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About Omaha daily bee. (Omaha [Neb.]) 187?-1922 | View Entire Issue (April 22, 1906)
TIIE OMAHA" DAILY DEE: SUNDAY. AfUn- 22. 1006.
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is our stock of black dress goods is too large at this season of the year. It would be impossible to tell of the many
good points in this great clearing sale.
AVe can only hint of the many beautiful fabrics nnd extraordinary low prices that will prevail during the one wek of the greatest sale of choice Hla'k
Dress Goods Omaha ladies have the pleasure of attending. As for quantities, the sale will last the week out. But selections are best the first of the week, before
they have been picked over. All to go on sale Moaday, 8 a. m.
NOTE Read each Item below carefully, note tbe beautiful quality of the goods to be Bold and the extraordinary reductions.
HANDSOME BLACK BRILL1A NTINES Regular SV quality, beautiful
luster. Just one-half rrlce, 25c a yard.
BLACK I-OINTILLA NOVELTY Very prettr fabric, tiny plnhead doti
scattered Iiera and there, deep rlcb black, all wool, regular 75c quality, Mon
day, $!c a yard.
BLACK BILK AND WOOL F.OLIENNB NOVELTT Dregs elegance Itself,
beautiful rich luster, drapea most charmingly In the new aoft clinging effect,
regular $1.7$ quality, Monday, Wc per yard.
BLACK SILK AND WOOL CRKI'E DK PARI9-They Hand today, a
fabric of great beauty, the favorite of all women, very allay, beautiful luster,
being light In Weight, aoft, cool and refined In appearance, regular $1.S qual
ity, Monday !Wc a yard.
BILK LUSTER NOVELTY BRI LLIANTINE Rich, glossy black, hers and
there tiny woven alllc dota, for traveling or office work, Ju.it what you want,
Monday, J9o a yard.
PARISIAN SILK AND WOOL POINTILLA Fine silk and wool crepe da
chine ground, hera and there fine pin dots of Bilk scattered. Just a auggei
tlon 6f novelty, regular $1.00 quality, aoft, rich luster, 9c a yard.
ENGLISH SILK FINISHED BRILLI ANTING Equal In arpearance to any
all silk fabric. In the new soft chiffon finish, 46 Inches, regular $150 quality,
Monday it Wc i yard.
BLACK SILK FINISHED PANAMA If you overlook all other goods, by
all meana make It a point to see this special fabric, never such value went
over our counter before. Note the wide width, M Inchee, In the new aoft
rhifTon finish, a fabric that Is good any season of tbe year, and will make
i dress suitable for any occasion. Never sold for less than 11.50, Monday aa
long aa they last, 9Sc a yard.
BLACK BA8KET PANAMA Regular $1.26 quality, will give unlimited
wear, Monday, K5c a yard.
BLACK NOVELTY PANAMA-The price la absolutely the lowest ever
named for such beautiful fabrics, regular $1. quality, two Styles, rich, deep
black, Monday at 79c and 98c a yard.
GERMAN SILK FINISHED PRUNELLA The style and the general ap
pearance of th cloth Is the cleverest shown this season. Looks more like
all shTT, regular $1.3 quality, Monday at tic a yard. v
ALL WOOL CREPE GRANITE A wealth of beauty In every yard Of this
dressy fabric, regular $100 quality, in the new soft finish, Monday, 75c yard.
BLACK JACQUARD PANAMA The loveliest designs you can dream of, If
you are looking for something Just a little of tha plain weaves, here and
there small woven figures, regular $1.00 quality, Tich, deep", black, Monday,
75c a yard.
BLACK CORDED ARMURE Fine Imported fabric, very dressy, fine pin
stripe Riving It Just the suggestion of novelty, regular $l.u0 quality, Mon
day, 78c a yard. 4
NOTE While the quantity of goods to be sold la large. In many cases
there are but single pieces of a kind. At these extraordinary low prices the
crowd that will attend this special sale, will be very large, lota will be quick
ly closed out, consequently wa cannot fill mall orders.
Economy Basement Bargains
Colored Waists, at c. worth $1.50.
Walking Skirts. In black, at $3.75, worth
up to $7.50.
Grey Jacket Bui's, at, $5.0", worth up to
House Wrappers, at 69c, worth up to $1.25.
$10.00 Rnln Coats, at $f.0O,
Our Colored Wash Goods
Is ill the basement,- lots of daylight,
plenty of room and the choicest styles of
wash materials. See our display 'of Real
Irish Dimities, dainty beyond description,
flowers everywhere. Price to and 3oc yard.
"Bnnzai Silk," one of the moHt popular
nent danger of toppling over that it is
believed they will be either blasted or torn
down. On Golden Gate avenue tonight one
of the side walla ot the Mercantile library
building fell across the avenue during one
of the busiest periods of the day, but a
grinding noise before the wall fell Into the
street warned the pedestrluns of the ap
Mile of Dorks Burned.
Again came assurances yesterday that tha
fire had burned Itself out. Last night the
flame came from Nob Hill ridge, northerly
and easterly to the big sea wall sheds,
docks and grain warehouses, but the reports
of the' damage done are conflicting. One
statement la that most of the valuable
property on the extreme shore line es
caped. A Bulletin reporter, who had
skirted the water front in a tug this morn
ing, says that everything, except four
docks, bad been swept clean from Fisher
man'! wharf at the foot or Powell street
to a paint around westerly almost to the
Ferry building. This means that nearly a
mile ef grain sheds, docka and wharves
have been added to the general destruc
tion. The reporter also declared that he saw
fir biasing In South San Francisco last
night and that spots In the suburb were
smoldering this forenoon. According to
hi account. Ore was still burning at the
foot of Powell street early today, but there
was no possibility of It going Into the
Presidio district. Fir broke out In the
Ferry building last night, hut (In tugs did
" effective work and saved tbe building from
danger in that direction.
Mange ( f oBtfacratlo.
In tbe section north of Market trt the
ruined dim let is practically bound on tho
west by Vau Neva avenue, although in
many blocks the flames destroyed squares
to the west of that thoroughfare. The
Van Ness avenue burned line runa north
erly to Greenwich street, which is a few
blocks from the bay. Then the boundary
oca up over Telegraph hill and down to
that portion of the shore that faces Oak'
Practically everything Included between
Market. Van Nees avenue, Greenwich and
the bay la In ashes. On the east side of
Hyde street hill the fire burned down to
Bay street and Montgomery avenue and
Ttae most, intensely
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Grcixlcst One Week Special Sale of Beautiful Blaxk Dress Goods
Wc Have Ever Had, Starts Monday, 8 A. M.
Of greatest importance to you, is the kind of black dress goods we are going to sell.
We wish to state right now, as in the past, that old designs, seconds, cheap, trashy lots are
absolutely, unknown to Thompson, Belden & Co. Every piece of black dress goods to be sold
during the great sale has been taken from our regular stock. The reason for this great sale
wash silks In the country. Rich lustre,
fine quality, 50c yard.
See our line of Printed Silk Organdies.
You'll be surprised at the fine quality ws
sell you for 25c yard.
In Ginghams and Madras we are head
quarters for choice styles. (That what
we heard ladles say.)
Imperial Chambrftys, plain and fancies,
82 Inches wide, loo yard, .
Our line of 25c Zephyr Ginghams com
prises hundreds of styles.
Full lino of -colors of the very popular
Mercerised '"Vlcerln," Mercerised Panama,
price 2Gc yard.
The ladies r Invited to call and see our
new and handsome novelties in Automobile
stopped at that Intersection. All south of
Market street, with perhaps some excep
tions In the vicinity of Paciflo Mall dock. Is
i.one. The section is bounded on tha north
by Market street and runa out to Guerrero
street, goes out that street two blocks,
turns west to Dolores, runa west six blocks
to about Twenty-second, taking in four
blocks on the other side of Dolores. The
Are then took an Irregular course south
ward, spreading out as far a Twenty-fifth
street and going down that way to the
southerly bay shore.
Estimate of 1-oss Varies.
Rolla V. Watt, western manager bf the
Royal and Queen Insurance companies, and
one of the most prominent Insurance men
on tlie coast, waa asked If he would haxard
an estimate on the financial loss, He said:
My idea is something like $200,000,000. I
have heard other insurance men place the
figure at $MO.WO,000. We do not know. It
Is simply too big for any human bead to
figure cut at this time."
It was stated upon' authority last night
that the Merchant exchange, Fairmont ho
tel and Monadnock building would be open
for public offices on Monday morning. All
these have been examined by export archi
tects, who have pronounced their frame
work and foundations to be absolutely safe.
All three buildings have been burned to a
certain extent, but the Are in no way
caused them te be a menace to life and
Partial Llat f DMt
Mayor Sehnillx and Gvneral Funaton have
established heaJquartera at Fort Mason,
which was saved by 3ome desperate work
on the part of the soldiers, aided by a body
of sailors from the warship Chicago.
Tho records in the Hall of Records have
been unharmed, which will prevent any
Ungle In titles.
The following Is a partial list of the idea
tilled dead who have been buried by the
N. ROSEN Flh-LD. 37S Folsom street.
K. NOl'RMANN. 4 pacific street.
ANTONK WEK8TKR. 14 Williams street.
JOHN DAY. i& Geary eireet.
J. M. VASK. M0 Sherman street
A MOTHER JVKD '-YEAR-OLD BOY. lti
KING (male), 8 Mission.
Besides these sixteen unidentified persons
were burled under the supervlslcn of Dr.
Gamble, two of them being Italian, found
In the building of the Western Flan com
A number of others have been burled
hose names cannot at present be learned.
Two Million Dllar la light.
The following is a tabulated statement ot
tbe amount of money raised yesterday for
the sufferer! of the earthquake and fire
here. This has not any reference to any
moneys subscribed heretofore:
St. I A) m
Victoria. B. C
I.os Ansrele Chamber of Com..
Ii Angeles Chinese
I.os Angeles theatrical people..
Veils and Hat Drapes. These styles are
exclusive, no two of a kind. Prices from
$2.00 to $6.00 each.
Tlaln and fancy Tuxedo Veiling, in ' all
new and desirable shades, from S5o to
$1 .50 yard.
Maline, In all colors, at Mc yard.
Sewing Bilk Veiling. In white, black,
navy and brown, at 25c yard.
Chiffon Veiling, 0e, 75e and $1.50 jard.
Special Bed Spread Sale in our
All $175 Fringed Bed Spreads Monday
Hemmed Bed Spreads at $1.00
Hemmed Bed Spreads at 89c
All lc Huek Towels. Monday 5c each.
All l"4c Huck Towels, Monday 8Hc each.
All 15c Bath Towels, Monday 25c each.
All 2fic Bath Towels, Monday 16He each.
All Ctc Table Damask, Monday 4c yard.
All 50c Table Damask, Monday 39c yard.
All loc Teneriffe Dollies, Monday 3V4c
All 13c Teneriffe Dollies, Monday 5c each.
All 45c 11. S. Damask Scarfs, Monday 19c
All S5c H. S. Openwork Scarfs, Monday
Special Sale of Embroidered
Monday we will place on special sale 100
White Embroidered Mull and French Lawn
Waist Fatterns, at $1.39 each. See Howard
Special Sale Hand Embroidered
All 36c Scalloped Hand
Dollies, Monday 19c each.
All - 50c Scalloped Hand
Dollies, Monday 35c each.
All 750 Scalloped Hand
Dollies, Monday 49c each.
All $100 Scalloped Hand
Dollies, Monday 09c each.
Embroidery Bolero Jackets.
Some choice Bolero Jackets have Just
arrived and will be shown at our Lace and
Embroidery Counter. The materials are
linen combined with lace; lawn combined
with lace and embroidery. Entirely new
and designed for summer wear. Prices:
$2 50, $4 00. $4.60, $5.00 and $5.50 each. Other
very elaborate Boleros at $20.00 and $35.00
We are showing some very choice styles
Stockton Chamber of Commerce..
Everett, Wash ,
Los Angeics (Bishop Conaty) ....
Total (or day
Federal 4'onrta Safe,
The Southern Pac;fto company, which has
established headquarter In Oakland, la
transporting free supplies for the relief of
sufferers and carrying tree for the present
all destitute pecple from bay point to In
terior town and cities of California. Ar
rangements have been made with General
Funston and Major Devol, quartermaster,
for tbe establishment of a supply depot at
Folsom dock and one at Fourth and Ken
tucky streets, from which the army will
distribute all -ellef supplies In connection
with the city authorities and citizens' com
mittees. All of the federal court records
are reported safe. Superintendent Leach
f the mint report that institution In a
condition to resume business at once.
Fire fonlntd to Water Frost.
The fire this morning at 7 o'clock was
burning grain sheds on the water front,
about half a mile north of the ferry sta
tion, but waa confined to a comparatively
mall area, and with th work of sir,
boat on the bay and the firemen on ihore,
who are using salt water pumped from th
bay, it la believed it will be prevented
from reaching the Ferry building and tha
docka in that Immediate vicinity. On the
north beaeh the fire did not reach thai
part of the water front lying west of tha
foot of Powell street. The fire on the
water front la the only one now burning.
The entire western addition of the city
lying west of Van Ness avenue, which
escaped the sweep ot the flame yesterday,
I absolutely safe. No fire waa left In tho
house standing, owing to the chimneys.
Forty carload of supplies, which had
been run upon the Belt line tracks near
Mciggs' wharf, are reported on thie ldn
The situation among the people camped
out waa the worst this morning at Golden
Gute, where during the early hour the
hungry people besieged every place where
It wa thought food waa stored.
In some place there wa a disposition to
overrun the guard.
SPECIAL, MESSAGi: TO CONGRESS
President Reeommeade Appropriation
f ai.5OO.000 Additional.
WASHINGTON, April 21. Th president
today sent to congress a message, accom
panying documents and papers from the
War department, recommending the appro
pi lat' in Immediately ot an additional
$1.5O0.J0O for the relief of rh sufferer by
the calamity at Sun Francisco.
The president today conferred with Sena
tor Allison, chairman of th senate com
mittee on appropriations, and with other
senators and representative aa to the
need for further aid for tbe residents of
the stricken city and a decision wa
reached that congress should be renuested
to appropriate the additional $l,&00.on0. As
surances were given by the members t'
Beautiful 50c All Wool Crepe
Could you Imagine anything more beautlfjl at this season of the yenr for the
pretty soft clinging gown. Run your eye over this list of pretty colors, light blue,
reseda gnen, tan, new. brown, blue, olive gfeen, new gray, champagne, nlle green,
etc. Aa long as they last Monday, Just one-half price, 2"c a yard.
French Pattern Hats Half Price.
The genuine Paris models, bearing the signature of French designer
only one of a kind In existence. The' very acme of perfection nnd style
the best In our entire display.
Monday at Just half price. Millinery Department. Second Floor.
Monday Special Sale in Our Drapery Dept., Third Floor.
184)C quality of sllkaline, Monday 5c yard. 15c Cretonnes. Monday at 5c a yard.
15o Art Denims, Monday at 6c a yard. 20c Art Denims, Monday at fc a yard.
Lace Curtain Special Monday.
Another fine opportunity for a bargain in lace curtains Just at the right time.
White Nottingham Lace Curtains.
9"C. $100 Curtains at 49c pair. $2.00 Curtnlns at 9c a pall.
$1.25 Curtains at poc a pair. $2.5u Curtains at $l.ift it pair.
iicru Lace Curtains.
$3.00 Fish Net Curtains at $1.49 a
$2.50 Curtains at $l.i a pair.
White Novelty Lace Curtains.
$3.50 Curtains at $1.9 a pair. $2.50 Curtains at $1.29 a pair.
$1.50 Curtains at 79c a pair. $9.00 Battenberg at $4 39 a piilr.
Lace Bed Set Specials.
$5.25 Bed Set at $3 49 per set.
$4.50 Bed Set at $3.00 per set.
$7.00 Bed Set at $1.50 per set.
$00 Bed Set at $4.00 per set.
in Embroidered Batiste AU-Overe for
yokes, cuff and entire waists.
Every mother should e our line of
Second Floor Cloak Department
Grand Showing of Pretty
New Walking Skirts.
The most stylish and up-to-date new
skirts are now being shown. Ladles who
appreciate really fine tailored garments
will be pleased with our beautiful styles
at $7.60, $10.50, $1150 and $15.00.
All our own exclusive styles, crisp and
new. Everything we sell Is good and our
prices are always less than, any other
store for our fine class of goods. Waists
from $1.00 up to $18.00.
Special Suit Sale-All the cloth
Suits at Greatly Reduced
$50.00 Suits, at $35.00.
$40.00 Suits, at $25.00.
$35.00 Suits, at $22.50.
Art Lovers Attention.
Never has Omaha been privileged to see
Juch a oispiay of Foreign Art necdl.
congress that the appropriation would be
Following Is the text of the president's
To the Senate and House of Representa
tives: I submit herewith a letter of tho
secretary of war, with accompanying docu
ments, including a form of a resolution
suggested for passage by the conaress.
This letter refers to the appalling; catas
trophe which has befallen San Francisco
and neighboring cities, a catastrophe more
appalling than any other of the Kind that
has befallen any Dortion of our country
during its history. I am sure that there
la need on my part of no more than a
suggestion to the congress In order th:it
this resolution may be at once passed. Hut
1 urge that instead of nppropri,uln(r a
further sum of tl.OoO.Ouo, as recommended
by the secretary of war, tho appropriation
be for $1.51.0.000. The supplies already de
livered or -n route for San Francisco ap
proximate In value ll.50O.ooii, which is mnr
than we have the authority In law a yet
to purchase. I do not think It safo for us
to reckon upon the need of spending less
than $l,00,0iO In addition. Large sums are
being raised by private subscriptions In
thl country, and very generous offers have
been made to assist us by Individuals of
other countries, which requests, however,
I have refused, as in my Judgment there
la no need of any assistance from outside
our own borders; this refusal, of course, In
no way lessening our deep appreciation of
the kindly sympathy which has prompted
The detailed act of the action of the
War department Is contained In the ap
pended letter of the secretary of war. At
the moment our concern la purely with
meeting the terrible emergency of the mo
ment. Later I shall communicate with you
aa to the generous part which I am sure
the national government will take In meet
ing the more permanent needs of the situa
tion, Including, of course, rebuilding the
great governmental structure which have
I hope the action above requested ran br
taken today. THEODUKK ROOSEVELT.
The letter of secretary Taft to the presi
dent recommended that congress be re
quested to appropriate another $l,00n.0n0 to
enable the War department to carry on
the work of relief at San Francisco. Ac
companying the secretary's letter Is a re
port from General Bell, chief of staff;
Quartermaster General Humphrey, Com
missary General Sharpe and Surgeon Gen
eral O'Reilly, detailing what has been done
since the first word came that a dlbaster
had overtaken San Francisco. These re
port also embrace a complete recapitula
tion of all telegrams sent and received,
and give a history of the work done by the
War department at Sn Franrlsco to date.
The house todny passed a resolution ap
propriating $1.nrirt.iif! In addition to the
amount heretofore appropriated for the
San Francisco sufferer.
owing to the eulogies In the senate no
other business will be transacted today
The meaaage from the president relating
to the San Francisco earthquake was not
delivered to the senate and the resolution
of the house appropriating $i.flni.rvio will
nt be received from the house until Mon
day. Secretary Tnft ha received aFtir
arce from the er.at"rs tht the nl'i'lnti
will be psssed and that h can proceed
T-h the neceemry expenditure for re
lief t'rarat Call for II amber.
SAN FRANCISCO. April 21. Dr. Re
gensberger, president of the State Board
Hee. April 22, 1900.
Albatross, Monday 25c Yard.
IO.oii Curtains at $.'..:S a pair.
$8.00 Curtains at $j 49 a pair.
$10.09 Bed Sets at l.50 per sit.
$9.00 Bed Set at $.V50 per set.
..B0 Bed Set at $3.75 per set.
$4.00 Bed Set at $2 50 per set.
work at home as now shown In our 16th
street window. Tho very newest and best
materials nnd designs that are presented
In the leading houses of Copehagen, Den
mark. A large line of finished work In
Wall plec s, pillow covers, tea coxy, coffee
cozy, table covers, center pieces, curtains,
Hedebo, Gittestyll, felt, wool and many
novel Ideas at unusual values. Also a
large new line of stamped linen shirt
walbts for eyelet.
Do not Tail to see the display, It Is of a
character different than you can ever see
again In Omaha.
Soiled Gowns and Skirts, 1-3 to
Slightly soiled from display In windows
and from our Easter selling, absolutely
perfect In finish and construction.
Muslin Gowns, trimmed with embroidery
and tucks, regular price 83c, Monday 62Hc
Muslin Skirts, trimmed with dainty laces
and with tucks, regular price 7"o, Monday
Soiled Odds and Ends of Children's
Oowns and Drawers.
Infanta' Long Slips and Waists, made of
good quality muslin, extra special, 10c
each. Musun uepi., second noor.
Of Health, wishes the Associated Press to
make it known throughout California that
plumbers aro needed at once In Han
Francisco. They must bring their own
tools. Their tools will be sufficient to
secure them transportation. They are re
quested to report at the office of the Stan
Board of Health at Laguna and Grove
FORT BRAGG IIK.STRO V ED BY F1KK
Town of ft.OOO In 1. amber District
name mm Result ot Qnnke.
BERKELEY, Cel., April 21. A private
letter received today by Postmaster
Schmits brings the Information that Fort
Bragg, one of the principal lumbering
towns of Mendocino county, was alm st
totally destroyed as a result of a fire fol
lowing the' earthquake of last Wednesday
The bank and other brick buildings were
leveled as a result of the tremors and
within a few hour fire had completed
the work of destruction.
But one person of the 4,000 Inhabitants
was killed, but scores were injured. Eu
reka, a large town In the same county
fifty miles from Fort Brasg, was practic
ally undamaged, although the quake was
distinctly felt there.
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Salt Lake City
REU'CEES FROM RUINED CITY
Olive Fremstadt'. Maid Gives Graphic
Account of the Earthquake.
OTHtRS RELATE DETAILS OF THE HORROR
Pnssenasers nn First Trala ! of
I'ran.'liro Leave Madame Sr m
brlch and Other Opera
. Mars Behind.
Between forty and fifty of the tlrsl peo
ple fleeing from the stricken city of San
Francisco arrived in Omaha yesterday
afternoon on I'tiion Pacific train No. 8 on
their way .40 their homes In various cities
of tho east. The train left Oakland at
J o'clock Wednesday evening. nd although
It might have carried hundreds, not moie
than half that number left on it. Across
tho bsy thousands were vainly visiting
they knew of a train to take and thousand
were vainly trying to get to th ferry,
that they might cross to Oakland, where
at least there was no fire.
The Interior of the train which pulled
Into Omaha yesterday, the first train from
the Golden Gate since the tsrthquake,
presented a study In faces. One had only
to look at th passengers, their nervous
attitude, their drawn faces and th sleep
less eyes, to know that they had passed
through some terrible ordeal. They wem
still talking of the awful nightmare. Some
of them became half hysterical as they
rambled on to each other of the fearful
sensation of a quaking earth, of th terrors
of the fire which followed and of tin
weakness of the soul at the fer of a
second shock. All wore anxious for news
from the ruined city and Salt Lake. Den
ver and Omaha papers were piled on the
Fremstadt' Maid Describe It.
Among the passengers was Marie All
meler. maid to Olive Fremstadt. who
stopped a day at Salt Lake. Mile Altmeler
was on her way io her home In New York.
8he and her mistress were the only ones
connected with the Metropolitan Opera
company who got away from San Fran
cisco oti the same day the catastrophe
"We, were staying at St. Dunstan's, at
Van Ness avenue and Sutter street," said
Mile. Altmeler. "Madame Fremstadt had
rejoined the company after a few days
absence and played Carmen Tuesday
"When the awful shake came my feeling
was the most terrible I have ever known.
O, my God, It makes me sick to think of
It. Tho earth fills out from beneath my
feet and there is nothing to hold to.
Things fall from the wall and the bed slides
across the room. A crash' and a roar In
every direction like a big storm, but above
it all rise the screams of women and the
piercing shrieks of children. It seems like
the universe is going to pieces. I go up
In the air a foot or two. It seems, then
the floor sinks beneath me and I think I
. am going to fall forever. Then It shakes
m from side to side and T fall down On
the floor and bury my face In my arms.
See the End of the World.
"I go to the window and look out. All
around me big stone and brick buildings
are going to pieces like houses of blocks.
Men and women and children run down
the streets like rabbits, and they aro pour
ing out of the houses. I know then that
the end of the world ha come.
"Mon Dleu, I cannot tell you. You should
be there to know. I am ready to die now
when I think of It. I do not stop for the
elevator, but I run down six flight of
stair one of them I fall down. On the
first floor I find Madame Fremstadt. 'O,
Marie,' she says, 'do you have your hat?
Get your hat and we will leave the city.'
So I run back up to the seventh floor to
get my hat and coat. Then I come back
down and fall down another flight.
"Madame Fremstadt and I go out Into
an open place, where thousands of other
people are. All day we stay there, trying
to get someone to take us to the ferry, for
Madame thinke if we get to Oakland we
can find a train. About 1 o'clock they'
bring us some sandwiches from th hotel.
AVe don't get any water at all. People are
so crazy they d.i not stop for .money.
Sometimes men -drive by and we offer
them money, but they shake their heads
and never stop. The flames leap up from
the blr flrei; over the city and the air Is
filled with smoke. O,' It Is terrible to wait
there when we want so much to get across
Leave Semhrlch and fioerllts.
"Late In the afternoon Madame Frem
stodt gives a man $50 and he takes n
to the ferry. Om of the last men we
see Is Manager Goerllti. Ho says ho can
get no tickets, no trains, no drays, no
hacks, no anything, and he and Semhrlct
and Caruso and the rest of them w-lll gt
away when .they can. We go across the
bay and hurry to the station at Oakland.
The train I Just starting. W scream
end wave our hands. The train stops
we get on. I tell Madame Frem
stadt It was nothing but Dutch luck. Just
nothing but Dutch luck. I never leave
New York again."
Madamft Fremstadt left the train at Salt
Lake City, but will resume her Journey
and expects to reach New York next
L. Franck of Cleveland, O., was another
passenger on the train. lie said:
"I wa at San Lorenzo, fifteen miles
eaat of San Francisco, when the shock
lame. It threw me out of bed onto the
floor. I put on my clothes and 4ot out of
the house as quickly a possible. Then
I caught a local train and rod to Sacra
mento, leaving it there to wait for this
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train. I didn't wait to get my trunk; I
Only wanted to get away."
fiaesls of Grand lintel.
K. K. Seward, president of tha Seward
& Redpath lumber and coal company,
Marengo, III, with his wife and baby,
sister and niece, were on the train. It
cost him $R0 and a day's hard work to
get Ms party to the ferry and he consid
ered himself very lucky.
"We were at the Grand," said Mrs.
Seward. "The earthquake threw n big
dresser In another room against our bed
room door, and some matches-were struck,
setting fire to the thing which were uu
the dressrr. We- could not move the
door, but there was room enough to put
an arm out. ify good luck we had not
used all the water from the pitcher In
the room and rq- husband managed to
throw the water on the fire.
"Roth the Grand and th St. Francis
swayed like a willow twig In the wind.
W'ords cannot describe the sensations
caused by the rocking of the earth."
Rich and Poor Together.
Another woman described the crowds
on fhe streets that terrible day.
"They gathered In every little park and
open pine." she said. Rich and poor
were crowded together; they knew no
station. Hundreds of men In evening
dress and women In decollete gowns were
sprinkled here and there In the crowds.
They had been to tho opeia and bad not
yet gone heme, for when peoplo go out
in the evening in gay San Francisco, they
make a night of it.
"People seemed te be bereft of all
reason. One woman carried around an
empty bird cage all day, another cherished
an umbrella with a pearl handle. Men
hauled their trunks behind them with
ropes hitched to their bodies, and when
the ropes were cut or broken, they often
never knew tho difference."
bi hi.ix;to makes good time
Relief Train Rnn West Faster Than
Mile a Minute.
HASTINGS, Neb.. April 21.-(Speclal Tel
egram.) A San Francisco relief train from
h.cago was taken through here by the
Burlington this morning on record-breaking
time. The train consisted of seven
freight cars, all loaded with provisions. It
left raelfii' Junction at 9:45 and arrived
here at 8:40. roverlng the 178 miles In 17i
minutes, Including two stops for water.
Maternity Hospital nt Berkeley.
BERKELEY, April 21. A maternity
hospital has been established under th.'
direction of Prof. Magee at the University
of California, where unfortunate victims
of the fire who are about 10 become
mothers are being cared for. Last night
three Infunts were born and Hre living.
One child was born In Ihe public square.
The physicians now have the work of
relief so well In band that such pnlhctk
ecenes as this will not be enacted again.
The refugees keep coming in to Berke
ley, though the town Is how feeding and
sheltering 8,000 people in public bulldlngi
and the university and 3.000 more In pri
vate houses. The capacity of the town Is
taxed to the limit. Strict quarantine
rules were put into effect this morning
nd every effort is being made to check
disease. The thousand of individual
shower bath rooms In the men's gymna
sium and the like number In the women's
room at the university have been thrown
open to the refugees, and men, wome.i
and children alike are being compelled to
take a bath and change all clothing.
An attempt will be made to open the
public schools her Monday.
Ripres Company Donates.
W. H. Quick, general superintendent of
the I'nited States Express company at
Des Moines has notified Local Agent E. 1'.
Fits William as follow:
Effective -immediately the United States
Express company will carry free of charge
contribution of money, clothing or sup.
plies for the sufferers of the city of San
Francisco and neighboring towns when
such shipments are cflnslaned to city offi
cial or to regularly constituted charitable
Assistant Treasnrer Safe.
WASHINGTON. April lil Assistant
Treasurer of the I'nited States Jacobs, at
San Francisco, for whose safety fear were
entertained, is safe.
List of Special for Tuesday Only
Ijidle' plain shirt wulst ilfic
olan4 atA nrWMnH -aVJW
Men cravenette's cleaned
Ladle' plain walking skirts fiQC
cleaned and pressed p.
Ladles' covert Jucketn 75C
cleaned and pressed M
W tlll clean and block hat at
16th St., DYE WOIIS.
414 Worth 16th Street.
TeL Song. 1978. Opp Jefferson Squar.
W call for and deliver work In all
part of city.
MAIL ORDEKS SOLICITED.
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