Foreign News: Etna Eruption

On June 17, Mount Etna, in Sicily, after several days of increased activity, burst into violent eruption.

The eruption was heralded by a series of loud explosions and violent earthquake shocks. Showers of ashes were scattered over the countryside, a dense cloud of smoke shrouded the sky, and five streams of white-hot lava, the largest of which was ⅔ of a mile wide and 30 feet deep, poured down the eastern slopes of the volcano.

The lava waves advanced about 1,000 feet an hour, destroying orchards, vineyards and houses, and threatened seven villages, Linguaglossa,...

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