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July 29, 2021

100 Years Ago

August 4, 1921

One of the worst cloud-bursts in the history of Crook County occurred late Wednesday night at 11o’clock, resulting in the loss of two lives at Beulah. The camp of Dr. L.R. Bower was near the mill, and was struck by four feet of water, sweeping the entire party and their car into the stream. They had only a moment’s warning, and the doctor had placed his wife in the car, expecting to get the others and drive out of the danger. Mrs. Bower went into the stream with the car, and she reached a tree on the bank and was saved. Mr. and Mrs. William Bower were still...



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