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P""""- i i - ' i i i n 1 1 i i ii 1 1 I. . ., , i i City boy drowns 7 " k ' I' in river ( By JIMKRANZ Wilmington police - and firemen tried in vain vesterdav afternoon to save a citv bov from drowning in the Brandy- wine Kiver. The boy, identified as Regin ald Haskins, 11, of 709 W. 10th ot., was reported floating in the river, west of the Market St. bridge at 5:34 p.m. Officers rusned to the scene and lifted him from the river on a rope pulley but could not revive him. Witnesses said the bov. clad only in a pair of khaki shorts, was attempting to walk across the water fall at the foot of West St. When lie got about to the middle the strong current swept him off into the water, v1 ' Police said witnesses : told them the boy bobbed several times, then wartaken down the' river. One witness, Kenneth Vincents Mf 15: Belmont Ave. Claymont, . tried to save the boy. : but the current was too strong, ; The Haskins boy was riven oxygen at the scene and rushed to Delaware Division where, d , spite efforts to revive him, he was", pronounced dead at 5:59 p.m. Hospital officials said the boy was not dead on arrival. One policeman who was at the scene said that the boy's legs appeared to be moving as be was brought up on a rescue rope. . .. o - For nearly seven hours police were unable to give anymore than a sketchy report because they could hot identify the child. FINALLY, his stepfather and mother, Mr. and Mrs.1 Gleveri Stevens, called the police to report him missing. They said they had been searching the neighborhood for several hours ooking for the boy. Police took them to the faospi-al where they identified the body. CIA bared .BERLIN m-East Germany has issued a book entitled "Who's Who in the CIA." It lists names of 2,500 Americans in more than 120 countries who it says are linked with the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency. ' - 'X'- VI, 'A r j 1 mm , $ Phot by Frank Fhy RECOVERING BODY-Wilmington firtmen bring up tht body' of a boy who drowned in the Brandy wine Creek yesterday afternoon about 5:30. Police said witnesses told them the boy had been attempting to walk across the falls at the foot of West St. when he was swept off by the current. Kenneth Vincent, 16, of 65 Belmont. Ave., Claymont, told police he attempted to save the boy, but the current was too strong. The body was finally brought to shore near the Market Street bridge.

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  1. The Morning News,
  2. 03 Jun 1968, Mon,
  3. Page 1

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