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Heavy Storm In Michigan

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iromaüover tuéstate come re ; .jrts oí Uie terrible rain and wind storm whkupassdover the state on the 19th inst. At Mason, the roof on the Darrow bloek was blown off, frightening teams an;l causing three to run away. One norse was probably ruined by being severely cut by a piece of tin. The store house of the Mason BufEalo Robe Company was blown to atoms. There was but one man in the building at the time, who fortunately escaped. ÏVnces were all blown down. 8everal orciiards were damaged to quite an extent, and a large amount of timber was blown down. Several persons were slightly injured. The mainforee of the storm seemed to pass over the city. At Charlotte its course was in a northeasterly direction. It was nearly a quarter of a mile in width. The Arcade block, owned by A. H. Munson aud D. P. Sagendorph, the finest block in that section, had its roof raised, and part of it blown across the street and otherwise damaged to the amount of $400. Mr. Hood's new dwelliag in the western part of the city was moyed six feet. The railing around the roof of P. Van Zile's brick house was torn off. The steeple which was being built on the new Universalist church was blown down and several wooden buildings destroyed. This was the worst storm that ever passed through there. Many people took refuge in eellars. No one was seriously injured. At Eaton Kapids a severe wind storm, accompanied by rain and bail, blew the roof of the central school building partially off, and blew down chimneys in the first ward, building sheds on the fair grounds, signs, sheds and barns.


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Ann Arbor Democrat