Terrible Tornado in Illinois and Mississippi - A tornado passed over Carlenville [Carlinville], Illinois, on Monday evening, unroofing and blowing down houses, barns, trees and fences. The roof of the Lutheran church was blown some distance, and the walls were much injured. The roof of a dwelling was carried nearly a mile and a half through the air. Children were picked up by the wind and carried a considerable distance; stock was killed in every direction. A man named Lowe was killed by lightning, many persons were wounded and the destruction of property was very great.
A similar storm visited Louisiana, Missouri, on the same evening, doing much damage to property and injuring several people.