Wymore, NE Storm and Lightning Jun 1897
WYMORE, NEB., June 27. - (Special) - During the storm last evening lightning struck the house of W. R. Butcher tearing off the siding for some distance and the plastering was also loosened in its descent. A child in the room was shocked but recovered in a short time. Near the ground the bolt entered the lead pipe of the cistern, doing some damage to the pipe and the floor. The loss is covered by insurance.
The Nebraska State Journal, Lincoln, NE 28 Jun 1897