ORAHAME-WHITE CAPTURES GOR
DON BENNETT CUP.
Le Blanc, Far Ahead, Forced to Make
Perilous Descent When Fuel
New York, Oct. 29.-Claude Gra
kame-White, flying for the Royal
Aero Club of the United Kingdom,
lifted the Gordon Bennett interna
tional speed trophy from the custody
*f America today In the fastest time
ior the full distance of 100 kilometres
(61 1-4 miles) around a five kilo
metre course. His average speed was
a fraction better than 61 miles an
hour and his fastest lap was two
minutes, 55.77 seconds, but the cap
agn of the French team, Alfred Le
lanc, flying In a similar machine.
a 100 horse power Bleriot monoplane,
-was making each lap no an average
*f 20 seconds faster than Grahame
White and would have w nothe cup if
he had not met with a disastrous ac-;
*ident in his last lap, when he had
the race seemingly well in hand.
His first lap was a new world's
'record in itself for five kilometres-2
minutes, 45.63 seconds-but he ex
-seeded It with a lap done in 2 min
ates, 44.32 seconds.
Was Well Ahead.
Te Blanc was running before the
wind under full power at an estimated
.peed of 80 miles an hour when the
leed pipe from his gasoline tank to
his motor loosened under the Inces
-sant Jarring of the engine and he
suddenly found himself with nothing
but momentum to carry him. Le
.Blanc was helpless and panic stricken
He tried to lift his planes so that
1te last few drops of gasoline might
-Iter down into the engine and lend:
'Im strength enough to make a land
ing. His steerageway was gone and
when a puff of wind caught him he
d"' 4rifted sideways, still driving at tre
mendous speed, and crashed foremost
Jbto a -telegraph pole.
The pole was 14 inches thick but
'he broke it In three pieces as if it had
1een a toothpick. The chassis and
steel shield which enclose the motor
were completely crumpled, but the
solid steel of the motor itself with
stood the shock. Had Le Blanc hit
tie pole in any other manner it is
difficult to see how he could have
.pesibly escaped death.
Every One Sorry.
~iRis accident was accepted on every
I mand with the greatest regret. Gra
kamriaWhi-te, the wiine4, ad1mitted
that Le Blanc would have won the
race and would have established a
-world's record even better than his
own except for his mishap. Charles
K. Hamilton of 'the American team
was enthusiastic: .
"Le Blanc is the best track driver
in the world," he said. "The way he
-took those turns was a marvel. Gra
bame-White would never have been
i it except for Le Blanc's accident
and no American machine had a
bhance with him. I am going to
throw my macihine into the scrap
.heap and buy a Bleriot before I leave
this track. The biplane is out of date
and we might as well admit it."
Hamilton will challenge for the cup
next year. The Wright brothers will
. also build a new racer and go after it.'
John B. Moissant will be a third dhal
"You bet," he said, "I'm going after
It. If I don't bring it back some other
Colored State Fair Meets in Columbia
. November 7 to 12.
Wanted every colored person to
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last till 12. The same reduced rates
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