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Nevada Appeal at 150: Aug. 3, 1954: Climbing team summits peak

Lahore, Pakistan, Aug. 3 — UP — An Italian mountain climbing team today reported the successful conquest of the world’s second highest peak, K2, Mt. Godwin Austen — the Himalayan “killer mountain” whose snow-clad heights and howling storms had defeated five previous expeditions.

This continues the Appeal’s review of news stories and headlines during its Sesquicentennial year.