The Hutchinson News (Hutchinson, Ks) Miss Strahin and her sister were daughters of William W. C. Strahin and Mary E. Scott. William W. C. was the son of James Strahin of WV

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the of we will out u a for repaired a see in WKLLINCTON IN RUINS. of funeral U. thesis a In remains l»ev»«t»tlon Canned l»y the Torimilu of I.H»t Frlilny NlRht. WKI.M.VOTOX, May 20.—[Special.]— To-day has been the most memorable in the history of Wellington, and such un one as it is hoped will never again be seen. The news of- the awful destruction destruction of life and property wrought by the. terrific cyclone of Friday evening evening attracted the greatest throng ever seen in the city. The early morning trains were laden down with people who came to witness the dire calamity, and excursion trains arrived nearly every hour during the day. The railroads railroads awcre taxed to their utmost capacity, and all ckinds of ears were pressed Into service to haul the people. By 2 o'clock fully ten thousand strangers strangers were in the city, and all day long the desolated district was a moving mass of curious humanity. The best of order prevailed, however, and the visitors seemed so thoroughly impressed by the sorrowful surroundings surroundings as to be ready to mourn with those so terribly afflicted and to be ready to assist in alleviating distress whenever found. It has indeed been a day of mourning, mourning, and to-night there are scores of aching hearts and desolate homes in our midst. Three of the victims of the dread disaster . were to-day con signed to their last resting place ami their earthy forms out from the sight of friends forever. They were Mrs. Snshcr, the beautiful beautiful bride of but four months and her sister, Miss Strahan, both of whom were crushed in tho debris, and then partially cremated in the ruins. Also James Hustle, an old and respected citizen, who has been identified with the business interests of Wellington for a number of years. An immense concourse of friends and citizens followed the funeral party to the cemetery, each one feeling the utmost sorrow and each feeling that he had sustained an irreparable loss. Other funerals will take place to-morrow. to-morrow. It will require several days to get a complete list of the property destroyed and get a correct estimate of the loss. Below is a list as nearly complete as could be obtained of the business houses that have been destroyed: BUSINESS I10USKS. C. A. Gambrill. loan and insurance short earth The and ruins the down small repaired out WttB immediately least. frame remaining stovy was partially a being completely by it. trap secure the is 11, A. A. in

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  1. The Hutchinson News,
  2. 30 May 1892, Mon,
  3. Page 4

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  • — The Hutchinson News (Hutchinson, Ks) Miss Strahin and her sister were daughters of William W. C. Strahin and Mary E. Scott. William W. C. was the son of James Strahin of WV

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