Franklin, NE Tornado, Jun 1908


One Death is Caused and a Great Deal of Damage Done---Twenty Houses Are Wrecked.

Franklin. Neb., June 5.---Two tornadoes passed just east of this place about one hour apart today, causing one death and doing great damage to property. HENRY MADISON was caught in the center of the storm and killed. Probably 20 houses within five miles of town are completely wrecked. A large amount of live stock was killed. All the phone wires are down and a full report is unobtainable at present.

The Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 6 Jun 1908