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Pana, IL Tornado, Aug 1907

Deadly Work by Lightning.

Pana, Ills., August 7. -- A heavy thunder storm swept over this section last night, and lightning killed FRANK HENDERSON and PECK ROBERTS. Three men in a wagon were knocked senseless by lightning. Two homes were destroyed at Tower Hill, and at Nakomis the Catholic church was almost demolished. A section of the Big Four tracks was washed out.

The Atlanta Constitution Georgia 1907-08-08



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