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as a em* c r n m c n tot the e r engaged at a he has been without any hour! claims hours oi that and are provided juilg' ol given of a ol pro- be cortf- its claimants provided under this in person la the memorial is expected ready for A N O T H E R CYCLONE REPORTED. New Storic-4 About tlie Storm's Ravages in AVrsf. Virginia. "WHEELING, W. Va., July H. -- As the ravages of the storm are repaired addi' tional advices as to tho cAlentof the destruction destruction are receive 1 from sections not before open to communication. A dig' patch from Berea, Ritchie County, briiiR the first advices from the Hughes river, small stream flowing through Dodd- ridgc and Ritchie counties. On its banks the destruction is complete. Hundreds of farmers in these two counties, as well Calhoun, Gilmer and Lewis, are absolutely ruined. Near Bcrea, at 7 o'clock Monday evening, there was a cloud burst that few minutes brought the waters higher than ever known. J. R. Baker's store, feet above ordinary high water, was carried carried away from its foundation and every thing below Was swept clean. Every bridge on tlie stream is gone. Houses, barns, granaries, hay-stacks and growing growing crops disappeared entirely, and piles of drift and debris were left ten twelve feet deep in the valley. For miles the soil was washed off as clean as a leaving a hard, smooth clay surface. Tho loss on Hughes river is placed at ?500,000. On "Wednesday Terra · Alta, Preston County, was visited by a cyclone, of no news reached here owing to the lack of mail or telegraph facilities. The track of the cyclone lay right through the of the town and twisted houses from foundations and carried roofs hundreds feet from the buildings. No one was injured. injured. to pa

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  1. St Joseph Herald,
  2. 21 Jul 1888, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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