AERONAUTICS: Flights, Flyers: Sep. 3, 1928

At Wabash, Ind., Colonel Lindbergh invited Marilyn Lockwood, 9, for a flight. Chary, unimpressed, Marilyn demurred. "I never fly with anyone but my dad."

"Young lady," said the Colonel, "you have the distinction of being the first person to refuse to fly with me."

"Gas gone. . . . Water running low . . . been floating on wings . . . days.

"Miss M. . . . oran"

This bottled clue, picked up last week on Westport Beach, Aberdeen, Wash., was thought to determine the fate of the plane Miss Doran, carrying Mildred Doran, Michigan schoolmistress and two men, which disappeared last year during...

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