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   Boston Daily Globe (Newspaper) - September 12, 1900, Boston, Massachusetts                                THE BOSTON SEPTEMBER Governors Subscriptions in New York Reach Hart Asks by Telegraph What the Most Urgent Needs of the Survivors and Proposes to Help Meet The cry of distress from stormswept Texas has touched the American and relief is being hurried to the sufferers in every conceivable way nnd Special trains bearing provisions and clothing are moving ffom San Chicago and Now the war department Is hurry ing tents and rations from St Antonio and other army the people of Houston are forwarding food and the Red Cross society is raising and everywhere appeals to the people to contribute to the relief of the sufferers are meeting with prompt Mayor Hart of this city has sent a message of inquiry to the governor of Texas and awaits his When the needs are made known the mayor inttends to call a meeting of prominent citizens and arrange for Boston doing her share in the relief Sir Thomas Lipton cables the Standard Oil company has tendered Gov Sayers the Southwestern telephone company Charles Gliddeu of Boston Mayor Van Wyck of New York the Chicago packing houses have contributed 1000 worth of has been subscribed in New And thus does the good work go I OPENING UP Efforts of Telephone Company Aided by Glidden Gives and Company Pres Charles Glidden of the telegraph and telephone com pany yesterday sent the following dis patch to Gov Bayers at Tex Southwestern telegraph and tele phone company extends to ail tho people of Texas to aid the sufferers the complimentary use of its service to Virginia Point and Galveston as soon ns it can be Sta tions will be opened probably today at Virginia II u tug can be at our service messages can be promptly transmitted to telephone stations on the island and then to points in the We will also lay temporarily live miles of cable which we havi on hand at The Southwestern telegraph and telephone company contribute to you to aid the I personally add to the Gov Sayers promptly replied as fel lows Telegram Very many Am endeavoring to secure a government bout to ply between the Pres Glidden also received follow ing telegrams from manager Baker of the telephone company at Houston Sept 4 j Claimed here cotton damaged slight Messrs Foster arid Gates going on special over Santa 3 g with K T officials over thai If succeed in laying cable across bay may establish circuits tonight or to Sept o p S in charge at Reported soldiers forcing citizens to bury the Death list The situation beggars word had been sent to Gov Sayer by the Standard oil authorizing him to draw upon the company for Tho subscriptions received by the as sociation up to this evening amount to RED CROSS AT Committee In New York Will Receive and Forward Own Agents Will Distribute NEW Sept American atlonal Reel Cross began work for the exns hurricane sufferers The ommittee will receive and forward con not only from this but rom all parts of the The Red ross will send its own agents to the cene to care for the feed the hun ry and give shelter to tho The work in Texas will be semiofficial n as the Red Cross has been eslgnated as a permanent agency for he relief of Buffering caused by hurricane and tiler The work will be re lorted to the government from time to is Cinra Barton has summoned to Yushlnprton W Howard of the Red Jross ImlUi famine fund for a conBiiita ion on MAYOR HARTWIRES He Asks What Kind of Help from Boston Will be Most Acceptable to the People of No Reply as Mayor Hurt lias taken the Initiative In the matter of assistance from Iks ton to the people of Htele graphed the mayor of yes terday as follows What help from Boston will What do siu ferers most iViulre tvmii peo who send heartfelt nu sfagts of friendliness of Up to late hour last night Mayor Hart had rccivid a HIsaid no course of action would be decided upon until lie heard ofliclally from Uai The mayor iilo said that whatever the demands iluit iiijit conic ing th the business men and the whole people of llnsion could be de pended iiijnn to do their full Bos ton had never n Iliind in any crisis and would eiftainly lr her share toward distress in the NEW YORK OFFER Gov Sayers Requests That Merchants Send Remittances to Standard Oil Gives Gov Joseph Bayers of in reply to a telegram of the Merchants association of New tendering offer of wired as follows Kept The Merchants Association of New York Telrgram Any contribu tion from York will be fully up predated and continually reinom bereil by tbcpupl M rlease make all ivmittanris 10 In reply ihe Mi sent tlie fjliiWlng Hon Joseph Governor of Telegram lav Cbnilnlt leicomposed o1 many Kad tllg citizens nf make iv niillance to you as HT request until further Kindly specify what in addition to money people of dev astated district most ootsand KooOs of tills kind can probably be botitfhl cheapest in largest quan tiles In tills of this Merchants Association of NLW The association was notiiled today Closing out this seasons pat terns at the regular Good Blanks pcrrol per rol per roll and 226 Tremont Near Bl2 PESTILENCE Continued fromthe Flfrtt ablebodied to the public to clear the streets of Big forces were at work last and the situation Is much so far as the passage of vessels is The city was patrolled last night by regular soldiers find citizen sol No one was allowed on the streets without a Several negroes were shot for not halting when It Is reported that three of the citi zen soldiery were shot by The steamer Lawrence arrived here early this morning from Houston with water and A committee of 100 citizens were among them being doctors and Van general manager of the Southern arrived hero this He thought it would be possible to establish mail service from Houston to Texas City with transfer boats to Dead bodies have decomposed so badly it is impossible to any longer send them to sea for The water has receded so that it is possible to dig and bodies are being burled where Debris covering bodies is being burned where it can be done so Some order is being brought out of and something like a syste matic attempt is being made to clear the debrls and remove the Idlers are being pressed into service at the point of the bayonet and made to and a military cordon is bo ing drawn tighter and tighter about the Every horso and mule that was left in the city is in Supplies are coming in from Hous and the first line of communica tion with i e outside world was opened today Large forces Texas re working on the UPTON OFFERSJO GIVE n Cablegram to His American Repre sentative He Expresses Heartfelt Sympathy for the Sept following was received here today by he Amerkan representative of Sir LIpion Sept grieved to see reports hrre regarding fearful alamtty htid befallen Stif errs have my deepest and most hart 11 If gotting up public sub cripiion will be glad to give and in a few clays tbe peo ple of Galveston believe the situa tion will be greatly THOUSANDS ARE Postmaster and Deputy Collector Report 500 Sheltered In Custom House Dead Will Reach Perhaps Twice as Sept secre tary of the treasury has received the following Joint dnted yester from Postmaster Griffin and Special Deputy Collector Rosenthal at Galves fhe city and island of Galveston swept by terrillc cyclone and tidal wave of unprecedented The entire city Inundated and gulf encroached several The residence part In ruins and many people The It IB will reach about and perhaps twice aa Streets obstructed by debris dead animals and wires in every part of the city more than eight feet of water in stores and damaging stock of goocls and Thousands homeless and Five hundred sheltered In custom which is practically All railroad communication shut off and and railroad bridges leading to mainland Ocean steamers to the number of seven oreight ashore and small craft Life saving station swept no trace of Lightship up in west occupants supposed to be Old custom house roofless and windows blown All stored principally badly Boarding boats swept away and barge office badly Xued tents and Clti zens relief committee doing all in their but stock of undamaged pro visions With all the people housed In federal buiUHng will need extra force six men to keep building in sanitary Have hired boat to tnkc dispatch to main land for urgently Relief JOHNSTOWN WILL Woodruff Says in Proclamation Fitting Time to Show Our Gratitude for What the World Did for Sept Voodruff tonlsht Issued the following roelaniMtlon loiter and more definite information f the fearful destruction of life and jroperty at Galveston other places n Texas recalls to attention the calamity in Johnstown and vl H Whole squares of lomeK have been swept humlrrds it doul are arid thou of people are This would be a Ilttinp time to show inr trratltudc for what the world did ir nin the hour of Any contri imions left nt tre banks In this city vill be aeUnowlcdred and promptly for to the authorities he work of n charge of GIVE ONE NIGHTS of Mondays Entertainment at Tremont Theater for The theatrical benefit In aid of f Galvfston is announced it the wbfre the en Ire proceeds of next Monday evenirifs je for of The Farm wilt je dfVOtvd to tliH Kwrybody in the companv and al ihe attaches of the house have volunteered heir nnd any expense will be Ufraytd by niaiiugers of the beater and Waillck of the io that every cent IceiYod will be iaruled over to Mayor Contributions for the relief of the suflerers rnay be loft at the box ofliee if thTroncmt then moneys hus re will be furwuidefi to the MAYOR VAN GIVES FEAR Unless Relief is Speedy Disease Will Claim More Victims Than Wind and Sept 11The dreadful fatality of is looking worse in the face of the latest facts brought Three men who reached here this morn Ing tell of so many dead bodies being found hi a single House or or one that the conclusion Is almost lr that a greater number thnn 1000 lives have been They tell that 20 or or by the j lapsu of i single larife the victims having tjathtired there for but they are unable to say Anything about uf smail houses that vcre swept some but many oc but without a murk or sign or a memory to call the The minute are wanting and no of names eh I iifj complete ness van be had for and it is al most certain that a complete list will never be The city of Houston and her peoplfi sire Industriously devoting themselves to rclievins the distressed Her business men are lolling not a Twu bouts und two learns containing LONE STAR STATES Gov Who is Superintending the Has Gigantic OOV JOSEPH Gov Joseph Sayers of who Is superintending the workof relief In the stormsweptsection along the gulf of Is a man1 of microscopic pre tensions and gigantic His most notnble political work was his active cnmpalgn against extravagant expendi ture when he was chairman of the com mittee on appropriations in succeedingrWatch Dog Holmun In that position fully currying out his Gov Sayers s a native of and tlrst saw the llsht of day at Urtn acla 58 years When he was a boy of 10 he became a citizen of the lone stur anil before he was out of his tecens had enlisted in the confed erate When the war was over and he gave up he went at the study of and was remarkably successful In his practice up to the time of his entry Into active politics In He hns held nearly every office In the gift of the people of the und Is a very popular a real estate broker of Who lias been stopping at the Astor read of the loss of his two duiiBhtors a ho pro pared to taka the express over tho Pennsylvania rood he said that ho feared that his two sons were also one of the wealthiest residents of with his has been staying nt the hotel Ma also started for home Ho had Justreceived news of the safety of his Thomas proprietor of tho San Remo is a native of Mr Gale said today that he had re ceived many messages from Galves tonlans summering In tho mountains and at tho and had been kept busy sending He adrtod that nearly all were preparing to as but few were certain of the safety of their rel at Houston from Chief op erator lost his whole family and Is Reports that our manager and his family are There Is not a telegraph pole standing on the The telegraph line of the Gulf Inter state railroad completely washed away for ID Bodies rotting In the Haul ing them out to Cannot get men to bury Telegraph lines completely Newspaper reports not exag TRAIN IS PUSHED TO Prairie Covered With Drifted Bodies and MaterialsSurviving People In Misery Amid the Sept Santa Fe railroad ran its first relief train to Hitchcock this finding condi tions along Its line about the same as prevailed along tho Houston In many places homeless Inhabitants of the section traversed were found housed In empty box while others were sitting on the wreck of their household piled together in pro miscuous Many sufferers are ut terly and will have to be given free transportation to placas where ihey are sure of obtaining shelter ana in Pearland was either damaged or but nb lives were creat damage was done to and two deaths are reported in addition to seven re and the surrounding coun try suffered severely from the and assistance is much Arcadia and Alto Loma show signs of the severe and many I need of The son of James Rode chor was killed at Two chil dren lost their lives at Alto One hundred ammunition boxes from camp Hawley were found near Hitch and a pile the Hunt ington wharf was driven inland to with in a few hundred yards of the The prairie is covered with drift of a dead water craft of all sizes buggies and Searching parties have found a dozen bodies in Halls and buried and the work Is not half The railroad track from Hitchcock to Virginia Point has been entirely washed away KNOWN TO BOSTON Three Steamers Which Were Caught In the Storm Had Been The Britsh Capt which lies hard and fast in the mud north of brought a cargo of sugar to this port from Java with cargo of grain for New She must have encountered the full vent of the She Is a new steamer and Is owned by the Boston towboat com She Is a stanch vessel and It Is believed she would be flble to withstand the worst kind of a The Boston schooner John Capt should have left Tampico a week ago for Saiblne but for tunately she was detained by demur rage until yesterday before getting The wrecking tug North with the lighter Lottie in left Dela ware Breakwater yesterday afternoon for to render assistance to he stranded SAW VESSEls ON THE Steamship Montgomery Met the Storm in the Gulf and Sighted Other Craft in Distress on the Florida Sept British steam ship Capt from Ship island to which arrived here this morning for bunker re ports having met the tropical storm In the gulf of Mexico last She sighted one barken tine and one schooner ashore on the Florida Capt Secoustie reports having spoken on Sept 9 In lat 32 42 north and long 77 20 west a Norwegian bark signalling The bark was steering southeast by GALVESTON STILL INUNDATEDP Pros Rouse of K T Railroad Says His Advices Are to That Effect and That Over ISOO People Are NKW Sept Rouse of the K T railway system today issued a statement in which he says his advices are that Galveston is still and that tho loss of life has been mare than 1500 that all four of the bridges across tho bay from Vir ginia point to Galveston Island have been washed away that all wires are down and that no direct communica tion IK to be had with Galveston that no accurate estimate of property losses In Galveston can be piado until the water The following telegram has been re ceived by chairman Charles Tweed of the executive committee of the Southern Pacific railroad from Van manager of the road at Houston Conservative estimate places loss of life at about THE ELDORADOIUST Captain Tells How She Was Headed for the Center of the Hurricane and Then Ran Away from NEW Sept Baker of the Eldorado of the Morgan which sailed from New Orleans at p m on Sept o and reached here tells how his ship ran toward tho center of the and then away for her The rise and fall of the glass was phenomenally At 7 p m on Sept B the mercury dropped to At a m B the glass was at and at S a m at At 3 p m it was A gnle was blowing from the north The disturbance Increased in vior lence and Capt Baker hove the ship to for three hours in the unnatural dark ness and fury of the The pro peller was kept turning at 35 revolu tions to the minute and the ship pointed east by The vessel rolled in the gigantic with water from clouds and4julf drenching and breaking over lit Gen Scurry Reports to Says Estimate of 1000 Dead in the City is Too Destitution Prevails Everywhere and the Distress Is Too Great for the People of Galveston and Houston to SOMEOF THE Additional List of Names of the Dead Identified Families of Newspaper Men Sept addi tional names of the dead at Galveston have been received Mrs Sam Nolly and four and 10 other women and children in Mr Nol lys house on 40th st and avenue Mrs Irene Mrs wife of Commissary Sergt Franklin Mrs Lafayette and two Mrs George Burnett and Mrs wife of William Coates of the Galvoston Mrs Woodward and two children wife of Woodward the Galveston Mis George wife of George Trebosius of the Galveston and sisters of Mr TRAIN OF Sojourners at a Seaside Saved Themselves by Staying in the Passenger Coaches 36 Sept relief train which left yesterday to res cue the people on Bolivar between High Island and re turned at B p having picked up 60 people who had been caught in the Most of these came from a seaside where many Beaumont ers had summer Not a house was left standing at that but not a life was nor was anyone Most of the people there took refuge in a passenger train which got as far as Patton from Bolivar on the way to Galveston Saturday They say that the waves frequently flooded the but they succeeded In pass Ing through the storm without Five living in tho vicinity of are reported The rescued people give thrilling de scriptions of the and many of them were almost prostrated from ex posure and They were with out food from Saturday evening until They say that Curing tho brief time they were at Patton 48 cloacl bodies were washed Many o these were women with clasped to breasts nnd nearly all were A train will leave tonight with a crew of men to bury the bodies at Patton to Persons who were at Bolivar during the storm report that the place waft completely Terminals of the Gulf Interstate road were as were the gov ernment Eleven soldiers were drowned in the No other loss of life thero but the property loss Citizens have returned to Sablne Pass and business has been The loss there will not exceed steamer City of Rvcr ett which yank at her ott Gaivoston was former ycn tied ind dhInfecUints gone night largo wagons Jos the streets of Issues an Appeal to Citizens of New York to NEW Sept Van Wyrk today Issiifd an appeal to the uf NiW York for help for the tMIKrirs of hradlng tho ap IHU with a iJW Dr Dlxwell Pluris an Dr John Dixwtll of Went Cedar Kt has urrutitcil lu mi in Huston ttnaur on Sept thi bu m nt u Texas for the beiHtit th1 suiftjrni of theiurleal companies now here have alreudy volunteered their Six PhyEiclanB Leave IQew Sept physlrlano of the staff uf Helli vuc left for Galveston tMs At Ihe head of vulunteerc Dr Flunk hrlH tile The others are 3i Ktanhope Cash und Wil liam Foilnefn others art ready 10 follow FennEylvnnians Urged to Stone has issued a proclamation 10 the people of this ptate urging them to re Hpond to the call for aid from the storm sufferers of prepared tood to loud on boals or The mayor ent out calls to liie larger eiliey of the Htuto for imme diate A condition now exists in Gaheston more even than at the the by the bodieH of thouHands of whom they are unableto the people starving in tile and forced by hunger are looting ihe Disease and have now rotne to make the havoc As the waters recede the necessity of re nioviiiK to tie1 mainland at onee those who atill alive becomes appar Nothing but the most stringent measures can prevent an epidemic of Stores and oven private house aio being broken into by starving mobs In trie almost vain hope of procuring food and The militia companies of the state have been ordered out ind martial law will be Searehing parties which returned at daylight this morning reported thai they found more bodies during the nisht than they could I wre interred between midnight and sunrise ihe semblance of a prayer or the sllKhtsHt effort at VnlesH relief Is IKSI Hence may claim more wind Tile gravity of the situation lies in ttie lack of eruft tu survivors of1 the Only four small boats now In Galveslon ASK FOR REVENUE of friends In this He s a mpniber of Mt Tabor and A M of Kant and belongs In tlte tne crnv of the Rverett Is not BUiimer which sailed from for Pensacolu Just before Is feared She brought a cnio of phosphate from Port tn Wevmouth a few months ago and while here Ciint her mtKlp many friends among the shipping The Bnslon steamer Lapt Galveston liut Wednesday VELASCO LOST Seventeen of Them Were S Government Jetty Work Was Not Harmed in the Sept Na tion of the Velaaeo World brings infor mation of the death of 22 persons in and around VcluBCo as a result of the Seventeen are The names of people killed are given wealthy stock Rev Thomas Samuel Mr Nellie his The Jetty work under construction by tbo United Stales government was un hci Want Them for Transporting Provisions to City New Orleans and Mobile Asked for Sept 11 Messages were sent from icro today askiiuv that revenue be ordered to CJalveston bay to assist in transporting to jvlsrairis were also sent to New Or leans and Mobile asking lor It is quite probable that In tbo day or so free communication will HAULING BODIES TO THE Odors Arising from the Unburied Dead Scattered About Galveston Teleg raphers Leaving NKW Sept following dispatch was received today at the gen ral otlieeK of tlie Pontal telegraph an cable company in this city from genera superintendent ICnglluh of that cornpan at Tex Three of our operators Just arrive1 the live wiilU below HOMEWARD Galvcaton People in the North Leaving for tho Fated NTCW Sept from Gulveston In this city are returning rminv of them in the full belief that their loved ones are victims of the REPORT ON Two Steamships One Missing and 11 Others NEW Sept following dispatches were received at the Mari time exchange this afternoon New Sept ad vices state that steamship Cumberland sank at her steamship City of Everett sank at her anchorage off quar steamsihlp Taunton Br is hard aground at Pelican steamship Mexican lir is stuck hard in mud up the steamship for Pen put to sea during the storm and foared she Is lost steamship TcilloHforn Spanish wont adrift and struck British steamship British steamships Kondal Heel Cross and Benedict were driven hard aground in flats north of city also steamship Gyller Alamo U S and Noma Br also driven ashore at same Cape Sept from Sablne Pass for stranded about mid ufhtr aHSHfitanco and the Moonstono later p Sept reports from Galveston to Gov Sayers today aro that 400 bodies have been 200 more are in an imjirovlsed morgue awaiting and many more are thought to have drifted out to nea and their Identity will not bo known for A telegram from Adjt Gen who Is at to the is as follows Havd just returned from Texas City with several Galventon parties who as sure me that conditions there beggar Accounts have not been One thousand lost Is too While a portion of the provisions have been destroyed by there Is sufficient on hand to relieve Immediate The citizens seem to have the situa tion well in United States and Co volunteer with citi patrol the streets to prevent loot I requested Wortham to go to Galveston from Texas City for the pur pose of advlsine me of the citys most urgent and I returned here to report and ask for further respectfully suggest that the dis tress is too great for the people of Gal even with the assistance of to and that a general appeal for help would wo The estimate of destitute does not seem to be It is estimated by tho telegraph com panies at this that upward of private messages have been handled out of Galveston by boat to thence to relatives and frlonds of Galveston notifying them of their and so great has been the strain of business that all telegraph companies havo been using their full forces all the W hours without relieving the Hundreds of messages pouring in here today bring relief to some and sad news to recording the safety or death of relatives In From reports reaching the governor this morning it will be necessary to co operate with the federnd troops to place all the mainland opposite as well as the under martial If reports are thieves have begun to enter the city for the purpose of pil fering the bodies of the The governor has been informed that the commander of the Texas troops has been ordered to Galveston by the fed eral and the governor will lend him every assistance possible with state militia to keep vandalism There Is only one road operating to the coast from and that will tie placed under milltary supervision eGovI8ayors was today in receipt of a telegram from Miss Barton of the Red hWA will According to reports to the governor the workof recovering corpses continues and while a num ber of them are so mutilated that they cannot be they arc being held as long as possible in the hope ot securing Quite a number of children are noted among tho A large number of state militia tents Galveston to ings were of tho kind usually erect ed at posts for quarters for the A second telegram follows Sept Quartermaster Referring to my telegram of yes via i urgently recommend that fair compensation be made to contractors for their and that they be relieved of their If fortihcatlons are rebuilt at or near their present sites I urgently recommend that quarters for troops bo purchased and built on higher ground iii centrally lo wharves destroyed all rail road bridges swept away and build Ing operations of any naturo cannot be resumed under six weeks or two Two quartermasters em ployes lost on barge Both barges totally Capt Baxter has been advised that no action qan be taken upon his recom mendations until further Information has been HOWARD SOCIETY S Organization Does but Forwards to Mayor of 11 The Howard society of Charleston today sent to the mayor of Galveston for the storm The city council offered Its WOMEN Of TARRYTOWN TO Organized Relief Association and Drove Round Thousands Al ready Goulds Inter NEW Sept wealthy women ofTarry town and vicinity have organized a relief association to raisa funds to aid tmTGulvcston Tha association was started by Mrs Bischoff of and she has suc eeded In Interesting Mrs Kdwln itiss Helen Mrs Bohnrin Misses Mrs Henry VII Mrs Mrs Philip Mrs Samuel Thomas and The work was begun this afternoon many thoxisand dollars were sub The ministers and churches aris The women with sub crlption lists and they drove about own soliciting Miss Helen Gould denied tonight that he had sent rations to the suf TOr 4 Vf L C1 LJ ill 111 rl UULi L night off the lifesaving She is badly Tut William Colloy went to lier nwHstanco and the Moonstone later passed up into port under her own edfrom 1000 ties Welt tu day for temporary use on the Gov Sayers received upwards of 100 telemams during the day from partie in the east nnd west offering assistance to the flood sufferers at and fom various portions of the re porting the collection of money and BOP PlDurlng the day Gov Sayers estimated that the receipts in money from collec tions in this state would amount to though from reports a groat deal of money has been directly sent to Galvcston instead of coming through the and the amount may be much larger than that The governor will not make known the total amount Until Ale ram York informed Ithe governor that two relief trains of supplies had left New York for Galvea t0The Cincinnati chamber of commerce wires that it will send any relief do sired that It can St Louis and several other FEAR FOB 34 Relatives and Friends in Newark Get No Tidings from NKW Sept 11 Twentyfour nuns belonging to tho Dominican recently resident of N are ffared to have perished In the Galveston hurricane und their relatives and friends In Newark are unable to gut any tidings oi The names of aorno of thoue nuns be fore they took the veil aro Miss Cather ine who became sister superior of the Catholic convent of tho Sacred Heart of Galvcston Miss Alice Miss Mary Miss Catherine Kln Mlsn Katie Miss Mary Miss Mary Miss Annie Tunney and Miss Klizabeth Au The names of the others could not be gathered Elizabeth and Anna aunts of policeman John MciGann also live in and have not been heard More than IMuO has already been raised In Newark toward the relief of ihe suf PORTLAND WANTS TO BRIO QEN CHAMBERS Reprenentlns the National Uuveriiment at Oalvestuiu Board of Trade Asks Mayor of Galves ton What It Can Sept Col and sea tury of the Portland board of this afternoon wired the mayor of Gal vcston asking what form assistance ought to Tbo board will tho lead in collect ing money for the stricken people Fate of Martrejeans as Yet Sept Private Joseph Martrojean of Co Oth who served In Porto been endeav oring since Monday morning to ascer tain If his sinter and brothers wife were drowned in the Hood at The Martrejeans lived on wires slre points New York City Sends Its First Contribu tion to the Relief of GalvestonDue in Five NEW Sept first carload of provisions and clothing for the storm stricken people of to sent out from this left The car goes via Buffalo and East St Louis to which It Is will be reached in five RATIONS AND TENTS War Department Orders of the Former and 855 of the Latter Shipped to Galveston at Sept have been Issued by the war department for the immediate shipment to Galvcston of 855 tents and These stores nnd supplies are divided between SI Louis and and probably will be delivered 01 This represents about all such sup plies as the government has on hand at tho places but it is stated at the department that the order could bo du plicated in a witen 4M nnd ld Private Mlirtrcjeari formerly lived In His brother owns properly In Port All of the Murtrejean family formerly lived In Chicaffo Paokiner Housed Sept big packing houses of the stock with branches in have eacli contributed worth of provisions for the storm suf Lock Front WAR DEPARTMENTSSPECIAL TRAIN Ordered to Start from St LouisQuarter master Baxter Reports on the ments Losses at Sept 11Actlng Sec Melklejohn has authorized the charter IMS of a Hpeclal train from St Louis to carry quartermasters and cornmlssarj supplies to the relief of the destitute at Gen chief of has not yet received any advices as to IOSBCH upon fortifications nnd river ant harbor though telegrams to tin quartermasters department Indlcati that the fortifications have been dam Tho following telegrams have been received Sept Quartermaster Washington I report terrillc cyclone with nil 11foot All tem porarv property nnd stores at both Jaointo and Crockett de itroyed and swept These build NO DELAY IN Board of Trade of That City Sends Its1 Sympathy and in Cash to the Mayor bf Both by Tele Sept 11The fleld board of trade sent a telegram o the mayor of assuring ilm of and advising Unit 100 md been wired for the relief of Ila In that OOMAL IS Steamer from New York at j After Passing1 Through NEW Sept folio Winer telegram wasreceived by the Mai lory i Ine this afternoon Comal arrived Monday all j 3omal will try to pull Alamo No i communication Situation quite se Mr Dennlson Is the line agent at Gal and telegraphed from that J The Comal runs between this port and She passed through the hur ricane before reaching Key ana reported her safety from that The first report of the hurricane left her fate in NORFOLK SENDS Called to Decide on j Further Belief Sept 11 The board of trade and business mens association to day voted S250 for the relief of the Gal veston A general mass meet ing of citizens will be held Thursday night to take further Several carloads of food and clothing may be sent to the stricken Atlanta Starts a Belief Sept a meeting held here today a fund was started for the flood sufferers at FLY TO The Effect of on Hlfflily Or I have been a coffee user for and about two years ago got Into a very serious condition of dys pepsia and It seemed to me I would fly to I was so nervous that at the least noise I was and many times could not straighten myself up be cause of the My physician told me I must not eat any heavy or strong food and ordered a giving me some medi I followed directions but kept on using coffee and did not get any Last winter hus who was away on had Postum Food Coffee served to him in the family where ho He liked it so well that when he came home he brought some with We began using it and I found j it most While I it j my stomach never bothered me in the and I got over my nervous When the Postum was all gone we returned to then my stomach bagan to hurt me aa before and the nervous conditions came on That showed me exactly waa the cause of the whole BO I quit drinking coffee altogether and kept on using Postum Pood The old troubles left again und I have never had any trouble Anna   

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