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TWFeNTY-TWO UVEH LOST.
t'onllnnrd from Kirai Pate. totter a OsaBBB?mian, *w**re working to release and i?rry out the- dead anl wounded. Som.* nf tba former had been last-fitly ld?rd, while otli?*iti had api>ar<*ntiy ?tad from M-Bcatis? and in (treat ugony. Several dleal an the* were lifted froui Ike ruins, or befon they could b<* convoyed to a hospital. On every mtot, beth of thc- dead ami those wsw ame seeiotasly wounded, a?rprln end bornr mac piatadv drawn. Kv. tv niau hud lieeii t.tk-u ntiuwurces, ns though altai ked Irntn BB ambush. iii many nan the arnblaan to hwnnlry nail s?sin entire iv i1issB>pnsir*il li sensed almost SJ if tin' worker*. sheol the Hi-fated structtirr* wen Berrying out Dine bri..-*, ot matter, soi-eared nil (An with blood, filth*? with din, dirt around into ih,.ni l-l...ni on/in'' noni every Biiint. A i l,ihl would not' have known it*, own lather, ti wit.* not reeog?laed her husband. With such tendtrnen n rough aaad e-rfted in**n could autu inun lor Buea B time. Hey w.t.* nd out on ?Breteben and carried out to tho ambulances that lilied the Bdjefc-Bg StrtetS. T*f doctors could do little for then then*. AU tiny could paaadhlr do eras to elna san*** sots* or the dirt, the plaster sad tbe filth trmn the lana ol the Injured men. It was sjreuad?*d into their eve-, nows and mouths, la ena?mt the danger ol nffocation. Many mere unconscious, and poutd not liav.. helped tbeimielvn. Tho anibnbtnm had nil thev coull possibly i.ttond to. Soon the hospitals siew (i*owt|i*ti, aad it benian aw* Mirv to turn drag stores in thc neiijlihoih md int* temporary linppit'ils. Ern the floors of the of (ices sf two physicinns w>r<* covered with the wounded nri'l binding font? ol the victims. Tv,'KN'TY noni ks intxtt Kl rn. I'.y 7 o'**!ock to-nicrht twenty-two bodies hud been isajBTtltd from the ruins and HetltiHed. The number tot injured or wounded was forty-live. lt is impossible to pay ut Ihe present time whether tin* list of dead will not be further increased hy the diioovory of ether badin in the ruins, or hy the death of the fatally injured now lying in hos? pitals and j.nvate houses. Tlie last bod*/ WM taken out of the ruins this afternoon at B o'clock, bart it was po dislijmred as to make immediate identification impots-aihle. ihe. sympathy and practical aid extended hy every lindy in a position to help the wi IT tarers und those dependent upon then* uro drseivin,i af com tnont. .Near)** every store in the Balfhhsihaod sent su|iplies to the workmen eii-rafied in digging la tb* ruins, or offered to place rooms at the disposal af tho wounded. The tapiritual nia**dp of tinja,* not yet beyond the- reach of their ministrations was looked after hy four priest*, who run from h neighbor?ts. parsonage immediately after the collapse pf the buiLiing, and were on tin* spot almost as poon as the i'iro Department and tbe polioe. Tlie Acting Secretary of Vfar ordered a company of artillery from the Argnal to nano to th.* scene of the disaster to assist the police, and the ambulances from Fort Me vcr and a troup of cavalry were placed at the disposal of the local authoritii.**. a\t a meeting of citizens held hastily this hint?ssa at Willard's Hotel fut thc purpose of extending immecliute rcli-f to the sulfer.-rs un 1 ti dr families, $5,500 was raised within fifteen minute"*1, of which the Pnasidi-ut contribute! $io? Rmi ths local new-tapaflier others $.'100. Ketty oat* of the threa. <,'ommi?*sioners of til" District' W?a on tiie ground within fifteen minute* Better the catastrophe had occurred, each BBSB?_ag B'S?an in tin* iluty of directing tlie arni?an in thali maasssaj tusk. Coi?__eioaer M. IM. l-tkef loft Th>* building only long enough in ihe afternoon to attend the meetini' of thc citSBanB1 commit tm**, and immediately after it*? adjourn?amt returnel to tin* saeas of' the dleoetw n mn?r the work ot dlrecainj*; the laborers. ?Bgi?an Ceinmlstaioner rowell's jiractical experience! mare his aid a pe-euliar "value which tlinpr who watched the work were readily able ls appreciate?. A REPETITION OP THE DISASTER POSSIBLE. lt had already liei-n paid that the city is boner ?snbsd with building's owned or seoapied hy ths GontS?MM in Whisk a repetition of to-diy's dis? aster is th" fearful MSStbiHt* of each hour. Tbs pages of " The < oujricssiouul I'ecord" teeni with the si?-*che* exposing the utter rotteumMB of the Pub? lic Printing Office, the dangers which Hs '1,000 ?tnploj/es run daily, the menace it coiuitantly is BB Hie and property. Tbe pigeonholes of thc com? mittees of Doth houses are crowded with lbs protests, and petition'* of employee. aPkim; that quarters be furnishe*d for them th.it an* at h'Jist t'if'-. It required years to convince Cousress that it. ww necessary to act. Rut eveu then th** hatti,* w;.a-not won. It io raging even now. Fer ni 11a tim a tivc jrean real estaie aptmulsUias. tabbers, lobbyist-, pulling and healing uiembers of Osagnaa about without the le~et t?BSt?an on the part of the latter, have known haw to defer the selection ?f a projier site. The salety of the 8,000 em? ployes is iiotiiuiK to them. Congress, paralysed by the inaction of its own meuibers. Bounden about from year to year, and only a calamity like that of to-day a-an rouse it from its lethargy and aw**k?*n it to a rcnlizati >n ot itu ciiruinul inditler enci-. l.?*c**ntly the Government rented a building in r.-st., pout h ot the l'ostofti'-e Depart tuen t, lor use of the Sixth Auditor. I'pon its tioors were pached not len than sixty tons of old fill**?, in addition to til** safes and desks and other furniture, Bot counting tlie w.i?lit of SOU or more clerks. The structure- soon showed that it cou ld not carry such anight, bat ths Fostottn authorittas evidentUB* thought athSBW?a, ft was a woman employe tinnily that had the SO?rage to make' a complaint in the public prints winch broaght about the visit of a building inspector. Ile neonnotended certain alterations which the landlord af tbe Government, or more likely tbs GavanBMBl itself, undertook with some reluctance to make-. Uut even hav it continues to be ranked anion..' tin* auspecte 1 build Illj-'S. The \\ in.ier building in Seventeenth*!, is not much hatter. It is an old brick structure that long ago outlived its usefulums. Huilt before the war by Oncrcl Winder, of [ibby Prison fame, for a hotel, and pulwcjuently sequlr.-l iiy the (iovirnmeiit under a tax sale title, jt was never Uitended to meet the requii-etnents of a pulilio building. It? floor-s are light and ft*?, and not coustructetl to curry tlie heavy areiglil ul fllep. And yet the constantly expanding busi? ness of the (rovernment continues to lie erowdeaj upon the same floors that wen made to do duty twenty-five j-ears ago. The bnildinir hus l-v^.i in? spected from time to time, but inspection, as ia well known, has >*e*on no MaVrgaard In tinu-s peat iu this city. It has not l*een in ths rns- ol property hold by private owihtp, alni it is ap farently BO guarantee of safety in the eas*. ,,f niMings owned by tho tiovernment. Within the last five years the pe*ople of Washington have s en a music hall in counse of erection blown down In a moderate gale and several lives saeri |nd through th" criminal eareJnsnns of either the builder, the contractor or the inspector. Not lone before that a church tower, all but completed, collapsed in one of th.* most fashionable "pmts of the Iowa, and only the early hour of th** morning at whi'h it occurred prevented this ' aeeident" from b'ing fallowed by soassavnms muri* setioue than liiian (ial lon At about the saiiH* time the stone ptaircase in a hotel just (.pened to tlc* public eave way. nnd it waa only a merciful Provi 1 euee which ill this ease saved the lives ol Ihe inmat?*9. Six or aesrea yean ugo a toaae) oaoa which more than $1,000,000 Ind been expended was found to show signs of (racking belan it vhs half compbted. lt ha'i to he ?bnrlon''d, and the only reproof administered to the t'overnmetit engtnen in charge of the work was ?? detail out West. In non? of these cafaes has the responsi? bility been finally pla.1 or any adequate paula > saaan met".i out. The community and the tni; ji'.vers. in a word, are at the mercy of a paternal (.i.veriimont, which sometimes acti. if it ?xv*' fit. but more frequently acts not at all. DETAILS OE TUE ACCIDENT. DEATH CAME WITHOUT A MOMENTS WARNING THERE WERE NEARLY 400 .MEX IN THU Bl'II.D INO WHEN THE CRASH CAMF?THK STRUCT. IRE KNOWN Tt) 1*K l'.\S.\ll'.. Washington, June 9.?Another trsg-dy?less No? tional In character than lbs flr.t, but Involving lbs lose of many more Uv.a and cnua'iig much more human surTcrln*?? ha* Htulncfl the wulla of lbs old Fort's Theatre, ttliere At.'n.intn Lincoln was assas ?Bated br J. Wilkes Routh, m April, IgtB, lt ls u cotncldcnce, also, which wilt not escape attention. that this second tragedy occurred on the very day when the body of tho greitt tragedian whose life wai io darkened by his brother's crime timit he never ?tatted Washington afterward waa laid at rent lu Mount Auburn Cemetary, ?asaactmsctts. The house tb which Lincoln died, on the other sida of the street from the theatre when he was shat, which lt still aentjmen?Uy kept intact n lt was that fatal night, looked down to-day upon a scene of agony, excitement and grief which even the great arline of 1846 could not psi?JeL And the horrors et the seaae were by no means las aeon by the know?gae that a blunder, surely la this caae almopt w worse than a crime* hat. caueeg the death or from SUMMER DISEASES. What Cann Them, Willi a few lilma for thrir (ermin Preemie-,- This i. Vnluable liifet-matle*. Cholera moibu? and summer diarrhoea mtu'r principally darius the summer and autumn. Cholera BMSfcn la tOBBld liv IniporiK-r foiad and s.irtdeii chi??8 ?'f Bte italy after ex Doanre ta. ui-at heat. Certain MhetBBCM "iii produce it to certain Bereena, such, foi laataaee, aa real, raw ? IB taken with Uah, or shell Bah, and all (Italie, rooked with milk. su<h aa rles pudding, cre.nm puff*-, and Stn lee '?ream when kept too Ioiir. I'nr.p" anti nvei.r.jio fruit. matettXty If taken vita laipe drauclita of lr- irater, "ill rau-e li. Avoid bees?Utg 'hl'led duriiif.- sleep. In a climate as .haa ax able aa o'.Ta tala i> an ever-pteeeBi daiiifr. I'-i-i-t.-nt aUDinn r dlairho-a 1- u.anally caused bi? li.alana, sewer air or lapare water. Tin- snewin ge "' how tu a\uid or remeiy thea* dongeroui rtotnplaints will ?Bee BM?b MBerlBS a"d BVota n.an.v a dm tin"a bill. Medi? cal srlnaa Mia na that ita aaa si sara apirlta, preferably whiskey. Iii mi.d"iatloii, la a ?'ir* safeguard at'Klnat dla eaaea of Um sleet ment inned. Then, ia but .ii" pare medicinal irfelakey, and that is Daffy*! P'ire Malt, if ll la taki'ii !-'L'iilar:.v at th it. MeaOO lt keeps UM at ii a. Ii :n h.aitiiv iso allin. parMes tba entire swem. ami civ. a felic, atie-nutii and ititi?Ina. li ima i.e.n oard for year* hy the .Vic; le au J>llb!i'\ and I* tlc tim-I |n.|.'i!:ir KBiedj of Ita kind in tMn land. It la ti ii" there ar.- IB?reata**! petties who irv to sell ethel assailed arhUkcyi abes th.y are Baited i.,r Dasya, bot a u ii people have an Intereal a motive tlia'- I- no! (or tuiir Cool. l>o not Ot iecelvM, atid in-i-t ut)..n karisa ju-t ?hal you call fm. twenty to thirty persons ut least, and Indicted Bul?lags and Injuries upon fifty or sixty more TIIK BUIIaDIN<. KNOW.**." TO Iii: UNSAFE. Thi' evlib nee as lound In eflrial records appa0*1 fomluslvi' thut ns loni' BgO as 1 -**?> His building, walch ihe Gonn?anl pnrchasM sfter tiie ssnsstna tlon mid meet as un army _nsniH, waa otk* i.i My prodnime rt ley Oangress un sasafe Sepoattaiy for even the Inanimate thfletOBS, BBnunles mid booka of the army medical ?Bedim, lor Which n safir place of stonigo was provided BJ Ail of Congress. Bat BOtwlthstsadlag the fae! thsl lu Ihe iu.i.11.. pre.s and In Osagnn also, continued attention waa called to the' buiia'ing wal? of Ihe bnlMlni snit li S?rt?asa nial stat ral aaBattsMHtj ami Insecnrlty, li ea.iitiiiiiesi le be na'si for Ihe .lally employ?en! ol Beal 1 j 800 Government elerlu of the penalon reoord divl-lon of the War Ollie. Wiih a raine?en! of s_crtBtlnatlon, Uowerer, bc tween what .mild BC replaced and whal could not be so etaMy supplied, while the clerks were trusted In the unsafe building the srlghud mordii were retained in the nibstaatla] fireproof Wu Department Bundinie, fio, coiiiforiiag o?dal assurance ia glvn that while thirty clerks muy have been killed, the pension records an "ll nnd and uninjured. The bulkliiig so?apsM in tho Bltflat of an HI Jndg.-d effort to ivnudy BOOM of Hs defects. 'Hu? moral of the disaster, if then, ia nny. is emphasised Dy the fact that there arc known to b- at Ins! two gnat Osma?aanl buildings?the Matias O?n and th.- Winder Building annex af tha Wnr Department? each cont.iuitig many inure employes thsn wen caged in the Ford's Theatft Snth-tnp, wh?k ar. lu an .quully dangeroua condition. rm victims HM. jusx <jonf. to aroKK. Tho hour of the staaster was abortly attn Ibe Sopartflsents hud settled down for tbe dsy'i work. The wartanen whose aperaUons nuder the building were the tarated?te cans.' ot Hu* catastroplie, bad iii'i-n Unkettng upn it for two hour- or mon*. II?If un hour earlier mid few lives would have' lu an loat. The bulldlrig stood in Ts-tb-et,, northwest betwon E. and 9, ?us., sad not far from Pennsylvania-are. It hud lie-en repaired, proppe-d up and renorated from year to yeur. 'Iheia- were toWtt TaOO per-oiia, mostly OSIHBMBl clerlia. cmpltiycd In Ihe building, but all of ttieae wen ot work wan the hellding fell. An esrsvatlon for an electric llr-ht plan! wna i? lng Btade In the ellar .if the stratton?s three-story alfa it snd sccordlng to the he^t Informattn obtainable ila* wertasm tula morning had due beneath the fotitidnil.ui anpporta In the front of the building, weakealng them to sock na extant that th-* walls gave away befon Ihey could be shored up. This evjilaliiitii.il of the t au? of the aeeident ls thc only otic advanced, bo! 1! seems some? what strange* in view of the fact that Ihe te.p floor gave way list. SO vVAP.NIXO BXTORE THE Cl?1*11. Men who were In the building say that the cras'i came wlt'iou*! warning. Those on the toj> fie.or ana suddenly precipitated to the Bon below, sud the weight of falling Itaaban Bag furniture canted the .second and fiiat floors willi lt. Lui Mly only the forward half of tlie floors gave way. Tin- outer edges of the floors and the rear part of thc strm turo remained Intact. The walls did nut fall. The news tLat the building had latin aptt?t wHti ?OUSE ?n_?IB I.IMUI.N lalKI). Bgkh?ng-Uke nptdlty, nnd Ban Tntb-at. and sdjaeeaft Ihanaghtarea wen ertwdtd mttk propia. Blthln an hour tin* news was known all over Wa hIngtou, und hundreds of aa?lon relative-, and Mends Bwsrmsd ls Ihe vicinity e.f the old Uiialrc Wuni'ii appealed boxtoosty io every bystander for ?for?atton about some pert?nar person, while min esme with Inn ta iin-lr eyes and lai*4?-f?gi) heaonghl Ihe policemen IS bt the? through the police 1||.,.S 11 a;. 1 thi \ Blight ol iain assn haoarladgs ol their frl-llds and relative*. A Braanl tire shu? mani ni a lea minutes aftir tba crimh, and thm ali the smbalsaen in lbs etty wen BBB?Baaed. As gt?ckly as poaslUs the police and Brssan Maand u naen brigade, and reedy banda as abated them to take om tha killed and wounded. in IBM lilli tl ntl hOlir about twilit V live people bad lic-n tah-u out, and every few minutes thereafter some nilli form would ht borne on a BtWtiihBT from the bedding. PROMPT ACTION OF TIIK Al'THOllITi I.S. Police and army ambulances, cabs, carriages and Vehicle:, of every dnnrlglliai were praasM into ser? vice for lal?lg away tlje d.-ad and ?Jared. All the hoapitnls in the city were utllli-od In caring fur tho liijur.il. mid seores of phyaletaai rsnatBand th'ir Baarlsea tor ibis work, fha Oaa_ataatsans el the Ulstrlct of Columbia took yoSBSSatae Ot the building and Uk vb Inlty '.n perstfla, and helpM direct Ita poHca un I lbs reac ,ui 4. Catoeel Corbin. Assistsal Adjutanl Oeneral of ita Amy, aaa mo! by Msjor-Geaaral Seta?leM lo regresni Ihe War Deyarta?at, and to Ssatie if li wen aeeesssry lo eal om troops. Oirlag to rzesBnl iaeiico regntaUotu the meaan wen aol hlndenal In lle'ir work by Hie BBXlOM irowd-, and lt wai not long befon the armksge had been cleared Catarrh in Children For over two rears my l.ttie glrl'a life wah mada nil-crab:,! by rn caa*e of C'tarrh. Tile ItaataTgl from Ute noa*, waa Urge, SBBSSMM tad very -j:.', naive. fem c-yea ueiame iatlai^ed, tiie lids swollen and *.(.?:>? |*lntnl. Attar trying varioua ^.|l adieu, 1 gave her K. h. H. Sta tlrst Louie s'l'iucl t-.. aKU'ravate tlie dlae-aae, but the aymMMH aoeo ahaled, aad lu a abort tun a ahu waa cured. l>i;. Ie. B. hlTCUEr. Ma:key, Ind. Our beek on Blood aad Bala Sieeaeaa malled fr.e. SWIFT SPECIFIC CO., Atlutttu, Cia. away io imB un ela?Bl that the work of rescue could la* can-led on without hindrance-. lilith thc mililary nii'l naval authorities look prompt BCIbn. (ieneral Si hoiiol.l ordered twa troe.p., of cav.-ilry fn.m Kort Myer. Just BCTOM Ita river, BBd two coinjianies of Inlaiitrv from the arseaal to the -rene .ef tin disaster. The Secretary ol Ihe Navy eii-e;,-reti out ail the naval mcdi'.'il ssnen statlon.d hera, nat sin opened the Xsni Hospital lo receive (Jw b.jeirea!. The COamnadSBl Bl the Navy Vard eras ordered lo render nil aeatstanee in In- power. Beery hospital In the cit* was called brio reoi?alttoa, mid nmbnlMi'i's. carriages natl attar nMcll'S Siled with Ita WOtUlded were ipilckly traversing Ita Cit*. in everj direction. Those who were emly 09 Ita seeee found the bod) oi b 1'I..real m.iii in the' alley in Ita rear ol Ita blinding, where .lohn Wilkes Booth had his bom lethered Un* night be ktlted Lincoln. Thia waa Georgs M. Arnold, a weU-kaown cii.r.i clerk, lia timi in" 11 ?-i-"ii at a ti.in!-ii.rv window, lie waa wannal nu! to Jump. Mit deaptte the protestation* of numbers of tbe people, ta cBmtad oat, and, lower lag Mane- 'rona ike -111. wi go. Ile fell upon a covering at .1 tower door. lUd off lino tbs cob'.li' ?toned alley, striking n n- lend, and wa- Instant!) kilted. A co 1.0 P.P. CI BOT'." BBAVB WOKK, Oas si tbe Lrive.-t sad bk st daring Incidents connected arith tbe ntamlly tra* per fut mn by a colored boy, Blueten or twenty yean old. named Basil Lockwood. As - .on aa the flo,.ia toltapaM and Ita (lu-t cleared a*ay, reallying th, danger of tin. ? nt the rear window* ulm wera wildly climbing mil aad calling for aid, be cBmbM Bp a Urge telegraph pole as high as Hie I liml -tory and lashed I bidder io no- pole, putting the oilier ind in the window. By Hil- m.ans icu or fifteen person*; were aeeleted down nc ladder In lately. None of loose who maped Injury could tell posl 11 v.-iv which of Ita Soon Bnl gare way. By thc occupants of cadi Bool lbw waa only one 1 rs b heard, and ?St?atty UM whole building waa Siled H'efll'.j*! WM juTjp-. atW^^-$ -^h__>^ jV^ (H^ ?E?s-___-l. i r*-| Till: OLD P"!;i).-a T erith Miridin: Mme inst. Sonning directly tt.n.ut-ii all of Ihe Boon In the ?Md? ol tbe balMil B Hght>wel] Lu feel >.r mon J..ne: and nearly a wMe. 'Un' fatal ana ni in from of im . leartag a -pac.' of ala or *'\'!i feet ni oldth undi on Ht ber aide. I!;-- entire back ja.rt of ! ie bolMlog containing ineere- Utan half of the Hoot apace, remained in-. ? t, 'il..'re were many ney Barrow c-rapcs fruin death. A Bomber "f elerkt win. ? di rt. r. led directly apol tl..- lin.- when the Boon brok., away tared theta -. v. . wnll" Cn* denka nt wbtch tiny -,? v., r peel ipi tated dpwn tie- Bwfnlchaaflt. Othen Who ??*n wall.P.g iiTOaa the. room le ird aa ominous Bound ai.''. steipj.eil ju-i at til" eery ihreaboM . I death, ti?? tin- .rash ettoto, thoa.- who i-iirvivi-d heard a inlet.t\ .-ri nm of angula!* from their <umti,li-. ?? they hank out of Big .'. and Iben, pre.pim.- lu Un- aarkn.-.a, they found H..-ir way to *?fely, lnrnbllag In erery Joint with thc pallor of Ita desi lu their teeee. mi aroMi v iv Tin. mn.ni sic. No wu.-a' i w.-n- employed In th" building, but wi'!, in a lao minni, rs siter lbs creak ita trlvi nother* mid daOShten <l Ihe rle lim- begBB ta ..r riv.-. Within a few ?amenta a bandied or mo* nc n at ri pp ed fvi U'.t worie. Junip.*d tnto th.- building niui began Itaotrtng ni Ita wreckage lu front aie: und'T tin* Ul.rs which ninained iiaadlrjg In th" nar. abeu! ii ?0 o'clock ? rompoay ol Ita Uk i sited gtatei Artillery ftosi Ita Waahlngtofi liarracta i.r rived on th" aeeae ol th" accident, iuil Ike uni nen di iribit'.ai ab.mi Un- ruined strut mr.- t.. guard agaii I ,. i. ten rc v\11ii iii.- Rorkmen. .-.hurlly after their antral, u..- cavalry fn.m lort Mv.-r, Va . noetad Ita -i*ot and .'? i i'd Ihe other regulars lu raalntalnlni arter, 'lin' main dutv of tl.Mien wai io gnard iii.* Beta?lon records stored in tia- bnUdlng. ' teri who escaped aren pr? "i lalo icrvlce, ead wen! wlilltiply io work nmovlug bondie* ,.f valuaUe dorn in>uta. A great ibal of th" work of tlc Pl Ofltea H d"|,end"!it upon itaa* records, and "i.? -?r value- to Ih'' ?,overturn lit BBd 1" liidlx nlu.il . I estimable. They cannot ta n pi.."ai. (-tn.i.kino thc. wjkk or ITA DR. ?vary tew ?hntea dnrlog tbe iir-t two hours eft r Ita accident, dead and a .mal.-I men von taken out of iii" wreckage. To thi onlooker . al Ita brm rd, muline d and dust-covered bodta seemed bereft ol Hi... one m..ii. whose tate wsa nvend with blood, and who wa. epmlngly ''.? ii. nddenly ral-"! him-, ir up in ita ambulance in wbteh bc ?** placed and -.wallowed b gte*o ol whi?tay, Thia brongbt a cheer fri'i.i tin- crowd, and ihereafter every neena noa ? inaipaul.<i by apptaa <?. ah lin* carla and workmen thal oonld be second were pi- "il Into -i ?trice I i char awn. Ita di bri . The workmen shovelled ptaster, brick, dntuaeata and broken fnrnltnn Into ita ion-, ami nek Ind oa taken away lo ? damping ground ai-arby. Tieri, wp much danger lo Ihe n*ecalng gang**, for Ihe edge ol ike fallen Soon hung threateningly downward ncr ile* beads of tba workers. 1' ...niel last little |aro.::>.nhl la- malo In clearing away iii" linno-iivi muss ,,f (allen rubbisii, bot Ita narai Derertheleai advanced rapidly. An liuiiblil eel Ihe dav wa- III" number of ibm min trfco, on bearing ol Ita dtan?ier, Bocked ie, ita aseoe. Ptlerty ngardtesa of ih.-ir own safety the) entered the building, the nar w-iii, ..f which wen BBtrnlngly bolling out. and sdnriBlsiend lo ita dylan ami lbs i nj ni *-ai. Mlnlsten of all creeds vcr* present. -hm,; NAKBOW i-i vim.a. The hairbreadth escapes aamtrd by Ihe rarvlvon wen n tunta rican, (jiu* of the .t IkrilHng anne* ol the whole adair waa thc righi of a donn ten, abo w.-r.' tefl in b ioiii't e,r ii,., iblid story, clambering down a bose-plpe to the ground. Oas ol then men. und Hi" Sn! to get down, wa P.. Bater, whs worked In ibo ("Hire of Ita iMrd floor. Tin- story MB bnl be loki Iii his own words: ??I was ai ray enk," b" nhl, "when j beard ? gmt i ar. Then waa n? pri'iiioiiit'.iv imtUlag ur any Uttd of waining; Jus| ? |.,,iir anil a ir;, h. and the' tb- k- and table, see me-d lo iii' iiji lu I!,., iini,-,. ,,f the flour ami linn dlnppoar la a bUndlng cloud eef white du-t. i tpnng fr Ita far window ami ea Bad to sty eompentena to teltaw. Then was wsn righi near tm* did a ,. and We gain, d a -nfc place ii! the r-ar of th" bal Magi snr ita windows. Ot* arere nra ptetely isolated, how,vcr. with no way te. |ei down. The floor had -mik beneath ea Iii tent, anti (ta bulldlug waa Mill lr. niblin,: irmn the shock. Wc dil liol know what B?Bale the nar Of Ita Itractan woiihl gu down, and Mood lhere almost franUe. Th. n I i bought al a r... i ,f Bn-koM thal i knew aa Beat by. w. groan Ikmagh ita bUadlng duat u, thia aid iiulikly BBWOaad il nulli fbi "lal touch.al the ground. Th,? i caagM h.dd ?f Ute boaa and slid down ll, alighting arleta n Un- ground." IIP. UAH P?AXll?D A WAY <U' ESCAPE, W. ll. Mallen, of New Jersey, (hip,), fe *,n> tan Ita Bnl to leen Ita betiding, Ha waa fe ita se..md .-tory when i, . fessed up nn1 saw (!,.? celling gtf Bg Way. P.ir tia., years ta has |.n planning out a route Bf escape. M.* nlwuy-, -MW, ta ??,,, tbe building would fcJJ gSBJS day. Ha got ikstsagii by ll..' sile building. Another man MMd Ike lill by Jumping fnan _,. window Into the awning of a tobacco store peat door. Had the accident ote-urred flv,. minutes earll-r, J, V.. Imbrlc, oi i?c?_yl-__?, t_e chief la charge Jofyaimu '* Kin (/ of Natural Table Waters*99 **Jo_BB?IS ? ** niirivalletl." m*London Medical A metal. "Ol e\C"pti"n:il purity." ? London Lancet. , ? Jober?ile ls nnsgrnoend.*1 ? London ('nil Servite Qsttttt, ? Its purity is undoubted." ?Lotodoa Court Vircu'ar. but le- nppo I he- lower door d Ihat they f.ll on lim- breaking tic-ir of the s'lond lli.or. WO?ed have gone down with the mrreek. H" :,;"' il **** '" ""' ?*"*???'?''???''? *"'";* ont ai-., In' in Ik rear ol Ike room, il- bad ben si Ita former etan, i'lid tea caw bach t.. ike ottar d.ak sad i" aboul Bn mi:antes Ita eraak an beard. rta- a .-.il.ru ?? followed, and Mr. Imbil.' said ta .,,.;inl ??' aouad. H" rasbsd toward Ita rear win ,1.,'A- and fnnd ni'-n Jinoping oat; several had mad.* ih,* peritaoi teap the' awning fMM _ losepb Ponght, of Pennsyrnnla, and a tetlow derk ,?,'.,.,!,.,! .p. ka ob the Br I Bon mar the north wall. The celling l-medtatety om Ihelr h-ada did not rill as it waa tupporied by a row af posts dui kw s.t "a ahori di tann fr m the ride wall. They wen, however, covered with dui and burled In tie* ?r.t kag.' Dropping ot Bh>ng ii"- """r '" tho dows wen nknl hy tha breaking I!"' gins, Hi theil kilns, they emwtod fronl w nut.itv-. Thea., will for. e of Cn' concussion, bot _ _ _ imn escaped. Several of rterfcs wen extrlnted Boat beenth desks and beams and conducted lo ssfety. Another narrow i-acapr I- round In tba sapcrtann ol J. H- N'-vitia, ol Tens, who a desk was in tue IE?TBE Jll'II.IiIMe. fail. II .e'tel, .,u II.Cid SOOT. tlc b iel BOM t. ita i Mi .i Boor on nae erna !? Iletnrntng, ta entered ???r snd waa nb..ct IO gO IO lu* desk, winn Ita . .ain?, and be Jumped bark. One rnonsenl stan ? | . ?? >.>.. il! ,?.- i- .11. doa 'i with Ita rest. ll 1,1. I BOM i IIIBO l tOOR Te, Cl l-l.\K. - s Batar ? caped nih ? bad ...ij. wound, lb* wat al bi- ''? th< ibted Son, front. The enah rame, be aM, wttkeei ? moetnt' warning. Half ?tanned snd ii.*".!, be found nlntsell la ti." c. Par pinned down b*. d ?...-??! wltb ptaater, fur rhalr Ile extrlralrt him-ell tn best ta ...iiid and i*nwV*d ool .i.f Ita wh b.*-.- teer Ita (ron! door ll wa fin* tait bb h..ur befon ta re ...\.|..| bim elf, r d '".'ii i "'?'? ta nn tartly account for tn. >- a, I1 coal W8 lorn IO tattam. s pana Uaroln, who occuplei a r.ar moa of th** \ti ntli Build.i . ia- .. graphic bc. aunt sf Ita ????* if ir)av, ;?+' N ' |||)fl,MWi |/C* IJ' )|j '.j jj .j^ig^J , "?' fell ^S :^":;^ ? J^J-l___-_ -. I" _ jj:' i /? ll Tin: li- X l\ Willi !! LIM Ul i. .ii v w vs sneer. '?II". II" Wa I'l I. t Bl ! '! k a! t.i ? tillie of tba i ra ii. ile taj in. heard ? nol ?? a- though al dumping of bink, lu un alley. Ile looked tait of hi. ..Mi..- window and un ?cod. .?f .im-1 artdng to the? il,j, of th., wrecked building, laaardiat^ly at every window dozeim ol lu'iiis protruded, Mildly calling bi lance. li ee-mrt len Ot hf.eui minute* befon '.... Bremen rvapooded wna ladden which wen- ba media tel) run up lo Ita Windows, In reality Ita lime- waa ool) a fen momenta, The Anawa reamed all tho a who had bo! i need by Jumping from ita n Indovi a. The bal man taken ont nf Ita butMlBg alive nj. lo IS-30 o'clock wu CBpiala Dowd, ol Indiana. Ile ara lound near lb.itbweat corner <>( Ita bulleting-, rove-red to a depth of two or three feet with bruk and mortar. Ile tad tata Ihen f..r three boon bat a falling leam bad lodged lear I.lin lu such ti i*o.lu ni as lo l.real. the fall nf Iii" hrh I, and Umbers, mid ulnii lilted up b" riil-cd his hsad, sluiwitig that. Jie waa cOBactoea. Win ii ta Bras lifted InUi th" Garfield lloapltal ambulance ita erowd an lhal be wai alive, an.i ch,,-ri d an tin ai.d again, lill. A \ I 111 I. V N. ls KU'!' Bt'ST. Between ttl o'clock aiul i.i Ihe ambulances were lopi bu v carrying away Ita dead ami Injured. Ti? tans af raanj ol tbe cletta? wencovend with pieces of chilli, an niel neal, a Bewapaner, or whatever else '?>mid ta had, bul -'iini' or th" mangi,d bodies wero Canted Hill With III' ir fib ea rSpBBOt to thc jillie of Ita is'i'eat Hire,nj- ll.ai uno ?nub .1 the building. Al .an well ta iiii'bi-siieeiii, then w-ero many ap pilliiu.' scene . On Ita front Beet of one of tho ambulance* rode away om of thsn who bad gon* doun iii Ike crash. HU face.*, humls, baud and eloth tag wen complete') covered with blood, ile did not seem to b" -emui h hurt, but tho .pertsrle waa Re? volting lu ih.- pxtnme. Ml darlag the. long boura while- tho labor vt win working with all their strength io res, ii" sm li as wen mil past help, uolhera, aU t.r-. and dasghten "f i.ma.- lhat liad gone down hovered aron,ul the fm! ol tba building, and with stnamlBg ryn laqalred ol all wk m tiny met of aomw tidings nf their den ona. boem could hardly be i. inti.I fro? pu-! in;: Ihelr way imo the building. A look lu'.. Hi" iiiie-iloi ol Ita rubati battHag Ueld .. ?taki-lng tate of bow ?oan.'aren taken und others, left. Desks am sen half loppUag over the brink ol tin' brohea ib??r. others stood upright, but tbs thain whleh sinmi behind thea* sad their oenpaata wi-il donn willi tin' i ra-li. Rnsris und pupers were ai uttered e v. ry wi. tea, but ns faat as possible they wen pathend sp ami nnd. bteay of them an ipotted willi blood, aad all ar" more or li's.a obllbrati'1. Ths I'ri-ldent was ?latani ol IBs calamity by one of tbs etorks jiut as he raaetad tiie ninan le lbs Whit,- IIoiim', and be liiime.Untelv interested himself In relief measure*, learning with mtmmttmS what hud ban done by Aaal?'ani Seer.-?ry of War Grant. win, came over to the White Houae before noon. burgeon General 6ternhcrg went at once to the acene nf the disaster upon hearing the news, as did Dr. Ainsworth, who ls Chief ot the lleeords and Pension Division. ono company af troopers was placed under tlie direction af Q?af of Police Moore. TSie second com? pany was Intended for fatigue duty, which meant that they wier.' to assist In the work of rescue, and lu brtaglag eal tho bodies, (ieneral Grant received reports from time to time, and apon than he based the hope- and belief thal thi" calamlty would prove to be bsa In extent Mia t had ben ut Hist feared, lb* any< that the rolls showed that the full force employed In tin* building numben*d 014 persons. A number of than were absent on leave, or because of lilli.-a, so that, pmbably not more than 4f>? or 4.**0 annal Bren In Hu- building when the crash (ame. Thea, ns onlv half of the floors fell, the number of penni who went down waa further reduced, and of than who actually fell many escaped with slight Injuries, ,ii- without harm. fcbortly after midday, .Major Moore, chief of pullet*, notilicil tin' nrgna in charge that all those taken from the ruins from that lime forward would be sent to the Patted eilales Naval lli-xpltal, whete thri*o warda hid been prepared to receive til" lrvjured. Dr. Sha?BBB, of Un' penn?I staff of the surgeon-general, waa put In charge of all Hie Governnie"t medical MBeen, nnd every Mich officer was promptly ordered to the eene of tbs arr kirai or to the various bsspttals. The. ambulances of Hie Ked ('rosa Society reuderial rsaapii'uuiia se retee. Th,- ienelug psrtata worked iraeeBBBtfy in Um Inteon test. When tin- dav wa? far advanced there* was still n larg!* (mmtlty of WimbiIBB which bad Bat yet l.n exp?red. It was nearly lr* thc SeBtn of the secttae of th., floor that m% ard that fact l-d to the beBef lhat a number of kodfcs would be found beneath li. it was tko spn space when no ??ter arr.-.alid in Its fall nilght ahi.'ld nu BBfortunate from ths crushing weight of the fulling floors. A.. lhere seemed le be BO hope af saving Ute lid's of any who might have falb'ti there, the efforts of tho workmn were flt ai directed to exploring tin* ?sid..* of the tnit Iel in ?. Tin- la t body to be discovered was that of Dr. .Nelson. He waa buried beneath the wreckage In tho I'Xii.-me front of the building, and was maong ?tartly nfier ."i o'clock. The laborers did not cease their efforts nulli about " o'clock. Hy this time they bud leeched thc bottom or the excavation In lbs basement, BBd further search MS?Md useless us tiio Bebri* In ail parts of tho building had bon entirely i leind away. MOM In ld lhat two laborers who were at work In Ihe basement ut Hie MM Of thc maiden! WNS still missing, but as, the BCBBOB had bee-n io thorough nothing |0 warrant Its continuance eouiei bs shown. Chly one la,dy, that of Dr. Ned .on, was found daring tba lea! nvea boura ot the scorch, and thsn In i balgi of the work think lt InpsssOte that moro remain lu Ita ruins. TIM work wus taunton Stagpod, Un* streets were roped close to Ihe building uud a palin guard StSttnrt there for MM night. The griuit crowd thal had tlirongi*d the stn*..ta during the day aci?i-d to InenOM rather than rumi? -.1 after taadowa. Iheaaeada of earleaa per -ons. who BBd ben nt work all day, flocked about Ihe building siter dark sad so anxious wen' they ta g.-t a iH'ip lnsiiie lin- omited streeton tba! police laterferean wn aeeeaasry te prevent Oem bm?tag throogb the ropes. CAUSI or Tilla AOCIDKXT. The queslton of tte lentonilhllltJ B? Hie accident ls of course rarneatly dim I?ml Though olin lal. innii!ti.ai Mini the building sn not lae?ned a., t,, -tai*', and declare they cann.it understood the reason h-r In- fall, th-I" .semis to be lillie doubt that the primary cann wa. norna excavating which was Niug done limier tin- fr. nt wall A sui, cellar waa being dug to give Bon room and at Ibe MMM line' to a .fort i means of vent?allon. Ib order that this should ta BrcompOahed, then Maa coasMenb? aaderptaalng, rh" nntractor fur this work am Oeorga w. Daat, while Ita digging in riannecttao with the job waa betag lona b) i'. lt. I'uiiiiuiii. Mr. Pullman sppeand si the .?h.. Bbortly attn Ita a rr Mr Bl n'd said that be ? nulli aol captain why the floors shoaM have' eared in. ??'Hie' Murk In the Cellar." ta said, '-was abOOt completed, and lt was only yesterday that I was looking al lt. i ma* ewgntulattag myself that tbs wart wai ? booti si sa nd and that tU'' dangar ni paaaed. The noah ben? on the third floor. a0 that th,, anderpi?tang touid sot hav,- been the cause. The work wus mit cannily done, and only a tew brbka M.-n* taken out al a Ban." Tko fail timi th" eoltapM oe cairn throogb the glrdera being poltad oat ol their plana lu Ita front nail toward ihe entre ia MtabBatad in a msark* ai.b' manner i.v animpeaeteble t tao gb lnartieatate teaUmony. Agalnat tbe front wu ll of each fluor bung an oflire cloak. .Ml Iii. clocks were unin? jured and BOW r.main then* keeping perfect time, inoufb every pi>?* *? ol SJentffg ~ ta tba bottom of Ilia demolished atruetan, Irom (obeli. 1 Ainsworth, Chief Of the record ami pe?doa dlM-lon, li wus baned that then* was BO ?tonga on 'jo tieiors and thal th" only wilgia wai the- desks ami ike eterta employ.si than, lie said timi th" underpinning wna aol being don,- in order io ttnngtben ita building, aa u had nene tan batt. Butted thsl ii ton* ta say wuy tascean. ii** waa nimbi.. I,, raggeit any reason for tbe dtesstar. Chief llirrla, of tli" lire 1>- purtui-ut, had not Imd an opportunity lo make ,v. n a aiip.-rliiial ,-xaiuiiia Uno of itii- bulbing, and -aid thal from a glance he wotiiei siv tba) Ihe gir.i.-rs whick npported ita leen mu.ai have weakened. Proa a view of Ibo latertar eef tli" build,ng lt would appear timi the floors be? tween th.' Joi-ts wer.' nibil lu wltb about on.* foot ?if brick und iiu'i'i.ir. Ob lop ol Ibis aaa laid Ita tiling. Kain Boor war. eepported by bon gbden ..??I Iron uprights, lt was the. psntral opinion ol th. who i am.' from th-' building Utul Who MIT" Bcqualnted with the work that was betag done tn Ita c. liar that Ita front B til must have settled or pruni* -ultu i. hiv tu have binai ned tho gtrdon. I'l,la ians,d a pulling apart of the Ironwork In tte o-nire of the building ami Ihe crash followed. Tin* posiiion ?f tbs gird.Ts and Ibo appearance of tbs walla Would ann lo Indicate this cause'. lill', urn,DINA rMH.lt PKDBBAb BUP?BVIttOM Building laapector Bator?te, with two of bis as. tdataaht, waa on band shortly after ths cave-in <*?? ciirivd. He -ale! that last weeli application Mas made ta Mai tor a p nail ta underpin the building, but io- declined to pjve it, ns it waa a Oovcrnncot building and came under the dine! nert*talon of iii.- i"ed. ral oflteen, la tact, ta bad bo fnrtedtetton eef lieiv.i'iiui.iit biiildinga and waa prolilbl!.al by law from Interfering. "The roane of the Whets affair,"' ta auld, -wm undaabtrdly doa lo the* underpinning. The workmen dug under Ita heavy uprigln columns winch ratpported Hie building, und the CO?spu fol? low, il." un., of tte wor_an, n rolond bmb, who wns eas. ployed in evcav.iting tbe relier, ami who eeeapsg with only rilgbt cuts, alfi "i UM Item rsstsrday tJmt th,, an li way WOtlld fall, for every Mme any one wolked aver ita door it aoald bend. I tell you l was aeand ami got out Ju-1 aa quick us I could. There Mere twenty men ni wort with tom. 'I>is-.i i Boat know* wii.ii became of them." William I link, of Kiinlt ?? ,Kunk, ooateOOtOrs und builders, was on.' ol the tirst on tte scene. He -anl te thought Um wreck waa ceased by tbs faulty manlier In which Ute work of underpinning seemed to have- been done. He said te bad Botteed it several Huies during tte lust few days, and BO later than lids morning had loeeKcd at lt. lt did not .seem ta him lhal Hie work was being carrb-d on lu a safe maimer. Mr. Iialer said that thc building had bein no torloiialy unsafe for ii long Unu*. (ind he Bloted that it had three tts?a ben condemned. lb* saki the rear wall ot the building had BBSS bowed out for a long Hun'. IM1UINTS THAT Ult-UtTED THK, GLOOM. Tin* horrors ami pathos of tbe mean awn IO* lle-ved by Bona Incidents which Mould lie reg-ird.d as amusing under less ghastly surroundings. The lona of life on the llrst floor waa comparatively aluall, owing to the fact Hutt lbs enfiel part Of the fliHir waa nan off Just When Ole ex? cavation wus In pngnss. Tins wns dune because the duat cune up through tbs floor. Tba clerks who u.nally occupied lab ipan wen tonpenrity In other parts of Ike building, so that there were utily a few, who occupied desks along thc Malls 'in tte back side. Oat of thsn was 9. A. Wright, of Massaebt?etta. As lt happened, wtea th.* nola,. ,.r tho fulling floor-, waa lir-1 heard he was standing up al los ib li. Ai .m. tie Men of danger enter.-.i his BllBd, and. willi mt pausing to se.- what mus Ike maller, h.* duck.al tb,un nuder lila desk and made his muv bc?nth tte enilro Um* of desks and reached MiMv lu the r.-ur of tte bi'llding. ODS muli <>n UM Jbst floor was so anxious lo get away and yet so far Irotn clear about Hi" menus that be irted lo climb up thc shelvin** ulong tba aid" wail Another clerk, who hud slipped out without bis coat in gi i un carly morning cocktail, thereby saved bia life, but attempted to no back Into the tottering ?.lidding tn recover Ids cont. A large while eal winch lui. lived in the building for yeera, wus not hurt by th** paBsess, and haunted ihe'ruins like a spectre, apparently liaising for Ila muster, ll waa finally caught and curried away. The laM thing removed from thc cellar was a black walat enat (ove-re'd with Hine dual. The owner ol Ibo w-aisicoat, a olerk In tlie building had be-eji waiting ter Ha discovery the whole afternoon. It c0_.aln.3t a purse with m oona!derable amount of money jynd a | A LONDON MIEAOLB. AN D1PO-TANT STATEMENT BY A *W_-C KNOWN CITIZEN. MR. _. j. POWELL relates HIS mmmaMMAmmn EXPER1E.VCE TO A.V ADVERTISER REPRE. SEXTATIVE-TORrtRED BT MALIGNANT} RHEUMATISM FROM liOVHOOD-U AT LAST ESCAPES FROM AGONY. A STORY FULL. OF HOPE FOR OTHER fciUF MM, (From. Uie London Advertiser.) At 83 Alma -slri-ei, bouth landon, live* Mr E ? rowell, a gentleman eke ha* r-sldcd In I>,t,don aad vicinity for et>out ?lx yeire. He has brm a aulTerer alace his youth with rheuniatism In lt. wor* form, bm ma? th" harearJ tan and almost, crippled form of a year eco have given away to aa appearance of health and vigor. Hearing of thin ? reporter cal Iud oo Mr. Powell and aaked laini to relate his expej-icaoe. "The lim tina* I reaii, felt _iy rheumatic trooWe ? Mid Mr. Powell. ",M m Jh7o. A lw|nj,(, of JJ? caught me, but pawed oway lu au Instant. 1 did not know what lt waa. AfUr that 1 waa mucked at \arloue I eiio-la, and In 1870 1 beg?u to rirow alarnicd. In 1878 1 sintered from Bate?Ba In the left leg. "Kor a numb" of years afterward I continued ti jr-ovr worse- ond worse. i? the MBBBH of 1884 1 experienced BM iain SBBStaBSty. It wa. ull day and at all Urae*. I took tlc* atoatell tent?nt sb?lily for several wceaa, but it did roe not the slightest good. ?A yi-ar ago laat wlutvr 1 wai seized with a pain aad for SMMSaaa week. I never left thc house. The ouly w? ta ohteh i could bo amni was ty mai otaatai around In an cany chair. Whait 1 sum-rod dui lng that jit-rieed no one bit myself can ova r realize. Mr. Mar.l.ail, of wht.ee rem yee ha.o keast, la an BOrg?taB?aa of naas, and ?aid he could not say arkaakm Pink Pills aasM cure ItaaaisateBi or not, bnt Uicy weic good fur the blood anyway, and at least lt would do me no harm to try hajj| (lo'e-n l.iv -. "So 1 did; l-oojerht fix boxes, took four mt received na I beneilt Uiat I could reroj-fnlrc, but while Uklng the flft_ 1 BS?Md tliat for a period of ?ree or lour diy. I felt no I pain. 1 .supposed lt BM a temporary relaxation due to [ natural eauo. However, lt ga\? ni- eoine hope to dulah tea sixth bea. Th. n l knew I waa Kelling U*t_t-_u-'h j bttt-r. Tha pain which had bnii neston b? ame later, mitt nt and Ism asms. My ttkmm and family mid ma timi 1 was beginning to look like another man. Mr fa.*, which had begun to wi-ar a drawn rxpi-ca>i0n, common i with js-i>|>|.. who ar.; suffering, mOBBSBCai to show e betti* color. My system was beinif toned up. ln?pu*e*d vrttm taeraaan hop* I purcl?aed six more boxe. from Dr. Mitchell, the druggist, anl continued to take ?em, aaa with i?ech box 1 r,sill7ed more and mon- that lt waa a cara. I uaed up thlrtee? boxe. in all. and wh.u tue ui.rt.-n waa I Uuished 1 ?id no; a syni|*toni of -pula lor three mouth.. ".Vow," oontludd Mr. l*owcll, "voa have my expert. ince, i _,ow wj_t i wai.; I know ah? 1 am. I kiij that froni boyhood 1 have been a victim of malignant rheo, mui.in, Oktah has bm a taarturc tho la.t few year-. I kSSW tnal 1 have' tri-d eve ry r- m.-ly and been lr'*nt>d by the ia,..; raedteal .aklil. but in vam : und I kn?,w Uiat, Pink PtBa han aaeeaaSsf etan aaaaytMag ilse has fund, and that th-y have brotnrhr nie ttotk btatth and hBSBBBOM. Ttentm I ouzhs to bo thankful, and I am thankful.'* And Mr. FeweBI IB?BM IasaSS?eas Bl manner could ad nut st no diuilat aa to hil gratitude, and alinv-rlty. '?You may aak Rev. Mr. McIntyre, of Sta hmm BBBSl MeUiodlat Church, or Rev. O. A. Andrews. H. a., pallor of the La?bsSt tltcuit, whether 1 was a .lek mau or not," were blt lairtmg wotda. Tho r?-|saite t dmp|?ed In on Rev. C. E. McIntyre al the put.-oiiage. 82 Aajkiu Iteeet, "I know Mr. Powell well," said tliu Mimed gBtan when quivtlonid. ll" is an aasneMd parlsMsaar of min.* and ls attending BM AsKin Stnrt Chunh again.'' "Do you remember Mi. Pewdfi illness a ram ago ina*, mttomtot* *'Ve?; ha bad s mr bad attae ii ai iteaatata? which laid him tip for a lung BBM. Ut bte t., bl wheeled around the houae In a chair. Now he milleara to lie a well man. 1 heard he had been cured bv Ur. Willilamra* Pink PUN. Mr. Powell j., ia roy opinion, a mo.,1 conaclentloui pei son, and BBS Metamaat he. would muk" would tx* BMSMHT ri'liable." Mr. ll. A. Mite li.-H. tli.- well-known diuuglal. upon * hom Iii" Meaner USU 'ailed, said: **I know of Mr. pow a irs cen uud ii is ovrv wind ti uv. i ban r*>i*l thousand of bo v.-a ut 1'iuk 1'1'l.a and knowing that they Marara L'ive >atl-f.i< tiou tan BO hesitation in recommend* ing tlie-iu a-a a BCrlMt blood bullier and nerve KSMSn, ?artus mch fbimiei aa measmttaa, aeamlsta, isattal Baniyala, le.mt.'r ataxia. Sf. tomat dane, nervous ?vallalie-. BSmaa prostration und th" Hied fe?llng there? from. BM aft"; (testa of la Brillia- . BBMBBSI der?-ndliig on baSMH iii th" Meed. *u.h as aerofoil, chronic erysipelas, et e. Biak l'ii'.** givo a healthy glow to paie aud *.?lhivr emmteetaas, and are a Wt ? llb- for the u-oublea peculiar to the f iiiii.... av.ti-m, ond In men they sSBSt a radical eura ill all mam atlning from motital worry, over-norit or ?x> e.e-a.-a of whatever natttie." Shan I'll la are mauufuctur.-d by the Dr. WUHama* Mi*4lcla>i Company, Schenectady, X- Y-, and Brockvllle, ont., nnd ar- -old onlv In bo vs b-aritig th>;lr trade merit aii'l wi;u,|?r. at .*>0 ..nt* a li..\, or six boxes for ti "0, and ur.- Bern -old in hulk, or l.v the Saan or hundred, and anv dealer who oilers ntetMeBM In this form IS lt}tug te. defraud y>.u, and .hniilil br av.id.d._ geld watch and chain. JteBSgl to say the watch wu -til ruon?g. - i rn t A RI NV, F*OR TH_ INJURED ONT^. I". SO FI. l.r. NT WORK AT THE BOBMTt-1 BWPOW ii:lEXDS and Ri". I. \T I vis BBABC??ria in lt IMfD?teA?:0V. VSS??ftSB, .'"ne O.-Most of those flrat talien outed Hie ruins weis* lirst carried to the Fainerp.'ncy HospluL Abemt io ,:s> .Aitiik the dead and tue ...Jui-cd began ba uirive tinre faster than tte corps of M?(BS?I eooU attend ta their injuries. Carried lu on stretchers, they wen* laid al Hie most ttoKttmmm plana Thsn who were moat asetaassy hkjBSs weii. atte-iide-d to, while tin- others. gTotinlajr ntid cry? ing from tte pulu nt broken lltuha, tey besoectUtif ths Beeton to divas their wounds. *?lu.rtly after Hie arrival nf the tlrst unfortunates a t rowd bepati t.i aaaambte le and eat al Ita bsap?si, many ut i h.in being Ibo wives. Saughton and relatives ol tie dead and Injured. Their wi*epliiir anal frantic cries fe.r inf..nimHon were IkBUtMB?Bg, Tll''T rr-otly lnterfi<iaa| with tho worlt ot the physicians, and Dr. Kerr. WOO is In chanfe of tte hospital, <let..rmltie4 tu put them sat* l.nud attn leod al Ita waeaSsd, blind bom the debris and wltb Brata bnfen and ntulmcd, were brought to the door. They had t.) re-iiiuiii .uitaide for seme tim.*, as the force and facil? ities af nu. hospital wan an ooo! ls Ita bbmrgnag. .Vs soon as the stirp-ons, v.lio were ?MBtly lalSJlesei ty ita yoeag ss?tal sndaatas of the city, .-..uid BO ao, they ex:i:iiln.*d and dreaa,.,| the wounds of eta Mt ttnis, who were then sent upstairs ta moro cora. tunable quarters. It wtis with great dlfltculty tl*_it the pollcem?*n could maa ths relatives of the Injured men out of Ita bulldlnir. Priests and cleruymen were soon oa Hu* spot, uud. being at once admitted, went to the cots of tho Injured, when* they admlnUtercd spiritual consolation. Three* men IB?Utad the hospital ia O (lyliiR condition, -.i badly Injures! that, they were takeB from tie* dr'ssltiR reami nod sent to the nionnie. where they Shortly expired. Howard S. Miller and J. B. Joiie.s wvi-e two of these, while nii'ther BBB ft young mau of taadBOBM appearance, shea! twenty live years old. The first two were badly mutilated, bul the last one did not near an apimrent trace of even iib BBtBStSB. At the other hospitals and lu the drug stores adjacent to the accident, similar BSBjBa "?'in beinp enacted. cnly tims., persons whose injuries are serious now remain In Ita KSMSSJBBSf llBBfMBt, Ab >ut twenty* live, miiri* or ten injured, were m-nt tluTe, fair of whom have since died, S_: Howard S. Miller, J. Boyd Mass, of hvaiisville. Wis.: J. Jarvis and Jere? miah Daly, of PetiiiMvIvanl.t. Ihe latter'a neck wna broken, but. apparently h*- metnd no other Injurleai. The chief trained nurse, Miss Mullen, was cool and collected throogh ali tin* teytag snass, mid lu a -drnrt lime hud (ill nie patleiiia eomlortamy placed In the general ward r*>m. when* all but sans of thetis lilied Btmagth enoilgli ta U* se*nt to theil bSaBSBj t *_ o'clock tte mwartag w.>r.. nt tte tenttall MBit?. Mrt'orma. it. Calv.H. M.lcalf, <". ll. Millee, Ames ami lVniilngtoO. VII but Hie last twtjl were d.Mnji well. Ames nnd ItetalBgtae an* In a critical condition, nod Hu* physicians entertain gr ive dunh? ill their recovery. SCF.Nl'S AT THI MOR .IT.. thr nt'it.nixr, not i,*.iv:k knot ;h to hold thi*. ni''.Ai>-if)F**mi*i('sTi'N' of thi: BOBsThn. Wiislilnjrlaoii, .lune H.-At the nioijnie the sljiht waa one liorrlble to behold. Tli* BJtlB baU-M ln *Mcn were an leo chest and n (llssectlnn table, was not nearly larne enough ts hold th-* dead bodies brought fruin the wrcck,*d building. At I'.'i'M) o'clock the alt icnth deud iKidy rench-el th,* lltU" building. There wuk no one at the morgue who wns able to Identify Ihe bodies, and so (superintendent SSfeSSS?SeSBf tanged them with numbers us they were brought In. Along Ihe floor they were arranged In numerical order, and (luring the day thousands of persons culled and viewed the ghaeUy sight. The nic-rgue wa* flited, and then the stable waa barned Into a reception room for tte bodice*. Blankets wen* spread on the floor, and the bodies wen laid out as well as possible under the etnuntanns. In treat of the polios station then was a large crowd aa then waa to the yard around the morgue, Coat?.aad aa aortwth raes. u