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THE DAY BOOK 4n Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday VOL.6, NO. 13'9 Chicago, Monday, March 12, -T917 3! HALF OF INDIANA CITY RAZED BY CYCLONE -FIND 26 BODIES ,Twister Lasts Less Than Minute, but Did Million Dollars' Damage, Destroyed 500 Homes and Killed Scores at Newcastle, Ind. Cincinnati Suffers. THE CYCLONE'S TOLL Newcastle, Ind. 26 dead, 20 missing, 150 injured, 500 homes destroyed. Cincinnati, O. 3 dead, 50 in Newcastle, Ind., March 12. With 26 bodies already recovered, search continued today for further dead in wake of cyclone which swept down on this city late yesterday, destroy ing 500 homes and causing property damage of more than a million dol lars. Estimates were that from 10 to 20 bodies were still in the ruins. Manufacturing plants were closed while workmen aided three compa nies of militia and 100 special police men in keeping guard and cleaning up debris, strewn over a cyclone swept district two and a half miles wide and 15 miles long, through the residence district of the city and on into a prosperous farming country. J. Le6b Watkins, mayor, lost ev erything but his clothes. iHs home was destroyed and his pocketbook, containing $205, was blow away.