Aeronautics: Mail Act

Last week the Army and the airmail finally parted ways when the last route (Chicago-Pembina, N. Dak.) was taken over by Hanford Tri-State Air Lines. Meanwhile in Washington Congress was putting the finishing touches to the new Air Mail Law before sending it on to the White House. The act establishes a 6¢ airmail postage rate, provides one-year mail contracts with rates to be fixed by the Interstate Commerce Commission (maximum 40¢ per airplane mile), prohibits interlocking directorates and holding companies, limits each contractor to one primary and two secondary routes, permits...

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