- Will W. Beach, in suit and tie, displaying poster reading: The Knotty Problem Finally Solved! Aerial Navigation at the rate of 500 miles an hour! J. Micromegas Carayan will fly like a bird by means of artificial wings and tail from the Telegraph Hill, Saturday, June 30, at 3 P.M. and will open the gates of aerial [portion illegible; text from newspaper article:] [fields to mankind for travel. No more trains! No more steamers! You will breakfast at San Francisco, dine at New York and supper at Paris, France. The North Pole will be no more a mystery and you will be aware to the fact that the earth is not of spherical shape. J. Micromegas Carayan, inventor of flying machine, will construct a large airship by which he will explore the North Pole, the inaccessible localities and the interiors of the earth.] Do not fail to see the flying winged human being!
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