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April 19, 1940 - Image 10

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The Michigan Daily, 1940-04-19

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A TEST; FLIGHT--Owner C. V. Whitney expects, big things of
Carrier Pigeon, a, Kentucky Derby entry seen exercising near Lexington,
Ky. A colt, Carrier Pigeon was sired by the mighty Equipoise. The
derby date is May 4.

D)OWN---WAY DOWN-TO EARTH -- Safe on t he grounid again, a graduate of the U.S. naval air sta-
tion at Lakcliurst, N... uncLudes a 'chute jump from a blimp at" 2,00 feet; that jump was part of the
comimencement exercises ending a three-month course. There were ten men in the current crop of grad
uates of the parachute-training drill.


NO -ROMAN IOIDAY-Just before Kentucky Derbyv date; May
4; there's no Roman holiday for Roman; Joseph L. Widener's Prom-
ising biy colt seen in workout.

CROWDS ATTE''iNI) BOMBER ~l A1 HO1ME-A few of the persons who inspected this bomber :1 irked
at Moffett Field, Cali., may have, recalled the Macon, which once used the hangar, The Macon, a $4,000,-
000 navy dirigible, sank ina the Pacific in 'February, 1935, adding to a string of U.S. air disasters that took the
Shenandoah- in 1.9-5, ;!d the Akron in 1933.

IZEADY FOR THE CATCH?-Back in 900 or 1,040 A.D. this round-
eyed brazier of the Indian God, Xipe Totec, was shaped by some
craftsmen of that peried. It is included in a precious collection of
.Mexican art through 20 centuries, gathe~red in Mexico by John Ab~bott
for exhibition this sume at the Museum of1'Modorn Art in New York

HIS CREDIT'S G;OOD?-One of the W4 oolford Farms entries in the
'May 4 Iieteky Derby at Churchill JDownl" is Prompt Pay,' a bay colt.
out of Stitc~ by Inasco.


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