Lindbergh Flies Over the Atlantic

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H OME EDITION DECATUR HERALD THE WEATHER- Cloudy, Warmer 47TH YEAR 10 Pages Decatur, Illinois, S A T U R D A Y E V E N I N G , May 21, 1927 _ THREE com LINDBERGH MAKES RECORD FLIGHT IN 3% HOURS WORLD HAS NEW HERO IN "LUCKY LINDBERGH," LONE CONQUEROR OF ATLANTIC Lad Who Escaped Accident Four Times Braves Jinx of New York-Paris Flight Which Has Already Claimed Many Lives; All Admire Courage «.T « * W l i O V K NEW YORK, May 2 I -- The when he i-itnio to M a n h a t t a n ho went to the rnovloi nnd stood In l i n e for his ticket, h a p p i l y u n i d e n t i f i e d . Hying Kid" at Journey's End Capt. Ch»rle» Lindbergh, intrepid American aviator, arrived in Paris late Saturday evening after a 3,600-mile flight. · GRUMBLING DIKE STILL HOLDING Only 200 of Louisiana Parish Heed Warning--Others Wait for Break | (»i/ Unllrrt PI-W-I.) Conquers Atlantic Irish Gather to View Lindbergh (Rv Unltett rrttt.) 'CORK, Ireland, Mny si--Hundred* of flsherfolk, count guards and peasants peasants gathered on tho shores of eoun lies Cork, Kerry, Clare and Galwny In Saturday'* dawn (training their «ycs ieawnrd hoping to got a glimpse of Captain Charles Lindbergh when lie should pnni over on epoch f l i g h t from New York .to Furls. Despite announcements from *u AMERICAN FLYER DROPS OUT OF CLOUDS TO CRIES OF CHEERING THOUSANDS AT PARIS AIR FIELD Lone Flyer Who Defied Hazards of Wind, Weather and Water Water Makes Record Breaking Journey iWthout Trouble --Finished Ahead of Schedule \ (By. United Pren) LE BOURGET FIELD, Franc*, May 2rCaplaiii Oharlts Llndkrch, the flying mail man, arrived Saturday by air from New York. He was the first man ever to fly from New York to Paris and wheels of Lindbergh's monoplane touched the gromd the dream of aimen that the North American and Eeropeen continents shcridbe linked in non-stop In airplane flight was realized. Sinee 7:51 A, M,, Eastern daylight time Friday, Lindbergh had enroute on the great elrole alone in the eabin of hie maeMio, few sandwiches, hot ohooolate and two boWesof water to entail Me strength. There wee the premise of fame and fortune to nrge him ward, As the monoplane taxied to to a stop, Paris prepared to welcome welcome the hero of the greatest sporing event of the year. - Lindbergh arrived at 5:21 p. m. Eastern daylight daylight time, after 33$ houra in the air on the flight of approximately 3,600 miles by way of the New England coast, Nova Scotia and New Foundland. BID DEFIANCE TO SEA DEMONS

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  1. Decatur Evening Herald,
  2. 21 May 1927, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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