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