Transport: Women on Wheels

The pleasant young women who are graduate nurses and serve as hostesses on U. S. airlines are a fixed institution of the air and are considered a profitable investment by their employers. U. S. railroads, long addicted to the Negro porter as a factotum, have seen the signs of the times in the sky.

After advertising its needs and interviewing some 300 applicants, New York, New Haven & Hartford R. R. last week started training classes in Boston for a handful of young women to act as dining car hostesses on its crack runs,...

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