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TORNADO DEATH LIST INCREASES AS NEWS
FROM SMALLER TOWNS COMES IN
Cincinnati, July 8. Twelve known
dead, more than a scorejcnown to be
missing; scores injured, many buried
under ruins of buildings and in hulks
of steamboats that sank that is the
toll of a tornado that swept Cincin
nati about 9:30 o'clock last night.
Four coaches of a Pennsylvania
railroad passenger train were blown
from track and rolled down steep em
bankment at Beechmont, Linwood, a
Three bodies were taken from he
crushed coaches and 16 seriously
wounded were rushed to hospitals.
Police and fire departments have
been so busy digging for dead and
injured that no accurate count has
yet been made of the financial loss.
It is thought it will come close to
Dozens of buildings were blown
down. Two of them-, three blocks
apart, were inhabited by members of
the same family, most of the mem
bers of which are now thought to be
A boarding house in the East End
was blown down and so far the po
lice and fire departments have dug
from the ruins 1 dead man and 1 in
jured. The tow boats Convoy and Dick
Fulton sank in the middle of the river
during the height of the storm and
13 of the crew are missing.
Ludlow Lagoon suffered damage
estimated at $50,000.
Tornado destroyed hundreds of
plate glass store windows and outside
show cases. Ripped heaviest signs
from their fastenings. Turned over
automobiles standing on streets. Up
rooted hundreds of trees. Greatest
disaster that has ever befallen Cin
cinnati. It all happened in ten min
utes. Charles Klein, cook, killed;
Jos. Pete, 21, was dug out badly in
jured, and it is believed others lost
their lives, buried in the collapse of a
three-story frame building at East
av. and Corbin st
Nearly 20 buried under buildings
that stood at 567-574 W. 6th st At
least four buried in ruins of building
that stood at 643 W. 8th st.
At 643 W. 8th st storm entombed
families of Meyer and Israel Tenne- $
baum. It then twisted cat-a-corner
over three blocks and buried family
of Mrs. Esther Cohen, sister of the
Tennebaums, whose husband has a
grocery at 570 W. 6th st.
Most of the victims were asleep
The KnoWn Dead
Mrs. Esther Cohen, 38, and
Fagan, 65, killed in collapse of bldg.
James Allen, chief officer Ohio Hu
mane society, killed by falling roof.
Irene Glatthaar, 6, and Chas. Klein,
cook, killed in collapse of house.
Lee Spicef and wife Grace, drowned
when sharity boat overturned.
Rachael Tannenbaum, 4, suffo
cated under debris.
Benny Eberson, formerly of Louis
ville; George Allen, Birmingham, Ala.;
Easley Curt, negro, Nashville, and un
identified negro killed in Pennsylva
St. Louis, Mo. Tornado and
cloudburst which swept St Louis and
St Charles county caused 5 deaths
and damage which aggregate $500,
000. Several small towns isolated.
Ludlow, Ky. Town-practically" lev
eled and 2,000 inhabitants marooned
Lawrenceville, III. Two dead. Loss
Russellville, III. 7 dead; town re
ported almost wiped out Q)
Vincennes, Ind. 1 dead.
St Charles, Mo. 7 dead.
t. Peters, Mo. Town almost
wiped out. Number of dead unknown.
Dayton, Belleview, Covington and
Newport, Ky. Many lives believed
lost with heavy damage.
Lawrenceburg, Ind. Lives report
ed lost with heavy property loss.