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The Late Storm In Nebraska

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Parent Issue
Day
25
Month
April
Year
1873
Copyright
Public Domain
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LlNCOLX, Neb., April 21. - Tho train on the B. & M. R. It. camo in this morning, the first lor a week. Reports ot' the late storm show it to havo beeen tho severest ever known hore. Men wero frozen to death within two rods ot' their houses whilo tryinar to got to the stock to feed them'. Near GraĆ­'ton a man named Keiler nttonpted to reuch a noighbor scarnely half a milo away, aceompanied by his wife and child, and tho two latter were frozen to death. Mr. Marshall, near Hastings, perishod while trying to reach his toek trom his houso. The wife and child of Mr. Brent, ncar Ked Cloud, froze while attempting to reach a neighbor's after their house was rendered uninhabitable. Their bodies wero f'ound Friday, ten rods from the house. Families wero compelled to live in eellars or keep their beds tor three days. Houses were blown down and filled vrith snow and tho destruction of cattle and horses was great. Somo lost all they had. One party lost a whole hord of 75 hoad. Gullies on tho railways wero iilled witii suow as hard as ice, and snow plows were useless.

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Old News
Michigan Argus