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ON BUT ITEMS A Concise Statement ' of tha Changes Made by New Bill. COMMODITIES ON FREE LIST Rates Raised en Some Luxuries Raw Wool Placed on Free List and Sugar Given Heavy Reduction Farm Products Reduced. " Washington. Important changes ' In rates on variety of commodities in the new tariff bill now before congress follow: - - " Barley malt, from 45 cents to 25 cents a bushel. Buckwheat, from 15 cents to 8 cents & bushel. " Oats, from 15 cents to 10 cents a bushel. . Ripe, cleaned, from 2 cents to 1 cent a pound. Wheat, from 25 cents to 10 cents a bushel. Butter, from 6 cents to 3 cents a pound. Cheese, from 6 cents a pound to 20 per cent ad valorem. Beans, from 45 cents to 25 cents a pound. Eggs, from 5 cents to 2 cents per dozen. Nursery cuttings and seedlings, from 25 per cent to ID per cent. Fresh vegetables, from 25 per cent to 15 per cent. Apples, peaches, etc., from 25 cents to 10 cents a bushel. Raisins, from 2& cents to-2 cents a pound. Lemons Present rate 1 cents pound, proposed rate 17 cents for package under 1 cubic feet, 35 cents for package up to 2 cubic feet, 70 cents for package up to 6 cubic feet, Vz cent a pound for lemons in bulk or in larger packages. Oranges, limes, grapefruit, etc. Present rate 1 cent pound, proposed rate same as for lemons. Pineapples, from 8 cents to 6 cents a cubic foot capacity of barrels or packages, from $8 to $5 a thouasnd in bulk. Chocolate and cocoa Present rate when valued from 15 cents to 24 cents, iVt cents a pound and 10 per cent ad valorem additional; proposed rate 8 per cent ad valorem. Value of Raw Wool a Factor. Woolen manufactured goods and clothing Present tariff rates are r.pr1 in mnv crsph on vnln nf raw wool. Cnmnarison is here made with the equivalent ad valorem duties as previously estimated by the ways and means committee on wool prices In 1910: Combed wool and tops, from 105 per cent to 15 per cent. Cloths, knit fabrics, felts and manu factured eoods. from S7 ner cent to 35 per cent. Suspenders, ribbons, bindings, etc., from S3 per cent to 35 per cent Cotton manufactures: Curtains, table covers, etc., from CO to 35 per cent. Garters, suspenders, etc., from 45 per cent to 25 per cent. Table cloths, from 40 to 25 per cent. Lace curtains, etc., from E0 to 45 per cent. Miscellaneous cotton goods, from 45 to 30 per cent. Earthenware and Glassware. Cement from . 8 cents a hundred pounds to 5 per Vent ad valorem. Lime from 5 cents a hundred pcTunds to 5 per cent ad valorem. China clay, a ton, from $2.50 to 81.25. Fuller's earth, manufactured, from $3 to $1.50 a ton. ' Mica, manufactured,, from 5 cents and 20 per cent additional a pound to 30 per cent ad valorem. Chinaware. decorated, from 60 per cent to 55 per cent ad valorem; chinaware. plain white, from 55 per cent to 50 per cent ad valorem. Cut and decorated glass .. from 60 per cent to 45 per cent ad valorem. -Mirrors from 11 cents and 25 cents a square foot to 7 cents and 13 cents a square loot. Marble, rough, from 65 cents to 50 cents a cubic foot. . " Marble articles from 50 per cent to 45 per cent ad valorem; Granite and building stone, dressed, from 50 per cent to 25 per cent ad valorem. ... Iron." steel and metal products: v Reduction on Automobiles. Automobiles and motorcycles,-45 per ronf in 40 Tier cent. ' ' . ' Ferro manganese, . from $2.50 a ton to 15 per cent. Round iron from $6 to $12 a ton to 8 per cent. , Iron . and steel forglngs from JO per cent to 15 per cent. Ball and roller bearings from 45 to 25 per cent. ' ' . Sheet steel or iron, now $8 to $18, cut to 20 per cent Tin plate, now $24 a ton, cut to SO percent. ' .- . '.. Shotguns and rifles,' now $2.25 . tt $10 each, changed to 35 per cent. -Table and kitchen ware, from 40 to 25percent ' - ' - . Steam' engines, printing presses, machine tools, from 30 to 15 per cent Embroidering and lace making ma chines, nowyfree, made dutiable at 25 per cent, -f ' ' ' ' The schedule carries a blanket clause that articles or wares not spe cially mentioned shall pay 50 per cent If wholly or partly of platlaum, goli or silver, and 25 per cent If wholly or in chief value composed of Iron, steel, lead, copper, nickel, pewter, line, aluminum or other metal. Tableware, penknives and watch movements are required to. bear the names of the manufacturer and country of origin.; Lead bearing ore, from 1 Mi cents a pound to half a cent As to Aluminum and Lead.. Aluminum, from 7 cents a pound to 25 per cent . Antimony, from 1 cent a pound o 10 per cent Lead bullion, from S 1-8 cents a pound to 25 per cent Nickel pigs, from 6 cents a pound to 10 per cent. Chemicals, oils and paints: Alkalis and compounds, from 25 per cent ad valorem to 15 per cent Alum, etc., from cent a pound to 15 per cent ad valorem. Bleaching powder, from 1-5 cent to 1-10 cent a pound. Fruit oils and essences, from $1 a pound to 20 per cent, ad valorem. Flaxseed and linseed oil, from 15 cents a gallon to 12 cents. Cod, seal and white oil, from 7 cents a gallon to 5 cents. Crude opium, from $1.50 a pound to $3. v Prepared opium; from $2 a pound to $4. Ocher and ocher earths: Present rates range from cent to cent a pound; proposed rate 5 per cent ad valorem. Orange mineral, from 34 cents a pound to 25 per cent Zinc oxide, from 1 cent a pound to 10 per cent Paints, colors, etc., from 30 per cent to 16 per cent White lead, from 3 cents a pound to 25 per cent Sponges, from 20 per cent to 10 per cent . . - Reduction In Silk Goods. Chiffons, clothing, ready-made, ar ticles of wearing apparel of every de scription, Including knit goods, fron 60 per cent-to 50 per cent ad va- lorem. Woven fabrics, from 50 per cent tt 45 per cent ad. valorem. Beltings, cords; tassles, ribbons of artificial and imitation silk or horse hair, from 45 cents a pound and 60 per cent ad valorem additional, to 60 per cent ad valorem. Lumber and wood: Veneers, from 20 to 15 per cent Osier or willow for basketmakers' use, from 25 per cent to 10 per cent." Willow furniture, from 45 to 25 per cent Details of the Sugar Schedule. The sugar schedule, eliminates the Dutch standard of color and reduces the basic rate on sugar testing by the polariscope not above 75 degrees from .95 cent a pound to .71 cent a pound. For each additional degree shown by the polariscopic test the additional rate is reduced from thirty-five one thousandth of 1 cent, a pound to twenty-six- one-thousandths oL.1 cent a pound. The other items in the cane sugar section are changed as follows: Mo lasses testing not above 40 degrees. from 20 to 15 per cent, ad valorem; testing above 40 and not above 56 de grees, from 3 cents to 2, cents a gal lon; testing above 56 degrees, from 6 cents to 4 cents a gallon. At the end of the section the following clause is added: "Provided that three years after the day when this act shall taKe effect the articles hereinbefore enum erated in this paragraph shall there after be admitted free of duty." Maple sugar and refined sirups, from 4 to 3 cents a pound. Glucose or grape sugar, from 1 to 1 cents a pound. Unmanufactured sugar cane, from 20 to 15 per cent (A provision placing the articles in this section on the free list after three years is also included.)' Sugar, candy valued at 15 cents a pound or less from 4 cents a pound and 15 per cent, ad valorem to 2 cents a . pound; valued a more than 15 cents a pound, from 50 to 25 per cent ' x (Cuban sugars by treaty arrange ments come in at a 20 per cent reduc tion from the regular duties.) Scrap tobacco, taken from a general classification, at a rate of 55 cents a pound, and given an individual classi fication of 35 cents a pound. Flax, hemp and jute: Flag, hackled, from 3 to 1 Mi cents a pound., ' Tow and flax, from $20 to $10 a ton. . Hemp and tow of hemp, from 1 cent to Mi cent a pound. Hemp, hackled, from 2 to 1 cent a pound. Mattings, Linoleum, Etc , Floor mattings, from 3 cents to Mi cent a square yard. Linoleum and oilcloth, now classi fied from 8 cents a square and 25 per cent, to 10 cents a square yard and 20 per cent reclassified at the follow ing rates plain or stamped linoleum, SO per cent; Inlaid linoleum, 35 per cent; oilcloth, 15 per cent ' ' Pile fabrics, from 60. to 40 per cent Bags or sacks of single jute yarns, from cents a pound and 15 per cent to 25 per cent; Paper and Books: - Printing paper (other than paper commercially known as hand made orn machine hand made paper. Japan pa per and imitation. Japan paper by whatever name known), unsized, sized or glued, suitable for the printing of books and newspapers, but not for cov ers or bindings, not , specially yro vided for In this section, valued above 2 Mi cents a pound, 12 per cent ad valorem: "Provided, however, that if any country, dependency, province or other subdivision of government shall impose any export duty, export li cense fee, or other charge of any kind whatsoever (whether, in form of ad- dltional char-, vt license fee, or eth- I erwise) upon printing paper, wood pulp or wood for use in the manufacture of wood pulp, there shall be ImpoHed upon printing , paper, when Imported either direcUy or indirectly from sxich country, dependency, province, or oth er subdivision of government, an-additional duty equal to the amount of such country,vdepeadency, province or other subdivision governments ur,on printing paper, wood. pulp or wood. t or use in tne manuiaciure oi wcou pulp' - Writing paper, from 3 ceyts a pound and 15 per cent ad valorejn to 25 per cent "Envelopes, from 20 to 15 per cent. Books, from 25 per cent to 15 per cent Photograph albums, from 35 per cent, to 25 per cent Manufactures of paper, from 35 to 25 per cent. Sundries: , :' . Straw ' hats, unblocked and ttn trimmed, 35 per cent- to 25 per cent . -r . Brushes and -feather dusters,, from 40 to 35 per cent,.- . , v Fireworks, from 12 to 10 cents a pound. .' ' ' '. ' Gunpowder valued at less than 20 cents a pound, from 2. cents to Mi cent a pound; valued over 20 cents a pound, from 4 cents to 1 cent a pound. , Furs, Hats, Gloves. - Furs, dressed on skin, from 20 to 30 per cent; partly manufactured furs, from 50 to 40 per. cent; furs for hat ters' use, from 20 to 15 per cent Hats, bonnets and hoods of felt taxed under the classification of the present law from $1.50 a dozen and l!0 per cent ad valorem to $7 a dozen and 20 per cent, placed in the new bill at 40 per cent ad valorem. Women's glace'gloves, from $1.25 to $1 a dozen when not over 14 inches in length;- an additional tax of 25 cents a dozen, for each inch in length over 14 inches. Women's kid gloves, from $3 to $2 a dozen, not over 14 Inches In length; an additional 25 cent tax a dozen for each inch over 14 inches in length. Cumulative duty on lined gloves, cotton lined, from $1 to 25 cents a dozen; silk or wool lined, from $1 to 50 cents a dozen; fur lined, from $1 to $2. Musical instruments, from 45 to 85 per cent Fhonographs, from 45 to 25 per cent. Photographic plates, from 25 to 15 per cent. Moving picture films, from 25 to 29 per cent. Umbrellas and sun shades, from 50 to 30 per cent The schedule carries a general pro vision increasing the duty on manu factured articles not specifically pro vided for in the section from 15 to 20 per cent Unmanufactured articles re main at 10 per cent NEW INCOME TAX STARTS AT $4,000 Elaborate Provision for Gradu ated Payment System in New Tariff Bill Washington, D. C Included In the Democratic taTiff revision bill is an income tax section, which would re quire every resident of the United States who earns more than $4,000 a year to pay a tax of 1 per cent on his earnings In excess of the exempr tion. This would ncVcompel the man who earns only $4,000 to pay a tax, but .it would demand that one who earned $4,100, for example, pay into the government treasury an annual tax of 1 per cent, on $100, or $1 The bill also would provide higher rates of taxation for persons . with larger incomes, adding a surtax of 1 per cent, additional 'on earnings in ex cess of $20,000; 2 per cent additional on 'earnings in exceBS of $50,000, and 3 per cent additional on earnings in ex cess of $100,000. How Surtax Would Be Imposed. . Under the surtax provisions the man who earns $20,000 would pay . to the government each year, at the rate of 1 per cent on $16,000 ($4,000 exempt) or $160. If he earns $30,000 he would pay 1 per cent on $16,000, and 2 per cent, on $10,000, making his annua tax $S60.( Tha pereon with a $50,000 income would pay 1 per cent on $16,- 000 and 2 per cent on $30,000 a total tax of $760. The man with an income of $100,000 would be required to pay 1 per cent, on $16,000, 2 per cent, on $30,000, and 3 per cent, on $50,000, which would be $1,500, ' bringing his total income tax to $2,260. Anyone with a . net Income of - a- ..million would pay this $2,260 r onv: his. first $100,000 and In addition he would pay 4 per cent, on $900,000, which would bring his totartax to $38,260. -This bill also would re-enact the present corporation tax law, imposing J a 1, per cent tax, on the earnings of corporations, stock companies, insur ance companies and the like, but it would exempt partnerships. ' , This 1b a'flaOax, there being no graduated scale as the earnings Increase. Tha few changes from the present corpo ration tax act, concern chiefly the time of making returns and the-; time for collection. " . The bill includes tasder Its , provi sions the property and earnings in this country . of persons who. Hve abroad. ,May Bring In $100,000,000. It Is estimated. by members of the ways and means committee that ap proximately $100,000,000 in revenue may be derived from this new taxln eluding, the corporation tax, that amount making up for the deficit in revenues to be derived from. Imports by virtue of the greatly reduced tariff and the transfer to tae free list of articles that are classed as necessa ries of living. , Incomes of taxable persons shall nclude gains, pro2ts and income de rived from salaries, wages or com pensation for personal service of whatever, kind and in whatever form paid, or from professions, vocations, business, trade, commerce -or, sales or dealings in property, also from Inter est, rent, dividends, securities, includ ing Income from property, income from but not the valuo of property acquired by bequest, devise or de scent, and also proceeds of life insur ance policies paid upon death of per sons insured. Provision Made for Deductions. The bill allows as deductions In computing net income 'all necessary expenses actually Incurred In carrying on any business, not including per sonal living or family expenses, inter est accrued and payable within the year by a taxable person on indebted ness; rail national, state, county, school and ... municipal, taxes, not in cluding local benefit taxes; losses .In curred in trade or from fires, storms or shipwreck not compensated by In surance or otherwise; debts actually ascertained as worthless and charged off: also reasonable allowance for wear and tear on property; but no de duction will be allowed for expense of restoration or improvements made to Increase property value. . . It excepts also. In computing net ln- cpme, amounts received as dividends ypon the stock of any corporation, Joint stock company, association or Insurance company which is taxable upon its net income under the cor poration' tax provision of the bill. The bill excludes the compensation of the president of the United States during his term, that of Judges of the Supreme and inferior courts of the United States, and compensation of all officers and employes of a state or any political subdivision thereof. System of Collection Framed It establishes a system of collection of the tax at its source, requiring all persons, firms, copartnerships, com paaies, corporations, joint stock com panies, associations or Insurance-com panies, and all trustees, executors, ad ministrators, receivers, etc. and offi cers and employes of the United States having the control or disposal of. salaries, wages; interest and other profits and income of another person tb withhold and pay to the collector of internal revenue the amount of in come tax due from such person. All such persons or firms are made per sonally liable for such tax. Persons or corporations liable to make return on Incomes who fail to do so at a specified time, are made liable to a fine not exceeding $500 and the penalty for false or fraudulent re turns Is fixed at $1,000 or imprison ment not exceeding one year, or both "In formulating this additional im post," said Chairman Underwood in his report, "the attempt has been made to provile not only 'a source of revenue, but also a means of redress ing In some measure the unequal tax burdens which result from the prac tice of basing the federal income en tirely upon customs and internal reve nue duties. This Is a system of tax ation which inevitably throws the bur den of supporting the. government up on the shoulders of the consumers It correspondingly exempts the men of larger income, whose consumption of the ordinary necessaries of life, is subject to tariff taxation In a far less aggregate degree than is that of small er income earners, who expend the greater proportion of their resources for the ordinary necessaries of life. Underwood Defends Plan. Speaking of the principle of taxa tion laid down and the graduated sys tem nronosed. Mr.' -Underwood de- . - clared: "The progressive principle already has been sustained by the Supreme court ctX the United States in the in heritance tax cases and there can be no doubt that the same principle ap plies to the income tax included in this bill and will be fully upheld should it ever be called Into question Owing to defects in personal property taxation, the larger Incomes in the United States have for many years been able to escape with less than their share of the general burden of taxation, and this inequity will be, it is believed, in part overcome by the plan proposed." x I The bill provides that all taxable persons shall be notified of the amount for which they are liable under the law nn 1 hAfnra th 4 Bt dav of June 1 . . aaoe,Bamontm most h paid on or before June 30. For delay In making payments and ten days aft er notice, there shall be added the sum of 5 per cent, of the amount of tax unpaid and interest at the rate of 1 per cent a month from the time the tax fell due. , , ' The corporation tax provision, it is directed, shall be computed upon in come for the year ending December 31, 1913, and for each calendar year thereafter. It Is provided, howe'rer, that corporations may designate the last day of -any month as the day of the closing of the fiscal year and may have the tax computed on the basis of net Income ending on its designated day. All labor, agricultural, horti cultural, fraternal, religious and mu tual benefit socle tlea ar made exempt from the tax. Has the Earmarks. Guide-In front of you is tne na tional capitol. "' r cr Miss Gush -Oh, lsnt It angelic? V '. Mr. Grouch Augellc? Why, young woman,' how can you speak of ; It as "being angelic? 1 ' - t Miss Gush WelL it ha wlng. "liasn't itf .'; ' - !0GS KILLED MORE SHEEP SCHOOL FUND SUFFERS GETS BUT ONE-HALF. THE AMOUNT - OF LAST YEAR. CLAIMS EXCEED $52,000 Figures Prove Sheep Killing Dogs a Costly Nuisance 32 Counties Get No Money For Schools. Western Newspaper Union News Service. Frankfort After paying all claims for sheep killed by dogs, the auditor's department will pay into the school fund from the 1912 dog tax $45,706.15, only half the amount turned over last year. The sheep claims, amounted to $52,498.63. Sheep claims from each county are paid out of the dog tax col lects In that county, and the balance, if any, goes to the school fund of the county from which the money origi nated. Thirty-two counties will re ceive no money from this fund foi their schools, the sheep claims hav ing more than used up the entire dog tax collections. Sheep claims in Jef ferson county amounted to $650.45, and the schools will receive $795.31 bal ance. There were no sheep claims in hve counties: Edmonson, Greenup, McCreary, Perry and Wolfe. Martin county uad the smallest claim, $3.50, and Madison county the highest, claims for sheep killed by dogs in that county amounting to $1,075.92, with not enough money to pay them. Pike county schools will receive the largest amount of any from the dog tax, $2,- 22S.20. Those counties which will receive no balance from the dog tax are: Bath, Bourbon, Boyle, Carlisle, Carroll, Clark, Fayette, Fleming, Franklin, Fulton, Gallatin, Garrard, Grant, Greene, Harrison, Henry, Hickman, Jessamine, Lincoln, Madison, Mason, McLean, Mercer, Montgomery, Nelson, Oldham and Owen. School Opens at Reformatory. R. L. White, who was Bertillon cltrk at the Frankfort reformatory until it was learned that no statutory pro vision had been made for that office, but who was retained as guard, has been put in charge of the night school at the reformatory. The school has enrolled 440 prisoners, and they are divided into IS classes, six of which will recite at a time, giving the pupils two nights of recitations each week, More than 100 convicts, gray-haired of fenders and boys who had scarcely at tained their majority, with slate and books under their arms, filed into the corridors of the new cellhouse, where seats were arranged facing black boards. Moot General Assembly Meets. There has been organised in the Western Kentucky Normal school, at Bowling Green, what is known as the Moot general assembly, and it is hoped this will be a great factor eventually in influencing the people of the state to read more and study more about governmental affairs. The "house" was organized as it is done at the state capitol; the state officers were elected in the same manner as if it were the real thing, each student going into the booth and voting for the candidate of his or her choice. No Choice This Fall. "In my opinion, the action of the Connecticut legislature in rat ifying the constitutional amendment providing for the direct election of UnitedJStates senators automatically postpones the Kentucky senatorial pri mary called for August, 1913, until Au gust 1914." This was the statement of Charlton Thompson, of Covington; joint author of the Kentucky primary law of 1912. He expressed his opinion that the Au gust senatorial primary goes over un til August, 1914, and the congressional delegation from" Kentucky is almost a unit in that belief. Direct Election of President. Representative A. W. Barkley, of the First' - Kentucky district, introduced several important resolutions looking to constitutional changes. Judge Berk ley seeks to provide for the direct elec tion . of presidents by the several states; to lengthen . the presidential term to six years, and make the exec utives ineligible to re-election; and to do away entirely with the "short ses sion" of congress. . Kentucky Gets an Appropriation. J. E. Barton, state forester, received notice that an appropriation of $75,- 000 has been made by congress for the next fiscal year for co-operative fire protection between the states and the United States forest service. , The sec retary, of agriculture has allotted $4,- 000 for use in Kentucky. Roller Skating Is "Tabooed." Roller skaters had a hearing before the state capitol commission. .Under a statute referring to the playing of games on the capitol grounds, Custo dian Thomas Wiard prohibited skating on the walkB. . Hundreds were coast ing down the walks of Capitol hill. Friends of the children appealed to Gov. McCreary, and he submitted the issue to the commission, but he ques tion was left to the. discretion oi tne custodian, and the ban continues ia effect. i LOSS OF LIFE 500 ACCORDING TO REVISED STATIS TICS GATHERED BY RED CROSS SOCIETY. HAMILTON IS HARDEST KIT Magazine Writer Says Greatest Need ' is Credit, Modification of Statutory Restrictions and Enabling Legisla tion Flood Zone Needs Aid. Cincinnati, O. Sloane 'Gordon, a magazine writer and a native of Han, ilton is in New York after a four weeks trip during which time he vis ited the flood territory of Ohio. la au interview Mr. Gordon stated: "The big need now," said Mr. Gor don, "is for credit and for such modi fication of statutory restrictions "and such enabling legislation as will make it possible to rehabilitate. In Hamil ton, for instance, the property loss is $15,000,000. Much of this falls on the city through the damage sustained by its famous municipal plants, its streets and its parks. This the city can btar if given the leeway to issue bonds. Thf manufacturers and the big merchants, though frightfully hard hit, are game as men can be, and bravely say that they will pull through without aid. I never saw a more heroic set tf big men than this catastrophe devt' oped in Hamilton. "The action of Gov. Cox and the legislature in depositing state funcs with building associations enabled those institutions to extend additioKf.l time and credit to those with whono they have had relations. But where a SJr.aU property owner and there are hundreds of such in Hamilton alone has had his house and the lot on whkh it stood washed away, something he roic must be done to aid hiia and keei him in'the town. An exodus of work men would spell calamity. Archibald S. White has been in consultation with Gov. Cox and Atty.-Gen. Hogan for sev eral days, suggesting plans to relieve this situation and there is likelihood cf success. And if ever a community or a state stood in need of advice ar.d aid and money and credit, the flood zone of Ohio does to-day. It is a frigt; ful catastrophe, this flood worse than the San Francisco earthquake accord ing to all accounts." Fully 100,000 Made lomeless. Revised statistics show that 500 cr more persons were drowned in Ohio in the floods of March 25. Tt reports show that fully 100,000 persons were rendered homeless by the floods. The property damage is. too great to be estimated at the pres ent time. A Dayton, Columbus and Hamilton were the greatest sufferers. Some 20,000 were made homeless in Colum bus and some 22,500 in Dayton. The Columbus dead is 89. while Dayton is put down as losing 150 persons. The stimate for the Gem City in cludes many reported missing. Next, to Columbus and Dayton the loss cf life was heaviest in these cities: Hamilton, 72 dead; Piqua, 45; Tiffin, 30; Chillicothe,17; Delaware, 18 dead, 21 missing; Middletown, 8; Franklin, 7; Troy, 6; Coshocton, 3; Miamisburf. Portsmouth and Zanesville, 2 each. The summary is herewith given: Belpre, 15 houses destroyed; 10 fam ilies homeless. Athalia, 10 houses destroyed. Beverly, 15 or 20 houses damaged. Chesapeake, 200 persons destitute. Chillicothe, 17 dead, 500 homeless, 200 houses destroyed. Coshocton, 3 dead, 15 houses de stroyed, 35 families homeless. Columbus, 89 lives lost; several per sons still missing; 4,474 families, to taling 20,000 persons, homeless; 24S houses destroyed. Dayton, 150 dead, 22,500 homeless. Defiance, 400 homeless, 26S dam aged. Delaware, 18 dead, 21 missing, 115 families homeless, totaling 883 per sons. Eaglesport, 20 houses destroyed, 1S5 persons affected. Franklin, 7 dead, 75 families home less. Fremont, 4 dead,. 450 houses de- habilitation. Hamilton, 72 dead, 2,500 houses de stroyed or wrecked; 1,000 families need continuous hep; 12,500 need aid in rehabilitation. Hanging Rock, was under water. Ironton, 5,000 families homeless. damaeet-, 20 fare- Hies stripped of everything. Lowell, 20 houses destroyed. xfaita onn families homel'js 14 Manchester, 380 families acmeless. J v McConnellsville, 250 families home- J lose. , j Marietta. 115 houses destroyed, 50O : families homeless. - Miamisburg, 2 aeaa; flUmei.-s Middletown, dead, 15) homeless; 1,000 need aid. 1 Middleport, 1,500 homeUwi. H; Oakwood, 150 families homeless. f-i Piqua, 45 dead, 1,100 homeless; 1,400.: need help. v Pomeroy, 75 families homeless. Portsmouth, 2 dead, 3 500 homeless.;; Proctorville, 100 houses damaged, j. Prospect, 60 families . homeless. Sidney, 25 families boiiflnss. . Tif5n, 30 dead, 46 housnrt destroyed,. J 600 families homeless, 2.-000 need help : Troy, 6 dead, 3 or 4 Kilasing, 1.00C . ? homeless. ' , Warren, 150 families c Peered, 4 or houses destroyed. , . r Zanesville, 2 dead 41 0; bouses, ae.-. j O-ICA V.nme1aef 1 320 V. 1", I need help in rehabilitation.