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CHAPTER XLIII.
Dynamite to the Rescue -- Efficient work of the Explosive -- The Populace Panic-stricken by the heavy charges -- Force of the Explosions 471
 
CHAPTER XLIV.
The Work Performed by General Hastings -- Bidding him farewell at Johnstown and welcoming him home again at Bellefonte 475
 
CHAPTER XLV.
Work of the Telegraph Operators -- Improvised offices and apparatus -- How the great newspaper dispatches were sent 483
 
CHAPTER XLVI.
Impossibility of determining the exact loss of life -- Reckoning the loss of property by millions -- Confusion for the Savings Banks 492
 
CHAPTER XLVII.
Unfounded dissatisfaction over the management of the relief fund -- Judicious course pursued by Governor Beaver and his associates 496
 
CHAPTER XLVIII.
Parceling out the funds -- Opening a free bank -- Talking of National Aid -- Dishonest benefit-seekers -- The money going out slowly 503
 
CHAPTER XLIX.
Adventures of a newsboy -- Timing the Flood -- Life-saving by a dog -- Noble exertions of a noble brute 507
 
CHAPTER L.
Letters from the President, the Vice-President, and Ex-Secretary Cameron -- Theatrical benefits -- The Babe of the Flood 513


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