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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 10 June 1889

(KJaVSnel T-iRr? - THE PITTSBTJUG' DISPATCH; MONDAY,' JUNE 10, 1889. SOME-OUEERPEOPLE. Incidents at the City Dis tributing Headquarters. A MINISTER'S WHITE HAT. He Had Loit All His Family, but Didn't Care for nisurnlns A Home Citizen Who Insisted oo Paring Fine Shoes A Ileal Wake Brought to a Sodden Terml nation. Matters about Old City Hall, the distributing agency of the Johnstown Relief Committee, were exceedingly quiet yesterday, and the overworked clerks had a breathing spell for the first time since the flood occurred. Seated, about on boxes and lounging on blankets stretched upon the floor, they talked o er the incidents of the past few days, ever and anon jumping up to wait upon some poor unfortunate who wandered in forlorn and al most clotheless. and who left with a heart lighter than for many days and raiment at least dry and comfortable. "The great majority of people to whom we have given clothing during the past v eek," said one of the gentlemanly clerks, "were thoroughly...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 10 June 1889

Vf- THE PITTSBUIIG DISPATOH, " &ONDA.Y, 'JUNE ""10, ' 1889. I NEXT SATURDAY The Dispatch wnx commesce the pubij- CATIOK OF A JV'ctr and Brilliant Story of Love and War, Jiomance and Adventure, -BY- G. 4. IIENTr, AUTHOB OF "The Lion of the North," "With Clive in India," "True to the Old Flag: a Tale of the Ameri can AVar," "Through the Fray: a Story of the Luddites," "In Freedom's Cause: or With "Wallace and Bruce," "Under Drake's Flag," "The . Bravest of the Brave." "The Dragon and the Raven," "Facing Death," "In the Reign of Terror." "By Sheer Pluck," "For Name and Fame," eta, etc The publication of this thrilling Novel will he COSUIEXCED OS SATUKDAT, JUHE 15, 1SS9, And trill be continued w eekly. Our new and forthcoming work of Fiction will be entitled THE Cures nf Cnrns's Hold, A Story of Adventnre, And from our perusal of the manscxipt we have no hesitation in declaring that the story will be enjoyed by all classes of readers. Their sym pathies w ill be at once aroused in th...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 10 June 1889

t' THE PITTSBUKG DISPATCH, MONDAY, JUNE 10, 1889. 6V A WONDERFUL BOX. The Early Days of Christ, When He . Worked in Eis Father's Shop. A GOLDEN HAIRED TILLAGE LAD, ClimMnj; Trees and Exploring Caves ffit.li His Comrades. A CHILD'S INSWKED QUESTIONS rsriCIAI. TELEGBA TO TOI BISPJLTC1M Beooi-xtn, June 9. Avast concourse of people filling all the available places joined in ifce opening doxology at Brooklyn Taber nacle tliis morning. The pastor, the Eev. T. De Witt Talinage, D. D., expounded the passage in John about the unwritten works of Christ which the world itself could not have contained. The subject of Dr. Tal mage's sermon was "Christ, the Village Lad." He took for his text Luke ii, 40: "And the child'grew, and waxed strong in spirit, filled with wisdom; and the grace of God was upon Him." The preacher said: Abont Christ as a village lad 1 speak. There Is for the ccst part a silence more than 18 cen turies long about Christ between Infancy and manhood. What kind of a boy was heT...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 10 June 1889

THE PITTSBURG DISPATCH, MONDAY, JUNE 10, 1889. sad mm. Religious Meetings in the Open Air, and Sermons That TOUCH EVERY HEART. Few Faithful Christians Gather to Praise and Pray, STILL TRUSTING IN GOD. rrBOM ocn STArr cobhesposbextb. Johxstowx, June 9. ''The groves were God's first temples," and never under snch sad circumstances were religious services held in open air than the numerous outdoor gatherings of to-day. Realizing the awful calamity which has befallen this community, every degree of society communed together to-day regardless of sect or person. Theservices were attended by many people whose ears had never listened to the teach ings of God; whose hearts had neverevolved a secret prayer, or whose thoughts had never drifted to things divine; they were there, and realizing the vast destruction of precious lives and properly, as expatiated upon by the preacher, with the connecting sad cir cumstances, hearts of adamant were softened and tears flowed from the stricken sufferers...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 10 June 1889

ESEEH ITTf "'T 4 .5fTV wfjy jFJP'W" w ' i' f tSOW FIKST The Pennycomequicks Written for THE DISPATCH by S. BARING GOULD, Anthoror,MEHALAU.""CODKTEOYAl..""JOH-HEEKUrG,",'THEGATEEOCKS,"ETO ALL SIGHTS CHAPTER XXXVII. On the Lake. Mrs. Sidebottom had reached Lucerne very rumpled ana dirty and out of temper, having traveled all night lrsm Brussels, and having had to turn out and have her boxes examined atThionvilleand Basle. She had scrambled through a wretched breakfast off cold coffee r,A n -t strasbnig at 4 o'clock in the morn- ire and then had bteu condemned to crawl alone hy a slow train from Strasburg to Basle, J and bv another, sail -slower, irom nasie rotiu cerncr A nigbw in r comfortable hotel badre stored her wonderfully; and when she took her place under the r ic; in the lake steamer, tilth a ticket in ve for Fluelen, which sue insisted on calling Flew-ellen, she was in a contented mood, and inclined to patronize the scenery. The day was lovely, the water blue, Pilatus without...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 10 June 1889

gsaefasr- 5 -"- ' r v V&.tT V4 T. - v ?p, -5r 8 TbE PITTSBURG- DISPATCH, MONDAY, JUNE 10,. 1889. ?Awr?" r 5", i t- "EDUCATION FOE ALL Interesting Comparisons Shown at the French Exposition. THE HEW ORDER OP AFFAIRS. Progress of the Various Kationa in Knowl edge and Arts. JAPAFS EXHIBIT A EEAL BUEPBISE. -tCOTYBIGHT, 1SS9, LT IfZW TOBK ASSOCIATED ruEss. Paris, June 9. The educational exhibit in the Paris Exposition demonstrates clearly that a new era is firmly established in the thought of the world concerning the means, methods and objects of schooling. The evo lution in education has been from the mi nority in the highest social plane, toward the majority in the lowest social plane. As it has proceeded the standards hare been subjected to a revolution, complete and without doubt permanent The models of the academies of Greece, with their ab stract disputations, served the little area of reflecting mankind until ihe invention of printing. The industry of secluded students and the...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 11 June 1889

?2r i 3, t kt . C -V ptpmtM M$Wtt rxs TVAJN-TS MY HEART'S DELIGHT, A charming novelette by Louise Stock ton, (rill be published in complete form.'ia' next Sunday's Dispatch. Bead it. SPLENDID kind can best be ; vo W5lK jd by adrertlsmsr. in . p s imns of The Diss- ffltUIUM. ig r 'TJ. PORTT-1TOUBTH YEAR PITTSBURG-, TUESDAY, JUNE 11, 1889. THREE CENTS" W fffc'rtS'A r CMSinBEI. Their Gifts Are for the Immediate Wants of the Living, SAY CHICAGO DONORS The Committee Takes Back $22,000 of That City's Contributions. :WANT SOME ASSURANCE -r That the State Will . Clear Up the Highway It Owns. WORKMEN WILL BE PAID. Contracts Tiiat Were Already Made Will be Con scientiously Met. THEX COMES THE QUESTION Treasurer Thompson 'Will Use Enough of the Funds co Sleet Present Obligations and Will Then A wait Governor Beaver's Action Booth fc Flinn Will Withdraw - AH Their Workmen This Evening Mr. Flinn is Glad to Turn Over the GIgnntic Task to Genernl Hastings Wonders How Ho is Ever Going to Gel Throug...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 11 June 1889

't-J-H "M ri - TEE PZDTSBUEG- .DISPATCH, -TIJEgDAY, JUNE 11, 1889. m R i m XXl No Lawful Method of Using the State's :. Money. ALL LAWYERS AGREE. Governor Beaver's Only Way to Call the Legislature Together. PRIVATE BONDS NOT GOOD, The announcement that Governor Beaver 'was to draw on the State Treasurer for the .funds to clear up Johnstown, raised a furor yesterday anions the members of the General Relief Committee and lawyers of the city. Tho legality of the action was discussed on every hand, with the same result that It was not legal. Some members of the Executive Committee of the General Relief Fund ex pressed it as their opinion that the Governor would not get the money at all, without calling a special session of the Legislature In view of the action taken by the Governor, the committee do not feel sure by any means that their troubles are over. If the Governor cannot get the money until the Legislature is called together what is to be done in the mean time, -with the work to ...

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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 11 June 1889

ns ,1, v" sV f CT "-j" -r , rV THE- PITTSBXTRGk DISPATCH; TOESDAX, 'JUNE 11,1 188!" sn s5 1 - - v r A;VERY LARGE JOKE, That is What the Workmen Call Homestead's Scale. WILL NOT CONSIDER IT. The Regular Amalgamated Scale 'Will be Presented, nud, IT it U Not Accepted July 1, There Will be a Strike Progress of Convention Work Other Labor News. The limit of time for the signing of the slid ing wage scale by their employes at Homestead, allowed by Carnegie, Phipps fc Co., has been acaiu extended, from June 10 until July L This is considered another evidence of weakness by the men, who now maintain that the next thing to be done will be the withdrawal of the scale altogether; At the convention of the Amalgamated Asso ciation yesterday the following notice was read by the Homestead delegates: "Referring to the notice dated ilay IS, If it be yourdeslre to remain in otir employ at tla Horae ctead feted Works after July 1, please 6lgn and re turn Ja the enclosed envelope the form or agree men...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 11 June 1889

-jS- !3 i$f? ''H .? 3?HE. HTTSBimG- DISPATCH, CTJESDLO; JUNE 13, 1889. . " i i NEXT SATURDAY - The Dispatch will commence the pcbli cation or AA'ck and Brilliant Story of iore and War, Romance and Adventure, -BY G. K. HENTr, author or The Lion of the North," "With Clive In India," True to the Old Flap a Tile of the Ameri can War," "Tllrcugh the Fray: a Story of the Luddites," "In Freedom's Cause: or With Wallace and Bruce," "Under Drake's Flag," Tha Bravest of the Brave." "The Dragon and the Raven, "Facing Death," "In the Reign of Terror," "By -j, Sheer Pluck,"! "For Xame and Fame," etc., etc. The publication of this thrilling Novel will be Commenced ox Satubdat. Juke is, 1ES9, And -will be continued weekly. Our new and forthcoming work of Fiction will be entitled THE , Curse of CernE'B Hold, A Story of Adventure, And from our perusal of the manscript we have so hesitation in declaring that the story will be enjoyed by all classes of readers. Their sym pathies will be at once arouse...

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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 11 June 1889

-T--i ur '- J- :x: r-"s- W- f -i. :: THE PITTSBURG . DISPATCH, "" TUESDAY, JUNE li, 188.9. k:, .ta . "8 T$ T."g.- I'v'-V ; ' I. f.f4?i.. UK f 'V , SOpTHDfG TO MOP. Alexander Sullivan and Others Are - Sure to be Arrested for THE HUBDER OF DOCTOR CRONIH. All the Jnrors Satisfied That a Conspiracy Has Been Shown. AHAELI THROUGH WITH THE IKQTJEST lErECtAI. TO.EOBAKTOTHB DISPATCH.! Chicago. June 10. It is probable that the Coroner's inquiry into the assassination of Dr. Cronin will close to-morrow evening. The jurors are almost certain to recommend that Alexander Sullivan, Senior Warden Biscs, Police' Officer Daniel Brown, Harry Jordan and Garry Buckley De arrested. Others may be Oragged in, too. The grnd jury, which it is expected will indict these men, will be composed of bine-blooded Ameri cans. The present Grand Jury will bo dismissed owing to the fact that there are four Irishmen in the body. AH the prisoners will be held for murderndbail refused. The testimony before the Coroner's ...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 11 June 1889

t s tat r A '8 tm mnmrmirTifi MX 11 lllUUU, Lifting Them Right Up Bodily and by the . ;. Roots and CLEARING A FOREST. The Telegrapher at Mineral Point Signal Station Relates HOW EVERYTHING FLOATED rFEOSI X ETATT COBBESPOXDEXT.l Johkstown, June NX A, walk -down the sadly demoralized Pennsylvania Railroad in this section still proves instructive. It indi IT "III I "H cates that the company will be busy for some time to come repairing the four-track line washed out by the flood for many miles. This walk was taken by yonr correspondent this morning, from South Fork station down to Johnstown, a distance of nine miles. k Sonth Fork bore the brunt of the first rush of the maddened waters, and the appearance of the place is desolate in the extreme. Here the valley alone which the pent-up waters came tearing down, converges on that of the Little Conemaugh, along which the Pennsylvania Railroad tracks ran, and opened into a wide plateau, shut in by the hills, excepting at the narrow gorge thr...

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Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 11 June 1889

j?-ffle?KSE- BSK " f.TlK "a, i :"' - t3 - ys,i W' A; " "?' XVV. iW!'.7 s -. iW--A?;. . ' , - '$ ' . "fti-. '. r WT7v --. ., ,f - Ft:? -' , V EffiES ADTANGDfC 3fcte Leading Features of tho" Markets at -? Herr's Island Yards. -jOATTLE HIGHEK, SLO W AT ADVANCfi xU-iearlings ana Sprinsr Lambs Easy, Choice & - Wethers Steady. fefUkllEE FEELLXG IN FLOUR TEADE H- OFFICE OF PJTTSBTTEG DISPATCH, 1 MoNDAT. Jane 10. 1SS9. J " Markets were not at all spirited, but cat tle were a full Kc higher than a week ago. A Diamond market butcher said: "I paid about 20e per cwt more for beeves this week than last, and a Bearer Falls butcher paid Be for some prime cattle which is the high est paid this year. The quality ot cattle received this week was good. There were a few primes weighing as high as 1,600. But tliis class of cattle is no longer in demand in our markets. The steer wanted here must not go much. above 1,200 .pounds or ic in price. Supplies ot cattle were large. A dealer in Western stock ...

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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 11 June 1889

f5.ll w esu'T-rBTi.i-rE3(f T,-4irKiE?i- jpmduuv, 'tijsci r? nssmatasi c .wtapwiT Cat "vl?" -s..sE T , sv Ti t;t ' -y. v vspg&jnrav' c2Sr-'I - ":g? V 1 &- L i 8 I W MI. h The State Takes Charge of Johnstown's Ruins' To-Morrow. CITIZENS PERTURBED They Fear They Are to Be -Placed Under Mar tial Law. :WAFFAIRSWILLBERUN JFEOM A BTAIT COEEESPOXDUfT. Johxstowi.-, June 10. The people of Johnstown do notfavorthechaneeinsovern xnent, if the latter word can be used in this con nection, that -will take place on "Wednesday. On that lay the State will assume control and Irresponsible for the removal of debris, burial of the dead, and the care of the sick and living. , The general impression seems to prevail that the town will be put under martial law, and the change is not relished by the survivors. Chief of Police Hart voiced the sentiments of many of the sufferers when he said to-day: "I do not approve of the chance. I have no objection to the State removing the debris and doing all the...

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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 12 June 1889

lY HEART'S DELIGHT, iWj ( A charming novelette by Louise Stock ton, will be published in complete form in next Sunday's Dispatch. Bead it. 8-,- PORTY-rOTJUTH TEAS. njpsT The Responsibility for the Great Disaster . Will Appear, IT WILL TAKE LONG To Get at Ail the Material for a Verdict, the Coroner Says. BOUND TO VISIT THE DAM, But This Official Says that All Know the Cause of the Catastrophe. AN ALLUSION TO DAMAGES. Though People Are Too Busy With Their Dead to Litigate. THE SITUATION AS IT IS. Bonne In Kcrnvlllo Seine- Burned Disease Not Abating In That Borough Many Cases of Pneumonia, Measles, Cholera, morbus'. Etc. A Strong Tendency to Blood Poisoning Why the Police Can't be Paid Ont of Relief Funds One Physi cian 'Who Hustled Abont Araonc n. Great Many Healthy Families What the Town . Was Saved From In the War ol Oat breaking Crimes The Shcrlfl's Views, rTBOM X STAFF COBBESPOXDEXT.J Johnstown, June 11. I went over to Kernville this afternoon and hunted up Dr. D. W. Evans, the ve...

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Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 12 June 1889

f ' IJfflHII An Exodus of Volunteer Workmen From the Flooded District. MORE REFUGEES COME The Cambria Iron Company's Interest in Cleaning Out Cellars. THE LADIES WILL CHANGE. 'With the State taking charge of affairs at Johnstown began an exodus from that devastated city. The train on the P. B. B,, which arrived at the Union station at 10 o'clock last night contained seven coach loads of 'passengers, the majority of whom were volunteer workers who had come to the conclusion that the time for a cessation cf their duties had arrived. Among the passengers were 125 of the Alle gheny Relief Corps. They were all looking very tired and their personal appearance betokened several days' hard work in mud and water. Building Inspector Frank was also a passen ger. He had gone up on Sunday. He said that although a great deal of work had been done there Mas still much to do; but just what success the new men would make at it ho was unable to say. He said further that the fact that the (State was a...

Publication Title: Pittsburg Dispatch
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Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 12 June 1889

W& 75 rft , - . - ir - -. , - r rr.!? ' . t . r-Ju.- i-t -jij, .. ... . ..-i. .:j : rfi:-2tj TBEBr" PI3PTSBURQ-- PISFATO.dL W.hllJ.MJSBD.A:TV JQWg-''ia; loWt", - - REACHINGjE EAST, The Amalgamated Associ ation Organizing Unions There Rapidly. A. HELP TO BOTH SIDES. Dlsadvantases to Mnnufnctnrers nnd Em ployes Will bo Removed Welhe Wanted Again for President A Conference on Tin Plato Tlie Banquet to John Jarrett Other Industrial Items. The Amalgamated Association of Iron and Steel Workers are making great strides in Eastern Pennsylvania in the way of organization, and it is probable that at the nest convention they will be strong enongh Xo present a scale to the eastern manufac turers. If they do -not sign it the Amal rimiated men will be in a position to enforce their demands. At the convention yester day John Gallagher, who was appointed a special organizer at the last convention lor the eastern part of the State, reported that he had organized since December 1 22 new lodges in...

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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 12 June 1889

"Jf".? -5- ffifi iTTMSG' "i5lSE ? 'JSL IS. CS JJOTE' Sry. ia; 4 r NEXT SATURDAY The Dispatch will co jimexce the pcmi- CATION or JLKea and Brilliant Story of Love and TFar, Jtomance and Adienturc, BY- G. A. nENTY, AtrrnoB op The Lion ot the North," "With Clive In India," "True to the Old Flap: a Tale of the Ameri can "War," "Through the Fray: a Story of the Luduites,'' "In Freedom's Cause: or With Wallace and Bruce," "Under Drake's Flag," "The Bravest of the Brave." "The Dragon and the Raven," "Facing Death," "In the Reign of Terror," "By Sheer Pluck," "For Name and Fame," etc., etc The publication of this thrilling Novel will be COXMEXCES ON SATUKDAV, JUNE 15, 1SS9, And will be continued weekly. Our new and forthcoming work of Fiction will be entitled THE EurBE of EernE's Hold, A Story of Adventure, And from our perusal of the manscriptwehave no hesitation in declaring that the story will be enjoyed by all classes of readers. Their sym pathies will be atonco aroused in the characte...

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Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 12 June 1889

:' ' ' ' : ' THEr PITTSBURG -DISPATOHiW ' WEDNESDAY,' : 3mSWf!T. 7 'f''-' ' "" "' : ' ''WfW 3" 'H - 11 1 f J" '"' " " !! -m 1 1 ' ' ' .- . iii. . ..,.J2 " - 3 A I''Vtf ' - ( " '- H N ML AH! nANUo. &- genuine bronzes. RDSTQN HOVELTY STORE, ':-'' ": tfwn piiadttm io 1 Gen. Hastings Issues Orders Organizing HIS CORPS OF WORKERS. Two General Depot' for Storei Eleven gnb-Distrlcti Established for the Dis. v" trlbmion of Supplies The Ofieera Who Ate to Have Cbarce of the Various De parnnenti What Their Duties Wilt Be. tFK0K X STXTT COEKXRFOJTDEKT.l Johjtstowx, June 11. General Hast ings consulted with General J. B. Scott ana other representatives of the Chamber of Commerce to-day. It has been arranged that they will stay with him for a time, and "William Flinn will also be here to give the benefit of his experience to the Genera, who will endeavor to contract with him for a portion of the work. As a result of the conference General Hastings to-night Had posted the following announceme...

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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Pittsburg dispatch. — 12 June 1889

c r evei nuspiir. Engineering Experts Say the Dam Was Poorly Remade BY MEREST NOVICES Did Any Practical Engineer Have a Hand in the Building of It? HOW THE WORK WAS DONE. TBT ASSOCIATED TKESS.: .New Yobk, June 11. The Engineering 2scics will publish in its forthcoming issue the following results of a survey and exam ination of the Johnstown dam, and of in quiries in Johnstown and Pittsburg, by hich various facts not yet made pnblic were ascertained: The first break in the dam occurred in July, 1S62, and was caused by a defect in the culvert through which two-feet discharge pipes were carried for letting out water from the bottom of the reservoir. This break did comparatively little damage, the discharge having been quite slow, wholly from the bottom, and choked from time to time by the fall of material from above. It carried out only about half as much material from the dam as the last break, or about 50, WX) cubic yards. Enough of the dam remained to make a little pond about eight ...

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