San Joaquin River Flood isolates 23 families

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i dam as thoug! ex o leve con thi bank ant wa timi ,rec the lower bodies the the weeks dur- it .is dur- wa- the San Joaquin River Flood Isolates 23 Families FIREBAUGH (Fresno Co.), June 4.--While the San Joaquin bears art unprecedented volume of.Sirring runoft water to the sea otherwise.might be impounded behind the Friant.Dam, .twenty threi amUies consisting of nearly, ninety-men, women and children, an irtually isolated on. ihe A. R.. Burkarl Hanch, eight miles east "«y breaks on.the east ban.k of the river. · Following the high \va*.'rs of thi \Vijiter and-eai-ly Spring, Burkhar threw up levees around his 4,00 acre ranch; pemltting .the fairrr workers and their TamHies;. to re turn for - the harvesting of olt crops and the planting of new When breaks occurred recently Girl Dies Ag Overturns North Of Merced MERGED,. June." 4.--(/D--Lillian ean Abraiiison, 15, of Oakland, was rushed to death. in an automobile rash ten miles .north of Merced, to ay when the car driven by her mother, Mrs. Gladys Noble, 38, was orced oH the .highway and .over- urned. ' : The injured were Marion Abram- on, 12, Mrs. Helma-Tracy,, 37, and er infant daughter, Buelia, of Los ngeles. They were taken to th« urlocfc Hospital. Lillian was'taken o the Guy Mortuary in Turlock. (erman Justice' ieelcs Reelection KERMAN (Fresno Co.), June 4 -Henry Weber, Jr., -Justice of the eace'. for the eleventh t6wnsliip ompfising Kerman and Biols, fo- day announced his candidacy "for eeiection. In his announcement udge Weber said: I have endeavored to conduct my lice-with fairness..and justice to I. parties and if reelected will con- nue the same policy. )el Rey Chamber To ^old Final Meeting DfiL (Fresno Co.), June 4. --The Del Rey Chamber of Comerce that relieved, the pressure on" the swollen river, the water poured uj to the levees, making an Island o the ranch. ; .1 liie Koivboat As a result, the twenty three ilies are virtually without contact with the iriainland ^except with a rowboat which bears their · provi sions from the vicinity of the Poso Ranch. Despite their Isolation, the work ers continue; their ranch labors. The cotton crop has beeh. plantec and soon will be v ready for chopping. chopping. A dragline is kept working day and night hlgUtenlng and strength enlng the levee that surrounds the ranch. . . . . " . . ' . ' · Student Stays Away .Miss Margaret.Mclntyre. a sen- kir student in the Dos Palps High school and a resident o£ the ranch s Hying in Dos Palos to complete her course, and, participate In the graduation exorcises next week. Miss Frances Curl, teacher on- ranch school, closed : the school ant went home several "weeks ago t became apparent pupils from other ride of the levee would be unable to attend classes. Girl Hurt At Visalia Rodeo Improves VISALIA (Tulare Co.), June 4.-The

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  1. The Fresno Bee The Republican,
  2. 05 Jun 1938, Sun,
  3. Page 18

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