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THE REPUBLIC: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1900.
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TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF.
Discount ratos were 5 to 7 per rent on call
nnd time loans. Clearances. Jo,4J4,ftSi: bal
ances, $117,770. Ne,w York eschar ge. 49c
discount bid. 30c discount ask-d; Ix)ulsllle.
23e discount bid. par asked; Chicago. .20c dl
; oount bid. 10c discount tufted; New Orleans.
25c discount bid, pir asked. Cincinnati. lEc
discount bid, par asked.
The local market for wheat closed lower
at 73'ic nomlnil for Sept . "'se Wd Oct .
Tl'.c hid Dec. 7Sc ticmlnil May. 7.".t7c No 2
rod Corn closed lower .it C?c nominal Sept.,"
tPjc bid Oct . 33V aked Dec. 33-e aKu
vear, -tflc No 2 white Oats cios-ed at 2HjC
bid Sept., 22Hc Dee . 24c asked May. 21sil?
22'c No. 2.
The local market for standard mM pork
closed firm nt $12. for new Prime steam
lard closed Arm at $6.70 East Mdc
Spot cotton locally closed stc higher.
LOCAL AND SlTr.rr.HAN.
3Irc. L. T. G-ites of this city received a
menage announcing the death of 'i.t f.i
t'ner. rrother and .-Iter in the .lorm at
Word was received here that Mr and Mrs
Kearney Mason, formerly of St LfU'. had
-ped death In the hurricane at Halves.
Thomas Bozcman. a septuagenarian, de
fended himself in an assault and battery
case brought by his wife and was acquit
ted bv a Jury ip Judge Hark' court
The Reverend Lincoln Mee'onnell has re
sumed the pastorate of ri.iyton MethodKt
Church to enter the cvangel'stle held.
The cost of enforcing the ul ordimnce
thus far i snfticient t rid a thirtv-mile
t-trlp of the undesired srowtn
Labor Commissioner Rixcv. who wis
robbed of his purse pn a strei t car. received
the valuible papers it eoitalied In n mis
tered mail package, minus the morei,
Mr. and Mr. Anthory l"urris. an! three
daughters of Maplewood perished, it is
thought, in the storm lit C.lvcston
Nine of the banks submitted bids for the
The appropriation for cleaning and rcpilr
Ing sewers will fill phort. ir-d Sewer Com
missioner Herm inn declarer that If th
work Is stopped public health will bo men
aced The Convention of Catholic Knights of
America elected oiRceis ind adjourned to
meet again in St. Louis In 15-C
The body of James is. Cie. president of
the IJncoln Trust Compnnv. arrived frem
Battle Creek, where he died, and -will bo
Joeph I"eil. a runaway youth, was found
at Klnloch Park race track and restored to
William Jones was shot and elangerouslv
wounde-d in a f.ght with Albert Wilson, an
other negro, at Klnloch I'ark.
Action on the project to build a new
liomo for the V. 5L H. A. was deferred
pendins the formulation of a more suitable
plan to raise necessary funds.
Work of enrolling voters has increased
since announcement that registrations for
the coming primr-ries will cease on Satur
day. A party of 125 Southtrn girls from a sem
inary nt West Point. Miss., are at Kirk
wood for their annual visit.
The Democratic State Convention of New
York. In session at Saratoga, jesterday
nominated a State ticket and adopted a
platform. The convention was a most har
Chilrman Jones of the National Demo
cratic Committee expressed himself as high
ly gratified by the results of the trmont
and Maine elections
Governor Koosevelt spoke at several
towns in South Dakota jestcrdaj. At one
village he wis greeted bj a band of full
Wooded Indian girls wearing Itousli KIdcr
Tire destroyed JIJO.oOO worth of property at
Norragansett Pier vesterday
William Jennings Bryan will open the
Ohio campaign at Columbus to-night.
Cotton scored another advance jesterdav.
KOlng np 47 points on bullish cables and. the.
contents of the anticipated circular on the
cotton condition In fhls country.
A lone train robber secured more than
J1.0C0 In cash and jewelry from the passci.
sers of a Burlington train in Nebraska early
yesterday. The bold road agent passed all
tho women passengers by, decllni ik to mo
President and Mrs. SIcKlnley attended
the weddiig of their favorite niece to Doc
tor Baer at Somerset. Pa., last evening.
Claim of the Choctaw and Chickasaw Na
tions against the 11.. K. & T for risht-of-waj.
Tho first large shipment of dry goods from
EU Louis to riorlda was made jesterday
over the Louisville and Nashville.
Eastern trunk lines refube to raise the
rates for conventions to ono fare and a half
lor the round trip.
It is paid a syndicate has been formed to
purchase the St. Louis Southwestern.
A. L. Mohlex may jet be.come president
. of the Big Four cyitem.
The annual meeting of the Nashville.
Chattanooga and St. Louis was held, and
the old board and officers re-elected.
Two new members have been ad jtd to the
board of the Kansas City, Mexico and Ori
Evidence shows that Corbett gave McCoy
the "double cross" in their late light.
New York. Sent. 12. Arrived: Scrvia, Liv
erpool. l'lymouth, Sept. 12. Arrived: I'retoria,
New York for Hamburg.
Southampton. Sept. 12. Arrived: St. Paul,
from New York.
Liverpool, Sept. 12. Arrived: Oceanic,
London. Sept. 11. Arrived: SIanitou,Ncw
Cherbourg, Sept 1L Arrived: Pretoria,
New York, via Plymouth for Hamburg.
Queens town, Sept. 11. Arrived: Rhn
Jand, Philadelphia for Liverpool. Sailed:
Lake Superior, from Liverpool, Montreal.
New York. Sept. 12 Arrived. Servla, Liv
erpool. Sailed: St. Louir. Southampton;
Teutonic. Liverpool, Wtsternland, Ant
werp. to enm a coi.ii i one aw.
TafcG Laxative Bromo Quinine Tablets All drug
gists xefund the money If tt fnlU t cure.
Vv. llruve't. signature ra en each box. c
NEGROES TERRORIZE A TOWN.
Rioting in Streets of Huron, Iul.,
Results in Six ilurders."
Bedford. Ind.. Sept. 12. Drunken negroci
are causing a reign of terror .it Huron, 12
miles south of here, on the Baltimore and
(jhlo Railroad, and Judge Maltin of this
tit has teea i-sked that the Sheriff and
a pos.-e be ent to the town to quell a riot
th.it is on between a number of negro-?
nnd a number of whites in the Marshal's
The negroes tave been employed by rad
roaii contractors and received their vage"
Sulunlaj. "ince. when they have betn
rpendlng their -J-lme In drinking and
gambling. Atanv ivioody lights have re
filited. and at least stv muidcrb have been
oinnutted among the troea since their
Yesterday a number of bracks were Jailed
hy Marshal Clory and are being guarded
by a posse of white men r'riejids of the
prlMners have arme'd the., selves and
threaten to release the prNonert.
The Rnt Prescription for Slnlarln,
Cblhs and -Fever U a bottle of.Gro.r'i, Tasclesa
C1.IU Tonic It U stmtiy Iron and quinine ,n a
lLtekEs form- No cure no paj. Price C3c.
BOUGHT BY-THE TRUST.
I'jivette-Shsnv Leather Plant Prob
ably Will Shut Down.
Boston. Sept. 12. The- treasurer of the
Faette-Shaw Leather Comrany. Mr. Kim
ball, Is authority for the statement th-it the
business of his concern, together with the
tanneries controlled by tho various com
panies of which Mr. Shaw Is the head, has
been purchased by the United States Leath
er Company. The plants, numbering six, are
all In Wisconsin. They employ about l,?io
hands and represent on output of about
$2,000,000 worth oricather a icar. It is ssld
here that the tanneries will be dismantled,
r.9 the trut has now moro plants than it
Lnuns what to do with.
MANY DRIVEN SNSANE BY
THE HORROR AND SUSPENSE.
Stories of Survivors Faintly Outline the Terrors and lite
Sorrows of the Gulf Coast Storm.
Voblle. Ala . Sept. 12 Kdw-ird Zeigltr.
Thomas Tarley and Alexander McCarty ar
rived here at 4.D0 this eveninK from Gal
veston The) Kft th utricken city yesterday
mornin? on the tup: Charlotte M. Ilobinon
with 12j other refugees, .md were taken to
Houston. Cntil they arrived at New Orleans
tils morning tiitv were clad In tlungarets
am! were without eoat
lhc were compelled to pav -j) each,
all thej had at tht time, although they
own propertv here, and were in the pool
room business in Galveston, for the privi
lege of taking pa igi In the boat
The-j made a rem irkable cse-ipe at 100
Saturdav morning from the house tliev oc
cupieil on the gulf-exiosod beach hj clin
lnjj to a I05 and floating to higher ground
on waves. whlh thej tltscribe as being the
length of .t block
ilelgler was -tnick bv Uniting wreckage,
but was assisted bv his companions to
An old colo-eel womnn who gave the sletp-Irg-
mon warning' was drowned Zeigter was
niked and the other men were in their
night g-arments when the reache'd the
crowd of several thousind gathered In the
vicinity cf the Tremor.t House, but their
appearance was similar to that of hun
di"is, ineludiii? women
Tho mn Ive
ve a ml.!c description of the
sands si-nt Saturday. At noon
vav the thou;
they had sutilcitnt space to move around
with comfort, although tilled with anxltty
and In rami J In en all skies bj the rapidlv
rising water Tour hours liter the few thor-c-aghf.ires
which were above u-tcr were
congested bv the crowd of hvsteriial wom
t n. erv Ine children and frantic men
1 ItlM s'.MJs ilH)l:l.t:i)
i ciiwr.tM' runt or iinvni.
The sepanition of fuinllii s caused pathetic
scenes when ivotlurs mourned their off
spring ingulfed in the ruhlnjr. waters and
mt.n lamented It common nillietinn the loss
of all dear to them. No terrifjlng sign in
the Armament could have produced such a
scene of heartrending grief and ab-oiuto
dej-pair. and still there was no confusion,
onlj a clinging closer together without 1N
trimlnat'ou of class or stK as the wattrs
advanced foot bv femt.
At elarl; the misery deepened ami the
womtn were passed into the center of the
throngs with their children. They oc
cupies! the hotel and approaches, the
highest point in the city, and as the water
continued to advance, threatening destruc
tion to evtrything living on the islind.
buildings and stores were thrown fide open
to prov ide a refuge In the upper stories.
No one thought of aught but of staving
off what appeared to be inevitable death
until the last moment by Becking elevated
positions, and to the credit of the men. be
it said, they gave the most favorable
positions to the weaker sex
As midnight approached conditions be-
DIFFICULT TO GET LABOR
FOR BURIAL OF THE DEAD.
Arrangements Are 8eing Made to Remove the Refugees From
Galveston by Next Saturday.
Galveston, Tex., Spt- 12. 2 p. m., via
Texas City and Houston, 6 p. m. At a
meeting of the Relief Committee, htld this
morning, report were received from the
various wards. The chairman called for
armed men to acsUt In getting labor to bury
the dead and clear the wreckage, and ar
rangements were made to supply his de
mand. The situation In the city to-day Is that
theTe are plenty of volunteers for this
service, but an InsufHUency of arms There
have been two or three small riots, but the
officers havo manKfttd to quell them The
committee rejected the proposition of trjing
to pay for work, letting the laborers secure
their own rations. It was decided to go
ahead lmprelng men Into service when
necessary, and is-mlng orders for rations
only to those who worked or were unable
All of the ward chairmen reported the
Imperative neeil of disinfectants. A commit
tee was appointed to sequester all hc disin
fectants in the city. Including the lime
which escipeMl wetting, and to secure more.
Houston was called upon for a bargeioad
The Relief Committee was greatlv encour
aged by the offer made through Herman
Trick and William Cowan of the White
Screw men's Association, tenderirg the serv
ices of all its members. Tift) In number They
were placed at the disposal of the various
ward chairmen and foremtn appointed for
Chalrmin McVittie of the Relief Com
mittee announced that It was necessary
for him to have direct help. John Kinllcks
and Doctor A. XV. Tly volunteered their
Captain Sinclair Taliaferro or Houston,
who did such efficient work during the
Brazos flood, arrived here this morning.
He wis asked to assist Chairman McVittie
In his work. Dan Henderson announced
that Mr. Van Vlcck. the general manager
of the South"rn Pacific road, authorized
the committee to dnw on that company
fo- $5i. Mr. Van Vlcck returned to Hous
ton on the tug Juno to send a, bargeioad of
The Galveston. Houston and Henderson
Railroad Is operating relicr trains over its
line to Te-x.is City Junction, and thence
over the Texas City Terminal to or nearly
to Texas city. A boat Is carrying dis
patches from Galveston to Texas City.
iii:kic:ki wii.i. m;
citiin:i) oit rrtUK
Arrangements have been mrd to start a
passenger service to-morrow The steamer
Lawrence will take pay passengers to Tex
Destitute pers-ons, who have relatives to go
elsewhere, will lie furnished with creden
tials bv th Relief Committee, and will be
taken to Texas rity free of charge and car
ried by the Gilveston. Houston and Hen
derson to Houston free.
Mr Van Vletk i arranglrg transporta
tion for them from Houston to the points)
whither thej are destined This service will
begin at S o'clock to-morrow morning.
Work on the waterworks has not pro
ffresed so iti"factnril as h.id been hoped
for. The men did not work last night. Chief
Krgineer Reynolds Ins net been at the
works .since yesterday morning. Alderman
MoMastcr took charge of the work to-day.
The machinery has be-en cleared of the
debris and the pipes found to be badly dim
aged, and plumbers, steam-litters and boll
erm.ikers are at work on them M- Mc
Master says he thinks it will be possible to
turn water into the mains to-morrow.
All saloons were closed hy the Chief cf
Police Sunday. At a meeting of the general
committee with the city otllcials this morn
ing the policing of the city was discussed.
Mav or Jones announced that Adjutant
General Scnrrv .mi1rl i.tli. v.4nn.n r .t.
situation with the soldiers and citizen sol
Vhe city Is patrolled by about 2.000 police
ollcers, special officers, soldiers and Deputy
ShlrilTs. Deputy Chief ..f Police Amundsen
Is ctlny as Chief. Morris Kuhn has been
appoint? Deputy Chief of Police. Chief of
Police JSetfhum is engaged In other work
outside oiK the Police Department. Sheriff
Thomas hf charge of the Deputy Sheriffs
and special deputies, while J. H. Haw ley Is
ui me military lorces guarding
protecting the inhabitants dur
irbed state ot affairs.
lng the dis
e fesued to the soldiers and
police to ki
any person caught in the act
e aeaa. up 10 uuesaay morn-
ro vandals had "been dlscov-
d nald the penalty of their
shot dead and their bodies
came worse, many women became demented
and teveral will never recover One notori
ous woman threw $u.0"0 worth of diamonds
Into the av engine flood
In the hotel the women kissed each other
and said a general good-bj Thej prayed
to Providence, who many believes! had de
bited them, and tang- hmns in turns.
With each announcement that the waters
wire rising over the doomed city many
mm and women. e-ome with thtlr children
In their arms, gave up to the terrible men
tal strain and fell Into a merciful uncon
sciousness. The hotel woa the Mccea of the city's in
habitants, who survived The three mtn
now in Mobile paj high tribute to the
bravery in the face of Jiut h of the women
of GalveMon, and sav tliat. despite the
melancholy that settled ovr all when the
flood was at Its wor-t. the spirit of forti
tude dlsplijeil by tin women brought out
the bifct charaUeiitles of the imn
The horrors of the night were equaled on
the succec-dini; dajs. as the watir receded
The storj of piles of tit ad In the street!, has
teen told by the accounts published The
nun now here add descriptions of outrage
and looting by negroes and worthless
whites which arc revolting
,ot now VlN oVc ui
s"urlll- 1 M- UA.
ine negroes were feared from tne Ilrst
and on -Morula j. when the citizens" meet
ing was held In the Tremont House, v.here
I2j,("0 was at once subscribed, a representa
tive of the McClure PuWshinff Company.
vvhoe name could not be learned, took it
upon himself to bring them to subjection.
He formed a posse for the purpose of con
scripting all negroes In the city, and when
a la rue number refui"d to obe, thirty
seven were shot down the first dny after
subsidence of the storm Many of these
had wedding rings, watches and otl er jew
elrv In their possession which they had
taken from the thickly strewn corpses, and
several had rlns-enclrcled fingers nnd be
Jeweled ears of women in their pockets
which thti had cut off In their haste to
rob the dead before ordtr was restored out
of the storm chio.
One soldier was murdered by n negTO
whom he had followed Into a house The
de-id were piled on drajs and wagons hur
riedly, without order or identification, and
were hurried to the sea.
Tile stench from the large piles of wreck
age threatens pestilence If the people of
the Island are not soon transported to the
Contrary to That has teen given out. the
refugees who arrived to-day declare that a
good water supply was obtained Mondiy,
and that Sunday 24,tt) gallons were distrib
uted from tho hotel, wht o a dally distribu
tion of flour, canned goods and living ne
cessities is being made.
were carted away with dead victims of the
NO LIQUOR AI.I.OUED
SOl.11 1 T1IU MRICKUN CITY.
No liquor is permitted to lie t-old under
any circumstane.es unless ordered by the
chairman of one of the committees or bv
a phjsician, who must state that it is to Le
Used for medicinal purposes.
Ail persons not having business on the
.streets after dark must be identified before
they will be allowed to pas. Unlece
identification Is forthcoming, they are ar
rested. No peri-on is allowed to norl: In or
about anv building unless he has a written
permit signed by the Chief of Police or
Deputy Chief. No person is permitted to
carry furniture or cthtr property through
the streets unlei-s he has a written permit
from the proper authority.
The Police Department has isued orders
ami these orders will be enforced to the
letter to clear the city of all the outside
porting element. Detectives from Hous
ton and Dallas have arrived here. No
gambling is permitted! and any violations
of this rule are prosecuted to this fullest
Professor Ruckner nt the Ttiirirn..- Or
phans' Home of Dallas arriveel here yester
day forenoon and at once went to the City
Hall. He offered to throw the doors of his
establishment wide open for tiie orphans of
Galveston, and anncuneed ih.ii i. .,.,,
teady to care for about 11X) to 15) f ihe
chlidrcn 31 ANY HEROES KILLED
IN THE MOIIK OF UE.NCL'E.
Galveston, Tex.. Sept. 12,-During the
tn, S,1',urd'' "'Slit the young men of
tho Boddiker family, with the aid of a
skiff, rescued over forty persons and took
them to the Unive-sity building, where they
found sheltef from the winds and waves.
Many persons tell of getting out of their
houses Just in the nick of time. They tell
of seeing people struck by flying timbers
and crushed to deatli before their eyes. Ore
man was cut oit from his family just as ha
thought he had them rescued and Paw them
sink beneath the water on the other sldo or
a. barrier. He turned In and helped to
rescue others who wero In peril.
One woman earned her 5-months-oId babe
in her arms from her house, only to see a
bi'am htrike tho child on the head, killing It
Instantly. She sustained a broken leg and
Eighteen persons were caught in the
Grothger grocery' store, and It is presumed
thit all were lost, as many have been re
ported dead who wero known to havo been
In th? building, which was swept away cn-
"" e nremen mined eight persons
s-outh of Avenue O to-day. The graves were
marked with pieces of garments worn by
Will Lpve. a printer on the Houston Post
who formerly lived in Gaiveton, t,wam the
bay Monday to reach his family , whom he
round to be alive in Galveston. He swam
from pier to pier on the railroad bridges
and at each retted.
ItEFKJEK .SPENT THE Mi;ilr
in a i.uihtihum;
In the Bolivar lighthouse, which stands
ISO feet high on Bolivar Point, across the
bay from Galveston, about 12T. persons
sought refuge from the storm Sainnfav
evening. Many were unfortunates, whose
homes had been swept by the hurricane and
others residents of Galveston, who had
i-ome to tho bay shore in their frantic en
deavors to i each Galveston and their fam
ilies. ..'Ii.h.lrefus:cs"int an a"ful n'Bht In the
lighthouse. The supply of fresh .vater was
scon exhausted and an effort was made to
secure water by catching rainwater In
buckets suspended at the top of the light
The experiment was a success in a way
out It demonstrated a remarkable Incident
of the force of the wind. The bucket was
soon filled with water, but the water wis
salty and could not be used.
Several attempts finally resulted In secur
ing a fresh-water supply sufficient to quench
the thirst of the excited refugees The salt
water spray was shot skyward over 120 'feet
and mingled with the rainwater that fell in
the buckets. From the top of the li-ht
tower several of the most venturesome
storm sufferers Mewed Ihe destructive wort
of the wind on Galverton Island. Twelve
dead bodies were recovered near the lleht
house. s '
Mr. Mutti, a storekeeper, lost his life aft
er a display of uncommon heroism. When
the storm struck the city he hitched up a
one-horse cart and started out to rescue his
neighbors. Cartload after cartload he car
ried In safety to Hre Company House No.
5. On three occasions the. cartload of hu-
man beings, some half dead, others crazed
with fright, was carried for block by the
laging currents, but ho landed all of them
safely, even to his last load, when he met
his death. As he attempted to pass into
tho building on his last trip the ftrehouse
succumbed to the wind and collapsed. Some
of the wreckage struck Mutti and he wai
THINKS THE CITV
WIU'.CKKD FOIl ALL '11ME.
Austin. Tex., Sept. 12. The harrowing
tale's of tho horrors of the Galveston calam
ity grow with the return of Individuals
from there This morning Colonel XV. B.
Wortham, who went to Galveston as the
special appoli tee of Adjutant GmeT.il
Scurry to Investigate the toiidltions, re
turned home and reporteel as follows to the
The situation at Galvtston begg.us in
scription. 1 ani convinced that the clt Is
practically wrecked for all time tu tome-,
l'ully 75 per cent of the buslni-ss portion of
the town Is Irreparably and most deplorably
demolished and wrec'KiU. and at least the
same percentage of damage Is to be found
in the residence portion.
"Along the v. hart fiont great Ocean steam
ers have iKullly bumped themselves on to
the big pins and stand there great masse-s
of Iron and wood that even lire c-annot to
tally destroy. The great warehouses along
the vi ate r fronts are smashe-d In on one
side or plied in heaps on the wharf or along
"Small tugs and sailboats have J immed
themselves half in and hitlf out of the great
doors where tliev were landed by the in
coming waves and li ft to their fate with the
reeeding waters. Houses are packul and
Jammed in gieat confused masses in all the
streets. Grc.it pile, of human iMMllrs. dead
animal-. lotting vegetation, household fur
niture and fragments of houses themselves
are piled In i-onfuslng heaps hUh In the
main streets of the city.
"Along tlie Gulf front human bodies ate
floating around like so much cordwoud. In
termingling with them are to le found the
carcasses of horses, chickens, d gs and
rottenlng vegetation. Above all rhes ;lu
foulest stencil that ever came fiom any
cesspool, absolutely sickening In its Inten
sity, and most dangerous to health In its
GKHVT w ni:noisK
AKi: .NOW MtllM.V TO MHS.
"Along tho Strand adjacent to the Gulf
fr.nt. where are located all the big whole
sale warehouses and stores, the situation
almost defies successful review. Great
stores of fresh vegetation, having been In
vaded by the Incoming waters are now
turned Into garbuge pl'cs of mot befoal
ing odors. The Gult waters, while on the
land, playesl at will with everything, de
positing bodies of human beings and ani
mals where It pleased, and then receded,
leaving the wreckage to tell its own tale
ADDITIONAL LIST OF
Galveston, Tex.. Sept. K An additional list of the dead collected by the identifi
cation of bodies to-day Is as lollotva.
MRS MARY lll'r.NETT.
Mlhs JCN.MB letolHAKEIt.
WILLIAM MILLER, Ite. boo-in-law. daueh
tcr and live children.
U E EIHEil.V.V
1'1IAUL1 TILLEBACH. "iff. nuther-fn-law
anl two children.
MRS. LEeiN PATTISSEAU and fojr children.
ilKa. hAll lOVVBLL and two whddren.
Jilt. AND MRS. STAWl.NfehA.
MRS. M. LE PAHK.
MISd ALICE l'AJtk.
MIih LUCY PARK
MR. J. II. E ERHART. wife and daughter.
K. 3E1XEI3 and two daughteir, Emma and L J
clllr. MIIS. OARV IH'RNETT and two children.
Mlm HOftr nnl win
PETER BTOCKl'LLTe.11. wife ard six chil
.ren. OEOKGE SCT1WETZEL, wife and daughter,
I KRALbMX wife and two dauchtcrs
MRs MATILDA OLbLN and two chlliren.
MlNSOX e. KE1.FO, JR.
Rlti KELsO. hati.
I.IAVAJU) VVEISi:R Ml.
MKS. JLIJA WEL.STER.
MRS SARAH WEKblK!:.
l.DnrtUE AND JOE SEHPTER.
T. e. TORK. wife and die ihlldren
MRS. W. D. THOMSON n-J two chllJteD.
POl-TOR JOHN B. EATERS.
ROHEKTi. vwtchman G , II. . N. R. R.
MItS. HEMIV DELCIE and child.
S1IR JOI1V A. HAtMAN and live children.
tAA( TOVREs. wife and child
MKS. KH1LLB. son and lnfj-t.
MHS. WILLIAM II. McMANES.
SIKs. ZWFIilbl. arid tuo daugllters
MHtf CHAFFEE and etllld
MHK MART 1'lElisOX
1 RANK 1'lEItbON".
MRS. NELSON and daughter.
- - ritlLIlMAN. wife an.l on
MR. AND MRS DEHPsEY
MRS. MARIA LEWIS- Icoloredl.
MRS MATTIE ANDEndON.
MR AND MIIS OEORGE FALKENH VOEN.
MRS If CLEM Kni.V and 'no children
X-K3. JAMEH HOLLAND
MR. AND MRS. H. LOCKMA s.
f- M WILLIAM.? tcoIrreO.
VK9 NATHAN MOORE.
MRS. r-UITZ FE1THER.
MR?, vv. J JOIIVSTOX and two children.
MRf. JOHN HOLLAND
MR AND MRS E. CHARLES LAWSOV and
R IIFNRT SEIDENSTRICKER
MR AND MRs. WILLI M HOKUM nnd ix
MRS HOWARD C. Df.NNIXG and three chll
dren. ALFRFD Ll'DWIO mother and sister-in-law.
A E. (KITH and wife
JOE MAN1.EY. mother and to n!cce
MR. MAXLET. ML
A AJ.UERTS-ON npd wife
MRS OSCAR MNDQtTsT rind three children.
MRS. LACKEY'S father ami mother.
MRS. SI'ARKS'S two dauBnter".
I' LEA'IN an1 ram'ly.
MRS. JCK ARDON and nine ehlllren
MRS HOLMl2 (coloreili c.siil teacher.
HENRY DIREKE and famll)
Flv of FE1GEL ramllv.
ADELAIDE t'l.KRIUGG (colored).
MRS E c WIIJ.tAMS (colored)
I'ltOFESSOR VV EIrss.
VV It. JONES nnd chllJ.
GALVESTON CITY'S FUTURE.
New York. Sept 12. The view taken by
railroad men In this city to-day as to the
future of Galveston as a shipping port
was far from gloomy. In spite of the ns
sertlon that the destruction of the city
Is so complete as .to render its- rebuilding
unlikely. A. F. Walker, chairman of the
Board nf Directors of the Atchison, To
peka and Santa I'e, said that he expected
the city to be extensively rebuilt and "do
ing buincss at the old stand" within three
"Galveston will rebuild," said Mr. Walk
er, "and quickly, because the lte combines
the greatest natural advantages as a Gulf
port and has solid commercial backing.
It Is Imperative that we have n port on
the Gulf tho extent of shipping demands
It. Galveston offers. In spite of the real
handicap of her low position, the best
site, and I see no reason why it should not
be rapidly rebuilt."
Vice President Tweed of the Southern Pa
cific Railroad said that he felt sure that
the road would repair the damage done to
its properties at Galveston and go on with
the further Improvements planned. A rep
resentative of the Sablne Land and Im
provement Company (possibly biased) ex
pressed the opinion that at best it would
take Galveston two years to recover anil
be prepared to handle the shipping of the
"We are, naturally. Interested in Sabine
Pass as a Guir port," said he. "We are In
formed that, while the f-torm reached that
port, little damage was done there. Wheth
er Sabine Pas, with eight miles of deep
water frontage connecting with a S3.503.000
Government Jetty giving a minimum depth
of twenty-five feet and already- having a
heavy lumber shipping, will supplant Gal
eston or not remains to be seen."
WORK TO BE COSTLY.
Washington. Sept. 12. To protect the city
of Galveston from the ravages of future
cyclone? would be almost as costly as to
re-establish the city on a new site.
This Is the opinion of eminent engineers
To Insure the maintenance of the channel
It has been necessary to erect Jetties which
have con more than .000.X. The Utiles.
j of how well the dreadful work had been
. done,. warehouses are be-
J' "gUJ; ein'aVe to belound the
dead bodies of hundreds of human beings.
the c&rcasscs or norses, cows, ciogs uou
chickens, and the rottenlrg cabbage, the
a.:ii.!mr iHitatoes. onions, bananas and
fruit ot every kind add to the odor and
almost defy invasion by relief parties. ;
"In the pile of debris along the streets. In j
the water and scattered throughout the rcI- I
a. .i. rwirMitii of tlm rltv .ire to be found I
misses of wreckage. In these great piles
are to be found bodies nnd housenold gooas
of all kinds, stapes, sizes and quality, from
the kltchin stove lid to the ery finest
vases with which the people had adorned
their parlors. Handsome pictures are to bo
found Ivlng alongside an ice cream freezer,
and resting beside the nude llgurt! or some
nun or woman lies the decaying carcass of
"The great masses of debrlt are not con
fined to any one particular stclion of tho
elty. The cruel waters of the Gulf and Un
winds pnr! no one nnd few portions of
the Island. Wh'rllng house around in Its
grusp. It piled their shattered frames high
In confusing mosses and dumped their con
tents on top.
"Human beings were thrown around like
n many logs or wood and left to rot in the.
withering sun. 1 believe that with the very
best exertions of men It will require weeks'
to secure even semb'anee of physical order
In the e-itv. and It is doubtful even then if
all the debris will be disposed of.
.M;lti.i i;vi;ih rtnii
ills m rri:ui:n a uuvm.
"I never saw such a wreckage in my life.
Prom the gulf front to the center of the
lland. from the ocean back, the storm wave
held high revelry, and left death nnd de
struction In Its wake. So complete was the
wreckage. . . . . ,
"There is hardly a family on the island
whose home Is not short a member or two,
nnd. in some Instances, entire families
have been wlpd awav or killed. Hundreds
who escaped from the waves only did so
l fall victims to a worse fate by being
crushed to death bv falling buildings. Down
In tho businoss portion of the city the foun
dations of great buildings have given away,
carrying towering structures to their rain.
Those ruins, falling across the streets,
formed barricades on which gathered all
the floating debris and the human bodies.
"Many of thest. bodies were stripped of
their clothing by the water and wind and
there was nothing to protect them from the
. u.-..).i.. u tt il.n cun 1nnv rt the
bodies are In condition unlit to handle for
burt.il. I believe that some ot tne most
conervativc men on the Island place th.-
.losx of human life at not less man i,jw,
and possibly 13.0").
"The live stock on tho Island has been
completely annihilated. Every Interest on
the Island has suffered. Not one has es
caped. From the great dock company to
tho humblest Individual, the !os has been
felt and H in many instances irreparable.
In cases where houses have been left
standing the entire contents are damaged."
OUT OF GALVESTON.
1IUNR J. UVHATT.
MRS LI CY (SRELN.
MOLL1E VAN L1KVV.
ROKLKT III GHLS.
"GIIVNDMA" CENlrY. mother ot the late
Uom-rable w rixht Cuney.
GbOItGE ALl'lN and wife.
PHOI'KsMiH GIRSON" and lamil.
.viiis i-:i.i.,v 1'it.it.
MR. AND MRS. GABS DAVIS.
ALEX. BELL, wife, two sons and one daugh
ter. MR AND MRS WEBRER.
WILLIAM IALE. grandmother aid tltor,
MRS. POWERS and child.
MRS AUGUt-T FRANK and daughter.
11 1 W. EVANS, two daughters.
MRS. Ll'CY I'ERGER
I'HARLF.S C. SCI1FLZ.
M SCIIL'LZ and wife
MRS. AUGET JEFPEnBROOK.
MRS SMITH and tab).
MRS. NATHAN MOORE.
MRS SAM ANDERSON.
MRS. MARY SCHULL.
J R HROOKS
V IRGII. LEMMON.
MRS ILORENCE BLAND (co'ored) and
HKNltr T. DAVIS. SR.
r LlRENe'E HOLMES (colored).
MRS. MIU.ER and five cllldren (colored).
MRH PINKY colored).
MRS TROS TM vN a-.d three children.
IDA and CORA PATRICK.
It e CUN KV
MR-s." W T. KNOWLES and two chlidren.
MRS sent -LER and six children.
MR AND MRS. DORRITJ and tno children.
mlUNNF e ARTER and falnll.
1ILRMVN MARTIN End family.
II VRRY FREITAG.
MRS Kl'llNEI. ard two daughters.
MR AND MRS TOUT ADAMS (ctfored).
MRs-. ALEX ALLEN and me children.
Y e'LARK icolcredl.
MRS. THOMAS CMJIOFN and three children.
MRS WARRING of fTlcago
1'LltRT JAsTER and two children (colored).
ROIIERT McrilERHON (COlorea).
GEORGE ASHE. -r.
nniltGrl ASHE. Jr.
MRS ANNIE DENTON.
W. D DAMMELL r.d wife (colored), school
I D McD DR (colored).
MRS GOTTI.FIH and -even children.
JOHN UEN.F:U wife and live children.
joiiv ROF.REL ilf and 1e chll-lren
HERMAN VN RUREN and three children.
R sciHTLTZ. wife an.l two children.
ASSISTANT CITY ELECTRICIAN WILKE.
wife and Niv.
MRS PETER lIPMrtERO and Die children
PROFES-OI: RL'EHRMOXD. wife and two
CHARLOTTE OFNTP.T (cole-edl.
ADA ar.d II VTTTE LOWE (coloredl.
etKOROF. ROWB (colored).
TIIE REVERENT) and MRS. THOMAS W.
MRS. CHARLES ROIIKES.
MRS. ANNIE CASEY.
MR anl MRS TURNER.
1IBVRY RF.LL (rolcred).
ARTHUR P MORSE, wife ard hre ehlUren.
Mr Mcrsi wi t printer n the Tribune
IIUCK t.LOV D an.l wife. alo a rrirtr.
ALBERT Ll'DWIO. printer.
WILL RICE, proofreader, Galveston N-.
wife ard child
however, do not furrish an obstacle or
am- importance to the Invasion of the sea
when behind it Is u force such as a West
Indlin cyclone exerts
Because or the effect of storms upon tho
Gulf Coast it has bee-u customary for en
gineer officers ppitioncd at Galveston to re
port yearly upon the appearance or at
mospheric disturb mces or more than usual
intensity, and Captain Rich, the engineer
officer who Is believed to have lost his
life. aid In his report for IK that t-torms
which eiccurred during April. May and June.
PO. "carried away nearly all that remained
of construction trestle and track and caused
more or less settlement of the Jetties "
..Tll5.n.e.t,I..of..a ,afe deep-water harbor on
the Gulf of Mexico has long been appre
elited and in 1S3-) Congress passed nn act
directing the Secretary of War to appMnt
a board of three engineer oflicrs of the
army to make a careful and critical exam
in-ition of the American coast from th.
Gulf of Mexico west of S3 degrees and 20
minutes west longitude, and to "report as
to the most eligible, point or points for a
deep harbor, to be of ample depth, width
anil capacity to accommodate the largest
ocean-going vessels and the commercial and
naval necessities of the country "
r,Jheirbi;r,1T,c?ns.iste.d ,of Lieutenant Colo
reU Smfih. - U Gll!esPle a"-l "'
It reported that Galveston was the most
eligible point for a deep harbsi. but also
called attention to the harbors at Sabine
consideS'tfon. PaSSeS B3 be,ng nhV ot
CHARGED WITH FRAUD.
Insurance Man ruder An est iu
VInita. I. T.. Sept. 12. A man glvlnir his
E!Eiah aS8HeU "ln?ionhas8been ar
rested here charged with perpetrating an
insurance fraud. RossingtSn appeared at
MK7.0Bee a few,da-s agl and meV Juliul
niiiin Jeprewn,l.n? h"nself to be Basseu
man ?irn'N?nwaha.sent for ,he Caf
man. Mr. Miller, being anxious to secure
n,anS,ern;y for ,he cfltdonian luwrancl
Company, at once made a deal with ftn;
slnston. and an agency was est i hi i. h2
nd had run out of moniv T mTiw" , "i"e
f1 f.0 "lrce a 100 check. whlchTlater'
UJ& e g?, J worthless. 'bS
To-Day, Thursday, September 13th,
Early Season's Exhibit of Exclusive Weaves
Imported and Domestic Dress Fabrics
For the Fall and Winter Seasons 1900-1901.
The Popular Materials This Season are Homespuns,
Meltons, Venetians, Cheviots, Tweeds, Coverts, Broadcloths,
Whipcords, Serges, Pebbled and Satin Cloths, Henriettas,
The Fashionable Shades are Plain, Mixed and Illumi
nated Grays, Tans, Wines, Castors, Browns, Garnets,
Greens, Marine, Royal and Navy Blue.
Our Assortment of Plain and Fancy Dress Fabrics was
never so large and varied as now.
The Prices are 50c, 75c, 85c, SI, $1.25, 51.50 and np to $5 per Yd.
SCHOONER AND STEAMER
WRECKED IN LAM. ERIE.
West India Storm Has Gathered New Force and Caused Great
Destruction of Shipping on the Lakes.
Cleveland. O , Sept. 12. As a result of
the furious gale which swept over the lake
region last night telegraph and telephone
lines were prostrated in all directions from
this city to-day. During the height of the
storm tho wind reached a velocity of slxty
mlles an hour.
The schooner Dundee, owned, by the
Minch Transit Company, In tow of tha
steamer John M. Qlldden. foundered about
eleven miles west of j this port early to
day. The boats wcre'bound for Ashtnbula
with ore, and the storm struck them about
5 o'clock this morning.
The Dundee lost her rudder and a big
sea boarded her and carried away her for
ward hatch. The crew took to the rigging
with the exception of Kate Hoffman, the
cook, who was drowned. The men were
finally taken off by the steamer C. Lower.
Jr.. and brought to Cleveland.
At 3 p. m. to-day a telegram was re
ceived at J. C. Gilchrist's office here stat
ing that n wTecked steamer, believed to be
the LvcJis, had been sighted five miles off
"Conneaut, and that with the aid of glasses
a dozen or fifteen men could be seen cling
ing to the rigging.
Tugs have been ordered sent out from
Conneaut to the assistance of those on the
The Lyons carried a crew of sixteen, and
was valued at TGO.OOO.
To'edo. O., Sept. 12. The passenger
steamer State of Ohio did not depart for
Cleveland last night on account of heavy
w eat her. and Is safe at ber dock here.
DONE ALO.NG LVKE ERIE.
Buffalo. N. Y Sept. 12. Reports from
Crystal Beach, a summer resort on the
Canadian side of Lake Erie, say that ev
ery dock has been destroyed by the ter
rific windstorm of last night, and all the
boats of the Buffalo Club and many sea
yachts anchored there were completely
wrecked. The damage there has been very
The wind here attained a velocity of seventy-eight
miles an hour, but beyond the
blowing down of a number of trees, the
wrecking of rwnlngs and chimneys and the
destruction of a tower of one of the Pan
American buildings in the course of erec
tion, no serious damage has been reported.
A woman, whllo picking up debris in her
yard, caught hold of an electric light wire
nnd was killed. Her husband was badly in
jured. At Bay Beach, tho headquarters of the
Buffalo Yacht Club, much damage was
In this city, a number of small craft,
several scows and a derrick were driven
At the Pan-American grounds, while sev
eral buildings. Including the United States
building, were damaged, the officials are
generally pleased that the loss was no
worse, ami say the damage soon will be re
paired and the buildings finished according;
ALMOST WIPED OUT.
Fire Destroyed Rockingham Hotel,
the Casino, Hazard Block and
LOSS IS MORE THAN $350,000.
Only Desperate Exertions Saved
the Beautiful and Topiilar Sum
mer Resort From Total De
struction Xo Lives Lost.
Narragansett Pier, R. T.. Sept. 12. The
summer season at the gre it re'ort came to
a sudden, unexpected and disastrous1 end
this afternoon through the complete de
struction by Are of the great Rockingham !
Ilptcl. Sherry's beautiful and famous
Casino, the Hazard block, the Knights of
Pythias hall and a score of smaller build
ings, which. In summer, are alive with ex
While the terrific gale undoubtedly aided
tho spread of the flames to a considerable
extent. It is probable that, had the wind
been In the opposite direction, there would
have been little left of the resort. The Are
started In the upper part of the Rocking
ham shortly after noon and within a few
hours nearly all of the adjacent buildings,
including the Casino, had been destroyed.
The loss Is estimated at about 1350,000. half
of which is covered by Insurance.
The big hotel was practically vacant, hav
ing been closed six days, so that the Are
was. fortunately, unattended by harrowing
escapes of death. The origin of the Are is
The Rockingham Hotel was owned by J.
G. Burns & Son, and was six stories high
and built entirely of wood, and valued at
$200,000. being- lnured for JTOOO.
The Casino, which was probably one ot
me most conspicuous objects at the pier.
was built fifteen years ago, and. during the
past five years, had been under the man-
seemenr. oi j-ouis onerry or .New York. The
The damage to fruit in this section or tha
State 13 estimated at over J.7X).C.
SAFE AFTER A NIGHT OF
TERROR O.N LKB .MICHIGAN.
Milwaukee. Wis., SepL 12. Battered and
damaged by the terrible gale that swept
over Lake Michigan last night, the steamer
Flint and Pere Marquette No. 4 of the Pets
Marquette Line, arrived In port this morn
ing, after one of the narrowest escapes
from disaster ever experienced by a passen
ger steamer on the lake. Thirty of her
passengers were Injured on the trip. The
following received serious Injuries:
IV. Harker. DetrolL
Mrs. NV. Harker.
Maggie Eglenton. Detroit.
Mrs. Martha Derham. North Lansing.
Conrad Hlbbard. Monroe, Mich.
Willie Gustie. Detroit,
J. H. Ferrer. Toledo.
None of the Injuries will result fatally.
Pray ers of thanksgiving went up from the
llrs of every passenger when land was
Probably no steamer ever went through a
wilder night on the lake and survived. Al
most ev ery w Indow In the cabin was broken,
while the cabin was one mass of broken
timbers, broken chairs and general debris.
The life rafts were broken to pieces and
hurled through the windows of the cabin,
w here were congregated all the passengers.
The weather was moderate until S p. m..
when the wind changed from southwest to
northwest, putting the steamer right In the
teeth or the gale.
HEROIC REJ.CLE OF
THE CRE1V OF THE 31 IGXET.
Detroit, Mich.. Sept. 12. The crew and
the wire of the captain r the. little schoon
er' Magnet, of Harbor Beach, Mich., nar
rowly escaped destruction on Lake EricI
during last night's storm. They were res- t
cued by the steamer Frank K. Klrby.
The Magnet was leaking badly and nad '
almost sunk when the Klrby came In sight.
The sea was too high to allow close ap
proach to the steamer and the crew tossed
about In their yawl. A line with a life-pre
server attached was thrown from tne
steamer near the yawl, nnd Mrs. Bennett,
the captain's wife, sprang overheard,
reached the preserver and was drawn
In trying to get the men aboard tho
steamer tho small boat was several times'
dashed under the guards, but the rescue.
was finally accomplished.
St. Joseph. Mich . Sept. 12. The steamer ?
Lawrence, reported lost In last night's
gale, arrived in port here at 1 o clock this
TEN YACHTS LOST
IX VICINITY OF OSWr.CO.
Oswego. N. Y.. Sept. 12. The storm hero ti
was severe. The wind reached a velocity f
of forty-two miles an hour. The schooner i
Albercore was driven ashore east of the
harbor. The crew was rescued by the life
savers. The T. P. Kcrritt of Hamilton. Ontario.
Is ashore on Nine-Mile Point. The crew es
caped to shore.
Ten handsome yachts were dashed on tho
building was valued at J1O.000 and Insured
The Hazard block was valued at $33,000.
The other losses rarged from $3X to $10.
000. among probably three score of mer
chants, and tho Insurance represents about
half of tho value of the property swept
STABLE BOY'WAS A GIRL
Successful Disguise of an Adven
turous Kentucky Maid.
Louisville. Ky.. Sept. 12. George Brown
Is the foster father of Birdie Helton. Birdlo
disappeared six months ago. and. although
the river was dratired. the cltv seareheel
and the country placarded, nothing could
be learned of her whereabouts. Brown
adopted the child when she was 4 years
pld. and In fifteen years he had grown to
love her as his own daughter. But Birdlo
was a b't wild and wanted her own way.
Brown has always been old-fashioneeL Tha
result came six months ago, when the up-to-date
girl disappeared from the home of
the old-xogy man. Yesterday 2,lr. Brown
received a messago written In the sirl's
hand, which said: "I am now a boy Eddie.
He hunted up Eddie McClure at the ad
dress given and found a doctor's office.
"Oh. yes." said Doctor Drake: "Eddie Mc
Clure Is my stable boy. I have several
good horses, you know, besides the ones I
drive, and Kddle rode them In the races at
the county fair circuit this season."
...T. .'.' Ed1'e came In nt the doctor's call.
Birdlo!' cried Mr. Rrown. and the sup
posed stable boy. baggy trousers, cropped
hair, shaggy coat and all. threw herself in
to her foster parent's arms.
"Why did you ever come, back?" asked
the reporter who interviewed Birdie.
"Well." said the girl, "you see. I had got
ten engaged to a couple of cirls and thev
both wanted me to marry them. I had to
DAUGHTER AVENGED PARENTS.
Story of a Child's Brave Act la
. Still Remembered.
REPUEUC SPECIAL. -
Cincinnati. O., SepL 12. "Mrs. Alford. SL
Albany . A'a.." is the way It reads on
the register of the Dennlson. The owner of
K Is a modest, womanly woman, a little
past j who Is engaged In the millinery
business and who corres occasionally to
Linclnnatl to purchase goods. Some years
ago her name, then a, little girl and single.
was on every lip in the Western and South
ern tatey. lor she had avenged the killlns
or her rather ard mother by burglars. Ono
quiet night the lamlly homestead was en
tered by three rn-ii. who were discovered
iiiUl7-1,Alf0Ia " faffcr. and a fusillade of
.snots rollowed. and when the smoke cleared
away both father and mother were dead,
rne now Mrs. Alford, awakened by the
shots, seenrml a vvinAh... i. "J-.T
SS'-iSiSX S5J'. .burglars and so
.iT.; ?."c v .' lnat ne ws caugnt and
S'vea a life sentence, Mrs. Alford does not
'lke, t0 talk,,if that timc sone by, but her
ixberbam aiory wen Known,