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irln a stirring stor. that
be a tenure of the great magi
xine of next Sunii.ty j AV ubllc.
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MEN PEilSH' IN
k CiHGIHNATl' FIRE
yiw Little Oae and a ilan
ilsrafd to Itailh Pm-crnl
Others Seriously Injured.
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SALVATION ARMY NURSERY.
T-nty I.iul Tots ih by Their
lltiirs at the Instiiuiiun
Wvr It -stair Wbm tho
i.iat it j! I'imwi .
" Ci.ciri .! " i1' ' !" r wio
M; jo. two ill-- ik fatally
Wi tnjur.4 ai-J '" ' ' .lon.y
6 burned In a tir- . .i i..t t-to-it street this
KT Ttc tic .ii .11 -m . .. f.iur-stnry tene
ment bul'dlna U. i i!n? fratv .1 n Array used
as a day nur-w-rj ir l.ilelrew, and Ave
f the vl"'n kll J wrr tty Httle chU
drea that hail Ir'i V f tin-to I In- ured
tor while th ir parents wre out catalog n.
NTl'koJ. w". !" vl- i"sn ..s a man. wh
perisned in a fjJi..J?-. attempt to save th
Me of W llttK 4-e-ar-eild boy.
The dead i.r.
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HKHKUtT HA.;fc.- .u.-4 lwi( Jaax.
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MYRTLE r:RMKI I Cet !.
Th" W.owTb i r t ' ' uiJji.1 aj not x
t.ctt to eurv!" Uif r. fchl
pilST ."AFTIX El I-" I'tmr nRT"K!"N Ot
snr yiK. n . -i jv.i n mi :.
STAIT CAX i"AiX iiKJ.THA AM'KWS ot
Chicago. (.r J v i !.'. a not ic at Sw-wlfa.
Thr Mlw:-a ? - . -jI injui. J an ar
In great .' n. t -. .)triel to re &er. L91'
Atk'.n. aM 6 a-": fBjilt IUIU ap0 ; rro lha.
Albert Hill, agei i yean; JopJi Itentcn, ,.(M
All of th"1 !aJ lxjdle were l(.rntl t- a
crisp anj '. ohanvil r raalni- ot Jinos
Harkliw wrv ' ip!nif what was lef I o
fch little wn. Ht-rb.t.
All of the ttt!m an.1 tho- Injure! be
longed to. or Tf In the nurs-rv. rxrejit
James HaTKin. 'aha -atne to th roscuo
vt Jils crpba"
There wTi- on'v turntv in the lmriwry
cn the upper floor at the tlmo of tho i
ij, and cipht or them escarp; ithon; in- i
jury. 'av rrcony loss -raa ui j. '.
The uuikliiiB - In'itf.d at k. Eat Fruat
On act.Tjni of ifc- vM Rfather to-lav, .a
fir h.'J Kii -.i.Ttl in tl.o stove for th
little tots who .ire cared for there lurin?
the U hiie th.n mothers ore -nRagJ at
v.i.rk ele Iiprn.
It is thoJKht that this caused the fire
through Mxne dferl In the line.
HullH-r' I"reii- n l'itiful.
I9 of the mothers knew nothing of the
ratamlty until they were thnHli with th-Ir
4y"s iorV. ur.rt were taken to the hc-
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about the burned hullding-. tho scenes were j
The rlr n en m.ue liero'.c efforti to rrwus ;
traraen a.id J.IM-cn. but most i.f those on j
the uiiier rs v.. re tond heie. The
office Moor ws used as a church, the second
Cm hnuktuariers for the dMtltute an-1
i3le cyokln arwl the Upper floors for tho
- auHcry. The women and children could tr5
feea lrai these uppef "torles pleading for
htlp hn the stairways were enveloped In
The fire occurred near the river front, ths
mstt&raely populated part of the city. Tho
nursery Js near the old Spencer Hoje. and
children from that tenement were in tho
The S-Uvation Army women, who wero
rcrloasly Injured, wero overcome while enr
rjlnj children from the building. James
Havkliis. who Iiv in the old Spencer
House, now used as tenement quarters, lost
his life while endeavoring to savo his chil
dren. The fire was soon controlled and tho work
rf removing the dead nd Iujure.1 was h
gna The patrol wagons rushed to the hos
pitals first and there separated the dead
frtjra the dIns. before going to the morgue.
Tte ml?aion nta in charge of staff cap
tains Erlckson and Anderson and McKei.sy,
Trho conducted kindergarten as well us
other Instruction for the little ones whilo
their mothers wero 'woiklr.s out."
POLITICS AND THE STRIKE.
strike Is a fah-ehood as fool! Ii as It is
groundless. It is easy to make s)ich a state
ment, but I cliallnge any ono to name any
Democratic organization or Pfrporrat who
ever did nnythtng to provoke this contro
versy between the miro owners nnd miners
cf Pennsylvania. If any one ahall have tile
eudacity to name any such organization or
Individual, then I challenge him to state
what was done.
"A lie may flourish on barren soli If It Is '
protected from the sunlight of truth, but it '
will wither In an hour when the test of
Mrtlcularlzatlun is applied. Now let theso '
fabricators put up or shut up.
"The Democratic organization hos had
tfisolutcly nothing to do with th's disturb
ance, either to bring It on or to prevent It,
I am credibly Informed that the Republic
an organization has been hard at work to i
"f lne outnrean until alter the el'CUon.
" ""' oavo u-tii lar oeiier u ine i;e- ,
Jo i are Pow;r "a1 striven to ,
riv ate condl"ors as to make tho
strllce i unnecessary Ins ead of striving mere- '
iy to delay it for the time being for political i
. un-pir regerei mis uisturDance. as 1 ;
regret all such disturbances: but they will
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os long as the present Industrial conditions j
en, ., J " lesson, wmen e-
shn .fc fdl,lc : the tuil dI,lner l'111'-' u j
snows the evil of a trust. I
j0st of It las to the workmen has
ucreated from 5J per cent up: the proats of
, . . ' "itaie nave increasiei in an ,
4aal l n&l idrscr degree but the wages
,Jtv.e Turkmen have not increased,
of t. Eltua',oa disclosed In the coal mines
"r Fnnsylvanl4 Is but an exampe of tho
evil effect of the control of our great in
dustries a trust. The only responsibil
ity the Democratic party has for this out
break lies n, ii,,, fact lhat the Dcmjcra-ic
Party Is opposed to trust domination every
"here, and means to end that domination
11 is given the opportunity."
PRICE GOES UP AT CHICAGO.
Jealers Lose No Time Advancing
Coal to Seven Dollars.
Chicago. Sept. 17. The effects of the an
oraclte coal miners' Etrike have already
ien felt in Chicago. L'very dealer In tho
ty raised the price to-dav for all grades
of hird coal from .r5 to J7.
This Is only the beginning of what is cx
Ptcted if the strike continues, as the whole
'le companlei have only about a month's
'"Mly on hand. '
JUOTCmor tSlOIie t-ays ll IS AOSliru ; these belong to couenes which mi cot. . company at I'lttslon. but the un.on miners uue to the didlculty In tneeilng the demand narrates an Incident that Illustrates what . Tne countv bridge, a, magnifltent steel '"vWO TU S-AVi;
lo ISlnmp DGDlOcr-ltic I'-irtV ' WOrk at J1"; and . U T,tm-LIiin! J-van.f ! w're atxive and SJCC' e"oJ ln 'ul";"'S tlioje flJr anthracite. The rush for haid coal has a n.au can stand when driven to It. Half ! structure which wis also swept away by , Tin: STIIAXunu MIIPi.
Ul.uue wuuiuu.UH. AOilv. s wh,ch worked , J',: -.C'' fc" I ,,;J'l, l;re "'"'"i'P'" Lf "s ,"' been so great that many dealers huv ' a or.zen corpses had ben taken from under I ,he hurricane, will probably not be rebuilt Considerable -progress P. l-lnc. , , , ,
rucspEcrAu . ssrs";.v r ut c'ompTete'ivrt.: I rtjf jssj sss l!"zxz . -r-, vno ot;:cT rz wt core; ' for a jtar or two-u ,3 a, t wrcck ana Trm nt"Ji sss" r theaIs;,pn-
New York. Sept. 17.-Former Governor Uw exception of Coiremin. Beaver Meadow J Mi eoi.il.enl tint they would be able to , of tie past thre'eo- four davs u-ve""""ent: , rupt. The horse, attached to tho charnel thu county .3 nol In a position Just now to . plnff Interests of Galveston and in helplr
Gtcne of Mlsscurl, chairman of the Demo- ' and Carbons Wabheries. In this terntory . rut their South Wilkesbarre mine in opera- . 1, had beet, calcu'nte.1 tint 'tl-e sunr.lv of ' c"rt aw;tulnK to conVl'ir tha bo',!f3 fner replace It. stranded vcsr-els. Contracts have been let
cratlc National Subcommittee, eirresscd the Ui.Ited Mine Work-.-s are very strons Hon. j "j 'c. nt c. j .o"1;1 lens "" tho "cach for Incineration tonded AH of these Inconveniences will interfere for ?ettin; the steamers Roma and Red
himself concerning the charge that politics ' On th north side of the Upper Lenigh. The. company offliials say th-y had prom- p.j,,,) ton., ll(.i, (, msriy half of the total pvr oral fill, unable to endure the eJor, with th.j rehabilitation of Galveston. If one Cross off the land. Dredges are ,i.i
a-as mixed with the coal strike cs fellows iVI"-hrJ., ,.?m?n VV, "t ! "'?? i.ru.m 'f n,"mber ot m,;n C "". ejuantllv uLed in lae cl-y during the winter, but the force of men worked on. They j br,Jee ia abandoned its loss will mean go here to assist I:, the work
i d't n 'thefPm ref alLtt"in.eT and Pond , In "nwUJ w Tlncur tne iTit" ST T"is " "as lay on tho had weathered the storm and had seen tho I . lnjury t0 Uie city. The Roma was dashed ag, Inst ,he courtv-
r.e!BeSv e", ' toiX linlon no'were JSJeflMo 15ZS b'on'h asTaST S2. X I LJT " steamship companies. H Is sold, will bridge and badly wckl. Wn"
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Anthracite Coal 5iincrs
Begin Their Great
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UDCralOrS ATC COIlllaent
That Capital Will
Harteton. I'.u, Sept lT.-The great strug- ,
cle between the anth.acite coal miners of
Pennsylvania and thtlr ernp!oers was be
gun io-day. Kuch side U conlilent of win
ning and neither of tho contending forces
bhnws any diijiosition to yield.
With the exception of a trivial Incident
nt No. S coll.cry of th Lehlah Coal Com
pany, where a gang of bo3 compelled a
niulo driver to fek cover bj throwing
ftones at him, elie contest tuus far haj
been devoid of violence of any hind.
The exact number of men who struck
cannot at this time be told. Ueiiorts
received by the United Mine Workers offi
cials from the enure anthracite region wero
to tlu.ni moit sat.ifactory. In tins terri
tory, known as Dittrlct o. , there are
16.0W men employed In and abuut tho
n and aujut trio j
it Is conservatively
) per cent, or .).
rdcr of i'resident ,
mines. Uf this number
estimated that about JO
miners, obeved the ordc
Milehcll to ejuit work. Five thousand of )
is working with badly er.ppled forces Three
of the Markle mines, over which there hds
5.!," . ."!?.?, t?,,Ln,; ' I
with about 5 ier cent of the men.
On the West Side every colliery started up
to-day minus Us union men, except at tho
Hazic mines, where the union miners went
to work in condeiiuence of a misunderstand
ing s.ui)icthlTiK Like- umi.wimj Jlen Are iut,
Hazleton to-day presented an nnlmattil
the day und gathered in croups on the
West jajt mCht. was kept buey all day and
evening leceiviug reports Iro.u Kirf i-eo-
tlon of tho region. Messtngeis btln,iiis in-
forntlion to him from near-uy poinus kept i
Mr. Mitchell decided un Important point I
to-day in the matter of arbltialion. Last
wei k the mlacrH empiojeu by u. 1J. Markle i
& Co.. dcclued not to s.rike until the firm, .
uau passea upon a see oi ineir own snev-
ances. which differ pomenhat from those of i
the Untted .Mine Workers. The tirm has an
agreement v.itn us men mat if uny dirfer-
euces tall of adjustment then thu grievances
8hall be arbitrated. Joan Matkic of the ,
firm, yesterday agreed to havo Archbishop ,
Hjun of Philadelphia arbitrate the difllcul- I
ties If the mediators already dectdfd unon
by the r.rm and the men cannot come to a
PresJdent Mitchell, however, stated to
day that he should ask the men employed
py larKie io ceuse .u.n.. ine ineu em-j
ployed by Markle might gain conte-sslons '
through arbitration, r.e said, but It was !
now a case of securing a unllorm settle
ment throughout the anthracite district.
About l'JO forcign-spcaklng miners left Ha
zleton to-day tor New York, where t..ey
will take n steamer for Europe. These men
expect a long strike, and rather th in re
main idle here the preferred tu go to tntir
WjomliiK Vallclj- Idle-.
Wilkesbarre, Pa., Sept. 17. Every mine
ln the Wyoming Valley, with the exception
of one. was closed to-day by the miners'
strike. The exception was the colliery ot
erated by the West End Coal Company at
Mocanaqua. The men there refused to go
out, sajlng they were satisfied with the
present condition of things. The total
number of men ldlo In this vicinity is a
llttlo over 22,1100.
When the whistles blew this morning for
the commencement of work there were very
1'Ul CVU1 Ull'- infc tit nil wib .aaaiij I lUl'Itl ll UVtlV litUIl- . . . . .. , .1 .t -s a I "..(- -.... ... -- I1(JL U UU.I1UUI1II UU3 JF-" - .HVtvnitvM' wm.j. tvw WJI3 Ul IUIMf
btreet corners ana uisussea uio iiiuanon. at , men had been added to the mi-mber-hlp of "'' "--- . " ' - --- teere.1. nre nuny rnmme-.! i ioorihx iur telephonlo communication wiu o ie-csiau-
was a tno.t orde-ily tiond. Aioand sink.' thy United M.ne Workcts to-day. Jn this no,1 ,w , at 'urn a"',l.r, a,e, ?i. "K ' comethlng to do Thev ar not needed nnJ li-hed throughout the city in the couruo of
headquarters at the Valley Hotel ttier.. wtu, city over o Joined. I take, but that they were hopeful that tho .ant0l1. ThPJ- ore , ,be way of others. ' teri Uay8
more or less of a crowd of men all any. ROWUIIM C'0FIIJUT. "r ke wt'uU " quickly sett.ed. n" t drove over tho cltvwlth three ''
PreMde.it MUctiell llus,. Scrantoti. Pu.. S.pU 17-PreMdent Samufl "Ccal '""' '" 5",cn, to-Jy." U T"-Ja X lr0e 0'cr lh0 W' thr' j ,n,;vilOUV IS IV
President .Mitehe.i. uhu arilve.' from ih e:...,.n,.rs ..? rhe Am.... .... r-e.,.. ,. Mr. Dlekntatui. 'tMth h-ird and soft coal physhlans. one n woman, and h trained ..,.,.. , .,iihhmi.
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LIGGEST STRIKE IN
itrn in jo srnnAU.
ll.-zlen.ti. Fa.. S-pt. tT.-John
Mitchell, president of the Untied
Mine Workers of America, to-night
gave out the followlns btatMiiear
information received up to this
time Indicated that HJ.CCO mine work
er? are on Htrlk- in the anthracite
region. Of this number 71,000 are In
District .a. L, IO.iV) In DMriet No. S
and 10 000 In DKltlct No. 7.
Reports received nre to the effect
that large numbers ct those who
went to the mines to-day will Join tho
"We ft el ecnildent that the entire
number ot men emplojed In and
B',out the coal mines of the anthra-
I,P "srlot wiu h ld'e la the next
"The men appear determined to
continue on etrike until their dc-
mauds for justice have been accoded
"The number eif men now on strike
exceeds that In any other Industrl-U
contest in the history of our coun-
the cT!liner,e-sRvvaK1hers wwrstat'or-eTney
w-ro there to se-e if any of the miners in-
tended to fo to work. When they founl
tjliit tne m,,n rem-,Iltj nway they returned
to l I:el Mine Wo k-rs" headuuarters.
Karl In the morning It was thought that
the men wuuid be secured to olwrat-j or.,?
of the collieries of the l'enuslvanla Coat y
oth.r operaiora .ell the same story. They '
.say many mn who were willlm; to go to
1I-kIVre,";l,mld',,ed',a"(3 ralhcr ha" " ,
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assaulted they remained at homo.
iiiinirnri.iii u.nii :iiw ?iriTi Trv en - .
work In tHe Woodward mine of the Laeku-
a --.-... ...... .....y.si. .j. m.jj fc .
company was set upon by his lire- '
u oau.y ueaten.
men an.1 u.ni:y
The United Mine Workers held meetings
fn this city, Plymouth. Pitf-ton. Ashle
headquarters to-nisht that over 1.0JI new
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Labor said before I.-avIng for ll.izlet.in to-
day that there I no doubt as to tho Iltnl
emtcome being victory for the men. as tho
eonditlone wero so cxtrerrely Utd that any
movement on their part would ba nil-
vantugeou. and. Inasmuch as tl.o move-
me-nt Is so general, the advantuge would
be rorresponalngly gteaU
The carpenters, car repairers, black- !
smitus ana neipcrs at every Delaware,
Ickawanna and Western Company mine
here joined the strike to-day. They wero
asl.eel to tnke care of coal outs.de the
mines nnd to handle it in the breakers,
They refused and iuit at every mine. An
attempt was alto made at several mines to
have englii-er.-. and luemen do other work.
Tlie - se men :.ls- ault and nil nt once re-
palled t district headquarters and Joined
th" united Mine Workers.
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The pump runneis have been ordered bv j of " "t coal at hand.
National Bo-rd Member Dilcher to te-maln i "The cause for the rise In the price of
at work, so that there will be nu oceastoT poft coal is t-e- ir.cieastd demand on ac
for wuter accumulating In the mines. He .' count of th.' sudden rush of orders. If the
has also directed that the men who feed ! strike Is long continued. Chicago, which
the mules In the mine barns keep en doinic i us,-s an Immense uuantlty of coal, will call
to, but only so lot.5 as the mules are not I uPn Illinois lor a supply of solt coal to
used to draw cool. Crowds of men till '
headquarters and streets here, showing tho
completeness of the etrike.
HARD CQALA DOLLAR HIGHER.
islrike Causes Second Advance of
Fifty Cents a Ton.
The effects of the miners" strike ln the
Pennsylvania coal fields are being' felt by
the St. Louis householder. Yesterday's news
resulted In a rise in the price of anthraclto crease which took place last Friday gen
to $7-73 per ton. and an Increased demand erally occurs at this season of the year,
for ft e-oal which resulted in a rle ot 1 j unvhow. The tncrtase has really been only
cent per bushel In the price of the latter. 00 cents per ton. As I have said, tlicra
The first news of the strike caused a rise is plenty of soft coal to fall back on."
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NUMBER OF MEN
N v.- York. Sept. I". Figure.-" com
plb d by the Pennsylvania Htate Min
ing Inspector. V II. Davl. show
that the numlwr of vvorlters af
fced by the strike In the anthra
cite region practically Is:
I'lre boss. S93.
Door boy. 3.07.1.
All others. 1CWI.
Total Inside employe.-i, M.W:
liiaeksmlths and carpecter?, 2.MK.
Fnaineer.s and flrmen, 4.tlj.
ttiate pickers, S!,i7o.
All others, 19.t-0.
Total outtide employes, f-&J.
The grand total is 1II.U3. but ni
foremen und supcrlntendonta are not
affected b tlie Atrlke order, the c-
oct number of workers affected Is
' vt M cn l,er ton in tlie price of an-
thntcite. Th.s was nearly a went ago. An-
ther ilse of Zu cents occurred yesterday,
t.io local dialers were nil at tea as to th'i
- Mill furttiVr ri-e in the Immediate future.
A pio.nu.int dealer stated ye.-terdav that
tri0 icai dealers were all at sea us to the
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H Cevelops. however, that this coal which
was Mipioved to lx- on the way has provd
i elusive and disappeared as If by magic. In
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vantage of a ciattsj in tneir contracts wnicn
Tf.lcia tllcm fIom obligations in case of
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strike, und the local dealers have been '
unable to procuro coil which iw onlered. ,
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M,.,,, nf.... a.'.trul foul r.lfllt lll'lt Vila firm itf.l
being affecteil. Lat week we were selling
anthracite for J'i.7. per ton. That price w.n
r.tieed to $7 2a last Friday, and to-day was
increased to 37.73. We are forced to pay
an addit.on.il price for the coil, which
makes it necessary to raise tho retail
"The Consolidated Coal Company has
raised the price of soft coal in car-load
"'- ii.ninn u- . nc .- tu i..v... .-
Jvspond.ngly. Ce-.il. which was selling for
& lr t'-n at wholesale has been raised !
in It.sv Another cratle that we were re- ,
tailing at i events per bushel has tx-en
tab-e-d at wholesale until we are forced lo
-har4e W cents lor It.
We are beinr overwhelmed with orltr,
and the rush has cau-ed n great scarcity cf
bard coal. Thi.re Is one thing comforting.
howe-v. r. and that is. that there Is plenty
" me jnace 01 naru- inis win ie iiKe-
ly to caute u rise ln the price of the best
trades of toft coal.
"It Is not known exactly how much of
the coal which we had ordered and which
was supposed to be on the way can bo
depend on. The strike clause ln many '
(nntrn.-t. nr-n.l.le iccr fust suph n enneln-
contracts provides for Just such a contin
gency, and it is probable that much of the
coal will never reach here.
"There need not bo any alarm about tho
situation, however. Tho price of hard coal
will go down with the settling of the strike.
and it must be remembered that the In
Itua'un. and tint the increase .n once was .
Census of the
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yebULuie oe.uy ad.iei. oy
BODIES STSLL BEING
Perfect Order on the
of Restoring the City Proceeds
Night and Day.
BY A STAFF COr.P.K.-srONnnN'T.
fiatveston. T-x., Sept. 17 The most sy3-
tcmatic mvthoil jet adopted to obtain an
airurate Hat of the thousand In UiMrera
in the wlnij and water Hueot city of Galvs-
ton, wi3 decided upon thi. mornir.i;. when
8t. pi Btre laktn to employ the men en
K.tged In taUtiiR the last Unite I St.ite3 cen
sus to picure a list cf tboso In need, as a
r-.-ult cf the 3tonn.
J. Mart Hosion. chairman of the Census
Hi-r an. culhil tosether tho enumerators
who survive, and plans .vere formed to at
onco et about the task of gettli e the name
.ery iron worthy and in need of as-
-llance At least LV-"' unfortunates. It 13
thought, mil be located In this way and it
i- hoped to provide for every one of them.
either by givlni; financial aid outright or ?e-
eurins heads of families and adult lualu
ui-mbers employment In rebuilding the city, j tie tug U in use to convey people to end
The relief committee nre rapidly system, i from the Island,
atizing their labors. The chairmen of tho ; It is but a few miles, an hour's ride, from
sulwoinmltteeii that look after the Severn! Galveston to Texas City. The boat roaks.i
vvjruj jf the city are regularly dUtrlbutlns only two trips a day. and thoe at wrctchel
food and clothing to the residents of the , ly Irregular Intervals. Three hundred per
dlstrhts. Iai!v visits are made to every j sons can be uccommv. dated on each trip. If
h.niye left stafdlng in the i-ortlor.s of the . they happen to be lucky enough to be al
city dainugrd by the storm nnd to every j lowed on the boat. If you leave the city In
building u!ed as a refuge for Hood suf- ' the morning It Is next to Impossible to ru-
" fcrs. fo that not one person In the entlro
' town Is overlooked.
O I There is enough food in tho citv to permit
; the distribution of a lllwr.il amount to ev-
'' i cry on In distress. XJ-sIdes the re-gular te-
lief committees, this work Is being Eener
V ousli shutHil bt th. various secret societies.
cliuren organizations, boifpltals and con
vents. Uvery private house In a havn
for the ui.fortunatt-s, who lost their own
home la the storm.
Perhaps WO phvsiclaus and surgeons from
different parw of the country, including
thoo sent with the- relief trains dispatdnod
hero by entcrprWns New York papers, ar,
on the ground witii :1 mni.y nuries. Tlier.
Is need for only about 10 per cent ot their
Thero Is no epidemic here, and the cltl-
Een3 have been assured that there U no
daiwer of any. Most of thoue who were
hurt In the storm wero drowned. Those
.. h- ,,, ii,r! B,.,i survlvfri received
I who were Injurol
prompt medical and surgical attention. Men
en-ed 1.. cle:,r,nB the ruins and
recoiibtructlns damaged buildings susta.il
slight accidents occasionally, but not nioro
frtivue!!ll than is usually the case In work
of that Kind.
mux Mitvivi: AViiuitr.
A.MM .!. AKU OVUHfOIIU.
It Is a sickening sight to wltnesi the
' search among the debris for bodies of the
ftorni victims, nnd It is even tnoro revolt-
' inc to wltr.es tho crude cremation of the
i con)8c but Uttle slckncs
' f, ,wu nri,
, Irm l. ' - ,,,
Tha f"ren,a" "' one of lA
ncss has resulted
e gangs dlggim-
for bodies in the rains alonj; the beach
I tst Intentions, but their services aro not
! reiuir.-I. A little nuilng will have to be
done for a month, possibly, but that can
,0 attended to by a fraction of tho corps
' . ...,sl4.. V. iA.n.. tt.l .r..ni..
' rere- ''ve? ,T . i . " l "'""' '"
, ,...in that the nresence of so mnnv
pnysiciaui "" ..i..,. u-. ...., .-.
1 !...... I . nnt nin'iMC'IfV l.tif thn f iif
W ratcnt 10 uuy oim .io .., iu ..i
iUA ,,.ttrtn TVt nf thp Villi PIT TllPflf i'lll
..?. --i.!!0 ::i
are unirpi " nu.-.-. "v ..-. ....-
. .. 1 i ,.
...mn a visum almost pvi-rv oiaes
here It wn. thought their services might
be of nvnll. Only two cases were found.
Treatment of finger cut wa required. Tho
victims were negroes, helping to clear away
A down similar parties found conditions
the .ame The regular organization hospi-
(aj .penwiry onu ayium staim are sui-
Jieej o the 5, k 81irrennff
The kind of assistance that this stricken
community needs is. sta'ed polnteelly.
linanclal. Give the people opportunities to
rebuild their homes and repair their shat
tered fortunes. Give the committees the
..... .. , ........ ... .
"whcrewnn 10 eu.pio su.eu ,aor arri ,
pay for it. Money alone will accomplish
the rejuvenation of Galveston.
cash i- thu om:
uitu.vT xi:i:u or i:.ti.vi:s'iii..
Relief committees may work tirelessly, tut '
they cannot continue their efforts without
funds. Men and women can subsist for the
time on the' supplies of food and clothing
meted out to them and their families In the
name of charity, but they cannot become
the ei ergetlc. enterprising, prosperous poo.
. ,,... were if they lack the first essential
. . ....
to a start on an Independent basis money
The city itselr will require a large fund to
reconstruct Its demolished Institutions. The
taxes cannot be collected, let alone In
creased. First, money as a charity, as a
j mercy, roust come to the people; then a loan
to the citizens in distress and the el'y In
The world can afford to be generous tr
Galveston. Tha dmago wrought by tha
1 Tri. rnltmtMf 1nrnrs nrrt lifri Trlth tha
Persons Who Are
FOUND liN THE RUINS.
island and the Work
I tr.rm of September S
I able to one who L not
' people ar In no condition to eare for them-
eht. The million dollar-, tho Itellr
( 'nmtniltf fectlrnat.. t. Ill h.a tiamII f.
alleviate tile ,lLstre'of the destitute and
rrniuve the m;i!n of wreckage that llr.. ,
almot every thoiouchfaM in the city, .
viharrea and tho beach.
TLI-? sum. they fay. u-ed Judiciously for i
six month will jirewnt very iwsslblo
danger from death by sttrvation. .-
rosure or dieae ai.d irhapa furnish mi-
, ploymcnt to ;,W0 pertoiii
One of the most deplorable features of the
situation here is the complete and continued
ih-il.-itjon of the city. Were It not for tho
telegraph service, which, by splendid efforts,
n:ts been partly restored. thi Island city
I might as well be off the map. Only one lit-
turn before the follow ins evening.
There is no system about the transporta
tion arrangement. Instead thre b a con
tinual conlllct between the operutors of the
tug and the military authorities In control
of tho city as to which thall have charge
of the traffic
M) THAl.Nl HII.I. OUT
ix for two w ki:k.
With all the crafts at this port a tittle
activity on the part of the Trnnsnortatlpn
Committee and co-operation between tho
transportation companies and the military
officers should result at once tn puttlns an
other beat Into service. Scatterlas launche-j
and small saiiln? ve-els exact outrageous
prices of those eager to croa tne Da ana
I "'bIu W " rtSular tu boala- Tben;
! the bay Id calm, you .ire liable to spend
the night on the water with the chance
that when you do land at Texas City you
v. Ill find it Imposilble to crowd In the train.
which, by the vva5 when not encounteilag
di.t.cultles. makes two trips a day 1
u.ton and Texas Cit, meeting or Intend-
In.- t,. rr.( -h t.l ,u.lll'pr U nil thrt ba.lt
lng to meet, :he pae-nger.i on the boat
It li about fifty-five tnilts from Galveston
to Houston. ou are lucky If jou start and
tlrili.Ii on the i-amii day. Unlcsi conditions
rapidly change for tho better this state of
affairs Is likely to continue for two weelu,
for It will take fully that Hme to build a
bridge acrosj the bay for railroad trains.
Tho Gulf, Houston and Henderson, the
' fianta Fe, and Southern I'aclllc. have com-
, htned efforts and l.ave !,. men at worlt
. T-..i.ntrnctimr the Southern Pacific bridge,
, wiUL.n y,n be used by them juicily until
tue tw0 others are rebullu
nestf is gradually resuming Its normtl con-
dhl.in. Most of the buslnts houses escaped
total destruction, und a week's work has
sJIllced to make them habitable.
lav Danits arts a. ui-w, u. uuic;bio
... ... . ...
house? find It ditllcuu to operate, on account
ot lack of shipping faclliti-s. Tho city's
puDi.c nnprovemenis nave oe-wi icmporariiy
restored. lucundtrcent eleetrio ngti-.s nave
a. -.1 I l 1, .. h.mlnnia Vuiftu.lt t a
- ? - --? -?s
lll0 severe uamage none m n.o ..-, .lu
"... ... ., n t ..
The street car service will be Crippled for
I weeks. If Galveston should bo visi'.cxl by
,' tt rain, even a light one, the damage to
property in houses would be very great. "" many of th. m -till nt their labor::.
Temporary repairs are being made all ' thuosh th- organized f..r.e. mmposnd
. .. . ,. larpt.-ly f nearoes who w.te literally com
over the city, but many a man has not the .f m f Ji cm,
ready money, or any money at a 1, with wJfk a, flmiBf- ,ivinK , rtho Jt tw,Iv,
which to make the repairs, and then, there lK,urj. r.(
are not the workmen to do It, nor Is suf- Tlu. ,,, of ln Clt . xtjll Lloi.,
ileient material at hand. I a, , r,Iuor e,nB;t h,. MW,,.i ... rfr,,
It has Men suggeste-i uiai me roo.s i
the buildings suitable for habitation be re-
paiied under the general supervision of the
ml.liury autnoriues, aim wiui enos-: uo ra
. ble to nay be made to do so. To do this
- - - - .
work would require the services of many
tinners, slaters, brlckiajers end caipenters,
and it Is a work of protection that should j .erfttt ord,V ., .h w the isl-iiid Mill
be attended to to prevent further damage, tary dls.-liil"r bas i.ao wonderful effect.
Some of the repairs effected arc of a decid- ?"; tUtr.Krlt v-r.-. .:..! proiK-rty c-
I e-dly makeshift character, but thi- will do
1 fnr a time. Some restuents owning rorar.
Sne slate roofs have taken the strayed
lots and placed them over the great
holes- ln their homes. Others are making
temporary repairs with wooden slilnglcs.
A score of bodies was removed from the
debris' in various parts of the city to-day
and cremated. The work of disponing of
tho dead continues unabated, but to-day
only a few funeral lire burned on the
streets. It Is thoujht that nearly all this
ghastly service has been done.
It 1 utterly Impossible to estimate the
list ot the dead. Nothing has occurred to
change the conservative numbers already
stated 5.W0. In round number
Doctor Smith, who waa appointed by tha
I THERE iS STiU
Aihut fiom Aiitm s'umv
tlial tin m mum of tin relit f
f ii tu! fiit to iJovoriitr S.m-r
2 luts Ivi-n iivally fxajisffiMtt ii.
jifcut MilT-riiii in ll.t- ' i i J
ilisirift. Sviiil M:!fiii!iiiiis ?
tu ;riir: II. Moruau, M r 1
-iiaiit i ll.lll,. r to
(I. TVnnoiit, Inn-i-tat."
t'hauls' A.ssmi.iiii .
1 LEADING TOPICS
I'nr Mlnnrl-Fjilr nnd uarniir, ltli
i 'r,1''- "'",-- '"lr i-y
'!ouil ; pnfcMhly hontr In north
western portion; nrlalile -tvlnt!.
I'eir Illinois l':ilr nml nnrnirr 'fnfi.
ilnj. W e-iltiesduy fulr; l"r-Ii inirtl. to
For .rUunnn-Fair Tiietiluy; warm
er In Tveslrni porlluu. Vettneilu-r
nurtli lo east -nliid.
1. Hundred Thousand Men On Strike
Money Now the Chief Need of Calv- :i
Children I'erlsh In a Fire.
2. Additional Names of Dead.
3. Cracksman and Accomplice Captured.
M. Ii Conference. South, to Meet In St.
New Presiding Elder cf St. Louis Dis-
Croker Tells Truth About lea Trust.
i. This Fellow Is a Ileal Y.'anderlng Willie.
Boy CouehiH Run Away From Home.
5. Mr. Itrj an's Letter of Acceptance.
C. Race Track Hcult5.
7. His Fine Clothes IfeM for "Itoar
Opening: of the Kspoaltlon.
Yedd!ng and Other Society Kventa. ,
Chlld-Drlde nnd Sister Still Misslmr.
Cha.-np Clark's Storlej About Famoua
Female Fajin Teaches Girls to steal.
0. "Howard Boasted He Killed Cc-bel."
Editor's .MatrirrJoninj Scoop.
- Republic Want Axis.
jj, uep.jb;c Waj)t A(J
Tranrftrs of p.eai Ltate
, - Grata , nna Produce,
j Cettle bales.
I -OTge Oranite Ctlhim.1 Qnon I
j frgejJranlte Column Snapi In Two.
' -AnxIHary Board of Health as a committee,
of ono on necrology, to-day began his work
f collecting sworn statements of the names
of those who have perished In the recent
torln to-day. HN object In collecting this
dat: ' for the be-ntflt of the living In tho
j -etUcment or legal matters that will arise.
oniJ other questions where absolute proor
! f death will have to be obtained. All thoso
""owing of any death will mnke a swori
-statement as to the name, hc- . i.
nativity, circumstances of death, and all
( the facts en which the statement Is made.
crain. Tit-- ui'i
havo (o -. removed before an attempt U
mmlo to save the ves-I.
J Half a. dozen other grounded ramer
have not yet been touched, but efforts wl'l
"--- .wc una eK 50 ,ut thnni to 5ej
. .. . -- m
mtsr tne -umgc to them is repaired.
Many rrr.all sailing ve-cts lie along the
j.t. .. ..
wimn. in caps:zei portions, and even upcu
tne wnarr. high and dry. A tvvr wharfs
liavn l.... .V. . . . . ...
- . r ---cir;
, uce-uuse my are not ailvv.
I t ..
ine weatrer is intensely hot, hnnly a
breath of brRzn U blowlnx. Sailing crafts
are becalmed on the bay. Conditions ar
anything but favorable for tho great physi
cal labor in recovering and burying tho
dead and ridel Insr the city .if Its ruln. fcsi'
the work hi vGlnc on wltltoiit tnterrupticn.
, People do not mind ;h. heat, they are u;
at siinrte a.nl hard t work, and nig'ri
. MorM ... ,,.,9ll.fatH. r,rrScrnti
I h!rh ... tlot . , ,. .. fh. ,.,
, of voi,in, lkM.tor5. n.0
loonraen wre -ir,t,a . uytrn bef0
n...ri.t 4..,.rv l.hr..l Tltl. e-L.Tfl t.l-
order stopritiK tn s.il.. ..f l-tosk'ints Thev
luomi-ed rwl 10 reperit the offen-e nnd
).,,, ,-eport.d aln - Atird.,. n.l alMolute-
ly no aiM.irDti-ie- '- u.-urri-i
, is -'" I.Ji;t'"f.'f '' ' R"1 t-'roM S'
, doiy arrive! th!' .f-.r-.-. n with a con
r trained fn.. si. ! consult wit
j the R.mf ""rrmlti.. h. '- untirtaklng-
10 relller se- 1, - 1,. zr . n inil-.llstresse.i.
I) J aicAt'UFhTZ
YELLOW FEVER AT HAVANA.
Captain Oartwri-rhr IlaK IJecn
Havana. Sept. 17. Captain Geo. S. Tart
wrlght of the- Twenty-fourth United State
Infantry. Quartermaster's Department, was
taken down with ycl our fever to-day at
The fever .ituation h.ra thswi no la-