In his dreams, Dr. Thomas C. Poulter, Polar explorer, saw a 37-ton Jules Verne monster sidling over ice crevasses, carrying an airplane pickaback, and accommodating in its insides everything four explorers would need for a twelve-month tour of the Antarctic.

Last month, curious Chicagoans saw this dream monster in broad daylight. Fathered by the Armour Institute of Technology, of which Dr. Poulter is a scientific director, whelped by the Pullman works and christened Penguin I, it bumbled through the streets on a test run, got stuck under a viaduct. Extricated, it waddled...

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