Transport: Leap

Last week Pilot Joe Kirton, his resignation in, got ready to make his last flight for Hillman Saloon Coaches & Airways Co. (London-Paris). Presently two girls who had been pacing back & forth at Stapleford Airdrome boarded his plane. They sucked nervously at cigarets. Said one: "Darling, wouldn't John have loved to be with us?" The two passengers had tickets for all six seats in the plane, explained that four friends were expected. The friends never arrived. After the take-off the girls complained of a draught, asked Pilot Kirton to close the...

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