Disastrous Storms

The Courant American Newspaper
Cartersville, Georgia
July 11, 1895, Page 1
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Disastrous Storms.—Eight lives known to have been lost in Lake Michigan—Fatal Wind in Georgia.—Two killed and eight fatally and others slightly hurt Canton, Kas., totally destroyed. [ Georgia dead: “At Willard Station every house was torn to pieces. Henry Adams, white, and Bob Hardy, colored were killed outright. In Morgan county Andrew Penick’s farm buildings and house were blown away, Penick and his family were buried in the ruins. Penick is injured internally and will probably die. His wife is in a critical condition. The home of Jim Collier was demolished and two of his children were mangled by the wreck. They will die.”


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