1956-Idaho State Journal

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1956-Idaho State Journal - be- the Is Day in Alexander This defile The to...
be- the Is Day in Alexander This defile The to Indicate a bear and Gal Plane Race Nears Finish FLINT, .Mich. (UP)-- More of :he 49 planes entered in the 10th annual "powder puff derby," were expected to land today at Bishop Airport here, and race officials prepared to compute the winner. Only six of the entrants in the all-female air race from San Mateo, Mateo, Calif., to Flint managed cross the finish line yesterday be- 'ore darkness temporarily halted the three-day cross-country race which ends tomorrow afternoon. Mrs. Joyce Failing and her co- )tlot,' Mrs. Laurette Foy, of Nuys, Calif., were met by a of 2,000 persons as they crossed the finish line. Although they were the first to finish tie race they are not necessarily necessarily the winners since the winner will not be determined un- 11 all the aircraft have crossed he finish line and their average speeds for the entire 2,366 mile flight computed. The second ship to land carried

Clipped from Idaho State Journal09 Jul 1956, MonPage 2

Idaho State Journal (Pocatello, Idaho)09 Jul 1956, MonPage 2
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