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thirty                 LEAVES OF WESLEY HEIGHTS

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AIR OR BUS

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ATLANTIC CITY ________ $11.50
VIRGINIA BEACH _______ $10.50
NEW YORK CITY ________ $19.00
WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH ___ $16.50

OCEAN CRUISES ON TRANS-ATLANTIC
LINERS
4 days      {Halifax , Bermuda}  $50.00 up
8 "         {       or           $75.00 "
12 1/2 "    { Quebec , Nassau } $110.00 "

BALTIMORE SERVICE
10 days to Florida and return__ $50.00
7 days to Boston and return____ $49.50

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WATERS "IDEAL" TOURS
WOODWARD BUILDING, 15th and H STS., N. W.
WASHINGTON, D. C.    NAtional 3724
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Lauren L. Waters, Mngr.
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THE MATHY COMPANY
Incorporated

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General Sheet Metal
Contractors

Tin, Copper and Monel
Metal Work

Prompt Attention to
Repair Work

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1918 Pennsylvania Avenue, Northwest
Telephone: DIstrict 1982
Established 1889
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BARNABYS TAKE PART
IN GLIDER MEET

After spending the early summer in practice at the Congressional Airport near Rockville, Lieut. Comdr. Ralph S. Barnaby, U. S. N. and Mrs. Barnaby, went to Elmira, New York, on July 9th for the 1932 annual soaring contest, sponsored by The Soaring Society of America. Both Comdr. and Mrs. Barnaby are experienced "gliders," the latter holding License No. 1 for women. The first honorary gliding license for
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Lieut. Comdr. Ralph S. Barnaby, U. S. N., and Mrs. Barnaby, with their glider at Congressional Airport.
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women was given to Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh. Comdr. and Mrs. Barnaby made the trip by motor, with their very modern glider attached as a "trailer." They were accompanied by Mrs. Barnaby's son, George Weaver, who made the acquaintance of many of the aviator friends of his father, the late George Weaver, pioneer in the field of aviation and one of the developers of the Waco plane.
Practically every evening since the summer began the Barnaby family, with friends in attendance, has gone to Congressional Airport for glider practice. The "air minded" group has made flying and gliding a family affair and all are equally enthusiastic over Comdr. Barnaby's profession which has become the family's hobby, sport and principal form of entertainment.
The annual meet of the Soaring Society has been held at Elmira for the past three years. This year the Massachusetts Institute of Technology sent four of its experts headed by Dr. Karl O. Lange with meteorological instruments and radio equipment to assist the gliders with expert meteorological advice. The offer of the Institute marked the introduction in this country of a weather service patterned after the Ger-
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