Dispatch, April 13, 1889

Stock Swept to Death -- A Citizen Drowned.

Weather -- Northeast stormsTransportation -- Water - Personal injury

(Special telegram to the Dispatch.)

ONANCOCK via TASLEY, VA., April 12. -- Intelligence has just reached here from the seaside that seven horses, two hundred sheep, and some cattle, belonging to Powell & Garrison, John A. Brittingham, and others, of Wachapreague, Va., were swept off Parramore's beach during the storm last Saturday night and were drowned.

News has just reached here that Captain John Sparrow, residing on Pungoteague Creek, was drowned during the storm last Saturday night on the Western Shore, in the Chesapeake bay.

April 13, 1889