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Hurricane At Burlington, Iowa

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St. Loins, April 5. - The Ij, moerit't Cedar Rapids (Iowa special says o, swcpt over Burlingtoa, iowa, this iflocnoon, blowing down houses, trees, etc, and doiug gru;;t daniage. Tho wifo ind children of A. Steiger woro üistantlv iilled by their housos falling cu them. Et is feared fchat icatvy otters were killed or in jureer, but no particulars cou!d be obtained on account of the taicgraph ines beiiig blowo down. Bui. Foft-ü, April 5. - Th 3 most ;erriblo raiti, hail and suow storm ever mown hete came at a miirute's notice ,hia iti'ternoon, creaüng fomiul u vo and oss of lii'e. Tbo storm struck the city on ;he west hill, tearing the roof froin giio of hooi houseand descending tfaence itirough the business portion of tlio city. lings were aoroofed and a great deal of damage done. The most horrible part of tha ontastrophe was tho destruction of P. N Pbnds buttor and egg depot on Jeffcrson stveet, and tho dcath of seven jersons. Thü Uouso was blown down and 1 peTSODg wtr:; buried beneath thoruins. Mr. Pond and Utree others were taken out dond, and 19 ottierg were reseued nors or less injured. Mr. Pond was a roung man of great promise, who had )uilt up a largo trade as was wel] known hroughout the State. Tho wife and two children of Mr. Steiger, a Gferraan school eacher, who lived in a houso aájoiiiinp, wen; killed by tho falling of tho cast wall of I'ond's house. The persons killed wero C. N. Pond and threo of his employés, namcd Pendergrast, Trainer and Neff, Mrs. Steiger and her two children. Ono of the men reseued i'rom tho ruina wil) (roba-bly die. Tho Mayor and thu pólice Vu co hav-e been on tho ground ever sinco ;he aexiident, rendering every assistanco )OKsible. A littlo girl was killed in New Ilampshiro a year ago by a kick from a horas vhieli had been frightened by a dog, and ïer father has just reooxered $1, 150 datnigos froiii the owiiei' of tho dog.


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