AERONAUTICS: 25 Miles

In cooperation with the Army Air Service, the U. S. Department of Agriculture has had most successful results in fighting the boll weevil. Aeroplanes specially fitted for this work are now to be built. The poison is to be sprayed from under the wings, The aeroplanes must fly slower than any commercial planes ever built, 25 miles an hour, so that spraying may be thorough and unhurried.

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