The network of air mail routes that is slowly spreading over the country, last week stretched out to join Boston with New York and thus, by relays, with Detroit, Chicago, Dallas, Minneapolis, San Francisco and intermediate offices.

Whizzing New Englandwards from Hadley Field (New Brunswick, N. J.) the first New York-to-Boston plane stopped off with mail for Hartford, Conn. Governor Trumbull of Connecticut, chairman of the board of the company contracting for the new route, left his busy desk in the State House to follow the mail-carrier to Boston in another plane, where...

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