Griffin, GA Tornado, Apr 1908

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SEVERE STORM.

STRUCK GRIFFIN, GEORGIA, DURING NIGHT.

Atlanta, Ga., April 25. -- Reports received here today say that a severe wind storm struck Griffin, Ga., during the night, wrecking part of the town, kiling five persons and injuring at least fifteen. The report declares that a cotton mill and other business houses were blown down.
From Columbus, Ga., the Associated Press received a despatch today saying two persons were killed and a dozen injured by the storm there.
A long distance telephone message from Griffin, Ga., says that four persons were killed.
The storm struck Griffin about 2 o'clock this morning cutting a path of about 100 yards wide through the city and destroying at least twenty-five houses besides the Baptist church and one or two other public buildings.
Numbers of persons were injured.

Lowell Sun Massachusetts 1908-04-25