1904 flood -- Manning

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1904 flood -- Manning - a slightly damaged leg." Tom Manning, fearing...
a slightly damaged leg." Tom Manning, fearing that there was a flood coming, removed his horses, carriages and other traps to a place of safety. At 8 o'clock p. m- m- a Times reporter went down Main siren to its intersection with Wall. He found the water knee deep in the streets, and Seth Bullock building a levee Co prevent water from running in lire- lire- ,,rCcf. basement, th material used be- be- ing ground oats In sacks. The two story house and stwble tha.t stood over tho creek had been undermined by the water, ajid had turned over towards towards each other in a loving man- man- nrir. Tne iemule seminaries inn art; fo numerous In that pnrt of the city, nere found in a atate of gr tat con-fjf.k.1. con-fjf.k.1. con-fjf.k.1. The male friend? of the lady students were on hand In great force, removing their effects here a man with a trunk, there a half'dozen men toting away a piano, through water whilst deep; and here a maiden all forlorn, in accents loud and bitter, piu-ously piu-ously piu-ously -jix -jix laJming: "Where is my ni.t.n" "My trunk, oh my rtrunk? ' and the angry waters relentlpusly rolling on. answered Where?" Tnen follows two columns more descriptive of the great flood and Its ravages. It was a red-letter red-letter red-letter day for the reporter,' but hard on the town. l

Clipped from The Daily Deadwood Pioneer-Times13 May 1904, FriPage 1

The Daily Deadwood Pioneer-Times (Deadwood, South Dakota)13 May 1904, FriPage 1
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