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"2STTEN THOUSAND LIVES
W.II M ULLANK, ruMbhw. OAtHAUAl), TBXANBTTSS. N. M. V kn ISrery pr"inet la Lamar local option. vYasahachle la to haws a mataaj ra ru ranee company. Iml capitalists at Wkitesbora will prospect (or II. larta will ask (or a part t Um I' mar couaty road rand. Hlllabore la after a part of tka HW county road fund. 0. Vf. Dodglns bud nit arm Mt a8 la a gin near Taylor. Fire rural mall roolea will be tfm from Venus, Johnem amir. Charlea Itoblnson eccideniaHy shot mid killed hie brother at ne Uho. Tke erection o( a flue block of bwel ness bowses km batH begun at Ooesl tana. Tbe Lena Star CIhIi Is tke nam of n saw Democratic organisation at Dallas. A (aatnre o( tba Ialwr day parade nt flan Antonio wm 3M young ladles In carrlagea. flulta aggregating ) in. 000 war Med nmtinat railroads at Sherman in una day laat week. Mrs. William Tramp died at the Sealy May be the Number Who Went Down in the Death Tempest On the Unfortunate Island of Galveston, Accord ing to Estimates of Individuals Who are in a Position to Know. Houston, Tax., last. II. Aa Indicated I lialf an hour later Is Galveston. Mar , tlal law baa been declared on , land. Adjutant Uenersl Tow i in dispatches from here tba magnitude I of tba iff ual calamity grows. Tke new j papar statement (row kara have been ' too reaeerralire. In their efforts to ' guard against estravagaace or esaager- atlon, Lba uewapapar man kara mi far ! fallen balow In tkalr estimate of tbe loaa ot Ufa In Oalveaton . Heporta that ' came from there at flret placed tbe death IhK about one tbnueand. Parties tbrooxk whom these reports were ob tained gare very high flgurei and It 1 tn, rt(HM aH() Uio la ttirry of tke stale left for dnlvsstOH on the flrat train Sunday morning anil will Pave tka direction of Ilia military while tkera. One or the inn In objects In Minting the military la to atop human Rlthiiut finii. robbing li e dead, which, reports any. la rein donu In every dlrecUo Kara hare been out (rem tke heart ot wae feared that Ibey were exsggere tlona. he Mm tha rennrts mail uimt hospital. OalveetoH. (rom an overdose I allowance for es I ted mental conditions and cut down a bit Tbla beginning of laudanum At tbe Iabor tby celebration at Oal veaton Congressman Dal lay discussed "New Problems." Arlington, Tarrant county, la to hare thrao rural postal rout radiating ; (rom It within thirty day. I Senator Culberson baa returned to Dallas. I In baa lieen absent since eon-1 ress convened, In December lae', J. T. Protnt and J. L Haker bare filed aults at Hliirruan againat tbe Katy railroad for 110,000 and 130,000 re opectlvely. Dallaa la lit have a lllble acbool. Congnwman IieXIr.iffenreld will 1 make campaign epeeche In Ohio, la (liana ami Illinois. Dr. K. K. Maaifleld of Wllmc r. Dallaa county, Join tln twenty-fifth Infantry , na a surgeon at Han I'" nelaeo and from there proceed to China. There are only 130 voter In tba rountle of Oalnea, Tarry. Toakum And Andrews. These (our rountlaa and Mnrlln have only one pom office. Dick Morris, 17 yeara old, snbjart to epileptic, lit, fell m hi fnl her a hora-t lot while in the throi'i of an Mark and wua trampled by a hone lie bud Another and ran Into a building, frac turing hla akull and dylna Hlmrtly. KlnaolvlnB. ICniory, Cullman and niwoi'iatia liuve Jiutt drilled In a well na the Itoblnxan Iraac, five mlu-a noitb from Ciralriinn. that liealdea lirlng a good oil will U a very atroug gu4 producer. P. II. MrRlrny, to whom tbe Conl- eana city rounrll five month ago j arantcd a franrhiaa to put in an Indo- 1 pendent telephone ayatem In Corab-a-na. baa returned from the aaat. wbi-ro Iih baa bam perfecting plana for the ayatem. I Oaorge W. Tbarb. who had raalded ' In Ml law county since 1R.VI, died at ! :a noma after a brief lllneta. lie waa born In Marlon couaLy, Tanaeaaee, In 1J5, and belonged to plonear family who in tka latter part of tbe eighteenth century puakad wetward (rom Tanneaaca and formed the now Mtate of Franklin. The city ackool bonrd of lloakaw baa autborlaed a aUitamaAt by InnartnUn dent Foster that pttplM aaUrlag tka city public arhoola must furnish ccr tlllralM of auceoaafttl varrtMitloa. Tboae who have aot baan vaccinated will be required to do a before en tering acbool C D. Flak of Fort Worth wai round lxslde the Teioaa lad farlflc nllioid track near Terrell In an uoconm -inu condition He rallied auMclently to tall bis name and home and than pa d away. He waa taken to Tarre I be fore daatb. King Howard, colored, was Uaeed at Bockaan to hang Oct . Ha waa coo vie ted of killing bla wife and take Taylor an tka CarlUle plant itUta Faaala eouuty, laat March. Howard la under M yeara of age and a perfect aeierlieea of phyatral devHopmeit Tba Nt Paao public aboula opened m tba atfc Instant with lh largeal at teadaace aver bffore rest bed Mstaea kuadrd were enrolled that morning and tka doom closed for waat of seat lag capacity Over one hundred won turned away. Col. B A Joo. . on of Mrlnuan county moat diatlaKuUhi! ritisen died at Wa-o Col Jones waa a Mary leader, but came to Trias man yaara ago. la Ittt be an in -aa4aat raadldate for cougresa agalnt Hob. It Q Mills (M. Murk Wr , f Hliii Has wa la Oalveaton Llllna alMiiit the tlt rarao uf lumtxr that o.t put Tlil .i i onliiliifd In the Motntm a. koMad from tba (aas far Liverpool, and consisted of MTS.M9 fact of pitch pi a Uiubar. today to be recognlccd that tho big llgtirea were nearer tovri-ct. A boat owner of U-ilvcaton Capt Cbaa Clarke, has been noted hy a re liable man, abo lonnrntcd the state ment by other exiiHll reliable, as sa Ing thn t n Uiouaand would ! reach ed, befoie the mortuary Hal of (lnlve ton and vicinity would be clcti. lie has been abotii In boats In the wuteih araound Ualveaton day and night sln the storm anil bases lit atatomimt on tint he thus lias seen. Tke attention of tke people here In being dliaetod to measures for the re lief of (he uufortunatea on iu in. ami Men who cama from tke ix.nnd toiiuy say the preening need of the hour 1 food and drcnaea for the women. Th y . bare only tbe clothes thay hail on w hen tho storm caught them. There m e cry oonfldnnre that the relief will lie adequate in a few days. Dire dlstret.ii will eaiat, however, during tho Inter val. That aid that arrives today or , tomoirow la that when will havo life, l.t event slokncan and Buffering. Mr. Scaly HuU-blns. Mis. W. Moody Jr. and J. K. llenUerson ramb- bare Tuaadsy morning on tba Moody launoh I'boabe and they make a point or this same fact. Mr. K. timitk who cot here during Monday nlgbt, lay great straoa on tba aame fact. HI' words are: "Food for all and draaav. (or the women," I large and steamers are naaalttg be tween Texas city and Oalveaton, a dla tance of six mlti a. They connect win : trains that paas over the Oalveaton. ! Houston and II nderson road and tbe Tcxaa City Teimtnal track. Tba break In the rail track haa been repaired aa far aa Texas City Junction, j The (tdegraphlc wire connection, ho, ever, are broken and train ui not l' I run by telegrapk. Tha Western 1'nlm.. however, baa a gang of repaitei i amounting to alsty under Huperluteml I ct nudgaoii along tbe line repairing It rapidly. They luft here in th fore ' uoH. A S8W as tke wlrea are put 1 up tka train service can be greatly In- Tkere bad up to noon Sunday come cut froM Oalvaaion at leaat .100 peopl nd tkay are coming away an faat I tkey ena cama. Ilia rewirded aa wise to do i, bacauae ot tka terrible condi tion brought about by tke dM-ompo-1 slag at bodies of person and of tasU at all klnda. Unman bodies are being burled from barge at sea. Tkey cannot In moat eases he recog nnlsed and tbe exigencies make burial a necaaalty. Sunday aigbl at 11 o'clock tka Hon toa Ugkt guard was swvru In to liarrlca for two weeks and taken dowu Kuril ri el fir. I Oal ronton. Tox.. Bml 18. The good I rltlaena of OalvaatHii are straining ev-1 ery nerve to rlaar the grminil and Re cure (rom beneath tka debris tka bedim of human and r.nlmala i.ml to got rid of them It la taak of groat majrnl- 1uda. and la attended with untold dllW- enltles There I a shortage nf boma to kattl the dead, and tlirre Is a short age of willing nanoa io permrm me gruesome work. Monday morning It became apparent that It would ba Im possible to bary tbe ilaail even lit tranche, anil nrrantawemta wera made to take tliein to ton. I large and Uiom were quickly made ready for tka pur pose, but It was difficult to et men to do tba work. The city's flrsmsn worked hard In brlHRliiK Hie IhhIIbs to lit wlmrf. but milabl of tksm tksro were few wbo hrliied. The work wna In tba lm nit or Alderman C. II. Mo Maaler. Mr. M. P. Morrlssy, CJflpt. Charles Clarke and Joseph II. HhrIios. and the)' were ably aaatnted by Mr. J. It. Johnston and Jack Morrlssy. These man pitched In, handling the bodies themselves, and urgtnR Hie raw men tkey rould plek up to work. Hov. I'alher Irwin, who went to atim- Si IT BECOMES. Galveston's Calamity Was Truly One Mighty Misfortune. Responses for Relief Will be of the Most Prompt and Large In Amounts, as Hundreds of Places and Individuals ore Raising and Will Send Vast Sums. mon men for tbe work, repotted thttt million do! lam. rjfllvostnn, Tax., Sept. 11. It Is Im poMlble nt this Urns to Rive a definite ot reliable aatimatn as to the loieoa o( life nnd property. It la known, how eor, that the denth Hit will run Into the hundred, with other himtlml ln- Jured mill the property loeaea several fingers cut off to gat their Jewelry and parties bare been found with theso grewsume objects lied up In bandkerche(n. Ktelit or ten of the ghoule were shot down In the act. These diabolical depredations were beli.g committed Monilny, and officers have Instmctlona to about down the robber caught In til art. IkMllen that have floated eahere OH the ma inland are being thus treated. Two train left here, going over lba fl.ilvewtou, Houston mid Henderson road. Mon iny to Texni Clly, but at noon neither had relumed. Tba flrat ttnin pulled to the depot waa taken pofHPRNlon of by si vi i u I hundred fo ple who assembled then They ruh nl over all mtnal'loii. utid when the tr.iln left time i iiict have been 100 people to em h co.n h As many u thirty people Mtoo I on the platform I' I i i ii two utra Oth r tried U jiimp the train ns It moved off. Im were UllO' k'vl down li thoi. on tin lnlite. Many of these ic icons liail relnllvca tttrtt lliey wuutrd to get to. home hnd heard they were cufe; otli- rr bad heard nothing from tbe fa tad city. Htlll other went down Juat to le going or for xome bad purpose. Illindr'd of telegnim have been Rent ly iiih i from Oalv ston to tha Wi-slcrn I'ipon office here to be lorwarded. Hundreds or other are lielng received ontnluluK limulrles about Oalveaton and (ialvoiim peo ple. The result I that the om e here la crowded wth people night and day. nnd the operators are aimply buMc.l in tha volume of work, but the are making a noble fight. They have their meala aent to tkem and don't leave their aeya. Yesterday afternoon SOoti meaangea were at the WeMern union office to be forwarded, aud the l mail were at them. I ... .. It waa liniKmalble to net any conaldor abte number, and nnd he urged Hint nhle-tiodlml men he ImpreMted. Sol diers' and policemen were sent out, nnd every able-bodied man they found waa marched to the wharf front. The men wero worked In relays and wore liber ally, but not too plentifully, supplied with atlmumnta to nerve them for tho taak. At nlghlfiill barge loads eon talnluK about TOO human boillaa bad Ihmiii sent to saa, wlisro they are sunk with weights. I'eaiti Chleiixo. f'hleago. HI.. Sept. 12. A special freight train of fifteen cars, running on a pnneeiiger time schedule and laden with food and clothing for Texas ufferer. will rlart from Chicago nt once. The offer to furnish the train waa made by tbe Chicago, I lock Island and Faclnc road to Mayor Harrison, aud the mayor accepted. Aside from neces sities KMitrlbiitnd. It la eetimatail ItS, noo has been donated. Tbe (lock Island ha alau wired (Jov. flayers to draw on them for 11000 for the relief of tke sufferers. Miniate 1 1) the JUjur. Oalvaaion, Tex., Sep!. It. Mayor , Waller C. Jons now estimates tba number of dead at WOO and he Is con-: serve lire. Over 2000 bodiea have al- i ready bean taken out to sea or buried 1 In trenches. Other .hundreds ar yet lo he taken from the ruin. 11ia bod lex are all badly 'I.eompoeed now, and (hey are boinc burled In Irenckea wheio this ran be done safely. 01 here are lit the msae ot wreckage and are taken , to set on tha barges. There Is llttl" ' attempt at Identification and It is ; safe to say too that there will never be a i'',pi(.e Hat of tbe dead or at Uta ..ing. for there are many missing, some of whom are dea l and some nllvo. i Chief of l'ollco Rd Ketchum Is In charge of tha work of burying too dead. Tkere are large bodiea of man engaged In tkla work. Tkey nre taar- A largo number ot people took rottigs In tho ItOMiibtirg public nohool nt Tenth and Winnie itrsots, In tho oast em part of tho city. Tke building col laiiaed mid ssvoml waru kilted and In jured. Tha I.tteat nut a, n largo brick build ing al Sixth street niid UroHdwny, waa totally dmitnlUhod and n number of people who bad iuught It us u baron were lost. St. Mary's Infirmary was badly wrecked and n number ot the sisters and Imitate uf the lioapltal ware kill ed. Hitter's cafe, tkrsefstory building on Strand, in the roar of lbs News mil d lag, collapsed. This cafe is patronised largely by cottu man, ship broUrr and railroad officials, and a number of them wero there at the time. It la kuuwn that several were kilted, al- orews wore uninjured. Tho steamor Cumberland and aovornl sohoonnra cnpMlxed, but tba crowa escaped. The ntnto qimrniitliio barge cnpslicd nnd the Unltwl Slates drodgeboat Comxtook groundod, but tho crews wcro rceoucd. Tho following Bhlps nro nground In dlfforont portion ot tho hnrbor: Ala mo ot ths Mnlolry lino, Hod Crow, Ooylor. Taunton, lloncdlct nnd Noma. A coal stoanier, niuno unknown, Is sun korf Dollvnr Point, A tug Is wreak ed on l'ollonn Island. Tho stcniiiRhlps Woodlalgh, MoHlcnn, Whitehall, Teles (orn nnd Cnrmln nro afloat nnd safo, nlthotigb tho Whltehnll wns connldor alily damaged by timbers from olovntor A nnd by tho jamming of otbor ships. Tho Whitehall nnd Toloeforn during tho hnlmht of tho storm floated over ths whurrcM nnd loft tho Imprint of their screws upon tho dock ot tho wharvns. The big Iron oil tank of Uio Wntors I'lerre oil company was picked up from the Fifteenth street pier nnd car ried to Twentieth street. Among other prominent ImlltllnRfl damaged or destroyed wan the (Inlvos ton Orphans' hunts, nt Twentieth street IhniiBti Ilia rlli,r Minis which rnl immediately urganlsad by llarbotmns-, " BVW10 M- T"8 "1Ulr11 ttro n11 ti r Thcm .s Sweeney, hasn't comp eted 1 reported unhurt. Ha work i "u'r'' Heart church, ono of tho Col. I.. .I. I'olk, genaral mnnsgor. and ! 'nrseel churehos of tho oily. Is n loUil f. w. Felt, chief .nairn-ar nt the Oulf. ' wreck. St Mary's unlrarHlty, ndjoln- Colorado and Santa Pe, went nut on borae-bark yesler day to see about the rallrojd bridge, but could not get w. th in seeing dlstanra. No reports hare come from F- ' lolnt, tha oxtrame eastern end of tho Island. A view from Uio wrmrvee dis closes tbnt nil tbe barrack, yat unoc cupied, tke United States engineer's Ing Ute ruins up and getting out tho J fmirlm,nt 8lor,,0usea, Jetty light- dead Some of thoHc whose bodies are be ing taken out were probubly only In jured when they were flrat struck down, but there waa no getting ro ller to them and tbuy perished miserably. U heeler llellrea. Chicago, III.. Sept. 12. At noon Monday Gen. loneph Wheeler, conalil ered one or the moot picturesque fig ures In the I'ulted Statea army, retired to private life, having reached the nga limit of 81 yeara. flan, (lags will be leiniKirarlly In charge of tbe deiwrt inent of tke lakM. den. Wbeelcr will go to bis home In Alnutma, and folio wing this ho and bis daughters will take n trip abroad for a long rrlod. liiiHrhil Ihllcl. Washington, Sejt. ll-Mlnln(or Wu has received a dispatch from Id Hung ChntiK giving an Imperial odlet sign ed by the emperor directing him lo , houae, Hfe-aavliiK station, torpedo case ; male, quarantine warehouse, in fact all ; buildings but tha quarantine station proper, hare boon washed away. Tbe i Jetty la not risible and only a. portlo.i of the fortifications can be seen. At i'ort Crockett, City Ileach, in tba west ern iMirttou of the city, battery C, first ! artillery, suffered greatly. Twenty of tbe men were killed and a number In jured. All tha barracka, atoieliouac.i , and Capt ItaAorty's realdence were de j mollsbod. Thirteen members ot tho battery wore at Fort San Jacinto (I'ort l'olnt) and isveu at tke llollvir I'otnt fortlllcatlou on duly. Tkey have nut been bourd from. Along the wlmrf hunt the destruc tion waa great. Tho wharves piupor havo not suffered so much, except from the planking tearing loose, but tho sheds were almost totally demolished and tho debris makes the whams al most Impassable. V.ie roofs and upptr portion of tba (lalreaton Wharf torn pari)" grain elevator and of the Tex us Slur Hour mill's elevstor wcru torn Ing It, Is considerably damaged, and the athletic building destroyed. Thn First Ilapllat church Is n wreck. Tho na ran tinge St. Jolin's Methodlut church as wracked, although tho front part ot tfio building stands. Ssvornt smaller ohurohes wore wrecked. Ilnll high sehool building Is Imdly dnmngrd. Oltlqer Wllllnnuon nnd n forcj of msn did wod work rosculng n ntimhor or lieoplo from the frame portion of St Mary's infirmary. Over thirty persona were reartied. but quits n number per lahed. A mother nnd child, it Mesloan woman and child and nn olderly wom an, while making their way In the oot ton mllla, were drowned. While tho mill waa crowded with people ths tow er fell In, killing nnd Injuring several Iieraona. Over 1000 parsons nought shelter In the county court house. A lady and child from St Louts, nnmsa not ascerlalnsd, who wars vlslUng tho ratnlly or l'ollos Ofriesr John Howe, wsro lost. A dispell h to a Uindon news agency from Nagasaki. Japan, aaya It la re ported th- re that the dowager empress of Chins haa been eafHured by tba Itiissiaus al Joal. Validate : ii!'in. are being shot sows at IrfwtlHK IMnb Dmie, Waahlagton, Hept. lj Ibe wsr d paraaent aaoa public the foilowlu Powler, Che Ko Hcud following cablegram to Ooolidge, commanding United ritut forces Tien Tsln. "Reported heie rxtaoaive looting iu Tiea Tain. Heporl Immediately wkeUi oi American troops took a part. If so punish ewrei). Absolute regard for life and prop rty of nea-combatanti eMjeaaea. Uy enter a arraUry ot iar. OOKIHN ' Ih the tilHTMi. Norfolk. Va . Sept. 11-The Drltlsb Keamsklp Moalgomary, Capt. Soeoui1 tie, which arrived here Tueiday morn Ing for bunker utal, reports havi-i mat the tropical storm (rom the Uulf ol Mexico last weak Ska sighted lo barks, one barkenllne and oae schoon er aahre oa the Florida reef, ('apt Srrouatie reports having apokta oa Spt v, In latiltude it tt north an I too situate TT.aO waat, a NurwagUtt bark aiKHailMg "J. 0 S. K." Ske waa steering scotkeest Vr Msnser. New York, Sept tt. Until late Tuaa dsy none of tbe railroad or steamship Interests identlfled wltk tbe port uf (ialveaton had any direct word from that city Tke Malkary line received the flrat information, but It was rery meager. It anaoumed tbe trrival of tbe Comal rt Ua Ives ton Monday, and stated tkat tie waa aow engaged la an effort tfl pull tba Alamo, wkick weat tkroegli tke storm, off land SaU oa Pelican Island. I'HlroJIlHV Uft. OitlveRlou. Tex . pt 11 The while Cotton Screw meu'a organtsalmti keld n meeting aud tendered tke services of MM) able-bodied man to clear tka streets of detirls Hlg forces are at work, and the ill ua t Ion Is muck Improved, so far the passage of vehicles w eoHearued. The city wae patroUod by regular not- diers and Itlscn ratdiory No one wi pcrsuuea oa taa streets without a pass. Several negroes were shot (or not kalllag. tiroeeed IminedlRtcly to l'eklti nnd thore to co-operate with I'hlneo OhliiK i sway and tke engine-rooms oolliuwed. towanl near-e neaotlatloiiH nnd u. ot- i The eonvcya of isiorniora u nun mo peace Hem en t of trouble. The edict Is dated Aug. 37. Accord ingly U Hung Cbang nsks Hint the poworn co-operate in affording him per sonal protection and (HcllllMtliiK hl Journey. All Texas kns liberally responded lo npiHmls (rom south Texan towns. Port Worth up te the rnkrKl iMM (or Oalveaton. jtth bad llnly formulates dsmauds (or IiuIshi- nliy amtlust Ckliw. win mr. UoadoN, Sept 11. -A dtspatah (rom HerllH says Oreat Britain mmI Oor HMHy bare agreed not to eraeuHte l'e ktk mhUI (ull saUsfactiim (or the re cant OHtrasos kave been obtsiniai. Now York board of trodo sends o eoiitrlbutlon to Onlventon. Dallns haa eentributed OulvMtun sufforers. tll.OM to Klntty 1'tr Cent Kltteit lr niRs, Tho rifle Is responsible (or nearly 90 per sent of the killed and wounded In modern warfare. In the Franeo- tlerrnan war It was estlmntod that 6,969 German were killed by rlflo bul lets, and only 995 by military Ore. Lonilnn's flnt lutlnsr. Thu last remaining relic ot tbe first railway In Ixindon baa lust dlsap oearcd. It was built In 1891, and ran between Wandsworth and Croydon, motor power being provided by horses, Star iuIIIh wero demollskod. There were 1,000,000 buaneU ot wheat In the three niurntors. It Is badly dumsged, tf not wholly lust. The water tote great holes In tbe filled land of tbe wbar( front, nnd sections of tbe tracks dropped into Uio holes with Hundreds ot curs. Many cars are overturn d snd torn from tha tracks. Nearly all Urn small boats at tbe iHosHultn fleet were landed on top of tbe wbsrres an I remained tkere. Tim .Uiim'i tilei. Washington, Hopt ll.-Prof. Willis Monro, ehtif of tho woninor ounwu. salt! the Wost Indian storm, which do- reloped Into n hurrlonno nftor roaob Ing the Unltod Statos find doing such apmilllng dsmngo In Toxns, won cen tral In Oldnhomn and wan rnpmiy ios Ing lis destrtietlro charnctor, tho wind at Oklahoma Oily being reporUd as blowing thirty mllos un hour. It will pass Into history un one of the most disastrous u well as peculiar storms. Keahrmtk. Houston. Tex.. Sept. H. Tho bod ies ot sovernl members of the Moll henny nnd laiey tamllloe have been ro ocvered nnd same of them brought In. Mr. Havo Hlce. whose llttl son wn. rlsltlng the Mtllhenny nt Senbrwiki young Mrs. Mcllhsuny. Mr. ItotU nnd Mra. Lucy, nl lof whom wont to Bv Lrook on the Inst train, out Sunday night, are still there searching lor tbo family. (r llHllietl San Antonio, Tex.. Sept 11. The re ported deraataUon of Live Oak by ey eiofte soot not (rom Mew Orieaaa Is wltbtiut (oundaUon. At lUlleUarllle small hansea wore blown down, and erupa la that vWnlty are ruined. At Weimar mnny bouoes wore un roureil nnd tos wore senttarod ever the stmts. No llvos were lost Crpa In tltttt leoallly are repofted nbaal ruined. I'rople I.efl. Heuiten, Tex.. Sept 11. I'eaplo got our ot anlvesten Monday aad tke ex oltement here Is Inleaso. Tho estima ted number of dead has grown rapidly na the people kave some out It Is new n conservative msn who estimates low er than 1M0. Msny go to MOO. These dead are being burled new that Is, suck as can be recovered. Tbo list la only a partial one. Tbe (nil list will never be printed, for tke beaeb oa the mainland is strewn with bodies. Mill support. IVoetoH, Ms-. Sept ll.-Tho confer ence committee-of tbe National Feder ation of Textile Workers deelded to support the movement ot the National Textile Workers (or a icn-uour uay iu tke southern mills. It waa reported that the entire membership ot the loo loonl textllo union In tbe south nre deslrieua of reducing their hours of la bor (rom seventy-two. oUty-elght and sixty-four a week to ten hours n day. Sabine Pass was little damaged. "l1Tn'iry PowJFr" Washington, 8pt ii. Tho Chlneso minister has received on Imperial edict conferring ou LI Hung Olmtig extra ordinary iwwer for Uio complete sol tiement of tho Chinese troubles. It Hires blm authority to make any terms aeeordlng to his own dlteretlon. This Is tiHitsusl authority and It U claimed that tke t'h neie legation gives LI Hung Chang credit adeniiaU IP meet all the objections as to bis pojr to nego tiate (or peaee. Only the piling of Hiihtfngton's work remains at Qalveiton.