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IHEARTRENDING PICTURES OF LOSS AND SUFFERING(
kir'4N . .. .t./ n ... ....... 4i:w 'r4'"ý~.,. .: l.. N. ::.f:41vh.. . After the flood had subsided in Dayton and the fire had been quelled, the work of rescue began in real earnest. Many persons were found in upper stories of their homes unable to escape. Others were too weak from ex posure and lack of food to get away from their homes without assistance. The picture shows some of the res cuers and rescued. 2.,, S-- 1 This scene is typical of what Daytonites saw on their streets after the flood of last week had subsided. thsu v.:Q 3... ri ) The picture shows submerged residences of Fremont, Ohio. This city suffered heavy loss by the recent floods. 4, Y g 44'~ 44(;isBg~l s~ 44r Nc 44 : · 44 - ·. 11 XI :1 Th pcur iie sm ie o bwth usnsssc'in fflodad ie-wptDytnlok toa.! 4:4444iw4..4.54.444444 4 ~i 2 , " > 4 :11 Aiii 4444 ~·4*4 . · Inthe fotre grv ound ia resue is seen carring a womat n acos flood n iedsep Dayton stret hedars s rwnu at ~h. curb SECRETARY OF WAR GARRISON (TOP) AND MAJOR GEN ERAL WLOOD. Armed with authority from Presi dent Wilson instantly to set in motion every governmental agency to relieve su-fering, Secretary of War Garrison and Major General Wood of the United States army are in charge of the relief work in the flood-stricken districts of Ohio. Secretary Garrison has power to order federal troops into Ohio as may be necessary. DR. RUPERT BLUE. Surgeon General Rupert Blue of the United States public healthi service is in the flood districts to take personal charge of the federal medical officers rendering as!,stance to the distressed people of Indiana and Ohio. ERNEST P. BICKNELL. Ernest P. Bicknell, director of the American Red Cross, is in charge of the Red Cross forces of nurses and physician's in the Ohio flood district. He and his little army are meeting with success in their fight against the spread of contagion in the stricken cities. Look to Your Plumbing. diio - e*iry|iiiy ii tihe. hliise ii lit; b~le t(i contract typhoid or smle oth.,r lie\'er. T'hi I difgesti\ e iorgllls iierf· ,irli the sainiie ftncitioins in lln, Iluil i n ,oln as the Ilnnllng dois fir thie hiiisi,, and tlii-y should be kipt ill iirst-class cornditiun all the timni. If yvu have iill trot-ubl withl your iig i.ti ni tatlke ('halberhritn's Tabhles iill Vi i a'i 1 certiin i to'get quick r.liel. -al, by all druggis.ts. EI llbroidu-ry miianullfcstllle i.s iv fir the iiililt illhiirtaullt of S\ mt.S il!dll.s tries, 7S per (' cent if thi resilhnts of onte caltllo being embroidery wourkers. ', .- , " t :- . 7 ..i --- -------- CON CCERE E BRWGE OVEK MIAMI RIVER * . THI5 WAS EN IRELY 5UBMERGEO - SSTREET -DAYTON. IN HEART OF FLOOED CITY. ] These pictures show two interesting parts of Dayton, Ohio as they looked before the flood. The upper view is of the costly concrete bridge over the Miami river. When the flood, came rushinc' down the stream it entirely submerged this strong structure and greatly weakened it. An early report stated that the bridge had been car ried away. The lower view shows Third street, Dayton, which was under 20 feet of water The flood swept down this thoroughfare, one of the principal business streets, with terrible fury. underni nigj the foundations of buildings and ruining hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of stock in the stores. .t , ....o.. - -Y '. ".a : .... :'::i small boats ready in which they hastily pack.od some provisions, and then when the onrurshmng waters forced them to vacate their homes they took to the boats and reached higher irounld eventually. Thi, picture was taken near London. Ohio, and shows a boat in the back yard of a house in which the fani ly esaped. The water later swept this home away. Hadi the family rema ned they probably would ihave perni.hed. e~soog',.