Five men in a skiff, including Adlai Stevenson, were the center of attraction as the Democratic hopeful and his friends combined the pleasures of politicking with the delights of duck hunting for two happy days on the 4,000-acre Alice Sidney Farms near Jerome, Ark.
On land, Stevenson (right) and party pose with downed ducks. Others are (left to right) Senator Russell Long of Louisiana Senator J. William Fulbright of Arkansas, Senator John Sparkman of Alabama and Governor Orval Faubus of Arkansas.
On sea, Stevenson and friends skiff their way across the Woodward Reservoir. With Adlai is Senator Fulbright (left front), Host Dr. J. S. (Big Doc) Rushing, Senator John McClellan of Arkansas and Guide Morris Parkrus (at the tiller).
December 26, 1955
COOL BREEZE OFF THE WINDY CITY
The North Shore of Chicago served as the backdrop as 11 teams took advantage of the breezes on Lake Michigan in the Midwest Intercollegiate Dinghy Championships
Helping hand Suzie Burrows helps rig Northwestern University Sailing Club dinghy by holding mainsail halyard while friend fastens mainsail.
Starting off, the close-hauled Penguins jockey for position in a race later won by the Brown University team, winner of the frostbite regatta.
Sailing along, Skipper Dick Durfee of Ohio State handles tiller while Crew Member Betty Ihnot holds boom out so sail will catch the wind.