Cunningham Tornado 1904

A Kansas Town Visited By A Cyclone Wichita, Kan., April 25 – Cunningham, a town of 200 population on the Wichita & Western railroad, 60 miles west of here was visited by a cyclone Saturday evening.  The roof was blown from the depot, two section houses were...

Tornado Damages McPherson

A Tornado Damages McPherson A tornado passed over the east part of the city of McPherson yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock, destroying three houses and injuring slightly two daughters of A. J. Brown.  After leaving McPherson the storm traveled in a...

Severy Tornado 1898

A tornado devastated a small section of country near Severy, and injured several people, J.B. Mitchell’s baby, two miles northeast of Severy, being fatally hurt.  The Phillipsburg Herald, Phillipsburg, Kansas.  May 26, 1898.  Page 3.  © Transcribed by Darren...

Cunningham Tornado 1898

A tornado recently destroyed nearly every house in Cunningham, Kingman county.  Fortunately, nobody was killed, but much stock was killed.  The Phillipsburg Herald, Phillipsburg, Kansas.  May 26, 1898.  Page 3.  © Transcribed by Darren McMannis for the Kansas Council...

Child Killed By The Wind

Wamego, Kan., April 25 – A small tornado passed over a part of Wabaunsee county, eight miles southeast of here, last night.  Henry Miller’s 8-year-old son was killed, while Miller and his wife were perhaps fatally hurt.  They live three miles north of...

Strong City Tornado

A terrible cyclone recently swept through Chase County in the vicinity of Strong City.  Many houses were blown down and a great amount of property destroyed.  The residence of Milton Brown was wrecked.  Mr. Brown was killed, his wife fatally and his son, daughter, and...

Tornado at Dodge City

Dodge City, Kan. Aug. 6 – The severest storm ever known in this section struck this city after midnight last night. The wind gauge at the signal office was blown down, but good judges estimate the velocity at ninety miles per hour. The roar of the tornado was...

WJ Van Eman Carried 20 Feet

A Man Carried Twenty Feet by a Whirlwind and Killed Last Saturday our community were both shocked and grieved to learn of the sudden death of W. J. Van Eman, of Grove township. It appears that Mr. Van Eman had been to the post-office at Netherland, and was returning...

Clearwater Tornado

Quite an energetic  specimen of cyclone or tornado passed down the valley of the Ninnescah last week.  A house in Clear Water, belonging to Mr. Dunscomb, was missing about that time and only a piece of the roof has been heard of since.  Considerable damage was done to...

Large Kansas Tornado

A terrible tornado visited the eastern counties of this State on Saturday last.  At Paola, Ottawa, Garnett and other points much damage was done.  Our Ottawa correspondent tells what happened there.  At Garnett the Catholic church and two houses were blown down...

A Lot of Praying

A gentleman who was at Eldorado during the late Tornado, says he heard more praying in an hour than he had heart before in that time. Peter Cartwright once said that the only way to get religion into some people was to scare it in. The Emporia News, Emporia, Kansas....