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MEMPHIS. TENN., TUESDAY, JUNE 1, 1889.
VOL. XLIX--NO. 128
NO END TO IT.
The Storj of Johnstown not Half Told
The Mind of Man Cannot Conoeive
the Horrors of It.
The Press Acknowledges Its Own
Weakness in Telling It
Heartrending, (Sickening Sights Ap
pear Like Horrid Dreams.
Dead Bodies Found In Every Im
And Like Ghastly Speoters Fright
the Soula of Men.
The Vain and Hopeless Search for
Dear Ones Continues.
ivory Water-Soakod and Roasted
Corpse is Closely Scanned.
The Exact Number of Live Lost
Will Nevor Be Learned,
But in the Opinion of Conservative
Thirty Ier Cent of a Population
of 65,000 Are Drowned.
Tha Arrival of Provision Trains Keep
th People From Starving But They
Ara Almost Without Clothing
Tha Call for Fundi Responded
to Nobly by Many Cities.
Johnstowh, Pa,, Juno 3. The dark
disaster of the tiny, with its attendant
terrors, thrilU the universe and draw two
continents closer together in tha bonds of
svmpnthy that Mn.l humanity to ninn
The miduight terrors of Ashtabula ami
Chutswortli evoked tear of pity from
every fireside, in Christendom, but tho
true story of Johnstown, alien ull i
known, will stand solitary and nlono as
tho acmo of man's annihilation by tho
potent forces to which humanity Im ever
subject Tho menacing clouds hover
durkly over tho valley of death, mid tho
muttering thunder that ever and anon
rcverltcrHtcs faintly in he distance scorns
tho sardonic chucklo of the demon of
destruction as he pursues his way to other
lands and other homes. But tho modern
Milium, lift. fliinA It. menrml f..a Trd.
vwuw am nui.i IVI V Vl.lim V-U
Tlie waters sre rapidly subsiding, bnt tho
angry torrents (till eddy around, and the
wingod messenger of pcaro bs not yet
appeared to tell tho pathetic tale of thoao
who escaped tho devastation of Illack Krl
dny. It is not a hackneyed utterance to
say that no pen can adequately depict tho
horrors of this twin disaster, holocaiiNt anil
deluge; tho deep emotions that well from
the heart of every spectator dud most
eloquent expression iu sifeuco tho silence
that bespeaks mau's recognition of his
subserviency to tho i-lcnicnts and lini
tcuce lo avert cntnstropho. Tho litninifl-
ennce of human life is only fully realized
by thoxc who witness such scenes as Johns
town and Chatswnrtli and Ashtabula, and
to those wIiomo uivinoty
ri.tain tiis I'icti'Ur or iionnon
the dread experience cannot fail to lie a
lilting Icmoq. This morning opens up
dark nd dreary, (in-ul drops of rain fail
occasionally and another slot in s. cini 1m
minent. Kvcry nno feels thankful, though.
that the weather sat ill remain cool and
Hint the gradual putrifuclion of the hun
dred of bodies that a'.dl lie in the streams
under the miles of driftwood snd debris la
not unduly hv.tcne I. This niouilng tho
peculiar stcuch of decaying human fl -ah is
plainly perceptible to tho sense as one as
cends the bank of Ftony Creek for a hall
mile along tho smouldering ruini of tho
wreck, and tho nwt skeptical now con
reive tho worst an 1 rcallio that hundreds
aye, pcrh.ii thousand of bodies lio
charred and blackened beneath this great
funeral pro. r-earcher wander wearily
oxer thi amuking ma, and as occasion
nlly a sudden shout couicsorer the waters.
tho pnticht watchers on the hill real i no
that another ghastly discovery has Im-co
adddl to that long list of revolutions that
chill every heart and draw tears to the
eyes of pessimist. From tho banks many
charred remains of victims of flume ami
(Isidore plainly visible to tho nuked eve
a tha rcivdipg waters reluctantly givo up
their dead, I'sMioulh almost every log or
Plsikcncd beam a glistening skull or tho
Munched remnants ol rib or limbs ninik
all Nist remain of life's lioix-i snd drcain.
hince 10 o'clock 11 night tlio llro engines
have biin busy. Water has liccn con
stantly playing on tho burning ruins. At
1 1 men i nr in. accu.s annual vxiuiguisucu,
N.J.NI Sl'PPKILV HMIt A K OCT AFRKSII,
in somo new quarter and again tho water
and ll.imes wage (ierco combat. The chief
sensation of tho morning has been tha
united remonstianco of tho phvalcian
against tl"' extinguishment of Ilia burning
wreck, Thry maintain, with a philosophy
Hint lo anxious FcatviiT M-enis iieanu-ss.
Hint hundreds, ll not tiiousanus, ni hleli-s
and decaying bodie lio beneath. Oils nirvta
of biirninir ruins, "it would I botier."
tlioy My, "to permit nature' graatost
scavenger, the flumes, to pursue their work
unmolested tlmn locxpaso tofurther decay
tho horde 01 putrefying oodles that lie Ikj
ncalh this dehnn. 1 liero can la but one
result. Pay will elapse, before Hie rule
binh can lie stifllcieiitiy removed to permit
tlie recovery oi ineso iHxiiea, and long ei
tliut overy eoniso will be a iutrid mn.
yielding forth those frightful euiiinations
of decaying human ficsh that in a crowded
rtiminuiiliy hkn this can give but oun re
sult tho dreadful typhus. Kvrry battlo
fleld lias deinoniilriiled tha nacemily of Ihe
i ... i... ..I .1 iV -
liavy iinrrnieii tu iietNMis; uwim anu
tho iicui.li tuul aia'iiuy arise I a lorvruu
norof im penciling danger. Burn the wreck;
burn the wreck.
x louo cny of indignation
arose from the lips of tho vunt multitudo,
and tho warnings of science were lost in
tlie eager demand of thoso who rwugtit
tlio rouuiiiiN of the near unit dear, ine
hone was nguin turned upon the liuming
mass, and rapidly tho tlumcsyiulded to the
supremacy of water. It is almost impossi
ble to coneeivetho extent of thescsmoking
ruins. An area of eight orten acres above
tho dam is covered to n depth of forty foot
w ith hliatterej houite-s borne from tho res
ident center of Johnstown. In each of
these houses, it is estimated, there were
Irom one to twenty or twenty-live people.
This is accepted as data upon which to
estiumte tlie number that perished on
tnia spot, ana u tlie data bo correct, tlio
bodies that lio beneath tlmse ruins must
run well til) into the hundreds if not thou
Up to this mornintr neonlo livimr hero
who lost wlmlu families nud parts of fami
lies Hardly seemed to realize what a dread
ful culamity had befallen tlieni. How
ever, this morning people tiro getting to
understand tlie situation, and nu'ony is
tniiicd on tlio face of every one, and it
is truly a city ol mourning, leu bodies
wero taken out of the debris atll:'.'0 o clock
this morning. There was nothing by
which to identify them, as they were
burned almost to a crisp. It is thought,
However, tliat seven ol them iH-lonir to
one family, as they were all found under
tho roof of a house partly burned.
KO TEl.l.INU HOW MANY AUK LOST.
There is do tcllinu how many holies
have been lost. Ailjutant-Cieuerul lias-
I i r ml.. I.aa j.I.i.pi.a ..f nwn.i.lltitiit
stated this morning that ho supposed
mere was si least z,uuu people under tno
burning debris, but the only way to Hud
out how uiany lives wero lost was to tuko
a census of the people now living and sub
tract that Iroui Hie census betoru Hie Hood.
8aid lie: "In my opinion there are from
4,000 to 8,000 souls lost." 1'altery it, of
1'iltsburjr, arrived in tho city this morn
intt. under command of l.icut. ShepparJ,
who went to Hit lie.dliiiinrlers ol Adjutant-
(ienernl ilatiugs, in tho tower. Tho
(ienerul bad lust gotten up, and as tho of-
Ilccr approaclied tlio deneral said. " Ho
sent you here?" "I was sent hero by the
Chamber of Commerce," replied tho Lieu
tenant. "Well, I want to slate that them
an. only four peoplo who can order you
nut, vix., the Governor, Adjutant- ienernl,
MsjoMieneral and tlie coiiimunder ol the
Second Itriintile. You have committed a
serious breach of discipline and my advice
to you is to get back to I'lttsburg a soon
as possible, or you may be mustered out
of service. 1 am surprixed that you should
attempt aiicn an act without uuy authority
This seemed to settle tho matter, and
the bntiery started back to I'iltshurg. In
justice to Lieut, bheppard it m ght bo
stated that he was told thnt an order was
issued by the Governor, lien, lluslincs
stated af.erward that tho sending down
of the soldiers was liko waving a red ll.ig,
and it would only tend to create trouble.
lie said everything was quiet Hero, and it
was an insult to tho citizen of Johnstown
to send soldier here at present Tho
Washington Inlanlry rnme in over tlio
llallimore k Ohio lhiilroad, and when
('apt. bhnnnon reported to Ailjt.-Gen.
Iloiitinirs, that sentleman an id that there
was no need for soldiers' aid; if any were
needed he would order out the Hat
guards. Ho said ho had nothing to do
with independent orir.tmrutions. coiiho-
qucntly he would not adviso them to no
lurilier, and to say tiicro wn no need ol
any soldiers. A train of five cat rnme iu
(rum Cumberland, MJ., this morning
1XAIKI) WITH I'K'IVIMONS
and thirty men to clean up thoa debris.
ine general un.icriaainn rooms nro si
work, and about sixty coillns rontniniuz
bodies of unknown iiqilo were piled up
on the station platform, tu.lo a pathetic
sihl was seen this morning on tho briil.
I p lo tol.iy tien. Ilnsitns Had Ins lies. I
quarters on tlio cost sido ol the river, but
this iiiorniiiK he came over to tho burning
debris followed by ubotil 1J5 nieu carryiiitt
Collins, lleslarudto work innnudintely,
and tins orderel uii'u from 1'liil.idelpb'u
snd lliirrishurg and nil Kastcrn town lo
do labir work.
The condition of aiTairs here la illustrated
by the circumstance under which these
dispatches sre beinu Sent It has been
necessary to establisli tho hc.vlii'iurtors of
the AwMN'lated 1'resa in the buiiding which
is being use.) as one ol the morgues and
its teleprapb op,rrtors are scniling the (lis
tnfwing new lo tho world while sur-Mniidi.-d
by the bodies of the dend. The
Western In Ion Telesrspli Company are
furnisbiiiK every ioaiible facility for the
transmission of uews.
The stealing: by ilunLrarians at Cambria
City and points nlonj the railroad baa al
most censed. 1 ho reorl ol several lynch
ings and tho drowning of two Italians,
while being pursued by citizens yesterday,
put a dampt'r on the soulless pilfering for
a time, l'cputy t-lieriir I low wa patroling
the river bank. He fouud two Huugari
ana ATTrMrriMi to mm r.vRAL kopik
and at once gave chase. Me fouml tho
two making to the wood and pulled out a
pistol and shot twkv, wounding both men
badly. From latent reports the men uro
still living, but are in a critical condition.
Tho Mien If has taken charge of Johns
town, and armed men are thi morning
palroling tho city. The people who hav
property in tho limit are criniltod to en
ter tho city, if lliey are known, but other
wise it I imiNjakihls to get into town.
Tin regulation seems harsh, but it is a ne
cessity. Tho relief committer from Ohio
are pitching their can a tciita on the hill
sido. They havo IsJil of these canvas
letits and they are being enorly utilized
as fast as erected. For tho first tune since
tha lloxl men have been pill to work on
the dcl ris at the brIJgo and are hunting
for the bodies thai have not I icon burned
tcyoiid recognition. This morning a man,
woman and child were taken from tho
ruin. 1 ho child waa clasjied in tho arm
of the woman, and the Irio were evidently
huslMiiid, wllii and child. It I s most
distressing ight to ace the relatives of peo
plo w ho are apposed lo be lost standing
around watching every body a it Is pulled
out and acting tnoro like uianiucs than
tii (.Knur TAt rnox rirrsncno
over the r.nllinwre A Ohio rmd reached
hero at 2 o'clock thia morning after an ex
citing ride up tho mountain. All along
the roitd at vuch town contributions wen
made to the already well tided cars of
provisions. McKpvaport added two car
lo tho tluee taken from rittaburg.lwonioro
wero addil at Lradilock, threo at West
New ton and so on all the way to Johns
town, until when the latter place was
IMiclied tho ttnlu had ten loaded cars.
Win n Johnstown waa reneheJ every ono
wss anxious to get to work to assist in the
work of rescue, A party was made up
and started for tho lower part ol tho town.
The path wa covered with trees, rocks,
fonera, parts of bona ami every imagina
ble lUmg. bureaus, beds, aldebuurda an J
furniture of all kind wero strewn from hill '
to hill.- Th ''' stiviv f'reek
for miles up from Johnstown 's filled with
dabris of in, kn.oa, ... of me l aitl
more & Ohio has been cleared of debris
and it i piled upon each sido as high as
tho top of tho cars. When the lower part
of the town wis ronchod tha scene pre
sented was 1m yond description.
IIALI' Mas not ukkn told,
ntr never will be. as to tho extoat of tho
awful wreck, rrom tho l'eniisvlvnniii
lhiilroud to Main street thore is nothing
standing but tho stone church and the
large brick schoolhousu. Tlio Mansion
House is gone, and over 100 people wore
lost thore. From tho ll.iltiinoro & Oliio
depot yoti can seo for blocks in every
direction, and between tlu depot and tho
point there is standing only n part of the
Morrell block mid two small brick otlices
that wi re protected by tho Morrell build
ing. The town waa at rest early in the
morning. Kvcryone was thoroughly ex
hausted with the terrible strain nnd the
work of tho Inst two days and nigliK
The town is under martial law, and every
one who gor-xabout tho place is challenged
mid required to give un account of him
self. '1 lie water lias hubsidvd to a ureal
extent, an 1 tho atroeta in the main part ol
tne town arc Ireo from water. The lalliug
water has laid bare the terriblo work of
the llood, and the full cxlent of tho disas
ter is only being ascertained now. The
streets aro ono sickening, foul smelling
mass of wood and debris, snd the work of
searching for bodies has only fairly begun.
Tho latest estimate put tlie
i-oss of i n k at riom 10,000 to 12,000,
It is impossible to get any account of tho
number lost. Every one is so thoroughly
tired out and overcome by the weight of
the disaster as to bo utterly unable to give
anv accurate details or llgurea.
'1110 work of idcntillug the dea 1 goes on
very slowly and comparatively few so far
havo been identified. Among those, iden
tified toilay wero Mtins Wolf nnd wife;
Mr. (ioKlbert, a merchant on Main street,
whnte body wnsttcut to llaltiuiore, accom
panied by bis (laughter; Mis. J. Kater
stein and son, who were visiting Mr. Holm-,
tho father of Mrs. Katerstein. They were
standing in Mr. Itohm's store, on Main
street, "nnd were washed away in front of
The Hotel HolWt ha been entirely
washed away and seventy-two person
perished in tlio wreck, iloliinil the Mor
rell properly lies a locomotive, which was
carried over tho bridge and swept up by
Frank McPonald, a conductor on tho
Fomersel branch of the lla'tiuuire A Ohio,
was in the t'ennsylvntiin It illro.id dcHt
when tho flood enme. He said w hen ho
first saw the llood it was thirty feet high
ami gradually nsie to at leact forty feel.
"lliere is no doubt that the South l ink
dam broke," said Mr. Mclionnl l. "Fif
teen minutes before the ll-xl came IVcker,
the I'ennsylvaniu Itmlroa I ageul, read too
a telegram' be hail just r-ecived saying the
South Fork dam bad bioken. As soon r
ho heard this the peoplo iu the slat ion.
numbering 20;), made a rush f r a hill. 1
I saw 1,000 hopim oo ovr.n tux iuiipof.
The first bouse tb.it came down stiu.tk
the bridge nnd at once took lire and as
fast as tlie either came down they Were
consumed. I believe a am aafo in saving
I saw a thousand bodies burn. It re
minded me ot a lot of (lies oil II y piqs-r,
etiugging to get away, with no hoe and
no cliance to save tlioiu. 1 have no ides
that had Iho bridge been blown up the
loss of life would have Ih-cii iii.iiiv le.
They would havo United a little iiirlher
Willi tho same cerlnin death. 1 hen, again,
it wn liiiM)Hsiblo for any one to have
reaehod Ihe bridge in order lo blow it out,
for tint w ater came so fast thul no one
could have done it. I saw ten to eigh
teen bodies go over the bridge at the
same time. I ollered a man i-M to row
mo ncnsMi the river, but coulJ gel no one
to go, und wn linahy had to bui'd a boat
and get ucroim that wav."
1 rom under the largo brick s . oolhouo
121 Ud ies were tuken last night and to
day. Frx.m every corner and place Iho
bodies are being loiiud and buried a fn-d
a jMiMKihle. The Heoswity for speedy
burial is becoming mauilest nod the
sleiich arising from tho bodu-s is sicken
ing. A number of IknIh-s bave bi-en
found with bullet-holes in them, showing
roncliiMvely that in their maddening
fright suicide was resorted lo by many.
A XAMM.Rs I'Al'L IIKVKIIK
lii a sotnnw hero among the namele dead.
vN ho ho i mar never bo known, but hi
ride will be famous in local history.
Mounted on a Brand, big bay horse, he
came riding down the pike, which passed
through I'onemauli lo Johnstown,
like some angel ol w ruth of old, shouting
Ida portentioii warning; "Uun for vour
live to tho hills." "run lo the bills."
Iho eople crowded out of their house
along the thickly settled street awe
struck snd wondering. No body knew
the man, and somo thought be was a
maniac and laughed. On, at a deadly
Pico he rode, snd shrilly rang out bis
swlulcrv. in a lew moment, However.
there came a cloud of ruiu down tho broad
trcets, down tho narrow alleys, grinding,
twisting, hurling, overturning, trashing,
annihilating the weak and the strong. It
waa the charge of tho llood wearing Its
coronet ol ruin and devastation, which
grew at every Instant ol it progress.
Forty feet high, somo say, thirty accord
ing to others, was this son, ami it travelled
with a iwillues hkn that which laid hid
den in the heel of Mercury. On nud on
raced the rider, snd on and on rushed the
wave. Doznns of xoplo took hoed of the
warning anil rnn up lo tlie hill. I 'our
faithful ri'ler. ll wa an unequal contest.
Just a ho turned across the railroad
bridge tho mighty wavo fell u-win him,
and hone, rider and bridge and all went
out into chao together. A lew leet
further on several cars of Ihe Pennsylvania
lLiilro.nl train from I'illsburg were caught
up and hurried into the cnidron, and the
Heart ol tne town rraeniw mo nuru wnu
turned noilher to right nor lelt lor safety
for himself, but rode on to death for hi
S( KNX AT I.AKS COitm At'OII.
1 L 20 a. m. Messrs. II. linger, fieorge
Fimror. 1iuis Clark and It lluasey ll.nns,
of 1'ittsburg, relative of some of Iho
Oietnliers of bo Niulti rorK fish
ing Cluh.have Just arrival from Iho broken
dam. 'I hcv all have friend or relative
at the lake al Iho present time, and b-ing
very anxious as lo their fate, Ihey made a
daring break through the Hooded distiict,
and, after a careful vxaiuiualion, returned
Mr. W. Harry Singer, In eaklng of
tbolnp, aid: "Wo h it I'ittsburg on the
day express, and got lo Sang Hollow about
Vi o'clock. Wo walked up to Johnstown,
but could not get acroM there. Wo wenl
up Stonv Creek a couple of milea and got
a man lo ferry ii across, and hhj tno
Franstown nd around the bill to tho
lake. It i about ten mile from Johu
town to the lak by thi road. We reached
the clubhouse nl ti.'.M o'cUn-k, woruout by
tho trump. Wo fouud that Mr. Jtues
Chirk, aon of Charles J. Clark, nud two
Miay ivys and Mr. i'w is.vrou had started
from tlio htko on Sa.urduy on horsebnek
to South Fork Station to take the train for
Altoona. They got no further than Altonnn
owing to washouts, nnd they are still
there. 1 here waa to one tit the luko wlion
wo arrived except ihe cus'.odians of the
building nnd aomo workmen. A. J. Kent
lug nnd George Wilson arrived lust night
about ll o clock.
the lakh is coMri.KTn.T Pnticn oi'T.
The dam broko In the center at 3 o'clock
on Friday afternoon, and at 4 o'clock it
was dry. mat great bodv ol water passod
out in one hour. Messrs. l'urk and Van-
bureii, who are building n new drainage
system nl tho lake, tried toavert the d mas
ter by digging a sluice-wiiv on one side to
ciuo iho pressure on the dam. Tliev had
about forty men at work, and did ail they
could without avail. Tlio water passed
over the dam about a foot above and
stopped nl nbout 2; 3d o'clock. Whatever
liaji'tnil in Ihe way ol a cload-burst took
llneo during the night lliere had been
nut little ruin up to daik. When 'the
woikiiien woke in the morning tho luko
was very full, and wa rising ut the rate
of a foot nu hour. It kept on rising un
til, at 2 o'clock, It tint began breaking
over the dam and undermining it. Mjii
were sent three nnd four ttnu s during tlio
day to warn people below ot their danger.
hen iho limit Hrcak came at .1 o clm-k
there w us a sound like tremendous and
continued peals of thunder, lives, rocks
and earth were shot up into mid air iu
great columns, nud then tho wavo started
down tho lavluo."
Till WATKU Jl'MI-IO.
A fanner w ho escaped said thnt the wa
ter did not cotno down like a wavo but
jumped on lit house and beat ll to frag
ments lit sn Instant, lie was aafo upon
the hillside but hi wife und two children
were killed. At the present timo tho lake
looks liko n crus bel ween the crater of a
volcano and a huo mud puddle with
lumiof trees nnd rocks scattered over It.
there la a small stream ol mud.lv wster
running through the ochtcr of the Iske
site. Tho dam was about seven feet hhrh,
and the break is about 200 feel wide,
nud there is but a small portion of the
dam left on cither side. No damage wai
done to any ot tho buildings In-longing to
tho club. Tho w hole South Fork la swept,
w ith not a tree standing. There aro but
ono or two small stream showing here
and thero in tho Inke. A g-ent inanv of
Iho workmen carried tiff baskets full of
fl-.li which they caught it) the mud. The
rem-uing parties who aro at work on the
mass ot uuburned wreckage in tho river
above1 the stone bridge are finding bodies
nud Iragmeuts of bodice at the rate of
from ten to IKIiimi nn hour. In oilier
parts of the submerged districts many
bodies are being taken out A careful es
timate at this lime of the bodies recovered
eveiywhere puts it at from 700 to HtXI.
The total l-s of lif i must ccrtainlv Isi
from li,0H0 to K.(Ks), 'ilu-y are being
pn ked up in pocket liko ore in all sorts
of unexKited plures.
IIUI KLl IH VM WIVWK.Ma.
l anrl fcambrr mf I Irn Unl Will rtr
II Hawa-1hlr)jr percent. Itvi.
Joii.vsTowy, I'., Julie U. Tho devel
opnien Is of every hour mako It more nud
more appaicnl llmt tlw wxa l number of
lives lo.i in ihe Juhiistdwn hoiror will
never be known. All estimate thai huvv
bt'ti made up to this time are conserva
tive, and when all Is knowu will doubllcn
be found to havo been too small. Over
1,000 InmUi s have bet-n found sinee sun
rise tixlay, and the liiosl skepliral con
cede thnt tho remain of thousands mote
lest beneath the debris abovo Johnstown
luidge. 'ihe population of John-down,
the Biirrounding towns nud Ihe HHlion ol
the alh y ullnl.-d by Iho Ihstd i", or Was,
from 5.MW0 to 6,'), '. AsMN-ialed 1'reM
ri-jireseiilalives bslny intei viewed numer
ous Ic.tding citiz- ns of Jolniktown who
survived the ll'sjd, and Ihe consensus of
opinion was that fully M or cunt ol tlie
residents of Johnstown and Cumbria had
Is-cn victims ol the continued disaster, so
far, from water. If Ibis be trus, the total
Iocs of life in the entire volley can
not be less than 7,000 or n,(ioo,
and possibly Uiucll greater. Of the
Ihousuuds who were devoured by the
flames und whose ashes rest beneath
the smoking debris abovo Johnstown
biidge, no duliiillo information can ever
beohtuined. A little will lw leurncd ol
the hundreds who sank beneath the cur
rent nnd were born s ifllydown Ihe (.Vine
maugh, only lo be deposited bundled of
miies below on the banks and the drill
wood of the raging OhK l'tobubly one
third of the dead will never be recovered,
and ll will take a list of Ihe ensuing week
hence to enable even a cloo eatimale to
be made of the numlx-re of live that were
so n lied out in thai brief hour. 1 tint this
cs'.imaU) can never be accurate is under
stood when it I remembered that in many
instance whole families and their rela
tivist were wepl away und fouud a com
TIIS TOTAL DrxTHI cnoM
of tho city leave no data to even demon
strate that Ihe names of these unfortu
nate ever fouud place on tho pages of
"All indication point to the fact that
the death list will reach over .f,0oi) names,
and in ray opinion lh muring w ill r-scli
H.lrXI In number," declared (iuli. IK II.
At present there are sai l to 2.200 re
covernd bixlies, 'Ihe great dilheultiis
cxM-rionced In getting a correct lint is the
great number of morgues, l liere Is no
central bureau of information and to coin-inuiiii-ato
with the diilercnt deadhoilM-a is
Ihe work of hour. The. journey from tho
I'eniiRylvnnia llailmsd morgue to the ono
In tho Fourth Ward nhoolhoue, in
Johnstown, occupies al least ono hour.
This render it impossible lo reach ail of
them In one day, paiticulurly a some of
the morgue are situated al points inacces
sible from Johnstown.
At o'clock In tho rveuiug tho 01 till
body bad been recoiv 1 si ihe Cumbria
Cily depository for corpse- Tlio name
of tho lately Identiflod are Uurgi-s O'Niel,
wile and children; John smith, Joseph K.
Itamnr, Mr, tioorgo All, lauthur,
James hchlick. Julius Itmhop, John Clen
ole, Kate McKnery. Tin-re am ten there
at present unknown. At Millvillu was tho
tho body of s girl fifteen year of ng".
making their forty-sixth corpse received
there. Tho angry inuk on tho wrist
looked as if a bracelet had been torn from
AT TIIS MORofi 4t tiis rilllAMllSCXN
Iu Johnstown tho K.r of Mr, and Miss.
Shad Jones, co'oreil, Chsil-- K"iikow,
Ilrown, of Wundvale, and a soil of Itieh
ard Fits Harris were identified. Seventy
bodies havo bwn received at the lVuiisyl-
Mrs, r. J. Wllilmnn,
Mrs. V. M. rr.lii,
Mix I my l.ivcrinnm,
Mm, Miimurel Kruuk,
Ml. M.-llie Jtiuti-N,
Miu Alice K.i'lirUtle.
.Mrs. Mnrls l.uess, eoi'd,
It. It. I'. Wllou,
Mm. Jnlin W. Jnim-d,
Mury A line Jone,
(...ll.-lli s liiiucuilelek,
.lotin M -l1L
i-nv iu r.tmilivt
Mrs. Mollle Hiirklisr.lt
Mrx. Wnuulu Htmilinl.
Wtllliuin. l.v jcars old,
IM Wlfl i'rM.,
Mr-, Mnry Ihiwney,
tV in. II. Ovurlnvk.
Oiv Ia In,
Mi-. Ia-icIi. iiiiillier .if 1'itiiinv hiiiM.i-lnii.n.l.iil nf
The iionllvof Pslrlek Kmau, lin.Kiii.l, w He and
ls:i Slew II iUu:.it, rs.
Joint K lliirliiiiiiiii, HiiH-rliileiiiK'iit ol Cambria
Iron Work, wuivii. mne.
II. O. U.NK-, PlMrlcl -Attorney,
AT TUB rol'RTII WAIll) SCIIOOl tlOCsa
a great number of victim are being pre
pared for interment. Yesterday 200 wero
disMsed of nnd today ns many more re
ceived attention, Those identified are:
liartc A. Mnistiall,
r-iiii ol lr reliin.l,
Mm II. T. Hel'rstico.
Iiitaiilili-r ol Pr. I'elan.l,
hull ol Mm KsUcualdu,
Mim Murv I i vilen,
Mr, Jm-eti Wild,
(i.Mrv- II. IIuLImIu,
Mrrt. .M oiinell,
Jol.n I). CI. l.nr.K
( liirl.ii ) lliill. r,
J.'hk e Ihiiiillloii,
WiIIIhmi I.. I '.ivli.
Mim l..ur lUnilUnu,
A. I.. I.illle,
Mix Ji.uu-1. 1. i-nmhever,
W llllmn IViidhI,
M. 1. l-itvu,
Minnli-1 Inn. m,
I h.irle- Ihmke,
Pr. . ('. Ikdin,
Mrs. I.lln 1-iM.in.
Mot W. W. Janes,
Met. X. i'. J.ni.-i,
I-. V. Mell,.y,
Jumis Mart lis,
Mm ll. hlilrl.lw,
H-ni r Hrlnkvv,
( hnrUi, II. Ml kin,
Mia. leiuilr N e 1 1 a,
I rank II. Iliirri,,
l nir.i IbnlHiur,
Jmiie-i I ex,
Jhio- W. Mnriiliy,
A. J. Mi-urn,
I lim l.-a I 1 1 ili.irrla,
1 1miii iH MiiHIi.-Hk,
Mr-. II. K. ll.Hliiiau,
Mr.. J.nm II. Itnrnlek.
11 ii bin llim.a NirU-r, lui iMauM to be Wiltlnm
Hon ell Tnwrll (wo nnni-niic- two fmninlil,
Ihe elli.-r Inn few ! nl I.
Mr-. Km ii r, vihox Ik1 Iiu Invn ruhlxil ol
A li ninlc n-M-uihllng Mlu Klls ljlim an.) Selll..
A null- Kali'nn, s U.lv ii.t .1 in Im Mr-, lii-ls.
A joinia la ami HdtiuU "W. II." en nu.
Til PI AO AT KKIIVMI.I.K.
Mrx Walter Pssea,
Mm. I:.-j in.
Mm. J-.i-.di hssnk.
Olio i o..M-r.
W indMir la-es.
Mr-. l-.d lin-uniin.
I hild n( j.ifiu MurL
Mrx J I rata.
Mr-. Iiai-li.-l Inrki-a
Mnrann i I Miir.
J. I. ii I l-li. r.
Mix Jnlin Mimker.
Mrx tti-.li j Min.rl.
I.. Ihos mill . hil.L
Mr-. I.. W. IVU iry.
II Iu Win t.
i lii.rli Mnxvr.
Mm. IliC- rl Nixon.
i. i. ( noil.
I-.-I I I i.her.
I ..-iiriii-1 i-lirr.
r i-ht-r a M-rvHiit
Him-.-ml In-n nf N Klisnlix
P.nig'.ii'r nl i-.-rminl t mix-.
Mix kliin.-) ami n.s lni'.ii..nn IkmIK-s,
AT OTIII U l-olNTS.
Mr. A. W. IxM-kbarl, of McKcesiMirl;
Mia. Lo. Lhart's father, a servant girl, Mr.
t'uiberliotl nnd son, I'eter Crown, Minnie
Linton, t'liarle Filzliarns, Chs'lea Uoiike
and three unknown.
Keruvillo is iu a dcii'.orablo condition.
The living are unable lo lake cara of tho
dead. Ilia innjorily of the luhahitaui
A leiin-tonf boiir.ls ha been i-nvl. on
the only at reel rt-maiiiiiig in tho town.
This is Ihe hea.hil.u lers lor thi-coiiiiuitleo
llmt contfo. the di .id. As ipiiekly as tho
d. u-1 ure htoughl to thia kuuI they uro
placed in Ihixi n and then taken lo the
ivuu-tery nnd buiied.
A supply store bus opened In the town.
A milkman who wna overcharging ( ir
mi k this morning, nainwly ew.iiM-,1 lynch
ing. Tho infill 'atcd nu n appropriated nil
bis iinlk nud distiibutcd it among Ihe
p.hr, mid th.-n drove him out of town.
I he body of iho "Hun." who was lynched
in an on hard lust night, was removed by
his friends during Ihe night. 1 he inhuman
unuisier had cul olT In l ietiiu's lour lin
gers of the right band. He was tiotiecd
Ix-foro be i-caK-d and dropd Ihe llngi-rs
IT.lo liia pocket, wliem thay were found
when bo was captun-iL Ihe act mad
ih ii.'d Ihe men, Bii-I they look him to an
ot bard on the hillside and bung him.
There is but one slle. l left in Iho town.
About I'm Iioiim- sre standing where oie-e
there stood 1 . 0 s I. None of the larg.- budd
ingw in whulwu once a thriving little bur
rough have escael. One IIioumiii'I s-o-.le
la a low estimate of the numla-r of
lives bast from this town. Hut few of the
bodies bnve Is-en recovered. It i directly
shove tho rums, and tho ImmIh-s have
lloaU'd down into them where they burned.
A walk through the towu revealed a deso
a Woiii K sTyTor. Q
Us af Ihe Has! I'tiihrlle Slarles aflhs
Crrnt 1 nmrttf.
Joiimtowm, I'., June 3. A pretly, pule
litllo wouisn told pnrl of In r story today as
she nervously clasisjd and unclasped her
hands, and cii-d in a ijuii t, In-artbn-ukiiig
wny. Year ago, in llui Virginia Valley,
somowbefo in nr Winehester, this sad little
soul met and loved n hard-working en
gineer named Feun. 'Jliey wero married
ml came to Johnstown, where they had a
neat, C'Jinfortable home. Fenn made
g.ssl wag'-, their 'Veral children were
all w. II chul nnd their mother lived with
her life concentrated Uou Ihi-ui. On the
aflernrMiii of the ll io-l Fenn went to the
bulclu-r'a and pus-a-d out of this short lo t
lory ill the walers. When Ihe Ibsxl came
into the the Fenu bouse the mother gath
ered bi-r chicks in the purler and told
Ihrui not lo Im afraid, as tied was lliere
sn l would guard them. I'p came the tor
rent, nnd they went to the second flxr.
snd.aguin the little mother talked i-l
hopes, bade thefil lo lie of good cheer, for
papa- heaven rest him would soon come
in a bout and take t lie in away. I'p, up
nud up rowi the water, and now the fam
ily were forced lo the top story. The
room were very low, und soon tho heads
of Ihe mother and children were Is-atinii
against the ceiling. "Mamma," said the
eldest child, a girl, "would ll not Imi bet-t-r
I'l go outside and die iu the open sir?"
"Yen, dear," sai l the mother, "we'll
make a rait an I all podown together."
She fought her ow n and her children'
way to Iho window and 0ned It She
caught piece of plank and on it put the
ohl'-st i hil l, with hearty kiss and a
"Uod bios you." Then she let it flout
away iu tho darkness and the roar of the
waves. Six time were thoso frail bark
freighted with precious cargoes and argo
sies of pious trust Tlio children were
Irightoned, but obedience wa part of their
creed, and they made but little protest.
Now came the turn ot the Inst child, lte-
io, tho four year old. Ono can fancy what
It meant Tlio lust and dearest There
wa eciirce a breathing apace In tho room
now. and If baste wa not used deaih
would t-oruo thero at once. To a
bioad plank lk-saio wa fastened
van in liailroud station.
securely and was blessed a had been the
othoiu. "I loved them nil, oh! I loved
them nil," said the mother, "but I hnd
two kisses for Ikvule.for bIio was tho favor
ite nnd was such a good child. She nut
her nrma about my neck and mid: 'You
know you said (iod would take euro of tno
nlwnxs, mnmma, will lie take enro of mo
now ?' 1 told her he would nnd she need not
four, nnd then she was carried nwav. 'I'm
not afraid, mamma,' nho call d out, nnd I
heard her, although 1 could not seo her,
nnd that's nil; except that the roof wit
torn ofr and I H utted otr, in it. nnd some
Italians saved me ut Kurusville, sixteen
mile from ben'."
"And tho children. Mrs, Fenn. I bono
liv nil escaped,'" "We have found two
of them dead, lk-ssie nnd (leorge, nnd
thero is not a murk on It.-sjie's (ace, and,
oh! I nm so tired. They are nil gone,
every one, eight of them, nnd I nm going
notno io v trgiliiii niter nil these voars to
rest and try to think." Only ono mother
of tlio hundreds, only ono 'of the mulli-
Here's Another )u .-alion.
I'ittshiiui. IV. Juuii 'J.L The M.inoiila
fraternity mot thi morning nnd received
report from committees sent to Johns
town. Tho chief point was tho terriblo
sanitary condition. A committee was ap
pointed to ak tho I lilted State (iovern
ment to take action ut once. This com
mittee telegraphed to l'rcsident Harrison,
asking him to send out a sanitary commis
sion immediately and warning him that
unless prompt setioit waa taken lo remove
dead bodies and animal from any stream
iu which the Conoiuaugti empties tho
water would tie polluted nnd carry plague
germs to the coplo. This would all'ect
the country Irom 1'ittstiurir to New Or
leans. Liko messages were sent to Iho
Tha l.aadan ft, mm II.
London, Juno ll The Ihiilij A'cww, dis
cussing the danger of artificial lake, says:
"America, where everything Is on a scale
of yaatueaa which wo cannot experience,
seems destined to sutler calamities of civ-
illr itlon, a it exhibit ila trlumphi.on tho
m ssl colossal scale. The sympathy of the
wholecivilir.e.l world will bo with the peo
ple of I'eiinsyivnnia in the saddest, most
striking and most overwhelming misfor
tune that ever la-fell a people ol the Ku
1 lie other moining dallies refer to tho
disaster iu a similar strain.
i.ini RAL nrjsrosNi:).
Many 'Mleai llnl.l l-aiblle Meeting aa4
rSKbvriUe llan.laoin Nnmx
Telegrams lo Tiik Ai i xai. fioin vaiious
cilic show the call for financial assiatauce
for the flood sulh-rvr I Is-ing nobly re
lnilianiivolis sends $:t,'iK: Kansas City,
SI.'HNI; roitmasler-Oelieral WuilHUlilker,
M.loo; I'ostoilleo l-i-pnrtment, Jl.issi;
MasMiiehusett lr-gislnture, S-tO.ism-, (',,n.
necticut legislature, S-L' i.tr.kr: I'lnladelphla,
fl IS, ink); lU-tlilehi-in I roil Company,
$-,KMl; New Yolk Fourth National dunk,
tl.iH.si; Chaileslon, S. C, JM; Clliclll
A CUIttOUiS BTOllY.
A ilan Who Claim lis Was Whipped
by While Cap In Arkansas.
K- l.ll PI'. Ull he ,.-ul
I.uti k Ion k, Ark., June .1. - I'lirmer J.
II. Fryer, of Cypress l:idi, Monroe County,
came to l.i:lle II-h k today an I tells a piti
ful story of how he was treated recently by
Aikaiisas regulnloni. His story Is ns fol
lows: "1 live in what 1 known a Cypres
Kidge Town-diip iu Monroe County, uhmit
twelve miles fioui llrinkley. laist Mon
day night a inoli call.-il ut my honsu and
culled lii'J out. 1 did not respond lis
rpii.k us they de.iin-d, nnd finally
they broke os-n the door and slid:
'Fryer, we want you.' My wife
and little child were frightened almost to
death. I rviuoii-lnit.-d with the mob, but
10 no purpose, und they drag; xl me over
my baby out of tho house an I look tun a
short distance. There I wo striped of
inv liight clothes, tied to a tree and
whipK-d until I wa almost blind with
pain. After they had severely whipta-d
me I was cut Iops- snd told to go home,
but not until I wa threatened With death
11 I breathed a word of being whiped."
Fryer says ho recognijuMl some ol tiio
lo-ii Iu Ihe iii-ib; ono in particular, a ne
gro. Fryer ollered In strip ami show how
be had Is-en lashed, but id crippled p-peiiriiin-o
removed all doubt that he was
telling tho truth about Is ing whiped.
He bad an iuterview with tho Oovurnor,
who boa gunrnutfd hlni protection.
"Was tlie liist work of the regulators
near vour home','" usked the reporter.
"No; lliere was a negro taken out and
whlpin.d ju-l as they did ine about A
lie. oili ago."
"How long have you ls-cn in Cvprc
"About twelve year. I was Imru in
Alabum.t and raiv-d Iu 1'hilhp County,
"Ain't yon afraid to return home?''
"I am not going homo. I am only going
ns far as llrinkh y, and there I can column-
filcato with my luuilly. I he distance home
from Ihero is only tw'elvo miles. 1 will go
to llrinkley P. night."
Alea. Hhal-a Heleeil.
S. lal h In 'I Us A.-xl.
N voiivii.i.i', lenn., June .1. Alexander
Wbaleys, w ho was sentenced to imprison
ment iu Ihe Columbus ;0. ) M-nileiitiary
for fivo year for swindling Iho (iovern-
ment in a pension cam-, nud who waa re-
b-sst'd through Ihe cirorta of lien. W. W,
Ihldlev, of Indiana, hi counsel, s-id wa
alP-rward reainnled by order of JilJgn
Key, has at lard been given hi hb -rly.
Jii'lgo J i. k on held that Whah-v could imt
be anil lo prison for a longer term than
three ve.ps. Judge Key ulwpioully or
dered W lialey'a srn-st and released him
oil his own iceoguir.inee lo appear July ll.
1 Im Judge ulleiward Heard a niotiori to
lbs. biirgo Whah-v snd lull suataiiicd It.
Wlialey is tlieliYosy free onco more.
. A Irl Ml af I Mrrajnlleal !..
Hl-- lil l-J-at It In I ll" A. l.
C'ii vrtAHKioA, Ten ii., June S. liufii
Iavia, a welt known young farmer of this
coinitv, coiiiiiiilted suiehht Pxluy by blow
ing bis brains out With a doiiblu-b.ii relied
shotgun. Au unfortunate love ailu.r Is
aid lo le the cause.
A llrnkeHiMM Killed.
I-. I.il Pl-pil. li l.iTIi ApiM-ul.
Nasiivii 1.1 Teiin., Juno 3. John
Chai h-tton, of llrnsdeii, a brakoiuan on
tha Illinois Central ltailro.id, d ll from a
ti cn near Huron to lay and was kl:le.l.
Ilia mu:iluted remslna weresenitep-d nlniig
the irai k lor a itistauce of '.IM y ir Is. Tlu
body nu tukca lo Jacks n for Interment
For the Trial of the Election Cases
In tho Unltod Stfttoa District Court)
at Llttlo Rock-, Ark.
Narno9 of tho Jurors Carofully Col
lated and Classified
By an Undoubted Authority, Who
Mukoa the Discovery
That the Conviction of the Men Arrested
Was a Forog-one Conclusion With
tho Men Who Follow Pow
Krom tlio Arknn-na I'ltjr Juurnnl,
III tlioir blind dofense of the action of
the Federal Court ut Litllo Uock tho
Little Itock dailies have nss,rtod, time
and time ngiin, thai the charge that tho
lurica were made up largely of Repub
lican waa not true. They have satisfied
themselves, however, by simply making
tho assertion, and have novor, that wo
aro aware of, given the public
tho namo of those who composed
Ihe two juries. At any rato they
have never given tho politics of tho
different member of those juries. Tho
record show tho following geutletnen to
havo composed the (iraud Jury, and in
vestigutl m careful iuvealigution shows
Iheir politics to bo as indie ited: l'emo
craU: W. M. Watkiua, ol Dosha County;
Col. Win. Mill w .ill, of Arkansas County;
Juuics T. Henderson, ot Jackson
County, and Thomas Fitspatrick,
of IU-sha County four. liepulilicsn:
I-!. C Kinney, foreman; It W. Kannada,
IX P. Cole, It J. Kodgcr, of Whito
County; It, V. Taylor, of In-arcy County;
James Itodgi-ra, (). N. Kvans an J Jamoa
I. Matbnugh, of Van Huron County; A.
i. Critchmer, of Woodruir Connly; f.
C.sik, J. Sn.-ed, A. C Ib-titr, of
Lincoln County; lauanuel Jonea, A.
Valtalh, J. C. Illlsa, of 1'uluskl
County, and F Ik McDonald, of Iodo-
M-nd.-nce County sixteen; Hiiitlca un
known, I'- Ik Wigener, of (inrlnud County,
The Hot panel nl I'etit Jurors atotsl as fol
lows: IViuocruts, li. Ik Hykca, of Calhoun;
J. F' Jordan, of Ulster; loiwrence Cook, ot
IVsha; !. II. Woinack, of ratine; W. (1.
Ilardage, of (isrl.ind, J. r-harp, ot IwrJ; K,
V. Marks, of Clevelnnd; W. A. Mitchell,
of llaxtcr; ll. It. Fakes, of Woodruff, and
W. J. I'oe, of I i runt -ten. Ih-publicana
W. F. Clarke, of White; J. Carroll, Thoa.
William. J. J. Ktoball and II. Mueller,
ol Van Huron; Artur Demand and Y. W.
Tinker, nl tawreiic.-; M. A. Hamler and
W. J. Hiiilth, n( S-urcy: A. l'erdew, ot
l'u. on; C. K. I'-vrne and I'. A. Jsckaon,
(l hicot; W. II. Inward, of Clark; A. II. -hc.f,
II. W. Wyla, II. I. Mnwy ami T.
It. Kirah, of l.incilii, V. I. D. frying, ii.
Ii. Winn, W. W. Itraihe.ira, J. II. Iiu t ten-li-'hl,
of roe; W. I. lniiiarl, of Mmrn;
T. F. I Urns, ol Ind.-s-n.l. n(S; C U.
Crouch an. I la-wi U richer, of n,ha; (iaxx
Ingniin, W. C. 1'siue, . K. lio. 'lis, ol
Jetl. is.iii; It O. Henderson, of Jackson;
F. K. ieenialer and J. It Kolsey, of
Faulkner, and James llm.ly, of liarltnd,
Ihlrly Iwo, eight o whom wero negroes.
'Ihe e..-1-ou.l Hit ol I'etit Juror stost aa fol
lows: Im-iii ic.-nu T. J. Young, J. A
Marllil.of bmoke; J. N. Fierce, H. J. FaIcN
ingu.n.ol Itrad'e.-; A. liillin.tonand A. II,
I in i ne, of ltarl.in-1; John 1'owera, of I'o
iH.ki; K T. Morgan, of Cleveland: V. J.
H e-lin-.n Ian I, It .M. Dam snd lasso
Owens, of Jai kson; J. I', Murphy, of
Jell, ra-'ii; I. D. I N an, of Aahley, aud (.
W. Miiith, of Hut .-prings -loiniion. Iia
I ul in- ins, J. I', Jones, of liidependenre;
W. T. Mad. Ire, of Hot r-piliigs; ('.
It. Johnson, ol Clvvvlnml: A. W.
Kmiili. of Fulton; I-aiider West, of Van
lluren; J. I. John, of Lincoln; Wslkt-r
Cr.in l.iil. of Arkansas; W. W. 11 ughcr.
of Hra.lh-y; W. It ti hunter, of Dalian,
and A. S. Duke, of Drew-U n. Thi last
panel umiii its face haiks lair enough, but
when we laao into cousideration
Ibal nearly all of the 1 "uiiiocraU
who were summoned were businr)
lin ii and coul-l not atldnl lo l.-sie homo st
a busy ai-aaou ol Iho v cur an t thus failed
lo ipiahfv, Iho Im k i apparent Of Ihe
llftei-il Democrats ouly svv.-uapiH-arudaii.l
served as jurors, and of Ihe leu lb-publicans
eight o-ean-d and served. It
will Iv Mil then that the letit
Jury a made up id the two imocla
a' oid foity lo-pulilieuii and seventeen
I'eiiiiM t.ilx I he 1,1-piiiilicaus, lor the
moat part, were tabid iiiln ians men
wIiimii Piincipiil iM .-iipatioii U chasinz ol-
lice, and who would luiheraeud a Duiuo
i rat to tlie s-nit. -unary than lo te guar
anteed a homo in the New Jeru
salem. Tlie work that was dona by those
iuiies was no mora I hull could bate Ix-en
exiH-cle l by Juries consl Hilled. Tho
iiu-a-r.ihiii inimical pr.wecution that they
t.H.k sin Ii a prominent pari in are a part of
Ihe bietorv of Arkansas, and overy citixcn -
of the Main ought Ui be aahaiued that the
arc u part of It.
MEU1DIAN D JA Ut) Of TBAOX.
The AnnuM Uesilng Held Orattrylnf
p.Ml.ll III 111 Aial.
Mi i. ii. I M.sx.Jiiuo :l.- The Meridian
Iniai 1 of Tra le held it annual meeting
belay. The treasurer' report shoal A
Haltering liimiiilnl couditiou, and more
than usual enthusiasm was munifeated by
the mi-tubers. Trade (or tho post season,
excepting in the pro.liit-0 line, has been
satisfactory, but a recent cut iu rate and
a fair prospect of rates still losrur g ve
hopeful outlook lor Iho coining season. Ly
achniiga in tb by-law the president this
vcar wascbisH'ii bv Ihe memls-rs Irst.-sd
i.f bv llin board' ol dire-t..rs. Their
choico .w is Mr. li.-org 1. Coleman, for
merly of West I'oint, Aim., but now the
popular I'r.sidciit ol the Melton Hard
ware Company. H e choice give mcast
general satidnli n, nn-l I!" coming rear
under li s a.lmin-sti bm. It is ls lievr-t,
w nl lie a pr.wp. rous one for the Fxchauao,
The fir.1 vicc-prcsi.le:it is A. M. Threefoot.
ol 'Ihrecfoot, N tisA Co., and the aecoud
Miv pre-i lent Is llcnrv l'.r.-.ke, nl Hmoke
AC,,. The Hoard of Dins-tor are J. k
N.ihiniaii, T. C. Carter, I. I. I arbvr, C. v.
L.bin. iii, '.. II. N light, J. D. Mclni..s
nr. I .1. W. Hrou.-h.
' hih- c Hiding enrs today a griin I r
Ml upon I. I- I loess head, producing
Vyrv s- l-c.i- woiiuj.