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Associated Advertising Clubs in Chicago, and July 27th, 28th, and 30th she flew at a local celebration at Downs, Kansas. In mid-August she was at a Fargo, North Dakota, September 26th to the 28th at the Olmsted County Fair at Rochester, Minnesota, and October 2nd to the 14th at the international Wheat Show at Wichita, Kansas. On November 19 through 20, 1916, Miss Law made the big flight of her career. Without fanfare or previous publicity, she flew from Chicago to New York in the open Curtiss plane which she had been using for some time in looping exhibition work. It was equipped with a Curtiss OX engine and carried only 53 gallons of gas. A crude small stramlined-shielding had been made around her feet and limbs as protection from the cold. This flight was a great personal achievement. with a marine compass and a strip map on rollers in a case, lacking experience in cross-country flying, she established a new American distance record of 590 miles. Leaving Grant Park, Chicago, at 8:25 a.m. she flew by was of Gary, Indiana, Port Clinton and Cleveland, Ohio, Erie, Pennsylvania, Olean, New York, and landed at Hornell, New York, at 2:10 p.m. She left Hornell at 3:24 p.m. and landed at Binghampton, New York, at 4:20, where she spent the night. Leaving there at 7:23 a.m. the next morning, she arrived at Governors Island at 9:37 a.m. November 20th, and was met by a cheering group of civic and aviation dignitaries. After brief greeting ceremonies she went to the home of Mrs. Carl F. Hartman on Long Island where she had breakfast and was interviewed by press representatives. Some mail and special messages had been carried on this flight, which broke the previous non-stop cross-country record of 452 miles made by Curtiss Company pilot Victor Carlstrom on November 2, 1916, when he was forced to land at Erie, Pennsylvania, while also attempting a Chicago-to-New York flight. A reception was given in Miss Law's honor at the Aero Club of America on the afternoon of November 23rd, where she received the compliments of many aviation authorities for her marvelous achievement. On the evening of December 2nd a dinner was given in her honor at the Hotel Waldorf in New York, which was attended by President and Mrs. Woodrow Wilson, several Cabinet members from Washington, ranking 3.
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