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Black Hills Oldest Daily Since 1876 Forecast Fair VOL. 82, NO. 262 SERVING LEAD AND DEAD WOOD, SOUTH DAKOTA, MONDAY, APRIL 14, 1958 UNITED PRESS LEASED WIRE SERVICE I Weather Baseball Tops Solons' Agenda; HST Urges 5 Billion Tax Cut U.S. Briefs Elvis Is Not Available for Singing Dates WASHINGTON The Army made it clear today that Elvis Presley is not available now for any singing dates no matter how civic they may be.' Rep. A. S. Herlong Jr. (D.-Fla.) said he found this out when he tried to get Presley to appear at an Armed Forces Day celebration sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce at Deweon Springs. Ha., May 17. The Army turned him down with this explanation: "Private Presley is currently undergoing his initial cycle of training, which is vital in preparing him for further Army service." Congress Battle Lines Harden in Recession Fight 'miiimiinm:.iiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiimiimimHi iiitiiitiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiitiiiiitimiiiiiitimmiiiiHmiiiiMiiii iiimimiiiiitmiitmiiiii 5 DEADWOOD VOTERS! DOES DEADWOOD NEED A RECREATION CENTER? IDLE TALK WONT FULFILL YOUR CONVICTIONS! In the Final Analysis Your Votes Not Your Opinions-Will Be Counted! BABY SITTERS AVAIUSLE FOR VOTERS from 1 to 5 p.m. GO TO THE POLLS TUESDAY! VltMMtMtl)MtMfnfllttMIHMIIIMII4lt1lliri1IIMIIlrll IIMIIIIIUM)MtlMiMIIMMtlll0IMMI1IIIIIHIMIMnillt ttl HMM 1 1 lit Ml 1 1 1 PMIMMf H t ) t It DIM Ml Sputnik Down In Caribbean Sunday Night CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (UP) -Russia's dog-carrving Snutn'k II ipparently disintegrated in a fierv plunge over the Caribbean at about 9 o'clock Sunday night, the Smithsonian Astrophysical Ob crvntory said todiy. What was believed to be a fragment of the satellite, probably a rocket engine, was sighted ns ar "oranpe - red glow" over Denver. Colo., 17 m'nutes later. Dr. John White, information of-fiecr for the observatory whirl has correlated world wide satellite sightings, said the fragment was not likely to have survived another orbit. A blazing fireball with "a long tail of fire like a comet" was Been by hundreds of residents of Barbados, British West Indies, at 8:53 p.m. est. The flaming trail was visible for about a minute. One witness said it looked like "rockets falling through the air". In the sea south of the Virgin Islands, three minutes later, the crew of a Dutch tanker saw a "fireball with a trail of sparks and smoke' falling toward the sea. The captain of the tanker Mitra radioed: "Presumably it was Sputnik II." An hour before the Barbados fireball was sighted, a farmer near Montreal, Canada, said a flaming object the size of a cartridge fell on his farm, which he believed came from Sputnik II. Royal Canadian Mounted Police took the object for study." The death of the "Muttnik" left only three U.S. satellites in orbit around the earth. South Africa Faces Strike JOHANNESBURG. South Africa (UP) Prime Minister J. Strij- Jaycee Show Sets an All Time Record Red Atom Test Was a Disaster COPENHAGEN, Denmark (UP) The conservative newspaper "Berlingske Tidendo" reported today a recent Soviet nuclear arms test ended in a "disastrous accident." It quoted Moscow reports received through diplomatic 1 J .1 1 1 ;v 1 rnrr X...- r 1 j Helen Pontius Helen Pontius To Girls' State Named as delegate to Girls State is Helen Pontius, Deadwood high school junior. The announcement was made Monday by Mrs. Roy Ostrander, chairman of the committee of the Deadwood Post of the American Legion Auxiliary, which sponsors the annual trip. Miss Pontius, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Pontius, is active in muaic and journalism activities. Selected as alternate was Margaret Mary Lindstrom, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Stan Lindstrom, who is a member of the student council and has served as cheerleader for her three years of high school. Girls State will be held June 8-14 at Mitchell, Mrs. Ostrander said. Selection of the delegates is based on scholarship, personality, leadership and other general qualities which make the girls outstanding in the school and community. Old W Work CasflMillion OMAHA, Neb. lUP More than 2in million dolars worth of river development enl military construction programs in the Missouri River basin will be placed under contract by mill September. Army Engineers revealed today. MaJ. Gen. fJ.E. GuHownv, the corp's Missouri River division engineer, said a trg chunk of the contract awards f r the river control program will he mad" for the Oahe Dam and Reservoir project north of Ft. Pierre. He said the huge multi purpose project, now in the major construction stage, will be expedited bv contracts totaling over $13,-000,000 during the first six months of 1958. Another big contract, estimated at about 40-million dollars, is scheduled for awarding in Aug'tst for tunnel work. Th'' nniv other contract for South Dakota costing more than $1,000,000 is a military one. It is for paving at Ellsworth Air Base northeast of Rapid City for $1,-500,000. Airmen Bound Over On Burglary Charge Bound over to Circuit Court Saturday afternoon, by A. II. Puthoff, county justice of the peace, were Ronald Hambe! and Donald Mun-tey, Ellsworth Air Force Base. Each must post $500 cash or $1,00 property bonds. They arc charged with burglary and larceny involving a br.'ak-in some time ago at the Frank M"ver cabin in Spearfish Canyon, officers said. The newspaper said tl.j tests to Bill Ycager, Jaycee president, "disclosed the Soviet Union hasjWM 2,559 paid admissions to sur-not succeeded in producing a pa(,8 laat vcar.g record by 59. clcatV atomic or hydrogen Total ,,, pald admisslon8 waa , 2'007 wlth children's tickets mak- It said a "dangerous Increase , tne balance of 552 in rnd'onr-tive fallout over the Soviet Union was most likelv the The rand prize, a 13-plece real reason Premier Nikita Krhu-1 beuroom set' wa won at the flnal shrhev decided to suspend arms drawing Saturday night by Rita tests." i Buckholtz of Deadwood. The grand The Berlingske Tidente said P"ze for children's tickets, a gym this information was supported by set. went to Jim Mattson of Lead, reports from Oslo and Stockholm The miniature De Soto automo-that radioactivity in certain areas bile sponsored by the Terry Peak WASHINC.TON Official of the Columbia Broadcasting System anil union negotiators were wheduled today to re-mime, their efforts to end a week long strike by 1,800 radio and television technicians. A CBS sMikesman announced bargaining talks would resume following sessions with a federal conciliator all day Saturday and again Sunday afternoon. CAMBRIDGE, Mass. The Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory, despite a contradiction from Moscow, stood pat today on its announcement that the dog-carrying Russian satellite disintegrated Sunday night over the Caribbean. Dr. John White, observatory information officer, said "we have nothing to add" to the observatory's statement that the satellite disintegrated in a fiery plunge about 9 p.m., last night. DULUTH, Minn. An 18-mile-an-hour sou'wester rocked a 'Coast Guard cutter and its 41-man crew free from a sea of ice nine miles off the Lake Superior shore near here. The 36 men and five officers had been locked in the ice sheet for four days before Sunday's favorable winds freed the ship, the "Woodrush." The seamen were in no immediate danger from the ice but were running low on food and a parachute drop had been planned for today. SIOUX FALIS A Navy lieutenant from Albuquerque. N. M., was killed Saturday when his jet trainer exploded and crashed five miles northwest of Sioux Falls. The victim was Richard O. Mongrain, about 29. Waiting to meet Mongrain at the Sioux Falls airport were his sister and brother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Curtis AlBerty, Sioux Falls. RED WING, Minn.-Mrs. Eugenie Anderson, former ambassador to Denmark, told Dcmocra's at a dinner in her honor here Saturday that she will run for the V. S. Senate against Sen. Edward J. Thye (R.-Mlnn.). She said she will not remain in the race unless she is endorsed by the Democrats at their state convention in Rochester May 25th. CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. Navy technicians worked today on a slender Vanguard rocket f that is exected to leap skyward some time net week with another American satellite. In the nose of this newest missile will he a 20-inch sphere designed to measure the intensity of X rays in space. SOUTH DAKOTA: Fair and mild Slowly increasing cloudiness Tuesday. Little change in tern- I All perature tonight and cooler most sections Tuesday. Lows 35-45. Highs Tuesday in the 60s. EXTENDED FORECAST Temperatures will average 4-8 degrees above normal. Normal maximum upper 50s. Normal minimum lower 30s. Only minor daily changes indicated. Little or no preciptation expected during the period. DEADWOOD .High temperature for 24 hour period ending at 8 a.m. today 60, low 30, 8 a.m. 53. Radio Station KDSJ. LEAD High temperature for 24-hour period ending at 8 a.m. today 62, low 40, 8 a.m. 50. Mine office, Homestake Mining Co. Lana's Fitness Is Being Probed HOLLYWOOD (UP)-An attractive woman probation officer, herself the mother of two, today begins an investigation of the fitness of Lnna Turner to keep custody of her daughter, Cheryl. Mrs. Jeannette Muhlbach will talk not only to Lana, but also to Cheryl's father, Stephen Crane, and to the grandmother, Mrs. Mildred Turner, to prepare a recommendation to Judge Allen T. Lynch for the Juvenile Court hearing on April 24. The passionate letters that Lana wrote to Johnny Stompanato, the jealous lover whom Cheryl killed with a butcher knife, may weigh against the actress in determining whether her mode of life Is suitable for raising a 14 year-old gin. Crane, meanwhile, indicated that he might resist strongly the awarding of sole custody of the child again to her mother. A spokesman said Crane and Lana, with their lawyers, would meet early this week for "an intelligent discussion of the girl's future." California state law requires that a woman Investigator handle a custody case involving a girl. Saunders Seeks Teenage Curfew RAPID CITY, S.D. (UPl-Atty. Gen. Phil Saunders today asked the lOM South Dakota legislature to enact a statewide curfew on teenage driving. The candidate for the Republican nomination for governor was in Rapid City to speak to the Cosmopolitan Club. Saunders said his law enforce ment juvenile committee, organized last summer, has been shown evidence that many serious offenses involving youngsters cen ter around midnight cruises with automobiles. He noted that many cities, like Rapid City, have curfew hours, but he said without enforcement over the whole state, there are ; too many loopholes and lack of j uniformity among communities. Saunders said legislative action would strengthen the hands o:' both police and parents and "would most of all help and benefit the young people themselves." Ley Predicts '58 Missile to Moon TEANECK, N.J. (UP) Rocket expert Willy Ley says a missile shot to the moon this year "can be taken for granted." Ley, speaking on rocketry and space travel at an engineering and science exhibit at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Eaid Sunday the attempt to hit the moon probably would be made by both the United States and Russia. "It can be taken for granted that there will be a shot to the moon later this year," Ley said. THE LITTLE WOMAN "It that your idea of cleaning out the garage?" pin Week-end Has Rash of Three Plane Crashes By IXITED I'KESS A series of week-end military plane crashes, one of them involving the Air Force's newest and biggest transport, has claimed at least eight lives. Four men were killed when a C-133 cargo plane crashed in flames in the Ellendale State For est near Georgetown, Del. The new four-engine plane, costing an estimated $3,400,000, plunged to earth about 10 minutes after taking off from Dover Air Force Base. Firemen battled the flames two hours before bringing them under control. Wreckage was strewn over a quarter of a mile. The victims were identified as Raymond R. Bern, 37, Ixing Beach, Calif., the pilot; Lt. Herbert T. Palisch, 25, St. Louis, Mo., co-pilot; T.Sgt. Marvin A. Aust, 29, Hays, Kan., engineer; and T.Sgt. Edward L. McKinley Jr., 33. Meridian, Miss. Near Taeoma, Wash., three men were killed when their C -47 Air Force plane crashed during a practice landing at McChord Air Force Base. Observers said the craft cart-wheeled and crashed during a landing approach and burst into flames. Reserve Capt. Wayne F. Reed, 38, Taeoma. pilot; Reserve Capt. Cyrl E. Walmsley. 36, Rhelton, Wash., and T.Sgt. Roy E. Craft, 28, Taeoma, were killed. An F-100 jet plane crashed and exploded in an alfalfa field near Bianehard, Okla., killing the pilot, Lt. Richard L. Glassberg, 24, New Rochcllc, N Y. An Air Notional Guard F-86 jet fighter plummeted Into Boston Harbor Sunday, but the pilot parachuted into the water and was rescued by a pleasure boat. Jeep Driver to Appear in Court A 14-year-old Lead youth will : be cited into juvenile court as an , under-age driver as a result of a i jeep accident Saturday afternoon which brought injuries to six. Hospitalized with a back injury I at Lead is Larry Nelson, si'n ot Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Nelson, driv ' er of the jeep. Entered at St. Joseph's Hospital in Deadwood i with an arm injury and cuts and bruises was Tony Pfeiffer, 13, ! of Mrs. HulJa Pfeiffer, Lead. Escaping with cuts and bruises i were James SUwart, 16, son of I Mr. and Mrs. Albeit Stewart; ! Larry Parker. 15, son of Mr. and Mrs. Clement Parker; Howard Markve, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Markve, and Tom Obsorn, 14, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Osborn, all of Lead. All four were given treatment at the Homestake .Hospital and then released. I Sheriff Richard T. McGrath said ; that the Nelson youth had taken 1 the jeep, owned by his brother, j Ernie Nelson, and was cn route ; to Spearfish when the accident j took place about 3:15 p.m. Mc-; Grath said that apparently a wheel j locked as the young driver round-'ed the curve near the Jim Haney j ranch and the vehicle overturned into the ditch. Handling the investigation was the sheriff's office I and state highway patrol. with cne-h.alf inch hail stones. At San Marcos, hail stones piled up a 2'-..-inch layer of ice on the ground. Snow fell Sunday from the southern Rockies to Roswell. N.M . and in the mountains south of Albuquerque. Cold Pacific air pushed into the Northwest Sunday night, bringing rain to Washington and Oregon and east to the Rockies. Elsewhere, fair s!;es and balmy temperatures brought pleasant spring weather to much of the nation from the northern Plains through the Great Lakes and into the mid-Atlant c region. Forecasters predicted fair skies today over the far Southwest, the southern Rockies, northern Plains, tlie Great Lakes and the north Atlantic states. Scattered lains were expected in tho Pacific Northwest and portions of the Great Easin, most of Texas and the gulf stated into Florida. WASHINGTON (UP) Congress returned from its : pulse-taking Easter recess ' today with battle lines hard-J ening for the coming battles I over anti-recession and de-j fense reorganization meas ures. But, except for some committee work, neither House nor Senate tackled any issues today. The weather was fine and it was the opening day of the baseball season. So both houses adjourned after perfunrtory meetings, and members took off for the ball park. The House met for 32 minutes and the Senate for 24. Former President Harry S. Truman opened the post-Easter recession debate In testimony before the House Banking Committee. He urged Congress to give low and middle income groups a five-hillion dollar tax cut, and to increase spending on defense, public works and health and welfare measures. He also urged Increased social security benefits as "one of the most desirable methods of expanding purchasing power." The Senate will turn back to anti recession legislation Tuesday when it resumes debate on a Democratic sponsored bill to provide a billion dollars in loans to communities for public works proj. ects. Republican members, acting on a go-slow signal from President Eisenhower, forced a delay on this measure before the Easter recess. The House Wpys and Means Committee goes to work Wednesday on d ffering administration and Democratic proposals to provide extra unemployment pay t3 persons who have exhausted their benefits. President Eisenhower prodded Congress Sunday to act as "swiftly as possible" on the issue. Other congressional news: Reoreanization: Senate Democratic Leader Lvndon B. Johnson told newsmen he favored reorganization of the Defense Department but did not know whether he would "buy everything" in the plan put forward by Eisenhower. He said he would not go along W'th the President's proposal o give the defense Ferretary broad rower to transfer funds voted by Congress for spending on other purposes Johnson said he favored giving the secretary only "limited" discretion over military spending. Backets: The Senate Rackets Committee announced that a two-week postponement of the James R. Hoffa trial in New York will enable it to open a new series of hearings on the Teamsters Union Tuesday. Federal Judge John M. Cahin had thrptened to declare a mistrial if the committee went ahead with th ironi'v. Hofi it president of the Teamsters. But Committee Chairman John L. Me-Clellan (D Ark.) said the U.S. attorney in charge of the Hnffq case had agreed to delay bringing it to trial so the committee's hearings could proceed as scheduled. Congress faces party - splitting contests on a number of other issues besides anti-recession legisla-t:nn and defense reorganization. Two of the biggest battles are ex-m-t-d over the President's four-billion-dollar foreign aid program and his request for a five-year renewal of the reciprocal tradj program. Pierre Man Is Still Missing PIERRE. S.D. i UP i The care-t.a'ter of t"1? Izaak Walton League clubhouse was still nvssing today after a fleet of boats search-el the Missouri River in vain Sunday. Thj whereabouts cf Flirrr M d-d!ton, 66. has ben shrouded in mystery since he was reported miss ng 0"e week ago today. Authorities said he could have de wned, taken his own life. left town or suffered an attack of amnesia He had been hospitalized twice recently for a crippled leg. A bundle of newly-bought groceries and Middleton's billfold wer found in his cabin. of those two countries had in- creased 25 per cent. Tidende mentioned the recent ban on foreginers' travel in southern Russia and said "apparently the Soviet government 1 ' . repor ting on me uneaaiiiesa a ii u fear caused among Soviet cit izens by the accidents." Town Rally to End Campaign Merchandise prizes donated by Deadwood businessmen will be j presented to winners in tne poster contest far the swimming pool, at the rally at the gym-armory i A new all-time attendance record was set at the Jaycee-spon-sored 23rd annual Black Hills Building and Industrial Show which ended Saturday night at the Deadwood Armory. The total attendance, according Ski Club was won bv Janet Burk- ley of Deadwood. Blessed with near perfect weather, a condition which seldom prevails during the annual show, members of the Deadwood Junior Chamber of Commerce and all ex hibitors termed the 1058 effort as the most outstanding not only from the standpoint of gate receipts but for excellence of display and consumer interest. All three nights of the show registered increases over laat season. Tax Statements Won't Behfailed No publication will be made of 1937 personal property taxes, and no statements will be mailed to for it t3 be done, Mrs. Perkovich said. She had announced earlier the statements would be mailed but later found it could not be handled. Taxes for 19V7 are due bv Mv 1 and become delinquent after that j dale when penalty and interest will be charged. The 1958 personal property tax assessment list will be published, according to Marion Johnson, ccunty tax director 't will be out prior to the equalization board meeting3 of cities in June and the county board in July. This publication will contain the taxpayer's name, school district and the amount of the assessed valuation of his personal property. Custer Youths Nabbed For Stealing Gasoline Two Cinter juveniles were questioned Saturday night on pilfering and stealing gas. Arthur Rasmussen. Deadwood police chief said. The two admitted taking gas from a Twin City Fruit Co. truck and from a car. They were taken into custody on Lower Main St. near Eddie's Tire and Glass about 11:30 p.m. One boy is on parole from Custer, the officer said, and both will be cited into juvenile court. dom mobilized South Africa's po lice today to try to break a stay- home strike bv four million natives. The strike threatened to paralvze South African economy. Police with submachine guns and batons were out In farce on the streets of Johannesburg, Cape Town and other major cities. Strijdom premised that Africans who ignore the strike call will be given protection on their way to work. First reports from the major cities indicated the strike was at least 90 per cent effective. Roads which at daybreak are often thronged with natives on their way to work were largely deserted today except for the police. The strike was ca'led for three days by the African National Congress, only voice of the country's 9.500,000 Africans. It ends Wednesday when the n a t i o n white voters go to the polls in a general election. Only the 3.500,000 white inhabitants can vote in the election, and Strijdom's Nationalist Party is considered a certainty to stay in power and pursue its policy of apartheid, the absolute segregation of white and colored. Accidental Shooting Hospitalizes Youth An 18-year-old Lead youth is in the Homestake Hospital as a result of a shooting accident which occurred Saturday near Kirk. He is Orcn Talley, son of Mrs. Marie Talley, who received a gunshot wound in the right leg. According to an investigation conducted by the Lawrence County sheriff's office, Talley and his companion, Bruce Madsen, son of Mr. and Mrs. William A. Madsen of Kirk, were checking a .22 rifle when the gun discharged. The bullet entered Talley'g leg below the knee and lodged in the calf, his attending physician reported. Madsen wag holding the gun when Talley passed in front of him and the gun discharged, officers said. Parked Car Collision Brings Heavy Damages A parked car was struck Sunday night in Deadwood by a car driven by James Mcrly, Rapid City, Police Chief Arthur Rasmus-sen said Monday. Both Merly's car and that of W. C. Aldrith, parked in front of his home at 900 Main St., were extensively damaged, the officers reported. No one was injured. Senility on Rise GAINESVILLE, Fla. (UP)-Dr. Henry C. Schumacher, a University of Florida psychiatrist, says senility is increasing among older people because of loss of status and prestige. Speaking Friday before delegates to a conference on age problems, he said this is due to older persons coming up against increasing social isolation and lack of occupational r.vereu UMiar, p.esiuem oi lc ,aJ pavors. un,PSS requested. Mrs. Rotary Club, which is spearhead- , AmM ivrkovi. h. Lawrence Conning the swimming pool, project ty treasureri said tx!ay-said the merchandise prizes were The 1(JW wag (.nanged in 1957 in addition to the swimming pool j an1 it mm. PimjnatP3 thp p?res-passes awarded in the contest. jcitv f(ir publishing the tax list. A parade led by a band, direct- j However, earlier this year, the ed by Porter Melton, will form l,nwrenee Countv commissioners at 7:30 p.m. to march down the jn,j(.ated that they desired state-Main street and back up to the ; ments to be mailed, but the cost gym-armory where the swimming a,ld the work in the office of pool bond issue will be discussed j the treasurer made it impossible Oklahoma Has Funnel Clouds; Torrential Rains Fall in Texas MIAMI Three Cuban civilian fliers, who hijacked their own airliner with 12 passengers aboard, joined Miami's growing colony of Cuban pilots in exile today. The hot breath of the Cuban air force draft apparently prompted the crew of a Cubana Airlines "DC-3 to fly the plane to Miami Sunday instead of making their scheduled run from Havana to Santa Clara, in central Cuba. Too Much Soft Livinq MEMPHIS, Tenn. (UP) Uni- versity of Tennessee football coach Bowden Wyatt said Friday that college students are in the : worst physical shape he has ever seen. He told a group of coaches and physical education dictors: "About half the beys coming out for football at the university can-rot chin themselves when they start out. This is because of too much soft living and push button activities." Easter Service Held Up NICOSIA, Cyprus (UP I A band of hooded men interrupted an A Easter service in Peristerona ' near here Sunday and flogged an 18-year-old boy. They held up th service for an hour while they harangued the worshippers, telling the village irrigation committee to resign and the village constable to do his work properly. , again. Deadwood will decide at Tues- day's election if general obliga-' tion bonds will be issued in the amount of $50,000 to build the I swimming pool and recreation I center at the old city auditorium. In one ward, first, an aldermanic I election will be held. Voters will ! choose either A. P. Rich, former laldeiman, or Philip Shama. motel ! operator, as their representative ! for the next two years, j The polls will open at 8 a.m., close at 7 p.m. Hi-Lo Weather NEW YORK UP The temperature rose to 89 degrees Sunday at Yuma, Ariz., and Thermal, Calif, making those the warmest reported spots in the nation ac cording to the U. S. Westher Bu- reau. I Today's low was 3 degrees, recorded at Estes Park, Colo. ' End of Franco Rule Seen LONDON (UPI The London Daily Mail reported today that Generalissimo Francisco Franco ma" shortly step down as ruler of Spain, and allow the pretend'-r, Don Juan, to ascend the Spanish throne. By I NITEI) I'KESS A collision of cold nrd w?rm air masses over the Southwest sent funnel clouds spinning over aorthern Oklahoma and touched off torrential rains and hail storms n parts of Texas. The storm area Sunday night extended over most of the south-3rn Plains and into the lower M s-iif s.ppi Valley. Weathermen blamed the storm on a stream of warm, moist a;r 'ram the gulf lowing into the unusuaPy cold air ;n the south-central section of the nation. Several funnel clouds were sight-id in a line of thundentoiins over northern ORlahoma late Sunday. But no tornadoes touched the ground. In Texas, heavy showers and hail pounded an ana ranging from Austin to San Marcos. Austin ai bit by .Rfi inch of tain in a brief eight-minute deluge along

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