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 - blocked. The number, of homeless ran into the...
blocked. The number, of homeless ran into the thousands. One were driven frtm their dwellings five Kentucky f«fnipini^iM >f with the Kentucky and ztBsouatiB i «(^or^-; Isiir' fre0 ~the flooded areas early PinevUle, Oeprgetown, Barbourville albd Mkldlesbora the Kentucky' commtmltiew hit by the ristog watecs. town and Sunshine are suburbs Harlan. It was near-PinevllIe th three employees of the Vlrginia^f Harlan Coal^ Corpormtkm swept to death when a tree, bomil on the floods crest, tore away ak| bridge on which they stood. No Lots of Life. There was qo Idas of life in region surrounding Qulncy, HI, thoxtgh many^ t^yt^itfiidt of were flooded. The burstlQg of Mark levee, whkh protected . south FaUus ilndnage district the Missouri si4e of thiaMiaBiai pennitted the Vatera to pour . 7,000 acres of riSh bottom lands tts growing cross. On the nunitfs side the levee which bail aerved to ebnl. Bear CreA since 1893. crumbled four places, flooding 5,000 acres Ul the Lima drainage district, 30 ml]p(| north of Qulncy. The Miastasippl river gauge «t| Quiny last night'registered 11JS fee^l the highest marie ever recorded itt| the half century' it has been in uaa,| The Ifiasouri-Illinais flooded ^ ritbry near Quihcy was one which there are pa large ties, a fortunate het to that it i imlsed - propert^r damage, farmers on the lUinois side todajrl expressed the hope< that part their com crops.migfat be and possibly somk of their wheat. CoM Adds^to Safreriag. Cold and snow>were foUowing flood — causing rains In parts Kansas and Missouri, making sary sun furthe^ rehaMMtotkio isures K relief measures the aands of refugees. - PidbUe were thrown op» in many . communities as ^ headquarters tbe flood rictimA, and k>cal isations were aeiive in ^ aid. The Ameri^ Legim and Salvatkm Army irere helping ever their senior could be to best advanta^. 'Train achedulfs were slowly ing returned to ; normal, there were man^ miles of way where jMJaJV crews were work. Normal ^bain service predfatol by toTd^t. Highway damijge was heavy in MisaoOri; running — hundreds of thousands of doUan.

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  1. The Iola Register,
  2. 20 Nov 1928, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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