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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 10, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 25',
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CYCLONE KILLS 15 CHILDREN AND WRECKS
TWO SCHOOLHOUSES TEACHER HEROINE
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pila until help came, although she
had a broken jaw and arm, Miss
Vera Carter, teacher at the Vireton,
Okla., school, Ib heroine of a cyclone
disaster which killed 15 school chil
dren, destroyed Miss Carter's school'
house and another at Stigler, Okla.,
and did tremendous damage through'
eut that part ef the country.
Miss Carter collapsed from loss ot
blood and fatigue when help arrived.
She is in a hospital recovering from
shock and injuries. The picture
shows Miss Carter and the wreckage
ot the Stigler schoolhouse.
Hartford, Conn. Machine gun
being tested at Colt factory went
wild and peppered business secttoa
of city with 500 shots. Nooeiafare.