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   Moberly Monitor-Index (Newspaper) - August 12, 1940, Moberly, Missouri                              JVTOBERLY EVENING DEMOCRAT 8 Pages VOLUME 22 I'KJESS 1CJEJASED WIRE SERVICE! MOBERLY, MISSOURI, MONDAY MOB URL 1 1868 MOUEKLY INDEX, 1018 DEMOCRAT, JEST. 1STS NUMBER 33 AT LEAST 12DEADIN Tropical Storm Moves In- land After Smashing- Southeast Coast CHARLESTON CUT OFF AND UNDER WATER Highways Flooded and Communications Wrecked Over Large Section y Associated Press ATLANTA, Aug. 12, Re- pair crews rushed work on crip- pled communications in storm battered coastal areas of South Carolina and Georgia today while authorities checked casualties and property damage. Ga., during the gale yesterday, and a report from Beaufort Coun- ty, g. c., said tnere were ten unidentified dead there. Historic Charleston. S. aj city of population, suffered considerable property damage butt Ho loss of life was reported. Ear- lier reports over a shortwave radio station of six persons at Folly Beach near Charleston were not confirmed. The which originated in the West Indies early last turned inland early Sunday be- tween Savannah, Ga., and Char- leston, S. C, The storm blew it- self out today over this area, ac- companied by heavy rains. Army, officials at Fort McPher- aon, Ga., said their radio opera- tors had received no reports of severe casualties in Charleston, Take Refuge in Fort Fort Moultrie gave refuge to ;aome 600 civilians from Island, near Charleston, and most of the residents at other vacation resorts along- the Carolina and Georgia coasts moved to. points of PRESIDENT SEES NEW ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN CLASH ON DRAFT BILL Norris Charge of Huge Standing Army Denied by Fellow Nebraskan STEP TO DICTATORSHIP and Vanden- berg Declare Opposition; Debt Moratorium Studied WASHINGTON, Aug. 12 JP Nebraska's two Independent, and Burke, Demo- rat, cloned in Senate debate to- day over whether enactment of the BurkerTVadsworth compu'l- HUNDREDS OF GERMAN PLANES HURLED AGAINST ENGLAND AS LAUNCH AIR BLITZKRIEG Hoover Urges Neuiral Agency to Supply Food for Europe _------------...... ,t n Hi President Roosevelt got a closeup. view of the powerful new 90-mm anti-aircraft irun (foreground) milltary service bill j< i i j ___ ._ _. _ _ __.." ,v tTlffl.n TnP a loyo-o-l he visited the arsenal at as the climax of a day of inspections which inchidect the navy yards at Portsmouth, 
                            

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