Science: Everest Progress

An unconfirmed radio dispatch received by a British archeologist in Paris, and cabled to America by a Hearst correspondent: "Nepal crowd hear Everest peak reached May 16. Bruce cannot confirm." The principality of Nepal in the Himalayas adjoins Mt. Everest on the east. General Bruce, the original commander of the expedition, has been at Darjeeling convalescing from the attack of malaria which compelled him to abandon the trek.

Since then, however, official dispatches from Lieut. Col. E. F. Norton, the new leader, have been published by The London Times and The New York...

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