Sixty three men, one jump or more ahead of death, were listed last week by the Army Air Corps. Called the Caterpillar Club this unofficial organization is composed of all U. S. flyers who have dodged destruction by parachute leaps from disabled planes. Parachutes are made of silk; silk comes from caterpillars.

At the top of the list was the name of Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh. Four times has he jumped for dear life, oftener than any native flyer. His disciples wondered why he has discarded the device to which he owes four...

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