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i< fir l • \ .*^* >... ... JsV Today > f-_*_"___ *fc*^ ; From 10 Until 2 : A Four Hours' I Sailor Sale. J-" Choice of our entire stock of I $1.50, $1.25 and $1.00 - Ladies! Straw Sailors ! Not one Hat reserved. \X All go. » Jumbo, [ Rough and Ready • and Smooth Braids. I* "T- —~~- I Correct Blocks. ONE OF THE SURVIVORS. C. H. Mi-Murray* Life Saved in the Nicollet Honae Baaement. C. H. McMurray, a traveling man for the wholesale tea house. of William Mc- Murray & Co., of East Third street, St. Paul, went through the cyclone •at New Richmond, and was seen by a reporter for the Globe, to whom he gave some account of the horror. He said: \y.: ■ 'I was stopping at the Nicollet house, a six-story building kept as a hotel by.C. I. McKinnon. I never saw so many peo ple |In the : town before. There was a " circus-in the : village, and there was to be- a dance after the performance, and the streets were crowded with young peo pie intent on the circus and the dancs. The rain began at 6 o'clock, and-was ac companied by -blinding - lightning and heavy thunder that' sounded-Just' over head; ■•; and-' came immediately'" upon 5 the lightning- flash, : ..-:." -*.•'.-'.-.'■■.■ .* "At 6-o'clock'-. I went to dinner at the hotel. Mrs. McKinnon, the wife of.the proprietor, came rushing In from the kitchen, crying out 'cyclone,' and we ran for the cellar without stopping to ask questions. :ij*.rsJn»S: "r-r.j ;. • •-.•■ <•-;• s •••'We-were scarcely there when the cy clone struck - the hotel. "One man, named Caray, I think, was too late, and was blown back Into the dining room and killed. ■■-.-■ --"The girl that served us at the table was killed. Ido not knoW her name, and one of the laundry girls, who got into the cellar, was struck by a falling beam and I think she is dead, but am not sure. "The McKinnon fanily did not get to the.cellar. Mrs. McKinnon. ran for.her. children, and the family was in a small room in front. They sheltered.themselves as well as they could from falling rub bish, using a marble-topped table for protection, but one of the children was killed. "After the storm had passed. Mr. Mc Kinnon found another child standing on the top of the ruins of the hotel. "The cyclone and the ruin were all over by 6.07, for the Wisconsin Central depot clock marked that hour as we found after the storm. -;-.:C; "After the cyclone had passed the wind blew with terrific violence and the rain fell In torrents. interrupting the work of rescue. ' ."I stayed and worked with several other traveling men until we thought we could do no more, and then dug my samples from the ruins and came to St. Paul on the train. ■" ;77-7; 7'*'J ■•.;,'• "I believe there were five people killed at the hotel. Two men, one child, the table girl, the* laundry girl. "_:-.. "Caray, who was killed there, was a druggist, and lived In the village. "The fire started at the south end of the town, the farthest from the hotel. It blazed up Immediately after the cyclone, - and, I . think, caught in the ruins of a hardware store. "There were about seven people In the cellar of the hotel. When the cyclone was on us it sounded exactly like a rail road train crossing a bridge." "~- r • :zX' ' -•*"..' " ' .•'" " ■ • .. I Frank Jenning-a' Remain*. • t* The remains of Frank Jennings, one of the Injured who died on the relief train just as It reached the city yesterday af ternoon, were taken In charge by William Nagle and will . be taken back to ' New Richmond for burial this morning."' -'■■■■- -f.-.c MOT'OR..''--';''|Ncifej|[ JpLßpneraa I* This man was so far behind the times that he wasted a whole morning- because he neglected to avail himself 'of an appliance which the haste of modern busi ness has rendered no longer a luxury but an absolute necessity. Are you not likely at any moment to be placed in a similar position? j\orth western Telephone Ex change Company READY WITH RELIEF ST. PALL WAS AT ONCE ACTIVE IN ; y FURNISHING WHAT IT tX-Z'XX '■■■ ; COULD ;.".;"'*" zX^X^ FOR THOSE WHO SURVIVED Mayor Kiefer Advised Early of the Condition of Affairs — Jobber-* . lliiNlt-ii to Supply Needed Articles George Thompson Start* a Fund . by Sending- a Check: to Comp troller McCardy for *100. :/;!" . Mayor Klefer was early yesterday morning advised. of. the distressing state of •""affairs" 4 at 'New Richmond by C. W. Mosher, former mayor; of the town, who sent the following telegram: Cyclone absolutely destroyed.the whole business portion of New Richmond, and a large portion of the residences.. There are at least 100 dead In the city and hun dreds of severely wounded. •-.. We need physicians and nurses. I am coming to St. Paul via Omaha railway special. ! Please have ready for our train to take back at once 70 single mattrasses " for wounded, 70 cots, 75 pair of blankets or quilts, 60 dressing gowns for males, 50 dressing gowns for females, £5, dressing' gowns for children, SO dozen 3% Inch roller bandages, bottles of arnica and other drugs. We want also a fire engine and 1,000 feet of hose to put but the fire in the debris where live persons may.be impris oned. Get supplies from Noyes Bros. & Cutler, or anywhere that-can. be secured Quicker. THINGS WERE-READY*.' Word was Immediately telephoned to the several jobbing houses and when a special pulled out at 8 o'clock on the Omaha road all the things asked for were soon on board. " ; ,•-.■:.;••-, : Dr. Ohage, accompanied by several phy sicians, and Chief Goss, with Lieut. Boer ner and a squad of twelve' patrolmen, joined the party shortly before the train left. Chief Cook, of the lire department, ordered Engine Company No. 3, with en gine hose cart and 1,200 feet of hose and a crew of ten men under charge of Capt. McNally, to proceed to New Richmond and render what assistance possible. : Finch, Van Slyke & Co. furnished 160 pairs of blankets, fifty comfortables, five dozen ladles' underwear, five dozen miss es' and children's • underwear, fifty each of sheets and pillow slips, ten dozen suits underwear, five dozen children's hose, five rolls toweling, five dozen men's overalls, three dozen boys' overalls, five dozen la dies' wrappers and two dozen ladles' skirts. ■-.'--■..-';•";-; ZZZZZZ-- -i~ "',".'"■''.•'>'-•'"■'-:■' The St. Paul Red Cross society also donated liberally, and Noyes Bros. & Cut ler supplied the train with the necessary bandages, drugs and medicines. Moses E. Clapp. E. E. • McDonald, Mrs. W. H. McDonald, Secretary Tallmadge, of the chamber of commerce, Dr. J. C. Nelson and Dr. Louis Nelson, Dr. Herbert Davis, Dr. W. R. Ramsey, Dr. H. J. O'Brien, T. J. Bowlln and A. L. Ohage also boarded the relief train. - * < • ' NEEDED FIRE APPARATUS. At noon Mayor Klefer received the fol lowing telegram from Moses E. Clapp: ; "City in.ruins. All . cellars of business blocks smoking. Bodies known to be in ruins. Send one fire engine."* Cannot we have one or two more?" -""'- In answer to this telegram Engine Com pany 11. consisting of. engine, hose cart and 1,200 feet of hose, in charge of Capt. Black, with a detail of ten men, was sent out on the train which left.St. Paul, at 2 o'clock. '"; °;':~- "•*.-."'- •*'"■*■ **\" ;' " ' President Young, of the jobbers' union, in the meantime had called a meeting of the organization and the afternoon train, in addition to the food sent out on the morning train,_ carried, a full supply, of edibles, Including . canned '- goods of all kinds, hams," sugar,coffee,' tea, crackers and 500 loaves of bread. -7 ■XX-.' RAISING A FUND!- - Yesterday " afternoon Comptroller Mc- Cardy • received - a letter ' from '■' George Thompson, - of: the . Dispatch, enclosing a check for WOO. - The letter was -as* fol lows: • / t "'•-.- .' . - "I send this to you to crystallze at once the direction In which funds may be sent for Immediate use, and I request that you accept such funds and make such* use of them as you deem necessary in their re lief until a committee Is appointed by you or other -citizens subscribing, vor any other manner, that is deemed advisable to insure • the most satisfactory ■ results. Knowing, your .public spirit and reputa tion for conservatism, I have presumed upon your ■ friendship, and take for grant ed that you will, act as before stated.- Im mediate action is necessary, and -delay In called meetings would only* handicap the good that can be done at once." - Comptroller McCardy Immediately . wir | ed the mayor of New Richmond to draw on him for. $100, or that he could - count on that much money to spend in any way he saw fit. . 7 An hour later Frank Schiick, of Field, ; Schiick & Co., came In with another I check for $100, and during the afternoon officials around the city hall contributed $45 more to . the fund. Comptroller Mc- Cardy expects, when the fact becomes known that a fund is being raised, addi tional amounts will be received. STORY OF A PHYSICIAN. Description of the Fated Town as Dr. Boothby Found It. On the special train which brought the injured to St. Paul was Dr. E. L. Booth by, of Hammond, Wis., one of the flrst physicians from outside to reach New Richmond. He I arrived on the scene of the cyclone but a few hours after It pass ed and devoted his entire time, without rest or sleep, to caring for the Injured and aiding in the ..rescue work. Dr. Boothby's account of the .terrible havoc wrought by the storm was; the .first, re ceived . here from one.", who 7 had been a witness of the work of desolation which the cyclone compassed and gave" details which the press * reports "yesterday did not' furnish. " When* seen- at the depot, as the special pulled In, Dr. ) Boothby : said:'.'7- 7 ' -."•'" ''■'■■•■'' " "-'-"• "The scenes which the physicians and nurses have witnessed at New Richmond are enough to make one's blood run cold.' No one who has not seen the city as it now Is can form even a faint idea of the terrible work of the cyclone. , The storm made a clean sweep of the business por tion of the city, striking just before the employes ' of the 'different" stores^ would have ' left " for supper, and "completely wrecking every thing In - Its course. ' Sub stantial brick], store buildings,-went; down before-the. storm/like 7card- houses, - Im prisoning in" the ruins'a*veryl large num ber of persons" who- had ho warning of their danger.- Of the business 7 portion of New Richmond . nothing remains ex cept a mangled mass of debris, In which are yet, we . fear, the bodies of a great many people. V * "The first Intimation which I- received of the storm came from my wife; as ;; we were sitting on the front veranda of our home at Hammond, just before! supper time Monday night. --The ; appearance of the sky indicated a ' storm; $ and I Mrs. Boothby remarked, 'I think ' there "" is a cyclone over In the direction of New Richmond.' I laughed at the idea;: and replied; that New Richmond was not In the cyclone" belt and was " perfectly safe. About 9 o'clock that night word came from the telegraph office that New Rich mond had been 7- " .7.'COMPLETELY WIPED OUT. "I at once . left for the scene of the storm, " carrying Instruments and supplies for the relief of the injured. I learned afterwards that, two w young men, whose names -I-do not 7know,- left- New Rich mond at once after the" storm passed and Cove with all " speed for : Roberts, -;ten miles south, where they secured commu- I nication 1, by wire 7. with f Hammond, 7 and gave word of what had happened. v;:""£-*^ "The Hammond relief arrived before midnight and Anna what lias been one I TTii,.^ -in,., . iniiiiai 1-liiMH.V I iiri*ii.,'MMTrfci...'i.,iwlli ..nir.ii— ■ ■ ..ff ,i ■i. ■ i THE ST. PAUL GLOBE, WEDNESDAY, JUNE^ 14, 1899. of. the most .beautiful towns in--JVlscon sin a: veritable oharnel house. '.^Thef wounded were everywhere,-; and 7 the dead were: found under rulnS, on the streets and»ln every conceivable place, many of the bodies indicating-1, from the. posi tion in which-they 7 were |found, : the ef fort 7 made Sto escape. Everything was ■shrouded in darkness, and the .work "of | relieving".' the suffering' and caring for those near to death proceeded under cir cumstances which were heart-breaking. The New- Richmond physicians \ did noble work. They were, of course, the first on the ground, and their "efforts accom plished what would at flrst have seemed Impossible. Temporary quarters were arranged in such buildings as were avail able, and search parties, scoured the city bringing in the wounded. '-*-■*• - • ;'"The St.: Paul relief train arrived at an opportune time, and the nurses and phy sicians were a Godsend.- At: the 1- time "a 1 arrived on the scene fire had broken out in several quarters, and though it " did not at any time prove dangerous, added to the horror. I cannot tell how it start ed, *fr*6m* i stoves In 'some;of the demolished ' buildings. • The : ruins • In the business portion of the city are on fire at present, and many of the bodies caught In the debris will be ;"/_'• CHARRED PAST RECOGNITION.' "Every effort is being made to extin guish the flames and assistance has been sent from Stillwater and' St..: Paul. The fire cannot • cause much - more" loss, as the cyclone took everything. in sight. Of those caught In the ruins, the living have been removed, and when •we -left, at 1 o'clock this afternoon, there was reason to believe that no one still alive was buried In the debris. -Two blocks on the main street of the town are on fire. - "The most J reliable accounts 7of the storm Indicate It came from the direction of j Hudson, though at that point there were no casualties.' It took a northeast erly direction, striking Boardman, where several people were killed. - In • approach ing New Richmond, it struck the south eastern part of the city flrst, wrecking the Omaha depot, and continued in a northeasterly direction, directly through the center of the city, across the Willow river at the bridge and wrecking the large flour mill on the east side of the river. The entire business portion of the city was swept clean. The cyclone cloud seemed to hit the main street on the ! / r \ i - IJL ?/ \ V s A*t_JP £W __■ — N Z/ /i IV J^^ fiMLWrAT'R 3t^"«—l : angle, • \ and . carylng everything before south side, sweeping across It a slight it. The main street runs north and south, and the only buildings of any slse left standing are the Catholic church, on the west side, and the school house, on the I east. Everything south of the river Is gone. STORM STOPPED THE CLOCK. "The clock' In the Omaha depot seems to have stopped when the storm struck,, and when I saw It the hands pointed to 6:07 p. m.| This - was probably .the exact time 4 when " the - cloud first ; swept - Into town. The duration of the cyclone Is va . riously estimated, - but it lasted only a few minutes in all probability. Following it was a terrific rain storm, which lasted for nearly an hour. .:..■'•'.'■ - "The greatest need at present Is addi tional assistance in the way of nurses.' We -do not want any more visitors, and the city has doctors sufficient to care for all who need their attentions. As soon as It became known that the city had been .visited by a cyclone people began to come. The crowds Impede our progress in clearing away the debris and removing the bodies, : and are a great inconven ience. There has been some complaint that: among., the 7 strangers who have ' drifted into. town are many who came to loot the ruins and desecrate the dead, but no Instances of this kind have come to my personal attention. - ■ "No, I cannot tell you how many are killed. The Catholic church Is being used as a temporary morgue until other accommodations can be furnished, as is the school house. The church contained twenty bodies when I left, and the school house about a dozen. There are seven or eight more laid out In private houses. About thirty-two bodies have been recov ered, -■-■ to ■ my knowledge, and there are many more of which I do not know. 'I would not care to estimate the casualties, but my opinion." would J be that- fully sev enty dead have been found. The number of the Injured It .Is Impossible to esti mate. '. There will be In all likelihood 100, perhaps 200, when all the names can be collected. . The' special -. left . New ..; Rich mond tat 1 .o'clock* this afternoon,. bring ing thirty-one of the wounded, and I un derstand that a second special will arrive before' midnight with more. The patients which we have brought Into the city are, almost without .- exception, in a . serious . condition,' and there is little doubt but -that "••"•-..'."'. - 7.-.•',*'--■" -: •-.: - .. XZ~X ' '. . SEVERAL WILL DIE. ; „ "The death list will be made up as soon as possible, but at present 'everything Is In: such 7 a condition ; that 7 details,",are ex ceedingly, hard to ,7 arrive at. 7/ The list of the wounded is growing, rapidly, and pri vate houses, stores and churches are being used j_ as temporary '. hospitals. The cy clone was the most frightful.storm ever, known in Wisconsin,^beyond."doubt, and has brought sorrow and heart aches into hundreds of homes." XX- : APPALLING SIGHT. 7 .-- City Clerk Jensen, who went to New Richmond on the special at 8 o'clock yes terday; morning, 7 returned to St. Paul yesterday afternoon. "-;'.-.;.. 7; The scene at New Richmond arid. for a distance 7of 7 l four 7. miles this side of' the 7town along the Omaha*- road,; he says, cannot be described."; Cattle ~ and horses by the score are lying In the fields dead and barns '. and farmhouses are wrecked or badly damaged. z'■ ■ / .In the town of New Richmond looking south from the mill for four blocks there Is nothing to show that there was a town except' small • piles of brick and heaps of splintered lumber. , '7 •'"•'..- Undertakers . on " the Ground, "7._7 The Wisconsin : Central train, which left ; St. Paul ; last evening, took a , number, of undertakers - to . New. Richmond, William - Nagle, H. F. Meeker, J. G. Donnelly and Jacob Rockstroh.- .<-..--- <-.-- ■-:.'.; *, >■ J. Hamilton and H. •G. Hall, represent ing^: the.; Northwestern Casket comouiT,' alee went to the ecene. EVERY ME ESCAPED :.- z- •■^ 6 .:r:-v-.. :.:■.-- z-ZX\ RELATIVES; OF W. H. AND RI AIER: ' r^"yMvDQNALD';^;-*Na*W ' -7 ;•; ' -'•'- ". RICHMOND* -d , 'HZ-ZZ- > i ,:- ;->.;V ; ;a,t;l>3V^' : ,*. I*-.- ;..';■ *■'"■,'■ . i. ! 1 .'.,'• ;'•- ■ '■-. SEVERAL FAMILtES: OF THEM ■. ■ : T -rlß'v. ■-..-, XZzXk Mrs. W. H. McDonald,; *Wli<v Went r Over on the R»lief 7/jrala. Return* : and' Tell*. KWit- 'Jr.k^roarUu'ri ilncl -........ .—....■ ... ffuna ->-..'--'-• -. dents of the itj r \c'ita-jtt.'—p*Aer St. ! Paul People Wb« We've 'Setae "bin ■? -'-' for Their Friend*. iB : Z.:Z, 77' V;'.: " ■ -'■"'■ : ' :>XX'>fiW.i •'■'• r*--".''-' -' ■' Mrs. W. H. McDonald,.- ot 562 St. Peter street, was among the St.; Paul people • who went over to New Rldhmond yester day morning the ftr^t relief train at 8 o'clock. 7 Mr. McDonald, as well as E. E. McDonald, was born and reared In New Richmond, and has j many relatives there. E. E. McDonald accompanied the:-relief part", but W. H. McDonald is in the northern part of the state.' Mrs.* McDon ald returned .oh' the Wisconsin Central regular train at 5 o'clock yesterday after noon.: 7 : -.., -.^•,..;.. ..;., ; ; "Very 7 happily," said Mrs. McDonald last evening, "none of our -people were killed or injured. '■ Miss Maud Gould, a stenographer, employed at. the . Omaha general offices, was on our train, and we learned afterwards that her "grandmother was killed and her father dangerously ■wounded. Mrs. O. D. Brown, of Ashland avenue, was also a member -of the party, but she found that her relatives had all escpaed.; , ' . ? "Moses E. Clapp also went over, and his two sons , came. over frem Stillwater. later In the day. Mrs. Betsey Clapp, one of Mr. Clapp's aunts, had her shoulder broken, and his cousin,, Miss Etta Clapp Cameron, Is supposed to be dead; in j the Williams store. Mrs. ' Cameron . was out :'""...-."" ~~*- I ' PATH OF THE CYCLONE. V ' ;. - . i V ;,.- :--: i . : "■■ Z7 - vTv.-.J Map Showing the Section..pouched ;by the Storm.' shopping and when the storm came up she Is supposed to have" taken' refuge in the store, with many others who came in off the street. A good many people were in town attending the circus, according to the story of those who survive the storm, and while It is not known definite ly how many were in the Williams store when the tornado struck it, it \is quite certain that the store was well filled with people. ."-f ;■'-. ;7: '^:* r... -. "W. H. Dunbar, a young man who has been in Mr. McDonald's office for some time, lost his father and * mother,' and his sister was dangerously wounded. "It Is quite remarkable that all of Mr. McDonald's 77 people ; escaped, as there are five families living In and near the city, and yet I none of- thfem received the slightest Injury. One of the boys lives on. j the farm ' just ' a little " ways " out' of town. . He saw the. 'funnel-shaped cloud hovering In the dlrectfofl of ; New 7 Rich mond, and, knowing" that his father was in the city, hitched up'his < horses and drove towards the "town as rapidly as possible. When he 'came to the Willow rived he discovered that the wagon bridge had .been swept . away,' and .he 7 then brought the horses .up_ the railroad bridge and drove the team madly across the ties of the. trestle: f, "|n the meantime . the storm! broke over the city, and when he reached the other side of Willow river the cloud had passed.. The severe test which the wagon was"- submitted to cross ing the bridge demolished the wheels. He 3 Con)n)ercial Club Active, £ 5 T Any citizen who desires to send clothingz 5 5 or other supplies to the New Richmond suffer- S |5 ers may deliver them to the St Paul Com- |5 j? mercial Club, Germania Life Building, and & & they willbe forwarded free of charge. jn t%Omtt%WXAQ &&%&%&&* later found his father In the cellar of Mrs. Sam Johnson, a married sister. ... . -.- "From what I heard. in, New Richmond today,'the people - had fully thirty min utes warning of the "storm, and It -lasted not-to exceed ten minutes. One thing that struck 7me .. as » particularly pathetic was the remains of the n little Brockbank girl. 7 She was laid out In her little white dress, Just as 'If she had gone to sleep. : There was not. the "slightest bruise to 7be discovered; Indeed, 7 hen- dress was not ; even mussed. -. Her --brothers, sisters and : father. were . killed, .j*", <fT r- . -7 "The ; row " of, cotton wood .trees which stand on trie main afreet, were" stripped of all their leaves and every vestige of bark, "yet they stand In a upright posi tion. It seems peculiar^ that : everything that was blown down ,Jays' Just; In the position where It stood before the storm. "These things ali"appeal * strongly to me, for I have vijSted^ New Richmond frequently . for quite A a 'number.- of 'years back, and remember- the place as * it used to look. .-■;■•:...'". D-'5- :'.'"-.;;.-, Z. ".. ■<■ 7. ; ' "As 7 fast as the - wounded '. were found' *by • the doctors" today their wounds were - j temporarily ; dressed • and i they Z were . sent on 7 stretchers - down to '' the * railroad and loaded on the cars and taken away. Some were taken ;to 7 St. Paul : and others to .various points on the * Omaha. It was almost" Impossible •*'to''find one's 7;. way around the town," as nothing resembles the city as It was. >-• - ■,-. ■..-.:..■ z "The wagon road between Hudson and New Richmond was lined vehicles yesterday and a great -. crowd of, people M«*s_«^[i__s~_-^uri£_ ii^»?-- - *.'-' '*-■■*■- .visited the scene of the disaster!^ - X'-X • ; "A MisS JValsh, who was* school teacher' at . Plnvllle, a small - town ,on ; the ' Wis consin Centraf - railroad," between '- New ttl'jhmond , and Clear Lake, reported ' that; the/town;; had been : entirely : wiped.-out. She was In ;, the storm and the hoiMo where she was stopping blew" away and she escaped In the ! cellar. ' She walked •to : Clear . Lake after the storm to [ assure her. mother that. she was all right, and later the two came to New Richmond on a freight train." - "■'■". ■ . "But little help seems to be needed in the city. There is not enough in the j place to feed outsiders, and the survivors, phy sicians and nurses will doubtless be suffi cient to meet the occasion. I volunteered my services, but there seemed to be many willing hands to care for the wounded." IN THE RESCUE PARTY. Loren Cam-obeli " Telia Hon the Work Was Done. §tLorln Campbell, of this city, S employed by the McCormick | harvester company, was at Baldwin when the cyclone, struck New Richmond, and as soon as the news arrived started for the • fated town with a : number of others, arriving there about 11 o'clock. The scene, he says, was some thing never to be forgotten. By the time • he, arrived |on the scene residents from Roberts, Star Prairie and Somerset, who had been notified, were there assisting In the search for the dead and caring for, the injured as best they could. Whenever any of the searching parties, which consisted of about seventy-five persons, heard any groans the Immediate ly proceeded to the spot and commenced to- clear : away the " debris. ■"" The. work of rescuing the injured In the block on the same side of the street - north .■of • the Bank of * New Richmond ~ was " hastened from the fact that the fire, which broke out immediately after the cyclone, burned very rapidly. It rained and a bucket bri gade attempted to put out the fire, but the efforts were without avail. The walls of the Nicollet hotel, a four story v brick 'structure,' came -down like cardboard, and » had it not been for the heavy joists on -the flrst floor the few persons who had taken refuge In the cel lar of the hotel would have been num bered with the dead. ; Mr. Campbell is of the opinion that there were but two buildings In the busi ; ness • district - from - which - persons who had taken refuge in the basement escap ed. " These were the Nicollet hotel and the Alliance store. 7 One man who was so. badly burned that he could not be identified, was found with what had been a ham grasped in his hand. A number of persons rescued from wrecked buildings appeared to.be simply stunned and after an hour or 7so recover ed sufficiently to join in the work of car ing for the wounded and "dead. Several persons were partly - Insane, both from.* fright and the shock -of finding relatives and fried dead or injured.; - - . Fefore the cyclone struck there were a score of teams standing on Main street and after the worst of the storm was over but three teams of horses were seen. The horses'appeared to be stunned by the storm and one team which was found with an overturned wageon stood for six hours In the same spot after the harness had been cut from them and made. no ffort to move. There were no lights In the town owing to the fact that the electric lights were furnished from the ; town of Somerset, eight miles away and the storm destroyed the circuit. . - : Fred 7 Chapman, connected with the New Richmond bank,, although suffering from a broken toe, went to Jewett Mills j and ; telegraphed .to Chippewa \ Falls the news of the disaster. A train was made up at Chippewa 1" Falls and at each sta tion between "there and: New Richmond residents - joined the. party and at 3 o'clock In the morning the relief train ar rived at New Richmond.7 There." were a dozen physicians 7on the train, but there was a . lack of bandages and -after -7 the linen at the - Njleolett - hotel, | which had been dug out of the ruins, -had. been used the blankets and | robes In the wagons of those who drove to trie town;to assist in caring for the dead and injured were pressed into service for bandages. ■ '-•■ "■_". _^ SOUGHT THE CELLAR. Lonl* Hogbnm Saved His Life and - One Other. Louis Hogbom, an expert employed by the McCormick Harvester company, es caped by having presence "of mind enough to ahsten to: the cellar of the Nicollet house. He was on the, street and saw. the cyclone: coming. There was a fun nel-shaped cloud and a mass of debris apparently floating in the air higher than any of 7 the" houses. *.'. He ran for the hotel as ' fast "as' he could.; and shouting that ■ there was ' a cyclone coming, started; for. the basement. * He met one of : the dining room girls and, grabbing her by the arm, took her along -with - him. _By the" time jhe reached •' the foot of. the stairs .in J the j basement the f building * fell. "'7 As Boon 'as jhe was able to work I his way out of ■ the i ruins ■; Hogbom went ito work " assltsing la the rescue of the Injured. S*«"<>> When the children's best clothes come from the wash with the colors.faded and streaked, and with worn spots showing in places where there should be no wear, then you may know that your laundress is using some thing besides Ivory Soap. ■ ' ' \\ You can save trouble and expense by furnishing her with Ivory Soap, and insisting that she use it and noth ing else. The price of one ruined garment will buy Ivory Soap sufficient for months. xx-xx COPV-JWHT IBM BY THE MIOCTCB ft OAMBU CO. CIHCIKNATI BROUGHT TO ST. PAUL ."'; Continued from First Page. with the exception of an ordinary dray, on which was a mattress, had left. As the bearers moved forward to place the wounded young lady In the ambulance, another stretcher bearing an old man, evidently dangerously hurt and suffering greatly, was brought up. The young lady turned slightly and' saw the other suf ferer. . "Take me to that," said she, pointing to the dray, "and let him go to the hos pital In the ambulance." The request was granted and the old man rode away in the ambulance, while the rough dray carried the young lady. MORE VICTIMS. The second train bearing the wounded arrived at 6:30 last night. In charge of Dr. Goodrich, Louis Jergens, Charles Schlichting and Sergeant Joseph Davis, of the central detail. A box car, the only available accommodation, had been fitted with cots at New. Richmond and attach ed to the Omaha's North Wisconsin pas senger, due at 3:40. The train was delay ed-and the wounded left New Richmond at 5:30. Eight were brought into St. Paul, the sufferers being almost without excep tion seriously Injured. The same arrangements were made as with the arrival of the .„ first .- train,. and the wounded were quickly transferred to waiting ambulances and.taken to St. Jo seph's and St. Luke's, where they were cared for. Among the wounded was S. M. Hawkins, 7of New Richmond, suffer- Goyefflofs fire Active. The following exchange of message's occurred:yesterday: .... ■'■ -Hon. Edward Scofield, Governor of Wisconsin/Madison, Wis.: Our people are doing everything In their power to alleviate the distress and suffering at New Richmond. Have you anything to suggest that I might do to further relieve the situation? —John Llnd, ... -. : . . , ; -.....• Governor. Hon. John Lind, Governor of Minnesota, St. ' Paul, Minn.": I thank you and the people of Minnesota on behalf of the people of Wisconsin for your efforts to alleviate distress at New Richmond. -1 think we have now on the way help sufficient to meet the immediate necessities of the occasion .";- 7 —Edward Scofield. Governor of Wisconsin. ing from severe internal Injuries and a broken. leg. A newspaper man leaned over his cot as it reached the ambulance and asked his name. The man was suf fering greatly, but replied with cheerful ness, evidently forced. LOST HIS ALL. "Hawkins, sir. I. am badly . hurt, but It don't much matter now. My wife, my two daughters and my son were all kill ed In the same place. They are all gone, all of them." In the next stretcher brought to the ambulance j lay a cousin of the wounded man, Maria Hawkins, suffering from se vere injuries about the head and Inter nal Injuries. 7 A noticable feature of the wounds borne by ~ the patients brought to the St. Paul hospitals yesterday Is that In almost every Instance the faces of the wounded bear ~~ ; "- INNUMERABLE SMALL CUTS and lacerations, as if they had been sub jected to a flaying, caused by flying splinters : during the cyclone. A large number of the patients are Buffering from broken arms and limbs, and a still larger number from severe cuts ; and bruises about trie head, occasioned by falling, debris. Reports brought In on last night's relief train state that just before It left, a Wisconsin special from Eau Claire ar rived in New Richmond, bearing physi cians,' nurses and a large supply of pro visions and necessities for the use of j those who have lost, their, homes. rAr rangements \ are being made in St. Paul .to send a "second supply of. clothing'and provisions to the ■ sufferers as soon as it can be collected. .'.''.' 'X. CHIEF GOSS ON HAND. " * ; Chief Goss, of the police department. Is engaged In the relief work, and has with - him a squad of eleven ' policemen from the city force. Dr. Ohage, commissioner of;health, has taken charge of the work, and yesterday had a large force at work distributing supplies and working among the destitute. At 11 o'clock yesterday afternoon a large force of men arrived in -.New Richmond from outside points and went to work on the ruins, as a relief to the squad then working. Considerable headway was made and many .bodies re covered. . The washouts on the Omaha between St. Paul and Hudson and beyond Hudson have been* repaired, and trains were moving 7 without difficulty yester day afternoon, . though somewhat late. ■ 7 7 The fire 'in the ruins _of . the wrecked buildings : still burns, and In response to a request Engine Company 3 was . sent out yesterday. morning to aid the New Richmond; people In ; controlling it. En gine Copany 2 left on the special sent out over the Omaha : yesterday . afternon,. and will assist '*- the. flrst company. 7 A large ' number of the wounded have been cared for In Stillwater and "Hudson, and It was stated last night that no more wounded would be sent to the St. Paul hospitals. XX-zXxz-. OFFERS OF AID. '.'. -z: .v --: Dr. S. B. Ancker, of the city and county hospital, * with 7 the consent • the 3 board of control, at once telegraphed the mayor » HI 3 - j of New Richmond that his institution would put twenty beds at the disposal of the Injured, and ' the Red Cross society hastened to issue an urgent call for con tributions of clothing and money. Finch, Van Slyke & Co. early yesterday morn ing, made a very substantial donation of artlcfes of bedding and furnishings for the sick room, which was forwarded at once. On all sides, among the business and professional men, city officers and private citizens, the same open-hearted' generosity towards the ' Wisconsin suf ferers was manifest. One of • the most graceful acts of char ity recorded was that of Mrs. C. A. Severance, which, though done In secret, became known yesterday afternoon.. On learning of the terrible work of the cy clone and the suffering 7 among the in- ' Jured she at once went to Mayor Klefer. and offered the use, of her handsome. home, 599 Summit avenue, as a tempo- j rary hospital. Owing to the action of the . city hospitals, It was not necessary to make use of the offer. ■ A substantial charity is credited to Manager Theo" Hays, of the Grand opera house, who yesterday announced that he would throw the house open to a benefit for the relief of the New Richmond suf ferers at any date which might be ac ceptable, providing . one of the business organizations would take the matter In charge and arrange for the production. His offer is to turn over the entire pro ceeds of the benefit to the prosecution of the relief work. !-.-*■.-..>•. Private Secretary Rosing went to New Richmond yesterday afternoon to repre sent Gov. Lind. ■ ;.. •-•;' J. A. Wagner, ■ a salesman for F. L." Parshall, of this city, it was at first feared was one of the victims. Mr. Par shall yesterdaw received a telegram from Wagner saying that he left New Rich mond just before the storm broke. Mr." Parshall . communicated with Mr.: Wag ner's mother, who lives at the Girard flats, on College avenue, and relieved her of a great deal-of mental anxiety. . Mr Wagner was seen at New Richmond a short time before the storm, In com pany with two victims of the disaster, and It was feared t he had been killed. By the most fortunate chance Mr. Wag ner took an east-bound freight about 5:30 o'clock Monday evening. THREE MORE INJURED. The special train which left over the Omaha yesterday afternoon for New Richmond returned at 12:40 this morn ing, bringing in three additional injured. One of the sufferers was little Rosella Early .sister of Ferd Early, who died coming into the city yesterday morning from the scene of the cyclone. Her fa ther was killed, and also a cousin. Her mother -was away from home at the time and escaped, t The little girl does not know of the death of her father and brother^ yet," and was taken -to the city hospital for treatment. .-.-«, ■ .Z.-^ Among those- who left on the special in the afternoon, returning this morning, were Dr. Hesselgrave, Dr. A. B. Ancker, Dr.' Flnnell, Dr. A. W. Miller, Dr. John Fulton, Dr. C. •'L. Greene, Dr. Charles Van Slyke and Dr. Ohage. Chief (loss and the detail from the city police force which spent the day in the work at New Richmond, also returned. Late reports state, that a company of militia arrived £ in New Richmond from Eau Claire at 7 j o'clock last night, and. will -police the town until a reorganization of . the scat tered forces can be effected. Yesterday,' afternoon's- work In the * ruins brought *' to light fifteen more bodies, and the labor of searching the ruins goes on unceas ingly. The fire is completely under con-' trol, but the St. Paul companies will re main until today. ;■".;•"■.'*■ "'r- Ropes have been stretched along the main street for the protection „,of the - workers and ..pedestrians, .and- a .sem blance "of order:-is maintained,,; though the citizens are yet too dazed at their misfortune and too busy caring for the . dead and, wounded to devote, much time to other matters. Farmers from the sur rounding country" are coming In to help with the work on the ruins and In caring 'for the destitute,"and it is expected that in, a . short time things will have been reorganized and started anew. "■"""> '*•;.'" BUSY LOT OF DOCTORS. * Physicians That Relieved the in jured at St. Joseph's Hospital. v Drs. Qutnn, Shlmohek, O'Brien,. Bole, Reed and ; Donahue spent all of yesterday afternoon and part of .the^evening In tho operating at St; Joseph's "hospital attending to the "Injured who were brought to the Institution.; '..' ".It ; was found necessary to dress the wounds ,of Z each of the .twenty-one pa- :j tients who ' were taken to the hospital.