Morning Democrat (Newspaper) - October 15, 1955, Davenport, Iowa OCTOBER import 21; Ut AUeman 14; Century Of Progress By I Years Old Sends Greetings NEW YORK A gale Brutally the Eastern seaboard posing a flood threat the hurricane lane to At east three were dead in the as I inch a dozen rain the jjf of. flash J already In some downpour dumped rain New York City at a rate of an an Harbor ire the menaced coastal Waves up feet high lashed shoreline Tas the sea stirred an- Jy under winds that hit 69 miles ir hour in six miles hour short ttf hurricane forced cancella Wet fighter missing in the off Long Many planes were grounded axt ime airports destroyed a in of J. It yet foe away by the ly usually placid motorist was on the Merritt Parkway his car the slick f tree near one man tires erter editor of the stall were by Hemry B. Offer The THE HOUSE WASHINGTON In Big August 20, 1955 By Editor One-hundred years ago this the Democrat was born on the flat-bed of a old hand N. proud new editor of the operated the press himself The first press ed about an sum total of 100 newspapers printed that Oct. 1855. about daily editions and the public cation of millions of the Democrat is 100- ears old President has sent his congratulations casion of message s attack Henry publisher Morning Democrat Iowa Dear Mr. through Pred I that ori October Fifteenth the Morning Democrat will mark its one hundredth The 1'ang record of your newspaper service it performed for the people of Davenport over the to contribution their awareness of and to the growth and your community the Morning Democrat on your first 100 been one of our fine and vigorous newspapers in this state throughout the You can be proud of the standing and position you have in the territory you U. S. Senator My heartiest congratulations on the excellent achieved by the Democrat over the last AIL Iowa me in saluting Located in finest state in the Davenport and the deserve faithful journalistic The Morning Democrat has fulfilled that need for 100 What a fine Record this is and v proud we all are of your to carrying on the wonderful tradition a M and dedicated S. Senator The can take pride in the fact that with this It mirrored Its Me through good times and It crusaded for those mente which make it a better It de- in a in A second was feared Jed when a boat capsized in a 1'len were awash in many parts of the East and some were closed to A flash flood bit covered its main and ed the evacuation of some of its residents by Aledo Man Loses Life In Blast Charles was fatally burned Friday in a fire which swept his home a kerosene stove died later in the Mercer ty The tragedy occurred as ley was pouring kerosene from a ive gallon can in an attempt to a fire in a coal The exploded and covered the In an attempt to aid her ind as he fled to another room the Mrs. Governors In Plea For Farm Aid DES MOINES of eight mid western Friday recommended the federal government farm by purchasing farm beyond the point of flexible price support gram of Agriculture Secretary Ezra T. Benson apparently won a clear cut victory at the Midwest Republican Governor's farm price called by Iowa Gov. A. a closed the five governors and of three other made three There was no open criticism of The governors of ture immediately help sagging farm prices by purchasing and supporting certain farm Officials agreed bog prices now are the number one They urged the establishment of Active Veteran Of Half Century in of part Rider is flie honored active veteran of the today as The ing Democrat celebrates its 100th who rotted all the mats for this has serv Faure Get PARIS oi were warned night they may have to face parliamentary next month if they the premier in a confidence vote for warning was made by former wartime Premier Paul Reynaud after Faure staked the By Sports Editor I ai to join vour countless friends recognizing all that the paper has done preserve our way life throughout the U.S. Representative I am delighted to hive the extend to the Morning Democrat iny best wishes and tions as this great its The much to and the pf ogress state and for rity and the ahead on Its second 100 I am to add ray to all lowans in saying and for the next 100 Governor of Iowa It is with pride thaT I Morning Democrat on the celebration of Its dayl The celebration Friday and all the hoopla of a Homecoming was present Friday night This morning morning but this afternoon everyone gets to serious ed the organization for more than tottering government OB a broken ami Farm Products Committees to ob- tain greater distribution and consumption of farm they recommended tion of. and agement that farmers in land not needed for rent Earl secretary of told the 5060 state and federal officials the of the government is not big go into the hog market half of the century which js be- ing The veteran still hale and has been on the same job for 52 His home is at 18S3 13th Rock the outcome of a formal confidence test of his Algerian speaking at also warned a new government crisis might well mean ab- sence of France Geneva conference our Allies being officers have joined the president decided to let us in congratulating the of our Democrat on its j former right-wing pn premier years ago j charged the no one woald have a i c k e I for the chances of living to the age of m tras early in 1855. Faure pose the formal Rescue Trapped Kitten By Using Vacuum Cleaner OKLAHOMA CITY A baby trapped wails of bathroom had Armstrong frantic on bow to get it out without tearing the walls The Hawks batSe fhe makers of Purdue in a contest starting at the outcome o which is of the greatest impor tance to tiie The winners today will much the Ten race for the rest ot the The losers have that dis- Down years the Democrat has pioneered In many of the projects that have moulded our city mtq the it is and I I bespeak the sentiments of citizens in cherishing the thought that the Morning Democrat has grown with the WALTER H. BEUSE of Davenport on Page NO WORD FROM PRINCESS Lovers In Rendezvous Both Iowa and Purdue will hav to think aboul what happen afternoon for neither has Ten engagement next week drove the Faure a vacuum cleaner Hawks win be in Los Angeles the wall in hose of the cleaner s Friday night for an iv on dropped through an The boilermakers thaf saw j at the top of the walL The kitten ati but unharmed Lafayette Saturday AVAILABLE That all roads will lead to Iowa today was indicated last ust 10. That was the day The UP et began a weekend with her Prince Charming romantic Windsor Friday ht. but like ibe kept intentions a her arrived country of her cousin toward Capt. Peter L arrived a short ame were honor tot party a guard at said the Princess to stay the A person who the telephone at the said Townsend would stay until An abrupt and unexpected statement said no announcement Princess Margaret's was ed immediately and asked the to respect her The Princess and Townsend drove the 35 to the lanes by ate routes to keep their second j rendezvous in 24 It also j their second in Fair and aj warmer Partly t tonight and Mostly cloudy and cool I Short Quotes the of is not biff to go info hog marker Earl tory of I- On behalf oi the of Rock I wish congratulate the Morning Democrat on completing 100 years of service to this metropolitan Having over the a reputation for maintaining high standards of the Morning Democrat also had the courage and foresight to fill the specific need a morning paper in this We're glad ta have you with and we wish you ever increasing cess in vour vears to CARL Mayor of Rock Island Best wishes to the Morning Democrat on its 100th PAUL C. JOHNSON Mayor of Moline the Homecoming Day a out partly and today and lights j Partly cloudy and tool the dense woods that screened j the country house from men at the Other than the j bureau to 11 57. 45 I com- pany is by on your 100th The cis manager Morning Democrat has played an important in the Athletics at announced many remarkable events and changes which taken place in this great metropolitan It is our hope that the Morning Democrat continue in Us j The tickets of leadership field of public has been hung up since asked i the for the last I I you know where I ito the CHARLES Mayor ot O lights reporters were to see anything of the Shortly before 11 Scotland Yard guard informed newsmen at the has gone to YEAR I 69, 43. Act onion and this pur company will attend any mating tolled by M- Prod of tho toy Co. 2. The negative answer ed. The crowd tec ia at h any The taw to towa Ctty Mi Page Speaking on behalf of the people and in rne great io Morning for the forth 100 sfo to M.