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 - Mo., Oct. 4.—Before a crowd of. about 25,000...
Mo., Oct. 4.—Before a crowd of. about 25,000 the third'event of .the 'air races started at 2 p. m. It was a 300-kilometer event for heavy two- seated military • planes \in competition for the Liberty Engine Builders' trophy. Ensign D. C. Allen ot the navy, who started 'out in second place, crashed on lhe''first circuit'of the 50-kilometer course. Ho landed in'a field and his biplane was completely wracked. Ensign A lion was not injured, Liqut. C. McMullen', of, the army, went into the lead on the .second of the six circuits and- retained it into the fourth lap. Lieut. G, B. Hall of the U. S. Marino, corps was in third place^ .a mile behind. Lieut. L,'H. Smith, of the army, second place in the fifth came into lap just behind McMullen. planes were, traveling about miles an hour. The 125

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  1. Moberly Evening Democrat,
  2. 04 Oct 1923, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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