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CONTENTS. xiii
CHAPTER XIV. PAGE
Dead Babes Floating in the Water-Sharp Crack of Soldiers'
Rifles-Tears Mingle With the Flood-Doctors and
Nurses for the Sick and Dying ............ 273
CHAPTER XV.
Family in a Tree-top All Night-Rescue of the PerishingRailroad
Trains Hurrying Forward With ReliefPathetic
Scenes in the Desolate City ......... 293
CHAPTER XVI.
Startling Havoc Made by the Angry Storm-Vessels Far
Out on the Prairie-Urgent Call for Millions of Dollars
-Tangled Wires and Mountains of Wreckage .... 318
CHAPTER XVII.
Governor Sayres Revises His Estimate of Those Lost and
Makes it I2,o00--A Multitude of the Destitute-Abundant
Supplies and Vast Work of Distribution . .34X
CHAPTER XVIII.
An Island of Desolation-Crumbling Walls-Faces White
With Agony-Tales of Dismay and Death-Curious
Sights .. ... .....*** * * * * 360
CHAPTER XIX.
Thousands Died in Their Efforts to Save Others-Houses
and Human Beings Floating on the Tide-An Army of
Orphans-Greatest Catastrophe in Our History ... 371
CHAPTER XX.
The Storm's Murderous Fury-People Stunned by the Staggering
Blow-Heroic Measures to Avert Pestilence-Thrilling
Story of the Ursuline Convent ..... 39I

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Lester, Paul. The great Galveston disaster, containing a full and thrilling account of the most appalling calamity of modern times including vivid descriptions of the hurricane, book, 1900~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26719/m1/16/ocr/: accessed September 28, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .