AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Nov. 25, 1929

Lowell Smith's Cross. For demonstrating six years ago the feasibility of air refueling, Capt. Lowell H. Smith last week received his Distinguished Service Flying Cross. His flight companion, Lieut. John P. Richter, already had his Cross.

Eielson to the Rescue. Icebound off Cape North, Siberia and 500 miles from Fairbanks, Alaska, were two ships containing 14 men and a maid, also $1,000,000 worth of white fox, squirrel and other Siberian furs. At Fairbanks was Carl Ben Eielson, Arctic and Antarctic flyer, now general manager of Alaskan Airways. To the rescue flew he, took off the...

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