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Hopes to Be Back in Days on Zeppelin, Hindenburg 19 NEWARK, N. J. May 4.— Dr. Reg- maid D. Margeson, a Boston surgeon, left Newark airport at 8:22 a, m (EST) today for Cleveland, on the first leg of a round-the-world flight by scheduled air lines. He hopes to be back in the United States in 19 days, returning on the ^eppelm, Hindenburg. > His departure from Newark, official official starting point, was timed by William Zint of the National Aeronautical Aeronautical Association. Dr. Margeson said the trip would cost him about $2,400. His itinerary calls for 9</ 2 days in the air and 9»/ 2 days on land. At some ports there will be stop-overs of from 22 to 37 hours, making it necessary -'for him to average 1,406 miles on flying days to finish the scheduled 25,307-mile journey within the allotted time— 18 days, 21 hours and 28 minutes, H. R. Ekins of the New York World Telegram beat that mark by seven "hours, but Dr. Margeon con* tended Ekins did so before the Clip, per ship of the Pan American Airway* Airway* was in regular service.

Clipped from The Indiana Gazette04 May 1937, TuePage 1

The Indiana Gazette (Indiana, Pennsylvania)04 May 1937, TuePage 1
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