Lone Rock, Wisconsin

The Tornado of 1918

The following appeared in the Richland Center Rustic
May 24, 1918


Views from the Lone Rock Tornado
STORM AT LONE ROCK
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Three People Killed in Their Village and Others Lose Lives at Other Places
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PROPERTY LOSS SIMPLY AWFUL
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Lone Rock Had Twenty Homes Completely Wiped off the face of the Earth, as Many More Wrecked and Dozens of Others Damaged
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THE DEAD
Lone Rock
     
P. C. Pitkin, aged 40, lawyer, graduate of the University of Wisconsin, and editor of the Tri-County Review, head crushed.
Miss Clara Hatrey, aged 13, killed outright.
Donald Hatrey, aged 7, killed outright.    
Leland
Farmer named Yanke    
Plain
Boy named Peck, aged 15.    
Honey Creek
Ferd Buelow, Farmer.    
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POSSIBLY FATALLY INJURED
Lone Rock

Mrs. William Wright, back injured.
Mrs. Joseph Hatrey, crushed.
Arnold Hatrey, aged 5, head crushed.
Floyd Wells, compound fracture of the hip.    
SERIOUSLY INJURED
Mrs. Emil Gilson
Mrs. Lulu Fries
Henry Axemaker
Stephen Bennet
Max Gundlach
James Moore
Clayton Burdick
Mrs. Edward Lindberg and two children
Mrs. Edward Burdick
Mrs. Elenore Stock
Raymond Stock
Pearl Stocks
Asa Knight
Richard Clemo
George Wright
Isaac Higgins    


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