Aeronautics: Fokker Fuss

Through the corridors of the Department of Commerce building and of Washington's Mayflower Hotel last week stormed an exceedingly irate Dutchman—Anthony Herman Gerhard ("Tony") Fokker. He shouted threats at the Department, at Assistant Secretary Clarence Marshall Young for the "hasty" "hostile" and "prejudiced" action of suspending Fokker planes from U. S. passenger service (TIME, May 11), hinted that certain airmail operators might cancel their contracts with the Government, out of sympathy for his cause. He issued angry statements to the Press at 4 a. m. and repudiated them at 4:30 a....

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