He covered about 30 miles. On the second flight, he was accompanied by another flyer and set a record for remaining in the air with a passenger, 11 minutes and 32 seconds. Large crowds gathered to witness the feats. : The surveying party laying out a right-of-way for the Interurban Construction Co. electric line between here and Topeka has been delayed by a cold snap but says it is on schedule. There is a steady march to Topeka. : In Washington, 10 patients under the age of 10 were inoculated with germs of bovine and human tuberculosis as an experiment in connection with the tuberculosis congress. The death toll continues to mount as cures are being sought. "
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
September 30, 2008