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TKJfi AKUUb. TUESDAY. JUL.T T. 1891.
Baton Rouge, La., Gets a Taste
of the Cyclone.
TEH DEAD AND THEEE'ECOSE HURT.
With . Prospect That the Dralhi Will He
IncrrMnl by Half Doira at 1 -t
The state's Prison and a Steamboat
VTrecked Much Damage and Some
Fatalities Reported From Mississippi
Dreadful Possibility That There W ere
Twelve Other Person Cremated at
Ravenna Storms Oat West.
New Obleaxs, July 7. At 6:30 yester
day rnoruioj? a terrific wind and rain
storm struck Baton Rouge, La., and in a
few minutes had almost wrecked the
town. Great damage was done to build
ings in the eastern and southern portions
of the city, and many persons were killed.
The governor's mansion was demolished
Also the larpe brickyard and factory, with
a wing of the three-story brick building in
the penitentiary known as the hospital
and commissary, with a pantaloon fac
tory on the upper floor, were blown down
and totally destroyed. Forty persons were
at work in the factory, and of these six
were killed and twenty-two were wound
ed, and horribly crashed. On the second
floor wan the hospital, where twenty-six
persons were uuder medical treatment.
Four of these were killed and fourteen se
riously or fatally wounded.
Names of the Killed and Wnnnileil.
The alarm bells were rung, and the fire
department responded, and with citizens
went to the work of rescue. The scene
waa one of great horror. A violent ra:n
was falling, but the men worked hard, and
soon had the dead and injured out of the
debris. The names of the killed are: Isanc
McClelland, of Calcasieu Parish; J. X.
Wagoner, of Clayborne; Kred Ciage. of
Ouachita: James Van Netter, of Nachi
tocheis; John (Jibson, of Orleans; XatliNn
banner, of Knfct Feliciana; William Wil
low, of New r leans; ltoaurt-gnrd Hardon,
of Rossier; Henry Cel!etine, of Orleans;
Kri Buckner. of Caddo.
The wounded are: Ixmis V. Clair. M.
J. Finnigitn. Harry McKay. James M'li,
John Duffy, John O'Leary, James Vil
lere, Charles Summerfield, John t 'lean,
all white of Xew Orleans; Jake Jones,
James Jacksou. Major White and WilLr
iatn (iibson, colored, of New Orleans;
Joseph l't.well, C. M. Young, T. S. Stew
art, Cub lil.'ick, A. K llarnett, I). F.
CampW ll, Marion Ferkins. Felix .-Richards,
J. R. Dolau, AVnlter Pnuiila-s. John
Daley, Frank Aaron. John Fa-land, Meelie
O'Neil and Alexander Terrell, Lite, from
different parishes, and lisvar Phillips.
William Perry, Henry Dml-nti, Beril Pet
tersfiri, Roia-rt Cuniaux, Sinion Ali-n
and William Scott, colored. Six of the
wounded will probably not live, and seven
others are in a very critical state.
Ia Other Parts or the itr.
The main building and the woman's de
partment of the institution were unroofed
and the walls badly cracked. The damage
to the building is about t;wi. Ex-Judire
Ford, convicted for complicity in the mur
der of Capt. Murphy, worked gallantly in
rescuing the killed and wouuded. He is
clerk of the commissary department. The
prisoners aTl acted in a pratsewortliy man
ner and gave the guards no trouble. The
tow boat Smoky City was wrecked about
five miles from Baton Rouge. Several i f
the crew were injured but no one vn
killed. The path of the s:orru was
about 300 feet wide, and nearly every
house in its path was blown to atoms. In
the southern portion of the city several
persons were injured by flying timliers.
The drug store of Mr. B. A. Day was com
pletely demolished and the contents de
stroyed. Several grocery stores and stall
shops in this vicinity were demolished.
The loss on Ciaric, Redely & Co.'s brick
yard is covered by insurnuce. It is ttie
only place in the city covered by a storm
No Damage in the Business Portion.
The storm approached from a south
western direction, and swept a path diag
onally across the city, leveling everything
as it went. A number of handsome dwell
ings and tenement houses were blown t
atoms, and the beautiful shade trees on
many of the streets were uprooted. A visit
to the capitol and other state buildings
showed them unharmed by the winds, as
was also the business portion of the town
Havoe Wrought In "Cattish Town."
The southern portion of the city styled
"Catfish Town'' suffered great loss nnd
damage of property. The extent of dam
age done throughout the city by the storm
cannot be accurately estimated at this
time, but. it van be said that this is tiie
greatest loss that Batou Rouge has ever
sustained, either from n cyclone or a lire.
The total damage done will reach several
hnndred thousand dollars.
Many Narrow Kseapes.
A number of very narrow escapes are re
ported. Charley Day was in his father's
drug store when it collapsed, and although
the room was turned upide down, and the
timbers twisted in every direction, he es
caped with a slight bruise on the forehead.
Jacob Haum, Sr., anil family were covered
by the ruins of their house, but werers
cued by friends. Mr. Baum had his fct
badly mashed, and Mrs. Wolf, wife of a
conductor, was badly bruised about tin
body. The Wreck of the Smoky City.
In the wreck of the steamboat Smoky
City a colored fireman named Johnson, of
Louisville., Ky., whs blown overboard and
drowned, and the following wounded:
Arthur Crceris, deck hand fwhitej, of
Louisville, internally injured, si-rious;
Harry Martin (white;, of Pittsburgh, as
sistant engineer, leg and ankle hurt;
James Burdaley (white;, of Louisville,
steersman, arm and legs bruised; (. W.
McBride (white), pilot, of Louisville,
slightly hurt; Alfred Jaerel (white), of
Cincinnati, cook, internally injured, seri
ous; Pete Haws, second mate (white), of
Pittsburg, slightly; Chas. Dickinson, fire
man, hurt in neck; Capt. McClure was cut
and bruised about the body in several
places, but not seriously.
DEVASTATION IN MISSISSIPPI.
Th. Rotary Terror Levels Everything
Madison, Miss., July 7. A cyclone
truck this place from the southeast about
11 o'clock yesterday. Disfxters are re
ported as follows: H. E. McKay's planta
tion destroying the negro cabins, killing
Wesley Young, colored, and wounding
several others. Dr. B. H. McKay's build
ing was wrecked. The storm then passed
across the railroad leveling telegraph
poles. The residences of Glasscock
and Brown were wrecked and
much of . the furniture de
stroyed. The Presbyterian church and
school buildings were completely swept
away, and on A. M. Jones' place outstand
ing buildings were destroyed and stock in
jured. Pawing out of town to the north
west the cyclone completely destroyed tht
two colored churches and the residence oi
Hannah 1, colored. A telegram from
Brook Haven says that the buildings at
the logging camps of Amos Hodges, David
Reeves, Samuel Chandler and McNavis
were destroyed and one man was killed
and three wounded.
A DOZEN PERSONS MISSING.
Possibility That They Lost Their Lives at
ALLIANCE, O., July 7. Considerable ex
citement was occasioned at Ravenna yes
terday by the announcement that Con
ductor Boynton's ticket report shows that
there are twelve persons in the wreck who
have not yet been accounted for. Con
ductor Boynton was in charge of the Erie
limited, and his son George Boynton was
the flagman whose neglect of duty was the
ciuse of the fatal wreck. When the
bodies were taken out of the ruins they
were ko badly bruised and disfigured that
they could not be identified except by as
certaining who was missing.
Relieves They Were Cremated.
This was a comparatively easy matter
with the members of the glass-blowers'
party in the special car, bnt in the sleeper
Warsaw, which was also completely burn
ed, it was impossible. Conductor Boyn
ton is of the belief that there were a dozen
others consumed in the wreck and that his
son was among them, as no trace of him
has yet leen Uiscovorod. Friends were in
Ravenna yesterday searching for another
missing man. There were two Pat Ryans
on the train, one of w hom was known to
have been killed. The other is missing.
Killed an I nkuon n Old Man.
LaChosse, Wis., July V The Burling
ton train arriving here yesterday noon
ran over and killed an old man four miles
north of Trempeleau. He was sitting on
the trestle wnen first seen. He was bare
headed and his head was bleeding as
though he had fallen and injured himself
so that he could not get off the track. It
was impossible to stop the train. The
body was brought here but has not yet
HAIL AS BIG AS GOOSE EGGS.
Two Hoars or That Sort of Weather In
Ratid City, S. D., July 7. One of the
most disastrous hailstorms that ever
visited this section occurred Sunday even
ing. Hailstones as large as goose egtrs fell
incesvintly for the space of two hours.
The north front windows of the School of
Mines and the gas works were completely
destroyed. The Park hotel was also a
great sufferer. The crops for about
twelve miles down the valley were de
stroyed. Horses and cattle in the track of
the storm were mancled terrib'y.
Tricks of the "Big .Muddy."
Atciii.-uN, Kan , July 7. The Missouri
river made another raid on ''Doniphan
Point'' Sunday afternoon. This time it
cut through "Gumbo Neck." where danger
has threatened so long. The new cut is a
mile east of where the channel broke
through last week. A man named Jung
lost his house, and another house floated
past here yesterday afternoon, presumably
that of Jacob Koch.
A Wind with an Odor.
HrKON, S. D., July 7. Peculiar atmos
pheric conditions began to exist her at S
o'clock p. m. yesterday, when the temper
at ure suddenly fell 10 degrees and a lively
northwest wind set in, bearing a peculiar
odor and o itinuing to grow cooler until 8
o'clock, wuen the thermometer had gone
down aa degrees. Fears of heavy hail and
wind storms are entertained.
Killed by a Skyrocket.
Akhon, O., July 7.- Saturday night
John Merrill, of Chicago, was with a party
of friends celebrating the Fourth with fire
works. A large skyrocket shot wildly
along the sidewalk and struck Merrill in
the abdomen and passed through his body.
Hf died in great agony shortly afterward.
IN HONOR OF HANNIBAL HAMLIN.
The President Orders the Flag Half
Masted on the Iay of the Kurlal.
Washington-, July 7. President Har
rison last night authorized the following
announcement and notice of the death of
vice-president Hamlin: The president,
with a profound feeling of sorrow, an
nounces the death of Hannibal Hamlin, at
one time vice president of the United
States, who died at Bangor, Maine, on the
evening of Saturday, July 4. Few men in
this country have filled more important
and more distinguished public positions
than Mr. Hamlin, and in recognition of
his many eminent and varied services, and
as an expressiou of the great respect and
reverence which are fek. for his memory,
it is ordered that the national flag shall
le displayed at half-mast upon the public
buildings of the United States on the (lay
of his funeral.
The National fiame F.xperts.
Chicago, July 7. The base ball players
of the Ix'aL'uc made the following records
yesterday: At Pittsburg Pittsburg, 2;
Boston, 5. At Cleveland Cleveland,
.1; Philadelphia, 4. At Cincinnati Cincin
nati, 'J; New York, 1. At Chicago Chi
ciigo, :j; Brooklyn, 4.
Association: At Boston Boston, 1; Col
umbus, y. At Philadelphia Athletic. 4;
St. I hi is, 7. At Baltimore Cincinnati, 5;
Baltimore 8. At Washington Washing
ton. 4: Louisville, 6.
Western; At Duluth Sioux City, 5,
Piiluth, 6. At Omaha Kansas City, !;
Omaha, 11. Milwaukee-Minneapolis game
Illinois-Iowa: At Joliet Joliet. 1; Ot
tnmwa, a. At Rockford Rockford, 8;
Davenport, 4. At Ottawa Ottawa, 6;
Monument to a British Officer.
New Haven, Conn., July 7. The mon
nment to Aujutant Campbell, of the Brit
ish army, who fell in the attack on New
Haven on Joly 5, 1779, was unveiled Satur
day. This monument was erected because
this British officer prevented many acts of
cruelty to the colonists. It is of Quincy
granite, and bears the officer's name, with
the words: "Blessed are the merciful."
The exercise were opened with prayer by
President Dwigbt, of Yale College. Pro
fessor Simeon E. Bal dwin, president of
the American association, delivered the
Mnst Pay Duty on Their Wine.
WASHINOTOX, July 7. Assistant Secre
tary Spaulding has informed Lieutenant
J. C. Fremont, U. S. X., that the treasury
department declines to admit free of duty
fifty cases oi champagne imported per the
steamer California for use on the flagship
A ROYAL WEDDING.
Queen and Kaiser Present at
ATTEXDED BY A SHT5IITG PAGEANT,
Prince Aribert, of Anhalt, and Prineesi
Louise, of Srhleswlg-Holstein, are Made
Man and Wife by the Archbishop ol
Canterbury A Description of Her
Bridal Costame and Other Garments
An Outfit of Almost Priceless Value
Windsor En Fete.
London, July 7. The wedding-of the
Princess Louise yesterday was one c-f the
most magcificent spectacles ever wit
nessed in Windsor. Multitudes from
London and other places packed the town.
St. Gaorge's chapel was choked with the
wedding guests, their brilliant attire p?a
s?nting a cene of spendor unequalltu
since the xiarriage of the late Prince
Leopold in 1SS3. Guards of hoi or
were mounted at the cast.e
and at the hapel, and the route down
Castle hill was lined with guards. First
in the procession came the representatives
of the princely house of Anbalt-Def sau.
Then followtd twelve carriages contalamg
the kaiser, the kaiserein, the Prince aad
Princess of Vales, with the Princesses VJ.
toria and Maud, the dukes and duchess of
Edinburgh a id Connaught, Prince Henry
and the Princess Beatrice, of Battenburg,
Ljuise, Duchess of Fife without the
Hail to the Bridegroom.
The third body in the procession was the
Prince Aribtrt, the bridegroom, and his
attendants. Then came her majesty,
Queen Victoria, who was received wi;h
the wildest applause, acclamation follow
ing acclauiati n. The bride, accompaniid
by her father, Prince Christian, and tLe
young Prince Christian, her brother, fol
lowed the queen. All the carriages hi d
outriders in scarlet liveries. Blasts up.u
trumpets heralded the royal arrival at
the chapel. There the guests were re
ceived by tie royal chamberlain, who
ushered all o: them to their places. The
dais ih front f the altar was covered with
a magnificent blue carpet, on which rest d
the seats of velvet and gold for the mem
bers of the roj a 1 and imperial familhs.
The seats of ot her guests were overhung
with the bann-rs of Knights of the Garter,
but there wert no other decorations, t..
ceptiugthe marvellousely beautiful col
lections of flowers from the royal conser
vatory. Married by the Arehbishop.
The Price of Wales escorted the German
empress into the chapel. The eniprcs
wore a sea-green moire antique. Tl.. y
wereprccedtd by the emperor escorting
the Princess of Wales, whose bodice
sparkled with German orders, and who
wore a spiel did parure of diamonds.
Queen Victoria was attired in simple
black, with a coronet of dianioixs.
The bridegroom came next, witn
his two brothers, Prince Frederic and
Prince Edward They were led to the al
tar by the royal chamberlain, and were
soon followed ly the bride, her father, and
her brother. 1 he archbishop of Canter
bury officiated. The answers of the bride
groom to the questions in the mairiage
ritual were cler, but those of the bride
THE BRIDE'S GORGEOUS APPAREL.
A Costame That Takes the Cake for Rich
ness. I riceless Garments.
Nothing app-oaching in magnificence
the bridal cos-time has probably been
worn in Eng. and since the marriage of the
queen herself. It was a white satin of
b.-autiful textui-e, the tone warm and tl e
tint a lovely tream. The front of the
skirt was coven d wjth two deep flounces
of white Honito i lace which was desi gned
by the late prince consort for the
queen and was afterward worn at
the marriage of the bride's mother
a quarter of a ci ntury ago. It is floral in
design. The truin was gored and drooped
away from the figure in graceful folds,
which were rounded at the back. The en
tire dress was brdered with orange blos
soms, the laced front falls being niched
with the same. The bodice was trimmed
with lace like tl at of the skirt, running
from waist to si onlderin a line and great
ly adding to the beauty of the bride'swell
Some LoTely lnderwear.
Sunday evenirg the bride gave a private
view of her wedding underwear to a few
of her intimate lady friends. There are
several boxes filled with blue and yellow
and pink petticotts, with hosiery nnd gar
ters to match. There are two score of
other garments of the most delicate
linen, transparent in texture and em
broidered with almost priceless lace.
There are no less ,than thirty
corsets, exquisitely fashioned of different
shades of silk, lx nnd with plush and lined
with satin. The -e are several chemises of
the regulation length manufactured en
tirely of lace. T!ie nightdresses are of the
finest linen, of a texture resembling Japan
ese silk, and have gussets of blue ribbons
about the bodice, around the shoulders
and around the w rist.
Killed His Wife's Paramour.
Lima, O., July 7. William Cresson, a
contractor, was arrested and lodgttd in
jail here yesterday charged with murder
ing Frank Smith, another contractor, at
Herrod. a small t wn near this city. Cres
son had susp?cted Smith of intimacy with
hi wife, and traced her to Herrod. where
Smith was workii g. He learned that she
L was there living v.ith Smith as his wife.
He followed them to the woods Sunday
evening, and.com: ng upon them unexpect
edly, stabbed Smith with a large knife,
making four terrible wounds, causing
death in a short time.
Engine and Three Cars Derailed.
Arkansas Citv, Kans., July 7. The
engine and three ?ars of the north bound
express on the Sat ta Fe road were thrown
off the trnck at Willow Springs Sunday,
Fireman George Penny had two ribs
broken and his foot crushed. Engineer
Joe Hayes was bacly bruised. The engine
is a complete wrec.i.
Irowned In the Okaw.
SnELBTYILLE, Ills., July 7. Edward
Rolierts, a son of Corley Roberts, a mer
chant at Lake woo. 1, was drowned Satur
day while seining in the Okaw river a
few miles south of this city. He was 18
The Price or Silver Falling.
Washington, July 7. The treasury de
partment yesterday purchased 635,000
ouncas of silver a; from 1.013 to (1.014
p t ounce.
Per Screes, Cattle, Sheep, Bogs, Eogs.
500 Pare Book oa Treatment of Animals
aaa Chart Kent Free.
ctees ( Fevers, Ceiiffentions.Innammatloii
A. A.i fpinal Meningitis, Milk Fever.
B. B. Strains, Lameness, Rheumatism.
C. C. Distemper, Nasal Discharges.
D. I. Bets r tirnbs. Worm.
E. F.. Congas, Heaves, Pneamonla.
F. F.Colie or Oriaea, Bellyache.
;.;. Miscarriage, Hemorrhages.
H. H. I'rinary and Kidney Diseases.
I. I. Eraptive Diseases, Mange.
J.K.. Disease of Digestion, Paralysis.
Single Bottle (over 90 dosesV - - .60
fetable Case, with Specific. Manual,
Veterinary Cure Oil and Hedlcator, 7.00
Jar Veterinary Care Oil, - - 1.00
Sold by Druggists; or Sent Prepaid anywhere
and ia any quantity on Receipt of Price.
HUMPHREYS' MEDICINE CO
Corner Wiiltam and John Bts., New York.
SPECIFIC NQ.ii O
In Ujie 3Q Vfan TnA fm1vmMaMfnl rome
Neirous Debiiiiy, Vital Weakness.
and Prostration, from over-work or other censes.
$1 per TiaLor 5 vials and large vial powder.tfor 85.
Sold by DnrooKTS, or sent postpaid on recelut
of prise. H U M PH R E YS' MEDICINE CO.,
Cor. William and John Sts., N. Y.
$100 And Upwards
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A POSITIVE AND SAFE
I 5 per Cent
Dividend Paying Stock.
Fall particulars and
Prnpptctns can be had
on application or addressing
S. L. SIMPSON. Banker,
64 Broadway. N. Y.
BUY A BUFFALO
Wyomintr lot. It's the coming; city of Wyom
ing. Has waterworks, electric lights, flouring
mi:ls. Located in the garden of Wyoming
Produced the prize potato crop of the United
States in 1690. rcr maps and further infor.
matioD apply to
MANN 4 THOM. Buffalo, Wyo.
F:? ti fs acSnowIedpod
the iea.linc remedv fot
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-NEW MUSIC HOUSE
No. 1804 Second Avenue.
Housel, Woodyatt 4 Co,
This firm have the exclusive sale for this county of tin
following celebrate I
WEBER, DECKER BROS., WHEELOCK
ESTEY, AND CAMP & CO.'S PIANOS,
And the ESTEY, WESTERN COTTAGE and FAR
RAND & VOTEY ORGANS.
tTA full line also oi email Musical nurt handle.
T. O CONNER.
O CONNER & SAGE, Proprietors,
No. 117 Eighteenth Stiett.
This new Famplo Room is bow open for bnMress. Their grand opetinz will occrr h, -two
weeks, f,.r which they are makii.gsrr.ir-d urepsratiot-s. 5 w ' ' J "
lat of ScMell Syndicate Lo
To be Sold
140 44. 4G,
"I 60 r
SI. 15 140
130 9; J
M, SCI1NELL-3 ADDITION.
One-Fourth Down, Balance on Time to Suit Purchaser
We are operJrjftns most complete Una of Hardware tpeclaltUa erar siail ai Beck
Island beside our reg-nlar rock of staple and bonder Harlwa
and Mechanic' tools. .
Poeket, Table 32 Kitchen Cutlesy,
Nails, Stem. Goods, Tinware, Stoves, Etc.
raCIAXTXSS CUmas Cooks and Ranges, "PToTids" and WUbss Hot Water Beatoea
trtatta Steam BoOere, Fasten Germ Proof Filters, Seososay Ttttmis. TTbb
Sheet Xroa work, Flnmlitag, Cop persml thing and Steam FtMkag.
BAKER & HOUSMAN,
1823 Second aveLre, Rock Island.