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Kate Drexel, who has devoted her life to the education of negroes, has endowed a Catholic college for negroes at Columbia. An extraordinary diving feat was accomplished the other day at Blackpool North pier, before a number of spectators. The weather was boisterous, but Miss Annie Johnson essayed the task of staying under the water longer than 2min 61|seo, which ranked as the record achievement. She stayed 3min lOsec, which is ISfseo longer than the time made by Lurline some years ago. bliss Johnson is nineteen years of age, and a most accomplished lady swimmer.

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Evening Star, Issue 8043, 21 October 1889

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Evening Star Issue 8043, 21 October 1889

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