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t iTHE HE MINING INDUSTRY INDUSTRYIs 01 i I Is one of Utahs greatest reatebt resources resourcesThe reother aonrces c Weatf r T od y I newspaper newspaperESTABLISHED The ing TheHer in g Herald news dpublishesmoren than publishes publishes any an 9 other moro Utah TTtahnewspaper min mining n ¬ T HE I SAIF S A L T + H llEItA1 ER FOIee Forecast ForecnstforSaltLnkeTQd Probably stfOr for ShowersESTABLISHED Showers ShowersTAirra Sh Salt owers owersESTABLISHED Lake Today TOd I y1S is isProbably il ESTABLISHED JUNE 5 51870 r 1870 SALT eTm TAirra Tt T < 1 CITY qTY UTAH MCXSDAY MO TAY SEPTEMBER SEPTE IBER 10 1900 NUMBER 9 97 7 CITY Of fiAl 6AVSTON VSTON1S IS NfiULfO NfiULfOr U 1 r AI ANDfOUSANDS D TUOUSADS I Of oi LIVES LOST STATE OF TEXAS LAID LAIDWASTE 1 1WASTE WASTE BY HURRICANE HURRICANEestimates HURRiCANEC1stlmai Estimates C1stlmai tos on Loss ass of Life Run till From ray 1000 to 3000 3000Galveston 3000Galveston 3000Galveston Galveston is Completely am i etc Submerged SubmergedBuildings SubmergedBuildings 1HeTe 1HeTeBuildings Buildings Demolished Demo ished and People Drowned DrownedSurvivors Survivors in inGreat inGreat inGreat Great Distress DistressOther Other Towns Are Destroyed DestroyedNewl + j + t + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + t + GOVERNOR SAYERS SAYS THAT TH1TLOSS THE + 1 LOSScOF LOSS ° OF LIFE LIFHN IN GAL VESmN IS S 3000 3000Xew + + + + + Newl New York Seat 9 9The The World tomorrow will print the following + + + AUSTIN TEXAS TEXASINFORMATION TNTOIHilATION HAS JUST BEACHED REACRBDME 4 + + 4 ME THAT ABOUT 3000 LIVES HAVE BEEN LOST AT GAL GALVESTON GALVEST GALVESTON + + VESTON VEST ON WITH ENORMOUS DESTRUCTION OF PROPERTY t + + No information from other points pointsSlsned pointsSigned e + + + + Signed JOSEPH D SAYERS Governorf Governor Governort + t + t + t + + + + tt + + + t + t + + tt + + + tt + + + + ttt + + + + t + + tttt + + + + + + Houston Tex Sept 9 10 p m mThe mTheest mTheWest The Vest est Indian storm which reached the thegulf the theIulf thegulf > gulf coast yesterday morning has haswrought haswrougllt haswrought wrought awful havoc in Texas TexasReports TexasRonora TexasPteuorts Reports are conflicting con icting but it is isknown Isknown isknown known that an appalling disaster has hasbefallen hasbeaUen hasbefallen befallen the city cit of Galveston where it itIB iti8 itis IB reported a thousand or more lives liveshave liveshave liveshave have been blotted out ouiand and d a tremendu tremenduous ous property pro rt damage inflicted inflictedMeager inflictedlIeaJer inflictedMeager Meager reports from Sabine Pass and andPo andPort Port Po t Arthur also indicate a heavy loss lossof lossof of life but these reports cannot be con confirmed conflrmed confirmed firmed at this hour hourTlie hourThe hourThe The first fr news to o reaoli ro o1i this city from fromtike froUlme fromthe tike aMeken citS clt If yof ot o Qwlvoston was was redelved re reDelved re relved Delved lved tonight James C Tlmmlnsof1Iou Timrnins of ofHouston Houston 1Iou ton general superintendent of the theNational theNltUonal theNational National Compress company arrived arrivedhere arrhedhere arrivedhere here at 8 oclock tonight from rom Galves Galveston Galveston Galveston ¬ ton After remaining through throu h the th hurri hurricane hurricane hurricane ¬ cane on Saturday he departed from fromcalveston fromtaheston froml calveston l on a schooner and came cameacross cameacrm cameacross across acrm s the uuy 10 aiuigaiis UUURll a toini vuere WUtlehe wucrehe vuerehe he caught a train for Houston HoustonThe HoustonThe HoustonThe The hurricane Mr Timmins said wasthe wasthe was wasthe the worst ever known knownEstimated J knownEstimated = nown nownEstimated Estimated Loss of Life 1000 1OQOThe 1000The 1000The The estimates made by citizens of ofGalveston ofGalveston ofGalveston Galveston was that 4000 houses most mostof mostor mos mosof t of them residences have been de destroyed de8tro destroyed ¬ stroyed 8tro ed and that at leastj leas 1000 personhave persons personshave personsIta s have Ita ve been drowned killed or are miss missIns misstn miss4n tn Ins InsSome Some business houses were also de destroyed destroy destroyMl ¬ stroyed stroy d but most of them stood though thoughbadly thoughbadly thougbadly h badly damaged damagedThe damaedrhe damagedThe The city cil Mr Timmins averred is iscomplete a acomplete acomplete complete wreck so far as he could se sefrom see seefrom seefrom e from the water front and from theTre theTremont the theTremont Tre Tremont mont hotel hotelWater hoteJateI hotelWater Water ateI was blo blown vn n over the island by bythe bythe b bthe y the hurricane the wind blowing at th thrate the therate therate e rate of eighty miles an hour straight straightfrom straightfrom straighfrom t from the gulf and forcing the sea water waterbefore waterbtfore watebefore r before it in big wavesThe waves wavesThe wavesThe The gale was a steady one the heart heartof heartof hearof t of it striking the city about 5 oclock oclockyesterday ocloclesterday k kyesterday < yesterday evening and continuing with without without without ¬ out intermission intermis ion until midnight last lastnicht lastnlht lastnight night when it abated somewhat al although although although ¬ though it continued to blow all night nlghtOf nightOC nightOf Of his own knowledge Mr Timmins Timminsknew Timminsknew Timminsknew knew of only one house succumbing succumbingwith succumbin succumbinwith g with ith fatal results though he heard of ofmany atmany ofmany many residences being carried awaywith away awaywith awa awawith with inmates The house that he saw sawdestroyed sawd sawdestroyed destroyed d stroYed was Ritters saloon and res restaurant restaurant restaurant ¬ taurant at 2169 218 Strand street a principai princI princlPH princIrud rud PH business street of the city cityThis cit citThis cityThis This threestory three tor building was blowndown blown blowndown blownown down own and nine men prominent citizens citizenswere citizenswere citizenswere were killed killedPirst First List of Dead DeadAmong DendAmong DeadAmong Among the dead areCharles are areCharles areCharJes Charles Kelner sr a cotton buyer buyertor for an English firm firmStanley firmStanley Stanley C Spencer general manageof manager managerof r of the ElderDemster ElderDem ter steamship line lineKichard UneRichard lineRichard Richard Lord manager for McFad McFadderis McFaddens McFaddens dens Cotton company whose body bod t tstill is isstill ISstill s still in the ruins ruinsSecretary ruinsSecreta ruinsSecretary Secretary Secreta Bailey of the wharf cornnanv com companv comDanv panv and several customers saved savedthemselves savedthemselves save savethemselves d themselves by b jumping from the upper upperstorv upperstorv uppeStory r storv lust before the crash came cameCrowded carneCrowded cameCrowded Crowded Hospitals Destroyed DestroyedIt It was reported that the orphan asy ¬ lum and both hospitals were destroyed destroyedand destroyedamI and if this prove true the loss of life lifewill Ufewill lif lifwill e will be great ns these institutions were weregenerally wer wergenerahy ere eregeneraTly e generally crowded and as they were weresubstantial weresubstantial weresubstantial substantial buildings the chases chanC s are arethat arethat a athat e that many persons had taken refuge refugein e in them themThe themThe themThe The water extended across the island islandMr IslandMr islandMr Mr Timmins saiu it was three feedeep feet feetdeep feetdeep deep in the rotunda of the Tremont Tremonthotel Tremonthotel Tremonhotel t hotel and six feet deep in Market Marketstreet Markestreet Marketstreet t street streetAlone streetAloni streetAlong Alone the water front the damage damagewas damagewas damagwas e was very ve great greatThe greatThe greatThe The roofs had been blown from all the theelevators thellevators th thelevators elevators and sheds along the wharves wharveswere wharv6swere wharvewere 5 were either wrecked or had lost their theirsides theirsides thei theisides r sides and were of no protection to the thecontents thecontents th thcontents e contents Ships Are WreckedMost WreckedMost Wrecked WreckedMost Most of the small steam steam craft cra t were werewrecked weJCwrecked wer werwrecked e wrecked and were either oiled un u > on onthe onthe o othe n the wharves or floating bottomside up u uin in the bay bayThere bayTher bayThere There is a small steamship ashore ashoc fqor e I Ii three miles north of Pelican island but butMr butI i Mr Timmins TI mmins could not distinguish her hername hername name She was flying a British flag I Another big vessel had been driven drivenashore drivenashore drivenashore ashore at Virginia point olnt and still an another anothep ¬ I other aground at Grays City CityAt CityAt At the south point of Houston island islandanother islandI islandanother another ship lies in a helpless condition conditionThe conditionThe conditionThe I The lightship that marks Galveston Galvestonharbor Galvestonharboris Galvestonharbor harbor harboris is hard and fast aground at atBoMvar atBoivar Boivar point pointMr pointMr Mr Timmins and the men with him himon himon himop i on the schooner rescued re cucd two sailors sailorsfrom sailorsI sailorsfrom I from the middle bay ba who had had been beenI I i many man hours in the water These men menwer mentverg i were wer foreigners and he could gain no j Information from themA them themA themI A wreck of a vessel sel which looked like likeA likea I A 3 large steamtug steam tug was observed just justbefore justbefore justbefore before the party landed landedIn In i the he bay the carcasses of nearly near 200 200horsjSt 200hor 200horse horse horsjSt hor and anamules n ules wer were seen but no nohuman nohUIPan nohuman human body was visible visibleWail vIsiblec vIsibleWriilFor visibleWail WriilFor Wail For Lost RelativesThe Relatives RelativesThe R latives lativesThe c The scenes during the storm Mr Timmins said could not be described Women and children were crowded into the Tremont hotel where he was seek lag in shelter and all night these unfor un for ¬ 1 tunates were bemoaning bemoanin their loss of kindred and fortune fortuneThey fortuneThey fortuneThey They were grouped about the stair stairways stairways stairways ¬ ways and in the galleries and rooms rooms of ofthp ofthp ofthe thp hotel hotelWhat hotelWhat hotelWhat What was occurring in other parts of ofthe ofthe ofthe the city he could only onl conjecture conjectureCity conj conjectureCity ture tureCity City Is Under WaterThe Water WaterThe WaterThe The city of Galveston he says is now nowentirely nowentirely entirely submerged and cut off of from fromcommunication fromcommunication fromcommunication communication communicationThe The boats are gone the vailways ° can cannot canIot cannot ¬ not beoperated be oDeratec1 and the water is so highdthat hich hl h that people cannot walk out byway by byway b bway way of the bridge across the bay even evenshould evensh should sh uld that bridge be standing Provisions will be badly needed as a agreat aSTeat agreat great majority of the people lost all allthey allthey they hadThe had hadThe hadThe The waterworks power house was waswrecked waswrecked waswrecked wrecked and a water famine is threat threatened threatened threatened ¬ ened as the cisterns were all ruined by bJ the overflow of salt alt water waterThis waterThis This Mr Timmins regards as the themost themost themost most serious problem to be faced now nowThe nowThe The city is in darkness the electric electriclight light plant having been ruined ruinedResidences rulnedResidences Residences Are GoneThere Gone GoneThere GoneTnere There Is no way of estimating the theproperty thepopert theproperty property damage at present So far as ashe ashe he could see or hear Mr Timmins says saysthe saysthe the east end portion of the city which whichis whichis is the residence district has been prac practically practically ¬ tically wiped out of existence existenceOn estenceOn alstenceOn On the west end which faces the gulfanother gulf gulfanother gulfanother another portion of the island very verymuch verymuch much havoc was done doneThe doneThe doneThe The beach b ach was swept clean the bath bathhouses bathhouses bathhouses houses are destroyed and many of theresidences the theresidences theresidences residences are total wrecks wrecksDisaster wrecksDisaster wrecksDisaster Disaster All Along the Coast CoastThe CoastThe CoastThe The wires are down and there is no noway noway noway way of finding out just what has hap happended happended happinged pended but enough is known to make makeit it certain that there has been great greatloss Sreatloss greatloss loss of life and destruction of property propertyall propertall all alone the coast and for a hundredmiles hundred hundredmiles hundredmiles miles inland Every town that is isreached Isreached isreached reached reports one or more dead andthe and andthe andtheprop the theprop property < rt damage is so great there thereis is no way wa of computing it accurately accuratelyGalveston accuratelyGalveston accuratelyGalveston Galveston remains isolated The TheHouston TheHouston TheHouston Houston Post and the Associated Press Presscorrespondents PresscOIrespondents Presscorrespondents correspondents made efforts to get spe special special speclal ¬ cial trains and tugs today with which whichto to reach the island city The railroad railroadcompanies railroadcomDanles railroadcompanies companies declined to risk their loco locomotives locomotives locomotives ¬ motives motivesAll motivesAU motivesAll All sorts of rumors prevail but with withno withno withno no substantial sub tantial basis basisIt basisIt basisIt It is known that the railroad bridges bridgesacross bridgesacross across the bay at Galveston Gal veston are either eitherwrecked eitherwrecked eitherwrecked wrecked or are likely like to be destroyed destroyedwith destroyedwith with the weight of a train on themthe them themthe themthe the approaches to the wagon bridge aregone are arecone areJone cone and it is rendered uselessThe useless uselessThe uselessThe The bridge of the Galveston Houston HoustonNorthern HoustonNorthern Northern railroad is standing but butthe butthe the draw bridges over Clear creek and andat andat andat at Edgewater are free and the roads roadscannot roadscannot roadscannot cannot get trains through to utilize the thehidge theqridge theijidge hidge across the bay bayA bayA bayA A train went down the Columbia Tap Taproad Taproad Taproad road this afternoon as far as Chenango ChenangoJunction ChenangoJunctIon Junction JunctionThe JunctIonThe The town was greatly damaged and andthe andthe the bodies of nine negroes were taken takenfrom takenfrom takenfrom from the ruins of one houseThe house houseThe The train could proceed no furtherand further furtherand furtherand and came back to Houston leaving thefate the thefate thefate fate of the people at Angelton Colum Columbia Columbia ¬ bia Brazora Velasco elasco and Quintana un uncertain unertaln ¬ certain certainENTIRE ertalnENTIRE ENTIRE TRAIN TR n i iIS nIS IS MISSING MISSINGChicago USS1NGChicago G Chicago Sept 9 9W W C Nixon gen general general genera ¬ eral era superintendent of the Gulf Colo Colorado Colorado Colorado ¬ rado Santa Fe railway of which whichGalvestonis whichGalestonis Galvestonis a terminal has been visit visiting visitinS ¬ inS in in Chicago and left tonight for forTdxasvtp forTaxaslQ forToxas Tdxasvtp Toxas too assist in restoring traffic on on his hJs road roldfut cut short by the destructive destructivet t + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + 4 + + + TOWNS ENTIRELY ENTIRELYDEMOLISHED ENTIRELYt t tt + + t + DEMOLISHED DEMOLISHEDHouston t tHouston + + + + + + Houston Tex Sept 9 9The 9Thetown The t ttown 4 4 + town of Alvin is reported to be bepractically bepractically + 4 + practically demolished demolishedHitchcock + I + Hitchcock has suffered severely severelyfrom + I + from the storm while the little littletown 4 + + town of Alta Lpma is reportedwithout reported reportedwithout 4 + I 4 + without a house standing standingThe standingThe + 4 + The town of Pearl has lost one onehalf 4 + I Ihalf + half of its buildings buildingsL + i iL + L B Carltei the president of + i 4 4 the Business league of Alvin and anda + I Ia 4 a prominent merchant there re reports reports + + + ports that not a building Is left leftstanding + I + standing in the towneither town either busi business busness 4 + + ness or residence regl ence stocks of goods goadsand + + II IIand + and house furniture are ruined and andcrops andcrops 4 + + 4 + crops are a total loss lossAlin lossAlvin 4 + 4 + Alvin is a town of 1200 Inhabi Inhabitants inhabitants 4 + + + tants Seven persons Dersonswere were weree killed killedt 4 + I IIn 4 + in and near the town They are areMrs areMrs 4 + + 4 Mrs Prather killed on Santa S < i1ta Fe Ferairm Ferailroad 4 + 4 + railroad rairm d dJ 4 t tJ j 4 + + J J M Johnson JohnsonMrs JohnsonMrsJ + 4 + Mrs MrsJ J M JohnsonSister Johnson JohmlonSister 4 + 4 + Sister of ofMrs Mrs J rs Johnson JohnsonS 4 + I Is 4 + S O Lewis LewisJohn LewisJohnGlaspy 4i + + JohnGlaspy John JohnGlaspyA Glasp 4 + i + 4 A boy bo named Richardson Richardsony 4 + I 4 + + y t + 4 v v + sr + + y + y + 1 l 1 A J 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 I + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + < t + + CORPS S EEN FROM TRAIN 200 200tvsToN t tGAl + + + + + + GAl tvsToN V S + ON NQT VISIBLE FROM SHORE SHOREe + + e + + + + + 4 + Dallas Tex T x wept S pt 9 9The The foil following owing telegram has just been received receivedfront 4 + + from Houston Houstonby by ajeNews tileNewsRelief News NewsRelief + + Relief train Bust returned T T1eycould iey could not get closer than six six milesoar miles + + 4 + of Virginia Pointf POlnt E oar > where w h ere the prairie prairiewas prairietrunks was covered coveredwtth with lumber debris debristrunks + + trunks and dead bodies bodiesTwo Iles I + 4 + Two hundred hundredjorpses gQrpses orpses were counted countedrom from tha train trainA trainA 4 + 4 + + A large lar = e steamer ste r is stranded two miles m 1es this side of Virginia Point Pointo as4 as + p pthough + though thrown up bya by a tidal tIdalwave tIdalwaveNothiru wave watieNothing 4 + Nothing can ca canibeseen be seen of Galveston GahestonTwomn GalvestonTwo + 4 + Two Twomn min were were wefe Picked up who floated floated across to the mainland and andthey andt + 4 t + 2000 they say they estimate e the loss l ss of life UD to the time they left lE7ft at att + + T 4 The he above mesage m message e is addressed to Superintendant uperintend u erintendent nt Felton Dallas andT and andcomes andcomes + + + comes from Mr Vaughan manager of the Western Union office at Hous Houston Houston + 4 + ton tonL 4 + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + t + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + L L L JlL JJ J J J + + THE ENOLE8S 1 CHAIN + + 4 Where the assessments come from fromT t + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + T + + t + + + + + + tttttttttt + + + + + + + + + + tt + + + + + + + + tt + + ttttttt + + + + + tt + + + storm which swept sweptthe the gulf city Tele Teleerrams Telerams Telegrams rams were received by Mr Nixon be before before before ¬ fore leaving for the south saying that thatthe thatUte thatthe the last passenger train left Galveston GalvestonSaturday GalvestonSaturda GalvestonSaturday Saturday morning on the Santa Fe Fesystem Fesvstem Fesystem system Since then traffic has been en entirely entirely entirely ¬ tirely stopped stoppedMr stoppedMr Mr Nixon was greatly worried thatnothing that thatnothintr thatnothinJ nothing had been heard from passenger passengertrain passengertrain passengertrain train No N 5 which was due in Galveston Galvestonon on Saturday night at 9 oclock It was waslast waslast waslast last reported at a small station forty fortymiles fort fortmiles foraymiles miles north on the mainland and up to toa toa toa a late hour tonight nothing had been beenheard be beanheard n nheard heard of it itMr itIr itMr Mr Ir Nixon believes the train was wascaucht wascau wascaught caught cau ht by the hurricane hurrlcaneand and wrecked wreckedeither wreckedeither wreckedeither either on oQ the mainland near the gulf or oron oron oron on the bridge bridgeAssistant bridgeAssistant bridgeAssistant Assistant Superintendent W B Scott Scottlocated Scottlocated Scottlocated located at Temnle also informed Mr MrNixon 1trNixon MrNixon Nixon that the storm was headed north northraging northra northraging raging ra ln all the way wa to Alvin 200 milesnorth miles milesnorth milesnorth north of Galveston The hurricaneblew hurricane hurricaneblew hurricaneble blew ble so violently that all the repair and andrelief andrelief andrelief relief trains sent to Galveston by MrScott Mr MrScott MrScott Scott had to toturn turn back and wait until untilthe untilthe untilthe the fury of the gale had subsided subsidedMANYTOTOS subsidedlliA1TY subsidedTffANYTUi MANYTOTOS lliA1TY TffANYTUi TOnTNS l NS ARE AREENTIRELY AREENTIRELY AREENTIRELY ENTIRELY WIPED WIP D OUT OUTHouston OUTHouston 013THouston Houston Tex Sept 9 9The The small smalltown smal1town smalltown town of Brookshire on the Missouri MissouriKansas MissouriKansas MissouriKansas Kansas Texas was almost wiped out outby outby outby by the storm The crew of a work worktrain worktrain worktrain train brought this information When Whenthe Whenthe Whenthe the train left there the bodies of four fourpersons fourpersops fourpersons persons had been recovered r overed and the thesearch th thsearch thesearch search for others was proceeding proceedingHempsted proceedingHempsted proceedingHempsted Hempsted across the country from fromBrookshire fromBroolcshlre fromBrookshire Brookshire was also greatly TIamaged TIamagedSabine damaged damagedlSabine damagedSabine Sabine Pass has not been heard fromtoday from fromtoday fromtoday today Test Tday rda morning the last lastnews lastnews lastnews news was received from there and at that time the water was surrounding the old town at the pass and the wind windwas windwas was rising and the waves coming high I IFrom From the new town which is some distance back it Is reported that the thewater thewater water had reached the depot and was wasrunning wasrunning wasrunning running through the streets The peo people people people ¬ ple were leaving for the high country known as the back ridge and it is be ¬ lieved that all escaped escapedThe esc escapedThe ped pedThe The bodies have been brought in from Seabrooke on Galveston bay and sev ¬ enteen persons are missing there Three persons were were ere drowned at Mor MorWith Morgans Morgans gans point and others are missing With the exception of those of Mr Nicholson and Mrs Jane Woodlock the bodies of the th dead have not yet et been identified identifiedIn identifiedIn In Houston one oneperso person persobwas i was s killed Henry H nry Black ahack driver The prop propjerty prop + erty damage is great a conservative donservativechants onservative I estimate placing it at J250QOO The mer merchants chants and aldplaners planters oil mill was I wrecked entailing a loss of 40000 40000The 40000The 40000The I The Dickson Car Wheels works suf suffered suffered suffered ¬ fered to the extent of 16000 The big Masonic temple which is the property propertyof I of the grand lodge of the state was waspartly wasI waspartly I I partly wrecked Nearly Near every church churchin churchin in the city was damaged damagedThe damagedThe damagedThe I The First Baptist Southern Metho Methodist 11ethodist Methodist ¬ dist and Trinity Methodist the latter lattera a negro church will have to be rebuiltbefore rebuilt rebuiltbefore rebuiltbefore before they can be used again againMany again21any again1Many Many business houses were unroofed unroofedThe The ° The residence portion of the townpresents town townpresents townpresents presents a dilapidated appearance but butthe butthe butthe the damage in this part of o the city has hasI hasnot I not been so great as in some others othersMESSENGER othersMESSENGER othersMESSENGER i MESSENGER SAYS J 2600 ARE DEAD BEADChicago DEADChicago DEADChicago Chicago Sept 9 9A A dispatch to the theChronicle theChronicle I Chronicle Icle from San Antcziio An tt1io Tex Texsays Texsays says saysThe saysThe The startling news has just flashed flashedover flashedover flashedover I over the wires informing Governor Sayers that a messenger at great riskof risk riskof riskof of his life Iif has reached Virginia Point from Galveston with the report that 2500 are probably dead as a a result of the fearful storm An urgent appeal toall toall to toall all Texas for help was madeThe made madeThe madeThe The messenger said that the grain grainelevators grainelevators elevators at the water front arewrecked are arewrecked arewrecked I wrecked and hundreds of buildings have collapsed or were carried out to tosea tosea sea seaThe The greatest distress is saidto said to pre prevail prevail prevail vail vailSTORM vailSTORM STORM IS STILL STILLWORKING STILWORKING STILLWORKING WORKING RUINDallas RUIN RUINDallas RUINDallas Dallas Tex Sept 9 93 S p m mTele mTelegraphic mTelegraphic Tele Telegraphic ¬ graphic communication with Jth south southTexas southTexas southTexas Texas is cut about 100 miles north of Houston Up to this hour it has beenimpossible been beenimpossible beenimuossible impossible to obtain reliable news from Galveston as to the extent of the hur hurricane hurrIcane hurricane ¬ ricane in that section sectionRumors sectionRumors sectionRumors Rumors of dire disaster are flyin flying thick and fast without being in any an wav authenticated All that is s known Is that the disaster has occurred but its extent is not known knownThe knownThe knownThe The last wire the Western Union had to Houston went down at 130 this thismorning thismornIng thismorning morning This wire was used by the Associated Press and was workin so badly at that hour that whatever in ¬ formation Houston had to Impart Impartcould could not be made out outThe outThe outThe The storm st rm center is rapidly ap proaching proachinsrjiorthern northern Texas and its fury f rY wrecks telegraph te egTaph lines in its path do ing vast damage d ma e and killing people In scattered localities localitiesA localitiesto to A cyclone has demolished a part par ofy of ofI oft y I i t the town of Smithville on the Missouri I Kansas Texas railroad A number numberof numbeof r of persons are reported killed killedThe killedThe killedThe The railroad and and telegraph tele raph companies s have cranes an s and wrecking trains out outattempting ou ouattempting t attempting to work their way south but the fierceness of the storm makes C it impossible for them to gain any an y headway headwa having to seek shelter in or orto ¬ der to save their lives livesThe livesThe livesThe The conditions at Galveston and an d I IHouston Houston are undoubtedly grave The Th e four immense bridges from four to six sixmiles sixmiles si similes x miles each in lenjjjth Ien h connecting Gal Galveston Galveston Galveston ¬ veston with the mainland a u j either eitherwholly eItherwholly wholly or partially wrecked wreckedThe wreckedThe wreckedThe The storm at Temple was severe and an d fears are entertained that the citv is i badly wreckedThe wrecked wreckedThe wreckedThe The railroad officials say it Is im imDossible imnossible Dossible to move trains south of Court Courtney Courtney ¬ ney Northbound trains from rom Houston Hous Houston ¬ I ton last night ni ht were from fifteen to toeicrhteen toeiJhteen t teichteen o eicrhteen hours late lateA lateA lateA A private message from San Antonio Antoniostates Antoniostates Antonistates o states that a a serious disaster occurred occurredat occurre occurreat d at Corpus Christi Rockport and other othercoast othercoast othecoast r coast towns the nature of which can cannot cannot cannot ¬ not be determined A bulletin from fro n nat m Smithville at noon stated that the thegrain thegrain th thgrain e grain elevators and other large build ¬ ings at Galveston had been washed d into the bay bayAll bayAU bayAll All the railroads running southward d I from Dallas at noon issued a bulletin bulletinthe bulletsinstructing n instructing their agents to discontinuthe discontinue the sale of tickets or accepting freight i for the south until further orders All Allefforts Allefforts Al Alefforts 1 efforts to reach Sabine Pass and Port t Arthur have failed failedWithout failedwnhout failedWithout Without attempting to recite any of o f the various disastrous rumors the theconservative theconservative th thconservative e conservative opinion Is that the situa sit ua ¬ tion at Galveston is extremely crave craveContinued arav aravContinued rave raveContinued e Continued on Page 21 21THE 2 2THE 2THE THE HERALD BULLETIN BULLETINPAGE PAGE ONE I McKinley Says Silver is an Issue e Texas Town Laid Waste by H Hcane Hurri Hurricane Hurricane acct ¬ cane I PAGE TWO Strike In the Balance BalancePrince BalancePrince BalancePrince Prince Ching Is In Pekin PekinFusion PekinFusion Fusion In Colorado ColoradoPAGE ColoradoPAGE ColoradoPAGE PAGE THREE Flaws In City Bonds BondsSporting BondsSporting BondsSporting Sporting NeWs MewsPAGE NeWsPAGE NewsPAGE PAGE FOUR Editorial PAGE FIVE Bailey Bt ley Home EnteredJensen Entered EnteredJensen EnteredJensen Jensen Tells of Boston BostonUtnh BostonUtah Utah Guards Sunday Details of Coast RoadPAGE Road HoadPAGE BoadPAGE PAGE SIX Mining Hews HewsPAGE New NewsPAGE c cPAGE PAGE PAGE EIGHT E GHT Used His RevolverCounty Revolver RevolverCounty County C un Politics Now J MKlt MK1LEY LEY SAYS SILVER SILVERIS sj IS A 6 LEADING LEL6 ISSUf ISSUfStarts I 9i F96 4 4Starts Starts Formal Letter of Acceptance e With Discussion Discus Discussion Discussion sion of Financial Question QuestionBulk Ii I j I IBulk i Bulk of the Long Document Do ument is a Labored and Detailed j jDefense 3 Defense of Imperialism ImperialismRIVAL ImperialismRIVAL i + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + i i + RIVAL POLICIES IN THE PHILIPPINES I + t BRYANS PLEDGE PLEDGEJOFEEEDOM PLEDGEFOR PLEDGEFOR + + JOFEEEDOM JOFEEEDOMi FOR FREEDOM FREEDOMIf + + 4 i If elected I shall convene con conf congress conpress + f gress in extraordinary session as asf assoon assoon + f soon soon as I am inaugurated and recommend rec recf + + f ommend an Immediate declaration of ofthe Qfthe ofthe + the nations purpose first to es estabUsh + tablish a stable form of govern government government governrelent + ment in the Philippine islands Just Justf + f as we are now establishing a stable stableform stableform stableform + form of government In the island of ofCuba otCuba oft + Cuba second to give independence independencef + f to the he Filipinos just as we have havepromised havepromised + promised to give independence to theCubans the he heCubans 4 + Cubans third to protect the Fili Filipinos Filipinos 4 + pinos from outside interference interferencewhile interferencewhile + while they the work Wor out their destinyjust destiny destinyjust 4 + just as we have protected the republics re repUblics + publics of Central andSouth and South Amerlea Amer Amerlea 4 + lea and are by the Monroe doc doctrine doctrine = 4 + trine pledged to protect Cuba CubaBryans CubaBryans + Bryans speech of acceptance at In IndianaOUs Indianapolis 4 + dianapolisWashington dianapolis dianapolisWashington dianaOUsWashington ± + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + + Washington Sept 9Followjng 9 Following1 isPresident is isPresident President McKinleys formal forma11etterof forma11etterofacceptance letter ofacceptance of ofacceptance acceptance of the Republican renom renomination renomination renomination ination for the presidencyExecutive presidency presidencyExecutive presidencyExecutive Executive Mansion Washington DC D DC DC C Sept 8 SHon Hon Henry Cabot Lodge Lodgechairman Lodgechairman Lodgechairman chairman notification committeeMy committee committeeMy committeeMy My Dear Sir SirThe SirThe SirThe The nomination of the Republicannational Republicannational Republican Republicannational national convention of June 19 1900 1900for 1900for 1900for for the office of president of the United UnitedStates UnItedStat UnitedStat States Stat which as the official representative represen representative tative of the convention you have con conveyed conveyed conveyed veyed to me is accepted I I have care carefully carefully ¬ fully examined the platform adoptedand adopted adoptedand adoptedand and give to it my hearty approval On Onthe Onthe Onthe the great issue of the last national nationalelection nationalelection nationalelection election it is clear It upholds the gold goldstandard goldstandard goldstandard standard and endorses the legislation legislationof legislationofthe of ofthe the present congress congress bywhi T ywhifih > h that thatstandard thatstandard thatstandard standard has been strengthened The Thestability Tliestabilitv Tilestability stability of our national currency is istherefore istherefore istherefore therefore secure s secure cure so long as as those who whoadhere whoadhere whoadhere adhere to his platform are kept in con control control control ¬ trol of the government In the first firstbattle firstbattle firstbattle battle that of 1S98 the friends of the thegold thegold thegold gold standard and of sound currencywere currency currencywere currencywere were triumphant and the country is isenjoying isenjoying isenjoying enjoying the fruits ot o that victory Ourantagonists Our Ourantagonists Ourantagonists antagonists however are not satisfied satisfiedThey satisfiedThey They compel us to a second battle upon up upon upon ¬ on the same lines on which the firstwas first firstwas firstwas was fought and won While regretting regrettingthe the reopening of this question which whichcan whichcan whichcan can only disturb the present satisfac satisfactory satisfactory satisfactory ¬ tory financial condition of the government govern government government ¬ ment and visit isit uncertainty uncert lnty upon our ourgreat ourgreat ourgreat great business enterprises enten > rises we accept acceptthe accentthe acceptthe the issue and again invite the sound soundmoney soundmone soun sounmoney d money mone forces to join in winning an another another another ¬ other and we hope a permanent triumph tri triumph triumDh ¬ umph for an honest financial svstem svstemwhich svstemwhich systemwhich which will continue inviolable the pub public publicf2lth pubBC ¬ lic licf2lth faith Silver Forces United UnitedAs UnitedAs UnitedAs As in 1S96 the three silver parties partiesare partieare s are united under the same leader who whoimmediately whoimmediate whoimmediately immediately after the election of that thatyear thatear tha thayear t year ear in an address to the bimetallists blnietallistssaid said The friends of bimetallism hav havnot have havenot havenot e not been vanquished anq ished they have simply simplybeen simplybeen simplybeen been overcome They believe that the thegold thegold th thgold gold standard is a conspiracy of the themoney themoney th thmoney e money changers against the welfare of ofthe ofthe 01 the human race and they will continue continuethe continuethe continuethe the warfare against it itThe itThe The policy thus proclaimed has bee beeaccepted been beenaccepted beenacceDted n accepted and confirmed by these par parties parties ¬ ties The silver Democratic platform platformof platfo platfoof rttt of 1900 continues the warfare against againstthe againstthe rtttt t the socalled gold conspiracy when it itexpressly itexpressly i iexpressly t expressly says s s We reiterate the de demand demand demand ¬ mand of that the Chicago platform platformof platfo of 1896 for an American financial sys system system ¬ tem made by the American people for forthemselves lorthemselves fo themselves which than haU restore and andmaintain andmaintain an anmaintain d maintain a bimetallic price level and andas andas an c cas d as Dart of such system and immediate immediaterestoration immedIaterestoratlon immediatrestoration e restoration to the free and unlimited unlimitedcoinage unlimitedcoinage unlimit coinage of silver and goldat the pres present present ¬ ent ratio of 16 to 1 without waiting waitingfor waitingfor waitin waitinfor for the aid or consent of any other othernation othenation r nation nationSo nationSo nationSo So the issue Is presented It will be benoted benoted b bnoted e noted that the demand Is for Immedi Immediate ¬ ate a te restoration of the free coinage of ofsilver ofsilyer o osilver f silver at 16 to 1 L If another issue i is isparamount isparamount s paramount this is immediate It will willadmit willadmit 1 admit of no delay and will suffer no nopostponement nopostponement n ° postponement Turning to the othe otherassociated otheassociated otheassociated r associated parties we find in the Pop Populist Populist ¬ ulist platform adopted at Sioux Falls FallsS s S D May 10 1900 the following dec declaration declaration derlaration ¬ laration larationWe larationWe We pledge anew the Peoples par party party party ¬ ty never to cease the agitation until untilthis untilthis 1 this financial conspiracy is blotted blottedfrom blott I from the statute books the Lincoln Lincolngreenback n greenback restored the bonds aU paid poi poiand d I Iand and all corporation money forever re retired ¬ tired We reaffirm the demand for the thereopening there th reS S reopening re pening of the mints of the United UnitedStates UnitedStates Unit UnitStates States for the free and unlimited coin coinage colnage ¬ age of silver and gold at the presen present presentlegal presentlegal t legal ratio of 16 to 1 the immediate In Increase increase ¬ crease in the volume of o silver coins coinsand coinsand and certificates thus created to be sub substituted substituted substituted ¬ stituted ddllar for dollar for the bank banknotes banInotes ban bannotes notes issued by b by private corporations corporationsunder corporationsunder corporationunder s under special privilege privil ge granted by law lawo lay layof v o of March 14 1900 and prior nation nationbanking national nationalbanking nationalbanking al banking lawsPlatform laws lawsPlatform lawsPlatform Platform Platform of Silver Party PartyThe PartyThe The platform of the silver part party partyadopted partyadopted y adopted at Kansas City July 6 1900 1900makes 1900makes 190 190makes 0 makes the th following announcement announcementWe We Ve declare it to be our intention t tlend to tolend tolend o lend our efforts to the repeal of this thiscurrency thiscurrency th thcurrency currency law which not only repudi repudiates repudiates repudiatm ¬ ates the ancient and timehonored timehonoredprinciples timehonoredprinciples timehonoreeprinciples d principles of the American people be before before before ¬ fore the constitution was adopted but butIs butIs b bis ut Is violate of the principles of the con constitution constitution constitution ¬ stitution itself and we shall not cease ceaseour ceaseour ceas ceasour e our efforts e1r until there has been estab establishedintaitw establishedmii esta estalished b lishedintaitw lished in i t P place Ince a a monetary system systembased systembased systo systobased m based upon the free and unlimited unlimitedcoinage unlimitedcoinage unlimit unlimitcoinage ed coinage of o silver and gold into mone moneat money moneyat moneyat 1z at the present presentlegal legal ratio of 16 to 1 b bthe by y the independent action of the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UniteStates States under which system all paper papermoney papermoney papemoney r money shall be issued by the govern government goernmentand governmentand ment mentand and all such moneY coinedor issuedShallbe is issued issuedshalk ¬ sued suedShallbe shall be a falllegal te tenfier er iii il 1kpay 1kpaymenu pay payment payent ¬ = I menu ent of all aUdebU debts public and ° vprivat priYatWIthoJItexception without WIthoJItexception WIthoJItexceptionIn exception exceptionIn In all three platforms these parties parts es T G Gi HKINLEYS RINIIEY s VAGUE VAGUEPLAN VAGUEPLAN t tPLAN i r PLAN TO GOVERN GOVEENIt + f I t 1 1It It is our purpose to establish ° In a + f 1 t the Philippines Phlii opines a government suit + + 11 able to the wants and conditions o2 f f the inhabitants and to prepare them 4 4 f for f or selfgovernment and to give 4 + g them selfgovernment when they are 4 4are + ready r for it and as rapidly as they t + ° are ready for it itj itThan itThab + + 1 j Than I am aiming to do under my11 mY m + I constitutional authority and will con n + f Ii tinne U ntie to do i until congress shall de + t J Jtermine termine the political political status of the in + f < i i habitants of the archipelago archipelR otMc aio o + 11 z 4 Kinleys letter of acceptance acce tanee 4Y 4 4announce 4 4f Y 7 f + 1 ti 4 1 C I IHHH + + + 1 HHH + + + + + Hfn + H f J till tillannounce r rannounce i announce that their efforts shall be un ¬ ceasing ceasIn until the gold act shall be 1 blotted from the statute books and the j t 1 free and unlimited unli ted coinage of silver at 11 16 to 1 shall take its place placeAll placeAll t t tAll All Issues Important ImportantThe ImportantThe i C I The relative Importance of thefs 1 isues 1sues sues I do not stop to discuss All Al 1 of r k f them are important Whichever party partyis 5 f is successful will be bound in conscience to carry into administration and legis 1 ¬ I lation its several declarations and doc ¬ f4 trines One declaration will be as obi obligatory ¬ r t1 i gatory as another but all are not im hamediate ¬ i t mediate It Is not possible that these i parties would treat the doctrine of 16 i to 1 L the immediate realization of o which whichs y Is I s demanded by their several platforms platformsas c I > as void and inoperative in the event i ithat r rtt tt that they should be clothed with power f Otherwise their profession of faith is it r rinsincere insincere It is therefore the impera impera ¬ j 181 tive business of those opposed to this < financial heresy her to prevent p v t the e triumph triumphof i iof of the parties WOOs union ti i n Is IS only as assured i ¬ f 1 sured by adherence to the silver Issue i Will the American people DIe through In difference or fancied security securit hazard hazardthe hazarclthe J the overthrow of the wise financial j legislation of the past year and revive revivethe 1 the dancer of the silver standard withall with withall h all of the inevitable evils of shattered shatteredconfidence shatteredconfidence t j jconfidence confidence and general disaster which whtehjustly whichjustly ° f g justly alarmed and aroused them in Lt j 1896 1896The 1 896 0 j f The Chicago platform of 1896 is re reaffirmed ¬ i iaffirmed i iaffirmed affirmed in its entirety by the Kansas KansasCitv Sensesity + i City C ity convention Nothing has been beenomitted beenomitted ii i iomitted < omitted or recalled so that all the theperils i iperils 1perils 1 perils then threatened are ae presentedanew presented presentedanew tI t tanew anew with the added force of a delibcrate delib deliberate ¬ pi pierate erate reaffirmation Four years ago agothe j + 1 t f the people refused te place the seal sealof i iof of their approval upon these dangers dangersand dangersand 1 r rand and revolutionary policies and this year yearthey j they will not fail to record again their theirearnest theirearnest i 1 1earnest 4 earnest dissent dissentSticks to 4i 4iSticks i iSticks Sticks to ProtectionThe Protection ProtectionThe The Republican party remains m faithful to its principle ef tariff which tchichsupplies whichsupplies supplies sufficient revenue for the gov government go av ¬ ti tiernment fi ernment and adequate protection to to our ourenterprises ourenterprises ourenterprises enterprises and producers and of rev reciprocity r riprocity ¬ iprocity which opens foreign markets marketsto to the fruits of e American labor and andfurnishes andfurnishes tt furnishes new channels through which wiilcnto iJ4 y I to market the surplus of American Americanfarms Americanfarms rIcan Ii i t y farms The time honored principles of ofprotection e J ± l protection and reciprocity were the thefirst I I 1first first pledges ul dJes of Republican victory te tebe t tobe i f fbe be written Into public law lawThe I 3I 3IThe f fThe The present congress has given to toAlaska l Alaska a territorial covernment for forwhich forwhich q 3 which it had waited for more than a aquarter aquarter t quarter of a a century has established establisheda f i ia s sa f a a representative government in Ha Hawaii ¬ a i wail has enacted bills for the th most mostliberal mostliberal mostliberal liberal treatment of the pensioners and andtheir andtheir t their widows has revived the free freehomestead freehomestead 1 homestead policy polic In its great financial financiallaw financIallaw law it provided for the establishment establishmentof t of banks of issue with a capital of of200O 4 t 25000 for the benefit of villages and andrural tH rural communities and bringing brin th thopportunity the ilkopportunity t topportunit opportunity for profitable business in inbanking i1tbankin inbanking ° banking bankin within the reach of moderate moderatecapital moderatecauital t tcapital capital Many are already alre dy availing availingthemselves F J themselves of this privilege privilegeGovernment s k 1 r rGovernmeI Government Bonds Are Paid PaidDuring PaidDaring h hDurinl t During the th e past I t year more than f F t j 19000000 of United States bends have iavebeen r y been paid from the surplus revenues revenuesof of the treasury and andin in addition 26 35W r t 000 of 2 per cents matured cailed ca eiI lily y ythe i i ithe the government are in process of pay payment payII1ent ¬ i s smeat meat Pacific railroad bonds issued by bythe lilythe the government in aid of the reads in inthe inthe n z 4 the sum of nearly 44KK 44000oee > 9W have been beenpaid beenpaid t tpaI = paid paI since Dec 31 1S97 The treasury treasurybalance treasurybalance iif balance is in satisfactory condition conditionshowing 1 f I showing on Sent 1 S135419WO 13 41910 In adds addition ¬ 1 l tion to the S158WOWO 158e gold reserve reserveheld t held in the treasury The Govern Governments ¬ Hlf ments relation with the Pacific railroads rail railroads ¬ 1t i roads has been substantially closed t f 124421000 being received from these theseroads f roads the greater part In cashaHd cashaHdthe cash aBd asdthe aBdthe 4 the remainder with ample securities for forpavments fo i 4 F 11 11pavrnents payments deferred deferredInstead itJi j j jInstead t f Instead of diminishing as was pre predicted ¬ if t t t dieted four years ears ago the volume of ofour 1 1 F t tour our currency is greater per capita than thanit tti l it has ever been It was 2119 in 18SS 18SSIt I a It has increased to 2ii 2656 O on July 119W 119Wmoney 11 1 1908 4 and 2685 on Sept 1 1 1908 Our total totaJmoney I money on July 1 1S96 was S1fi0B41i4966 S150 1iM44KSE 4S49 6 6on t ton on July 1 1900 it was 306242S49 2 anc r I 2096683042 on Sept 1 1S 1M 1900Claims 0 0Claims i iClaims 1 Claims Great Prosperity ProsperityOur Our industrial and agricultural con conditions ¬ Ji i iditions J Jditions ditions are more promising than they theyhave i have been for many years probablymore probably probablymore 1 i t tmore i more so than they have ever been beenProsperity a aProsperity 1 1Prosperity Prosperity abounds everywhere everywherethroughout ti t tthrouhout throughout a athe the republic I rejoice that thatthe thatthe the southern s uthern as well as the northern northernstates northernstates states are enjoying a full share of ofthese ofthese ofthese these improved national conditions conditionsand conditionsand and that all are contributing largely largelyto to our remarkable industrial 1 develop development deelopmenl ¬ R meat The money mone lender receives ives low lower Jower ¬ er rewards for his capital than if It Itwere itwere were invested iff active business The Therates Therates 1 rates of interest are lower than thanhave they theyhave theyhave have ever be been a in this country while whilethose whIlethose those things which are produced on onthe onthe i the farm and in the workshop and andthe andthe andthe z the labor producing them have in increased t tcreased creased in value valueOur valueOur valueOur Our foreign trade shows a satis satisConttnued satlSCon Continued Con ued on page 6a 6 xt Sk Skt t f > 1

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