XHE SffiiiAiilA WEEKLY JSAZOO. DECEMBER 1, 1891.
VAST DAMAGE DOSE.
RETAILS OF THE BIG STORM
THROUGHOUT THE EAST.
PENNSYLVANIA'S LOSSES HEAVY.
Jitq rons Kilted Outright and Doiens
of Other Injured School Teachers
aod l'upllt Near Carlisle, I'a., Suf
fer SorloutlT The Money J.
tosses Lirdc Keport
From Other l'ojits. :
Pitisbciw, Pa., Xov. 2".. The reports
of damans done by Monday's storm come
in from all directions.
In the Cumberland valley the damage
will reach many thousands of dollars.
The damage at Carlisle was notsoprcat,
but in the surrounding country it was
vcrv severe. The roof of the Graham
school building was blown eighty
feet into a field and a number
of jiui:is received serious injuries.
The following are the injured as far as can
be ascertained: Miss Bertha Prudy, a
teacher, ri.:ht leg broken in two places by
falling timbers: Sallie Fisher, left side of
face cut by falling glass; Lewis Wilson,
noso broken by falling bricks and timberst
K. Jones Gills, face cut; another pupil,
whose name is unknown, arm injured;
seven or eight others slightly hurt.
During the storm the Sunnyside school
house near Carlisle was blown down and a
number of pupils injured, the teacher hav
ing her leg broken.
At Coultersvillo, a few miles above Mc
Kcesport, a farmer lad named Bailey,
about 15 years old, was crushed under a
falling building and when taken from the
ruins was dead.
At Hyndman, on the Baltimore and
Ohio railroad, a church was demolished by
the wind, but so far as could be learned no
one was injured.
At Braidock great damage was done to
the manufacturing concerns. The Pitts
burg wire company will lose several thou
sand dollars by the blowing down of part
of its three walls. The mill was ready for
operation in a fortnight, but will be de
layed two months. The beam mill of Car
negie's Horestead steel works was entire
ly unroofed and much damage done to the
Several unfinished buildings, north of
Copcland, were blown over.
Sharon reports the worst blizzard ia
years. Six inches of snow badly drifted,
prevented the regular trains from getting
through last night.
In Westmoreland county the storm was
the worst ever known. Down the south
west road at Munkers station, the sheds
of the new brick works were demolished
and eight workmen injured but none of
them fatally. United on the Youngwood
beach, the end of the engine house was
blown in and six of the employees badly
hurt, one of them having both arms and
both legs broken, besides sustaining other
injuries which will prce fatal.
At Latrobo the .monstery "bus" driver
was Dadty injured while on his way to
Beatty station for a load of passengers.
The covered wagon was carried fer a con
siderable distance by tho storm and then
torn to shreds, nd the driver, Alex JIc
Ateer, hurled d.-n over a steep embank
ment and seriously hurt.
.Near Connellville several Italian labor
ers took shelter in a stable, u hen it was
blown down and tho men buried under tho
debris. Constantine Larcocto was fatally
crushod, but others wero not seriously
In the West Branch valley a heavy col
umn of water fell, minglod with hail and
accompanied by heavy thunder. The
streets of Williamsport wero sub
merged in places, obstructing travel
for a time. and . operations at
tne boom were niteriered wita. The
wind blew a hurricane, doing some dam
age, among which was the blowing down
of a church spire in Jersey Shore. Tho
storm was quite destructive along the Fall
Brook road. At Campbells three barns
were demolished, two dwellings unroofed
and several trees raised high in the air.
At Altoona the storm broke many sew
ers, blew in the gable of Emerald hall, un
roofed William Sjellenberger's storagu
building and dismantled the stock and de
stroyed the brick sidewalk of the city rail
way company's electric plant. The engi
neer, M. Hiteman, was seriously injured
by falliug debris.
From Geaesec, Danville and Mont
morency in Livingston county.Canandagua
in Ontario county, Leroy in Genesee,
Palmyra and Savannah in Wayne, Havana
in Schuyler and other places iu Western
2Cew York comes the same story of
houses unroofed, trees uprooted, barns
blown down and cattle killed.
2o fatal accidents are yet reported.
At llarrisburg two spans of the Clarks
ferry bridge over the Susquchauna river
were blown away. Arthur Crook, 17 years
old, was blown from the trestle at the Lo
chiel iron works and had both wrists dis
located besides sustaining other injuries.
About SO feet of the roof of the state luna
tic asylum was carried away and a horso
and buggy were blown off the approach of
the Payton street overhead bridge. Many
houses were unroofed.
In Hanover county a number of private
properties were damaged and the Kittcry
wagon works were completely demolished,
entailing a loss of ti),O0J. The engineer
noticed the wall cracking at several places,
but before he could give tho alarm the
building was torn apart by the storm.
Howard Carbaugh and William Tausinger,
employes, were buried in tho wreck and
were rescued with difficulty. Carbaugh's
injuries were fatal and he diod
shortly afterward. The others injured
are: Joseph Padder, Jacob Busher, Wil
liam Meist, Joseph Konant, David and
Robert AlthoS and Adam Rehling. The
Kittcry wagon works were removed from
New York city to Hanover last summer
And were built on an extensive seals.
A church at Hccla was blown down on a
number of children who had sought refuge
from tne storm. John Barnes and Ellas
Dinkel were fatally injured and several
others seriously hurt.
At Puxatawney the storm damaged
property to the extent of fa), 000. Among
the buildings destroyed is the Cumberland
Washington-, Xov. C5. The wind-storm
and cloud burst Monday only lasted tea
minutes, but -left a track of destruction.
George White, a ladies' tailor, was crush
jd to death and one of his workwomen
ilso killed, besides six girls iu the estab
lishment being dangerously injured. Ida
White, the deid man's daughter, had a le
Nine Iron workers on the Metzrott build
inghad a marvelous escape and a colored
hod carrier, who was working with
them, was buried under the debris, but
About two tons of stone coping was
blown from tho top of the White nousa
onto the porch on the east side, crushing
it in, and the flag staff on the lop of tho
White house was snapped off. A vindow
in the east room was also blown in.
The total loss was SiOO.UW.
In Baltimore harbor every vessel felt
the gale to a greater or less extent. The
large New Haven schooner, W. W. Con
verse, which dragged her anchor aud cut a
swath through the oyster fleet taking with
her one here and another there,
until when she brought up she had
several under her port quarter '.n
a knot. In her flight she carried
away the foremast and broke the main
boom of the schooner Holland Point. Tho
tug Easby got tho Converse out of her
tangle and the smaller vessels were exir:
cated. Several of the oyster vessels
drifted into wharves on the Canton side of
the harbor. On the west and south sides
tho effect of the blow was not so reat.
Hichmo.vh, 'a., Nov. Jo. The end of a
storm struck this lity, aud while littlo
damage was done in the immediate vi
cinity, reports from various sections of
the state show that tho storm was general
and that many houses were unroofed aud
chimneys, trees and fences blown down.
Along the line of the Chesapeake aud
Ohio as far as Clifton Forge wind and
rain together played havoc with houses
New Your, Nov. 25. The tail of tho
storm reached this city about 3 o'clock
Monday. Hushing up the bay and harbor
from the Southeast at the rate of fifty
miles an hour, U la-Ucl tho water into
foam. and waves liftccn. feet
high dashed around the Jerry
boats and over the decks, while tho
passengers huddled together in fright in
the cabins. Outside Sandy Hook tho
cyclone paid its attention to tho incoming
vessels. Nearly all had to wait until tho
storm spent itself. It played havoc with
the telegraph wires, and was the most
severe this section has experienced this
The Governor's Appointments to
the River Improvement
Gov. Francis has appointed the fol
lowing distinguished gentlemen ac
delegates at large from the State of
Missouri to the Missouri River Im
provement convention, to he held at
Kansis City, Mo., Decemher 15 and
16. 1890 : Colonel W. F. Swi.zler,
Columbia, Mo ; Governor H. H.
C!ayc ;nib, Joplin, Mo. ; Hon. W. J.
Slone, Nevada, Mo ; lion. Il:ch ird
D.dton, Silverton, Mo. ; Hon. E. H.
Norton, Platte City, Mo. ; Major Wm.
Waxusr, Kansas City, Mo; Judgi
Theodore McDcaruiou, tit. Charles,
Mo.; John Wahl, St. Louis. Mo. ;
Nathan Cole, St. Louis, Mo.; Thoma
Sbacklcford, Glasgow, Mo. ; Jum s
Nelson, Bjouville, Mo. ; Jos. II. Ed
wards, Jefferson Citv, Mo ; D. C.
Allen. Liberty, Mo".; WilUinl P
Hall, St. Joseph, Mo. ; Captain Isaac
M. Ma:on, Judge Thomas J. Portis,
Jen.iue Hill. H. C. Kaarstick, iS.
W. Gould, Turner T. Lewis, Ferdi
i-ai.d Hen.ld, Peter Conrad, C:t
Louis. Mo. ; Dr. J. P. Wnguer, Ar
iow It;ck, Mo. ; A. G. Norris. Itoche
port, Mo ; Colonel James M. Uos
will, Columbia, Mo. ; George V.
Vaughati, Glasgow, Mo. ; Gus Left
wich, Minmi, M'i. ; George Kobi..s n.
Appleton Tow nslr'p, St. Clair couuty,
WHERE THEY HAVE BEEN HELD.
Se Y.T.S I'e--
J he national conventions of both
parties have been held in the last
twenty-five years at the following
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A FAMILY OF THOUGHT.
Papa : Johnny, what part of the
turkev will you have?
Johnny (somewhat epicurean) :
The merrythought, .if you please. ,
Pnia: What pait will you have,
Willie (as lief have the pope's nose
as anything) : I'll take the alter-'
Tlio anrnhnt'a Int. ia nn nnfnrfu
nata nno fnr nn mnrter Tinw mnort ha i
'makes he is continually subject to
j reverses. Baltimore American.
A CLAMOR FOR CARS.
MANY POINTS BLOCKADED ON
ACCOUNT OF SHIPPING.
FARMERS ADVISED TO HOLD GRAIN.
Railroads are Ilclng rushed to Their
Greatest Capacities to Handle tti
Grain Shipping, hut the Facilities
are Not Equal to the Great Do
mandi of the Vu,t Crops
of this Year,
Kansas Citv, Mo., Xov. 4 .The clam
or for cars is becoming greater each day
and each day the roads seem to be a little
worse oil than on the preceding oue.
The shortage seems to be gen
eral and from every part ot
the country come the cry for
additional cars. Although grata is being
shipped from Chicago iu immense quan
tities by Eastern roads and steam
ship Hues tho mighty rush of grain
that is ilowiug in from Western mints
keeps the shipping channels at Chi
cago blocked up. Au ofllcial of the
IJurliugton says 5,000 more cars and 100
more engines could be used to advantage
on that system alone. A dipatch from
ISurliugtou, la., says that 5J0 cars of grain
crossed the Mississippi for Chicago yes
terday and this is but a fair sample of
what the other roads arc doing.
The members of the railway commission
of South Dakota started for Chicago yes
terJay to plead with railway man
agers to relieve the stale from tho car
famino it is now experiencing.
Over 100 written complaints from dif
ferent ioInta are recorded on the books of
the commission, all arriving within ten
days. Many towns report that their ele
vators arc full and that they have stopp I
buying grain, having uo cars.
The railroad oftlcials arc advising farm-
' ers to store their grain for a while as a
solution of tho problem. The farmers,
however, need the money, but already ia
many cases they have been obliged to
haul their grain home after taking
it to the station. Tho result is
the farmers, having no chance- to sell, are
short of money, and in some instances
pressing obligations are causing much
trouble. Instead ot being confined to
.tho roads and shippers tho difllculty
arising from the short car supply
is beginning to affect tho entiro
Western country, and unless relief Is
?iven soon the gravest results are ex
pected. Tho Burlington has issuod orders
to suspend the loading of all grain for
Chicago owing to a threatened blockado
j at that city.
INDIANA'S GOVERNOR DEAD.
General Hover Expire After Brief
Isdiaxai-oms, Ind., Xov. 2. General
Alvin P. Hovcy, governor of Indiana, died
this afternoon at 1:20 o'clock.
Governor Hovcy had been sick for sev
eral days and from the first it was conced
ed that his illness was very dangerous.
This morning his condition was extremely
critical and his friends gato up almost
every hope that he would overcome his
Governor Hovey recently visited Mex
ico, but he was compelled to return from
this trip twelve days earlier than ho
intended to on account of sickness.
Tho governor's illness was attributed
to t:.o fatigue caused by tho
trip and the unfortunate effects of high
altitudes, ulkill dust and poor water. It
seized upon his entire system, and his con
dition was regarded with all tho more
doubt, because his age and uncertain
health did not fortify him against such a
violent attack as came upon bio.
Tliouand Are Swindled.
New York, Nov. 24 The Bay Stato
eague, one of the group of allgcd endow
ment fraternities, has formally announced
its collapse. Its subscribers number
22,000. For the most part they are mca
ind women who toil for littlo pay
In the milling towns of the
Eastern states and work behind counters
in the retail stores oMlrookiyn, Philadel
phia and this city. Individual losses in this
collapse, which comes as a surpriso only
to impoverished members of the leagce,
range all the way from S5 to $0.'. The IJay
State league has been doing a rushing
business for a ycar aud three months. Its
head center is at Doston, and it has opcr
lted under a charter of incorporation
granted by the commonwealth of Massa
rhusets. l'ctiklou Frauds L'nder Arrent.
Atchison, Kan., xJ;v 24. William Skcl
jon and wife of At.btn county arc in tho
United States court at Topcka to-day on
:hargcs of perjury and obtaining raoney
from the government under falso
pretenses. Mrs. Skelton's first hus
oaud was an old soldier and drew a
pension. Ho died seven years ago aud his
widow was allowed a pension of 512 a
jionth. Two years later she married
Skeltou. Under the law her pension
ihould have been stopped, but she con
.inucd to draw the money, making tho re
quired afiidavit every three months that
ihe was still unmarried. Tho matter
Gnally leaked out and tho pair were ar.
Lead Ore Advance a Dollar.
Jorux, Mo., Nov. 24. Tho sales of lead
ind zinc ores in the Southwest Missouri
xining district last week were: Zinc ore,
,9fl0,0$a pounds; lead ore, CM.070 pounds;
.alue, tSl,l..2.23. The price of lead ore ad
vanced to 24, a gala of 1 per thousand.
There is no change in the zinc oro market,
out prices arc steady and an early advance
s looked for.
Near Seymour, Ind., while bunting Har
non Hackman, a wealthy and prominent
.armer, aged 37 years, accidentally dis
charged his gun while climbing a fence,
rhe eatlio charge passed through, bis
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nnunrc tliat he is uoir putting up a
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Particular of the Frightful Earthquake
Sax Fkascisco, Nov. 21. Tho steamer
Gaelic arrived from Hong Kong aud Yoko
hama ycstenlay morning bringing details
of the great earthquake that occurred in
Japan on October The shock was first
felt in Yokohama about twenty minutes
before 7 o'clock in tho morning, but uo
serious damage was done in the city proper.
The Japan Mail says: It was naturally
expected the accounts first received of tho
damage done by thu earthquake would
prove to be exaggerated, but unfortunate
ly the opposito nppears to bo
the fact. Hitherto the records havo
shown that the most serious
loss of life occurred iu Aichi prefecture,
the figures for which were: Killed 2,1'J;
injured i',T7I; houses totally destroyed
and houses partially destroyed
SfiUl. Hut tho latest reports show that
thu worst results were in the Gifu prefec
ture. Of 4,4:14 houses at .Ogarki, 3,.VG wero
completely overthrown and 7CC wero par
tially ruined; I.4S7 wero destroyed by fire.
The number of persons killed is 747, tho
number severely injured 52J and the num
ber slightly injured 751. It will be seen
from this that uo houses spokcu of as
burned are included in the list of thoso
completely overthrown. Doubtless houses
said to be practically ruined arc too much
shaken to be habitable, at any rato se long
as the shocks coutinuo. it would follow,
therefore, that out of 4,431 houses constitut
ing the town only llj escaped without in
Jury. Appalling as is tho magnitude of this
calamity still mora terrible is the report
which comes from Gifu perfecture as a
whole. The number of killed in the whole
pcrfocturo is 5,000, tho number of wounded
15,000, and tho total number of bouses de
stroyed i:,000 to 16,0). Thcso figures of
course include the casualties at Ogaki.
The town of Gifu, on the Tokio railway,
with a population of 15,000, was almost en
tirely destroyed. Thirty-five hundred out
of a total of 4,40J houses in the town
wero overthrown or burned. Seven
hundred and seven people wero
killed. In the town ot Kuno CjO
houses wero overthrown. 200 houses
burned and 700 people crushed to death.
Nearly CO houses were overthrown and a
like number burned and over 00 peoplo
were killed at Tokcgehama. Tho entiro
villago of Eutakutomi was destroyed, and
eighty people were killed. Tboso towns
all in three provinces Ezozi, Owari and
Gifu represent a total of 3,409 killed and
nearly 4i(O0 houses totally destroyed.
Up to November 5 the earthquakes still
continued to be felt, but with Intervals be
tween them. Gradually tho intensity of
the shock diminished. From tho com
mencement of the disturbance up to No
vember 5 it is cstlmatoa that 6,200 shocks,
or more than ono every two minutes wero
Tho top of the sacred mountain of Fusi
yama has been rent asunder for a dis
tance of 1,20J fcot in width and COO feet in
A lake COO yards long and CO yards wldo
was formed at the foot of Hakusau mount
ain in tho Gifu protecture. Bis rock3 be
side Gcngen hill, Inaba hill and several
other hills ia Gifu gavo way and water
sprang from the cracks in the ground.
Water in wells was changed to a brownish
color and rendered unfit for drinking.
Tho embankments of tho Xagara. Kiso,
Shouai, Gojo and Xiko rirors wero broken
and it is estimated that about one-half of
35J miles of embankment damaged ia Gifu
prefecturo which will have to be wholly
The general appearance of MIzushima
division of Motosu district underwent a
complete transformation and at Nogo ia
Ono district, marked subsidence of the
earth's surfaco has taken placo throughout
in area of two and a half miles in diame
ter. The bed of tho river Xeo, In the vicinity
of Mizutomura, was raUcd about six feet
and the rumbling of thu mountain in that
vicinity was beard at frequent intervals.
Out of 700 temples in Gifu prefecture,
more than one-third arc totally destroyed.
Anything like a hcavy'rainfall would cause
nearly thu whole of Gifu to be Hooded aud
many months would bo required to repair
the embankments. In some parts of tho
town boiling mud spouted out of the fis
sures to a height of ten feet. A majority
of these geysers continued spouting for
over two hours.
Immigrant Frozen to Death.
Knoxville. Tenn., Nov. 21. A rumor
has Just reached this city that during tho
prevalence last night and this morning of
a snow storm n tho mountains south of
here a wagon train of immigrants, west
ward bound, were caught and frozen to
death. There is much excitement hero
over the report.
Child Dead and .tlotucr Dying.
Wichita, Kan., Nov. 24. Lou A. Harris,
aged 4 years, was buraed to death Inst
evening at Henncssy, Ok., by the explo
sion of a gusolino stove. Ia attempting to
rescue her baby the mother, Mrs. Will
Harris, was seriously if not fatally
Enforcing the Anti-Trust Law.
St. Loci. Mo.. Nov. 2t The circuit at-
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sixty corporations doing business in this
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