March 15, 1915--Duluth Herald--page 11

Webster Makes Three Flights and Gives Spectators
Some Good Entertainment

       Races between Harry Webster in his bi-plane and Duluth autoists attracted thousands of race fans to the lake front yesterday afternoon. This form of sport, which is new in Duluth, proved to be exciting and intereesting and delighted the big crowds.
     Webster made three flights yesterday afternoon over the lake and business parts of the city. In one flight he soared 1,200 feet over Superior street and dropped a bomb, which exploded 150 feet below his bi-plane.
     In the race he defeated Ray Buchanan's National car once and lost one race. In the next flight he soared higher, and took in a bird's-eye view of the city from the Central high school
eastward and then back to his starting point.
     In the auto ice race four events were staged. In the first, four cars competed. Three autos entered each of the other contests. Buchanan made more than seventy miles an hour in one of the events, which Buchanan won. Dr. J. D. Park's Locomobile, which in 1913 won the national trophy of the A. A. A., whorth $5,000, in the Minneapolis to Glacier park tour, finished second. Alex Cosgrove drove the car, which has traveled 135,000 miles. CLiff Oppel entered his Napier, and Norman Smith's Overland was driven by Willis.
     Drivers declare that the ice was in perfect condition for the race yesterday.

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