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'WOMEN TO HAVE PLEASURE PLANES IN TEN
YEARS AS THEY HAVE AUTOS TODAY"
New York, Nov. 24. "American
women's place in the air is-shoulder
to shoulder, or rather, vjing to wing,
with American menP'
Ruth, Lawi queen of the air.by vir
tue of her non-stop cross-country
flight from Chicago to Horneli: N.
Y., in which she broke all American
records, looked squareTy into the
eyes of Capt. CushmanA. Rice of
the United States aerial" corps as she
made this statement.
And Capt 'Rice offered .no dissent
ing, opinion. ;
"Man can do nothing with an aero
plane that woman cannot do equally
as well," said the birdwoman.
"Woman, has just as much physi
cal courage ao man. Her sense of
equilibrium the important factor in
flying is just as keen." My flight
shows a woman's endurance Is equal
or surpasses that of man,
"Physical strength, enters into the
question of flying. I am not as strong