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 - At'«(lll. TP.IJIS, July r..-Tlle (,-over- l,or...
At'«(lll. TP.IJIS, July r..-Tlle (,-over- l,or j-psterdny received n lelenroui from Itrooiolilre a«!flnK for aid for him- f Niwd mifferers who are report ci| ns wing without food or shelter In T> ft tiUH.r- llnvlng no stale fmit' nt hM'dlupcsal with which to ri-spou to sn«)i niipcals, IIP wired the mayors of Hn Antonio, Houston ami Halves t6n ti [call upon the people to remle itli'B iflMaiicp as they enii. .p|tal» ot a like nntiire are expcclcu fromuWli-r iiuarlrrs, and If the reports wliicl 1 have l.ccii coming 'nun the lloedi .districts are even but half cur- n extrn session of the legislature .•ccouic nccfssary In order lo ion for HIP care of those their nil from Hie over- loW,s..r. * |W ,*' jji)d.wprs w.hlch have been fn'llus tifpctloii for the pant week cc.-is- •fpriluy, and reports from differ- of Travis county .ire ta h« Kffect Hint If the ralu lets up one of I ho best crop* 'of •olttifc. com, stock, PPIIH nud cniiu i.-n itiirl will bp inn lie. The tury-.f u l.liH-inin. rioilnii, Texas, July .".—Chief Line iinii Lowry of HIP Postnl Telegriip'i VNII'"I nt S o'clock last iilglil gave the "ivl'.'liig utatenictit over the long ills- tit telephone from Scaly. -•"•O .nil'"" ,-x (if Dallas: "The llrnww river hrrejls more limn five miles wide ni,d I'.ie traters nre lashing fiirlon»ly. All chartcler of llontahle properly Is rush- Inx jilong with I IIP currents. On this side, of the river tnl Senly) there l< t* :«t little danger, bill oil tin- other •Idt (Duvypy and HrooksKInO the con- dltbm 'nV« terrible. Hrookshin- Is Ililitecn liilles from Scaly nud thirty"- elu'n miles from Houston. \V,' can uof get from the Healy side to the Dtvey nnd llrookxhlrp sidi-. and till n nt lit- n as Oll,-jwlrc» an- gone on that side anil ' '. '. tell the extent of the lei' al •prookhlilrp. I renche.1 Mealy Insl night In a mnnll *<' nt after spending Monday nlvht on a IdnmUfour miles from here. The i;c of the MlKaourl, Kaunas nnd i fiillwny ul Dcwey Is n» KOOI! ns 11 Is covered with wmer nnd destroyed who are to I go at minute. Four miles or Missouri, Kansas and TcxaH track IK on the mile nud ubont a mite on the Healy side. ;lf lion Is nnd special trains from tl'iUHtou or other points have not yet reiched Krookshlre, they are too lute. Tie people, I 'car, will be drowned before they tan be reached. Yeslordny afternoon there were from IKK) to 4(Xi ptrwuia on a uniall bland near lie-iok- dhire, and the water was rising r.ipid- |y. I feur they nre drowned by Ill's (lino, aa they hiul not the gllxii' means of escape. The river here Is Hlx f.etl higher than In 1SS3, which wns the- record up to the present. Th<> daiiiage to property Is enormous, l Im*! never seen as bud u flood cundi- liiJ- ns this one."

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  1. The Brookshire Eagle,
  2. 08 Jul 1899, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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