Weed, Chief-Reporter (Perry Iowa), 11 Nov 1908, p. 1

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Weed, Chief-Reporter (Perry Iowa), 11 Nov 1908, p. 1 - Week the although reported and outside, FAMOUS...
Week the although reported and outside, FAMOUS BICYCLE RIDER VISITS THIS CITY Major Edward A. 'Weed Has Travelled More Than 4,000 Miles Since L*st May Perry entertained for a short time yesterday Major Edward A. Weed, a veteran bicycle rider, -«ho is on a trip from Portland, Me., to Portland Ore. Major Weed is «7 year sold, but despite his age; is as active as moat men at thirty, and on his present trip will accomplish what few riders of any age would undertake. He left Portland, Maine on May 28. 1908, and has travelled 4£16 miles on to be at the and' this trip. He·«*«*· ..other side of the Umted States to to of his Thanksgiving diner- leg. It has taken him through 16 states, th. has registered at every postof^.n which he has passed. Major Weed has been profession^ International Chicago De«. giving to it other Mississippi life bicycle rider for many years and the past eight years has been in nearly every American and Mexican state. Hi has travelled in Cuba, and Canada'atM in the eight years has ridden a of 49,730 miles. He rides a Racycle machine which equipped, with a photographer's outfit addition to the usual kit of tools, Major Weed ia a newspaper man and lecturer and ere he reaches his destination will have material for many -an interesting interesting article. from. Dallas Center my own an ,i wen t north to Grand, Junction, from live -hi c h place he will follow the line of the so not- Northwestern to Omaha,

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  2. 11 Nov 1908, Wed,
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