AERONAUTICS: One Woman Wins

Four weeks ago (TIME, April 23) there was a pause in the criss-cross race which Lady Sophie Heath (Sir James' wife) was having with Lady Mary Bailey (Sir Abe's wife). Lady Sophie was down in Cairo, fuming at British officials because they had cautiously padlocked her plane and refused to let her fly on to London. Lady Mary was lounging nervously in Tabora, a Central African native village, recovering from injuries and waiting for her wealthy baronet to send her a "Moth" to replace the one whose motor had stalled and which had catapulted...

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