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B.C. FOOTBALL with Fred Cusick WEEI Exclusively [[image: line drawing: football player wearing helmet about to throw football]] The Entire 1957 BOSTON COLLEGE Football Schedule Co-sponsored by GULF OIL CORPORATION and ZAYRE The Discount Dept. Stores Here's the Schedule Sept. 21...NAVY...Home Sept. 28. FLORIDA STATE..Home Oct. 5...QUANTICO...Home Oct. 12....DAYTON...Home Oct. 19...VILLANOVA....Home Oct. 26...DETROIT...Away Nov. 9...BOSTON UNIVERSITY...B.U. Field Nov. 16...MARQUETTE...Home Nov. 30...HOLY CROSS....Away WEEI CBS RADIO First on your radio dial at 590 REPRESENTED BY CBS RADIO SPOT SALES E4 [[next column]] YESTERDAY continued redhead inadvertently made the first solo flight by an American woman. In spite of the governor attached to the engine to keep the plane grounded while Betty practiced taxiing, the unpredictable "pusher" was lifted into the air by a gust of wind. A frantic Curtiss, watching below, wondered whether he'd see his only female pupil alive again. But Betty, who at 13 had roared through Rochester in her one-cylinder Cadillac, and at 19 had just made the first female New York-to-San Francisco auto trip, was equal to handling a mere unexpected solo flight. Coolly she landed and chided Curtiss for having put on a governor in the first place. The next day, September 6, 1910, wearing a sweater and tied-down pleated skirt, the attractive adventuress officially soloed and made aviation history. The newspapers hailed "Daredevil Betty Scott," but fellow birdmen dubbed her "that Curtiss brat," because, as she later admitted, "I had a fiery temper and the vocabulary of a mule skinner." LUCKY RED SWEATER Two years later, as a star of the Great Western Aerial Circus, she became the first woman to stunt-fly. One day in Sacramento, during her specialty act, she was descending from 3,000 feet with throttle retarded, planning to pull out at 400 feet. But her carburetor flooded, and she kept going down. Quickly she yanked the stick back, which made the tail hit first. "I was able to walk away," she firmly believes, "only because I was wearing my lucky red sweater." Later, without the sweater, she nosed into a swamp and broke several ribs, her collarbone and left arm. In 1916 the 25-year-old flyer discarded her wings and came to earth in the comparatively mundane worlds of radio and movies. Today, as beautiful as ever, she still has her adventurous spirit and her love for aviation and a belief in activity. Recently she busied herself tracking down aeronautical treasures for the Air Force Museum at the Wright-Patterson base near Dayton. In the usual Scott tradition, she claimed the job as the only one of its kind ever held by a woman. Perhaps this fails to compete with the excitement of the old days, when Miss Scott referred to herself as a "screwball," but her life is similar in one respect. She is still a pioneer. END [[next column]] [[ad]] THE FAVOURED BLUE BLAZER [[image: shield with curly-horned sheep or ram, in top corner background; main picture a man wearing suit, tie; one hand in pocket, other elbow resting on something.]] [[text on ad]] Correct for every casual occasion...knowingly styled with patch-and-flap pockets and brass buttons...carefully tailored for gentlemen of good taste. The fabric --a rich, full-bodied flannel, the color--deepest navy. LINETT makers of natural shoulder clothes LINETT CLOTHES LTD. 85 Fifth Ave., N. Y. C. New York...Bloomingdale's University Dept. Hartford...Henry Miller, Ltd. Boston....Zareh Keene, N. H. ....Bob Delancey Greenwich.....Van Driver Providence.....Harvey Ltd. Washington, D.C. ...Georgetown University Shop Coral Gables......Stagg Shop Philadelphia...Jacob Rees Sons-Ivy Shop Buffalo....Peller & Mure Bethlehem......Tom Bass Summit, N.J. .....Root's Men's Shop College Park, Md. ....Ole Squire Shoppe New Haven......Yale Co-Operative Shop Burlington, Vt. .......Miles & Riley Syracuse...Lund's University Shop Ithaca, N.Y. ......Ire Lewis _____________________ [[image: photo, woman with dark lipstick and eye 'mask' with openings for the eyes; looked on by a man and woman]] Have you heard about Cora? There's a lot of talk about Cora these days, for those "in the know" are telling their friends that Cora is the name of a distinctly superior, imported vermouth. You ought to try Cora Imported Vermouth yourself. You will find that its superb taste and blendability are worth talking about. Imported by Schieffelin & Co., New York. CORA IMPORTED VERMOUTH SPORTS ILLUSTRATED
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