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The evening world. (New York, N.Y.) 1887-1931, June 18, 1904, Final Results Edition, Image 2

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R TAIN WnnTf SATURDAYE NINGtJUNEI8J 1904 t I
I jiIVER9 RECOVER
3MIREonmES TODAY
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Sixteen Additional Victims Are Found
l l Near North Brother IslandRig Pile
kof Corpses Jammed in a Pocket Un
rr der Rocks I
BODIES FOUND 6r6
f tISTOF MISSING ESTIMATED 260
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jtliXteen more bodtee of victims of the Gen Slocum dlslUlter Were rc
orered today The majority of Ulese remalll3 were taken from a pocket
I short dlatance from North Brother Island that wu dlllOOvered today by
Diver GlUlgan When Gilligan examlnAd this sunken hole In the rocky
tJ doftho river he found a great ma83 at nngled bodies He doclared
e there were at least fifty and began work Immodlately to mile them None
Y found In hue place I1I1d been burned but met their death by drowning
Sight bodies were taken up early In the day and six this afternoon
of the 81X recovered this afternoon two were young men two were women
I HO about thentyfour yeans old and the other about twentysoven and
tWo glrli one wolye years old and the other seventeen All these bodies
tto In goOd condition and can be readily IdenUl1ed
i The missing bodies wlllbo taken up as rapidly as the dlvers can war
sand n the Ude slackens they will bera1sed with the grontejlt posslblo ex
tdIt1on 80 that It Will bemore than probable that all fast as the bodies of
ileums are tAken for burial from
dovastated homes on the east side nOw
bodlea will take thelrplaces until fully 200 more are recovered j
i Owing to the awlft race of the tide hOwever there oe only compara
1ely few hours In tho day that the men with grappling irons and the
dl era caD work
JThAt the are marled
tarted on the On
locum tully two miles Md a halt tram
wbte Ibe 18 beached was born out
4b day in the remarkable Itory told to
ji AuthontJu by John Engelman
firt7 yeah old at No 425 East Twelfth
Itriet one at the urvlvon Enlelman
tisitd the Emergency Station at the
foot ot Eut One Hundred and Thirty
e Bond street today and made In
qu1t1 aboUt the finding at the body at
111 Uttle boy
declared to Sergt Lundrlgl1n In
tp4tys of the tatlon that he had die
covered hat the atel1mboat wa on
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from the tattrJLf1 of the Oen Slocum
and flat In jumping she became caught
i n rho ensign end draggod k Into the
water with her
HE LUST M R
WIFE AND CHILD
Three victim of Jho Slocum dleuter
not prevluuly reported are lire Aroma
Younger sixty yearn old of No 3Of
Vest One Hundred and Thirtythird
elreep Mra Eetelle Younger twenty
three yeare old of Germgntown Pa
and Igl daughter Alice Aged three
The women were the mother and
wife reepecllvely Of John Younger a
busmcem man of Germantown llsJteltt
LONG GRAVE TEAT HAS BEEN PREPARED IN TBELUTSitRAN t
EIJIETERY jiOR THE BURIAL O1 TIESLOCUMS UNIDBNTfFIED DEAD
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BORNE TO GRAVE
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of the minister of 5t Marks Mrs George C A Haas It was rendered
doubly pathetic because the bodies of the pastors daughter Gertrude
his motherInlaw Mrs Mary Hanson his sisterinlaw Mrs William
Dietmore and her son Herbert have not been recovered
n Ml < P of fhr nhacfly hiirncJv rirn vtt in the rtndnntAn of ib
rled three little white caeketa A lone carriage following two hearses often
marked the pwago of a husband and father going to the raYew1th the
bodies of wife and children Occasionally this father held In his arm an
Infant left motherloSl I
LIKE AN UPHEAVAL OF EARTH Ii
Out at the Lutheran Cemetery In queens Borough It wa aathoug h
soma grant upheaval of the earth during the night had rended the In
closure
All through the night a forth of 160 grave diggers had been preparing
the last resting place for the General Slocums dead Moat of the grave
were In the south end of the cemetery but aU through the graveyard were
piled stacks Qf the great upwleldy plno boxes In which caskets aro In
closed before they are lowered Into the ground
The burial of Gertrude Anna and Henrietta Praw4zlckl three lIttlo
CITY WILL PAY
TO RAISE WRECK
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Authorizes Commissioner Mo
Moo to Contract with Wreck
ing Company to Lift Hull of
Oen Slocum I i
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I Mayor lIfcClellan pracUcaJly dewed the
United mates authorities today when
I he authorlz1 Police Coznmlssloner Me
Adoo to at once enter Into a contract
with wreckers to raise the hull of the
steamboat 8lqcum +
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Alth9U1h It was uncertain that the
city hid any jUTtadlction over even
the burned hull ot the 810cum Mayor
McClellan today Ihslste upon the In I
e tgatlonbelng pushed to the extreme
ot offering umbrage to the Government
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authorltJea by ordering the work to
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proceed
The Board or Underwrltera told the i
Mayor today that they would not ex
pend more than 6000 for the work at
raising the hulk and na the utlmated
cost Is 1000 tho Mayor after a con I
tlttence with lhe Police CQml1aslJ1r
doolded to order the rateing at the
wreck
I will take toy chances ot getting
the difference from the Board at Esti
mate at the proper time maid the
Mayor when he discussed the matter
In his private once today The Die
tricl Attorney demands the raising ot
the hull for procuring phslcal evidence
The city demands the Immediate roJs
Ing at the hull for the reclaiming at
the bodies Bald to be lodged withIn its
burned eonnnes The use at dynamite
would not do at all Evidence which
rho Dbtdet Attorney demands would
be deatro7ed by explosion and besides
the bodlevtow In the bull would be fur
ther mutilated
It UOOO can obtain evidence for the
DlatrlctAttomeyaniJ aid the city In
reoover1ng bodies we are prepared to
spend the money and Jose no time
How about the dtys jurisdiction
over the hull was asked
It were better not to agitate that
question now said the Mayor but
at any rate we propose to go ahead
and hope to have the hull raised and
secured betore any possIble interference
can artse We cannot walt We are
going to Mt
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50000 CITrS L
GIfT TO VICTIMS
Resolution Offered at Special
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Meeting Making an Apprd
prlation for Those Who Suf
fered in the Slocum Disaster r
The Board at Aldermen held a ape
clot meeting today to take action on
the Slocum disaster
Alderman TImothy P Sulllan Intro
doted a resolution appropriating 160000
811 the cltya contribution to the relief
fund and an aldlnanlo committee at I
fifteen was named to cooperate with
the Mayors relief commIttee
TIe Itlocum disaster was particularly
brought borne to Alderman Sulnvan
Ave at the victims beIng Inmates at hll I
residence while acores who were sal
were his personal friends Hla resolu
ion will be acted upon ai the nut
matting ot the board
Inyor 3IcClellnn JlleaaaJe 1
In a message to the board today
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Mayor McClel1l1n wrote
Honorable Board at Aldermen
You hATe been called together at e
this special meeting to take action
upon and give expression to the SOl
row caused by the lamentable dix
mter to the steamer Gen Slocum l
In that disaster many hundreds of
persona hest theIr lives by drown
Ing and burning These losses are i J
peculiarly sad because they cooalst
almost exclWllvely ot women and
children 1
The pUbllcaplrlted citizens at the
city have already undertaken sys I
temntlcally the relief so tar as pos 1
IIlble at the victims at the dls
aster and their families and the
sum at 15000 hM Already been coa i
trlbutedGEORGE I
GEORGE D MCLELLAN
Mayor r
Alderman LeoPOld Harburgor wh
fAther the Under Sheriff 111 leader ti
the Tenth Assembly DIstrict and one t
ot the Belief CommIttee named by the 4
Mayor Introduced the following rasa s
lutton at sympathy which was adopted
by a rising vote r
Aldernnl Sympathy f
Whereas by the visitation at the i I
moat appalling disaster In Us history
the city at New York has been caat I
Into an Ilbyss ot profound
grief and r
sorrow by the burning and sinking ot a r
the steams General Slocum on
Wednesday June a5 inn ftftft
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