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Advocate (Newspaper) - March 29, 1913, Victoria, Texas ft OM ft frtneh FvMkkv tint Vkftwte and Victoria Cam ty beau Southwest TCXM te OmuraL a VICTORIA TEXAt MARCH 1t13 AND FIRE RAGE AT DAYTON OHIO While the City it Submerged In Seeth ing and Ado1 to the Torture of Hope A was received here this morning at oclock from the stricken city of Dayton Ohio Every word was fraught vith sadness It no hope for distressed people 11 was a wail of sorrow for the people the doomed city It stated that three blocks had burned and that many people imprisoned by the rag ing waters had the bodea are floating the buildings were still buming and that Slream Twehs DOllies are foundin Fire and flood endangered the Durst milling plant in which are imprison ed one thousand persons Sangfeld and fifty others agreed to brave the dangers of the water and the party inade the trip over and by swimming If tire reaches the thousand marooned people in the Durst building before the water sub tides there is no hope said Saug feld They have nothing to eat or drink and are suffering from cold Rescue parties hurried to the scene of panic seeing 375 people trapped In the upper stories of the Curio Car Company building when flames ap proached within three blocks Many at tempted to swim to nearby box cars Some succeeded in reaching them while others were carried away Many brave firemen were drowned In their attempt to reach the flames Peru Indiana March life loss is still unknown here More it was impossible to extinguish the Ihe people were hemmed an the city and that there was no way lo the water continues to rise Another telegram follows one house Twelve bodies are report ed to have floated as far down as Jx gansport where they were taken from under a bridge Indianapolis March wa ters in Indiana are considerably lowei Reports today from the vicmity of but Iteenest suffenng ls eport 1ewiston Ohio were that the huge reservoir there was expected to lireak at any minute High winds are blowing water over the reservoir liankB The dams are weakening ran adly and Lewiston jreople are fleoing aj peru Jed from Wabash Valley cities which have been without food drinking wa FLOOD DROWNS 3000 AND COSTS OVER Probably 500000 Permoni AIM Are Made HomelcM by the Deluge That Swept the Ohio River Valley Chicago March thousand may have perished in the deluge Ure8 as lo the oss of llfe n tue grsat FLOOD DEATHS IN pSTATfSVERY NEAR TO 2000 Dayton Columbui Delaware Sidney Hamilton and Mlddletown Scenes of Ohio Life Chicago March fig which swept the northern half of the Ohio River Valley vesterday and to day Probably half a million people were made homeless by the flood in Indiana and Ohio and property damage in both states will be at least J100000000 These figures were compiled this afternoon from reports received here from various points In the stricken district Further reports may increase the number of dead and it Is unlikely that any decrease in financial loss will be inade An additional horror was iejiorled early this evening from Dayton Fire there which seemed widespread and I probably uncontrollable in view of the paralyzatlon of the water plant Iiom theli homes to high ground the great reservoir gives away flood than that which has over whelmed Dayton will swoop down upon the inhabitants now fighting for their lives in Dayton The menace of fire continues this morning in the flooded Ohio district Dayton is still burning and it appears that the authorities sent out for dyna Tnite with which to blow up the build ter and fuel for three days brought a horrible death to boats are carrying supplies to three iinany who sought to escape drowning thousand refugees in the courthouse hy climbing to upper1 floors of build ings Following are revised figures of the Kokomb Iiid March Loganspoit and LaFayelte aie in nble plight without iclief in sight Several persons haSe been reported insane from hunger and thirst Columbus Ohio March tions in the inundated districts of Ohio aie not improved If anthing they are worse now on account of the new flood The OhioRiver has passed the sixty foot stage and it is still ris dead Ohio Dayton 2000 Plmia Delaware 100 Mlddletown 100 Syd ney 50 Hamilton 12 Tippecanoe Tiffin 50 Fremont 11 Scattering 200 total 3066 Indiana Peru 150 Newcastle 3 LaFayctte 2 IudianapoiisH Nobles ville 2 Scattering 25 total IOC Grand total 3202 Reports unconfirmed said that four Are you In doubt as to what kind of prepared food to give your baby Your morning To heighten the teen Persons lost their lives in Fre1 doctor will tell you that Dietbachi car jhgiror rain turned to snow causing jmont fifty at Tiffin Ohio It was indescribable suffering among the rumored in Indianapolis today that 200 homeless who numbei fiom one were drowned In West Inrti dred thousand to two hundred and anapoMs but this number was later fifty thousand The estimated dead in i reduced to fourteen though it was cs Columbus is one hundred Fears Felt The Mississippi River Is rising rapid ly above Cairo and owing to the heavy Unrated early tills evening more tha that nunibtr died South of Indianapolis the Hood is said to have caused the death In a number of small towns and villages precipitation coming just at this time I Plre at Dayton to the loss caused by the flood Earlv esti New Orleans fears an unusuallyhigh b rmates placing the damage in Ohio amj stage of watei The weather map jesjndiana al were revised to zards arereported from parts of the Inundated area At Zanesville Ohio conditions aie giowing worse fceveiy minute o fire has been re from that city Grave Flood Situation A giave flood situation exists in Fenngvhama Shaion and Newcastle report fifteen feet of water Beflef measuies aie being huniedly peifeeted in man cities Cailoads or piovibions clothing and other supplies are readj foi tiansportation as fast as tians can be moved The showed the following rainfall show tonight double that amount moimng repoit fiom Daytonstated m iches inthe Ohio and Central Railroad officials were authority for that Dayton is now afire and the Alisilislpp allcjsCincinnati 2 24 I the statement that lines converging stormflood citv is bemg Ineswept Toledo 268 Injianarjolis 340 Stjinl0 Indianapolis would have to stand and inhabitants in nianj casts either rouis 3SS Precipitation was loss of in that vicinity burn 01 taking then choice as escape is cut off on account of their being hemmed in by and fire Two blocks aie alieady burned and the high winds are spreading flames and wafting the cries of the hopeless victims while thousands on the southein bank of the river are helpless and powerless to rescue them Small boats are fighting to render all possible aid Dayton O March 27 During the night a desperate effort was made by firemen in steel boats to wreck build ings In the path of the fire b dyna mite in order to stop the progress of tile flames Early in the night it was thought that the desperate chance Would be successful but at one oclock this morning flames broke out again floods which swept Indiana and Otxld yesterday were not available today but latest estimates based on reports fromtho scenes of disaster or from points as near them as possible did diminish the earlier minimum of practically 1300 According to various reports it is more than likely scores aiid oven hundreds of persons not counted among the dead perished In some of the country districts Figures available eurly this after noon based on these reports were as follows Near Cincinnati 200 to 300 Dayton 500 to 540 Piqua 000 lo 040 Delaware 50 to 100 lliddletown 50 lo 100 Sidney 25 to 50 Hamilton 12 to 120 Tippecanoe 3 to 30 Scattering HO to 200 Sotal Ohio 1890 to 2705 Peru 20 to 50 Newcastle 3 lo 30 Lafayette 2 to 20 Indianapolis 00 to 200 Noblcsvilie 2 to 20 Scattering 3 to 25 Total to 2S2 Grand total 2020 to 2987 SNOW OVERNW Amarlllo Vernon and Other Localities Are Mantled In White With Fall Continuing Right Along Amnrlllo Texas March The worst snow stonu of the winter has prevailed throughout the night and continues today The entire plains country of Texas Eastern New Mexi co and Western Oklahoma Is covered and city alone Railroads were chief sufferers from property damage It was said tonight by engineers and construction bosses preparingrepair trains for the flood If jou Ime di7y spells attacks of that strips of railroad more over the greater part of the country foi the 24 houis proceeding This is sure tocause great floods in the low lands of Louisiana momentary blindness with ringing tlan a ia mte each had been washed noises In the ears it is an unfailing away in Beveral places through In sign of a torpd liver a condition diana Concrete and iron bridges Met the best of prepared baby GET A NEW TONE ELECTRSC HORN AT DICKEYS Oklahoma Blizzard Oklahoma City March The worst bllitziird of the year 1ms been raging in Oklahoma Since midnight and there is no Indication as to when it will inrt It Is thu worst March storm the slate has experienced since 1901 Snow hns fallen to the doplh of three inches and is slill falling St car service Is partly blocked and train service is slow Reporls from over tho state liiUUlo thai the utorin iii general nil over Ok lahoma A cold wind from the north west is driving the snow In sheets and It is badly drifted At Wichita Falls Wichita Falls Texas March 2C After u night of rain hull wind and thunderstorms the severest snow storm of the year raged here early this morning rind Btlll continues in termittently lit oclock The ground is covered with snow and wheat grow ers say the outlook for a biff crop is tho best they have ever known in this section In Grayaon County Sherman Texas March There ADRIANOPlf IS AT LAST IN BULGAR HANDS i Allied Army Finally Carried the City by Storm After Which Came De vaatatlng Outbreak of Sofia March was announced from a trustworthy private source morning that the Bulgarian had succeeded In entering thebesieg ed Turkish fortress of Adrlanople Muslaphn Pasha March fortress of Adrianople was taken br storm by the Bulgarians this morn IOC after fighting of the most character sinceMonday flumes are devastating the city T n Gervais Insurance of all kind Office 9 Wood Building fhest pains and a dry hacking rough should be treated with UAKUS HOREEOUND SYRUP taken Internally and a HERRICKS RED PBPP15R POROUS PLASTER applied to die chest Buy the dollar size Hore hounil Syrup you get a Poroua Plaster free with each bottle Sold byHard ing Parker nnd Fletchers Pharma cies was a heavy hailstorm over portions ot Grayson County this morning at 4 oclock In Sherman there was little damage but at Whltissborq mid Tloga much damage was done A 500acre1 peach orchard nt Whltesboro ruined and the windows were broken oul of many houses All windows were broken out of the north sidcf ofi the Texas and Pacific passenger train which stays all night In Whilesboio Many orchiuds and seveial wheat rops In tlie country were ruined OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOT Long Stroke ECONOMY IN OPERATION thelr supports undermined crumbled which brings on some serious sickbefore the strength of the neglected HERBINE is a hurled against them The loss through powerful liver tonic It putsstrength and activity into the liver purifies the bowels and restores a feeling of health vigor and cheerfulness Price 50c Sold by Harding Parker and Fletch ers Pharmacies A Buted Wra Cut Conor or Gall not property k betted leaves a dlnSgunnB SHOW LINIMENT tfcu Value ef Good Austwell Dispatch There is nothing that calls atten tion and draws people to a town equal to a good newspaper In order for a If ted Renter tar All ot kc Ftesh isUeaiiaerJ and pllcd the llnimnt applied promptly Ki tbe helling process begins at once ard ino wound heals from the ltWe outwardly thus pi1ff a correct cure that leaver io If the wound bells rn tlo outside too quidK iy CJ forms sur face anu brvig out into a ruri fore that la hard to cure Inevitably a bad Owners of blooded stock pre fer this liniment to all othira for that reason and they use It Hot onlv on fine animals but on human flesh as It does work quickly and thoroughly rhce Kf Me fim ipheni Salv li a hiillna clntmtnt for Sera j man to make a good newspaper he must have the pationage of the peo ple among whom he lues If hehas half way support it stands to reason that he raust make a poorei paper i and In doing this every man in the town and surrounding country has to henr a portion of Ihe loss For this reason if for no other tile man vho tries to make a good newspaper should have the support of his town people FOR block in Linn Afiditipn for 507 Santa Rosa Street Victoria Texas 1 new small box j houses and about 400 feet of wooren i picket fence at half cos II C Adler SOS West Power Avenue Phone 491 HARDING A PARKER nCTCHER9 PHARMACY hay mares a small light boy branded DM and the other a small dark bay mare no brand So reward for each delivered to own er 1 C Gould Placedo Texas Whatever tooth wash you are using make It doubly effective by using one of Dltibicni good toothbrushes Gen uine brittle brushes at the right prices cessation of traffic cannot be estimat ed Only two roads the Michigan Cen tral and the Lake Shore maintained communication with New York over their own lines those farther south finding mile after mile of their right of way under a fathom of water The railroads are planning to repair the damage done to their property as speedily as possible Men and ma terial are being rushed to every accesl sible point where damage has been reported and active work of repairing will be begun as soon as the floods rej cede Telegraph and telephone wires Inj the stricken district are down Longij distance telephone service to Ohio was cut off with the exception of connecj tions to Toledo and Cleveland Wires through Indiana were down in many places and some of the devastated towns were cut off from all communi cation The greatett power purity and freshnest are to be found in Oleefaachi drugs cherniolt and medicine Read these Specifications on the 4Cylinder Model Long Stroke 4 14 in Bore by 7 in Stroke 120in Wheelbae Electric and Lighter 37x4 12 in Long Straight Line Body Thead Motor Enclosed Valves 14inch Deep Upholitery All Equipment Included 1600 f o b Victoria When BALLARDS SNOW LINI MENT is rubbed in for rheumatic aches and pains it reaches the spot quickly and the relief Is very gratify ing tle Price 25c 50c and per bot Sold by Harding ft Parker and We have waited seven weeks for delivery on our Mitchell con tract It will pay you to wait and see these cars Two Vic toria people have paid deposits on these cars We can tell you who they are and they will tell you why they bought Mitchells before they ever saw them The factory has been shipping 140 cars per day for 10 weeks and have sold all the cars they can build up to September The reason is new Mit chell cannot be duplicated under Fletchers Pharmacies TORNADO AND WINDSTORM INSURANCE Can you afford not to have it STEVENS WILL INSURE YOU Wood Bldg Phone 36 KNOWLAN MACHINE SHOPS t h ;