Lindbergh lands in Paris

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1U Cents Per Copy; Mail by Zones, Toe to 11.00. - W. UJl. Indiananolii Ind. Issued Dail nd Sunriav. mm BE m 11 m IH. Willi HEbull jUiII fill KM i Today He Got There. Honor His Mother. Air Dreadnaught Wanted. Rich Men Ford Might Help. By Arthur Brisbane - CAN you imagine a more gloriwus triumph for a boy of 23? With French and British airmen escorting him, young Lindbergh Hew over the channel, on, above the beautiful French farms and thatched cottages, cottages, to the Paris air landing, and to a permanent place in the list of brave men. Caesar drove through Rome's streets dragging behind . his chariot the captured but uncon-quered uncon-quered uncon-quered Verclngetorlx. King, of the Gaula. His triumph of force and brutality was a poor performance performance compared with yesterday! yesterday! triumph in the air. Alone, with two hours of sleep in the preceding sixty hours, driving driving a sall monoplane with only one engine, Lindbergh crossed the ocean in thirty-three thirty-three thirty-three hours from New York to Paris, landing aev-eral aev-eral aev-eral hours ahead of his schedule, an honor to his country, an inspiration inspiration to the whole world of youth and courage. Pray that It may not occur to the daring youth to fly back again. If -the plan occurred to him. he would carry it out, not In bravado, but simply because he is; without fear and enjoys excite ment. LE BOURGET FIELD, Paris, France, May 21. (Associated Press) From New York to Paris by air is accomplished. The greatest feat in the history of aviation ended on Le Bourget flying field at 10:21 o'clock tonight (3:21 p. m. Indianapolis time), when Capt. Charles A. Lindbergh, lone American aviator, taxied to earth in the flare of red beacons and huge searchlights. The youthful Lindbergh, who piloted a "blind" plane with a periscope, navigated his way across the Atlantic with a precision a navigator of great ocean vessels might envy. He landed in the midst of a mighty crowd that gave him the tremendous welcome his achievement deserved. s "Well, here we are," was what he had to say to the cheering crowd. "I am very happy." ILL WASHINGTON AGLOW WITH JOY IS AIRMHn WINS Youth's Lone-Hand Lone-Hand Lone-Hand Victory Over Atlantic Stirs Staid Capital as Few Feats Have Done in Past. CONGRATULATIONS SENT Note of Sorrow. for Missing French Fliers Runs Through Messages. WASHINGTON'. May 21. UF) Lindbergh's history-making history-making history-making flight to France today thrilled Washington out of its traditional stolidity. The thought of this young airman, winging his way alone through the darkness of the night over deserted ocean waters and depending for his life on his own skill and courage, aroused the interest and touched the Imagination of the capital as few things have done in the past. There had been the army's world-circling world-circling world-circling flight, the hop of the N'C-4 N'C-4 N'C-4 across the Atlantic, the trans-Atlantic trans-Atlantic trans-Atlantic voyage of the Los Angeles and other feats of aviation which had brought admiration and praise from Washington, Washington, but the adventuresome, solitary attempt of Lindbergh forced the young flier's petaonality into, the picture picture and made hla flight a test wherein wherein a young sportsman staked everything everything In the face of the forebodings of experts. That appealed to the T I III ST. LOUIS IT T Whistles, Cathedral Chimes Open Celebration in City Whose Name Lindbergh's Lindbergh's Plane Bears. BACKERS OFFER PRAISE "You Have Done What Could Not Be Done" One Cables Flier. ST. LOUIS, Mo., May 21. (Associated (Associated Tress) Blowing of factory and locomotive whistles inaugurated a tu-multuous tu-multuous tu-multuous celebration here late today on successful completion of Capt. Charles Lindbergh's nonstop flight from New York to Paris in his plane, Spirit of St. Louis. "Curt. Lindbergh's achievement la perfectly marvelous snd fully Justifies Justifies our confidence in him," said Uarry E. Knight, one of the chief backers of the flight. "There Is nothing more we can say. He Is the whole show." Harold M. Blxby, president of the Chamber of Commerce and another backer of the flight, cabled his congratulations congratulations to Lindbergh. "You have done what couldn't be done." he wired. "Ail St. Louis is talking Lindbergh and nothing else. Your magnificent courage snd keen Judgment have been splendidly rewarded. rewarded. Heartiest congratulations. Will see you in New York." CHIMES ARE SOUNDED. The bells of Christ Church Cathedral, NEWS OF FL EH THE MAN WHO iiiiiiir Hj i , - 1 1 , i X ! ... V "- "- ;,VH. 1 - 'Tw 1 -v -v , i;w ..liiiiiH!iiff f $ , - t" : - i (International Photo.) DID IT. Xv.'.v.vv.'.-.y,;.., Xv.'.v.vv.'.-.y,;.., Xv.'.v.vv.'.-.y,;.., ... X -!.! -!.! Then a vast flood over the field and surged around the plane. Hundreds tried to get the boy on their shoulders. . , .... 1 r High in the air they carried him to the administration building on LeBourget field, where Myron T. Herrick, as ambassador ambassador of the airman's own country, and high officials of France, together with French and American notables with tears in their eyes, stammered their congratulations. congratulations. ' Terribly drawn and tired, Lindbergh yet had the grit to smile and wave his arms in acknowledgment of the tributes tributes of the crowd. They bore him into the building, where an unofficial reception committee awaited, "but the people wanted more of him and cheered wildly until Ambassador Herrick brought his helmet to the window and exhibited a great bunch of flowers that had been presented to the flier. The reception was as short a decently could be, and within ft few minutes after the landing, Lindbergh, in the ambassador's car, was threading his way toward Paris and a bit of sleep. Before he started he had a thorough massage for his tired and cramped arms and legs, and some coffee to brace him until he could get to bed. The huge crowd w as not satisfied with ft mere sight of their heroj they almost swamped the plane, and began tearing strips of canvaa and wood from the frame. The police soon put a stop to this, how ever, and with the departure of Lindbergh's machine for Paris, some thing like order was restored. m 11 of spectators broke

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  1. The Indianapolis Star,
  2. 22 May 1927, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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