The storm came on a holiday, when schools were closed.
Holiday football games between prep school teams were called off, and Armistice day ceremonies, including a parade in Minneapolis, were curtailed or cancelled entirely.
Arnold being thrown out as a door of the automobile was sprung open. Junneman, 38, a barber of Wabasha, Minn., drowned in the Mississippi while he was hunting with several companions. He clung to the side of the overturned craft for awhile, but became numb and exhausted and slipped into the icy water when rescuers were stalled in attempts to reach him.
The truck was traveling about 15 miles an hour when the crash came, Mrs.
Fifteen persons, stymied in efforts to get rides, thought of a novel solution to their problem.
In the end, 49 people died in the Armistice Day blizzard in Minnesota, many of them duck hunters trapped in remote bottom land along the Mississippi when the blizzard hit. The storm, which passed through stages of rain and sleet to a blinding gale of snow, hit telegraph and telephone services hard. Not only did motorists pack ice into the streetcar tracks, but in some instances, motorists who got stalled on tracks locked their cars and abandoned them. One of the sheriff’s squad cars was almost demolished as it got caught in the crash of cars. He apparently died of over-exhaustion while digging tulip bulbs to keep them from freezing. The men apparently had been hunting ducks in the vicinity. Ramsey county deputy sheriffs, with one of them injured in the mixup, helped to get the motorists to New Brighton, while others found refuge in a farmhouse. Russeth, deputy coroner, said death was due to a heart attack, brought on by exhaustion. Paul police lieutenant, was found dead in the garage of his home. The bodies of Geiger, 30, and Detra, 34, both of Eau Claire, Wis., were washed up on the shore of the Mississippi river seven miles north of Alma, Wis., last night, victims of the violent snow and windstorm.Ice on trolley wires also served to handicap the service. Bjorck made arrangements to hire a number of city trucks to help the streetcar company.
These, in turn, supplemented a fleet of private trucks hired by the company.
Some local public health units maintain environmental health programs; others partner with the North Dakota Department of Health to provide environmental services such as public water system inspections, nuisance and hazard abatement, and food service inspections.