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Cherryvale, KS Tornado, Apr 1892

At Cherryvale, Kansas, it was a tornado. One mile east of town the wind destroyed six houses and two people were killed. It has been impossible to learn their names. New of disaster was brought to Wichita, Kansas, by passengers on the morning train. Up to 10 o'clock to-night it has been impossible to get telegraphic connection with Cherryvale and the particulars of any disaster cannot be learned.

Cherryvale, April 4. - - The country a mile east of here was struck by a tornado about 10:45 o'clock last night and half a dozen houses were demolished. Two people whose names are unknown were killed.

Aspen Weekly Times, Aspen CO, 9 Apr 1892

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In Cherryvale, a woman was killed by lightning, but the wind did not touch town. Dexter, in Cowley County, is also reported to have suffered from the storm. Telegraph wires are down again in some directions.

Aspen Weekly Times, Aspen CO, 9 Apr 1892

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A cow, which was standing in a stable lot near Cherryvale, was carried up to the roof of a house and deposited in such a manner that it was impossible to get her down without killing her.

The Atlanta Constitution, Atlanta, GA 1 May 1892



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