AERONAUTICS: Balked by Ice

When Lieut. Leigh Wade and Sgt. H. H. Ogden greeted their commander, Lieut. Smith, at Reykjavik, quaint Iceland town, Smith murmured a few words of sympathy to the men whom, he had last seen drifting helplessly at sea (TIME, Aug. 11). Wade, still grieving at the loss of his ship and at being out of the glorious adventure so near the goal, burst into uncontrollable tears. With difficulty his comrades quieted him, cheered !him further with the news that by express command of the Chief of Air Service himself, a new Douglas...

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