Miscellany: Globe Trip

In Moscow, one Linton Wells, War-time U. S. naval aviation lieutenant, laid plans last week for a trip around the world in record time on which he will be accompanied in June by Edward S. Evans, wealthy Detroit sportsman. The travel time set was 25 days. Starting from Manhattan, the Globe-racers are to fly in 30 hours to Victoria, B. C., board the Empress of Russia, fastest (8-day) trans-Pacific vessel, jump from Japan to Vladivostok in a Japanese destroyer (it is hoped), spend nine days on the Siberian railroad, fly from Moscow...

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