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Winona Republican Herald Newspaper Archive: July 9, 1949 - Page 1

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   Winona Republican-Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 9, 1949, Winona, Minnesota                              COOLER TONIGHT, PLEASANT SUNDAY VOLUME 49, NO. 121 WINONA, MINNESOTA, SATURDAY EVENING, JULY 9, 1949 FIVE CENTS PER COPY FOURTEEN PAGES Wisconsin Sets 196 Million Budget Lightning Hitting Nelson Windmill OH Melts Gas Sets House Afire Congress to Get Program After Truman Report Nelson. Wis. 'Special) Lightning struck the windmill on the Charles Nelson farm near here and water pipes car- ried the electrical charge to several r.uildings, causing as- sorted damage to electrical and gas installations, 33 well as a fire. Most spectacular damage in this unusual act of nature was the disintegration of a portion of the bottled gas line in the basement of one of the two homes or. the farm. Miraculously there was no ex- plosion, but the gas was set afire 
                            

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