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Wright - :o: GOVERNMENT WANTS AIR SHIP. Overtures...
:o: GOVERNMENT WANTS AIR SHIP. Overtures Similar To Those Made Professor Langley A're Made To the Wright Brothers. NORFOLK, Va., Dec. 20. Uncle Sam wants the flying-machine invented by Orville and Wilbur Wright of Dayton, Ohio, the brothers who made the successful test of their invention last Thursday at Kitt- hawk, Va.. The Government lias been in communication with tho Wrights and it is said made the same overtures to them that were madu to Professor Langley, who thrice failed to make a successful test of his aeroplane. Telegrams from Gpvernmcnt officials and scientific experts in the employ of the Government have been received by the Wrights, with an invitation to come to Washington and talk over their wonderful machine. machine. The Wrights will leave tomorrow for their home, and at least one of them will visit Washington on the way. The Wrights have r-j fused to answer numerous newspaper queries, and are sacredly guard ing their machine from further newspaper exploitation. in

Clipped from The Hawaiian Star01 Jan 1904, FriPage 2

The Hawaiian Star (Honolulu, Hawaii)01 Jan 1904, FriPage 2
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