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Outfit No. 3

The Official Drawing
Outfit Used and Re-
commended by the


(Cut is Reproduced from a Photograph)


Set of German Silver Drawing Instruments in One Drawing Board, 19x25 inches, seasoned pine,
Morocco Leather Pocket Case, velvet lined, with

with hardwood ledges, attached to board by bar and lock, comprising :

screws sunk in slots with metal bushings to One German Silver ball joint compass, 6 inches

allow for contraction or expansion. Shellac finish,

$2.00 long, with pen, pencil, needle point and length One Mahogany T-Square, 24 in. long, ebony ening bar.

lined, fixed head, shellac finish,

.90 One German Silver ball joint spacing dividers, 5

One 450 Transparent Triangle, 8 inch,

.75 inches long

One 300x600 Transparent Triangle, 10 inch, .70

One 12-nch Triangular Boxwood Scale, engine One steel spring bow dividers, 344 inches long.

divided; graduated 3-92, 8-16, 1-8, 1-4, 3-8, 3-4, One steel spring bow pen, 3% inches long, with 1-2, 143, and 8 inches to the foot, and one edge needle point.


ono Transparent combination, Irregular or One steel spriag bow pencil, 3% inches long, with French Ourve, special.

1.00 needle point.

One Bottle Waterproof Ipk

.25 One 5-inch ruling pen, spring on upper Blade.

One - Siberian
Drawing Pencil,

One Faber's Ink Eraser, No. 1075,

.05 One case with leads.

One Faber's Pencil Eraser, No. 111,

.05 One adjusting key,

One dozen Thumbtacks,

Nine sheets Whatman's handmade, cold pressed, Retail Price of Instruments, $6.90

.54 Twelve sheets Whitstock Drawing Paper, 11:15 inches (for practice work only),

.15 One Erasing Shield,

.25 One Sandpaper Block,

.10 Total Value of Complete Outfit, $15.84

One 6-inch German Silver Protractor, 40, .90

Retail Price of Materials, $8.94


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The Technical World

Volume II


No. 4

Beacons of the Sea

How the Government Has Established and Maintains the 10,300
Lighthouses and Other Aids to Navigation that by

Night and Day Warn the Mariner of Danger



OWN at the southern Ann Hartwell, who is also on speaking

end of Lake Michi terms with the eighties and is quite as

gan, in the little vil- sturdy and trustworthy as her superior lage of Michigan City, officer in the government lighthouse Indiana-just now in the service. hands of the town-site Ask any lake sailor what he thinks of boomers — lives Miss "little Miss Colfax's light," and he will

Harriet E. Colfax, a tell you that since back in the early sixties CHARLOTTE HARBOR lonely little old woman it has never failed to burn, throwing out LIGHT, FLORIDA,

of eighty-one. Her over still or stormy water its message cousin, that great Hoosier, Schuyler of warning and guidance. Colfax, served his country as Vice-Presi There are those who will tell you of dent. She, too, is a public servant; and, some early romance—some love story if her place is less in the public eye, it shattered, perhaps, by the storm of civil is none the less an important one—as war—which finds its long conclusion in any one of the great lake captains who this lonely lighthouse peopled only by sends his huge steamer, with its string these two ancient gentlewomen. Certain of barges, staggering down toward the it is that Miss Colfax and Miss Hartwell Indiana sand-bars, will gladly testify. have been friends for three quarters of

For forty-one years—since the days of a century, since the days of their early sailing ships and of civil war—the chief girlhood in Ogdensburg, N. Y. It is interest of Miss Colfax's life has been certain, too, that when the Civil War the same. For she is the keeper of the broke out they were two of the prettiest Michigan City lighthouse, and upon her schoolma'ams in the village of Michigan faithfulness nightly depend the lives of City. They never married, and they are many sailor men and the safety of thou still living together in the lighthouse, sands of dollars worth of property. Too faithful to their lonely but beneficent old for such duty? Ah! but Miss Col- task. So one who is inclined may let his fax has an assistant in the person of Miss fancy play as it will. Copyright, 1904, by The Technical World Company


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