Shickley, NE Tornado, Jun 1908

Omaha, Neb, June 6 -- A tornado which passed over southern Nebraska and portions of northern Kansas Friday evening was the most destructive and covered the most territory of any similar storm which has visited this state in many years. ...

THE DEAD
A revised list of the dead follows...
Two brothers named Austin
Two daughters of Mrs. C. Simpet and Mr. Austin and son
Mrs. August Fentell, Elijah Artenbricht, Shickley...

THE INJURED
Fatally injured...
August Fentell, Shickley

The towns of Carleton Fairfield Deshler Shickley Geneva Franklin Ong and Riverton are among those visited by the storm and in no one of them did the elements spare life or property....

In the vicinity of Shickley farm houses received the brunt of the storm.

The Daily Review, Decatur, IL 7 Jun 1908

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List of the Known Dead

The list of the known dead and injured is as follows....
Mrs. August Fentell and Elija Artenbricht, near Shickley...
____ Fentell, seventeen-year-old son of Mrs. August Fentell..
Fatally and Badly Hurt.
Fatally injured ....
John Merriam, Shickley;
August Fentell, near Shickely....

The Iowa City Citizen, Iowa City, IA 8 Jun 1908

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Omaha. Neb., June 8 -- Reports from the scenes of Friday night's storm in southern Nebraska indicate that the conditions are even worse than first reported. The death list will doubtless reach twenty-five or twenty-six, while the number of injured increase as reports of havoc wrought by the storm become known.....

The infant sons of Mrs. Levders and Mrs. John Argenbright, whose husbands were killed outright, have died from their injuries.

The Daily Northwestern, Oshkosh, WI 8 Jun 1908

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The infant son of Mrs. Louders, near Hebron, and Mrs. John Argenbright, whose husbands were killed outright, have died from their injuries...

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 9 Jun 1908