Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas on August 21, 1974 · Page 13
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August 21, 1974

Northwest Arkansas Times from Fayetteville, Arkansas · Page 13

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14 Northwest Arkansas HMUS, Wed., Aug. 21. 1974 FAYETTEVILLE, A R K A N S A S Treasure Hunt Is No Joking Matter GEORGETOWN, Del. AP -- They kidded Mclvin L. Jo seph when lie headed lor Florida more than a decade ago on his first treasure hunt. Rut ho one was laughing this r u r a l town Tuesday as he deposited an estimated $2 million worth of jewels. Spanish gojtl doubloons and other treasure in a bank. Joseph, 53, and his partner, Jlelvin A. Fisher. 52, of Key West. Fla., collected the treasure over the past 11 years in a search they said has led them to a sunken Spanish galleon that may contain Hhe largest treasure ever found. Tuesday's deposit was collected from 23 si]nken wrecks off the Florida coast and only recently released by the slate, which claims 25 per cent of all finds. Both men say that, in their search of Atlantic waters, they have found the jackpot--a sunken Spanish galleon that has eluded treasure hunters for centuries. Although the slate of Florida which licensed Iheir operations, has neither confirmed nor de nied it, the partners are convinced Hhey have located the "Atocha," a Spanish galleon that sank in a 1622 hurricane with a reported 50 tons of golti and silver on board. At today's prices, the treasure could bring about $l()fl million, Fisber told a reporter. He said the treasure retrieved from the Atocha site so far is still in possession of Florida's Division of Archives, Records and History Management. Fisher estimates the yal ue at S5 million to $G million and he says he expects it to reach the hundreds of millions before salvage is completed h the next few years. · "It's been a long time people have been laughing about this,'" said Joseph, a Georgetown con tractor who "ot into Ircasun hunting as a hobby in 1962 and joined with Fisher in a part time business partnership sev eral years later. . In Iheir search (or lh Atocha, Fisher said the pail spent five years researching his orical references to the . ship. They (hen covered morei than 20.000 linear miles with .an electronic search device before hey located their site near the ilarquestra Keys about . 35 niles off Key West, Fla. llllllllirailllllSlllllllllflllllrailllMHKKIillHIIIIIfllllfllllllllM THE WEATHER Elsewhere By THE ASSOC1ATKD PRESS Ubany \lhifriue A m a r i l l o \nchorage Birmingham 3ismarck 3oise Boston Buffalo Charlotte Chicago Cincinnati Cleveland Denver D u l u t h Fairbanks ?'ort Worth Green Bay Honolulu Houston Ind'apoiis .luneau Kansas City Las Vegas Little Rock Louisville Marquetle Memphis Mpls-Sl. P. New Orleans Okla. City Omaha Orlando Philad'phia Pittsburgh P ' t l a n d , Ore. P'tland. Me. 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After the Soviet Union invaded Hungary in 1956, she became a familiar figure in demonstrations jprotesting the- plight of her I homeland. Hall Of Famer NEW HAVEN (AP) -- Assisl- and track coach Lee Salhoun of Yflle University has been cho sen for the new rJalional Track and Field Hall of Fame in Charlestown, W.Va., a Yale spokesman said Tuesday. Among Calhoun's achievements are Olympic gold medals in the 120-yard high hurdles in 1956 and 1960 and a world record in Ihe event which stood 13 years. He and -19 others including Jesse Owens, Babe Didrikson and Cornlius Warmerdani will be inducted Aug. 30. For The Juciest Hamburger Ever! PATIO BURGER. Extra Lean I8OOOBTU OmITIOMR UK OTAKO noiu on Ul TRHDC! 8,000 BTU AIR CONDITIONER BUY on OTOKO CREDIT wilh Irtfdt TWO DOOR COKlVENIENCEl 16.7 Sq. Fl. of Shelf Afeo. 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