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Sun And Central Press (Newspaper) - October 23, 1871, London, Middlesex No. 24.759. OCTOBER 23, 1871. PAGE 2, A Newspaper for Newspaper Registered at the General Post Office as a THE CHICAGO The arrival of the Inman royal mail City of New from New on the 12th brings further news from The New York Tribune of that date publishes a letter from its Chicago correspondent on the 11th, in which he says The fire is completely and has not spread since noon In the burnt about nine square everything is a mass of though the bank vaults are believed to be in good The city Is practically under martial for the streets were patrolled all night by squads of soldiers and All the members of the Fire and Health Departments act as special Many and incendiaries were and they were generally disposed of in a summary It is rumoured that forty-one ruffians were shot during the The was also filled with The Mayor has issued a proclamation warning all persons against the commission of any act to endanger and says that with the help of God and General Sheridan he will preserve order at all The destruction of the waterworks was and yesterday water had to be hauled by teams from Lake a distance of from three to four water was let into the pipes in the south and now all the populated portions of the city are supplied with it. A great deal of suffering had occurred among the who were obliged to camp out on the prairie since Monday Quite a number of deaths have resulted from General Sheridan issued 800 tents last and 10,000 more will be issued The Relief Committee has impressed all kinds of vehicles to carry water and provisions to the starving and are bringing them into the churches and schoolhouses on the west and south Immense quantities of provisions have many carloads being cooked and ready for The committee have telegraphed to several places to stop sending more at Twenty carloads of provisions and 10,000 blankets came from and 20,000 came from St. The Common Council has passed an ordinance fixing the price of bread at four cents for a loaf of 12oz., and fixing a penalty of ten dollars for a violation of thiB All the railroads leading out of Chicago are conveying free of charge such of the homeless as have friends in other The Relief Committee for Cincinnati are putting the munificent contributions of that city into a shape which will not only prove of great practical benefit to the but will make the assistance rendered permanent for the They are erecting an immense soup complete in all at the rear of the freight of the Great Eastern in the vicinity of By to-morrow they will be ready to distribute 6,000 gallons of soup Shanties are building upon open lots in convenient and will be made as comfortable as possible for temporary About 500 people escaped on a which fortunately lay on the slips in the They floated out and down to a whence a steamer towed them out in the where they remained until The Cook County National Bank resumed business this morning at No. 68, all the funds and papers of value of the bank being There Is great strife to obtain rooms and stores for the resumption of E. A. adjuster of the Phoenix Insurance expressed the opinion that the conflagration was promoted and though not by He saw flames burst from a building in one instance several blocks from the the flames apparently coming from the The total loss he estimates at 0200,000,000." A later despatch from Chicago financial prospect is hourly The Republican Insurance Company of this city expects to pay every dollar of its This is an extremely gratifying as it gives assurance that our own companies may be in abetter condition than was at first The Transcript says that the insurance companies of and especially those having agencies in have suffered severely by the great These are four in the New the Hide and and the The despatch from the agent of the received this announces the losses to be 500,000 The officers of the New England Company voted this morning to suspend business for the The Hide and Leather Company has also stopped The Independent office advises its patrons to cancel their policies and pending reports from their Chicago Several other Boston offices are reported severely but we have not learned ol further The National Insurance Company of Boston will pay all their losses at Other accounts from the city on the 11th say that a great deal of suffering has occurred among the people since Monday who were obliged to camp out on the Quite a number of deaths have resulted from The Relief Committee has impressed all kinds of vehicles to carry water and provisions to and are bringing them into the churches and schoolhouses on the and south Immense quantities of provisions have many carloads being cooked and ready for The committee have telegraphed several places to stop sending more at Twenty carloads of provisions and ten thousand blankets came from and twenty cars from St. Large quantities of provisions have arrived from other New York has made tenders of large amounts of many of her private citizens giving 10,000 dollars All the railroads leading out of Chicago are free of such of the homeless as have friends in other The Common Council has passed an fixing the price of bread at 8 for a loaf of 12 and fixing the penalty at ten dollars for a violation of this persons were shot in making arrests last The is filled with The number of bodies recovered from the ruins now reaches The total loss of grain ie now ascertained to be 1,600,000 Four vessels were loaded with grain for the East and the Eastern movement will as there are fully 6,000,000 bushels now in Mayor Mason telegraphs to all committees and persons sending aid to Chicago as In cases where money is subscribed send or hold the money subject to my instead of purchasing This will prevent our receiving an excess of and enable us to buy those we most such as shelter and which will be so necessary during the coming R. D. The New York Times of the 12th instant in its money article says There is comparative calmness in Wall-street market as against the two fearful days through which the street passed following the Chicago Money continues very to the stock and the restoration of is by no means interrupted as it is by frequent and fitful reaction in The losses since Monday morning have been and many of them because of the absolute necessities under which they were Others have been partially qualified at a heavy cost in the way of extra by repurchases at low or by throwing contracts a few days Business in the railways and in Western Telegraphs has again been heavy m The New York Herald says of the great prairie and forest primary cause of all these fires it will apply no doubt to Chicago to some is the withering drought which has prevailed over all the from the Rocky Mountains to the great since July The grass on the prairies has been prematurely dried by the the green trees of the forests have been rendered and the turf under formed from decayed has been dried into so that in many whole of forest undermined by ave fallen into the surrounding All these have for their primary cause this year's extraordinary drought in all the desolated The immediate causes are sparks and cinders from railway as we have heretofore the culpable carelessness of and emigrants in the important matter of their This ruinous fire in Chicago commenced in a section of the city largely built up in combustible wooden made intensely combustible by a long dry under a driving dry south wind we can understand the secret of the rapid progress of the and the destruction in their course of buildings supposed to be are the remedies for these disastrous western with a general drought as their primary Till we can reach the drought we have no other remedies than the careful precautions suggested by these fires to and to railway companies and all concerned j and these precautions and safeguards should be enforced bylaw and by officers authorised for the in the Territories by and in the States by the several State including laws for the better in every of cities and towns against the danger of In the course of time even these droughts themselves may be From what our western people are now as regards the destruction of their we see from year to year that their annual rainfall is and that they are on the high road if followed even a few years may lead them into a general calamity of and compared with which even this disastrous Chicago fire will appear as a Some heavy calamity or series of chastisements for wrongdoing appears to be the price exacted of mankind for every useful lesson The useful lessons suggested by these western fires cannot be learned too Meantime it becomes the first duty of the city of New York and its people to assist in relieving the immediate and pressing distresses of with these we have no doubt that the enterprising people of Chicago superior to their heavy soon rebuild their more beautiful and more secure than it and repair all her losses and redeem all her The First Marriage in t Sunday the 17th the marriage of Shumath P. employed as Examiner in the Inam Commission Revenue Board his was solemnised in the Black Town in accordance with the Brahmic ritual The minister recited the whole of the authorised Sanscrit marriage ritual now observed by the orthodox Hindoo except so much of it aa savoured of These recitations were accompanied with their Telugu in order that the married pair and the public might understand what really The ceremony conducted on the occasion may be divided into the following heads The by the of the bride upon the The bride and consent to the The exchange of marriage The investiture of the marriage token upon the called An address to the married pair on the responsibilities and duties attending a manned ending m a and Published for the Proprietor by John at 112,
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