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St. Louis Post-Dispatch from St. Louis, Missouri • Page 115

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Roaring Out of Southwest Without Warning, Twister Skips Through County Into City, Smashes Densely Populated Central Area Shortly After 2 a.m.; Worst Storm in 32 Years Leaves Many Dead and Injured and Heavy Property Damage ih i 1 i I i II I. I Body of a boy, not identified, is removed fiom the wreckage of a three -story rooming house. The dead boy was clinging to the back of an injured man when rescue crews reached them. Associated Prau Photo s-jfS jV -y 'N. v4-'h naj-- r.

Saiy Davis fcenferj collapses in arms of unidentified friends as she watches firemen bring out body of her sister. Mrs. Fannie Ivory, from rubble of their home at 27S8 Bacon street. Mrs. Ivory's body was one of the last uncovered in the storm stricken area.

United International Photo Firemen carry out body of a victim crushed under heavy beams of a house that collapsed into basement at Delmar boulevard and Whittier street. Firemen, policemen and other rescue workers for hours searched rubble over a wide area for dead and injured. The police department summoned all day-watch officers to duty five hours in advance of regular starting time. 1J 0 1 LJ fjm 'Us ft iS Looiing disheveled after the storm, the Frontenac (left) and ABC apartment buildings, on Kingshighway opposite Forest Park, are pocked with broken windows. Curtains, pulled loose by the storm, hang haphazardly from a number of the windows, adding their testimony to the storm's force.

Emergency vehicles and rubble fill much of Olive rubble, being removed by street crew, is from Musical street, at Boyle. Business -apartment buildings in Arts building on south side of Olive. Dish -shaped area of antique shops and nighf clubs on north side object on trailer at right is microwave relay for Post- of Olive bear marks of heavy damage. Much of the Dispatch Station KSD-TV telecast from scene. Photos by ARTHUR WITMAN, JACK GOULD.

SAM CALDWELL. RENYOLD FERGUSON and EDWARD J. BURKHARDT of the PICTURES Staff, except as noted. PICTURES St. Loui Poit-Diiptch, Sunday, February 15, 1959 Page 3.

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