Francis Schnee (2 Apr 1964) and family safe in AK earthquake

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Francis Schnee (2 Apr 1964) and family safe in AK earthquake - Jlltonites In The Earthquake Area Are Reported...
Jlltonites In The Earthquake Area Are Reported Safe A Josiner , Altonlte, Mrs. Beatrice Beatrice WUtgefi Schrantz, now a resident, at '• Anchorage, Alaska, has written her sister. Mrs. Joe Kane, .that both s'he and her busband,. J. H. Schrantz were 'uninlurecl in the great earth- quaJcBithflt swept through Anch­ orage-aildl vicinity Friday. (Both'were at home when the quake;.},; started. They dashed oufsi<ife;'to avaidi the shower of famin;gj 'i '<furnllture, pictures, mir- rora -i(nd., dii^es. The inside of their house was le'Et Q shaimbles. She;'Said) a more detailed account would,ifol'low when the mail v/as igetting through readWy. Mrs/'-Schrantz is m the Pacific Pacific Noi;thern Airline office at International Airport and Mr. Schrantz is a Civil Service em- ployee.ifat Fort Richardson, six miles xrom Anchorage. •Oth^r former Altonites in Anchorage Anchorage are Airman Ic Francis Schnee and family who were liv'ing at 725 Gum St. The Airman's Airman's >'mother. Mrs. Henry Schnee-;;. at Alton, received an airmail. letter Mond'ay saying that the Ifiamdly are safe. Mrs. .Schnee and three small sons, 5, years and under, were alone in the apartment when the vwiUs began to shake and pictures pictures to crash down. Several houses in the same block were demoli ^ed, also a large school, and they could see from their window the J. C. Penney store which was splat in half by the quake. 1!he family have now been ntf^edi to the Air .Base, a few from Anchora'ge, where p..jis was on duty at the time lHhe -ea ^thquaits. • ..f Good Turn Day For Handicapped Is Coming Soon The Cub and Boy 'Scouts of the Prairie Gold Area Council, Boy Scouts of America, are currently; making plans to conduct t'neir annual "Good' Turn Day for the) Handicapped." clothing drjve. Tills nation-widie program by the Scouts, is another of the "Good Turn" events which highlight; the scouting activities in Alton, This drive is not just a dirive for an organization's profitable gain, but it Ls a me^ans of income for 130 Handicappedi workers who are self-supporting instead! of State supported. These Handicapped Handicapped workers are tax payers, not tax burdens. The Boy Scouts of America have given time and effort in order to help these less fortunate people. This is a voluntary project which the Prairie Gold) Council has agreed to be a part of and' they need the support of the citizens in the council area to make this drive another success. On Saturday, April 11, the Cub Scouts, under the leadership of Cul>master David! Woltord •and.- the den mothers, will distribute distribute a s'cout "Good Turn Day Bag" to all of the home!s in AI^ ton. Tliese bags should' be filled filled with wearable and repairable repairable clothing and materials, and small househo'lidi appliances, which the Handicapped men and women can process for resale in their retail storeb and) provide their weeki^y wage®. ••< .f"'- Them on Saturday,, April .J,8, the Boi"' Scouts, with Spoutm'aster

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  1. The Alton Democrat,
  2. 02 Apr 1964, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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