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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - March 15, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba It if 54 Winnipeg free March tuesdays Tornado enters the Southern Edge of on its Way through flattening businesses and Homes in the sout Central Kansas killer twister damage confronts kansans a Central Kansas residents were confronted by rubble piles that once were their Homes yesterday in the Wake of a slow moving Tornado that killed two it came right across the Trees that Are splintered Over said Lowell whose Home was one of the first hit tuesday evening in which suffered the heaviest it sounded like a big grinding things barricades blocked entry to the town after Mike Hayden sent National guard troops to discourage sightseeing and the Gover nor also declared eight Central Kan Sas counties disaster sixteen Hesston residents were in but Only four required Hospi Tal several others were reported injured in other none of the injuries was thought to be the two Fatali ties were near the towns of Burrton and at least 75 houses in Hesston were damaged and an estimated two dozen were about 15 Busi Ness were damaged and five of those were officials had not estimated the damage in twisted piles of Wood and insulation marked where businesses once Street Light poles tilted at 45degree angles and Street signs were flattened to the ground by wind estimated at 160 Kilometres an hour or about 20 farms were destroyed outside among them was the Eli Bon Trager farmstead near if i had listened to my that where wed he said Point ing to the basement of what used to be his 90yearold a Large trailer used to store Chain saws and other equipment was upended in the its tires had been blown and his escaped harm by driving away from their Home As the storm a thirty Earold Cottonwood and Cedar Trees that once nearly obscured the Bontrager place from View were stripped of their chopped Down to stumps in 30 Sec i dont know if were going to try to rebuild or just take our insurance dog taken for ride Oklahoma City a a Tor Nado showed one of duty police offi cer a real walk on the wild All i could think of was this is like the wizard of Paula Shaw said after a Tornado picked her up and threw her three metres As she Clung to her pet dog like Shaw it sucked us literally sucked us in along with tree and mud and it was Shaw reported Only a few aches and pains the dog want Shaw and her dog walked outside their Home in Southeastern Oklahoma City about 6 at the height of a Tornado riddled she never saw what hit shed gone out in the Back Yard to View the to see what was going said Janet it picked her up and kind of tossed her around with the Lawn furniture and she just said it Felt real police spokesman Bob Taylor Money and move into Bon Trager de Deputy director of the National severe storms fore cast Centre in Kansas said the Hesston Tornado was one of 25 reported across Kansas in slightly More than 24 More than 300 Utility poles were knocked Down by tuesday nights storms leaving More than customers without by Day about 13 hours after the late afternoon Tornado electrical Power had been restored to several areas of Kansas Gas and electric had More than 300 work ers making Sears is your Nevis Headquarters my mens uns jeans Levis red featuring the 501 Button in triple Sears exclusive Brown regular Black and washed with medallions feature a pleated Waist and tapered All styles Are available in Waist sizes 2838 and inseam special ofter buy a pair of Levis 501 s and get a pair of Levis Neon Sunspot sunglasses at no extra buy any style of Levis get a pair of Neon suspenders for limit 1 pair of sunglasses per while quantities last your moneys Worth and More or Money we service what we sell Sears Canadas store credit car Home of craftsman Piatt the re Tau store Piatt the Mem you the Tou Owina locations Are open to monday to and to Poto 1616 Portage St Sears Canada or was to

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