AERONAUTICS: Tale of Two Women

The flying wives of Sir Abe (diamonds) Bailey, 64, and Sir James (coal & iron) Heath, 77, were on the ground last week.

Lady Bailey, 39, landed her plane at Croydon airport, near London. She had been on-the-way from Cape Town, South Africa, since May 12. Trouble in the jungle and with stubborn British colonial officials, she said. But nonetheless Lady Bailey tossed off her helmet proudly; she had completed a round trip of 18,000 miles, something her rival, Lady Heath, had never done; furthermore, she had beaten Lady Heath in that strange...

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