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VOLUME LXXVIII.-NO. 4fi.
NOVEL WAR YACHTS.
A Fleet of Pigmies for
the United States
TO PATROL THE RIVERS.
Craft of a Strange Type to
Be Constructed on the
MOVED BY WIND AND STEAM.
Two of the New Vessels Will Bo
Built on the Pacific
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 15.— Six
magnificent steam yachts such as could be
owned only by the lucky possessors of
many millions of dollars will be built by
the navy during the current fiscal year,
end although they are to <be finer than
GENERAL APPSAEANOB AND- DECK PLAN OF THE PROPOSED SINGLE-SCEEW WAR YACHTS.
[Sketched for "The Call."]
similar vessels of their class, they promise
to be all-around the most useful ships be
longine to the United States Government.
By act of Congress, approved March 2,
1895, provision was made for the construc
tion of six light draft composite gunboats,
the individual constructive limit of cost
being $230,000, exclusive of the cost of arm
ament. From this authority Chief Con
structor Hichborn and Engineer-in-Chief
Melville have drawn designs for entirely
novel types of warships, involving for the
first time in Government, vessels the prin
ciple of composite construction, the fram
ing being of steel and the hull wood.
The essential reasons for the construc
tion of vessels of the composite type are
that they are largely independent of dock
ing facilities and economical in the use of
fuel. The exfoliation of the copper causes
the barnacles, grass, etc., to be released
just as soon as the vessel is put in motion,
and the bottom is made comparatively
GENEEAIi APPEABANCE AND DECK FLAN OF THE PROPOSED
TWIN-SCREW WAR YACHTS.
[Sketched for " The Call," I
clean, thus permitting the vessel to main
tain her designed speed with a minimum
consumption of coal.
The docking expenses, whether at home
or abroad, and the cost of fuel, are two
very serious outlays that these vessels are
counted upon to minimize, while their ac
tivity, range of action, and general effi
ciency are greatly increased.
The six vessels will be of two radically
different types ; one type carrying f uil sail
power and propelled by a single screw; the
other type having steadying sails only,
and propelled by twin screws, actuated by
two separated engines. Their principal
dimensions are as follows:
Single Screw Twin Screw
Length on load water line 168 feet 174 feet
Beam, extreme, at load water
line 36 feet 34 feet
Draft, normal, to bottom of
k"l 12feet 12 feet
Displacement, normal, about 1000 tons 1000 tons
Indicated horsepower, about.. 800 800
Speed, an hour, In knots 12 12
The aingle-ocrew teasels Nob. 10, 11, 12
The San Francisco Call.
and 13 have finer lines than the other two
and carry a spread of 11,000 square feet of
convas. Under sail alone they will make
ten knots with a stiff wind and a fairly
smooth sea, while in the trade winds for
long voyages they can be relied upon to
make long cruises at the rate of six or
eight knots. When going under sail alone
the engines of the single-screw boat will be
uncoupled, allowing the shafting and
screw to revolve simply by the action of
the passing water; and so slight is the re
tarding influence of the screw thus disen
gaged that there is every reason to expect
a sailing speed fully equal to the possibili
ties of the sleam power conditions. The
engines in each type are designed to de
velop the same horsepower and to induce
the same speed, that of twelve knots,
differing only as regards shafting, number
of screws and the incidental division of
For the twin-screw gunboats the engines
will be rights and lefts, each in a separate
water-tight compartment, and will be of
the usual vertical, direct-acting, triple
expansion type, with high pressure cyl
inders of 12, 18J^ and 28 inches respectively,
having a common stroke of 18 inches,
capable of developing 800 horsepower with
200 revolutions a minute.
The engine of the single-screw boats will
also be of the triple-expansion type, with
cylinders of the following diameters, 15^,
23}4 and 36 inches, with a common stroke
of 30 inches, and to run at 150 revolutions
a minute when developing the required 800
horsepower. Each boat will have two
single-ended "Scotch" boilers, with two
corrugated furnaces, each 3 feet in diame
ter. Each boiler will have a diameter of
1014 *eet, a length of 10K feet, with 39
square feet of grate surface and 1250 feet of
heating surface, making a total heating
surface of 2500 square feet and a total grate
surface of 78 square feet. They will have
moderate forced draught induced by two
blowers for each boat applied directly to
the ashpit. The boilers will be placed side
by side in the same compartment, with a
The armament, being identical in both
types, will consist of six 4-inch, four
4-pounders and two 2-pounder guns, all
rapid-fire. The character of the services
for which these gunboats are particularly
designed requires that they be exposed to
musketry tire, and the housing of the ma
jor part of the battery by an unbroken
deck, besides adding materially to the
stiffness and strength of the vessels, gives
admirable protection to the guns' crews in
action. The necessarily exposed position
of the bow and stern guns is justified only
by their arc of fire and possible usefulness
in a running action, while for river ser
vice, for which these boats are particularly
fitted, the disposition of the gun-deck bat
tery is all that could be desired.
Each of the vessels will carry about 10
officers, 125 enlisted men and a small
guard of marines numbering perhaps 10
men. The vessels are so commodious, how
ever, that for special duty a very much
larger complement could be accommo
dated, or a large number of refugees could
be taken on board. Secretary Herbert, who
is compelled by law to have two of these
vessels built on the Pacific Coast, two on
the Atlantic and two on the Gulf If possi
ble, has invited bids under two heads
those based upon the plans and specifica
tions of the Navy Department ana those
based upon the designs and plans of the
contractors— and not more than two of the
gunboats to be bunt by one contracting
SAN FRANCISCO, TUESDAY MORNING, JULY 16, 1895.
BURIED IN A CELLAR
Bodies of the Murdered
Pietzel Girls Found
THREE FIENDISH CRIMES.
The Notorious H. H. Holmes
Accused of Taking Their
RECORD OF MANY KILLINGS.
It Is Thought the Insurance Swin
dler Had Murdered the Elder
TORONTO, Ont., July 15.— The bodies
of Etta, Alice and Hettie Pietzel, the miss
ing daughters of Benjamin F. Pietzel,
were found by Detective Cuddy of Toronto
and Detective Greyer of Philadelphia, to
day, buried in the cellar of the house
No. 16 St. Vincent street. H. H. Holmes,
now under arrest at Philadelphia, is be
lieved to have deliberately murdered the
girls after he had first murdered their
father in Philadelphia and their brother in
Inquiries began by the police to-day and
led to the knowledge that Holmes and the
children lived at the house in question,
and search was made by the two ottioers.
A photograph of Holmes was shown to
Frank N. Nudel of the Ontario Educational
Department, who owns No. 16 St. Vincent
street, and without hesitation he identified
it as that of the man who had rented the
house from him last October, and after a
very short stay had departed.
When they reached the cellar it appeared
to the detectives that something had dis
turbed the cellar floor, and arming them
selves with shovels they began to dig. A
short distance below the surface they came
across the arm and a portion at the head of
one of the girls, and further work soon re
vealed the bodies of all of the victims.
They were nude and apparently had lain
there since last October.
City Detective Inspector Stark was com
municated with and gave instructions that
the bodies be removed, and they were
taken to Humphrey's undertaking estab
lishment on Yonge street. Coroner Orr
was informed of the ghastly discovery, and
called an inquest to be held at Police
Headquarters to-morrow night. It is un
derstood that the jury will meet pro forma,
and after viewing the bodies will adjourn
for one week, to enable the Crown authori
ties to work up evidence. The bodies of
the little ones were buried three feet from
the surface and were in a fair state of
Holmes, the alleged murderer of the
girls, is held in Philadelphia on a charge
of conspiracy, and a nice legal point now
presents itself. The murders have been
committed in Canada, the accused
must be tried within its boundaries, but
as Holmes has pleaded guilty to one
charge in the United States he may insist
on being sentenced for that.
H. H. Holmes, alias Harwam W. Mudg
ett, alias H. H. Howard, was born in New
Haven, Conn., and attended a medical
school at Burlington, Vt.,and later at Ann
Arbor, Mich. He was married at the
latter place. He and a friend swindled an
insurance company in Chicago om of
$12,000 soon after graduating. They made
another haul of $10,000 in a similar way.
Holmes went into the drug business and
speculated. His wife went home and he
married another woman, with whom he
went to California.
Returning about a year ago, he went to
housekeeping with the woman typewriter
of the company, whose acquaintance he
had formed. He tried to cheat a fire insur
ance company out of $00,000, but failed,
and learning that his typewriter and her
sister had inherited $50,000 laid a scheme
to ket the money. The sister came to live
with them and suddenly disappeared,
while he and Minnie, the typewriter girl,
took up their abode at the Plaza Hotel,
Holmes next appeared in Terre Haute,
Ind., where he bailed Pietzel out of jail.
From there he went to Franklin, Ind.,
where he married Miss Yoke, and they
spent their honeymoon in Denver, where
Holmes made $27,000 in speculation.
At Philadelphia, later on, he and Fietzel
played the last card. Pietzel wu insured
in the Philadelphia Mutual for $10,000.
On September 3 he was found dead in the
house at 1316 Callowhill street, which he
had rented under the name of B. F. Perry.
His body was badly burned and the face
was almost unrecognizable. Holmes and
Pietzel's wife's children identified the body
as Pietzel's, and $7500 of the insurance was
Then Train-robber Hedgespeth gave the
whole case away to Chief of Police Harri
son because Lawyer Howe, whom he had
got into the conspiracy, had not paid
him the promised reward. Holmes was
traced to Toronto, Burlington and Boston,
and in the latter city was arrested. Mean
while the Pietzel children haa disappeared,
the boy being traced to Indianapolis and
two girls to Toronto. Holmes awaits
sentence in Philadelphia for insurance
fraud, and the police expect to fix several
murders on him.
Doctors who have examined the bodies
agree with Detective Grier's theory that
the girls were killed by hypodermic injec
tions of morphine. Holmes is known to
be an expert user of injections. J
One of the Boldest Scoundrel* Ever Ar
ralngrd for a Crime.
PHILADELPHIA, Pa., July With
the finding of the bodies of the Pietzel
children in Toronto, a chapter in the his
tory of one of the most sensational crim
inal cases in the annals of this country is
closed, and the net of the law is being
drawn more closely " about one of
the : boldest scoundrels . who have ever
been arraigned at the bar of justice.
Herman Mudgett. alias H. H. Holmes, is
in the County Prison here awaiting sen
tence to the confessed charge of conspiracy
in defrauding the Fidelity Life Association
of Philadelphia. out of $10,000 by palm
ing off upon it a bogus body
as that of Benjamin F. Pietzel, , a
policy-holder of the company. The case
exceeds in interest the most sensational
novel ever written, and has so many sides
to it that it ts difficult to even outline it in
the ordinary length of a newspaper dis
■ In July, 1889, tne Fidelity Life Associa
tion issued a policy for $10,000 upon the
life of Benjamin Pietzel. Shortly after
this, a man giving the name of B. A.
Perry rented a house at 1319 Cailowhill
street, this city. In September of the
same year a lire, shown to have been
caused by an explosion, occurred at the
house and the charred body of Perry was
A short time after this Jephtha B.Howe,
an attorney at St. Louis, presented a claim
to the Fidelity Company for the $10,000 on
the life of Pietzel, alleging that the man
found in the house at 1319 Callow
hill was Pietzel. With Howe were
Alice, the 13-year-old daughter of Pietzel,
and Holmes, the arch conspirator in the
case. The body of the supposed Perry had
beenburied in the potter's field, but was ex
humed, and Alice and Holmes positively
identified it as that of Pietzel. The money
was paid to Howe and the party returned
to St. Louis.
Mrs. Pieteel was in St. Louis at this
tini-', and through the representations of
Holmes that she could aid her husband in
furthering his interests, had consented to
become a party to Holmes' scheme to de
ceive the insurance company by passing
off upon it a bogus body as that of Pietzel.
Holmes told her that he and Pietzel had
procured a corpse in New York and had
had it up in the house at 1319 Cailowhill
street and that this was the body found.
Mrs. Pietzel believed this story, and to aid
her husband consented to take part in the
The insurance company became sus
picious, and setting detectives upon
Holmes' track built up a case against him,
and in November last year Holmes was
arrested in Boston.
A few days after Holmes' arrest Mrs.
Pietzel was arrested in the same city and
Howe was arrested in St. Louis. Holmes
offered to relieve her of the burden
of the three children. The oldest and
the youngest child remained with Mrs.
Pietzel and Holmes took the other three.
Alice, Nettie and Howard. After parting
with her children, Mrs. Pietzel has never
been able to obtain from Holmes any defi
nite Knowledge of their whereabouts.
RIVALS DAKOTA COURTS
Oklahoma a New Mecca for
Those Who Would Be
A Syndicate That Makes a Business
of Furnishing: Decrees
on Short Notice.
WASHINGTON, D. C, July 15.— A hand
some suite of office rooms has been fitted
up by five Oklahoma lawyers, who propose
to secure "divorces while you wait." The
scheme, which is the very latest to relieve
the terrible congestion of misfit mar
riages, is under the control of a syndicate.
While Washington is to be the central
office for this part of the country, there
are branch offices in Pittsburg, Philadel
phia and Baltimore, the move gradually
making its way to New York, and even
The law of Oklahoma provides that citi
zenship may be acquired in three months.
At the expiration of that time a divorce
may be applied for, and in case there is no
defense, or the defendant does not appear,
divorce may be granted in less than four
months from the time the applicant
leaves Washington. Defendant may
not even be apprised of what is going
on. A wife disappears. The husband
does not know, and perhaps does
not care to know. She has simply
gone to Oklahoma. If she is well off, she
stays at one of the hotels. If she is not
well off, the man who wants to marry her
if divorced foots the bill.
When they file their petitions for divorce
the only notice to defendant necessary is
publication in his or her home paper. If
he or she sees it. they may go to Oklahoma
and defend the suit; if they do not see it,
the divorce proceedings go on just the
same, and the lady is declared free.
The attorney in charge here said that
there were about forty to fifty clients who
had applied for divorce. He mentioned
among tnese the cases of two society peo
ple, but declined, on their account, to g've
their names at this stage of the proceed
Going to Constantinople.
ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, July 15.— The
Khedive sailed from here to Constantino
GAY GENTLEMAN JIM
Mr. Corbett's Escapades
Aired in a Divorce
LOVED THE FAIR VERA.
A Member of His Company
Tells of His Dual
REGISTERED AS HIS WIFE.
Miss Stanwood Named as Co-Re
spondent in the Plaintiff's
NEW YORK, N. V., July 15.— Vera Stan
wood or Stanley is co-respondent in the
CHAMPION PUGILIST JAMES J. CORBETT AND WIFE.
[From a photograph taken during their honeymoon. — From the New York Standard.]
suit for divorce brought by Mrs. James J.
Corbett against her husband. The prize
fighter appeared in a new role to-day, that
of defendant in a divorce suit brought by
his wife, Mrs. Ollie Lake Corbett. The
story of Corbett's marital infelicities has
been told at length.
When it became known that Mrs. Corbett
had laid the facts in the case before Howe
& Hummel, with a view of starting a suit
for divorce, Mr*. Hattie Clark was singled
out as the prospective co-respondent. Mrs.
Clark has had many beaux in this city and
Chicago. One of the most devoted of her
admirers was Corbett, who narrowly es
caped a shooting earnestly promised by
Max Blumenthal, a bookmaker, who con
sidered Mrs. Clark his sweetheart. At the
time that Mrs. Corbett consulted Howe &
Hummel, Mr. Lake, her father, told a re
porter that his daughter was unable to
longer endure Corbett's attentions to the
Clarfc woman. Mr. Lake told of certain
incriminating evidence, and the theory that
Mrs. Clark was to be named as co-respond
ent was strengthened.
Some time later, however, a Chicago
paper printed a story implicating Vera
Stanwooa, or Stanley, and the heavy
weight champion. Letters from Corbett
were reproduced, and the idea was con
veyed that it was Corbett's intention to
secure a divorce from his wife and marry
These are two of the women mentioned
in connection with the -suit, and previous
to the hearing this afternoon before Ref
eree Edward Jacobs at 335 Broadway, it
was said that a third woman was mixed
up in the case. Corbett's attorney is David
A. Sullivan, and Mrs. Corbett is repre
rented by Abe Hummel.
It was just 2 o'clock when Mr. Sullivan,
Mr. Howe, Mrs. Corbett and a woman
friend entered Referee Jacobs' office. Mrs.
Corbett was showily dressed in a blue
striped shirt waist, dark skirt, tan shoes,
black club necktie, sailor hat, veil and yel
low gloves. She is a handsome young
woman, plump and of medium height,
with hazel eyes and curJy blonde hair. She
wore large diamond earrings and carried a
black parasoi in a natty manner. Her
companion, also a young woman, was a
brunette and pleasing. Mr. Hummel an
nounced that she was a member of the
Corbett Theatrical Company, but refused
to give her name. Ks said, however, that
she appeared as Mrs. Corbett's friend and
as a witness against the pugilist.
Counsel Sullivan wanted the hearing
held behind closed doors. He said he had
promised the tighter that the proceedings
should not be made public. Mr. Hummel
said he had been obliged to agree to this,
"I won't permit," promptly declared
Mr. Jacobs in positive tone. "There shall
be just as much publicity here as in a
courtroom, wher* everybody may come."
"But I have promised Mr. Sullivan that
the proceedings shall be held behind closed
doors," pleaded Mr. Hummel, "and I am a
man of my word."
"Can't help that," replied Mr. Jacobs.
"I never had a secret reference in my life."
Mrs. Corbett was then called to the stand
and questioned by Mr. Hummel.
Where do you live?
In New York City.
Did you reside here when your husband com
mitted the acts you charge?
You claim that in April of this year your hus
band was intimate with a woman in Indian
apolis, in Charleston, S. C, and in Zanesville,
Regarding the income of the defendant I wHI
?ay in March of this year articles of separation
were signed by the plaintiff and defendant, by
which the defendant agreed to pay and has
paid $100 a week to Mrs. Corbett.
That is so.
In the event of your getting a divorce from
the plaintiff on statutory grounds do you wish
to retain the name of Corbett or to resume your
I wish to resume my maiden name, Ollie Lake.
Counsel Sullivan contented himself with
asking one question of the plaintiff:
Do you admit the receipt every week of the
$100 agreed upon at the time of your separ
ation from Corbett?
Mrs. Corbett was then excused and her
brunette friend took the stand. She is a
handsome woman and was stylishly
dressed. Mr. Hummel told the referee
she was Miss Marie King, but on the law
yer's examination slip the lady's name ap-
pears as Blanche Howard. Mr. Hummel
You are an actress?
How long have you been in the profession?
Have you ever traveled with the company
controlled by the defendant?
Yes, with his "Gentleman Jack Company."
How long have you been with the company?
I entered Mr. Corbett's employ two years ago.
I have been with him since, with the exception
of the time he spent in London.
State what occurred during the first season
you were with him?
Nothing of importance.
In January, 1895, and from that time on,
where was Mrs. Corbett?
Living with her father here in New York.
Was any person seen by you frequently in
the company of the defendant about January
of this year?.
A woman known as Vera.
Did you subsequently sec this lady in Mr.
Where was the plaintiff at that time?
Here in New York.
Did this Vera whom you have mentioned
join the company?
She was with us on several occasions.
Was she an actress?
Not that I know of.
Was she a member of the company?
Well, she didn't act.
Tell us something of the time Miss Vera came
to Mr. Corbett.
She was with him in lots of cities where I
didn't see them— New Orleans—
"Objection,'' from Mr. Sullivan. The
referee ruled the answer out, and Miss
King told where she had seen the two to
I saw them together in Parkersburg, W. Va.,
April 11, 1895; Charleston, W. Va., April 12;
Louisville. Ky.. April 16, 17 and 18; Indian
apolis, April 18. 19 and 20 ; Cincinnati, for the
week beginning April 21 ; St. Louis, for a week
beginning April 28.
From April to the close of the season did this
lady travel continuously With Mr. Corbett's
Did you see her frequently in his dressing
room while he was dressing?
Was the door closed?
Was she in the habit of waiting around the
theater while he was on the stage and going
with him to a hotel after the performance?
Did she stay at same hotel where he was
Do you remember traveling from Cincinnati
to St. Louis and ieaving the latter place after
the performance on Saturday night?
Were Corbett and Vera on the train?
Did they occupy the same stateroom on the
At what time did they enter the stateroom?
Did they close the door when they entered?
What was Vera known as?
I Continued on Second Fane,
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
SHOCKS THE CLERGY.
Chicago Preachers Take
Mrs. Stanford to
SETS A BAB EXAMPLE.
They Say She Should Not Sell
Brandy, Even for the
BUT ONE DISSENTING VOICE.
Dr. Howard Johnson Sees No Harm
In Her Method of Raising
CHICAGO, 111., July 15.— The Chicago
clercy is emphatic in its disapproval of the
announced intention of Mrs. Leland Stan
ford, widow of the California Senator, of
disposing of 1,000,000 gallons of brandy
from her vineyard for the benefit of the
Stanford University. Several of the lead
ing ministers were interviewed to-day, and
all, save one, denounced the idea.
"Her excuse that it will be used for
medicinal purposes is all poppycock," de
clared the Rev. G. E. Mitchell of the Cal
vary Presbyterian Church. "A nice col
lege, indeed, to send young men to 1 Do
you think any professor would dare advo
cate temperance there? 1 most certainly
would oppose sending any Christian youth
to a college supported by the sale of liquor.
Mrs. Stanford can afford to furnish an
example by making grape juice and push
ing that article, but the idea of making the
gift to the university a cloak for this in
Another clergyman, who would not
allow his name to be mentioned, said:
"It will have the same result as those
nearer Chicago have met with. There is
a great university, semi-religious, not as
far away as California, where any speech
on 'monopolies is carefully read before de
livery by the professors, and if it is too
radical the student is likely to get a per
manent vacation, but his speech will never
be delivered at that college. It will be the
same at the Stanford University. Any
professor who dares to talk of temperance
will have to go. It will be the same with
the students there — they will be muzzled."
The Revs. H. W. Carewardine, Walter
H. Reynolds, C. E. Morse, Dr. H. W.
Bolton and in fact every clergyman save
one, seen by The Call correspondent, was
bitterly opposed to Mrs. Stanford's scheme,
and regarded the "medicinal purpose"
story merely as a cloak. The one excep
tion was the Rev. Howard Johnson of the
Forty-first street Presbyterian Church.
"I see not the slightest harm in Mrs.
Stanford making brandy for medicinal
purposes," he declared, "and the univer
sity should be glad to get the money."
Mr. Johnson was indignant at the sug
gestion that all of the brandy might not be
soid for medicinal purposes.
"Mrs. Stanford will probably instruct
her agents to sell it only for the purpose
she intends it for," he said.
When asked if he # thought the university
should accept the proceeds if the brandy
were sold for any other than medicinal
purposes, Mr. Johnson explained that this
question had not come up, and until it did
he was not prepared to state just what
should be done, but that, as far as he was
concerned, he would not feel disposed to
accept contributions to his church from
The Rev. Dr. John Rusk declared that
it was a shame that the university should
be brought into such odium by Mrs.
"But as she i 3 determined to make
brandy," he said, "I hope she will make a
very pure article. If Mrs. Stanford would
only lead the people up to appreciate
purity, even in liquor, and establish a
branch in her university to inculcate a de
sire for unfermented drinks, she might do
more to solve the temperance question
than all the prohibition and Woman's
Christian Temperance Union fanatics."
ATTACKED BY ASSASSINS
Ex-Premier Stambouloff Is
Fatally Wounded at
Stabbed and Shot by Unknown
Men While Returning From a
SOFIA, July 15.— While ex-Premier
Stambouloff, accompanied by M. Petkoff,
was walking home this evening from the
Union Club, he was attacked by four un
known men, two of whom shot him with
revolvers, while the other two stabbed him.
M. Stambouloff fell to the ground groan
ing. He was removed to his residence and
physicians were summoned.
After an examination of the wounds
the doctors announced that there was little
hopes of his recovery.
M. Stambuloff was injured in more than
twenty places. He raised bis hands to
guard his head and his wrists were nearly
severed. Both hands had to be amputated.
M. Pelkoff was slightly wounded. One of
the assassins has been arrested.
ALL DATES CANCELED.
Cornell* Glee Club JTot in Demand in
LONDON, Eng., July 15.— A. L. Puente,
manager of the Cornell Club, in an inter
view concerning the management of the
Cornell crew says:
"Previous to the race I had received
many letters requesting dates for concerts
for the Cornell Glee Club and bookings had
been made in different parts of Great
Britain. Since the race I have received
letters and telegrams canceling these en
gagements. Nothing could have been
more unfortunate for us than the result
of the race that the umpire gave to Cor
nell. I think the Cornell crew should have
given the Leanders another chance. In
any event our chances are killed in Eng
land on account of the fiasco. It must have
cost $5000 to send the crew here, for it cost
us at least $8000 to bring over the Gle«