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Jane, Stewardess of the Air Lines

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Published: 1934
Language: English
Wordcount: 42,286 / 128 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 78.4
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 785
Added to site: 2010.09.29
mnybks.net#: 29124
Origin: gutenberg.org

Featuring a stewardess heroine of unstinting bravery and exceptional adventurousness, written just a few years after women debuted in passenger service in 1930. On flights that repeatedly place passengers and their own safety in jeopardy (including appendicitis, food poisoning, and airborne crime, as well as several crashes) the plucky stewardesses prove themselves worthy--but none more so than Jane.

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ed into her clothes.

Jane had a pretty brown suit with beret to match while Sue wore a two-piece dress of heavy blue crepe. She had a spring coat of similar material and a close-fitting toque, also of blue crepe.

They tip-toed to the door of the dormitory and looked back for just a moment. This had been their home for three long years and there was just a touch of heartache as they stepped into the hall and Sue pulled the door shut.

Miss Hardy was waiting for them in her office. Spread on top of her desk was an appetizing lunch which the supervisor had prepared in the tiny kitchen which adjoined her office. There was a large plate of sandwiches and cups of hot chocolate.

"You shouldn't have gone to all this trouble," protested Jane.

"It wasn't any trouble. I wanted to do it for I want you to have pleasant memories of Good Samaritan."

"We're going to take away a very pleasant memory of you," promised Sue, as she finished a sandwich.

"I have written my own recomm

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