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The Boston Globe from Boston, Massachusetts • 21

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The Boston Globei
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Boston, Massachusetts
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THE BOSTON SUNDAY GLOBE SEPTEMBER 12. 1934 Pjt. Off fn Tm i AND COLOR RK1IONH Twenty-One St. Anthony of Padua Services in Revere KOUEN, Fiance, Sept. 11-Fakir Burmalt was torn tint scaled I Peaceful Men if Corifiimed (the Omaha, FBI office, asked for a revolver for use In a demon the dining room where the nurses were seated was ripped sway by falling Only a small REVERE.

Sept. 11-The Ail-1 mass in St Anthony's in a ulass cage with 100 Moroccan BOONE. Iowa, Sept. 11 (APi- str.ili..n remained tumn series of 13 Tuesdays American Legion ct There will also be de-honor of St. Anthony of Padua votjons at Mcn Tu.

will open Tuesday with 8 b. vipers to attempt a fast of 100 days. The stunt man already i claims to hold a world record by tasting 9ij days and five hours. from one month to three yeaiV ionlc isiaie Swedish iron ore output is 'Hon dipping. liams.

Famed Norwood Steeple Crashes; Church Flooded Bishop Minihan's First l'ontificial Mass Postponed NORWOOD, Sept. 11-The 50-font steeple of St. Catherine of Siena Church in Norwood lay in ruins on the ground tonight, a victim of the wrath of Hurricane Edna. The well-known spire, a Norwood landmark, toppled about 4 p.m. dorine the hripht nf iho lnrm It left a huge gaping hole in the i rooftop.

Damage was unnmcially estimated at more than $25,000. I Very Rev. Jeremiah F. Minihan.i church pastor who was elevated Another Jordan Exclusive! you can in uie pusi ui rtuxtuarv msnop 01 Boston only last Wcdnesdav, an-1" nounccd tonisht that the church Ik. win le closed until repairs can be He said all six masses tomorrow will be said In the nearby State Armory on Nahatan St.

He also announced nnstnnne. i 'l ment of the pontifical mass he onto an el "huh houses to have celebrated in the church dining room, the operating tomorrow at 11:30. It was to be his room and the sterilizing room. first such mass since his consecra-1 lion bv Archbishop dishing in the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in DOSton. Rains swept throuh the hole IdVC and quicklv flooded the church, when the power went out a little As soon as the hurricane's furv had after 5," she added, been spent, firemen spread tar- Mlss Smlth described the rs-paullins over the hole to prevent C'PC the nurses as a miracle-further water damaae.

1 Non( lf thc babies was at any too much j. his gun along. delivering butler in 1 The steeple of the church, lo. eated at the corner of Washington and Nahatan sts. in the center of: Norwood was a victim of both Hurricane Edna and her sister Carol.

i The steeple had been badlvi we cordially invite you to tune in today to our weakened by Hurricane Carol and: TVl efl rl was in the process of being re- vTu -5 4 1 paiied Catherines toppled at 4 p. With it went the scaffolding the height of the storm there, which had been erected lo make causing damage estimated unrepairs. officially at more than $25,000. "ARMCHAIR JOURNEY 7 I If- 200 members of the Iowa present had I'oucemrn Assn. eonvrn-i hero yesterday.

W. H. Wil-I Kenva is special aginit in charge of'Pritain. CHANNEL 7 TWEED in suits 7 i I I with new soft femininity to Europe's fashion marts on TELEVISION, this is the Jordan Marsh Company fashion show of shows! city dn The steeple of the lOO-ycar-old brick church was made of wood covered by copper sheathing. Much of the sheathing was torn orT by Carol.

All the sheathing that was left was ripped oil by yesterday's sale force winds before the structure itself collapsed. CAPE Continued from the First Page storm was starting all over again. The airport here, largest on the Cape, was under more than a foot of water. Power was flickering and more than a dozen riersons were stranded in the administration building 6 at 4:30 p. when Edna's back lash picked up.

This community experienced the sensation of having the eye of the hurricane pass over it. For 45 minutes, starting at 3:15 p. sr.ras cleared, the sun came out, and the only remainder of the storm that had passed were gales. Less than an hour later, skies darkened again and the winds whipped up to hurricane pitch. The 10-foot antenna atop Northeast Airlines Control Tower at the airfield here toppled in the backlash winds.

More than 25 planes, most of them large DC-3s, along with smaller aircraft, were in Quon-set-type metal huts at the edge of the field. No hangars were reported damaged Among those stranded at the airport were David Jones, 19, nf Bearse road, and Norman Caswell, 19, of Locust st, both of this town. 6 i sophistication from the First Page ripped through the roof into the adjoining dining room where they were seated. Its power knocked out by the hurricane, its operating room useless and an adjoining sterilizing room wrecked, the hospital was hopelessly crippled. Dorothy Smith, 57, superintendent of nurses, said it would take two or three days at least to restore facilities.

The 12 babies represented all the patients. When the power went out, nurses quickly transferred the children to a section lighted by age emergency equipment and then arranged to have them taken nome. All but one of the 12 were (aken to tlirir homes The twelfth was taken to Salem hnnil il rhnuSnt of Explosion Miss smith said that if the Imcnts later 17 nurses would have been seated in the dining room. The chimney fell from the hos- Pltals main building, a 2'i-story 1 tmnmm ai nrsi mat somellnng had cxplodca, said Miss bmitii liltcr- 131,1 Knew inni whs onpo.sMoif because I shut off all switches 111110 111 oanaer. sam miss amuii vriuauy me enuie ceiling oi h.h.H I K.

oiiinuieu jrom tut ri'ii riiyt: Rains poured through the hole in the roof, flooding the inter lor. Very Rev. Jeremiah F. Min-ihtin, church pastor who last Wednesday was consecrated Auxiliary Bishop of Boston, announced last night that the church will remain closed until repairs have been made. The rinsing forced postponement of Bishop Minihan's first pontifical mass since his elevation, which he was to celebrate at 11:30 a.

m. today. Regular masses, hourly from a. m. to noon, will be held at the State Armory, Nahatan Norwood, today, he an- nounccd A second Boston historical landmark felt the hurricane's wrath yesterday as the ornate wealhervane atop the Arlington Street Unitarian Church crashed to the ground The Old North Church, fa- bled Revolutionary War struc-; ture lost, its l'00-foot wooden belfry under buffeting by Hur-1 ncane Carol Aug.

31. The Arlington Street Church's 15-foot wealhervane, shaped like an arrow, plum-1 meted 130 feet to the church steps shortly after 5 p. m. The steeple itself. 175-foot spire of limestone, reportedly was weakened and in danger of toppling.

1 Lashed by 87-mile per hour i Ik. i iitL iiv.u.Tiijf, a massive carillon of 16 bells im ported from England, was un der emergency examination by construction experts as soon as the storm subsided. Streets for a block around the church, at the intersection of Boylston and Arlington Human 'ain Rev. Dana McLean Greeley, rnin- 15 visiting in Connecticut! when the storm struck, was con- tacted last night by church author-' Hies and informed of the damage, Built in 1862. the imposing edi- fice faces the Public Garden and; is one of the best-known of Bos-: ton's landmarks.

Thousands of tourists each year visit the church, to view its famed Tiffany com-; memorative indows and memo-: na tablets. Two other Greater Boston his-1 torichurchs, Christ Church, Har- vurd sq. Cambridge, and the First! parjsh church of Dorchester. Uni-I iHriHt wfle amang the victims: of Edna's wrath vesterdav. Thp massive1 st pal.tla)y wrccked and! weakcnpd bv Carol, lost its tern-! atter 4 yesterday.

I intersection of Church st. and i The First Parish Church was founded in 1630 and the present edifice, at 44 Winter st is the sixth building elected by the congregation. Its pastor is Rev Robert A. Storer. St.

Peter's Damaged ramhri, St Peter's Catholic Church, on Con- loi had its heavy steeple further weakened by yesterday' wind, causing traffic to be routed "ound the danger spot until new 'carious anrie." the steeple's threat to traffic prompted police to stop all MT. service past the churrh. the section i I '4 lst February, we were proud to be the first to fa'e ye-u ci ei filmed to the f-Kc cep'fe's cf Eorcpe "cr re-pen-e to this exciting eden'u-e we that we immediately planned ai enco'e. Aid NOW we proud to 'ale ycj ci ache- ec.rr.g f.imed tcr cf tee faih'cn cf Yen v.jit the famous couturier showrcoms in Paris. London, Ha'y.

Spain a'd I'e'aid YouM see the laies bteathtaiiVg fasrics phctog'at'-ecl against their own native backgrounds Ycu'li hear a Stimulating armchair discussion by our own panel cf fashion executives, es they re-live their eiC'ting reactions to the Fall Fashion Opening'. Don't miss the thrilling journey enjoy it right in your own living room, deep down in your favorite armchair. Today, Sunday at 4:30 P. over an hour of pleasure Schools, lown Halls Tilled wcre roPPa 011 aucr lne weaui- Evacuation that began as late as; crvane fell. a.

m. today in many spots along; The 300-pound section smash-the coast was credited with saving: ed onto the church steps, dam-many lives. At Onset, 200 persons! agjng thern. but passersby were were housed overnight in the, uninjured, police said, grammar school. Scores more A 1 .7 VVNAC TV waned out nit: ijik urn" oi nit Wareham Town Hall, the Commit- schools in Barnstable and other towns along the Cape arm.

Soundest sleeper here was 92- vear-old Albro Twomhlv. formerlv of Brownmgti.n. who came to the Maritime Building shelter with his son Raymond and his wife, Florence. Mr. and Mrs.

Raymond, Twombly said they couldn't fall asleep last Albro said, I slept fine Silhouette artist Otis Chase of DennisDort amused children here by drawing them and twisting bal- loons into animal shapes, Hed 'Cross workers under Mrs. Gerard C. Besse of this town fed the The excursion steamers Katen- Tech and Siasconsett all rode out I the storm well, according to their skippers Hurricane Ca.ol had damaged the vessels. I nu Tirir Tuts llamarf A biouscn b'lef jacter back five a 'Jim straight ilirl. 1 f.nowflaSte tweed of csrcea! gray, bue or brori with sires 8 to 14.

55.00 eery t-f a Ha'dy Arnc; cr'a'na', wifh lirflc fia co'iar beb the necMire a 'n ra' 1 'r-c eel French tweed of heaver'y Mac cr coft-b'ue: iO to 16. 55.00 JOWDIN SUITS SECOND FLOOR MAIN STORE D-36 -i I i 7 If LiuS I U'-Ui L- I Further out on the Cape, resi- The remaining section, swaying dents of coast communities de-'. violently in the high wind, posed cided to stay put in Civil Defense such a menace that a 25-man shelters at Harwich. West human chain of Cambridge auxi-West Yarmouth, Falmouth. Woods liary police was rushed to the Hole.

We fleet. Orleans, fcastnam jand Brewster, because of the high Massachusetts av. tn keep back winds following the storm. crowds until the entire square I Chatham suffered no property be roped off. idamage.

according to police Chief i Benjamin F. Rollins. "Light and. Dorchester's oldest church, in power arc gone, but our telephone (hp Mootulgi1nlipn Hill section, lines are still in. Rollins said.

)()st its steeple ves-Some 30 Chatham residents (crdav afternooni aftor bt.iRE sought refuge from the storm at weakrncd bv lhe season's first the high school, but left for their 7'- mm 1 01 IllHlll'5 MJUH rt. mi. started to wane late in the evening. The fart that tide was low also helped Prevent much property damage alonj the ape. Poundinj i surf had to boil across flat I stretches of beach before striking 1 at populated areas, and much of its blow was spent.

Some roads were inundated, but residents said that was usual dur- Tran waT sh due to the Iwinds and dangerous road condi- fi At A Pn I ASKS Alfl and to rope off the area from rr fllialrA VirtlTTIC Huron av. almost to Harvard sq. IUr yUalVC I 1V.IIUI inclu(jcd in thc hurricane dam-GENEVA, Switzerland. Sept. II 3Ee to municipal building API The League of Red Cross throughout thc state was the loss Societies launched a worldwide l0f the temoorarv shelter erected appeal today for relief assistance lover Hanover Town Hall.

The for the victims of the earthquake cupola of the hall was blnwr in Algeria. away by Carol, and workmen The League appealed particular-'erected the cover in keen rain and! for canr.ea iron, sugnr. from seeping mm rmergcncvi firei Ifienwd and powd-'d milk, chi, drens clothing and -Trtc-S fnr thr tnirn police. land waer departments..

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