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Pattsmoa PRICE TWO CENTS ALTITUDE MARK FRANCE AND ITALY SENTATIVES GENEVA REACH ALTITUDE OF REVEN MILES IN BALLOON Disarmament Leaders Decide To Suspend Parley Until >R n a &** v& fc- nary (By Associated Press) C ; -.-:'.eva. Nov. 21—A clash between. F:-•.::?!! and Italian representatives marked a meeting o: disarmament :~aders today at which suspension of liie arms parley until January was decided on. The Italians argued for a complete cessation of i-he conference sub-committees during the suspension of effort to reach an agreement on disarmament. Foreign Minister Joseph Paul-Soncour of France insi'ted th?t , the oonunittees meei. as usual. 1 As usual the American representative abstained from participation in the 'discussion which ensued up until the ! time a recess was called later in the ' day. The meeting was held in the midst ' of discussion in authoritive quar- Iters of a new world disarmament conference to reorganize the League of Nations revised peace treaty and deal with the disarmament crisis and the great political problems troubling the world. GHS OFF BALLONiSTS LAND SAFELY AFTER TRIP TO STRATOSPHERE Capf. Settle And Major Fordney Reach Height Of Eleven Miles — Land Near Brighton, N. J. Shown above are the pair of intrepid service baJloonists and the craft In which they went sailing toward tha stratosphere on an air voyage of discovery to the third layer of atmosphere. At left is the huge hydrogen gas bag which carried them away from Akron, Ohio. At right, Lieut. Comm. T. G. W. Settle of the Navy (left) and Maj. Chester L. Fordney, Marino corpi mathematician, in front of the spherical gondola of the balloon immediately before their takeoff. (Associated Press Photos! (By Associated Press) I Bridgeton. N. J.,' Nov. 21--America's i first stratosphere balloon jol-.ed to rest !iu the marshlands southwest of Bridgeton at 5.50 yesterday as hundreds oi persons searched the pine woods cranberry bogs and cultivated farms in southern New Jersey. Lieut. Conidr. T. G. W. -Settle and his aide, Maj. Chester L. Fordney slept through the night wrapped in the deflated fabric of their big balloon awaiting daybreak. At 8.44 a. m.. Major Fordney trudged through the marshland, walking until 9.30 a. m. when he reached the farm house of S. N. Johnson, nine miles experiences as- they soared 11 mile* above the earth yesterday. Accordii.'; t,o the altimeter within the gondo'.u. Major Fordney said (lie highest alt. - tude reached was 59.000 feet, but tr, • height attained must be officially checked. Taking of! at Akron airport at 9.17 a. m. (E. S. T.) the adventurers had UK- spc-cific mission of studying the naturo of the cosmic ray. that elusive beam bombardng the earth which has claimed the undivided atiention oi famous scientists for years. The rays, 100 times as powerful in [he stratosphere as at sea level were to be recorded oti delicate instruments carried by the

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  1. The Portsmouth Herald,
  2. 21 Nov 1933, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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