Avery Batson, Beatrice Daily Sun, 4/19/1943

batson_donna Member Photo

Clipped by batson_donna

Avery Batson, Beatrice Daily Sun, 4/19/1943 - nil Allied Forces in Africa. "Ike" timera!...
nil Allied Forces in Africa. "Ike" timera! (ieoruo S, ration, -'r.. they conferred in front ot head- ...._.. Omaha Set For Flood Cleanup i i 70 i ', , i ! tii ! be | ! ! : the AUutmnit Of .S100.MH) Ap- pnn.'il For Emergency! i ; o rk In Omaha. Imvu. OMAHA. April i | i 19 <.P As the ! !„•„. , l ,.^.-..> .. ... water? slipped : i!-i^htn:s;v;'!v out "f the J'.wa- • Xc-h'-HSK.-i >i':-i-a. rrrpnralions got . iin,,V. n v:!v. t.-'d.-iv to spent! a prom-i i^ni tv'i'tTil 'ailotn-fYii estimated i at lr) "\ 0 $ioo.r»''0 for emergency ; '.-".„.:. :,, i'. iri -t-^*ni-kep east Omaha : ' '/r-~.-*r I al-o I'\ i Mavor Dan Butler nf Omaha an- I ; Ilr .uncV-1 last nis/fit an allotment of to ; f ederal ; runos sufficient for >g en- Uon j era! cleanup and emorjrem-y " re- | • nnir<; of DubUp. improvements has ] ; P^ <* ^' VPll ^ lGen _ PhUip B , ^rin~* federal works adminis- i..^^, arifi . trator. and George H. fields, oep- ; uty \VPA. commissioner *'^< ! Fnr Emergency Repairs . The funds, which he said were j exP e C t e n to total about 5100,000. | expected to total aoom ^uu.u^ , wlU be used only tor emergency ; repairs to streets and sewers m j * ; the flooded areas, to clear « ehns i i from the Omaha nmtucipal au- j ; port, anri such otner worn: on pun- j es llf 'ftlflllf'lP'a O3 iq £?S?GT1tl&li .ITiC.. \ . lir - facilities as is essential, i ne . '; money will not be available for | -—' "'"*• —•"»= >-»"->-' ,. > conference Saturday with charn- ' ber of commerce president Sam | Reynold?; Col. Lewis A. Pick of i the army engine-era, and H. B. Ar- 111 vi i*.~ * «> 111, ii-. - ^ .j — -«• •-..--— — - • ; work on private properties, ne em- i i phasized. ^ _ j . Recommendations for the funds were submitted by Butler after a , ; incur aj-.d A very A. Batson, federal federal works administration representatives. representatives. Headquarters For Red Cross Meanwhile, headquarters were i established in Omaha for Red i Cross relief work for ail of the j Tov.-a, Nebraska and part of the ; Missouri lowlands inundated by : the flood, according to lowa-Ne- j braska Red Cross relief director ! Miss Kathryn Monroe. "We are ' still in the midst of our emergency I period — the real rehabilitation ! work car.noE be begun until the ; stricken families can return to I their homes and ascertain their i needs," she said. is ; In Omaha, city employes cut ; channels to hasten drainage of Carter Lake and the municipal i airport. Water over the airport is a j falling slowly but was still four ! feet deep outside the administra- tiK, ; — — — r* —-.-. _.,, j tion building yesterday. ^TZ

Clipped from
  1. Beatrice Daily Sun,
  2. 19 Apr 1943, Mon,
  3. Page 2

batson_donna Member Photo
  • Avery Batson, Beatrice Daily Sun, 4/19/1943

    batson_donna – 28 Mar 2013

Want to comment on this Clipping? Sign up for a free account, or sign in