AERONAUTICS: Wingless Victory

"The nation will hope that Ruth Elder and other girls will stay on the ground hereafter, or do their flying over land and let men like Lindbergh, if there are any like him, do the ocean flying."—Arthur Brisbane.

". . . Overwhelming presumptuousness . . . crazy sensationalism. . . . She has done her share to confirm her countrymen in the idea—if that were possible—that the American girl is the supreme effort of creation"—Zwölf Uhr Blatt (Berlin).

"A woman had no business to attempt such a flight. It was perfectly...

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