Clipped From Escanaba Morning Press
ALL KEEPERS OF BEACONS Present Keeper 1« Twenty-Nine Years of Age—His Grandfather Lived to Be 108. Superior, Wis.—Three generations of Malones have been lighthouse keepers keepers on the great lakes. A1 Malone, the third of the family that ships from J j now in charge of the Pipe island sta tion on Lake Huron. He has been in the service for 33 years, having taken charge of the Isle Royale station in 1871, when that lighthouse was built. Peter Malone, a grandfather of Al Malone, who died a score of years age at the remarkable age of one hundred and eight, was also a keeper and waa In charge of the Portage lake ship canal when it was established. the rock bound island coat, charge of Isle Royale station The Superior man has been charge of the Isle Royale light for nearly three years. He succeeded his father, J H. Malone, and is the young est lighthouse keeper on the great lakes. Ills age Is twenty-nine, and SIGNS DECEIVED THE QUEEN King Eciward Labeled Smoking Rooms In Palace “Bathrooms,” and Ruse Succecded. London.—It is well known that Queen Victoria had an insurmountable objection to the “weed" and the smoking room was always relegated to very distant part of her various residences. So great was her majesty’s disapproval disapproval of the habit that when she fij* 3 t proposed to visit Sandringham after King Edward, who did not share his royal mother’s objection to tobacco, to say the least of It, had practically rebuilt the house a good deal of alarm was felt as to what she would say to the number of smoking rooms. At last lome one hit upon the plan of labeling them “bathrooms," and the ruse succeeded admirably in dispelling dispelling her majesty’s suspicions as assistant to his father and later as keeper he has been In the government j service 13 years. The elder Malone Is Aviator Invents Aerial Bomb. Sandusky, O.—An aerial bomb consisting consisting of an airship carrying dynamite, dynamite, which he declares will fly in a straight line and drop the explosives at auy indicated time, has been invented invented by Harry N. Atwood, tho Bo*ton Bo*ton aviator.