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THE AKGTTS, TUESDAY, JUXE 2, 1903.
ill THE PATH
Results of the Storm
That Struck Gaines
THE NUMBER KILLED
Many of the Victims
Are Children Em
ployed in Mills.,
(Ininesville, (5a., June 2. At noun to
day a conservative estimate of the
Killed in yesterday's tornado is 100;
injured, 200, many of them fatally.
The property loss is $600,000.
A thousand persons are homeless
as the residt of yesterday's tornado
at Gainesville, New Holland and White
Sulphur. Two hundred houses are de
stroyed, the property loss being- $300,
000. Gainesville, Ha.. Juno 2. The nnm
ber of known dead as the result of the
cjHone here Is: Gainesville cotton
iimIIs. 32; New Holland cottages,
Iorran's store, Gainesville, X; Jones
store, Gainesville. Altogether the
dead are put at 10O and the wounded
Gainesville, Ga., Juno 2. Just aft
er the noon hour the city was struck
by a terrific cyclone, killing proba
bly 100 persons, unrooting the City
hotel and other larso buildings, and
destroying the Gainesville cotton mills.
The greatest loss of life is reported
in the destruction of the cotton mills,
where about eighty persons are re
ported killed and scores injured. Eight
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our millinery artists, who are too well known to need comment, have designed. These offerings represent
the choicest creations we have produced this season. Every hat possesses a charm peculiar to itself. They
will win the. unqualified approval of visitors to this department. Come if only for style suggestions, and see
how cheap we can sell you for these three days.
200 only, Trimmed Hats, in Summer Styles, for Ladies
or Misses', we believe they have never been equaled be
fore. While they last for these three days
300 Street Hats and shapes worth up to $1 each, as
long as they last, for
this sale - '.
Space will not permit a
een" persons were killed in." tne city
between the center of town and the
railroad station, where four large
stores were blown down. The storm
had driven many persons at work in
the cotton mill when the cyclone
Terrible Wreck of the MI1JU '
The mill was a three-story bull ling.
The first story was left standing, but
badly wrecked. The second and third
floors were completely demolished, and
the employes were caught under the
wreckage and- mangled. , It is esti
mated that there are at least .seventy
live bodies under the wreckage of the
third floor and it is not known how
many persons on the second floor of
the building were killed. The roof of
the electric car barn , was lifted ami
the building badly damaged. The rail
road depot suffered also.
Other Havoc of the Storm.
The Southern deiot was blown
down. The Gainesville Iron work9
were demolished and several people
perished in the wreck The Gaines
ville cotton oil mills were blown down.
The old Piedmont hotel, now used as
asehool and apartment house, was
razed and half a dozen or more people
wft'o killed in It. Tliv Richmond ho
tel.was wrecked, and seveial. perished
along with It. One hundred and twenty-five
cottages. ' school house and a
church were blown away in the negro
section of the town. Five brick stons
on the main street of Gainesville were
swept away. In all 200 buildings arc
demolished here. The cyclone went
from Gainesville to New Holland and
it is believed many people are killed
LISTS OF THE DEAD AND HUKT
Cyclone Strikes the Town Without a. Mo
Among those who lost their lives
the following have been identified:
Mrs. Marshal Camp and child; Jack
Murphy, aged 12, son of Widow Mur
phy; Ulah Jackson, K. Lyle, Annie
Garrett and Claude Shedd.
Injured The wife and daughter of
XV. Ii. Sloan, a lawyer, fatally: Mrs.
Tailey and daughter; Mrs. Jones and
J. II. Logan, badly; James Simpson,
Maude Gordon. John Simpson. Anna
Schubert, Ola Miller, Kdward Skinner,
Mrs. Ioe Clarke, J. K. Summerville,
Alonr.o Ford. Ioe Stovall. Joe Schu
bert. Milledge Hill, Willie I'.oone and
The cyclone first hit the town be
low the Southern railway station. It
dropped unnoticed, and before any on
realized what was haureniuir It had
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ripped down brick, buildings frame
houses, churches and school buildings
as if they were structures of paper.
One of the first large buildings to fall
was the Gainesville cotton mills, a
three-story structure. The third and
second stories were shaved off smooth
ly, and it is believed every person
working in them perished. About f00
were working in the mill at the time,
but the greater poition of them were
in the lower story and escaped.
In the five brick buildings on the
main street about eighteen people were
killed, most of them employes in the
stores. A tire has started in this pile
of wreckage and the fire department
is unable1 to get to It because of the
obstructions in the street.
As soon as the storm had razed the
buildings those who were not disabled
immediately went to work at rescuing
the victims. All the stores in the
business section that were not hit
closed their stores, and every male
citizen who could lend a hand prompt
ly Joined in the work of rescue.
VERDICT FOR $800 IN
GOWLING TRESPASS SUIT
.' A verdie of $S0O was returned this
afternoon by the jury in the case of
Thomas' U'owling vs. the 11. I. fc 1.
railway. The suit was brought
against the railroad coinpany for
trespass, the road's right of way go
ing through the property of the plain
tiff. The attorneys were Kenworthy
& Kenworthy for Gowiing, Jackson &
Hurst for the railway. The jury was
out all morning, reporting at the
opening of court this afternoon.
LJcennd to Wed.
George Stiniits Grennell, Kas.
Miss Kssie Downing Mo line
Walter J. Cody l'ort llyron
Miss Nellie Wren Davenport
William Mohr - Hampton
Miss Pearl Haves Hampton
Albert S. Hamilton. .Manistique. Mich.
Miss Anna lie rs ell Uock Island
George N. Campbell Moline
Miss Pearl Pate Moline
Shot ly HI Fathrr-ln-l.aw.
Carllnville, 111.. Juno 2. William
II. Kbel. .12 years old. was fatally
wounded at his home In Hunker Hill
by his father-in-law, Morgan Hudson,
TO years old. The cause of the shoot
ing is not known, but it Is slid that
the young man arrived home for din
ner, and finding the yynl late, began
choking, his wife. Hudson then inter
fered and tired upon his son-in-law.
Threatening tonight and.
Wednesday, with probably
showers tonight; nearly sta
J. M. SHEBIER,
Temperature At 7 a. m. 57;
at 2:30 p. m. 60.
White Star coffee.
Bicycles at Ilynes.
Zazaro. Union cigar.
Ilynes repairs wheels. ,
For insurance, E. J. Burns.
Buy a home of Iieidy Bros.
Gasoline stoves at Wilchcr's.
Weckel's best flour only $1.05.
Tri-City Towel Supply company.
Men's shoes,. 65 cents. Dolly Bros.
Fancy strawberries at Weckel's.
Attend the a net ion sale at Brookman's.
Attend t he auction sale at Brookman's.
Attend the auction sale at Brookman's.
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Attend the auction saleat Brookman's.
At tend the auction sale at Brookman's.
Attend 1 he auction saleat Brookman's.
Strawberries must move at Week
For real estate and insurance, K. J.
Milwaukee excursion, Saturday,
Fine clarets at Simon Lewis'. Prices
very low at this sale.
For Vn and furnace work see II. T.
Sieinon, I'iLM; Fourth avenue, Union 2S3.
liest photos at McMann's, Twenty
third street. Kedueed prices to stu
dents. Arrange to go to Milwaukee. Satur
day, June G. Fare, only $,'.50 for
Next "Imp, step and a jump" to
Charles CUenieyer's drug store for a
good glass of orange phosphate.
Charles Miller, express, transfer ami
piano mover. Pianos handled with
care. No. HOG Sixth avenue. New
Christian Science reading room in
the London building, open daily from
II a. m. 1o 5 p. in., except Sunday. All
are cordially invited.
While at Milwaukee vou should visit
but come and
Whitefish Bay, located on the hig-hest
point on Lake Michigan. Go on the
excursion Saturday, June 6.
In publishing the list of those who
were confirmed at St. Joseph's church
Sunday the name of Gertrude M.
Bleuer was inadvertently omitted.
The reservation and sale of seats
for the high school commencement to
be held at the Illinois theatre Friday
evening1 begins at the Illinois smoker
at 9 o'clock tomorrow morning.
In order to assure good accommo
dations for all going to Milwaukee
Saturday, June 0, two special trains
of 1 coaches each have been arrang
ed fur .by: the tri-city carpenters.
Tickets for the Milwaukee- excur
sion now on sale at the Milwaukee
ticket offices, or can be had from the
members of the carpenters' unions.
Fare, only $2.50 for round trip.
Tho Milwaukee excursion again
promises to be one of the largest of
tho season. Splendid accommoda
tions, including a number of chair
ears and sleepers. Don't fail to go.
All friends are invited to attend the
ice cream social; given by the Sewing
society of the Gentian KrangHieal
church, on Ninth street, Thursday af
ternoon and evening, June 4. Tickets,
Milwaukee excursion trains will
leave 10:15 p. m., Saturday, June 6.
via C, M. & St. P. railway, arriving at
Milwaukee at G a. m. next morning;
1G hours in Milwaukee. Only $2.50 for
William Mohr and Miss Pearl Hayes,
of Hampton, were married yesterday
afternoon at the office of Judge I'ar
menter at the court house. Knil
Isaacson and Miss Augusta A. Igr.el
son, of Moline, were also married by
Peter Hansom was brought into the
county court and appeared before
Judge Parmenter yesterday after
noon to answer to information charg
ing him with the selling of lottery
tickets. He was placed under bonds
of $;J00. which he furnidied.
A Burlington paper says that Hose
Kttinger was captured by Officer Sea
inans, of that city, Saturday morning
while attempting to get away on the.
Woodmen excursion train without
any ticket. She left for IJock Island,
where she said she had a brother in
the cigar manufacturing business.
Her hobby is to ride a train until ask
ed for a ticket, when she gets off,
only to bo;ird the next one which
comes along. In this wav r-he has
at 33 II-3c on tlie Dollar
Prices Given Below:
300 Fancy Trimmed Hats, we believe the finest collection offered
at special prices this season, Soft Italian body Hats, trimmed with
Ribbons and Flowers; Chiffon Hats, trimmed with Lace and Flowers,
black and white Summer Colors, regular value 'T T) (Ch
up to $9, for this Great qDoJ) 7
see what Big Bargains we have
For Tills Sale 9.9c
FIRST SHOT Hir.l
THEN ATTENDED HIM
Strange Experience of a Cleveland
Doctor "With a Bur
filar. Cleveland. June 2. Dr. Maurice D.
Stephe, of 7 Minnesota street, was
awakened by a burglar in his house.
The doctor fired at the Intruder at
close range. The burglar yelled and
jumped through a window. The police
searched the neighborhood but found
no trace of him. Early next day Dr.
Stephy was called to a nearby house
on Minnesota street to attend a man,
who, it was said, had been accidental
The doctor found the man with a
bullet in his side. loiter the patient died
while en route to a hospital in an am
bulance. According to a statement
made by the physician the man con
fessed before he died that he was the
burglar. His name was Henry Miller.
GRANTS CHANGE OF VENUE
i it in th case of jett
( Jackson,. Ky., June 2. Today Judge
Redwine granted a change of venue in
the Jett and White cases to West Lil
erty, Morgan county, and set the trial
for the 23rd.
covered a good deal of territory and
bothered a good many railway olli
cials. Invitations are out announcing the
marriage of Miss Anna Bersell to Kev.
A I hers S. Hamilton, the ceremony to
take place in Augustana chapel to
morrow evening. The bride-to-be is
the daughter of Prof. A. O. Bersell of
the college faculty, and the groom
has a charge at Manistique. Mich.,
having graduated last year from the
divinity department of the college
Rebellion In Yuii-Nan, China
Paris. June A dispatch from
oaigone, capital of FrcnHi-Imlo-China,
sa.vs Governor General Beau has btvn
detained in Toiujuin by the serious con
ditions prevailing in the adjoining Chi
nese province of yiin-N:in. wh.-re the
rebellion is spreading. Two hundred
French subjects are surrounded at
Yun-Xan and the Nong-Tse railroad
works are Interrupted.
ME LONER Y
Chicago. June 2 Following ire tie opin
ing, highest, lowest and closing quotation
In today's markets:
Jnly, 75 754-71:754 .
Sept. 72X: 734; 71J:72 .
Dec , 7-2 H ; 73',; 72; 73.
July. 474: 48: 46; 47.
Sept, 6; 47H : 46: 47.
Dec, 45 , ; 45.H ; io?i ; 45.
July. 35; Sf4; 844: 843i.
Sept. 31: 32:314:32.
Dec. 324; S24; 324; 324.
July, 17.47: 17 67: 17 42: 17 57
Sept., 16.87; 17.17; 16.K5; 17.02.
July, 8 95 9 02: 8 90: 8 90.
Sept., 9.W); 9.02; 8.95; 8.95.
JulV. 9.55 : 9.60 : 9.47:9.47.
Sept.. 9.30; 9.32; 9.27: 9.27.
Rye. May 50, July 50; flax, cash, N. W
1.13; S. VV. 1.09. July 1.12; barley, 4&&5&
Receipts today: Wheat 55, corn 1.243. oat
359; hogs 15,000: cattle 5 50U, sheep 7,000.
Hog market opened stroDg to 5c higher.
Light. (5.55&6.10; mixed ana Dutch
era. 5 9026 35; Rood heavy, I6.00S6.40; rouga
Cattle mariet opened stead v.
Sheep market opened taigfcer.
Union stock yards 8:40 a. m.
Hog market opened strong to 10(5 15c high
er. LlKht, (5 6336 25; mixed and butchers, to .00
416.45: good heavy, 6.oosi-s0; rough heavy,
Cattle market strong to 10c higher.
Beeves 4.2o&5.5o, cows and heifers 1.70Cft
4.85, Texas steers 12.7034 60, Blockers ana
feeders t2 704.75.
Sheep market strong to 10c higher. .
Union Stock yards close.
Hog market closed strong. 10 to 15c higher.
Li Km, ft5.t&6.25: mixed and butchers, 600
06.45 good heavy, tti.CS&6 .50; rough heavy,
Cattle market closed slow.
Sheep market closed strong.
New Vork Stocks.
New York. June 2. The following are the
closing quotations on the New York stock
So. Pacific 514, sugar 1224. CAA.com. 27X,
ras 9X. Penni. vm. B. & O. 88. C. K. I. &
P. com 354. C. M. & St. P 151 K.Manhattan 13s,
Pacific Mail 27. Atchison com . 74. W. U.
Tel. Co. M4. N. Y. Central 127. L. & N.
114. B.. R. T. f'.M. Rdg. com. leather
com. 8-4. copper 5P'i. Atchison Bid. 94V U.
S. Steel ptd si '. rj . S. Steel common 3' 7i,
Missouri Pacific lo.v-s. Union Pacific common
M4. coal and Iron ho. Erie common Sl.l
Wabash ptd 4.-.S, Can Pacific 121?,, Republic
Steel common 16. Republic Steel pld. 754.
M. K. & T. common 21, American Car
Foundry common 37; C. &. G. W. 20.
LOCAL MARKKT CONDITIONS.
Today's Quotations on Provisions. LJv.
Stock, reed and Fuel.
Rock Island, . June 2. Following are the
quotations on the local market:
Butter Creamery 22c(i33c, dalryl5l6c
Kgits Fresh 13c.
Live poultry Spring chickens f3.75 per
dozen hens 10c er pouna, ducks 124c, tur
keys 124c, geese 4c
Vegetables Potatoes, 40c.
Cattle Steers 3.50 to 11.50. cowrf and
hellers 12.00 to 14.25. calves 14.26 to 15.75.
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