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Trial reset, death takes pioneer, helipad, Odessa native major role at Metropolitan Opera

Series: This Week In Odessa History | Story 8

Last updated 10/17/2019 at 9:12am

100 years ago

The Odessa Record

October 19, 1919

News updates: Lt. Symons took eight persons above the clouds while here with his airplane. Al Wagner made the first ride, followed by Fred Heimbigner, D. H. Simpson and little daughter, Ed Geissler, F. J. Geissler, C. E. Porter, John Deeg and B. Minard. When the plane landed at the Porter place it became stuck in the sand and it took the combined efforts of the owner, C. E. Porter and the Carr boys to release it.

A petition, known as the Hoefel petition, was placed before the Adams county commissioners asking extension of the Donahue highway...

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