Weed, The News, Frederick Maryland, 3 Sept 1908, p. 5

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Weed, The News, Frederick Maryland, 3 Sept 1908, p. 5 - A VETERAN CYCLIST Qiv. Play which Frederick...
A VETERAN CYCLIST Qiv. Play which Frederick lat- of vio- by won won ^^ * Major Weed Her* on Tra v -Contl- nental Trip. Major Mmrd A. Word, a veteran bleyelbt, arrived in thia elty yt-stc-day froin Washington, on a tour from York to California. I Mayor Weed has a rpcolally motlw bicycle, which, Including his weighs 8_» pounds, and hua an $0 "«· _ MM J°' Wt V'. *"o'« 6? yearned, atortcd on his tour from N«?w Yoik May V8. tmvclliiR u«.rth and c«»t .through the Now Ki.Rbtnil StaU-a, lug at Portland, Maine, on July when ho turnwl by tourse, goiiik south nud wv«t buck to" New Vor? when: he left Augnvt 10. Unicd !'^ tt ;._.i vr ", vl "?.l« W^SM^UM,. h« __.-.,,..._. .....,.,, H ,,, ,,.la.Hugum n» t». Ml on 1 ursday for Him city, v abort tim*., He siHtiit uuit iiiithfc ut home of il Ml him sinew that work it iubl- and team of gave team ,, inilei ilo luw mlvicn as timny ns 57Vwile« iu ou*dAv. On 17,1908, he wa» printed with'n. by the Continental Road Club of America, for Mng the oldwt,eculury rider till 1 Long Mmid fOaat. _, Major Weed was a member ofiho Fourth Connecticut infuntry, and 47 E ars ago cattp-d at While Oalt i was also here in ISttt, with toe pointed byTbe St ito' Board of tioa as manager of tbe ear. f Major Weed left at noon today for Hagerstown. On the side of the wheel, on his luggage carrier, is the following inscription: "Maj. Edward A. Weed, of Cal., Pacific Coast icfdw. Oldest International Cycle Tourist, photographer, lecturer, writer. Born fn Conn., June 6, S., Mexico ~ ' ~ »l«h* at - r? * - i- exco { ub «- C* 0 "* 1 when W to Wyeais old. 49,785 miles. . , mies. Now at 67 yeara of age touring from York to Maine, thence West to the Coast on best wheel ever made, pacemaker." · J

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