Science: All-Highest

Highest place in the world is the summit of Mt. Everest, 29,140 ft. above sea level. If any man has set foot on that white pinnacle of the Himalayas none has returned to tell the tale. Up to last week 13 persons were known to have perished in 13 years of trying. Last week the world heard of a 14th victim when three Indian porters arrived in Darjeeling with the story of one man's lone assault.

Last year a plump-faced Briton flew from London to India. He was Maurice Wilson, 37, son of a Yorkshire...

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