Janesville Daily Gazette (Janesville, Wisconsin) 21 April 1958 Page 13
Excursion Boat Passengers Hurt by Bricks, Rocks NEW YORK JP — Four tourists were injured yesterday on a round-Manhattan excursion boat in the Harlem River when a group of teen-agers hurled bricks and stones from the Highbridge pedestrian bridge. Mrs. Edith Silverman, 43, and Abraham Levin, 41. both of Pennfield. Pa.; Cynthia Bull, 12, Princeton, N.J.; and Louis Lambert, 30, the Bi^onx, were treated at Fordham Hospital, Mrs. Silverman and the girl suffered head injuries, while Lambert and Levin suffered hand and arm cuts. An official of the excursion line said boats had been bombarded from the same 250-foot-h i g h bridge on two occasions last year and they have asked a police guard be posted on the span.