AERONAUTICS: Lindbergh Honored

Linbergh Honored

Col. Lindbergh acquired the first string of honorary letters after his name; M. A. S., Master of Aeronautical Science. The honor was accorded by St. Joseph College, Philadelphia; a Jesuit institution. At the ceremonial dinner, the flyer wore a gold-lined gown, a silver tassel on his flat academic hat.

Leaving Philadelphia to keep a promise, he darted toward Long Island where he had pledged his presence at a charity air circus. As he slid neatly to earth, the frantic crowd broke police lines, swooped toward his plane. With the mob spirit hurling those...

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