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St. Louis Post-Dispatch from St. Louis, Missouri • Page 40

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THE tie ST.LQUIS POST-DISPATCH Published Every Day-Weekdays and Sundays Wednesday, February II, 1959 Part Six, Pages I I2F 'I i I i jfSt p-'-T3 On Duty in the Ruins -kill JnLtU 4ka klni-L nf Dnlmxr koiilpvfrl. Sat. Ste phen Moret of 3406A South Broadway stands watch over personal be-longings to be recovered from the tornado wreckage. He is one of 200 picked men from the 138th Infantry Regiment, Missouri National Guard, manning 37 guards posts in the hard hit areas of city and county. By a Post-Dispatch Photographer Running Sfarf at Reconstruction With tornadic winds scarcely dead, new roof takes shape on office of Dr.

William Tison in 8800 block of Manchester road, Brentwood. Carpenters were at work early yesterday, within a few hours of the storm which left a trail of devastation in the southwest outskirts before skipping the city to bring death and destruction to the midtown district. -By Po.t.Dispdch Photogr.Ph. i "fVMOT ikM tetX? lv' Inf vjh IAa. Jtttt Comfort for the Homeless Homeless mother and her children find food and shelter at disaster center set up by the Red Cross at 4020 Page boulevard.

Mrs. Gertrude Watson who lived at 3837 Coiens avenue holds her 7-month-old daughter Linda while nurse Mrs. Charlotte Patterson helps with the other children, Ernest and Kathleen. -By Post-Dispakh Buffeted by Storm Wrecked buildings, their walls ripped away by tornadic winds, form background for neighborhood residents jtunned by disaster which struck in th early hours of yesterday. Scene is in the 3700 block of Cote Brilliante avenue and buildings are among the thousands in which damage ranged from broken windows to total destruction.

By Poit-Dispatch Photographtr. V' I 'V. a 'W Getting Word Through iPW Removed from the disaster scene but still a part of it, long distance telephone operators handle switchboards which helped put through a record 83,785 calls yesterday. Operators here re some of the 1000 who worked through the day at Southwestern Bell Telephone Company's toll office at 2654 Locust street. To help with the flood of calls, clerical and headquarters personnel were pressed into service at the boards where the previous record was 56,623 calls.

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