Another Frank Moffat from St. Catherine's, Ont.

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Another Frank Moffat from St. Catherine's, Ont. - TORNADO IN ONTARIO.- Five Portions Klllod nnd...
TORNADO IN ONTARIO.- Five Portions Klllod nnd it Number Seriously Seriously Iiijurod «t St. <;.l(h<irlii(>s. ST. CATIIKIUXKS, Ont., Sept. 2S.-—A -tornado' struck Merritoii, ten niiles from this city, with terrible violence yesterday afternoon, killing five persons persons and injuring many. The Lincoln Paper mill was unroofed unroofed and badly wrecked! as was tho power house of the Acetylene Gas works. ()H,he'r prominent buildings unroofed or partly wrecked were the Orango hal[l, 'tiro-'public school, St. .lames church and the Presbyterian church. There \yere forty pupils in the public public school when it collapsed. The children children were covered with piles of debris and many were badly injured. Frank Moffatt, one of the pupils, was dead when taken from the ruins. Mrs. John Bickley was killed just as she was about to enter the front doov of her house, a flying piece of lumber striking striking her on the head. .In St. Catherines the armory of the local militia force was practically demolished. demolished. Falling chimneys crashed through the roof of -the Collegiate institute, institute, narrowly missing a company of students who were drilling. on" as of

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  1. The Journal-Advance,
  2. 30 Sep 1898, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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  • Another Frank Moffat from St. Catherine's, Ont.

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