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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 5 April 1888

fv3"* if/ lii!liH 1 frr- K: 'it Ml *&•$••• W"?: i-v:- MM** i{ m. i: & h:. wmm The amesto wn Alert The Daily Alort i« delivered in the city by car­ rier*, al 75 ceMs a month. Daily, one year. $8 CO 2 00 2 00 1 CO Daily, fix month*... Daily, three months. Weekly, oue year— Weekly, six months. DAILY (EXCEPT SUNDAY) & WEEKLY \V. B. KELLOGG. THE railroads seem to have only scotch­ ed the strike, not killed it. A GLANCE at tli 3 Argus this morning would convince tho most skeptical that a city election was imminent in Fargo. It oc.uirs today. IN Governor Lurch's Arber Day pio clamation,he has made a slight change in the dates,—to April 25th for South Da­ kota and May 3rd for North Dakota. HFNJSY GEORGE, in tho Standard, wel­ comes anew disciplo to the fold, in the person of Major Edwards, whom he says is solid on the land taxation question. YESTERDAY was a cold, lowering All F. io!s day. and together with the somber traditions of the Puritan's Sunday, the small boy got tho wors...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 5 April 1888

•it RAILROAD TIME TABLE. 3SOKTHERN PACIFIC—West Bound. PACIFIC .Exritiws—Arrives at. Jamestown at 5 :iJ5 a. liu departs at 5:10 a. in., daily. HEI-ENA EXI-IUCSS—Arrives at Jamestown at 11:59 p. m. departs at l'JiiOa. in., daily. ST. L'AU'L& JAMESTOWN KXPUKSS—Arrives ,it Jamestown at 12:15 p.m., daily except Sun "lay. East Bouutl. ATLANTIC KXPKKSM—Arrives at Jamestown at 3:50a. in. departs at 3:55 a. in., daily. JLFXKXA KXPUKSS—Arrives at Jamestown at .10:30 p. ill. departs at 10:40 p. m., dailv, JAMUSTOWN & ST. 1'AI I. KXPUESS—Leaves 'Jame»tovii at 3:'-'i) p. in., daily except Sunday. IAMIVSTOWN "ortli & NOKTHKItN liound. MUTNKWAUKAN Exi'HHss —Mixed Train Leaves Jamestown at 8:00 a. in. .arrives at Car iriiigton 10:20 a. ill., New Koektord 11:20 a. m., Minnewaukan 1:15 p. 111., daily except Sunday. South Bound. JAMESTOWX ExIUJKSH—Mixed Train—Leaves .Minuewaiikan 2:30 p.m., New Jtockford 4:40 p. •in., Carrlngtou 5:5() p. m. arrives at Jamestown -at 8:15 p. n'l., daily exc...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 5 April 1888

|pW^IW hearts •9 ,j I-) L'f H, if £.. m1 ti S IIj: i. Tj i, ,:!4 ft j. 11 |'r 31''' 1|.{ .H Mj 4 .j\ !. ?r imi'M: ma?} jr ^'fw*"sW«4rr» llHTSTIAXS everywhere rejoice, I'm' Easier, the queen of festivals. is here, putting new .song of li i» iv in into the mouths of those who re­ gard the season as high and holy one. and bringing a sort of resting place to the minds of others, who, clinging to tlie sen­ timent and poetry of religion, observe, without attaching any special sanctity to the same, this anniversary which touches the sensibility and calls up tender, loving pictures to the imagination. Kaster in Christendom, of course, com­ memorates the resurrection of Christ, though it takes its Knglish name from the Teutonic goddess of spring, Kastre or Ostera, whose feast fell at the same season, the name being retained though tlio character of the celebration was changed. It is one of the movable feasts, moving backward and forward between March 22 and April 2"), according as the full m...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 5 April 1888

fnav?j»r !Z- HORRIBLE MINE FATALITY. SCORES OF MINERS ENTOMBED BY A DISASTROUS EXPLOSION. •TWO KILLED AND THIRTY SERIOUSLY INJURED. Miners Imprisoned in the Chokad up Passages—Tlirilllns and Disastrous Experience of a Rescuing Party—A Second Explosion. RICH HILL, MO.. March 31.—The most horrible mine disaster that ever occured in the West happened at noon in Keith & Perry's No. 6 mine, and, as a result, a large number of men are entombed and thousands of dollars' worth of property destroyed. It is reported that forty lives have bcea lost. Just at the dinner hour, when the men were ascend­ ing, eight at a time, on the cage, -a terrible gas explosion occurred, •filling every entry with a flame of fire which shot out of the shaft a distance of "240 feet. The work of removing the debris and cleansing the shaft has been going on all the afternoon, but it wi.l be several hours before much' can be done toward entering the mine proper. A second ex­ plosion occurred while the superintend...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 5 April 1888

I 5 Ft- :f,'if: 1 1 if W f* I IAMESTOWN POPULATION 3.500 jamo own. niu metropolis ami trade center of ie npi*:r .liitucc Ri vcr Valley, is the countv SUKHUMI county. It is equidistant from Kargo lines, v« i. i. ..iww.»nn,.hiiwlr.'ill iWift rmn oach. afntou flot li c\ line limit. and B'wmurck* nl»out one hundred mile? from each and is located on tne most beautiful site along the 11Me of the Northern I'ucilic Kailroad, between the biuffs and the hunks of the James Kiver. The machine mid repair shops and htudquarter? of the DaKota division of the Northern Paeilic., and of t'ie .liunestowii & Northern railroads are located aere mid it is the shipping and distributing point Mr the v«rt .-cope of country to the northwest reached by tin letter railroad. It-has now direct connection with Southern Da­ kota and southern and eastei oints,v:a the.) amss town & dak b-utuhof the Northern Pacillc railroail, and ihe Chicago & Northwestern Exten »ion. Tlie St. l'atil. ilinneai'iilis &...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 12 April 1888

ARGUED FOR DAKOTA. EVIDENCES OF THE INJUSTICE DONE THE GREAT TERRITORY. NINE STATUS HAVE L.K8.S POPLXA TION 3 HAN SOUTH UAKOTil, Filibusters Gaining Strength in the House —Republicans Well Sati»ll«l to Delay the Tar fl' Bill by This Indirect Method —Washington News. WASHINGTON, April 11.—Tho bill to provide for the admission of Dakota into the Union and for the organization of the territory ol: Lincoln WHS before the sen­ ate, The substitute reported from the committee on territories to the original bill, establishes the boundaries of the proposed state, and designates the re­ maining portions of the present territory as the territory of North Dakota (not Lincoln), with Bismarck as the cupital. Mr. Piatt, chairman of the committee on territories, said that the bill was one of four which had been reported by the commit­ tee (iu territories, for the admission of new states. It provided for the admis niou of the southern part of Dakota uuder a constitution alieady formed. The other thr...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 12 April 1888

I I i! I s, ir i&f" t- 89* rf" Ite "Which is, Gentle Reader, James­ town's ttrst Maine in the Sionx In­ dian Tongue. In the name that it goes by, as well as from other happy causes, Jamestown is bound to be distinguished. Its first name was a peculiar one—no less than its last. E-tab-ze-pali-kak-sa-pe, or "Jim town," Indian or English, take your choice, and you have a name, that marks out, and sets us above and apart as it were, from the common nuf of towns. Nothing advertises us abroad more than our name "Jimtown"—as it is pro­ nounced nine times out of ten. And while the speaker if he has ever been here, or has only heard of us will smile over the vulgar, unaristocratic tendency of the sound, he will generally hasten to add that its name may be "Jimtown,"and yet it is the handsomest, cleanest, best built and best inhabited city in North Dakota and bound to make a big place. That is always the way it goes. Old timers and most non-residents invaria­ bly call us "Jimtown," but as...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 12 April 1888

-rV'. ::. i\. II &v-\ M'' 8&£- *«V i* DESTRUCTION IN IOWA. MUCH DAMAGE CAUSED BY THE BREAKING OF AN ICE GORGE. KOCK FAIXS I'UNDATE1», HOUSES AND BAIt: S SWEPT A WAV. Ice Piled in the Streets Twenty Feet Illjcli—Only the Iopi of the Kemuining HOUSCH Visible Residencf.* Crushed Like Epf-ljliolU and the Inmates Com­ pelled to Take Uel'jse »ii Flouting Debris. MASON CITT, Iowa, April 7.—An ico gorge miles in extent which formed in the Shell brook river two weeks ago and was loosened by the rains of Thursday and last night came crashing down the river, sweeping before it the iron bridge and dr.m at Rock Falls. The vil­ lage xv ua inundated and houses and barns crushed or swept away. Many narrow escapes frcin drowning are reported. The house of Mrs. Anderson was lifted from its foun­ dation and floated away. The woman and her five children remained on a cake of ice barefooted and in their night clothes until daylight. The house of George Crnikslmnk. was crushed like an egg shell, ...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 12 April 1888

The Jamestown Alert E S Tlio Daily Alurr i« delivered in tho city by car­ riers, ut 75 coiits a inon'h. Daily, «ne yeur f8 UO Daily, six month" JW Daily, three months' 2 00 Weekly, one yeur 00 Weekly, six months 1 CO DAILY (EXCEPT SUNDAY) & WEEKLY W. R. KELLOGG. THERE is blood ou the face of the moon -the light of Day is partially ob­ scured—the storm signals are out. \('Oii SIIAKV lias settled his lawsuits, —dismissed his attorneys, and surrended his "boodle" tc: the general fund. An mdefinate stay of proceeding has been granted liim. The "pen to which the lawyers were driving liim. is not Sing Sing either. He died at 9:30 last evening. LATE dispatches this afternoon state that the strikers have practically aband­ oned thoir position, and things have a brighter look. The combine of the railroads, the Mil­ waukee taking tho lead, that all depart­ ments would be reduced, no uieii em­ ployed unless there was business for them, is an effectual weapon in the con­ flict IF the new co...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 12 April 1888

»'lV T,^ EAILBOAD TIME TABJjE. NORTHERN PACIFIC—West Baund. I'ACIFIC EXPBBSS—Arrives at Jamestown at 6:06a. m. departs at 5:10 a. m., daily. HKLKNA KXPHKSS—Arrives at Jamestown at 11:59 i). m. departs at 12:10 a. in., daily. ST. PAUL& .JAMESTOWN ExPHKSS—Arrives -at Jamestown at 1J-.15 p. m., daily except Sun •tlay. East liouixl. An,ANTIC KXPKKSS—Arrives at Jamestown -at 8:50 a. m.: departs at 8:55 a. in., daily. MICLKXA JCXI'itKss—AN ives at Jamestown at 10:80 [». in. departs at lut-W p. in., daily JAMKSTOWN & ST. l'AI'i. EXI'KESS—Leaves .Jamestown at 3:20 p. in., daily except Sunday. JAMKSTOWN & NOBTHKRN North Hound. MISNKWAUKAN* ACCOMMODATION— Leaves Jamestown at m. arrives at 1,'arrington 12:1(1 a. in., Now Kockfonl 4:J.*i p. iu., Jlinnu ivaukan 7:(!0 p. m., daily uxeept Sunday. MIX.NKWAI'KAX lixntKSS (daily except Sun­ day)—Leaves Jamestown sit ). in., arrives at (JsiiTiiiKtoii :it U:if) p. m.: at New Itoekford at •'-a:20 p. in. at MiniK waukaii -t:H0 p. in. (Sautli ...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 12 April 1888

iwwf Rf 1 Prt \l BLACK HILLS MASONRY. -A REVIEW OF ITS FOUNDATION AND RAPID PROGRESS. Tlie Oooil Work Aeco mplisheil Is Visible Everywhere Raplil City's lleautifal Hnsonic Temple—Prominent anil Popu­ lar Masons. (Special Correspondence.) EN YEARS aj?o the Black Hills of Da­ kota was a sect ion of country tlie name of which suggested to the popular mind only vague fancies of a wild, unexplored region, rich in that precious metal, for tlie possession of »A» which the human family faces all dan­ gers and hardships, suffers all incon­ veniences and privations, and peopled by still wilder men who constantly staked and often loat their lives in the feverish searcli for gold. This ideal picture, at that time, had certain elements of truth and accuracy iu it, too. But now all is changed, save the existence of the re­ sistless motive which prompted these daring spirits ro renounce tlie safety and comforts of Eastern homes and embrace the dangers and sufferings of a hostile Indian-besieged mi...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 12 April 1888

THE ELECTION SATURDAY A. PINK WAV BUT ONLY A Total vote IJIGHT VOTE POJJIJEI). A. A. Allen Elected Mayor .loe D. Mills, Treasurer and Messrs. Hewit, Clark, Alley and Klaus, Al derinen—The A ote in Detail and ly Wards. The withdrawal of Mayor Graham Fri­ day night, averted what would probably have been an exciting contest and left the friends of Mr. Allen, who were de­ cided to vote for him and use his name as a candidate nolens volens, in complete possession of the held as tar as the mayoralty was concerned. Oi course fch ore were some hard contests between the other contestants, but Tho Aloitbelieves it is correct in saying that low animosi­ ties woro created, and that tho canvas in the main, was conducted in a friendly spirit. The contests for alder­ man in both the Second and Third wards were lively and kept tho lnonds ot the •different candidates guessing who would "get there" until tho last vote was count­ ed. The election passed off quietly. There was no drunkenness and little...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 12 April 1888

1AMEST0WN POPULATION 3.500 James'owu, the metropolis una trade center of the upper Jauietf River Vulley, is the conntv or Stutsman county. It is equidistant from Fargo and Bismarck, about one hundred miles from each, and is located on tne most heaatiful Bite along the li'ieof the Northern ['aciflc Railroad, between the bluffs and the banks of the James Kiver. The machiuu and repair shops and headquarters of the Dakota division of the Northern Pacific, and of the Jamestown & Northern railroads.are located here and it is the shipping and distributing point for the vact scope of country to the northwest reached by the latter railroad. It has now direct connection with Southern Da­ kota and southern and eastern joints,via thejames- towu & Oakes branch of the Northern Pacific railroad, and tlie Chicago & Northwestern Exten­ sion. Tne St. Paul, Minneapolis & Manitoba, and the Chicago. Milwaukee & Sc Paul from ihe south to Jamestown, are process of comple­ tion. Tne Ine...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 19 April 1888

VOL XI fr SAMPLE OF KENTUCKY FCN. AN OLD FEUD BREAKS OUT WiTH INCREASED VIOLENCE. PERKY COUNTY IS ALL STIRRED DP OYER THE EXCITING AFEAIR. O.ie Member of the LegifilKturo Killed While Going to Train—Mountain Roads Full of Aimed Men—Tlie Gov­ ernor Called Upon for Troops to Take a Hand In tlie Squ&bble. CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., April 13.—The Everse French feud in Perry county, Kentucky, has broken out again with in­ creased violence. The feud arose several years ago over business, the principals keeping stores on opposite corners of a mountain village. Sharp rivalry grew into open warfare, and«a half dozen mur­ ders resulted. Monday evening Hon. J. B. Eve.-sole, member of the legislature, and Nicholas Comb, a prominent citizen, were shot from ambush while going to take a train, both being icstautly killed. The Gamble brothers are suspected of the crime. Great excitement prevails. Both sides are arming. Mountain reads are full of armed men. The governor has been asked for troops. WILL ...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 19 April 1888

GREETING THE GOVERNOR. An Informal Reception by James­ town Friends and Citizens Given hiin last Evening. Gov. Church was entertained at ari m promptu reception and lunch Wednesday evening that proved a very pleasant and SDciable occasion. His arrival here on the late train from the west, was known to one or two friends, and they immedi­ ately arranged a little program which would give many an opportunity of greet­ ing his excellency for the first time. The Gladstone was utilized for the oc­ casion. Many citizens of both parties, even on the short notice received, gath­ ered at the hotel. After general hand­ shaking and introductions tho visitors and friends took informal possession of the dining room and were served with lunch, coffee, fruit, cigars &c. The magic circle was completed and Judge Nickeus requested to act as chairman for the occasion. As the affair was entirely informal and strictly non-political, a gen­ eral sociable time followed. Many citi­ zens took occasion to...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 19 April 1888

88MW '1. ranjto'WttmN 4 5 U| as liftv fife IllSSiIg A MISSING MAN. Otto Larson of Jamestown not Heard from Since October" Last October, Otto Larson,~a arpen ter living with his wife and children in Jamestown, left for East Grand Forks, to work with Nicholas Mueller on the rail­ road buildings at that point. Mrs. Lar­ son rweived one letter alter lier husband left, and that was shortly after his arrival there. Sinco then she has had no word of his whereabouts, and ropeated in­ quiries fail to bring any information of the missing man. A telegram in I he Alert a few days ago, tells of the discov­ ery of an unknown man noar Donnelly, Minn., and the description nearly agrees with that of Mr. Larson, but nothing pos­ itive can be determined. Letters have been sent to the official who had charge of the remains of the man referred to in tha telegram, askiDg for additional information. Tlio only means of identification reported in the telegram in The Alert, was a two bladed, black handled po...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 19 April 1888

f-. i-i ii-i JJ 1 ~~i 1 -MpSK m&i 'T# pr fi -V. Thejamestown Alert E E I S The Daily Alori is delivered in the city by car­ rier*, at 75 conta tnonrh. Daily, one year $8 00 Daily, six inonth« 4 00 Daily, three months 2 00 Weekly, oue year 2 00 Weekly, eix months 1 CO DAILY (EXCEPT SUNDAY) & WEEKLY W. R. KELLOGG. THH Valley City Democrat is going to merge into a daily. Editor Vallandig liam ii on the right side of politics to make a "go" of the enterprise if any one could. FROM all parts of Dakota one can bear reports of farmers coming back from Washington territory and Oregon, saying the thing is badly overdone there. Da­ kota right now has as many inducements to offer men of small means as any new country in the United States. This sea­ son will give Dakota a great lift into lier position of assured prosperity. MAJOR EDWARDS closed his term as mayor of Fargo yesterday, and reviewed at length the city's affairs in a message to the council. This has been an import­ ant year f...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 5 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 19 April 1888

ft? & 1 »3 •m vr RAJLBOAD TIME TABiiE. NORTHERN PACIFIC—West Bound. PACIFIC EXPBKSS—Arrivesat Jamestown at •SKISa. m. departs at 5:10 a. m., daily. HKI.KNA EXI-KKSS—Arrives at Jamestown at 41:59 it. in. departs at 1S:10 a. 111., dally. ST. PAUL& JAMESTOWN EXVKKSS—Arrives •at Jamestown at 12:15 p.m., daily except Sun­ day. Ka»t llouutl. ATLANTIC Ex Pit KSS—Arrives at Jamestown -atS:5Ua. in. departs at 8:55 a. in., daily. FLKLENA EXI-KKSS—Arrives at .lamestowu at 10:30 p. ill. departs at 10:40 p. m., daily. JAMKSTOWN & ST. 1'AUI, EXI-KKSS—Leaves Jamestown at 3:20 p. 111., dailv exeept Sunday. •JAMESTOWN & NOKTlIKliN North ltoiiud. MI.N'XKW'AIJK AN' ACCOM MODATIOX— LCUVES •Jamestown at 8:30a. m. arrives at Carringtou 13:10 a. in., New Rockford 4:'r, p. in., Minne waukan 7:00 ]. in., daily except Sunday. MI.VNKWAUKAN EXPRESS (daily except Sim day)— Leaves Jamestown at 12:45 p. m., arrives, •sit Carrington at 2:40 p. m. at New Uoeklord at :j:20 p. ni." at Minncwaukan 4:50...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 19 April 1888

t' Ifc fey'" & k- $ S& 'tr J6. i*', 1 'TIP rJv & •v. 'V 5 WW*"'1 V£ft DAVIS DEFENDS DAKOTA. AN ELOQUENT EFFORT IN BEHALF OF AN OPPRESSED TERRITORY. Six Hundred Thousand Ftople Ruled by Sojourners from Insignificant Little Eastern Slates of Hulf tlie Population —Admission ut This Late lay Would Be but mi Act of Mean Justice—Why Dakota is Kept Out. Washington, April 13.—Senator pavis addressed tlie senate in support of the Piatt bill for South Dakota. The speech elicited approving smiles from Alli­ son, Hale, and others near him, and significant bead shakes on the Dem­ ocratic side of tlie chamber. lie said that the senator from South Carolina (Butler) •was of opinion that the admission of a state was purely within the discretion of of congress. He (Davis) denied that po­ sition. He clenied from the light of the law, and had denied it (in all its length and breadth) from the light of history. Mr. Vest inquired whether Mr. Davis' proposition was that congress was ex­ cluded...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
Page 7 [Newspaper Page] — Jamestown weekly alert. — 19 April 1888

[N WATER TO THE ROOFS. UTTER DESOLATION AT THE UPPER LEVEE IN ST. PAUL. VODB HUNDRED POOR FAMILIES RENDERED HOMELESS. "Tholr Houses Almpst Entirely Submerged the Roofs Only Showing Above tli* W«ei—Immenio Damage Done at Jor­ dan, Minn.—Flood News. ST. PAUL, April 10.—At 3. p. M. Friday the signal service gauge indicated that the Mississippi river at this point had risen to the height of 14.01, a gain of Ave inches since the preceding midnight, and one inch above the danger poiut—four­ teen feet. There was no appreciable gain dux-ing the remainder of the day, and the opinion of Observer Lyons was that the maximum of the flood had been reached. On the fiats of the upper levee the scene was one of utter desolation. Of the hundreds of huts that dot the ex­ panse populated by the Bohemians and Poles of St. Paul proper, less than a score were inhabitable. Some of them were completely submerged, and in most instances the water •was even with the eaves. Those who had boats spent the day in ...

Publication Title: Jamestown Weekly Alert
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: North Dakota, United States
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