California Pasadena Independent Newspaper Archives Oct 5 1961, Page 29

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Pasadena Independent (Newspaper) - October 5, 1961, Pasadena, California. or Ozeit 4, Ini . Thursday oct08ih t. Ii Pioneer . Pilot plans retirement capt. Dick Merrill 67, to end i commercial work still Fly new York in capt. Dick Merrill one of the last of the old time filers today had ended a 41-year career of commercial piloting. Lie in t giving up flying though. I d like to Fly until i m said the Veteran Pilot who once filled his plane full of table Tennis balls for a historic two Way hop Over the Atlantico it would float if it would t Fly i get a terrific kick out of he added. I can pass the physical examination for a Lutense just As Well As Ever and i expect to spend much More Lime in the at 67. The trim erect and tanned Merrill has put in some hours aloft and Lias flown in estimated eight Mil lion Miles. It was in 1935 that Merrill flew Singer Harry Richman across the Atlantic and Back in a single engine plane loaded Wii i the table Tennis balls. He said it was the first Atlantic round trip by plane. In 3937, he. Made another such hop and termed it the first commercial round trip. He carried photographs of the Hindenburg Airship disaster to England and brought Back Pic Tures of King George s Corona Tion. For that trip he received the Harmon trophy from president Franklin d. Roose velt. Merrill grading but with few Marks age in his face ends his official piloting career As no. 2 in seniority for East Ern air lines. He and Gene Brown who is no. 1, flew Eastern s first plane 34 years ago. It was a mail Craft. Brown is still with the airline. The plane is in the smithsonian institution. Merrill began his Louif career in j920-barnstorming around the country in in old world Al or i Jenny lie bought for about in 1935, Merrill made a four Day flight from Kansas City mo., to the Strait of Magellar near the Southern tip of South America to deliver a plane used in a search for explorer Lincoln Ellsworth then lost in the Antarctic. Merrill s last flight before retiring will be on a 550-m.p.h. Jet liner from new York to Mimi. His Home. For the past two years he has been a Pilot who checks on the e work of younger men. He will remain As a consultant to Eastern and expects to Buzz about in smaller private Craft. Merrill figures he s the Luck Iest Man in the world for two reasons. I m Lucky to have stayed alive through All those Early years and i m one of the few persons in the world who made a Good living As a invites you to see the Brand new 1962 Philco to s leadership Ehtee Ragael Tarn tar be the newest to advice Eveo at this Low Low Price you can have Philco Chassis to caption Merrill relaxed in York office offer announcing hit retirement. Town Revenue loss blamed on legislature Hartford Conn. Impi _ a tax official told the National conference of the government Al research Assn. Here that the tune has come to put a Stop to state Legislatures Cut Ting Down tax Revenue sources for cities and towns. John of. Tan ant research director for the state tax department said that in Connecticut exemptions Lor veterans and the Blind Cost the cities and towns nearly million n property tax Revenue. Tarrant said that in the Lasij legislative session exemptions were asked for persons Over 65, unregistered motor be hides civil defense shelters Volunteer firemen Airport Landing areas livestock farm machinery agricultural land bus companies and double exemption for non disabled vet-1 1720 e. Colorado . To . In to 7 patting in hear of fancy Jonathan or delicious apples Casaba melons 4 . No. 1 White Rose potatoes 100 la. Sack.3.75 10 39 Sweet Juicy Vauncia oranges summer it Allan or yellow Squash 11n jum1o egg Plant celery in six. Iut Sweet Juicy Grapefruit 10 39c Golden Ripe Bartlett is Oft pears 2 z9 Tokay m m grapes 11 Dairy maid butter ao1 my. Box sugar Honey grahams treat time Peanut it. Butter 69 urge 2-lb. 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