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THE DALLES, OREGON, SATURDAY, MAY SO 1896
THE WORK OF RESCUE
Search for the Dead and In
" jured Still Continues.
HORRORS MULTIPLY EVERY
Improvised . Morgues Being: Xtaptdly
Filled With Mangled Cadavers
Death List Bull Incomplete.
St. Louis. May 29. The day opened
cl 'ar and cool. Everywhere could be
seen men delving in the ruins for buried
victimp, clearing the streets ot dis
mantled poles, wires and general debris,
repairing the damage done to thousands
of buildings and relieving the injured
and homeless. It becomes more and
more evident that the tornado is the
worst that f,ver visited this or any other
city on the North American continent.
The horrors multiply every, hour.
More than 130 dead bodies have been.
rescued in St. Louis, and over 400 per
sons are known to have been injured.
Mangled cadavers are found in innumer
able places alone the path of the storm
and are being taken to improvised mor
gues. It will be weeks before a complete
list of those killed can be made, but the
lift of dead is climbing to the 200 mark.
Oirly mere guesses can be made as to the
property loss on both sides of the river,
but the mercantile agencies say it may
reach $50,000,000 in this city alone,
while in East St. Louis it will be sever
In East St.. Louis the disaster was
complete, the western section of that
railway town being one vast cbarnel
houe. Only a single dwelling is left
standing on w hat is called "The Island,"
and 6U0 families are homeless. Citizens
ectiinate the dead at fully 200 on the
In the wake of the tornado came grave
problems, one being the protection of
the city in the abscence of electric lights.
The First Missouri regiment has gone on
patrol service and the police commis
sioners will add 15 men to the force.
Besides this all previous calamities of
the kiud teem trivial in cost. Manfully,
business men of St. Louis have taken up
the work of relief. An earnest meeting
on 'change v ester day was the beginning.
While there are thousands who can pull
themselves out of this trouble, there are
other thousands who lost all and mutt
be helped. A partial resumption of
street-car services has been effected.
The southern division of the Scullin
system was the most badly crippled,
owing to the destruction of the power
house, and the officers venture no pre
diction as to when the cars will be run
ning. A partial restoration of the electric-light
service is promised in 48 hours
but it will be a couple of weeks before
all the circuits are in order. The de
etruc ion of pole9 and wires along the
path ol the storm was complete.
Inquests on 42 of the slain of East St.
St. Louis nave been held by Coroner
Waite, and that work continues. A ver
dict of shock and injuries accidental was
reruleied in each case.
East St. Louis has issued a touching
appeal for aid. The committee which
prepared the manifesto, estimated that
200 persons are killed, and that the in
jured number thousands. It la known
that a number of persons are still buried
in the debris of the south western end of
the island, and in the ruins of the Hal
lesy hotel, Martell bouse, Belay retreat
and Durant house. Many not seen by
families since Wednesday are supposed
to be stopping with friends or detained
from retaining to their homes by injur
ies that may not prove fatal. The street
car traffic, telephone and electric light
facilities are entirely suspended.
All business is virtually suspended.
Every one agrees that months will fail
to reveal the extent of the tornado's de
vasia'ion in Illinois.
Highest of all in Leavening Power.
BRAVE AND COOL-
A Philadelphia Tenement-House Fire De
velops a Yoang: Heroine. .
In January last a Philadelphia tene
ment house was burned. Two men were
killed and several persons were badly
i'jjured, while others escaped in an al
most miraculous manner. The fourth
floor was occupied by the family of
Joseph Zellers. The father and mother
seem to have been absent, but the live
children were at home. All were saved
through the bravery and coolness of
the oldest of them, a g-irl of 10, whoso
conduct is briefly described by the Rec
ord: Jenny Zellers was dressing- the chil
dren, the youngest a mere babe, when a
cloud of smoke came into the room and
at the same time the frantic cries of
those below reached her ears.
Hastily opening the door, she saw the
flames leaping up the stairway toward
her. Never hesitating, she closed the
door, and calling- the children tog-ether
forced them up a ladder and through a
trap-door to the roof. They were ele
vated high above the surrounding build
ings, and below them the flames were
roaring with terrible fury.
Still retaining her presence of mind,
the brave girl dropped her brother, a lad
of 14, to the roof of the house to tho
south. It was a fall of ten feet, but the
boy landed safely, and then the gir!
braved the fire in her doomed home to
secure a quantity of bedding.
This she threw to her brother, who
arranged iton the roof, and then, one by
cne, she dropped the other children.
The infant she took in her arms ajid
leaped with it in safety to the bedding.
Next she broke a skylight in the roof to
which all had escaped, and lowering the
children through it, they all reached the
Onion Has Its Admirers The Ana
conda (Mont.) Onion Society.
The nutritious and wholesome onion
occasionally finds its- vindicators. At
the thriving Montana ity of Anaconda
there is a dining dub cr.l'cd the Ana
conda Onion society. Tts first feast was
recently given with distinguished suc
Down the center of the hall, says the
Anaconda Standard, was set a long
table, with cover for all the guests. At
each plate was a large and juicy onion;
in the middle of the table was an array
of meats, bread, fruit-crackers, chees
and other things.
At one end of the hall floated the
standard of the club in proud conspie
nousness. It consisted or a pole sur
mounted by a string of the vegetables
from which the socity taVcs its nam;;.
On the wall hung this motto, beautifully
Iir ONION THEIE IS STUENOT U.
Each member wore n pretty bouton
nier of little onions. The occasion was
greatly enjoyed by ail the participants
and the society hopes to do much to re
store the onion to the honor and esteem
cf the world. .
In Montana, as well as on the whole
of the Pacific slope, the onion attains a
delieiousncss of qualitj which is com
paratively unknown on the eastern si
of the continent. If the people cf the
east could have onions as good as tlioin
cf Montana and California, it is possible
that the Anaconda Onion society might
find imitators inthe east.
PICTURING A SEA FIGHT.
How Instantaneous Photography Figures
In the Modern Painter's Art.
Instantaneous photography has made
it easy to-day for men with little knowl
edge of seamanship to place ships and
boats under sail in a picture, but in
early days, says Temple Ear, the power
of doing so correctly was limited to a
few men like Stanfield and Capt. Beechy,
The difficulty of obtaining anything
like a reliable description of a sea fight,
even from those who had taken part in
it, was, according to Stanfield, very
great, and he told us how, when plan
ning his picture of "The Battle of Tra
falgar," he applied to Capt. Hard' for
advice as to the position Of the "Victory,
Hardy's answer being that, owing to
the smoke, it was impossible during
the height of the action to see beyond
the ships alongside, . adding: "I am
about the worst man you could come to,
for some time before that which your
picture represents the Victory's tiller
ropes had been shot away, and I was be
low in the steerage attending to them
and the helm, and down there we knew
so little of what was troinor on that we
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fa Our Great Grandfather's Time,
bis bulky pills were in
general use. Like the
" DiuuaerBuss" of
that decade they
were big and clum
sy, but ineffec
tive. In this cent
ury of enlight
enment, we have
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a little now and then, with a gentle,
cleansing laxative, thereby removing of
fending matter from the stomach 'and
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liver and quickening its tardv action.
and you thereby remove the cause of a
multitude of distressing diseases, such as
headaches, indigestion, or dyspepsia,
biliousness, pimples, blotches, eruptions,
boils, constipation, piles, - fistulas and
maladies too numerous to mention.
If people would pay more attention to
properly regulating the action of their
bowels, they would have less fre
quent occasion to call for their doctor's
services to subdue attacks of dangerous
That, of all known agents to accom
plish this purpose, Dr. Pierce's Pleasant
Pellets are unequaled, is proven by the
fact that once used, they are always in
favor. , Their secondary effect is to keep
the bowels open and reeular. not to fur
ther constipate, as is the case with other
pills. Hence, their great popularity,
with sufferers from habitual constipation,
piles and indigestion.
A free sample of the ' Pellets." (a tn i
doses) on trial, is mailed to any address,
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Address, World's Dispensary Medi
cal Association,, Buffalo, N. Y. -
continued to load and tire one of her
stem guns until ordered from the deck
to stop lecause we were firing into one
of our own ships."
Like Loutherbourg, Stanfield had
been at sea as a young man, while both
owed much of their facility and power
of composing a. subject to their early
training" in the scene lof t. But I think
Loutherbourg greatly surpassed Stan
field as a draughtsman and in knowl
edge of naval architecture.
The Congo Oil Medicine.
The Congo Oil Medicine Co. is giving
entertainments under a large tent in this
city. They are here to advertise and
sell the greatest medicine ever offered to
an afflicted public. Wonderful cures
have been effected ; cases that have
baffled ttie ekill of the most ekillful phy
sicians. One hundred dollars will be
paid for any case they nndertake and
fail to- cure. If your case is incurable
they will tell yon so. They want cases
that have been declared incurable by
other physicians. You may go to them
on crutches or canes ; you may be brought
to them on a stretcher, but they guaraq
tee that you will walk away from their
tent of yonr own free will, with no as
sistance from others. The Congo Oil is
justly styled. the marvel of the age in
curing rhenmatisui, sciatica, neuralgia
and all pains that can be cured by an
external application. All patients
treated free of charge; no payment of
any kind aeked. Tbeywant living tes
timony to back up their statement that
the Congo Oil is a marvellous medicine.
Go and see them. They will remain
here until June 3d, and no longer.
: '- my27-30
In the fall of 1893 a eon of Mr. T. A.
McFarland, a prominent merchant of
Live Oakj Sutter county, Calif., was
taken with a very heavy cold. The
pains in bis chest were bo severe that he
had spasms and was threatened with
pneumonia. His father gave him sev
eral large doses of Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy, which broke rip the cough and
cured him. Mr. McFarland eays when
ever his children have croop he invari
ably gives them Chamberlain's Cough
Remedy and it always cures them. He
considers it the best cough remedy in
the market. For sale by Blakeley &
Houghton's Drug store.
Those who have used Dr. King's New
Discovery know its value, and those
who have not, have now the opportunity
to try it free. Call on the advertised
druggist and get a trial bottle, free. Send
your name and address to H. R. Bucklen
& Co., Chicago, and get a sample box of
Dr. King's New Life Pills free, as well as
a copy ot Guide to Health and House
hold Instructor, free. All of which is
guaranteed to do you good and cott you
nothing. - Blakeley & Houghtion'a
Drugstore.-, - -. : ; -.- 41
II I I i pyiri
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All, from the cheapest to the best, have that one
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For Infant &ad Children.
Caartoria promote! Digestion, and
overcomes Flatulency, Constipation, Sour
(Stomach, Diarrhoea, and Feverishnesa
Thus the child is rendered healthy and its
sleep natural. Castoria, contains no
' Morphine or other narcotic property.
Castorls, Is fo well adapted to children chat
I recommend It as superior to any prescription
blown to me," H. A. Arch KB. M. !.,
ltl South Oxford St,, Brooklyn, N.T.
For several years I have recommended year
Castorla, and shall always continue todos,
as it has invariably produced beneficial remits."
Edwin F. Pardee, M. D.,
125th Street and 7th Ave., New York City.
"The nse of 'Castoria1 Is so universal and
Its merits fo well known that it reams a work of
supererogation to endorse it. Few are the in
telligent families who do not keep Castoria
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Rolled Barley, Whole Barley,
Oats, Rye, Bran, Shorts,
Or any tiling n the Feed Line, go to the . '
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