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A WINTER'S STORM.

BUZZARD IN THE STATES,

EIGHT PEOPLE KILLED

(Per Press Association—Copyright.)'

(Received March 3, 11.30 a.m.)

NEW YORK, March 2

Terrific snowstorms are being experienced â– throughout the Eastern States. Eight deaths have been reported/ The raih-or.ds are idle and street traffic de'v.yf'l. A milk famine is feared owing to i'arm produce trains being unable to reach.l Sew York. The .wireless services are dislocated, and are unable to communicate with ships off the coast.

Hoboken is in darkness owing to the breakage of tho electric power line.

Several schooners are ashore, one person being drowned.

Philadelphia is suffering severely from a blizzard.'' Hundreds of unemployed entered the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, stopping the service. The pastor addressed them, and the leader stated that, they were hungry arid "cold. Acting on the pastor's suggestion, the congregation subscribed a considerable sum on the spot, providing food and lodging for everyone throughout the night. " j

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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A WINTER'S STORM. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8808, 3 March 1914

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