Johnstown weekly Democrat. (Johnstown, Cambria County, Pa.) 1889-1916, July 26, 1889, Image 1

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Article** FOUIMI on Ttw*r IVrnonH.
We present this morn-rag a complete
list of the valuables, papers, etc., found
on the bodies of persons who perished in
the Hood, ami also a list-of articles picked
up in the debris, which have beeu identi
fied by the committee, but which have
not been called for.
In burying the dead each body was
'numbered and the grave numbered to cor
, respond so if auy <vf -our readers recog
nized the articles foflowiug the numbers
they may be able to identify the body
buried under that number. The articles
can be seen at room No. 8, Alma Hall,
Main street, and all intormation in regard
to them can also be obtained there.
The first purl of the list contains those
articles that w-erc found and brought to
the Committee oa 'Valuables, and which
were identified fry certain plain marks,
and also a list of those brought in that
could not be idcutiHed.
Robert Adams, warrant for land.
A. E. M., umbrella, g >ld handle.
A. 11. Burlier, revolver, watch and key.
Anna Bonder, bank book.
James Baker, trunk.
John Black, bible.
Clans Bruhn. pass book.
Nelson Day, package.
Everliarl, trunk.
Stephen Evanf,, money.
George Geddes, paper, watch and money-
Julia Fritz, money.
Elizabeth Harris, papers.
Hulbert House, trunk.
G. B. Hulbert, papers.
C. J. Harrison, papers.
Knights of Honor, cash box and money.
John James, papers.
Maud Jordon, braid of hair.
W. \V. Kling, trunk.
• Lac, caue.
John P. Linton, sword and papers.
Simon Liuglc, papers.
H. Levy, trunk.
Longnccker. -silverware.
Florence Masscy, trunk.
R. A. Muter, tools.
jUice Miller, papers and jewelry.
M. E. <>., silver spoons.
Wm. Patton, deed.
Susnmdi Price, box.
Geo. Peyton, papers.
.lames Rabb. deed.
Russell, revolver, etc,
Fannie Swank, Bible.
' Conrad Smith,,papers.
A. Stutzman. papers.
P. G. Stewart, papers.
Mary Scuulan, money, #350.
Sisters of -Charity, box.
Charles Zimmerman. Notary Public SeaL
Charles Hoffman, package.
J no. Betz, papers.
Jno. Hoffman, papers.
Jno. Seigh, papers.
Anna Fleigb, papers.
H. H. Hail man, book.
Baeltbasa Hegcle, deeds.
Mrs. Fleck, pocket-book.
John Pearl, papers.
Miss Pleighler, pocket-book.
Anton Scblctt, book-
John Brady, papers.
S. 11. Perry, papers.
Jacob an I Sophia P*lz, bank book.
Susan-Popeozer. deed.
Annie Mayer, deed.
Wesley Adams, papers.
Samuel Brown, papers.
Six coupons marked XOOIBOSD.
One gold watch.
Ladies' gold watch marked " A. H."
Watch and script.
Dress and piece of silk.
Large crayon portrait.
Pockctbook containing #lO confederate
Note book.
Purse containing Confederate notes and
Two trunks.
Money, #741.09.
One small open-face lady's gold watch,
marked " E M. B."
One fine plush coat.
One cane marked " F. W. C."
One umbrella.
Open-taced watch, ''J. J. G." on clasp.
One microscope.
60 One rule.
41 Henry Brackner (supposedj; silver
watch and two chains, lead pencil, pa
pers and keys.
27 Philip Constable.
42 Watch, snuff-box and key.
65 Bunch of keys, collar-buttons and
61 Watch and chain, comb, pen-knife,
Key and money.
84 Knife, born and snuff-box.
82 One small pin and chain, one ring.
85 Pin. h
54 Mr. Evans (supposed); one book with
W. 11. Clayter, No. 5348evcntli nvenue;
Unknown lady ; key and #2.21.
Catholic lady; rosary and buncbof keys.
Unknown man; #1.50 in gold.
August Quit-key; knife.
Unknown man ; knife.
Unknown man ; pocket-book and #3.10.
"Unknown ; silver open-faced watch with
184 #2 in bills 69 cents.
149 Silver watch chain and 45 cents.
177 Tobacco box, knife, bunch of keys
and #3.40.
240 One key and 1 cent.
240 Two sleeve buttons.
168 Rule and bunch of keys.
243 Breast pin and ring.
—■ 7 cents, two knives, and key.
200 15 cents, knife, pipe and key,
, Thomas Howe, 00 cents, two keys, 1
and buttoner.
234 One knife,
I 167 One pocket comb.
I 174 Collar bull ms and 05 cents.
I 302 W. Fisher, pen-knife.
! 264 Three rings,
j 157 Pocket-bonk mid 10 cents.
| 227 #7.76 in money.
130 One pair glasses, two pocket-books
and (#27.27.
287 54 cents, watch, pencil, knife and
100 Pocket-book, knife and key.
160 Ring, breast-pin. 87 cents, and knife.
270 Gold watch, breast-pin and hat pin
With set.
175 7 cents, ribbon and collar button.
206 Pocket-book and two knives.
274 Knile. snuff box mid keys.
170 #3.10, keys, watch and Chain.
One watch.
285 Bunch of keys and spectacles.
201 Gold ring, breast-pin, and ear-drops.
264 Three rings.
270 Kuucklers and knife.
220 Key and two collar buttons.
220 25 cents and small key.
210 25 cents, set teeth and thimble.
208 #1.23 in money.
Charles Bruliu #GO in bills, pockctbook
and papers.
Wm. Henry, Hulbert House porter,watch
chain, knife, pocket-book and money.
Chas. H. Wilson, clerk in Hulbert House,
#2.11, pocket-book, letters, gloves and
John O. Richards, Rochester, N. Y., #ls
in gold, #25 paper, 20 cents, spectacles,
watcn, knife, match box, pipe and
Frank H. Harris, knife.
Charles Beiiuke, pocket-book, pipe uud
8. P. St. John, trunk.
Unknown man, one gold watch, #3.82,
sleeve buttons marked "R. L. U. J.,"
and penknife.
Unknown lady, one small gold watch,
marked I, E. M. B."
23 One plush necktie and piece of cloth.
31 Memorandum papers, two lead pen
cils, .piece chalk, pocket-book, #l.lO,
brass check.
9 Ring marked "I. B." pair ear-rings,
one collar button.
34 Two pieces cloth.
45 13 cents, collar button, scarf pin, steel
chain, necktie and one shoe.
19 One piece dress.
00 Shoe, pair ear-rings, hair pin and two
pieces dress.
73 John Chinaman, one watch, 30 pen
nies, one key uud #5.15.
74 Pocket hook, bunch keys, sacred
heart, silver watch, chain with charm
and #2.56.
71 llreast pin with two rings.
78 Pocket-book, necktie pin, key and
80 Pair ear drops, one marked 41 M. W.,
Aug. 12, 1888."
10 James English, money and baggage
6 One piece cloth.
28 Cloth with pearl buttons.
18 One pair ear-drops aud piece cloth.
58 One ring marked " R. 0., 1886."
65 Two rings.
68 One pair earrines with glass and sets,
two rings, one marked "J. E:"
42 Broken engraved ring, one pair ear
rings, one pair new shoes, two patches
50 One shoe.
51 Catholic tar-ring with figure, six but
tons and ring,
32 Opeu-factd watch, chain and bunch
■ of keys.
I 12 One pair ear-rings.
31 Watch, gold k< y, cup and brush,
razor, pair spectio les, knives, two re
ceipts in German, and one piece of
I dress.
4. 5, 6 Three children, small hatchet,
chair and bottle.
55 Collar bottou with set and one breast
52 One piece dies-.
51 Gold ring, pieet s clothing, shoe hut
toner, gas key, 73 cents, and gum nip
I*. li. K. MOItGUK.
8 Three rings, one marked " F. M.,"and
one ear-drop.
14 One ring, inscription in German.
235 Airs. Alice Jones; pocket-book, con
taining 3 cents.
238 Open-faced gold watch, short chain,
cross charm.
204 Money, medal with Lord's prayer on,
gold sleeve-buttons, plain band ring,
pencil, Odd Fellows' pin.
222 Purse containing 72 cents, one bunch
133 Plain band ring, plain ring, with
small set, one small loop of ear-rings.
155 Three keys, small piece of child's
chain, 70 cents and English coin.
181 Medium plain gold ring, pocket-book
with 5 pennies, small bunch keys, hand
kerchief and pocket-book containing re
ceipt of Charles Brixner.
106 Pocket-book and #6.35.
150 Purse containing money, thimble and
227 Purse containing money, pen-knife
and pair scissors.
117 Purse and knife.
182 Black set pin.
128 Large button and chased ring.
183 One ciiain.
173 Small plain ring.
230 One silver thimble.
149 Two car drops.
184 Pocket-book and keys.
101 #l.
194 One chased band ring and key.
185 Knife, bunch of keys and #1.13.
174 One plain band ring.
223 One collar button and money.
192 One plain band ring, one chased band
ring, large key and breast pin.
200 I'lain gold ring and car-ring.
240 One initul ear drop.
248 Purse containing SO.IO.
250 Purse containing 20 cents, plain gold
ring and shoe buttoner.
252 Two car drops, one breast pin con
taining nine Rhinestone sets, and one
chasca ring.
200 One purse containing 11 cents.
250 One pair ear-drops.
257 Pocket-book, pen-knife and ring.
258 One child's breast-pin.
255 Gold watch and chain.
273 Money.
300 Two rings, one marked " E. G." or
" E. J."
205 Pair spectacles and rings.
200 Small plain gold ring.
280 One set plate teeth.
279 Marble and two piece of cloth,' 3
282 Knife and pipe.
298 Pocket-book and monev.T^f'^'fKit
274 One rieg, full figure of woman, one
I ear-drop.
281 Pipe, key, watch chain and charm.
801 Two pieces of ear-ring.
314 Garnet ring and money.
297 One breast pin.
318 Comb uud 5 cents.
333 Breast-pin and collar button.
350 Set teeth, watch and charm, key,
case and spectacles and match box.
859 Small child's ring.
384 Pair ear drops.
375 Scarf pin and collar button.
392 Plain gold ring.
896 Two chased rings.
379 Breast pin.
302 Knife, chain, 5 cents and cigar holder.
Sad Stories From Survivors of tho Fatal
Mrs. Mary Overbeck tells a sad story.
At 7 o'clock in the morning of Friday, the
31st of May, the overflow of water from
the river began to rush into the cellar of
her house ; but neither she nor her hus
band anticipated danger at that time, and
lie started out as usual for his place of
work. Finding the streets badly flooded,
lie procured a raft and returned to take
his wife to a place of safety. Before he
reached his dwelling, however, its
occupauts were removed to the residence
of Mr. McMillon near by, and Mr. Over
beck went himself to the Club House across
the street from Mr. McMillen's house. The
water continued to rise through the day,
and the heavy rain obscured the' view
between tire two houses. Mr. Overbeck
called out at intervals to his wife, checriDg
her and telling her that he would join
her in the morning.' Finally at 4in the
afternoon the tidal wave from the reser
voir swept down the street, carrying
houses, trees, and dead bodies with it, and
Mrs. "Overbeck beheld with terror the
porch of the Club House across the street
fall. Mr. McMillen had taken thirty-two
people into his house, which was a large,
firm building, and when the rush of water
came ho took them all up to the top story,
where they remained until late Saturday
morning with nothing to eat save a single
loaf of bread.
" Early Saturday morning," continued
Mrs. Overbeck, '• I looked across the
street and saw a hand protruding from a
mass of debris near the Club House. I beg
ged some of the gentlemen to go and see
if they could find my husband. They did so
and my dead husband's body was brought
across and placed in the upper hallway of
Mr. McMillen's house." Such was the ex
citement and confusion at this time that
Mrs. Overbeck could not get to her hus
band's side, and she was carried to a
place of safety without ever seeing him
again, his body having been among those
of the first to he buried by the relief par
ties. As Mrs. Overbeck tells her pitiful
story, there is a strange look of sadness,
and she cannot repeat what she has suf
fered without marked signs of emotion.
Mrs. Emma Robb, stepmother of Mrs.
Overbcck, another of the survivors, lived
at the corner of Morris and Willow streets,
South Side. She is a widow, and with
her only daughter she fled to the upper
story of her house, taking some provisions
with her. Both before aud after the great
tidal wave struck the house mother and
daughter worked heroically to save the
terror-stricken and half-drowned unfortu
nates who floated past their windows.
They succeeded in saving the lives of
twenty-six persons, and early Saturday
morning the whole party was carried on
a raft to the upper part of Kernville.
Held liy a
Rev. Pr. Trautwein, of Cambria City,
visited Rev. E. M. McKeever, of Latrobe,
recently, says the Advance, and related
the following incident of the flood which
had not been printed heretofore : He
was standing on the bridge on that aw
ful Saturday succeeding the tfood and
witnessed the attempt of workmen to re
move a Miss Clark from the wreck, they
had removed the debris from lier head
and body as far as exposed, but still she
could not be liberated. The flames were
approaching, and Father Trautwein ad
ministered the sacrament of the church
to the poor unfortunate, who believed
that she must certainly perish. In
desperation one man dived beneath the
water and endeavored to free her, when
he found her one heel held in a vice like
grip by a human hand. The muscles
were set in death and it seemed that the
unfortunate girl could not be freed from
their awful clasp. An ax was procured
and the hand severed from the arm, when
Miss Clark was taken out. Both her legs
were broken, but she was taken to the
Hospital and is getting along nicely. The
men then -went to work aud finally suc
ceeded in getting out the body to which
the hand belonged. Strange to relate, it
was that of Miss Clark's grandfather, and
it was-his hand that had almost dragged
her to an awful death.
Assistance Through Dr. Walters.
Mr. Jonathan J. Lewis, of Pueblo,
Colorado, collected from the employes
of the Denver & Rio Grande Railroad,
S(SB for tlio Johnstown sufferers. He
sent the money to Dr. W. W. Walters in
checks of $5 and one $3 check to bo dis
tributed to the persons named. The
doctor has been attending to this
pleasant task of handing over the wel
come Jittlo pieces of paper. | - ■■■•>■ ITT""
By Being: Kun Over by a Freight Train
Going: Kant.
Tuesday afternoon about 3(30 o'clock
persons standing on the platform at Sheri
dan Station were horrifled to see the re
mains of a man on the track immediately
after a freight train hud passed eastward.
As there was no one in sight when the
train came along, he either fell or jumped
from the train aud was drawn under
tho wheels. The remains were horribly
mutilated, but were gathered together as
best they could and put on the mail train,
arriving here at 4:11. They were taken
to the Millville Morgue where they were
coffined, and, if they are not identified,
will be buried with the flood victims. The
party killed was a man about 85 years
of age. and weighed about 140 pounds.
He had on working clothes and a small
miner's lamp was picked up where he
was found. There were no papers by
which he could be identified, hut his
right arm was tattooed with ordinary ink
with the letters "J. B." and on the
right arm was a small dagger. His hair was
dark-brown and he wore a rather heavy
moustasche. It is possible he may have
been a brakeman, hut it is hardly likely.
The New Minister.
Rev. Paul Glasgow, of Tamuuqua,
Schuylkill county, has been chosen pas
tor of the German Evengelicnl Lutheran
Zion Congregation, this city. Rev. Glas
gow preached his first sermon last Sun
day morning in the temporary quarters at
Hansman's Hall.
Rev. Glasgow succeeds Rev. Licliten
berg, who had been in charge but a few
days when the flood came and carried to
their death himself, his wife and four chil
dren. Rev. Glasgow has his head
quarters at No. 197 Napoleon street.
Cannot Find His Family.
Pittsburgh Chrontele Telegraph.
The man Lehr, who shot Scott at Con
fluence yesterday, formerly worked for
the restaurant in the Diamond Market,
Allegheny. The proprietor says he was
there hut a short time as a second cook,
but was perfectly sober during the two
months he was engaged. He said his
mother lived in Allegheny somewhere,
and that his father was in the Lehigh
rpgion. Nothing further could be learned
of him.
A SwlniHlni- Scheme Detected.
A lot of loafers around town had con
cocted a very neat scheme to swindle Con
tractors McLain & Co., which was nipped
in the bud yesterday. They would go to
work for a half a day or so, and after get
ting a cheek on the boarding-house would
only show up at meal time. In this way
some of them got several weeks' free
board, but they will more than likely have
to earn it double now, as information, un
der the boarding-house act was made
against them yesterday, aud they may
have to work their fine out on the streets.
Gave Hail.
At a hearing before Squire liutledge
yesterday at 2 p. M. on a charge of as
sault and battery, preferred by Phillip
Berg, Hmry Steamier, the defendant,
was held in the sum of §2OO for his leap
pearance at Court. More trouble will
grow out of this litigation. Let us have
A Belligerent Husband.
He had imbibed too freely of intoxi
cants, and conceived the idea that some
one must feel the force of his displeasure.
There were no men about whom lie consid
ered his equals,and he was at a loss what to
do. In custing about he saw a medium sized
woman, Mrs. Charles Elwine, his wife,
and at once proceeded to pummel her. A
black eye, a contusion on the neck, and
several bruises about the body was all the
physical damage suffered by the poor
woman, when a stranger passing in his
wagon, saw the fracas, and decided to
take a hand in it. Charles Elwine soon
regretted that more secrecy was not giv
en to his pugilistic efforts, and slunk
away the worst whipped man in town.
All this occurred near Lincoln Bridge yes
terday afternoon. Up to last accounts no
arrests had been made.
J'rlnce Knimell Harrison.
llow dazzling is the reflected glory from
the Executive Chair of State. Our Presi
dent's son Russell is the heir apparent te
all of Uncle Sam's dominons. The great
son of our great President, is having a
royal time of it in .England. Our own
Russell is of one of the most distinguished
of all distinguished individuals. Our
Prince Russell can fairly claim a place
among the distinguished ones of the earth.
He has dmed with Queen Victoria, lunch
ed with the Prince of Wales, dined with
the Marguis of Salisburry, bought fancy
neckties, silk handkerchiefs, silk under
clothes, silver-mounted perfumo bottles,
monsgrammed tooth brushes,aud all kinds
of the most delightful things, and has
carefully packed them in the most beau
tiful Russia leather valice with initials R.
H. He will bring these home with him,
paying duty on them to the great delight
of his grent daddy and mamma. Dazzling
indeed, is the ieflected glory from the
Executive,lamp of State. te •
The Victim a Son of John Scott, of Pitts
burgh—Scene of the Horrible Aflatr Near
Continence—Pleasure Turned to Mourn
ing—The Murderer Taken to the Som
erset Jail.
Charles Scott, son of John Scott, the
stone contractor of Pittsburgh, was shot
and instantly killed Sunday by James
Lehr, of Allegheny. The shooting took
place at the camp of the Eureka Fishing
Club of Allegheny, near Confluence, near
Ohio Pyle Falls, on the Baltimore & Ohio
The body of young Scott was taken to
Pittsburgh yesterday morning, accom
panied by his companions who had gone
to the camp with him on Saturday, and
now HesatMoreland's undertaking rooms.
The funeral will take place from the resi
dedce of his father, John Scott, on Stan
ton avenue, East End, Wednesday, at 2
P. M.
Gus eye witness to the tragedy,
described it as follows : 1 ' Saturday night
young Scott, Wm. Marshall, Thos. Nis
bett, Mr. Echenlaub, Chas. Kurtz and
myself went to the camp as guests of the
Eureka Club. We had a most pleasant
visit till Sunday afternoon. Mr. Scott
aud I had been up in the woods near the
camp and came back about 4 o'clock.
Some of the -boys told us they had been
having some trouble with Lehr, the cook.
He had bceu drinking heavily, and Harry
Knorr, one of the members of the club,
told him he could have no more liquor.
Lehr chased him from the camp with a
revolver in his hand, but Anally came
back. While he was gone Mr. Kurtz
knocked the spigot out of the beer keg
and let it run in order to prevent Lehr
from getting any more. Lelir then made
for Kurtz, revolver in hand, but did not
shoot. He was in terrible anger and
threatened and swore around for a long
time to tho terror of all in camp.
" Up to this time Lehr had not said a
word to Scott or Scott to him. Finally,
about 5 o'clock, some of the members of
the club said to us that as there was not
much chance for supper, the way Lehr
was acting, that we had better go to Con-
Cjeucertor supper. To this we agreed,
and all started from camp. Scott was the
last one to leave the camp. He was about
one hundred yards behind me and was
standing in the door of a tent. lie oalled
to me to wait and scirted toward me. He
had come about t>-n yards when Lelir
coinc toward him aud calling liinr a vile
name, said, ' Where are you going; you
come back here.' Scott faced hirn and
said: 'I am going to Confluence.' 'No
you are not,' said Lelir, and pulled out
his revolver and, as Scott moved away
sideways, fired a shot at him. Scott then
moved away furthei, hut all the time
keeping his eyes on him, wher Lehr fired
again. Then Scott tired a shot from u
little revolver he had. I called to liiin 'o
run, and he turned to do so. when Lent
fired again, and the bullet struck Scott in
the back. He fell and never spoke a
word, dying instantly.
" Some of the boys hurried to Conflu
ence, and the magistrate and a constable
at once went to the camp. When they
got near camp, Lehr pulled his revolver
again, but the boys persuaded liim to put
it up. He did so and he was arrested
and taken to Somerset,where he is in jail.
The magistrate held an inquest, and four
teen witnesses told the same story I am
telling you.
" There had been no fuss of any kind
between Scott and Lelir, and the shootiug
was entirely unprovoked. Lehr was the
only man in camp who was in the least
affected by liquor, and I would not have
anyone think for a moment that liquor
had anything to do with the fusa, as far
as Scott or anyone but Lehr was concern,
ed. I know that Scott had not had a
drink since 11 o'clock in the morning and
all day he did not drink over two or three
" Scott happened to be the last man to
leave camp, and I believe it would have
been the same had I or any one else been
the last man. Lehr was in an ugly mood
and seemed determined to pick a fight
with some one. He was fussing all the
afternoon, and became almost crazy with
anger when Kurtz knocked the spigot
out of the beer keg.
" There were six shots fired—four by
Lehr and, I think, two by Scott; but as
far as I could tell Scott fired in the air, and
after Scott fell Lehr fired another shot.
From where Lehr fired to where Scott
stood was 120 yards, and that his aim
should have been so true is a marvel to
Charles Scott, the victim of the shoot
ing, is the son of John Scott, the well
known Pittsburgh stono contractor. He
has a brother in the firm of Vincent &
Scott, tho East End carpet dealers, in
whose store he worked, and also a broth
er in tho firm of Scott & McLean. 110 was
about twenty-ono years old and unmar
Six ThouHaml Per*onn Were Lost lr.
Great Calamity on Friday. May :Sla
Yesterday the Bureau of Information
closed its Department, having completed
its work. The work was com. it re
ed by Colonel John I. Rogers, continued
by Mr. Harry Keller, and completed by
Mr. H. A. French.
Mr, C. B. Clark's registry, just man a
short time before the flood, made our pr t •
ulation a little over29,i)oo. The Bureau'/
canvass and registry makes the number of
people who survived the Hood, including
those who are living here and those who
have gone away, 22,889. This leaves
0,111 people as the number lost. Mr.
French thinks these ti._ ures are asntar
correct as they can be lu-ule, and that it
could not possibly vary . ver four hund
red. About 2,000 bodies have been re
These statistics which have been care
fully compiled are now i lie possession of
the Board of Inquiry, a will be given to
the State Flood Comn i i-.n, and will be
regarded as the official ..ures.
It is hard to think ix thousand of
our people were lost in m calamity, bu;
that is the number the .'iiicau of Infor
mation arrives at after careful research,
having resorted to eye: means of infor
mation which could be H ached.
DEATH OF ,r .S!tlDlC.
Annie Frankhau*er Chu •£<'•! With His
Death—She is Now A in,; u Hearing.
John Mcßride, of Pri -,>■-ct, died at the
Cambria Hospital T i-sday morning
about 2 o'clock, of cuc.ussirn of the
On July 15th last, Atni Frankhauser,
a resident of Upper Prii ,>ect, was iu one
of her tantrums, and. assaulted young
Mcßride, and struck him on tli; head
with a stone, fracturing nie skull.
Yesterday luformn ii m was made
by William Baker, who was an eye
witness of the assault, before Justice
Bland, and a warrant wiai i-sued for her
arrest and placed in the bauds of Consta
ble Porter R. Miller, who arrested Aonie
yesterday morning about 11 o'clock and
locked her up.
Coroner Evans was notified of tlis
death, and at once in pane >ud a jury,
consisting of Stephen 11. (In-gory, John
T. Graham, W. J. Gil ion-. John Pen
gaie, William Post, ami VbraLiUiJii -
more, who sat at 2 o'clock \ .-sterday ov< -
eoiug, but adjourned without taking tes
timony, to meet again litis evening at 7
o'clock at the coroner's office, when wit
nesses will be examined.
Jlcßride was about nineteen years old,
and lived on Prospect, near the Cambria
Hospital- Annie Frankhauser, his assail
ant, has made frequent appearances in the
police court as prosecutrix and defendant,
and bears a reputation of an unenviable
A Man Probably Fatally Hurt.
Charles Ellsworth, an employe in the
Cambria Mil's, sustained what may prove
to he a fa ul accident. He was assisting
In raising a boom when the strap broke
and precipitated the unfortunate man fif
teen feet to the floor, breaking hi 3 jaw
and cutting his face severely, and perhapa
fracturing his skull. The accident oc
curred yesterday afternoon about 3 p. V.
lie was hastily taken to the Cambria Hos
pital in a buggy, where Dr. \V. B. Low
man dressed his wounds, the doctor
said he was suffering from concussion of
the brain and that he could not at the time
tell the extent of the injury, but that it
was a very serious case. The patient is a
young man and hails from Pittsburgh.
Respect to Their Employe.
The officials of the Western Luton Tel
egraph Company are making provisions
for the support of the family Harrison A.
Jackson, of McConnellsburg, who per
ished in the Johnstown flood. Mr. Jack
son was employed as lineman, with head
quarters at Derry, and was ordered to
Johnstown on the day of the fatal disas
ter. He was removing wires from tho
first to the second floor of the telegraph
building, when the water struck the
building and drowned six out of seven of
the employes. It is learned that the com
pany have agreed to erect a
house at Johnstown for the family of the
deceased, and to pay the widow her hus
band's former salary—s9o per month-
For the Information of Applicant*.
All requests for housekeeping goods,
furniture, bedding, mattresses and cloth
ing must hereafter be made to the Com
mittee of Ladies of the Conemaug'u Val
ley, in compliance with an order signed
by Captain 11. 11. Kuhn,liead of the Com
missary, and Miss Clara Barton, President
of the National Red Cros9.
The Conemaug'i Valley Committee con
sists of Miss Elizabeth Tittle, Chairman .;
Sirs. Arthur J. Moxham, Mrs. Herraast,
Baumer, Mrs. Thomas Brown, Mrs.
Charles Griffith, Sirs, Mary Parks andllisa
Mary Howe, with headquarters in tin
temporary building at the corner of Ls
cust street and Park Place,