SOUTH CAROLINA: Triple Tornado

Breakfast in Charleston, S.C. has been for generations a high social rite. At 8:00 one morning last week, custom in Charleston was interrupted. At 8:07 a. m., 31 victims lay dead or dying (including one Arthur Pinckney, Negro, but no others of great name or lineage). Honored walls and lovely trees were down or damaged. To the Bombardments of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars, the Great Gale of 1804, the Earthquake of 1886, had been added Charleston's Three Tornadoes of 1938.

Charleston's tornadoes in trio were not unusual, nor were they...

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