Indianapolis Indiana State Sentinel in Indianapolis, Indiana
27 May 1875

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Indianapolis Indiana State Sentinel in Indianapolis, Indiana
27 May 1875

Read an issue on 27 May 1875 in Indianapolis, Indiana and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Indianapolis Indiana State Sentinel.

Browse Indianapolis Indiana State Sentinel

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 27 May 1875 Indianapolis Indiana State Sentinel in Indianapolis, Indiana. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Get started for free with a 7 day trial.

Yol. Xxi a no. 40. Indianapolis. Thursday May 27 1375 the shipwrecked Schiller the Story of a swamped Steamer. Experiences of Eye witnesses. Lavacs Ricioli in Stormy a Taok crockery a.1dauwari All broken Riff ire the Cilly tas struck washed from the wreck isto the ska bodies recovered buried on the Island with impressive ceremonies. Of alls a word of Tongue the Saddest Bis of shipwrecks. Thera is something that thrills with terror the boldest and braves at the is re mention of a steamship a tramping at sea. To strongest Are a help Lee As babes in each scene sometimes whil9 the weakest Are strongest. The it fullness of such a situation Cau 1m appreciated ouly by being experienced. Tongue and pea then utterly fall to adequately describe the pm it Tlona of Tbs soul. To base reflection Are the result of Reading the subjoined from the London Papen jut received descriptive of the wreck or the Schiller stale Plexter a German Iron the United Sutee makes the following statement 1 tie voyage wait Ali a ant until Sumray the 2d in taut when there was a wild sea. After that nothing occurred of Moi Nunt until Friday , when a fog set in and by degrees became thicker but the ship kept at Fuji Speed with the sail up until 8h. 1 was then Tandog at the engine and the officer on the Bridge rang the engine room Bill Aii l the boat waa reduced to half Speed. We kept going u halt Speed until 9 a i fog All this was so think that coaids hardly see our hands before our eyes. Then the Bell was rung again. Just As the Bell Reng i Lesard the ship strike Aud Felt her but pig on the rocks then the bumping increased and the Tea by of to break in on the deck. Before she struck a great Many male pause Ger were on the deck looking Lor land. The officers told us we should Sec ind about 4 o clock a to look tor it. At the moment the vessel struck the women and children were Down below. I did not Bear much noise on deck. I instantly ran Down to the second Cabin. The women and children were creaming Aud running out of their Cabins All Over he ship. 1 noticed one lady clasping or. Morris Aud exclaim aug of we arb Dost he said no it s All right Quot and he turned a Pale As a beet. I then got frightened myself and ran again on Dot cd but there was s lot of people screaming. I could hardly Ace anybody became of the fog. I ran then to the lint Cabin to get s Hie preserver but Home of the Man there said they were All gone. I returned again to the deck and jumped into a boat and Tbs men in her drove me out again. I got in again Bat or. Williams an englishman from Birmingham had a life preserver on. He came to a and at his request i helped i in in Bat i jumped out Iny Selt btc4ue we coaids not get the boat off the deck Sod at this Lime the sea commenced to break on the deck and the Bip was bouncing an i Xuyen women and children were running about screaming. I ran to the first Cabin again. And there saw a my i knew rom new York standing there. I Beard another Man Tell him net to Loave b Tamse it would to get the Best phase on the Alp. His Wile and is two children were standing 1»% 1th Side and each of Teui had a Ufa preserver on. I think his name was Rosen Leui. I than ran to another beat on the Quarter deck and there i saw my Friend Marks Power ter a German with a life preserver on. I asked him where he got it and be said from under i Pillow i ran to the stairs of the first Cabin to get first time since w»1 Sale. We saw a we continued teak to god Anee. We were we. _. _ we reached the Beach. Upon. King silk Are we hauled the boat on to the Aalt our Way toward the Bouse. Dii it etly. I Savin left the Vanael we Uda 1 and pulled with a bravery that could not be r _ a on one of the Isla the excelled. The women and children bad no to a i and verb do when be Wahed away the Par to alms Fhi of a our deliver Ilion and the Only wonder to me a that i a f an hear Bemore or. Jones we saved. Under the direction re about a. 0f or. Smith coffins bad been prepared after 3g the Shore we i Over a wore in a Village and we bed and went to the different Bonae where w were kindly received and food Ano cd Lut a re Given to a. This we about 0 6 cock in the morning. The following is the or Tive of Edward Pogl Mann the second m. Cer of the Schiller it we As Nar a i can Aav about 10 o clock on Friday night when a i a sleeping on Ziy Sola in my Cabin i was suddenly awoke by heating the team pipe whistle sharply blown. I thought at once that the weather was very thick. I turned round and almost at the same moment Beard and one from ran to the get my berth but went Back again Boa where i a before and placed Tny baud on it. One Man in the boat said ii you dont let go i will Cut your bands off. Be Asid this in German. I then went to another boat and got into it. There were seven men it. At that time the boat was swinging but it could not be let Down because the rope was fast. I think one of the of so ers Cut one of the rope and our boat fell into the water. At that time a big wave Cama up filled the boat with water immediately and drove us right under the ship but another succeeded and drove a out again. Our boat got full of water. We commenced Balling it out with our bands our hat and our boots. One of the Meu in the boat shouted to a Man on the deck i think it was one of the officers to throw him a bucket but he did not do so. We kept rowing about the ship All the time until 6 o clock in the morning. All Tai time the fog was very thick and we could see nothing hut the lights in the Cabin of to ship and All this time the screaming was heartrending. But we could see nobody on Board. Tie creaming lasted till about 4 Oclock and the last screaming that i heard and Wuich i shall never forger was the Roic of a Little child who was we believed in the first Cabin. The lights in the a bin and All except the Mast Bead Light went out. Mixed tip with the heartrending screaming was the loud clicking of the ship As wave after wave broke non her. The reports sounded like Thunder. We continued by the ship till about 6 o clock when the foremast with the Light fell Aud then we could see nothing More of the vessel but we Orold Bear the water breaking Over it and the Spray dashing Over the Bull both the meats and the Chlon is having disappeared. We then rowed away to keep off the Breakers. The fog by this time bad cleared somewhat. We kept rowing Bat did not know a Boob Way we were going As to bad no Compass. We continued rowing till about 6 Oclock when the fog began to Clear and then we heard a noise and non looking round i first saw a naked dead body floating and directly afterwards we saw two men hosting. We then shouted ail we got up to them As soon As we could and picked one of them no. He bad a life preserver on. We took him into the boat Bat be is completely exhausted and apparently lifeless. We then got Charlee frs am who also had a life preserver on and was float 150 of a door. Re is a heavy Mao and we had great difficulty in getting him into the boat. He waa perfectly sensible and immediately asked Lor Aid brother. There were ten in the boat we kept rowing away but we did not know in what direction we were going. In about a hour after getting Inq men on Board we Beard the Noie of a Steamer but we would not be it. We continued to Row in toe direction 02 the a Natle or the Teamor and in about half an boar we saw five or Aix a ailing vessels. We All fell to work and pulled Bard and anxiously toward Tubero but we were not Yeeu Aud the Alp Hood disappeared from our sight. Almost directly afterwards we saw something like a Black speck in the distance upon which a discussion arose a to what it was. Some said it was a Cloud others said it waa land. A however pulled toward it. Upon nearing it we discovered it was the Rock and then almost for Felt Kelt the ship stiuk1ko. I camped up in a moment to rub on deck but before i had got up a few a eps 1 met the first mate who ran Down exclaiming that we were shipwrecked. In a moment we were both on deck again and i ran to the Bridge where the Captain was. When i reached him be bad Joist telegraphed Down into the engine room to go astern but the water rushed Over the deck 3nd, reing that the lore compartment had filled i told the Captain that to go astern would be of no use. The ship then keeled Over to starboard and the Captain ordered the boats of which we had eight to be got As quickly As no ble. 1 ran to the Quarter deck and we lowered the two Quarter deck boats do u to which there was immediately a Rush. I then went to the main deck where t to chief officer wan launching of the boat. It was very heavy. Of the Label boat to launched seven. There was very great difficulty in launching Inot of to been on account of the a weight and the Way in which the vessel Lay. With the Waves dashing Over her. At to its Wei succeeded in launching no. 5, and were then ordered by the Captain to take charge. There also had got into the Host Throe male passengers a woman and seven of the Crew. As i went Over the Side capt. Thomas called out Good Bye old fellow remember me to my he afterwards again called to me but although i Beard Bim 1 pm old not reply Belog so exhausted. As the boat was being lowered a big wave Cam and swamped her and we wore All capsized. We managed however to recover the boat and kept her no As much a we could. She was however Lull of water and we had to stand in her All to time. For three hours we Best about at the mercy of the Waves utterly unaware where we were so dense waa the fog and so dark the night till at to Agub we a a gleam of Light overhead and recognised the Bishop Light. We were. Bowyer utterly unable to make either the Light or the wreck which to saw of the Day dawned a Long distance off. Both masts were then in her. And were crowded with people. All our efforts to Roach a Point of safety were unavailing and we chiefly tried to keep dear of the rocks. Eventually the tog lifted a Little Aud i saw s. Agnes. Viol before we would reach it to log fell again and we were drifted a Long Way by the current. When the fog listed we found ourselves under the Samo rocks of which we had t. Keep Clear. Then we rounded the islands and Carne to a spot where a ship was at Anchor. Shortly alter which we landed at Tresco. Or. Lenry Stern commission agent new York and Berlin a Saloon passenger said the voyage from the Start seemed a for Lunate. To left new York on the 29.h, but i to Pilot would not take her of the bar at Handy Hook till noon next Day and then soon after a to Shang not got entangled in our screw and that delayed us but for three Days after that we had the wind greatly in our Lavor Aud the Ca Tsiu pushed on taking every advantage of it. Then thick and heavy weather set in so heavy that there was no Glass or crockery left and for two Days none of the passengers came to meals. A great Deal of sea was shipped. On Friday is weather As tolerably Clear till 7 or 8 in the evening and about 10 the fog became so Oense that nothing could be seen beyond the ship. The Captain at once did All a Man could do. All sail was taken in the engines were reduced and the look out was increased. The wind a blowing rather heavily from the Southwest with a High ses running but it was not that but the fog and tide that did the Muschler. I got into the forecast 1 to look for the Scilly Light because we knew pretty Well where to were. We were going very slowly when the ship struck heavily on some Rock. Capt. Botna was on the Bridge at the time and a very Large Rop Ortlon of the male passengers were on the de a. Same of the women and children were in their berths asleep. So were Lew of the men. Distress guns and rockets were fired. The greatest excitement prevailed tint a Clover gentleman and a better a ill or than the Captain there could not be yet be could do nothing in the panic. Forty people rushed into a boat that would not bold half the number and it saved none. The Captain fired Hia revolver Over the head of Acme to keep them quiet. I think if i bad been in his place i should have Ahot at them. I think it might have been belter. The Captain waa on the Bridge trying to save the women and children who were halt the Sou is on Board when be with the doctor and chief Engineer were washed overboard. This waa about 2 Oclock in the morning. About in Dwight when i was in the rigging the fog cleared and i saw the Light at the Bishops Rock. Daring these two Hoar and after we first struck we bumped several times before finally settling. As to oar distress signals altogether about ten guns were fired and then the powder became Damp and we could do nothing further in that direction. Theses waa breaking Over the vessel. Capt. Thomas then ordered the boats to be launched and i a Ai ted in launching four but there waa such a crush and such a tremendous sea running that they were swamped almost immediately. Between 1 and 2 Oclock in the morning the Pavilion Over the Saloon in which the women and children were All huddled together was struck by a heavy sea and washed away the unfortunate people being of course washed overboard our it. At 2o clock capt. Thoms a on the Bridge when be was called Down to save some person. He went Down on Dock but s sea Cato in and literally Tore i clothes from him and afterwards washed him Over the Side. The unfortunate Captain bad not Boon in bed for five nights and to roughest the try ing and terrible scene acted with coolness and bravery. I took to the rigging we re i remained until nearly Daylight. The foremast in the rigging on which i was was then carried away and All who were in it were left struggling in the water. As soon and the final task of screwing them Down bad been left until our arrival la the Hope that More identifications might be made. An inquest had been formally opened by or. Hall the senior magistrate who acts As Coroner and All preparations made tor the funeral of the bodies except the few which the friends had telegraphed to request should be allowed to remain unburied for s while. There had been one funeral before we came that of mrs. Wests t for the remainder a joint inner amp a had teen. Arra cred. To say mat it was an impress be a pc Taco a to use merely words of course. Or hearses there were the Little two a been d Toland by the Little shaggy Island ponied some of the cart Bing too Small to to two bodies. Each horse was if and by a a Driver the cortege proceeded slowly ii Indian file on it Way. It was a Humble hot touching Token of the feeling hearts of the k Landers that there w a hardly a co Fla that a not Flowers. Rave Scillo Tun All unknown. Bus Takwi with it mattered not to the that Tai b Dos therein Ltd the fiend. It a not for to Ctm l at of a Thema Elv alone. A St was lore them in that Reed map i ill ski Loo Well Ibi y paid it ail Iho their p wer. One of the a.1dt sigh. The while it once Ion that Oliverr us. Drin walking feebly Shird the Carta Bio. Container the run was of i wife and litle child heart to ecu and desolate. A few More cart Quot a then came another surrounded by. Group of Young men who wore the Imri Gnia of the order of Good templars. Why this the answer a a simple one on the body that Lay within that coffin was found a card which showed that be deceased belonged to that order. The Good templars of Scilly bad never seen their brother in life but in Lili or in death he a their brother still and they acknowledged the brotherhood by the last and Only Lucians in their . The dead carts were drawn by All kinds of horses Gray Black and Brown. At length the Long Liue came to us end and then followed the mourners. Towie comprised nearly All the inhabitants who could witness this pitiful sight. There were scarcely any spectators for All were actors in this Mournful tragedy. Among those who followed were or. Orrien Smith lieu. Smith Dorrien or. Hall or. Bau Tlell or. Bardley or. Moyle or. Buxton or. T. J. Step Hera or. John St Speenr the Rev. Or. Whit or. Hal has chaplain by whom the funeral service was to be performed and the whole of the survivors on the Island. The interment took place in the Little Stour walled Ivland near the old town the former capital of the Island. About a mile from the pier along a rugged Road which commands the sea or each Side for a great part of its course two Gravitt had been prepared in which the coffins were piled on another and the solemn burial Are vice of the Church Over them. Two of the prions interments had been in Ingle i ave. Of the immense number of bodies of the drowned More Are arriving hourly so that space could note had to provide a single grave Lor each. The Confederate dead. Memorial service at m i mph1s minol1no of the Blue and the Ray Federal and Confederate flags in fhe pro cd Filion a grand affair. Memi he. Te.xx., May 24.the memorial ceremonies to Day were the grandest Ever witnessed to the South despite the threatening weather. At an Early boar the Street were filled with people bearing Flowers wherewith to deck the Graves. Business win almost entirely soap ended White from numerous building National and Confederate lags were Hung out. Which Willi the Brilliant uniform of the tale guards Cave the City a Holiday appearance. At noon the procession was formed at the Corner of main and Exchange Trees and moved Down main Street in the following order chief marshal Gen. Vol Tou Greene and aids music Chickasaw guard. Company a Irish volunteers templars guards orator of the Day in a Carriage soldiers of the mexican and Florida wars. Invincible fire company currying general Sor most s Battle lax and i he Battle lag of the third Jvn Nimee Federal cavalry sex of federate on toot sex fed eras la carnage sex co federate horns music hibernian Mutual Relief society Irish it Nevary society father Matthews total abstinence society Hiete Franca be Noeleta he Union. K. Koril Longa. Italiana Mude German benevolent society German casinos he Tocher Bruder. Hand Mimphis Man Rehor template of Dove nine eight eau music City school Ana div Lou music City schools. To Oad division. In Carrl nge. The mayor and a neral Council army and Navy Union sex Federal of acers and soldiers i. Andrews Holoty. Gravette Bertn. Citizen. The procession was Over a mile in length and a it passed through the principal streets which were crowded with people bearing Flowers they gave vent to i Liler feeling a objects of special interest were seen. At the head of the mounted sex confederates Rode Gen. Forrest and surviving members of Bis Stair while the lean veterans were led by Gen. Did. J. I in one Carriage was two Large lags Federal and Eon federate made entirely of Flower. The latter was per try furled Aud thu National Flag was Flung to the Bax be. The number of sex Frd Braun participating in the pro Esalon was about one Hundred repro seating nearly every state in the Union among whom were Lieut. Ool. Geo. Gibson u. 8. A. Cat. J. W. Jefferson who served throughout the War to the eighth Wisconsin or Uve Eagle regiment Quot and now a prominent Cotton or pfc Hun to and who like most of be sex fed eras panic Pat log has never taken part in any Public demonstration before col Harry tool Luton formerly adjutant general on Lue staff of is uni Rob Ofield Cap n. I it Minkin formerly of Gen. Rosecrans a As staff leading dry Good merchant capt. K. H. De Gln Glon 12th Iowa a prominent lawyer the Bon. Hoses Townsend lieutenant 2d Ohio a prominent lawyer . O. Pierce a so Ani inspector general on general Washburn s Taff. One of the orator of the Day capt. Natt Lowe of Gen. Boiler s staff capt. All. G. Tuber of in. Hinckl amp a Dos raft major l u. Harrigan u. H. Volunteers and May others to occupy prominent positions in Ibe City. After traversing the principal tree is the pro Esalon took the Memphis and Charleston trains for Elm to d cemetery where a grand stand bad it men or ruled for the occasion and on arriving the e the following order of exercises a observed Preyer by the Rev. Or. Stanback a in. Rock of age a a by the Mencel it Ohn Duar Tette club poem the Blue Aud master Lee merr Twelver grave song Memphis a a Merchor Fiat Lon Luke e Wright. Seq. A Venn nearer my god to men Olssohn leu Artesla club oration. Judge James o. Pierce late of the Federal Rainy night Hong of the warriors Memphis Maziot Robor poem com posed by or. Granger United army Yin. Quot old Hundred Quot Man Dusolina Quartetti club sue diction by the Kev. James Mariul Abaei. The Ora tons were in keeping with the in lilt of the occasion and everything p. I off Well Aud the general Imp Awon prevail nothing since the War has occurred to so completely break Down the harrier Between the North and Houtby and unite our whole peo pie. Only one Accident occurred to mar the oel , and this was caused by general Colton Grene s the chief marshal horse falling non him on his return to the City this evening and breaking Bis left leg Jort above the Ankie. A Forest fire sweeps through a town. The inhabitants him mid in it Tite smoke and first Draper at of fonts of the men to Pooht the flame by Cape of the women and children to Phil Urs Bugo through the Burn to Woods is a train of Dox cars blown to atoms by two barrels of blasting powder the new York times special from Osceola Pennsylvania Days one of the Moat Destruf Siivo to reel free that tuts Ever occurred in this Section of the country is now raging All around the top of the Mountain near the Summit of which the to to of Osceola stood at 10 o clock this morning. For the past two weeks tires kindled by Sparks from the locomotive were burning in the Woods along the Side of to Mountain Bat they were not of a threatening nature and did not cause any apprehension la the mind of the people. This morning however a brisk wind sprang up from the North Wisl which by 10 o clock in the Forenoon had increased to a terrible Gale. The town of Osceola containing 1,500 inhabitants is situated of the brew of a my which is ii a t surrounded by a number of Bills All thickly wooded. Erly in Rentou the Chute of tin. Philadelphia nearly opposite that town took fire Linnet simultaneously the Llames it Asti Tafeen out of the won ail around the to in. Even then no danger was anticipated and it was not until the flame bad actually Subt some of the Bouses of the outskirts Iba began to realize their Posi Tion. The it 8 sweeping through the town. At noon j he guest of the Lipton House among then. not know no the danger the teen were about Tuo Pond Kolky the fire reaching the Kitchen before the conclusion of dinner. An Hoar afterwards the Lipton House was in ashes and the Goosk with a number of other were fighting to Mea around the office in which thl a being . Inside the place was filled with terrified women and outside the men were car whole 27umbep 801 the Inin Aud to a f As 1 got into the water i commenced to swim and succeeded in keeping myself afloat until i waa eventually picked up by a fishing boat in which were two boy who worked judge Silson was advertised As an at traction of a meeting in new York satyr Day night in Aid of the Centennial Celebration. Woman the Wile of a woodsman who was burned in by log Cabin in the formats. On thew it ride of the Mountain last night the infusion attendant in the flight of the people from the town during bed a Viany families Vecuna Narat a to Tia fact May be attributed the wild Rumoro a Terr lie Loe of life Lybi Cli were in Drin Latke. The escape of the people was Little Short of my a culo a. And had it not been for the fortunate in Elenoe of or. Dsniel Wood the train master of the Clear fled division the Low of life Mit have been Terrish. Securing a number of Box cars used for carrying freight he loaded them with people and a it them do Biog through the flame to four Miles above Osceola. The Railroad ties were burning in several place and Many of the care caught fire on their passage through the Woods Bat As the peo dle were completely covered in and ibo passage oat was made at such great Speed the burning cars were extinguished before much damage was done. During the Short period Between the time the people were boxed of in the cars and their arrival at Phillip Eborg their sufferings As described by themselves were fearful. Four such trips re made Bolo re 11 the people who escaped in tent Manuer had Leen carried Safly out of the town. Tit sea tent did terror of Oman wrecked on the wizard. Detail of the Kerk of the anus Tea Dino Cadiz lev Lyls Ulm St Ltd on Rcck danish was aft saw of a Kerr a Quot Larnino nothing until Rock. He to truck Tok the to Mabie Cadi we wrecked Atoo e same time the so biker a. But the Lazier calamity waa so Over shadowing that the former was almost forgotten. The following particular Are from the London new of the 12th inst., just received one of the survivors of the Cadiz was landed at Sheik Arnton yesterday morning from the Steamer by by Quot int of trom Prmt be is i ¿°n8ul to 18 by one of the Crew the Only other Mir i three portugese Carreen. An a overcome be Pip 11-. Many of them had to be drag cd it t or out of the Moshannon herein the. Re of which they bad taken Bresug the dec it it tit it in a Hoar after the flame Lii j caught the Bous a appalling. In Colum i thick yellow Tiu Vike Jortveit of r t.»-. T. To a canopy through which trying Paula of water through the Blind Long Moke to Dampen the wooden Structure and present the Sparks from igniting it. Alter the flames bad caught the upper end of the town they swept Down Tho Side of the Mountain Watib terrible rapidity. The tire burning in the Woods All around sent up loads of smoke which completely Envoi of my the town. For a time ogres a relied Impo Saible but to violence of be wind occasionally lifted the smoke and enabled the affrighted Maopu Stinn to make their Way toward the depot. Here there was a terrible suspense of nearly an hour. No train was in the depot and the Laures were rapidly approaching the Frame dwelling used by the Railroad company. On every Side the fire barred escape. Fortunately the Telegraph lines were working and assistance was asked from the fire departments of Tyrone and Almona. When the Hope of escape was least or. Daniel Wood the train master on the Moshannon and Clearfield branches of the Road ran a train of about to i y hox cars into the depot and at once commenced to Load them with women and children. It corned Almo t impossible that the train oui pass with safety through the burning Woods but a successful trip was made and the human freight taken to Phillip Surg. A Large town situated on a Large tract of cleared land Soldo Miles above this place. Auer tje Are commencing at the top of the Mountain had swept Down until it joined the flames reaching out from the Woyda on the Side opposite to that were it commenced a Hope waa still eater trained that a Large saw Mill owned by the Moshannon land and lumber company situated of the Moshannon ust at the Edge of the Woods at the Western end of the town might be saved and with it that portion of the town immediately adjoining the Mill. The Mill contained 14,000,000 fret of Cut lumber. Or. Lacrete the superintendent with a number of Bis men tried to fight the flame with buckets of water but the unequal contest ended after two hours hard work. Hardly had the flame found their Way Luto the lumber plea when a terrible explosion a i Beard and a Bouso some distance away was blown into atoms. It bad been a hardware store and in the Stock were two barrels of blasting powder. The explosion Eera the burning fragments of the Homie in different directions and besides igniting a portion of the town at time untouched by the flames set sire to the Wood a Long a stance Back of the Dace where the fire first appeared besides the Law Tolm Lurt spoken of there were three other saw Mills in the immediate Vicinity burned to the or Iund. Toe los on Cut umber alone which a ready to it shipped will be Over ,500,000. Police Captain Clarke Aud be Rifle Mcpherson were both in the town when the fire broke out. Later. Writing a dispatch under difficult a rap h office surround cd by firk the smok1no Bud s of the town Only two buildings left standing tkrk1 Rcok non during the fir cars full of the inhabitant sent off on a burning Railroad their Buffer no and terror act of heroism Only on of the losses the hike spreading in of her direct hons Hontz Dalk burned. The time special of saturday Saya when Telegraph communication ceased Between this phase and once la last night the Little wooden Structure at the latter place at which the dispatch published in to Days times a written waa still surrounded by fire. It was the Only building left standing at that end of the town but a the other had been completely destroyed it stood in but Little danger. At 2 Oclock in the afternoon it bad been de erred the operator or. Alexander a. Mullen having to Fly for Bis life leaving All the instruments Thind. A fortunate turn in the wind however saved the building and by o clock in to evening telegraphic communication was again resume and continued some hour. About the Timo it ceased s t port came in that Huntsdale a Village of 800 inhabitants about six Miles to the West of Ossola was in great Nart t turned and la danger of entire destruction. No communication could be had with it daring the Day owing to the tact that All the Railroad bold Gas of the Moshannon Branch were burned Down. Far As the Eye con id reach from the roof it the Telegraph of Foo at Eola last nig tit the Foresta were biasing fiercely. Where in the morning Osceola had stood was marked by a number of Small free on the Mountain Side. Each Bule Blaze represented a Bouse that a few abort hours before had sheltered a family. Near where the Moshannon lumber Mills had stood the 14,000,000 Teet of Cut lamber was Atli burning and formed a solid bed of fire. To for As Baa been at present ascertained the loss of life has been confined to one a poor _ t 1 hired like a Ball of red for. the. Burning forests font a on All Sido an apparently impenetrable Wall of flames. May acts of heroism were performed during the fire. A Young Man named e. De Beck formerly a state policeman heard that a woman who had just been confined was lying help Lea in a shanty in the Woods across the Creek from the mosh Odou Mills the Mill had caught fire and wan burning fiercely. There was z narrow Paasche loading t it the Woods Between the Mill and a Pool in which logs were at oreo. The logs were burning even while they floated in the water. De Beck with four or five others whose names com not to ascertained started Over Tia Palt read a through the flame and Inoke reached the to mans borne and potting herself and her child on an old soft carried them rarely ont on their Baldere. De Dicks eyes Ware severely burned. Several leading citizen among them or. Law he the superintendent a Fine Moshannon mugs and or. James it pm it a. Proprietor of the House fused to leave the town. They fought la flame and succeeded in waving by the Tyrone firemen Wim arrived about 3 of Stock. The method tet and Catholic Church tear and a few House in the immediate Vicinity of these building. The Resto the town has been utterly destroyed. The people have saved nothing and out of the 1,500 inhabitant 1.000 at least Are at reply destitute without Means of any kind. Many of the men engaged with or. Lawahez who is Laid up from Burn the morning owned Homes in the Vicinity. The wives of these Tren staid by their husband and refused to leave on the first car Load. After the flames had caught the Mill and it was found impossible to save it these women were safely transferred to the car. About 2 Oclock yesterday the Village of Houtzdale caught tire. Like Osceola it i built entirely of Wood. More iban half of it Lias been destroyed the fire is still raging within the Woods tor Miles around. Hundreds of Woodmen have lost their Homes. Yesterday a Large number of people under the leadership o or. L. U. Lingle acc added in making their Way to Windward of the fire where they found safety on a Hill fall of Timber. These people Are utterly destitute As Are also those who were taken to fhilltpaburg., in All there Are about 1,200 people who have lost everything they had in the world and Are now without Means of any kind. The Woods at the Back of Houtzdale Are atoll burning and it is believed the town will be utterly destroyed. It a known Early yesterday morning that Houtzdale wan in danger and a Cumber of citizens of Osceola among them or. George Brisbon and or. George Frazier went up to give assistance. They remained All Day righting the flames at that place and did not know until evening that in the meantime they had been leu horseless and homeless. All the Railroad track Between Oace Ole and Hotuiz Dale Baa been burned Ioe Indyg several Bridge. May of Tho building surround ing the mines in that Section have been burned and the mine Are in great danger. In any event no Coal can be taken out for some weeks. The wind which bad died away during the night is again rising Aad the fire has worked a Way around to rough the Woods to a Point seven Miles above Phil lips org. In that Vicinity the saw Milla of hoop Humes a co. Bave been burned. Two other saw Mills nearer to Phillips Borg one of which was owned by Hovey Harris a co., were totally destroyed. Many of the ties on the main line of Tbs Tyrone and Clearfield Branch have been burned away but the Road is not obstructed. A Bare smoking Patch on the Mountain Side Marks to Day the place where Eala stood. Early yesterday morning trains loaded with provision arrived in charge of committees of citizens from Clearfield and Tyrone. The stores were dealt out to the people in the methodist Church and a meeting of the prominent citizen was convened by Abie. Burgess Lingle in order to take measure for the Relief of those who had los2 everything. Most of the people whose Bouse were burned found employment in the saw Mill and goal mine of the Region. They have nothing now but the clothe on their backs and for Home week at least they must be fed by the contribution of the charitable. All uie people Mowerer boar no Well under Belr great calamity and the leading men by already announced that they will rebuild the town. A great Deal of the property destroy my 1 insured in foreign companies but. At psf coat it is Impo Nible to obtain to name of Alt the omani or the extent of Tho insurance. A report has just come in that the fire has broken out afresh in the Wood near to Lonadale. It 1 g Ting directly for the town Ami the mints. A Force of 100 us in Are engage vol to fighting it and Large reinforcements will be sent out at once. Aad alarm prevail All around ibis Section of the country. Should the wind Continuo to rare the to it Rueiinn of properly will to almost incalculable. The i saved and Vars were Wincn Samen lowing a 7 0 it to tier Multi the Al but sixth ten tron k tit Peipus were drowned. He m. Georgo Wushen. F aug a i. F us l 3lnfl to , and we one to intr of a shop cadem. She of Irod ve»8®1 of tons Burden be longing to London and Vigo a a London on the who Arnik a anime a i r in a 14lb i amp or. Went to 7 or it we reached two do attest Aid and thence to Malaga and Cadiz riving Al the latter port on the 24th of Ain on the following the e on Board a Crew of thirty Oglia men and thirty on the 24th of april. There n t ul.9 follow of thursday. D Crew of thirty one in . All englishmen and thirty live Lessen us Wev of the ,8tter h®11 Porto Enero lore who wore coming to Man a Hifp in the ill i11 to it tor k00» a Kos a. Log View a Quot a struck on the wizard m0cx. It became very thick on Thor Day n Lbw last and this lasted till the time when we struck on the wizard Rock off Brest -at-3 Oclock on saturday morning Laa. The eth lost. The Ca Tsiu was at that time in Hie Cabin but i do not know if be waa asleep. The second mate or. Atkins bad the watch on deck Aud a at the wheel. I could see nothing for the fog and 1 think the Captain Dij oel know that we were to far scrum to Bay of ils Cay As we were. We saw nothing woh Tover of land until to whip struck. The w Izard Rock is a Long Way off Brees and la of a great Many rocks which form islands there. Directly the ship got ashore the Captain came up to acted the badge and told the mat that he thought the ship had struck heavily Forward. The third mate i Don t know to on Forward Aud he had not Beta there More Tima thirty seconds before be Sung out to the Captain that the ship was going Down by the head and the Captain whet order la Boot to a cleared away but a he ship we inking so quickly there waa no time to comply with Bis directions. Tbs Carlz bad tix Large boats enough to have Corrie d everybody on Board Une boat waa to retd and about fourteen bands got into b a. Under the command of the second mate but alter the boat had pushed off from the Side the ship Hoied Over on the top of her. And forced her and ail no were a her under. The Buss came up afterwards keel upward with three of the port Ujean sail hrs. Who Bung to her keel and be Dri t. with them. I was at test wire Star Ding Ait Iid seeing that the ship waa making urge to Down by the 3sad. I look ail Tny clothe and jumped overboard. 1 got Clear of Tho suction of the vessel. Beu Abe went Down the wat of was very rough. After i wac overboard 1 could gee some rocks Bou. 300 Yards from me and to these i managed to swim. Other persons a vain along with me but they did not Reoti the rocks As t he a was so heavy. At the time the vessel struck there waa great contusion of Board Bat the Captain appeared to retain his self pc Reasi you and the officers so far As i could Sec obeyed the order Given them. Before i lift the Island i Law one body washed abhor e. It was that of in English gentleman a Pas eager abcs name i did not know i e bad sailed from London with us. Aud had g one the round of 3be voyage. We left the body on the Island. There a one gent ten tan passenger on Board icum Paoju log hit but i saw nothing of him. Among that person lost by the wreck of he steam Abl it Cadiz we or. John Morse a Dentison Detroit Mich. Titi May be t be gents unan to whom Wilson re Lars a Tho eco ii d mate Atkins swam with me from the Shle it toward the Shore but be waa drowned to fore reaching the latter Aud to Man named i Boma to Tus a fireman on Board was also drowned when swimming near to. Amo of the others of Tbs Crew i remember pipping John Grey Hinds left Berbridge Wright Forman Maclean All seamen Ttomas Carr a fireman Jack a amp a and Jama i pedlar. I dont know the name of any of the passengers. The first mate was Narn and linger. Of the 06 Persona a the vessel 31 Crew and 35 Passen Garr i and tue three portuguese Are All who Are saved. Pm vying the Piper. A Domigan millionaire and a maid with a great grievance a Balm in 00ubt. A Detroit special to the Chicago time say the Superior court to Day gave Hortense Carl $10,000 damages claimed i Albert. Von Mol nor for seduction. Molitor Isa bavarian who came Over a few years in i a year or two since be sent for miss Carl to come to t his country to keep Bonne for him of tittering a Bis letters showed to marry her if she j ureter red. Miza Cari Cerne and went to molitors House to assume the duties of her p Sitio and on she second night of her an 1val Molitor invaded the Jaared realm of her boudoir and Wadi some Dalliance. Robbed her of that which did not enrich he or words to that effect but left her poor indeed. He continued. Olb i Malmo by irn located to Rob her of that which did not e Irich him pretty regularly for four Inonu is at the end of which Timo the Prospect for additional America citizen seemed first rate and be turned be adrift. She Cam to Detroit where a Fonad Friend who Woro lastly indignant at Tia Iozipo a Tion upon a Gir Iwho bad cos wed in Tbs sincerity of the Friend Abaft of a Man Eha had know in her native cd Atrev of the court to Day acting on Tbs principle that Boas cult it to bulge in Tepei Borean exercise must Renio Arat the Violi Aig awarded Ber the Storsand sum. Pret snary Mot Lous looking to a new trial or mad but be girl h i Zood Backer a will meet Hui m far he Choo Aea to go. Mottor of a lab new Nick Large a Tauti y of land in Ivre us Fala its a uie thing to be a prodigal son. Or Jalla Ward Lowe now wants Debute to make and her picture which will represent the bes Vena opening to receive the scripture dead Best. Industry los Home Loving Young men have never yet been appreciated in this world. They should bestir themselves and do something desperately wicked before it to Evermae tingly too Fate Omitty of King. Which be 1 facetiously styled the Iowa want the Gallons restored in that state und they encouraged. There a no necessity tor the existence of in Anam any Mort and hanging is a Aya an spectacle. It la the Aag Cloos remark of a desc observer that you can generally Tell a newly Narried couple at the dinner Tau. By the in it Lugn to once the Groom when a Fly Ai Chat on the Bride butter

Search All Newspapers in Indianapolis, Indiana

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Indianapolis Indiana State Sentinel Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Indianapolis Indiana State Sentinel?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection

NewspaperArchive FAQs

Looking for more information? If you’re not ready to talk to a representative, here are some frequently asked questions to help you determine if institutional access to Newspaper Archive is for you and your institution.

Newspapers allow readers to step into the life and times of past decades and centuries from all over the world. Not only do they have interesting and unique articles and photos, but they also have advertisements, comics, classifieds, and more.
The NewspaperArchive collection can be searched several different ways - advanced search, browse, and publications. The advanced search offers filters to narrow your search for more precise results.
NewspaperArchive’s collection of newspapers boasts more than 85% unique content compared to other newspaper sites. In addition to big city newspapers, we have a wide variety of newspapers from small towns that hold a wealth of information about day-to-day life. Our collection dates back to 1607!