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Lightning's Freaks

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The terrific electrical storm whiofa passed over Michigan Friday night did not pass over Washtenaw county withoiifc leaving soiue marks of its presence. George A. Herrick's horse barn in Salem, was siraok by a bolt of lightning and damaged to the extent of $900. The barn on the farm of Mrs. Cassie Sinith in Ann Arbor town, two miles north of Dixboro, was totally destroyed together with its contents. There was no insuranoe and the losses, including 1 1 head of cattle, is estiniated at $3, - 000. The barn on the farm of Mr. Peppiatt, of Augusta, six miles south of Ypsilanti, was also a total loss and ;hree head of oattle also perished in the flarues. Loss, $1,000; insurance, $500. An unoccupied dwelling near Pinckney, belongiug to a man nanied Carrier, was struok by the lightuing and burued ;o the grotind. Lightning also struck ;he barn of Edward May, of Unadilla ownship, and killed two horses.


Ann Arbor Argus
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