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VOL. XVIIL K'O. <
Call and examine the '-Pony"
Prices ?10 to $35.
Kodaks $5 to $15.
ROANOKE CYCLE CO.,
108 Salem Avenue.
Ih the Time
\ The Long-Delayed and Much Au
tlclpilted Urop Huh Come.
? All 18117 Columbias.$ 7."? 00
J 1807 Tandems. 135 00
i 1806 Models 40, 41, 44. (10 00'
5 1800 Model 42. .r>0 00
T 1800 Diamond Frame Tan
# -dents. 80 U0
6 1807 Hartfords, patterns 7.
,J) 8. 0 ami 10....*..'.. 50 00
m 1807 Hartfonls. pattern 1.. 40 00'
# 1807 Hartfords. pattern 2.. 45 Oi)
J 180? Hartfords. pattern !3
J and ?. 30 00
J The Strongest and Lightest Run
5 nlug Bicycle in the World To-day.
t EDWARDS. GREEN
J Manufacturing Jeweler.
# 6 SALEM-AVE.
^ Store closes at 7 p. m. except Sat
-4 turdays and paydays.
200 pounds oi'trood Linen Paper
to be sold at the low price of 10c
per pound." " ?
100 pounds of good Linen Paper,
"just a littie^better," at 1?C per
100 pounds ol good Linen Paper,
"still a little better," at 20c per
C*?" This is an opportunity to
get good stationery cheap.
The Fishburn Co.,
1 lO Campbell Ave, W.
Are Strictly High Grade.
Call and examine our LARGE STOCK
Prices and terms
J. ?. ROGERS & CO..
No. 11 S. Jellerson Si.
I WILL STAND J
f THE TEST.<^2z***v 6
J -In 15 hours a run of 117 4
y1-miles was made by I. A- and ?
^-C. W. Dunkelb.?rger on ?
I Relay Wheels J
_ -Lnst Saturday, June 2ftth. j
i-They are made of good stuft. J
$50, $75 and $100 Wheels J
on Easy Payments.
IEnglebyBr?.& Co. j
It'ssMi) the OACKWAKp s'V.INC
VKKVKNTS A IN the SALE of
si mmki: Shoes. Wk dox'*t'see it
On: "Beaut" is lames' Tan
* Oxfords am? Sandals at $1.50,
and MISSK9' and children'S of
same at 75r to $1, have sprung
into pppirbAntTV. Pe?ple jump
J " at them. XoTltlNii sweet eis for
a miss. thought we would men?
ROANOKE BHOE CO.,
Spot Cash Munf.Y-Savers.
Strawberry Ice Cream made of fresh
strawberries at J. J. Catoanl's.
She Will Soon be Ringing Up a
Host of Roanokers.
SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT
THE INTERSTATE TELEPHONE
AND TELEGRAPH COMPANY.
WHO THE MEN ARE WHO WILL
FURNISH ROANOKE WITH * AN
OUTLOOK FOR THE HELL
Now that the 'phones ot the new com?
pany nro being put in anil the cppositlon
exchange will shortlybe running, it may
he of some interest to know somethiug
about the company,its history, its future
work and Its personnel.
The 1 nterstate Compauv was formed
from two companies. The first was a
private company owned bv Col. I.. A.
Carr, of Durham, N. C, and operated In
that town. "The other company ;to the
consoMdatlon was the Mai ylaud com?
pany, owned and operated by several gen?
tlemen of Frederick city. Maryland.
The two above companies were consoli?
dated under the name of the Interstate
Telephone and Telegaph Company, with
the following board of directors: L. A.
Carr, Julian S.* Carr, Geo. W. Watts,
Durham. N. C; Robert L. Carr, Haiti
more, Md.: .fames E. Walker, P. 1).
Fahrney and Edgar [D. Miller, of Fred?
erick city, Md. The officers are as fol?
L. A. Carr, president.
P. I). Fahrney, vice-president.
.T. S. Carr, secretary and treasurer.
Edgar L. Miller, general manager.
The company have exchanges in Dur?
ham, Winston, Goldsboro. Willmington.
in North Carolina; Charlottesville, Hoa
noke, Orange, Gordonsville, Virginia;
Frederick, New Market, "Middletowu,
Elverton, Myersvil'c, Buckeystown,
Woodsboro. Walkersville, Jefferson, and
otliur points in Maryland, and are new
making nrranngements to build .a num?
ber in other towns in the South.
The 'phones used by the Interstate
Company are all long-distance 'phones of
the latest and most approved mechanism.
The central offices are all fitted up with
the "Miller standnrd switchboards." of
Dr. E. L. ^Miller's invention. The con?
struction, we are informed, is the same
all over their territory as it is in Rna
noke, and we can safely say that no finer
outside construction can possibly be
created. Wo will describe this work in a
rather detailed manner-for the benefit of
our out of town readers.
'Ohe main route of poles, carrying from
50 to '200 wires,are built of poles ranging
from seventy-five feet down to thirty.'feet
in the suburbs, the majority being sixty
to sixty-live feet high. These are equip?
ped with ten pin "arms braced and below
are six pin arms carrying lead (tables.
The office poles, four in number, are dou?
ble armed and have cable boxes, with
convenient seats or rests for the line?
The central office is a model of conven?
ience and electrical efficiency. Die work
a= a whole is a monument to the knowl?
edge and workmanship of tho men in
At most of the points where the Inter?
state Company have antagonized the Hell
Company they have nearly depopulated
their system and only by cutting tlieir
rates from in most cases $00 and $40 aud
$48 and $30 to such low rates as $'i and
$12 *i(l in some places actually giving
free service, have the Bell been able to re?
tain any subscribers.
The patrons of the new company are
loud In their praise of the Interstate
Company, tho character and quality of
their 'phones, and tie liberal ;and good
treatment thoy receive at the hands of
the new company are synonymous of suc?
cess aid fair dealing. They are. all men
Who stand hieb as business men and are
at the head of their respective lines of
Mr. L. A. Carr is at the head of the
Durham Fertilizing* Company, one of the
organizers and a director In the Yirgiuia
Carolina Chemical Company.an Organiza?
tion with $0,000,000 capital, and with
large plants in Viruiniu. North and
Mr. .1. S. Catr is at the head ot the
Durham Tobacco Company, president of
the First National Hank"of Durham, und
connected with a number of large manu?
facturing concerns in the South, aggre?
gating mllll >ns of capital.
Mr. Geo. W. Watts is secretary and
treasurer of the Amorican Tobacco Asso?
ciation, with a capital of over $30,000,
000, a large stockholder and a director in,
the same. He Is largely interested in a
great number of cotton mills, banks and
other large Industries and financial con?
cerns in the South.
Mr. Robert L. Carr is connected with
the C. A. Gambril Milling Con pany, of
Mr. James E. Walker is of Walker &
Company, dry goods and notions, "the
Mutual Insurance Company, and several
Dr. P. D. Fnhrney is president of the
Victor Remedies Company, manufno
turers of "Dunkard" remedies, and well
known throughout this locality. He is
also president of the Frederick City Man?
ufacturing Company ami other indns
Mr. Edgar L. QSIiller is the general
manager of the company. lie is also on
the executive committee of the national
organization and one of its directors for
the United S*tates. He is the practical
telephone man of the compsuy and has a
record in electrical matters dating back
to 1803. If the work done here i?a fair
sample Dt bis ability he is, we should
say. master of his profession.
The personnel of the Interstate Tele?
phone artil Telegraph Company is possibly
the strongest of any of "the Independent
companies. Tho company will be under
way here in a few days, and we bespeak
for them a ereat success. They came
INOKjE, VA., TH?J
into thia city asking no financial assist*
ance from our people and have built one
of the finest plants in the country and
equipped it regardless of cost. They have
caused the Bell Company to reduce their
rates from an amount that but few
could pay to a mere., nominal price.
This new company ?hould have the en*
couragement it deserves. Its exchange is
built and equipped for _40O 'phones,
and we understand the list Is rapidly ap?
proaching that number.
CHAPMAN THE NOMINEE.
John R, McLean in Complete Con?
trol in Ohio.
Columbus,-Ohio, June 8Q.?Before the
second ballot was completed at the Dem?
ocratic State convention this afternoon
Hornet! L; Chapman was nominated for
"overuor. He is a big ndne owner and a
national bank-president. He is a warm
supporter of John R. McLean for Sena?
tor, who, by ^the way.,seemed to have j
complete control of the convention.
The silver Republicans anil Populists
were rejected in their ambitions for a
place on the ticket.
The financial i lank as atlopteil was
strongly pro silver, although the Chicago
platform was but mildly endorsed.
A plank was inserted strongly ' de
nouueiug trusts and demanding the en?
forcement of all the anti-trust laws.
The struggle of the Cuban patxiots
was heartily endorsed and a plank was
adopted calling upon the next gQvernor"to
atlopt measures to help secure the inde?
pendence of Cuba as speedily as possible.
Special rate electric cars Roan
oke to Salem, Saturday, July 3d,
and Monday, July 5th?20c round
trip. No tickets. Conductors will
collect 10c each way.
CON AT Y MADE MONSIGNOR.
Honor Conferred by the Pope Upon* Rec?
tor of Catholic University.
New York, June 30.?The rector of the
Roman Catholic University at Washing?
ton, Dr. Thomas Conntv, has been ele?
vated by Pope Leo XIII. The distin?
guished theologian is now Monsiguor
Comity, domestic prelate to the Holy See,
with bhe title of right reverend.
The announcement of Dr. County's ele?
vation was made to-night for the first
time by Archbishop Martinelli, ar, a dlu
ner given in the hitter's houor)by Brother
Justin, presldenttof Manhattan College,
in Do La Institute. Archbishop Corri
gan, Father Charles, prior to the Domin?
icans, in Florida, and other eminent
clerics were present when the Papal del?
egate made the announcement of Dr.
The guests were at desert when the rec?
tor of the Catholic University entered the
dining hall, accompanied by Brother Ber?
nard. The latter said:
"Permit me'to introduce Dr. County."
At that moment Archbishop Martinelli
stood up and. waving his hand for
silence, said, with a smile
'?Pardon me, but It is no longer Dr.
County. It is Mousignoi County."
All were taken by surprise, and Dr.
Couaty could scarcely relize what he had
heard, for he had no intimation that the
great honor was even contemplated.
DEATH OF A CENTENARIAN.
Buffalo, N." Y., June '3D.?Samuel
Elsey, of North Evans, the o'dest man
In Erie county, Is dead, aged one hundred
and seven years and eight months. Last
Novemner he voted for Bryan,and he cast
his ballot at the town election in
WIFE MURDERER ELECTROCUTED.
Auburn, N. Y.. June 30.?Robert J.
Howley was electrocuted here this morn?
ing. He murdered his wife at Niagara
Falls March 8 last.
GEORGIA HOTEL BURNS.
Atlanta, Ga.. June 30.?The Grand
view, the leading hotel nt Tallubih Palls,
was burned nt 1 o'clock *this morning.
The loss is $35,000.
BIG FIRE IN HAMBURG.
Hamburg. June 30.?A terrible fire is j
in progress this evening at the Hamburg
electric works, in the Post Strasse. The
entire structure will probably be de?
stroyed, with enormous loss.
, It's about clearing out timi:
in our tailoring department,
ax1> ik you seed a suit we'll
almost make it fok the fun of
Lots of prettt patterns to
GILKESON & TAYLOR.
Chicago,'.Tune 30--The estimate of Chi?
cago's population by the publishers of the
city directory just printed is 1,828,000,
au increase of 70,000 over last year.
RETURN TO WORK.
Spartnnburg, S. O, Junn 30.?One
thousand miners ein ployed by the Coal
Creek Company returned ro"work this
morning at the old scale after a brief
strike. The men were In sympathy with
the strikers In the Jpllico district.
TYLER AND ELLYSON.
You see how they are running?about
like that with us In the shoe business
We are dead easy winners. Quality
and price put us in the lead. B?st gents'
genuine calf -hoe yon ever saw for j?2.?0.
ROVNOKE SHOE COMPANY.
EIS DAY, JULY 1, II
Everything Points to a Home Run
tor the Major.
IT NOW SEEMS LIKELY THAT MR,
ELLYJ50N WILL BE CONTENT
WITH SECOND PLACE ON THE
TICKET?MR. SCOTT'S CHANCES
FOR REXOMINATION APPEAR TO
BE EXCELLENT?AN "INTEREST?
ING BATCH OF RICHMOND GOS?
Riehmond,,iVa.,June 30 ?(Special.)?A
most comprehensive ami careful survey of
the field warrants me iu giving the
readers of The Roanoke Times this slate:
For governor -Major J. H?ge Tyler,
For Lieutenant-Governor?Major J.
Taylor Ellyson, of Richmond.
For Attorney-General? H.. Taylor Scott,
There are abundant reasons why this
slate is. the correct one.. There is uo
longer 4ny doubt of Mnjor Tyler's nomi?
nation at the Hoauoke convention. This
Is practically conceded by all of Mr. Elly
sou's friends except his confidential man?
agers. LThey keep ou saying nothing anil
sawing wood Tho silence can only l>e
Interpreted as "meaning tnat Mr. Ellyson
is willing and anxious to bo lieutenant
governor. It is believed here that he can
get tho ollice.
it Is not from any objections that exist,
to Mr. Ellyson that he Is failing to get
any delegates, but because the people be?
lieve It Is Ma'or Tyler's turn at the bat.
Mr. Ellyson has many friends ?11 tho way
from Cumberland Gap to the sea, who
will bo glad to give him second place ou the
R. Taylor Scott will be renomiuated
for attorney general. He will not get tho
nomination on tho llrst ballot; by nny
manner of means, though. Indeed it is
highly probable that one or more of the
other candidates will enter tho conven?
tion with it considerably stronger follow?
ing than Scott, but when the adherents
of the new candidates tiud it impossible
to nnuiu their man they will turn to
Scott. They take this view of it: "II we
give it to Scott one more time, he will be
likely to drop out of the way, while if it
goes to TiOSsiter, Alexander or Montague,
as the case may be, we will be putting a
new rival on the track who will be hun?
gering and thirsting after a second term,
If not perpotulty in oillce."
This will givo Scott the office, not
through love of Scott, but as a matter of
self defeuse. Some pcoplu are ili-natured
enough to remark that this course of rea?
soning is a small factor in Major Tyler's
Hon. E. W. Saundcrs will be tho per?
manent chairman of the convention.
The convention will declare unequivo?
cally for the free and unlimited coinage
of silver at the ratio of "Hi to 1, but the
Chicago platlorm in its entirety will
hardly be adopted. The so-called Altgeld
plank is likely to be eliminated from the
Mr. Ellyson did not tell me this (on the
contrary he says be will be governor),
neither di<' Major Tyler's managers ad?
vise me, but your correspondent has
merely indulged iu the God-given right
of every American citizen to proohesy j
whenever he gets good ami ready an?1 the |
above slate will go through.
The Episcopal convenClou for the dio?
cese of Virginia met this morning at 11
o'clock at St. James Church, in this city
for the purpose of electing a bishop coad?
jutor to till the place made vacant by the
death of the late Bishop Coadjutor, John
B. Newman. TheJRt. Rev. F. M. Whit?
tle, bishop of the uioeese of Virginia, is
the presiding oflicer, and the Re /.
Everard Meade. the diocesan missionary,
Tho delegates are: The Revs. Jos.
Packard. 1). D., Carter Page, P. P. Phil
Iiis, C.L. Price, W. H. K. Pendleton,
W. .1. Morton, Geo. S. Somerville, E. A.
Temple, P. 1). Thomtison, C. Walker, D.
I)., Edward Wall, S. A. Wallis, S. A.
Ware, J. C. Wheat, 1). 1)., Henry Win
gate, J* W. Ware, O. M. Yeager, Thos.
W. Vanghan, (col.), Berryman Green,
.lohn S.Hansbrough, C. S. Harrison,6. S.
Hepburn, Edwin S. Ilinks, .1. It Hund?
ley, E. Valentine .Tones, .1. C. ".Tones,
Henry F. Klowman, Jno. 1). LaMothe,
Win. C. Lutaul, H. B. Lee, Robt. K.
Massie, Jno. McGIll, Jno. MoNabb, Geo.
Otis Mead, Geo. W. Nelson, Fred'k. W.
Noel, J. J. Norwood, Clarence E. Ball,
E. H. Burnwall. A. B. Chinn, J. J. Clop
ton, Jno. C. Comtek, Angus Crawford,
I). D., Pnrnell Lee H. Cross, Ne'son
Dame, D. C. T. Davis, J. S. Douglass, J.
R. Ellis, E. L. Goodwin, James Gram?
mar. D. D., Carl E. Grammer, D. D., E,
S. Green, and J. Howard Gibbons.
Lay delegates?Messrs. F. Grifilth,
llHgue: Jno. T. Harris, Jr., Harrison
bur;. ; L. S. Macon, Jr., Keswick; H. W.
Jones, Charlottesville; Eppa Rixey, Cub
pepper; E. M. Green, Gains X-Roads; A.
C.Fisher, Warsaw; W. ('ray Brocken
brong'n, Emmerton: R. Powell Page,
Bovce; J. F. Wheat, Dumfrees; 1). H.
Griffith, Oak Gr?ve; Jas. H. Junkins,
Montross: Richard M. Page, C. E. Carey,
Thos McCormick, Berryvllle; C. H. Mor?
ton, Fredericksburg: Jos Wilmor, Rap
idan; C. T. Marston, Harmony Village,
Wm. II. Smoot, Alexandria; C. Wool
notigh, Cruet; T. R. H. Wright. Tappa
hannock; Jacinto V. H?vern, Scottsville;
W. Peyton Moncure, Fairfax; 'I bos. Tay
lot, Manassas; Chas. King, Alexandria;
Edgar McCray Hamilton: Albert Baker,
H. T. Lewis, T. I). M?ncus, West Point:
P. P. Nulle, Raccoon Ford: C .1 Nnurse,
Cassannoa; Jas. H. Hodgkin, Enlls
Clinch; Thos. H. Lane, Port Hay wood;
N" H. Nnland, Otwer; T. E. Williams,
Peaks; Tavers Branch, Oliver: A. H.
Johnson, Haymarket; Jas. L. fate. Kau
Hitler county; H. II. Dodge. Mount Vi r
eon: W. T. Meade, Louisa. J, Dudley
Pendleton, Garoonsvllle; Jno. W. Gceer,
Alexandria; Inman H. F*vne, Jno R.
Castleman, Gayfonl; H. B. Detwiler,
Herndon; J. M. McVeigh,Loudon county:
K. II. Du'nnv, Upperville; E. C. Ham
ron, Shirley; David Mead, White Popt; R.
R. Grimes, Win. Taylor, King George
Court House; George Jackson, Liucketts;
W. W. Chamblin. Leesburg.
Mr. Stilson Hutchlns, owner of the
Washington Times and president of the
Richmond State, and John H. Oberly,
vice-president of the State Newspaper
Company, are in the cicy to-day.
Stewart Ford, son of Landlord A. J.
Ford, of the famous Ford's Hotel, has
llled a bill for divorce from bis wife. Mrs.
Lorelln Small Jackson Ford. Mrs. Ford
is the daughter of the Rev. Sam Small
and this is the second time she has
figured in a sensational divorce suit. She
is a very beautiful woman. Her first
marriage vasconsummated at Knoxvllle,
'IVnn., a few years ago ander the most
romantic circumstances. A divorce
quickly followed. Last summer Stewart
Ford met her at'Old Point Comfort and
married her after four clays acquaintance.
The wedding took plnce at fashionable
Old St Paul's Church in this city. The
Rev. Hartley Carmichael married them
with much eclat.' No allegations were
tiled in the bi'l, but is said there arc
plenty of thein. Judge Edmund Wad
dill and Geuera1 Edgar Allan are counsel
for Mr. Ford.
It is understood in Catholic circles here
that Hishop John J. Keeue. rector of the
Catholic University at Washington will
succeed the late Archbishop Janssens, of
New Orleans. It is known that Arch?
bishop Ireland and Cardinal Gibbons
favor this appointment
News was received here to day of the
serious ^illness at St. Louis of J. B.
Caddell, of Pulaski county, former mem?
ber of the hgislaturre.
The Richmond correspondence of the
Norfolk Public Ledger says: "Lieutenant
John W. Starke, of this city, who some
time ago was arrested for attempting to
aid the insurgents in Cuba, and who
later was admonished by U.*S. Attorney
White, of Norfolk,not to inovcju the aid
of Greece, will be married the second
Wednewlay In July to Miss F.mlly A very,
of Cincinnati." Mr. Starke was at'one
time an employe of the Stone Print'ug
Compauy,of Roanoke. He was asked to?
day about bis approaching marriage and
he did not deny the soft impeachment.
Mr. Ohas. G. Klser, of Norfolk, for?
merly ol Roanoke, was in Richmond yes
terdny. Mr. Klser *ts 'prominently men?
tioned as a candidate for the legislature
from Norfolk. He has many friends in
Riehnionil who'wonld like to see him in
THE NEW BISHOP.
Rev. Dr. Gibson, of Cincinnati,
Richmond, June 30.?(Special.)?The
Episcopal Council of the Diocese of Vir
ginln to-day elected the Rev. Dr. R. A.
Gibson, of Cincinnati, Ohio, to bo bishop
coadjutor of this diocese.
He was nominated on the fifth ballot
by the clergy and elected by the laity
almost unanimously, there being only
five dissenting votes. c
The late bishop Newton was werinly
eulogized by the council.
COURT OF APPEALS.
Wythavllle, Va.. June 30.?(Special.)?
In the court of appeals to day the case of
Osborno & Co. vs. Big Stone Gap Colliery
Company et ais. was partially argued. J
FANCY WALNUT UPRIGHT PIANO.
$17? on $7 P?r Month at Hobbie Piano
One fancy walnut upright piano, 7 1 !5
octaves, full si/.e,slightly used but almost
good as new and fully warranted.for $170
on $7 per month without interest at Hob?
bie Piano Co.
The Plucky "Farmers" Distance
Pennsylvania and Columbia.
Poughkeepsie, N. Y., June 30.?The
referee got the creivs off at 0:08 this
evening in the grei.t'freshmen raco be?
tween Cornell, Columbia and Pennsylva?
Pennsylvania caught the water first,
with Columbia second and Cornell third.
All three crews rowed at strokes to
the minute. At the mile Cornell was i
one length ahead of Columbia with Penn?
sylvania three lengths behind.
Cornell crossed the line two lengths ahead
of Columbia, with Pennsylvania a bad |
third. Time. 0:14.
For?na.-t for Virginia: (SonerMlly fulr;
wanner: probably eltowun lliursilay
night anil Y r lil ??> .
OME and take a look at
our $-10 "Hero" Hlcycle
just received. It's a
beauty and fully guar?
Bicycle lessons free of
ROANOKE CYCLE CO..
los Salem Ave. S. W.
FAILED FOR $51 0,000.
Louisville, Ky., June 30.?McKinley
prosperity struck this town in tine shnpe
today. The Com more I a' Bulletin Trust
Company made an assignment, with lia?
bilities of $200,000; assets not given.
A Bit; CONTRACT.
San Francisco, June 80.?-The Chinese
government made a contract here to-day
tor 10,000,000 leet of railway ties and
7,000,000 feet of bridge stringers. There
will probably he 30,000,000 feet of this
material sent to China this year. This la
the large-t -outract Chiun has ever placed
PRICE 3 CENTS
British Steamer Aden Lost on tbe
TERRIBLE SCENES OF SUFFERING.
LIFE BOATS LOWERED ONLY TO
' BE SWEPT AWAY WITH ALL ON
BOARD?HEROIC WOMEN STOOD
BY THEIR HUSBANDS AND RE?
FUSED TO LEAVE THE SHIP.
SOME OF THE PEOPLE WERE RES?
Aden, .Time 80.?The missing steamer
Adeu, from Yokoboma, was lost off the
Island of Soeotra, at the eastern extrem?
ity of Africa, Juue^l).
The Allen carried thirty four passen?
gers from China and Japan. The cap?
tain, some of her ollicers and crew, and
seven white passengers were swept over?
board and drowned. Eight lady passen?
gers, nint children, two ollicers, and a
few of tbe Aden's crew succeeded in get?
ting away from the wreck in a boat, but
they have not been hearil of since. Xiue
of the Aden's passengers and three of the
white and thirty-three of the natives of
the steamer's crew were rescued just as
the Aden was breaking up and brought to
this port by the steamer Mayo. In all,
tbe drowned and missing include twenty
live passengers,twenty Eutop?nn officers,
and thirty-three natives of the Allen's
The Aden was struck by a monsoon
and driven upou a, reef. The engine
room was instantly flooded, and the utter
darkness ensued. Wild with pauic the
passengers rushed from their cabins and
tied terror-stricken to the upper deck in
tho scantiest clothing. The women and
children screamed in fright and confu?
sion: but the men retained their self
possession and courageously assisted the
officers and crew to do their best to save
the vessel and to iuspire caltnuess. The
storm continued to increase In violence.
Great seas washed the vessel with tefYifle
force. Daylight brought no relief, and
only served to reveal still further tho
A life boat was lowered, only to bo
swe[ t away immediately with three Las?
cars and. the first officer, Mr. Garden. The
trig was dispatched to tho rescue, with
Mr. Miller, the second officer, but to tbe
despair of all both boats were rapidly
swept away. The only remaining life
boat was then lowered, but this half cap
i sized, throwing the sailors and the stores
into the sea. After great efforts the.
boat was righted, and the women and
children were lowered'Into it, with the
exception of Mmes. Glllett, Pearce and
Strain, who heroically decided.to share tho
fate of. their husbands, and Misses Lloyd
and Weiler, the missionaries. Mrs.
Pearce's baby, with its Chinese nurse, ..
and then Capt. Hill, whose leg was
brokeu. but who had borne 2 himself
calmly and bravely,
i All day the victims were picked off one
by one, until Ji o'clock In the afternoon,
when those who "still survived retreated
The storm abated slightly ou the morn?
ing of tho 10th, and those who were able
to move began to search for food, hun?
ger until then having failed to nsr-ert
itself over more acute privations. This
proved a task of the greatest danger, as
big seas were still sweeping the vessel.
The fourth engineer, while trying to pro?
cure water near the poop, was struck
senseless and almost washed overboard
before be could be dragged to a place of
safety. The search for food resulted in
their getting very little of it and this was
shared out equally and in very small por?
tions. Three vessels were nighte<i, but
the idgnals either were not seen or were
On June 2"), when things were at their
worst And tho food supply wa? almost ex?
hausted, Messrs. White, Kelt, Cave and
Valpy biavelf ventured across the well
deck to the storeroom and got a fresh
supply. That evening two steamers were
I sighted. One proceeded without paying
any attention to the distress signal. The
other anchored under the lee of the island.
As soon as she was "^sighted a Lascar
mounted the rigging and signaled her. In
reply candles burnei at her port holes,
and at daybreak on the 20th a suspense
of seventeen days tvus relieved by the
spectacle of tho steamer May rouudiug
the point and heading towards the wreck.
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