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m DEATH LIST
At Least 250 Lives Snuffed Out
by Easter Tornado in and
Around City, and 500
SNOW ADDS TO SUFFERING
Systematic Relief Work Organ?
ized and Prompt Help Given
to All in Need?Military Law
Enforced Throughout the
(irnari-i. M ir l I'V For the tirs; time
.. . tl ? trous tornado ?.f i:
dtizen.?' of Omaha began 11 > - d ; i > to
?seat th? cost In llvea and il"llnrs.
?raes a r?i m? waa made u was ap
ippalling than thoee who
lad studied the result were willing to
.\n fewei than two hundred lives
sere snuffed out within the vicinity of
the city proper, ami at 1? a;~t tifty per
w,.n- Is i " ' lading towns loal .heir
ptea. Nearl) Ove hundred were In
jurotl. snd right of these died In ' ? il
Rehef commltteea Issued thla reporl
to-da\ ; losa '.n horn? a,
laAKHOOO estimated loss ..n merchan?
Hat sad personal property, $."?,000.000;
p*rsona! property i as si .v ? >.< k m ?.
hnmr? badlj wrecked or demolished,
Ltft; homeless, 2,179; destitute, 363.
The deatltutlon was augmented to?
day whrr. nearly three In? hes of sri"-..'
fell, siaking uninhabitable the houses
tt marn who had prepared t<t o.
?artialb destroyed structures.
So fa- ai money might relieve ton ::
tinns aere perfect. Tenders of
iggregatlng H.OOO.OOU were In tl
hand? of I It) commissioners rhe-i
ih?' 'i ? ' Th? ? ? imi fi "-:i
?evr* ? ? ? ?? tlon of the countrj \ nd
t\ ?? i ? dltionaL
Relief Work Organized.
Th- gn tea a "rk to-day a
ci an I ? systematic relief bu?
reau, with seven branch stations In the
territory ,<.\.r. <1 l.y the tornado,
lasse stretched over - i evenmlles
Innc. snd those in charge of relief si -
tiens handed o ;t matt rial assistance to
IB comers a-ho were able to show they
i "f aid
sniveling from the cold, scores of
men. worn? n and ? hildren struggled In
the snoa to rea ue the bodies of rala- !
friends burl? H beneath th
BTsrltag? "i' homes and buildings.
Th.- injured In hospitals are re? eh Ing
the best possible attention Physl
t Omahs and Council Bluffe have
?stunteered rbelr servlcee, and trained l
have willingly followed ?
?aunple. Patients who have shown Im
ement have been removed from the
sahporary hoerdtala to placet provided
Most of them are
ng i".*-; tin Ir sbod? s in
Ha ssme Instant f,f receiving their
Jarles. Many > f th? | tlenti
i-ondit?fus ? ? ' lered more ??! ?
not be? n t"?.? ot the com
Cooking Utensils and Mould'-;
China and Glass ? a practical
and admirahl'- selection of domestic
and imported war*-?.
Refnmators, Kitchen and Laun?
dry' Furniture ; Vacuum Cleaners,
English Garden Baskets?con?
venient, with full equipment.
Andirons Fenders, Log Bo\r<,
Fire Sets, eh,
Five o'Clock Tea Kettles. Table
Dish Warmers?electric and alcohol
?Chahn? Dishes, Coffee Makers,
Reading Lamps, Candlesticks, etc.
Gond' delivered free at ttatittu
within too miles, irky parcel put.
?th St. and 6th Ave? N. Y.
Fully in keeping with then
established reputation for
quality, style and character
Agency in All Principal Cities
Middlemen's Profits Saved !
Spring .-ott Hats
J?^h *1.50 & $1.90
?Hsewfcara $2 & $3.00
'1 It?- nrtt IiIkIi <r?t?n,
baa hi Hi?* itatk
Oil??.. liroiMt .nul Si'H.v.
tk? Black Fell, (iood wearing qualities
"nest Derbies, $ I .90, $2.90 & $3.40
"I? Pay $3.00 to $$.00 Elsewhere?
Lo**> crownt, Flattiuh brim
Higher crown?. Roll brim?
EFFECTS OF THE TORNADO THAT SWEPT FROM TEXAS TO MICHIGAN LAST FRIDAY
.v bTREET IN MURFREE?1
plete k>ss- whl? h the tornado mai
their prop? rty.
Snow Adds to Sufferinn,.
The ?nos ? hi. I,. ;o 11 rding lo rej
fell with blissard-like proportions
Colorado to Central Iowa, ?erlousl:
t?rr?r?<i with what slender threa
telegraphic communication has
established from Omaha t.. the <
world, snd litti ? Information has
obtained from the devastated sed
? ? Neb? .1 - ka snd Iowa
The fa. t thai su? h intensa suffi
Is bi in? . sused here b) the i i ?
storm, m spitt of the herol
made by the i It ) to pro?? Ide ft r
protect nil victims, cauaed Oove
Morehead to f- .ir that condition? :t.
Mat-, were m del '? sp<
Btati <i that I?- would hast? n a< l 01
the s: >?? Legislature t.? si i ure
fli lent funds for ttu. . are ol st< rm
Residents of ? imshs ? ho w< r? o
the . Ity at the time of the tornado
? ommunl? ?te by win a Ith relsl
friends to learn as to 11 eir safet
hasty return b) rail Is i" Ing mad?
Among th? sear? hen Is I nig I i
to-day wi re Mrs \\\ W Bherw.i
in bed, Mrs. Bh< rwood wai holding
w? ? k-old babe In h< r srms i h? n
house was unroof".i. 'I" ?
torn from the mother's anus and bio
away, and s<> far it has not be? n fou
in spite of hi r weaknt i
Ing from injuries shi i istalned In
storm. Mrs. Bherwood, sided bjf I
friends, is hunting th? hospitals s
the improvloed morg ?es ab? ul the cl
Family Dropped Into Creek.
In Ralston, s subui b of this It I
w.inl Mote, his wife snd threi
were sitting In their home chsttl
sti'.fi the tornado suddenly carrl
th?tn snd their home to Palo Cre?
on? hundred yards sway, and drop]
them Into the water. Mrs Mote w
in th? sain, tow n th? poet i
?> 1. Ham. with his daughter, Mi
Klmball, and his grandchildren, w?
standii g In the doom a) ol theli hoi
when the wind struck them Mi
Klmball and her two-year-old daug
ter Frances stepped outside the do?
which slammed shot. Their bodl
w "i" t"iin<l last riijarh 1.
H E Baid and his bride of a i
wen m the Ham house \\ arm d
approaching danger by Mr. Ham. tl
two sought sola.? .n each other's arm
and thus they w? r? found dead. M
Ham was ?lightly Injured
Wh< n the tornado rushed on ?'?mal
?ifty nuns were In th? Bacred He?
Convent. Seeing Its approach, th<
hurri?d fr'.m the five storj building an
. ? refuge ai the home ol Bl h?
R|i hard Scannt II, Just i i roas the Btree
\- the lost ?f the women lefl the coi
\ ?nt th< building . oils pi "d with
The 150 girl students <>f th? convei
were spending roaster Bunds) at th?i
homes or with friends, and non? v. ? ,
Baby Alive in Ruins.
In one house s negro family of sevei
was kiii?d. When searchers were dig
cintr in the rums the] discovered
negro hah'.. aiiv ? and unlnjun d
heavy beam had fallen In such s sraj
that it protected the child.
a bod] identified from papers In n><
pockets as that of Prank Jamison, 0
Chicago, sras taken from the top of ?
high tree in Bernia Park.
Military law has !.??? n |< tly < n
forced throughout ;h< storm sres Oi
the soldiers r?st^ responsiblllt) foi
presenting looting and fires.
Th? city Health Department Ii mak?
ing every effort t?> place th? district Ii
a sanit?r) condition as rapldl) ai i.
?-i?? jI? -. Garbage wagons and trash cart?
were the onl) vehicles admitted within
th? patrolled section to-day. Th? uat?t
suppi) remain? unimpaired, and th?
health officers ar" Unding il adequate
aid m eradicating unoanltatlon.
Pew persons remain In thai ??ctlon
oi th? ?ity t.. the north uhlch was
especially hard hit by the storm, Men)
house? that remain standing sr? In
su? ti condition ss to preclude theli
being Inhabited. Ever) wagon and
moving van was pressed Into service
to-day to move household goods, st?i?>
ivi-n. taken by th? suthoritiea t<> pre?
vent ?xtortionate charges b) movers.
Eugene '?? Ussl of, Chicago, official
representative of th? Red Cross, ar?
rived to-ds) le ssslsl m organising
work of relief.
??I ha\?- talk?-?i the situation ?ut with
stvsral leadsrs of both house? <>f the
Legr?slatur?.M ?aid Henry C. Hi. bmoud,I
Ct?rk Of the House, to-day., 'und th?V
H?i SE WRECKED l'.\ TREES BLOWN IGAIN8T IT \T CULLEOKA. TENN
1 ? agr? ? ??< thai ? ? : m..K.
appropriation ol t SUSI fMMI for
r? ? : fund/'
Fe^r the Reaction.
i [ornni - 01 r Rydei Ii I rg ' I
? ? relief work, realises l
greu' al tr? ? ill he fell a hi :i r
from Ihe h.ediate sho. k
? 'i h? next ten do i or ? ?? will i
; altl ' he work ? ring 1
.... ? ?
en a r< train of r<
building the i n< To tins en
v. mu? i t;.k?. immi Hal
formalIon "t a > "tii!:. ?? ? ? ? ?
tion to i ontrol I I on. that 111
a ork m tematlikll pn
I Plans for the i i Idlng oi th? ?? -
f are airead} und? ru \
to form a cor].
need help I read; ?? ? i
? i m< ii a ho are in poi Itlon to al
ford such a
i ,,. Marrl Bwi
t this morning, I
rded Ii ten days add?
to th? lat
\t I.-. i foi
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? . ? : |l I. ill. Hill
.... 'i i ? ? tht Moi hi
? ? run Wl
rd, and I r i lo tl norl
and east report?? ? i ? rvk-e.
50.000 HOMELESS IN
THE STATE OF OHIO
Columbus. Capital of State,
Practically Isolated and Fight -
ing Fire with Flood.
i "ol? mbus, i ?? i" darcti :.. i ?es < Ing
... ? ? ... ? Its wake, a tut
i >;;.ni to !.. th? b | ? I Rood III u .?
? r'. Of th? : late BW? ?.I < Uno ti
taking a t n ol probabl) roore than ana
hundred llvei. i ntallli I i la i thai prob
will mount int" th? mlllloni of dol?
lars, and ii" rally cuttlni -.tt thin 111.
and more than half a dosen other :
from th? r< I ol the world
?i iii- th? . apltal ' Itj of iti>- stati. prac
tli ally laolated tx tuse of the desti u n n
of telegraph and telephone wir? and ihe
trashing out ol brMgea, is parti) m
iiiniiit.il. m darknei and wlthoui ; .
!.. ?.. is., of ti"- stac? ol i wolli n s loto
River, ? hi? ii ? as ted a wall "f aster lo
separate the eaal and we t portloni of
the cltj. Th? re were num. roil
Mean! I rain ? !.. I i
? ? ?? I other Ui .
. ? ? ? ?
i .. i -, ? ? that
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? ?? n t on t i
rohably a tot ?
th< lr ' ?
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er of Governor
Ins t.. blah? ? K- ????? I. It ' '
O.OOJ or i
Qeorgt ' '
Jam? M i and un A
? , - - r way t
: ' - - ? |0 .'- I li?
lil? \ and prol sbl? deal
? ? ? Rlvei ? ..i ? 'hllll
? ? ? ? ? f here Th?
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tf II' k
grow d when thi ed Into th?
water behind thi.I wa
\\ h ,. i,. .? ? i ?. pi do? n the . banm i ol
? i... ? k i ii
and a ? hild wen i.i n?"1 th? root
?1 ;, . . ? ? ? , ? ? i. torn from It
foundation b) the t1.1 Te 1 othi
dren ol th? aom< I : to th<
,v stei m o v . 1. di "v tied, a lo thi
1.1 ..i 1
another i> port, ? hl< >? let
11 : : i frum - . ' 1. lo seventeei wi ? ?
drow ned sftei nightfall
Becaus? th? ? It) Is In d trkm ?a ind
r',. u ? -t ?il Ii ".a ?' 'i f' ..m t h.- rentrai I
pot iwn. of Hi- ? Itj onl n? agr? details I
?t the 1 onditlon ol the n.? n ? 0 d .1
Inhabitants la obtainable to-nlghl 'i I
. ' t, d'fi..m n? m I
,.f n eir t.ii.i.ii. - snd are frantic
Ir / F ^v^j?
chkacoT^ r Tottl l/i ?-/VTfe1
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MAP OF THE FLOODED DISTRICT.
Hund? ? ? ? ? ? ? i.roth.
tag. : ? lei
S from th? Ir h..m
... . . ...
I and ;
res of gl
, part ol l
: f the city an
? . ; ? ? ? gaa ? ?m?.m
\ . preventing -
it to-night that
. A ? ?
de* this nui
. . sol theli horn?
nt of I
team n llroi
? d up
? |. a. to estima
? the ti.?
pstlmated to mo
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RED CROSS STARTS WOR
Takei Stops for Relief of Floo
Victims at Dayton.
v,.. iingtoi M - ' Th? tmertci
:; ' ? ? . to learn tl
. I at I ?..?? ton, ' ihio Ml
Mabel 1 i . oi.ntral con
r the following t? legram t.
da ? to < loi ernor Cos si ' 'olumbus.
to be of a
ton Have wired Ri
vi .... ntatlve, 1 .i i Idmonda .
. t . be ot any ne?
Pan n?a? i procure !<??
Pleas? let me knot
n ..i.i rvlei can be of us?
to h i. ndei ol ?' ? Istanc? l
? ;. Cos ?f i du.
Red Cross t<
<ia\ 'i...' i ? tuatlon In the tl.I ar?
tical .'id Sl : would b
DAYTON CITY OF 116.000
Situated in 'Bowl' Where Foul
l. 'a waa laid out In 1796 b) I;? ners
l rael Li dios and m ii nam? I after I '?? n
eral Jonathan Dayton The first s?ttl?r:
on Ived In thi spring of 17M The dt) it
in iii" Miami Va Hi v. "ii" of the mow
i. rtiie In tl ? I nit? d Btste . and th?
fifth i.n gi ,-i clt) m i um. '?'in population
I* sl.t If?,000, s growth <>f more than
i". p. r cent since 1880,
iMyton Ii ti? count) seal of Mont?
gom< ' County, ii has ?plendld railroad
.ii".-ti'? . the I ni.-ii Station cost
nearl) ? i ?? ? 000 11 i .n Btreet i sil?
wa) trackage than sn? othei dt) In th?
?tote, there being sboul MS miles of trol
lej Un? . radiating In all directk? and
undei th.un..i ..r nine different com?
panies. There ..t.- seven national banks
and tWO s.ixiiits hank- and lin^t .?in
n ? Th. ..: --i. at? ' opltol hi nearly
The manufacturing Interests of Dayton
ai? aidel) dit ei rifli d and Inelud? th?
making of automobiles, cash registers,
railw?) ..n . s a ter arfceel? and agricult?
ural Implement? Th? annual valus of
Iti production* is nesrl] ?veAftloo, Day
toti had th? first library Incorporated In
the .-tat?, it having been established in
IMC. Then ore neoii) ro,OM irolumes in
the Institution, it has many schools, hos?
pitals and churches,
Three rivers, the Miami, gtlllwstsr and
Mad, an.i \\oif Creek conjoin Is th?
heart of Dayton \- the city, partlsular
I) North Dayton and a north soetloB
called Rlverdale, lies almost ?m s l?\?l
with the four stream* it i- protected b)
levees twent) t?\? feel high, which guide
tin str.ams through the ?it>- from it.?
northers t<> Its sou thorn ?mi
?SEI?E! M WRECKS
CAUSED BY WASHOUTS
Three Persons Killed on Wheel?
ing & Lake Erie Freight
Near Wellington, Ohio.
The Western floods caused several
train wrecks yesterday, accompanied
with somt' loss of life. Three persons
were killed on a Wheeling & Lake Krie
freight which went through a trestle
mar Wellington, Ohio. The rear sleep?
ing car of a westbound Pennsylvania
train plunged with the engine, which
was on the tear of the train, into Mad
Kiv.r, at West I.iicrty. OMO, bttt BO
on? was killed, the passengt rs wading
ashore. A wrecking train en Its way
to West Liberty is reported tr? have
gone through ? hridge at Urbana. A
westbound "Big Four" passenger train
was nrrecked ",;?r Bt Paul, ind. Sev?
eral persons wera Injured.
Wellington. Ohio, M;irrh :."-Train No.
tl of ill- Wheeling*? i?ake r>i?- Railroad,
a fn Ight, wt nt doam on s trestle at
Whlppfe Hill, three miles from here, this
The sngiaeer, O ?gorge Dyke, of Totedo;
the tir.nian. Daniel Bbanklln, ami Auauet
Burrfer, a brakeman, of afaaalllon. srere
Bellefontaine, Ohio, Kerch 2". The en
? and rear sleeping car of westbound
Pennsylvants ira.n Ko I plunged Inte
liad River al the edge of West Liberty
ear!) to-day, hut th*- sleeping ear fell at
the sitie of |he stream and the passen?
g? ri crawled through tii?* artodoara and
waded to shore Tht other six ??caches of
tir' train remained on the rails.
The two days' heavy r.dris hud swollen
the river until the bridge was swept away
.tust a short time before the train reach'n
Th- train wsa being detoured over the
"Big Pour" RaUroad from Urbana to
Bellefontaine because of s/saaouta on the
Pennsylvania liaes and was proceeding
SAGUE MAY BE COLLECTOR
Choice Seems Settled?Fresch:
for U. S. Attorney?
I Proa* The Tribun?. Bureau. 1
Washington. March oV?BX-Mayor John
K Bague of l*oiiKhk??ps|p Is now re
Karri.d us President Wilson's probable
elKMke for th? i'oll??torshlp of the Port of
K< ? Vork Bip Bill" Kd wards is still
in? ntaOnad for th?. p?a. ...
It is nrid?rstood that (??oik? F P?a
body, tr?asur?r of th? iicmootatir Na?
tional Committee, has pra?ti?ally < linil
natad himself from consideration. The
in pression prevails that Sapu? will ue
off?red th? collectorship and will a< -
Decanss th? administration has bc?n
sum..?hat embarrasBsd by repeated deell
nations to are.it appointments to rilplo
mati? posts, th? President has rietor
min?d to mak*? no fnrth?r announ.?
nients ?if ofT?rs, hut will Walt until the
Iitpartm-nt of BtatS has SSilnit? a< '?pl?
It be? am? known to-day that D?aS
Henry Burchard Fin?, of Princeton l'ni
verslty, would not acespt th? ambaaas*
?lu?sinp to Oernwtny. Prof?ssor Km? H
in Munich. Th? great < xp?nse itivolv?.!
is aid to has? l" ?n a reason for his
de? II nation.
.John K Sacue was stronEly rc?om
mended for th? rullsrtorihlp of the port
by Qovernor guiser, it was said last
nk'ht. Th? Oovernor d??i,i?d. it was ns>
Sorted, that the thins? for him to do ?a?
to construd an upstate ma?hin?, so that
two rears hence he might bs independent
of rilarles ?*, Murphy when it ?ame to
getting a nomination
Mr lOgUe has been one of thrs
strongest forces in the anti-Tammanv
movement in the stat? it is not lisHsiad
that Senator O/Oormaa wouM pt\e his
approval to th? appoutsssat of Mr.
SULZER SIGNS BANK BILL
Albany, March fi.??tvery trustee of a
savings bank is required t<> file id? oath
of ?if!?? with th? Stat? Banking Iiepart
;n?nt h?for? .Inly 1 next and to submit^
annually a qua i if vim; stit?m?nt ?on-.
?ernlnK his duti?s, according to the pro?
visions of ta? Polio, k hill, slerned by
Qovernor Siilzer to-day. An Identical bill
was vetoed by Oovernor Dix last y?ar.
"A man who do?? not want to swear to
-tat".?"tits ought not to bs S trus
??. . ? said th? Qovernor.
Individuality of style is so inseparably
a part of Gidding Fashions that no
discerning woman can resist the charm
of this superb display of Spring and
Charge purchase* made toda\ will hi billed Ma\ l<f.
Tiftb flwitue, 46tb * 47lb Streets
ART FXHIBITIONS AND SALES. ?_ART EXHIBITIONS AND SALES.
The W. T. Evans Collection
"The Most Important Collection of Representative
American Paintings ever offered at Public Sale."
American Art Galleries
Madison Square South, New York
NOW ON EXHIBITION, 0 A. M. TO b P. M.
SPECIAL EVENING VIEWS
Tomorrow (Thursday) and Friday
from 8 until JO o'clock
The Notable Collection
Formed by the widely known Amateur
William T. Evans, Esq.
Which includes important Groups
By the Greatest American Masters
and many other representative
Works of Distinctive Character
To be sold at Unrestricted Public Sale
On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday Evenings
March 31st and April 1st and 2nd
Beginning each evening st 8:1 "i o'clock.
In the Grand Ball Room of The Plaza
Fifth Avenue. 58th to 59th St.
. \<lmi??ion 1>? iiirij lo lw lr.nl fr*-?- iif ttir li.anusrr? i
*/ Profusely Illustrated Catalogue mailed on receipt of $1.7$' '
-ALSO ON VIEW
The Valuable Prints
mostly by the
Great Modern Masters
Collected by Mr. Evans,
In which Whistler and Haden are prominently represented
To be sold at unrestricted Public Sale
On Thursday Evening, April 3d. at 8:15 o'clock
At the American Art Galleries
Madison Square South, New York.
The Sales will be conducted by
MR. THOMAS E. KIRBY, of
THE AMERICAN ART ASSOCIATION, Managers
6 Eau! Mil HI.. Madihon *<|iiar- South. Nr* York.