��Popular Science Monthly
��Invading the Lofty Precincts of the Bald Eagle with a Camera
N pictures all babies look
they are princes
of the blood or
mere editors' in- fants. The ac-
easily pass for a
chick in the nest
of an old pet hen.
It tells nothing of
the giant ragged
the Rio Grande
River, on the
summit of one of
which the nest was made by a great kingly
bald eagle which could easily gouge out the
eyes or tear open the scalp of the daring
photographers. The picture was made by men in the employ of the Reclamation Service. Need- less to say, the mother bird was not present to pose her baby before the camera
��Such intimate glimpses of an eagle's nest are as scarce as the proverbial hens' teeth
���Is a Hero Judged by the Number of His Scars? Just Look at the Car Below
THE dispatch- carriers of an army are its nerves, transmit- ting messages from all branches to the head . When telephone and telegraph systems are de- moralized auto- mobiles are pressed into service.
The accom- panying illustra- tion shows a bullet -riddled French army automobile that carried three dispatch-carriers across a dangerous zone on the Somme fighting front. German bullets pierced it through and through, ripping the tires off the rims, tearing the engine-hood from its moorings, cutting through both sides of the car, and mushrooming against its internal parts but the car reached its destination with its mechanism intact and practically uninjured.
��Underwood and Under- wood. N. Y.
��Although the car was rid- dled by bullets it carried its three occupants to their destination. The chauffeur was severely wounded but he stuck to the wheel