A & T's grandfather

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A & T's grandfather - Rows Through Ice Clarence Brooker rowed a boat...
Rows Through Ice Clarence Brooker rowed a boat yesterday through three-quarters of an inch of floating ice to rescue rescue the Irving Goodell family from the barn at their farm home near the Erie bridge. He found them sitting sitting on top of their automobile. They were taken to Sterling. William Baker, living two miles southeast of Erie, said that only five acres o£ his 150-acre farm were f ree from wa ter. Resitl ents of cottages along Rock river ln the Mo ] ine area wcre re- be out as tne crest of the flood which has caused ronsiderable damage and hardship etstown. Due to th there has been no flood damage In the Moline vicininy, but the crest was expected to be reached there tomorrow or Saturday.

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  1. Alton Evening Telegraph,
  2. 27 Jan 1938, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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