AERONAUTICS: Airgrams

As a result of lengthy investigations, engineers at the annual meeting of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers in Manhattan announced that it should be possible to carry a letter from Chicago to New York overnight by air at a cost of 24 cents. Even if the weight is limited to one ounce, this means thousands of words for less than half the price of a 50-word night letter by Western Union or Postal Telegraph.

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