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THBILLS A PLENTY WILL BE WITNESSED HERE TOMORROW; GIRL LEAPS FROM PLANE IN.AIR Speed, sport ani thrills ' wall be dished up in reckless fashion at Cass County Fair · grounds' tomorrow afternoon when te Logansport speed classics will be run off at the half mile oval. Seven professional auto race events with ten champion -drivers, original auto polo games and above all, Miss Ethel Dare, the gir who dares who will jump from.-one plane to another in midair, complet the big program. The planes for the Dare act arriver arriver last night from Cowing Field, Homewood, 111, Miss Dare sensa- tlonalized Illinois thrill bugs Sun- j day, when she changed planes 2,000 ' feet in the air above the Peoria, 111., Midwest Motor Derby. They are circling the town today and sending down a barrage of handbills. Most of the racers arrived shortly after the noon hour, George Claik and Jimmie Costa came direct from the Peoria Sunday races. Osca' 'Wild" Anderson is here from Gales burg, 111., Saturday and the Beau Brumimel speed king, Larry D. Stone with the speedway Peug-eot is here from Kansas City Mo. The polo cars are causing interest on the streets with their rat-tat cutouts. cutouts. The big race cars are gobbing out blue and white streams of smoke from the- exhausts. The famous Dueaenberg No., known as "the flash of gold" is here with Clark at the wheel. This car holds 5 world's records on the dirt half oval, made at the Iowa State Fair. Clark also is plutocratic enough to have the Bob Burman Blitzen Beni, which, still holds the saltbed straightaway record for one mile in 25 seconds flat. Captain Harris of the American auto polo team is after the British- er's scalp for the polo contests. "We won the championship at Detroit Detroit .and we'll keep it,' 1 states the American polo king. Ralph Hankinson of Kansas City is here to officiate at the race events and represent the International International Motor Contests underwbicb. the events will be run. The race purses are underwritten by Chicago and Des Moines promoters promoters for $5,000 and nine cars will flash by the tape in the free for all The events will start promptly! at 2:30 o'clock . Miss Dare's sensational act will be seen here for the first time east Chicago. I ] | Ethel Dare, Here Tomorrow Change Planes in Midair at Fair Grounds. to JAP BOXER USES PANS. LONDON, May 25. -- A boxer, during the Badokwai display at the Agricultural Hall here, armed a solely with sauce-pan lids, met clever swordsman, who wielded a j heavy walking stick sword. To an accompaniment of clatter which sounded like Bridget-run-wild the| sauce-pan expert parried thrusts and fought way in until his had been forced down and out. B fnvttM (···a Camels are ao/derery- *-/jere in scientifically seatod packages cf20 ciformttos; oc ten pack' agea (300 cigarettes) in a glatisino -paper^covered -paper^covered carton. TAfe Not

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  1. Logansport Pharos-Tribune,
  2. 25 May 1920, Tue,
  3. Page 9

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