Aeronautics: Heavenly Matches

Lest anyone think that getting married in an airplane is a publicity stunt peculiar to the 20th Century, Sportsman Pilot for August (out last week; published an article, "Matches Made in the Heavens,'' proving that the aerial wedding stunt is something like 100 years old. Publicly-loving couples of the 19th Century used to get married in balloons decked with satin, festooned with ribbons and banners. Historians of these phenomena are Mrs. Bella C. Landauer, Manhattan bibliophile and only important woman collector of aeronauticana, and Harry Bischoff Weiss, associate editor of the...

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