Hoxie, KS Tornado, Jun 1908

TORNADO CREATES HAVOC IN VICINITY OF HOXIE, KAN.

SALINA, Kas., June 2.----A tornado passed within half a mile of Hoxie, in Sheridan county, near here, doing damage to property and killing much livestock. The path of the storm was 100 yards wide and two miles long. Barns, fences and trees in its path were carried away. Following the wind, hail fell over a large territory adjoining Salina, laying waste thousands of acres of wheat and other crops. Southwestern Kansas from Salina west to the Colorado and south to Oklahoma is experiencing one of the heaviest rains in the history of the state. For 48 house water has been falling.

Duluth News-Tribune, Duluth, MN 3 Jun 1908