Aeronautics: Fares in Advance

Up to last week five states were without regular airmail or passenger service: West Virginia, Rhode Island, Delaware, New Hampshire and Vermont. Last week New Hampshire and Vermont were hoisted out of the groundling class by a curious procedure.

Amelia Earhart Putnam and Paul Collins, who formerly helped operate Ludington Lines between New York and Washington, made a deal last August with Boston & Maine Railroad. The railroad opened an airline between Boston, Portland and Bangor, Me., hired Mrs. Putnam and Mr. Collins to run it for them as National Airways Inc....

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