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AVEZZANO EARTHQUAKE

THE TEOPLE PARALYSED. TOWN A VAST CEMETERY. Press Association—By Telegraph—Copyright. ROME, January 14. (Received January 15, at 12.25 p.m.) It is believed that there were only * hundred .survivors at Avczza.no. They camped around fire* in the principal square, and seemed to have lost their sentes and lo hv, incapable of aiding the victims. Thus they passed tho night. One of vliu sun-ivors states that ho was in the street- when it was shaken to pieces. Others state that the destruction eclipses that of Messina. '("ho town is ore immense cemetery. Under the. ruins or the college a young giiT.s voice was heard saying: "There, are 140 still alive-; bring help quickly." Groans and cries wore, beard everywhere from the. ruins. Ninety-five out of "a hundred carahinieers composing the garrison wore killed. Twenty other towns were destroyed, including Magliano and l'i .Mars.

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AVEZZANO EARTHQUAKE, Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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AVEZZANO EARTHQUAKE Issue 15701, 15 January 1915

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