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THE GULF STOKM.
Fnrther Details of Ike Terrible Cjclono on tke Lower Mis* Usslppf. Lets of life Placed at Fifteen Hob* dred and Property Loss at $8,* #00,00% SvnrlTort tu Dfstilntt Cfrctinstaiieet and Greatly In Need of Aid. NEW OtfttfArs. Oct. •.—The first definite news from the Gulf coast reached the city during the morning, all wires having been down and the Louisville and Nashville railroad hav ing been washed ont at intervals from Mobile to New Orleans. The financial lots along the entire coast will foot tip not lees than $8,000,000, and fully 1,000 lives were lost At Biloxi nothing es caped the fury of the elements. On every side could be seen the wrecks of boats, piers and bathhouses, and in many instances the fronts of houses on the beach were totally demolished. Throughout tke town great trees were uprooted, swinging signs were swept awey like leaves, -sheds and vehicles were Tossed Abont Likn Matchboxes and aniioals of every description were terribly tightened. Many of the streets are blocked with fallen trees and a mass of rubbish washed in by the aea, while the beui-h iteelf is impassa ble on account of the piles of wreckage visible all along the entire coast. The canning industries were completely wrecked, ail the factories being either badly damaged or utterly destroyed. Much of the damage at Back bay was caused by a section of several hundred feet of the railroad bridge, which was swept away at Ocean springs, washing up against the buildings and crushing them like eggshell*. It it difficult at this time to make v Any Intelligent Estteate of the damage sustained by the IOM of sloops, luggers, tmall schooners, fish ing boats and like craft. Out of more than 100 boats on the front bay, little and big, only three rode the storm safely, and the beach is aisewn with wrecks of all descriptions. On the back bay ihere were only one or two that weathered the gale. Not a single wharf is left standing on either the front or back bay. The damage was not confined alone to the water lronts, but all through the city, in every direc tion, the effects of the storm can be aeen in fallen trees, fences and in here and there a house partially unroofed. The velocity of the wind at the height of the storm must have been at least 100 tniles pe^lt$ur. The Baptist church steeple was blown down and the bell cracked/ The breakwater at the light house was washed away, but the tower was not damaged. Was a GenalM Cyclone. When the storm came up, which was •genuine cyclone, there were many Biloxi boats in the Louisiana marsh oyster fishing, and it is almost certain that in mariy cases a number, if not all of their boats have gone down with all on -board. Of eight schooners that were known to be there on Sunday evening, three have been picked up bottom tide up, with masts and rigging all gone, and not a soul on board. At Ship island, previous to the storm, there were seven vessels loading for foreign ports. The Norwegian bark Simon, 734 tons, from Cape Town for Buenos Ayres, lost her mast ai.d rigging ana suffered other damage. The British bark Rosella Smith, 500 tons, from Havana, was found bottom up, drifting outside, and is a total loss. The mate, carpenter and cook were drowned. The German bark Margeretia, 1,287 tons, from New York, lost two anchors and 120 fathoms of chains and suffered other damage. The Austrian bark Annie E. B., from Santos, Is a Complete Wreck. the crew of 1& men and two Stevedores aboard, the captain, three sailors and the two stevedores were drowned. Considerable damage was alio done on the island, the warehouse, fort, keeper's house and lazaretto at the quarantine station being com pletely washed away, and the light house keeper's house being badly dam aged. About one mile of the railroad bridge at Bay 8t. Louis is washed ashore on the itland, together with much derelicts of other kinds from wrecked vessels, oyster boats, sloopa and luggers. Very little of the govern ment wharf remains and what is left will be of no service. A large number of cattle were also drowned. Probably tke worst domage and loss of property was at Chandelier Island. Here was located the United States ma rine hotpitiil quarantine buildings. At this point the fullest strength of the •torm was developed, resulting not only in the almost complete destruction ©i all buildings on the island, but a Fearful Lou or iiffe. The velocity of the wind reached 100 miles per hour, The building and pier knows as the dtonfectimr DlaOt una* i piiea witn ail the modern appliances tor the thorough disinfection of vessels from infected ports, is a complete loss, everything being washed away, while the other buildings on the island are more or less damaged £nd uninhabita ble. The largest house connected with the main station was also carried away. The buildings on the island were located so far apart that there was no communication, and it was impossible for the occupants to render assistance to one another. The lighthouse is also wrecked to such an extent that the keeper has abandoned it. Miles of the island have been washed away, and what little remains is liable to be com pletely submerged with a little mora than ordinary high tide. The damage by wind to the quarantine service alone at Chandeleur will amount to mml# 1*00,000. DuatnMtkra Complete. From information received from Mis sissippi City, Bandsboro, Pass Chris tian and Ocean Springs, it is learned that the destrtjction of wharves, bath houses and boats has been complete. At Handsboro the mills of H. Leinhard and the J. T. Lidd company have been damaged considerably, but to what ex tent is not known. The roadbed on the Louisville and Nashville railroad, from Pearl river to 'Waveland, is completely washed away, and west of Lookout it is nearly as bad. Telegraph poles along the railroad are down as far as the eye can see. The schooners Alice Mc Guigin and Angeline have been discov ered bottom upwards three or four miles from the mouth of Pearl river. The marine quarantine station near the Rigolets came in for a share of the general loss and was battered up con siderably by the hurricane. Aid Requested. Appeals for aid have come in so swiftly from the stricken section that it is impossible to render the necessary assistance. The Bed Cross society has taken the matter in hand and issued the following call: "The Red Cross society of Louisiana, of which Mies Clara Burton is the na tional executive, does hereby issue a call upon the public generally for subscrip tions and contributions in aid of the sufferers from the recent storm in Southeast Louisiana who are at pres ent without food or shelter. The society requests .that all subscriptions and con tributions be made to John M. Coos, treasurer, at 2 Ticoupetoulas street. New Orleans." The Commercial club will meet and take steps to raise subscriptions. Gov ernor Foster has been called on and will arrive in town during the day. Found Fifty-seven Bodies. The reports from Pointe a la Hache and vicinity put the death list up to 80 persons. The searching parties are in the vicinity of Grand Prairie and have found 57 bodies, some buried beneath the debris of the wrecked houses, and others high and dry on the land where the receding waters had dropped them. They are nearly all Austrian colonists who had a large settlement at this point. The local Austrian and Slavonic societies have sent committees into the section to attend to the wants of their countrymen and relieve the distress and suffering as much as possible. The dead were buried five or six in a trench, except where relatives and friends took charge of the remains and gave them a Christian burial. The dead had to be interred as soon as possible and coffins were unobtainable. The appeal for aid from the storm stricken country has met with a ready response and large shipments of supplies went by rail dur ing the day to Point a la Nache and Bellaire. Mr. John Dymond, one of the largest sngar planters in the un fortunate ^section, has sent the steamer Neptune to the above points loaded to the guards with flour, meats and other supplies. Orange Crop Buffers Most. The crops are not as badly injured as tile first reports indicated. A conserv ative estimate places the loss to the rice crop at 10 per cent, while the sugar cane suffered very slightly. The heav iest loss will be on the orange crop. It is estimated that fully 5l per cent of the fruit has been blown from the trees and is lying on the ground, too green to ship and unfit for use, and will prove a dead loss to the growers. Reliable news has come from Graiul Isle and Chemeie. The loss of life at Grand Isle is not more than 25, all of the dead being negroes. The property destroyed is valued at nearly $100,000. Many of the whites were bruised by falling timbers and some of them crip pled, but they were thankful to get off with their lives. There is no bright side to the picture of desolation at Chemeie and the death list will run from 800 to 1,100. The total death list in this section by the late storm will be from 1.000 to l.nflo. To Organize a New Party. MILWAUKEE, Oct. 6.—It has beeii de cided to have a committee, composed of five delegates from the federated trades council and like numbers from the So cialist society and the People's party meet it 614 State street next Monday evening to take the preliminary steps toward the organization of a new politi cal party. v Union Pacific. CHICAGO, Oct. 6.—The Union Pacific has extended its notice of withdrawal from the Western Passenger association to Oct. 14. This allows an opportuity to remedy matters as a meeting of the association will be held Oct. 10. \. v\ 7 s GR0VER CHEERED New York Democrats Loudly Applavd the Name of President Cleve land* Their State Convention In Kestlaa at Saratoga, Daniel Lock wood Presiding. Nebraska Democrats Set Down Hard on Congressman Bryan's Silver Views. NEW KST ABL18H E 1890 MADISON. SOUTH DAKOTA, FRIDAY, OCTOBEK 6. 1893. PRICE FIVE CENTS SARATOGA, N. Y., Oct ful day greeted the delegates to the Democratic state convention and many of them were astir early. The delegates were in their seats at li:U0. and Chair man Murphy called the convention to order, nominating Hon. Daniel Lock wood of Buffalo for temporary chair man. When Mr. Lockwood ascended the stage he was given a magnificent greeting. He addressed the convention, beginning by congratulating the coun try that we have a Democratic administration at Washington. [Si lence.] The Democratic party is pledged to honest mqney, and in a few days the repeal of the Sherman law will be accomplished in response to President Cleveland's message. [Ap plause.] The Democratic party will repeal the Republican election law iniquity. [Applause.] All the pledges of the party will be fulfilled. New York can say to the nation that her sons who occupy seats in the senate aTe true Democrats. [Prolonged applause.] Democratic legislation and Democratic laws Lc—cned the Tax Burdta of the people. be future of the demo cratic party is linked with the future of the American public. With its executive at Washington, who is fear less and honest, Grover Cleve land, [Prolonged applause] the right of Americans will be protected. With Roewell P. Flower in the executive chair [great cheering] at Albany, the agricultural and industrial interests of the state will be in good condition. The future of our country grows brighter, and pure Democracy pro gresses The roll call of delegates was finished at 12:55. George Raines of Rochester was elected chairman of the committee oxi resolutions. At 1:34 the convention adjourned until 10 a. NEBRASKA DEMOCRATS. Congressman Bryan Sat Down Oatiy (tie State Convention. OKAHA, Oct 0.—The Democratic state convention at Lincoln nominated Frank Irvine of Omaha lor supreme judge. The convention overwhelmingly sat upon Congressman Bryan, declin ing to place him on the committee, or give him any recognition. The follow ing is a section of the platform AB adopted: "We denounce the seditious and in flammatory language used by public speakers of recent date, and all of their efforts to stir up strife and dissension, and create jealousy and distrust in the different points of our common coun try as un-American, unpatriotic and fraught with danger to our institu- none. ine Uemoeracyor JMeDrasKa ue ciares that it recognizes in commercial and financial affairs no North, no South, no East, no West, that the in dependence of the states as one people ordains the closest identity of interests without regard to section or locality, ft&d all that teach to the contrary, to whomsoever disseminated, are false a&d pernicious. (Guaranty Loan Matter*. MINNEAPOLIS, Oct 6.—W.S. Streeter, •Ice president of the wrecked Guaranty Loan company, was brought into court to answer to three new indictments Sgainsi him. Two counts charge him with the missing L. F. Menage, #ith having diverted to his own use JttttiB Of $270,322.77 and *728,28V,70, it^activ-ely, on Dec. 21, 1892, and Jan. 85, JWb. The third count charges Streeter with having declared an illegal dividend. Streeter was allowed until Oct, i i plead, aad in the nea&tuaa is held In (30,000 bail. Evidently Murdered. DOU'TH, Oct. The body of an un known man has been found in Sand Point lake near theCanadian boundary. He had been shot through the head and the body apparently anchored to the bottom of the lake by a stone fastened to one wrist. The man's pockets had been rifled, but about his chest was a money belt containing nearly $1,000 the murderer failed to Granted a Divorce.- SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich., 5ci. 6.—A decision in chancery has been handed down granting a divorce to the wife of Captain Theodore Eckerson of Com pany F, Nineteenth infantry, now sta tioned at Fort Brady, They were married in Washington, D. C. in 1889, and both are well known in army cir cle*' The wife charged cruelty and Eckerson charged desertion. Train Robbers Captured. EttFX, Man., Oct. (j.—The posse sta tioned at Java, the second station west of the summit of the Rockies, sighted the train rolbers a little after 10 o'clock and at once commanded them to sur render. "Upon refusing, the officers opened fire, killing one and wounding two, while the fourth ma* surrendered. One wounded man took to the hills, and the posse is in pursuit GENERAL HKrciiakiumk. WE ARE NOW RECEIVING OUR AND THEY ARE NICE. Many Fine Dress Patterns Novelties for the Ladies.. Call and See the New Stock All kinds of SUMMER GOODS will be sold WAY DOWN. There are many BARGAINS among them. Miners KesumMtjr Work. BRUSSELS, Oct. The coal miners who struck in the Bcrinaga district have resumed work. In the Charleroi district the strikers are preparing to jhitfcam thair "example. Made an Assignment. MiDDLEbVULLE, Mich., Oct. 6.—The Middlesville Manufacturing company has made an assignment. The paid in capital stock was $27,000. Liabilities are reported at $5,000, with $5,000 to 47,000 stock and accounts on hand. Burglars at Sank Rapids. SAUK RAPIDS, Minn., Oct. 6.—Au gust Neil's hardware store was entered during the night, and about $60 worth of revolvers, razors, etc., were stolen. There is no clew to the burglars. No Increase Wanted. MAOON, MO., Oct. 6. —The 700 coal miners at Ardmore have decided not to make any demand for an increase in wages this winter, until the financial situation gets better. Fall Goods AND J. J, FITZGERALD. Ji *ii 1 ALEX CAMERON, PRESIDENT. C. W. WOOD, Vtce-PRBSiDBKT. cflkr. lii.i.iit'limn- tWlii"iiMilliiuLiii aiiHiHamMg A FULL PTJRSEJ takes the cream, but a lean one is all that is required to carry oft one oftour LADIES' or GENTS' WATCHES. Get our prices. They are so astonishingly/ low that you will say at once that A Little Money Can Do 1 Wonderful Things! Never mind next week: Procrasti nation is the thief of opportunities and 1 steals more bargains from dilatory buyers than you could crowd on the biggest steamship afloat. The time to take a chance is when it occurs, and 1 we can show you that the chance of 8 chances has just occurred. MR. W. H. CLAUS, who has charge of this department, has had over 18 years' experience in de signing, engraving and watch and clock repairing, and can amply back his ability as an expert in this line. All work is guaranteed. OUR MOTTO: Mot How Much, but Mow Little we can ash you. |i'l!!!Hi!!. i!.1 ..I!!" I'llWIiUCT '•iiii-1f KAKKIXU. 'OILIKCTIUVN, KTC. The Citizens National Bask Of Madison, S. D. CAPITAL AND MADISON HOUSE, The Pioneer Hotel of the city. GiLSEY, Proprietor. Roomsnewly furnished for the summer season. The wante and comforts of guests carefully tadied^,,^,^,^,,,,. rw S17EPLTTS, W ,000.00 Transacts a General Banking Business. Steamship Tickets Sold Direct to Madison from ENGLAND, IRELAND, SCOTLAND, NORWAY, ana *11 EUROPEA NfPorta Drafts Issued on Principal European Cities. Insii7%ance and Collections .Receive Especial •dt&ntwn, Tiixes Paid for Non-Residents. CCHE.ES01TDE1TCE SOLXOITED. GEOTCOOK'S Watches and Clocks of eve~y de scription. Repairing a Specialty. In Wood's drug store. HOTKl JRWELUV. BKAT HAKKRT8. Silverware!City JtesI i™ J. A. TROW, C4SHIKK. N. M. 8TOTT, ABS'T Cumin MB3t Msrkct Keeps constantly on hand a full line of Fresh and Cured Meats* Fish, Fowl and Game, in season. eOETHFL&^HULTZ. FLOI K, l'RKI. OILM, S. A. HASKELL (Successor to C. J. liuttnn.t FEED Gasoline and Kerosene ,\ 4 ... U.v' 1 ,A 1k &