Rain and storm fought the U. S. fliers, journeying from Manhattan to Washington in their attempt to keep an appointment with their Commander-in-Chief, the President of the U. S. A worn-out gear brought Lient. Nelson down near Baltimore, and he was obliged to continue in an escorting plane. A dense fog at Aberdeen, Md., brought down the whole exhibition for lunch and rest till the weather cleared. For four hours the presidential party waited in drizzling rain at Boiling Field. But Mr. Coolidge took the matter good-naturedly, welcomed the national heroes with...

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