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Lockland, OH Storm, Jun 1915

Columbus, June 14.---A storm which was general all over Ohio did thousands of dollars worth of damage Sunday afternoon, caused two deaths and send hundreds of pleasure seekers to cover. A heavy wind and electrical storm accompanied the rain. Buildings were unroofed, trees blown down, much damage done to telephone and telegraph wires and other havoc wrought.

At Lockland, near Cincinnati, AUGUST DORINE, while trying to move a fallen live wire from a pavement across which the wind had blown it, was killed instantly. DORINE was trying to make it safe for little children to pass.

The Newark Advocate, Newark, OH 14 Jun 1915

article | by Dr. Radut