Behavior: At Mitchel Field

Spectators who had gathered (TIME, Oct. 19) to see the final events of the Aero Games at Mitchel Field, L. I., heard what is generally described as a "ripping crash." But it was only part of the press stand that had collapsed; no one was hurt. Uninterested, the spectators turned back to watch Lieut. Cyrus K. Bettis of the Army race Lieut. Alford J. Williams of the Navy in the 200-kilometre speed test for the Pulitzer Cup.

The race, as it was one of elapsed time, did not impress as dramatic those spectators...

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