STORM VICTIMS 55
Sep 23, 1909
Gradually New Orleans and
the territory surrounding the Crescent City is recovering from the first effects of the tropical hurricane which, starting
|DEATH LIST IS NOW 100|
|Gulf Region Struggles
With Hurricane's Damage. RAILROADS ALL IN CONFUSION Southern Louisiana and Mississippi Have an Immense Task to Restore
Transportation and Wire Communica- tion -- ''Lost" Train Found -- Weather Bureau's Warnings of Storm Exact.|
| The Washington Post|
New Orleans, La., Sept.
23. -- Those engaged in the work of rescue and repair, made necessary by the West Indian hurricane, which swept Louisiana
and Mississippi last Monday have found their task a far more colossal one than they expected. Practically all of the isolated
country sections of the storm-swept area have now been explored, but until definite reports have been received from relief
parties it will not be possible to form anything like an accurate list of the dead and injured.