CONCRETE BED IN MISSISSIPPI The Army Corps of Engineers gives Ole Man River a concrete bed, in a massive engineering job to check erosion of Vicksburg levees by the Mississippi. The huge mattress of flexible concrete is laid in a round-the-clock operation.
DOCK STRIKE 60,000 longshoremen strike during contract negotiations in New York, paralyzing the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Hundreds of ships are trapped in port, their cargoes unloaded, while mountains of goods clog the piers.
HYDROPLANES IN GOVERNOR'S CUP REGATTA Hydroplanes in the power unlimited class scorch along the Ohio River at Madison, Indiana, in the Governor's Cup Regatta. The nation's biggest, fastest speedboats and top racing drivers set a thrill-packed pace, with Miss U.S., Fred Alter at the wheel, averaging a torrid 89-plus m.p.h. to cop the coveted trophy.
UPSETS MARK INDIAN CANOE RACE Rough water takes a heavy toll on 50-foot Indian "War" canoes in the 12th annual Indian Canoe race. Four of five craft, with eleven "braves" in each, are swamped by the waves.
ARMY ENGINEERS BRIDGE RIVER Mechanized units, cavalry and squads of the 8th Engineers cross the Rio Grande "under fire" and establish a bridge-head after the suicide squads bridge the stream with pontoons.
LAUNCH ALL-WELDED CARGO SHIP The first of three, 17,000-ton passenger and freight vessels for a South African "run" is christened and slides down the ways. The all-welded ship was built in record time.
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