CHARLOTTE OBSERVER SUNDAY 9-16-1917 LOSS OF LIFE AND MUCH DAMAGE AROUND KINSTON Kinston,Sept.15-The loss of at least one life and damage to property aggregating many thousand dollars were the results in this immediate section of floods today following last night's downpour. Scores of bridges are down and many roads are impassable.Not a bridge is standing in rural Lenoir county.At a number of points dams have broken and at least one building was washed away.Edmund Frizzelle,an aged man of Glenfield,was drowned while attempting to ford a swollen stream at Wheat Swamp. Reports from Greene county say a number of mills are threatened there.
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