AERONAUTICS: Spirit of Canton

In the restaurant of the estimable Lin Hing, at No. 2, the Bowery, Manhattan, there assembled last week 15 notable Chinamen who proceeded to found the Chinese Aero League of America. President of the League Dr. Tien Lee Huang announced for next August a 10,000-mile air race from Dallas, Texas, to China, for a purse of $50,000 offered by Col. W. E. Easterwood of Dallas, Texas. He declared that 13 planes are already entered, including his own giant all-metal, trimotored Spirit of Canton. The League was then addressed by Philosopher-Lecturer Dr. Huang...

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