1956 - San Mateo, CA - 2
The Erie in and in 58 would The cargoes expected the days. has will Scheduled to start next Saturday, at the San Mateo county jort in San Carlos at 9 a.m., Powder Puff fliers are preparing 'or an active four days previous ;o take-off. Two important functions will be held Thursday, July 5,' during which time the public will have ipportunity to meet the flyers ind out more about the race. The San Mateo Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a luncheon and fashion show at the Villa 2hartier at noon on Thursday. ?hat evening the annual take-off banquet will be held at the Elks' club at 6:30 o'clock. This event s held every year just' previous o take off and each contestant and her co-pilot is introduced. Ed Brady, nationally famous news commentator, will be t master of ceremonies and Arthur Godfrey has been invited to . Among .the first to arrive for the race are Mrs. Alice Roberts, Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Iris Critchell, Palo Verdes, Calif.,., Miss Irene Leverton and Mrs. Carol Cooper from .Chicago, Miss Randy Hapgood, Henrietta, Tex., and Mrs. Marjorie Gray, Fort Worth, Tex., Mrs...Eugenia Heise and Doris Fritzke, Milwaukee, Miss Wis:, Miss Barbara Kiernan, "Andover, Mass., Miss Pauline Glasson, -Corpus Christi, Tex., Miss Sarah Gordick and Mrs. Verna Wilson, Kansas City, Kan. Mac'