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lpJr - HV IS PiJ fcMBBSEsJsSPCfc W vi Ti I f - i i X ffilslHfiaacCsiasitew IuT I it - n i UYDRO - AEROPLANE thai will be Used to f cafru passengers in transbau aeriaV flighls be ginning Sunday dlnay llh and whose naihewiltbe chosen by the people of oan rrancisco Chronicle Will Pay 50 for Name for Passenger Hydro - Aeroplarie TIMKUnd tldo atil thcurtaln lecture lecture have been Vanquished by solence Nolonsenls It necessary to worry over the 1at ferry If you Jive across thoWy and hove adateiwlth ino doss unaer tne neaa or vrgen business at the of - fico - Tho ships that pass In the - night will 1e preteoted against future repetition of that slander slander Bob you were uD at that old olUb agalnlastjnlghtKolyou neednl say anything rknow And the pro - teotlom will oome fronf ships that fly Lbj night Thrre are good times oom Ing fejlowsj unless tney write mio iho marriage ceremeny Love honor and cherish no dream of the night flight over the bai The good limes will start Sunday Hay lTth1 You oan see how the boat works In daytime because the first flight will be made at 2 F - M At that lime the first official flight of1 the passenger passenger hydroplane between Sam Fran - 1co and Oakland wU bet made Roy Francis Will bo at1 the control levers anl the strange cratt wltm four pas Minimi inHi Itixnrlant cllh - UDhol stcrcd cockpit will boar ifor Oakland at a soventy - mHo clip i The boat owned by the San Frah - olsoo - Oakland Aerial ITerryi Company will be christened em that date Thfouarh tha Chronltle the good peo ple of Kan Francisco art to provide thj name The Clironlcle offers a prize of ISO jn gold The name adopted by the Judges wbo wlllfbe three well known citlsens to be announced later will be awarded the prise If the win nlng name should be submitted by more than one person tUsn the prUe will be equally divided among the winners In addition Manager John U Lekas Omni miiimiO - y of the - aerial ferry oompana said yesterday yesterday that the oompany yxlanned to aooord a free trip oni the aierlal frryy to ill winner or winners ofithe name i Think upi a name It must be terse suggestive of the character of the air - water craft Send the sugjgesued name to the Aviation Editor tlvw Cronlcloi Bach person may submit one name only and all suggestions must v In the hands of the Chronlole not later than 9 oclock Saturday morniiuc May th iThe winning name wlllbe announced BunaayMay lth v The new craft has been suoxveasfnlly tried out In Europe and In1 Die Mast It Is capable of making 70 miles an hour In the air and with all Its 12 air - tight compartments filled t with water would travel safely along the surface - of tho waves It Is untlnkkabla Motive power It furnished by a 100 - horsepower engine set forward cj the passenger cockpit Tho aviator Is seated Just behind thepassongersjThe boat Is driven by twot propellers1 s It Is 874 feet long with W0 feet sweep of double wings rangedrie over the otherony either side of the boat The wings are 5S feet apart The profilers profilers are located forward and the rudder rudder andelevatlonwlngs onMhe stern KUlt SHOP HEADQUARTERS 1014 BATHING SUITS has been overlooked

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 03 May 1914, Sun,
  3. Page 35

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