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been poa Leo buyer a grower, his :iad marketing narket terminals rush Ucld DAMAGE Kentucky Floods Take Lives of 17; 14 Lives LATEST States Robbers . i aged by W. II. in Three iglarlzed with taken. through the Associated Press) Into the lap of old man river limselS the deep rollinsr, untract- able Mississippi, was poured to. A »5 *J. \t\J~ he | day the anger of the late autumn ut Senator near Quincy, 111., had money a k e up the problem "THIlIL,Jj permitting the waters I by swollen tributaries to sweep I The idea heaicrs, seed d action. sections empowered as the irrigation the execution, tho murder tho English university led He 'Plea ground t jury, thousands of acres of corn, wheat and rice on both the Missouri and Illinois side of the Mississippi. With this ilood, and damage done by the Kentucky and Cumberland rivers in Kentucky, the uncontrolled waters today had claimed 17 lives and inllicted i property loss roughly estimated at ten million dollars. In Missouri, Kansas and Oklahoma, where 14 livos have been lost and where property damage has been heaviest, recession of the waters was making possible a smvey of the greatest November Elood damage these states have ever known. That was true, however, more particularly in Kansas and Oklahoma, for across Missouri the river that has the same name continued to be a raging menace. The Missouri was dangerously close to flood stage across the entire state, and the inundation of great areas of bottom lands near St. Louis was feared. Smaller streams in the St. Louis territory were choked with wateis, and maiiv lines and highways t h r u o u t the state were blocked n u m b e r of homeless ran into the thousands. One t h o u s a n d werp driven Irom their in tive Kentucky comm u n i t i e s alone, with the Kentucky and Cumberland rivers s t i l at least reports trom the flooded areas early today. Pineville, Georgetown. Sunshine, Barbourville and Middlesboro weiv the K e n t u c k y communities hardest hit by the rising waters. Georgetown n n d Sunshine are suburbs of TTarlan. It was near Pinevillo t h a t three employes of Virginia-TTarlan Coal corpora- -iou were swept to death when a tree, borne on the flood's crosf, oro away a bridge on which they stood. There wa,s no loss of l i f e in the region surrounding Quinoy. "11. altho m a n y t h o u s a n wore flooded. The burst- 'ng of the Mark lovoo. which pro- ected the South Fabius drainage Hstrict on tho Missouri side of no Mississippi, p e r m i t t e d tho to run over 7,000 acres of rich bottom lands and its grow- ng crops. driver the the in Wamsutter, had h number tho Illinois side the oastorn ' Th factov which has served t o c o n u U partridges wore scattered over explosion. since IS!)2 crumbled n four places, flooding 5,000 ores in tho Lima drainage dis- riot, 20 miles north of Quincy. Tho Mississippi river gauge at Quincy last night registered 17.5 cot, tho highest mark ever 10- orded in the halt century it has icon in use. (Continued Ekalaka

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  1. The Havre Daily News,
  2. 20 Nov 1928, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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