Clipped From Mt. Vernon Register-News
Chicago Ships Snow South On Train To Melt MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A rail shipment of more than one million pounds of rapidly melting melting ^ow arrived in Memphis Thursday on its way fromGhi- leago to points souths "They sent it because they wanted to get rid of it," ex- plahied A.W. PkHe, supervisor of Illinois Central's Johnson Yard in Memphis. "We'll send It on south to McComb (Miss.) and New Orleans." The snow arrived in 14 cars, itnd officials estimated that each carried approximately 80,000 (ounds of snow. J.H. Johnson, assistant general general yardmasler, said railroad men in Chicago had "some empty empty hopper cars and more snow than they knew what to do with, $o they loaded It and sent it south to melt."