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          In one of the trays of the trunk there is a little compartment also lined with rubber. This contains a pliable line of hose, which is to be attached to any faucet of the house, so that the trunk-bathtub may be filled with water. Under this idea it is not necessary to move the trunk-tub, as the water is carried to it from the length of any ordinary house. In the same compartment with the hose line there is a little faucet. Close to the bottom of the trunk is a little stopcock which works from the inside. On the outside all that can be seen is a little hole, showing a steel surface cut with a thread. Into this hole from the outside the little faucet is fastened after the owner of the trunk has taken his bath. Then the stopcock on the inside of the tub is turned, and the water is drained from the tub.
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          Now comes the drying process, and this has been well provided for. In one of the trays taken from the trunk a miniature mop is kept, made of rubber and asbestos. With this the interior of the trunk is mopped dry, the trays are replaced and no one would suspect the bathtub feature. The arrangement of the trays is of the most improved sort, and, Sandow says, caused as much thought as the tub feature. There are three of these trays, and they fit into the trunk box, leaving a two-inch space at the bottom for air circulation. This circulation is maintained with the outer air by means of s one-inch channel, which extends along the edge of the three trays. Along the two sides of the trays are fitted a pair of steel bands, which come together between the trays, and are fastened and unfastened by a simple pressure of the thumb. The peculiar nature of the lining of the tub, Sandow claims, makes it impossible for any moisture to remain in the trunk, so that the most delicate fabrics may be carried without the slightest fear of damage.
THE DESERET EVENING NEWS — SEPTEMBER 22, 1900
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DAVIDSON’S AIRSHIP.
The Flying Machine of the Future
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Davidson Airship.
          The latest form of flying machine to present itself for popular acceptance is that shown in this illustration. It is the invention of a young Englishman Mr. G. L. O. Davidson. It is one thing, of course, to design a hypothetical “filer,” and quite another to make it work. Therefore, some fatal defects may yet be detected in this invention.
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          The theory of propulsion is different from that ordinarily put forth, as this machine does not gain its impetus from a rearward thrust, like a steamship or the propeller pushed aerial navigators, but depends upon two vast umbrellalike structures on each side, which “grip” the air and lift as they are revolved by the engines situated low down in the body of the car. The speed imparted will increase so long as the angle of the “lift” is kept forward of the vertical, the designer claims, and this angle, although it may be altered at will, is maintained automatically.

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