Chester, IA Tornado, Jun 1890

Cyclone Strikes a School House.

Minneapolis, Minn., June 5. - A special to the Tribune from Chester, Iowa, says: A cyclone passed near this place at 3:30 yesterday afternoon. A school house, three miles south, was struck by a storm and completely demolished. The teacher, Miss Mary Smith, was badly injured and one pupil fatally injured, Miss Smith may possibly recover. Several farm house and numerous outbuildings were blown away. The number of people injured is estimated at twenty.

Newark Daily Advocate, Newark, OH 5 Jun 1890