Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa on January 29, 1937 · Page 15
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Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 15

Mason City, Iowa
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Friday, January 29, 1937
Page 15
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a«^^ SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE, JANUARY 29. ·§ 1937 FLOOD NEWS IN PICTURES FOR GLOBE-GAZETTE READERS .... .Raging Ohio River Carries Away House--But Furniture's Safe. Acute Water Shortage in Cincinnati--Springs Help Solve Problem and The'flood waters of the Ohio river carry away this house in-Cincinnati, but as (his .picture shows, the furniture is still high and dry. side spring AH valor must be boiled before drinking; With an auule drinking water shortage in Cincinnati, mans of Ihe cil s 750,000 rcMilents trudge up and do«n with buckets, jugs bottles, taking advantage nf springs they recalled from other days. Here are Clifton avenue residents obtaining water from a nill- Bread Hauled by Boat Through City's Streets Awaiting Rescue From Roof Newspapermen Work by Candlelight Thousands'or'citizens marooned in upper stories,, .without heat or light, in Portsmouth, Ohio, are supplied with bread by rescue workers, who tow it through the streets in rowboats. The current is., so-strong .and treacherous that three men are required to a boat. Bread is delivered through second ·story., windows. Red Cross Supplies Food . Marooned on the second floor of their house in .Tcffcrsonvitlc, Ind., across the Ohio river'from Louisville, Ky., two members of a family stand on the roof of the porch to halt a rescue craft. A view of the coiiy desk of the Louisville Couricr-Tournal, In flooded Louisville, Ky., as dcslc- mcn work by candlciiffht to prepare cony for publication. Dcspile valiant efforts, the paper had to suspend publication In Louisville for Ihc first time in over 150 years, but arrangements were made to publish a small subslilutc edition in Shclbyvillc, Ky, A Bottle of Milk for Young Flood Refugee ; Horr/eless, b'ut Flood 'Refugees Smile Anyway Hungry flood victims in Cincinnati arc given free food in a Red Cross station, an abandoned schnolhousc. Thousands of refugees are heing cared for by the Red Cross. This Is an exclusive picture made'by Waller Bordas,'star Central Press photographer. 'V. Homeless in the greatest flood In history, these I.oiilsvillc, Ky., mothers arid their children manage to smile anyhow. They are facing.cared for .in a Red Cross camp--a church.' ' A rescued haby gels a much-needed bottle of milk i u - a Red Cross desolated'by the Ohio river flood, . . . . . . station In LouisviUc, Ky.,

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