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Storm Havoc In Alabama

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GADSDEN, A!a., March 18- Newa comes from st-veral seetions of the state of great losses in houses and cattle by the big rains and strong vrind prevalllng (or the past few day A cyctone struck Prouto and wrecked the hou of W. O. Cope!and. The house wus torn frora over the hoads of the Copeland family and gix members wtre more or less injnred. Luoy HavoPáham, a 9-year-oid girl, was iilowu somodistanco againsta tren, breakug her arm, lea; and suveral ribs. From Brewtou and Kui'm.i comes news of great damage to fiirnis aud destruction to cattlo. The worst fatality occurredon the Coosa river, thirty miles above this place. A waterspout burst und the river rose out of its banks, unlodg'ed the housp of Jacob Anclerson and carried hiin, nis wife and baby down the stream. The house wan wrecked upon a rock and the three inmates drowned. A negro servant snved his lifo by catching the 1 i rn b of a tree as the house sppd down stream. Hundreda of cattle were drowned, and fifcy to a hundred barns were wrecked. Turee men who were logging on the Coosa have not been seen since tóe storm, and are thought to have been lost.


Ann Arbor Argus
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