Central IA Storm, Jul 1901

Severe Wind Storm Passes Over the Central Portion of Iowa.

Destroying Farm Property and Devastating the Growing Crops.


Farm Property Damaged and Crops Devastated.

Des Moines, In., July 2.--A severe wind storm passed over the central portion of Iowa last evening, doing considerable damage to farm property. In Perry the roof of the Stuart Hotel, a three-story brick structure, was blown off, and a large number of barns and sheds were damaged. In Cambridge the wind tore the tent of Lamont Brothers' Circus to pieces. In Dallas Center four barns were destroyed. Reports are coming in of damage to crops and property in the country.

Times Picayune, New Orleans, LA 3 Jul 1901