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Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette Newspaper Archive: January 22, 1883 - Page 1

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Publication: Cedar Rapids Evening Gazette

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   Evening Gazette, The (Newspaper) - January 22, 1883, Cedar Rapids, Iowa                             gorh N. 0, Lawton Has received To-Day, "by Express, 700 Pieces of Hamburg and Swiss Edgings! ALSO A FINE LINE OF VOL. L--NO. 11. CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA MONDAY, JANUARY 22, 1883. PRICE, 3 CENTS. AS ARCTIC WINTER, The Western States and Territories Swept by a Wild Trains on Several Branch Roads Snowed in and Abandoned.. BnxlueHti of All JbUudH Suffering from the Effects of the Cold Wave. Tlese Boots are all Nev Styles and j Patterns. NEW YORK STOKE WMesalB MaDtifociiirers or FINE SHOES. Corner first SUM Second CEDAR RAPIDS, IOWA. at 11 o clock, causiug a drop in the mercury a the htter point from above to below. Ko ports obtained late in the iiftarnoon ntuted tlni all trains on the Westoni division, freight an we Manufacture for {be Retail We Anil Have HO SECOflMBAJE GOODS. gfiercltnnt gxi iCHAIT Till AND Gents' Furnishers, ABE SO-CALLED. Tlifir raOftttlttcout new nlOre beluft corner Sumpltftt of Spring S-itto in Elept Patterns Already recflYed, to arrive duriuft nf January. line uf READY-MADE CLOTHING, i Hats, Caps, Neckwear, Etc AgenU for the celubrated WILSON iiuo.'s SHIKTS. Bemember the "Nobbiest Store in in Calder'a new block, just across from Postoffice. MINNESOTA. ST. PAUL, Minn. Jan. Tho worst blizzard of the winter struck St early ycbtorday morning, and Bwept thin section and the entire northwest nil day and is still raging. A railroad official who has had many a tough fight with blizzarda the ono at Fargo ThurBday afternoon and yester- day the worst ho ever know. It was a terror, and put a grip on car wheels iratil rail- road managers wore glad to cry out: "-Trains abandoned." The storm oimo from the woat on Thursday, and therefore its forte was par- tially spent "before reaching St. Panl and points a few miles eastward therefrom. On the end of the Omaha lino the wind subsided near Omalia. but tbe cold there intensified down to SU dearees below zero midnight Reports dated p. ra. quoted high winds oa tho Sioux City division of iho Omaha line, and a still fjrentur bldw ou the St Paul division. At Sionx City the mercury wne 30 degrees below zoro at 4 p. m.. ynt there was ounshino all nloug tho road. 1'roni rail- road sources it i8 learned that tlie cold wave struck St before tlie hour of noon.aud ac- cording to close observations taclilod St Paul at 11 o clock, causiug a drop in the mercury at Ko- tlnit nd passenger, east ur West boimil, bud been abiui- owiu" to tho high that drifted tho auow so badly ay to render it utterly useless to attempt to clear the tracks from tiio connec- tion with tlie Ciiion Pacific to Si. Paul. As fast as plowing and uliuvding accomplished any- thing the tracku lilled up again. As< soon an tho wind goes down triu-k clearing will be com- menced. Iu the Uiko Superior four inches of fresh snow foil on the riiils-. making two and one-half to threo feot on tlie level. Trains from that section nearlv on tima On tho onsteni division the vowi was heavy and the flangeo were tilled with Imrd auow. Vruight trains were, stopped, but passenger trains were running. St Vincent at p. m. recorded 45 degrees below zero; Crookstou below. At other points south to St. Cluiid the mercury ranged down to Mow. At St Cloud it was clear, where the wind was not quite an xlroUK us at 4 p. in. On tho east and WON: linos the mercury ranged at to 1.1 below. MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. Tho worst storm of tho season prevailed throughout Minnesota aiidBiwterii DaKota. The thermom- eter here hist night at wus'-Wdeg. Imlow.aiid falling. MinneKiita and Dakota temperatures varying to below are reported with general high wind, and tho air full of fine suow ur fro.it that cuts like hail. WINONA, Minn., .Ian. This nccms to be a particularly t-evero winter in this state. A fight, 

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