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TAKES HEAVY TOLL
Eighty-two Dead in Texas, Oklahoma
and Arkansa. Many Towns Struck.
Dallas, April 9.-Eighty-two lives
'was the toll of the storm which swept
North Texas, Southern Oklahoma and
a section of Arkansas last night and
early today, according to reports re
ceived here late tonight. .lany points
still were isolated tonight and the
fatalities may prov4e greater when full
details are available, as the tornado
;weit through thickly settled farming
o uniit is. Of the 82 reported dead,
. e toein idest ilied.
artklte tollight showed fatali
tiq. raniginig romli on1e to 15 in 16
tou% !,. Texams conunnnl [itit's rePor'ting* '
dTere: WiIoil)Mjro I, .\linCola
1 :avenna aid Tundra, eight each,
New-on 6, \Wood County and Cannan,
four eah; 1i eor Angelo. Tekarkaia
and n.ustaCe, ole eachIi. Oklahoma com
mui.ties reported as follows: lIIrait
11. 'aalters 111(1 'ostococ ('o ity. one
4 len, Ark., reported live dead.
Twelnty-eigh t of the kt nowii dead
wier while ipersons.
The storm came up froti the tio
Grande Valley wil a high wind and
leavy rain, gainiiing force utitil it tore
ihr eIgl the northero lier of the Texas
couies witi the destuilI iveless of a
tot nado. Inl the TeXas l'atiliandle there
waS avyi Siow\ that stopped trains.
R. ports received here du ring the day
show fatalities from the following
owns: (aUnan, Texas, nine; 1)urant,
lifty Ine-w Geoirgette Shi1rtw1it
01h11d-e .inst opened up1 f4
Among this col]
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grey, copen, rose ai
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black, navy, grey, t
tucks and trimming
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Okla., six; Wood County, Texas, four;
Ector, Texas, three; Aavenna, Texas,
eight; LMineola, Texas, 11; Tundra,
Texas, eight; Winnsboro, Texas, 16;
San Angelo, Texas, one; Tevarkasa,
Texas, one; Newsome, Texas, six;
Stonewall, Okla., five; Walter, Okla.,
one; Pontotoc County, Oklahoma, one.
The course of the storm was erratic.
At times it leaped a mile or more be
fore striking the ground and doing
damage, and left one farm liotset un
harmed oni yto demolish the next one.
No cities of any size were in its path.
Most of those killed were caught under
their falling buildings. The heavy
rain fall extingulished tile lu merolup
fires that started when houses were
'i'ihe littlt cottont lown of Canaan
was wiped out.
Its cottoll gill. (.ihur-'chll. sch1ool and
cotoil lt warehiouse voitailling illuch of
last year's (.lolp of tile nea rby fariers
and its 1 houses %vere all swept to
.\I Min''ola the stoIll struck witih ex
iem1e s'veriltv. 'I'llre white oellnti)
and eiglit IIeg',roes were killed and
many otlier received sch serious in
.ilries tihat more dl'eaths are expected.
\ilci daiage was don1e to the .pros
ettive fruit crops il mallny svctionis.
attoridillg o tihe report.
Telephone and telegraph wiits were
pi ou oof service and it was not until
late today that reIports inticating the
extent of the storm began to reach tilte
outlsidle world. Thell rainl mlade, the
Texas roatis impassable and the only
mean11s of reaching tile strickn ham
lets was by railroad.
IUST WHEN P
[ection are Taffetas, Crej
:he leading shades includ
id flesh, handsomely bea
Irapes and new sleeve el
S$22.50, $25.0O $2'
nodels of Taffeta and l
mn and two tone effects,
effects that are worth a
es $5.00, $6.50 and
children are best. The colo
[ose $1.50, $2.00, $2.50
SHose 35c, 50c, and 75c
Shaw IN. Ray, postmaster at Winns
'boro, was authority for the statement
that 15 had been killed in that com
munity. Soon after noon lie succeed
ed in establishing telephone connec
tion with Greenville and asked that
help be senta Six miles east of there,
he said, 15 honses had been blown
away aiid four -.ons kill,1. Three
miles south of Winnsboro, he added.
eight houscs -were blown down. He
estimated the badly Injured would
Near the little town of hells, a
Missotie, Kansas & Texas freighl
train was blown from the track, the
eng tie alone staying on the ralis. 'le
condniltetor and bra;ieman, who reside
:11 I )en isot were re.iorted hadily hurt.
Ile stormuu passed over Texas, coim
ing up from the sonth, so high that
only its fringE was felt here and at
cities south of here. After passing
Dallas it apparetutly swooped down,
and it was lite co untIes ialong the
Shte litie thlat fll its full force. Tlo
day before the firsi 1replorts of seriont s
daau begatn to be receiveid, .1. 1..
Clilne. I'ited Stat es weather observer'
le re. :anonneed that condiotion. had
been .inst siei 1, (ai(esed tottnaidoes anud
predieted that reports of a Setions
stormn w.ould comle Ilater.
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WORK FN MEXICO
Numerous Outrages Perpetrated by
Outlaws. Many People Killed.
Washington, April 9.--Advices to the
state department today from Tampico,
Mexico, said a passenger train was
Leralled -by bandits last week 140 kilo
metors from Tampico and that among
the passengers injured was one Amer
lean. J. P. -Mennet. The department
wired Tampico for further particulars.
Mlexican newspapers reaching Wash
Ington today report. a revival of ban
tlitry in the State of Vera 'Cruz, lim
nediately south of Tampico, and record
six serious attacks on trains Since tihe
middle of March. This Is largely Ilie
erlritory where Felix Diaz, recently
reinforced by Gen. Aurellano llanquet,
is reported to be operating.
On .\March 19 a ,passenger tIrain be
Iwvein loreloa and Acaibaro, Michoa
an wher e IIe rebels have been active
For utontlihs. was held tII), the armiedl
-1nard whbiclihia Isaly (accolipanies each
tra in was alttacked and the pIsseinge's
rogbbed of all valuiable anid their cloth
i. 'The ginarid of governiiieti tr oopS
tied to the hills.
.\ freight train on the internceanic
lnq. beItw n .\lexico City and \'era
Cruz ws dynamiield by rebels .Ilare
"I. The fireniai was severely injured
and Ile locomot Iv and i tnderI dlestrtoy
cd. On the same day Zapatistas oIt the
salme line between Mexico City and
Onl'hilla derailed a train and robbed the
pa ssengers of 111 their belong ings. h'l
ttiit (iI toops were overpower-el.
1.1ir, fwer'e killed and the otlie's fll
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to the hills. The engiseer, mail clerk
and one passenger were wounded.
A mixed train on the Vera Cruz-Isth
nus line between Vera Cruz and Tierra
Blanca was dynamited March 22, the
express car robbed and four or fIlve
cars of freight which the rebels could
not carry away 'burned. Seven pas
sengers were wounded and a paymas
ter carrying 10,000 pesos was robbed.
Thirteen government soldiers guarding
the train -were killed and the rebels
carried away the paymaster and sev
eral passengers, who were 'being held
for ransom at the time the newspapers
repiorting the attack were publislhd.
The most serious train holdul) re
ported iby these papers was on .larchd
30, wien al entire train guard of ).
men was Wiped out by). a body of relob+
under the PelicIsta ciiieftain Abay,.
who recetly looted the townvI of Coate
I)c and burned the ehacienda of Sanam
I Vita. This attack was made at a point
less tihan iten tiles fronm Vera Cruz
oil a train between that city and Al
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A freight train destined for Puebla
from Jalapa 'was dynamited April I
and a large amount of freight was
stolen or destroyed. The train had
no 'government troop guard and the
train was captured. After dynamiting
one engine, the rebels ordered a fire
man to take the leader, some of the
party and their prisoners up the line
some distance. While the leader of the
rebels was engaged elsewhere the lire
man started his engine and escaped
with t.wo cars of oil and three of sugar.
The niewspapers roport this rebel
band to have numbered more than 500
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