The great Galveston disaster, containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times including vivid descriptions of the hurricane Page: XI
CHAPTER I. PAGE
First News of the Great Calamity-Galveston Almost
Totally Destroyed by Wind and Waves-Thousands
Swept to Instant Death . ............... 7
The Tale of Destruction Grows-A Night of HorrorsSufferings
of the Survivors.-Relief Measures by the
National Government ............. 29
Incidents of the Awful Hurricane-Unparalleled Atrocities
by Lawless Hordes-Earnest Appeals for Help. ... 42
The Cry of Distress in the Wrecked City-Negro Vandals
Shot Down-Progress of the Relief Work-Strict Military
Rules. ...... . * ........ 6I
Vivid Pictures of Suffering in Every Street and House-The
Gulf City a Ghastly Mass of Ruins-The Sea Giving
Up its Dead-Supplies Pouring in from Every Quarter. 86
Two Survivors Give Harrowing Details of the Awful Disaster-Hundreds
Eager to Get out of Galveston-Cleaning
up the Wreckage .... ....... .. Io07
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