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Death and Destruction. SEVERAL DROWNINGS.
POUT OF SPAIN (Trinidad),
Scenes of death and destruction
wore described to-day aa repaired communication lines brought tho iirst reports from Southern Trini dad, telling how it had boen wrought by Tuesday night's hurri cane. A howling storm lashed tho coast all Tuesday night.
It blow out yesterday, leaving fallen telegraph and telephone lines, unroofed houses and broken oiliield derricks. Several drownings were reported us
small boats foundered. A number of
people wcro injured when trees were uprooted. Tho hurricano was accom panied by torrential rains, which caus ed much damage in tho south-west, but reached their height, in tho south-west
around the Palorsco oil district.
Tho reign «of terror in tho Savinga district was nearing an end to-night ns tho polico scoured tho jungle in search of three escaped convicts, who havo been preying on small villages for six weeks. Gabriel Casillo, ono of the trio, was captured after a desperate linnd-to-hund struggle" with two police men. Another, James Hinds, was found dead' with a wound over the
heart. Tho third is still at large.