Aeronautics: Girl v. Tomcat

Every Thanksgiving Day in Manhattan, R. H. Macy & Co. stages a parade of huge comic balloons designed by Tony Sarg. When the procession ends the balloons are released. Cash prizes are paid for their return. But after famed Clarence Chamberlin snared a yellow-&-black dragon on the wingtip of his plane last year and collected $25, Macy's announced that aviators in flight were disqualified as balloon-hunters.

Last week, when the enormous helium-filled alligator, pig, drum-major, etc., etc., were drifting foolishly over Manhattan and Long Island, a student flyer named Annette Gibson, 22, carrying Instructor...

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