A fortnight ago Elinor Smith flew over Long Island for 13 hr., 16 min.,
45 sec. and sang songs at the moon. Thereby she beat Bobby Trout's
woman's endurance record. Last week Miss Trout kept her plane over Los
Angeles for 16 hr., 52 min. and became champion. She ate oranges the
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