Science: Hoax?

Mariners of Kiel, Germany, grizzled tars—who would have been nothing abashed to run upon the Lost Islands, to see the tall Dutchman, her cloudy sails full-set, go driving .by under a gibbous moon—cocked their eyebrows, scratched their polls. The cause of their wonderment was a ship that moved through the water at an astounding rate. It had no engine, this ship; it was innocent of masts, sails, rigging; its crew was so small as to be negligible; but—greatest marvel of all—out of its superstructure reared two incredible cylinders, 65 ft. high, which...

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