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 - Warren there was great ilcMlruclitm, iitul one...
Warren there was great ilcMlruclitm, iitul one person killed. ST. P.-vi'i.. M i u u . , July 23. --Later from Saturday's storm indicate Ibat Us track was from one to two miles wide, crossed Blue Earth, Wauzetlii, Sieele, IJoclgc. Oliuslciid, and Wabash counties. The most serious damage occurred in the villages of Owataua, Kasata, and Elgin. At Elgin three persons were seriously injured. Mear Mantorville there were nine serious casualties by the overturning of a passenger train. Mear Owataua thirty-four persons sustained injuries, all of a more or less serious serious nature. Near Hitchcock Mr. Geisen- ger and mother were killed, and Mrs. Howies was killed near Hed.leld. Near Ha- vou, Kakota, it is reported that nine persons persons were killed and fiff wounded. Dispatches received li am Dakota say the cyclone first made iis ap carance at liitch- coek, betweea Redfield and Huron. The house of J. Geisser wf-s demolished and his wife and mother killed, and Geisser and five children more or less injured. The house of Mr. Johnson, one mile south, blown to fragments, and Johnsou was dangerously dangerously hurt. Mrs. Bowles, mother of Mr. Johnsou. will not live. The house of J. Peacock was next torn to pieces; he and wife are unconscious. Twenty other houses were blown down, but no nccidents to f so it

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  1. The Independent-Record,
  2. 24 Jul 1883, Tue,
  3. Page 4

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