Transport: Bug

For goodwill, for science, and for publicity, Amelia Earhart Putnam set out from Los Angeles one day last week to fly nonstop to Mexico, D. F. (1,700 mi.). The prospect of a visit from the world's No. 1 woman aviator so excited Mexicans that most Government employes were given a holiday, a special postage stamp issue was arranged, and swarthy Foreign Minister Emilio Fortes Gil prepared to greet the lady in the name of the Republic.

Scientific purpose of Mrs. Putnam's flight was to test a radio homing compass in her capacity as $1-a-year...

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