Hunt nearing end
EARHART HUNT NEARINGEND FAMOUS AVIATRIX AND NAVI* NAVI* GATOR HAVE BEEN GIVEN UP FOR DEAD BY THE NAVY. HONOLULU, July 17.—Miss Amelia Amelia Earhart and Frederick J Noonan, lost fifteen days since their forced landing in the Pacific on their world flight, will be given up as dead by the navy if they are not found today or tomorrow, it was indicated today. The coast guard cutter Itasca. assigned assigned to naval orders for the pasi week, has been ordered out of the search. The airplane carrier Lexington which brought 63 planes into the Howland Island area for on aeria survey, is running low on fuel anc probably will abandon the scare! today or tomorrow. The mine-sweeper Swan, also in .the hunt, probably will be recalled when the Lexington heads for Peur Harbor. The Lexington's planes have covered covered an estimated 100,000 square miles in four days of flying.