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THEUPBMIDES MOINES AL00KA.. IOWA, WEPNESDAY^JTJM 14.1893. 'A.LGONA, IOWA. CONDENSED NEWS. During last week ?G,510,GOO In gold was exported. F. H. Weeks, the missing New York capitalist, Is ih Cuba. The Infnutii Eulalia visited the New York stock exchange. A system of electric roads is projected from the Indiana gas field. The strike of coal minors in Kansas may extend to other states. (Emsleror William will attend the wedding of the duke of York. Clark, Thomas & Co., furniture deal- era at Philadelphia, has failed. It Is sold tho recent cyclone In Kansas has left 5,000 people in want. Horatio Peters, one of the owners of the New York Clipper, is dead. Miss Laura Dado, aged 20, committed suicide at Fulton, 111., by drowning. Baron Fava, Italian minster to the United States, is to bo made an ambassador. The management of the world's fall- has decided to put 00,000 scats in Jack- sou park. Mrs. Jefferson Davis aud Miss Minnie Davis are visiting in Washington. President Cleveland has returned to Washington from his fishing trip to Hog island. The assets of the National bank of Deposit are $1,100,000 and $938,000 is owing depositors. Tony jMJenii'a (fatally stabbed' John Pascala In a drunken row at Duluth. Both arc Indians. The assets ar.6-'said to double the liabilities. ' .'••: The decision In the Briggs case caused Rev. Dr. James Ecob, of Albany, N. Y., to withdraw from the Presbyterian church. Careful estimates place the amount embezzled by Francis H. Weeks, the New York and West Superior capitalist, at $845,000. Jerry Laughltn and Thomas Kneebone escaped from, the Michigan prison at Marquette. They were serving time for robbery. Priests are candidates for election to the German Reichstag in Mete, Thien- villo, Sorrebnick, Forbach, Mulhausen and Strausburg. Joseph Carrclro Is under arrest at Fall River, Mass., for the murder of Bertha Mansfield, found dead in the street a week ago. A battle occurred at Plnevllle, Ivy., during a democratic caucus, and Levl Hosklus and John Jones were killed and two others wounded. A farmer named Eddy, his wife and daughter were murdered at Beach Woods, Ont., by three burglars, supposed to be from tho states. Bishop Joyce, of tho M. E. church, was the guest of a colored minister at Holston, Tenu., and now a color Hue war is being waged against him. Dr. Elderkiu accidentally caused the death of Mrs. Colton at Chautauqua N. Y., and committed suicide with morphine hypodciiulcally Injected. Furniture manufactories of Cincinnati, soruo seventy In number, have shut down, owing to the demand of then-, workmen for a nine-hour day. Fred Sargent shot aud killed his wife In a fit of jealousy at Battle Creek, and tried unsuccessfully to take his own life by cutting his throat. Edward Webster, a young clergyman BOOTH IS D THE GREAT-ACTOR PASSED AWAY AT 1:15 O'CLOCK THIS Lieut-Gov. Wolcott will probably be the republican nominee for governor of Massachusetts. Joseph Pulitzer has given $100,000 to tho fluid to erect new buildings for Columbia college. A cycloue swept the northwestern part of Wayne County, Incl., destroying everything in its path. Gov. Altgeld offers a reward of $200 each for the arrest of the lyiichers of Sam. Bush at Decatur, 111. Secretary Carlisle is said to contemplate the purchase of gold by a new Issue of legal tender notes. John E. Kislcy, United States minister to Denmark, is recovering from a serious attack of the grippe. The establishment of a clearing-house has been agreed on by the presidents of the Chicago terminal lines. Mrs. James G. Elaine has sailed for Europe, accompanied by Mr. and Sirs. Daiurosch aud Miss Blalue. A crank attempted to destroy the $75,000 painting, The Fall of Babylon, •on exhibition at New York. The Fuente coal mines, in Mexico, .are in flames and it is feared the sixty : meu at work have been suffocated. Twenty-five hundred employes of the Standard Oil company struck at AVhit- ing, IruL, for a nine-hour work-day, The Rev. L. S. Deemor, pastor of the Methodist church at Batesville, Ark., was arrested on a charge of forgery. William Shannon, aged 4S years, lives. serving time for forgery, escaped from the Monroe county, N. Y., penitentiary. A panic was caused in a Leghorn theater by the falling of a boy from the gallery, and many persons were injured. Last Sunday was the first day since the opening of the fair that no arrests wore made for drunkenness. Minister Ituuyoii made an official call on Emperor William. A case of small-pox was found on the steamer Unibria which arrived at New York. The oil iocs of the Suez canal directory will be transferred from P'iris to Loudon in 1S94. John Sinn and wife were found guilty of robbing the Northwestern depot at Luvcrne, la. Revival meetings are being held at Leadvllle, Col., in Loeb's dance house and gambling resort. Thu president is gathering financial data for use in his message to congress in extraordinary session. Between May 22 and Juno 1 thorn were fourteen cases of cholera aud eleven deaths at Marseilles. George Deputy who lost $50,000 in land speculation in Minnesota, committed suldde at Indianapolis. Two persons were killed and thirteen Injured by the explosion of a cart load of powder at Kirn, Rhenish Prussia. Wisconsin kept open house at the world's fair on Sunday. Several thousand people visited the building. Sixty thousand people visited the world's fair grounds on tho second Sunday the grounds wore open to tho public. Eldorado, Texas, is reported to have been destroyed by a oyclono ami between fifteen anil twontv-livo persons killed. The main plant of tho American Straw Board association at Lima, O., was bnrneil, causing a loss of .$300,000. Obituary: At Schooli-raft, Mich., Stephen T. Brown, a.ued seventy-tluve. — At Milwaukee, Dr. James 10. Kior- dan, agod twenty-live. The world's fair transportation problem may be settled this week by the installation of a lot of donkey carls that .shall run on regular roules through tho grounds, charging a small fee— probably 10 cents. A stop in the amusement direction at tho fair has been made in the engagement of the LanH'f Russian choir of thirty voices, that will appear with tho exposition orchestra at tho concert in the music, hall at noon. Five residents of northern Vermont have been arrested for .smuggling (,'hi- uoso into the United States from Canada. The formal celebration in London of the queen's birthday look Juno :•>, and was marked by ot' troojis. Tho Stinger, Moody company, of Joliet, 1 MORNING. Sketch of the Grand Life of America's Greatest Tragedian—He Was the Ideal Hamlet and All Who Could Coll Him a Personal Friend Knew Him to Be an Ideal Man—His Pri- • vate Life—Many Sorrows Beset Him —His Unrivaled Triumphs. from Chicago, has been sentenced to one year in prison for burglarizing the Mettiodist parfeouiige at Valparaiso Ind. The steel steamer Corsica ran down and sunk an uukown schooner on Lake Huron and all on board were drowned. The Corsica was badly damaged. . The explosion of a bomb in a cafe at Alais, France, wrecked the build- Ing and caused the serious injury of two persons. Two inches of rain fell in Kansas where Rainmaker Jewell is operating. No rain had previously fallen for several mouths. James M. Reed and wife were drowned at Bakersfield, Cal., while bathing. Reed lost his life in attempting to save his wife. Two colored girls quarreled at Omaha New York, June 7.—America's great tragedian, Edwin Booth, who has been hovering on the verge of shadow-laud so many weary days passed away at 1:15 o'clock this (Wednesday) morning, iii his apartment at the Players' club. The decline hi his physical condition has been perceptible for several days, and as long ago as Saturday night all hope of saving his life had been given up. All day yesterday his condition grew steadily worse and at 7 o'clock last evening Dr. St. Clair Smith was hastily summoned to the club. After a brief examination of the dying man Dr. Smith prepared a bulletin which was posted In the hallway to the effect that It was doubtful if Mr. Booth would survive the night. Dr. Smith told one of the members of the club that Mr. Booth's pulse was in the neighborhood of 110 and his temperature over 105. There was nothing that could be done except for the anxious watchers to sit by his bedside until the feeble spark of life was finally extinguished. At 10 o'clock another serious change was noted aud Dr. Smith was again summoned. He did what he could to ease the dying moments of Mr. Booth, who although completely unconscious, appeared to suffer, greatly for a lack of air, it being apparently difficult for him to breathe. From this time until he expired the great actor gradually grew weaker; the restless motions of his hands ceased and his life finally passed away when of plays. H6 first Assumed the part In New York under Mr. Burton's management at the .Metropolitan; theater in the month of May, 1857. The engige- ment was short, and Hamlet was presented only two of three 'times. Even then, however* it created, no little excitement, and Was considered a veiy remarkable and finished representation In a-young man but 24 years of age. Mr. Booth next appeared In New York on November 6, ISGO, at the Winter Garden theater. He opened .as Hamlet, and this was his first genuine metropolitan success in the part, although It was presented but five" times during an engagement of four weeks. A year or so later lie played Hamlet to the Ophelia of Mrs. Barrow. In 1863 he was supported by Lawrence Barrett, and still at the Winter Gai-den he appeared as Hamlet from November 24, 18(54, until March 24, 1865, 100 successive nights. This was even entirely unprecedented hi the history of Hamlet in any country, and probably the longest run that any tragedy whatever had at that time enjoyed." On February 3, 1869, Booth opened Booth's theater, which he managed for five years. His nrtfstlo success brilliant in the extreme, but thte ture proved unprofitable hi a financial way, and when It ended hi 1874 It left the actor nianager-under a load of debts which it required years of hard and constant labor to wipe out. He resumed his tours through the country, and a visit which he made to the south In 1870 became a triumphal MAM ARE AWFUL DISASTER AT THE NA- TIONAL CAPITAL YESTER- DAY MORNING. SCORES OP PEOPLE BURIED BE- NEATH FALLING- WALLS. FORD'S THEATER COLLAPSES WITH GOVERNMENT EMPLOYES INSIDE. was ven- progress. The receipts of an eight weeks' engagement in San Francisco exceeded $90,000, a result then unprecedented in tho histor of the stage, Mr. Booth had taken his place as the most popular player of his time, and that place he has ever since retained. Whilei ftilfilling an engagement in Richmond in 1858, under the management of Joseph Jefferson, Mr. Booth met for the first time Miss Mary Devlin, the gentle and beautiful woman, who a little later became his wife; His first loVe embodied all tyiat is gracious and refined in womanhood, but death all too soon put a period to their happy Twenty-one Dead Bodies Already Re moved from the Heap of Fallen Bricks and Beams and Many More Are Missing—List of the Dead Already Found—Several from Wisconsin—Many Badly Injured—The Building Had \B|eeu Many Years. Unfit for Use foi union. During land, in 1851, his first visit to Eng- his daughter, Edwinn, and Annie Brown hurled a lighted'jug breath had died to almost an irn- lamp at Belinda Arnold. The A mold 'perceptible flutter. girl was fatally burned. The Carnegie Laud company, of Johnson City, Tenu., has fail -A. The assets, consisting of notes, : u-a §500,'>00, an(. the liabilities $100,000. Chinese highbinders attacked Frank Wong and Charley Lum, agents of Chinese Six companies, at Sparta, Wash., and nearly killed them. In a tenement-house fire at 138 East Forty-third street, New York city, William Beute, life wife, sister, niece, and a boarder named Pugsley lost their William Moore, a millionaire woolen goods manufacturer, is plaintiff at Sioux Falls, S. D., in a suit against his wife, Mana, for divorce. Ho alleges desertion. The American Bell Telephone com- pauy has been granted a preliminary Injunction against tho McKccsport •iVirphoue company for infringement of patent. W. IT. Lyman, of Buffalo, has shoAvn himself to be tho champion camera liond. While tAvo boys were droAvuing in tho lagoon at tho Avorld's fair Mr. Lyinan took snap after snap of the scone. Tho boys were finally rescued by two gondolas. George Walters and his daughter Nellie jumped from a trestle near Charleston, 111., to got out of tho Avay of a Clover Leaf train. Tho girl was killed and Walters seriously injured. The Austrian training ship Frunds- berg is at NOAV York and will remain about tAventysevon days, during which time the students will bo taken In detachments to tho world's fair. Tho new Washington At his bedside were the actor's daughter and her husband, Mr. Grossman, Booth's brother-in-law, Mr. Magonicle, William Bishhain, an intimate friend and Charles Farrylly. Booth's career has been a remarkable one in many ways. His advancement in his profession was rapid and brilliant, and for more than thirty years he has retained; the pre-eminence which he gained in his early youth. Edwin Booth was not yet an old man, as he was bom near Baltimore, Md., on November 13, 1S33. A genius himself, he was also the sou of a genius, and splendid histrionic talents came to him by Inheritance. Junius Brutus Booth, his father, was one of the greatest actors who ever trod the boards of the English-speaking stage. "The elder Booth," writes William Winter, "was a short* spare, muscular man, with a splendid chest,, a symmetrical Greek head, a pale countenance, a voice of wonderful compass and thrilling - power, dark hair and blue eyes. His sou's resemblance to him is chiefly obvious to the head and face, the arch and curve of the heavy eyebrows, the radiant and constantly shift- hag light of expression that animates the countenance, the natural grace of carriage, and the celerity of movement. EdAA^n Booth went on the stage hi 1849, at tho age of 1C, and for several years thereafter was his father's constant companion. He went Avith his father to California in 1852, and remaining there Avhen the latter returned east, underwent during the following GoUn^ml^ador to *-years, on the Pacific coast, and In now Mrs-. Grossman, of Boston, was born. On his return to America he established his home at Dorchester, Mass.., where Ms wife died suddenly in February, 1863, while the husband was fulfilling an engagement in New York. ' Booth's Private Life. Edwin Booth, the actor, was among the most famous personages of his time, but Edwin Booth, the man, was known only to a few. It has been said of him that the general public regarded him as one saturated with sadness, isolated from companionship, lonely and alone. This estimate was in a measure a just and truthful one, but only in a measure. Those ,who have had the good fortune to call Mr. Booth friend, knfew him. as a man of tender heart lively mind and playful humor, auc with keen sympathies which responded quickly and cordially to the joys ant] sorrows of others. Despite the almosl unvarying successes of his professiona career, his private life was darkened and saddenued by heavy griefs and terrible afflictions. In his early youth he was a con staut companion of his father. He wa more than that. He was while still i boy the mentor- guardian and friend of one of the most wayward and eccentric geniuses the world has eve: known. .Humor, grief and pathos were strangely mingled hi his lot in those days, and he grew to manhood thoughtful and pensive beyond his years. Sickness, want, cold and hunger were his familiar companions during his early wanderings in California and Australia, and then just when his success was assured came his first-great sorrow, the news of his father's solitary and un- WASIIIXGTON, D. C., Juno &.—Ford's old opera-house ou Tenth Street, m whicli Piesiuent Lincoln was assassinated, has just fallen in. There were ovi^ four huuclred clerks in tho building. Scarcely one naa escaped without more or less injury. Twenty-eight persons had been taken out of thu ruins up to 10:15. Thu Emergency Hospital is crowded witli the dead and injured. The injuries from the very nuture of the accident are of the severest character, crushed and broken limbs and internal injuries prevailing. The excitement of tile relatives and friends is naturally intense, thousands surrounding the scene, and the excitement has spread all over the city. The first fioor collapsed first through weakness caused by a new excavation .n the basement. Uue of the workmen, a colored man who was employed in excavating tho cellar and who escaped with only slight cuts, says: "1 told them yesterday that the archway would fall, for every time any one walked over the floor it would beiid. "I tell you I was soared and got out just as quick as I could. There were twenty men at work with me. 'Deed, I don't know what became of them." Every hospital in the city was quickly called into requisition to care for the wounded. As soon as possible a complete roster of clerks in the building will be sent with names of dead and injured as far as ascertained. Is Baron von Saurma! the aandwlch strenuous, but adequate apprenticeship Joltsch, envoy extraordinary and min-| ister plenipotentiary for Prussia at the court of Stuttgart, Wurtembci-g. Mrs. O'Loary, OAAIIOI- of the COAV famous in Chicago history, now a resident of Masouvillo, Mich., has boon ranted a pension of $8, hor lato husband having boon a veteran of tho rebellion. Dr. Graves Avill probably escape fur- thur prosecution for tho alleged mur- . dm- of Mrs. Bameby, tho county com-Mug cities of tho country. In the sum- missionors at Denver having refused mor of ISGO he visited England and ap- lo vole money to pay for bringing Avit- poured in London, Liverpool anil Man- iii-ssos from New England. Chester. Ho returned to America In Justice Bradley has ruled that courts 18G2, and from September 21, 1803, to havo tho right to Inquire as to tho March 23,1807, was the manager of the sullu-icncy of tho cause of government service act. and accomplished actor, and an admiring public was quick to proclaim him n worthy successor to his gifted father. Ills first appearance Avas in Baltimore where his success was instant and complete, and during the following four years was soon in nearly all of the lenci- removal of Winter Garden theater in New York, employes under tho civil His management Avas made notable by timely death. Would Leave the Stage. Mr. Booth had only partially recovered from the fearful bloAV of his wife's death when the assassination of Lincoln by his lunatic brother came near breaking his heart and blasting his life. Mr. Booth, AA'ho was then acting in Boston, at once closed his engagement and resolved to leave tho stage forevei-, Nearly a year passed before his friends could prevail upon him to reconsider his resolution. ••; As time passed and tho cordial reception the public gave him rc-aAvakoned his interest In bis profession, he resolved to build and conduct the noblest temple to the drama yet erected in America. Ho expended more than $1,000,000 in the erection of Booth's theater, and the sums spent In its management wore equally generous and lavish. The final failure of this noble A'enture, which did so much for the advancement of the American stage, was a disappointment from Avhich its enthusiastic projector has never recovered. Mr. Booth's marriage to Mary Mc- VicUer, A\'ho died some years ago, Avas some of the most splendid revivals of | m some respects most unfortunate in The fall, of the first lloor carried down the other three floors and with them hundreds of clerks. M ho dead and wouudecl ai-e being" taken put rapidly by the firemen and police. All the ambulances in the city have been summoned -and the rescued are being conveyed to the hospitals. It is feared that a hundred people have been killed. The sce.ries are terrible. Some jump d fiom the third floor. The walls are still standing, but every floor is down and every window blown out. The building has been condemned as unsafe and unsuitable for the purpose for which it Avas occupied for some time, but sentiment has kept it unchanged. The £oors were heavily loaded Avith the records of the pension divisions of the Avar department. The clerks employed there Avere all men. (Jen. Schoflclcl ordered out all the naval and medical otliecrs stationed here and has also opened the IS aval Hosuital to receive the injured. The commandant at the navy yards has been ordered to render all the assistance in his power. Howard S. Miller of Ohio, a clerk in the bureau, and an unknoAvn man, horribly mangled, have just been brought to the Emergency Hospital. A partial list of the killed and injured at the Emergency' Hospital is as fol- C'harloy Thompson, a policeman, AVMS standard plays ever AA^tnossed in Amor- j its results, but his later years Avere shot: Avhlle attempting to arrest Ed Smith and Alt' Swinl'ord at Sholbyvilh', Ind., for fast driving. They Avero li- nnlly overpowered. Clara Wagner, H years old, Avas drowned in the river near Detroit. Her ll!-yoar-old aunt, Lottie ,I)engemaus, lea. Ono of the conspicuous features of his career at the Winter Garden Avas a revival of Hamlet whicli ran for 100 nights. Booth the Ideal Hamlet. Laurence Huttou Avrites: "Tho Hamlot of lOdAvin Booth, without doubt, is Avas droAvnod in attempting to wave the tlle most familiar and tho most popular !iu America today. He is the Ideal lluin- place on a parade &. Steel Stone , has assigned. Tr^ir.ct.'r itain road collided who havo any idea of Hamlet what- »-=.""""- *~^™»™ — — - — ,. Tho engines and ever. Mr. Booth's Hamlet is original last days by the charity, as generous behind them were in many respects; it Is intellectual, in- '« » was unobtrusive, of the great J * ... . ,. , np.tniv Tii tnn lips fuvnl or f.linrltv Mr. other girl's life. A stock train and tho "cannon ball" let of half xhe people in tho country, on tho Iron Mountain road collided who havo any idea of Hamlet what at Poplar Bluff, Mo cars Immediately bohiii piled In a promiscuous lu;ap, and up- telligont, and carefully studied; coin- wards of 100 head of valuable live plute to the smallest, detail aud greatly stock Avas killed. The loss will reach to bo admired. Nature has given him $75,000. : the melancholy .romantic face, tho mag- Charles Beceau, an employe/of tho notic eye, tho graceful pea-son, tho French commission fell from a/scall'old stately carriage, the poetic temperament in tho cago, to feet. There Avas temple brightened by the loving and tender cai-o of his daughter Edwlna, and tho companionship of her and her children. In his last sickness his daughter Avas seldom absent from his side, and hoi fidelity and devotion were beautiful to behold. Ono of tho dominant traits of Mr. Booth's character was his unflagging loyalty to old friends, and many a forgotten footlight faA'orite has been made comfortable in his or her transportation building, Chi- Avhich aro in so marked a degree a the lloor, a iHstaiii^'of thirty characteristic of Hamlet, Avhile his goni- a broken rib and tho us in many scones of tho tragedy car« spliiijlorcd, but the vies him far above 'the Hamlets the iunny generations actor. In tho bestowal of charity Mr. Booth always shrank from publicity, but the story of many of his good deeds deserves to Ije priutdd in letters of gold. For many years when not professionally engaged, Mr. Booth resided in Boston, but more recently has made his. .Homo at the NBAV, York Players' club, of Avhich he was the founder, and Avhich he has. most generously endowed. lows: JAMES FISHBACK. AN'UKEW KALtJTllOM. JOEN R, NEELY. OSBORN ASHLUY. ' OLIVKK M. ATWOOD. Ju.sJlil-ll Si. liALUiUt. CHARLES H. BLISS. FREDERICK E. DAVID. JOHN J. GOO p. LEWIS C. HEURICK. JOSEPH JOUY. JAMES J. KEARNEY. SAMUEL R. K1NER. JOHN II. LINDLEY. '•'' JAMES J. LONG. JOHN M'OOUMICK. HENHY H. MOY. JOHN H. D. NOKDMAN. HENHY PAGE. JOHN G. BEEVES. IIAKVEL M. SHANNON. FRANK W. TEST. J1<>SK W. UNDERNYOOD. WiVFREDBEUK, EDWi.N S. BETHEL. KALP1IG, CLARK. WILLIAM 11. OOLLINGS. WILLIAM A. JOINER,. FOUNTAIN F. SAMS. LEWIS SULLIVAN. MER1UTT O. CHANCE. JOHN A. LATCH MAN. MlhS A. WESTGA'lE. HERMAN 11AGE. GLUE.: D. POLLOCK;. Tliis list, however, is subject to change, for it is two years old, though it is from the lust blue book published. Every few minutes some mangled victim was borne tenderly out. Among those already brought out are: C. S. McIjAUoiii.i.-,, who was on. the second Jloor, cut around tho head. WiXKUKiJ UECK. dork on second fioor, jut badly; he received 110 \vuraing. 11. C. THOMAS, 3:111) North .street, rear part of building; severely cut. LioiiKii, 10CKI E Street; probably fyfrully. -.-. * P. II. I'KNNINOTON, cut severely, J. L. TAYLOU, third iloor, hurl badly In arm and leg. S. S. KAKKK, Ul II Street northeast, third lloor, badly hurt in head, arm and leg. .THOMAS JONKS, third Kqor, clerk, badly cut. STHWAIIT, cut about tho head. MA.JOII I!. J. 0. Diiisooi,!,, second, lloor, cut on head and leg and probable iutornul injuries. I/AFT AIN K,. n. WILLIAM, tnira lloor, — GALAOEB, first floor, badly cut. —— Your, third floor, internal* EOBEBT LINDEN, 937 Massachusetts Avenue, arm broken and injuries to head and arms; rescued by Mr. Goodacre. W. S. GUBTIS, BOS It Street northwest, home Blanchester, Ohio, compound fracture of leg. and internal injuries. C. A. HARPER, 2033, I Street, injuries to head and internal injuries. _ P. MILLER, 537 Florida Avenue, severe and perhaps fatal in* juries to legs, arms, head and body. C. D. SHADHOLT, Pennsylvania Ave* nue, near Georgetown.probably fatally injured, severe cuts and bruises about head and body, and legs probably broken. J. J. JONESJ cut and bruised. B. M. PALUCK, bruised about body. H. B. HARLAND, severely cut. P. K. TENNINGTON, face and head cut. CHARLES SIMS, cut and bruised. FRED CALVERT, bruised. METOALF. badly cut. J. DEWEV, bruised. C. S. MCLAUGHLIN', badly bruised. WILLIAM LEUTUHE of Virginia, badly cut al:out the head. S. W. TESS, cut and bruised. CHARLES 11. MILLER, injured head and legs. AMES, bruised. S. D. DKAVEV, cut and bruised. KUOLKR, badly crushed. C. F. HATHAWAV, shoulder crushed. DR. McCoitMACK, head cut and badly bruised. JAMES E. WHITE, badly cut about the head. * The remains of another young man, not yet identified, have just been placed in the morgue at the Emergency Hospital. ' This makes the number of ascertained deaths up to the present time eleven, but every minute's delay in removing those bur ed under the ruins increases the probability of fatal results. There are believed to be fully sixty clerks still in the ruins. The most heroic efforts are being made by the firemen and police to reach them. The cavalry have just gone to the scene to clear the street. There were aoout 435 clerks employed in the building, Avhieh was acquired and preserved by the government a few years ago because of its historical associations. A most remarkable statement was made this morning to the effect that Gen. Ainsworth, who is chief of the division, stated to a Congressional Committee lust year that the building Avas perfectly safe. The immediate cause of the collapse was the undermining of the building by an electric light company. r Captain Griffith, of 437 Tenth Street, ' a crippled clerk, was at work at his desk when he heard the crash. Looking up quickly he at once dropped on the iioor and crawled under a table. Then the crash came, the debris just grazing him. Leaving behind his canes, Avhich he is accustomed to use in Avalklng, he crawled toward tho back alley, where a friend found him and took liim home. When, at 10:4:1 o'clock, the workmen came to Mr. Hammond, a clerk residing on Thirteenth btreet, he AVUSfound alive, but hurt about the head and face. As he was borne to the ambulance his face was wreathed in smiles, so glad Avas he to escape before being suffocated, for he had been hemmed in in a narroAv compass for almost an hour. The rescuing party heard a faint cry for help under a heavy iron beam. After some work tho well-known features of Douglas R. Miller came to view. He Avas lifted out almost lifeless and Dr. Nevitt pressed a Avhisky flask to his lips and administered drugs to him hypoderiutcally. _ He was sent to tho Emergency Hospital.' A young man named Mellae claims to have been the first to leave the building. He AVUS in the second story ' when'he looked up and saAV the ceiling giving away. For two years he had plotted'out a route of escape. He always knew the building Avould fall some day. lie got through by the sida building. Another man saved him self by jumping from the window into the awning of a tobacco store next door. Arthur Sehatz, a clerk on the third floor, in Chief Clerk Yont's division, told his story of the catastrophe. He was sitting in the. front portion writing, Avhen, without a moment's warning, he saw the front floor cave in, carrying Avith it Messrs. Yont, Drew. Patrick, Taylor and the entire section under Mr. Patrick. There Avere at least sixty men precipitated from this floor. The coVe'ni tooic piace auout a loot irom where he was sitting. It Avas like an earthquake. There Avas absolutely no warning whatever. The floor fell in and carried with it a score of human j beings. The clerks who remained in ' the building stood speechless and with blanched cheeks. It Avas only for a moment, however, and then like one man the remaining clerl;s,number- ing about seventy-five, rushed for their lives to the rear of the building and escaped over the adjoining roof. i-'omo of tho escapes have been marvelous. Men have been laken outfrom under piles ot heavy timbers who lla<ye seemingly received only e'xternnl < some heavy girder has ing saved theni from Averse injury. Alter an hour's work there was t-.till tAvonty or thirty feet of debris piled up in tho basement and it Avill bo many hours before it can be definitely known how many are dead and injured. Every few minutes a body is uncovered and then there will be loud cries for a stretcher. The stretcher is brought hastily and the body laici out on it. . The tangle of stuff inside of the building that had to be cleared aAvay in getting- at lodies .Avas terrible. Girders, bi-icks, beams, desks, furniture, all Avcro inextricably piled together. !• everaUuindred men A'vero at work clearing away, heedless of tho danger that menaced •them from the possibility of fulling avails. It was a difficult as -will as dangerous task, but there was far lets confusion than one Avould have expected. Men turned pale aud .sick at tho horrible spectaoloA b£ the yijured. " •*•• ^ oF~ ' d N 1 Tho object of Postmaster General BIssell's visit to Bull'alo is said to be to map out a line of battle which Cleveland proposes to wage against Hill anil his followers. ivivg<

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