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English: 1919 Transcontinental Air Race on October 10, 1919 in the New York Times
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EAST MEETS WEST NAVIATOR'S RACE, MAYNARD LEADING. Clergyman Lands at Cheyenne After Greeting California Rival in Nebraska. HAS COVERED 1,696 MILES. Lieut. Wales, Caught in Snowstorm, Crashes His Machine on a Mountainside. 2 PICKED UP IN LAKE ERIE. Forty-nine Competitors from Here and Fifteen from Pacific Coast Still In the Contest. Leaders Breaking Records. Sixty-four Still In Race. EAST MEETS WEST IN AVIATORS' RACE. REPORTS ADVERSE WEATHER. War Department Says Conditions Have Delayed Some Planes. MAYNARD REACHES CHEYENNE. Clergyman Arrives at Fort D.A. Russell from Chicago. TWO RESCUED IN LAKE ERIE. Eight Other Machines from Buffalo Arrive at Cleveland. THREE START FROM CHICAGO. Captain Drayton and Major Miller First Off for Rock Island. Still maintaining an average speed of two miles a minute, Lieutenant Belvin W. Maynard, the preacher-aviator, reached Cheyenne, Wyoming, at 6:25 o'clock last night, outdistancing by 236 miles Captain Lowell Smith, a San Francisco entrant, his nearest competitor, who reached Omaha, Nebraska, on the way East ...

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