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McKeesport Women Flier Scores in Air Carnival

Three Pittsburgh district women fliers participated in the air carnival for women at Baltimore yesterday, one winning first place in the acrobatic contest.  Miss Helen Richey, of McKeesport, whose stunts thrilled the large gathering, received first place in the acrobatic contest.

Mrs. Louise M. Thadden and Miss Helen McCloskey, of Pittsburgh also participated in the carnival. Miss Frances Harrell of Valley Stream, L. I. won the free-for-all race over a seven-mile course.  There were 12 women in the meet.

Mrs. Amelia Earhart Putnam, flying from New York to Baltimore in an autogiro, was forced down at Willow Grove, Pa., by engine trouble and was unable to reach the field for the meet.

Frank W. Hawks made a quick flight from Wilmington, Del., making the trip in 22 minutes. He paid a brief visit to the field and then flew away.

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Link: what Amelia Earhart thought about being called "Mrs. Putnam" In cases where the flight log is only used as a vehicle to paste an article on, are the rest of the words on the underlying page necessary?

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