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KOGK ISLAND DAILY ARGUS.
V0L.XLI NO. 267.
RCCK ISLAND. WEDNESDAY. AUGUST SO, 1893.
Single Copies 5 Cento
Per Weak lH Oaaas
SARD TIMES. HARD TIMES.
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Our Men's Suits, great values at $10.00, for $5.00.
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We Undersell Everybody on Everything
The Storm That Struck the
Southern Atlantic Coast.
FIVE HUNDRED LIVES THETRIBUTE
Paid to the Storm King, One Hun
dred of Tlcm at Port Royal,
SAX&RICE, ROCK ISLAND. ILL.
For the next 30 days
In Bedroom Suits.
In order to reduce the immense line we
have to make room for other goods we must
sacrifice them. Come at once and secure
the best bargain that was ever offered in the
CLEMANN & SAIIMANN.
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's Artistic Tailoring.
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o located in his new shop.
At 324 Seventeenth Street.
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Is Life Wni-th Living?
That Depends Upon Your Health.
Will cure you and keep yen well.
For gale at Harper House Pharmacy.
Jolin Yolk: & Co.,
Sash, Doors, Blinds. Siding, Flooring
And all kinds ot wood work for builders.
Eighteenth St. bet. Third and Fourth avenues.
the Others Swept to Eternity All Along
the "Sea Itlands" Heliable News from
Some of the Stricken Points Savannah
Not liadly Wrecked, But Losses of Over
a Million Noted In That Vicinity
Charleston Feels the Tornado's Rage,
and So Does Augusta, Ga. The Damage
Augusta, Ga., Aug. 30. A special to
The Chronicle from Port Royal, S. C,
brings the stmling information that fully
100 lives have been lost at Port Royal,
Beaufort and neighboring points by
drowning during the storm. Over twenty
five of these were seen by the correspond
ent and this information was received by
others from reliable sources. Of the 100
persons killed and drowned only six were
white, the others being negroes. "The
negroes were so frightened and terror
stricken that many were killed and
drowned by not leaving their cabins to
seek places of safety.
Twenty persons were drowned on Paris
Island. No news has been received from
St. Helena, four miles from Beaufort. It
Is believed fully twenty-five lives were
lost between Port Royal and Seabrook,
all negroes. Every house in Beaufort and
Port Royal was damaged to some extent
and a number of barges and crafts were
wrecked and blown ashore. The Coosaw
Mining company loses i50,000. The total
losses nre estimated in the neighborhood
A More Detnilrd Keport.
Another account which is obtained from
Mr. E. M. Averill, general freight and pas
senger agent of the Charleston, Sumter
and Northern railroad, who has just come
up from Port Royal, says: Tort Royal is
completely cut off from the outside world.
All telegraph wires are down, and the
railroads are ve ashed a way. Xoone can
from an idea of the horror of the disaster
who has not seen it. It is impossible to
estimate the amount of damage done. A
cyclone burst upon the town at the
rate of 100 miles an hour Monday, fol
lowed by a tidal wave that almost swept'
the town away.
Mr. Averill was unable to state the ex
act numbar of lives lost, but without over
estimating he says he is certain they will
number over 100. The unfortunates were
killed and drowned, lie saw himself
thirty-two dead bodies. Others were
being recovered when he left and many
were still missing. The suffering and
misery in the shattered town cannot be
pictured in words. Nearly all the
drowned were negroes. So far as report
ed when Mr. Averill came away only six
white persons had lost their lives.
Five Hundred Lives Lost.
Richmond, Va., Aug. 3D. Five hundred
persons are reported to have beeu drowned
on the Sea islands. That was the startling
news contained in a dispatch received late
last night from Florence, S. C. The Sea
islands skirt the coasts of North and South
Carolina, Georgia and Florida. No verifi
cation has been received.
SAVANNAH NOT BADLY WRECKED.
Fifteen Person. Drowned, Store Missing;,
and Forty Wreck. Reported.
Savakkah, Aug. 30. Now that the city
can be looked over, as it were, it is seen
that the damage is not so great as was at
first thought as the result of the great
storm. Many buildings were injured, but
only four sustained serious damage. Fif
teen people are known to have been
drowned, and more are missing. The dead
are as follows: A. C. Ulmer, drowned on
Hutchinson's Island; Fred Stuart, drowned
with Mr. Ulmer; Tony Homes, colored
child, crushed by falling roof on Hutchin
son's Island; Taylor Squire, colored, 6 years
old, thrown from roof of floating house on
Hutchinson's Island and drowned; four
negroes, drowned on the Brampton planta
tion four miles west of the city; John
Williams and the ,vives of Edward Butjer
and Thomas Green, all colored, drowned
on Taylor plantation; Scott Bacon and
son, colored, drowned at Tybee; an un
known sailor from the bark llarrold,
drowned at Tybee; Lewis Gaggnett, killed
by a live wire.
Wu Terribly Hard on Vessels.
More than forty wrecks have been re
ported so far. Fifteen vessels in the harbor
and off Tybee were wrecked or badly
damaged. More than that number
of smaller craft are missing and are be
lieved to. have been lost. Schooners and
barks are scattered high and dry all along
the coast, up small creeks and in the
marshes. Tybee island is about wrecked.
Houses were blown, burned and washed
away and otherwise demolished. The rail
road track was blown from the ground
and parts of it stood up along the line like
a fence. Rails were twisted, spikes were
pulled from the cross ties. Tne railroad
track was completely wrecked, part of it
being blown hundreds of feet over into the
A Couple More JJen Missing.
Considerable anxiety is felt for Dr. Wni.
Duncan and C. A. L. Cunningham. They
were on a fishing trip and it is believed
were at Wolf island when the cyclone
came. Fears that they were drowned are
entertained. A rescuing party has gone to
search for them. It is difficult to give esti
mate of damage done by the storm. To
buildings $100,000 would cover the Injury
done; vessels wfrecked, $150,000; damage to
railroads leading out of the city, $100,000;
damage to rice crop, $XX),000. Interior,
tributary to Savannah, damage will prob
ably amount to $1,000,000 or more as the
cotton caop over wide territory has Buf
fered severely and in many toroejitine dis
tricts at least one-iourtn of tne trees are
A Brief Statement From Charleston.
Charleston, S. C. Aug. 29. Charles
ton was subjected to the full fury of the
Bermuda tornado. Though damage to
property has been great the loss of life is
small, only three people being reported
killed in the city. All of these were
young negroes, who were drowned. The
tornado has lett the city almost in ruins.
Hundreds of giant trees lie uprooted
across railroads, streets are strung with
debris from buildings and the sidewalks
covered with brick and mortar.
The famous battery is badly wrecked.
White Point Garden was swept from the
angle of the sea wall to the foot of King
street. At one place on South Battery
the break is twenty feet in length. Shell
walks are destroyed and the entire battery
presents a sore spectacle. The damage
to churches will amount to over $50,000.
The new bridge across Ashley river was
swept away. Almost the entire river
front is a wreck from East Battery to the
ALL ALONG THE COAST.
Heavy Damages Everywhere by Wind and
Wave Notable Details.
New York, Aug. 30. Not ior years has
one storm so destructive followed another
as the two just passed. Hardly was the
sea calmed after the storm of last week
and shipping men once more beginning to
regain confidence in the weather when an
other hurricane came roaring and tearing
along. It came from the southeast and
struck New York just after midnight. Re
ports from all points on the coast and
many inland are of wreck and ruin. The
resorts at Coney and other islands were
again sufferers to a heavy extent.
Baltimore Very Uncomfortable.
Baltimore. Aug. 30. Not since the big
flood of 1SS8 has such a deluge of water in
vaded Baltimore. The wind blew a gale.
Roofs and chimneys were torn off, shut-'
ters and window panes were smashed and
trees uprooted. Telegraph and telephone
wires were soon wrecked and the electric
lights went out, leaviug the greater part
of the city in darkcess. The water spread
over the wharves and flooded the streets
and adjacent buildings. Men rowed around
in boats from store to store in the lower
portion of the city, carrying merchants
and clerks to their places of business and
removing valuables and books. The streets
resembled lagoons instead of business
Much Havoc at Annapolis.
Axnapolis, Md., Aug. 30. The storm
has hardly left a whole tree in Annapolis.
Streets and yards are literally filled with
limbs and in some instances whole trees.
The damage around the wharves is also
large. Small boats were blown ashore
and bottoms and sides driven in. All the
oyster houses are damaged, each to the
extent of several hundred dollars. The
lower streets of the town are flooded and
people are going in and out of their
houses in boats.
Woeful Repnrt from Georgia. .
Augusta, Ga., Aug. 30. The storm has
done incalculable injury to the farm
ing interests of the southeast. Augus
ta suffered no loss beyond the break
ing of telegraph, telephone and electric
light wires from falling trees. A dispatch
from Blackville, S. C, says several build
ings in that town were crushed. Mill dams
were washed away, country roads are im
passable, the cotton crop terribly damaged
and tobacco yet to be harvested totally
Old Probs Told 'Em Co.
Washington, Aug. 30. The great hur
ricane of 1693 has been of a character so
terrible that it may pass into history as a
date of reckoning, just as sonxe of the old
people in Ireland still reckon from "the
great wind of 1829." The hurricane has
been expected by the weather bureau since
last Friday morning, and its course was so
accurately laid down that almost the very
hour it would strike Savannah was pre
Rough on New Jersey Farmers.
SALEM, N. Ja .Ang. 80. A terrible gale
atreit tins county. Trees were blown down,
buildings unroofed and the banks
along the creek broken. The title Was
higher than any since 1878 and hundreds
of acres of corn and tomatoes have been
ruined. All the fruit remaining on the
trees from the last blow is off, and the
outlook for the farmers is a dark one.
Storm Damage In Pennsylvania.
Erie, Pa., Aug. 30. A destructive gale
swept over Erie. The damage to the fruit
crop cannot be estimated. Thousands of
acres of grapes have been wrecked and
the fruit dashed from the vines. Fruit
trees were stripped of their crops and the
trees wrecked. The corn crop was swept
to the ground.
Flooded House, at Klkton.
Elktox, Md., Aug. 30. The damage by
the wind will be light, but the destruction
wrought by the high water will be enor
mous. Water street is a perfect sea, water
being in the houses to the depth of six feet.
The people residing close to the river front
had to be taken ashore in boats.
About Done for the Peaches.
Milford, Del., Aug. 29. The 'storm has
about ruined the remainder of the peach
crop in this section to the extent of 150,000
baskets. The corn crop is also greatly
Great Damage to Crops.
Raleigh, N. C, Aug. 30. The storm
did great damage to crops all through
North Carolina. Tobacco, corn and cot
ton were severely injured in this state.
Domino Win. a Big Stake.
New York, Aug. 30. At Sheepshead
bay Domino, with top weight and delayed
at the post nearly half an hour, won the
Futurity stake, beating Galilee and Dob
bins; the former being only a head in front
of Galilee. The gross value of this stake
was $65,215, of which Domino took $4M,715
and his breeder $6,333.33.
The Weather We May Expeet.
Washington, Aug. 20. The following an
the weather indications for twenty-four hoars
from lp.iL yesterday: For Iowa Southerly
winds and warmer, fair weather. For Illinois
and Indiana Northerly winds, becoming
.-iVoln; fair woather. For Michigan and
Wiscous.n Variable winds, becoming uth
rly; fair waat bar, .
SAW SOME WESTERN P Art MING.
Foreign Visitors at the World. Fair Test
Reynolds. N. D., Aug 30. North Da
kota's hospitality and wheat raising re
sources were displayed on the
farm of the Elk River Farm
ing company, near Larimore. The
people for miles around came with their
wifes, their daughters and other relatives
to contribute to the welcome and the en
tertainment of the visitors. The presence
of the fair sex was confined to the section
of the farm on which big tents were
pitched for a prairie chicken hunt.
A lively interest was taken by the for
eigners in the operation of cutting and
binding 320 acres of grain, with forty-two
harvesters, 126 mules, and a large force of
employes. Governor Shortridge, the may
ors of LariSJ9r? and (jjand Forks, and
Manager LTimore, of the farm, were on
the ground explaining the operation of
harvesting a 10,000 acre crop of wheat and
expatiating upon the wealth and prospects
of the Red River valley. After the commis
sioners and agricultural representatives
had seen the wheat cut, bound, and
shocked to their surprise and satisfaction,
they were driven to the lunch ground,
where the ladies vied with the other sex in
entertaining the visitors.
Over 500 prairie chickens had been shot
and presented to the people of Larimore
for the occasion. The prohibition law of
the state did not interfere with the enjoy
ment of the visitors. Governor Shortridge
sat at the head of one long table and
smiled upon the party. Mayor O. H.
Phillips spoke a few words of welcome,
the Rev. J. K. Kly, of Larimore, was the
caMir vf kbt
Conflagration at Moberly, Mo.
Moberlt, Aug. 30. Fire broke out in
Suppe's Ninety-nine Cent store and before
the flames were gotten under control thai
building, together with Adams' drug
store, the Moberly Excelsior Business col
lege, Knights of Pythias hall, , Merck's
grocery store. Baker, Waldon & Co.'s fur
nitnre store and Hutchinson's grocery
store were entirely destroyed. It is esti
mated that the loss will reach $00,000 and
the insurance about two-thirds of that
LIVESTOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Chicago, Aug. 29.
Following were the quotations on the
Board of Trade today: Wheat Au
gust, opened 6? Jsc closed 63c; Sep
tember, opened " f-ic, closed 6-'Uc; De
cember, opened 60c, closed txSJjc. CorTJ
August, opened 37;-c, closed Utic; Septern
ber. opened 37c, closed 370: May, opened
40jic, closed 40ic. Oats September, ope&(j(L
24c, closed 2JJfcc; October, opened 2ic,
closed 4?c; May, opened ?ic clo-ed 2$s&
Pork September, opened $14.55. closed $14.
October, opened $14.15, closed $14.45. Lard
September, opened $3.05, closed $8. 10c.
Produce: Butter Fancy separator, Sfc;
fancy dairy, 20321c; packing stock, fresh.
13H&14c. Eggs Fresh stock, lie per dozen.
Live Poultry Spring chickens, U4fo per lb;
hens, 10c; roosters, 10c; turkeys, mixed lots,
10H311c; ducks, 9c; spring docks. 8,43Mc;
geese, $3 OJ&6.U0 per dozen. Potatoes Wis
consin Rose, 5osy5o per bushel; St. Louis,
Early Ohio, 45JJ5 New Apples Green, fair
to good. $2.00.25 per barrel; eating, $3.00
3.10. Honey White clover, 1 lb sections, 15
16c; broken comb, 10c; extracted, 6380
Live Stock: The prices at the Union
Stocks yards today ranged as follows;
Hogs Estimated receipts for the day, 2,
WjO; quality good; left over about 6,000; mar
ket fairly active on packing and shipping ac
count, and prices strong early, but later
ruled weak at yesterday's quotatons; sales
ranged at $L75&5.6; pigs, $5.5036.00 light,
$5.00.45.15 rough packing, t5.10&5.75 mixed,
and 15.205.60 heavy packing and shipping
Cattle Estimated receipts for the day, 7,
0CO; quality fair; market rather quiet and
prices steady; quotations ranged at $4.60
5.15 choice to extra shipping steers, $l.05&i.DU
good to choice do., $3.5024.00 fair to good.
$2.9 23. 40 common to medium do.. - $2.75&&60
botchers' steers, $2,002.75 stackers, $2.5(K2
3.20 feeders, $1.00462.8) cows, $3.00 1.10 heif
ers, $1.6.(33,2o bulls, $2.00(3.10 Texas steers.
$3.5033 so Western raagerj, and $1.5045.50
Bbeep Estimated receipts for the day,
13,000; quality fair; market rather dull and
prices lower; quotations ranged at $3.003.ao
per 100 lbs Westerns, $.003.00 Texas, 9x003
4.20 natives, and S2.&0&5.25 lambs.
The toeal Markets.
gw ost '34c
Uay Timothy. 1 $10; upland. $7.50at8.SO:
slougl, $e.00a$7.00; baled. $10.009.0O.
Butter F.lr to choice, S2tf c; creamery, 35c;
Eggs Fresh, VJc.
- Poultry Chickens, ISc; turkey. U; dncks
12c; geese. 10c. '
FKCTT AKD TE6BTABLIS.
Apples 13 503 per bbl.
Onions 75c per bu.
Turnips 40c per bu.
Cattle Butchers pay for corn fed steer
4t4e; cows and neifcis, S4'3ic calve
AMD HOT THE TESTIH0N1AIS
OF PURCHASABLE CHE MKIIsL