Science: Frustration at Matanzas

Swart little Cubans who live between Cape Guancs and Cape Hicacos assembled on the shore of Matanzas Bay (60 mi. east of Havana) last week to behold a marvelous sight. Floating straight from shore toward the Gulf Stream, more than five feet in diameter and more than one mile long, a vast shining serpent lay upon the water. It was a serpent made of heavy, corrugated steel tubing—the deep-sea section of the pipe which Inventor George S. Claude of France had been laboring more than a year to lay, and through which he...

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