Science: Northward Ho!

Polar exploration is popular this summer. Captain Roald Amundsen, the Norseman who reached the South Pole first, will hop off from Wainwright, Alaska, June 21, in an attempt to fly over the North Pole to Spitzbergen.

According to German advices, his airplane, unknown to him, is a defective second-hand machine, and fears are felt for his safety. The Junker Airplane Company, is bringing two planes to Spitzbergen for rescue work, and unless the explorer is heard from within a reasonable time, they will circle the Arctic Zone in the direction of the Pole, scanning...

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