Avery Batson, Beatrice Daily Sun, 8/11/1948

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Avery Batson, Beatrice Daily Sun, 8/11/1948 - Medicine Creek Dam Becomes A Reality CAMBRIDGE,...
Medicine Creek Dam Becomes A Reality CAMBRIDGE, Neb., Aug. 11 LV\ —The big Medicine Creek dam though only about 13 percent complete—was strictly official today. A day long dedicatory program and celebration here, and at the dam site seven miles northwest of here, wound up last night with fireworks and dancing in the street. All day long the, thousands attending attending the celebration heard speeches, the last of them at a basket picnic dinner last night. Most of the dignitaries, including including Senators Butler and Wherry and Congressman Curtis of Nebraska, Nebraska, had been heard at the afternoon ceremony. The pattern they set—recounting set—recounting the history and significance of tho Republican river valley development project—was followed followed in the early evening address address at the picnic tonight by Avery A. Batson, director of region region seven of the Bureau of Reclamation. Reclamation.

Clipped from Beatrice Daily Sun11 Aug 1948, WedPage 1

Beatrice Daily Sun (Beatrice, Nebraska)11 Aug 1948, WedPage 1
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  • Avery Batson, Beatrice Daily Sun, 8/11/1948

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