CHINA: Arrest of a Hero

There was a young man out of Higginsville, Mo. some 30 years ago who was willing to try anything once or maybe twice. He had a thin-lipped, reckless mouth, downslanting 'possum eyes, the name of Bert Hall and the makings of a hero. After a few years on Mississippi steamboats, he became a dare-devil automobile racer, drifted to France. There with Aviation Pioneers Henri and Maurice Farman and Louis Blériot he learned to fly. In the Balkan War of 1913 he received $100 a day as pilot first for the Turks, then...

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