Aeronautics: Graf at Play

Over hill & dale in the vicinity of Friedrichshafen one day soon will sail the big business-like Graf Zeppelin, this time bent on play. Zig-zagging here & there, ducking behind clouds, she will lay a trail of colored marks for a game of hare-&-hounds. The hounds will be motorists.

Enterprising Pylon Club of Philadelphia, organization of sportsmen pilots, plays an all-aerial game. The hare is a plane on one side of which is painted a number unknown to the hound-pilots. The hare is given a five-minute start, is limited to county boundaries. Hounds try to corner the hare, then get within reading...

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