Lindbergh wins Orteig Prize

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Lindbergh wins Orteig Prize - 'Lucky' Wins Orteig Prize By United Press. New...
'Lucky' Wins Orteig Prize By United Press. New York. May 21. Raymond Orteig Jr., son of the donor of the $25,000 prize for the first non-stop non-stop non-stop flight between between New York and Paris, cabled congratulations to Capt. Charles Lindbergh Lindbergh upon his achievement this afternoon. afternoon. As secretary of the Orteig prize committee, committee, he advised the aviator officially officially that the prize had been won, and that Lindbergh would receive a check for $25,000 immediately. Raymond Orteig, Sr., who offered the prize, was among the throng at Le Bourget which greeted Lindbergh upon his arrival. The instruments which will attest the success of the "Spirit of St. Louis" in completing a non-stop non-stop non-stop flight from New York to Paris will be checked by officials of the National Federation of Aeronautics before the $25,000 is paid to Lindbergh, although this is conceded conceded to be a technicality.

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  1. The Pittsburgh Press,
  2. 22 May 1927, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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