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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 4 June 1889

y- ci, MEAT ON THE HOOF. Leading: Features of Live Stock Mar S ket at Herr's Island. SHEEP AND LAMBS STEADY, SLOW. Hogs Unchanged, bnt WeakTribulations of Port Packers, "WHO CLAIM TO BE LDSIKQ MONET Office of Pittsbubo Dispatch, i Monday. June S. 1689. There were about tbe usual supplies and cattle were higher, sheep and lambs easier and hogs without any material change. Cattle. The supplies from the West cost from 15 to S3 per cent more at Chicago than last week. Buyers here were not willing to pay the ad vance and the result was a compromise. Drovers were only able to obtain a part of the advance they were compelled to pay at Chi capi. Choice heavy Western beeves, weigh ing 1,500 to 1,600 pounds, were held at ?4 S5 4 95; medium weights, 1,200 to 1,400 pounds. 5JC0475;primelightweiBhts,900tol,100pounds 4 003 1 33: common to fair rough steers. 3 25 3 55. Country butchering stocc was in light supply, consisting of a few head of bulls and dry cows. These sold at 3c per pound. Fresh co...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 4 June 1889

- ' THE P1TTSBTJKG DISPATCH. TUESDAY, TOTE "' 4 ,. '1889; n.,-j ft Names of the Dead as Far as Already Known. IT IS GROWING FAST. Each Fresh Round Adds the Discoveries and Identification. to SOME WHO WERE SAVED. From Yesterday' 3 P. Bt. Edition. rrBOK A ETATT COBarSrONDIXT.i Johnstown, June 3. I have jmt come in from another tonr around the town, with a long list ol dead whose bodies hare been identified. A slow drippling rain is in projp-ess, and this only adds to the discomforts of the res cuers. However, large squads of men are busily working remoTing the debris. Everywhere dead bodies are be ing taken out. It is estimated at present that 2,000 bodies have been recovered so far. .As fast as they are identiSed they are re moved by friends, and those unrecognizable are buried at once. There is an abundance of caskets and more are constantly arriving. Colonel J. P. Xiinton, who everybody thought was dead, turned up this morning. Others supposed to be in heaven are turning up; but fo...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 5 June 1889

V " FLOOD NEWS. , J?" . The Dispatch will continue to publish f AH the details of the Johnstown Disaster, which is furnished by a large staff of com petent correspondents located at the scene. PORTY-FOTIRTH YEAH. 15000 Is the Awful Total of the Latest Estimate of Deaths. IN THE GREAT FLOOD. Of These the Bodies of 3,200 Have Already Been Recovered. 10,000 UNDER THE DEBRIS And No Hope of Recovering Any of Them, as They Must Be Burned. A DAY AMID THE RUINS. iSeieral of tlie Sad Tales That Haven't Yet Been Told. SOME SICKEmG SIGHTS. A Graphic Fen Picture of the Johnstown of To-Day How the Day I. Spent by the Survivors, Guards and Relief Corps Sightseers Not n Good Working Class ot Feoplo Beautiful Girl. Found Among the Dead General Hastings i Making Slany Friends Hen Beyond the Age When Tears Flow How Hearts Are Hardened to Horrible Sights Even Kel atiTca Appear Apathetic The latest estimate of the number of bodies buried beneath the rnins at the stone bridge is by Superintendent Patton...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 5 June 1889

I persons. U.P. Orphan Asylum, J enerson street, Atie- fTionv 4ftnerson&. t -rr Yrii v..., vatct,a anil Ttmn.'Vliet'l SO persons. . Beatty Hall, Eldge avenue, 35 persons. Day Nursery, North, near Federal, SO per sons. Mrs. Snially, 257 Southern avenue, 3 persons. Mrs. Patterson, West and Grant, two per sons. No. 82 "Ward street, Mt, Washington, two persons. C. Schlegel, SI Sixth avenue, two children. Jh , So much for the arrangements. Everything fit was complete. Now for the homeless, the P broken-hearted poor sufferers. Soon they began to arrive a woman with a dazed look, leading two boys and carrying a bundle, all that was left of a happy home. Ask not where the father was. The tale has oft been told. Three hundred willing hands all strive to do homage to the unfortunates. Tears came, without thought, to stolid men, as the children grasped the bread and ate It with ravenous hunger. More came a man, de prived of three Drothers, a father and a son. Probably 20 had eaten and been...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 5 June 1889

1X3 i' -.2 ". THE. PITTSBURQ- DISPATOHr "WEDNESDAY, JTJNEV 5? 1889 a ' -r I0T A COMPARISON Can Be Had for the Great " Pressure on Wires. WESTERN UNION DOUBLED TAnd 15 or 20 or Its Best Operator! Sent 7to Johnstown The Kioto, Centennial .nnd Garfield Furnished no Parallel In Telegraphy Operators Must bleep In Barns. At the Western Union office It was learned last night that business had increased enor mously in the past f ew days, so much so as to require a doubling up of the force. In response to the inquiry: "Hare you ever done as much business, in the same time, as you hare done since the Johnstown calamity T" Manager Williams responded: I do not remember the time when business Id our line was so lively. In Centennial times and in hen the strike was on there was great ac tivity in telegraph matters, but there were far fen er wires In operation then than now. We did not realize the extent of theConemaugh disaster for many hours after the first news came. Our offices and operators a...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 5 June 1889

Ji.SSS&&fcSW- ' O&fWB 4. EHE PITTSBURG- DISFATC WEDNESDAY, 'JONE 5 1889. t- : -Hi kfse" r El . LATEST AND FULLEST ACCOUNTS or the Jnhnstnwn DieaatGr Will bo found In this and the following issues of The Pittsburg Dispatch, Which has a corps of staff correspondents and mists located at the scene. ESTABLISHED FEBRUARY 8, ISL Vol. 44, J. 0.118. EntereOalPittstmrgFostomce, November 11, 1SS7, u second-class matter. Business Office 97 and Q9FlfthAvenue. News Booms and Publishing House75, 77 and 79 BiamondStreet Average net circulation of the daily edi tion of The Dispatch for six months ending June 1.1SS9. 27,824 Copies per Issue. Average net clrcnlatlon of the Sunday cdl lion of The Dispatch for Slay, 1SS9, 47,468 Copies per Issue. TEEMS OF TOE DISPATCH. rosTAGE rnxjc in the ukited states. DATLT DISPATCH. One Year t 8 00 Daily Dispatch, Per Quarter 2 00 Daily Dispatch, One .Month TO Daily Dispatch, including bunday, one year. 10 00 Daily Dispatch, including Sunday, per quarte...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 5 June 1889

THE PITTSBURG .BlSPATOHlf1' WEDNESDAY: a.' JUITBV 5 ail8S; v . - -3 - IBOWOMEKS MEET. Fourteenth Annual Convention of the Amalgamated Association! $2,000 FOE THE FLOOD SUFFERERS. Vice President Eoberts Delivers the Ad dress of Welcome. A SUCCESSOR TO ME. JOHN JiESETT 'The fourteenth annual convention of the Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers was called to order at 10 o'clock yesterday morninc by President Weihe. The Eastern delegates were not present, as they are anchored at some point near Harris burg on account of the flood and will sot likely reach here before this morning. President Weihe made a few remarks and then appointed the Committee on Contested Seats as follows: James Swatman, John E, Cunningham, John Good, John Matthews, George Vennum, James McEldovrae y. Thomas H. Evans, IsaUhP&rkes, F. G. Sullivan, P. H. McEvay, D. C. Marsh, Joseph W. Rutledge, Harry Hoctlng. This concluded the business of the morn ing session, and the convention adjourned. At 2 o'c...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 5 June 1889

flr- nECORD OFTHE BOYS. E "What the Home Players Did Down East. THEY LEAD IN FIELDING. Bain Again Stops the Local Game- Conway Returns. CLEVELANDS BEAT THE CHICA60S. Boston and tie Phillies Play a Great Game. GEHEEAL SPOETIKG NEWS OF THE DAT Came Flayed Yesterday. BOSTOHS 4....PHILABELPHIAS. 2 WA8IHKGT0NS.... 5....NEW YORKS 8 Cl.EVEI.AND3 6....CHICAGOS .. IIAXSFIEIJJS. 8....WHEZUNGS 3 Games To-Day. National League Indianapolis at Pitts burg, New Yorks at Washington, Clerelands at Chicago, Philadelphia! at Boston. American association Cincinnati at Baltimore, LoulsTilles at Philadelphia, St. Louis at Columbus, Kansas Citys at Brooklyn. INTERNATIONAL LEAGUE SjT&CUSeS at London, Rochester at Toledo, Buffalos atTo onto, Hamilton! at Detroit League Record. Perl rer Won. Lost. IX "Won. Lost-Ct. Bostons. 3 6 .793 Chicago 14 IS .433 milUdelnhliEM IS .GMi Wttsburgs. ..IS 18 . Cleveland!... 18 14 .S6J Indianapolis 10 SI .323 .New York.. .17 14 .548 Washington! i 18 .309 Association Record...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 5 June 1889

Ti . B-..g-"J MDET-iHD floods. Matters of Commerce Forced to the Bear by the Elements. JOHNSTOWK'S TRADE RECORD. Talks Wilh Our Merchants As to Effect of Flood on Trade. IUJIBEE EXPECTED TO GO HIGBEE Office of Pirrsmnto Dispatch, TUESD AT. J une 4. IS! .1 Matters of trade and commerce have been forced into the backcround the past few davs by tbe grc3t calamity ot the Cone niaugh Valley. The sympathy of our mer chants has been awakened as never before, and matters of business are once made sub ordinate to tbe great work o helping the suf f erers. Trado has been remarkably quiet all along tbe line, tbe business of our citizens be ing now to relieve human suffering, and in some measure lift the burden from the multi tudes to whom calamity has come in its sharpest forms, baidoueof our leading busi ness men to-day: "Johnstown furnlbhed many o our very best customers. We cannot but feel profoundly for the people there. There was no point throughout the territory of which P ittsburg is tbe...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 5 June 1889

itiJ-S DISPATqS-:VJDNESD.Y,'T ; JTJ2pB.&1889f 8 KTEB PITTSBURG- P- ' rTi LONG LIST Names of the Dead as Far as Already Known. IT IS GROWING FAST. Each Fresh Round Adds the Discoveries and Identification. to K lmple Mrs Christ Kane Mlsa Mary Kane John wife and flTe -Kellso MUs children Keller Mrs Jane Kongh Annie Knox Sirs - Kattensteln Mrs J and Kcnna Mrs Alice, or But- son lcr, la Kramer Joseph Kels Charles Knorr Mrs i" whose body Krltzer Ueorge has been robbed of Klsh William valuables Kress the brewer Klrtl John and three and family daughters Kraft Mrs W A and two Klrllse T W wife and children three children Keenan Jane King Mrs J L Keekan Mrs Klmeyjobn KneblerMrs KabblerMrs KIrley William Kepper Essie Katberchild A K eland Frank Leonard August I.uther Alike Llghtner Mrs James Lighten berger Mrs Linton John P Louchrer Mrs Lardner Carrie PERSONS OF PROMINENCE 1FEOM A STAFF COEBKSrOXDEXT.1 Johksxowjt, June 4. The following is & list of the victims of the disaster identi fie...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 6 June 1889

jf ,- 7 , ra'fP ,", ? 7"V 'W.' . tW-1"'5l' . . SOU SV i rv- - v &. - l --'J' 5,- V tt - ' Tm& rzz. o ft fc: Igl-jf. FLOOD NEWS. The Dispatch will continue to publish All the details of the Johnstown Disaster, which is furnished by a large staff of com petent correspondents located'at the scene. PORTY-POHRTH YEAR i , A DAM OF CLAY That Many Had Said, 1 Again and Again, f Would Surely LET LOOSE SOME DAY. Some Sensational Testimony Brought Out at the Inquests. TOASTHE FOURTH BREAK 4 The Survivors Seeking Forget- fulness by Taking an Interest IN REBUILDING THE CITY. The Fear General That the , list of Victims of the Disaster ' "WILL BE AT LEAST 15,000. Waste Places the Principal Feature of the Landscape Many Bodies Found in Ex cellent Preservation An Immense List of the Dead Yet to Be Revealed Some Wore Pitiful Sights Dozen of Infants That Were Seen Floating Down the Hirer In Cradles Railroad Facilities Dally Improving Much Bard Wort Ahead for Tbonsands of Men Three Hnndred Bodi...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 6 June 1889

i, i : I '? nomine. The work of this station is without p'idoijbt the most laborious of all, and thecom- i muteo aid a most wise thing in securing tne : itta oi .ura. r,aston, lor sue is a raiuuio encyclopedia. The questions that are put to ber during the day, and which she is supposed to answer, -would make a ColoraHo lawyer turn preen with envy; but despite all this she has a smile and a good word for everyone, and at the end other long vigil i generally the more thoroughly awake of the entire committee. Sometimes she has to answer tne most ridicu lom questions. Yesterday afternoon a 13-year-old ctrl, well dressed and with a radiant face, entered the church and informed Jtfrs. Easton that her name wasHecgeman and her folks re sided on fifty-second street, and that she would like to have one of the babies from the Johnstown flood. The little one was so thor oughly in earnest in ber request that Mrs. Easton, who was at first inclined to smile, pnt on a Tery serious look and promised...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 6 June 1889

RWXr 3FHS . 'X V?? t.,"D -,. -1ft-l 3 v- n t 2 i - . t j T'- ? T ,,-' - X vSTJ f&k rl :- THE -PETTSBTJKG DISPATCH THURSDAY, JUNE 6, 1889. FPI I; ACHATE LIST "Of Johnstown's Business Men - and Women in Full. ?---- iIG INTERESTS INVOLVED. Six Hundred and Thirteen Separate Bnsi. neu Ettnbli.bmenti Were tn the Wreck t ed Cill "t Prohlbltorr Citadel In teresting Dedncllons Can be Drawn by Comparison With Other Lists. One of the most interesting features of the Conemangh casualty is given below in the publication of the names of Johnstown's busi ness men and women. The appended list is absolutely accurate, as its compilation was completed one week pnor to the great disaster by a mercantile institution ot this country which is famous for the care taken in the task of furnishing the business world with an ac curate compendium of the business communi ties of the country. The list will be of great service to those who were personally or com meicially interested in the mountain city, as co...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 6 June 1889

riv' i ,.SLfl ' -Sr,-S ."HTJRJPri ."W 1 1- - ''J ' -.r -' .' ,";' J. - re t .? -i. i WILiaE'CLLINS1 " ErBot AmEricen Navel, THE FIRST AND ONLY ONE EVER WRITTEN BY HIM, ENTITLED The Only EirlQtOvErlQQk Will beTiubllshed In COMPLETE form in The Pittstiurg Dispotch Of Sunday next. June 9. ESTABLISHED FEBRUARY 8, 1S16. Vol. , So. lis. EntereCatPlttsbnrgPostoace, J ovember It, I8S as second-class matter. Business Office 97 and 99 Fifth Avenue. News Booms and Publishing' House 75, 77 and 79 Diamond Street i Average net cit eolation of the daily cili tlon of Tbe Dispatch for six month ending June 1, 1SS9. 27,824 Copies per Issue. Average net circulation of the Sunday edi tion of Tbe Dlipntcli for Slay, 1SS9, 47,468 Copies per Uaue. TERMS OF THE DISPATCH. POSTAGE niEC IX THE UNITED STATES. XUTLT DISPATCH. One Year. t S 00 Daily Dispatch, Per Quarter. 2 0 Daily Dispatch, One .Month " Daily Dispatch, Including bunday, one year WOO Daily DisrATCH, including bunday, per quarter. 20 Daily Dispat...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 6 June 1889

BdnKJTf &?38P,rC HZ33K0X Waal ft' ..ji h .4- V ' WLLTOOXCE ?- 45116 Iron Workers are Sure Their i ? "Wage Scale Will be Signed. MDSDALLY EOSI OUTLOOK, president Weibe Reports the Association in ni Ktiana HG IRON MAI SOON BE IN JDEHAND. v- V? No business 01 specjai importance was . considered at the morning session of the Amalgamated Association Convention, but the entire afternoon was devoted to con sidering the report of the "Wage Committee. They got through with the scales for boil ins, muck mill, scrapping and busneling, knobbling and heating slabs and shingling. It was decided to give no information as to what the scale will be until it is completed, but it was learned that but few changes will be" made. MOEE DELEGATES COHIKG. At the opening of the convention several delegates turned np, and a telegram was re ceived from the Eastern delegation statins that they would bo present in themoroinc Thls will bo the largest convention ever held by the Amalgamated Association, and al...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 6 June 1889

SFt :- d THE PITTSBUKG DISPATCH, THUBSDAT, JTTNE - 6, 1889. RN VERY HARD LUCK, Jasetoll Officials Discouraged "filth Poor Success. A KEW YOBKEE'S OPINION. Gnsky's Sine Put Up a Forfeit for Kaufmanns' Team. iCLEYELAKD BEATS CHICAGO TWICE Some Good Racing at St. Jerome Park. Lonis and GENERAL SPORTING KEhS OF THE DAI Game Played Yesterday. iCLEVELAKDS 6 CHICAQOS.. CLEVELAXDS 7. PHILADEL1'HUK 5. ..UlllCAGOS B ..Bosro).s 4 Sew Yoeks 4....Washigtoj.s... 3 Bkooklyxs 4.. ..Kansas Citys... 2 baltixokes 12....cincinkatis 6 St. Louis 8.. ..Columbus 3 Athletics 11 Locisvilles....... 10 DETKOrrS . 4..HASIlI.T02fS 3 TOLEDOS 9....ROCHESTKBS 0 SCOTTDALES 11....J1CKEESPOB.TS.... 3 llAXSFIKLDS. 7....WHEELIKGS 5 Gntncs To-Day. National League Pittsburgs at. Cleve land. Indianapolis at Chicago, New Yorks at Boston, Washingtons a Philadelphia. America association Cincinnatis at i Baltimore, LonisviIIesat Philadelphia, St. Louis at Columbus, Kansas Citys at Brooklyn. Lcneuc Record. Terl Per Won. LosLCt....

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 6 June 1889

-f i'V V'F .?.' A -3 : & " yfpl"W "" filSEEDHIS MONEY. JJPw -li - AfBfHortgage,PlaceI on Penn Ave- ryfaue by a Local Capitalist,-; iEIDGE ATEKDE PROPERTY MOVES. VjA'Local TraTelin? Man Eelnrns From the 5. - , West and Tells a Rosj Story. $ I0DXG AMERICA CHANGING HIS HABITS Samnel "W. Black & Co., whose extensive knowledge of the location and value of Pittsburg property is well known, have placed a mortgage for 515,000, one" year, at 6 per cent, on a Penn avenue property, the assessed value of which is 525,000. The mortgage, therefore, represents about 80 per cent of the present price of the security. This shows that capitalists must have great faith in the enhancement of values on that thoroughfare, which is again attracting attention after a season of lethargy caused by inflation. The lender is one of the most prominent capitalists In tho city, who al ways looks before he jumps. His faith in the stability of real estate should have great weight with prospective Investors, a...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 6 June 1889

rr? -I '-. ;$ -t x THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, THURSDAY, JUNE 6. 1889, ? S HOST GRAPH Is the Story Told by a P. R. R. Civil Engineer. THAT SCENE LINGERS, And There Was Tragedy Enough About it to Bring on Insanity. THE VIEW FROM THE ROOF ISFICUL TELEGBAX TO TRZ DISPATCH. Buffalo, June 5. James Pcraberton Smith, son of T. Gmlford Smith, 'the wealthy ;coal merchant, is a civil engineer employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad. On Friday, when the disaster occurred, ho was at Johnstown, stop ping at the Merchants' Hotel. "What happened he described this evening as follows: "In the afternoon, with four associates, we spent time plavinf checkers in the hotel, the streets being flooded. At 430 we were startled by a shrill whistle. Thinking a fire was the cause, we looked out of the windotr. Great masses of people were rushing through the water in the street, which bad been there all day, and still v e thought the alarm was fire. "All of a sudden the roar of the water burst upon our ears, and in a...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 7 June 1889

'W! 3EGrearT2 .. r77wwt rwr-ww &. xryrrig5nrBrimrrrm f - " " r -& i - a: i -,y - - v i-nt t r TffftTTiiTrHiTimra-Mn 1 rir a. - i . - - . svr . j -" i. . P-.i.5 -r , -v - '- , ' "PJhhTO3-t ,.' jt, --''- ' . ". r-: T ''WliH - . ,M kJ'ST ' ." T W ""- JT ixS.. W ' ) FLOOD NEWS. fc t N - ,. a- rpwi riTcnapnnTT wi i rnnunoi i" jt All -the details of the Johnstown Disaster, 5 . which is furnished by a large staff of oom- petcnt correspondents located at FORTT-ITOTJKTH TEAS. WE JAWS fli &ss,fc Opened to More Than uniyAooui ESCAPED TO THE NEIGHBORING HILLSIDES. Fifty Per Cent of the Population of Six Thriving Boroughs Perished. ESTIMATES OF THE INFORMATION BUREAU CLERK. IFEOM A 8TAIT COBREEPOSDEKT.! .Johnstown, June 6. The work of the bureau of registration is growing smaller and smaller daily. The returns of the names of the survivors are coming in very slowly, and the clerks in charge say they are nearly all in Chief of the Bureau, H. McConaghey, said to-day that so far they ha...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 7 June 1889

"V .v1 THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, s PRIDAT, JUNE 7, 1889. a. K Johnstown, reports that !t trill require 10,000 men for SO days, with all modorn appliances to clear the wrecks along the tentailesof -destruction, take out the corpses and the car casses of dead animals and place the city In safe sanitary condition. This trill cose double the amount now In the handsof tbe committee, which docs not include the relief for the But t enng and destitute, which is very great, all of which has been carefully attended to. The destitute are brought to this city, fed, clothed and housed, or sent f reo to friends all over the land, We ask that the generous sub scriptions which are coming from all over the country be continued until sufficient funds are provided to complete the above work, of which due notice will be given through the press. Wm. McCbeebt, Chairman, Kcrnville on Fire, The next startler was a report that Kern ville was on fire, and that Mr. Scott had asked Hr. Trump to send engines, but...

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