July 12, 1938

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 11, 2002

World girdlers winging their way today over wild Siberian wastes

NEW YORK – Albert Lodwick, flight representative here for Howard Hughes, announced at 1:55 p.m. E.S.T. today that the aviator had landed at Omsk, Siberia, at 1 p.m. E.S.T.

Lodwici, who is president at Stinson Aircraft Corporation, said he had been advised By &uot;government cable&uot; of the flier’s arrival at Omsk where 2,000 gallons of

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fuel were on hand.

Oxford Church unit meets last night, Mrs. West presides

The Woman’s Auxiliary of OMC met Monday night at the church.

The president, Mrs. J.C. West. presided. A memorial service was held for Mrs. Hattie Brown. Mrs. R.F. Welch read a tribute to Mrs. Brown written by Mrs. J.C. West, and the poem &uot;Away&uot; by James Whitmore Riley. Mrs. Paul Cross read resolutions on the death of Mrs. Brown.