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THE LOGANSPOKT JOURNAL YOL. XXI. LOGAXSPORT, INDIANA, WEDNESDAY MbRSIKfi, JUNE 3, 1896. NO. 133. An Extremely Interesting Bit of News For Sharp Shoppers. Host of you know that the end of the season is four weeks away. It means more to us than to you We have taken sort of preliminary census of the store's stocks; here and there we find a few doz. or few pieces of goods that are the tag ends of large lots gone before. We would rather see these goods out of the way at a small loss than stored away. If you know a bargain when you see it, the lots won't go round. Here is the .story plainly aud brieJJy told-witli every item particularized, every price iu plain, black letters. Maybe you trust your own jiulfftnent more thau our advertisraeiits; Mien make « tour ol investigation to tUo store. We are willing tliatyou should decide. ,0 pii-ec-j. fancy Dimities, all coloi'S, ' 50 Styles of -f 1.25 Percale, Lawn and Diuiity Shift Waists Cor !)8e. Silver nud sold plateil Shift Waist sets, 25c ar.rj L'Oc. Silver :iiiil gold Belt Buckles for 2r>c, 13e, 10c & 5e. The Handkerchief Sale will continue to.moiTOW to eloso out what re- The nil lineQ ones worth 40c to Toe are lOc. The cmbroldefed Swiss ones worth from 20c to -10c arc lOc. Our Wash Goods stock Is simply n marvel for sharp shoppers. There are goods you want and you can buy them at n price. Every piece ofj-ho latest design and at prices that will make you buy. 100 pieces fancy Organdies In all the new designs worth 25c and 20c and but 10 cents. 10 pieces fancy and plain Lluen ef- ' fectsi, the summer fad, In stripes anil dots reduced to 13c. 409-411 BROADWAY. many itoigus, aud all arc reduced to 20c. L'D -pieces Wool Cliallies In French Coloring.-; rutluced to 121A.-. . Sillc Belts nre now the 1'ail. They hitlu that gnp between skirt and belt aud we have them In. great variety. SILK BELTS SILVER BELTS 2sc. Others at 250 and 350, worth all of 50 cents. HOUSE DEFIANT. The skilful .Tnp.'thc artful Austrian, the fashionable Parisian have all bent their taleuts to make our Fan stock complete. Our buying talent has itffced those' beautiful effects within the reach of nil. Austrian Fans in silk effects, hand paluted, sticks and plenty of them, worth from OOc to 75e, all for 25c. Japanese Fans in endless variety, 20 per cent, below tho market, up from 5c. French gnuxo effects, hand painted with bone sticks, worth .$1, for CSc. 306 FOURTH ST. Clothes up to Date Have been In great favor at .our establishment. Fact; 18 no one has a finer line-of woolens and worsteds to select from than onre. Important Features . . . in [the make-up of our clothes work their superiority. We are not the cheapest tailors but claim to be the best. Carl W. Keller, Tailor and Draper. 311 Market Street. We Have Others we Call Them Knights We also have an assortment of , second band bicycles which must be gold. Call a'nd wake an offer. . .The qtifien of'hearttln alt-these'parts, If you can co by rumors*. Ii oim who nues a wheel, and glide* About in dainty bloomers. ZINN & COMPANY. 203 Sixth Street, I Must Have Honey ,^ 5o I Have Reduced my prices. Call and get^ a Nobby Suit before they are all gone. AL YOUNG, Tailor . . " *^^^ 318 Pearl Street. Passes' !th3 Eiver and'Harbor Bill - •„• -,', : 0ver President's Veto.. * • .. V 1 • [ ReportC'pf Committee .Harshly Criti- cises} the Executive Action—Doof tb.3 Senate. ,,,.„,,,,,ri-ton, .'Inne S.-Mr.'f-iuiulersou (rup.,'V s V:)'reported from the committee oii,-;rulcs,'tin order making ibe- hum- of •nu'ttij]g-,.toi-' the remainder of. fhc. ses- .tilori'.^i.-pfclo'uk a. m. it was ayveed to," In,. thjiiVi-onueetion ii'r. TJinglcy (rep., Me.)','4Jhiiii-nmn of the committee Oil wnys iui(T.ui'.'iuis. called thi-aiteiitionof- -iiiciiibO,i,-s 10 tin.'. iiuCL'Ssily nf maintain- iujj-./ii'-'si 1 ! 01 ' 111 " "' «tlendance in order that-it-he'^business of tho hmise might I'o .'siicj-M'ssfiilly prosoiiiit'-'ti. Si-voii of the.! appropriation bills. IIP said, wove still in conren-iiL-c '.vil.li several inat- toi-s .of.Vlitt'erenee between .the two houses,likely to cause friction and •upon','which yea and nay votes would (Inubtibss be cleinand'.'d before they •v. (•rc'.'se.ttle.d. In order vo close up the bi!.-;iness of the house he v.-iiriu<<I-mem- bers,,proposing to K>r.ve that tiie p'r'es- cuce bf.a quorum wns nbspintely necessary'..- If a quorum be . broken,.--.Mr, Dinp-Ity said, he desired to warn members that it would be necessary to send for them. , ,. Mr. .Cannon (rep., 111.), chairman ot the committee on appropriation.-', stated that in his judgment there was no possibility that the present...session of congress would end before Wednesday of next week, and probably not before Friday .or Saturday. , V..,,.,.. import OH Kiver nntl Iliirbor 15111. The; report of the committee on river mid harbors i-ecomme-uding the pas-'-nge of the river and harbor-'approprinti'oii; "the objections of. the president to the contrary notwithstanding," was. priv Rented by Mr. Hooker (rep.;: N;. V.). ohnirman,' and road. '.".," ' .,, ; ' The report statcs.that pi the 417 Hems ot appropriations contained In the hlll.ull e-ocpt 27 are projects contained In. bills which have heretofore become laws.and which have been for years In Process, o construction by the eovernment. No new projects wore added to the .bill.of ISM. It will thus be seen, the report status, that tho principal work of the committee 1ms been the Investigation and examination .ot 'improvements-to which congress has repeatedly committed Itself, The river anrt harbor bill of 1S90 appropriated J26;000,OOC and placed certain works under the contract system which Involved the additional expenditure of J1G,000,COO.' It appears, therefore that by far tho greater number of projects appropriated for In this bill wore also expropriated far In the bill .61 1380, and Which are not yet completed. The report explains that that bill was referred to Gen. Casey, then chief of the United States engineers, who reported to President Harrison that only eight, of the Items seemed to bo of llmlted,or Local benefit. The press amount appropriated for these Items was $72,000. From thls'it.wlll be seen, the report continues, that tlie largo part of the projects contained,In the present bill passed the scrutiny 'and received the approval of Gen. Casey and.have gone unchallenged until now. The bills of IS90 and 1892 were approved by President'Har- rison and th'e bill of 3S9-I was perrti-ltted'by the present executive to ..become a:ilnw3>3> limitation. ... ,-i ....• rlmpench FrcKlfloiit'i Decliiriitlpn.' Tlie .'committee Impeach the president's declaration-.' that maiiy of the objects for v/hich the "money is appropriated are not related-to,'.the public, welfare.. ; ..Tl\oy..atis.ert thatjthe b'll'l 'was,carefully, 'prc^arod'arter e:chavi3tlvey i lica.rinM-y and' thnt' thyy scru- pul6usly\avolded making'" h.rpVopriatlona not In' thel "Interest of commerce;!. •:',•;.;, 1 Reterflh^. to me preslder.t-s.^.ciiUiclsm, that'hot'-.'a'vfew of the improvements bj.v'e been -BO.-Jrnproviduntly plaim'.'d and prosecuted. Hh'ajt'vafter an unwise oxiJchclltnrc o( millions'..'of-. 1 dollars, new experiments-ifor tliolV-.a'cdbmpllshnienl have; bcenjicntercd upon, the committee, say that it has.often 'occurre'd'ili'at a project has been adopted In accordance with oei-tuin doiln'iie plans,'»ub- ests of cbmmei-ce required. Uiat^u Jjreatc- ana-,inorc'. effective Improvement.'than that first'contemplated should be'made. •• A'careful' re'examlnallon of'fhVj'njIll'wa'f- rants tlie.c'ornmittee In assei-tlnsrythat there Is no'/oulidatlon .for the priulde'iH-s statement th'at. the bill carries njjpr.oprlatlona for work which pi-lvate parties.' have actually agreed.'.with the govenvmenti'ito do -In consideration of their .occupancy of public..property. • . .,,. ,., ... Passing'to the president's acciisiatlpri ot cxti-ava'gMicc^tlie commit tec' 1 sli'ows'-thsit the average apj.-ioprtatlons .x'on'tlie jpast. six. years have been $l(i,7uO,-000 a year, while.Including the present bill ana tlie, two others for'the remainder'of this ccn- tui-y-the', total .amount for ..these 1 six yeara- wiU'ofUy'avcraE-f! $13,000,000 a,year,. The/.report repeatedly emphasizes..,tho committees approval of thc^cphtracl sys- tem.as-being less expensive tOThe-iTOvern- jni?>-t and'.securing morq prompt'and'satis- factory/results. This system, ,1s....the. d!:;- llnctive ..feature of the bill and the committee- strongly recommend its continuation. ':' • .,i>«r,'e'.-- The.report adds that no good reason ban been assigned by-thos president- why tfto house should recede from Us action with, regard to the measure.' 1 n-;-->'• . JLr. Hooker then asked the previous question on tke motion-to pass the "bill. (Applause). . :(£_£ /..SW Mr. Dockery F»ll» to Got tt^Hoarhiif. Mr. Dockery •(aem : '.,''jSld:.)' l nhd'several; other members were._pn their foet demanding recognition. The • former, with' great vehemence,ol Banner, denounced the course of tlie'.gentleman, from New York .(Mr. lropker)^,, shouting-: "The gentleman agreeu'"'"wit]i''me Monday that there should be /ipportu- jiity for debate. It is, unjust,"" unfair and unmu.nly x to"cut-ns.off. : in'-Uris way." The vpte''on ordering the .-> previous question wns token. ItTesnlte'd: Ayes, 170;'noes, 00. • .'- -,..'•, .;" • --' T. Bill I'a»«ed Over Veto. • ' Mr.- Dockery- c|eipnndcd.-t;lie .ayes and nays, but could muster o'nly'iujnembers to second his demand—not.n s'uJlicieii:' number, and.'that announcement ivas. groeted-.-wit.h derisive cries o'f triumph from the.friends 6£ the. bill; . ' ••-,The spenker-put the question: "Upon '." • • ' . • ' •' . . ' " '• ' .' vb'v=rrJMM«Mfc -" reconsideration, will the. house pas-s.tne bill, the objections of .tire', president to tlie contrary nowithstandirig?!' Whr'eupon itr. Dockery made another effort to secure a hearing, but sank into his 'seat amidst generallanghter. The ,vot« was then 'taken' on the pas- sngc of the bill over the president's veto, •the constitution requiring that It should he done by yeas iimlnays. There were 220 yeas- and 00 nays. More than two-thirds having voted in the allirma- live, the bill was declared to have passed. • ; "'' . ' DolnK» '» tho Soimto. Wnshing-ton, June 2.^-Tlie senate me: an'hour eai-lie.r thiin usual Tuesday in .order to give n longer time, for the consideration-oil the bond bill. In his opening prayer the uhaplnin referred to the fact'that the vice president would be- eto-.v in miirriage Tuesd.iy nn estimable dnughtM-, and invoked ..Divine benediction on the happy pnir. .. A partial conference report on the g-ener'al deficiency appropria tion bill WM presented and agreed Ap and'n further confLM-encB wiis ordered.. Semite bill to promotf! the efficiency of the militia w:is-reported Irorn the committee on luiii'tary f'iffiiirsby Sena- .tor Ha\vk-y (rep.. Cpii'n.).nnd was placed on the calendar aiter a few explanatory reiniii'lis., . . 4l .'.. Senator Chandl.er'(rep., X. K.) offered a resolution instructing the judiciary eommiUee. 'to inquire'.into matters in the southern judicial'district of Indian territory, a::iong otlier things, the issue o" reeeiverK* certificates, by the authority of t,he court,'for..thq-'ooiistrnction of the Denison' &. Noi-therji railway. The matter went over without action. Tn piii'Kiuince of .notice given i[onday (he D'jngley tarHr"b'-;il wns laid be-fore Ilio 1 Br'i:rito and Sen.-tor Mori-ill (rep., Vt.), chairman of .th'e"'finance committee. n ! rlf1res:si?d the'senate in reja.tion to, it. • : ' . . . At tlm close, of/.Sena tor SroTill's ajji'och... the einergehcy'"tariff bill was .in-ai:i placed 0:1 th'e 'cnlenrlnr, " 'Se'ii:>foi- ^foi-frnn (tlff.m!, Aln.), from vhc si-lec't c-ommittco on the Nicnvagua cniinl, ui'i ; sen-ted a report, which was -,tderfed-i '-intv-tl ^v!t f h n, bill, which wns phi.ced-cm .the c.-tlcjidai;, inid he asked* unanimous eonsen-l. thnf' ; :MY>nclay, De- oi-mbi'T M next, be fixed for the consideration of'the bill'; but.objection was mndi- by SenatorPL'tliirrW^.-'ep..^ ".). The'.cDnfprcnce report, on the indinn npp'ropi'iatiou bill, was .thken HIJ and Sennlo'i-A'iln.-. (dr^i., Wis.) made some' iiddlt.H>i!!il i-'.'iiKirlvSnn opposition t.T that • part a" the. ;re;jort' whic.h imposes citi- zenshfijvin 'the TndiaTis of the.fiv'c civil- I'/qd-'tribes. '-.-'. Bond Jllll TiikonUp. 'Senator'George (dem., Miss.) also continued his speecJilof Monday against the ropor.t nnd was still speaking when oiie o'clock, the mornin'p hour, expired, and 'the bill to prohibit/the further issuance of interest Hearing:bonds without the consent of congress wns laid before' the senate 'as the unfinished business.. Senator Brown (rep. 1 , Utah) took the floor 'to. continue his speech, begun Mon- 'di'iy, in support'of the, bill. ' Senator Aldi-.ie.li' (:-ep., K. I.) moved to -amend the bill by-.'adding to it these words: " "Unless, In case of .an emergency, It Is neces-iai-y,.in the opinion'of the president of .the United States and (he secretary Of the treasury, to Issue such bonds in accordance ' with^no provisions of cxi.stlnK law.' to preserve tlie nubile credit or to mneL obligation!-, "of'the .United States created by such existing Jaw which cannot otherwise be met: and'all such 1 bonds when so issued shall first 'be- o.Tered Jit'.public-sale." At this point, lit 2:-10 p. in., a mess.ifre was''received from'the house iinnnunc- ing'the-'iiiissagc of the river and harbor .bill over the prcsiiTent's vc-to: and Sen- 'JitOTVes.! (clcn),, Mo.) asked unanimous consent tc- have-.tjie veto-message Liken up for considernti'on immodiatL-ly.aftCJ- the passage of. the b;md bill. To this, 'however, Senator Sherman obJECtCfl until" sonio arra.ngement'-was made for a vote' on-!lie fiHed-cliee.se bill. "If 'the senator '.from 0!iio," said Senator Vest, '•'w.nnts.. to (ako the responsibility of objecting he c:iii (lo$o; but'Kc will g'Ct. no ngi-ecmenl about. The, filled'cheese bill. I give notice that 1 will move to'tii-lie iip.'.thc veto message Wednesday moriiii-.g," . ' Agree oil racllle .Knllroad Will. | Wiishingto'ii, .T.un.c 2. —- The\house judiciary eomPJittCC'Tuesihvy ngrectl to a favorable rejxn-t on the joint resoln- the-'Korthcrn J-'ucific EnilwM.y company, which has ^ten in the hands of a subcommittee for >' : everal \yecks. but, striking out the pi-oviKicm whiuh g-p.ve the n'cAv' opmpniiy l-hc Mpht. to . reserve r.ny- inlneralor timbei; 1 ...Jqirids,- permitting tlic'm only to retain the.coal niinos now in .operation. Ah ame.mline.nt pro\id- iiig .that all tlit liab'i.lHies of the old company from n. ..period dating- 12 rnohtht; prior to'it'hei-apppintment of a'receiver .for the-"ord orgnni/.ation should-:l>e accepted, by the new com- pany,'was-atter .'pome discussion, aelopt- •e'd by ft bare roajpritv. ''•'• Bench an Acroeincnt, ', 'Washington,"Ji]'Tie''2. —The conferees on. the -general deficiency appropriation bill-Tuesday-, reported the agreements reached on the items of dispute between the two houses.^ The following are the principal senate'..amendments which were agreed to by the'house-conferees: 'To pay the claims of the Southern Pa- 'clifle-- railway,' | :M-,W2,079'.- .United -States courts—witness fees VjaOO.OOO;. support of •ttlsoflers 550,000; miscellaneous expenses KS.oo'u;' •-.... •••'•',- : .-..-' • .. . •••• . -'• • 'To pay clerks' to-representatives annual "salaries Instead of .by; the session, $176,13-1. .'Judgments court of claims $1,137,052. •Payments various,claims audited by the difTerent executive'departments,. $63.000. •','' ijJecum'o taws by. v ^tttilt»tlon. .. • • Waihinfftpn.'.'.Tune-IS.—Three Ecns.ipn; bills became laws Tiiescftiy tinner coustitiitional limitation without the approval of the president. They provide pensions for . Catherine Smith widow of Jame.s Smith, Sixteenth. In diana volunteens, and Ku.sscll N. Reynolds, late One Hundred and ThirteentV Ohio infantry, and an increase oil pen liion to Mrs. Annie E. Colwell, widow of Thomas \V. Colwell, Second Ohio in fantry, .\fexienn war, and Fifth Ohio cavalry in the'civil war. 1'n-HUIuiitlnl riuinx. Washington, June 2.—The president Tuesday,sent to the senate tAe following nominations: William.Churchhlll, of New York, to bo consul general at Apia, Samoa. David N Burke, of New York, to be consul gcr.era. at Tangier, Morocco. STEVENSON-HARDIN NUPTIALS. Brilliant IVoddlnff »t WanhlnRtoii of th Vluo Pro«l'.lcnt T « Dunphter. Washington, June 2.—The marriage cl Miss Julia Stevenson, daughter o£ the vice president of the United States, to Eev. Martin ,J3. Harrlin, of Lexington, Ky., which took ;.il.-ice Tuesday evening at the .New Voik avenue Presbyterian church, the largest edifice ot that denomination in the city, was :i brilliant affair, attended by till the high officials, including-Prcsident Cleveland and Mrs. Cleveland, and most of the diplomatic corps. The bridegroom the son of Gen. P. Watt Ilardin, tlie recent democratic candidate for governor of Kentucky. Miss Stevenson was at tended.,by.her sister,.Miss Letitia Stev enson, as;.maid of. honor, and fotir bridesmaids, Miss.-Letitia Scott, Misa ,1nne Ilardin, Miss»7ulin Scott and Mi3 Julia Hardin. Mr. Charles Hard hi, of Kentuolty, cousin.of the groom, waj best man, and the >usliers were Messrs Iongmour and Hill, Kentucky friends of the groom; Mr. Carl Vrooman; o" Italtimore: Mr. George Hainlin, of Bos ton; Lieut. Bromwell, and Mr. Wilco.v of tliis city. The groom's 'parents. Gen, rind Mrs/ Ilardin, Judge Hardin, an uncle; Mr. and Mrs. Hardin, of Danville, Ky.; Mr. and-.Mrs. Harrity, of Philadelphia, and Coy. and Mrs. Iviiott, of Kentucky, were present at the wedding. The wadding reception after the ceremony took p'lace.'at the Normandie. Among the gifts received, in addition to the' senate's present, Vice President and Mrs! Stevenson gave .1 large diamond star which clasped the veil to the brown hair of the bride; the bridegroom's parents gave the bride a broWgham and .a pair ot horses; thu Chinese minister sent a magnificent roll of white sutin brocade; the secretary and Mrs. I.amout. an empire far., with' penrl sticks; tlie Brazilian .minister and Mme de M.endonea, a painting, which is ii gem of art; and the Mexican minister and Mme. Romero a silver tea. service, gold lined, ench piece bearing the bride's monogram. > REGARDS SITUATION AS GRAVE. Turkish GoT-ornment Order* Thlrty-Flv* . llnttullons of Troop*.to Crete. . Constantinople, June 2.—The gi-nvity which the Turkish government attaches to the Cretan situation is shown by the fact that 33 battalions of troopi have been ordered *to th'e island." After the troops retired from Vamos the insurgents returned and burned the government buildings. ALL WILL BE RELEASED. l,ato Information Concerning Ivondcrs ot Job;iuiio«burB Reform Couimlr.tce. London, June 2.—Mr. J. B. Robinson,, (he South African millionaire, has received' a cable message from Pretoria saving that the lenders of the Johannes- bin-g- reform committee will be released .in 'a. few day?.- _^ . ' ' British IV. T. A. Meets. London, June 2.—-Queen's ball, London, w.iis-cj-on-ded Monday evening with ;m erithusiJrstic auclienee on the occasion oj: the- opening of the'20th annual council!' the British Woman's Temper- mice a.ssocia tion. Agnes Weston presided, and in an address extended a.hearty welcome- to Miss Frances Willard, president of the World's W. C. T. U., who was loudly cheered when she-appeared upon the platform. Miss Willard delivered a brief address,,and Lady Henry Somerset, the president of the .British Woman's Temperance association, delivered her presidential address. An AppoiU for Gold. • New York, June 2.—The Mnritimcas- Etocitrtion, at its meeting Tuesday. :;dopte,'d-resolutions advocating the exist Jng gold standard and .appealing t^ oi-.r government and to. the great national conventions rtbout to assembletn iiianifc'st Io the world the desire and the. jnte.il tion of the people of the Unjtcd States to preserve' upon the highest possible piano the monetary, system of .thisjgrcat nation.' The resolutions wero ndoot-cd by acclamation. - jiWIU Be £ntertnlnod In tondon. Laiidpn, June 2, —The Ancient and Hoiiomble Artillerj' compuny of Loudon ire engaged in preparing their pro- granWe for. the entertainment-of the AncienV-nnci JFonorable Artillery of Bos'ton, upon the occasion of the coming visit of the latter organization. The programme, will probably include tho j«vsence of the visitoj-s j nt the Henley regatta,'' - ' Cleveland Club K'ot Sold. Kor.t 'Wayh'e.'lria.;; JuSVe 2. — Mr'/M. Stanley'-pLObinson, '•oneVpf tlie heaviest, stockholders of the Cujijvcland, baseball 1 club, was interviewetr^T.ncsday: morning, and he says 'there is not a r.'ord of truth ia-.regiu-d to the reported slile of .the'Cleveland club.' He scys.the club would', riot .be'.FOld witliotif his .knowledge, and .the: subject has not been brought^before hini. WOEST OVEE. No More Deaths Keported or Bodiet Found at St. Louis. Many Are Still Missing, However- Feared That Many Deaths Occurred on the River. St. Louis, June 2. — No addiiion»l deaths as a result of the storm last Wednesday evening have been reported either in this city or East St. Louis since five o'clock Monday afl-emoon. Up to. ten o'clock Tuesday morning a carefully revised list o£ the dead from the storm in St. Louis fools up 141 names, :iv,d SS persons are at present unaccounted for. In East St. Louis the death list has crept up to 99, and ^7 persons arc reported missing-. The city rescue corps dug 'or bodies Tuesd'r.y in the ruins of the buildings at Seventh and KtHger streets »nd at the ruins of t.he Sawyer manufacturing- plant at :S19 Chouteau avenue. The buildings on three corners of th* former location were totally wrecked, and it is said that, several bodies are buried in them. One. of these strufr tures, at, the southeast corner, was • tenement house. The work, of rescue will be carried on until all of the Icrgcr ruins have been searched. Additional p:ing-s of laborers were placed ut work in the ruined districts of St. Louis Tuesday morning and order is rapidly being wrought out of chaoe. S.rntcmatic Relief Work. The relief work has assumed mair.- r.ioth proportions, ond it is now being prosecuted on a systematic and thorough basis. It now extends to every section of the affected district. Agents of the charities—Jj'cn nnd women—art milking a thorough canvass of every street, searching for destitute cases. Splendid results were had Monday, and many cases received attention. The relief fund is s' 1 " 0 " 1 " 1 !? handsomely, ta are also the donations. The relief fund Tuesday morning had crept up to nearly $120,000, nnd by • night- at least $20.000 more had been subscribed. The public schools in the tornadodU- Trict were reopened Tuesday morning with nearly the usual attendance. Poculiur Feature of Cyclone. . A -peculiar-feat lire of the effects ol t.he cyclone is the total disappearance of the house boats which lined either side of the Mississippi river. For a distance of four miles along the rivei front it is estimated that at least 7S of these .flat boats were anchored aud were occupied by about 300 persons. Xot one of the boats is left and the fate of their occupants is a mystery, It is believed that they may have deserted them at'the first blow of the storm nnd sought refuge among the railroad cars and elevators. Levee workers who were familiar with, this class of nondescripts, however, scout this beiief, and say that within a few days the finding of dead bodie»a.tlower i-ivcr points will swell the death list at least 100. Extlmatu. of HulldlDB £oininiti(iloncr. Building Commissioner Randall Tuesday said: ••Oar Inspectors will not report .for I week, but from what they say around th« • offlce I would say that the total numberol • houses totally destroyed would number 10,. 000. The damase. It can safely be said, wUl avcrafrc around $1,503 to each building; This, I tliink, will cover the entire loss on buildings." ' . Need Fundii In Ea*t St. Louis. The work of relieving .the tornado sufferers in East St. Louis is threatened ' with sudden stoppage from lack of • funds. The committee's treasury has- been heavily drained. Although there are yet some money and provisions on hand, tlie supply of both is decreasing . Easter than, subscriptions are being received. The committee has been assured that 8t. Louis will do aJl it, can to alleviate' the sufferings across the rive:-. j MlsflhiK Man IK Safe. '.) Baltimore,' Md.. June 2.—Charles L/ iimmons, of St. Joseph, >R>., reported' .is one of the missing: in the St. Louia disaster, is safe :ir>d souucl in Baltimore-' He was in the fated city at the time oi the storm, uutesc.-ipcd uninjured. $ Cnpti-Bouylw Seriously 11L { Washington, June 2.—The uncxpired • portion of the ordinary leave of absence j granted Capt. John 0. Bourke, Third :avalry, the well-known Indian fighter, Luis been changed io sick leave' to da^t ( from May 3. He obtained leave, to ac- ( companv his father-in-law to Mexico ' in March last for the benefit of the lat" ter's health, and has not returned to bJi] post, Fort Ethan Allen, Vermont. Capt Bourke will be obliged to undergo in operation.' .. i Another Cycle company Full". j Chicago, June 2.—The factory of tb.8 otaudnrd Cycle Worlds company was ( closed Tuesday by the sheriff on judg- ( ments amounting- to over $20,000. *ha failure is laid-to the sharp competition and rate cutting. A complete estimate^ of the debts and assets of. the company j has not been made, b'lit the liabilities,^ t is believed,, will not excet-d S-10,000, j vhile t.he assets are placed at «bout ;?o,ooo. . r Chicaq-b, June' 2.—The insoiviry trial of Josef* IVindratli, tlie convicted ruur- derer of Carey B. Birch, was concluded fuosday morning,-the jury returning n .•Hi-dict'thnt the defendant was_ san'e. Wiudrat.h's attorney made.n. motion for .rcheavin' 1 '. of the. case, and thia wa« rgued.in' the afternoon. - :

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