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4, 1958 the Subcommittee Mason, a a Temple St de- Jet Plane Fly-Over Sunday William Ha A flight of jet airplanes will rovlda one of Ihe highlights at he Bradley Airport rederilca- ion ceremony April 26. City Manager S. W, McAllls- er Jr., has received the follow- ng letter on the flyover from .t,-Col, Robert L. Smllh, direc- tor of operations, 131st tactical fighler wing, Missouri National Guard, St, Louis; "With reference to our telephone conversation, I am forwarding some information con cernlng t h e aircraft and unit participating In the flyover of Bradley Airport at 1430 CST 26 April. "The unit concerned is the 110th ron, Tncllcal Missouri Fighter Squad- Air ; National Airport Helped in VVor E if ort Former Pilot Recalls Early Aviation Days in Moberly Albert A, Patrick, 908 West lollins slreol, owner of Jtiicy- Hirger Products Co., has a few Â·ecollections about tho history if aviation in Moberly. Patrick, who learned to flj 1 here, and who later sorvcd lii Vorld War 11, ferrying B-25's nd C-47's from Monlana to Jnska for the Russians, and orving in transport work In frlca'nnd Ihe Middle Basl, has ummnrlzed early history of Ihe irport as follows; He said Clinton Linncman and Â«o Hulchlngson started an air- ort where Ihe old brick plant oulh of Moberly was located, ater using the field across from i BU\ Christian home north of Jrbnmlale. lyers used From there, the the old Missouri rniislt headquarters' nt ihe unction of Highways 24 and 63, at the airport when it was Guard. Having celebrated its 40th Anniversary June 23, 1963, Ihe HOIh is one of Ihe oldest National Guard Unils in the country. The Unit began its career In 1923 flying the Curtiss JN4 "Jenny" and has grown wllh the progress of air power to tha presently assigned F-100 Super Sabre. The 110th has been called to active duty during three national emergencies -. n 7T Â» , World War Â». ilie K Â° rean Crl - buit, and when Brayton came I sis . a n d ine B ' .,,,, Conlineei , cv over at Ihe and Carney continued as manager) Patrick received his Initial training here, which eventually led to a commercial and instructor's rating. When the airport and the CPT program closed here, in about 1953, Patrick said, he went to Cape Girardeau as a flying Instructor, then into the ferry command, Women Flyers Patrick's wife, was the first woman to solo here and to receive her solo Ucense. Ariolher woman who received her early flight training here was Mrs. Robert Garesche, Farmington, the former Eleanor O'Keefe, sister of William A. O'Keefe, palgns In the South Pacific, this historic Unit holds many World War II b a t t l e honors. Many noted aviation figures have at one time been members of the 110th. A few of t h e s e are Charles Lindbergh, Phil Love. t h e Robertson Brothers and many others. 'The F-100 "Super Sabre" Is a supersonic tactical fighter capable of supersonic speeds in straight and level flight. Maximum range is over 2,000 nautical miles with inflight refueling capability allowing world Â· wide deployment In a matter of hours, "The piloU flying the aircraft will be Air Guardsmen, citizen soldiers who maintain a fully operational ready status w i t h the Air National Guard in addition to their civilian occupations and duties. Â· Santa Fe Chief Expects Gain in Revenues TOPEKA (AP) -- Ernest S, Marsh, president of the Santa Fe Railway, told its annual itockholders meeting Thursday he expects a 2 per cent gain ill revenues in 1964, barring work stoppages in major industries. Marsh reported the Santa Fe's net was up 22 per cenl, to $16.1 million, in the first three months of 1964. provements in 1964 -- including $85 million for new locomotives and cars. The freight car flee 1 will be expanded by 4,874, Heavier and continuously welded ral will be laid for 127 miles. Marsh complimented President Johnson and governmenl mediators for reaching a settlement In Ihe long dispute between the -railroads and the operating brotherhoods over work rules. Employed in Paris PARIS -- Mrs. Joe Tawney of MOBERLY-MONTTOR INDEX Friday/April 24, 19Â«4 Air Service 'Important Step Here "The inauguration of alrlin' service lo Moberly by Oiarl Airlines can be viewed as a most important step forward :he progress of Moberly," Wallace Brunworth, president the C h a m b e r board of directors. His statement follows; "Moberly Is the 57th city Ozark now serves, This will link us with air service the entire country, "This is certainly a step ward and a benefit to the meter area surrounding iy. Â· , "Aif service can be as a new door to our city a big help in bringing new industry and more. employetnent into Moberly". Mr. Brunworth Urged community support in making use of Ozark services and encouraging our neighbors to the same. Has Severe Injury PARIS -- Delbert Mallory Madison was treated by a physician Tuesday for a Injury to his left leg. X-rays revealed no broken bones.