Aeronautics: Flights & Flyers, Feb. 16, 1931

Consul-General— Year ago Alden Freeman, 69, wealthy & eccentric Florida philanthropist and globetrotter, announced that thereafter he would travel only by air. Last week he set out in a Moth biplane from Kingston, Jamaica to Port-au-Prince, Haiti to visit his good friend Lieut. Faustin E. Wirkus of the Garde D'Haiti and U. S. Marines (TIME, Jan. 26). The plane was forced down midway, floated for six hours until Globe-trotter Freeman and his pilot were picked up by a steamer.

At Miami, where he maintains two of...

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