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ASBURY PARK EVENING PRESS (THE EVENING NEWS), THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 1938 Local Happenings Rotary Told Japan Deprives China of Every Human Right i 1 lilt; Ocean-Atlantic Road Approved $.,000.000 Highway Be-tween Tuckerton, Atlan-j tic City Planned TOMS RIVER Plans for construe-i tion of a $5,000,000 highway from Tuckerton to A.lantlc City with Pub entered China for the purpose of driving out Communism that threatened the Orient. Gerieralissimo Chiang Kai- shek had all but ridded China of Communist forces when the Japanese invasion began, the speaker said. Telling of the attempt at "moral dis-: integration" in China. Mr. Clayton charged that the Japanese soldiery -s- for Deland.
F.a.. where he has entered Stetson university. Miss Lorraine Hyde daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles L.
Hyde, 604 Bender- mere avenue. Interieken, has returned to Duke university. Durham, N. 1 where she is a senior. Mr and Mrs.
G. H. Bradbee, super- mtendent and matron of the Rebekah home. I. O.
F. Union lane. Brielie. left yesterday for a two weeks vacation t- be spent ith their daughter in Ohio. They will make the trip by car.
Miss Edna Bowman, an employe of the Asbury Park Press, is on a motor trip to Skyline drive, Williamsburg, and thru Pennsylvania. She Is ac-1 companied by Miss Dorothy Dangler. West Long Branch, and M.ss Reba Whitton, Palmyra. Mr and Mrs. William F.
Brennecke. i i -SfTll III Pi life' (m ill 1 sr. -i NEW ENGLAND FLOOD Hurricane winds and flood waters which killed nearly 200, injured thousands and did untold damage in New England left this business intersection in Providence, K. in this condition. Motorists were trapped and principal buildings flooded.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Conover and family.
Sea Girt, are on a two weeks' mo- i tor trip thru the New England states. 1 Mr. and Mrs. James McLaughlin. First avenue, this city, have gone to Buck Hill Falls, Pa.
Miss Josephine Lyons has returned to her home at 905 Grand avenue, this city. Miss Catherine Harrison, Deal, has left for Columbia university. New York, where she will be a freshman. Mr. and Mrs.
Jud.son. Fifth avenue, this city, have left for a trip to Canada. Vmimon First nvenilp this city, has returned from a visit with re'atives in Newark. Mr. and Mrs.
Ralph Sampson. Al lenhurst, visited friends in New York and Brooklyn. wr Mm William Deerheart. Sunset avenue, this city, hae left for a trip to the Poconos. Miss Dorothy Dennis.
Loch Arbour. has returned to the Women's college. University of North Carolina. Mr. and Mrs.
Harold Westerman, Wanamassa. Bre on a three months' trip abroad. Mr. and Mrs. George Montgomery' Interlaken, are spending a few eeks vacation in Washington.
1 Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Green. Interlaken, are spending a vacation in Virginia. 1 The Braves football team will ractice tomorrow evening at 8 at 6 Memorial field, Belmar.
i i Mr. and Mrs. Howard Lange. Willis apartments. Second avenue, this city.
have left for St. Petersburg. Fla. Mr. and Mrs.
Stephen Willmater, Wanamassa. are on a trip to the New England states. i Mr. and Mrs. John Henry.
Newark, will spend the next two months in their Interlaken home. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Greenman. Heck street, this city, are on a trip to Cleve- land and Columbus.
O. Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Watrrman, 1 Seventh avenue, this city, are on a trip to Bermuda. Mr.
and Mrs James F. Clam ey. this city, are spending a two weeks aca- tion in the New England states and Canada. Miss Bessie Weeden. diiughlcr of Mr and Mrs.
John S. Wriden, 1905 Oak drive. West Belmar, is a patient in Fitkin hospital. Miss Dorothy Hulse. 603 Ocean Park avenue.
Bradley Beach. lias entered the Paterson General hospital as a student nurse. Dr. and Mrs. John H.
Watson. John Morris Watson, of 311 First tills city, are spending a short vacation at Mt. Gretna, Pa. Mr. and Mrs.
FredW. Scliultz, Pitts-1 'burgh, frequent visitors to the shore, are now at the Hotel Powhatan, Third avenue, this city. I Mrs. Ernest Mearns, who has been I spending the summer in Bay Head an-' i New Brunswick, has returned to her home at 1018 Fifth avenue, this city. Mr.
and Mrs. John Applegate. who have been spending the summer in New Hampshire, have returned Ui their 'home on Asbury avenue, this rily. Mr. and Mrs.
Harvey Smith, Brook-' lyn. former residents of this city, are visiting Mr. and Mrs, Chester Cleve-: land, Allenhurst. I Mr. and Mrs.
Stockman. Trenton, are spending a few days va-; cation with Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Wort-! mans, Wanamassa, I Mrs. Frank Gaskin.
a surgical pn- I tient In Monmouth Moimrial hospital. 1 Long Branch, has returned to her home, Warren avenue, Spring Lake. Mr. and Mrs. Robert Morrison.
Newark, former residents of this city, are spending their vacation with friends here and in Allenhurst. I Miss Evelyn Morrison, Fourth ave-, nue, this city, will leave this week for, a trip to the White nvrtiUains and Canada. Mr. and Mrs. Paul Broome and family, who have been living in Ocean Grove, have returned to their Biadley Beach home.
Washington Marucci. son of Mayor and Mrs. Frank Marucci. Spring Lake. has returned to Dickinson college.
Car-: I lisle, Pa. Rev. Lawrence G. Atkinson, pastor ol the M. E.
church, of Belmar. is attend- ing the annual session of the New Jcr- sey conference this week at Atlantic City. Miss Dorothy Thompson, West Bel- mar, left thus morning for Mulford. where she will attend the dental I nurses' convention. Miss Mildred Gerlarh.
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Gerlach, Fourth avenue, Spring Lake, has entered Duke university as a freshman.
Charles Prout, son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles D. Prout. 406 Sixth avenue, this city, has entered the University of Pennsylvania where he will be a freshman.
i Chester F. Backer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Chester F. Backer, 417 Jefferson avenue.
Avon, will enter the freshman class in the engineering school of Princeton university Saturday. Miss Jewell Smith, who spent the summer with her parents. Mr. and Mrs. John C.
Smith, 1406 street. Belmar. has returned to Milledireville, where she is a senior in Georgia State College for Women. Mrs. Joseph Ryan.
Wiskapecko drive. West Allenhurst, entertained today with a bridge luncheon. Her guests 1 are Mrs. Joseph Stein. Mrs.
John A. Hill. Mrs. John W. Rockafeller.
Mrs. Sanders Wertheim, Mrs. John Maw-son and Mrs. Henry 111. Miss Helen Elizabeth Jones, 26 Bridlemere avenue.
Interlaken. and Miss Peggy Cornelius, Sixth avenue. this city, nave lctt lor tne university of Michigan. Ann Arbour, Michigan, where they are students. Wilbur Schaefer, son of Mr.
end Mrs. Edward Sehaefer, 218 LaReine avenue. Bradley Beach, former football player Japan's efforts to "bring about the moral disintegration" of China and to "deprive the Chinese ol every human right" were described by a veteran Baptist missionary in the Onent at yesterday's luncheon meeting of the Asbury Park Rotary' club. The speaker was Edward Clayton, a native ot this city who was first dispatched to China 26 years ago under the auspice? of the American Baptist mission board. Mr.
Clayton is a member of the Shanghai Rotary club and Is tb? brother ol Clark H. Clayton, proprietor of a printing plant in this city. Besides showing photographs of atrocities committed by invaders of China, the speaker told of Japanese efforts to "freeze out" all foreign trade in the Far East. He said that Japan had a "fear" of the growing Chinese nation and was endeavoring to make a subject race of the Chinese for "territorial and economic aggrandizement." Ridicules Communism Theory Mr. Clayton belied the theory that the Nipponese military forces had Man Survives Raging Ocean (Continued from Page One) Post called Allenhurst police who sent the hook and ladder of the boro fire company and ambulances from Oak-hurst and Wanamassa to the scene.
Aided by Mr. Case the rescuer got Mr. Faulks to the top of the bulkhead. Then Mrs. Faulks fainted again.
Members of the first aid squads re- vived her while they treated her husband for severe bruises and shock. He was able to walk to his home. "It was the most miraculous thing I have ever seen. I never was so terrified In all my life." Mrs. Faulks said after regaining her composure.
The Post bulkhead was built recently to replace one that had been dam- aged by storms. The old structure was not removed and acts as a buffer for the new wall. Eimlislilown Driver Receives 60 Davs MATAWAN Carl H. Cederborg. Wickatunk road, EnglLshtown, arraigned before Recorder Earle J.
Harrington last night on a drunken driving charge was sentenced to 60 days in the county workhouse and lost his license for two years. On another charge of asi-sault with an automobile Cederborg was held for action of the grand jury. Cederborg. driving on Main street Tuesday night crashed into a car belonging to Boro Clerk Mrs. Georgianna L.
Leary. throwing her from the vehicle, causing a deep laceration of the fare and scalp requiring ten stitches, abrasions of the head and left leg below the knee and severe shock. His car then struck a parked automobile belonging to Mrs. Josephine Casale. All three cars were considerably damaged.
Cederborg escaped injury. Mrs. Leary is recovering from her injuries at her Church street home. Opera ling Costs Up In 2 Large Cities TRENTON. (P) The big-business touch brought no saving in the per capita cost of running the state's two Irrgest cities as contrasted with a score orners by the New Jersey Taxpayers' association today.
For the cost of operating city government this year debt service and capital expenditures were ignored the association found that Jersey City, with a 1930 population of 316,715. appropriated $11,786,648 a per capita cost of more than $36. Newark, numbering 442.337 persons in 1930, voted or more than $34 a head. Robinson Backs Rival Charles A. Robinson, who lost the Republican nomination for a one-year term on the Ocean township committee, today asked voters tosupport Alfred Woolley, his successful opponent, in the November election.
Mr. Robinson also asked support for Robert Sinclair, Republican candidate tor a three-yesr term. In thinking voters for their backing In the primary. Pointing out ttwt both "are without doubt men that the Republican party-ran well be proud of," Mr. Robinson urged Republican voters to vote for party candidates "and not switch to the Democratic candidates as has been done for a number of years in the past." Ban on Hostesses Asked ATLANTIC CITY.
(Pt The New Jersey licensed Beverage association was on record today urging D. Frederick Burnett, commissioner of alcoholic beverage control, to "crack down on the hostess racket." The liquor dealers adopted a resolution last night asking Burnett to revoke licenses of any dring places which employ hostesses young women who appear to imbibe, as many paid drinks as men will purchase for them. The dealers also asked that the proprietor found guilty of employing hostesses be removed permanently from the liquor business. Crop Conditions Weekly summary of weather and crop conditions in New Jersey; week ending Tuesday, Sept. 20, 1938.
Th" much needed rain occurred during this week, some sections receiving showers during the course of the week, and all areas getting the copious showers which fell at the end. Temperatures were about normal with high maxima during the fore part of the week. No nights were exceptionally cool. The sunshine was somewhat deficient. Corn, both sweet and ensilage, suffered from the lack of rain during the past few weeks, and as a result what had promised to be a large crop failed to materialize.
Small grains are being sowed in most sections. Pastures and meadows are again In good shape due to the rains of the week. Most of the truck crop has of course been harvested, but what remains appears to be quite good. Potato digging continues in some areas; the crop now is of fine quality. Fruits are also of fine quality, apples being plentiful on the markets.
The cranberry crop is poor. I 144 Broadway, Ocean Grove, have left for North Bergen, to attend the wedding of Mr. Brennerke's nephew. Mrs Brennecke will be the soloist at the ceremony, that will take place in St. Brigid's church, North Bergen.
British Chief, Hitler Meet to Divide Czechs (Continued from Page One) Soviet aviation officers were reported as having taken up quarters at Calau. From Karlovy Vary D. N. reported that a number of civilians had been forced to aid Czechoslovak soldiers dig trenches for a new defense line being established along the Kaadcn-Bnin-nersdorf-Muehldorf-Krondorf railway. Cierh Resistance Possible PRGAUE.
tiftGen. Jan Sviovy. 50-year-old inspector general of the army, today emerged as the almost certain choice of President Benes to head a new military government, replacing i hat of Premier Milan Hodza. resigned. Syrovy came forth as the strong man oi (lie republic as Benes sought a new regime to replace that of Hodza.
which stepped out in the lace of rising indignation over its "capitulation" to the Anglo-French proposal to cede Sudeten-land to Germany. A government spokesman said the new regime would not be a military dictatorship but "a military government" capable of the firmness needed to rojie with the excited temper of the nation. Syrovy is regarded as a friend of Russia. He lost an while fighting in the famous Czech legion with the Russian armies during the World war. The Hodza oiler to quit came at the height of a vast wave ot popular demonstrations of patriotic fervor, which completely disrupted normal lite at the capital, aroused by yesterday's capitulation to British and French urging to yield Sudetenland, the frontier areas bordering Germany.
Thousands Mill in Streets Tens of thousands left their homes and shops to mill about the streets In excited, shouting groups. Hodza berame premier June 3. 1935. His present government was formed in July. 1937.
Many of the thousands on the streets todav shouted "resist!" "We want the army!" was the legend on many banners being carried In spontaneous parades hich stretched for blocks and completely disrupted traffic. "We follow the army." said other, Last nlRht there had been cries "We want a military dictatorship!" and 'Rather war!" when the surrender of territory was announced. The usually sober Czech citizens seemed thoroly aroused now that the full import of the blow struck against the republic had begn to sink home. Alilio the territory was rot fixed definitely, among that to be ceded would be the nation's strong frontier fortifications. Hungary Demands Territory BUDAPEST It was officially announced today that Hungary, thru her minister to Prague, handed a note to the Czechoslovak foreign minister, Ka-mil Krofta, tins morning requesting rights for Hungarian minorities in Czechoslovakia, equal to those which may be granted the Sudeten German minority.
The demarche in Prague came after the Hungarian council had decided upon measures to assure the return to Hungary of territories whicli she lost to Czechoslovakia as a result of the World war. Hungary seems determined to get those territories back at the same time Germany sets foot on Sudetenland. It also was announced that other powers were informed of the step. A special appeal was said to have been sent to England by the Hungarian government, asking neither neglect nor postponment of Hungary's demands. The Hungarian regent.
Admiral Hor-thy, returned this morning from his "hunting trip" as the guest of Field Marshal Hermann Wilheim Goenng in Germany, and immediately thereafter received the premier, the foreign and war ministers. Among the other cabinet members was Antony Kunder, whom Admiral Horthy yesterday named minister of commerce. There were reports here also that Rumania and Yugoslavia were concerned that Nazidom was directing attention to influence in these two countries. Benes Resignation Sought BERLIN, iT'i The controlled German press Indicated today that the resignation of President Eduard Benes of Czechoslovakia was one of the demands Reichsfuehrer Hitler was presenting to Prime Minister Chamberlain in their meeting at Godesberg. There were intimations the British prime minisu-r would find that the proposals for meeting Hitler's demands which Britain and France compelled 4 30 Are Killed On Long Island (Continued from Page One) A survivor taken to emergency quarters at nearby Riverhead said a raging wall of water carried 50 beach houses a quarter of a mile before setting them down on the outskirts of West Hampton.
Waves swept thru the streets to the depth of automobile tops, carrying off two bridges over Moriches bey. Comdr. Stephen S. Yeandle of the coast guard In New York city said 50 small boats sank near Long Beach and that about 1.000 were adrift along the southern shore. Many of its stations abandoned or wrecked and some of the guardsmen marooned, the coast guard drafted surf-men from the New Jersey district to aid in the emergency.
New Jersey Produce NEW YORK lA'i Truck receipts were light in the wholesale district this morning. Demand was small for most commodities. Best snap beans sold at higher prices but most offerings were poor to ordinary. Spinch also was stronger. Apples: N.
bu. Wealthy Twenty Ounce Rhode Lsland Greenings few 1.12 1 Mcintosh 75-1. Smokehouse 65-75; Cortlands 65-85; Delicious Wageners 75; Grimes 50-65; Opalscent 75-90; Jonathans, Coddlings and Starks 60-65; poorer and smaller, all varieties 35-60. Beets: Nearby, bu. topped 40-60: bunches 2-3.
Beans snap: N. J. bu. Bountiful 1 poorer round, poor 75. Beans limas: N.
bu. 1 Broccoli: N. eastern lettuce crts, bunches Cabbage: Nearby, l'i bu humprs, round 50-65; red 75. Carrots: Neary. bu.
topped and washed 35-60; bunches 2-3. Cranberries: 1-4-bbLs boxes 2 poorer 1.75; bbls boxes 1 35. Egg plant: N. bus. 60-90.
Kale: Early, bu and crts. 35-50. Lettuce: N. eastern lettuce Big Boston 35-75. Mushrooms: Pa.
and N. 3-lb bskts, white 50-75, few 85-90, poorer 25-40; 1-lb bskts 22-25. Okra: N. 12-qt. bskts, fair 50-85, few 1.00, poorer 30-40.
Parsley: Nearby bu. curly 50-75. Poaches: N. j. bu.
Elbertas large 2.50-75; 1-2 bu. Elbertas. large 1 37V 50: crts, 6s. Elbertas. large 2.75.
Peppers: N. green 50-85; red hots 65-75; Italian 50-65; cherry 50-75; cheese 60-75. Potatoes: N. 100-1 sacks, Cobblers 100. poorer 80: Chippewas 1 00-1 05; Katahdiqs 1.05-10 Sweet potatoes: N.
bu hmprs. type bbls, medium 2 2.25. lic Works administration aid were approved yesterday In separate meetings of the Ocean and Atlantic county board of freeholders. The proposed highway would swlnj cut to the shore from Tuckerton and reach Atlantic City over islands between the several bavs and the ocean. Five bridges, including three drawbridges, would be constructed.
P. W. A would pay 45 of th project. The rest would be covered thru a bond issue, to be retired by income from tolls. The new rout would cut 11 miles from the dlstanc between Tuckerton and Atlantic City, County Tahles Plea for Span (Continued from Page One) the federal government was "putting the cart before the horse" by rushing the dredging before borings had been completed.
No action was taken on the representative's request. The board approved the action of the Marlboro township committee ia awarding a contract for the improve, ment of the Dutch Lane road to th South Jersey Contraction company, Riverside, on its low bid of $2.818 50. A letter of appreciation was read from the Deal boro commissioners thanking the freeholders for their "splendid cooperation" in the project to construct' four new beachfront jetties. Mrs. Joseph McDermott, wife of th late county clerk thanked the board for its recent resolution of sympathy.
Honor Lawrence The board adopted the following reso. lution in honor of the late Circuit Court Judge Ruhf V. Lawrence who died Saturday: "Be it resolved, that upon his passing, this board offer this testimonial to the memory of the Honorable Rulif V. Iawrence. a former counsel to this board, a former prosecutor of the coun-tv, a former county Judge and at ha death, circuit court Judge in the state: "An eminent Jurist a record of whos career has brought great distinction to the bench and bar of his county and state; "A distinguished citizen who at all times devoted his best efforts to th welfare of his town and county; "A man of sterling character whos devotion to duty is an example to all, and a genial personality beloved by his friends; and "Be It further resolved that this board express their profound sorrow upon his passing and extend their sincere sym.
pathy to his family in their bereave-j ment and copies of these resolutions be i forwarded to them." Hospital Births Mr. and Mrs. W. O. VanNote.
1319 I Vina avenue. Wanamassa. are the 'parents of a daughter born Sept. 13 at the Hahnemann hospital, Philadelphia. Mr.
and Mrs. Sylvester W. Triano, 508 Bendermere avenue, Interlaken, are the parents of a boy born last night at Fitkin hospital. the Prague government to accept, no longer would meet the situation. "Prague accepted, but too late." said the Loyal Anzeiger.
evidently inspired. Referring to the expected demand for the Czechoslovak president's retirement, the Westdeutscher Beobachter, Nad organ for the Cologne district, said: "There can not be any discussion with criminals. The game is over this Heir Benes may as well realize." Czechs Abandon Frontier EGER. Czechoslovakia. iA'i Czechoslovak soldiers, gendarmes and police began retiring from the Sudeten German region at midday today as the first step toward carrying out the annexation of the territory by Germany.
They fell back by mutual agreement toward the "language frontier" lint which separates the Czech-speaking areas from districts where German is the predominant language. Simultaneously with their withdrawal, the Sudeten "Free Corps" organized in Germany by Sudeten Leadrr Konrad Henlein marched in from all sides of the frontier. The two military forces, however, did not meet during their marches. Czech Police Attacked CIESZYN, oland, i At The Czechoslovak iPi Pobs on the Czechoslovak side of this twin city today attacked two posts of the Czechoslovak police. The extent of injuries was not known.
Work was virtually at a standstill in this town, which straddles the Czechos. lovak-Polish border, as residents anxiously awaited developments in Czechoslovakia's submission to the demands of her minorities. BUCHAREST, i1 Fears that Rumania might become the next field of German expansion aims as an aftermath to the partition of Czechoslovakia, I were expressed in government circles to- 1 day. A foreign office official foresaw a pos-I rible German demand for full autonomy for the 700.000 Germans in Rumania, i He predicted that Germany might apply the same tactics in Rumania which, I worked so well in Czechoslovakia. The Rumanian press expressed a de.
termination not to give up an inch of Rumanian territory should any country come forward with minority claims. FOR COMPLETE COVERAGE AT LOWEST COST. USE THE PRESS INC. Tcjephone A. P.
1037 FI'Ft OIL had reintroduced dope, brothels and an abundance of worthless paper money in invaded cities. In spite of their position, the Chinese, Mr. Clayton told the club, "have lost none of their absolute determination to avert ruin." He added. "I have r.oi seen any haired in the hearts of the Chinese people." The populations to whom he has been ministering. Mr.
Clayton said, "offer frequent prayers for a more effective way of peace." Mr. Clayton Is now on a furlough, together with his family. They arrived in this country some time ago. Amos E. Kiaybill announced the lectures to be delivered by Dr.
Fred W. Ingvoldstad tonight at the Mechanic street school in Red Bank and tomorrow night at the local high school. Unconscious Man Found on Tracks (Staff Correspondent) FREEHOLD. Clifford Anderson, 38, an Itinerant colored laborer, was found unconscious along the right of way of the Pensylvania railroad this morning. Howard Burdge, engineer of a train that reached here at 7:33 a.
m. notified persons at the station that a man was lying along side the tracks a few hundred feet north of the depot. Patrolman Leo Galcher said the man apparently was struck by a train that enters the station at 7:03 a. m. He was treated for head Injuries by Dr.
H. B. Fairbanks and taken to Eitkin. hospital, Neptune, where 31 stitches were taken to close a head wound. 200 Left Dead In Worst Gale In 100 Years (Continued from Page One) The first direct report, covering only the base of the cape nearest the mainland, showed at least 21 dead a tentative figure apparently certain to go much higher.
From the curving finger of the outlying, less protected, part of the cape, there was a suggestive and sinister silence. Streams Rise In Stricken Area Streams rose everywhere in the stricken area, most of which had been beaten for days by extraordinarily heavy falls of rain, and to those standing amid the debris left by the wind there came the added menace of imminent flood. Especially hard-hit were the areas of Providence. Rhode Island, and the swank north shore of Long Island. Hundreds of summer cottages were smashed in the roaring gale.
The storm blew up yesterday morning from Cape Hatteras, hitting Long Island in the afternoon and sweeping northward thru western New England. Reaching Vermont, weather bureau officials said, the center bore to the west, crossing the lower St. Lawrence valley near Montreal. In that Canadian section, only one death had been reported, but the destruction of property was heavy. To the widespread devastation of wind was added, at some points, the destruction of fire.
Lone Hill Saves 2.000 At one point on the Cape Cod canal. Onset, the whole population of 2.000 rushed to the village's one hill to escape inundation from great waves which made the town an Island. Of the seven states hit by the storm Massachusetts had the largest number of dead well above 50. Others where fatalities were high were Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York. New Jersey, Vermont and New Hampshire escaped the full horror.
Looting started at several points. The storm flooded hundreds of miles of rich farm lands, ripped out bridges, railroads and highways, demolished buildings, sank boats, destroyed livestock, tore down telephone and light wires and left scores of communities isolated in chaos and fear. The rains stalled trains in the Hudson and Manhattan tubes for several hours and played general havoc with New Y'ork city's complicated transportation network. Eastern New Y'ork. struck only by the "edge" of the storm, suffered from floods and blocked highways.
Clearing skies gave promise of relief. Volunteer workers dropped workaday tasks to search debris for bodies of missing victims or rescue residents marooned by floods. Red Cross authorities mobilized their forces to feed and comfort hysterial refugees. Coast guard headquarters in Washington dispatched 2.500 men and scores of cutters to the storm scene The coast guard estimated between 500 and 700 small fishing and pleasure craft had been sunk or driven ashore. Florida Escapes The hurricane, which spared the Florida and the southern coast as it curved northward, by a similar fluke missed New Yok city in its haphazard march of destruction.
Sections of Manhattan and the Bronx were plunged into darkness for hours, and a power failure stranded several thousand subway patrons underground for several hours, but the rock-based skyscrapers of the city weathered the winds easilv. Torrential rains forced hundreds of residents in low-lying sections of the Bronx to flee to safety. Waves battered the entire 100-mile length of Long Island, washing away hundreds of small summer cottages and beach buildings. Among them was a lighthouse that had withstood the sea's waves for 75 years. Most forlorn of the "Gold coast's" villages was West Hampton, a summer playground for New York society, where at least 140 homes were wrecked.
A dozen bodies lay in the exclusive West Hampton Country club, many unidentified. Whistling northward with unabated Aniiuann Reversed In Aeeident Aetion (Staff Correspondent) FREEHOLD Common Pleat Court Judge John C. Giordano yesterday reversed a decision by Justice of the Peace William A. Ammann who had awarded a Judgment of to Eail Woolley, Neptune, in an accident suit. Judge Giordano cited a decision the late Circuit Court Rulif V.
Lawrence and held that since Neptune Is in the confines of tne first judicial district, the peace Justice had no Jurisdiction. The original Judgment was against Harold Jacques, 1031 Munroe avenue, Asbury Park, who made the appeal. Jacques was represented by W. J. English, Newark, and Woollev.
by Edward J. Ascher, Asbury Park. Shadow Lake (Continued from Page One) the actual damage but pointed out thai it would be considerable if the Interlocking steel core of the dyke buckled or was weakened by the water surging around in back of It. The top of the steel core was several feet under the top of the embankment and the roaring water made an impressive sight as it poured over the 200-foot long minature Niagara. Lake Fed by Springs Shadow Lake, an artiflcal body of water, is -at least a mile long and in some places is from 30 to 40 feet deep.
It is feed by Nutswamp brook which rises some distance north and west of Everett and numerous springs. The spill from the lake empties Into Quig-ley's creek, an arm of North Shrewsbury river. The lake is a favorite spot of bass nad trout fishermen. The dam. according to Mr.
Parkes, is county property. It was in 1932 that the old dam over the causeway broke in almost the same spot. The lake remained empty on that occasion for almost two years before the present embankment was thrown up. Several hundred persons flocked to the scene before dark last night. The damage was plainly visible to passengers in trains as they moved over the North Shrewsbury river railroad bridge.
The extra water coming from the lake created a current in the river which could be seen for some distance downstream from the Route 35 highway bridge. Despite the great amount of water released from the lake Mr. Parkes said last night there was no apparent drop in the level of the lake several hours after the damage had been done. Real Ehtate Men Meet William L. Maude, a vice president of the Howard Savings institution, Newark, was the guest speaker Tuesday night at the September meeting of the Monmouth County Real Estate board.
Thirty members attended a dinner and business session in Ship Ahoy, Sea Bright. Theodore F. Appleby, this city, president of the board, presided. He announced the state convention to be held at the Hotel Traymore. Atlantic City, Dec.
8, 9 and 10. The next meeting of the board will be Tuesday, Oct. 18, the place to be announced. Press Classifieds cost little do much! Matawan Votes On School Plan (Special to The Tress) MATAWAN Voters of the Matawan school district comprising Matawan boro and township will vote between 5 and 9 p. m.
tonight on a plan for the erection of a new P. W. A. addition to the high school building in Broad street. Considerable sentiment seems to have developed against the project during the past few days, but, as this Is sectional, no one is willing to predict Just what the outcome will be.
The voters will be asked to approve a bond issue of $35,000 which will assure the construction of the building. The entire project will cost $65,000 of which $35,000 is to be raised by the boro and $30,000 is a grant from the P. W. A. If approval of the bond issue is given by the voters, work on the building is expected to begin without undue delay.
Voters of the first, second and third districts of Matawan boro and the first polling district in Matawan township will cast their ballots in the high school building. Election district 2 of Matawan tovvnshp will vote in the Cliff-wood school. MAILMAN SINKS SHOT HUTCHINSON, Kan. Ps Harold L. Barrett, letter carrier who golfs for "exercise," pulled a brand-new No.
6 Iron from his bag for the 130-yard sixth hole. He never had used it before. His first shot with it was a hole-in-one. power, the hurricane struck Connecticut, already harassed by floods, and claimed at least 22 more victims. Emergency In Massachusetts Gov.
Chales F. Hurley of Massachusetts declared a fuel and food emergency, and his council approved a flood relief appropriation. Rep. Arthur D. Healy Mass.) wired an appeal to President Roosevelt and W.
P. A. Administrator Harry Hopkins for all possible federal aid. The storm paralyzed shipping In Boston harbor, stopped railroad traffic to Montreal and tied up many of the. state's highways.
A tugboat, sinking in the harbor, carried seven men to death. Firemen In water shoulder deep fought hours to subdue a stubborn fire that blazed thru a square block of business buildings in New London, historic whaling port. The damage was $1,000,000. Coast Guard officials ordered a plane dispatched at dawn from New York to carry medical supplies to the stricken port. The rising Connecticut rker carried threat of further danger to residents of Hartford, where it cut a $20,000,000 ribbon of ruin in the 1936 flood.
The river was expected to rise 12 feet above flood stage by mldafternoon. Most of the state's storm victims met death under falling trees, roofs and buildings. Others drowned in Long Island sound. Gov. Wilbur L.
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