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May 17, 1938 - Image 6

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The Michigan Daily, 1938-05-17

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Peace of- Christ, whose statue
towers 125 feet on Coreovado Moun-
tain ovelooking Rio de Janeiro, did
not extend to Guaiiabara palace
four miles away--scene of Integra-
A lists' abortive attempt. to, oust
President Getuio, Vargas, capture
Brazil.
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To -defend 500-mile title, Wilbur
Shaw ,(above), wi nner 'of Indian-
apchis Speediiay- last :year with all-
time record of 113.58 mdiles an hour,
has begun training for Memorial
Day grind. He anticipates tough
race~ this time with one-mant ears.

"Winner take all" match race between War Admiral (aabove) and Sea-
biscuit Mtay 30 at Belmont is hailed as turf's greaest match in years.
Prize is $100,000. Kurtsinger is titon War Admiral, focur-year-old san
of Man o' War.

Calling his shots with inches to spare, pilot of giant four-motored "flying-fortress' skimmed over road to laned at bomnbers' base at Harisburg,
preparatory to war defense drill, along the eastern seaboard,

Five-year-old 'Seabiscuit (above), with Johnny Pollard up, is a bay,
lighter than War Admiral. The Biscuit is a grandson of Man o'. War, has
,earned $251,000, won 27 races in 77 starts; Admiral earned $231,000; wan
13 races in 16 starts..

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Groulid. hazard that put- Stewardess Lillian Kroll of Washington, D.C.
into :Memphis. hospital was a tin can, on which she cut her hand. She'd
flown 200,000 miles without injury. New York to Memphis line is -her
usual route.

"Workers of the WVest, Welcome," reads sign over arch on the Polish border at Stolpce, Poland, b-ut
wary Poland keeps an eye on her Communist neighbor just the same. Striped pole at right marks. limit
of "no-man's land" between the two countries and trespassers have been. shot at sight. The railroad goes
to Moscow some 500 miles away.

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