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MACON MM FINISHES ELEVENTH IN AIR RACE New Yprkor Von 15500 ' "On to Sr. I/O nls" .Ha oe. IV in St. Tjouis -Flying Field, Oct. <!.Captain <!.Captain Burt.E. l Skeol won 'the •Mitchell trophy, race of, 200 kilometers kilometers or 124..2S->milcs over five other army aviators in tho second event of the air races bore this afternoon. afternoon. , Captain : Skeoi averaged 146.45 miles an hour. All six aviators are from Sol fridge Field, ML Clemens, Mich. Tjieut. T. W. Blackburn Jed the .fiel'd of six throng-bout the race and Finished first but Captain Skeol who finished-third had started later. The planes left the. starting*point* at 3 4 0 second intervals. Tho spaed made at Detroit last year whou the same t race was won by Lieut. Space was. 14 7.S miles an hour. f Lieut'. 0'. P. .Tourtcllot finished second with a speed 'ot\. 143.21 miles an hour. His'en'gtnb, went'dead- and he coasted across .the finishing' St. Louis Flying Field, Bridgoton, St,' Louis' Flying-Field, Bridgcton, Mo., Oct. 4.—Walter TS. ^Lees in a Harssel FC-1 driven by a 90-horsepower 90-horsepower engine, finished first in tho St. Louis Flying Club Trophy race for pianos ot 1 90 .horsepower or less at $12: 20'. , t ) . Starting in fifth place Lees came to the front on the third and Instcir- cui^of the 50-kilomoter course 'and finished well in the lead. 1 C.- S.' Jones finished second about a half, mile behind'Lees. P. G. Hutton Hutton in a Laird Swallow finished third. V x Lees; time was announced as averaging averaging S9.31 miles per'hour over tho distance of 91.21 miles. 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 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 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, 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

Clipped from Moberly Evening Democrat04 Oct 1923, ThuPage 1

Moberly Evening Democrat (Moberly, Missouri)04 Oct 1923, ThuPage 1
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