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SOMERSET, PA., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 1889.
.... . I
ST CHAKNEL HOUSE,
Yza'A Lost Placed at Be-
ii 10.000 and 15,000.
a ng Hundreds of Partly
LpcJe the Work of Will-
; M.re r.otlit In fcvery Slreei
- aijtmn lor ine ort .Martial
iii. t!j- Infitrml Himcariaiti
l..bins the Irai eff Them
f m n' 'i tu Vforc a eniar
It, in ?0 t.ithrr Shot or iM-ownvd
t'1l rted Je-tfr Altn'
Z in I rom t very Slat iu the
A. A-ljt. Ha-tinc Ak 0--
ti Onlr Oat Trw.
N. Jurii? 4. Tlie Petinyl
; ul station hou-' is l-ing
. f the principal morgues.
. i,h whu li it prescnhsl to-
r: .: to contemplate. From.
; l tliis morning until 2 in
r. 'J'i todies had Ui'n re
t lace. After the remains
.ei;.-. they w i Kit into a
f-!!.!i iO'i pl; cd on the plat
'. ' :t: i tl.
; iiiiMiiitl corpse was expteted
v i- f curious people im
:ty. as well as those who
!..r missing relatives and
,:n n-1 around the distorted
i isl.y a few Out if the 215 dtsid
! i li iitiiH-il. Some were so
-i.one.l .is to lie wholly un-
i-. Tin' sple would t.ok
: i.-.- of the dead, make sorm-
ai:l l'o to pive rtxirn tt
-e, !,. ,; to lie drawn to the
- ts w aiting room was used
it iu Ii to cmlialm some ol
Tli- -iirht in that room was
1. t::-etreme. Human form,
tf.ii' v (r i ut and bruise. 1.
up on a rotih Kard and
tr-fully as the time whi h
: tt.sl to each would pcnniL
i f th.- bulies not lit-ing
a short time they were
.i' tis and hauled to the
i mIi.1 house. They w ill
r.- ;i 1. s i.sible, and if
-i w ,.1 U- l.-uried anions thosr
i::' a commoti painted
: iris. nptaoa "unknown."
Sl .Nlir I nitiHt at Kf-rtiille.
I Ir 1 L.tirs i-re i.i-covrmi
- k X 't.'L.y aft-rnoon in tl
I uar th mouth of
! Tii- -uht cannot 1? do.s
ls u- nf t:u- rnt distrvtwins;
""i. A iT'iw l of at least -Vt
-1 ar -mild i iuh-avoring to find
f soMa-fni n Ls or relative
ii.m nit.i.s theiv at the timv
ip- 1 to tie laid on tlie
!... .-r. "sm ciittinsan-on tlie
aa.' tiir art l-itai-rs have mM
' tin ri -s u.HL- jir.rty have lieen
a:s. vit they work with
I '"I t'iat i wonderful. Kn
I :i' i N-.. I'. .f 'ittliuig.whii h
t a stuatn on tlie tire at the
i . has it i;, w almost -.tini:u-
'ii- t.-V f K' ttmx at luflies
t .i:r,n:-,1, i ris w ill be coni-n-.nit.
' l il l!i,-f ronimlltee.
i iu the TitLshur relief
!:., n in, in! ,-rs on ao'ount
t:i' im m!t att' iiding more
i: t..,iri t.i !.iimfis. Tliere
ut.- u i, .,.,, tlie loral
aa-l y.r. ! vh.iin, wh- is" at
.rn..,-, (,f ii. ronimitti-e. It
:r- '-'l wveral ene-
'k:ii.- .-. rythmjr to retanl
r. an-l an i.n;i.iti.n com
' r:n. .l tn lalli. r T haney
i. K-t!i Iv'hts have alu.ut
ai..le,-ryti.ir,g Ls running
c. ai.-l -
r.' n. w at Johns-l-
t uried as soon
-at w.,rk ili-jin praves
; !- aa-i tin- idie aru U-i-
f .-t a.- .. ,1,.. '
M, tu t,.,.ni() u,lrfc
" I' k t- 11 u, ri t-.L--n
' iini n i i.iirary. On a !
" l,r';l" 1 aa l in.ii:.''.sl -on- :
VI!-' f " '- -ruheJ in. it !
t i '.- i.tifv tl, .,. t
''7 -ie j.-u.-t-at the liul- :
v. 1, , ,.. .
:-t r- m,r,J
!':: hat ill.k :
' -i;erint.-iid.-M U C. !
' a ,:i r.a Ir. n w,.rks was !
- t-ni...n at 4 o-, 1,1-
51 AP OF JOHNSTOWN A X t Sl'RROC N DI N( J UOUOCGIiS.
Tlie places where ctoks lines are tl-e -en are the parts tliat i.re utterlv !
(itmyed. not leaving a do-n liou-esntan lms. exei pt at thi place shown hy
the dark K'inre, w here a dozen or mi oldamael l.iiililinsr stand. Johnstown
Uiroucli proiH-r nti-tipieti a!ut th ac.- Inainilt.l hy the railrond and the
two rivers, and contained practically alltii-- l iaineis hlo- kn and line residences
of the citv.
the vi.-ulut.-t is still burning. It u sup
posed that more than 1,200 bo lu-s are in
the flaming debris.
Although the city is un ler martial
law tlie greatest disorder prevail. A
cang of llunirarians at Cambria City at
tacked Sheriff IHcfc and isse during the
afternoon and had tin ljt-t of it until
s Stjuad of soldiers was caihsl out. The
street were cleared w ith tlrawn sabres.
Two Hungarians U-tween Wotlvalo
and CoiH-iiiau-li found the 1-o.ly of a
l.uty wearing a valuable ntvklace.' They
severed ner he;u1 from her lio.lv in order
t. steal it. They w ill be kilietl "if t aught.
Tlii.s is only one of many similar instances.
also tne tutiowing: J..nn . A. Little,
travt line sal.-siuan; (liai lea Muhr. cigar
maker. JohiLstown: Mr. John James, a
child and sister, Johnstown, and liavid
SKney. HollidaysbitrR, l'a.
L'nderUker Hannery states that bodies
are ctmiiiK in the morgue at the rate of
one everv three minutes.
Tain AIU to tlte llinrnnif.irtiirr.
A slow tirippliiiR rain fell Monday
afternoon, and tins only adds to the dis
comfort of tlie rescuers. Larite stjiiads
of turn are busily workins removing the
il.-l-ris. livery inhere dead bodies are
lu ius takt-u out. It is estimated at pres
ent that L',iJ0 Ixxlics have btvn reco.creti
o far. As fast as they are identified
Uiey are removed by friends, and those
unrecognizable are buried at oncw. There
is an atmndanco of oajkett and more are
consuintly arriving. Adjt. (ien. Hast
ings lnovt aroiiu 1 freely and direct the
ni.ii. With his tmu-ters in his Ixiots and
bie vhite hat on his head, he is the pic
lure 3f some wild Westerner.
I'Mlr Martini La.
Th tiiwn, w liat is left of it, is uiulei
martial law. Xo one is allowed to pro
ceed without a pass. No more troopt arc
needed, (iederal Hastinss orderel ISat
t ry I! lock in a race and reixirU-d them
to the governor for cominjr without
There aro no rich and po-r in Johns
town. The wealthy and the poverty
strichen stand side by side with biji
loskets waitiiiR their turn to receive suj
plies. What a fi-arful leveller water h
ill more senses than one! Str-tchin?
away for mil.-s up the Couemaiih valh-v
not a liou-e is to lie ss-u. only a with
.tste of pulverized buildings. It is im
p.jssinlc for anyone t pi upth- n'. A
j:n-at many boiliea are undoubtedly
lyins under this preat mas of matter.
t'ol. J. 1'. Linton, who evervliody
thou;;l t was dead, turned up on Mondav
morniii. Others supjkteed to he ii
lieav.ii are tuniinx tip: but for all tliat
the loss of life is ti-rriile.
THE LIST GROWS.
Haasimls of Rodlmt Bring Kvrorrrrtl, bsll
I MaMftible ta s-arv Naatt.
A Nal.la Jads.
JiiHVSTOWN. June 4. Over 200 Uslie
have U-en colU-cte.1 and are now lyins
iu tlie fourth school house, near theeeiue
tery. Host of them have lieen identitie.1.
but !t is iuipoisible at this wntui tt
secure the names. Amoni tli.' tleati
found are William Bentlv, his wife ant!
fluid: William liiebert and three daugh
ters, Mr. IJaldwin. Miss Wells of Tioga,
llarnr Ik-ne, Mary Youru;. Harry J.
K.J-'rt: also H. J. Rose, casliier lirst
Jud- Masters thinks the loss f)f life k
8.U0J. He has not slept since the dis
aster occurred, and everybody here if
' li r-"" I fcr:-' eh:ii!stl. "iw
would scarcely r.sronize the dignified
and wt-11-Uress.Hl judire of a few dayf
apv. lake XoiWi of old. the judtre ha
saved his family ami all his flatives.
Kirlv in the morning he n-iuovetl his
sons in-law. daughters-in-law and their
families mill alt his kin to the hillside
ov.-rlookinj th-' rtiinnl. A!out noon
he w ent dow n to the l alt more ami Ohio
th p. where he lir-t he-ard that the dam
had Irt-oke. and it tlie rate the watef
was traveling it would l in Johnstown
at 3 oVIofk. He ru luti out into tht
street and t-houbsl tlie news far and
wide. He kept up his cries until twentv
minutes tiefore the arrival of the llmni.
Mainly through his elforts hunlre.ls of
p-.-ople es.-aptl to the hillside. Kroiu
th.-re he J o'-ed up the Coneiuauli
ravine and saw
The first Vt .
fi itv f.i-t liiii. ct:nin throuii tlie val
lev." The jude saw tlie wat-T da-h
thrsHih the str.-ets and smash h mses to
pi-st-s like matches. The timiK-ri pround
to deatli many a po-ir creature, and the
rushing wat.-r stitletl many a one. On
the viaduct of tie- Pennsylvania mad
th.. w-st.-r aihI debris swept, but tlie
naifiiiric-iit pi-s-e if niasonry bt.d til.1 i
shock without flinching. It wis tie-re
tliat the w ild flood r-ceivel iti first j
i-heek. an.l mad with r.ifrv t!w waters ,
ru-he.1 Uit-k and eiiu!f.-.l th- city.
I-i -re houses were forttsl to tin- rear of I
th- t wn. ami nr.' now lyintf 'hs n.-in-l.-retl
and in ru.il in tlu cemetery at
Ho ner-ttiwn. The ju-l-'e says the bark
itiK of do-s. the cries of tlie men, women
and children was fearful to hear. N
pen tan lepa to picture the scene of
Ain-a ta- saveit are v mis uiier. so
licit. r of the t'aiiilina lion rompiiny,
and his daughter. William Hietx-rt aii 1
Martha. Sue and Hlanche Dieliert were
lost. The others in tlie family were
Tplcrah Liues t'p.
Johnstown, Juih; 4. The Pennsyl
vania railroad linemen have just ar
rivtsi. 2:3o p. m.. at Cumbria- City after
compl. ting n through line to Philadel
phia. They have a single wire, and to
secure this they were ot lip.sl to use the
Western I'uimi wires for four gr rive
miles east of Johnstown. Connei-tton
w as also made with the telephone wires
which cross the mountains on the old
lot-tape route. Twelve miles of wire
were found down U-twcen here and
Mineral Point. The line is the most
patched piece of t lcpi-ajh wire w hich
ever cennectod two Mich i:niortaiit
iKiaita as Pittsburg and Philadelphia.
To As-M ien. IlAstiiii.4.
Wash ls:T-N,Iime A. At tl rt.tnost
'if Adit. Gt-a. 11 istinps. ,-Maj. lien.
Schotii l.i.ucti.ips s ivtai v of war.and two
army i.iti eis w ho vo'iint'- r.sj their si r-vic.-s,
have l it n d.-biii.-J to assist ( ii n.
Haslin;-s m nia.iiUiin.-ii order at Johtis
to.vn. These otficvrs ;e i 'apt. Cagehr
and Lieut. Mill r.
Too Many t'a-lertakrr.
Johnstown, Juno 4. More undertak
ers are now here than are Actually re
quired for the work of eni&iliiiinp the
t'.ead. The slowness with which the
lsli. sale recovered from the debris
would make one half of the force of en
balmcrs su'.!ici i.t. It is exected, how
ever, that hi n the debris nU-ve the
stone biiiipe is mtnttl, if it is ever
moved, hundreds of corpses will U- u:i
covtred. In tl.is event there will 1
workerouph in Johnstown for every
undertaker in wesb rn Penn.-ylv.mia.
Cniiertaker rlaniiery, w ith " enliaimers
ami assistants, are here fiom Pittsbtir-'
Two. malertakers aNo arrtnm trttiu
lounpstotvn, O.. an-l fron Kittamnp.
Pa. i Utimery established hendijuarteri
near the b lcpraph station, and dist.il
uted the fort e under his ci.mniaiid by
sendinp Co to Morrt l'.sville. wiierc Un
dertaker Wiliiams and his assi-tanLs
luive had a bur l si.-pe of it during the
past M hours: 10 to' Kernsville and 10 to
Johnstown proper, where Undertakers
Uevore and P-emhauer are r.ow at work
with a large force.
A SPECIAL SESSION.
Governor lleavr Askrst to Convene the
Slate lf;lfttat are.
Pittsbi;::". June 4. T.ie Pittsbnrp
memU-rs of the legislature tele-apln-d
Governor H ater t call t'trit binly in
extra session, to t-iko action ou the
calamity. M. IV. b moa stated that
there was plenty of money in the state
tn-astirv, and he would favor th- appn
priatioii of at least Sl.0ou.0tKI. He also
remarked that the money now being col
tected would only answer for th;t im-m.-diau?
relief of thost imjioverishisl by
the disaster, but would not aid thm a
particle in providing homes for them-seiv-s
after the wreck h:i-l been cleared
away. He warttd to be put on record as
favoring iiniuej.ate action. It is claimed
that other sections of tlie state will need
TroM Called for.
PnTsBCRH. June 4. Adjt. Gen.
Hastings, in rximmiuid at JtJinstJwn.
advises Goverior H-aver. in a tele-pram
to Harrisbug. tliat the naiiiln-r of tlead
at Johnstowu is between l-'.tXW to 15.0OJ.
At his recomm 'ndation (Jovemor Beaver
believes the K. urtetsith repiment ha-i
Is-tt.T rest und T ai-ns. Sheriff Alex.
JlK imdless at i vises that five regiment.- I
In- ordered out at orn-e. The otlier addi- j
tional intelhgenee is to the effect that
the rescuers are experiencing much tilt- j
lieulty. Tlie stem h from the dead i
bodies has become a formidable ottaclt j
to fuither t ff irts. j
He also telegrapheJ tiiit tlie place is
infesttsl with thieves, who are roiibiiift ,
the dead and eating tiie provisions
which are w-tit to tlie sulTercrs. Tht
adjutant geni r.d says it will not I j
iiece-sary to s.nd hvx.tlu to the scene ol j
A N't.l.tc an I ;-iiroii Donation.
I'lTTSBl f;i. June 4. Tlie Atitahn
mr.t.i! a-socintion bus coiitributed
S1U'.-I t.. the relief of tie- .'oiui-towii
sullen rs. Hie r. iiiH-iciccmctit was re
ceived by h.-aity .-.ppl.iii-e. Piltsburp
citizens ccati 'l ul -d in ariy $."jl),')!K more
om in um janitor room ai me scnooi
House, where their clothinit is removed,
the bodies washed and Dlaced in a entfin
A short description of the person is
written on a card and placed ujioa the
coflin. It is impassible to identifr all
the remains thus found. The task is a
jKiinful one, but as soon as one force of
men weaken from exhaustion another
lot is musterul into service, and thus Uw
work is accomplislted.
. RIVEES OF OIL.
Great Qnantitle of oil Rnuning Into tht
PlTT'SBi-Rd. Juno 4. A Bradfoni, Pa.,
disjwitch says: The Xew York, Lake
Lrie and W estern iron bridge over tlie
ueucsee. river at lieunont, i., wat
gweit away on Monday morning. Twc
monster iron tanks of the National
Transit company at Olean, each with a
capacity of iVa.ixio barrels, was under
mined. Great tguantities of oil are now
running out upon the waters. The kise
to the company is already enormous,
and, if tfie river keeps on' its work of
destruction, all buildinp-t and tuiks
on tlie bottoms at Olean will lie swept
away, us the lower urt of the city is
Monday a.d Tuisilay.
A Plttshnti.-r, l;i UrtNtini II;s KK-rlentsj,
Say the "wn . rrrsrnu-tl Was tine
?.r to le C-iixollen.
PlTTsiatt . J'.me 4. A gentleman
who iias ju t ieturne.1 from the ill-fated
city. t ! 1 his cijn rieuce to a rnotW
crowd of sis.-t.i!ir.t i i fro.it of city h ill
this niorninp. II; was aii iag tie- lirst
to reach tin- scone of devastation an I
k;it!w, J av- n ; !ei t ;iX U:vt- l
man roulJ t-xap;er.ite thp so .-ie. It was
past descri'iin , an I ho will r -ret as
long as he live) that he wilnr-Hed it. Hi
served ia the wv.r an I wears a .--ork b p
as a g.-ntle r -mindev of the late unpleas
antness. While b iking to the intcre-ted
sp -c'. it-TS h iitf.it nted them tli.it during
A Kutijrrt Alinnl Lout Sluht Of.
Chii ago, June 4. Tlie evidence given
at the coroners investigation in the
(. roniil case w:u almost entirely a repeti
tion of facts already published, d.-aling
w ith the identitii-ation of the lunlv. the
hiring the rig. renting of the cottage
and of the flat on Clark street and the
other occurrences preliminary to the dis-api-arance
ami discovery of the IkxIv.
The only new development was the state
ment of Carlson, the owner of the
cottage, that P. O. Sullivan, the ice man,
had told them that he was acquainted
with the mysterious tena.it im I would be
resjsin.-ihle for the rent. Mrs. Conklin
and Prank Sk-anlan UtR testified, in re
sKin.se to questions, that Cronin hail said
that Alexan.le.1 Si-IIivan won till him out
of the way and tliat his friends would
know w heat- to !k. in case he was mur
dered. Tue inquest will, be resumed
HuflVrers at I U-nova.
Rf.nova. Pa.. June 4. This town suf
fered alsiiit SiW.Wit by Friday night's
fiord. Telegnit-h com.-iiunicationt liave
jast len restoreil. Three-tuarters of
toe town is unuer water and many peo
ple are homcuM?, tlieir hotises "fieing
ruined, liailroa.l bridges all throu-li
Ilia, stction were carried awav. The
hum else. At
Lt k Haven the ilaiaage was etiuallv
rn at. Th-- liimlx-r inb-r.-sts at Kmpir
iiua and other points suifer at least
jl .(".Hl.UhO. Tl; loss of lift! is smalt
A GENEROUS 1TBLIC
RESPONDS LIBERALLY TO THE CRY
FOR AiD FROM JOHNSTOWN. i
Money, ProvUloB aad Clothing; Partn
la From All Sections of .ha 1'nJted
State President Harriaoa to Praaldt
Over a fnblle Meatlns In Wuhlaftoa
for the SalTerera.
Hsk1 cam" fu-l.ienlv and uetml-i had to
ttpt rer fire, s-atfnp nothing cLsc
ew Vork lro.1fiee Kmrliane.
Nkw Vohk. SIsjt 30.
KLClfR -f'Iii-r-1 nni.-t: r-ri.-.-s nna-ajonr. d-
his thr-.-e years s-t vit-e in the rels-llion t w:ic. r. -f ir-. si. ...i.; -primjit-s
i. . ;-i-. --iK-r.;n!T w uiier, t-'.--'-.l .la spriiii;.
'.....'i: : 1 1-.- N.i. i wmir. r(. lo.;i.isi-. .1..
he had never witnessed such a -iki-niii
sight as he had just left at Johnstown,
lie btat-sl tliat wiliiiig hands w -re seen
earn ing l-!ie; on iuiprovis-.! A ictchers
t- t ilTcreiit morgues in various s.-ction-of
the once pnisi -roits city. The Nube
wrv as a rule covered with sand and
mud, and a- a general rule their sku'.L
iir faces were i ;i.-.ii d ill, while blu
was sllll K.zi ig from their p iping
wounds. In a ma ori'.v of castss thedeat!
sp-1.14. svj.s,.r a.Tr. .-lrri Nil. 1 ntlhter. i:(.rJ(r
i. ; d-i Miruiv:. i I'lTl.IV.cily an.l null eslrns.
ii. 'i " l.l-i 1.- West IihIm-s; s..ullim Itnur
tii.it weak: lra.li- a.itl family extras, a;l.lli
sl'i.Aii -Haw drni antl in efuwl demand:
fair is-tiii.ti-,, b r.-!.ru-.l In if.! i!.-inarni;
1 t lioit 101 1 r .-Ii.--I. if n : nm-k-rMl, "vi"e:
u-:anu.atisl i U.H-, s-y ; ;n. u..t A. St--;
1 1.. t.h-. 1. .m-r-' A. -S,. : y.-ile. i?s 1". 'J-Jij.-.
fli TI KI. f'irm: t-.t-leru cisiiuery, lT:a.l!V:
f.-rti ile, 11-
rmMi it- f..,-i..-v v,. wir i.a
t-rs-.n was found with his ! ilar. : v.. -i.-m .1. T :'
her haul; crxistsj in front r- T- ""'I nrlV, "
j .urn...... ...j, i.. , - ; , ...
j col- Ir tt-b;tmi: tu.r Hiu. Isr-jc.
of their faces as though
when deai'i was stealing in npon them
th'-y ,..,( nj) tlieir hands to ward oil
some huge pi.-ce of t nils-r tin y saw j
.-.jii.i i-. ii--..-. i I.I.-II.-.-I t-s .11. ia
the Inure li!d- rs th.-v m -t with while
going down the rapid waters. The sight
was 01 h" toinnke fie st!Ut--st heart recoil.
In many cases skulls a-ire flattened out
an-l in such ca-es it was next to imKH
sil.le to r.s ogtiiz - th dead. lJuriiig the
war we did not have weepin- femah-s
nmning over thL' fiel Ls looking for a
d.-:id hu-kmd. I roth.-r or lover, but at
Johnstowu, oh God. what a sight.
Weeping women, hungry and footsore,
are met with on all sid.s anxiusly gaz
ing ;.t the ui-i:i!ned faces of the lonj:
row to see if a father, mother, sister or
brother was mmitered among th
pha.tly r.-maiat. If a relative wa
found, as in many cases sacli proved te
lle the case, an agonirin:; waii went ut
from tlu" unfortunate an-l tl.-stituu
woman, with th;' remark, '"Iv-ad. dead
Oh my God. why did I not go too'." Tht
scene ls-gg-ars d-scripti.m. and gentle
men, take my a Ivue and don't Jjo to tht
A City or th Read. !
J civiws. Ju 13 4. Xin-'v'j is lit-j
erallv- a c iiv of the dead. Tlie t-ntirt ,
place U filled with coriises. At the de
ot !T cotlins were piled up antl box.-d.
Chi tlie stretts coftin ktixes cover tlw
sidewalk?. In th im provistsl undt rtak
ing simps S:iiiipn an.l Ilevore have en-le.tll..-ll
Jtlt.l Ill.U e.1 iu their shrouds l!fc
pirstiiis. At cciy place there wen-deal ;
strpwn around a.s thick as flowers in a .
cemetery. Most of tlie litxiies emlahned
had licen tiiken out of the river in tlw I
morning bv tlie (leop-le at Xint-v.-h, whe .
worked incessant ly night and day search-:
ing the river. The booies. when found. '
were placed in a four-horse wagon, fie
qnentlv 12 t a time, and driven up tc
Koliert Kerr's and Grahams shops by .
Harvev MoorlK-ad. j
THev Cat s Ileod T'om" Head O.Tto Se
eare Her eekla- MM-rilT lk'
JoHNsTKWS. June 4. Onlv twenty
five perisitetl t i-a-t Conemaugii. The
btxlv of .Mrs. Ogle, the telegraph tp r
ator at J hnsb.wn. has lieen recovered,
along wit hundreds of oth.-rj, now than
half being unrecognizable. The fire at
Hailiitt: ftoriies and lreparln Them f.i
the Grate V. hy Strong Men Weaken
tt the Work.
JollNSTovi-x. .June 4. Aj soon as t
tifs'y is discovered it is tenderly taken u
art I rcitiovei to the itimroviscl iii-irpiu-at
the CViUi'imugh sv-h.sil hoaw and at
IVosjiect hall. Parties of workers lieirar
the discottraping task early Mondav
morning nn.1 continu.sl the work til
long after dark. The drifts of dehns on
JLiiu, Cinder, Franklin an.l Stony Crevk
streets were removed. Every-now ant
t-V-n a Uxly would 1 found.
Those recovered in these pbi"vs wen
frightfully mutilated. Iiavii:g conn
through all the grinding aud tearing ol
tluit awful avaialiche of - shattered build
ings. Po-.iies of delicate, women wen
removed from under kirge logs jint:
beams, many of them with their head:
cut otT, others with tlie limbs severed
from the trunk and all more or less
manglct The m--n are now growing
luirtl. ncd to the work and pn eed care
fully anddeteiniinedty, stopping only a
moment when tiie most homd sights
present tlicm-telv.s. Th.-y gathiM
up thif remains, Liy them upon
planks and sl.utti-rs. cover the di.fignrec
UkIi-s with a blanket and Itiatl tiu-ni into
a w agpn whit h carri-sl them to th
isiorgue. Tlie latter place ii a most sor
rowful sigliL Tin bodies were tiken tc
the lower side of the building and laid
' hi- aoo. May 30.
WIIKAT-Tlie prtslirtcl rohl meal her and
fne.l ti:.l mati-rj.-iiiz, anil there was tittle
IiM-n. i.tira-i- tlie litllls.
f'tiliX -iniii. aial arices htld withia a nar-rew-
tiA'l'ss ci:et. sn.I u-iitionl importaiit chaner.
l'KuVl.s(iN.iun. :., ju j. is ,Hd tt illuB
:l li.-e-rtm- riteirt?. rirk fLwsI ."..iac lisijer,
anil lard .-tint ribs J;-..1c hielier.
I .ssl l.ilierty (attle TJark.-t.
K.tvr l.nEirrr, Pa.. Mav 3fl.
CATTI.E -Rernjits. JOl liead: stiiiiiiienta.
ta n. i. .Vlarket lair; Ji.-im.-. $tMi lair tn
p.il, S4 --,. ,.,1M,n,n. 1l.it).
lbH.s K.s . i(.:-. l.so i,e-.i.l: shiimiert-.. I.tnu
lait.l. llaiki-l -i.-w: n.l i.ratie pl..til.tJU.
tin.- i nr sia;-;-! l- N-w "l ark.
S!tr l-:---i;isi'i;.ts, S..M11 lir.t.t: fct.if..tn-Til.
lies.!. .M..:i-i r.rin: iiriint-. ts.O'.ra.Tli.
lair la t l. sa.a.il.Ai; cuiiiui.m. -ikiiet.uUi
Over a ll.-.zen Men Injured.
AktttiN. O.. May . At Loyal Oak,
this county, wlul a nnmiier of farmers
w.-re assisting Jiico") Bo-rstler in a
barn raiding, one of the heavy V-ams
f.-il on a si:or.- of workers. Frank Elrich.
Jjico'o Kurtz an 1 Miltoa IitK-rstk-r were
t'-nriiilv cru-lt-d ani wid tlie. Will
iam, Charles and Joseph Iianer re
ceivtd itrious internal injuries and
tt ilira-u otiier.i were badly tut and
bruise i. st-v, -ral receiving broken limbs.
A ho:i:e fail of wom.-u. who were pre
paring dinner f.H- the workers, rushed
out, ai-.d upon se.-ing the blood llowing
frirr, til w uin li of tiieir husbands sev
eral faint si awjy. A wild .:ene en
siksl. Physicians were sent for to Uiree
LttmlK't Yards ffwept Away.
LANt'A.sTKR. Pa.. Juno 3. Thelum'oer
yards at Marietta have all been swepl
iway. The Sti.-iU.-h:uina is still rising.
Marietta's streets and ail tne rolling and
planing mills are partly submerged. Two
men on a raft were carried ove: the dam
at Columbia yesterday and drowned. The
I't-nn-v Ivania canal at Columbia is bad
ly daiuageL The Pennsylvania railroad
bridge it still tittart. A great quantity
of logs liave passed the bridge, antl are
gorged at Turkey Hill, below tlie town.
Tennemeeana to Send Their Mite.
X .sHvnj.E. Tenn.. June 4. CovernoV
Taylor has issued a proclamation calling
ou the petiple of Tennessee, in the name
of God an.l htmianity, to give of their
ah'tn'lan-e in sid of the stricken peorle
of I'l-nnsylvania. He cailsonall rtite
sirtks to act as repositoru-s. Relief
-iie.-.surc; have been set oa foot here and
pti'.lic mei-liags will lv hell trvthiy.
Tiie American has started a fund for tne
stiffen rs w hich is growing luimLsoiiiely.
A car liAdei w ith clothing, etc., will
pro'juldy I e sA-ut to-day.
Washisotox, June 4. Mr. Cada
walder liiddle of Philadelphia, a mem
ber of the Pennsylvania staxa board of
charities, had a long conference at the
treasury deiiartmcnt with Assistant
Secretary IUtchelor concerning the
legality of applying Pennsylvania's ap
portionment of the government appro
priation forthstresse.1 foreign immigrant
to tlie benefit of the Conemaugh suf
ferers. The amounts taking to Pennsyl
vania's credit is about 4S-i.txx. and Mr.
Kiddle urged that the whole of this be
Used in aiding those foreigners who had
suffered from the disaster. Gen.
Hatch, lor said he was willing to do this
if the law would permit, but he found it
iniiosil.e. looking at the matter from a
legal point of view, to recommend such
action. He thought, however, that th
money could only tie used in relieving
those foreigners who had lan-led at the
ion of Philadelphia and who had not.
by a resilience of over a year in an v of
the atl'icti-tl towns, rendered themselves
deiendnit on the lts?al authorities foi
charity. A recommendation to this ef
fect w as mads to Secretary Windom. and
he approved it before Mr. Kiddle ieil
Tanner to the Front.
Washixotos, June 4. Pension Cora
Riisoioner Tanner to-day directed tlie
pension agent at ilttsburg Pa., to "make
special anv current vouchers from the
towns in Pennsylvania ruined by flood,
and pay at once on their receipt. here
certiticaU-s have U-en lost in the Hood,
send permit to extcute new vouchers
without presenting certificate to magis
trate. Permits signed m blank been
forwanltsi. Make "sjieeiid all original
certiricitet of pensiont n n-siihr.g in
tlits towns and ay on receipt of vouch
ers regardless of my instructions of
New Yorker Hal 6.VOOO.
Xkw Yors, June 4. Two hundred
leading citizens met at tlie city hall to
day and formed a-Jnhlowa relief com.
mitteo witii Mayor Grant as chairman.
This committee appointed an executive
committee headed by Gen. Sherman.
An address to the citizens was drawn up
and adopted, and about $'.0,00 ) was sub
scribed on the spot. The stock exchange
raised sla.OKJ. the produce exchan-re
jdt'.iXHI and the Mail and Express $7..VKI
ill a short time, t-eday. These amounts
will lie largely increased. Tlie other ex
changes are also raising large sums.
Xew York theaters are arranging bene
fit performances. The police and tiro
departments have authorized rirenien
and policemen to circulate ul upturn
lists. The newspaiers have nil ojiened
Mayor Chapla Open a Fond.
BltotiKLTX, June 4. Mayisr (liapin
has opened a John-town relief fund, and
the theatres, newspapers and clubs are
doing good work iu a similar direction.
a.l, 0OO from nn Iron Firm.
BetiiUuHEM. Pa,. June 4. Tlie Bethle
hem Iron company has contributed
i,jnfl. for the Johnstown sutTt-rers.
Tlie Pennsylvania Koatl Uonatea in.OOO.
Philadf.lpiiia, June 4. At a special
met-ting of the board of directors of the
Pennsylvania Railroad comjianv a reso
lution was unanimously passed donating
$,l)t) in aid of the sufferers by the
rrcent flood at Johnstown and other
points upon the line of the road. This is
in addition to tlie S-VOOO subscribed by
tha company at Pittsburg. Before the
meeting adjourned the members of the
board and the executive officers of the
company who were present contributed
individually an additional $-"),(MJ to he
expended through the committee on
nioo fmn New Ilrnnawlrk. N. J.
Xew BdfN-swii.K. X. J., June 4.
Mayor Vancleef calleil a meeting of
citizens last night at which e-ViO was sub
scribed and a committee npointed to
raise funds for the Johnstown sulferers.
The Masons and other bodies are co-operating.
thieaso W ill Contribnte ;0.OO.
Chicaik), June 4. At a mass meeting
of the business men and others held
here Iila-ral donations in money were
suljscrihed and a tlraft fin- $a.U"J was
forwanletl to the chairman of the relief
committee at Pittsburg, for the benefit
of the sulferers by the flood in Pennsyl
vanLi. Another tlraft for a like amount
will go forward to-tlay. Tlie sum sut
scrilssl during this week will probably
exceetl &.1UiO. SuleH-ripti.HXs are Ijeing
placetl with all tlie associations and
societies througliout the city.
The Pre aldent to Pres'.de.
W"Asni50Tts, June 4. Tlie president
will fireside over a meeting of citizens
to-day to arrange for the relief of Johns
town's sufferers hy tiie flood.
Masons ltte tlv.-r S.1.0OO.
PrTTsBl'RO. June 4. At a meeting of
the Masonic fraternities of Pittsburg and
Allegheny held this rooming in their
new building J.l.'XKJ was raised for the
relief of the cutTerers, and a committee
consisting of W. S. Brown. Jamei Mc
Kean. Linn Gillespie. William Carson
anl John Cunningham apis-uited to go
to Jt.hnsbiwu and take charge of all sup
plies sent tliere hy the Masons. A tele
gram was received fr-im tlie Grant Wlge
in Indianapolis, authorizing the Pitts
bur? commandery to tlraw on them for
JI.OtKl. A car load if provision and
clothing will be sent tlaily by the
iasons from tltis city until the citizen
of Johnstown are all provided for. -