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brought vessels -from all points,
and life-saving- crews from every
statfott nearby on the toast to the
rescue of the burning ship.
Crowds collected along the
beach, and stood there helplessly
watching the burning ship. Time
and again -the life-saving crews
tried to launch their .boats. Ea'ch
time, the high seas drove them
back on the beach.
Then the tug Tasco, of -New
KLondon, Conn., steamed up. It
steamed up alongside of the On
tario, and 29 passengers, mostly
women and children were trans
ferred to it. Most of theffl Were
clad onlWn nierht 'clothes.
Captain Bond refused to leaveN
"I and my crew will stay and
-fight the fire," he said. "If the
fire gets beyond control, you can
-save us thenr'
The men passengers cheered.
Then they hesitated for a mo
ment, and oneof them spoke up
"I'll stay and fight' the fire with
the crew,"" he said tt Captain
The other passengers lined up
At 2 o'clock, this afternoon, it
'seemed to the watchers on shore
that the fire was under Control.
The flames had ceased to Toll
rom the hatches. There still
wits a lot of smoke.
The wind is still blowing
hard, and the sea is runing higher
. .than ever. The Tasco is standing
by, waiting until Captain Bond
artd his men either conquer the
fire or give up. The women and
.qhildren who werctalcen off were
put aboard a train for Boston ear
ly this aftefrtoon.
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A street railway company in
Chicago is trying out a new de
vice by which conductors may
call out thcnames of streets. Pop
ular Mechanics furnishes the ac
companying, t drawingi showing
the deviceHin operation.
The coridirctar has artelephone
mouthpiece, throtigh which he
teleph'pqes .to the jpassengers
within th'e.-car, hjs yoipe being
magnifieolby megaphones which
hang frorii the roof Current fpr
the te'lejlhorie is taken - from the
trolley. - V -3
Chicago man paid ."$2,750 for
a copy of Shakespeare When ac
cused, we cotifess to the 50ft im
peachment that we own a S2 copy
of Shakespeare, but that we use it
to make the baby's chair higher
It's funny to read in ofje of the
papers a reference to the news
paper trust, when every blamed
one of them belongs to it. But
fhej)ot once called the kettle
black and got away with it.
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