The Independent-Record from Helena, Montana on April 30, 1984 · 3
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The Independent-Record from Helena, Montana · 3

Helena, Montana
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Monday, April 30, 1984
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The Independent Record, Helena, Moot. Monday, April 30. 19843 . .-.It.. - -f-. - w" '.-iii ,JL, . ,--H J- . ... v.,'. . r 1'-.A t U'v i i 1 Rubbla Is all that remains In much of through the community earlier In the day. 200 homes were destroyed, hue, Okla., Sunday after a tornado ripped Officials estimated that a third of Prues 40 tornadoes flatten towns foot of snow hits the upper Midwest By The Associated Press A spring storm spread a foot of snow across parts of the upper Midwest today after spinning off at least 40 tornadoes that killed one man in Oklahoma, injured more than 60 others and demolished scores of homes. ; In Minnesota, a single-engine plane trying to tend Sunday night at the St. Paul airport during heavy snow and high winds hit a wire supporting a radio tower and crashed in Woodbury, killing all four people aboard. About a foot of snow fell over much of southern and central Minnesota and northeastern Nebraska with 9.1 inches reported in Minneapolis-St. Paul and winds gusted above 55 mph in places. A sheriff's dispatcher in Nobles County, Minn., said power lines were down and many motorists were standed. Hotels were full and officials were trying to open emergency shelters. A state highway official in Marshall, Minn., said highway crews had already removed snctwplows from their trucks, but were busy putting them back on. t'inds gusting to 66 mph on Sunday blacked outl thousands of homes and businesses in Onjaha, Neb., where officials reported the wettest April there on record. romado watches were issued today in parts A tornado that danced across northeastern Oklahoma flipped this car In the parking lot of one of three churches that were damaged in Mannford, Okla.-One person was killed and at least 47 Injured In the storm. of Indiana, Wisconsin, Kentucky and Illinois as the storm continued its northeasterly path across the central Great Plains and upper Mississippi Valley. Twisters injured eight people Sunday in Missouri, two in Mississippi where tornadoes took 15 lives Easter weekend and one in Kansas. No one was reported injured when tornadoes raked Illinois. Since April 21, tornadoes have claimed at least 26 lives. "There's been more than 40 tornadoes reported since Sunday, very close to the number we had last week," Hugh Crowther of the National Weather Service's Severe Storms Center in Kansas City, Mo., said today. In Oklahoma, where 10 people died in tornadoes Thursday, a twister flattened two churches and damaged two others within a block of each other in Mannford, about 25 miles west of Tulsa. The tornado cartwheeled cars and trucks, turning them into twisted balls of steel. The tornado hit Mannford, population 1,600, about 10:45 a.m., just as church-goers were finishing Sunday school services. Virgil Loren Athens, about 70, had driven his pickup truck to the Mannford Assembly Church of God to pick fup his wife when his truck was hurtled 75 yards into the Mannford Elementary School, where it was crushed and covered with debris, killing him. An estimated 45 homes in Mannford were destroyed or extensively damaged, officials said. The same tornado touched down for about 10 seconds in nearby Prue, a town of 550. Cora White, 78, said "everybody was crying" after the walls of the Prue Assembly of God Church collapsed onto the pews. Only nine people were injured badly enough to need hospitalization, officials said. Of the 180 to 200 houses in Prue, 64 were destroyed and 17 others damaged, said Betty Seaman of the American Red Cross. Officials estimated 50 people were injured in Mannford and Prue. In Missouri, authorities sealed off Owensville today after a tornado ripped through a subdivision Sunday on the south side of the town of 2.400 located about 40 miles southeast of Jefferson City, flattening 75 omes and injuring eight people. None of the injuries was severe, said Fire Chief Terry Knight. You are invited to join us for FREE Information Seminar on Sergers of Overlook machines; compare the features on White, Juki, Babylock, Necchi, Bernette, New Home, and Singer. Seminar will include demonstration and practical application of various Sergers; illustrated demonstrations of techniques for making many types of clothing and hands-on experience for making T-shirts and sweaters. (Material available at this seminar. ) Claft&ea &30, 130; Erening classes also. Royce Hollands will be in the store Tues. & Wed. doing repairs on all makes of sewing machines for $19.95. j npu Deanna Hunter Pacific Northwest authority on Sergers to answer all your questions. CCJXSIDEIl THESE 0,ti:STIOS: What can I do with a Serger? Which Serger is best for me and my sewing needs? Which Serger will sew Denim, Knits, Tricot, wool? Do I need a 2-3 thread or a 4 threaded over lock machine? How much money will Serger save me over a years time? How much time will a Serger save me? What are the advantages of owning a Serger? Can I use my Serger for craft projects'' hi fi;n i ios iu .oi i hi i ) i j i nil) skating: nes Fabrics 2905 N. Montana 442-1926 HOST ANNUM arroll College Century Club AUCTION A NIGHT FOR THE SAINTS! Thurs., May 3rd at 6:30 p.m. Colonial Inn COLLEGE FEATURING SOME OF THE MOST UNIQUE ITEMS EVER OFFERED IN HELENA!! Ovemight horseback trip Brand Coffee Grinder Champagne Weekend at Big Sky Two deluxe dinners for 2 one time per month fori year Two all-expense trips to Las Vegs (3 days, 2 nights) Use of a dexluse van for 1 week Weekend on a cattle ranch Deepsea fishing in Washington A flight over and around the Capitol City Use of a canoe and tent fori week Dues for 1 year at Green Meadow Country Club Gift Certificates 1 Pair of Hydrocurve II extended wear contact lens Ladies watch Two tickets to Seattle Seahawks home football game with lodging LawnShrubery Free landscape consultation Paintings Ladies hair permanent Trip to Reno, accomodations & meals Dinner for 4 in Billings with accornodations Tuition Grants to Carroll Furniture Coke for a year Athletic equipment Freezer, with the meat in it Carpeting Schwinn 10 speed Family portrait Outdoor funhouseplaynouse Golf at Big Sky (for 6 people) Weekend at Mountain Sky Guest Ranch Tires Women's running outfit EVERY ITEM IS A TRUE BARGAIN! THESE ITEMS AND MORE WILL BE AUCTIONED TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER! Tickets for this even will be $1 0 per couple, tickets include hors d'oeuvres with two free drinks per person. PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS FROM EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS, OR FROM CAPITAL FORD, ALLEN ELECTRIC, NORWEST BANK, MT AAA. BARNES JEWELRY ON THE MALL OR AT THE CARROLL COLLEGE P.E. CENTER. TICKETS ALSO AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR THE NIGHT OF THE AUCTION! PLAN TO ATTEND THIS PREMIER SOCIAL EVENT AND HAVE FUN! J"

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