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Onetime Vice President Charles Curtis,
73, who since 1884 has spent all but five years in public office, began a business career by accepting the presidency of New Mexico Gold Producers Corp., formed in 1931 by a group of Kansas citizens who hope to make it the largest placer mining operation in North America. His new domain lies along the Rio Grande near the Colorado-New Mexico border, a region whence Spaniards before 1680 took millions in gold dust.
In Tulsa, Okla. a transport airplane rose...