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THE SUN, SUNDAY. JANUARY 1, 1911.
been laid out nt Hnrnhnti A lot of friends
lir.de him good-b mid good Uiok as he
uiirrl nff In his monoplane of lllorlot con-
1 amotion at o'clock for the. nioci.il
s- Arriving At Hawaiian, ho landed and
Ugan tinkering x'U tmwiliin. ihen
hi- ascended for xvhnt was to prove th"
fatnl flight. Ho carried u big gnsolenii
tank, nnd ho declared It lo be his inten
tion lo ily around the Held until lulu this
afternoon Then ho Intended to finish
a spoctnculnr record hy making n return
flight to the mintloti ground hem.
Homo of those who wlttwwi .uowini s
start. his lllfiht and fatal full were of the
opinion that the accident losiiltud hull-'
nctly from the extra load of gasolene'
lie carried In his monoplane This tank, i
carrying lliiity-llve gallons lor sustained ,
flight, hampered the man-em ring of the i
machine Ouliliarily Mois.int could have j
righted himself, hut the extra weight or
the gasolene may have prevented joekey
IriR in the wind and the fall resulted.
Molsant's neck was broken Them was
no other indication of the fall on his
body Ho landed squarely on his head.
The aviator's sisters, who had not left
the hotel to witness the trial Tor new
laurels, are protrated They have ie
fused to talk over the arrangement for
tho funeral The body will ! taken lo
Chicago for burial, 'lhe aviation meet
has boon postponed
I l!i:nl Tritt OKA I It Kill .VlAH'RS
.Moisant practically ptodictod his own
death ill n convci.,ition with a reporter
a' t'iiv Park the dav after fTirle'mas
"What do you think I the probability
of vour being killed?" the reporter asked
him alter he had explained the operation
of hi- lllorlot mnnoplati"
"We'l a i-Mllul ni.in is .ife at straight
flying on a good day. Imp m my opinion
most of the avi-ilors who try lor prizes
will sooner or later gl hurt . ir not killed,"
he replied in sulmnnro "We take lan-
gerous risks high up in Hi" air and the
' ncicnco has not yei progressed far enough
. to make nn aviator sjifeai a great altitude
"Something goe- wrone, with the ma
chine and he starts for the ground, bin
before he got ihie cross currents stnke
the disabled aeroplane and complication-
. . i.. II... ..I....,..,., ,a plkl id l.t.iiir ri-
M'l Ml HIV -ll-ll,-n -
dttced almost dailv. but I think most or
th prominent aviators ot to-day will
either retire, as the Wrights did, nr meet
with disaster "
Molsant made Hi".,, tonnrks in tin
pre-ence of Archbishop Hlenk and olhe:
well known men who were invited to the
field the day after Chtistmas lo the
rcportors he frequently said there was
not much risk in his llloiiot machine
j Molsant was peril ips the most daring
of all aviators at preent in New Orleans
On the tirst day of his arrival here he
1 ' Martled tho city nnd broke a record by
flying over the entire cororation limits
of the city Seveial days ago he told a
renorter that ha could not take him in
the alr.with him beciin.0 the grounds nt
City Park weie not satisfactory
"It is too dangerous to carry a passen
ger," he said with a smilo. "In such small
grounds as these there Is no place to
alight. You see. in cairying a passenger
!t he weight is increased Hy myself I
can always glide down no matter what
happens, but it Is dangerous to carry a
It was because of his dissatisfaction
I with the city park grounds that the course
t nt Harahan wo- laid out The engineers
I of the Illinois (.Vnlral Hailroad cleared
' u space or about l.V) feet by '() feet some
distance to thu right of the river. In
.flj 1 "re of thi" a swath of some flftv
fcot wgs cut down and levelled for a land
ing and starting point. Poles with (lags
attached marked the outskirts of the
Tho eight rr nine judges who had
been (-elected mi watch the event xxer
ncatu-red fiver the grounds in places
whete they could gel n good view of ihe
coming llighi 'Ili cotiise was on the
right sale of the town, some hundred
feet from the railr.iid track.
Moisant hove into -ight. as the judge
fixed the tune, about fil.Y He was making
straight i-ir the course, and the judges,
among whom wemJMr. Trezevau. Fran
cisco Altselml. William Montgomery,
Will Allen Hnd .! D Kd wards, watched
the machine with .ntere-t After llxuig
hU machine Mois.int went up 2un fo.t in
the air He waved his hand to the judges
He mude one ijrcle ,110111111 the course.
then another and then started on the
third circle The wind was blowing at
the rate of twenty miles an hour and the
monoplane was blown about l-Vi feet
from its course
Moisant swerved wuli his machine
to the left to get m line with the cut swath
in the centre of the course. When Ins
macliin- was on a line with the course,
hut soin yards e.way and sidwavs to
tho levelled gioutwl, he turned again,
and tins iime his direction was to th
right, and thecurvew.is ihe mnv d itiger-
j oils known
wtNi) rvi'Hii'i.s rtih m.m iiim
( The prow of ih" mniiopliitie catui mo
the wind winch was nttiiiK across the
11CIC1 1 lie iiiu iiici t',leil ami W1MI a
drop the monoplane veered anil fell
into the enipt y sp.ii e created bv the shift
in air currei.tb for 1 01 feet. This brought
the machine within 111(1 fet of ihe gtound
ind over n clump of high weeds which
.marked the outside of the course The
machine toppled and capsized Mnisaut.
nosing tha a fall was inevitable, plunged
from the nntchine Hi, swerved and
somersaulted in th" air and struck on
his. head in the bunch of weeds
' Illinois Central vvirin'ti win weie
near Hy rushed to the spit MoUmt lay
In tho II tie cl'im.i of i uc He did not
Th" j'i'lg s hurried fiom thetr various
places Men ran across 1 he lield 1'iaiil.
Mour.iy of th - III1110H ('.Mitral lliihoad
happened to be on th1 giounds Mr
Trtrzovunt huined over 10 him, nnd the
"two socined a switch ingine which wits
near by A flat cut was al-o seemed ami
attached lo the engine Moi-anl. who-e
pulse was still moving feebly, was gently
laid on th' Hat cjr While th" engine
was swit. hmg Mr 'Iteevant telephone 1
to Hi I'arliam and to the Charity llo-pit'il
to SOtflf HlirgsOtK to lit - t til" special
train ,at the Illinois Cetiti.il station A
few minutes .ifterwatd tn ride to the city
(Succeiiort to M. Wunderlich & Co.)
Exhibition of '
613 FIFTH AVENUE
(49th and 50th StreeU-
'moisant, the daring flier'
1. isr momi: vr.
on his lips. His face was tinniarred ex
cept for a slight abrasion'of the nose
The fall bv which Molsant met his
death is the' kind of a fall lint ever
avi itor dreads esicoinlly MoUatit h td
been flying to an altitude or six nnd seven
thousand feet, but was never iw fearful of
the high flights as of tho lo t feet altitude
Speaking of high flying a few days ago
"I always feel safer when I am four or
live thousand feet up than when I am only
too feet. As soon ns I Ret up about I, DUO
feet I am all right, for then I have com
plete control of my machine, anil as long
as there h some open ground in sight
for 11 landing I know that if anything goes
wrong 1 can glide lo s;ifety."
Moi-.int' had given those at th avia
tion meet a tin ill yesterday when in his
monoplane he raced a motorcar driven
by Joe Sey nour. It was a tlvo mile con
test nnd at no time was the aviator more
than forty feet above or behind his rival
of the earth.
I'lrn Vitii the ItrllMi Cliniiucl the
Mlli Time He IIikI Tried to Itiin tin
crn)lHtie Chicago Horn, He'd llecn ,
I 11 Central American Itct nliitlunM. ,
1 The career of John H. Molsant ns an I
nviator was meteoric Ho was only J
'years old when he wac killed nnd lin'd
'made but live previous flights when in (
lAtlgiHt of l.it year he flew from Paris,
to London in a llleriot monoplane, carry
' lug a passenger
' Ills only picviotis flight of contequence
I was from Ktnmpes to the Issy military
'grounds, when lie took (larros, another
I airman, as passenger It was tho fourth
tlino he had left the ground nnd tho first
time that he had flown outsido the aero
I drome. It was less than four weeks since
he had flrt taken a seat in nn aeroplane.
One remarkable fenttiro of tho Paris
to London night was that Motsnnt had
never been north of Paris and steered by
compass something that had Hover been
When he told his friends of hi intention
of making the (light be was told that it
Moisant said: "I will make not only
thetrip but will make it still more difficult
by enrrying a passenger " On account
of a series of accidents Moisant was mere
than two weeks completing the journey.
Hrt was in the air only about eight hours.
Just before leaving New York for the
Inst time Moisant told a St'N repotter that
'high flvinc is safer than low (lying. He
There were titii". however, when his
daring caused the heartsof the thousands
of spectators to leap, for the tiny llleriot
monoplane was flung about in the tum
bling currents of air formed by the nuto
tnoblle. At the end of the raca the two
were separated by less thin twenty font
and Mois iut was forced to shoot upward
t avoid Seymour's car ,
t .VMCIIHI.!,-Won! K.XH.AINS IT.
('. O. Campbell-Wood of New York,
official observer for t lie Aero Club of
America, who c.uuo lo watch Moisant
compete for tho Miclielin cup and who
saw the accident, explained it:
"Moisant was using a machine that
belonged to Harrier, one of his fellow
aviators here. He selected this mono
plane because it was larger and could
carry more fuel. It was 'set' for Harrier
and the steering gear had to be adjusted
for Moisant' shorter arm reach. In
addition to that a large tank, built to hold
thirty-live gallons, had been attached
U-neath the se.it between the landing 1
w heels of the machine.
"The weight of this tank lowered the
centre of gravity of the plane and when
the fatal gust struck the tail, tilting it
skyward, .Moisant was unable to get con
trol of the machine before he was pitched
lieaiiroremost to the ground. It was
not the concussion of the monoplane on
the earth that threw the aviator from
his se.it, it was the sudden tilting of the
monoplane by tho wind He was hurled
out and wont head down into the mud.
It i probable, that with his skill he could
have saved himolf but for the combina
tion of unfamiliar machine and gasolene
rut: t:.iii's w:tii ittuoitit.
I.ons I.M or the lrmrn Who l.ot Ttirlr
l.lvr In Itiin,
In the year just elided the following
aviators have been killed:
Leon Dolngrnrtge, on January 4 nt Hor
leiuv I r.uife, while making a turn at
called attention to the fact that in nearly
evcrv case of a serious accident the
aviator had been flying from twcnty-flvo
to .TO feet above ground.
"N'enr theenrth," ho said, "the navigator
of nn aeroplane is at the mercy of meteor
ological phenomena which do not beset
him at great nit it titles. Men who go down
to the sea in ships (IrIiI shy of the coast
in time of storm nnd steer boldly for und
(ind safetv in the wide reaches ami stu
pendous depths of the wind whipped
ocean What the coast is to the navi
gator of the sea the earth is to the naviga
tor or the air, and the further he can get
away from it the safer he is."
Moisant s theories were demonstrated
bv the fact that only n few davs ago he
made a -.ife glide back to earth from an
altitude of 0.000 feet, und yesterday when
he fell to death his machine dropped from
a height of loo feet
Moisant also made it clear in his dis
cussion that tlu compass is an instrument
t rial is as important in. aerial us fit sea
navigation He thought that to the
magnetic needle he owed largely his suc
cess not only in his Paris to I-ondon flight,
but nlso in winning tho $in,uou Statue of
Liberty prize He thought the Sin.ono
prize came to him because he steered his
.V) horse-iower machine largely by com
pass, whereas his chief competitor. (!ra-ham-White.
who piloted a loo horse
power machine, scorned the aid of the
compa-s and relied solely up on land
marks. Moisant was born in Chicago .Vi years
ago and was a grandson of French-Canadian
immigrants He was one of 11 fam
ily of live, two sisters and two brothers
With the brothers he went to California
several years ago, where he was an archi
tect From there the brothers went to
He and his brothers conducted a bank
ing business in Honduras, Salvador und
Nicaragua it was not too strenuous
and they had a lot of time for playing.
They also bud tune for adventures, most ly
in filibustering, John Moisant once took
possession of a wrecked ship and in the
Hubert be ltlon. on April 12 nt San hope ot big salvage stayed aboard her
Sebiti.in. Spain: his machine fell on the until she was about all under It came
rocks at th- harbor edge after one of the about this way
which hold the wings rigid A tramp freight steamship had been
blown 011 the rocks of the Honduras
coast She had flou.oo,' aboard and John
Hiiuv ette-Michclin. on May 1.1 nt Lyons.
France, when his Antoinette crashed
into a pylon.
Aindan de Zosely. 0.11 June 2 at Buda
pest. Hiiugar. while making an experi
mental (light in a machine of his own
Eugene Speyer. on June 17 at San Fran
cisco whi!" s.-uryig in a glider which was
being towed by an automobile.
Thaddeus Kohl, on June is at Stettin,
(i'Tttiany. whete he fell 3n feet.
Charles Wachter, on Julv 3 at Keims,
France, after a fall of loo feet when the
wings of Ins machine broke.
Daniel lunet, 011 July 10 at (ilient.
Ilelgiutn. when his machine turned
turtle when the rticder broke.
The Hon Charles Stewart Itoll-. on July
12 at Hoiiniemouth. K.ngland. fall due to
breaking of front control.
Nicholas Ivinet. a hro'her of llaniei. at
Brussels, Itelgliim. fell ll.VI feet
Lieut. Vivaldi of the It.ili in iirmv on
Augu-t 21. lo-t control of nnchme
A Van Maasdyk. on Auzu-t 2; ne.i
rnhcim. Netherl Ulds, motor stepped
I'.dmund Poillot. on September 2" 1
( hartres. France, his machine was thrown
backward when the i-.invas rippisl out
(icorge Chnve, on September 2T at
1 Moisant kn-w it 'I he rcw had all got
ashore somehow. Moisant put forth
from shore in a little dugout when the
gale had abated, hut. the waves were still
1 uiimiiir high He w.is swnmnod sev-
icral times but tliedugoin floated, and was
eav ;o rigiit in;tms lasnion. constantly
spilled out and .is constantly shoving
Ins way reward the wricked tramp,
Mois.int reached the steam-hip and got
Next morning the sea had gone down.
The tramp's cabtam ami crew and the
(agent of the hue rowed out to the wreck. ;
lliey were ouiiiiouinieii to see .John
Moisant leaning on the bulwarks with I
11 revolver pointed at them. When they '
didn't re-t oars at his hail he llred a shot,
Tliey stopped and parjo.vcd witli this wild 1
American Nothing came of it. .Moisant ,
was aboard and the ship and cargo wero
ht.s bv the law of the sea so long as he '
could hold possession. The captain, crew I
nnd agent of th" hue rowed Ii.ick and com- .
plumed to the Vmericiiu Consul that '
Moisant li.nl threatened to blow their
heads oil if they dicw near.
Tho American c.iiisiil, attended by a
troop of llotithir.iit soldiers, went vvilnj
the captain and agent on ,1 M-cond visit '
Toe Consul ,irg ed with Moisant that tho
cipt.un ami crew should be allowed'
aboard and Moismt's claim could ) t
ttletl latei lhe American did not'
and said so
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Diiiii'iticlK-sol.i. Inly, inncliiiii
over iintl fell thirty feet while ( hivez
was uliilinn with motif smt od to m.iKo.i
Inti'litiK after n flight over the Alps
I'lr.Uiltian. "11 September '.' at Mtil-liail-en,
(iel lll my. fell 1.71 fet
Hf.ls, nn Sontetllher 2 nt Wellen, (ier-
riip.nw ir.u'-o unknown.
IV: pt. Msuiowitcli of the iiuminn nrmy,
on October 7 nt St Petersburg, where
hf. tiion r fiuiiKl while he was up ,n
( apt M.nloitoii. on October Ktftt Dounl.
ri,;nre, when lie wjih tumble lo stop his
eiinino and the rtmchiin' plunged into
the ground nt the latidltiK pli'.re.
Licit Mont", on October 25 nt Madge
burn, normally, when hi machine turned
Fernando Hlanrhard. on .October 27
at Issy I"' lolineui. France, when his
machine bmlie while he was up i:'ii feet.
I, lent K.'iKlictti of the Italian army,
on October 27 at Centcelle, Italy, when
hi machine lipped and n beyond con
trol. Peelers, on November 10 at HnisseK
lielginin; mncliine tunnel turtle.
I'ilnh Johnstone, on November 17 at
Denver. ( ol., fell mi feet while making
spiral glide, accident iipOHed to have
been ca'iwd by breaking of n stay.
I.iiul Cntnmarota, on Deteiuber .1
mist tins ai raiigemcnt. anil saitl so. In i.,,,i t,.,.,m woiildn t .ilwuvs be around
moment of imp.itiencc the command- ti,,, i,i. would nut v..r volution
lurried innle of the lloiidiir.in ti ooji ordered his ;', Salvador or bust lie leorillted
car The others, Mr I reevant, nnd Mr " r.onie, ii-niy; iosi comroioi miu'uiue.
Altschul who linn beet, n friend of Moisant 1 . Wtl (iriici. missing b no. dKapponr-
for years, nnd Mr Mr nt goniury stood on
tho nv.'nmg tint car i ihe union sin
Ion n etowd, nttrncted by ih" news of
the accident which hail spread over tlw
city, was awaiting thearrival of the tram
Whnn the train cunm in the mnimlance
wan there t" meet It
Th" surgeons climbed on the Hat car
nn'l examined th" nviator fine of t hem
held up his hand 'I hose on the car re.
moved their lints, lor the surgeon had
rn.ide it known ilia foiant was dead
Tho body was taken to an undertaking
Moisant f features m death were ni
'aim as in life A (mile seemed to rei-t
l.ngllsh Channel on )e
ing in log over
Piccolo, on December 2. at
Janeiro. Ilra.il; cauw unknown.
Alexander Union, on December 2S
at Paris, 1'rmirc, where ho fell while
'.'irryliig n a patsenger M. Paulla, owner
of the machine, who waHalso killed.
Martini Mario, on I)ecembor'2H ut
Paris. France; fell 2m fept; caun un
known. I, lent do (Trimon tif the French nrmy,
ou Documbor 3 J nt hit Cr, Frftiico, whern
hlb monoplntm enpsized when he was
I, VI foot in the air
In addition lo thew dcclhs in aeroplane
accidents ocai KiHbloeh and four fom
naiiioiih wore killed on .July l.'t near Op.
laden, (iermnuy, when their dirigible
men to row lorwiiro mere was a pistol
ciack and n iitillei pierced two holes in Hie
comnuinilante's somlnvro. The rowers
backed water m haste, capsizing the boat ,
and dieiiching the native iiuiforms.
That upset the u In Je discussion and there
was a general ietre.it
; It was arranged to re-iiiino the argu
nuiit witli Moisant backed by a whole
' battalion of until c artillery, lint that night,
'there came a gale worse than tile one
which had put the tramp ashore. Mois
nut stayed on the old freighter while her
1 back broke and she labored down into the
' sea The American Consul went out the
next morning and took Moisant out of the
; vessel's top iiggmg, which was all thai ,
iiemained above water lie had lashed
I himself there
1 In ttmT the thieo Moisant brothers got
i in a mess for helping along a revolution
i in Salvador (ieorge and Mfred .Mnis.int
wet e i aught and imprisoned John Moi
isant they didn't lay then hands on He
I was in tlie Held at the head of n stn ill
band of Nicaragua!! convicts whom the
j leaders of the revolution had promised
their ficeilorn If the resolution was i,
I success Several llloilsnjld S.tlvatlot
' troops marched forth iigaiimt John Moi
. sunt and his feeble army. The American
1 i i.i . i .. i. ...i.i . i
Knew oe ennui not inwe sin u onus in oicii
I n t tic. so lie cut his way through tic
.Srilvadoratmy'riline.saud h-d his little band
of men lo safety across the .N'iciii.igu.iii
bolder 'I hey stopped ill their wise le
treit long enough to loot a bank not
one or lht Molsant depositories. John
Moisant thus esmpiil imprisonment, but
all the property ol the three brothers in
Salvador was conllHcaliil. II amounted
to more thiii S I .(Hm.oini.
Just to be an invo untnrv exile in Nicar
agua did not suit John Moisant. He or-
I giitiizcd a lUlhiintcrlug expedition ugaiimt
Salvador (apt William s. Itcnson, in
I'ommnnil of the American ciuieer Albany,
sent word to John Moisant that ho would
consider it Ins duty, it the exile didn't
hnlt his prepaiatlons, to sink iho ship
which was to carr the filibusters
The expedition liirned right around and
went home, for Moisant Maid ho couldn't
allonl to lose more money jut then
Kigueroa wiim then President of Sal
vador. John Moisant appealed to the
State. Department at Washington for
his two ImpiiHonod biothera, but didn't
army in tint Nicaragua u jungle and started
with .tun of tlii'in for tlie Salvador border.
Jo.o Santos Zelaya was then President
of Nicaragua If" cheerfully furnished
John Mi isiint witli the Nicaraguan gun
boat Monotoinbo and Km pickiii men
Irotn tho Nicaraguan army. Two hun
dred native Indians wero induced to
At the head of these men Moisant em
batkiil in the gunboat Mouotombo from
NicnragunV northernmost port and sailed
to Salwulnr. In live hours lie had com
pleted the revolution, said to be a record.
Ill elapsed time First ho stentniil into
the bay of Ac.ijull.i at noon June t", IIM7.
i In live minutes he had trained his gun
and halt demolishiil the fortress, lie
foiced 1 soldiers from tho fort to Join
his in my or be killed The rest was sim
ple, John Moi-ant seeing to tlie liberation
ot ins brothers ax soon ns he had lotiud
tho whereabouts ol the jail ill which they
.elnyn sent Moisant to Pari on some
political errand, it i presumed At any
rate, when .elaya was uvcrthmwii
Moisant got no nioie money fiom him
It was then that he showed up at Illriot's
F.nsilv the most Hpectncular thing in
Moisant's (lying career was that Sunday
nt Iteltnont Pink, a few months ago.
when ho won the Uynn SlO.nnii Statue of
Liberty prize It was a cold, bright,
snnpping ilny. Claude (irnlianio-Wlilte
had come roaring back from Ills voyage
over New York Hay, and whilo he was
being carried in an automobile before
thousands who adjudged him the victor,
Moisant was arranging for the purchase
of l.e lllanc'rt Ml horse-power llleriot
machine. Tim nppluuso for Cirnhtimo-
W bite had lust died away when Molsant
in the l,o lilanc HMrlnt sprung
air Ho made one ust'cnding olr
I Held nnd united oil lo the west.
I Hy then every one knew what wim up
i mi American wan making n dosporatn
I elfort to retrieve tho prio. It seemed
rtther hopeless, but I lie .thousands lid-
feted hopefully through half an hour
n 3t minutes 3S sivonds Moisant was
It wasn't until tiie figures nhowoil on
the big coded bulletin boanl that the huge
crowd know thai ho had really won
Then Ihero wus ft demonstration that
overtopped nil the cheers for (irahiime
White An incident was recalled yesterday by
one who overheard a conversation be
tween Charles Hamilton, Moisant and
Halph Johnstone just before Johnstone
was killed The three airmen were in
the giill room of the Hotel Astor Ham
ilton remarked that everv man, Including
himself, who went up in an aeroplane
would I mi killed sometime in tho next
I en years Johnstone said "You are a
nice killjoy to have around." Moisant
smiled, but said nothing. Hamilton is
the only one alive now
On the tour which he started after
the lielmont meet under the management
of his brother Alfred, it was said that
Moisant was to leceive J72,lltl n year
Moisuit is survived by one son. Stan
ley, n boy of l.'i, nt i military school In
California, nnd three brothers nut! three
sisters. Hoth his patents and his wife
are dond His brothers are Alfred, presi
dent of the International Aviators, and
Cdwurd nnd (ieorge, nil of Salvador.
His sisters are the .Misses Mnthllde ntld
MA JIM ED.
Lotiisi. Muisiuit. both of whom have been 1 ,.;ielied an altitude of Ki.fiiKl fcot
hole for the meet
of Sail Franc sen.
und Mrs llei ton Wowl
I'lTtKiNs: SM'NDKItS. On Saturday. Decern
livr ,11 nt tin' C liurrlt nt the 1 loll CroM,
I'lalnllPliI, X J . Ml"4 l.e'it-s- Niumlrrs tu
.Mr Maxwell i:arH Perkins
one of the largest prize winners, carry
ing away J7.(Kl for altitude and duration
With Halph Johnstone ho was ono of
the heroes of the most spectacular llight
in the history of aviation, tho two air-
men having i i blown from lielmont
Park to the interior of Long Island in a
Another notable achievement to his
credit was the Might on December 2lt.
when ho went from the I-os Angeles
nvi.itiiiii Held to Mount Wilson, a
dsiauce of nc.trlv folly miles, circling
in the till- above th" mountain h crest
ii., i., ii. n.niiil trio in two hours
mid a half Ills barograph showed that i
altitude (lights of
to ins credit cross-
Springlleld. Ill . to
stHined (light, 'in two
In addition to hi
nolo Hoxsey also lui"
country ltiiilils from
a ;h '.. l ' Ifl'lf lll''ill'fl Uflf lll'l; U, i.ilia XI.. ill II hllMlMitiei
fUf..f,l nil'll ff.l tun ""i'i" "'' I, ,, lli. Int'il
11111114 linn iiiiiv-ut, iiiii,i,,v .... .--...
distance covoied being tiinety-fU o miles.
On October in. two lny later, in St.
Iiotlis, Hoxsev look Col Itoosevelt up
""..'..'.J .." n". int.. .nn.in..nce I VcAnni.C On Tlinrmlay. Dcremtifr W. at th-
throiigh his skill and daring nights w in
and xauer onsius
C'lilrf rntlie Cnmo I'riim Ills ('Until of
I f, IJ4 feel In the lr.
Arch Hoxsey wan born in Pnsadeim,
Cal , loss than thirty years ago aud.wiis
one of tho'originnl pupil of tho Wrigh
school of theis. Ho was Dim of the best
known of the American aviator nnd
had won distinction both in itoss-couii-try
work and in high climbing.
On December 2s at Los Angeles, Cal..
hn set up a world's altitude record in
into the !" ",Kllt of ",7'1 r""1' hl'"',l,n tno rortl
iclooftho previously iioki oy i.ogagneux, xvuo ai- ,
tamed fn allliudooi in.iui iooi at i,au,
Franco, Decombor Id. lleforo Loga
guoil.x'sllight the honor belonged to Halph j
Johnstone, who tlew to a height of 0.711
loot at tho Ilolniont Park meet. Hoxsey
was a Keen rival ot .JOIlll-ione ai urn i.ei- ",'; ,"u 'nrf ivntral
moot urn mndo four (lights , '"'V ""r""" ' "rJL.? "U " "'V ., nt,ir.
IlAl.llArit On Drrrmlitr Si, 1010, Kitnanl Hal-
Larh, Jr., In tils 7W rar.
l'unrral niillrc hrrralttr.
DOllKXtl'S Kntrrnl Into rest, at hl lOIIl
Montrlalr, N. .1 . on l'rlday. licremttr t
Plilllp liurenius In tils Mtli year.
lnnrral on Mnnilay atternocm at .1 o'clock at
Trinity l'ritiyterlati Churcli, Montclalr. N.J.
Inti rinriit prlxatr.
Itl'.NNlNn.-On I'rhlay night, Iiercmber M. Oui
r. Ilrnnlne, brloveil hustianit of I'unny lien-
l'unrral sen'crs nt hU lats rexlilence, 413 Coa
Milt a .. Monday, January 2, at 10 A. M,
I.i:.OW -On Hrri'i!irrr .m, at Ms resldenea,
.N'yatli, Itockland rounls, after a brief lit
tievs, Clarence U'xnu.
Interment Monday. January :, 1011, at Oak
Mill Cemetery. I'uneral inhale.
I.riMNOTOX -On rrlday. December SO. after
a hort lllnr. at Cornell. N V.. I-axlnla K.
I.iiillnirion. dauuliler of the late Uwl and
Piillj Tnnt.enil l.udlpctott.
Notice of funeral hereatier.
MACDONAI.l).- At Alb.in. N. V., on Friday.
December M. 10IO, Willi (inn MacDonald,
I'uneral services at the ririt Presbyterian
Church, Albany. .Sunday afternoon, at ZM
MAKTIN - Sudden to. at Monllcenn. Ml., on nee
cnriber M. 1010. Noel II ,
late Heune Martin.
Notice of funeral lierealter.
eldest son of the
at Asbiuv Patk last hummer .louiisioini
and llox'sey then mnde tlie lint moon
light llight ever made in this country,
i There was alwnys n friendly riynlry be.
'tween these iwo nvintors, nnd Mlbitr
! Wright said he always found them a
' hum pair to handle, hocause when ono
performed n font the other immediately
i started to outdo him
Molsnnl's Acrn limped In HUcK,
Tho llleriot monoplane in which John
11 Moisant tnntle his llight from France
iw.nis nr i.u narent. :M Kim St., Albany,
James II , son of Mr and Mrs. Patrick J.
McArdlc of Albaii
rnncral fcriltrs will be held at the Cathedral
of the Immaculate Conception, Albany, Mon
day mornlnc January r. al 10 oMock
WAI.KHIt On December no. at her residence.
M7 Cathedral l'arkwar. New York. Frances
Victoria, widow ot Charles J. Walker and
daughter of the late S O. Kelloji.
Serxlces al Hi Michael's P K. Church. BSth st.
and Amsterdam bv . on Monday, January 2,
at It A M,
I.'ncrlitiirt wlih n o.-issencer on August
! t i..A.'te ...mi. i...,, n ilia iiiitnmobilo
in nisn is i.i, .-a,, ,i i ... m.
Tel. liZi l.uei?.
VHANK K. CAM I'llKLL,
Chapels. Ambulance tiervlce,
mont Park moot nnd made four nights '"'V "y ',.. moVlln n(1 ,h(. tnblot
of above n.ooii leot. the highest being ' nt)OVl, t bearing Moisant's nnme nnd n
H.fKKlfeel , brief account of his exploit were draf
I At tho Holmont I'ark moot uox&oy was t w biacn last niRnt.
"TRINITY CHAl'EL. Wen Mth st . near tlroad
way; tho Hev. John MocWrldge, Vlear-Sunday
services. Holy Communion and 11. t cnsonV
Weak day aervlces, 8 and .