Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 55, No. 214, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 9, 1952 Page: 1 of 8
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Dedicated To The Welfare Of Sweetwater And Surrounding Area
55th Year Number 214
Full Leased United Press Wire Service
SWEETWATER, TEXAS, TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 1952
NEA Telephoto Service
Price Daily 5c, Sunday 10c
^ Fight to Manchuria
UN AIR BASE, Korea, Sept. 9
—UP—Rep. Dewey Short, one of
11 U.S. congressmen touring Ko-
rea, predicted Tuesday the United
Nations eventually will be forced
to fight "all the way" up to the
The Missouri Republican said a
divided Korea is "almost worse"
than a Korea ruled entirely by the
ft'I cannot see any peace out here
(in the Far East) as long as there
is a divided Korea," he said.
Short and other members of the
congressional party visited this air
base to talk with pilots, crewmen
and other personnel.
They had conferred Monday with
South Korean President Syngman
Rhee, and Short's remarks on the
necessity of taking control of North
Korea were similar to those re-
peatedly express by Rhee.
W"We should go all the way to the
Yalu river," he said. "I think that
eventually we will have to go all
Asked if he and several mem-
bers of the party were satisfied
with the operation of the Air Force
in Korea, Short said it "seems to
be adequate in the supply of men
and equipment to meet present
AUSTIN, Sept. 9—UP—The chair-
man of the Texas Liquor Control
Board said Tuesday it would wel-
come an investigation "from top to
bottom" of charges its agents and
a niulti-million-dollar syndicate
have set up a virtual monopoly ov-
er liquor supplies in 30 ostensibly
dry West Texas counties.
Coke Stevenson Jr., board chair-
man and son of former Gov. Coke
^Stevenson, said the charges leveled
fity a Potter county grand jury were
The Texas House Crime Invest-
igating committee, meanwhile, was
called in, although there was no
announcement whether the group
would actually undertake officially
to investigate the accusations.
The Potter county grand jury
said Monday that liquor control
agents not only refrained from
prosecuting the syndicate, but eith-
er knowingly or unknowingly dis-
couraged its competitors by putting
the latter group out of operation.
Rains Fall Upon
By UNITED PRESS
Rain—at least—fell on Texas ear-
ly Tuesday. Palacious recorded the
most with 2.74 inches.
m Richmond had .80 inch; Galves-
. in, .42; Wharton, .45; Victoria,
.38; El Paso, .65; Columbus, .23;
San Antonio, .07, and Del Rio, .01.
By 8 a.m. .44 inch of rain had fallen
at Houston's downtown weather
bureau, making rice farmers in the
surrounding area particularly hap-
oy. They needed the rain to pull
through later varieties of their
Scattered showers were predict-
ed for East Texas Wednesday and
.<•1 the extreme south Tuesday night,
"bouth Central Texas will also re-
ceive scattered showers Tuesday
night and Wednesday, and West
Texas will receive scattered show-
ers in the Del Rio-Eagle Pass area.
The weather station at Dallas
predicted increasing cloudiness for
the area—with the clouds holding
down temperatures in the after-
Dalhart was the coolest spot in
Texas Tuesday morning with a low
of 52. Beaumont and Corpus Christi
('had the maximum lows of 75. Oth-
er low temperatures included Lub-
bock, 56; Abilene, 68; Amarillo, 58;
Dallas, Big Spring, Brownsville and
For Hay Made Here
f Farmers and ranchers In Nolan
County placed 120 applications for
hay Tuesday morning in the PMA
office; it was reported.
The hay is being released through
Ihe Federal Emergency Relief
Program. Each applicant must de-
posit $5 for every ton of hay that he
No. 1 legume hay Is selling at
$36 a ton. Mixed hay is $32 a
ton. Grass hay is on sale for $28 a
ton, PMA officials said.
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CHRISTMAS IN SEPTEMBER—Tommy Yates, 4, gets a hug from
Santa Claus during his September Christmas party in Vernon,
Texas, following his release from a Dallas hospital. The youngster
hovered between life and death for months after a beating by his
mother last Christmas eve. Tommy's mother is serving a 10-year
prison sentence for the assault. (NEA Telephoto.)
San Angelo Bans
SAN ANGELO—Effective immediately all air condition-
ers using water, either through a cooling tower or by re-
turnable pumps, in San Angelo are illegal.
The city commission Monday
night passed an emergency amend-
ment to the water restriction or-
dinance prohibiting the use of air
conditioners. The decision was tak-
en to coicide with the filing of a
temporary restraining order ban-
ning irrigation on Spring Creek,
Dove Creek and South Concho.
Commissioners declared San An-
gelo is in a stale of emergency and
that the flow on the streams out-
lined is the only available supply.
The commission is basing its suit
an the theory that the city is a
riparian owner, entitled to suffi-
cient water for domestic use, tak-
ing precedence over Irrigation.
Decision to enjoin farmers on the
rivers was made after Water Supt.
J. E. Williams warned that the
city's water supply at Lake Nas-
worthy is dangerous low. He
would not give details but said
"we have a very small quanity of
Flow from the streams is expect-
ed to give the city minimum needs.
SONOHA—R. M. McCarver, wat-
er superintendent here, has offered
to let San Angelo have 1,016,000
gallons of water daily, if a way can
be found to transport it there.
Mayor A. D. Rust expressed ap-
jreciation of the offer and said
that the water is needed but the
preeiation of the offer and said
ter is the question.
Dwight D. Eisenhower came face
to face with the delicate question
of what to do about a fellow Re-
publican who has been a severe
critic of his good friend George C.
The issue was presented by the
Republican presidential nominee's
first trip into Indiana where Sen.
William E. Jenner is a ticket-mate
in the November election.
Eisenhower's visit to Indianapolis
included a talk before the 75th an-
niversary luncheon of the Indiana
Republican Editorial Association
and a major speech at night be-
fore a huge GOP rally in Butler
University field house. Jenner also
will be a speaker on the night pro-
gram. Eisenhower's talk will be
Marshall Called 'Living Lie'
Jenner, in a Senate speech at-
tacking administration foreign pol-
icy, referred to Marshall, retired
See EISENHOWER Page 8
By JOHN L. STEELE
WASHINGTON, Sept. 9—UP—
Sen. Robert A. Taft, with a smile
as wide as his face and a "very
forgiving nature," Tuesday await-
ed the signal to pitch in and help
Dwight D. Eisenhower's bid fori
Taft said he expected to hear
from Sen. Frank Carlson (R-
Kans.), one of Eisenhower's top
aides, Tuesday or Wednesday on
when and where a meeting with
the Republican candidate can be
Chances are the long-awaited
conference will be in New York
late this week. Both men appear-
ed anxious to meet at the other's
convenience, another sign that they
are patching up their differences.
Taft emphasized that bygones
are bygones as far as the Eisen-
hower camp's bitter pre-eonven-
tion charges of "vote stealing" are
"Sore at anybody?"
Taft was asked this as he cele-
brated his 63rd birthday with choc-
olate ice cream and a fluffy cake
whipped up by Edna Wagner of
"I'm never sore," Taft roared
with laughter. "I've a very forgiv-
White Ready To
Speak For Adlai
On Texas Front
AUSTIN, Sept. 9—UP—Agricul-
ture Commissioner John C. White
stood ready Tuesday to "go any-
where" to campaign for Democrat-
ic presidential nominee Adlai Stev-
enson because "I am. . . not so
young that 1 cannot remember the
desperate days on the farm during
the last Republican administra-
White wired Sen. A. S. Mike Mon-
roney (D-Okla.i in Washington that
he would go anywhere to campaign
for Stevenson, within the limita-
tions imposed by his state duties.
White indicated that he wouldn't,
therefore, accept -cross-filing as a
Republican nominee for agriculture
commissioner in the November gen-
eral election, but would make no
announcement until after the cur-
rent Democratic state convention
The Texas Democrat said the
Republicans were "ready and will-
ing to cloud the agricultural issue
with a haze of vague and vacillat-
ing promises in a desperate attempt
to secure the farm vote."
Shivers Calls On Texans
To Go Against Stevenson
Adlai Pressing Attack
On Ike Foreign Policy
SEATTLE, Wash., Sept. 9—UP—
Gov. Adlai Stevenson Tuesday con-
tinued his increasingly pointed at-
tack on Dwight D. Eisenhower's
foreign policy as the Democratic
nominee headed for San Francisco
and a major foreign policy state-
ment of his own Tuesday night.
Stevenson was scheduled to make
his most important foreign policy
pronouncement to date in a nation-
wide radio and television appear-
The governor's aides expected
the speech, one of the most care-
fully prepared of the Democratic
campaign, to support current ad-
ministration foreign policy i n
strong terms, with new criticisms
of Eisenhower lor his statements
on liberation of the eastern Euro-
A Bit Of Ad Libbing
Stevenson spoke here Monday
night principally on the subject of
natural resources, conservation
and public power, but lie opened
his address with an ad lib suggest-
ing that Eisenhower was engaging
in "a little vote-catching" with his
recommendations for the liberation
of Eastern Europe.
The Illinois governor said he
thought "the general's foreign poli-
cy .as he has so far revealed it re-
sembles our own in every import-
ant respect except, of course, the
Democrats are administering it in-
stead of the Republicans—except in
one respect—and that is his preoc-
The Reporte' today was not-
fied that effective immediately
newsprint prices will be ad-
vanced 56 per ton, making the
price at an all time high of
This means an annual in-
crease of SI,000, and brings
the Reporter's total news print
cost to approximately $20,000
cupation with the early liberation
of the enslaved peoples in Europe
behind the Iron Curtain."
"The general has since been at
some pains to say that he didn't
mean it just that way. I hope so,
but the preoccupations seems to re-
turn. At best, it may be only a
little vote-catching, this score of
"Cruel as it may be in terms of
the illusory hopes it creates, but
at worst it has somber military im-
plications when the concept is
measured against the hard facts of
life in Eastern Europe now.
To Help Fellow Candidates
Stevenson's primary reason for
coming to Seattle was to talk about
See ADLAI Page 8
J. W. Worthington
Named Officer In
Reunion For 36th
J. W. Worthington oi Sweetwater,
state game warden In this area,
was elected one of the vice-presi-
dents at the annual reunion of the
"Fighting Texas 36th Division" at
Houston last week when Thomas
S. Bishop of Austin was elected
There were more than "00 at the
meeting and the veterans were
shown a "royal" time by Houston,
said Worthington. He served with
the 36th in Co. D 143rd Infantry
and in regimental headquarters
during the campaigns. "I went by
Santa Anna and Austin and joined
a number of my old buddies in the
143rd," he said.
The official weather report Tues-
day afternoon called for a few
showers over this area Tuesday
Cloudy weather was general and
Austin reported rain at noon.
UN Air Assaults
Move With Power
SEOUL, Korea, Sept. 9—UP—
United Nations jet planes destroyed
or damaged 19 Communist MIG-15
fighters Tuesday when 150 of the
Russian-built jets tried in vain to
stop an Allied air assault on a
North Korean military academy.
Allied F-86 Sabrejets knocked
down seven MIGs and damaged
11 more, while an F-84 Thunder-
jet fighter-bomber accounted for a
12th damage claim.
The Sabre-MIG duels came while
Thunderjets from two fighter-
bomber wings roared over the mil-
itary academy at Sakchu deep in
northwest Korea, only 39 miles
from the Chinese Communist base
at Antung, Manchuria.
Tuesday's claim of 19 MIGs gave
Allied pilots their best day of M1G-
hunting in September and brought
the enemy jet toll for the month to
29 destroyed, one probably destroy-
ed and 29 damaged.
As soon as the Allied fighter-
bombers began dropping high ex-
plosives on the military school,
the MIGs flew across the Yalu riv-
er from their base at Antung. Im-
mediately they ran into a ring of
Sabrejets screening the slower
"It was a beautiful day up there
for MIG fighting." said Maj. Rich-
ard Ayersman of Sacramento,
Pound Capitol Hill
One of the destroyed MIGs was
credited to Canadian exchange pi-
lot Lt. Ernest A. Glover of Leaside,
Toronto. It was his second MIG
kill in two days.
Other UN warplanes hurled
bombs, rockets and flaming jellied
gasoline on Chinese Communists
holding Capitol hill in an attempt
to soften them up lor a counter-at-
tack by South Korean soldiers.
Shooting Stars, Mustangs and F-
84 Thunderjets took part.
Although the Reds were tempor-
arily in possession of the bloody
height, a South Korean officer es-
timated it cost them 954 killed and
And Land Seized
CAIRO, Sept. 9—UP—Premier
Gen Mohammed Naguib's new
cabinet Tuesday dissolved all po-
litical parties and ordered land-
lords to surrender all their land in
excess of 200 acres for redistribu-
tion to landless peasants.
The two historical decrees at one
stroke altered the whole basis of
Egypt's political and economic life.
They were designed to wipe out po-
litical corruption and end the feu-
dal economic system that has kept
millions of Egyptians in virtual
serfdom for centuries.
Naguib described the land re-
form law as "the first step toward
rebuilding Egypt's economic and
The decrees were announced by
the cabinet at the end of a mara-
thon nine-hour meeting and came
less than 48 hours after strong man
Naguib, already commander in
chief of the army, assumed the
They will become law when sign-
ed by the three-man regency coun-
cil in the name of infant King Ah-
To see that the new laws are
carried out, the cabinet named
Nagwib military governor of Egypt
with all the powers conferred by
martial law, which has been in ef-
fect since anti-British mobs sacked
Cairo last Jan. 26.
Naguib thus became undisputed
ruler of Egypt with powers exceed-
ing even those of ex-King Farouk,
whom he forced off the throne and
into exile last July 26. The three-
man regency council acting in the
name of Farouk's seven-month-old
son was hand-picked by Naguib.
No organized opposition was ex-
See EGYPT Page 8
MISS AMERICA—Neva Langley, Miss Georgia, is crowned "Miss
America of 1953" at ceremonies in Atlantic City, left. At right,
the newly-crowned "Miss America" beams with happiness as she
holds the scepter of her station. The 19-year-old beauty from
Lakeland, Florida, attending Wesleyan Conservatory in Macon,
Georgia, was entered in the state's Miss America preliminaries.
OFFSET TO NEW WELL IS
TO BE ON AIRPORT LAND
Rowan & Hope will move on the
Sweetwater airport land with an oil
! rig next week, to locate near the
last hangar slightly to the north.
This will be a 1,800 foot northeast
offset to the Rowan and Hope No.
11 Turner May well now being com-
The latest well, No. 13 in the reef
field, struck the reef about on a
Q*tvlsjsel with the top of the reef
in Seaboard Oil Co.'s No. 2 May
well which was rated the highest
in the field. Casing is being set now
With these two good wells, pro-
spects lor the airport venture are
considered good by oil men. De-
pending upon the outcome of No. 1
City Airport well, Rowan and Hope
may drill two others and Ohio Oil
may need to located an offset.
West of Maryneal, Wilshire's No.
1 Spires is around 5500 feet. North
of Lake Trammell, Mar-Tex No. 1
City Looking To Wells
To Help On Water Needs
The critical water shortage in
this area occupied the time of the
Sweetwater city commission in a
brief meeting Monday night.
With Mayor E. B. Ellis and City
M.inager Henry Nabers in Austin
where the water board hearing was
70 Lost as Boat
Sinks In Storm
BELGRADE, Sept. 9—UP—Yu-
goslavian police reported Tuesday
that 90 persons were killed when a
passenger boat sank in the Danube
river in a sudden storm.
An estimated 30 persons who
managed to leap from the steamer
before it sank in the raging river
were saved by small boats that
rushed to the rescue, police said.
It was the worst accident in Yu-
goslavia since the war.
held Monday and where they con-
ferred with the highway depart-
ment about Lamar Street under-
pass plans, the commission met
briefly and adjourned until later
in the week,
Mayor Pro Tem Wayne Smith
presided and Water Superintendent
Roy Duckett reported on efforts to
develop more water wells in the
Gulf field near Roseoe. He said
that the water flow apparently gets
better to the west and probably two
more wells can be drilled.
The well recently drilled is be-
ing tested and three wells reno-
vated by installation of pumps
have been put in service. One well
is a 100-gallon a minute well and
another is about 75 but the third
is a weak 30-gallon producer
Asked about Lake Sweetwater.
Duckett said that it probably still
has 700 million gallons with water
about 16 feet at the intake tower.
J. E. Whitfield is down about 400
feet. North of Hylton No. 1 Hicks
is deepening to the Ellenburger.
At Claytonville Condry, No, 2
and Collins No. 5 are drilling. No.
1 Martinez north of Claytonville is
well under way. Rowan & Hope
No. 1 Carpenter is reported at 2600
50 Convicts At
El Reno Revolt
EL RENO. Okla., Sept. 9—UP—
Fifty convicts overpowered two El
Reno federal reformatory officers
Tuesday but the warden answered
their demands for a grievance ses-
sion with a tear gas barrage which
quelled the disturbance.
The convicts seized correctional
officer Gilbert Kouba as he re-
leased them from their cells for
breakfast and quickly over-power-
ed Guard Richard George when he
came to Kouba's aid.
They then locked the outer doors
of the cell house, stuffed the key-
holes with tar and telephoned War-
den W. II. Hardwick at his head-
quarters to "come and talk things
Hardwick said the convicts told
him they had Kouba and George
as hostages and that they wanted
him to bargain for "privileges."
Hardwick said they did not ex-
plain just what they wanted.
"I told them I wasn't about to
bargain and to turn those men
loose," Hardwick said.
Circling tiie square
Carolyn Sue Jones Talks At
Club On Gonzales Campaign
$25 Fine Assessed
In police court Tuesday one boy
was fined $25 on charges of reck-
Another defendant paid a $10
fine after being charged with reck-
A $10 fine was paid by a defend-
ant who was charged with driving
without an opeartor's license.
One man charged with drunken-
ness was fined $14 in police court
Tuesday, Chief of Police J. E. Mc-
"Gonzales Warm Springs Founda-
tion has done so much for me," Car-
[olyn Sue Jones, 16-year-old polio vic-
I tim, told Rotarians at their Blue
j Bonnet Hotel luncheon Monday.
Carolyn Sue is the daughter of
j Mr. and Mrs. Sam L. Jones of 1103
I Crane St. She was stricken svith
polio In July, 1950.
Carolyn Sue stayed at the Warm
Springs Foundation at Gonzales for
six months. At first she was com-
"The only thing that I could
move was my mouth so 1 talked all
the time," she joked. "Then I be-
gan to use my left hand and since
then I am gaining more strength
in my muscles every day.
"When 1 arrived at Gonzales I
Imagined the hospital somewhat
like a prison and thought I was go-
ing to be put away some place
where others could not hear me
scream. But then, when 1 received
so many smiles and warm greet-
ings, I realized that 1 was wrong."
Carolyn told of the school that is
held for the children and said that
they choose their subjects just as
public school students.
"There was a gym where we
would do exercises to strengthen
our muscles," she related. "We
even had swimming pools that that
we could use."
Carolyn told of the enetrfain-
ment which inluded movies and
games. One oi the favorite games
wps a "wheel chair square dance."
Carolyn, who is confined to a
wheel chair now, said that soon she
will walk on crutches when her
leg braces are off. She is a sopho-
more in Newman High School this
Ray Walker introduced Mrs. Sam.
Junes who presented her daughter.
Dr. Clark Johnson of Sherman
told Rotarians of the operations at
"In 1941 the hospital had a 16-
bed capacity," Johnson said, "To-
day there are 115 beds."
Gonzales Warm Springs Founda-
tion, established for the rehabilita-
tion of polio patients, is supported
by Texans, he said. Johnson was
introduced by Dr. T. D. Young of.
At present a drive is being eon-
See TALK Page. 8
There will be a free demonstra- j
tion meeting of the Dale Carnegie j
I course tonight at the Blue Bonnet i
i hotel at 8 o'clock . . . if you are in- \
terested in learning the art of i
i speaking before an audience and
ridding yourself of imaginative :
fears, go out and see this free'
Anyone wishing to make a con-
tribution to the Gonzalez Warm
Springs Foundation are requested
to send check to Jim Kirk at the
National Bank of Sweetwater. If
you want to do your part toward
combatinci polio, here's a project
worthy of your consideration.
j Sunday's issue of the Reporter j
I will set forth rules and regulations [
j for naming Sweetwater's new lake
jon Oak Creek. Watch for them, you
| may win a S100 war bond.
Bishoo William C. Martin's state-
ment, "all times are good times
for something" has a lot of merit.
The more you consider the state-
ment honestly., the more you will
realize it is true.
Many people write long letters
about the fun they're having on a
vacation. Those really having fun
don't have time to write.
Mrs. Perry Burnett of California,
who is visiting her sister. Mrs. L.
L. Zeigler, is a native of Wichita
Falls. After only eight years in
the "nothing-like-it" state, she has
acquired a California accent that
puts the natives in the shade. Deep
down, however, she is a true Tex-
j an in every respect.
Bill Hubbard has a souvenir in
ji his shop which shows two angels
I talking to each other. One says to
| the other, "if we are good enough
we'll get to go to Texas."
Contest Is Between
Trumanism and Texas
Keynote Says During
Talk At Convention
By O. B. LLOYD JR.
AMARILLO. Sept. 9—UP—Demo-
cratic Gov. Allan Shivers Tuesday
called upon the party's state con-
vention to lead a fight against Ad-
lai Stevenson and to thundering
cheers freed the delegates to vote
for Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Cheers, applause and echoing
cries of "lay it on 'em," interrupt-
ed Shiver's keynote address 30
times as he urged his followers
to "make it plain that every Texan
is legally and morally free" to vote
"We can and should let it be known
that when the contest is between
Trumanism and Texas, we choose
Texas," he said.
While the majority of the dis-
gruntled Texas Democrats were
united in opposition to the party's
presidential nominee, a hard-core
of ultra-conservatives promised a
floor fight aimed at adding the
name of Eisenhower to the Demo-
The governor, to cries of "no,
no," told the delegates that in his
opinion such action was not possible
and called for a "clearcut choice
between the nominees of the Dem-
ocratic and Republican national
Shivers demanded that the name
of Stevenson appear on the Dem-
ocratic ballot because of moral and
But he said again: "I cannot and
will not support or vote for the
nominees of the Democratic Na-
He accused the National Demo-
cratic Party of allowing "corrup-
tion. ineptness and inefficiency in
high places...the infiltration o£
Communists into high governmen-
"i| plat\ ...ua unstable and stale-
mated foreign policy...and a new
and dangerous doctrine of 'para-
"These things we have been
fighting against are rolled up into
a single package and plainly la-
beled Trumanism." I want to see
an end to Trumanism in this coun-
try and I think the majority of
the people of Texas are of the
"My regret is as deep as yours
that this September convention
finds us divided in opinion as to
the proper course for the Demo-
cratic party of Texas in the months
immediately ahead," he said.
But Shivers quickly added, "The
difference of opinion comes when
we try to decide what we are go-
ing to do about it."
Shivers broke with Stevenson be-
cause Stevenson is for Federal
ownership of the tidelands.
Die-hard conservative Demo-
crats, many of them prominent in
the States Right's insurrection of
1948. promised a floor fight aimed
at putting the name of Eisenhow-
er on the Democratic ticket in Tex-
Attorney General Price Daniel,
Democratic nominee for the U. S.
Senate ana a leader in the fight
against Stevenson, said' he had
come to the conclusion there was
no legal way the convention could
certify a Democratic ticket carry-
ing the names of both Stevenson
Daniel, who arrived late Monday
night from Colorado Springs,, Colo.,
where he had been vacationing,
said it would take an act of the
legislature to make such a ballot
Sources close to the attorney gen-
eral revealed that Daniel told Shiv-
ers two weeks ago an immediate
call of a special session of the legis-
lature was the only answer to the
Daniel said he would make no
recommendations to the conven-
tion. However, he said that if the
convention should urge a special
legislative session to change pres-
ent election laws, he would hearti-
ly endorse such action.
centered in the Houston, Dallas,
San Antonio and Longview delega-
tions, forecast a floor fight over
substituting the name of Eisenhow-
er for that of Stevenson on the
Swimmer Gives Up
CARUTHERSV1LLE, Mo.. Sept.
9—UP— Endurance swimmer An-
tonio Abertondo was taken out of
the cold Mississippi river Tuesday,
30 miles short of a new world's
Carlos Artuz, trainer of the
stocky Argentine swimmer, said he
ordered Abertondo out of the water
i after he had suffered severe leg
! cramps and had complained that
1 his legs were becoming paralyzed
Abertondon, who had said he
i would have "to be dragged out of
the river when he started his swim
in St Louis Saturday morning, was
in the water 72 hours and 18 min-
utes without sleep or solid food.
He had traveled 262 3 miles in the
1 attempt to break the existing dis-
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