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By NORMAN WETZEL Librarian : One of the noted, historians of the midwest is Walter Havighurst, Havighurst, Regents Professor at Miami (Ohio) University. His most recent book is RIVER RIVER TO THE WEST, in which he traces the history of the Ohio River from 1669 when LaSalle. LaSalle. navigated this great stream through territory inhabited inhabited by three nations of hostile Indians. The centuries he writes about were colorful ones as he tells of the French and British engagements with the Indians, with each other, the fight for Vincennes and other events of the Revolution, and the development development of the territory during the 19th century. Happily, he brings his book up to the present with some thoughts combatting one of our current-, day problems — pollution of our streams and waterways. The mystery surrounding the fate of Amelia Earhart has puzzled many people since she disappeared on July 2, 1937. Joe Klaas. in his book .AMELIA EARHART LIVES, attempts to prove that she did not disappear, but in reality was only carrying out a secret mission for the United States government. In order to do this, he teamed up the Maj. Joseph Gervais who made a 10-year study of the life of the aviatrix and brings to light many things previously unknown. unknown. The book is interesting, interesting, suspenseful, readable, and if one keeps track of newspaper accounts, has already already brought forth a series of denials of its authenticity which still leaves many people with their original mystery. For those who like to keep lip with the social life, and customs, etc. as each president president leaves the White House, Lady Bird Johnson's recent

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  1. The Daily Reporter,
  2. 04 Jan 1971, Mon,
  3. Page 23

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