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Dunkirk Evening Observer (Newspaper) - March 29, 1890, Dunkirk, New York VOL. XX. DUNKIRK, N. Y, SATURDAY. MARCH 29. 1890. NO. 48. REPRESENTATIVE R USINESS HOUSES SPECIAL INS ANNOUNCEMEN1 OF DUNKIRK a MEW BtJLLNO MACHINE for ruing all kinds of blanks li the latent aodltiop i" Be Mechanical IMpartmeDt ol OW is the time for piurnlng yonr troea, and It lie time lor flxinif your gardi-ns, anil lawns. I.ct it bo done by an exper- irncml gardener, aMi then call lor Vaniler- Imeulen Brothei's, corner Eagle and Seventh j month we the tlneutand rarest roses I in varieties from Holland, Nice weeping for funeral plan and many new sbruhs and trees. Order some of them which i n-e will sell m cheap that) ou in list buy some of I tlipm. UTOIIWABT CO., Patent Attorneys, 815 7th Washington, U S. ratonlOf- I'atents, Caveatp ami Be Issues secnred. Trade Marks registered All Patent business conducted for moderate Fees. Information. Advice and special references sent on request. URXAXDKIfS Coal and Wood Yanl.TM) A Central Avenue, ouuosite Nickel Plau All grades of Hard and Soft Coal ITouJI Lnmber. Bhincles and Lath. Fret. wHoltMt CormpoDdeuoe lor wholesale lou f) m. orrFORlJ, MS and tin Central Arc ArUstie fhotograplier. Pboloaraphs oi llablea a specialty. Siltcri aeed not wait lor sunshine except lor iiabiea. KB 1RVINO, i'rj O prielor, No. 16 K. Second street, near Bui nvlo street, Dunkirk, N. 1. Maguzi nee, Mu Sie, Pamphlets, etc., bonnd I n all styles. Inlcr. promptly attended to. All work guaranteed. BmtCHKR'8 CIUKJKEKY HOUSE, SO) Central Wholeiale aud retail dealer in In purled un China. Glassware, Ac. V Liver II per day. very and Boarding Stable in couuouiun Victor Bnlcr, 8S6 and 837 Liuu street. Urrr HARBKR SHOP Chan. Nagle, I'rop., Under Lake Store National Ilank, cornn Center and Tbird strocta. A 11 stuck o Foreign and Uomestto cigars. 1ON1U.IN Jk BON, 380 cenur street, Practical borse-shopis. Particular attention paid to Interfering horses. Shoeing ol roan trotting Dorses I EVENIXU OBSCKVEU. Largest Daily In the An advertising medium. EMOINKGIUNU COM ForD'flrly gellcw A I'opnle. nufacturers oi Knginoo, BoiterH. P Shafting Hangers, etc. Patterns, Vu Castings, aud Machine Work to order. 1 SillBT CO.. -'O3, 205 and tj Center street, Manufacturers ol tii. and "Duuiurk" perfect-UlUat. DreM Shirta. On sale in all leniiinK furiiiiiliing olothing aud dry goods iiouses m Dunkirk, Ur. TOOMEV, _. 484 and 431 LloifiMrjel. Uealerln Flonr.t'eed, alt, baled llaj.l'liup Established, Kl Depot. Kauy u> uu trama ami lui (MMbouses. Best accommodations lor Loin- John J. Murphy, Prop. Etnjcns co., W and M) K Third .trcet. IMue Furniture, Cablnul Ware ami Up- Picture Frames innde to order. III i A MOHIH can be made III WW.W1 worklng for us. personli prc. ferred who can furnish a horse and give Iheir whole time to the business. Spare moments may be profit- ably employed A few vacancies in townn F. JOHNSON CO., icoo Mam SL. Richmond, Vj. ACTIVE MAN lor i-ili-ll section, salarj to to Icmilh re- present a X. Y Comimnv inrofpi'r- ated to supply Ur> GoodH, Cuilliing, Jt'welr.v, etc., to connumet'b at Alhoa Lixly of tact, Hnlary to enroll mcmherr [Xii.iHXJ now enrolled, paid in.) Itu- Jeronces etc handed. Empire Co-opoi alive Asjni-iiilKiu K rcdit well lalC'd) l.oek Ilov HID, tracl oj land in Marlon coun- ty, r'lorHti, In the phosplmtc belt, orsmull qua nil i in to suit purchasers Thin section is more ramdly tban any oth- er part of the -Uite, mille and hutclH are being built :md n.ilro'tds projected. A good moner m.kmg invcatmc'iit. Charles Mann, Kim I'ark, Rochester, N. Y. ThevMbrmon Elders' on fdCil Btrennb. nmllod Ve. nun, nJnrSii Onulk. Boo ROOMSHEN! In Ihu Merchants Bank Building. Inquire of Jacob Winner or Frank May. Ijl It. MATTK8ON CO., 301 Central Avo.. Leaden of Faablonaud Gentlemen uuifltlere f J ABKLJ. STEAM HEAT1NU CO.. Manufacturer! ot Steam Heating Appamuo Sanitary Plumbing a Specialty. (TOMB STEAM LAVtiVKV. IT. Oar special lies: Fine Shirts, loc; Collars, Je; and Lace Curtains. Free Ooliv- A W. Center street. H. OEUU. B. Tbird el., cor. ol Buffalo nuJUctunjr ami dealer In Fine Uoota A Shoe? HKMHV WKlLKR'g NEW STORK, 103 E. Third St. Stationery, Musical lu- aud tv Papers, 1 eterythirg pertaining t.> a Ant clws book Scbooi a specialty. JOB PRINTING oi every description iiml at iowMt living by Dunkirk Printing Company, 8 and 10 E. Second St. JfL TAN BURKN SON, fire Lite, Accident and General Insuraeoc. la Kcal Estate and Lcnue. Particular attention paid lo (be c.vre ol properly collect- ing ko. 919 Center St., ind flour. OH ROE'S PHARMACY, 300 Central ATeniw Headquarters lor Wall Paper Paluti. Oils, Ac. NS, J. W., i 9M> Center street, and dealer in llarness. gad.Hea, UrldlM, collars, Buffalo Uobes, HoratOoteri Qloves Mittensund Sleigh Itobes. f) SWHOI.TEH, I ruhtona 17 Bast Third street. nwuuiutbtaTailor. Uentlemen will find it to tartr advantage to call on me before purchasing PB. OAKY CO.. SSS Lion Loiul.OllB.I'iiiiiWr'p limes. Oil Cloths. Grai.'te Ware. A Monroerange. KVLINQ. suob as blank-books, lodgers, and all kinds ol blanks done at Dunkirk Printing Company. 9 and 10 1C. Second BU iiCiMi K. Malar Cor. Third and Buffalo Sta., 1. tiranite. Marble, Flagging and inji Stone. Call on me boion buying R :ULKY 7 and 9 Bast Front street- Whlsky, Wines, Brandies. eeMral Liquor Store for Family Ute. M'KAT, Lira aMM, near depot. bale. Jfoed and Livery Stable. f the; day or week on reasonable BUFFALO, N. Y. We Lave frequent requestH by mail for samples of new embroideries. Such requests we are pleased to receive, but we beg to ask for particulars n regard to the samples wanted. State whether edg- .ngs, insertions or Bouncings, also what width and some idea of the price. We have a stock of em- broideries that is second to none in the country and su- perior to any in Buffalo. The money value we offer is simply unparalled. There are edgings from of an inch to 18 inches wide in cambric, jaconet, nainsook and Swiss rnuslin. Matched sets in different widths of edging and insertion on all desirable kinds of ma- terial. All-over embroideries in great variety. FlounciflgB in the different widths from 1 8 inches to 60 inches. Special lines of cambric edges at 5c, lOe, 124c, 15cand 25c per yard. THE JOHNSTOWN MORROR FULLY EQUALLED AT LOUISVILLE. IMPOSSIBLE TO KSTIMATE THB tOSS OK I.IMC AKll I KOI-EKTV. MILES OF COUNTRY LAID WASTE BY THE TERRIBLE BLAST. ADAM, ANDERSON. New goods for this season are coming in daily. The muslin underwear stock is complete, also the linen stock, the cotton stock and the white goods stock. By "complete" we mean they have all the new styles in this season's new the variety that the best purchasing facilities in the country can bring to- gether. The Winter stocks are of fering great bargains. Then never was a time when you could trade here more advan- tageously. Adam, Meldrum Anderson DRY QOODS Carpets and Draperies, Booksland Stationery, AMERICAN BLOCK, 396-403 MAIN STREET, BUFFALO. N. T. AM j. QHTOKD. Ml Central Are. (Up General Insurance anil Keal Kstatt Accident. ant) Live sioct O. JOSM, W Smoked Moats. Market. Salt Oysters nr Buy the Aurora Bailruad Wa ialty. nrM. MOCKXK, Merchant Tailor, IM OeBtral Avenue PROFESSIONAL. t. BOLPH. M. O., Physician and Surgeon GAM ow LjM't Drag Store. Resilience, Avenne Telephone Mo. 9. Call! mar be left at Lvon's. G. C. Penfold MKDufacturer and Impoiter, 3U4 MAIN ST., BUFFALO, N.JV. DEAI.KH IN Diamonds, Watches and Jewelry, Silverware, Lcathei etc. A COMPLETE LIMB OK HOLIDAY GOODS 304 STUKKT, The CltUeni Had Not Even Time to a Prayoi The; Hurled lutn Kt.mlty atoms, Reil- Hallraad Trains, All Suernuibrd lo the Sweeping Tornado. HuailreiidliiK Scenes In the Ktilns. Score, of Dead and Dying Taken Out by TtinneMoo, Illliiuli and IiifllitDu Towns Mavch The Courier- Jour- nal says: The mighty stroke of the tornado fell with a suddenness that bcarcely gave time for quickened heart beats before these hearts were milled in death Twice before the wrenching asunder of life and homes and castlra of trade, the impulses of the gale fought to accomplish the work resei ved tor the whirling tiger of the air, whose avant couriers they were. Twice, for five furinus minutes each, they strove and passed on, screeching their baffled rage. Then came a lull, but only for a little space, and then the tornado thundered over the doomed territory, with terrible lightnings constantly ablaze From Eighteenth and Maple streets, diag- onally across the city cmahing dwellings and business blocks like egg shells, toppling down church steeples and wrenching ware- houses to fragments, the dread visitant passed Jo the river front, leaving to mark the boun- daries of ruins a broad swath of wreckage anJ dead and mangled humanity impaled anj weighted down, or burning in the ignit- ed debris. This belt of destruction extended from the n est side of Sixth street as far as Ninth and Main, and an equal width across to the point where the city was first touched. Foe loss of life and property is at present incalculable. It will require long days of painful search and computation to reach a proper estimate, but it is certain that nosuch havoc hob ever been recorded before for an American city from such a cause. To add to the sudden horror of the scene, fire came loiseize upon the shapeless ruin and consume the helpless woiimled and disfigured clcail. Louisville is not left alone to mourn Ibihdrradlul visitation. The city of Jeffcr- sunvillt' WHS also invaded and many of her humcH destroyed, but it is thankfully re- ni.rtnl ivith nn case of death in a single household. Kuini'i-a n-ere current that the beautiful ynviV'-n'nirb of Parkland is also a sufferer, Init I I'lhcr this is true, or to what extent it nmy tine, a lack of communication by iro nr rail, anrl the awful magnitude of this city's, calamity, makes it impossible to ascer- tain at present The destruction of the water works stand tower, anil consequent cutting off of the ivliter supply is another matter of damage th t must cause inconvenience and daiurcr to the entire cuv, while the complete luvakipir ilownof nearly all communication with the outside world renden the situation pretty hard Among those drawn out of the wreck who were badly Hounded or dying from suffoca- tion, and n hose names are known, are: Mr. and Mrs Puff, James Bidd, Mrs. Sarah Kelly, Mrs. James Rock, little Eva Wintersilver and her two little sisters, John Shell of Twelfth mid Market streets, John Good of Twenty-seventh and Hank, Henry Ziiigler of Fifteenth awl M'u-kct. William Jackson and Henry Feltheldeii of Fourteenth and Market Mr. Peifler nf Twelfth and Main, Minnie Henry, Mr. Walter Grubb, Mary Harris, Mis. MuGloughlin, Miss Annie Neil, Miss Mary Harrison anil I'eter Fullett. Most ot the officers of the lodge were at the meeting, and as far as is known were all saved. Their names are- Allen Peterson, financial secretary; William Owens, protec- tor; Charley Hnber, secretary; Mrs. Mary Rock, vice protector; Mrs. Lizzie A.Walton, treasurer, Mrs. Wall, guide Those who were lukeii out dead wore: Kudo ph Hipp, four Tinmon ami three men, not yet identi- lle Ihe women and eleven men, all un- known. BURNED TO DEATH. Heartrending Scenes at the Bnlnt of Falls City Hall. LOUISVILLE, March 13 o'clock the opening up of a portion of the debris of the Falls City hall caused a draught to penetrate the ruins, whereupon the smoldering fire broke out luth tremendous fierceness. It spread rapidly and forced the workers to de- Krt tie pile. As soon as the fire gained head- way the groans of the imprisoned people be- came shrieks, and so great was the horror of the moment that the watchers were frantic and screamed and ran about like wild, the terrible suffering which they were unable to alleviate driving them to despair. Several lines of hose were soon throwing water on the flames, but it was more than an hour be- fore the work could be proceeded with, and then it was carried on with orach more diffi- culty than before on account of the heat. SIARCHIXU FOR MISSING FRIENDS. Up to 12 o'clock only about thirty-five dead bodies and twenty-five wounded and dying were taken from the wreck. The corpses were laid in the various houses across the street and in Doughterty's Keenan's undertaking establishment on the block be- low. At the latter place people paced to and fro hunting for friends and relatives. One man said he was looking for Lonis Lipp and the very first sheet lifted revealed the corpse of the person wanted. The man covered his face, groaned, and would have fallen had be not been sustained. MR. SIMM'S BEREAVEMENT. At about o'clock the room where the children were dancing was reached. Mr. Louis Simm, Jr., of 1124 Market street had for hours been moving about in ah agony of grief in front of that portion of the wreck where this room had been, for his wife and four little children were there. When the room was reached Mrs. Simm was the flrst one found and she was fatally hurt. Within fifteen minutes of each other three of the Simms children were recovered. They were unconscious and there is only a faint possibility that they will live. While the father was imploring the workers to get bis other child, fire broke out and work was suspended. The last man taken out alive be- fore the flames started was John Bepden of West Broadway, and just previous to that a woman, who was unable to give her name, was recovered. It was not possible to tell the extent of the Injuries of either. Mrs. Whitman, wife of Policeman Whitman jumped from the third story of the hall Hhe was terribly injured and will hardly live There are 2QOor more people yet in the debris and the probabilities are that few, if any more, will bo recovered alive Of those taken out <mlv a small number were identified. Everything is chaos. There is no system and under the circumstances none could be expected. PROPERTY LOSSES. The loss of property on Market street, be tw.ien Tenth and Eleventh, was greater on the whole than that between Eleventh am Twelfth, where Kails City hall fell, but in comparison to thp life lost at the latter place It sinks into insignificance. O. F. Burker's large three-story building was blown away. The store and residence ol Isaac Laughter, 118 Market street, was totally demolished. Pour children wh were i eepiug upstairs were protected from the falling wall by the head of their bed. Mrs. Slaughter, who was sleeping in the front room, was lifted from her bed and blown out of the window into the street. One arm was broken and some internal injuries are feared. The four-story brick building of M J. Doyle was left a complete wreck. All the other buildings on the square on both sides of the street were unrooied and most of the upper stories utterly gone. Even after the force of the wind had been broken the rem- nants a street car from the track and blew It fifteen feet. Between Tenth and Eleventh street no one was killed, but a few wounded The stores and buildings between Eleventh and Twelfth streets, opposite the Falls t ity hall, are comparatively unhurt. On the side the damage was greater, but all the force of the cyclone seemed cen- tred on the Falls City hall. One of the harrowing incidents of the dis- aster was tho killing of the Rev. Stephen E. Barnwell, rector of St. John Episcopal church, and his young son Dudley. Mrs. Barnwell was so badly hurt that she may die. 8t John's Episcopal church, adjoining the double house, was shattered throughout and nothing but a mass of bricks and splintered beams are left to tell the tale. The rectory was next to this, and here the beloved rector met his aw f ul death, side by side with his child, Dudley. He was with his family read- ing when the death crash ended his useful life, and from his position when found, must have been killed instantly. His head was horribly crushed, his chest caved in and his whole body bruised and mangled almost be- yond recognition. His beautiful boy, who was evidently sitting at his father's knee, was killed by a terrible fracture of the skull, and was also torn and mangled. The laundry girls of the Louisville hotel who wens killed, roomed on Main street next to the hotel. As the rtorm came without warnms those confined had no time to escape. The walls fell with a orash and the screams ol tha gjrls could be plainly heard above the roar of the storm and falling debris Mary Crowe and Mary Parrell escaped and the rest wore bulled beneath the ruins. TRIED TO SHOOT HIMSELF. Officer John Tully of the Central patrol wagon and Joe Baldwin beard the piteous appeals nf a woman's voice beneath the rums. Both set to work, and with their hanils threw away the bricks and timbers that kept the bodies pinned down. In a short time the body of a man was discovered, and be afterward proved to be Hon. T. Henry Mason of Hawesville The foot an 1 hand of another were also uncovered, nml by this time Maj. Hughes arrived from the Brown fire and put the hook and ladder men and the firemen of No. 2 Engine eompam at work digging for the men. A man's voice was heard m a corner, and a light showed the scarred face of Virgil Wright He was pinned in with a mass of bricks and mortar. In his hand he held a pistol, with which he was trying to end his sufferings. His arm badly bruised, however, that he was unable to pull the trigger, and he was rescued quite badly wounded, but able to walk. WATER WORKS DEMOLISHED. The water works are ruined. The big stand pipe, through which all the water is forced into the reservoir, was demolished by the cyclone. The city water supply is cut off, and it is not known how long it will take to repair the damage. Consequently a water famine is sure to follow. All the windows of the pumping station were blown out. The stand pipe was 100 feet high, and mat built of brick, iron and wood, and was four feet in diameter on the inside. The tobacco industry is awfully crippled. The Kentucky, Enterprise, Falls City, 3reen River, Louisville, Central, Crescent, Planter and Ninth street warehouses on Main street are utterly demolished. The Phoenix, Pirk-tt, Oievens, Headlpy Co., and Sawyer, Wallace Co, ware rooms are considerably wrecked. The Globe and Farmers are uninjured. Pat Rauly, a ware- house clerk, was hurled seventy-five feet, and was found fatally injured. Four men are supposed to be buried in the Main street debris. SAVING THK STEAMBOATS. The life savers under veteran Capt. Devan did gallant service rescuing a score of river men and snaU-hlng valuable steamers from the foaming stream. The steamboats Hiber- nia, Fall City, James (iunthrie, Grace Mor- ris and other boats were toi n troni their moorings and were cameil helplessly down stream. Through the Herculuan efforts of the life savers and the crew of the City of Madison, however, all were safely brought into port. The forry W. C. Hite with many passen- gers was snatched from doom just as she neired the falls. Sergeant Burke, cignal service observer, says the storm possessed the characteristic features ol a cyclone. There were three distinct tnolions. an outward motion at the rate of spied varying from 25 to 65 mijes per socond, a spiral movement around a veitical axis, with an estimated velocity of to miles an hour, and a third, a bounding motion with con- tacts with the earth at irregular intervals. The saloon of John Thierman at Sixteenth and Magazine streets was crumbled beneath the storm. The woodwork ignited from the stoves, and Nick Sullivan, William Diemer and Ben Chelk wei e burned to death. The corpses were charred beyond possibility of identification. The residence of J. W. Bern- heim at 1208 Second street was struck by lightning in the midst of the crash and wan utterly demolished. The following are additional names of killed; Rudolph Senger, Genevieve Suns, Henry Lingo, Squire James M. Stevens, John Riehl, Charles Seibert, Sullivan, J. Miss Mary Schatter, A. S. Stoulerling, Elmer E. Barnes, Aiiuie E. Ndes, Clarence Loeser, Robert Hamilton, Mrs. John Koran, four unknown men, Bridget Crow, laundry girl; J. D. Hathaway, Chicago; John Paul Hill, John Raidy, William Sabrie, Bud Lusher, Walter Davis, infant of Mrs. Austin, fore- roan Eagle Brass foundry, Mrs. Joseph Niles, Mrn. Lelloff, Frank Paine, Mrs. MacComb, Robert Sullivan, James McCulline, Maggie McClure. The following deaths were reported by funeral directors at 11 o'clock: R. Deniker, Parker Cornell, Jacob Lusher, J. B. Schildt, Fritz Dep, Mr. Mason, Mr. McKee, M. Stevens, Frank Paul, Jr., Lncretia Dragoo, Mrs. Kelly, Chris Mill, John Emerick, John Hamilton, John Rement, Mrs. Bishop, Mr. Reil, Bob Lyps, Mrs. Mc- Laufhlin, Hin Emma Hostetter. A. S. Streiblmg, Jake Baendeiu, Theodora Angie- meir, Mr. Sullivan, Mrs. Horn. The friends of Claude Goodman, chief train dispatcher of the Louisville Southern, are searching for hu body, which is supposed to be buried in the debris. He left home to meet his brother at the depot Thursday night and has not since been heard from. The names of the Injured, in addition to those already given, are as J. H. Rilcy, nuuiter, bruised on side and breast; Tom Allen, ticket agent, Union depot, leg broken; wife of Sergeant George Uolinbach, slightly injured; the col- ored porter at the Seventh street depot, pinned down by a beam and left shoulder broken; Mrs. Joseph Sellers, Twelfth and Walnut streets, slightly injured; William Sullivan, Tenth and Walnut, arm broken; John Blaias, ribs and leg broken; two chil- dren of Louis Simm, Jr., aged 4 -.nd 5 years respectively; two older girls and a servant were taken out of the City hall, slightly injured, Mrs. John B. left arm broken; Mrs. Benof, injured; Mis. Dora Nie- man, token out injured. Imniedii'.tttly ii] mi I he burst of the cyclone the fire bells -.oui. le and the police wore at work. Within ton minutes a appeared at the Fivlla City hull wreck. ACCOUNT. Delnlln of the Defttrnnthm of In Louisville. LOUISVILLE, March The terrible cyclone swept the residence portion of the ivest end, doing immense damage to prop- erty In dozens of places the houses were entirely to the ground, yet in many of them the lesidents escaped uninjured or 'il The cyclone seemed to take ilenilii-h pi iclu in fantastically injuring the residences Frequently a three-story house had it-, li-ont cut from it, the inmates re- unharmed, On JellVrson street, the track of the cy- clone extended from Ninth to Twelfth street. Between N'nth and Tenth streets great dam- age was done. The roof was torn off the residence of Charles Oshorn, at No. 1017. The residence of W C. Oliver, 1010, was partly unroofed A. Bentley's house at 1019 was wrecked in the second story. One of the family slightly injured. At 1033 the Gray hnme had one of its sides blown down. L. property at 1025 is the worst dam- aged house on that square, being almost en- tirely demolished. H N< wnmn'K renidence, 1028, was deprived of its roof. J. Gottschalk, the druggist, at Eleventh and Jefferson streets, had his house damaged in the rear. At Eleventh and Jef- ferson the McDermott house was utterly wrecked. The residence of J. Hkillnian, 1109, lost its roof Baiter square, the beautiful and cultivated park, was completely ruined. Handsome trees that added beauty to tho surroundings He stretched on the ground. Fully two-thirds the beautiful ;rees are down. The Bland-Bethel tobacco factory. Green street, near Eleventh, is minus 'ts upper story. H. Merchant's home at 1119 lost the roof in 1 crushed in the rear. Mr B. Griffiths' handsome residence at 112S wns damaged. The east side wall ".own. The doctor was absent from the citv. but his family, consisting of a wife and ni ill daughters, were in the house at the time .il the accident, but all escaped unin- U ll'il the Clark residence was badly Mrs A. (.'lark was injured on the 11 by a falling brick, but not seriously hurl. 'I IIP Hpint residence at 1025 was wrecked n the roar. At One Hundred and Twelfth and Jefferson streets the three-story brick buildmir, in which are the oRlces of the City railroad, was blown iluwn in the rear, On Green street, between Thir- I awful right. SvorM of and everything was one c "1 W8-. in a Kansas tornado several years said a passenger, "but the horrib1 catastrophe of night wan the most awfu thing I ever saw. I yaw dozens of dead peo- ple be. iig taken from Falls City hall, where perhaps a hiiuilred or more were killed. Th Union dej ot was conip wrecked." RESIDENCES WRECKED. A Brlek BOOM Hlowa Away Persons Killed. OALLATRC, Tenn., March worst storm that ever visited this section over this city Thursday night. Two miles from Gallati i houses were blown down. The brick residence of John Hibbett WL pletely blown away. The walls fell in and killed an 18-months-old baby of John Hlb- bett; also a boy, aged 12 yean, son of Palo Langford. Hibbett Is dying and his wife hi horribly mangled. Across the pike from Rlbbet's William Pat terson's residence was blown down, Injuring five persons. Residences were completely wrecked large trees were uprooted and carried dirtance. The town Is nearly wild. Jim Patterson's house was unroofed an vicinity about p. m. and continued all night with slight abatement. The damage alon the river front was not as severe as might Iwve exiwcu-d. The arpre wharf boat of Ashby Co. was sunk II a, m. The boat can be rnixil with small IOSH. A barge ol coal to Walton SmiK of Pittsbnrg was also sunk, mt can be snvwl the river subsides. A >arge of corn also sunk, but tho bulk of ts cargo can lie saved. AH tar ns known no ives were lost in this city. Several stores and bousoK were moro or less damaged. .centh and Fourteenth, damage vns clone, but nolwdy hurt. W Church's grocery, Twelfth street, ns, deprived nf its roof. On Orayson street, between Eleventh and Thirteenth, there was n jury mid loss of life. Furniture wagons crowded all the.devas- at -d streets What of the household effects wp e emg moved and piles of damaged furniture lined the stress. Many jf the families who live in the districts and vlinsc residences were slightly injured are in 'onstant fear that feomo of the neighboring oppling walls will crush into their houses. TRACK OF THE STORM. Timber mill Telegraph Poles Strewn Display. CINCINNATI, March R B. Hulboiirii of the Louisville and Xnsiiville rain, which arrived at 1] :30 a. m sai, to a eporter: "All along the line coming out of. Louis- ville tekfrinph poles, wires and timber are scattered in all du-ections. We were delayed or that reason. At La Orange, twenty- seven miles out from Louisville, there is much damage done. At Eminence, forty miles southeast of Louisville, several persona are killed. The whole country coming out if Louisville is one moss of mingled poles, imlx-rs, trees and other debris." Trum No. 8 over the same road came In at 2 o'clock. Brakeman C. Rictotts and Mr. Williams were eye-witiiesses of the terrible torm lost night. Said they: "If is beyond lescrlption. The center of Louisville is one mass of terrible ruins; all is woe and horri- )le disaster. We were in the city at the ime. The electrical display waa the grand- st spectaclo of its kind we ever saw. The term about The thunder was imvily awful, anil by the vivid glare of the A report tram Olney, Ills., says that bulld- ngi there were greatly damaged, but no ivew lost. Uarnil and Nashville, lib., are badly dam- ged It is reporte'l a train on toe Ixiuiivllla nd NaHhvllle at Zebree, Ky., was blown "ack art of the city. The west end came in for a >ig share. The awful tornado did not take straight course, but jumped up one block and down another and here and there. Port loyal, Henry county, forty miles from Louisville, is reported as being entirely de- -lolished. "At Pendleton, thirty-three miles from xmisville, a insurance policy was ound hanging on a bush near the railroad rack. The policy belonged to a man in .ouisville and hud been blown all the way rom the city All sorts of clothing, piecee f timber and ilebns of all were scat- ilong the line D. L. Lockwood, baggagemaster on the same train, was in tbe tornado also. Said e: "I was riding in a street car on Jefferson treet, between Seventh and Eighth, when car. A heavy tele- be tornado struck tlu raph pole blown the car, mash- ug it, aud nearly killing a lady passenger, rhom 1 cai tied in my aruia to a place where nodical aid could be had. I was uninjured, mt the poor driver was blown away and over heard of or seen since. It was an Navigation Impeded. CAIRO, 111., March The gale here on the river sank several shanties and flsh on the Ohio river and rendered navigation almost impossible. In the city It blew down one frame house from ita into the water. No one was hurt The gale blew at the rate of sixty miles an hour, At Mill Creek five houses and several barns wera blown down and a Mrs. Hart line and child were severely hurt. At Metropolis the tor- nado unroofed and otherwise damaged about 200 houses, among them the court house and bank, and Judge Milkey's residence. person was killed and several hurt. SUa-nt Damage at Nashville. NASHVILLE, Tenn., March storm struck this city about 9 o'clock Thursday night, but beyond unroofing a few houses and blowing down, a number of signs, did no damage. The town of Payettevllle, Lincoln county, fared badly. A negro woman was killed outright by falling walls and a number of persons were injured. At Trecevant, Weakly county, the little 9-year-old child of K. E. Lyman, was killed, several persons in- jured and many houses wrecked. Other towns in the state report some damage, but nothing serious. _ A Georgia Town Shaken Up. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., March Reports received here that a tornado struck Uraya- ville, Oa., a town 18 miles south of this place, Thursday night, shortly after midnight. The popple were sleeping and weie terribly frightened. The roof was blown the large flouring mills. Two houses belonging to John Woods and one to T. T. Wilson were blown down. Every houm and outbuilding on the Allsbrook was blown down. Several narrow escapes were reported. At this hour it is impossible to learn whether anybody has been killed. _ Two Man Burled. EVANBVILUC, Ind., March The ice- house and a portion of the of the Fulton avenue brewery caved in yesterday afternoon, burying men in the ruins. The storm of Thursday night, it h unsettled the builrtiug such an extent that it was unable to bear the weight of the malt and iue stored hi it. The names of men killed are Claud Tilley and Joseph Vinegar. A man named Kelly is also supposed to have been in the debris, bu this has not bean ified. The damage will probably Tern He Storm at Chicago. CHICAGO, March storm that set la Ind and blinding snow making traintam almost impossibl.. Michigan Is i. a fury aud the famous North Khore rive, upon which the jmlatial .....i.Ume. -i- Palmer, Archbishop HWhanand other .nent residents are. is rapidly swept away. Miss llarlon Bound for aar" tonof the Cross called the White House and informed tho who Is the ex-offlcio chairman of the govern! Ing board of that organization, that it w.. her intention to start for Lonisvilln and the devastated district last night to give what aid she could to tbe mttenini from Thursday night's disaster. _________ Boy Killed by SPKINOFIELD, Ills., March AtMeohan- iciburg, Ills., Charlus Black, aged 13 yean, was killed by lightning during the storm. The horse he was ruling was also killed. A little sister riding with him was slightly In- jured. Considerable v> iudow glass wu broken it Rochester and other points In this county, but not much othnr damage was done. New Albany's Narrow LOUIUVII.LK, March Albany from llr situation under tho shelter of the Silver billa, which protects her on the west and north, escajwd all damage beyond the blow- ing over of a few signs and the breaking of tbe moorings of several coal boaU that were landed along tbe shore. A Trra on Truck. ISTOANAPOUS, March accommo- dation train on the JenVrsunvUle. Madlsou Hid Indianapolis railroad struck a tree that Had been torn up and blown across the track by tbe storm. '1 be train wun but no mt was injured. WEEKLY REVIEW OF TRADE. Money Marked Fairly Rally In YOBK, March U. Dun ft Co's, weekly review of trade says: "Until the severe storm of swept over Western and CentmI states, doing damage at Louisville and some othor locali- ties, which cannot yet. be nktimated, the weather for the past, week has hren favorable or business. The money markets of in terlnr nre fairly supplied. "Payments IhrouRh banks nt the different continue to show pro-it increase over ust year. At least u "his increase Is duo in legitimate In general th markets aro much less by Kpeculntiip excitement and manipulation thai Is usual. It .'mi linnlly said that the Industrial situation has improved, thouKli something ike a rally in the iron market is reported at Philadelphia, lint n speculative block of tops said to Iw held by o leading Inn in copier is hanging over the ilg iron trade. And nt the sanm timo prices of Alabama and Virginia iron aro wnaker. "The sales of wool here and at Philadelphia how no improvement, but at Uohton miui'i- actuivrs appear to be increasing their pur- Jhases. No improvement is seen In woolen goods and sales of cottons am such on are usual at this season. "There are well-known circumstances which account for much of the uncertainty in busi- ness. A proposal to chango duties on any article, whether it he wise or unwi-e, has a endency to arrest the disposition of irade on one side or the other, and the bill about to be reported at Washing- on will alter the conditions in a great num- ber of trades. The artificial control of out- iut or prices by nny combination has the nine influence wherever it Is believed that he power of con I rol is strained and may soon ollnpse. The great incrnase In number of uch combinntioiis tvltbin thn past two years fleets many trades, ami within a more llm.- ted sphiirn the apprehension of losses rsnult- ng from bad weathur. But these ot of u nwiiiani'iit imturn, and the volume f trade in progress has never sen surpassed at this season. "The business fuilni-os during the last seven ays uninlxir for tho United States 217, and or Canada 248, as compared with aw last week. For tho corresponding f last year the figures wore 204 In the United and 36 in Canada." -BUV DOWNING CELEBRATED RECLINING BACK For Style and Beauty, Durability and Comfort. Everybody of it being only carriage y.ju should use. greatest favorite amony ItdUa aud, and is found in ali lending familie. lu large Too ranch cannot be Mid of tills carriage, it fills all of the long-felt wants for the perfect comfort of children when out riding. carriage has given such universal satisfaction to the trade in former years that we will handle no other make this year hut the Downing. According to our varied anil long experience in the sale and make of children's carriages, we can safely say the Downing U superior in style and workmanship to any we lamlicd. or tlmt can be found in HIP market. For all the advantages 'on hnve in using the it does not cost you any more lian the common straight back itylc. We are enabled to show the incut imsortracMit of children's car- riages in the city, or that you will ind anywhere. Every carriage up- lolstt-rtd in the latest and newest shades of best silk phifb, giving them a rich appearance, and in all ranking them a most desiiable and iscful household ornament as wtll is the pride of the street. ftlrkeln Suc.-ood. flack. ALBAMT, March Hill has ppointod Mai Gen. Daniel E. Sickols sheriff f the city and county of New York In place f James Flack, resigned. The governoralso ppolnted Hon. Leonard A. as jus- tice of the city and county of New York, in lace of Judge Nehrbas, deceased. Erie's February Statement. YORK, March 29.-The statement'of he Erie railroad for February shows an In- reaw of in net earnings as compared with same month last year. THE MARKETS. New Tork Product YORK. March weak at about previous esterday. Floe graiei winter. SI o spring, extra No. 8 winter, .00: do spring, t' mam 80: extra No. 1 winter, do ftpruiK, 50. city niill extra for West Indies, Southern flour loesd quiet; trade and faintly S2.90Q 3ft. were dull and tho prostra. on of the precluded any outxldc Informa on. The market closed weak and MQMc lower except tor April, whl.-h was steady and un- aaaced. Spot lots closed firmer. Spot sales of O. 4 winter, No S do, COBN-Optloni opened moderately active and firmer, but subsequently weakened, cloning, how- jrer, higher (or March and April and un- hanged for the others. Spot clowxl quiet pot sales of No 2 mixed, steamer inlxsd. No. 3 mixnd. were active nnJ nrm, closing }f aMe higher. Spot lotsclosad flrm. Spot sales f No. 1 white, IBc; No 2 do, No. 1 Ixed, 30c: No. i do, BVE-Nomlnal. PORK-Dulli new mess, f 11 12.00 for DOW dull and sllirhtly weak; April, W.4T: June, BUTTER-Steady: dairy ractorn, nrkln ubs, western creamery, CHEE8B -Quiet: York <-beddar factorr, Ohio flat. freaU eastern do, Canadian not quoted! lluflalo Provision Market. BuriMLo, March it. WHEAT-Strong; No. I hard, No. I orthem. No. Z northern, Wta- T 2 red, No. I while, 87l4u No 2 yellow, Me; Ko. 8 _ No. 84WaS8c. OATS No. 2 wblte, sfcs; No. s njlxrt on track: No. 9 white, Me. BARLEY-Btronger: No. 1 Chnada. Wa64o- o. Ko. 3 FlOUR-Kirm; sprmx wbeat best pat- ent, per bbl, IVSOae.OO; low grade, Man Inter WMtera fancy, atsaaec. full cream per H., to: choice do, and to. Ma SOLE AGENTS. CARL SCHAUER 59 East Third St., Has jimt rm-eivH a full line ol' and, Equal to any iu the city.Jmd prices that will pay to see him be purchasing. LADIES! If yon want an etmy and comfort- able shoe, with hea one that will keep yonr feet dry and warm. a pair of D. Armstrong A Hand Welt, common sboea. ------They will pleaae you_____ SULLIVAN SON, 213 Centra Street, Paints, Oils, and Wall Paper at Monroe's.

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