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Stowaway is found on dirigible after six hours on way

By United Press

MINEOLA, L.I. -- To William Ballantyne, 22 years old, belongs the distinction of being the first aerial stowaway to cross the Atlantic.

Ballantyne was originally a member of the R-34's crew. Just before leaving East Fortune, Scotland, he was informed that there was no room for him because of the addition of other passengers.

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He hid himself aboard.

Six hours out he revealed himself to Maj. Scott, the commander. Scott said today that Ballantyne will be "court-martialed," but intimated his "sentence will be light."

The stowaway, however, will not be permitted to return with the R-34.

Wopsie, a little striped cat, made the voyage as the R-34's mascot.

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