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St. Paul Pioneer Press
LADDIE LAIRD, Pioneer Press and Dispatch aviator, (left) and George M. Weaver, his mechanician, who will make several sensational flights next Tuesday night to inform the people of St. Paul whether Hughes or Wilson will be the next President.


Chicago Youth Appointed Instructor of Government Aviation School at Waco, Tex.


George E. Weaver
George E. Weaver, one of the first Chicago boys to take up flying, has been appointed government aviation instructor at Rich field, Waco, Tex. He is 22 years old, a graduate of Parker High school, and a son of Charles G. Weaver, auditor passenger traffic Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific railroad. Weaver began building airplanes in 1911. He became interested in air-boats in 1914, but soon changed from the boat to the land type of machine and has since specialized in that line.

Geo. E.(Buck) Weaver the Air Artist will give exhibition flights from 1:30 to 7 P.M. today. Will also make a number of passenger flights.
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