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as the average -woman. I weigh only
120 nounds and am only a few inches
over five feet in height Yet I could
handle the biggest battleplane made
if given an opportunity.
"As to -woman's part hi the future
of aviation, they will master the
heavier-than-air machine as they
have mastered the automobile.
"Ten ears from now women will
have their own pleasure planes as
they have their own autos today.
"Sex will be forgotten, or at least
ignored, henceforth when aviation is
discussed. Once in the air a machine
will go as well with a woman at the
steering wheel as with a man. Ma
chinery knows no sex.
"Should this country get into war
you. would find a great number of
women capable ana willing to manip
ulate batiepianes for uncle Sam.
"A woman scout would be as use
ful and reliable as a man. All that
she would need would.be courage,
endurance, skill, sense of direction
and position. The average Ameri-
can woman has all of these.
"Any woman who can drive a mo
tor car well and when I say well I
mean fearlessly and without endan
gering the lives of others can learn
to become a first-class air pilot"
Miss Law is proud of the fact that
she is American through and
"I attribute my success in aviation
to the spirit of determination which
is embodied in every American wom
an," she says.
"As a child I dreamed of flying and
as -I grew up up to the majestic
height of five feet two I determined
to fly. Of course I met with the
usual discouragement from friends
and relatives, but I kept on."
"Miss Law's achievement will do
much for the development of avia
tion," said Capt Rice. "Her trip
from Chicago to New York was the
biggest thing ever accomplished in
the history of aviation in tMs coun
PLAY .WITHOUT WORDS IS HIT-
New Yorif, Nov. 24. The strange
est play New York has seen in years
--a regular drama three acts long,
in which not a word is spoken has
proved to be so far the real hit of
the season. '
It is "Pierrot the Prodigal," acted
by French pantomimists and acqom-
paniea Dy a now- 01 music so expres
sive that iristead of missing the
words of actors, one would actually
resent a sound from them.
"Pierrot the Prodigal" is a revival
of a famout French pantomime,
"L'Enfant Prodigue," performed last
summer by actor members of the?
102d French regiment just behind
the firing line.
Marjorie Patterson plays the part
of Pierrot with skill. r
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ONLY DUMB ONES
No babies aloud. Sign on a Chi
Love, like a violet, is often passed
by In pursuit of the' sunflower, sue-,