AERONAUTICS: Post-Postponed

Again Captain Roald Amundsen, Norse North Pole habitué, was given pause on his way to the Earth's upper end. This time the impediment was an invoice from his Pisa (Italy) planemakers for £14,000. Until that was paid, said they, he would have to continue waiting at Christiania for his three Dormier planes.

Hearing of his embarrassment, the Italian Government gave Amundsen ten days to find money before it reorganized the Polar flight under Lieut. Locatelli, the Norwegian's chief pilot. Amundsen was to be offered the post of sub-commander under Locatelli.

To that...