Despite the fact that everyone except the wives and mothers of the men on board the PN9 No. 1—giant plane which vanished a fortnight ago, somewhere in the neighborhood of Hawaii—had come to the conclusion that the airship had sunk to the bottom of the Pacific or been crushed in its waves, rumors persisted that it had been found with all its crew alive. Such a message was picked up by an amateur radio operator:

"Request tug be sent to Nawiliwili for Rodgers and Crew who are in...

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