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THE DAILY NEWS, THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 1924. [left column][picture of three individuals]LEFT TO RIGHT - MRS. "BERT" METZUER, OFFICE SECRETARY OF THE AERO CLUB OF ILLINOIS; KATHERINE STINSON, WO CLAIMS THE DISTINCTION OF BEING THE FIRST CHICAGO WOMAN TO LEARN TO FLY, AND CHARLES DICKINSON, PRESIDENT OF THE AERO CLUB. THEY ARE EXAMINING A MODEL PLANE. [By a staff photographer of the Dailey News.][/left column] [middle column] CHICAGO WOMAN HAS FLOWN TWELVE YEARS --- Katherine Stinson Declares Girl Can Learn in 3 Weeks to Operate Plane. --- BY TERENCE VINCENT. [Executive Club Aviation Chairman.] "There are strata of air. One is about 2,500 feet high, and some-times we have to go 6,000 feet up to get good air in which to fly - sometimes it is found near the ground," said Katherine Stinson, the first woman to learn to fly in Chicago, when she visited her friends in the Aero Club of Illinois. She learned to fly at the Cicero flying field in 1912 after taking two months of the instruction from Max Lillie and DeLoyd Thompson. "Yes, I'm in Chicago to look over the latest styles in airplanes. It's been so long since I flew that I want to b more apt in identifying the latest models of air craft, so I'm brushing up." Nowadays the airplane-eaching methods are so perfected that a girl of similar ability, with Elmer Partridge, could learn to fly within three weeks, the weather were good. [bold]Two Brothers and Sister Fly.[/bold] Katherine is one of four children who fly. Her sister Marjorie learned to fly in 1914 and taught 200 Canadians how to fly in San Antonia, Tex., before the United States entered the war. Eddie learned to fly the same year and has achieved an immortal name for himself as a test pilot, as pilot of the two first civilian nonstop flights from Chicago to New York (once in November 1921, with five persons aboard and on July 2[?] 1923, at night with Charles Dickinson president of the Aero Club of Illinois and as coholder of a world's duration airplane record of 26 hours and 19 miuets in December, 1921. Jack, the youngest and tallest member of the [/middle column] [right column]TOUR ENTRY, 1, IS C.W. MEYERS --- [bold]Teo "Pathfinding" Flights Will Precede Oct. 5-21 Competition, Collins Says.[/bold] The first entry in the 1929 National Air tour for the EdselE. Ford airport October 5, and return there October 21, has been received by Captain Pay Collins, manager of the tour, Captain Collins announced yesterday. The entry is that if the Great Lakes Aircraft corporation, of Cleveland, and the pilot will be Charles W. Meyers, chief the corporation. Entry No. 1, according to Colonel Benjamin F. Castle, president of the Cleveland concern, will be "a new type, soon to be announced." It also is likely, Castle stated, that Great Lakes Aircraft corporation will have other entries. The tour this year will cover 35 cities in 25 states and two Canadian provinces, taking in the northeast, southeast, part of the south, middle west and near northeast. [bold]Three Flights.[/bold] Unlike other years, the event this year will be receded by two preparatory flights around the circuit, Captain Collins Sid, the first of them being begun about July 1, when Collins and Captain Frank M. Hawks, tour referee, will take off from Ford airport in a Lockheed monoplane. The second circuit of the route will be made in August, about six weeks ahead of the tour's start. The August flight will be the regular "pathfinder" jaunt, a preparatory measure carried out on all previous tours. In addition to Canada, the coming tour will visit at least two sections of the United States never before visited by the Nation Air tour. Meyers, pilot of Entry No. 1, is a veteran tour pilot, having completed in the past three annual events. ---[/right column] [bottom article] Could Have Been Much Worse [picture of plane crashed on residential home roof] [left column][upside down]resident Wilson, wants a seat in the Senate at Washington, D.C., according to the announcement that she will run against Senator Gillette of Massachusetts, the present incumbent. ---- been used with severe economy, this converting, as by a miracle, the note of crude and piercing blue that assaults the eyethvoughout modern Seville. The pitiless sunshine brings out this blue in all its barbarous intensity: and the Sevillians, who can stand color as they can stand noise, and no cause for dissatisfaction. The American patio, however, is left in its[/left column] [right column] coming our long suit in belles-lettres, makes a brave showing. Pasted in every volume is the neat inscription: 'Presented by the Publishers through the American Library association for the exhibit at the Ibero-American exposition at Seville, and for American library in Spain.' "The center of the room is completely filled by a very beautiful model of the capitol at Washington. It came broken into fragments that might have defied a picture puzzle adept, and was put together by a young Spanish sculptor without losing a crumb of plaster. He was compelled to make moulds and recast parts that had been ground to noth-
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