You have viewed 1 newspapers today. Please Register in order to view more newspapers.
We are retrieving your image from the archive...
We are converting your image into tiles...
Carroll Times And Carroll Sentinel, The (Newspaper) - March 27, 1913, Carroll, Iowa 4 THE CARROLL TIMES AND CARROLL SENTINEL VOLUME XVI MARCH 1913 NUMBER CYCLONES WORK RUIN IN CARROLL COUNTY Towns and Villages Escape but Farming Districts are Hard Hit by is Enormous k TOTAL LOSS IK COUNTY WILL EjlCEED tl Probably Nearly One Hundred Barns Torn tt Pieces and a Number of BweUlings Animals Killed but No Human Lives are mals reported to have been On Williams place the roof was taken from the barn and the building was otherwise badly racked to Small buildings about the place were moved and some of them practically The house was considerably the metal roof being1 torn and One window blown AVas In the barn milking when the of the building but he escaped On the place of Ralph welt of Maple the barns and all outbuildings were torn to pieces and a hogs are reported On the place of John the barn was torn to pieces and old building containing machinery was and Its contents badly One horse was quite bad ly Injured and a number of cattle were reported On a place a mile south of this a vacant house from which Joe1 Knowlton moved was completely overturned and now rests on its All the buildings on Rudolph The great storm of Sunday even which wrecked so large a part of Omaha swept over Into Iowa and pursuing a northeasterly passed across Carroll county carry ing destruction Jn its Before entering county the storm seems to have divided and two well de fined storm trails may now be the one passing about two mllei south of continuing to the across Kniest ana Sheri dan townships Into Calhoun and the other pursuing a more southerly across i Rich land The damage done by these two storms far surpasses anything In the storm record of Car roll county total pecuniary Jpes wllIdoubtlMsexceed Perhaps f the greatest Individual loss Is that Sustained by the Bolke Brothers the old Nicholas Neu place south of Here a fine country home that could not be duplicated today for less than was with barns and other1 buildings bringing the total considerably near to One of the barns destroyed was feet and it feet another was 40x60 feet and 18 feet tke third was 12 feet Barney Schroeder in the same neighborhood lost all buildings except lila dwelling house and the were All His IM wasespecially horses were tnstaatly killed that they wlU to killed and a straw stack was blown over on his It Is reported that some of the hogs were smothered before they could tae dug out from the Fasbender lost two large both of them built a year They contained a quantity of grain which was badly scattered and of which will be On the Rclnhart place occupied by Algot a horse barn was blown containing a number of horses but none of them are re ported Rural Route On i the first damage reported large barn destroyed on Andrew KirVs U England had a double corn crib demolished Bromert suffered the loss otf two large barns Margaret Snyder lost a granary and a On Anton Kockings uome place the windmill was destroyed and on the adjoining farm which he bought from Ted Weiman all buildings ex cept the house On Henry Beckers place the barn Was destroyed and corn crib was At Nick Wernlmoni the barn was moved about eight feet and was so badly damaged thai it will prac tically have to be Schroers place were blown to pieces and many trees blown down One horse was killed for horse barn and big cow barn on Anton Pllles place were completely and six horses and three cows were Some pieces of the lumber from Pllles buildings were picked up nearly half a mile away from the place where the buildings Thebarn and all outbuildings were destroyed on Olberdlngs place and straw and hay stacks were scat tered all over the vAt Herman Lightings house was badly damaged and the barn blown to 50fi about a war ago about two before the storm of Richard lies east of Bolkes all the windows were blown out of the bouse and all barns ana outbuild ings Two cows were killed and others of his in On Paul Ehiers place In Washing ton township every building was including the The family had taken refuge In the cel lar and escaped any serious but found themselves withouta roof on the place to cover them storm had i Ben Bruenlng In the same town ship lost part ofbis barn andsome smaller A tree fell on1 the rodf of his wecking it and breaking a number of windows in the Fritz Koepke lost all build Ings The family were In the when It was picked up from Us site and deposited in an adjoining nearly a total a little had her collarbone broken and Koepke himself was hurt bV a seri ous cut in his barn on the Behneman place Jn Arcadia township was August of Washington town with his family on the home storm up and theyJtpok refuge at Vetter bad Just put his team away In the barn and was at the barn door ready to go to the house when build ing He Jumped and miraculously escaping any Strange saythe animals in the barnwere not seriously On the John Colllaon the was taken and the roofs of all other buildings were badly Storm on Carroll Rural Some of the rural mail carriers on routes running but have supplied the Times with in formation as to the work of the storm In tjie localities visited by them in dally The car rier on Route 1 says that the first evidence of damage on his route was a wrecked chicken house on the of Fred At Jacob Sapps place a shed ot some sort had blown and a buggy was The school bouse located on a corner of Oncken farm was up and carried across the road and against a bad ly wrecking At Jake Sievers place the chlm neys were blown from he house and strip of shingles were torn from the as clean if done by a On each Side of the strip cleared of the roof 1 remained Lux In Sheridan township lost his barn and a Cull ot number of horses were in thebarn but not In f Vy1 At Steve Finnegans a double corn crib and machinery de molished and a large number of trees were blown down ana littered the v Ben Donner somewhat beyond the north end of the lost his barn which was full of horses and grain Continued on Page CHEMISTRY BOyiNG TURNED HUMES OISASTRBUS FIRE AT STATE COLLEGE Burning Chemicals Make Lurid Spec With Flames of Many In Building Add to the Uterest and fcwa March special to the The building HARRY KINNON DIESFI BOTH LEGS SEIERED BY CUR WHEELS ActKHmt Said to be Dtie to Misplaced onvvWhlcli Injured Man Was BteiKHnat Strikes Engine and at Boone v j j v Harry switchman in the Northwesterbijards in was thrown under the wheels of a freight car had both hie legs cut off Belpv the knee and sustained Injuries from which he died Sunday The accident took place at about mldnlgh t and it is difficult to get tbejpreclse What is known is A freight car In aHeider tractor had been loaded f6r shipment was at the rear end of a1 Weof cars being come error in placing a or through defect in the was backed on the wrong track and a corner of the car cameincontact with an engine attached toa stock One report has It that McKtnnon was on the top of the Car that was wrecked and was thrown He was found lying under the with his bet weenthe car wheels and Ori account of the nature of the and the lack of sufficient force clear It away it Is that he lay thus or about anhour and a half before he was of the accident and thesoss of blood brought about a condition which made recovery McKlnnon was conscious for hours after the accident and talked Intelli gently with those afiout him with reference to his Injuries and the prospect of Deith took place at about in The remains were taken was enough greater than the major ity of the men to give it a clear majority of all the votes Advocates of the city hall proposition are therefore inclined to think that the vote off the women In Carroll will Increase the probability of the city hall proposition being THE CITIZENS CLUB BANQUET Governor of State to Honor Event by His Is The has been handsome ly decorated tor the Citizens Club banquet to take place It is desired that all those attending the banquet come at 7 oclock or as soon thereafter as as a reception to Governor Clarke is to precede the serving of the Following the banquet a fine program of speeches has been arranged for tae principal speech to be made by the governor An orchestra wll furnish excellent and the banquet will be a most enjoyable uurlng the past three weeks the club has had a most gratifying the names of fortyfour hew members being added to Its The people of Carroll are beginning to realize the benefits growing from such an or ganization and many1 more of them are beginning to want to take part in Its good work for the town The club decided last night to rent quart ers above Andersons Harness store and new furniture will be ordered at once to fit the place up for OHIO AND INDIANA ARE SWEPT BY BIG FLOODS tf any Cities Submerged and Thousands of Driven from their Adds Its Horrors LIST OF DROWNED MAY REACH THOUSANDS Past Week Has Been the Most Disastrous in History of Wilson Issues Proclamation Asking Aid for Sufferers by Storm and horses were Berger s joss on the buildings Is estimated at The horses belonged to A windmill blown was the extent of the damage reported for Philip Carmel Church and Schooll Considerable damage was done to the fine church at Carmeland the school building In All the windowson one side of the church which were of expensive were blown In and df tile was blown from the The damage to the school was largely through the breaking of windows through being struck by flying tiles from the church belonging to Joe Nees was destroyed On the place of Hi State College burned last night with all IU evening tand was euscoverea uy a coUpleof students passing the build They brpke In the door and turned on the fire extinguishers on the second floor but without much They then turned in the and four large streams olf be formerly made home and where Interment was made on Wed Harry MCKinnbn was born at April and was the son Bell He came to Iowa while yet a boy and at Des Molnes to Miss vives him with now J who sur Fay iterlng young Jerome kldea that a summer Kitchen buggy shed blown to and On at the Is the horses Frank Farnums place the wrecking of a windmill and the taking of the house was the principal At about point on the route thepoles and wires of the Bell tele were down and across tho road about miles obstructing The windmill on the Tony Farnum place was George Poeppes barn was unroofed and small sum was hard Schwabes barn was very btdly John windmill was considerably damaged and the barn on Henry Brlnkers place was moved and bis windmill Joe Schachtner suffered one of the most losses His big barn was blown to pieces and four horses and four cows were killed In Its His wind mill also a total Carl Duffner lost a big barn The barns of Henry and Jannlng were moved and much dam aged and the latter lost his The D Miller was also i Two large granery and hog house with other smaller buildings were wrecked on Henry Wolffs John Relff all his buildings except the house Steve Loews barn was and Gross windmill was blown On uswaldts place the barn was blown to pieces and the wind mill One large piece of timber from the barn was hurled by the storm against the house and went clear through It passing out on the other doing much damage to the Gust Wlewel suffered the heaviest loss In respect to the number df ani mals that has been reported of In the destruction of his big barn fourteen head of cattle were killed or ly Injured that had to be Rural Route On Route the first damage observed was ori the place of Martin Just south of Maple Here some outhouses were demolish ed and a windmill On Handloys place west of illo wastwisted out df a steel windmill wrecked and a straw cattle shed was blown Many of the cattle had to bo dug out alarm were turned on the building but these also were ineffectual preventing a spread of the The wall in the rear of the building above the third floor fell qute early In the flre but all other walls stood until the floors had fallen through to the The outside flre escapes helped to support the walls and keep them from A few of the expensive balances were but the greater part of the apparatus and materials were a total valuables were kept In a flre proof which If not broken by the explosions that took place during the fire may protect them from ex plosive materials were mostly In the basement and on the first floor and added much to the excitement of the while Increasing the danger to those engaged In trying to save prop erty and quench the The many different kinds of mineral salts with vnrlcolored red and made the flre an unusual and awe inspiring spectacle to the mmense throng olf students ana citizens who assembled to witness Hospital in Sparks from the burning building were carried over the hospital which Is near by and for a time the prin cipal of theJ firemen were savingthe latter build ings from The roof was saturated with water and thepatients In the hospital were transferred to other As yet there Is no generally ac cepted theory as to how the flre It is regarded as very fortunate that Itdld not happen in day time as during the entire day the chemistry building is crowded with classes and with students work ing in the to a greater extent thari any other building on the It was a three story brick structure and wss one of the oldest on the college The of a railroad trainman being employ ed onithe years aa a brakeman and more recently as a 111 the yards at He was a member of the Brother hood of Locomotive A brief service was held at home Wednesday morp ng at 9 conducted by pastor ot the Fin er which the rem Boone to be into wood held at Boone un the Brotherhood WOMEN M ATCIT aft ns were taken to ed Lynn A service was r the direction of o which he be HOTE ELECTION ON PROPOSITIQIIiniUILDIIIB CITY HALL law Gives Women Miss Mary of vis ited at Frank Nagls from Tuesday to Friday of last MOUND IOWA RUN TO TAKE IN CARROLL TAKE DINNER HERE LAST DAY OF RUN i Schedule Proposed for Run to Take in Entire State by Iowa State Automobile Includes Carroll in the Itinerary Here at Carroll Is scheduled one of the stopping places on the All Around Iowa which It proposed to have some time In June under direc tion of the Iowa State Automobile This will an t OlJTl Jllg and Is expected to furnish e Right to Vote at any pu Propositions for Issuing Borrowing Money or for Incwise of General Aessembly at the present session passed an appropriation for a new building but will now be called upon to make an additional appor prlation for chemicals supplies and Marriage Marriage licenses Issued by the Clerk of Courts of Carroll county slnco our last report are as follows Carl Liule William John Katuerlne John Bernadena Elbert Coon Amanda Coon 4 Henry Pape bad a the rulnivpf the but no anl The women of dvvoll may vote on the proposition the erection of a city to beheld on April This rlgt Is given thejn by Section 1131 of to Code of In which the foil wins provision appears The of andtlzen to vote at any town election on the question of ifUing any bonds for municipal or eclu and for the purpose elf brrowlng money on the question of Inreaslng the tax shall not be deied or abridged on account of As the city hall reposition can templates the Issulitt of bonds on which money be elec tion to be held next eek Is certain ly one that comes uier the descrip tion of thoseat whl the right of a citizen to vote shalnot be dented or abridged on accout of How will this affect the laspocta of suc cess or defeat for thtproposUlon The general expeence In places where similar propostons have been submitted and whci women have exercised the right tat the section above confers upon hns been the women are more likely to vote In the Jlriiiativo thun ure the At Lai City recently there was a vote on t extension of the water works systeand the Issu ing of bonds for that While tliu majority both olthc male and fomalo voters were lifuvor ot both the propttlon ot the malo voters that In favor of much comparative data as to the efficiency of the road work in the different sections of the The run is to start and at the state capttol and It is cover the in six The schedule which iSxnow regarded with greatest favor but which may be changed before run takes place Is substantially as follows First Molnes to via Oskaloosa and a total of 209 Second to Daven via Fort Burlington Wapello and miles Third to Water via West Iowa Cedar and Vuiton Fourth to Fort via Cedar Charles City Mason City Algona and Hum Fifth Dodge to Sioux via Rockwell Sac City Storm Cherokee andLcMars 161 Sixth City to Des via Charter Oak c Carrol at Grant miles The run will have the official en dorsemetit of the American Auto mobile Association as well as of th State Association and will be run under strict rules and regulations Several handsome prizes will be awarded to those whomake the run In best shape with least Interruption In the way of tire and motoi The pathfindlng car wll make a trip over the route selected early in Carroll will doubtles arrange that the visiting auto moblllsts are well cared for when hoy stop here for their noon lunch eon the last of the run President Wilson has Issued the ollowlng appear to the nation to help elp the sufferes in he Ohio and ndlana floods Theterrible Ohio and Indiana have the proper ons of a national The oss and the infinite suffering nvolved prompt us to Issue an earn st appeal to all woo are In owever small a to assist the iborers of the American Red o send contributions at once to the ted Cross at Washington or to ocal treasurers of the We make this a common he those upon which this udden and overwhelming disaster as come snoold quicken every one apable of sympathy and compassion o give immediate aid 40 those who re and WOOpRbW Definite figures aa to loss otf life in e great floods swept Indiana nd yesterday are not available ut based on re orts from scenes of disaster or rom points as them as Id not dlminsh the earlier minimum f It Is more than kely scores and even hundreds of ersons not counted among the dead mrished in some of the country dls The latest estimates available iere as follows to MO IS to 50 to to Newcastle The Times gives little space to this Tbe news is so pressing and Important Unit we believe our readers would rather learn what has happened to readwhat we i each was much than of the other In a nuoer of towns where similar prqppstius have been submitted and where majority of the male voters were vtavorable the measures have eoiuoUes been car ried by the fact that e majority of the womens vote tone proposition The Local Markets following Is thj correc weekly report of prices quoted b Carroll dealers Hogs lOo 9 Sheep Lambs Young Old bucks Geese Eggs Butter to SO Oats Rye tti 42 K of motile of Bert ami Mlss Sara of have been gucs ot Bert McNabb during the pa week Peter of New Hamptonv Ited Nicholas bis In Ca und other rolatlvus In the nelg horhood ot FIRE VICTIMS SOON TO RESUME BUSINESS CITIZENS CLUB BIKES PRACTICAL UD 100 to 3 to 130 to Grand to Estimates of the property loss place It at or hom4a and rail roads were destroyed throughout the affected Bridges were wrecked at hundreds of points be tween the Illinois and Pennsylvania state lines and live stock by hun dreds of thousands were lost in the In addition perhaps 000 persons are thrown out of em while the loss to business cannot be Cities all thru Indiana and including Indian are Roadways are flooded and railroads are washed out so that train service has been aband oned on many ofthe Plansfor the relief off the suffer ers were put under way today In various places and by various so The condition of survivers In many towns in the deluged parts is it was Governor of that a quarter of a million people in bis state are homeless as a result of the Late reports indicate that the worst is so far as the flood Is The crest was passed early this morning and the ot the waters noted In several It is rumored there was HTa of 600 at and heavy life loss at It Is re ported the town of population hasbeen en tirely swept Heavy loss of life appears certain at Indiana GovernorCox has wired the Na tional Red Cross to send is and rations to Dayton Strotun to Occupy Lud wlg Building Whore Company and George Memhardt are N h o e Find Oilier The siuoke still rises from the ruins of tho Masonic but he sufferers from that terrible flre mve started bravely to work to in anew the business interrupted y We are glad to be able to tate that Strohm will business in as soon is a stock of goods can be brought o the city and put on the rhey have secured quarters In the building where George Memhardts shoe store and the office of the Car roll Gas are now The headquarters of the gas company will be moved to Adams where they will occupy a part of tne room in which the implement bust ness of Owens Brothers Is n the Woodward Uembardt will move his shoe stock to the rear part of the second uobr n the same building where he now hlle Strohm will occupy entire first floor and the front lalf of the second This will give them as good a single store room as is to be found in with entrances both on Fourth and Fifth While the space Is much less Uiun that which they had n the building burneu last they feel that they are fortunate In securing so desirable a place or the resumption of their A committee of tho Citizens Club was instrumental to groat degree In bringing about the arrangement by which this Important mercuutlle establishment Is prcscivcd to Car denionstratlug tho practical value of the organization to the bus ness Interests of the The safe of Strohm was re coveied from the debris In the collar of the burned building and its con tents found practically Except for sonic slight discoloration of the money and other papers uo damugo WHS dona the contents ot the Stiouui has been uiu vlded with temporary quarters in the roar room of tho Iverman Anicrican tfrom which place he look after the collection of Ills nctounts nucl luako for the resumption of tho auo B viis In type there has been FO mo liluh about uecurlug quarters for the Gas Company in Woodward Block on account olf ob jections by tho but some place will be found for that busliuia und the othur arrangement will doubtless be Telephone Korvlces Iowa TuiVftione Cciaiuuny and its local manager are deserving of great praise for tho with which they went to work to restore telephone service in Their loss by the fire Is said to have been nearly twenty thou wholly without but almost while the flre was raging new switchboards and the other materials necessary for reconstruction were started to Carroll and a room se cured for their The new quarters of the company are located in the upper floor of the building in which Bebergers drug store is A large force of men wereput to work ai once nnu before Saturday toll service was re Probably by the time the Times goes to press the full service will be in operation In the same as before the Telephone Girl is The recent flre had Its heroine la the person of Agnes Morgan a telo phone girl In the employ the lowu Telephone the offices which and the local exchange en the second floor of the Temple directly over that corner of the basement In which the fire Is supposed to have Miss Morgan night duty at the switchboard when the smell olf flre came from beloWA Instead of deserting her post in IrigWl she sent out the calls to water pumping station to others whom she thought It uestrable to notify and staid by her place of Uuty until the position became unendur able and then left by the lire cscapd at a roar egress by stairs having been cut off long be At a meeting of tne CUU Club held Thursday evening her tuiluuKB and courage wore moutUmed In glowing terms and tho club voted twentylive dollars to be given UiQ lady as an earnest of their aip ela tion of tho services rendered to the Rebuilding of A meeting of the the Masonic Temple Association will be held on Friday of this to decide definitely with regard re placing thnt building with ijw Kroiuconversation n Inent members of tin there seems to be no j decision will be atllruuvu but of course iu uouncement cttn 1 3 until all tho i given an opportunity themselves in a meeting that One fact which appears to tue early reerection of the la that there is now no as to the securing of aatlstai tenants ifor such u the building now In ruins was irst erected in 1907 there was somt un certainty as whether it would provo a prolltable It was not known whether there would be demand tor the accommodations U would Now thoro is as surance that all the Hour will be ready demand ul good rentals and tho same lonunls whu UXTJ In tho burned building are randy to sign up cohtrautE foi tinKIHM space In tho 113
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 130 million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.