Foreign News: Havoc

For two weeks on end, proverbial little drops of water descended from the clouds on to the face of Merrie England, Wales, Scotland, Ireland.

On the third week, the elements grew angry at the indifference to their efforts displayed by the people of those countries. To give effect to their fury, they blew rain and hail at 75 miles an hour, incited the seas to insurrection, and in general created the worst storm in 30 years.

On the land, stories began to trickle into the newspapers telling of the havoc wrought by the cyclone. At Folkestone, a motor truck was blown into the...

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