Anthony Kerkhoff--Pneumonia Part 2
srsctai, prsrarca re tbs swjtnsss. Pittsburg. Penn.. December 8 X serious flood along tha entire Ohio Valley waa atopped to-night by a cold wave, and by mornlna moat of the small streams will be frosen, as hs thermometer will drop to 10 above aero. . 'The Ohio River will reach a stage of from M to 86 feet at Wheeling to morrow night.' said Forecaster Ridge wsy to-night. "I have aent warnings down the river to that effect. Tha Monongahela River Is putting out tbe most water as a result of the rain. which hss been falling Incessantly since Friday night. The rain ceased st noon to day and fluniee of snow fell. At dark to night Lower Allegheny began to be Inun dated, and by morning scores of manufac turlng plnt will b unsbls to resume op era tlon. The stage at Davis Island Dam at 10 o'clock to-night was 21.2 feet snd rising 0.2 feet an hour, and a stags of 24 feet is expected. At Market street wharf ths stage was 22.8 feet snd rising 0.2 feet an hour. At Herr's Island Dam 24 feet, and at Loci Number 4. Monongahela River. 24.8 feet. Tha Beaver River la letting out a vast volume of water, and the atage at 10 o'clock was 27.4 feet and rising 0.7 feet an hour. Tnla ia caualng the Ohio River below Rochester to rise more rapidly than K Is above this point, and will cause the higher water at Wheeling and lower points. Th Klsklmlnetaa River, which empties Into the Allegheny River, la also doing much to swell the tide, but abort this point the Allegheny River is normal. The police to-night In Lower Allegheny City were put Into rowboats and are patrolling tbe lower wards, getting the people moved into the second stories before morning. Forecaster RIdgewsy said that had the cold wave not come In time the flood would have reached SO feet In Plttaburg.