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Asbury Park Evening Press FINAL EDITION THE WEATHER Generally Fir and Continued Cool; Friday Wanner. (See Page THE EVENING NEWS A FIFTY-SECOND YEAR. NO. 223 lUti'. ASBURY PARK, N.

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1938 rMishti MS MjtUlOn Art, PRICE THREE CENTS fc JKT STORM WREAKS HEAVY DAMAGE AT SHOR British Chief, Hitler Meet to Divide Czechs Hurricane Rips Up Boardwalks; Damages Crops wWf ill aMMMMMHMMHMMMHHMMiMmMtai 1 Waves 50 Feet High Batter Coast From City to Bay Head Score Are Hurt at Manasquan North Jersey shore 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 seas crashing against the coastline. No fatalities were reported as Monmouth and Ocean counties bore th brunt of the storm that lashed the 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, 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.

STORM-SMASHED MASSACHUSETTS CHURCH 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, Mass. Only a wall supporting the pipe organ remained standing. i SMASHED AND TWISTED Two samples of the havoc done Monmouth county 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) Shadow Lake Waters Burst Dam, Flood Road 30 Are Killed County Tahles Plea for Span Freeholders Fail to Act on Neptune's Request for New Bridge (Staff Correspondent) FREEHOLD The board of freeholders yesterday tabled a request by the Neptune township committee and the Shark River Hills Property Owners association that it construct a permanent structure to replace the wooden bridge over Shark river at Tucker's point. Freeholder Joseph Mayer said that he had been approached by Interested persons, but that he promised them no support. The condition of the present bridge, he said, is all right. The request was referred to the board as a whole for further consideration.

The board received another request from Leon Reussille, Sea Bright boro attorney, asking that the county contribute to a proposed project to construct two beachfront Jetties, four bulkheads and three additions to present jetties at a total estimated cost of S300.000. The boro. the attorney wrote, expects a $135,000 federal grant and seeks a 15 percent contribution from tlie county. Director Raymond L. Wyckoff commented that there is county property along the beachfront which should be protected.

The request was tabled for further consideration. County Asked to Take Road Committeeman Howard R. Woodward. Manalapan township, and Committeeman Herman Shteir, Millstone township, appeared before the board to ask the county to take over the extension of the Smithburg-Manalapan road in their townships. The road, they said, is about two miles long and is heavily traveled.

Director Wyckoff suggested the two townships might apply for state road funds, but the delegates said their townships were unable to pay even the 10 percent required in such state projects. The request was tabled for consideration. A representative of the Hill Dredging company, which submitted the low bid last week for dredging a channel at the proposed new Oceanic bridge, asked the board to return the bid as his firm needed its equipment for another job and was being hampered by the delay in starting the Oceanic work. Last week the freeholders deferred awarding the dredging contract on the grounds that (Continued on page three) Nazis Hail Chamberlain as He Arrives for Parley; Army Man May Be 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, now wants more. Benes resigna tion as president of Czechoslovakia Is to be asked of Chijmberlain at 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 Hitler nd Prime Minister Chamberlain met today for the second time in a week to seal their arrangement for 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. and was received at the entrance by Hitler himself. Together the two. followed by their suites, proceeded to the conference room on the second floor and the fateful con-- ference, on which the fate of at least one Europeanu state depends, began at once.

The British prime minister reached the conference scene after a 20 minute ferry trip across the Rhine from his own hotel at Petersburg. A black-uniformed drum corps beat a salute and blaekshirt elite guards presented arms with bayonets fixed as Chamberlain left his hotel. He had arrived there two hours earlier, having flown from London to Cologne and motored the rest of the way. Cheered by Nazis Nazi salutes greeted him even as he descended the hotel's grand stairway. There officials, guests and uniformed 1 guards shouted "Hell" with outstretched arms.

Chamberlain smiled warmly and hurried down a long length of carpet to a waiting open automobile. Sir Nevile Henderson, British ambassador to Berlin, followed behind him, chewing his cigar. Chamberlain seemed In extraordinary good humor. He said his flight from London to Cologne was particularly interesting because the plant flew so low he could study the "simply beautiful'' The warm reception given him by the German population, he said, was deeply impressive. Soviet Planes in Czerhoslavakia BERLIN.

') D. N. B. (German official news agency) today reported the arrival of 39 Soviet war planes at two Czechoslovak airdromes and told of two border clashes involving Czechoslovaks and Sudeten Germans. In a Trautenau dispatch N.

B. reported that 21 twin-motored Soviet bombers had landed at the Paradubtce airdrome. They were described as fast bombers whose distinguishing marks had been obliterated. Eighteen similar bombers were said to havs arrived at Bohdaney and 20 (Continued on page three) Eisner Hearing Is Postponed (Staff Correspondent) KEYPORT The first of a series of hearings by the U. S.

department of labor on alleged unfair labor practices by the Sigmuud Eisner company, clothing manufacturers, was delayed this morning until p. this afternoon. The postponement was caused by William B. Grogan. federal examiner, who was late in arriving for the scheduled 10 a.

m. start, and by the complaint of the firm's attorney that boro hall here was unsafe for the number of persons subpenaed. The government subpenaed 150 Eisner employes, about half the number employed in the firm's Union Beach factory. The attorney, Mark Eisner, New York, urged the hearing be held elsewhere. It will be transferred to Blod-gett's restaurant.

Three more hearings, in communities where Eisner plants are located, were announced by the labor department last week. The violations are alleged to have occurred under the Walsh-Healy act. Auction Spinet desk. rugs, new and used. Dressers, 1 modern chiffonier, like new.

Beds and mattresses, 1 antique desk, new tapestry studio couch, overstuffed chairs, books and bookcases, some draperies and tapestries, typewriter, lamps and dishes, and countless other items. Everything going to the highest bidder. Friday, 1:30 P. M. Neptune Furniture Store, C.

H. Wettlin, Auctioneer, adv It Will Pay" You! To tee the 1939 Chevrolet coming soon. Watch for the date. Park Chevrolet, Inc. adv Shore Woman'' 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 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 roster of the dead trom an equinoctial hurricane which struck, the North Atlantic states with a savageness 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 definitely Identified and the toll rising fast as flood threats added a new danger to storm-wracked New-England. The damage to property to hundreds of smashed boats, to growing or maturing crops, to homes, utilities, public buildings, transportation and communication was beyond calcula tion, rising to uncounted millions of dollars. How many thousands were homeless could not even be guessed. Many thousands of men and women in the great area of disaster troops, police, coast guardsmen, naval reservists.

Red Cross workers, Boy Scouts were called to the work of rescue. Canada Feels Storm Meanwhile, this morning the storm which had been accompanied by fearsome tidal waves on some sections of the coast moved upward into Canada, in the southern parts of the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. There was grave fear that the hurricane had brought catastrophe to the Isolated people of Cape Cod, extending like an up-curved forefinger from the Massachusetts mainland, and to the islands of Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, lying to the south of the cape in the open sea. (Continued on page three) Wheat Allotment Applications Asked (Special to The Press) FREEHOLD "Last call" for A. A.

A. wheat allotments was sounded today by the Monmouth County Agricultural Conservation committee In a message addressed to county wheat growers. Any county farmer selling 100 or more bushels of wheat annually and who has not yet obtained his wheat allotment was urged by the committee to make application immediately if he wishes to participate In the 1939 agricultural conservation program of the A. A. A.

Applications are being received by the committee at its office in the court house, room 107, here. concrete bulkhead along the east side of the lagoon. The houseboat was not balanced perfectly, however, and after teetering for a short while fell over on Its side back into the lagoon. Efforts were being made at the time to get the houseboat off. but, according to witnesses, the tide dropped almost four feet in a very few minutes and, with the water gone, the balance was not perfect enough to keep the boat upright.

The woman, Mrs. Mary Clarkson, and her son, Raymond, about 30, were taken in by Triends. Their furniture and personal property were lost along with the boat. To The Voters Of Monmouth County I wish to thank all the voters of Monmouth County who supported me in my successful effort in winning the nomination for coroner. (Signed) Wilma L.

Bodlne. adv Rare Opportunity Large city and country newspaper route for sale. Excellent weekly profit, reasonably priced. See Circulation Manager, Press Office adv Night Football Game Rumson vs. Neptune High.

Tomorrow night. Belmar Field. Kickoff 8:15. Admission 50c. adv On Long Island 100 Others Are Missing in Havoc Wrought hy 100-MHe Gale WEST HAMPTON, N.

Wr-From a maze of conflicting reports and a mass of wreckage, relief workers attempted today to count the dead and damage left on Long Island by a virtual tidal wave, a hurricane that attained a velocity of 100 miles an hour and torrential downpour. The unofficial toll of dead ranged as high as 30, with 100 missing, among them 20 passengers and a crew of nine on a ferryboat somewhere off Port Jefferson, where it was long overdue from Bridgeport, Conn. In the West Hampton Country club, a once pleasant retreat now under the pall of death, lay 12 bodies victims of the blow that leveled West Hampton Beach, summer playground for New York city society. Two women were known to have died on Fire Island, four miles off the south shore of Long Island. Two were killed at Rockville Center.

One died at Point Lookout, one at East Hampton and two in New York city. Additional reports, unverified officially, indicated possibly 10 more deaths. High Seas Batter toasts Northern and southern boundaries of Long Island Long Island sound and the Atlantic ocean shores, respectively were battered by high seas. Shoreside buildings were flattened; coast guard stations and even a lighthouse which had withstood 75 years of pounding by the waves were washed away. Thickly-settled residential sections also were hit.

Houses were crushed by the wind or carried away by huge waves. Farm lands were flooded and crops leveled. Highways became rivers and railroad tracks in some places were twisted masses of steel. (Continued on page three) $9,500 Given To County Man 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 The vice chancelor announced his ruling after a full day of testimony in a hearing brought against Mr. Hard-grove and the Irvington National bank, testing the right of the former to keep the bank account which passed to him on the death of his aunt, Mrs. Hattie E.

Hardgrove. Harry C. Chandler. Union township, brought the action as administrator of the estate on behalf of nine other relatives. Chandler, a brother of the dead woman, was named administrator by the Essex surrogate Feb.

1 after Mrs. Hardgrove died intestate at Irvington. The petitioners charged the nephew influenced Mrs. Hardgrove to turn over the $9,500 on deposit in the Irvington bank and induced her to give him a joint interest in the account. It was also charged that Mrs.

Hardgrove, who was 77. was enfeebled when she agreed to the transfer. Witnesses testified that Hardgrove and his wife hod attended the aunt during her final illness while the late Mrs. Hardgrove's physician. Dr.

Frederick H. Lowell, attested her mental fitness, thriftiness and indomitable will. Sofa Burns at Red Bank (Staff Correspondent) RED BANK Local firemen were called out late yesterday afternoon Just before the storm abated by a small fire in the second floor living room of a house owned by Mrs. Helen B. Isaacs, at 31 Riverside avenue.

A sofa had caught fire and was tossed out a window by firemen. Deputy Fire Chief Raymond Brower said the origin of the fire could not be determined and estimated damage to furniture and woodwork at not more than $50. Box 121, Maple avenue and West Front street, was pulled by Joseph Yaneralla, Little Silver fireman, under the direction of Chief Brower after a still alarm had been sounded. Red Bank Lions, I understand, are prepared to make donations, as is the Federation of Women's Clubs of Monmouth County. "The sum of about $50, I believe, was realized from the offer of a percentage of receipts from the Palace Amusements, Asbury Park.

Mrs. Leslie Seeley of Eatontown secured the services of a number of her girls of the Junior Women's clubs to serve as ticket sellers, for which we thank her and them. Indeed, we thank all who have responded to our plea. "Lest you forget, let me again present a reminder to those who intend to subscribe but who haven't done so yet. Any newspaper in Monmouth county will cheerfully receive your contribution.

Thank you." Me And The Hurricane Hurricanes take oft roofs. I put them on to stay. Paul E. Hamme. Olson roof, er, 1104 Pine Asbury Park.

Telephone 736. adv Jumbo soft crabs (last of season) $1.50 doz. Small blue fish, 20c lb. Weak, frost fish, porgies or spots. 2 lbs.

25c. Large frying oysters. 25c doz. Grossman's Fish Market, 812 Lake Ave. Tel.

A. P. 555. adv Fish for holidays. Yellow pike, white fish, winter carp, and buffle.

West SHe ri'-n Market, 1041 Springwood Ave. Tel. iw. adv Pitching Boat Fired By Short Circuit Rough water In Shark river 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 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 In the drenched motor of the craft because of the rocking of the boat. Not a single community along the coastline escaped. Boardwalks from Asbury Park south to Bay Head were ripped away, in some instances for a distance of a mile at a stretch by the tidal waves that eve-witnesses described as between 40 and 50 feet high. With them went portions of public buildings and private homes. An inflated blimp enevelope.

fastened to a mast at the Lakehust Naval Air station and used for experimental purposes, was ripped by the wind. Inland Areas Suffer Inland areas suffered from roaring winds that at times reached a velocity of over 100 miles an hour, as trees were felled, streams flooded and telephone and light service disrupted. Some municipalities were In darkness thruout the night as power company crewi were swamped by calls for assistance. Halsey D. Polhemus, vice president of the Jersey Central Power and Light company, said today a conservative estimate of the utility's loss by storm damage had been fixed at between $75,000 and $100,000.

"It was the worst storm in the his-tory of the company." Mr. Polhemuj declared as he revealed that an emergency crew was expected to arrive here from Pennsylvania at 5 p. to augment the company's local crew which has been at work repairing damage for the past 24 hours. The company official said he feared that new cables laid under the Asbury Park boardwalk last year would be a total loss. He added that many of the light standards on the long stretches of boardwalk wrecked in the southern section of the county were company property.

Trees Cause Line Breaks Comparatively few poles were lost, Mr. Polhemus reported. Falling tree were responsible for most line breaks, he said. The Barnegat area was badly affected and the New Lisbon station, servicing Hightstown, was shut down after water flooded the cellar. William Musser manager of the local office of the New Jersey Bell Tele- The Press Today SPECIAL FEATURES Comics pj.

ig Editorials Pj. Freehold, West Monmouth News Pg. 18 Garden Notes Pg. 15 Hollywood Pf. 4.

New York Day by Day Pg. 9 Radio pg- Red Bank. North County News Pg. 13 Social News Pg, 6 Sports pt. 14 Wall Street pf.

Weather Pj. 2 Wife Preservers Pg. 9 Auction Tomorrow (Fri.) 1:30 P. M. An exceptional sale.

Parlor, dining it bedroom suites, carpets, rugs, all sizes, library console tables, desks, statuary, ornamental stair pads, gas range, beautiful glassware china, many cabinets, chiflerobes, chests, bed linens Si spreads, woolen cotton blankets. Don't miss it, 927 Asbury A. P. Lester Hamblet, Auctioneer. adv It Will Pay You! To see the 1939 Chevrolet coming soon.

Watch for the date. Park Chevrolet, Inc. ad I wish to thank my friends and loyal supporters who worked for my successful election as member of Republican County Executive Committee in the, First Ward. 7th District, Asbury Park. (Signed) Harry R.

West. adv 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 did thousands of dollars damage to beachfronts here and In Long Island, causing a yet uncounted number of deaths. Mr. Faulks was washed from a bulkhead in front of his home on the occanfront at Elberon avenue, Allen-hurst, carried 50 feet to sea and deposited back on the beach, penned in a 12-foot-wide area of frothing ocean between two bulheads. When the wave carried him from his property he was watching the fury of the ocean with a friend.

Harry Kase. Deal. Mr. Kase escaped the drag of the water. George Brown, a colored chauffeur employed by Mr.

and Mrs. George Post, whose home adjoins the Faulks property, pulled the man from the water to safety. Mr. Faulks was bruised and suffered shock. Wife Faints at Scene When the wave carried him to sea Mrs.

Faulks was watching from the porch of their home. She said she fainted when her husband was carried off the bulkhead. Recovering a few seconds later she ran to a telephone to call coast guards at the nearby Deal station. She returned to the lawn of th3 home to see her husband being washed around between an old bulkhead and a new one on the Post property. By that time the chauffeur was attempting to reach Mr.

Faulks. Mrs. (Continued on Page Three) Wavside Resident Held in Club Theft (Staff Correspondent) FREEHOLD Joseph Dilks, Wayside, was held without bail for action of the gTand jury by Justice of the Peace Fred Quinn yesterday on his plea of guilty to a charge of breaking and entering in connection with the rifling a month ago of the Wayside Rod and Gun club headquarters. Dilks was taken into custody by state police of the Farmingdale barracks and Detective Capt. Richard Garrity.

Ocean township, who reported finding some of the loot from the sporting club in Dilks' home. Chairs, a table and a stove were among the articles stolen from the place. Captain Garrity was investigating another theft, it was reported, when the search led to Dilks' home. Neptune City Fines Six Six persons were fined $2 and costs apiece by Recorder Stephen Barker in Neptune City police court yesterday morning. All were arraigned by Patrolman Forrest Cottrell on charges of passing a traffic light at Steined and Syl- vanla avenues.

Those fined were: Lois Penn, Morris-town; George Bartell, 1409 River road, Belmar; Julian Simon, 1300 Summer-field avenue, this city; Leon Rankin, Brielle; James Gattllng, R. F. D. 2, Bel-mar, and Emma Smith, 1215 Sixth avenue, Neptune. Permit me to thank the Republican voters of Monmouth County for their fine support in Tuesday's primary election.

(Signed) Morris J. Woodring. adv It Will Pay You! To see the 1939 Chevrolet coming soon. Watch for the date. Park Chevrolet.

Inc. adv Stephen's machineless $8. $3.50. $5. 35c items.

311 Sewall. Tel. 1919. adv Exquisite selection. Fall millinery sell- lng $5 up.

Juliette, 108 Heck St. adv (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 could be heard for almost a mile even above the howling wind. Heavy rains of the past several days had so swollen the mile long lake that the water had risen four feet to the top of the quarter-mile long embankment which protects Nutswamp road and limits the eastern boundary of the lake. The northern spillway, dry most of the time, carried off some of the surplus water for several days but on Tuesday when the lake continued to rise one of the two emergency gates was opened and yesterday the second was likewise turned on but the constant rain of Tuesday, Tuesday night and yesterday more than offset what was drawn thru the gates.

Sandbags Arrive Too Late According to Lionel W. Lancester. Fair Haven engineer who was driving along Nutswamp road at 3:30, the lake was near the top of the dirt embankment then and started to flow over shortly thereafter. He notified Frederick Frelbott, Port Monmouth, who did extensive work at the Shadow Lake bridge over the causeway last January, and steps were taken to reinforce the dyke with Before they arrived, however, the wind-lashed lake chewed away at the soil and large chunks began falling away. The dike weakened first almost midway between the northern and southern spillways and by 5.30 over 200 feet had been torn out by the rushing water.

Telephone and electric light poles tipped and were kept from falling only by their wires. Several sections of Middletown township were without water today after one of the mains supplying the area was carried away when the (lam collapsed. It was not learned whether the main which broke was an eight-inch or 12-inch line, thru which the Monmouth Consolidated Water company services the northern section of the county. A County Gas company main buried In the renter of the road was also laid bare but, according to that company, it was not damaged. Street lights along Nutswamp road and Hubbard avenue were cut out and Light company.

James S. Parkes, chairman of the bridge committee of the board of freeholders, said last night after Inspecting the damage, repair work would be started at once. He declined to estimate (Continued on page three) Unlicensed Official Fined in Hightstoun TRENTON. (Pi Frank W. Lewis, 46, whose Job it is to round up unlicensed dogs for the boro of flights-town, was fined $25 yesterday for not having a license of his own an automobile driver's license.

He was arraigned in police court after a minor accident. Patrolman Alfred Ziegler said Lewis declared he was on his way to take a test for a driver's license when the accident occured. Judge Martin P. Devlin added another fine of $5 for reckless driving. Windstorm Insurance Don't regret lack of it again, Reld Agency, Allenhurst 1960.

Walter adv I wish to take this opportunity to thank my friends in Monmouth County for the splendid complimentary vote given me in the primary. (Signed) George Roberts, County Clerk. adv Erna'J special. Short time only. $5 perm.

wave. $4. 517 Cookman Ave. Tel. 2836.

3 Items $1. 35c each. adv County Press Group Makes New Plea for Blind Funds Mother, Son, Both Crippled, Saved as Storm Wrecks Boat "Don't let your good intentions become paving stones," is the plea of William Roche to those who intend to subscribe to the $5,000 fund being sponsored by the Monmouth County Press association in behalf of the New Jersey Blind Men's home at Leonardo, but have not yet done so. "There arc a number who have promised to aid but have not yet given because of the press of other things, politics perhaps," says Mr. Roche, representative of the blind men's association.

'The fund is still under the $2,500 i mark and the campaign is entering the home stretch. We'll have to go some to secure the desired total. Social organizations have aided us considerably. The Long Branch Rotarians and the Your Smartest Choire A Kasal Fur Coat Means fine quali ty, good style and correctly priced. Re styling and repairing.

Anto Kasal, Fur rier, sj( Bangs Avenue. adv I wish to thank all my loyal sup porters who voted for me for Democratic County Committee representative in the Second Ward. Fifth Election District of Asbury Park. (Signed) Delia O'Connor. adv October 1st.

Are you moving? We have a number of attractive homes for rent. T. Frank Appleby Agency, Inc. Phone 3300. adv (Staff Correspondent) ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS A mother and her 30-year-old son, both crippled, were made homeless by the storm here yesterday when their houseboat was almost totally destroyed.

Both escaped from the boat In the nick of time. The houseboat, a two-story five-room craft, had been moored to the west side of the lagoon here for many years. Yesterday's blow put an added strain on the mooring cables and In mid-afternoon they snapped. The houseboat drifted to the east side of the lagoon on a flood tide and came to rest on the top of a Frederick Drake, Optician 11 years with W. B.

Reilly. Now located at 404 Cookman opp. Elk'. adv I wish to take this opportunity to thank my many friends In Ocean Township for their splendid support given me in the primary for Township Committeeman. (Signed) Robert A.

Sinclair, adv Fish for Jewish holidays. Open Sat. night 'til 10, Sunday 'til noon. Call orders in early for delivery. Grossman's Fish Market, 812 Lake Ave.

Tel A. P. 555. adv.

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