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roofs and glass an shutters from
windows was almos afening. Many
doors to business h were blown
open and great loss .ill be suffered
from rain beating in and flooding the
stocks of goods.
Yesterday evening at about 8 o'clock
the entire trolley car. system of the
city was interrupted by breaks in the
wires. Shortly afterwards the lights
in every portion of the city glimmered
out and everything was in total dark
ness for several minutes until house
holders found their way to the gas
jets. The crews of the dark trolley
cars remained with their cars until
late in the night in the hope of wit
nessing an 'abatement of the storm and
thus being able to run their cars into
the sheds. But as the storm continual
ly grew worse, the men were called
off duty and with difficulty made their
way to their homes. At an early hour
this morning it was impossible to
walk on the streets facing the two
water fronts of the city. The wind,
blowing at a velocity estimated from
75 to 80 miles an hour, swept the
streets clear. The rain, falling in tor
rents at times, poured down strong
enough to beat in windows and plate
glass doors. Big tin roafs, torn from
their. moorin s on buildings situated
in_ the expos portions of the city,
sailed through the streets for hun
dreds of feet without touching the
11L ground. At one time East Bay street,
near Queen, was literally barricaded
by a mass of tin roofs, broken pieces'
of wood and fine gravel.
City Cut Off.
The city was cut off from all com
munication at about 9.30 o'clock. The
Western Union and Postal telegraph
Oompanies reported that all means of
communication leadiiig out of the ci%y
had ben closed upon by the hurricane,
which literally mowed down wires in
all directions. The municipal tele
phone service was out of commission
early in the evening. The railroad
telegraph service was also interrupted,
and it was reported at the postoffice
late in the evening that trains had
ced-operation out of the city.
Hundreds of trees, both large and
small, in evry part of the city, were
~broken or uprooted, and telegraph -and
telephone poles every'where impeded
progress on the streets and sidewalks.1
Especiaaly great was the damages
among trees and poles in the outskirts
of the city. Thousands of windows
were smashed by flying pieces of wood
and stone or pushed in by the fury
of the wind.
A Bad Night.
The night was a creepy on,e. The
wind roaring over ithe city, the opase
less rattle of slates and tins wrenched
from roofs, the crash of chimneys fall
ing into the streets or alleys, the inky
blackness, the awe-inspiring thunder
of the waves in the harbor as they
dashed furiously against the wharves
and the sea walls, and worst of all the'
uncertainty of 'it all, were enough to
Vmake the stoutest heart quail
Forecaster Cole lost no time In
pending out advices for the people -on
the islands to come over to - the main
land, especially if they lived near the
- water front With the, advice he gave
notice that the tides were expected to
be high late in the evening as the wind
was from the east.
There were fifteen hundred Sunday
excu.rsionists on the Isle of Palms. No
one took any note of the elements in
til the early afternoon, whefr the storm
began to take on a serious aspect. The
ffirst afternoon boat left thekiland at 5
o'clock, carrying about 800 people,
mostly excursionists who had come
in from other cities.
Lawrenee's Rough Passage.
From the mainland many watched
with intense interest the passage' of
the big ferry boat, the Lawrence. The
' ind was blowing 45 miles an hour
and the harbor presented a rough sea.
The ferry boat swung down the Cooper
river and those on land thought that
Fshe would come to dock about the
Southern railway piers. Three-quar
ters of the way across she headed
southwest and made the ferry wharf
in good order. The passengers had
had a rough passage and as soon as
the platform of the boat was coupled
with the gang plank they made a wild
brea?l for terra firma.
A Number of Accidents.
In the rush from the boat a number
of women were overcome and several
fainted in the press of the crowd. Chil
dren screamed out with fright, and
others with pain, as their toes were
trampled on in the mad rush. Three
' hundred and fifty people still remained
on the island and Superintendent Pas
sailaigue, of the Consolidated, was
anxious to get them to mainland, for
he had received word direct from the
Sweather office to exercise his best ef
forts in getting the crowds off the is
land. The sea was so rough that Mr.
Passailaigue told the master of the
bat+ to e his: judg-ment-'- > not to
risk the trip uniess he felt safe in
The Last Passenger.
It was supposed that the ferry boat
had been emptied of all its passengers
and the whistle was sounded for the
start on the return trip. Just then' a
lady rushed out to the end of the low
er deck, and though the boat had
separated from the pontoon by several
feet, made an effort to step off. The
efforts of the officers on deck to stop
*her were futile, and she fell between
the boat and the landing place. For
tunately she was caught by a gentle
man, who happened to be standing at
the beach, and saved from the water.
Just then the sea tossed the boat
against the pontoon and one of the
lady's limbs was caught. Her leg was
severely bruised and she suffered the
loss of a slipper, but no bones were
Could Not Come Back.
It was an extremely perilous voyage
the Lawrence undertook on the return
trip. The wind was increasing in velo
city and the waves were getting high
er and higher every moment. The
'driving raino-covered the bay as with
a canopy of thick smoke and the boat
was soon lost to view.
With Little Warning.
The storm came unexpected. Char
lestonians went to bed Saturday night
with clear skies above and the -stars
keeping watch in the heavens. Shortly
before midnight clouds began to cover
the eastern portion of the skies, and
by midnight rain was falling. The
barometer ordinarily falls in the night
time between 10 o'clock and 4 p. m.,
after which it begins to rise again.
Saturday night it fell till 4 a. m., but
instead of rising it continued to fall
The morning dawned cool, with
about thirty miles an hour of wind and
a driving rain. -
APACHE AERIVES SAFE.
Clyde Steamer in Port After Trying
Charleston, Aug. 29.--Plunging to
wards apparent destruction' on the
beach of Hunting Island in the midst
of the hurricane,\that seyept the Caro
lina coast on Sunday night and Mon
day, the Clyde liner Apache, with 125
passengers aboard, was opportunely
saved by a sudden change in the wind
and came into Charleston harbor this
morning badly wrecked by wind andI
sea, but -not seriously damaged. For
a tense five minutes the passengers of
the Apache stood on the lower deck
with life, preservers around their
bodies waiting for the vessel to strike
and determined to make a grim fight
for their lives.
Driven along by a wind the speed
of which was estimat&d by Capt. Wil
liam Staples of the liner at 100 miles
an hour, the big steamer found 'her
self helpless about 1.30 o'clock -on
Monday afternoon. She was bound
south from New York and had been
blown past the mouth of the harbor
to a point off Hunting Island. The
gale swept in shore and its force was
irpesistible. Full speed ahead into
tIe teeth of the storm could not drive
the liner forward and when two an
iors were put overboard the chains
snapped like cords.
Hurled Toward Shore.
'Helpless in the grasp of the hurri
cane, the ship was being literally hurl
ed towards the Hunting. Island break
ers, and the passengers, with life pre
servers on, had well nigh given up
hiopc when suddenly the wind shifted
and the vessel was saved.
Army Officers and Men Must be Vac
cinated Against Typhoid.
Washington, Aug. 28.-Vaccination
against typhoid fever was made corn
p'lsory today for every officer and
enlisted man in the United States army
under 45 years of age. The only ex
ceptions allowed by the war depart
ment's order in the matter are those
who have had the diseas4, or who
hav'e already been vaccinated.
This action was ftaken by the secre
tary of war on the recommendation 'of
Surgeon General Torney. The army
physicians are enthusiastic over the
efficacy of the anti-phoid inoculation.
They point to the splendid hiealth rec
ord of the maneuver division at San
Antonio, Tex., every member of which
was vaccinated against the disease.
Teacher for New Hope school, for a
six months' term, at a salary of $40
per month. The teacher will be elect
ed on Sept. 2. Applications can be
sent to either of the undersigned.
W. D. Bunderick,
J. C. Leitzsey,
R. I: Stuck,
ome Ste in Stones
to Business Success
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