Group Title: Palm Beach hurricane, Sept. 16, 1928 : 92 views.
Title: Palm Beach hurricane, Sept. 16, 1928
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Title: Palm Beach hurricane, Sept. 16, 1928 92 views
Physical Description: 29 p. : chiefly ill. ; 16 x 24 cm.
Language: English
Publisher: s.n.
Place of Publication: <S.l
Publication Date: 1928?>
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Subject: Hurricanes -- Pictorial works -- Florida -- Palm Beach   ( lcsh )
Genre: non-fiction   ( marcgt )
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Funding: Florida heritage collection.
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THE PALM BEACH HURRICANE


On Siundy ifternoon, September 146 two yur (lea two di s)
from the de on which the uMma luricae narmd, a the oew
Badies sad the coEut region of PlrPfd fI a n Ponaipn in |ih
n lit to PFor Pierce in the *ona wrea stturk by a hurrican el
terrific iito te, doimn an enareMom &ant I of D' e md re-
ulnting in te blos of about 1i0 lies. This hburica t4 raged
through the Wet Indi-, killog aboMt 100 people aMd dol" tanl
of million of dollars wrth l dmane in Poto r bil the
Tilnds, nad j Guadelompe.
The wind reached gale force am West Phm nBch at 2 oclock
Sunday alternoa amd the hurrilctai reached ir heligh at fiom
5 to 7 ordolk, It was iccomwaled by I trememdaiMi dowellel of
rainu. Prm o'clock Sturdr mornmis to 3 o'eock M )day
arlcercon P.9 inches tell. Imd Irem them o to 4 P. M, Septnmber
22Md 30J inches aiell or 1I421 intes in all. T is h dowle the
oenmil FAD far the whoS month of September. The vnlocity ws
t12 al1)es per hour, a grlaur Telcity lilan that of the Miami
huerrclie At l o'clock itt bLew at ite rau of 130 miles p
hourr maid the l ram4ar f(1 to 2,57 at 8:18 P. I., on Sunday.
Thist was EOur pind nt I urt i th e MiaLmi hrirrkiae and ii
Wbeled to be s record. Btildhip were Oaiollehed by the
Irenrthb of the blat; rooj were blown off, Irea were uprooted,
d4chi, bridges and rodwalys datrroyed. Ote *hoouand persons
Mrntlit refue during 1h lwrrkicane in the Pe mAsylmia Hole[
and 500 in hde SaFtaLI o Atrfy HI
The lbrricant coaninuad Its path of demitruiolt acres the Ever-
Iladei to ibe eastern sre of Lake Okeechoba. The town of
Pahokle, Befle Glde, South Bar, Chase, CaeI Paiur, Miaum
Lok* ladm Okeecab City were wrEcled. Tim Evne des art
below the level of Lake Okechoabee and ius Potstrd by dytEL
A 1 9 P. M. the dykei at Belle Glade were twokea and a iiE.foot
fall of water eglKfed the lown. It spread ov the Evecgladem
for a rmadik ol 2 or 30 miles. The farmers and their faunJles
and worknzen l iing in the EwlUlds wneu elacomapased by twim
detnirctlve lori Tsempeu mad Flood, ond the night being pitch
dark, tlhe colld not we the deleg sweepit* upon them and 10W
ED 200W peoDi were Onerwhelma by bte blood waherE and
drowned. Plancs of reflie from Ihl flood wwe few and they did


amt have dim t rech tL h Tfh wait tu*hg ove the dyha
were whipped into waVte0 lo t It, b~ ceplg way tlo hllsOe
ad other bmild insad widl f bor mad atl as well as ni
bIam victims. Whole fill wWe wipd 1*e Tiw hated
Wre laved h Sonit Blh oby ba tie: ome (hfled am
hostsop. until rescued otthre Mstght nfle in trea
The lariran were bnri l to Wet Pain Bach where rnfue
camp qwere usahlishd. the stm had stbided in ike
ErtliUade the search beh n Ifr the bodies of the drIwnd.
Many bodies were faued mi the hyacinit choked crauu. Tue
hundred bodies were tILk to p mar Okechaobae Cty for
btrilL Up to S pt r i M die a beea norwied a
the South Bay, t l d Gb d Pahol k reom. Dr. Bek
of Bille Glade edtlmated tA r 0 bodri e had sot pa bee
restored, Up Sepmtkbr aeh 740 l d bee4n burid at Wet
Pabt Bueac, db w*hi l Woodlwn Cemuery, and 04 color in
the City Ca nelry.
Gov. John W. mar in alir groi tlroh the c Ltiibs ir -
Eamed by Ihie hurrinoe estIated that In Pahi Beach Conr,
IS0D fainlie were hc loeslu atd ther the damage wiu $IDI0M9W
In a radius of 25 to 30 Mrke lltr the hlig ride ilan the iaho
of Lake OkeetCbo the hifl wu lu muatd, the Comm" hih-
way was under want for 9 miles and be countrd 7 corpses fiat.
ing in the water in the 6 miles from Pahboke to Belle Glade, mad
there were 1a6 dead along the road auditing burial. Garernor-elec
Doyle CaruIn cosidered it to be the waot uttn in the history
of the ltate. On Scptember 25th eaodition wwee gl in the
Evergkldes O the bade were om Imner brom ht to W as Ptsw
HBe a far burial but were mbred a buried nwhre lfomd Hta-
. dred of iBlnmla, thonuandA o rhbf eU wto ai tuttls and
ashe i hid iAdei the Eetrpae a reglai of compre4eed d"rk
and stench. Hovering earno birds utded the uarb parties to
the bodle ol the drowned. A rare case el devkn wa that of a
dqe that washed ov*r It bodry of s mater Fsor five days mal
the army 4 s carch, r fautod ltM. On Septakber 3th 55 white
bodies were buried and 2t negrot wre buried or ibrned. Ther
were B bodklt La e wfltllri alone.
On October (bh, Dr. Stuart G. TMhoampe of the Suls Bomd of


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Health md Dr. Ed. Chkwos aiawo d dth they wlM sem have
am uffiil Elt Of she dad usd maissing oanmle iead 1omm ht it
Mwold mot exceed IMQ.
A spedal wcomdtw a biO blier i headed by f B. Dowanl ade
a Uermy of the f4P lo thrftou the devastted L taea md
estimuatd ib a Joes B94eB, at ad this ws blOed am cano
servatde hy Natloal Rd Craes ollicil. This doeC mt iclude
damage It si wabls docks. bridges crap3,hiw m arrmsiah
ery, boue tunishb ei. The Ametian Red C e ashd fr a
mund far imaedlm l raBef mad erlmaenlt riebhblfluit ora c ;
OW-OO. They *Iasbud that I1,00 femlies wmold aeed to be re.
established, made u u rIonan: Weat Paka B Beah, 40; Brow.
-d, 1,500; Obstchoa u, Ji4W; RvBrlake, 2,000; other, 60
.PALM BRACH OWNTY LOSS A AJl DAMAGE


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It West Palm Bemh lI hom were destrTred and 258 bid-
se6s balnl, whike 4 hb s mad 4W0 binai snu b~iidi Wir
da msed; ZIn famIle were homeleNs ald the p t loas ws
esttialed ai am ar pJUOI Amoaeng the birifunp llbd
were re tMa#tr7 LF4 irtt Funismr Strm, 'itiRu Chr.eh
Clarance Smde Srm,. tructural [ern Works oaa vBlJdere
Road. Warelboe dlatrict at Nnrhwood Termnnal, Ratist Taber.


ulde, Mtmipal Muart MUlbamr L A, Both BBarow bkM
block *ad a mumh er l Ian e u a t e Gul efiu Wtas
St. Anne' Pwachial Sch ol. m tBd Pro#ksiol SI11
Ing, FPliflno Theatre Ld a otitr b Zd awere uaro d.
On Twusdy aftw the tora ?0P refugees were aued tfo i Weat
Palm B4eac, L A aod th pre ti r ware to Miai and otIhr pla
sout. It wa estinuted that the drse to the achowla o the
county woMad r to $250ACO
PALM BREA
11 PIlm Beach the roof 41 the Breakes Hottl asu dwamuad mad
Cfanderable d we W doe it the Real Pdainodn ad mlso
I. th Beauial G ( mUr*r ad Ite Hctdon Ljdjl Ga'& Balhe
was vu hard hit. Thue swas oaliderblk damau done so Mn.
rlgle DihlkN's wrter he., inral peliadag bein rided from
Ite frames; alo to Mrt. & T. Stmtbmary's Amin and that of
Rodenr W. namnkr IlU utined very beavy delage MaYor
Barcay T. Warurion of Palm Beach esknauted that the los
there wold be u follow:
610 belMiDp ~a .. .- ..gL,00
d0 rFwddleB pom am e-. -,.,-a
10 hotels aid .- 235 I00
PWbt Se riMe 4C7idtB-=... .. 475
Oceas Boulevard --" -" ......- -...... ....100B
LAKE WORTH, a t ow t 4010 populatio mod of West Palm
Beach, had a err e~sw lIr. Siz huad d hamoi and So bminu
buildings wwre desatred ad IUD homI e and a0 buaies bild-
io duitmifrcd 700 IsulsU were hbmsai and the keg was set t
W MUOLO~Lke Worth bridge wu detred. the Git Hall wP
wrtcl 4and the Epilcopil Church denmoiased Durinh tbhe slou
500 we srhetered a Meb Guat Strim H~te] whith wna turned
ate a bhopital. The high School was also usa for relief
DELRAY BEAC. Hat there were faur aCs lat mad 166
injured, V7 b oe n4d 19 bdi9higs were destrod; 750 bhonas
mad 77 klkdiiu were damaged ad 5 families were made hmne-
less sd the nlou O su ms 0,0 A frelt& C urw u ried
plut Ibe s tti n, deu-lfabJnD JIt Amiog the udiniw destroyed
were the Delra GCPraet,ice plant. SLuadry, Ocean C' y Mill Works
pat and the besine block adjolkfin Mauoaic Temple.
Ait Byeymt a reeoldr compete c Ddl W tbo wtr d c ad d h
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AUDTO WrICKID BY U ICKtS FRhOM SATTrMD WALL, W8T PALM BRACH, FLA.


DOWN TOWN SThEET. WEST PAL KE RACU-STORE FRONTST WRECKED.


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At lPapae twhe P a Tster wsI bh4f daseed. 'T0e
beat -W we. alf the tbar '1Ai.,
At Keer cOtr the =Idhomitrti sa yms a c edm uad
IB m W in a hue of abtoMI 1lMt 0h bieMI Msd b lnen
hadllin beai dstmued.
A Port Pierce the losr was tS0ftOL ar ki slng tux witer-
hbot The Gdf befinhg Co.' warocuse, rb haul. dan
the caw y bridKe rcrm the I Tdim River being wr le d aid
VamjW adnwm unnraed.
BELLE GLADE
Thle tonom tfck here at 6 P. M. and the dykes broke at 9
P, K. The ier rou an inch a mute a n hel b ht o teat.
Oner umaded people walkd frm hebre for six mwes through I1w
Ie4 of water to Six Mle Ctreek wila they wi m br ht to
West Palt BemK hy S tor truks. Dt. W. ,. Buck, Belk
Glide pbyiaa, worked Iwo bhom without ceantlon in r*st
work aid mdital reBef. thimla tbl the region ibcold be
protected by a 2-faot 4Ce wirtb a 2o-f(t bah Portr bodies
were rarWced in this rein on Saturday, Sunday and Moedy,
Sphtaber sead to 24th; 12 won recovered on Tuneday and 115
-o Wuteeurt-
PAHIOKIEE Is a town of aot I,500 population wsbkit h
prown ua siuce lut f ll. Nbeteem people tond wait-dtp Ei the
water in ihe Pltake Hotal for 8 hour Suenda night Twentr
whites were drowned La Pahokee, 7 of thfi* on the Pelitae
PeEiiaul and 300 colored, baed an am enamerallton of the white
iwmen in the regij It wvs at fini s~ ltj that 450 had been
kbt 4 Pelinam Psieisla where they were employed a near
"dll bt the det lh t wu Wnt u great as it wea it fist Lthoht.
Two hbiared hodlos, bowerms, we fcadW along the Palbake and
Belle G e Rind paiti oppLaite Rhe Prica Pulimoru.
The oam of SOUTH BAY ws wiped cut Twety wkite
bodies we reOered and 140 negroe; L wteite werr unnbred
mvera bu tldis mnrooFed.


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