Death of William Perry Tevis in a tornado in Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory August 22, 1901
SWEPT BY WIND, New Towns Visited by Destructive Storm Willed Levels buildings. Anadnrkn, 0. T Aug 22 An-adarko was visited about 7 o'clock last night by a very high wind and rainstorm, which created general havoo among tho partially finished buildings and tents. Fifteen or twenty buildings are either entirely down or badly damaged. The congregational, Methodist and Christian churohe'e big tents wore oil leveled to the ground. Tho following were injured: John Antone, 50 years old, Mgn painter, from Paris, Tex,, fatally. Wj,P. Tevis, 35 years, contrac-lorf'from Wvatherford, Tex,, fatally. J. T. MaMin, badly bruised about tho body and face, carpenter by trade. The cauto of (lie casualties was the falling of buildings. The rain fell in torrents for about twenty minutes. There will be much suffering tonight on account of look of accuinmodut 9 Hobarl, 0. T., Aug. 22.A cloud buret here yesterday damagod thousands of dollars' worth ol merchandise lu unfinished build-in gi nud tents. Two and one. fourth Indies of rain fell in one hour and ten minutes.