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Hot Springs Flooded

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Hot Springs, Ark., Sept. 1.- This city was visited by a most disasirous rainstorni Thursday night, which struek the valley bout roidnight, and coutinued until after 1 'clock. The principal thoroughfares were oon converted into running rivers, and louses, walks, crossiugs and everything movable were swept away. A negro man on lagnolia street lost nis wif and two chilren when his residence was swept away. The bodies of his wife and one child havo jeen recovered. A negro woraan, a cook, s missing. A white woman named Charotte Harrison met her death by drowning when the waters svrept her residence away. 'he body of an unknown man was found yesterday afternoon below the city. The treets are filled with debris The floors in he office of the Arlington hotel, and three tores along Central avenue were inundated o a depth of four'feet. The loss is estimated at $100,000. Hot Spiungs, Ark., Sept. 8. - An3n vestijation shows that the damage wrou:ht by he cloud-burst in the Hot Springs valley was greater than at first believed. Every house along Central avenue for a mile was washed 'rom its foundations, and the sidewalks and ridges are a total wreek. The entire valey was subiuerged, and the woader is that only six persons were drowned. The bathïouses have all been damaged. The names of the persons who lost their lives so far aa s known are as tollo ws: Mra. Millia 'letcher, Ada Fletcher, Willie Fletcher and Mrs. Charlotte Harrison. Little Rock, Ark., Sept. 8.- The disas;rous and fatal waterspout which visited this ity last Thursday night broke at Palarm, iwenty miles west of here, discharging an mraense amount of water, and sweeping the ountr bare. No lives were lost.


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