Death of William Perry Tevis in tornado at Anadarko, Oklahoma Territory Aug 22, 1901
CYCLONE AT ANADARKO. wo Hen Killed, Several Injured, Buildings and Tents Wrecked, Anodarko, Okla, Aug 21. There was a cyclono at this place at 7 p. m. today, Many buildings and teut8 were blown down and two persona wero killed and several persons injured. John Aotonio, a produce farmer of Lamar county, Texas, who was caught under a falling building, was instantly mashed to death. He was here visiting his sous, Felix and George, who aro engaged iu the grocery business. Deceased was CG years of age and had resided resided iu Lamar county twenty-two years. There were four or five others in the tent with him, but they escaped uninjured. W. P. Tevis of Dallas, a sign pointer aud paper hauger, was killed- Ilis family, consisting of a wife and threo children, at present present aro liviutr at Weatherfordl Texas. Deceased was about 48 years old. There were live others iu tho tent with him when the hotel hotel building on C atreet blew down and crushed him. Two or three others were injur ed, but not vory seriously. S. P. Nelson, a carpenter CO years of age, of 923 Eighth street, Kansas City, Kim., had his head badly cut and collar bono broken. He is improving. Hundreds are at work removing the wrecked buildings, and it is expected that other killed and injured injured persons will bo found. niong the more seriously injured are Daua Warren and R, F. Kelly of Anadarko, Oklahoma.