Red River Still Rising, Daily Racing Form, 1950-05-08


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Red River Still Rising WINNIPEG, Man., May 6 UP.— The Army took over full control of flood-fighting operations today as the rampaging Red River broke through dikes and sandbag defenses in the suburbs and threaten this fenses in the suburbs and threatened this dreds of persons fled their homes in the Wildwood, Riverside, Point Douglas and St. Boniface districts when the full impact of the floods, the worst in 89 years, struck. The waters smashed hastily-erected dikes and sandbag barriers. s , ,

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