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VOL. LXI. NO. 21,772 DAILY.
Copyrisht, 11)21, by The Press Publlshlng
Co. (Tbe New York World).
NEW YORK, TUESDAY, JUNE 21, 1921.
Itaterrd a 8eonil-ClaM Matter
I'oU Older, New York, J. Y.
PRICE THREE CENTS
VAIOR WINS ROCKAWAY
Yankees.. 02000001 0
Batteries Shawkcy, Shcchan and Hoffman; Ponnock and Rucl.
Yankees ..1 O O
Boston 0 2 0
Batteries Hoyt and Schang;
AT NEW YORK:
Boston.... 2 1 00
Giants ...4 O 0 0
Batteries McQuillan and Gowdy;
PhUa 10001000 0-
Brooklyn. 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1
Batteries HTibbcJ.1 and Bruggy; Grimes and Miller.
AT BT UODTB:
Chicago ..0 0 2 2
St Louis.. 10 3 5
Batteries Martin and JClllifor; Pertlca and demons.
Wash'ton. 0004000 1
Batteries MortdKO and Gharrlty : Taylor and Perkins.
Cleveland. 1 3 0 O O H
Chicago ..1 1 1 O O B Q
iiattcnejj unio ana xMiinunianu. ,
St. Louis at Detroit; postponed, rain.
AT N10W llAVEN:
Harvard.. 01002000 1
Yale 00100001 0-
Batteries Holbs and Murphy; Robertson and Peters.
VALOR FIRST IN ROCKAWAY
Rancocas Entry, Odds on
Choice, Easily Wins Fea
ture Race at Aqueduct.
By Vincent Trcanor.
AQUEDUCT RACE TRACK, June
II. The IXancocas Stable scratched
romlnlaue nd Krewcr from the
noctoway Selllne Stakes, the feature
i of the day's racing, and depended on
Valor it was a wise decision for
Valor tacked to 9 to 10, won as he
pleased under a iw.rfect ride by Sando.
Mo allowed Vibrato and Kort
Churchill to bo along in front of him
to the stretch. Here ho was carried
extremely wlda on tho outBldo, but
when straightened ho overcame this
advantage readily, and at tho end
was threo length In front of the
bunch behind lilni.
In tho lust sixteenth. Crystal Tord
came out of this division to be a
handy second In front of lleckna, who
.lust got up to nip Fort Churchill out
the show money.
Dry Moon at 13 to was the winner
T l.ulii" H ui'klmrn Handicap by
a. head. Ranksla, heavily backed,
.ih l hind tiuecicok. figlit longtha
back for third. Podgcfmld plneheil
.tl nt the stan, never figured In tho
running. Dry Moon broke in front
but was soon outrun by Uanksla,
who jdioved his way Into tho stretch.
Tho raco developed Into a drive from
Vino, olghth polo home and Dry Moon
Just lusted. Kennedy who rodo uanK
al& nmde a claim of foul, saying he
mi ridden close by Miller on Dry
Results, Charts Baseball
O B K
1 B3 E
1 7 0 0 Rj-
Benton, Barnes and Smith.
.cvvccncy ana scnaik.
Moon in tho stretch. Tho result was
The Qulncy Stable snrunc Its sur
prise in the opening cvont when
t'ranK togarty won from fitart to fin
ish. Ho was backed from 15 to 1
down to S to 1. He was never In
trouble at nny btage and at the end
.ts aryout unpen lengths In front.
jiuaiiy ciiracu rogarty an tlie way
and finished bocond. behind tho fa
vorite IEclalr. After Wrecker and
Vice Regal had been Kcmti-hori
L'EcIalr was considered a good thing.
Ho didn't get away like well-meant
wnngs ao and although he moved up
gradually and rot to thlni nir, in
tho stretch, he couldn't Improve his
. The Trout just did get up In the
last stride to win the steeplechase,
and his backers, who took 2 to 5,
didn't know whether to get up or sit
down as be and Lochlel II. went past
the Judges almost on even terms.
The Trout lay rather far back off the
pace of Uichlel and Sea Wold until
tho fnr turn last time round, and he
had a hard time getting to the
leaders. Lochlel cleared the llnal
.lump ahead of tho favorlto and the
race developed into n run on the flat.
LortiliM Icil to within a couplo of
yards of the finish, when Nlcklaus
seemed to lift Tho Trout over the line
by the scantiest of margins. Sea
Wold was third. Reck lost his rider
and Leviathan ran out.
Billy Gibson and the Bronx have all
tho money they neil to-night, for
Roycc Rools, which runs In the Fair
mont colors and Is owned by Gibson,
won the fifth race, after a rare ex
hibition of the stuff of which thor
oughbreds are made. Far back, shut
off and nearly knocked down at tho
far turn, Jockey Kennedy never gave
AQUEDUCT, JUNE 21. WEATHER CLEAR. TRACK FAST.
OOP nJ?Sl-CTV thnMMMM arxl upward: itixkl'ra; rlalmlrut; one milf; turns
Z.l.l i ?J M 'r' --'J' .'.!" fl lft. .Mart iml. Won mi1j: ptwr drliiim. Iimr.
IM 1 101,. Winner. li. ( by Wrick Irish Wit. turner. (Jiuncy MaWc. Trainer. J. Kiti-
151 ftuli VYtfaru-.. 'J 10." I . II 11
Jli Smarty .'I nil 1 51U i ;n
I.'M tlVJalr .... 10 115 7 .'. :U .1'
1. aiarjono M . , .. 11 iirj n ti Hi A
larrwit KTnnm. Vi
112 6 8" M"
X! Dnrottiy's I'ct. . 7 100 4 4 M 4 '4
- Jim CoffroUl... 8 105 ft 71 7 7'
I2S rkmru AeiKn... (1
004 n oi i ti
187 Artral Snl'llll! 1 107 10 10
1.1 .1 .i 4" UW,
Frank Kogirt; opemvj a big pap alter maJtinc
wa bust of the otbcni, l.'ft-lalr ha1 nt
6ECONT IIAOI-. ritecpleclu: for ftur-)rtr.oll!i iird uprrl; conrlitiotu: alout two
lililrs, piirs l,iy .t lKwt 2 08. (tl t 2..T0 8url loud. Won ilrlnnt: plir
.fine. Tinie. 4.13 L'-.i. Winner, b. s. by llipid Water dicdringhua Belle. Oxner,
Xalipa Kami Titinrr, J ' nmill
Index. Start m.
! 1' Wet . At.
t 143" "fi
7 i:t: 7
4 I.". 'i 5
. t.iu 2
. 5 IM 4
. :t r.t .1
. 0 1.17 1
1104) The Truul
l!)t liOcbH Jn.l.
1!4 sen WoU . .
72i IrfTiatnAn . . .
"'i l"n m
It 2 2t
K 6 (I
The Trout elrt-cd with a riwh itrrcr ivaring the last Jtnnp and snt op in last rtrtd Lnchifl
m-akenn) (n laM fifty jards. Sea WoU ran a fait rice
THIim HACK- Tlie l.uXf liladrburn
furloncs: J1.477.Vl iutd"l. At pct
pure ume. irnie, 1.13 dinner,
tstoneh&m. Trainer. A. J. iloJW ruusr.
IM'.Wtt. .St. Vi
173" Dry Jloon
211 Hwirhirirun .
.. 5 112
l(r Tiro riMtber..
Dry Moon went to the front half nay ilonn tbe atrrteh,
lasted, HanktfU dropped tacit on turn. iut cini on acmln
QtKxrrek had no exruee.
FOlTTtTH RACK -The ltoiikaway frVHin?
furlonp: '.',( added. At poet 3.7.
eaine. 'lime, 1 13 3-5. iVlnncr, rti h
Trainer. M. k: juiiircui.
V I'.Wgt. M. '
21X11 Crtil I'onl...
2(M t Il.vkna
2ttl fort OtmniiiM..
- Fnut Cke
Talcr went to the front when ready ajid won
crrcund in run through Uat furlong, Jlcckna had
JtKTJI ILVOK The Ilorrow Haiidirap:
Sl,477.;ii added. At pct 4 01. Oil
Tune. 1.3S4-S Winner, b c. ty
miner, . r. -jTaTt-m.
Index. Htartem. il'.l'.Wit.St. U
l33.1lnyc JlooLi. . . . 5 J 1-4 4 S'
U f.Lmamn 1 )r 0 V.
Kali Sumtul 2d .... 8 ll O 3
202 Colirtuhto 4 105 3 It
1221) Jtc Scot 8 111 I 2"
UliOULako 1 112 7 IJ
IW1 Ifc'nldoj - "
17S lUmjiiy IU
101 T.n ,M.-Ta;rsm. 3 114 2 8
lloiee ltoola iloei with a rcmariaWa buret of
wen olni away. letter weakened rilht at tho
had a rmuyh Jotirney
At port Oil at 4
ji ,.1. 111 at
f. by lVimairt
0 M- W inner, cli
ti. A. Oloifon
(01) Calamity Jane.
I74t Wim!itio .. .
222 iUn ltoUti ....
- - i lolanz .
Calanwty Jane caiieht WlnMxine in ,i3t furlonu'
balance eaie. Alice C. rtn .'r race,
BY BOSTON 8 TO 3
BOSTON, June II. The New York
Yankees were defeated In the first
game of a double header against tho
Red Sox this afternoon by tho scoro
of 8 to 3. Bob Shawkcy started on
the mound for tho New York team
and tho Boston batters took kindly
to his offerings.
Tho homo players bcored two runs
In the opening frame and then camo
right tiack in tho second stanza and
added four more. Manager Hugglns.
did not derrick Shawkey, however,
until tho seventh inning. Shechun
replaced him and twirled good ball
the remainder of tin' game.
I'cnnoek twirled the entire gamo
for the Red tox, and, while he w;i.s
touched for ten safe hits by tho Yank
ees, lie held the w.sltors tafe at ull
times. Tho Boston Uittcrj garnered
a total of thirteen hits.
up on the Gibson horse. Not until tho
final eighth did ho look to have ono
chance in a Hiundrvd. Kennedy finally
got in on tho mil and, setting sail for
Sundial, CourtaMp and Cimarron,
passed them all In order, finally land
Ing In front a fow Jumps from tin
wire. Tho crowd let out a roar, for
everybody, It seems, was rooting for
the Gibson racer. Cimarron finished
second, Just in front of Sundial.
N THE FIRST GAME
Mr. till, Ji.tr)
"Ml. 01. Pt W"
,! UlllM ... 12
IS 8 3 R.
S'V, S KiimVrlS .'1 7-5 !S
ai ji ir. .in ...
S' Kani .... fi 7 H
' Weuwr ... 0 S
7" Clnnmtn ..SO 100 CO
Bl Ilullman . .AO KO (A
Ol McAtrc ... 20 JO
10 m 4 8 8
the titrn for home and won galloping. Smartj
Sir. Kin. Jocltel. p. 1U. CI. I'l. 3d.
1k Slrklaii. . 1." itJ; ? 1 .K
1 .Mahiain 10 111
31. 10 12 10
4l. 41. Wollm sn VO 10 3
r. J llollTT 8 15 15 5
1it rider 1'ranWjn .. 4 10 10 3
Hlnr 12 15 15 5
fnr ttiree-jear-olds: Hi ami one-kail
at 3.0G Start eochL Won drinna:
p. c. u
Dlambaulioucyuuxjn Uirucr. O. A.
Str. Kin. Joekeju.
do. Hi. C. PI"
Tiimei .... 30
Ilullrnan . . . to
2 Z 7-10
.1 3 1 5-5
50 CO 12 4
3 0-2 7-T. 2 6
20 20 9 6-2
but weakened In lajt sixteenth and Jurt
and would hara won In another atrido.
Stake: for three-year-old and upward; aix
I MI at 3.:UL Sun (ood. Won cully: plain
by llaUotMuriia. Ouner, lUncocaa stable.
Str. Km. Jra-km. tp. Hi. CI. I'l. 3d.
1 1 .Sarid . .
2 Hi I'onoo ..
.11 KrKir ..
41 Wplnw .
5S .MnAtra .
7 Wall . .
0-5 U.10 1 3 1-H
3 0 5
aji he yleaecd. Crjstal Ford made up a lot uf
lor three-ear-olib and upwanl: a-lllng: one inile;
at 102. elurt sood. Won druins; place nine
iSaltatiou eiaintolat. thtneir. riruiount Stable.
Sir. Pin. Jfwkew.
tip. lb. CI. I'l. M.
314 I'.mro ..
4 1 Turner .
5'i Honor ..
fi K(3li ..
Sinde . .
apeed. canht Oimarrot In la tentj .tarda and
end. Snunlial bun on won in tSw dri'e Kalco
.llit: conditional tour aid eme-liall furlons; punw
ain.. ...jii s-tj uii.
Mra. 'fnlUbeL Oimer, II. I". Whitney
50. Start ood. won eany: plv-e dritln. Time.
Ktr. 1 in. .Inckeofl.
iH. in, 01. PL 3,1.
.Mo.M-co .. a
Moocey ... 15
Arahrow . . 20
ind won well in hand. Litter alwayn held the
FIRST RACE One mllo and a six
teenth. Exhorter, 13.10 and $2.30, first;
Col. Lit. $1.00. second: Dolph, third.
Time, 1.47 2-j All ran.
SECOND RACE Klve furlongs.
Stonewall, $t.SO and $3.20. first; Thr
Colonel's Lady, $4.30. (ccomi ; Ethe-1
Vale, third. Time, 1.01 4-5. Non-start-trs.
Alverlrla. Mocking ,nirJ. Red Wins
field, Salamander, Nig and Flyins
THIRD RACK Six furlongs. Mabel
r... $ir..60 and $S.10. first; Ground
Swell. I3.S0, second: Cllntonvtlle. third.
Time. 1.12 1-5 Non starter, Belle of
FOURTH RACE One and one-4itx-
tcenth milea. Sam McMec'ctn. I1I.S0
and $S.lO, won: Pollu. $S.70. second:
Cantelevcr. third. Tune, 1.17 3-5. All
FIRST RACE Six furlongs. Afyr
tie Crown, $23 and $12.40, first;
Mouette, $16.10, second, .lesalc-t F.,
tMrd. Time, 1.13. N'on-starters,
lilarncy Hoy and Alice Ant..
SECOND RACB--AbO'it to miles
Ucut. Meas. $13 and $j.S0, flrat; Tree
Slate, $3.30, m-cond , Trrtiupero, third.
Tlirie, 4.0S. All ran
TimtD RACE Six furlongs Flag
ging Spirit, $34.70 and $19.70, first
Ablaze, $7 i3, ru'cond ; Johns llmma,
third, Time. 1.11 3-5. Non starter,
FOUltri'It RAOE lx furlmvgs. Talin
man, J4.C5 nnd $1.80. first; Judge KHs
worth, IJ.65. seoond; War Ood. third.
Time, LIS 1-6. Non-starter Uncle John.
(Racing Entries on Paget 2 and 20.)
KKASITOKK 8 Kit VI OK. commoirlnr June
20th full Summer ftehednie win t In
effect via NKW JKltSETV CKrTRAI- All
rail and Sandy Hook Routes. Fhono Rector
3?0 Py?, Rctor till rshr. Aan,
TWO AMERICANS MAKE RECORDS
ON FAMOUS SCOTCH GOLF LINKS
NINE VESSELS IN LAST YEAR
STRANGELY VANISH, LEAVING
Shared the Destiny of Those
Now Being Traced by U. S.
PIRATES OR SABOTAGE!
Five Departments in World
Wide Hunt for Ships Never
The five ships reported from
Washington as missing form only
a part of the fleet which has
sailed for or from American ports
Inside of a year, never to be
again heard from, and pistod at
Lloyds as missing or lost. Nine ves
sels comprise the'ltst." The Coast
Guard nt this port report having de
stroyed numbers of derelicts during
the fall and spring.
Lawrence Klchey, who Is Investigat
ing for Secretary Hoover the dis
appearance of tho vessels, Is in New (
York seeking Information In shipping '
circles of the missing craft. Tho WII-'
l.nm O'Brien, he says, was lost about1
two months ago, approximately 700
miles from this port.
Tho grim side of the loss of the
vessels was revealed when Mr. Rlchey
stated that he. was going to Cape
Hatteras, whore. It is repotted, sev
eral bodies have been washed ashore.
He believes that the bodies may be
those of 3omo of tho crew of the lost
The steamer William O'Brien, 3.143
tons register, sailed from New York
for Rotterdam with coal on April 14
last year. She wirelessed that there
was trouble with the crow and iut
back to port. But next day she
sailed again, and the steamer Baltic,
arriving here a week or so later, re
ported having picked up a wireless
from her that bad weather had been
encountered and her hatch coverings
had been blown off.
About two months later the mother
of one of the crew reported at tho
office of tho France and Cunada
Steamship Company that she had re
ceived a postcard from iher son In
France, saying that he had been on
a ship with Edsell Ford, son of Henry
Ford. The company communicated
with Detroit and received word that
Edsell had not been abroad. Nothing
was again heard of the William
The Canadian Maid, a 294-ton Brit
ish schooner, sailed from Monte
(Continued on Second I'agc.)
IRISH KIDNAP EARL
AND FIRE HIS HOME
Bandon, Long King's Lieutenant in
County Cork, Carried Off
by Armed Men.
CORK. June 21 (Associated Tress).
James Francis Bernard, fourth Earl
of Bandon, was kidnapped this morn
ing from his residence in Bantry,
County Cork, by a band of arrnod
men. Castle Bernard, his home, was
set afire and early this afternoon was
still burning. Earl Bandon's where
abouts Is unknown.
Enrl Il'md'.n, who has been King's
Lieutenant f County Cork since 1 S7 1.
was born on Sept. 12, 1S30, and suc
ceeded his father In the Earldom m
1S77. He is the owner of about 41.000
acres of land.
MORGAN WINS POST
WASHINGTON. Jane SI Announce-
! merit -was made to-day at tho Poet Of
1 flee Department that Edward N. Mot.
I fran would be nominated by President
I Harding ma roatmajrter at New York
TO THEIR FATE
U. S. GOLFERS MAKE
OLD ST. A
Jock Hutchison, Chicago 'Pro,'
Gets Home at 69 on j
Eden Course. j
ST. ANDREWS GOLF COURSE,
Scotland, June 21 (Associated Press).
Two American golfers, "Jock"
Hutchison of Chlcngo and "Jim"
Barnes of the Pclham Club, New
York. created new competition
records for the Eden and old courses
In the qualifying round of tho British
open golf championship here to-day.
Hutchison covered the Eden course
In CO, as against tho record of 70,
and Barnes went over the old course
in 70, us against the record of 71,
which was held by George Dun, the
British open champion.
Hutchison, with his 77 in yesterday's
play, thus took tho lead over the Hel l
at tho time he returned his r-corc with
a total of 140 for the two days' piny.
Barnes's second round, with his 7S of
jestorday, put him In third place In
tho early scoring with US. or ono
Htroko behind Harry Vnnlon, former
British open champion, who had 1 17
for the two rounds.
"Chick" Evans, American amateur
champion, failed to qualify. His scoro
to-day was 80, giving him a totul of
103, one over tho limit. Ill gamcne.is
In completing tho two rounds with a
bad wrist drew pralso from other con
Other Americans In tho competition
scored as follows:
Walter Hagcn, Detroit, 77. Total, 157.
Clarence Hackney, Atlantic City, 73.
Emmet French, Youngstown, Ohio,
84, 77; total, 161,
Itobert T. (Bobby) Jones, Atlanta,
76, 76; total. .172.
Dr. Paul Hunter, Los Angeles, JO,
73; total, 163.
Fred McLcod, Washington. D, C,
81, 73; total, 154.
Some of tho foreign soonis were:
Abo Mitchell, North Eorcland, 77,
75; total, 152.
J. 11. Klrkwood. Australian open
champion, 73, 76; total, 149.
Lcnhiill.iiid, Northampton, 79, 71,
J. V. E.ist, MolbouriH1, Australia,
S3, 75; total, 158.
Edward Ray, Oxhey, American
open champion, 81, 80; total, 16L
Jean Gassi.it, Chantilly, France,
78, 74; total, 152.
Harry Vardon, former open cham
pion. 75, 72; total. 147.
Cyril Tollcy, Royal Eastbourne,
former British amateur champion, S5,
81; total. 166.
Arthur O, Havers, West lx.a
caster, 72, 78; total, 150.
J. B. ISatley, London Cricket Club,
78, 78; total 156.
(For story of to-day's play in the
Woman's Metropolitan Gulr Cham
pionship see Paqe 2.)
DROWNED InTaRDEN POOL.
The body of Philip Mahcr, fourtern.
No, 66 West OCtli Street, was found In
.fourteen feet of water this morning In
the new swimming pool at Madison
He left home last night with two
playmates to go swimming. Ills mother,
after waiting al night for him, notified
the police this morning and was advised
to communlcatn with the management
of the pool. Tho numtwr of the lad's
locker was then learned and tho body
recovered from the deepest part of the
BIG NAVAL PLANE ON FIRE,
ARMY PLANE ALSO WRECKED ;
U BOAT 1 1 7 IS QUICKLY SUNK
No Loss of Life or Injuries to Avia
tors at Hampton Roads The First
Squadron of Bombers Have No
Trouble Destroying Submarine.
WASHINGTON, June 21. Naval seaplane NC-7 caught fire
while 150 feet in the air and fell into Hampton Roads to-day with her
crew of three officers and seven men, the Navy Department was ad
vised by the Commandant of the Hampton Roads Naval Station. The
machine was reported a complete wreck, but none of those aboard was
injureJ, though one man was made ill by drinking a mixture of salt
water and gasoline while struggling In the water.
it at uriiffl r n ii I
I r I Mr yil h M M I
U. S. TO ASK $250,000
OF BUILDING RINGS
The Department of Justice plans to
ask Congress for $250,000 to press
luosccutlon of 1,500 Individuals and
corporations nllegcd to be Involved
In Natlou-wldo combinations rovcaled
during the building trust Inquiry con
ducted by tho Lockwood Legislative
Tills was learned late to-day after
a conference between First Assist
ant United States Attorney General
Goff and Samuel Untermyer.
LANDIS IS PROUD
THAT BASEBALL HAS
BEEN MADE CLEAN
"If after seven years I step down as
high commissioner of baseball and
lcavo the game as clean on It Is
to-day, I will feel proud of my record
and will feel that It offers ample
refutation of tho charge that It Is
undignified for a member of the Judi
ciary actively to be associated with
This was the reply to critics f
Federal Judge Kcnesaw Mountain
Landls of Chicago in the course of i
talk to fellow members of the bench
at a luncheon In his honor by the
Kings County Judiciary at tho Brook
lyn Club to-day.
"We must, from the National
League down to tho smallest seral
pro team, see that the gamo Is played
honestly and squarely. Whether 1
slay on the bench or not. I am going
to give the host service in mo to base
ball," said the Judge.
SEEKS TO ENJOIN
Fot the first time In the history of
this country Justices of an Appellate
Court have been made defendants In
a unit by the service late to-day of a
Htimmoiva and complaint In au action
brought bv Suprrnn) Court Justice
John Kurd against the Justices of the
Appellate Division to enjoin them
from discriminating against him. The
suit Is brought In Kings County.
Justice Ford complains that the
Appellate Division be directed In
malting assignments1 of Justices of
the Supreme Court to do no tn such
manner as win afford plaintiff oppor
tunity to perform all the functions of
bta office by dome his fair share of
all the work of the Supreme Court,
and that he be given such other re
lief as may be found to be Jnst and
To crew wnat retened -by a nmrtor"
tug. but the plans could not bo ,vcd.
The rcoort to the Drnsrtmani mill
th " " typr u
tno KC'-4 lh6 flr3t heavUr.than.alr
not participating In the bombing ex
periments against the former Gorman
stibmArina U-117 off Capo Charles.
The plane had only recently bjen
completed and was running low over
the water when an explosion oc
curred. It caught fire and dropped
into the water. Tho cause of the ex
plosion has not yet been determined,
but a Naval Board of Inquiry will
conduct an investigation.
Just after the German submarine
U-117 was sunk to-day off Hampton
Roads by bombs, Lieut. Col. Culver,
flying an Army plane, crashed down
near the U. a. B. Henderson. He and
his assistants were rescued by' Navy
The former German submarine'
U-U7 was sunk off Cape Charles by
tho first squadron of naval seaplanes
which bombed it, according to reports
received by tho Navy Dopartment,
At 10.32 threo planes again went
to the attack and dropped nlno
bombs. One bomb hit the submarine
Just aft of tho conning tower und
the others dropped near her.
Six minutes after the bomb explod
ed on the submarine, the vessel listed
and one mlnuto later the conning
Naval officers here said It was sur
prising that the first division of planes
sank the U-117, as it had scarcely
been expected that any of the first
twelvo bombs dropped would hit the
sutomcralble. They were Inclined to
the opinion that a large element of'
lack had entered Into the scoring of
First reports to the dopartment did
not give the number of bombs dropped
by tho attacking squadron or the
number of hits recorded. Tho squad
ron was made up of three F-5-L typoi
of naval planes, each carrying four
bombs weighing 163 pounds each.
Under the orders for the flight, the
planes could drop the bombs In any
manner selected and at any safo alti
tude. Naval officers estimated that
400 feet would be the minimum for
Several squadrons or divisions of
naval and marine corps planes had
been prepared for the attack, and it
had been arranged that If the 1S8
bombs carried by them did not sink;
the submarine, squadrons of army
planed assembled at Langloy Field
would undertake to destroy the un
derwater boat. Had the former Ger
man e ait i villained afloat after that
she wtiu.a have become tho target
for suns of a division of destroyers.
The next phase of the bombing
testa will take place on Juno 28. Sea
planes will search for and undertake
to bomb the radio-controlled battle
BhVp Iowa, somewhere off tho coast
between Cape Charles and Capo
The irobmirlne sank after two at
tacks In which twelvo bombs were
dropped. Three bombs were dropped
In the first attack, made by three
nary machines at 10.21. One direct
hit was made.
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