New Jersey hurricane headlines, 1938

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New Jersey hurricane headlines, 1938 - A FIFTY-SECOND FIFTY-SECOND FIFTY-SECOND YEAR....
A FIFTY-SECOND FIFTY-SECOND FIFTY-SECOND YEAR. NO. 223 lUti'. r'f'&S.TiM ffiS0"1" ASBURY PARK, N. J THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1938 rMishti ZS&'gLW! MS MjtUlOn Art, PRICE THREE CENTS fc r, JKT STORM WREAKS HEAVY DAMAGE AT SHOR British Chief, Hitler Meet to Divide Czechs Nazis Hail Chamberlain as He Arrives for Parley; Army Man May Be Sue-eessor Sue-eessor Sue-eessor to Hodza EUROPE AT A GLANCE GODESBURG. Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain of Britain arrives and immediately begins conversations with Chancelor Hitler on remaking of map of Czechoslovakia. PRAGUE. President Benes ex pected to choose Gen. Jan Syrovy, inspector general of Czech army, as premier to succeed Milan Hodza, who resinned in Nazi crisis. BUD AT' EST Hungary demands her citizens in Czechoslovakia be given equal rights with Sudetens. Rumania, Yugoslavia reported uneasy regarding Nazi ambitions. BERLIN German press indicates that Hitler, having obtained first demands, demands, now wants more. Benes resigna tion as president of Czechoslovakia Is to be asked of Chijmberlain at conference conference today, it is indicated. EGER Czechs troops abandon frontier in Sudeten area and "Free Corps'' of Konrad Henlein, Sudeten leader, enters. GODESBERG. Germany. (-Adolf (-Adolf (-Adolf Hitler nd Prime Minister Chamberlain met today for the second time in a week to seal their arrangement for assuring assuring Europe's peace by redrawing the map of Czechoslovakia. The British prime minister arrived at the Hotel Dreesen, the reichsfuehrer's headquarters at 10 a. m., and was received received at the entrance by Hitler himself. himself. Together the two. followed by their suites, proceeded to the conference room on the second floor and the fateful con-- con-- con-- ference, on which the fate of at least one Europeanu state depends, began at once. The British prime minister reached y the conference scene after a 20 minute ferry trip across the Rhine from his own hotel at Petersburg. A black-uniformed black-uniformed black-uniformed drum corps beat wWf T: STORM-SMASHED STORM-SMASHED STORM-SMASHED MASSACHUSETTS CHURCH Terrific Terrific force of the hurricane winds which spread destruction in New England is illustrated by the twisted, shattered wreckage they made of St. Hedwig's church in East Cambridge, Cambridge, Mass. Only a wall supporting the pipe organ remained remained standing. County Tahles Plea for Span Freeholders Fail to Act on Neptune's Request for New Bridge (Staff Correspondent) FREEHOLD The board of freeholders freeholders yesterday tabled a request by the Neptune township committee and the Shark River Hills Property Owners association association that it construct a permanent structure to replace the wooden bridge over Shark river at Tucker's point. $9,500 Given To County Man v Berry Rules Frank E. Hardgrove Entitled to Aunt's Aeeount (Special to The Press) NEWARK. Vice Chancelor Maja Leon Berry yesterday announced he would recommend that a $9,500 joint bank account be turned over to Frank E. Hardgrove, Farmingdale. unless he is prohibited by court rul?s. ill aMMMMMHMMHMMMHHMMiMmMtai 1 i irf-m.? irf-m.? irf-m.? SMASHED AND TWISTED Two samples of the havoc done Monmouth county boardwalks boardwalks yesterday by the storm in the six mile area between Avon and Point Pleasant. The photos show (upper right) a section of the Avon promenande lifted bodily and hurled down on the sands. The other picture, also taken at Avon last night shows a long section of the walk sheared off, twisted and with lamp standards knocked awry. (Press photos) Man Survives Raffing Ocean Edward Faulks Carried 50 Feet to Sea, Swept Back to Beach Edward Faulks today owes his life to a prank played by an angry ocean that Shadow Lake Waters Burst Dam, Flood Road (Staff Correspondent) RIVER FLAZA More than 200 feet of the Shadow Lake dam collapsed at the height of yesterday's severe wind and rain storm which swept over this section of the county. The resulting roar as thousands of gallons of water tumbled over the dam's steel core and then cascaded over Nutswamp road 30 Are Killed On Long Island Hurricane Rips Up Boardwalks; Damages Crops Shore Woman'' s Kin Drowned in Sound Robert Pride, of Long Island, nephew of Mr. Duncan Kelly, of Corlies avenue. West Allenhurst, drowned In Long Island sound yesterday yesterday when his small boat capsited during the storm. Mr. Pride was the father of two children. 200 Left Dead In Worst Gale In 100 Years Toll Mounts as Cane Cod Area Reports Unparalleled Damage NEW YORK. OP) The ever-lengthening ever-lengthening ever-lengthening roster of the dead trom an equinoctial hurricane which struck, the North Atlantic states with a savageness unequalled unequalled In a hundred years neared the 200 mark today and still the tragic figures mounted. More than 150 were known to be dead in the states of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont and New Hampshire alone with 104 bodies already already definitely Identified and the toll rising fast as flood threats added a Waves 50 Feet High Batter Batter Coast From City to Bay Head Score Are Hurt at Manasquan North Jersey shore municipalities municipalities surveyed a staggering toll of property damage today as the aftermath of hurricane winds, torrential downpours and a series of tidal waves that sent mountainous mountainous seas crashing against the coastline. No fatalities were reported as Monmouth Monmouth and Ocean counties bore th brunt of the storm that lashed the entire entire state yesterday afternoon, but a score or more persons were injured at Manasquan and other communities and countless stories of heroic rescues wer reported from the bayshore area to Bay Head. The death list mounted to 200. however, however, In other sections of the Atlantic seaboard after the tail end of a West Indian hurricane had spent its force, with Long Island and the New Eng. land states the hardest hit. Pitching Boat Fired By Short Circuit Rough water In Shark river following following yesterday's storm was cited as the cause of a fire that damaged a sea skiff owned by Roy Reynolds, Bradley Beach, which was moored at Havens' dock near F street. Boro firemen extinguished the blaze which burned out the motor cuing and part of the bow. They said the fire apparently started from a short circuit that developed developed In the drenched motor of the craft because of the rocking of

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  1. Asbury Park Press,
  2. 22 Sep 1938, Thu,
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