NORWAY: All for Norway

Within the stark-white Royal Palace at Oslo, the capital of Norway, a tall man who carries himself like a ramrod and seldom smiles, waited last week in the expectation that an area several times larger than his present kingdom would soon be added to it. King Haakon VII of Norway knew that the great polar dirigible Norge** ("Norway") would shortly set out to fly over an unexplored area exceeding one-fourth million square miles, the icecap of the world. (See AERONAUTICS.) At the stern of the Norge flies...