Messrs. Spartan and Plowing prided themselves upon being the best Jewellers in Oartwich They were a very go-ahead firm; and in their window the latest novelties in watches ...Article : 2,455 words
The above is a reproduction of a photograph of Santos Dumont's latest flying machine, Having satisfied himself that the steerable balloon is never likely to become more than a toy, he has gone in for an aero plane, i.e., a machine heaver than air, which lifts Itself by mechanical power, and once in the air, soars in the same way as a bird. The machine depicted in our Illustration is one in which the Inventor made a short flight of some low hundred yards, but met with a slight accident owing to some spectators Interfering with his landing Santo[?] ... [ILLUSTRATED]Article : 123 words
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