cambric cable. Spencer Miller, South Orange, N. J., "vho invented the rope-drive and whose cableways at the Panama Canal speeded the completion of the Gatun locks. He also invented the log-skidding cableway, the marine cableway that made it possible to transship coal under headway at sea, and the breeches-buoy apparatus used ipe mav naval aeronautics foremost man in Sperry, who per first arc-lights in was twentv venis Servkee.United Avenue Cutter The American Society of Aeronautic aSs:named l uj' who is known the world over through his inventions and manufacture of prinung machinery. Two of his in ventions have increase! r.ft..V., iatr ui speeu at which oe multiplied. In Mr. Wood is the America. Elmore Ambrose fected one of the America before he viu dim who today is one of the world's foremost inventors of electri cal appliances. He was one of the urbt o produce electrical mining machinery, electrical street-raiiwav cars, electric motor-vehicles, and gas oline automobiles; he perfected the gyroscopic compass and was the first to produce entirely practical appara tus for the stabilization of ships and aeroplanes. His achievements have been recognized by the first prize of the Aero Club of Fiance and the medal of the Franklin Tstitute of Philadelphia. the Aid Vi-tor Hui'o soldiers British pi ft. es relcrt f Wellington of Biucher. said God and the overthrew XiLnlnnn at Waterloo. The kaiser and. the Ger mans say today that Pducher sav-d x1Eh , . Mt,MI.KiUU irom t-mg cut to at Waterloo. And the British in kirrd. The iron duke and Biucher had no controversy. The two underio-..l eat h other. Wellington would r a have elected to stand at Waterio .. b-:t f.,r his understanding that Biucher w..ul 1 march to his assistance. Biucher woma not nave fallen back fr i-igy toward Wavre but for his NORTH CAROLINIANS IN THE METROPOLIS illy It s. Willi v Y.) nil) pur- supporting lis- ught New York, Oct, : ican ambassador t !L P.s; and 1; is. Zeppelin from the bassy ::. Irosv , by I ra: k c. !'.4-, .i!i';.'issalir s so w phn WAR REPAIR SHIP How Warfare the Needs of Modern Are Met. Indianapolis News. Specially equipped "repair ships" to mend breaks and furnish broken parts are a necessary adjunct to the battle fleet. Every modern battleship car ries a blacksmith's forge and a small repair shop, which makes minor re pairs, but for serious breakdowns, the elaborately fitted "repair ship" is used. The most famous of these ships are th3 Ark Royal," the Vulcan, the Cyclops and the Assistance. The Ark Royal, said to be the only one of its kind in the world, is a floating aeroplane factory, which is equipped for mending seaplanes, aeropl gines and parts, and is capable of building an entire aircraft. The ship is at present with th,e British navy at ine uaraanenes. rne uyciops, a "regular" repair ship carries 300 skilled mechanics, a complete foun dry, where castings can be made and various repair shops. She is capable of turning out a complete propeller for a big battleship. In addition, the ship carries a large distilling appara tus sufficient to supply fresh water to a number of ships; an ice-making machine and a lug steam hammer. The Assistance is a smaller vessel, which mak-es smaller repairs, which are however, too big for the battle ship repair shops. The Vulcan is a special repair ship for torpedo boats. She carries two cranes amidships. wrhich are worked by hydraulic power and will lift a small vessel clear of the water in half a minute. She car ries launches, which are used for mine sweeping and below deck sne can car ry, according to Pearson's magazine, a hundred torpedoes and several hun dreds of mines ready to hand to other ships that want them. pose of keeping in tance of Wellington. At Waterloo Napoleon was ca between two c-onvereinir armies ac cording to plan, much as the Aus- ' trians at Sadowa were caught between the armies of Princ-f Fr-c-denck Charles and the crown prince of Prussia. The controversy is a 20th century one; it could no more have oct-urred between Wellington and P.lucher than a similar one oor I'.lenhtMm c.mM have occurred between the duke of Marlborough and Prince Kugene. Wellington fulfilled his part of ih" agreement, which was to keep tiv held until Pluchor could deploy on the French flank. Pducher fulfilled his part of the agreement to hasten to his colleague's sid-v ISetween the duke's defense and - the Prussian's as- York iand- Zej l"..c-ciuar o ' '. t ! i ! i i am Kis.i startled and all by w-re s !.o ,t r r: --eWr.il d.tvs American hr..-r Pot! w.'is about s ..f.!. I'd and ff-vrni US It stood ;n !iv tin s .ft h' dor's son s:i; l tbe tiootts i.f . wtnt to th tr- i bokinir nn t? d. n, al:u-nv-d. What al-itsm-d fi" sa;s. was the -aid. of an a;.' -aircraft een cnifr:!.', Its, If. co -a'. 1 s s'"-o--v (,f antt ':ro: w a' - Ho, t?,e . T;rf. Fti'iand, Walter fan;tl W. Itched A Ktcp of r:.- . m- :..M New ilui. The Mr. a silver i'-Vt sky ' !- wi re cji-tn 1 s- r s '. . no d d:- . : tr wlneh had r:.. !-i run t .rospia,r S'quaro lit .-pp ' X- ad of t-, fl.'M: lla- v : v. r o,. c.! ar lh- Zepp M V. Pa w t he w eddmg of the smoke aircraft uu:. said M. i'a '.inrn'il o i . . hint: p of the !in." .'it t L.t'aiov. his s: : . r Mi: P.- opl in .p ("ha MARK M l TjK P INTO WATER Rut Cyclist Was Only Actor In A Moie. Chicago Tribune. While Pflicemen ?vlichael Co.nney and Henry Klein, of the traffic di vision, were brushing their Sunday uniforms near the Rush street bridge at 10 o'clock in the morning, a mo torcyclist came up the east incline at terrific speed. There would have been nothing remarkable in this save a possible infraction of the speed laws had not the draw been open to allow the City of South Haven and City of Benton Harbor, two of the largest excursion steamers, to pass through. Conney and Klein shouted. The motorcyclist saw, but paid no heed. Up the incline he shot and as the chugging cycle took the air he leaped from the seat in a graceful dive. The machine, its wheels spinning and its engine still sputtering, struck the wa ter with a loud splash a fewr feet from him and gurgled to the bottom. Conney and Klein, with the Fast land disaster still fresh in their minds, hurried for a rope. They sent it un coilina: toward the water as the cyclist willi cxDprt strokes was making for thf. shore Tie sxabbed the rope and was dragged dripping to land. '.'I'm Rodman Law, licensed aviator, motorcycle racer and professional steeple jack," he said between chat tering teeth. "I didn't mean to go overboard. I meant to dive to the edge and turn quickly, but the clutch didn't work. I went over." The policemen lcoked at the bridge, slowly closing. A man had just stop ped turning a moving picture crank and was starting ashore with his camera. "Oh!" said Conney. ,4Oh!" said Klein, mopping forehead. sault Napoleon was caught and. routed. Biucher was an old hero and a fighting general. His temperament was vehement and passionate. Well ington was the coldest of the cold, as had been Marlborough before him. But Englishman and Cerman were alike in the quality which refused to accept defeat. If Wellington was dogged. Biucher was desperate. All captains make mistakes, as critics can discover. But the disposi tions of the duke at Waterloo, what- ...... j i . ever meir error, were aurmraoie and they held Napoleon. Blucher's merit was his constitutional ono, the light er's merit, to march to the sound of the cannon, to get into the tight. Un less Wellington had relied absolutely upon Biucher he would not have of fered battle. At Quatre Bras he had sav?d Biucher at Lagny and now he confidently expected to he more than saved, to defeat the adversary, but Blucher's co-operation. Such an ex pectation the dashing old Prussian never disappointed. But to compan? Biucher with Well ington as a general is absurd. The duke was truly a great captain, as his Peninsular campaign had demon strated. He was a consummate strategist, a sKiuea tactician. .no serious student of his campaigns doubts that as general Wellington ranks after Napoleon, and Frederick with Marlborough and Turenne. He compares with Biucher much as Mar shal Davout does with Marshal Ney. Napoleon never coped with so skilful an adversary as the duke, rend the duke had no match save Napoleon himself. Wellington's retreats across Spain were masterpieces. His lines of Torres Vedras in conception and execution were military perfection. His victory at Salamanca was a work of art. Had he never fought Water loo the duke's fame as a captain would have been u ndimini: hed, how ver much that spectacular episode added to his prestige. occu rr'! scv i ine I'a t:e. to Boston, w 1 1 i i , 1 1 ago. Mr. and Mrs. Aiih. Piddle, of Philadelphia I. Wot to spend t he win! r w .Mrs. Pa-njamin N. !uk. Before bt-r marrinu- Mr Miss Mary !)uke. form. . .1 i.a.- :h ! J. ! The i 1 i be Mr. this t jrh; do Idles will r'-ction of a hands. -no Koslyn. Long Island. ir. ai ': mj- , . .v. 1'duh. Vi a i-ijovg t h liaa visitors in Now Yt past fey das. Tia v Hotel Wallick for a -da Mr. anil Mrs. V. 1 .i i Hi ol be l."tio r-.-h. , rt n oil. W 1 e.-l at d and cm y. was nn. the . , r Pail-- - th.' th-- New j . i --'s t ; . t in 1 1 o; and e nsiM visit at t h.- o,s, .!"' WfLf t hn M. hed a re r a life at To Promote Matrimony. There's nothing like seashore for nromotinsr matrimony or, least, promoting engagements. A very pretty girl said the other day: "I am going to learn to swim this summer." "But," said I. "I thought Jim to ught you to swim last summer." "I know," she answered. "But I'm no longer engaged to Jim." Wash ington Star. United formed a Must Take Russian Ruths. London correspondence of New York Sun. Sidelights on the life of Russia's prisoners in the Siberian detention camps are given in a letter received by an Knglish merchant in Moscow, a translation of which is printed in a Bondon newspaper. "At the present time," says the let ter, "we have 14,000 prisoners on our books 6,000 in the village and 8,0t0 in town. A further transport of 10, 000 prisoners will be taken in within a month. "The Germans are kept separate from the other nationalities. For two hours in the morning the prisoners are allowed to take gymnastic exer cises, to play games, sing or play music. Gardening is also allowed. The prisoners may smoke in places especially allotted. They get the same food as our Russian soldiers. "Every fortnight a Russian bath is provided and everyone must make use of it. This time of the year the prisoners go to bathe in the river at least once a month." The letter says the Germans are denied certain privileges accorded to the other prisoners, but the treatment of all is good. No prisoner needs to work more than five hours a day. The sanitary conditions are consiaereu satisfactory. The officers get HO his rubles ($25) monthly and must pro vide their own food, hach house has a kitchen and there is a servant for every five officers. All complaints of ill-treatment, the writer says, are im mediately attended to, and those who are guilty are punished. Becky Mo int. have !;. la-'t several das m the staving at the Martin. gat ing the theatres and slm;r. mis. i'. i). ;oki. of ;i-o( in New York' for a brief Sherman Square Hotel. Mrs. .1. S. Mitc'ndi and Miss t i ....... i . , , -. i . c;m oronuii, oi w i mil u ::; on. reac N'W York several days avo and sLOjipmi; ; 1 1 loe noit i ni.icn.ti jo brief visit. Miss F. M. Miller, of Asbeilb-. joined the Tar Iletl contingent ,n the metropolis a few days .im and was at the ll.d'.ind House for :. - o i T visit. W. B. Hamilton, prominent har lotto merchant, was in New Vi.rk for most of the week purchasing fall and winter stocks. Other North Caro lina merchants and buyf rs here dur ing the past several days have ;n cludfd U. Weil, of Goldsboro: G. p. Bright, of Elizabeth City; C. M. Wat son, of 3rayettevilie ; A. Finstejn, of Wilmington, and S. B. Jenkins, of Winston -Sal em. Visitors registered at the various Broadway hostelries during the pres ent week included the following frmu the Oid North State: Gregorian M. G. Tucker, inter ville, and K. S. Gate, Chapel Hill Batham J. C. Anderson, Cr'-erts,-horo. Herald Square -W. Kells, Wilming ton; H. S. Foy. Jr.. Winston -Sa b in, and A. Honeyweb), Boeky Mount. Vandtrbilt---Guy K. Knell, Spring Hope. Longacre J. H. Barned. Asheville, and W. -M. Wiggins. Kab-igh. Hermitage;. It.. Brewer, Ashe ville. Collingwood A. A'-bb. liab-it-li. Netherland (i. Hannot, Wiltoinir-ton- Churchill T. B. Jenkins, Winston Salem. Wallick S. A. Abbey, Charlotte, and I j. V. I-trsos, ireensboro. Grand J. H. Galloway, Fayette- ville; T. B. Preston and V. . Itobett son, (,Ire(-nsboro: Ir- I. M. Proctor. Jr.. Baleigh; G. I). Canfield, Moreb-ad City, ainl I). Bights, Winston. St. lH-nis J. F. Shepard, Inirham. Park Avenue B. Hanson. Wilnor-.i:-ton. Woodward C. B. Chapmii. Abbe ville. (ierard 1 B. Rfilig. Baleitrh. Aberdeen J. A. Parker. Charlotte. States policewomen have national organization. Something Iike FoundriiN. Judge. What air them kitchenettes 1 hear tell of in the cities?" asked Deacon Hyperbole Medders, the somewhat honest agriculturist. "They're the places, Cncle Hy." explained Upson Downs, his city ne- ohew. "in which are moiaeti or cast or somehow produced a flat dwellers dailv round of mealettes. Never Gave 1-- New Y'ork Journal. The taximeter registered eactly two shillings and the dear old lady, after fumbling for some time with her purse, tendered to the driver by way of payment a Bonn and a ha' penny. The man took the coins and wa about to thrust them into his pocket when " 'Are, mum," he shouted. "You've made a mistake. This re a 'alf-Dennv!" The old lady's silver hair glinted in the sunlight as she turned toward th? driver with a look of genuine ad miration on her face. "You're a verv honest man." he remarked coldly, "but keep the com. please. As a matter of fact it' ijuit? right. I never give less." The expense of saving fr,('00 r more babies that needlely die -very year in New York City would be greater than the expense of burying thm. 4 lit t : l s t . .5 i - ?i .m: - i I I s. 5 .U !!: i.!: ! 1 1 3 Y t i? ft it c 'so r, -:i -if -, p '