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A View of Devastated Koeliestcr After
the Calamity.
A Sad Scene at the Cemetery of the
Stricken Conunnnity.
An Elaborate List of Damages Done to'
Property in Rochester and the
Surrounding Country.
[Special Telegram to the Globe. J
RocnESTEE, Minn., Aug. 23. Thursday
morning dawned bright and beautiful. At
an early hour strangers began to pour in
from all directions. By noon the streets
were crowded with a surging mass of hu
manity. The expressions of 6adnesa on
every face told moro plainly than flutter
ing crape or tolling bells the tale of
mourning, desolation and death. Ten
bodies were interred in Oakwood comatary
ia tho afternoon at i:3O. A prooession
was formed in front of the Cook house and
started for the cemetery. Fifth street
from Broadway to the cemetery gate was
literally jammed with teams. The follow
ing is a list of the victims interred.
Mrs. Woatherby.
Nellie Irwin.
Mahala McGormick.
Mr. Hetzel.
Mrs. McQuillan.
Mrs. Quick.
Mrs. Clough.
Mrs. Zereath. *
August Zereath.
Mr. Osbosrne and child.
The names of the ministers officiating
are as follows: Rev.|Mr. Hampton, Rev.
Mr. Bradshaw, Rev. J. Stafford, Prof. E.
W. Young, Rev. E.R. Lathrop, of Austin
and Rev. Mr. Stuelpanagel of Pottsdam.
The ceremonies performed were of tea '
simplest character. No dirge was suag,KO
sound was heard but humble prayers and '
smothered groans of unutterable augaisk.
The only tributes left upon the close-oling
ing clay were silent, Boaldio# tears. It was
by far the saddest funeral that aver oc
curred in Rochester.
Mr. Quick, another of the d&ng«roasly
injured victims, died at 3p. m. Reports
from the town of Salem indicate a large
amount of damage in that locality.
Frotn, Another Correspondent.
LBpecial Telegram to the Globe. ]
Rochester, Aug. 23,— A1l of Rochester
not actually employed in the oare of the
dead and injured by the terrible cyclone of
Tuesday evening, worn out in body by
thair twenty-four hours of untiring and
unremitting labors in searching the debris
of the demolished buildings for ihe victims
and in, caring for them when found, and
Bickened at heart with tlio terribla scenes
of saffering encountered, went to b*d early
last night. Fortunately the night proved
mast propitious for rest, as well as for the
suffering living victims, bein^ unusually
co and invigorating.
This morning the sun shone out in a clear
sky, bright and warm, with only sufficient
air stirring to mildly temper the sun's
ray?. The magnificent weather, backed
by a good night's rest, and the early morn
iug report of the surgeon, "No deaths
during the night and all the injured but
two or th^ee doing exceedingly well and
promising speedy recovery," created a
izcuerallj more hopeful and buoyant spirit
among the people, which manifested
itself early in the day in a
very general movement to clear
away tho tin roofs, telegraph wires, limbs
of tie 2:; and other debris of the wrecked
structures, which had been allowed undis
turbed possession of the streets in the
devastated district, and also in the com
mencement of repairs where possible, and
in preparations for rebuilding in many in
stanaes whara total distraction bad oc
At the same time the general relief com
mittee appointed at the meeting Wednes
day, had gotten their work sy&temized.
This general committee consists
of twenty-one leading citizens, with
Judge Start as chairman, and Rev. W. C.
Rice, as secretary and treasurer, aDd is
divided into several divisions as follows:
A soliciting committee which has already
collected from citizens some $3,700 for
the sufferers. Then there is a general hos
pital committee, which has personal
charge of the injured in the general hos
pital in charge of Dr. Berkman, who, with
his able and indefatigable assistants is
leaving nothing undone that skill or care
can provide for the benefit of those in
their care. Another oommittee 13 engaged in
canvassing to ascertain the exact losses sus
tained, and still another is looking after
food, clothing and general supplies, so ur
gently required.
All the committees are devoting all their
time to the performance of their several
duties, in whishthuy are heartily seconded
by Mayor Whitten, Senator D. A. Morrison
and citizens generally. Already in addi
tion to the general hospital, as above,
there has been opened a relief dining hall
at 251 Broadway, and to-day work was<
commtneed on a temporary frame struct
ure, centrally located in the devastated
district north of the railroad, where the
most complete destruction occurred, for
the accommodation of those families who
are in condition and propose to repair or
rebuild their wrecked homes.
The prompt action of many of the mu
nicipalities of the state to the appeal for
p.id sent oat by Mayor Whitten, has had a
good effect in encouraging our citizens.
Your city, as has always been the case, was
the lirst to respond in this noble duty, and
when word was received through Mr. D .
Moon, of Allen, Moon & Co., wholesale
grocers, Third and Jackson streets (for
merly a resident of this city) that St. Paul
had sent §5 ; 000, a great load was removed
from the minds of all. The generous ac
tion of St. Paul is being most liberally
followed. Winona has sent $2,700, accom
panied by tho assurance that
more will follow. Mayor Burket
and the council of Owatonca, were in the
oity to-day and paid the committee $500,
and returned home with a gvaraatee of
more to follow. Stillwater has r*«p»nded
with $1,000, Red Wing $500, Ha»tiagß
$100, Lake City' $250, aad more to gone.
A committee representing tke city overs
mont of Maakato visited the city to-day to
sea the extent of tho disaster, while anoth
er committee was engaged in soliciting
private subscriptions. Mayor Law, of
LaCrosse, and President Hi»oh«mi«r, of
the board of trade of that city, alto joiaed
in a telegram expresaing sympathy and
Mking for. information as to tha natcr« of
the aid required.
So it will be seen that tha good people
of Rochester are not to ba left to Mftke cp
their great losses alone. But while tha
raaponses have been prompt and liberal,
the amount received will go bat a email
way to provide for present presolag need*,
saying nothing about the fatnv*.
The locality suffering most terribly was
mainly occupied by laboring moa, princi
pally Germans and Irish, a large majority
of whom through industry aad ftigaliiy
had become the owners of their houses,
many of which were neat and tatty sirvo
tnres. When it is remexaVerad that
a total of nearly 800 build
ings were totally dastroyed, with all
their contents, and 200 others injured. i
Any one will readily see the amount of
misery, suffering and los 3 sustained, and
gain some idea of tha assistance that Trill
be required. An illustration is furnished
in the case of Mr. Carl Quick and family.
Mrs. Quick and one child were killed oat
right, while Mr. Quick, and live other chil
dren, ranging from three to twelve, were
injured, Mr. Quiok fatally, death putting
an end to his sufferings yeaterd&y after
A pleasant inoideat to record in con
nection with the Quiok family occurred
yesterday morning. Mr. George S. Barnes,
of Fargo, D. T., president of the Northern
Pacific Elevator company, being
on a visit to the hospital
had his attention called to
the terrible misf ertuae of tho family, and
the sad condition in whioh the mourning
children woald be left (the death of Mr.
Quiok then (being momentarily expected),
and he at once drew his chock for $200 for
their benefit, and also stated that he would
adopt ona of the okildr«n.
Another case illustrative of the , point,
though much less sad is it* general sur
roundings, is that of Mr. Peter Brown.
Mr. Brown, with his wife and youag daugh
ter, came to Rochester tern jean ago, since
whioh he has bean employed by the rail
road company in the capacity of oar wheel
tester. Ho had bought kimi a lot in the
stricken district upon -which ke had erect
led a cosy home. Monday he Made the
last payment upon this property.
That evening meeting a friend to whom
he remarked that ho was ptrfeokly happy,
| having his honaestaad all his own now .
Where the house stood, »othlug is left
now bn t the cellar excavation. House,
fence, shrubbery, furniture, clothing,
except that worn at the time, all gone.
True, ho and his f tiinily escaped unharmed,
but he is worse off than ton years ago,
with ton years wear and tear of body to
make him less able to renew ths fcattls of
life. And there are many such cases, the
committee now having a list of 104 fami
lies rendered homeless ami destitute by
tho disaster.
When so much has been written of the
storm it is almost superfluous to attempt
to add anything more, bnt some incidents
may bo given. To describe the storm is
impossible, words not having yet been
coined capable of conveying anything Ilka
a correct impression of its terrible power.
Talk about tho destruction of contending
armies; thej don't furnish a kint of what
may be dons by a cyclone. Iv this case
while the middle of the storm as it passed
through Roohest9r was about three-quar
ters of a mile, its full power was f«lt in a
space only from thirty to forty rods
in width, and in this
brack every building was
virtually destroyed, not a vestige of many
being left to tall where they ones stood,
while the path of the foil destroyer was
strewn with broken boards, furniture,
bedding and clothing in shreds. Some of
the trees were stripped of their bark and
foliage, the trunks standing upright.
Others were twisted in shreds, others
broken off, and still others torn up by the
roots. The grass in vegetation pieces was
withered §aud§ seemed as if a flame) of
fire ha? passed over them and in others
flattened and pressed into the earth as by
a rushing '.torrent. In one place where
six houses stood on opposite
corners, all totally destroyed and carried
away. A small rick of hay standing be
t ween two was undisturbed. Hundreds of
such instances might be told, but more
remrakabie than all was that of a child
eleven months old, found under some loose
b ards, after laying out all night, perfect
ly naked. The little one \?a3 unharmed,
and when his deliverers came crowed with
delight. His parents have not been found.
The grounds of the Southern Minnesota
Fair association were out of the track of
the storm and escaped unharmed, and
the fair will be given the second week in
September as advertised. The following
circular was issued to-day:
Rocuesthb, Aug. 23, 1883.
The Southern Minnesota Fair Association
to the public in general and to all
friends of Rochester in particular and
to all who design cr have designed to ex
hibit at the Fair, Sept. 10 to 15, this no
tice is addressed:
The great storm crippled, but has not
destroyed us nor demoralized our energy.
Our fair buildings are not injured, our
hotels will all be ready to entertain guests
and our citizens will, as usual, receive and
care for all who come. Not one thing will
be lacking to make tho fair a success. All
citizens unite in advising the a?g?ciation
to go on. Come right on as though noth
ing had happened. Excursion rate.^ dur
ing fair week will enable all from a dis
tance to visit the fair and see the effects
of the cyclone. C. Van Campem, Secy.
Below is the list of injured in the gen
eral hospital, with the nature of their injn
John Schanrack, hurt in ri^ht shoulder.
William Week, arm broken and leg and
he id cut.
D. H. Rheed, head and neck cut.
Otto Rheed, head end arm eat.
Frank Schultz, finger broken.
Wm. Sweeney, leg and head cut.
Frank Enick, cat in hend.
Willie Hanson, broken arm and cut in
head. -■.
John Hong, left shoulder and head.
Mr. Coons, leg broken.
Frank Clements, arm broken.
Chad. Hegardone, cut ia head .
Fred. Clough aad ekild, bruised.
Daniel O'Brien, left arm broken.
Burnett Quick, cut in fa«o and legs.
Heraitm Quick, right arm and face
Armento Quick, left side bruised.
Anthon Quick, injured 1% hi* and back.
Miss Sarah Johnston, bruised.
Charles Jackson, braised.
Mrs. Young, hart internally, seriously,
though hoped not fatally .
Charles Marvin, wrist sprained.
George HaDs©n, spJae, head and breast:
Wm. Leach, head, leg and arm.
Daniel Wetherbee, spinal ««lamn;' dan
O. H. Hawkins, head am* skoal .
Nels Han»en, bead aad leg; dangerous.
Mrs. Rob«rt Wright, back aa£ •noala'er.
Mrs. C. Mauley, arm, leg and back.
Mrs. Hannon, head and spice; serioua.
Lillie Osborne, head and spine; serious
Mrs. O&borne, chest, leg end one arm;
Mrs. O. H. Road, am and face.
Anna Zierak, head and body ; dangerous.
Nora Hanson, head, face and hip.
D. D. Wright, head aad b«Jy.
Four petients in th« geaeral hospital
only slightly injured, were removed by
friends this morning. Others being oared
for by friends are:
Mrs. Hong, serious.
L. Poz«, hmai. and right thigh.
Mrs. Chapman, eighty yeara of age, cut
about the head and faoa and internal in
Mrs. Chap. Chapman, spine.
The Rich family, all cut and bruised.
Mrs. J. H. Wright and child, slight.
Among the injured not before reported
is Dr. Eaton, living just on the outskirts
of tho country . He \raa out in the country
about a mile wheu ths storm came up and
took refuge in the »as«mant of a barn de
stroyed, and was struck: on the chest by a
falling timber, but escaped with slight
bruises. . . • . '
The committee figures make the total
number of dead in the city twenty-four,
and injured a»ent sixty, many of the lat
ter slight, though there are those who have
made pretty thorough investigations who
claim the dead will not exceed sixteen, the
transfer of bodies from one undertaker's i
to another, resulting in daplioations in the '
f The body of John M. Coles, one of the
one of the victims, was seat to Winona this
afternoon, where his widow resides, for in- '
The anxiety of parties absent who had
members of their family, or relations in
the ei»y was gaeat. A case in point is H.
G. Wethorell, recently located in the gro
cery b«ei*ess in your city, at 416 Ws
b*shaw street, whose family still remained
is Rochester. In the li?» of killed was
Mrs. David Witherby. Thongh the first
name was wrong and tho last spoiled diff
erently, Mr. Witherby hastened to Rock
ester to find his house partially wrecked
&sd tinoocupitd, but he sooa had his fears
relietaa by fisding them at a neighbor's
As a singnl»»r circumstance, it is stated
y a gentleman who has bean a close ob
server ot thff barometer for yours past.
On Tuepdny his barometer fell an inch
from L* to 5 o'cioek, while from that hour
uatil tha etorai struck tho city it roso
two and a hsif inchee.
Among the sufferers in Wiaona not be
fore mentioned is Mrs. Ellinghauser, oi
Hillsdale township, \rho had forty acre;
of wheat in chock blown away, Mr. Rich
ter, of the sanio township had his hoos<
a::d barn wrecked, whiio Mr. Stillwaengei
living near Utica suffered a broken leg
while his wife was slightly bruised by fly
ing boards.
Damage to J*rvpert>j.
Following is a list of the damaged
property beginning at T. P. Hall & Co.'s
building on
The southeast corner of the roof of that
structure was blown off.
Goo. Heal's residence on College Hill
was unroofed.
C. C. Wilson's barns vrere blown, down
end scattered in every direction.
Mr. Coon's residence was also unroofed
and his barns torn down.
Musson's barn was overturned.
John K. Cook's barn was unroofed.
The south gable of the Merchants hotel
stable was blown in.
The west aide of Ho!z's saloon was de
rnoiisbed and tho inner walls badly dam
The roof of Mr. A. Good Lug's house was
damaged and the stone mill unroofed.
Hie roof nnd cornice of the Cook house
sustained considerable damage.
The roof and front cupola of the Cen
trai school building were lifted off and the
building otherwise damaged.
Tho spir* of the Congregational church
was lifted from its resting "placa and de
posit-id on the gromnd near the rear of the
The dome and a part of the roof of the
court houpe were blown off.
Walter S. Booth's residence was un
James Bucklin's house is a wreck.
Porter's barn and the residence of Mr.
Schwab are the only buildings on the
street sustaining perious damage.
W. Beardsley'i honse was injured elight
ly, the kitchtn being partially torn down.
His barn was also somewhat wrenched.
The chimney of the Baptist church was
blown through the roof and the north side
of the tower injnred.
The reporter found the residence of Mr.
Emrick somewhat damaged, Mr. Cam
mack's barn unroofed sad the upper story
of the Catholic parnonstje demolished.
The cupola of the convent is slightly
damaged and part 01 the roof torn off.
The spire of the M. E. church is down,
the roof| partially crushed in and the east
wall was badly damaged. The roof
of the parsonage is also considerably dam
The upper part of the west side of the
Winona house leans over upon the roof,
and the roof of the barn is partially torn
Irving Fos's gun shop is badiy racked }
and the roof of Rowley's blacksmith shop
partially gone.
The center and roof of tho building- en
the northwest corn3r of Sixth and Broad
way are crushed in.
The roof, cornice and skylight on Crsw
eli's picture gallery are damaged.
Mr. Gaskill's barn is in ruins, and the
roof ef Dr. Williams' residence slightly
The roof cf the creamery was torn off
and the upper part of the north end
crushed in. The cooper shop and sheds
in connection with the creamery were
demolished. The residence occupied by
J. L. Howie is bsdly damaged.' t . \ ~~j
The spire of the German Lutheran
church was prostrated and Moses Hurd'a
barn leveled to the earth.
West wing of Dewitt Smith's residents
iorn off.
Rev. Roth's barn blown down.
Mr. Braen's house blown down.
Roof ©f Mrs. Hayney's house blown off.
The roof of Mr. Murphy's house dam
Twc barns belonging to Messrs. Relly
and Heffrea, respectively, wero wrecked.
The roof «f Mr. Telbert's barn torn off.
The roof of tho Broadway house was
torn off and the building otherwise dam
Roof of Whitney's elevator damigfiel.
Salman's factory demolished.
The Rochester Harvester works and
office entirely ruined.
Whitten's warehouse destroyed.
Whitten's dwelling, occupied by Mr.
Manley, entirely rained.
The residence of Mr. Burse was demol
ished, and two honses belonging to Mrs.
Smith wtre aaroof edl.
S. Vroman's dwelling was leveled. The
Third ward school house was completely
wrecked tail Mr. Rhoder's house entirely
The Broadway bridge is a thing of the
The dwellings of Charles Carter. D;:e
Raugh's, Dr. Chapman nr.d G. W. Pagh
are in ruiss.
From a short distance from tha rail
road to where the Broadway bridge stood,
there is one chaotic mass of devastation
and ruins.
Where yesterday stood homes of joy and
contentment, the eye is greeted by a io«»o
of utter desolation.
The residence of Robert Smith, was de
H. R. Flagt's dwelling was mined.
The hoases of Messrs. Woeley, Luther,
Ryan and dough arc entirely destroyed.
Mr. MoCutchins bouse is partially rain
ed; also the dwelling of Mr. Pedeason.
The residues of Frank H. Allen, is de
stroyed. ' .
Mrs. Proctor's house was moved torn
the foundation and badly racked.
Mrs. Armstrong's house is considerably
The dwellings of Tal Williams, Lewis
Price, William Pug Paul Jordon, Mrs.
Howe and Peter Larson ace entirely ruin
A house owned by Ashel Smith and
occupied by Mrs. Humphries was de
stroyed; aleo the house of 8. H. Sar
At Cole's mill we fonnd eight cars
overturned and two oar loads of flour in
the race.
The west end of Cole's mill was blown
in; tho machinery on the attic floor is all
oat of place. The roof iB blown off an I
part of the ponthwest corner torn out.
The smoke stack of the engine hous9
was prostrated and the building otherwise
The cooper shop at Cole's mill was ,
destroyed; also an unoccupied house near
the reservoir.
East and south the dwelings of James
Gardner and W. H. Wylie are in ruins.
Trio roof of Judge Eaton's house was ',
blown off.
The dwelling of Mrs. Shannahan was al
so unroof
The houses of Willian Parker and Mr.
McCatchin were wrecked.
John Proud's house and barn were de
molished, also tho dwellings of Geo. Han
sou and L. J. Slade. ''
Mr. McCormek's house was damaged.
L. H. Hum mason's house i 3 ruined, and
an unoccupied house of Horace Cook's
nearly so.
A house owned by Mr. Granger and
occupied by Herman Blause is wrecked.
Mr;. WarfielcPa house was unroofed.
The house of Mr. Gaskyand Mr. Hagan
were destroyed.
A house owned by Louis Miller was
Houses owned by Messrs. Brown, Tond
ro, Kahily, Vaughn, Manley, Roeder, Mar
| tin, and Conklin were utterly annihila
The Leland farm residence was de
Lehman's house occupied by Mr. Fromi?,
was laid in ruins.
The residence of August Zerath was de
Mr. Frank Reed's house is in ruins, also
Mr. Turk's dwelling.
The house and barn of John Tedder are
The dwellings of Messrs. Hugadon and
J . B. Wagoner are destroyed.
Mr. Winraber's house is rained; also
those of Mr. Gordy and Mr. Swankie.
H. A. Brown's house, occupied by Thos.
Clark, is ruined.
Two dwellings opposite owned by
Messrs. Osborn and Whitski are also
William Brown's house is wrecked.
Charles Ballard's house was destroyed
William Hines' house was badly dam
aged end his barn blown down.
Mr. Cole's house was slightly dam
A house owned by Mr. Huil and occu
pied by C. T. Seever, was badly wrecked.
Two sides of the roof of T. A. Whiting's
dwelling was torn oft and the interior
badly damaged.
The west wing of Mr. Battler's house
was torn off and his barn blown
Mr. Radabaugh's barn was blown down
and housejunroofed.
The wing was torn from E. F. Whiting's
Two' houses belonging to Mr. Herrick
were damaged.
Mr. Mapea' house was damaged.
The south end and roof of B. H. Elli
son's housa were torn off .
Frank Lovell's shop was torn to pieces.
B. R. Birch's house was moved from its
The roof of John Miller's house was torn
off and his barn destroyed.
John Ole3on's house was blown from the
foundation and roof torn off.
H. Manley's house wa3 ruined.
A house belonging to Mrs. Smith was
ruined and anothar belonging to the same
lady unroofed.
Mr. M. Y. Burroughs has two houses
and a barn ruined.
A house owned by Mrs. Graeff (occupant
unknown), badly damaged.
Mr. Gardner's house was destroyed.
Charles Hagedod's house was blown from
the feund.ition and kitchen off.
The kitchen of Mr. Dagners' house was
blown off.
Th* residence of Mr. Bsadie was blown
from the foundation and the roof blown
On this street the Clark house and six
business blocks, were wholly or partially
I mnroefed and two destroyed, a
Itss of $25,900.
Several of the Icrgez monuments iv the
cermet cry were moved and a large num
ber of shade trees injtred. The total
damage in city will rea«h fully $500,600.
Mrs. Chute's hoase was destroyed.
The Staniinavian hotel was consider
ably damaged. .
The side and roof of Mr. Zerath's hen»e
were damaged. .
Peter Gaffney's hsnse was destroyed.
The roof of Mr. Lind*s homse was tern
The roof of Ohancsy Yrenam's ho«ie
was damaged and his warehouse torn ;
A hoiae owned by Mrs. Caller and oo
enpied by Mr?. Dore was damaged.
Mr. DolPs house was slightly daaagsd.
O. W. Baldwin's barn was bl*wn down.
• Thereof of the Chicago & Northwest
ern railrssd depot was lorn off and the
west emd danaaged. Several box cars
were damaged. The long warehouse op
posite the dspofe was uaroafed.
Van Duaen & Go's, elevator was un
roofed and otherwise damaged .
H. T. Morton's elevator was entirely
demelished, also his warehouse was partial
ly desiroysd.
The horse power room of T. A. Whitney's
elevator ■*■*■: torn down.
Written & Jndd'a coal house was d#
The C. & N. W. romnd houee Was demol
The roof of H. T. Morton's house was
lamaged and the vpper part of his barn
or« off.
O. P. Whltcomfc's barn was destroyed
and the kitchem part of his house blown
James Ktlley's barn was blown down,
Methias Williams' saloon on Main street
is considerably damaged.
A part of the front of Perry's livery
stable was torn ef .
The railroad bridge was blown into the
On Fifth street east of the river, Ashal
Smith's barn was unroof cd.
David Lesters house was unroofed
and a part of the west wing torn down.
The roof of Rev. Kerr's dwelling was
slightly damaged.
A brick dwelling sear the asylum and
owned by Mrs. Gilbert Smith, and occupied
by Wm. West, wan unroofed.
Repmrls from the County.
The following reports of injuries of per
sons and losers of property
in different towns of the county , were re
oeived to-day:
Robert Moody^fine large barn blown
down and other buildings injured slightly.
Loss on grain and hay quite heavy .
8. Jones,. barn and granary destroyed.
Large amount of grain destroyed.
1 JThe Fling school house was totally de
OTimothy Lawler, had his house,br.rn and
other out buildings entirely demolished,
and also suffers heavy iv loss of grain.
All the buildings on Mr. Love joy's place
were destroyed and grain badly damaged.
Alex. Allen had his large barn, granary
and other outbuildings, all first class,
blown away.
H. K. Blothen had five buildings on his
farm, and lost all but his house.
J. Preston also suffered tho loss of out
buildings and grain.
All the buildings on P. J. Quinland's
place vr^re blown down.
J. L. Allen had every building on his
place destroyed.
J. Canty had all the bui!ding3 on hi 3
placo destroyed and he himself was fatally
C. C. Willson lost all his buildings, farm
machinery and some GOO acres of gruin.
Ex-State Auditor O. P. Whitcomb*is a
heavy loser, by the destruction of two
dwellings, barns, sheds and a large acreage
of grain.
S. Geiaincor, J. Adc-u, John Buckley, G.
F. Bracket, Mrs. Qnintin and R. W. Pal
mer, were among other sufferers in this
townshiD by l!:o destruction of buildings
and loss of grain.
H. Stunchfield was the heaviest loser in
this township, losing an elegant residence,
two barns and other buildings. Other suf
ferers here were: T. Richardson, Charles
Richardson, Martin Sawyer, Henry Rich
ardson, Wm, Brown, who lost buildings and
In this town the sufferers leported are:
Mrs. Quiney, Samuel Ten ny and Mr. V.'i_
an, buildings, stock, machinery and grain.
IJ .- Cleniess, hoase destroyed and barn
E. Coon, barn destroyed and hay and
grain swept away and several head of stock
killed. M. Herd. R . Waldron, John Mc-
Grover had buildings destroyed, stock
killed and grain swept away .
Peter Ciemen suffered a broken leg, and
a youn£ daughter of A. M . Rice was se
verely brniaed by being blowa against a
Thomas Donovan lost his house and
granary, some hay and grain.
J. B. Little, all his buildings.
Wm. McGovern, house blown down, and
family, five in number, injured, no one
T. McGovern, Mrs.Knusler, Dr.Crosa,W.P.
Brooks, T. Barman, J. Lutz, Silas Heltz, of
this town were also sufferers, in injury to
buildings, and loss of grain, machinery,
HjAndrew Lillo, living twelve miles from
Rochester, on his farm with his son-in-law,
Christian Johnson, was killed in the
destruction of the farmhouse. All the
buildings on the farm were destroyed,
while all the grain was swept away.
Andrew Johnson, a well-to-do farmer
injnred by falling timbers of his house,,
died to-day.
From Secretary Hart.
Rochesteb, Aug. 22, Midnight, 1883.
Hon. L. F. Hubbard, Governor of Mir
Sib: Having come to Wabashaw on bu
siness for the board of charities with Mr. D
C. Bell, we met Gen. C. H. Berry there, and
decided to defer the business and proceed
at once to this place.
The worst reports are fully confirmed.
At the lowest estimate 150 houses are com
pletely destroyed, and fifty more are un
roofed and otherwise damaged. Some
good judges place the number of houses
wrecked as high as 300. On thß north side
of the railroad every house is damaged .
There are twenty-six dead in the city of
Rochester to-night. Thirty-four wounded
are in the hospital, ia the German Library
Association's building. Seventeen seri
, ously wounded are under the doctor's care
in private houses. The citizenß here are
doing nobly. Last night they worked '
spontaneously as best they could. This
morning they organized a relief
committee of twenty-one, of which
Judge Start is chairman and Rev. W. C.
Rice, editor cf the Post, is secretary and
Sub-committees ware appointed, as fol
A finance committee which raised
$2,500 before -t p. m. to-day, in tho city,
besides large contributions of clothing and ■
provisions. It is only a month since this
city raised $2,000 for the sufferers by the
cyclone at Elgin, besides clothing, etc.
A hospital committee, which has a well
organized hospital, with surgeon-in-chief,'
hospital steward, relays of nuraes, corps of
physicians, and an abundant supply of
cots, bedding, clothing etc.
A sanitary committee which is provid
ing food end lodging for all who need it,
of tho thoccr.ud people made homeless.
A census committee, to ascertain accu
rately tho amount of the losses sustained,
and the condition and prospects of the
The citizens were greatly cheered by St.
Paul's generous response. Nothing had
been heard from Minneapolis at 10 p. m.,
as yet.
The destruction was almost entirely
among the small homes of working men and
people of moderate meens, in most cases,
probably, taking their all.
The somp'etenees of the destruction is
almost incredible. Gsa. Berry expressed
the opinion that out of the one hundred
and fifty or two hundred houses demolished
there couid nui bo collected good material
sufficient to build one. Trees are cut
squarely iv two or violently wrenched to
pieces. Hou&ehold furniture is reduced to
Business has been at a complete stand
still to-day, every energy being bent to
caring for ths dead and wounded.
Reports from the surrounding country
indicate some twelve or fifteen killed and
perhaps as many wounded. The destruc
tion of property in the track of the storm
is apailing, buildings, machinery, stock,
crops standing or harvested, have been
swept away.
The average width of the storm path was
probably three fourths of a mile. It was
wider in some sections.
Mr. Bell and myself will probably re
main here until Thursday noon.
The need of assistance is great and ur
gent. Very respectfully, your obedient
servant, Hastings H. Haut.
{ Special Telegram to the Globe. ]
Makkato, Aug. 23. — The city council
[ this afternoon unanimously voted $700 to
be expended for the relief of the cyclone
sufferers of Rochester and vicinity
[Special Telegram to the Global
Fergus Faz^ls, Minn., Aug. 23. — a
meeting of citizens to-day $500 were
raised in a short time for the Rochester
Special Telegram to the Globs. 1
Faeibault, Aug. 23. Mayor H. W. Pratt
and three of the aldermen absent. There
fore, nothing has yet been done about the
aid tor Rochester.
Winona; Aug. 215.— G0v. L. F. Hubbard:
Winoua raised $3,000 last night for the
sufferers at Rochester and vicinity.
Another meeting will be hold to-night,
John Ludwig, Mayor.
Probably the ".Mystery."
New Bedfoed, Mass., Aug. 23.Yester
day morning a sunken yacht was dis
covered three quarters of a mile north
east of here, at the "Hen and Chickens,"
near the entrance of Buzzard's bay, which
is supposed to be tho lost yacht Mystery.
CnAMEEcsiiUEG, Pa., Au?. — J. M.
Sharp, member of the legislature and a
prominent attorney, died this morning
after an illness of but a few days, fifty
three years of age.
For 'Winona, La Cros c e, Dubnqne, .lo'.-k Island,
Burlington, Keoknk, Qnincy, St. Louis
and all Intermediate Points.
The Only Lias Now Running Through from
St. Paul to St Louis Without Tnmfer.
The elegant, popular and fast electric light pas
senger steamer
Vv in . Boland, Master, Chas. Mather, Clerk.
Leaves .
Saturday, Aumst 26, at 8 o'clock, A.M.
Through tickets by river and rail to all points.
Most comfortable and chearest route, avoiding
heat and dust. Boats completely provided with
wire screens, fly and mosquito-proof. Through
to Chicago $12.50, St. Louis $16, including
meals and berth on boat. A. G. LONG, Agent.
Office and dock foot of Sibley st.
Minneapolis offioe — "Kimbali's," 16 Washing
ton avenue.
Side- Wheel Steamers, Equipped with Elec
tric Light.
,For Winona, La Crosse, Dubuque, Clinton
Bock Island, Davenport, Mnscatine, Bur
lington, Keoknk, Quincy, Hannibal, St.
Louis, and all intermediate points.
Leavos St. Paul every Monday at 10 o'clock a. m.
T. L. DAVIDSON, Master,
Leaves St. Paul every Wednesday, 10 o'clock a.m
Leaves St. Paul every Saturday at 10 o'clock a. m.
Through tickets by river and rail for sale to
all poicta East and South.
A. DELANY, Agent,
Levee and Jackson Street.
City Ticket office, 334 Jackson street.
NO. 236.
Commencing "Wednesday morn
ing, August 22d, and ending
Tuesday night, August 28th, on
all KILT SUITS. This discount is
making in all an average discount
of about 45 per cent, from retail
values. The styles are all good
being new this spring, and com
prises all told about 200 suits*,
This is a great sacrince,§but we
will try it for one week.
Cor. Tulra ana Robert street?, st, PjuL
PROF. R. H. ray
School for Dancing:
Saturday, at 10 ;\ m. & i p. in., Sept IVH
kJirihxiiJri. ±±\J U oiir,
L. N. SOOTI, Manager.
HfiAfaßlElT EmiOR»HIRI,
For Fair Week!
Of the Distinguished and Talon French So
ciety Star
Mile. Rhea,
Supported by
And a well selected company under the manage
ment of
WEDNESDAY Much Ado About Soththo.
Hale o* feats o rn-neaesfl sal ar 1 iy, Aug. 25fh,
9a. in. ct bore .: ..;■ . g mre thsm early &ad
avoid the rush. Prices as usual,
Mile. Rhea'6 photographs now on sale at Dye •
& Howard's music store.
Pupil of the eminent pianist and taaobOTf S»
B. Mills, of New York, and for several years z
teacher in well known educational institution?,
and of private classes, most res;» c; : all? tandem
his services to those desiring p. thoroughly com
potent, experienced and conscientious u?aoucr.
Twenty lessons (one hour) f4O flo
Twenty lessons, (half hour) 25 00
Orders may be left at my studio, over R. C.
Manger's music st-jre, 107 E. Third street. 206
The afternoon trip having proven to bo th<
acceptable trip, Monday the Steamer f ',
will discontinue the morning ran anil leave a
2p. m. Returning, lea^e the Falls at 4:45 p.m.
arriving at St. Paul at 6:30 p. m. Evening ex
cursione every night, weather permitting. Fo
special excursion'} or private mrtie.-, call on o
address bEO. H.~HAZZARD,
170 Karl Third Street.
B jat lands at Fort SnolliEg ga&g np and com
down .

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