AERONAUTICS: On to Cleveland

From six points on the rim of the U. S., also from Canada, hurried flyers to the air races and show at Cleveland this week. Most conspicuous was the Women's Air Derby from Santa Monica, Cal. After considerable squabbling (TIME, June 24), 19 women set out, including Marvel Crosson, Ruth Nichols, Ruth Elder, Amelia Earhart, Louise McPhetridge Thaden, Phoebe Omlie, Thea Rasche. The second day out Miss Crosson crashed fatally. Others had accidents, which they attributed to sabotage (not confirmed by investigators) or got lost. Thirteen ended the race, Ruth Nichols cracking up...

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