Death by lightning. Buildings damaged.

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Death by lightning. Buildings damaged.
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N D C O U R I B B upon know people are recover election ambu* the be may b ate ihia c t o r y HE would defeat Rufljaon, 1 HEKE G A N I Z A T \ \ O R K DOM, U B L I L A N "\ Ol- ifBLFAJT, July To the Editor of th* La*t evening about 8 o ilock.ftheaTyihowCT accompanied by mo*itemfio lightning, over thi* city, and dunng the tempest hou*r of Mr George W. Read (on the tide of the river,) was struck by the wbicb killed * son of Mr Read'a twelve of age, and teverfly injured an, older *on fluid pa**ed down the chimney, and thence down the etaire--the deceased being in the of uoending the stain at the time. The was but little i n j u i e d . Youri in OK* V B Z I K S BoUbB A.T VBAZIB L I O H T N I N O - On Monday evening, ·evere t h u n d e r storm, tbe hghinmg dwelling hou»e of Oeo Samutl Veaxie, at Veazie--knockmR off ft part o( the p*MiDg into tbe f*ont parlor chamber in Qen Vtazie was sleeping--then pawing to wire of the bell, which it melied, »nd dowo into ihe cellar, tearing aw*y the casing of one of tba door* and shattering a lion of the cellar siain No perron w»a in jured , but the eecape may be considered narrow one Ibe lightning and thunder during that shower were t i r t i f i c Ihe undoubtedly struck Gen \eazie · booae, appeared from ihiacuy spenntd nearly of the heavens with a chain o! intenac*i l i g h t -- a n d tbe report of the heavy as if a thousand vollie* of muiketry bad been simultaneously delivered A heavy t h u n d e r storm Tinted Sunday eveoing lasting so hoar and ten ed, sod discharging a volume of water about two inches on a level Ihe light- n i n g Hiruck in several places I h e entered tbe parlor of Ur H T Cumminge, Congreai aueei--played around the room--set a bunch, of matches on tire, and then off w i t h o u t doing much damage, there were fave persona m the room I granite block on Commercial st , occupied t6i» Btuke Jonoa and Rofc a house on Washington at , M e r e wi h u n t eorions i n j u r y Tbe Capt Orr, of H n f p s w e l l , r ud her and mainmast splmleied-- and a uiVdmg Knight's shipyard at Cape E izabe h was s t r u c k

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  1. Bangor Daily Whig and Courier,
  2. 22 Jul 1857, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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