Soon a cry of exultation is heard on board the "burster," as she shoots up close to her rival.
Over 1,000 of these weapons fired a bomb or shell carrying a burster exceeding 90 lbs.
The "burster" was a St. Louis boat, having on board a lot of wild back-woodsmen, &c.
The burster died away along in the evening, and, though the streets were wet in many places, our friends went out for a stroll.
The "Screecher" was a little ahead; gradually the "burster" closes.