Headline about deaths of Rogers and Post

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Headline about deaths of Rogers and Post - VOLUME 52; No. 54 44 PAGES. PITTSBURGH, PAM...
VOLUME 52; No. 54 44 PAGES. PITTSBURGH, PAM FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 1935 Entered as second-class second-class second-class matter Postoffice. Pittsburgh u7 Wife 'And Daughter Bear Up Bravely As They Hear of Tragedy Fv It (J?r if J . V CSDHLEi DR3 MM M Miss Rogers Playing in Av iation Tragedy in Maine Theater By The United Press LAKEWOOD, Me., Aug. 16 Will Rogers' wife and pretty actress-daughter, actress-daughter, actress-daughter, Mary, bore up bravely here today as they listened to the news of his death in an Alaskan airplane crash. Ironically, Mary has been playing the feminine lead in the Lakewood Players' presentation of the Broadway Broadway success, "Ceiling Zero," a thrilling aviation drama. A feature of the play is an off stage plane crash in which a pilot is killed. Family's Plans Unannounced Neither the cowboy humorist's daughter nor his wife, the former Betty Blake of Rogers, Ark., who arrived here Tuesday, commented when the news was broken to them by a theater attache. The report had been withheld until confirmed by the United Press. With them at the time, at the home of friends, was Miss Theda Blake of Beverley Hills, Calif., a sister of Mrs. Rogers. ' ' " r 5-, 5-, 5-, X. -. -. M M v sj ' i Kimn y I '' -- -- Jkmmm 11 m $t WILL ROGERS WILEY POST U. S. SIGNAL CORPS OFFICER, REPORTER DISCOVER BODIES Both Apparently Died Instantly; Plane, Lost in Fog, Dives Into River Bank ESKIMOS SEE TRAGEDY Cryptic News Flash Tells World Of Disaster on Northern Tip of Continent By FRANK DAUGHERTY Copyright. 1835. by United Press POINT BARROW, Alaska, Aug. 16 Will Rogers and Wiley Post were killed 15 miles south of here late last night in a plane crash. Lost in a fog, Post at the controls, the plane swerved and smashed into the tundra on a river bank, overturning when it struck frozen hummocks of moss. 1 1 1 i " i I

Clipped from The Pittsburgh Press16 Aug 1935, FriPage 1

The Pittsburgh Press (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)16 Aug 1935, FriPage 1
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