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— in— ,"• MONDAY'S GLOBE . The Monday's issue of the Globe is read by several thousand. people who do not read Monday papers. It pays to advertise on Sunday. '".-._'. ' VOL. XII. VERY CLIMAX OF HORROR. The Tornado on Pepin's Treacherous^ Bosom the Crowning Calamity of All Minne- ;; : , sota's ■■; Annals; > ;; At Least One Hundred and Twenty Lives Swal lowed Up by the Angry Waters of the Fatal Lake. An Appalling Sacrifice to One Man's Determina tion to Brave the Fury of a Storm . Irresistible. Fifty Miles of River Line Plunged Into the Gloom of Mourning for the Fearful Death of Loved Ones Lost. Red Wing Bowed Down With Grief and All Bus iness Forgotten in the Presence of the Sublime Horror. Lake City Under Martial Law, While the Brave But Ghastly Work of Recovery Proceeds. Graphic Pen Pictures of the Frightful Descent of the Storm King Upon the 111-Fated jg Sea Wing. Endless Ages of Horror Condensed Into a Brief Half Hour When Death Rode on the 'Gale. BODIES RECOVERED. ANDERSON, O. A., Wilmot, Dak. """ ADAMS. MAMIE, of Hager. j BLAKER, Mrs. W. S. BLAKER, CENA. .'.-'.; RKH ART, KATE. ' BEARSON, PIICEBE. BROWN. CHARLES. CREEMER, LEON. CHRIST, F. J. DEUSKME, CHARLES. DALY, KATE. FISHER,' MINNIE. FULTON, IRA. GERKEN, PETER. GERKEN, Mrs. PETER. GREEN, IDA. GERKEN, MENDER. GERKEN, HENRY. GERKEN, AL VINA. -"■ GERKEN, GEORGE. GERKEN. EMIL. GERKEN, HEINE. -W. HOTTOMAN, FRED. HEMPFTLING, Mrs. S. — HARRISON, MELISSA ANN. . HEMPFTLING, Mrs. H. HOLTON, MABEL, HUMPHERT, JOHANNA. HEMPFTLING, LIZZIE. , HEMPFTLING, FRED. HERWEDEL, THEODORE. INGLEBRITSON, JOHN. JOHNSON, CORD. LEESON, THOMAS. LARSON, Mrs. ED. MERO, MYBLE. NELSON, GEORGE W. NELSON, EMMA.:., NELSON, Mrs. OLE. ". NILS, MILLIE. O'BEIRNE, MARY. OSKEY, IRVING. O'SHAUGHNESSY, MARTIN. •PERSIG, ANNA. PETERSON, KNUTE. .::" . PALMER, ALICE, Trenton, Wis. PALMER, NETTIE, Trenton, WIS. 6NYDER, ANNIE. ..'i SMITH, FLORA. BIEBRASSE, Miss. . j SCHOEFFLER, JOHN. SCHOEFFLER, Mrs. JOHN. ! SCHOEFFLER, . SCHOEFFLER, SLAIGER. ANNA. REUDERSUN. H. SCHOERF, Mrs. FRED. SEAVER, FRED. SLEIGER. FRANKIE. SEAVER, EDITH. SCHOERF, HATTIE. SCHULENBERG, Mrs. SOPHIA. WAY, ADDIE. WELTHERN, PEARL. WINTER, BERTHA. STILL IN THE LAKE'S DEPTHS. AMMOND, JOHN. AXELSON. EDWARD. ANDERSON, ARTHUR. APPENCELLER, JACOB. boner, w.^MgHHri CAPSIZING OF THE STEAMER SEA WING AT LAKE PEPIN; DAILY ST. PAUL GLOBE. BONER. . BECKMARK, G. BERLIN OSCAR. COOK, GEORGE. .: DREPENBROECK, GEORGE, J**. BANIfiLSONiE:'T." ;i ~ ' EKK, AXEL. FORSSELL, OSCAR. FISHER, CHARLES. GARBLAM. F. P. HERDER, HUGO. HILL, Mrs., of Diamond Bluff. j HILL,' Miss, of Diamond Bluff, j HILL, J., of Diamond Bluff. HAWKINS, GEORGE. HAWKINS,- — JOHNSON, C. A. JOHNSON, THEODORE. I iy. JOHNSON, R.F. . KINNEY, WILL. KIVAL, JOHN. LUFT, HENRY. LAMPMAN, F. C. LIDBERG, CHARLES. MUNSON, ANDREW. MOLAN, PETER. NELSON, AXEL. OLSON, AUGUST, TURDY, HASKELL, PURD Y, WILL. . . c - ■-: y > PERKINS, FRANK, '■'"': " ! '<•■ yiri- "■ REEVE, GEORGE, RGCK, LUDWIG, THOMPSON, G. H. . WAY, FRANK, of Trenton. WEBB, J. SURVIVORS OF THE WRECK. AUDERBERG, JOHN. yy.::':.'" y BAYRELL, L. S. BERTRAM, AGGIE. ; BLAKER, WILLIAM. CASEY, MARY. DANNUM, R. DE KAY, W. W. JR. EISENBRAND, G. . EISENBRAND, W. J. EISENBRAND, R. ■ i ; gilbertson, JOHN G. JACOBY, C. D. KEMPE, T. F. LANDRECK, GEORGE LARSON. G.rSgg&& MARTINSON, EDDIB MORRIS, E. D. OLESON, O. OLESON, AH. : NELSON, HENRY. NELSON, JOHN. PLOYS. WILLIAM. REHDER, HENRY. SPARKS. VS., of Trentoa. SAND ST ROM, CLAUS. SEASTRAND.H. SIMON. OTTO. SHE LLSTROM, ROBERT SHERF, FRED. SIMMONS, N. K. SULTZER, C. S. SMITH, G. SCHENACH, E. '•.-.'■. TRUTTMAN, CHARLES WETnEREN, CAPT. D. WARD, SHERMAN. HORRORS OF THE TORNADO. The' Swirling V Monster and .1- Its : Awful Work. -^ Special to the Globe. .':.-.;" - Lake City. Minn., July 14—Sur rounded- by . beautiful bluffs and pleasant: farming ■ lands, Lake ' Pepin's unruffled surface to-day gave : little cvi- 5 dence of the fierce struggle with the Y elements and of ■ the death-dealing fury of the storm that raged off this beauti ful little city last night. .With scarcely a note of warning there burst upon this region one of i, the severest l storms ever? known in its history, arid the loss of life 1 is probably greater than any other sin gle calamity > that has ever .visited trie Northwest. St. Cloud's cyclone of Ja • few years ago was disastrous in ; the ex treme, but it is as nothing beside this. Tbe list of dead already ; numbers \ 05, : and . may exceed \ 103. The 'excursion . steamer Sea Wing, of : Diamond Bluff, had V- carried/ a party of 200 ■i or more excursionists . from Red Wing to the camp; of the First regi- 'y. ment, Minnesota national guard, which is just below this city. . When the day. was " coming to a close Capt. Wetheren prepared to return his boatload to their homes. : Many ' among \ them \ feared an approaching storm, and asked s. that he postpone his departure until . after the storm had , blown , over. Thinking the storm would not prove serious, he would not consent, but at about 8 o'clock started off up the lake -towards Red Wing, nearly all of ; the '; over 200 passengers being on board. The ;.-''..-■ Wind Was Blowing a Gale, into the teeth of which the Sea Wing tried to make tier way, but the gale was too strong' for her. A/point; of land runs out from the Minnesota shore. just above this place.across from what is known as Maiden Rock. To pass around this -point, it wa3 necessary for the : steamer to turn slightly towards the Wisconsin shore, and immedi- ately the hurricane had seized hold ' of the already trem bling and creaking vessel and twisted tier out of the control of her en gines and crew. An . attempt to beach her failed, and over she went with her * great load of passengers. The barge ; Jim Grant, which _ was in tow, and on which about one-quarter ' of the excur "~*-s had crowded, was also seized, !':£& awning • being : crushed in and the passengers thrown into the water. This happened just below the point, '. and as the helpless hulks drifted before : the gale the steamer . righted herself fora moment, but was again keeled over and so badly torn -by the storm that she could but.lie helpless and let the waves wash over her.. The barge had broken loose from the steamer and drifted down opposite the town, and; those still on ■■ board, about twenty in number, were rescued. The steamer drifted in back of the point and sank with most of those on board. Many were saved, however, and the jfißflffiffil Heroism of a Few cannot be too highly praised. Corporal B. Perry, ■of St. Paul, compelled, a . : spectator to assist , ; him and saved the lives ' of " eighteen of those who were ' still clinging to; the" wreck. ' He went out on the lake when the storm was at its height, and seemed to know no fear. , i c Others there were like .him, and over sixty Were rescued from what seemed certain death. . Small boats cruised around for several hours, and picked up. some three-score of struggling but still living victims of the storm. As soon as the word reached the camp volunteers were called for, and every one volun teered to assist in rescuing the living or searching; for the dead. Adjt.-Gen. Mullen immediately took charge of the regiment and the work was systemati cally begun and carried on. 'Body 'after' body. rof men, : women, ' chii dren —in some cases almost of whole families— was taken from the water, some of them alive, others un conscious but not dead, and yet others from which the breath of ; life had I for ever fled. An invaluable '. aid in the work, both of resuscitation and of lay-" ing out of the dead, ; was rendered .by the excellent ambulance corps, which had been but recently organized. Sad experiences have been many, and re markable escapes are not lacking. The ' Globe man had just secured the names of the latest discovered victims when a stranger, whose (anxiety ; was apparent j in ever movement, stepped up and asked:"' '/V'i-pHftSHi ■■MMm .• •'ls my daughter heard from yet?" "What is the name?" "Bertha Winters," was tlie response. An inclination of the head and a mo tion toward the written list told the ; be reaved father of his affliction, - and he turned away to go after the lifeless clay of his child.. "And my boy is riot among them," was . the sadly half-consblator y remark of Contractor Carlson, who had . worked feverishly all : night and all day without finding a trace of his son. And c so it went on. :As fast .as the bodies were taken from the water, they were identified by mourning friends and rela tives, and placed in coffins for transpor tation to their homes. ;By 3 o'clock this morning "■' fifty i bodies had been recov ered, identified and sent to Red Wing By 8 o'clock eight more had taken : the - ST. ' PAUL; , MINN., , TUESDAY MORNING, JDLY^S;gIB9O; same mournful journey, arid at 3 o'clock ; ■ this afternoon • : : seven ii. others ~; were . added to the gruesome number that had i been carried ii by boat *to Red Wing. Knute Peterson's body I was" forind about > '. a mile up the shore -. this T afternoon, but the others were all taken out of or close * around the wreck. The watches on the different bodies!- had '-a stopped 1 : at from 8:15 to 8:30, showing 5 pretty accurately] ■ the time of the wreck, but ; Peterson's; : watch had kept going for some *: ;:'.' y. '■"_ Tii roe Hoars In tlie Water yy'. and stopped at 11:30. - Maj. Fitzgerald, ; surgeon ■• of the regiment,' who > had : . charge of the hospital corps and of the ' arrangements for handling the bodies, ; . says that death very quick in every ( case and that : there 7 was * scarcely ;; any evidence -of T there " ' having i been any struggle on the part of the dying. -Neither had I any lof ;: the bodies any bruises or other marks of '■'•. injury upon ) them. Death was quick j and painless. The fact that the militia were within easy call undoubtedly resulted in the saving of many lives, and , the willingness ; v.] of ;'<■_. the :-'■: citizen sol- ! ; diery v; to : r ri work,: I;';their1 ;'; their excellent • organization and the good management .of Gen. Mullen and Surgeons Fitzger ald, Clarke and Came, were notable arid commendable. When ; morning is_ came . the weary : all-night workers were . re placed by relief -from:; comrades ani the worK went on; systematically ' and tirelessly. The barge lay quietly on the water just above town, and the steamer,' toppled over on the , port ; side, had ; drifted- against : ; her tow, and to gether they lay, the ) shattered remind^; ' ers of - the storm's power and ; man's V weakness. : I With axes ; holes were chopped in the decks and ropes fastened* to the bodies' under the water arid these } drawn to the surface, carried ashore an .; turned over to; the ambulance ;: corps. The ; bodies ,/of., those who went down with the steamer were taken out of the ' cabin through a hole cut in the deck in front of the pilot house and through the ; cabin doors. Believing that still some ; . : Bodies Were to Be Found ■ , ~\-' in ■ the ■; half-dismantled wreck, ;; Gen. Mullen ordered the tearing away of ; the'; upper works of the ; vessel and the push ; ing of > the wreck :: farther toward ; the shore, ;•= where \ she was \ ; righted. This work was done by the Lriella; and the Ethel Howard; and as soon as the wreck could be got at in its new' position,' Gen. l i Mullen and his 7 military helpers -went \ all through the Sea Wing, ; recovering three more bodies, bringing the total up to sixty-five, and convinced -themselves \ that no more bodies . were to be f found there. > The shattered old-hulk was then :; left to drift at will, arid her broken and ,' battered framework was In sad contrast ; j with the bright skies and smooth waters. During the morning a systematic patrol of i-r. the water ■;.;:: over ■: which * the hulls had drifted '.after;.; being first struck by the >* gale • had been kept up citizens of Lake City. After the ; last \ bodies had been taken from the wreck, Gen. Mullen pressed into service all the ; row boats within reach, and, with • four soldiers in each boat,' began late '•_ this - afternoon a thorough "dragging of the lake all about the scene of 'the disaster. No bodies were found late this after- \ noon, and at dark - ■'•_.; r„ iyi Search Was Abandoned '. for the day. 7 Dynamite will be used in the morning. There were a good many who made use y. of "the life preservers, but ] probably. none :. had as good or as much use of them as had , Robert Adams, the seveteen-year-old son of Dr. Adams, of - Lake City, and a neighbor, whose home is ;. in Red Wing, They had three life preservers , and were in the' water six hours before ; being rescued. -Young Adams could swim, but :( his;. companion could not. They had the good sense to float quietly and "■ not .attempt to fight : against- the ' waves to -^ trie v. shore. % During the six hours they were in water, from 9 to 3, they -buffeted :; by the; billows, and .blown •: hither and yon by the gale.: They first •; drifted ; about a mile ; down ; past town, and then a change in the wind ;. carried ; them }, up the river : to ; Frontenae, seven miles T from ; here, where, they were rescued by Dr. Cai tie and party, "still alive and well, but con siderably the worse r for ; their hard ex- ; perience. . ;. , 7 ..' _--•.; sys. LAKE CITY IN LUCK. Only, the Tail End of the Tornado ir,:} :.-ii ' .' Struck It. y.'T.. Specials to the Globe:? -/ Lake City, July 14.— 50 far as Lake City itself is concerned, the "damage, . considering the - fearful i force _of '■:, the i storm,- is very light.* It • seems that the : fury of. the cyclone expended itself more: on the lake : than on \ its shores. ' Main street, which is .in direct line with the course : taken :; by the storm cloud, was • wrecked: that is, / most of the buildings; on the ; street ';■ were :/ unroofed,/ and the awnings of wood which covered the side walks for the entire length of the thor oughfare were blown into splinters and carried out of i, sight." - All : the • trees on ; both sides of the road were blown down and some very large trunks carried sev eral hundred '■■ yards away. - Along the ; e west shore -S of the lake between Lake City and >■"■■:; Central Point the \ dense ;•'. timber is '■ piled "-; up in inex tricable - confusion, some ', trees of great thickness : being . broken short off at the J roots i or*, torn T : bodily out of the ground; i A number of -boats owned by residents along the shore; which 'would have been: of great service' in the work of rescue,; were smashed into kindling wood, not a vestige of them being discoverable iii's any direction^. Capt. John, an ex-steam boat captain, who t stood on the steps of one 7 of the . residences which line the lake shore from the village to the scene] of the accident, tells i in '• a graphic man ner the story of ? the cyclone as he saw it lit up by the ; continuous flashes of lightning. "It " was -* so ? dark, V- he said, "at the time of the accident that :■_ you \ couldn't ; see , your hand 1 before you, ex- \ cept for the . light ning.*; I t was figuring \ on getting the folks down cellar, when I • \i; Heard Shrieks and Veils, -_ ; but I thought at first ;it was the wind/, Then there came a flash that lit up the* sky from east to west, :; and - right . out there - beyond the point I saw the Sea; Wing. : She was heeled clear over,-, but; hadn't capsized yet. It was so light for J ; a couple of :' seconds ; that * I could \ read ; her name _on ' the :' paddle boxes. The sight paralyzed me for a few seconds, but § every ,'r flash that came • gave me a ; fresh view of the boat, and at last 1 saw her with her stern high in the air, and I could see ; the people falling off her decks into the lake. 1 rushed up to the point as soon as i the wind go tso that I could walk at nil, arid- there were ; /aj: lot of other men going up there to try i, yii-rnggm^^-: and help the drowning people. I never saw worse sea on Lake Michigan than ; was running along the middle \. of " Lake \ Pepin at that time. It didn't seem :as though the best skiff that ever was built could live five seconds after leaving the • shore, but there is no telling what -can ; ;be done when brave men stand ;- willing : to do : ; it. v One man— didn't learn his . name— tried to get fa crew ito;; man a S boat f or . the first trip, but it : looked . too ' 4 much like throwing life • away,' arid '■■ the fellows didn't want to go. This soldier •pulled ; a gun from his pocket '.-and : walKed up to the biggest fellow in the cfbvvdiatfflßpptei^*; r ; j'7; 'Got in That Boat : or ; I'll blow your brains into the lake,' he said. The man looked at him, and remarking that force wasn't ; necessary, he got 7 in. These two men together saved sixteen i lives, ;' and would have saved more ,. but V for the J fact that , the boat ; got ■ stove in 7- against i the wreck, and came near drowning : the .rescuers themselves before they got ashore f rom '< the; last trip. ; Other rescuing parties were out, and many lives were saved at : great risk." i-iT'T-'y iTiis.7.7T77 : v. yi THE WORK OP RESCUE. Brave "; Militiamen - ; - in : the Role lof Grace Darlings. Special to the Globe. ' iyT ~T77: - Lake City, Minn., July 14.— Early"; yesterday morning a line of hacks arid;. ! busses i- began running y between ;;i the village and the scene of the wreck, and hundreds of people were ; congregated : .there during the entire day. ■■■; A .barbed \ wire 'enclosure ; had been built by- the \ militia under Adjt. Gen. Mullen around" the scene of the; operations, arid a mili tary guard with fixed .bayonets kept the morbidly; curious'/ from^hampering the; work of those engaged in the search for bodies. '■' Here and there along the shore l t were ■ groups of v women who wept in- . cessantly, and ; anxiously scanned each; body : recovered, fearful ,; that it . might i prove to be the corpse of ; - some loved one. Une mother -witnessed., the •; finding of T- her daughter's ' body, a beautiful girl about nineteen ; years of l age. She was cabght by the hooks and L : dragged ashore. Her face was white as marble, but beautiful and smiling even', in death. A T soldier; of : Company rushed into";; the shallows, and; raising; the dead girl, . bore her to I the beach. •' Her long black V hair had ; become un .coiled and hung 7 with the " : lake water dripping from it over the shoulder of s him who- bore; her shoreward. The streams of ; the ; mother.-; as '- she recog- : nized the features of her child were ap palling. Men's s hearts sank 'within; them as they heard : . her, and witnessed :• the abandon of her grief. - Such scenes were all too : frequent, ■-': however, and there.was too much work to be done to • aljow for • lengthy^; demonstrations of sympathy. % A father was there looking * for his daughter. "Three bodies recently • recovered lay upon the , beach covered by tarp-mlijus, aiuL among:., tbgm^as. a young girl. A soldier was, about to un cover , her face *to ";' trio \ view of ; '; the "searcher? but -the | latter i stopped him 'with ; the exclamation T "Wait; for (iod's sake wait a few moments." .He; leaned against one of the few trees left i by the storm, ; and ; closed ;: his 7. eyes yin •; ■; prayer. .' Then ; ; he "7 walked deliberately ;to v the shrouded . form, tore away; the " tarpaulin, "arid l found his daughter. i"God help us all," he" said; "it will kill her mother." . - DISMANTLING THE HULK. •Tbe Wreck Pulled Apart and Her \ : yy ; Dead Cargo Landed. .• Special to the Globe. i Lake : City, Minn., July : 14.— Not -; a life has been lost from*; Lake City, yet the town is in mourning. Every ;. face is sad? for the terrible events of Sunday njght have cast a gloom ; over- the vicin ity which it will take.; time ;to dispel, During, the greater part of the day the bells of the village ; . churches ]■[ tolled mournfully, and business is at a stand . still. ; A mile and a half above the town, off the sandy beach which stretches far out Into' the lake, and which is called Central iyi Point, with : %] her;^.i upper; decks above the water, lies ': all .that is " left of the wrecked steamer . Sea Wing. \ A number of tugs from .various; points along the lake arrived on the scene yesterday morning; and, by the com bined efforts lof several of these, the wrecKed steamer, with her freight fof dead, .was warped V into -the .- shallow "water, where ".'she; lay beached. Even then her decks were scarcely vis ible above '/ the water, - and /it;;, was 'determined to tear her to pieces if there : was ; steam i power enough in the half dozen boats to do the. work. Stout cables were made fast to her upper works and ; ] two ; powerful : tugs 7 ? began hauling in •opposite directions. Both went ; ahead;: with a full head of .- steam and 7 the de sired ( result / was • attained. The craft was / literally/: pulled to pieces i by the steam and the hull turned over in such ■ a/manner that the bodies , in; trie cabins were easily got ' at. Thirteen ?.. bodies were found between decks, the last •thirteen '- contained in the list "of " ; . the dead. / A careful ''ssiyyiisiiTT 'C-i : I'Jrvi -Search' of the Wreck;, i revealed that none were left, and the shattered remnant of what on Sunday I was considered ras staunch a boat as : sailed the inland waters %of Minnesota ; \ was abandoned with scarcely a ; whole f timber iii her. The attention of the res cuers was 7 then devoted Sto dragging, I and during % the '•: afternoon f our J more ■ • bodies were recovered by this t means. Every 'arid/ In fact, every sort of r *cVaft which, the storm had left in a con dition to float, was pressed into" service" l tijr<the military, and a fleet of / a / dozen ; or more small boats, manned by soldiers of the National guard, have been afloat arid : their crews working.: without: in termission since 7. daylight : yesterday :■ /"morning. Drags I and -"grappling; ": hooks : iy have yy been sent ~:; from ! Wabasha and other points,' and there* is 'rib lack of the necessary, utensils for the recovery/of trie bodies. Half a hundred /coffins" are piled along the : shore await ing occupants, and. the indications are "at present that almost that number will be needed. : The steamer Ethel Howard "has carried all the bodies recovered to 4Red /Wing as" fast" as practicable, and in ■ fact almost all the dead are natives of 'that town, with a few > from Diamond fPoint, from which place the : excursion' "'sorted, and a few from Trenton. Wis. -Several bodies, two of them those of were caught by trie hooks some; Jclistance out in the lake Jate iiri trie after-, noon, but the hold was '. insecure arid " : they were lost v again. / '. The body of ■ , Knute Peterson, of L; Red Wing, was ; 'pulled- from r : the water, about i o'clock, and was one of the last sent to Red Wing. Prob -2 ably i .-'.j "■-; never ': ' in . ' the li \ history. of the state have so .many deeds of in-' -dividual heroism been "i performed in a "single night ; ; as occurred * immediately - after the wreck while over a hundred shrieking women "arid '■-. children, young men and girls, were ;.. ;'";.-' Struggling in the Waiter, ; fighting .- desperately for a hold ; on the ) "slippery bottom of "the" capsized excur sion boat. ; The / : wind s still blew with such fearful force ■ that the; surface of ; the lake was -; lashed into a white foam, and the boat upon > which a few had ob y tamed a precarious perch threatened to turn half over at every swell.; One boy ; named : Johnny Swensbri," a ten-year-old : son of Trenton* parents,* fought desper ately .with his sister Ernestine to put on ; a life preserver. : She i laughed at him. ; "You are i like , a ; girl," she - said, . "so frightened." A few "moments later the ; fearful squall strucK the boat, arid with one great lurch j' she went over. Johnny : Swenson, with his _ life preserver j on,' i swam ashore, but the ; girl is among the missing. It was not the first overturn ing of the boat? which drowned her un fortunate passengers. Fully 125 of them had clung to the sides ; and:' would have "'been saved but for, the fact that a sec ond gust of ; wind struck the hull arid • turned it half over again.' This broke: the frail hold on life of most of those clinging to her, and they ; went down in ■ groups eof •■; two : and ; three > and half a dozen, shrieking .wildly ; for assistance, ; calling alternately on ; God 'arid man to aid them in the hour of ; death. .Every boat engaged in the ;; search for missing bodies •' is draped from fore . to ' aft ; with" crepe; Many of . the work ■ ers, most 'of ; : whom 7 are . mem bers ;of ; Company G, of Red y Wing, i ; in charge of Capt." C. S. Betcher, of that city, wear crape badges :or a band of crape about their arms. Many of these ; brave fellows, who have worked ; unre mittingly since i the first streak of day light ; yesterday, have : relatives ■.■ and friends in the depths of the lake. They work with look of stern determination on their faces, : and .their steadiness under such fearful circumstances shows to what : y77':.7i y ' 77- .:■'-... '7y, , .'A Degree of Efficiency discipline will bring men. : One : splen did, soldierly-looking f young fellow had worked for thirteen hours without ceas ing r- and " r seemed determined 7to - find "some particular person among the dead. He scanned the feature? of each of those' drawn from the wreck with a look of agonized expectation. . * "The corporal's girl was in the boat, arid she is missing," said; a private of [ the company, who stood guard over the enclosure reserved for the bodies. Later in the afternoon a dispatch was received at the shore addressed to the 7 anxious officer^ He tore it open. eagerly, ; read the contents, and then fell on the sandy beach insensible. , J The dispatch in formed him that the girl he lcved had missed* the boat .by Aye minutes,, find was safely at home with her friends.';;; METHODS OF, THE MILITIA. The First < Regiment / Stands I'd ' Crucial Test. : : " : ';'fJj Special to the Globe. : . -'•.; Lake City, Minn.,July 14.— Camp Lakeview the news of the disaster received' within ;* a short time after its occurrence. It was the greatest test to which * any regiment of the national guard in Minnesota - has ever been sub; jected. J Most of the men were in camp after a hard day's "work; arid many, in fact, turned in for the night. When the roll of the drum arid the bugle call rang out, 'most;: of them sup posed ! it was to ■". test . ." their efficiency, and never.was a troop of cay "airy; nor a column of foot; got into line in shorter /order. Adj t. ; Gen. Mullen took command at once, arid the "• march ; to the : scene of ' the ' terrible calamity was begun" at double quick. Practically the town "was from that moment under martial law— the i military Had Supreme Control. •_• . Corporal ;" Perry /.who . was near the ; scene of ahe accident when it occurred, did / riot j await ; orders, / but proceeded ■ amid : the howling - wind' and the" light ning flashes to the spot. There were ' but 4 few there as yet, but r trie awful ; shrieks from the ; wreck appealed to them 'to them to risk their lives for trie salvation/. ot T their : 'i fellows. ; . Corporal : Peary tried frantically to induce some of ; those on the spot to go with him to the "rescue/ The aspect was too thereatening. It looked as though no boat could live in such a sea. ;At last, in . sheer despera tion, Perry drew a revolver, and select-/ : ing the most able man in the crowd, com pelled him at the muzzle of the weapon to embark. The first; trip was made in; safety/ 7 arid five ': of / the excursionists were landed. Again and again those two men made the peri lous / journey, and > had succeeded in ' savinar /;; sixteen/ lives when the arrival of the regiment and the es- Continued on Four Page. v953^^^^^BH^b^^^s^^^fc^^s^£ ftf^-^y-^^^Efcg^—^t^iEil^tfr^^.^. ~" w^^^^^^«^fvV^^^r'By^^^^\^^^t^yjv^rb^MV^f Switwi^ iwS?^fT23T^55rT^^^'*i^S^^^^^^^^'^5^^^^?i?^^j^M3f^^^^^^'^^^^ jJ^^^rf^^^^^C^. /i^t^^ * x * .^^^ " * /SCENE OF RUIN AT THE GOOD AND SCHURMEIER COTTAGES, THE CYCLONE AT GERVAIS. Five Dead and Nearly Fifty Injured Make the Total Cost in Human Life and Limb. Daylight on the Track of the Tornado Reveals Scenes of Destruction that Baffle > Description. ; ; Searching Beneath the Waters of the Lake and the Debris of the Storm for the Known Victims. The Track of the Storm Was Like a Besom of De- struction in Which Resistance Was Death. The Face of Nature and the Work of Man Alike Torn and Mutilated Beyond All Rec ognition. Scenes and Incidents After the Havoc in the Vl* cinityofthe Once Beautiful Kohlman and Gervais. • '* « « A TV 'J. m Indescribable Devastation Wrought Upon the Small Farms in the Territory Round About Little Canada. Many of the Farmers Have Lost Their All, Even the Prospect of a Crop, and Are in Actual Want. Py:i: ", ' DEAD. _" >J Mrs. J. H. SCHURMEIER. t- GEORGE J.MILLER. . - : CHARLES SCH URMEIER, Rev. M. PFAEFLE (Brennan, Tex.) '-.: ':■ PETER WILBUT (Schurmeier's man.) ■'.'?■ ■, SERIOUSLY INJUREDt .'MINNIEMEISJ^-'-'' ■''. '**' ! ; Mrs. HUB C. SCHURMEIER. - :.'r>, Mrs. PFAEFLE. • * . - C. M. MULLANCIN. . * ir.ii Mrs. L' J. CLARE. ;- J JOE BRENNART. yji INJURED. ■■■ J. H. SCHURMEIER Sr. f SIMON GOOD. ■*;■-'.' Mrs. SIMON GOOD. ' ROY GOOD. ;:.' --•;, SWAN PETERSON. CHARLEY GOOD, :: CARRIE WEISS, s. '■ " : - Mrs. GOETCKA, - : Msr. G. J. MILLER, yyi-.y-y HUB C. SCHURMEIER, CLARO HAVEN, -.. , A mrs. mullancin. ! r a. guenther. : : mrs. hastings.: * stella hastings. ■ gussie king. : g. Mcpherson. • mrs. Fred gaetke. h. - '■ ; Female servant (J. 11. : Schurmeier). --.": Female servant (H. C. Schurmeier). rr FRED OWLER. 'ii,'- A painful impression was created ; throughout the city yesterday when the full extent of the Lake : Gervais cyclone : became'- fully known. The edition of the Globe containing the fullest ac- ! count of y the disaster was ■•; quickly bought \ up, and "_• by 9 o'clock there was not i a copy of the paper -to be : purchased, *> and the Keen 1 feeling , which" was ; manifested exhibited = itself by the hundreds of people who jour neyed to the lake. to view the sceue of " trie tragedy. During the afternoon the lake : ; shore . was alive with people. There:. were plenty of onlookers and only too! few workers. . The work of searching for the dead bodies was most painstaking. -The major portion of the day was spent in searching the lake. It* was thought that the bodies of Mrs i Schurmeier,:. Charles Schurmeier : and Rev. vM.S Pfaefle X had •• been ~: blown into e^the^ lake.: Up to" 7 o'clock none of the bodies had been discovered, notwithstanding - a vigorous investiga tion: among the debris of the cottages. READ THE WANTS IN MONDAY'S GLOBE . The Monday's issue of the Globk Is read by several thousand people who do not read, Sunday papers. It pays to -read Monday* advertisements. NO. 196. Capt. Han ft has charge of the search ing party, and he .proposes to-day to have', the , im mediate . field '-. thoroughly . searched by a large band of men. There is a probability that the bodies > may be found .' a -hundred' yards; west .of the lake, among some j brushwood ror in one of the many corn i "fields which abound. Every attention ;is being paid the injured people. With the exception of Joe Brennart, : ail -the £, injured. people that.spent Sunday; night \_ at Lake Kohlman: have been removed « to their homes •-• in St. 7 Paul, and * with one • exception they are all ' doing well. The exception in: this re spect is Miss Minnie Meis.': , The worst • is feared respecting her. The Mullan cins, who were reported missing, have been found. They had taken refuge in the cottage of : a neighbor. *.' A son of Mrs. Mullancin -was removed to the city hospital during 'the day. He was awfully cut "and bruised, and Dr. Ancker has doubts -of ■ his recovery. The fury of the cyclone was not, how | ever, spent .entirely on Lake Gervais arid its lovely shores. .". A farmer named Goetcka. living on the Kohlman side of the work, had his homestead destroyed. There were twenty people in the house and only one woman was injured. The farmers of New Canada are in a serious plight. Four of them have ] not -only., had a narrow escape of their lives, but they i, have lost everything in the world they possessed— their houses; their ; fur- * niture and their . ' crops. . Everything ; has disappeared. 7' Their condition is is fl deplorable. The men . are dazed .at i-r their loss, the , women cry with grief • and trie children look . sad and misera- . ;ble. . The . effects , of : . trie cyclone, mo mentarily, have been very severe in New, Canada, arid the condition of the Augzs = aud Clark merit the attention of phi lantln'opists; ;^3gHßßfflfiffl@ SEARCH FOR THE DEAD. A Band of Men Grapple the Lake Without Result. '-; '-;.;.'?: . The sun had hardly tipped the horizoh -. c yesterday : when ; a . small band of : meu left the city for Lake Gervais : to ; search for trie : missing? bodies of Mrs. Schur- i ' meter, Charles Schurmeier. and Rev. ; M. . Pfaefle.' A beautiful day had fairly dawned when" they arrived ' upon the scene of .the cyclone's tragedy. The «^^____ — — , ' m '' Continued on Eighth Page.