Fairland, OK Tornado, Apr 1904

SEVERAL PERSONS DEAD AT FAIRLAND

BUSINESS BLOCKS DEMOLISHED AND SEVEN PERSONS WERE KILLED OUTRIGHT.

Fairland, I. T., April 25. – Half a dozen business blocks were destroyed by a tornado that swept through here yesterday afternoon, killing several persons outright and injuring a number of others. Three of the injured will die. The dead:
MRS. MARY LAMAR.
MRS. JOHN LEMASTER.
ARTHUR BROUGHT, child of N. J. Houck
ELIJAH RUSSELL, wife and child.

It is estimated that the tornado caused property damage to the extent of $10,000. Four miles south of here the tornado was even more severe. Farm houses and barns were completely demolished and farm stock was killed.

The Grand Forks Daily Herald, Grand Forks, ND 26 Apr 1904