disaster hits wilcox home 1949
northwestern, young C 54. extra medium $2.01 1.97 Disaster Hits Third Time STUKGIS, July 20. (JP)--The number 19 is apparently Â· a. for Mrs. Ilene. Wilcox of Sturgis, whose home was the only residence to suffer serious damage during a violent wind and electric storm which struck at about 4 p. m. Tuesday, July 19.'* Dark, wind-laden clouds gathered over Sturgis. following ' sultry afternoon. Dust, blotting out visibility, reared_ into the ahead-of gusts of wind approaching the velocity of a tornado. Miraculously escaping injury, when the roof of her new Woman crashed down around her shpul-jto ders, Mrs. Wilcox is now familiar with having disaster strike her " ome. It was exactly a year ago, 19, 1948, that a tornado destroyed the Â· Wilcox ranch home near Clough, about 40 miles proof 'Sturgis. Oil January 19, fire completely gutted the Wilcox house, in Sturgis, only 20 from where the new "home hit yesterday.