AERONAUTICS: Mackay Trophy

Clarence Hungerford Mackay, now inactive telegraph, telephone, wireless and radio capitalist, knowing well that the subordinate workers of vast organizations rarely get public praise, established the Clarence H. Mackay Trophy to be given to the Army pilot who performs the most meritorious flight service of any one year. During recent months Secretary of War James William Good has been scanning the 1928 records of Army men. Last week he decided to award the trophy to Lieut. Harry A. Sutton of the Army Air Corps Reserve, who with "quiet bravery, intelligence, skill...

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