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Orleans, Louisiana, on November 29th, then returned to Fort Sam Houston at San Antonio on December 6th for the winter. There she had her plane overhauled and continued practice. She made two flights at the Fort on Christmas Day and flew over San Antonio on December 29th. In January, 1914, she flew at the Corn Show at Dallas, Texas, for fourteen days, after which she had two more dates in eastern Texas, then back to San Antonio. In early May she flew during Fiesta Week at San Antonio with Frank Terrill. May 18th she flew at Halletsville, Kentucky, then was back at Cicero on June 5th for the summer. June 14th she flew for the Federated Women's Clubs at Grant Park, Chicago, and June 20th her plane was on exhibition at the Coliseum, in Chicago. During the latter part of June she was busy carrying passengers at Cicero field, then she flew at Alexandria, Minnesota, July 2nd to 4th, followed by a date at Valley City, North Dakota, July 8th to 10th. On August 8th to 16th she flew [[strikethrough]] at [[/strikethrough]] during a meet at Overland Park, Kansas City, Missouri, where her sister Marjorie joined her for the first time, having just graduated from the Wright School. Katherine flew at Lamar, California, August 25th and 26th, then at the Lincoln Park Golf Club, Chicago, on August 29th. From there she went to Iron River, Michigan, September 78th; was at Norway, Michigan September 8th and 9th; at Menominee, Michigan September 29th; then to Fresno, California September 29th to October 3rd. During this period her older brother, Edward, had been her close associate and mechanic. That winter both Katherine and Marjorie were at Fort Sam Houston, San Antonio, with their planes, carrying passengers and continuing practice flying. At that time both Edward and Jack Stinson, their brothers, were assistants and mechanics and the girls were giving both of them instruction. The family now lived in San Antonio. Over the winter months Katherine and Marjorie devoted considerable time to promoting interest in aviation in the local schools. They organized and lectured to model airplane clubs and gave plane rides to contest winners. After Lincoln Beachey's fatal crash at San Francisco in March, 1915, Katherine bought the 80 hp., Gnome rotary engine he had been using. At that time she was having a new "loop tractor" biplane built by the Partridge and Keller Aeroplane 3
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