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 - Cents Number 57 Tornadoes Strike in Two States...
Cents Number 57 Tornadoes Strike in Two States Take Toll of 22 Lives In Indiana and Alabama. (By tilt United Prtu) Tornadoes, which struck in two widely separated parts of the country late yesterday, have taken a toll of 22 lives. Nineteen of the dead are in Indiana — three in Alabama. A twister roared through Coatesville, Indiana, and killed 13 persons. Indiana state police also say five persons — possibly six — are dead at Hadley, one at Danville and one at Asherville. Seventeen persons are missing in that state. Scores were injured. Twin tornadoes struck Aliceville, Alabama. At least three persons are dead and 26 injured. 12 of them critically. Coatsville is a little Indiana town of 500 persons. Today hardly a building still is standing. Coatsville residents who weren't injured are helping search for the mising. Fire chief William Lawrence says 17 persons are unaccounted for, and he fears their bodies are in the debris of twisted steel, broken concrete and bricks that are about all that remains of the town. The Red Cross has rushed 75 disaster workers to Coatsville with blankets, cots, mobile canteens, ambulances, drugs, blood plasma and drinking water. This tornado had struck a trr- " if ' c blow in Oklahoma^ the night ™|vcr Wrluur^ 11VC1 tUKl llpptu Mississippi river n maiana last nigni As an aftermath of the mid- west tornado, a mother and her two sons were killed near Paris Illinois, when rain and hail ! caused their car to skid into a

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  1. The Neosho Daily News,
  2. 27 Mar 1948, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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