Clipped From The Fort Wayne Sentinel
- : n J. at to - of RiVERSMRISING NO SIGNS OF, ABATEMENT 01T TEXAS FLOODS. MOST FIVERS GOING HIGHER FIFTEEN PERSONS LOST LIFE IN WACO FLOOD. TRINITY RIVER ON A BOOM IT THREATENS DALLAS AND FORT WORTH. Dallas, Texas, April 23. The floods show no signs of receding. On the contrary, most of the Texas rivers arc rising." A Fort Worth "'telegram' at 10 o'clock said the Trinity river 1 overflowed, doing much property damage. The people are alarmed for the safety of the waterworks, which r.re seriously threatened. A nine - foot rise Is sweeping down from the headwaters of the Trinity. This will cause a big. overflow In the vicinity ot Dallas and Fort Worth by tonight. A bulletin from Waco at 10:20 said the list of dead there will reach from ten to fifteen persons. The property damage In Waco will exceed $150. - 000. The telegraph lines of both companies are gone south of Wac.'. isolating more than one half of O13 state. Railroad movements are suspended south of Dallas on almost every line in the state. The loss by flood and hurricane since yesterday morning Is estimated to reach from three to fivo million dollars, Including damage to railroads and the crops. The damage to railroads is in Hill, McLennan. Williamson, Bell, Colorado, Bastrop and adjoining counties. The telegraph companies have large forces of linemen out trying to make, repairs. The few reports received from southern and central Texas state that great destruction has occurred. GALVESTON FLOODED. Galveston, Texas. April 28. Many streets here are flooded from curb to curb today, owing to the tremendous rains last night. A hail storm later shattered many windows and wrecked green houses. The whole state is water soaked. Three boys were caught in last night's storm while rowing in Galveston bay and are believed to have been drowned. Another storm to last two days Is at noon predicted by the government weather bureau. The Brazos valley is expected to be flooded from Waco to the gulf. The water at Sealey it now up to the highest point reported in the great flood of last July. In Meyer Bros. & Co.'s window there is a beautiful display of valuable and useful articles given free to users of Lion Coffee. DEATHS AND FUNERALS. GRUND. Mi j Anna Mary Grund, for many years a resident of this cty, died Fil - day evening at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Henry Dressel, 133 Holmnn street, nt the advanced age of 72 years, 8 months and 0 days. Mrs. Grund had been in poor health for two years, and for the three months Just preceding her death had been confined to her bed. Her husband died several months ago. Mrs. Grund was born in Germany, but came to Fort Wayne at an eaily age, and during her long residence in this city has made a wide circle of friei'ds. Three children survive her George Grund, of Auburn, John Qrund, of this city, and Mrs. Dressel, with whom she was living at the time of her death. Mrs. Grund was a member of the Ladles' Auxiliary of the G. A. R., and the ladles of that organization will attend the funeral services in a body. The funeral services will be held on Monday at 2 o'clock from the residence and at 2:30 from Bethel Evan gelical church. Rev. Evans will officiate, and Ihc Interment will be at Llndenwood. day morning t 10:30 from Parker's chspel, and the' Interment, will be at the cemetery near by. FUNERAL' 'ANNOtTNCEMENTS.'. Ehle. Funeral service! of Mrs, Johanna Ehle will be held Sunday afternoon at, 12:30 from the real - 'dence, 529 South Broadway, and at 1 0 clock from the St. John s Lutheran church. Wlcijaud. Funeral services of William Wiegand, jr., will be held Sunday afternoon at 1:30 from the resi dence, on Brooklyn avenue, and at 2:30 from Zlon's Lutheran chuVch, DEMOCRAT HOLDS THE OFFICE, Frankfort, Ky., April 28. Attorney General Breckenrldge today en joys the distinction of being the only state officer in Kentucky whose title is not in litigatiqn. Judge Clifton J. Pratt, the republican contestee, failed to file a supersedeas bond prior to last night and the undisputed title passed to Breckinridge, DO NOT GET THAT NEW TRAIN COMMERCIAL CLUB'S REQUEST IS UNHEEDED. Lake Shore Railroad Fails to Put on the New Train Asked for by the Committie. The efforts of the Fort Wayne Com mcrcial club to secure a more advantageous train service on the Lake Shore railroad has not yet been successful, for on tho new schedules of that road reclved this morning the new train petitioned for Is conspicu ously absent. The new time card goes into effect Monday. It will be recalled that the Com merclal club had petitioned for 1 morning train out of this city and an evening train returning at seasonable business hours, and the railroad off! cials promised to give the request due consideration in the light of a desire to favor Fort Wayne in every possi ble way. The appearance of the new card without it may be taken to indicate that the company did not see its way clear to grant the request. Chairman F. V. Culbertson, of the Commercial club's committee on rail roads and transportation, was visibly disappointed this morning when he learned ot the Lake Shore's action, but he stated that the committee would not yet give up the effort to secure an improved service on the Lake Shore. THE COLUMBUS LINE. Secretary Monning, of the Cainmer clal club, is in receipt of a communl cation upon the subject of converting the Columbus Northwestern railroad into a Columbus short line, with Flit Wayne as a connection, as outlined in The Sentinel some days ago. The letter suggests that a conference with the Pennsylvania officials be arranged to further the project, and the matter will come up at the next meeting of the Commercial club. THE GUARD TO ENCAMP. Indianapolis, April 28. Special - Governor Mount today decided to hold an encampment of the Indiana National Guard near this city during the last week in July. There has been no encampment of the slate militia for four years. MINISTER HARRIS COMING. Indianapolis, April 28. Special Hon. Addison C. Harris, of this city, United States minister to Austria, Is coming home to Indianapolis and will take part in the state campaign. RECEPTION TO GILBERT. Angolla, Ind., April 28. A concourse of two thousand people, with a cornet band and the military company, greeted Senator Gilbert on his arrival home last evening, giving him a rousing reception. Democrats as well as republicans are delighted because of his nomination. TO CCBE A COLO in OSE DAT Tske Laxative Dromo Quinine TaMaU. All Srergieu refund th monir If It fails to cere. 8. w. Qrora'a iamatur is on each box. aso COLEMAN. Mrs. Mary Coleman, wife of Isaiah Coleman, died Friday at her home in St. Joe township at the age of 74 years. Mrs. Coleman was one of the pioneers of Allen county, having set tied In 1840 upon the farm Where sixty years of her life was spent, a'rd where she resided at the time of her death. The cause of death was bronchitis, complicated with the Infirmities of age. Mrs. Coleman was widely known and very highly respected. Besldoa the husband there ore three surviving children David and William Coleman and Mrs., Amelia Long, all of whom reside at the. old home. Funeral services will be held Tnes - Wall paper to PLEASE you; cheap, TOO, at L. O. Hull's, 90 Calhoun St. Ladies' Sailors from $2.50 to $5.00 at Patterson's. Wall paper to PLEASE you; cheap, TOO, at L. O. Hull's, 90 Calhoun St. How the ladies fall in love with trie Knox Sailors at Patterson s, ICE CREAM! A. C. Aurentz will serve at his Ice Cream Parlors Bisque, Strawberry, Fine Appls, Vanilla Ics Creams. 2t The Green Tradina Stamns at .the? Wayne Dry Goodscornpany.