Red River on Rampage, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-03


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Red River on Rampage WINNIPEG, Man., May 2 UP.— The Manitoba cabinet held an emergency session today as the crest of the Red River enveloped Morris, Man., and sent the river ; level two inches above its 1948 flood peak in Winnipeg. The Cabinet will decide whether to ask the federal government to declare a national emergency. The water level in Winnipeg was 5.7 feet above the minimum flood level and two inches above the disastrous flood peak of two years ago.

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