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Sporting Columns? VOL. XXVI.—NO. 153. FLOODED RIVERS RAGE FROfITHEfIINNESOTATO THEKAW DANCERS MULTIPLY FOR STRICKEN KANSAS CITY Town Is in Complete Darkness and Tremulous for the Morrow—Noble Work of Rescuers, Whose Experiences Are Unique—The Dead Will Number Fifty—Latest From Topeka. KANSAS CITY, Mo., June I.—"With gas and electric lights extinguished, the water works shut down and H'^ city practically .it the mercy of the first fire that Khali break out, with railroad transportation feeble and un certain, Kansas City may, if the wa ters do not recede within the "next two or three days, be compelled to fight for her very life. And tonight the skies are dark and lowering—the rain is falling heavily— more stormy weather is sweeping up from the west, and the insatiable riv- V is stoutly holding its own. It is practically stationary tonight, <Jut what the flood has it keeps, and there is no certain promise of when it will recede. The stage tonight is 34.9, against 35 feet this morning. Chief Connor, of the weather bureau, says that while the outlook was for continued rains, it would necessitate a very heavy fall if the present high water is to continue. Twenty Thousand Homeless. The first authentic Information from Kansas City, Kan., was received tonight. In that district 20,000 people are homeless. A number which can not be estimated have been drowned and the property loss has been heavy. The situation there is a parallel to the situation here. There is no great probability that there will be further loss of life ifjhe river does not rise very suddenly. All through the wholesale district and in the east and west bottoms, there are people still in houses—many of them anxious to be taken away—a goodly number of them content to remain where they are, with all the chances of the flood. The police have done wonders to day in rescuing people and have prob ably brought 250 of them safely to the high ground. One hundred and fifty of these w rere brought to the via duct at Twelfth street and the rest were saved in he east and west bot toms by boats. Twenty people were taken from the Martin school and thirty from O'Bri en's lodging house in the east bot toms.. The rest of them were brought in singly, in small numbers. Tonight In the east and west bottoms obsti nate people are still clinging to their homes. Although the police run boats beneath their windows and offer to save them, they refuse to leave, and will take their chances for another night at least. Number of Kansas City's Dead. It is imposible to form any estimate of the number of dead in Kansas City. There have been manifold stories of how boats laden with people have been Been to sink. There have been reports Continued on Third Page. METHODIST BUMPS' ARE EXAMINED Phrenologist at Meeting of Clergymen Tells Unpala table Things. Special to The Globe. CHICAGO, June I.—Hypnotism may be a valuable aid to religion in the matter of securing converts if the sug gestions made by Prof. J. Stanley Grimes to the Methodist ministers at their weekly meeting today are car ried out. Prof. Grimes gave a practi cal demonstration of phrenology, feel- Ing the "bumps" of the pastors and explaining the relation of the mind to the formation of the skull. Prof. Grimes made the statement that the brain is formed before the skull, and that the latter takes the form i necessary to shelter and protect the former. Several of the ministers seem- I ed to approve the professor's methods, but others were emphatic in their op position. Rev. H. T. Clendening, pastor of the Sacramento Avenue church and chair man of the business committee of the Methodist ministers' meeting, advanc ed to the platform. Prof. Grimes placed his hands upon the head of the min ister. "You are retiring, and in battle would be looking for a place to re treat," said Prof. Grimes, "but you are a great man to see the fitness of things and sacrifice much in order that things may be as you think they should be. For that reason you would probably not run. You never quarrel." The audience of ministers applauded, end cried, "Yes, yes." "You do not make much money, but you would like to. You are temperate, and study much." Other reverend gentlemen were told various things of which they would rather have not heard. [i Whltaker Wright Loses. WASHINGTON, D. C, June I.—The United States supreme court today re fused to giant a writ of habeas corpus in the case of Whltaker Wright, who is In custody In New York awaiting extradition On charges of fraud made in England. IThe opinion affirms the decision of the JJnited States circuit court for the South ern district of New York, which held that the crime alleged against Wright Je an extraditable offense under the (treaty. THE ST. PAUL GLOBE. TOPEKA, Kan., June 1.—The Kansas river had gone down fourteen inches at 6 o'clock tonight and was falling half an inch an hour. The water at Man hattan is slowly falling. At Wamego the same conditions prevail and it is now reasonably certain that the waters here will steadily recede. It is admitted by the police that the number of dead is unknown. Reports have been exaggerated. All sorts of rumors have come in. Men have seen persons fall into the water and taken it for granted that those persons were drowned. Often the persons turn up alive and tell of rescue. Some of these persons are still missing. It may be days before a trustworthy list is made. It is now thought that not more than twenty or twenty-five are dead. ♦♦♦*♦♦♦♦*♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ ♦ ... • .- ■- -'\ ♦ ♦ The following are said to be iden-^ + titled dead: * + HENRY JORDAN, colored. 4 ♦ WARD, old soldier. <£ ♦ GARRETT, flve-year-old ♦ ♦ son of Fireman G. H. Garrett. ♦ ♦ FOREST KUTZ, teacher. + + MRS. FOREST KUTZ. ♦ ♦ ' LOUISE SEAHAVEN. # ♦ — STORY, infant of George ♦ ♦ M. Story. + ♦ JOHN L. ADAMS. ♦ ♦ Unidentified dead: ♦ ♦ Family of seven, seen by Res- ♦ ♦ cuer Smith in West side house. ♦ ♦ Unknown woman and child, ♦ ♦ drowned while crossing to Oakland. ♦ ♦ • . :. - ♦ ♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦ Missing and Probably Dead. A summary of the missing and prob ably dead follows: A Mrs. Jackson, widow, and Mrs. Ida Montgomery are reported missing. Four, seen to fall from trees by watchers at Sardou bridge east ap proach. Mrs. Jackson, widow, was caught in her home without means of leaving and is thought to have been drowned. . Henry Ludington, who lives in Oak land, was last seen hanging to the branches of a tree in the eastern por tion of North Topeka Saturday morn ing. It fs thought that he has been drowned, as he is no longer in the tree. John L. Adams is thought to have perished. With his family he had taken refuge on the roof of his house. Res cuers took the family out early, but the boat was not large enough to accom modate him. When the party return ed for him he had vanished. Andrew Pretzel, a market gardener living east of Oakland, his friends think, has been drowned. The Munsey family, who were caught on the roof of their house Saturday night, report that they saw two bod ies float by today. Carl Goff Jr., son of the chief of police, saw a woman and a baby fall from a house roof just west of the Continued on Third Page. DAY'S NEWS SUMMARIZED Weather for St. Paul and vicinity: Fair today and Wednesday. DOMESTIC— St. Louis and other Mississippi river towns will be flooded next. Thieves are shot at Kansas City while looting. That city is in a dreadful plight. Body of Supt. B. F. Egan, of Great Northern, Is found near Belton, Mont. - Tornado at Gainesville, Ga,, kills about 100 people and • injures 150 more. i FOREIGN— Premier Pryor, of British.Columbia, is dismissed from office and all cabinet members but one go out. New cabinet is being formed. . ST. PAUL— Minnesota river floods the surround ing country, drowns a whole family and causes much destruction of live stock and property. Park .board will convert Phalen park into a full-fledged aquatic resort, equip ped, with all the latest sports and con veniences. Corner stone of the new. Mount Zion temple is laid. - Sheriff Justus says the j smallpox de tention hospital is a fire-trap, utterly in adequate to accommodate the number of patients there. Work of enlarging the Stillwater pen itentiary to begin soon. ■ ; The Barber Asphalt company submits the lowest bid for curbing Concord street. Carnival association ; holds ■ another meeting and matures plans for the ap proaching street fair to be held next month. . . i.;.::.> : Thomas Lowry purchases the Bucking ham flats . from R. L». Ware. Albert Erhard, employed at Hamm's brewery, falls down an elevator shaft and is killed. Another victim of smallpox dies at the detention hospital. Sheet metal workers' strike Is set tled. . BUSINESS— ,-,, Wall street is almost dominated by St. Paul, which stock opens firm, but soon loses in influence. * - ": . SPORTING— St. Paul team is shut out by Indian apolis in second game of series.- Score 4 to .0. « MINNEAPOLIS— Carnival opens and thousands of peo ple throng the streets. the'Xet! 503 a"aCk JeWißh glrls on TELEGRAPH COMPANY. WINS V IN THE SUPREME COURT .'■ JFTTT Jury Should Have Had Power to Decld^ Reasonable Tax. . WASHINGTON, D. CL, June I—The case of the. Atlantio & i Paclflo Telegraph company, practically - the Western Union Telegraph' company vs. the city of Phila delphia, involving the : taxation of . tele graph companies' wires and poles by the city government, was decided by ' the United : States supreme court .today, in favor of tho telegraph company. c The lower . oourtls declßion - was reversed on the ground that the oourt took from the Jury the power, of saying what would have been a reasonable tax. TUESDAY MORNING, JUNE 2, 1903.—TEN PAGES. TORNADO STRIKES GEORGIANS DEAD A Hundred People Killed, Most, of Them in Cotton Mills and the Remainder in Cottages. GAINESVILLE, Ga., June I.—Just after the noon hour today this city was struck by a terrific tornado, kill ing probably 100 persons, unroofing the City hotel, other large buildings and destroying the Gainesville cotton mills. The greatest loss of life la reported in the destruction of the cotton mills, where about eighty persons are re ported killed and scores Injured. Eigh teen persons were killed in the city between the ce-iler of town and the railroad station, where four large stores were blown down. The storm had driven many persons into these stores for refuge. There were 500 per sons at work In the cotton mill when the tornado struck. The mill was a three-story building. The first story was left standing, but badly wrecked. The second and third floors were com pletly demolished and the employes were caught under the wreckage and mangled. It is estimated that there are at least seventy-five bodies under the wreckage of the third floor, and it is not known how many persons on the second floor of the building were kill ed. Among the dead are: MRS. MARSHALL CAMP and CHILD. JACK MURPHY, aged twelve. ULAH JACKSON. ETHEL LTLE. B. F. EGAN'S BODY HAS BEEN FOUND Long Search for the Superintendent of the Kalispeli Division of the Great Northern Finally Rewarded. SPOKANE, Wash., June I.—A pri vate dispatch received here today an nounces that the body of Benjamin F. Egan, of the Great Northern railway, was found this morning. COMEDIANS ARE FORCED TO VACATE Courts and Police Take a Hand in Dv- luth Theatricals. Special to The Globe. DUDTJTH, Minn., June I.—Judge Dibell in the district court today de nied the application of Dick Penis for an injunction against the Metropolitan theater and its manager, John Con don, to prevent them from taking pos session of the play house before Sept. 1, and tonight the Ferris comedians were ejected after their performance had been completed. A squad of po licemen superintended the packing of the trunks and kept order while the work was going on. Ferris came to the Metropolitan on Jan. 5 for a four-week run, but was allowed to continue on the same terms after the expiration of his scheduled engagement. Shortly after W. H. Reany was succeeded by John Condon as manager of the theater, Ferris was told to vacate by June 1 in order to make room for the Wilber Opera com pany. He refused and exhibited hfc contract, on which there was a nota tion by Reany stating that is had been extended to Sept. 1. On the. basis of this he was able to get a restraining order, but this was dismissed by Judge Dibell. St. Paul: "Put Your Sympathy Up in Packages of This Kind. Small Ones Are as Welcome as Big Ones.*' ANNIE GARRETT. CLAUDE SHEDD. The wife and daughter of W. B. Sloan, a lawyer, were fatally injured. Nearly every employe in the Gaines ville cotton mflle was killed, includ ing a large number of children. The Southern depot was blown down. The Gainesville iron works were demolished and several people per ished in the wT«c*k. The Gainesville cotton oil mills were blown down. The old Piedmont hotel, now used as a school and apartment house, was razed and half a dozen or more people were killed in It. The Richmond hotel was wrecked and several perished. One hundred and twenty-five cottages, a school house and a church were blown away in the negro section of the town. Five brick stores on the main street of Gainesville were swept away. In all 200 buildings are demolished here. The tornado went from Gainesville to New Holland, and it is believed many people were kilted there. At least 150 people were injured, 100 cottages leveled. and two stories torn off the factory of the Gaines ville cotton mill. Of the killed prob ably two-thirds were women and chil dren who were operatives in the mills. The death list includes only about six negroes. The storm came from the south out of almost a clear sky. The sweeping away of two upper I Mr. Egan, who was superintendent of the Kalispeli division, started into the mountains near Belton, Mont., for a deer hunt early last November. He was never seen again. Searching par- MR. BORNCAMP RETURNS TO MINNESOTA Assistant Rector, of Boston Church Accepts a Wfnong Pastorate. Special to Tile Globe. BOSTON, Mass,. June I.—Rev. Ed ward BorocamD, assistant rector of Trinity church, has decided to accept a recent call ta become rector of St. Paul's church, Winona, Minn., and will resign here shortly. He will take up his new duties Sept. 1. Mr. Borncamp U«, native of Minne sota, born of a German father, and a Swiss mother. Theh-' home is In Min neapolis. He entered Minnesota State university in the" "dophomore class receiving his A. B. degree in 1893. He also studied at Yale and Harvard di vinity school. He received the degree of B. D. at Cambridge Episcopal The ological seminary in 1896. He was married to Miss Eva Poster, of Still water, Minn., in 1f95, and they have three children. ' "^" Public Defet Decrease. WASHINGTON, p. £ June I.—The monthly statement" of Sic public debt shows that at the Close of business May 29 the total debt, -less cash In the treas ury, was $1,310,856,9^0, a decrease for the month of $3,247,385. HAND IT TO THE KANSANS. stories of the mill left thirty-two operative dead in the room. The tor nado then swept around the outskirts of the city to the suburb of New Hol land, two miles away, where are lo cated the Pacolet cotton millß, one of the largest institutions of this kind in the South. The plant of the Pa colet company was not seriously dam aged, but probably 100 cottages stand ing near by, occupied by operatives, were completely demolished, killing thirty-three people. These were mostly women and children, as the heads of the families were nearly all in the factory at work. The store of Joseph Logan, near the Gainesville cotton mills, was crushed to ruins by the wind and one man and one woman were crushed to death. The woman was Mrs. Jones, wife of the proprietor. Reports from White Sulphur, seven miles from Gainesville, are that the storm struck there with terrific force, killing a dozen people. This, how ever, is not confirmed. The property loss at the Pacolet mills is $75,000. The Gainesville cot ton mills are damaged to $4,000. The local physicians were unable to cope with the situation and surgeons and medical supplies have been ordered sent from Atlanta. A relief committee was organized to night and an appeal will be issued to the public for funds to assist the operatives who are thrown out of work. The scenes at the mills were ap palling, the victims being crushed and mangled in every conceivable manner. ties spent weeks in looking for him without result. This spring the search was re sumed and the body was found today near Lake Five, a short distance from where he was last seen alive. BISHOP WILL NOT STAND FOR THE CAFE So Rev. W. C. Andrews, of Oshkosh, Resigns and Leaves the Ministry. Special to The Glober CHICAGO, June I.—Rev. Martin C. Andrews, for the last nine yeans rector of St. Paul's Episcopal church of this city, haa resigned and announces that he will withdraw from the ministry... He takes this step for the reason that Bishop Graf ton has refused his sanc tion to the latest project of the priest— that of operating a cafe. Father Andrews has for seven years conducted a butcher shop, a grocery store and chicken farm, but the bishop would not look with favor upon the cafe project. Andrews has been the subject of sensational attacks, both -within and without the church. Milwaukee Boilermakers Strike. MILWAUKEE, Wis., June I.—The boil erreakers in every contract shop in Mil waukee went on strike today. They de mand a nine-hour day, recognition of the union and a minimum wage scale of $2.75 per day. About ten shops and 180 men are affected. Antarctic* Steamer O. K. DURBAN, Natal, June I.—The German Antarctic steamer Gauss, concerning whose safety apprehension was felt, passed here yesterday on her way to Cape Town. PRICE TWO CENTS. £PvJ ra*- MINNESOTA RIVER DEALS DEATH AND DESTRUCTION Bursting of Dam Swells Stream Till It Floods Miles of Surrounding Country, Drowning One Family and Hundreds of Cattle and Sheep, and Destroying Much Property. The Minnesota river is on a ram page, caused by the bursting of the dam at Big Stone lake, near the source of the river. One mile this side of Henderson, Minn., the stream is a mile and a half in width; and at Henderson bridge, where at normal stage the water flows through thirty feet beneath, the angry waves are now laving the planking of the roadway. At this place so great has been the damage, so many great trees and fall en timbers have passed through, that the bridge is quaking in the solid masonry which moors it to the banks; the huge metal spans are cracked and it is hourly expected that the struct ure will go. Mayor Poehler, of Henderson, says: "Never since the same dam broke in a similar manner twenty years ago has such a Jeluge been known. And never, in all that time, has the river been nearly so high." The members of an unknown family, who recently removed from Oklahoma, are all drowned, their house is now somewhere strewn along the waters of the Mississippi, and, even did the turbulence of the waters not forbid it, it would be useless to attempt to search for them. At short distances along the bot toms, where small hillocks had but a few hours ago been uncovered, cat tle may be seen huddled and packed like sardines, up io their knees in wa ter; and the desolate waste around them all the way from six to twelve feet in depth. Their mournful lowing can be heard for great distances, and occasionally, from the nearer hillocks, in the darkness a loud splash tells that another exhausted brute has ceased the struggle to stand up. Hundreds of Animals Destroyed. Incredible numbers of cattle, horses, hogs and sheep, dead from drowning, exposure and starvation, are floating down stream, mingled with portions of houses, barns and small outbuildings. By actual measurement on Saturday morning, shortly after the breaking of the dam, the river at Henderson rose steadily for hours at the rate of four and one-half inches an hour. There is absolutely no manner of determining or endeavoring to prophe sy what the loss of life and property may be before the cessation of the waters. Small fanners back on the minor streams, such as the Rush and High Island creek, cannot escape, and there is no doubt that in many cases PREMIER PRYOR IS DISMISSED Complete Change of Govern ment Pending in British Columbia. VICTORIA, B. C, June I.—Col. Pryor, premier, was dismissed by Lieut. Gov. Sir Henry Joly today and later Richard Mcßride, member for Delta and leader of the opposition, was called upon to form a ministry. The dis missal of the premier was due to his connection with the contract to sup ply the cable for Chimney creek bridge, which was supplied by his firm. The opposition alleged wrongdoing in the manner in which the contract was secured. An investigation was held at which Col. Pryor told of having seen the tenders and asked why his firm had not been given a chance to tender. They afterward tendered and secured the contract, but Col. Pryor said the firm had not received knowledge of the tenders already in and no evidence was adduced otherwise. The evidence was placed in the governor's hands on Saturday and today he wrote to Col. Pryor dismissing the first minister and his government, but one, J. B. Pren tice, finance minister, remaining. The governor's letter saj's the late pre mier's conception of the independence of parliament act is such that he no longer can give him his confidence. Richard Mcßrlde was called upon to form a government this afternoon and the legislature adjourned until to morrow, when It will announce his government. It is rumored that Mc- Bride's cabinet will be composed of two Liberals nnd three Conservatives, a fact which Is exciting much com ment, as Mcßride stated in the house a few days ago that he was In favor of an immediate election on party lines. Efforts are being made to patch up a government by the opposition leader that will have sufficient following to carry on the resolution, but it Is not thought the government thus formed will be very strong. BROTHER OF THE KING OF DENMARK IS DEAD It is Prince Julius, Who Contracted a Morganlc Marriage. ITZEHOE, Schleswig-Holstein, June 1. —Prince Julius, of Schleswig-Holstein, brother of the king of Denmark, died here this evening. Prince Julius was born at Gottorp in 1824. He contracted a morgan ic marriage in 1883 at the chateau of Bai lenstcdt. in the Uartz mountains, with Elisabeth of Ziegsar, on whom King Christian, of Denmark, bestowed the title of Countess Roest. THE WEATHER: In St. Paul and vicinity today it, will be fair y the very signs of their existence will be wiped out by the flood. The peculiar na+nre of this rising of waters is due to Ks cause. Unlike tha result of a thaw or freshet, it is not a gradual rise of waters, creeping up to recede in the same manner. It is the instantaneous outpouring of mil lions upon millions of gallons of wa ter, and the terrific current and force it possesses sweeps and tears all be fore it. Great giants of the forest are up rooted and thrown into the waters, and their enormous weights, driven with resistless energy, act as still other agents of destruction. The effect of this freshet is very vis ible on the Mississippi, and mangled forms of animals with other debris were hurrying past St, Paul all day yesterday. The Mississippi is rapidly rising, and it is feared that unless the Father ol "Waters greatly excels its usual repu tation for taking care of floods, a se rious time may be expected along the St. Paul locality, such as Pig's Eye, and other parts where the banks are not overly secure. SCHIFFMANN'S ROAMER WRECKED ON BALLPARK The exact spot whereon 'Dolph Schiffman's 55-foot gasoline yacht, the Roamer, was wrecked on Saturday evening, in four feet of water, was not more than four feet from the first base of the ball grounds, where a game was to have been played that day. This spot was one-half mile from the proper embankment of the Minnesota river. The river, at the Henderson bridge, is 200 feet in width, and the water flowing through there fully 30 feet higher than at its normal stage. "Jim" Hickey performed the great est feat of bravery and gallantry dur ing the excitement. He dived into the galley of the yacht, which was a surg ing, boiling cauldron of water, and res cued the cook; who, by reason of her heavy skirts, had been washed off her feet when the boat went down. The story is briefly this: Darius F. Reese had been elected by the citizenfe of Henderson, Minn., to de liver the speech of the day at their Memorial day celebration. The boys of the St. Paul Yacht club decided that it would not be seemly for Mr. Reese to go alone, and three parties were to leave St. Paul on Friday morning by boat while Mr. Reese took the train Friday evening. Among the party were: On the ill-fated Roamer, 'Dolph Schiffman, "Jim" Hickey, "Billy" Si mon and Paul Benz. John Orme, with his Aloda, had another gay party and "Billy" Patterson, with the Grace, had another. The only incident of note that oc curred on the way up was the fact Continued on Fourth Pag* DAD OF STREAMS GETS ANGRY Mississippi Five Miles Wide at La Crosse and Eight at Davenport Special to The Globe. LA CROSSE, Wis., June I.—One hundred men are battling on the road between this city and La Crescent to prevent the floods from sweeping away the, frail protection the road affords and flooding a district where the rush of water would make a hundred fam ilies homeless and destroy thousands of dollars' worth of property. In the lower portions of the North side a score or more families have been forced to leave their homes, which are half covered with water. The entire country from the outskirts of Onalaska past Holmen to Brace's Prairie, a dis tance of nearly ten miles, is flooded, and farmers are forced to row from place to place in skiffs. In some places the water extends from the Wisconsin to the Minnesota bluffs, a distance of five miles. The water *.s still rising and the danger and distress grow momentarily greater. BURLINGTON, lowa, June I.—The Mississippi river at Burlington is now eight miles wide. Illinois lowlands are submerged and 10,000 acres of valuable crops- are drowned. Train service on all roads is crippled. It is still raining. KEOKUK, lowa, June 1. — The Egyptian levee, five miles below here, is broken in twenty different places and water is running through the streets of Alexandria. Territory ten by twenty miles in Clark county (Mo.) bottoms is submerged. Inhab itants on the roofs are firing guns for help. A government boat and men have been sent to the scene from here. Corn and other crops have been destroyed and the Dcs Moinea river bridge is in danger. No rail roads are running south of Keokuk. The Mississippi and Dcs Moines riv ers are both rising rapidly. The levee In the Hunt drainage district, on the Illinois side, may give way soon. Farmers are moving stock to high ground. HANNIBAL, Mo.. June l.—Thrf flood of the Mississippi river at Hannibal is the worst known in years. The gauge this evening registers three feet two inches above the danger line. The Burlington railroad has suspended traffic on its road between Hannibal and Keokuk. Trains on the main line of the Burlington in lowa are now running through Missouri over the Hannibal & St. Joe railroad.