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Footnote – 1974: Unusual Theft

(This article originally appeared on page 25 of the June 18, 1974, publication of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and is reprinted word-for-word below.)

Unusual Theft

DALLAS (AP) — The thief who stole a tape recorder and several tapes from the car of Francis Andrews is in for a surprise — the only sounds recorded on the tapes are heart sounds.

Andrews, 42, was working at the Veterans Administration Hospital when someone broke into his car and stole the tapes. Also lifted was a “digital heartsound scope” he invented and values at $25,000.

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