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HAMMOND, Ind., Aug. 12óBy reports received here to-day it was learned that last night's storm did a great deal of damage throughout this county. At Whiting three dwelling houses were struck by lightning. At Schererville the Catholic church was struck and greatly damaged. The rain was accompanied by a hailstorm, which did much damage to the growing corn. It is estimated the damage in the county amounts to $30,000.
[Indiana State Journal, 19 Aug 1896; - BZ - Sub by FoFG]

REPORT FOR 1907-1908
[Source: "Reports of the Historical Secretary of the Old Settler and Historical Association of Lake Co, IN From 1906 to 1910" - Transcribed by K. Torp]
For the sake of variety, the report for this year is largely in diary form, and is, therefore, chronological.


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