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    MR. ORVILLE WRIGHT, of Dayton, Ohio, has been elected an honorary member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers in recognition of his distinguished contributions to mechanical science. Through many years of patient and productive experiment Mr. Orville Wright, with his late brother Wilbur Wright, developed an aeroplane, with wing sections, motor, and controls, which made possible the flight of Orville Wright in 1903.

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