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STORM BRIEFS FROM ALL SECTIONS
- - Bulletins.
, Indianapolis. earchv of -houses
this afternoon in the previously
flooded West Side failed to uncover
( a single fatality, putting an .end to
rumors, of large losses of life.
Akron, O, Report that the, town
of Boston Mills, near here, was 'over
whelmed, by the bursting of a dam
early today with heavy' loss of life is
untrue. .Half dozen houses were ile
molisHed, but they had all been va
cated Noatalities. '
Cincinnati, O. There was nd rain
here or at Dayton today., Cloudy and
cold, weather. Ohio river henFregis
tered. 52.9' feet today. Slowly rising.
Danger line is 50 feet - " '
- Suffering;is -general in outlying dis
tricts. River men fear the flood will
be. as serious as thatiof 1884, when
the stage was. 71. feet. Water is
rapidly receding in Dayton.'
. Terre Haute, Ind. Many lives, tost
here late yesterday when river em
bankment north gave way. The people-had
been warned but those who
remained behind to move Jprbperty
Terre Haute,- Ind". At least two
persons known "drowned at Howes
vple, 25 .miles south, oh Eel River.
Boats from Linton are today picking
up survivors. v
. Fernch Lick -Springs, lrd. Harry-
P. Whitney, John Fox Jr., and Jack
Duppert, New-York, and Fjnley Peter,
, Dunne, .Oscar 0. Foreman, vice-pres.
Foreman Bros. bankers', 31 N. La
Salle at.) Chicago, are among the
500-guests marooned, but are safe at
the hotel here today. Not expected to
get out before -Monday...
Bearestowri, III. With the Illinois
. river at the jood stage and. the water
steadily risine. this city is preparing
to fight a ""high-water stage.- Cellars.
and low regions re already under
water. Railroad traffic hasxnot yet
Reports, from Virginia, "Ashland
and other points along'the B. & O.,
east' of here, are that so far ho
trouble, has been experienced, but
that more water is expected tomor'-.
sovr because of melting snow:
Somerset, ly. Landslide a few
miles' from Oakdale, Tenn., has
stopped all traffic from the south on
the Q. &' C. Ry. There have been no
passengeptrains north bound through
here since Wednesday. , -
Huntington, W. Va Great tide of
water is sweeping . down the Big
Sandy river, according to report.
Every dam with exception of "Beaver
Dam is -reported broken. 28 feet of
water is' in Big Sandy at Pikeville.
Feared that the whole ,town of Gat
tleburg, Ky., will wash out when the
great wall of water carrying 50,000'
logs sweep into the Ohio river. ,
Middletowri, O. List of missing
here, placed at 50 today. Of this num
ber it is expected .half are safe. Suf
fering among refugees has been
greatly relieved. Efforts are being
made to secure" more physicians and
at least two pumping fire engines, as
the."ater supply is.limited.
Ha'milton, Oj When -rescue, work
ers gathered today for further ex
ploration of the flood rins here today,
the estimated dead was placed .at
from 100 to 500. ;
Fifty bodies have-keen identified.
There are hundreds" still, unac
counted foTfrand majy reports, of per
sons declared by eye-witnesses to
have perished. ,
' Files of debris fill the streets and
it is reasonable to suppose that be
neath these and the wreckage of .all