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LIEUT. NEWMAN K. PERRI
DIED A HERO'S DEATH.
Hold On Boys, I Can Help Myself,
.le Said to the Rescuers-A
Brave Message to his Wife.
In -pite of many anxious inquirie
hurried over the wires, the family c
Lieut. Newman K. Perry in this cit
have been obliged to wait in lonc
-silent and tfering patience for eve
:the most meagre information of th
sdeath of the brave and beloved so
A message :as received yesterda
.aftem? on from his heart-broke
young widow, who is now at Sa
Dieg. saying that his body would b
buried at Stockbridge, Mass., and th
all rvice. except the committal wi
be r:d rn San Diego. \Ir. W. \
Fer . the brother of the young oficc
..Will *to Stockbridge to attend th
-unertl. He does not know yet wht
,day the burial will take place butc
-will be at least five days before th
-trip ca nbe made across the continer
and if the funeral party left San Dieg
yesterday it will probably not reac
.Stockbridge until Saturday.
The following account of the herc
ism displayed by the young man afte
-he had been fatally wounded is take
om the New York Evening Journa:
"Leut. Newman K. Perry was th
rip can be made across the continer
explos_on. Hie was found in th
wheelhouse fearf<1lV scalded bt
;onscious. When the rescuing part
picked him up, he raised one blistere
hand, cooked to the bone, and calle
out, 'Hold on boys, I can help myself
- "In his awful pain this brave ma
remembered the wife he left in Hor
.olulu, and when he was being tran.
-ierred to the hospital he dictated
-'teigram he requested to be sent a
-once. This is the message the gallar
officer dictated between groans c
fearirl agony: 'Mrs. Newman K. Pei
ry, Honolulu. Keep a stiff upper li
little girl, I'm all right.'
"Three hours later the soul left hi
'tortured body. America has had man
--a naval hero but the name of Newma
K. Perry should stand high on the lis
He died as a brave man ,hould die, a
bonor to his country and his flag.
" 'I've got Lieut. Perry in her,
-said a man in a white apron, 'want t
-see him?' Six newspaper men troope
into the little stone floored roon
There was a sickening odor of disir
dectants in the place, that sweetis
- smell which lingers long in the memC
xry. The man in the apron slowly ux
wound a towel and lifted the la!
.covering. A grizzled old veteran<
the press was the first to spea)
~There was that about that torture
:ace That made it hard to speak<
-'teway this brave man died.
-'Het rdied like a hero.'-said the ye
* rr -hewly. 'God rest his soul t<
"Bnt i think Lieut. Perry wou
a a.nted to lie with his men c
-the floor. Death takes little note<
-shouflde 'straps. ** *
"A tousled young seaman carr
;:aown a -rikety steel ladder.
Ho~w's .everything?' he asked.
"Another sailor answered withoi
'nais,ng his head. 'Dead.'
'And 'Lieut. Perry.' persisted ti
'Dieci this afternoon.' said ano;h:
The boy twistedI is cal) in h
*aa My God. ain't it awful.' I
snr-red to himself as he stumble
.t he deck."
Due To Noxious Plants Visited E
Poisoning by honey has been know~
-since the days of Xenophon, when
-eem to nave been fairly commo
anid nas been observed in vario1
:arts of the world-Germany, 3wit:
erland North & South America, Ind
and New Zealand. In the New Ze
San Medical 'Journal for April Dr. ]
3D. Aubin 'bas:published an importaa
paper on cases of poisoning due
wild honey; which were observed mo
freuetly in Maoris. As the poisc
-videnrly is derived from plants vi
Sted av the bees in nature varies:
* Eerent countries, and so do ti
3.rp: oms. In New Zealand only wi
teney appears 'to cause poison
The symptoms usually followedi
~es:'Yn of the honey in less than
- ~'t.Tre-e mode of onset were o
r served. which Dr. Aubin terms, re
e spectively, gastric, nervous and cere
bral. In the gastric form giddiness
t and nausea are followed by severe
e and persistent vomiting, which may
t last an and off for two days. There
0 is usually some abdominal pain, but
i this is not, as a rule, a prominent
symptom. The mouth feels dry and
glazed. Apparently no irritant ac
r tion is exerted on the bowels, for
n diarrhoea was never observed. In the
: attributes the symptoms to irritation
e of the _eripheral nerves, which is in
t dica:ed b tenderness in the muscles;
e pains, chiefly of a burning character,
t in the muscles of the arms, the legs,
Y the back and the abdomen; icching
d and a feeling of "pins and needles'
d or numbnes:; in the arms and the legs.
Such symptoms are observe(. in the
n early stages of peripheral neuritis
and in poisoning by mussels. In the
third mode of onset cerebral symp
a toms occur.
t For example, a Maori who had par
taken largely of honey suddenly
4 dropped down in a fit. He became
unconscious and fits recurred, at in
P cervals. Delirium may be the first
symptom. In severe cases, as a rule,
the gastric, nervous and cerebral
symptoms are combined, one set of
symptoms predominating. The char
t acteristic symptom of poisoning by
honey as observed in New Zealand is
the epileptiform fit. This, as stated,
may mark the onset or may not oc
d cur for an hour or more. It differs
in no way from an ordinary epileptic
- fit and may be preceded by a cry.
-The head is jerked to one side with
conjugate deviation of the eyes, and
tonic and clonic spasms occur. -Cya
nosis and frothing at the mouth are
tpresent and the tongue may be bit
ten badly.. After the fit the patient
-,. Le ; tless and delirious. In severe
d cases the patient. is unconscious be
tween the fits, which usually recur
several times. In some cases the con
vulsions may be more or less continu
ouis and may result in death. The fits
generally cease in less than twenty
four hours. Slight vaso-motor phe
Snomena are usually present, the face
t and the skin generally feeling hot
and swollen. Urcicaria wvas never ob
e served. The duration of the illness is
from a few hours to two days, though
nervous symptoms are sometimes
i complained of for a considerable time
afterward. In fatal cases death usti
e ally occurs within twenty- our hours
The symptoms. no doubt, are due
-rapoison intehoney, probably of
isthe nature of an alkaloid which affects
Schiefly, if not wvholly, the nervous
esystem. The gastric symptoms. Dr
d ubin thinks, are of cerebral origin
a view which is supported by the ab
sence of signs of intestinal irritation.
\e may acdd that in other countries
such signs have been observed.
As to the source of the poison Mr
Hopkins, government apiarist. thinks
that it comes from the yellow flowers
of a cress-like plant called the "whau
it riki ," which grows chiefly in swamps
tIn other countries a species of rho
dendron has been suspected. - Wild
shoney found near the New Zealand
swamps is especially liable to be pois
aonous. The most remarkable feature
Sof the symptoms is the epileptiforrr
fits-a condition unknown in acute
t~ poisoning due to any other cause
4though well recognized in chroni<
plumbism. With regard to treatment
Dr. Aubin recommends the adminis
tration of an emetic, if vomiting has
not occurred, and washing out of th<
estomach in all cases. Potassium bro.
[d mide should be given in full doses. A~
Sdose of calomel followed by an enemi
is also beneficial. As a rule stimulant!
if the heart is failing. In cases of
continuous fits bleeding and saline in
jections are indicated.
Filled All the Requirements.
Prof. Hart of Harvard, classmate of
President Roosevelt, wanted to adopi
twins a few years ago, and inserted
an "ad" in the Boston papers. He
stipulated that they must be of Ameri
can parentage, good and healthy, anc
not have a spot or a blemish of any
description: the parents must be of
good standing, and must surrende
He was surprised at the number oi
replies he received. One day he was
called to his front door by his maic
to lok at the twins in a baby carriage
They fulfilled all requirments, but
were little colored babies.
Julius Caesar Up To Date.
Saturday Evening Post.
One of the famous orators of Texas
was Colonel Tol Bouie, an unlettered
genius, who had much language al
his control and few facts.
Bouie referred to the assassinatior
of Julius Caesar in one of his
speeches. This is what he said o:
that historic incident:
"One beautiful summer day wher
Julius Caesar was walking down th<
streets of Spain, happy and free fror
care, along came Brutus and snuck up
behind him with stealthy tread. Ther
Brutus drew his bowie knife an<
plunged it into the immortal ribs o
Julius Caesar, and that grand man
completely taken by surprise, turne<
on Brutus and in tones of thundet
said: 'Is that you, Brutus, you dirt3
District Attorney Jerome starte<:
his investigation of Equitable Assur
ance society affairs, and the assem
bly committee to conduct the legis
lative inquiry was named.
The Charleston board of health ha
decided that the yellow fever situ
ation is not sufficiently serious .to re
quire quarantining against any pont
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