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I n lu. .f Ntst rI ) ' 'r ' eut ) ' Vict huM Itecuvereil , " .lh , . ; Iii tt ) ' others t. 1.I.n' , . .J _ " ' . . DE VIm , Aug l-A porton at Gumr 'a hotel , the scen\ at last nIght's trlghtul dist - /t aster , Is NUll standing , gaunt and sInIster , : constantly threatening to crash down upon ) those delving In the ruins at any moment The ! eHch for victims has bt-n carried on with the utmost energy constantly 81nce the explosion occurred , and Is beIng continued , tonight , with th\ aId I twenty ' arc I"hts. : Flames broke out afresh In the wreckage to- night and the fire engines are agaIn pouring forth water , still further Impeding the work ot re8CUe. The list of dead al11 , ml8lng , now .s . numbers twenty-five , making the dlaster the ' , worst that ever occurred 'in the city. Up to r- 7:30 : tonight only se\'en bO'\lcs ball been recovered - covered , being those at Manager GreIner antI his wife . casled [ In each other's arms ; , p Gore Hobert8 , a Hocl Island railroad , can- . Ilucor ; Mrs George H. Wolf and daughter , Fred Hubbold and Will Richards , the elevator - vator operator of the hotel. Among the , I missIng are now included Elmer PIerce ( not Lmher ) . the night engIneer , who la said to , have re.entercd the hotel just before the cx- .14 . ! 1II0810n occurred. I Is to this man's carelessness - " lessnes8 that this disaster Is atrlbutel ! The \i \ ¶ bodies of Peter Gumry und General Adams a arc still In the ruins. Judge James Gynl , \ \ ho was at first supposed to have been In .1 hits room at the hotel , turns out to be at t' . 101)'oke , Cola" , where he was spending SUh. ' 'I day with friends. A vat throug surrounds the building on every side , pressing forward ns tar as the ropes will allow. The police ' are constanty' guarding against any one slipping through the ( lines . on account at the great ( Ianger that the front of the building may f.iI. At 10:30 : p. m. the body at E. F. Mc- Closley of Colorado Springs , a wealthy owner i of CrIpple Creek miles , was taken from the ruins This , with James Murphy , who dIed while being talen out , makes eight bodies - thus far rccovered. The fire has been almost , , . . cxtngulshul 111 100 teams tire now mailng . ' as rapId progress as Possible removing the debris though lt best the work Is slow. I.IST 01" KNOWN UlAD ' , - Following are lists of the dead and Injured 10 tar al ascertained. Deal : . ' l'ETElt GU 11Y. owner of the hotel. i H. C. GHEINI , manager of the hotel , k , . son-In-law of Gumry. \ 4 MItS. H. C. ( DtEINEIt. cleric of the hotel , daughter at Peter Gumry. ; . GltFlNilt. ChiLl ) O1 ' MIt. AND ms. n. C. mtINlm. G , NEIAL CIAHLES ADAMS Manitou , A. L. B.AKE , l'ueblo MV1tON clerk. l. I Dcnver , \\'I.EY , Union Pacifc railroad - JUmS IUIPIY , contractor , Denvel' GEOHGI BUIT. passenger conductor on ' , Colo. the Rock Is\nl railroad , Colorado SprIngs , c , , _ ZtiltS. G. it. WO.I- ' . Uncoln. Neb. ; TIHm I . CIIA IEHIAIS , namea un- ONE flELt 10Y , name unknown. E. M. El\VAILDS. butcher Denver , FHED IUTUOLD or IAUSElt or Elza- beth , la. Missing : - Greiner rather or R. c. Greiner , man- Iger at the hotel BUll lhurnes . Colorado Spr1gs , W , J. Carson . Pueblo Colo. . F. French Central City Colo. Bert I. Lusch , Central City Colo. E. F. :1tCloslley , Canon City , Colo. Judge Injured Gynn : , Lead\le , olo. . JOellh Munal. clnmaker , Cairo , I . rate and head terrIbly cut ; b3dy bruised ; Inter- . . nab Injuries. . . . " " . Michael C. Burgess severely cut about ' \ face. face.A. A. l. Irwin , night clerk , cuts and bruises. J. lb. l.ct"n , tramway c1nduetor , body badly bruised ; Internal Injuries Fred Coleman. 'not erlousl ) ' . hInd hopkins , not serlousl ) ' . J. L. Kirk . Omah J. A. Brown. Omaha. Elmer PIerce : engineer ot the Gumry . hotel. SOME WIO ESCAI'ED. Among the guests who : escaped , Practically uninjured are : ' Peter Poss and daughter Chattanooga . Tenn. : W. H. McCormiak . . traveling sabesman Chicago ; Ray Helme , O/- den Utah ; : Ir. and Irs. W. C. lcClaln and . baby. huron , Ian ; : Ir. and Irs. henry b'hiai huron. Kan. : herman Teutlers . Man- ! tal , Colo. ; : Ir. anti : Irs , J. W. Roberts , .Colorado Slrlng ! Colo. Irs. A. Schmltal and her two fans. Charles and Leo , hall just returned from Filtch's gardens and were preparing for bed when the crash came. The plasterIng on the ceiling fell and they wore Panic stricken anti dhl not know which way to turn They were let down stairs by firemen . Irs. G. H. Wolfe , who had only yesterday arrived from ) Llnclln , Neb" , ha,1 left them only a few urn- ments before to go to her room on the fouIth I floor. Irs , Wolfe' " husband left her 'ester- day to go to Pueblo. , The dust had cleared away somewhat when the firemen reached the placl There was no I fire to be Fen ( lion . In front at the house there was the sound at glass ra1ng ! and people \ i ere rushing In night clothes In horror from - the door anti appealing Illeously from the windowl for help. The explosion awoke the guests In the front pat of'thl house all by the time the ( fire- men r"Iched the ( Fceno they were ready to be taken tram the wlnlow. FIrst to demand attention of the ambulance corps was MIchael C. Burgess , who was walk- Ing along I.1wrence street opposite the hotel when the explosion occurred . The f ) lug gi.isi cut him about the heat and face tn a frightful manner. Ills Injuries are very serious . though not necessarIly fatal , lie Is I painter from Cllster City , S. D. nUll Hopkins . a bartender at thE Gumr' was round on the groul1 floor of the hotel unconscious and bleeding tram mauy CUh Ills InjurIes are not serious. One man WI tonal In the basement alrel"d only In lila underclothes and ii alI I II. c , .nl'letely cO'erel with ashes and dirt. : When revived hE sal : "I am a clnmaker _ , Stich ha\'e been In the city for a week , having . I cumo hHI from CaIro , I. I was upstairs r In bed \ \ hen I heard an awful crub. I did not know \ \ hal It was and got out of bed an,1 , . hurried out , and on going IIown stair I must I\e : lost my way , for when I got 10wn on . whlt I thought was the ground , floor I felt down Into the basement " Ills injuries t. , ugh revere are not thought to be fatal Thul three are the only injured peronl who hal ' bnen taken t 10 the county hOlp11 sip 10 S a. t , S SIX persons , Incudluc a woman and a , baby , were taken off the root at the building adjoining the Gumry. STORIES OJ RESCUED GUESTS. Peter l'oss , In aged gentleman from Chat- tanoga , Tenn" , was occupying room 31 , wIth his daughter Addle. lie Is -an In\'alhl. lie was aWkenee by the noise and found the room rul at ditet . lie had a slight cut above the left eye. Peter Daley , special officer of ( the UnIon Pacific , carried Mr. Pass lawn from the fourth floor on hIs back. The daughter got down the staIr unaided and un- Injured. E. E. Clarke at Central City , Colo. , says when he awoke the buIlding was shakIng and 'Acking and It seemed that I was likely to go Ilown. The reel was full ot lme dust Io he cOlhl scarcely breathe anti , plaster was fallIng all about him. lie got up anti dressed and came down the staIrway W. G. Purcel and wIre or Broken Bow. Neb " , slept In ane 17. : Ir. Purcell 19 pub- usher or the Cusler County Chief , at Brten ) aw. "We awakenell , " sad ! Mr. Purcel , "wIth a smothered , feeling , I tel around and Counl , that the bed clothIng was covered with mortar anti , several Inches at dnst. I jumped up , at the same ( line that the transom tell down I with a loud ! report and effectually shut ns In. I then smashed the window , In order to get 80me air anti saw the debrL on the street below. I dill not reel any upheaval anti ex- perlencell no Injury. " : Ir. and Irs. Purcell escaped by the stairway. W. A. Logan , editor at the Buena Vita , Colo. , Hepnhlcan , was In his room , but had not retred when the explosion occurred. lie said : " 1 was sitting on th\ side at the bed when I felt the bed move upward with bC a violent jerk. : - Before tJie bell righted Itself a heavy quantity or piAster tel from the I ceiling , completely covering myself anti the bell clothing. When I could see anything I 1 aw that tht wails or m ) room were torn asunder for several feet and that I was fastened In tightly , except for the window or the roar Ieyoll the slight 8hncl at the tnl or the eXllloslon I was not hurt In any \\ay. but I lost no ( line In getting out at the building. , " Iany others had similar experiences - The hotel was dIvided about the canter by a rotunda or court , running to the tOIl or the building. though coverel al lie second floor. The buIlding had been , split In two at this lOIlit ) . 01 division. anti the entire five stories back or the rotunda were blown Into a shapeless mass In the alley. Five stories or brick and wOUI and Iron , with the human occupants were made a mere heap of death- containing ruins. The fragments of ( the wreck on Lawrence street towered up Into the air . dark and yawning . whIle a great section or roar hung In thrratenlng suspension - pension over the chaos below. Out at the pile ot brick. wood and Iron below there cale feeble moans anll piteous cries for help. CHUNCIED AGAINST hUMAN FLgSI A fireman clambering up the 10untaln of ( ruins felt his feet crunch against humon flesh , lie reached down and touche,1 with his hand an arm protruding from the mass beneath hIm. There still seemell to bo no fire. . The . place ! had . been smothered ! y. the ! railing .I.yace ana the nremen aevolel their efforts to the work of ( rescue And then sudllenly the flames broke out and the work- ers were driven away and the voices ceased to cry for helli. The great mass was tram that moment nothIng but a grave. The most that ( the fremen could do , whIle the flames shot up fiercely anti , smoke drove them back . was to fight fiercely for the life of one poor fellow . Joseph Munal whose head and shoullers protruded from the burning mass. Police Surgeon Jareclc took his place where he could keep ! Munal's head moist anti prop- erly attend to him , whie his lower limbs were being extricated. I was a position or great danger for all , on account at lie flames amid the overhanging roar , which threutene,1 to come down at any moment. But the men worked on . hauling at beams with ropes anti using every device to clear the space around the uferlng man , who bore his Ulony with great bravery and cheered on his helpers. At last , about 2:30 : o'clock , a great cheer arose anlJ worll was spread among the great crowll awaiting outsIde that the work was fnished , Soon firemen anti citizens uppearell at the entrance of the alloy , bearing Munal on a stretcher. lie was conscious , but suffer- Ing great agony anti the physicians expressed little hope for his' ultimate survl\al , At times the cries of a babe and lie moans of men and women could be heard , but th flames and smoke Increased and filially the voices were all slence ! At 4:30 : a large force at men and teams began hauling away the debris from the pl1ce where the hotel 8tood. I will take hours to work Into the mass to the spot \\'hera nmot or the bodies arc 'supposell 10 be At daylight three bodies were already uncovered . two men ali a woman , but I wa impossible uncover them sUfclenty to identify them. the fire still being l\ngerous ClrJSED IY A IItUNKEN ENGINEER. There Is no doubt the disaster was caused by a boiler explosion. Prank 1oescher. the engineer , It Is salll , was - intoxicated and after turning a larg ? quantity or cold water Into the hot boilers loft the building ten mim'utes before the explosion occurred. The police are looking for hIm. H. E. IrwIn the night clerk , says I.oeschr , who was only 17 years old , was drunk when lie went on duty and that he was In the habIt or neglectIng his duty. Irwin was pinned beneath tome heavy timbers at his desk by the explosion and wa rescued by fnlnen , lie has scalp wounds and Internal Injuries , but will re- cover. The Gumry was a five-story brick , with stone front anti was built about six years ago I was a 8econll-class hotel catering largely to transient family patronaHe. Thus many women and children were among the uest9. The building was built as tl\ Eden Iusee by the widow or General Tom Thumb 111 was occue1 ! for a time . but was finally remodeled for use as a notel Gnmry & Grenier have Owned the building for sev- eral years. : Ir. Gumry was a prominent contractor and lad much of the work on time state capial , : Ir , Grenier acted In tht capacity - pacly ot manager. 10th are among time , I 01 , ! tlead.No No meals were served In the hotel and I every guest entered on the register occupied a room In the hate\ OCCUPANTS OP TiE HOTEL A. E. Erwin . the night cleric . who , with the barkeeper'lhliam ltubbe. hall a mirac- ulous escape , went over time register for the last few days this morning and endeavored , to call to mind , the occupants at the Ilrerent rooms. lie sla there were between tty anti fty.f\\ people registered , and sixteen were occupying hack rooms , where It was more dlmcult to escape. how many or them were savell I Is Impossible to state but I Is knewn that several who were In the back porton of ( the building managed to escape In some mariner. General Charles : \llams or Manitou ! . Colo. , occupied room 1 In the rear of the hotel and over the boilers . ' the section on which the ha\'oc or the eXllloslon was hardest Ex-Rtate Auditor Louis Schwanbeck. a brother or Mr Adam'mis inquired eagerly for him. lie sa 1It \ was his brother's custom to retire early on Sunday evenings. J I Is ( rue that : Ir. Adams was In his room he Is undouht- eily amen the Ileal\ A L. lant or J'lorence. (010 , . Wc sleepIng lu tIme room directly over the boiler and Mr. Hubbe places him also amen the dead. ! Myron f , Hawley , a clerk In the freight delJartment or the UnIon PacIfic railroad office , roomneil , ! In time rear end and imati been In the house for a long time. He hall Kane to bed early and Is counted among the lost , James Murphy a contractor , was : regular - lar boarder and aha roomed In the destroyed portion . : Ir. Rnbbe says he was In hi room anti he also musl he among the dead . Others "ho had rooms In the hotel mind who have ito been accniintti for . IHvo 10 aceounll are a rol. lows : :1 E . Lotz. I" , Prench , Bert F. Lart'ch of Central City , W F. I.aron or Pueblo - - Calkins , : Ir , and Mrs. ' Burges anti two others. - Edwards : Boulder , Coio. , herman Liieticrs . : Irs , Wolfe anti daughtr , A.V. . Roberts anti wife at Colorado Springs , J : , F. McCloslty of Canon City , eh.ld of Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Greiner , three chambermaids anti one bell boy. General "IIams was a full brcthcr of ex- State Auditor Louis Schwanbeek. The name of . \llom. vas I\I hn by an act 01 the ( first seulon at the Colorado , legislature . Peter ( Juimimy , owner ot time hotel , was one of the old time cllzena of D I'cr. lie was about GO ) 'ear ot age anti a widower , his lauKhter being the wHo of n. C , Greiner , all thrpc of wham liorisheti In the names , By trade he was 1 contractor and builder . anti , In ths branch tt busIness made 1 good deal of money. lie slllerlntendel the cant - ! t ! of the _ Chamber of Comnierce the ( Continued on Seconi 1'4C- ) . LAY IT ALL TO FOREIGNERS , Ohinese Hold Tem Responsible for AU the Empire's Troubles POSTING MORE INCENDIARY PLACARDS II ri fish 11.1 ttiilleil ! Hlh'N CCINul" J'rChlhlh'll ea'CI J'Jrt"'llltl In I. 1"'Nt JtCU Cf the J\u-Ch"n ( utrn eN. LONDON , Aug. l-The Times las a dIspatch - patch tram hong Kong confirming the Shanghai - hal dispatch containing the report that the Chinese government has refused to ala" Armicran and British consuls to make any investigation Into the KuQheng massacre. The Times' dispatch adds that soldiers are engaged In plunderIng tie people , who feel that the foreigners are tIme cause ot their sufering , and that therefore the ( latter shoul be detroyel\ urthcr incendiary < s have bEen posted at Canton. The Ilrerect sent with the commission to Ku.Cheng , together - gether \ s Ih the Chinese olcials at Ku- Cheng , have refused to allow the presence or , . the consuls Ilurlng the txmlnaton : at the Iriooners. The matter has been referred tt the viceroy. Serious trouble Is teared. Vt'ASIIiNGTON , Aug. l-Tho officials at the ChinesE legation hay\ no information throwing any light on the reported refusal or the home govrnment to permit the mem- hers or the mixed Irllsh and American commission - I mission to In\estgatt the Ku.Chengas - sace , In fact the legation has not yet been 1)lrlsed ofclaly ot the appolntmenl of the contmnissioii. The only explanation given as a reason for lie acton reported 10 have bten taken was that Chinese local officials may not have been informed by the central government of the apolntment of the commission - mission to malte the In\estgaton. the local officials acting merely on their own Inclinations - lens In the promises. I the reporltd acton at the Chinese be correct I Is apparently a mater oC great surprise to the State department ofcers here. They attribute any refusal or the local authorities to permit the commissIon to Inveslgate the troubles to the well known miettire or the Chinese .to conduct such Inquiries - quiries , bY theIr own people , the Ilsllt or having any interference by out8lders. and to the general suspicIousness with whlch they look upon rorelgners. I Is not feared here In ofclal circles that any complications : lay have arisen In the present case but what wi be adjusted anti ample reparation made for the hives that were lost In the Ie-Chenl massacre. - - - - - SI-'gl g bOSS 1"OI ISt'IUgX'I'S. 'J" . S"llrute I"I"N .f 'I'h. . " Met uiui I'femn tii bu ' the , . nJII Ih.f'nh'c t ) Siuni ii minis. hiA'ANA , Aug. 19-A severe engagement It Is reported In official cIrcles has been rOLght at Arlao , In the department of S3nta Clar The Insurgents are said to have lost fifty kied and on Ibe ( government side eight soldiers were killed or wounde Later In the day It was officially announced - nounced thai Lieutenant Colonel Palenca had routed the Insurgents under the command of Holor and Serafn Sanchez. I Is added that the troops were pursuing the enemy toward Camaguay p.SS , The Insurgents left slty dead and wounded on the field and twenty or the homes were 1led , The troops los ! two ked and eight wounded. The Insurgents under the commanl of Suarez , Zayas : Ia- chado and Fustee are reported to be In flight In the direction or Camp3nla on time limis of the pro\nce at Puerto Prlnclcpe. I Is further announced that Colonel Oiva ycsterdy.near Hojas. In the province or Santa Clara , engaged a band or Insurgents , who lost twenty dead and wounded. Official alvlct made public here say that the Insurgents have atacked the plantatIon at Hamonl and were repulsed by the armed laborerc whim 1 los9 of hive ked and seven woimnmemi ] One laborer was Itled anti tour woutimieti. The troops arc In active pursuit of ( time Insurgents under Suartz , Zayas Iachado and Fusee , In timer ! retreat the Insurgents cut the telegraph lne at Ianaca and ale wrecked some rairoad tracks. The insurgents yesterday attacked Lora de la Cruz and burned the village ot Barra J3Hua. I Is reported that the death has occurred In Sonlo , Cram fewer , or Sergeant Francisco Bazalne , son ot the late French Marshal lkmzaine. The Insurgents have attacked the village or Sanamahhes three tinmos . anti , ha\e been thrIce repuiseti according to reports received - ceived here The Insurgent loss Is unkmmown. They plundered a store outside the town. In Playa and Calmot , province or latanzas , there was raised an Insurgent band at fifteen. The civil guard pursue,1 the band , anti Il Is , reported here , overtook them and killed tight. Among those salt to have been killed Is Aide-de-Camp . Serfn Sanchez. .tIt'I'ItI.h1I(1 1.III\CI\S 11.0" ' : UI' . 'I'hree IhI11r..1 :1"1 1"I"rt.l to HJ" - 1..1 tIIIel. LONDON , Aug l-The Daily News has a dispatch from Vienna which says : Trleste papers report that an explosion destroyed the artillery barracks at Toula , Ruesia and th.l \00 men were killed , including many ofcers , 'he barracks were ro Inl i 10 \ ' . on1Icteh' tmnulerniinetl. Many arrests have been made. Sot I utth'c tl tint iNhi IrC..tnl I.ONDON , Aug 19.-ln the House at Commons - mons today Hon. George N Curzon , under secretary at state for foreign affairs , replying to a question put by : . James F. hogan member rrom 'lplert ) . regarding the arbi- trary arrests or British subjects In Honolulu , for alleged complicity Li plotl to restore the I queen , said that route or the complainants : were not Irllsh subjects all that the Irltsh commissioner was still engaged In Invstgdl- tog the cases at others who had complained Baron Castetown has given notice at hIs intention to move a resolution In the House ot Lords early next session to abJlbh time otce at lord lieutenant of ( Ireland and In lieu thereut to appoint a chief under secretary ) for Ireland anti , to pray the queen to establish a royal residence In that country tti.fuisei tnI1W ni " 1"t ntCn. ShANGhAI . Aug. l-A dispatch to the Mercury frmmi Faa-Chow fays It Is repored on goo authortt hero that the Chlles3 government - mont has refused to allow the American ann Urltsh consul , Mr. J. C. Ixson and : I. . H T. Mansfield. who accompanied the commission - sion appointed to Investigate the recent massacres - sacres or mslonarle8 ! and theIr ( famIlies at Ku.Cheng , to mak\ any Investgalon ! : Into the clrcun1t3nc\ the massacre , - - - - lt.ti'i' 11(1. . Cnlln \1"1. . QUEENSTOVN , Aug 1 ! - : . J. Ker lartle , member at Parlament for the south division at Wet Hompshlro and president of the Independent labor puty. who classes himself as a democrat and a socl.lht , Is a - . )3S- senger on board the Camplla , wh1ch left here yesterday for New Yurko : Ir. Hardie Is bound on a lecturing tour. 'l'url.N Urh' Ont thl' Ciirisliupu. TIPI.IS , Aug 19.-Speclal ad\lces from Moosh sy that the Turkish officials ban driven the Christians . out of their homes In all the country between Hai 111' anti 'tbu.'th ' anti have given the houses to the ( member at the Iurdlch trlbel. The \'Ictms ! arc starving urlN . 'l'r'IIt for n "UNt 'I'rll" SOUTlA IPTON , Aug 19.-I Is expected that time American steamship ParIs , which coiled on Saturday for Now York , wI\ make a fat passage , as It Is unlertoo , that her engineer have been Instructed to Ilulh her to her utmost capacity , - - - - - UIII.1 ItrestiuL-ra' l'II"I'el Arreslei GENOA , Aug. J9.-The stock brokers and several employes of the bankIng firm at Bin. nn- fen Drol. have been ar. , ' \1 In ccnnecton with the iatters' recent .I"r' I'HI'A'JI SOld - ) hiltS CgL _ ( ' nH.\'I'I : . , Port ) ' ThnINIJ,1 ( ; .rnln y..t.rlnN Oltu'r on the 'LeisusuIehioIT. ' l I.IN , Aug. l-The Veterans _ association - .ton at DerlnJaSemble,1 on ' the Templehol fehl today to the nuimiber of about 40,00 this beIng the big memorial celebration at tbe victories of the Germans over the French In 1870. This was ale the annlverary at the so- were bombardment of Strasburg by the Ger- mans and ot the retreat ot the French army under General McMahon before the advance ot the I'rimssians. The veterans were received - cel\ed by the emperor on the field , which was profusely ( decorated with flags anti ban- flora. The weather was perfect anti the center - ter at attraction was 1 grand stand before which was a choir and an altar surmounted , hy a crucifix surrounded by tapers Ills majesty arrl\e on the field at 10 o'clock and was received by the festival cuI- uml , whIch Included amen other members many generals and hIgh officials. After the choral service . time emperor male a speech to the veterans , during the course at whIch he said : "Comrades-I am glad to see as- sembled here my graimtlfatiier'a comrales who achieved brilliant deeds anti sple"111 successes under his leallershlp. May the present day be tIme starting poInt for re- 8pect at the law , the fostering or relgion and loyalty to time kIng. YoUr homage Is : not Intended for me , but for the ratherlanl Follow the exhortatIons which the army chaplains addressI to you. Work wIth dc volon to God anti the fltherland and oppose all revolutionary tendency. " EnniperorViliiamn : has rejoIned the JmIJreS Ailgunstu lt 1.Vilhelnishoe. 'ho Berlin Veterans' cub tonight organ- Izell a grand festival In the Union bruares anti Nnewelt berglrdens , The Irgram , consisted - slstel or musIc by miiary balHls , speeches I proposing cheers for the emperor , the whole concluding with a military bail. This was atended by ! n mens' crowds , and the ( great- est enthusiasm Prevaileth. DAIIMSTADT Aug. 1-The grand Iluke of lesse yesterday Issued the following order to his division ot time arm ) : ' 'Follow- imig the ancIent custom ot my house . ItalIc oven' , In Iddlton to the colonelcy of my First regiment , that at tbe First dragoons and field artillery . and I choose this day to express to the whole lh'lllon my aclnowl- edgment and undying gratitude for the Ie- votlon and gallantry whIch . under the renowned - nowned leadershllJ or my father they taught In the glorious campaign or 1870-il , espe- elaly on the bate fehl or Graveloto amid St. Prlvat , for their country anti the whole German ratherland. " At I Ilalluet yesterday the grand duke addresso,1 the veterans and said : 'Today twenty-five years ago , you commanded by my rather , stood shoulder to shoulder with the other German races In a fierce commflict lasting many hours and gained Imperishable rame. Those who themselves so fought for the unity at German will always conic for- ward to maintain what has been won and bring up their sons In loyalty to their Ilrlncs [ 'nIl fatherland , and submissive obedience to time emperor , the commander or the amity. " army. Ct'lelrnttmigIitr Victory lt ; h.t" . COLU\US , 0. , Aug. 1-About 6,000 people are hero to attend the twenty-flh ( anniversary or the battles arOtl"1 Metz . as celebrated by the lrlegerblndc an organiza- ton of ex.German soldiers sImiar to the GraOI Ann ) ' ot the Heublc , In the parade at 8 a. m. were organlz tons from Akron , l'ittsbumrg , Allegheny , Cleveland , Toledo , : - Keesport , Newark , st. Louis Kansas City , C'nctnnat , Cbmicagq Terre Haute , Peoria , Aurora anti Elgin. After the parade 200 of ( the old soldier under Captain E. F. Seiber. took a train for Lancaster to 'Cgage In prize simooting. , . , A formal reception w/ heM at 'Volklmahie dress tonight. or welcome Governor Icltlnloy , ' mad ih'- & i- ' Time resuts of the sharpshootng contests held at lancaster In the afernoon were announced - nouncedOl the prIzes awarded. 'rmme target shoting \ consisted at four classes by societies - cletlcs , delelates , free-fqrall and pistol shoot- big , a large number } artclatng In each e'ass. . In lie first class prizes were won by time following ' societies : First prlLe , 133 points , South St. Louis MilItary \ereln. pair' bronze figures ; second prize , 106 points , Kreiger vercn , Newark 0. , silver goblet ; third , 105 poInts , Landwehr Ionner vereln , Sheboygan , \\'Is. , Cousin army rub. By delegates : First Prize , 38 points , F. It. Iteiber , Columbus , gold medal Ind diploma : second 32 Ilolnts , Julius Ienlcker , Cleveland ; third , 31 poInts , F. Ilartup . Aleghany , Pa. Free-ror-al : First prize , 28 points , M. W. Heiss , Aleghany , Pa. ; seconll prize , 27 Points , ) J. Herrer , Albeghany . . Pa. : . third , 26 points , :1 Goss Chicago. PIstol shootng : First prize 35 points AdOl/.tits Iiauciniann SHeboygan , WI" , medal anll dlplcma : second prize . 30 POInt , George Grau , Coumbus : ; third , 20 poInts , : Ir. WeIss , Aleghany , - . IHfCg ( ( ) N'I'IXI1'I' hAS 'l'IhIi CALL , i.mitip.t U"'IOIIU'utN In.I.I' thQ "JI t Cr " 'lhi II" ' " Con t rol. SPRINGFIELD . 0. , Aug. ! - lany delegates - gates are bero tonight , although the demo- cratc state convention does not assemble until Wednesda ) The fight between the tree silver anti the Brlco men will occur tomorrow - morrow evening when the members or the comimmlttee on resolutions and other commit- tees In the organizaton are selected. There are 808 deleates. The silver men classify them at 243 for free silver , 328 for gold and 137 doubtnl The Brice men claim there are 465 for "honesl loney , " and of the 3t3 claimed by the Thurman men for silver , some are doubtful , I Is generally bele\'ed. since ito last counties selected delegates today. that the BrIce men will control the ) organization. ami wi have ( fourteen out or time twenty-one memhers at the committee on reroiut ions. Scnator Brice , ex.Govcrnor Campbell anti other leaders arrive tomorrow morning and are to dine wih John n. Thomas the free silver leader. ThIs fact Is recognlzell as assuring - suring a compromise before the district meetngs are helll al 5 p. m. I Is believed three will be some agreem nt at the Thomas dinner as to who wil bo nominated for gov- ernor. I exGovernioramnlmbell wi hot . then Jol'n II. run 1. 'hom or James KU- boure may be nominated Both are free silver men. The real Issile pending Is to what concession will be natie to the free sliver men and yet make the financial record for the party that la desred by Senator Brice One lay get tIre IllaUorm and the ether the nominee. There are some bitter conte.ts to be settled while Senator Urlce Is presiding as temporary chairman , and there may be trouble at the opening at time con- ventiorm seated. If all the silver cJnestants ! are un- . M.tXtilItSOS I'tl h'It iiShI ) IN' ! ' . S'nntCr Sum ii i ri' 'l'hlnkH t. : , 'hrINl.nu " 'ul"l I I. . I GCn" Cnn.I.I , " ' . WASHINGTON , Aug. l-Ex-Senator Ianderson at Nebraska Is the latest suggestion - ton as the republican candIdate for lweai- dent. his bomlet ha just ben launched by Senator Squire of WashIngton , who Is now here on business before the depJtmentl , After referring to the varIous prominent can- ddatca ! Mr Squire sllh "It may be that an outsider will st\P In and carry off the nonilnation. In that eHat where eou\ a happier choice be made than In.e seb cton at that accomplished eX'llltor , : Ian erson , of Nebraska There could b no mistake made In the nomInaton of Msoderspn. lie would make one of the best prtBldentl the country ever had , a he was poe at the best presiding officers that ever sat In . the lenate. " i'tiiIi ' 'Cwn l'rlUt""I ) ' " % ' 111..1 tlt , IliNGhhAM. Ula , Aug. l-Th. \\hlie town Is abl3R and the Iou I estmated at $ 200 , - 000. The fire orlglnatel a- 2 , : ) p. m 11 IIt- ler' livery stable. neb rl's dwelling house saloon and stable were consumed. Then the tire Fpread to Chinatown and .Iwept everything - thing on the east side of the ( street , Among the buildings consumed on the west side ot the street were the Griffin house , Qulnn'l building . postoffice. mIning t-enrder's oUce , United States cnmmluloner's ofce and Rocky Mountain Hell teleplirne oUce , Catholic church anti a number or boudln& houlel , Many people are homelen. PASSENGEUS hAVE A SCARE Burning Tree Fell Across the Track in Front of n Tmin RAILROAD MEN KEPT THEIR NERVE , 'nNt S'ctCn Blrn..1 Over 11.1 ; ii. I 1CIN Cf I..t Cf 1'ln. 'i'tiinher Uc- Nt royeuh-'i'tvi , Irl.I . . 111,11 J.CN. 'I'iieir 1.1 \.I. DI'En , Colo. . Aug. J-A- special to the News from Spokane , Wash. , says : Pas- enHers on the westbound Great Northern train hall a narrow egcape from Ileath last night. The train hind nasseti through a fiery furnace oC burning forests for a distance ' or ten mies , and when I reac'fleti the Little Spollane river , about twenty mlea cast ot this city , a &itmge trio fell across the track from the mountain above , just as the train was passIng. The engine struck I , causIng the train to stop ! slllenl ) ' as to throw tint passengers vIolenty from their scats. The burning tree was Magged partnl ) under the cars , and for a 10nHnt the traIn toppled to one side , until It almost went Into a 150-foot chasm on time other side. So intense was the heat from the forest fires that the coaches blistered anti almost took fre , The pas engers for 1 time were panic-stricken , and but for the coolness at the train crew they woamli have ruI11 Into certain death The burning tree set fire to the mal arid baggage cars , but time lames : were exUngulshe,1 with water front time ' stre3m. With axes the track was clcarell arid the train succecllel ii. reaching. here bad I' damagell. The fIres ha\e nol reached south of the Great ortprn and contnue with unabtell vigor. Millions at tNt of tmber ha\o been destroed. In the where time flames section wher fames are nol burnlnK arc se\eral settements , anI a good many setters are 8caterel throughout thin . tmbr , and rears are entertained for their ! rety. In tIme northern panhanile or Idaho a wlhl anti uninhabIted wIlderness , the lire is I rapIdly licking up the vast timber. Never before In tins history at the northwest have the fires caused such damage. \ \ ' . McCreary , superlntendtnt or bridges or the ( Northern Pacifc. arrived hero tonlHhl lie confrm8 the report or thma death or four men. They were bridge carpenters and had Hone out on a long bridge to extnguish the tIre . and failing to do so they fught to return - turn , only to find theIr retreat cut off. Thc ) ' leaped from the brIdge Into the chasm , 136 reel below , and were dashe,1 to death ldX-JL'S't'mCIl S'10G JS JHAJ. n"Hll Cf I nJmnriesiteeei 'i'ui II I.'nlll UCWI Slit I rM. LAKE NgWASKI , N. Y. , Aug ! , - Ex-Aswclate Justice Strong of the Unlel States bUllreme court died here at ten mLnutel past 2 o'clocl this afternoon. Ex-Justice strong was brought to Lake Innelasll several weeks age , suffering front 1 catarrhal affection at long standing. Ills system was also greatly wealeneJ by a rai down a flight of stairs at hs ! homo In Washington about two months ago. SInce ! his arrival here Judge Strong has lain In a seml'comatoe state from which ho rallied tnly at intervals. Yesterday he had a stroke of parlysis , which aectcd the left side. lIe also auffure.i a recurrence ot time catarrhal , feyer and agaI. ! ! . je me , unconscqu ! , uJI , death 'cn'suM this afternoon. ! lie was aboimt 87 years old. WASHINGTON , AuI 19.-Juttice Wiiam Strong has been off the supreme court bench since December , 1880 , when he retlred'untier a law granting to justices of thIs court the privilege of retiring with full py after reac- ! ng the age at iO years and after having ser\ll for ten years. lie was born In Somera , Conn. , In 1808 lie was the ( son or a clergyman - man , and was graduated from Yale In 1828. teaching school part or the ( hue between then anti 1832. when he entered n the prctce of law at Heall- ing , l'a. He rose rapidly In hIs I'ro- ' Cession and In 18t6 was elected to congress as a democrat and re-elected two years later. lie then declned a renominaton anti retred rrol actIve politics. lie was elected a jusUce ! of time supreme court or Pennsylvania In 1857 and Fer\ed eleven years , resigning to resnme his legal practice In Phulladelplmla. In 1870 he was appointed an associate justice or the Unltell States supreme court and took high rank emi that tribunal , gaining a reputation for sound jud/ment , keen dis- crIminaton and legal Imowledge. lie was one at the supreme court members or the ramous electoral comml slon , lie was prob- ably the most prominent layman In time Presbyterian church. For years he had been preFldent at the American Tract society and at the American SunJay School union lie was the senIor elder or the fashinabie Church of the ( Covenant In thIs city , and a member at the board of trustees. Justice Strong delivered many public sll- dresses anti lectures , and rreql.nty contributed - tributed to magazines and reviews. In 18Gi ho receIved time degree or 1.1. . D. from La I"ayele college , and In 1870 Princeton anti Yale conferred upon limit the canoe honor. lie had lived here ever since his retirqmnent from the bench , but occasionally acted as counsel In legal maters and appened at publc f'.ct ' ns wih tIme active members at the supreme bench. lie heft July 4 , quito 1 rrom 1 shock resuling from a fail down stairs. . tl'I : I'U 'i'Inti X'I'CKY C.talI'.tmi. Stlrt"11 tlf wih I .ICtnt 1)'mntti' hit- t " t'tnit ( hilei'uiitoriiui C..I.I..N. LOUiSVILLE . Aug. 1-I.ong before 8 o'clock everyone at the 3.000 chaIrs In the Auditorium was taken by cltze e who hal , gathered to hear the first at the ( twelve Joint discussions bet\\een Wiiam O. Bradley and 1 W. hiartlin . republican and democratIc candidates for goveror , The scats were evenly divided between the partzans at the two aspirants. Mayor Tyler , In a few words , called the meeting to order , and Introduced General Hardin. On the oubject at the finances . he said be opuosed the polIcy at London and New York bankers and time suicidal policy of ( the republican arty. He favored the reHor- aton or silver to the place I occupied before 187. declaring that he stood on the Chicago platorm , Colonel Bradley began by saying he favored the gold standard anti an international agreement. Colonel Bradle spoke for ana hour and a half being frequently applanded. General Hardin closed In a uifteen-mintmte seech. lnn 1. " ' .h' , ' " J'\ulln.t"n. LANDER . \ ) . , Aug 19-Slleclal ( Tele- gram-Ex-Count ) Treasurer Hank was brought In Justice Allen's court this ( morning for a prelminary hearIng , but much to the astonishment at everybody waived an exam- inatiomi. The county was well preparel with wlnes es , and among others was J. F. Ludln , the accountant who unearlhed the rraUlulenl entries In the treasurcr's books showing that . the count ha,1 been defrauded to the extent or $ tOO , This same expert was employed by the postmaster at FortVmishmakto ! to examine - amine Hank' books In that office . and It was on his report that the arrest was male , by the go\ernment , Hank hiss made mme further attempt to Ret bondsmen , but occupies a cell In the county jail. . H.I ( la.1 Ihilioc n Ih I 0"1' NgWTON , Kan , Aug l-A destructive hal storm passed over Har\ y county this eovrfing . doing Immenlo damage to crops Sugar cane Is ruined and frnll or all kinds , especially peaches , which are now ripening , will be a total Iou. Corn , which prornied the biggest yield In a decade , will prolJhly yield only a halt crop. The damaie L New. ton wIll be lea\ ' ) Nol a wIndow light on the north side at buildings In town was left and every skylight II breken. The wind blew a gale and d molsbed a carriage factory an Ice house and nUmlrOU8 other Iuldlngi , The fail of rain was two Inches , - CISI 'I'lihl 1)lN'i'.thj ! H CnWI'\nl S. State Innr.1 Cf . " 'nlh . \m"lub ( lie . Act In Suisims' n""I.e..t" . LiNCOLN , Aug. 19.-Special.-The ( ) State Bond of health , consistng at Governor hioi- conmb Attorney Genhal Churchi an,1 State Superintelient at Public Instructon Corbet , held a l etng today . anti al1110lnted , under the new law , three dental BecrchlrleB. The new appointees are Du. O. P. I.amberton or LIncoln , George S. Nason of Omaha anll J C. Miller at Grand islaniti . The hoarl did hot ld here strIct ) ' to the spirit or letter at the new law. A8 II8C,1 II provided that the ' stcretarles alllolnte,1 shouhl be taken tram a list furished by the Nebraska Stlte Dental society , On the contrary , the hearth IIal5ell the following resolution Immediately after getting tOiether : Wherels'e believe that secton 2 of saul act which II'ovlleR thlt said board 8hli wlilln six I ) ' days titter the IPllrVl1 of this act IPllolnt three ecretnrll' , paid n.ecme- tarleK to be 111110lnted fr01 mm. list rtco\ \clll'll by the Nehrska Dentll society , 10 he dlre'tor ) ' 1111 limit ( iris hOlnl 1 : not conl\d to ) Ihe ' list of na\lS furished us by the Illd dlntnl Rolet ; timid Vhmereits . The 01elnl slntt1elt oC tIme \'hlrens. . I"cretlr \ ' of time State Dentnl society . gi'- IIR the namel or 11.on eligible to 'Ioc- lon nK denlnl Se'rota"len of ! all bonrll , leslJnltel I'rtnln 011 , ' ns preCerrel ; 111 \hlren ! . Time titt .rto IlrovhlllR for time nllpolnlnwnt of sUth Ilentnl ccri'tttricnu gives tIme nht State Den ! , _ I It'lel ) ' no n1thorl ) ' to 11lt In nmiy way ' , 'e right oC time \ \ I hers or the State BOlnl 'f 1111h to choose freely rrom nmimmomtg mull tlm@ m-rsonK q1ale,1 nld - ) 10\l.etent eta . its Ilruvllt-d I ) ' said act ; ltestil'eti , That till tht tin \ IIhultd In Haiti list he conshlelet its , 'nttclI to equal cotimiluiermttion . together with luch other nameI ns time honrll nutty dee1 Ilrollerl ) ( lullle,1 for time pORI lon. . 01 this basis Ito ( board went aheami , amid mallo the appolntmelts , accorlng to the terms or the rolowlng resolute : lteolveti , 'rlittt irs. 0. F' . Lammthertmomm George S. Nimmtori anti I I. C. iillen' be tmnmmi n t e Item-city sal vet ed iintl a n plmi ted demm t mu I reretnries of tin' State Ituaril of health , under eetloii 2 , cimmipier xlvii of time SesMion Lavs of 1(95 , tIme tem'mns of emmcim to be tIe- clrtrcti by lot ttt their tim-itt nmteetinmg. Tue loam-ti timen passeti another resolution nmnth auiourmicti l'ttOlt'etl , 'runt the tlenttul secretmiries thilut timiy iitpoimmtcml by ( lie Board of I ieaitim be antI ame hereby requesteil to select fm-omit their nmurmnlwr mm ehuttirmtmni tinti secretary vlmo retuitles iii l.in'tihi , Neht. , for time conivemii- once of the Ihomitti of I hemulthi amid of mipuly- Iimg cniitiidatcs for certificates. This resohmmtion was adopted iii view of time fact thmmtt Iniqumiries relative to time businiess of the secretaries are frequently mmmatie at time state capitol. anti It iteemmis desIrable to itave Sofia 801mm-ce of tlefinite Inifornmi.ttioii easily available. The secretaries will receive their pay in time way of fees charged apltlicahits for certificates. It Is not certalim timat tIme action of time boarmi In selecting time secr.tnries witlmount regard to the list ftmrnisbmemi by tIne State hentnl socIety will not be qimestionmeti In some qitirters. Slocial order No. 20 i'as Issued totlay by Adjutant Genmeral harry , as fohiows : Compminy 0 , Second m-egunnent , Nebraska National Gtmard , having obtmtineti Pertmii8- 'sionm from time go'ennor of Iowa to enmter ( hint n4tmtto nrmnemi nntl equimupeul , aittimority is lien eby grnmmtetl ( hint omgummlzmitlonm to go into cutup at Lake Mnnawmi , In. , tnntii time 19th inst. Time immlhitary boarmi , totiay granted leave of absence to Captain Johmni S. Crumo , commmpany F' , First regimnment , N. N. 0. , with permmmisaion to go beyond time llmmiitmu of the state. Somne tinie last spring tIme ilanmk of Cent- tmierco of llroltenm lbow vemit Inmto voluntary liqtmlmiation. At time May term of the simprenime court Frank Ii. Young was appotntcii re. ceiver. Since ( lien it has made apphicationi to ( lie State Banking beam-ti to resimnic busi- ness. Last veek Secretary Townlmy went imp to liroken Bow anti made an investugation of ' ( ice aiTAil's of the bank : On representatintiut tnntle by the secretary tIme Ilamking ; board has granted time Institution that privilege , to date from totlay. Time new capital tock is $15,000 , $10,000 less than ( lie old , ammmi F' , M. htmnbiee will be Presilent anti cablmier. Totlay Dr. Danmivehi , superintendent of time Hastings Asylunmi for Immcurabies , went to Yutamm after an Insane patient namimeti Bishop , iviio inn tmnitier arrest at ( lint place. hiishmop was transferred fronmi time LlmmcoIn insane Imos- pital somno weeks slnco anti hmanu heart ahloweti the freedom of the grounmis at ilmistings. lbs left there last Saturday anti ivas apprehmendeti and taken into custody at Yutan yesterday. liEn ) % 'i Lt.t ) % ' CA ai t'AIUN oI'nlNIim ) . Frt't- Silver meiuioenuit s Ni. line it 'L'ieI.e turn t I.e IIuhtt-rs ( e ( annul. M'COOIC , Neb , , Aug. l9.-Special ( Tele- gram.-Time ) cantipalgn in iteti'illow conmnty was opened by time free silver ( ietmmccrats at Inmtiianoia thIs afternoon , when they placed in nomInation ( lie following coimnty ticket : Cleric , F. L. Duckwortin ; treastnrer , J , Li. Dolptm ; clerk district court , F. lb. Stronmt ; simeriff , C. J. Ryan ; siipetintenmient , L , . F. Snmiitum ; judge , Jacob Steinmometsl ; surveyor , Janmes McAtianns ; coroner. I. T , hienmjamiiin. lelegates to tine state convention are : A. J. Rittenlmottse , Patrick Walsh , J. \Velborn , C. J. 'Ryan anmi B. Ii , luckworth. Jmmdlcial convention : Thomas Dmlncan , A. J. ititten- house , T. F" . Welborn , li. W. Rmnmitlm and I ) . J. Fitzgerald. The olmi central comnmiilttee- men and officers were contlnmueii In oiulce. Time atinninistratlon ving was riot in It , anti anmothor convention Attgitst 31 l thmreatenetl. IIUMI'hiRhiY , Neb. , Atmg. 19-Special ( Telegram.-Tbne ) Platte cotmmmty tientocratle conventIon was held ' -era timis afternoon , re- suiting in tIme following nonuinationsr Joint htottermmman , jnmdgo ; John Oral , clerk ; hann Kavminaugh , sheriff ; 0. Il. Spiece , clerk thIs- trict court ; 1.1. itotimloitner , superlnmtemmdent ; It. L. [ toastIer , surveyor , and Dr. Aynrs , cor- oner. PIEILCE , Nehu. , Aug. 19.-Special ( Tebo- grani.-Time ) iionniocrats of Pierce county imelmi their ccmnvenmtlonm In thmis cuty totlay nnmi peace arid harnmmony reigneni sulmremmie , tIre Tohme Castor nieniocrats beinmg very consplcuotms by thmeir absence. Time foilowing delegates were eiectoti to the state coniventlon : G. F. Keiper , Jammmes Lanmani , A. M. Blacknmar , Woombs Cones , Gust Ltermnn , It. C. hatch amid J. F' . Koltermani. Thmo following delegates were chmotuemn to attenml tlmo juithicitub convention , Nlntbn tilstrict : Douglas Cones , August hlimeb- ncr. F. M. Salisbury , Cinarles F. Itohneke , Frank Mehonald , .iotmn Suckstorf mmnmi Ii. C. Gable. These tielegates favor time nomninia- tlon of Joimni S. 1toiinnsoni for district jmvlgo. TIme popuhimuts imelti ( incur convontlonm on Saturday - urday afternoomi , electing a htobitnbon tielega- ( ion to time judicial convention. SY1tACIJSE , Neb. . Aug. 19.--Speclal ( Tele- gram.-Tho silver tlemocrats of Otoc counity met mi convention item-mi today , nmmd after lilac- ing J. ii. Nortlmcmnt iii time clmair elected twenty delegates to time state conventIon anti then began tIme ( hiscussioni as to sviiethner timey wommld place a county tIcket In nommmimmationi. Harry iloydson , Bryan's rlglmt lmanmi moan mm thmls county saId : ' 'Ionm't do It , gentbeniemm. Time Morton men told me they wounltlnit. anti I 101mb timetn we wouldn't. " They took ( hIs view of ( Ito situation anti adjonmrnmemi slime ( lie. Tine attendance was iighmt ; only six from Nebraska - braska City , anti corresponmilmigly light all over ( hme county. .tIbn'OX.IL CII.stflniS OF' iItGl'1ItY iev'iolnuiI'in Is i ii lImit rlee ( 'i mint Cnisi's Couiti mine. I1EATRICE , Nchi , , Aug. 19.-The discbos- urea niatlo totiny in time city Imal steal were suchi timmmt ( ho prosecuting attorney filed two now COmllaintts against City Clerk Phillips and one against iiawklnms , each containing front three (0 five sPecIfic charges of forgery anti of uttering frautluletmt city varranmta , They were re-arraigned late tbia aftermioonm anmi hmail fixed on eacim count at $ i.000 nuimti $ i.500. PartIes ihno have been tmnlying city warrants arc flilcml with constermmation , as they (10 omOt know wimere timoy will ianmd. ( lit mu t mm red a mu A I legs'd S uI mu I a r CI1EYENNII , Aug. 19-Sitocial ( Telegranma.i -Martin O4tulmovitz , a I'ole wlmo awimu'iied ' it ntumber of Rock SprInmgs mnemcbants , was in' tercepted lucre last evening by Marshal Cam-i antI sent hmack to Rock SprIngs to answer time charges nnamio against iiimn. .iis'emuteiia ( If Ocemtmn Slentmum-ra Anng , tt ) , At New York-Arrived--Kaiser Wbihelnni Ii , from Genoa ; steamer Ems , from 1Irenit'n anti Southaro4ton ; Obdam , frotmi Itoterdam. ( CITY SWEPT BYA huRRICANE Pittburg Directly in the Path of' Its Greatest Force , DOWNPOUR OF RAIN ACCOMPANIED IT 'Iiuul lIluiviuig ItIn Vrigiitfnnl Ye. ioi'I I . i'pII V015 1.1 lt'uninliInea Hni I Id I ii gs in in d ' . 'ree1ms St emmmnt- i'rm. i Itli iit'nmnMluutistM , PlTTSihtYltG , Aimg , 19.-Last nmghit's stoma was time immnst terrific anti destrtmctivc ( lint inns visited tiii city in mnnniy 'cnrs. It caine ivithmotnt varmiinmg miniti at a time vlmeni tlno parks were filled wlthm leOllle nnmti ( lie rivers ' withm boats crowded with excursionists , An far as knmowmi at this timno two lives vero lost , a score of persomms were itnjmireti , two , It. is thotmgint , fatally timid prolert' dttuumagetl to time extent of $100,000. TIme dead are : MILLiE LINI1AUGI1 , cook emi the stemmnmier Limmi Keefer , tirowmmed. ttN1NOVN'OMAN , blown fromn time l'oimmt bridge. AI1CIIIIIALD SCOIJIE , blown into time river amid tirownued. Those Itrobably fatally immjumretl are : l'atrick Shea , forennmtnn of time \\'est Eiid Electric railway vower Imoinse. Johmmm Atiannms , conductor Seconti Avetmue Traction line. At least twenty others ivero ummjured mmioro . or hess seriotisly by beinmg lilt by Iiylnmg debris , bitt tlmeir mmannes have mmot been oh- ( mill cmi. Tue storimi struck tIne cIty miboimt 10 o'chck. raged imalf an hmoimr , hurt 1mm that brief timmme tioatlt amid isidemupremud destrimctlomm ivero left I mm I ts t rmiclC. Tht e rmiimm ca nnme dow mm lii t orremi I a a tmmi wmis accOnmupanm ietl by s' ivid ii glmtnm i mm g mm mmd terrifIc wimmd. Houses itere tnmnroofeml , trees inprooteti and femmecs anti otnthiottses de- mmiohishmt'ml. So trenmmenimiotms was time force of ' tIme tornnnnlo : timmut tIme nuteanniers Lwi Keefer , Little 13111 anti Arilmmgton were overturimemi , anmmb mmmunny barges , coal boats anmd snmmuli cm-mutt tom-mn front their nmmoomimmgs aiid sennt titirlft. Time passenger barge lakota forced agm.inst ( lie Smnmitimuieltl street britige miimd tIme lties crusimed iii. Sue eaimk itt several feet of water. \Vlmen time atom-na struck time Kcefer Captain Keefer , Mate Miller , MIllie Liimtibntigbn , time 4 cook , timid two colored cbnanumiuormmmaitia iero on boarml , bitt all reacineti time nubmore in safety , except MIllie Llmmthbatnghn , vhmo hiecammie exlmnusteti anti ntis tirowmieti. Tine stenmncr Courier , with 400 passengers on board , was ruveimt with tinter arid tlmo pnssemmgers becanmie panmic-strlckcni , but Cap. tam Klien stmcceetbed in mniaking tn iantiinmg at Painmter's mills timid all were thischnarged fronm time boat In safety. While tIme wimmd % i'as at its imelglit ant umnmkmmomvmm vommmmmn at- ( emItted to cross time l'oinmt Inritlge , SIte was caiigimt Iii a wiirlwiniti ammO blowmm into tlm river nmmd tlrots'neni. Time ( imi } ' Imanl beets extremmiely Imot and tlmotn- . sands of lmeOlle were mit Sclmenley pan Ic.'hnont time storni catmie on tlmerovan a rusim for smelter. Time winid imati irostritcd time electr'o ' light wires arid beveral wonntenvero seriously shocked by conmiing In conitmict with timem , On Seconmml avenminni a feeml wire was turoltemi anul iii attemmiptitig to repair it Conmiuiclor Adanmis watt fatally clinched. lie is stilt living , but has mmcver recovered conmaciousness , On time outlm eltie tIme barge grairm elevator of 1Iendersan & .lohnsun , in commrse of con- etruction , vnihbtmiot coninluletely tlernotishmetl , Time heavy iron gum-tiers fell on a row of temmemmiemmts and crusltetl timem , but toriinimateiy tIme occttpnmnts were away fm-out hmone. : Two freIgimt ears on time I'ittsburg & Lake Er'e road ivere ilfteti train the tracks anti imbown Into the Moniommgaimeba river. Porticunis of time Mommongmnimela anti Castle Slmnmnmnoti iii- chInes ieru carried away by tIme winml anti . tienmmoiLsimed. On time north sitle of . 'tibeglmenmy great tlainago was donme to snimahi btmiltiings anti milamny trees were ultrooted In ( lie parks , hint as far as reported , no item-sons were so- iously injtmrcd. - On Arch street In ilmis city a new brici bimiltlnig was blown over , crimshninng a domiltle franmie dwelling atijoininig occupied by Mrs. Ialy with one cimtlmi anti Mrs. l'ryor , with ttmree cimiltiren.Vimemi time hmnnilmhinng went , tiown Mrs. I'ryor anti her eldest child , a. son , escaped , but tIme tivo enmahier cimilfireni ivere buried mm time debris , Time sannne fmito canmglmt Mrs. Daly amid her elnilmi. Arm alarmmt \i'as sent in front box 165 , but before ( ho firemen got timere a nunnber of nmten had thug time PeOuIle out , amid foimnd timonn all un- hmtmrt. , l'icn'c parthes returning home by way at tIme hhrownsviile road imami a rougum expe- rlenco. TIme tornado lmroke loose while nmenrly 500 Persons were scattered along tIme roami'bmen time atom-mit canie imp everyttotly rmmshned to ( Ito fences to hold on rind keep from being bbowna 4 over. TInt wind tore imp time fences ninth blew noon , wonient armti citllmiren to and fro. Great dinmage was also done to ( ho imotnses scat- tereti alomig time road , whibo giammt trees i'ero twisteti animi imurled across time roaml. Time storm iumostratcd all local telephone ammmi telegraph wires , bnmt tumronmghm wires were only interruptemi a bimort titne. Time rainfall was 0.15 incites anti thio wind had a ye- bocity of fItly nmmiles anlmOttr. SINIiN ( C.tLInOhtNI.t OS SIL'hiIt. a1eit I uig t ( , On'gmniuls.egn 1Iii , it'li ( if t lie lii hhi'lhi I I Ic I. , nnem-uii' . SAN FRANCISCO , Aing. 19.-At mio-nm todaZ time nmommlmartismmmm sIlver comivention cabicmi by time Ammmerican Blnnotalhic leagime miiet lii Met- ropohitan ball. Tine ohtject of time convention Is to sounmmd California ott time silver question , TIme advocates of time white mmictal have gatim. cm-ed hero before to imear A. J. Warner , time liresiulent of the league , anti ex-Commgru'ssnmian Slbicy discuss time qmmestionm. Timeso' genmtlennien , however , omerely cleareti time way for an cx. riression of popular sentimnenmt buy the Imoldlnmg of a convention which commences today. Letters anti telegrams of regret over the Inability to be present at ( lm convemmtln lmavo aircatly tmeemm recelveti from General A , J , Warner , Mr. harvey , Senator Jones of Ne- vatla , Senator lliackburn , Senator l'effer , Scn- ator Stewart amimi otlmers. 'l'iio itrincipal speakers thins far annoitnced J arc : Governor McConnell of Idaho , 11am U. ! mi. hleaty ( , attormmey genmeral of Nevada ; hi. 0. McClcilaimd , Justice M. S. lioumniifleid of tine simprerne court of Nevada , hionm. Ii. F , hiartlnme , congrr'ssnnmamm for Nevada ; \Vihhiamsi Wootilmnnmn of Nevada , W. A. Massey of Ne. vatla , Steplmen M'hite , Timonmmas Porter , Iii , M. Esto , lion. Cimartes M. Fox , Fredericic . 'tnimtnims , A. hi. Cotton , FronmaS'alto armul A. \v. 'l'Imonmipson. It is exltecteti timat Miss l'inoelte Couzerms will deliver imr'r lecture on "fime Silver Conspiracy and ( ho Worship oC time ( loltieni Calf. " Omit of thus convention is to grow ( hue tom-ma- ( ion of a local binnietablls leagnme auth copieS of time forum of conmatttuion prepared by the Annerican hhirmietalllc league will be sent broaticast over tit state , Senator Perhnlmma inns written a honmg letter to tIme commnmnitee ( explaining iiiu viei's in do. tail on time sliver qmnestlon , lie coniciumies however , with time statenmient that it feels hominid by time free coinmage plank of tIme Smocra. mento convenmtlon. Governor McConnell of Itiaiio has written , sayiing that hits will attenimi time convention It ( ho miunties of luI olilco will permIt , - Time opening sessiomm was Imeld thu's ' after- noon. 'fhie assenmiblago is called the non. partIsan silver convention , Of time 800 tnem. tmers of tIne convention over 600 are present ( /Uter ctmrnpletung ( lie work of organizaioz * tine convention adjourned uptil totmma row , (1'mlerui I Cisll niger tnt Fort ' , 'lNlllicIe4 LANiEit , 'Vyo. , Aug. 19.-Spoclal ( Tebo. grann.-At ) noon today General Coppingea and staff , comhihmosed of Colommei itarimlali ama4 Lieutenant hudson , arrived at ForC VaalnakIe , Ttmey were acCofliliafllc4 buy troops E aniti I of iimo Nltmth cavalry. Majir Cramefl received General Coipingur tyinin limo usual salute of sevemiteen guns , it is not known how long time gemneral lmroposoa to re tam at Fort \'asbmakbo , Wimlie lucre be w ill respect limo post. . & - . " - _ ' - :