WATERFALL CLIFF DIVERS A group of young men risk their lives as they leap off the cliffs into a whirlpool below the River Falls at Hogs Back in Hull, Quebec. A summer past time that is not for the faint of heart.
SIR CAMPBELL & BLUEBIRD BREAK SPEED RECORD English racing motorist Sir Malcolm Campbell sets a new speed record of 272 m.p.h. at Daytona Beach, Florida. Crowds watch as Sir Malcolm and his car Bluebird whip past them on the sands.
WOODEN BARRELS MANUFACTURED Thanks to the repeal on Prohibition a Chicago barrel plant is swamped with orders for the wooden containers. Approximately 12,000 barrels are churned out each day to keep up with the new demand.
WORLD'S LARGEST BOOK UNVEILED The world's largest book is unveiled in Union Square, N.Y. as part of a publicity campaign to get signatures on a petition calling for the maintenance of the peace of the world at the upcoming disarmament conference in Geneva.
The weighty tome is 7 1/2 feet high, 3 1/2 feet thick and 2,330 pounds.
AUTO STRIKE TENSIONS RUN HIGH Tensions run high outside a Chester, PA Ford Motor assembly plant as strike breakers guarded by mounted police run a gauntlet of angry workers who quit their jobs in a labor dispute.
N.Y.C. ELITE ATTEND CURRY WEDDING New York's elite arrive outside the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola for the wedding of John F. Curry Jr. and Miss Virginia May Dillon. Mr. Curry's father is the leader of New York City's Tammany Hall political machine.
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