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THE BEPTJBLTO: MONDAY. SEPTEMBER 17. 1900.
TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF.
LOCAL. AND SUBURBAN.
Doctor Leon Harrison or Temple Israel
It favorabl considered for the pastorate or
Temple Eroai,'i-El at New York.
Swodish-Ame-ican:. celebrated the KM
anniversary of the fouiallns f Sew Swe
den. The Exrositlon opens at 7 o'clock to-nlcht
V. J. Brjan vtdted and attended church
cervices and departed ror Galena. Kas
Pastor Gott ol Lnion Mission celebrated
the seventh anniversary of his cJi.nee.llon
with the work
Joseph Sontag wo arretted on charge f
having held up an 1 robbed the barttrid-r
lu his cinplojer'a BVjoon.
Thn ntfTiip pit fho ornhans nf the German
Protestant Asjlum i-i Do Peres was held
ut nomn-s orove.
H. J. Dob-on. ho nas overcome by tho
hell last Saturday Is a patient at tho City
Republicans aie miking a desperate ef
fort to carr West Virginia b importing
Former Lieutenant Governor May of
Michigan, a lillon R.'pahlican, prominent
In the- counsels of h' p irty. bah announced
his Intention of -u 'to tins Br an and the
entire Democratic '"cket. He vas that iho
question of Imperialism overshadavvt. lint
which caused the Cull War.
Miss He.cn Vaed r. a wealthy society
leader or New Have-:, Conn. ias utiin-j
doned gay toelj! Hie and become a i un. I
The messenger boy who delivered the
mesa oi rmi.jio vn .....-.i.....
tchoolbojs to Kruttr has returned
Chicago worklw-men lne organized a
Brjan and A-tcnuar Club.
Over IW.vti mine worker are idle In the
renr.sj ivanla anthracite coil rtgiou to-dav.
jeidcrs th -re well plej-tu with the
outlook, and claim that th. re will be uaily
Hcccii-Ions to their ranks until every man
has quit work.
Certain operators will endeavor to run the
collieries as usual this momlnf. but the in
dications are that the) will not havo a suf
The men passed n quiet Sunday. Ma's
meetings were, held throughout the region,
but nowhere was there a.-y disorder.
, Retail itore dealt rs have informed the
men that they (in have but one day's cred-
It while the str'Kc is o:i Thiir reason !
tnat tho trusts have demanded nsli i.C
them, and thrv in turn must rcqut the
tame from thiir customers
President Mitchell of ihe United Mlso
Workers' Union is at Hazleton rrom vvhlrh
Iolnt ho will direct the s-trlkt. He has no
Information of the prob-ible action of the
trainmen on the coal road. If bitum'nc.u-,
en a! Is shipped into the anthracite district
the bituminous miners will bo ordered out.
Miss Helen Southgate, who was shot by
her lover when both sought death, will
recover. The bullet was removed from mar
her heart esterday.
Governor Roosevelt Issued vcatcrdav his
letter accepting tho Republican nomination
for Vlca President.
Extensive Improvements will be mode on
tho United States Treasury vaults at Wash
ington and New York. It is claimed that
they will jicld readily to an cipert rafe
cracker. A raco riot among boys occurred at Scott
end Cardinal avenues, and Emmett Grogan.
whits, was slightly wounded in the car by
Anna nnd Viola Williams, sisters In thflr
teens, are repotted missing.
High and Grammar schools at Webster
and Klrkwood will be open to-day.
The South St LouU Turnverein observed
the thlrty-tirst anniversary of the organiza
tion In a celebration at Concordia Park.
Tho Nationalists, or aatl-annexatlonlsts,
ngain triumphed la the election In Havana
The allied Generals In Pekln are Inducing
Chinese to return to work, and are preserv
ing order throughout the city.
In a sklrm'sh wlta a lare force of Box
pit, between Pekln and Tien-Tsln, a detach
ment of the Fourteenth United States In
fantry was rescued from a critical position
by the timely arrival of a battalion ol Bea
It is asserted that Baron von Ketteler was
"murdered la Pekln by P lnce Tuan's order
because be, of ail the M.nlstcra, refui-td to
depart for TItn-Tln under a Chitie.se es
cort. The Prince is now charged with hai
lng- perfected a plan to murder the foreign
nvos on their Journey from the capital.
From Interviews with German and Amer
ican representatives In Chmp. LI Hung
Chang sajs he Is convinced peace negotia
tions cannot proceed until Dowager Em
Jireas An has been punished. He, weicfor
impeached Prince Tuan and several high
dignitaries, an art not unanimously Indorsed
by his tellow Iceros.
Two hundred members of the offlclal fami
lies of China committed suicide w.len the
foreign troops entered Pekin.
Russia is seeking lumber in this country,
the timber to be used In Manchuria, Indi
cating that the Czar Is about to unJertake
extensive rallltarj operations in that
The Portuguese Government has granted
Oom Paul permission to depart frum Lo
renzo Marquez. prov'dlng that h sails for
Europe. Holland has offered Kruger trans
portation on u Government warsh.p.
Ernest Roebc- has won back tho wretling
championship. Olscn, the Dane, was van
quished. Eastern colleges began their football soa
con. D&vta Waldo talks Interestingly or the
origin end effect of handlcappins horse
Milwaukee and Cleveland broke even In a
Queenrtown, Sept. 15. Arrived: Ivernla,
lioston ror Liverpool, and proceeded.
Southampton, Sept. It Sailed: Deutsch
Jand. from Hamburg, Cherbourg and New
Qu'enstown, Sept- 16 Sailed: Umbrta,
Movllle, Sept. IS Sailed: Furncssla, from
Glasgow. New York.
Gibraltar. Sept. K Pasaed: Victoria.
G-enoa, Palermo and Naples, for Now York
Slovllle, Sept. 16. Arrived: City or Rome,
cr Glasgow, ard proceeded; Tunisian, Mon
treal, ror Liverpool.
Antwerp, Sept. 1C Arrived: Southward
New York. Sept. 18 Arrived: Steamers
Htatendam Rotterdo and Boulogne, Mesaba,
(.London; Crr.lr!c, Llverpo&l.
I Sailed: Neusttia Naples, and Marsallles;
t California, Glasgow.
; New York. Sept. 16. Arrived: Archlmede,
Naples and Gibraltar; Cymric, Liverpool.
MUST PUNISH EMPRESS AN.
Earl LI, Convinced of This, Im
London. Sept. 11 "l learned on trust
, worthy authority that before his departuro
Xi Hung Chang, having been convinced by
Ms Interviews with Mr. Rockhill and Doc
tor Mumm von Schwartzensteln, that it
-would be useless to discuss any settlement
excluding the punishment or the Emprc-i
Dowager and her chler advisrs, tent a tel
egraphic memorial to the th-one. Impeach
ing Prince Tuan, Prince Chuang and Tsall
nn. Prince Tuan's brother, as well as Kartj
"Yl. President or the War Boird. and Ch uo
bhu Cblao, CommUsIonfr or the Railway
uiu .uining ttureau. and President of tho
Board or Punishment.
"Earl LI. being unable to consult tho
"viceroys of Nankin and Woo-lhang, ln
crlled their names to tho memorial, takr
Jng thilr conent ror granted, but It appears
that the Woo-Chang Viceroy disapproves or
the use of his name. This means a rupture
;wltn a large and Influential party.
"The staff or Li Hung Chang includes a
fon cr Marqus Tseng Yang Tsung Yl nnd
3JU Hsueh bhung. Tho s.-ene or embarka
tion was almost squalid. Shens declined to
ticcorcpany Earl LI on the plea or Illness.
3t is asserted that Earl IJ endeavored to
obtain rrom the Sheng-HaJ authorities M,
w tools, tha cost or his recent telegrams to
fit. Petersburg. The Taotal refused to pay
In the abaenco of orders."
Stop the Conch
and Works OH the Cold.
JLaxatlve Bromo-Qu.nine Tablets euro a cold
(Jn one day. No Cure, No Pay. Price s tti.
FOUR BABIES BORN DURING
THE GALVESTON HURRICANE.
UrsulFne Convent the Refuge
of Over 1,000 of the Storm
NUN'S GARB ON A
Panic Averted by Wise Words
and Commanding Presence
ol the Mother Superior.
l.CPl l;I.i. -.T-rii.
GaiVf-ton T. Sept In. 'ill. ll-uuni-Convent
and AaiUm. in ihar&;e of the
Sisters or St. AnpWi. prcv.-I a r. fu(,e mr
nciriv lf homtlf-s .uid :orm-drivi'ii mi
forii'iatis. Every niir. wuriat. an 1 i liild
that was Iirourht to tho onviiu ir dri'U'l
tiiere on the raging torrent, colli.' tell of in
experience' that would rival the wild.
flight of a noveli-t.
The conv.nt, with lis rntnv assoiljt.
buildings and c.'lites. occtiplod four lilont.
of groirid cMendlm; from Avenues N l O
and ItJsenburg avenue to Twentv-evi'iuh
"tr"et. The grounds wn feui rounded bv .
tei-foot brie': wall that his withstood th
fvrest ornw m Gilvtston's history u(
to tho dcj-tructlvc hurricine that swipt the
Is.und lat Siturday r.Uht
This wall is uov. a crambbd mas or bri.'k
with tlie excopiion or i f-w small section
whieli -taud like marking p. liars to show
whero the jirojitrl line should be. No one
was rtfu-cd admittance to tho helterins
institution Ntgroesand whit-s wezc taken
In together, without question.
In contrast with th.- quiet spirit of th
nnus. the huudnd or mere neproes sre'v
wild, as the storm raged, and shouted and
siU5 In eamp-mettln nuthoi until tit.
icrves of tin- other refugees wcro shat
tered and a panic seemed imminent.
It was then that Mother Superior Joseph
rai-g the il.apel bell and caused a huh 'f
the pandemonium V hen quiet had been
restored the Mother Superior addres-ed the
negroes. She advised thtm th-t It the
winted to pray they should do so from
their hunts and that the.r prater, tliou:h
sili lit, would be heard abovo the roar of
the hurricane which rasttd with increased
fury. As she- spoke to the ave-stneken as
rcmblage the nesroes !i--teiied atteutlvelv,
and when she had closed her remarks she
a--ked all to be baptized, and nearlv everv
oie of the rfuset asKed that the sacra
ment be administered.
UY A M N' ADD1IIS
The panic had len preclltatrd liy the
falling or the north wall of that section of
the building In which negroes had sought
refuge. Older andsjlint prajer was brought
about by the nun's words.
Families that had been separated by the
devastating contiict of the elements were
united b the cruel waters of the Gulf
tossing them into this haven of refuge.
The academy was to have opened for the
fall session Tucdav and forty-two board
ing scholars from all parts of the State
had arrived at the convent preparatory to
resuming their studies on that day Tho ,
community et nuns compris fortj Filters
and all of them present were aUministtring
cheer to the sufferers, man of whom weie
nearly dead nlien brought Into the -belter.
K.irly in the siorm. when victims dragsed
themselves or swam to the convent and
asked for protection, an attempt was made
to keep a register or the unfonunalesi
Their register reached nearly 10) names,
and then the storm-unven refugees began
to arrive at tho shelter in crowds of twenty
Ihey were taken In through the windows,
some were dragged througn live feet of
water Into the basement, wl.ich long before
had been abandoned on account of the In
vasion ol tho Gulf.
Othcts wero rescued by .ropes from tree
tcps and snatched from roofs and other
vweckage as It was hurled in tho torrents
through the convtnt aids. Within this re-
llnti.iie Virtica r1 In vntla rt Trirt nnno "! I .
t-wu nvuiv i ..s..w w 1...-V, aut ,uul -
babes came Into the world, four motheis '
had braved the storm and were snatched
from the Jaws at death.
It was the darkest and most terrible night
In the lives or their mothers, and there was
mingled sadness and Jo attending tne
births of tlie-e children.
llother superior Jo-tpn. in speiklng of the
incidents, of the night within the convent
walls, said she bedeved It was the first
time in the history of the world that a
babe had been born In a nun's cell In a
Immediate christening followed, because
no ono expected to live to ie the light of
ltcgardless of the religious brller of tin
parents, a house dedicated to God and
charllj had afforded shelter to th" storm
vicllm mothers and they felt that the go-d
sisters should administer the b iptltm,
which Is admlnls.ered In time of gr-at dan
ger, the presence or clergjmen not being
MOTiiuirs Lirn iv-s
MVKD II Y A Tltl MC.
One or the mothers Is Mrs William Henry
Ileldeman. Her babe was christened
Mrs. He-ldeman's family was separated
when the turted to abandon the'r home.
When Mrs. Holdeman wis cirrlwl away on
thi- roof of a wrecked cottage sho lost all
trace of the other members of tho family.
The rcof struck some other obstruction, and
the next instant Mrs HvMenan was hurled
fnm her Impro.is-Ml raft and landed in a
trunk, which was rocking on the surging
Cramped up In tho trunk the suffering
woman was protected to a limited extent,
and finally the crude bark was hurled
against tho Ursullno Convent walls and
wa.3 hauled Into the bulldirg The Uttl9
babe was born a few hours later, and white
tho sisters and seme of the women In the
building were attending to the mother and
child another chapter in this family history
was being enacted Just oats de the convent
In a trre In the convent nrd n youns
man battled with the wlrd and destructive
waicrs wnue cung-.nrf last to a llmlj of a
tree. He knev not where he was. lis
could barely di vern the outlines cf the
academy building, but he did not know that
It was o haven where shelter awilted him.
While coml-atlng with his chances of life or
death he heard the pi Unlive- cry of a child
near by. Ittaehing out with ono hand ho
caught the dress of a tot who cried out,
Tha child hid run the mill race buoyed
by the force of the storm and had not had
time to realize hla peril.
Tho young man In the tree was Mrs.
Heideman'E brother, and the child which
Providence had sent to him on the waves
was his lister's son. A few minutes after
ward a rescuing nartv. npnt ., r-,..- ...
conent In response to cries for help, found
CHILD SAVED WHILE
A BROTHER WAS BORN.
Within Ursulln fonvent and In tho
"ell- of nulls Tour bahCH came Into
the world Four mothrr- had bravid
lh storm arid wero snitched from
It was the darkest and most fr
iblc nlpht in the llve. of the mothers
nnd thire was mingle'd padnss and
foy attending the birth or the-e chil
Immediately ehristening followed,
lej.nnlles'i of the r. ligt'ous belief r
tile parent-, iKaus.- no one expected
tu live to -( the llgtit or day.
Willie a hlld .! bnnK lnim to
Mr? Hi idt in in ln-Me the ronvent, a
v.Liig mHii luttli.l Willi the waters
Jiiiside the lmlldiig. iliiiriing r.i-t to
tile- limb nfa trio He heard
th- faint ery of a child
R'aeliing out with one hind ii
i aught the Un-s of a tut. who ire I
out ".Me FvvimmltiK The
'"in? man in the tite was Mr-.
II iii man's brother The child which
Pri'V I ! nee liad ellt tu him in tne
wi.vif. v..us his sister's son.
the vouiii; m -n and Ills nenhew and brought
tiara t tin sli, itPiing Institution.
isu;i5 ism:d ii:::m-s
i m:ii rou tiiii.iuu:.
Anotior i,uiiil reunion, which ranKil
am..nq thi thousand or more pitIns sights,
presented niidr r the i.im Ights of car.d e-s
in tno coiv. rt. w is the meet ns of Mr and
Mrs. James Irwin, who were sv.ept from
KANSAS GSRL TELLS OF
i:km m.ir s,pi:rivu
W Iclilt.i. Kas. Stpt. 1 -AIlss Mia
Schne'cbr, furmo-ly of Wichita, bat who
has been atteiidlrg school at Galveston,
writes to Airs K (Jarnett of Wlcbita her
experience In the fio d. Mio sjjs;
"I know ou have hoard of the mlisht)
storm that df.strovtsl Gaiveston on last Sit
unla. W.jrds are lmdequite to convev any
real conception of tho Galveston honor;
tho mind becomes dazed and the ejeslght
uncertain amid tho grew some scenes dead!
dead! dead! evrrjwlifre! Uodlos of human
beings, lnrants ind the aged, carcasses of
animals strewn like leaves following w.ntry
blasts, are on every hand.
"There are countless numbers of bodies.
The baj is literal alive with them. The
c.-orses an swept in and out with the
"My experience of that fatal night can
never bo told I anr simply thankful that
my Iifi was spared.
"All I bad when I escaped was a bathing
suit, whiih I was early advised to do.
"The sights alonq tho shoro arc horrible.
Here a face will protrude above the water;
there the hand of a child: here the long,
silken tresses of a young Rlrl; Just beneath
the glass-y surface the full outlines of per
"The scenes drive people insane I have
scon sew nil women commit suicide. Yes
terday. three das after the storm, a youn
girl, who had cscnpeil to hnl her fatlie
mother, brothers and sisters dead, crept
OFFICIAL REP01T SAYS 8,000 PZRISHED.
In Corslcana tho evening of the terrible be-
reavemont thut had bcfall-n his sweetheart,
hastered here and found her tenderly cared
fur til th( (imiPf nf frfun.lc Ifi In(ii1t.rl .
Y,af trt n"ifi-t 1,1... ... -. TK- n n.l.ll .
' " . itiiii at tin- I 111C MtJilUllIK tv;
currcd In the County Clerk's office and the
couple wtnt at once to Corslcana.
Major Goree. one of the committee of
thr'c appointed to visit aid confer with
Governor si.,j(rH, ;,aS that the Governor
was anxious to come to Galveston, but ho
tlought it Kst to remain in Austin at pres
ent and give his attention to the matters
or contributions. The Governor has made
provisions to place $..(") in the hands cr a
committee) at once and has ordered $l'.Cv0
to rol ovi in a few da 3.
Governor Saors expressed faith In the fu-
lure 01 wnv eston. sua taptaln Ooree, and 1 express, s the bclier that each can he cue
he sa3s it will be rebuilt. He wants the . ccsfully f.oat.d b dredging channels to
people of Galveston at once to turn their I them
attention to the rehabilitation or their
propcrt. .and leave to the Governor, Gen
eral Scurry and tin- State the work or sani
tation. In other words, the State will re
lieve Galveston of the Important work or
.sar.'talion and leave her citlzns
rec to re-1
store their homes and their places or busi
ness. iini'i: in ..t 1:
tiii: i.Ait(;K .sTEAMnrts.
Captain I'aige or the British eteamcr
Taunton, which was carried by the ttorm
'frW irMfifitr'i'r WW rn - - - - ira, win"" . - K)aM
Hi ,' "i1 ' iiumi m mm II .lliM vmil iA I i m , I " ii wBHNNKKKl
MajaMBMMs- f - i ,mi I. ' ' VjgxiiffillfflvHff'jVMHffraWTtfiL a'vY.-arK!riiv-a'a"aaaaaaaat
their homo at Twcnty-fo":ln street and
Avenue P '-. each hiving mourned th
other as lost. When Mr. Irwin was rescued
and brought In cut of the storm, he carried
about his benumbed body only an old orn
9-ack. which one of the mile workpeople of
tho convent had charitably provided.
The onI dry garment to be- found in th3
house of the Slstirs of Chirltj at Ihit
time was n nun's garb It was not a tini
for j.-st, nnd when lrnln donned this re
ligious gurb thcro was none in tl.o as
semblage or unfortunate who smiled. lur
ing the night of horror Mr Irwin went
about tho building rendering valuable as
Mstance to fe tow Minvrers. Mr. Irwin It ft
the Institution gatbed as a Sister of
Thst vvon only n few of tl.o incidents
that marked tin passing of the night wh.ro
nearly l,tf persons succssfully ha'tled
with the devastating elements that wrc' ed
th" mnlpA buildings and destrov el u law
number of otlnr slructures within tlio 1?
closuro of the L'rsuhno Convent proKrt)
The sisters request pirent? of the pupl s.
who aro here fiom all parts of tho Sta'o,
to sir.d for their childrtn. The Motlu r Su
perior sav the damage- to the lnstltutiem U
It was at tho convent tint D.wtor Judoti
It. Palmer, general secntiry of the Young
Men's Christum Assnel.ill.iii, found a haven
of refuge. His homo on Avmtie I 'r, lo
twoen Twentj-thlnl and Tweatv-four h
stieots, oont lining seventeen people, bid
on. down, and at it ilevclopid. all bn'
three lost their llvis. Doetor Palmer wa
carrleil on drift to tiio convint, and was
haulisi in through a wininw. Ho was badly
hurt md now His at tho hnrie of a frnd
He lost his wife and only .liild.
It was at the oonvent that Mr. and Mrs.
Youens, on Avenue 1' u bttwoon Twent
fourth and Twonty-tlfth streeisi. were res
cued Mr. Youct.s sas the water was ?.i
feet deep at his place, incisure ment bdnj
taken 1 the lingth or his porch colunmi
When their house was washed awav thev
foand a temponry haven on a drift and
were siwcpt toward tho convent, but on tbc
wnv Mr. Youtns's grown daughter, Lille
nnd his little bo, Henry George, lost tlieir
hold and perlshid.
HE SUECIDE OF WOMEN.
far out on the wrtckasp and throw herself
Into the bay.
"Hut what was one death, or what would
1W deaths be to tho islsnd"
"I can never descrlbo the. horrible scenes
the sight of mothers, wounded and blitding
holding their dead children in their arm
looking for their lost husbands.
"The dead are hauled out to the barges
and there dinned Into the soa. In one of
tho city wagons which was hauling the
dead out to tho bay I counted forty-one
bodies Thiy were plied in like cord wood,
and among them wero babies, girls, men,
negroes, all in one awful burial blent. Thev
were all bound for tho common destination,
"At least one-half of the city was swept
Into the rtjo.
"Thu etorm was awful. I stood In the
merciless rain and wind, cxpe'tlng to be
picked up and hurled Into the Gulf at an
moment. My clothes were locked In my
trunk and I wore only an old lathing suit
"A moim nl's lull wou'd come In the storm
and the rierelug, he'artrcn-iing cries of
women and children came from all direc
tions They were strujgllrg and tossing,
cliliglrg In desperation to some floating ob
ject From far out tho bay came many
crl s of women.
"The awful nisht of terror came to nn end
after set nnng asos Jjo-Mes of my friends
v ui nil fid? It was cnoush to drive
n mad. bu' I did not lose mv s?n-i"s.
'Write to me soon as I want to hear
from the outside worll."
From l'niif Our,
, iv.i-iny.M mil s un ine Lav nnti crnuniioii
I.-... ... ..- ... . ..
near Cedar Point, urrivid lure lo-d.iy and
dtnlul the report thit t!ie Lottom had liern
trim mtr r.f tVm Kln .! al.nl I l.n,l in tr
of water In her hold He said that undoubt
ed! some of her bottom plites were sprung
and that she was making a little witcr, but
otherwise she had sustained but little It
Jury. Th ciptaln believes the rteamtr
could be hucccsfully i'oated by dredging a
channel, and he Is lure to corfer with Ctp-
taln Clarke or tho Uow rs Dredging Cora
pan. This dredging company has taken the
contract to dredge and float out the Itrltlsh
ship Ililarlus. the lien. -dicta. Kendal Castle
and the Itoma All or those vessel' were
grounded b the storm, and Captain Clarke
The most dlflhult taMc will be the floating
of the Ho.ma. partly laden with wheat that
will have to hf dNchargid, and which lies
aground on a reef west or tl.o railroad nnd
count bridges. She has a M-foot beam.
hlle the draws to the bridge.-, are but
fort-two feet wide, yet with but two feet
I lay Captain Clarke bdieves he can haul
the Itoma safely through. If successful In
bringing her to tho docks his company will
receive JSD.&XJ; If not It will receive nothing.
Captain Palgo of tho Taunton sas that
2UE OKJHANS' HOME, .WHElflS AlAJJY, PERSONS ilET JDEATH
In all his st" faring life of over forty years
he- never encou 'tercd .such a terrific etorm
as I ist Saturday. After the storm he re
moved from his compass &f William II.
Thompson make, iierrfiolically sral-d and
suppostd to lo absolutely a'.r and water
t glit a half gill of w iter. Tho 'masters or
ot.-ier grounded vrs.Mls ri ported the sami
experience' v.iili th Ir cempa-sts.
All nay to-day a large Terce of men vvaa
implojed on tho watir front lemovlng do
lirls", righting upturned eats, many of which
wero loaded with grain, rltarim: tracks,
reeonstructlng parti distroeil wnaifsheds
to bo III nudiness to handle buslines when
the rallwnjs In gin to bring freight to town.
A large force U lapldly putting elevator.s
Into condition to receive aud discharge
grain, nnd It is expicted that bus'ness will
be p.utJ) returned on the wharves, within
CI. Ill Illlll'O'N III'
tin; 111:11 e'ltoss .ittiii:s.
General .Man ig'r Spaniiir of the Gulf and
Interstate- Raiitoad reached the city to
night . if ti r a tour ov-i bis lino. He reports
thlrij-otie miles of trick and roadbed gone
and eight miles of tlglit-nf-way cairied
awa b the encriachiii''iits or the Guir.
Ho .savs that it will be at least a month be
foie trallic Is restored on his lino.
Day b day the death list Increases and
the stat sties ol darn ices Inflicted by the
terrible torm accumul it".
To-night Clara Itarton. president of the
Red 1 ross, and Jiulin Haw .borne arrived
thei tlrst to Invostlaatu anl ,-c what aid
aid r. lief her society can extend to tho
suffering, the other to write of the storm.
Teb'graph service N daily Improving. It
is speeted that the Cotton Exchange will
resume' operations to-morrow.
The cl etrie-al expert who examined th-GMvc-ston
City Street Railway nnd its
power plant declare, that he will be able
to have the street cars moving over a por
tion of the line in a ft-.', el.aj". if h can se
cure tho Ubor and material required to
make repairs. i
David Hall. City Klectrician. Mates to- '
night that Ju-t as too., us connections can
be secured with tha waterworks, the clls
tlcctrio light pi nu will bo In such a stage
of repairs that lights ma) be turned on In
the business part of tho city, at least. j
Air. H ill is of the opinion that the fire '
alarm system will soon bo in working ccn- i
dition In the portion of the city where fire-
ri-ks are heaviest.
The relief corps sent by the North Ameri
can of Philadelphia lias been at Texas City
Tor two days awaiting transportation to
this city. Tho corps has fifteen nurses, a
nurcber or surgeons and three carloads of
ititii am) pooh. iur:n
AM) Itl.UK, A 1.1. 31L.M' WOIUC.
Heretofore in the la 'go sipjads of nvn cm
poed In the work of cleaning tho city, ex
ceptions :rora the compulsory order have
been made of tho-e who had private or per
eon il business to cldm their attention, such
as trying to save the remnant of a wrecked
home or business houre or nursins relatives
or 'rlends, ick or injured, as a result of
Rut last nlcht Adjutant Gereral Scurry
Issued orders thjt exceptions would no lon-
Ger bo made; that all classes of citizens
must assist In the work; that no abP-bodied
man must bo permitted to escape thus
service. This order was to-day enforced.
The soldiers under Scurry this morn
ing began Impressing all classes
Into tho ranks of the "cleaners." Pour
hours' "watches" are enforced by the mili
tary guards and rich and poor worked,
white men ard nearoes as mate-s. In hauling
the remains of former human beings away
In cjits to tho spots whero fires wcro to
consume tho sickening mass.
No such Sund ly was ever before known in
the history of modern ci.lllzallon.
Til's pllts of debr.s still gave up their
dead. The otlicial report at I p. m. t-howed
that slxt -three bodies had been dug out
during the Sunday work.
Tho first collision between th? elements
for preserving order and enforcing martial
law occurred to-djy. Private Crowley of
the Dallas Rough Rl'ers attempted to ar
rest an armetl guard, whom he old not rec
ognize as Fticu and was severely wounded.
Identities were es.abl shed before tlu col
lision among tl.o troops and guards became
D. J. McAULIFFE.
MORE RELIEF FROM NEW YORK.
Catholic Churches and Salvation
Army Take Up Contributions.
New York. S-pt 1C Outside of the collec
tions taken up in tho Itoman Catholic
churches of Greater New York to-day and
by the halvation Army ut a mass meeting
in Carmgie Hall, comparatively little was
done to-day to increase the various relief
funds for sufferers from the Texas disaster.
At the residence of Archbishop Corrlgan
this evening It was said that about VZ.W)
had been subscribed during the day by par
ishioners in this diocc.se.
The Salvation Army meeting netted Sl.tVO.
These subscriptions bring tho total for New
York up to about J310.9.O.
The Itelief Committee of the Merchants'
Association has decided to largely Increase
I'a purchase of supplies, and the Govern
ment transport Mcl'htrson will be detained
until Tuesday afternoon.
When tho Mcl'herson leaves for Galves
ton she will carry the following articles:
:. barrels flour; lO.CKXi bags charcoal: 3.00J
gasoline stoves; l.Mn) barrels copperas; D00
barrels chloride of lime. DM barrels solution
or carbolic acid; 0.cpO hair barrels cornmeal;
5 000 bags rice; O.0CO bafts white beans: 1.000
barrels split peas; 1.000 drums codfish; &0
racks roasted media and Java coffee beans;
; chests of tea; 100 barrels granulated
We are showing our Early Importations of Silk?,
Dress Goods, Laces, Dress Trimmings, Suits, Cloaks,
Millinery, etc., for autumn.
In our recently addei Ladies' Taoring Depart
ment we are prepared to receive ord rs for Gowns, Top
Coats, Capes, Riding Habits, Automobiles, etc.
Decorative Table Linen,
At 40 Per Cant Less Than Regular Prices.
This morning we shall have on sale a special pur
chase of Hand-Mane Crepou Lace Center Pieces, Stand
Covers, Scarfs and D'Oylies, as below quoted :
Squares, 24 inch $2. 00 and up
2S and GO inch $2.75 to 513.50
3G iuch S4.00 to $1750
Antique Designs, 27, 30 and 3G inch. .$4 to $8
Scarfs, for dresser or bureau, each $2.50 to $30.00
D'Oylies, size Gxii inches 35c to 85c each
Nebraska's 1900 crop shows
225 Million bushsls of Corn,
7 Million ions of Hay,
100 Million bushels of Wheat, Oafs, Rye and Barley,
The corn of Central and Eastern Nebraska, the
grazing areas of Wzst and Northwest Nebraska, are
making the live stock industry immensely profitable.
For general good results in diversified farming from
year to year, Nebraska is second to no State. Home
seekers' Excursions, September 18th, October 2d and
16th. November 6th and 20th.
Detail" of the- excursion, also the Bu-ltpRten's free purillntlors o-i N-braska. at City Ticket
Office. S vv. Cor llr adv ant Olive bL. or of ibo Central raaniutrr Agent. Burlington
lloute. wt Pine at. fct. iuis. Mi.
surrar; 1.000 tlrs baking powder, and 1.000
palLs of lard.
Carnegie Hall was filled to-day by pr
sons who came to attend the memorial serv
ices for the Galveston dead, uider the aus
pices of the Salvation Army. The Honor
able Charles I. MacLcan presided and the
meeting was addressed by Commander
Itooth-Tuckcr and other Falvation Army
officers, the Reverend Father T. J. Ducey.
Itabbl Plum and the I'.cvercml Doctor Cad
cian. The transport McPherson. wlilch was to
sail to-morrow, will be detained, owing to
tho request received from tho stricken city
asking for further supplies, and especially
calling attention to the need or rorwardins
a large quantity or dis'.nrcctants.
The Committee or Relier has used up all
the money so far subscribed, but those at
the head of It have guaranteed the amount
needed to purchase the additional supplies
STILL IN NEED OF MONEY.
Gov. Savers Says Subscriptions
Arc Not as Large as Reported.
Houston. Tex . Sept. It The following
note was sent to the Associated Press cor-
respondent to-day at the request of Gov-
"Austin. Tc-'t.. Sept. lS.-Reports sent out
from this place, by whomsoever they may
' , t
be, that f&O.tsjO or J3CO.000 has already been
raid in for the benefit of Texas storm suf-
fercn, aro absolutely fale: midc without
authority and calculated to do great harm
to the needy sufferers along our coast.
"No such sum of money his teen received,
or amthlng approaching It. 1 believe that
the htorles havo done great harm in that
they have prevented the contribution ot
money which la still to sorely needed at
MET DEATH AT GALVESTON.
Body of Mrs. Schwartz and Daugh
ter Shipped to St. Louis.
An Associated Press dispatch, received by
The Republic lat ulsbt. states thit th
bodles of Mrs Schwartz and her two
daushters. St Louisar.s, who pcrl-hed In
the storm a Ca'vestoi, had been re
covered, and that tho remains arc tow o-i
the way to St. Lculs. where they will bo
ftie retail clerks of Houston, who have
been busy providing for storm (sufferers,
took chargo of the bodies of Airs. Schwartz
and her daughters, and after having them
prepared fir uhlpment last n ght. placed
them on a train en route to St. Louts.
SADNESS IN ADVERTISEMENTS.
ewspapers of Galveston Have Re-1
btorcd Normal Service.
Kous'ot, Tex., Sept. 15. The Galveston
News, which before the storm reached thh
city tvery morrlni: at 3i0 o'cl ick, new getj
In anywheret from 10 r.. m. unt ! 5 p. m., anj
thin is a week after the stcrrn. Some or
the adver Is rrcnto In the News are ttllklng.
Garbade. Elbjnd & Co. make this an
nouncement: "Our help has generously
volunteered to work, to-day to anist In re
lieving the necescitles of the flood sur
ferers. Our store will be open rrom a. ro.
untll B p. m Orders Irom the relier eora
mlttee will be fl led."
Here Is another: "I. Hanger, whose name
was In the dead list by an error, wishes1 to
announce that all good- that?- have been
damaged by water, will bo on tale this
week. Everything la thoroughly dried and
worth as much as before, but will cut the
price very low to gt them out as fast as
The bag fin mills make this offer: 'The
s l S
baggin;? mills will start on .Monday, Sep
tember Ik and all of oar hands to whom
we cannot give work now, and who register
at the mill on next lloiday or Tuesday
will receive half-pay for week ending Sep
tember 12, provided they go to work when
the mill starts.
"WATERS DAVIS. JR.. Manager,"
A commendab e and patriotic feature ot
every advertisement In tho paper la th
,fact the same prices for goods quoted b
fore the storm are made now.
In the columns of classified advertise
ments are man Inquiries as to ufr.j
ones, many of which are pathetic
PORTO R1CAWS REBEL
Gerrymandering of the Island la
Causing Political Riots.
BY MUNOZ RIVERA.
SPECIAL UY CABLE.
San Juan. Porto Rico. Sunday. Sept. It
CcirDa...An a'non, mnail ,,, Kh, ad-
I dressed to Covemor Allen, was circulated
. oe uay ueiure eruay. inciting tne moo
t0 attack thei New Dlar'o printing offl:o
j and the leaders of the Federal party in
1 thvjr mansions.
j ,e Programme was carried out, but tfco
F.eUral repulsed tho attack. Several wer.
i wounded In the affray.
j . . ,. , . ,. . , v
Intense excitement exists throughout th
. (JIuno"2 IlIvcra ,3 tha lKldcr of the FeJ.
cral party In Torto Rleo. The dlsturbaaca
which ho discrlbc and similar occurrence
l.ch have taken place recently are du
j to the act on of the executive council In
gerrymandering the Island or Porto Rico
in the Interest ot the Republican party.
The Executive Council, ns stated In Tho
Republic recently. Is composed of men ap
pointed bv President McKlnley. The Re
pub ican party of Porto Rico. In whole In
terest the island has been districted for
the Insular e.ec.loas. Id the administration
Bet for rheu-natl m Elmer & Amend'
Prescription. Nj. 35- Celeb ated oo lui
tntrt.s for many e-firc.ua! cures.
MURDERED IN DAYLIGHT.
Itohbeis Assault Peter Hartman la
Chlcago.Sept. 1C Peter Hartman. a resid
ent of Burkett. Ind . was attacked by threw
highwaymen while walking In Van Burea
street, near Stnte. In broad day light to-day.
dragged li'o the alley at the rear of tho
Trtuadcro Theater and murde-ed tor hi
money. The assault wus witnessed by sev
eral persons, but before they could eorro
to Hartman's assistance, the robbers es-
raniil -in,! a -a .? t ItmA. lrnvfmoil'l
uii was crushed wt-h a pop bottle, and t
died on the way to the hospital.
John P. Shannon Dead.
Atlanta Ge.. Sept. IK. John P. Shannon,
Suprem Dictator of the Knights of HoncO,
of fho Urited States, oled at Elberton Ga.,
to-eJay. He was a past grard master MasotuJ
In hot weather, and mike It pure, rich and
healthy with Hood's Sarsaparllla. which
has a toiirg. Invigorating effect on the
whole system. It creates a good appetite,
strengthens the nerves, overcomes that
tired feeing and braces you up to resist
the effects of the heat and the danger of
serious Illness. Remember
Is the Best Medicine Money Can Buy.
fcOOD'S PILLS cur copjtljUavVrljl ''