REG yacht details
t The most elaborate of these floating palaces is tl e "Santa Claus," owned by Russell E. Gardner. M.-.d M.-.d M.-.d built for him last year. It is 63 feet long, and has a beam of 12 feet and a draught of three feet. It is furnished throughout in mahogany. The rost of the craft was about f 15,000. It has spacious chambers for the owner and his guests, staterooms, bathrooms and a sun parlor, in addition addition t j a pilot's house, the galley and the rew's quartes for the rabin cruiser, with its engines, requires a pilot more skilled than the old house-boater house-boater house-boater with his steering oar. The rooms are furnished with Oriental rugs and easy chairs. The boat is electrically lighted tnd has a filtering plant. It is a houseboat evolved to the highest degree of luxury and comfort'. comfort'. Its 100-horsepower 100-horsepower 100-horsepower engines can drive it down-fctream down-fctream down-fctream at a rate of 20 miles an hour. During the floods along the Mississippi River the elepant pleasure craft was converted into a rescue boat, and did valiant service-along service-along service-along the shores of Southern Southern Illinois and Northern KenUcky.