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Destructive Storm

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St. Louis, Juno 10. - The heaviestrain and thunder storm of the season passed over this city last night. Il raged from bout 5 to 8 o'clock in the evening, atid re-comrueneed at midnight, continuing :ill morning. An immense body of wa:er fel], ánd consideratie damage was done in various parts of the city. Several liouses wure struck by lighthing, and iré and pólice tolegraph interrupted. A sewer on ïwentieth street caved in a dietancö of some sixty feet, loaving a hole ■ionie fiftoen feot Vide and ten to flfteen :eet deep. Othor strects were óhoked up and back water ftooded the streets and cellars to the depth of sèveral fcet. Sevoral hounes were uodermiucd and chiinneys and treea blown down. The tunnel Rxcavation on Washington avenue and Eighth strest euffiered greatly, soru four or fWe faet of water haviirg drained in it, and ïts sides being badly wnshed in various jjlaces. Ahail-storm at Cret-ncastle, Kort ir ólina, lately stripped "every leaf' plant and apri}? of grasa for a space of four miles, killing sheep and oattle, and made holes ín be ground large enough to deposit t úrkey fggB in." As yet do tiirkcv has iinproed the opportunity.


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Michigan Argus