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No other Newspaper in the world gives so much at so low a price The year 1914 has been the most extraordinary in the history of modern times. It has witnessed the outbreak of the great Euro pean war, a struggle so titanic that it makes all others look small. You live in momentous times, and you Bhould not miss any of the tremendous events that are occurring. No other newspaper will inform you with the promptness and cheapness of the Thrice-a- Week edition of the New York World. Moreover, a year's sub scripn to it will take you far into our next presidential campaign. THE THRICE-A-WEEK WORLD'S regular subscription price is only SI.OO per year, and this pays for 156 papers. We ofTer this unequaled newspaper and The Washington Standard together for one year for $1.75. • V The regular subscription price of the two papers is $2.50. THE WASHINGTON STANDARD, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 1915. DARING RESCUES IN GIANT WAGES Tliirly-three Persons Savoy In Mldocean Storm. LAMP FLASHES GALL HELP. Volunteers From Steamship Fhdaciol phia Take Crew From Sinking Ship In Raging Sea —Rescuing Boats Dare- Iy Miss Being Smashed Despite Oil Poured Upon the Water. By splendid seamanship and uudei the most adverse conditions, the steamship Philadelphia rescued Cup tain Segeburtli and the crew of thirty two men of the American Petroleum company's tank steamer Chester on Friday. Feb. f>. in midatlantlc. Tlieii vessel was left sinking. On Thursday morning at 1:110. ship's time. Captain Mills, on the bridge of the Philadelphia, telephoned to Jones the wireless operator, to establish com muuicution with a vessel off to port. Jones threw hi his wireless and gave several ealls, hut received 110 answer The captain then telephoned to Joue iu come to the bridge. There he saw that the vessel, which was almost hid din in the dark, was signaling v.ith lamps, using the Morse code. Signal lamps were brought to the bridge and Jones soon established com munication. The Philadelphia asked "What is the mutter?" and the answer eutue back iu flushes: "We are wrerk eii; We are sinking, and our bou'.s are useless ?' "Do you waut to be taken off?" the Philadelphia asked, and the answer came back quickly. "Yes. yes. we ai. sinking." Captain Mills, with the sea running high and a storm -about to break, re .used to order boats to the rescue. ID decided to call for volunteers. Every Man Volunteers. The officers and crew of Ihe Pliila delpbiu were all 011 deck, and the rap tain asked who wanted to go At: th.- officers and every muu euine forward. With great difficulty, owing to the rolling of the ship, the port etuergeae.. lifeboat was swung over with Chi.. Officer Candy and six sailors. lor 1 time the waves threatened to sinus; the bout against the side of the Phi.a delpbiu. but the vessel worked for ward, and the boat got clear and dlsap pea red in the mist astern. Two hours Inter Chief Officer Cand;. hailed the Philadelphia aud by daring work got under tlie lee of the vessel ud was hoisted aboard with twenty two of the crew of the sinking Chestei ami his bout half full of water. lie told Guptuin Mills that then were others, including Captain Sege imrth and officers, 011 the wrecked ship, and preparations were made t; send another bout. The men of the first boat wanted to go back, but tlie.\ were too nearly exhausted, and nnoth er boat, with First Officer Lyons anil seven men. was lowered. .Inst as the boat touched the water a wave broke against the side of the I'hlludelpbia and half filled it. It seemed foolhardy to go on. but before the bout could be recalled It had been lost in the gloom. Tlie Philadelphia steamed ns near t« the Chester us possible, and for n time it was thought that the first officer and his men were lost It was Just before the dawn, and nothing could be seen but the Morse flashes of the lamp 011 the sinking tanker. Preparations were being tnnde to send another boat, lint us It grew light er the lifeboat was seen alongside tin- Chester. Jump For Lifo Into Sea. One by one the remaining men ware seen to go overboard from the dies ter. and as the lifeboat rose on tin waves Its crew conld be seen dragging tbeui out of the water. Pour hours after starting First Olli ver Lyons returned with the enptain officers and engineers of the doomed tanker, and the.v were swung on hourd without mishap. All the officers and crew, thirty-three In number, were snved. Captain Sege barth reported that they bad encoun tered very heavy weather and that two days before the bridge and chart room had been swept overboard and the boats smashed. The vessel's steering gear was carried away, and for forty eight hours she had been helpless. The Philadelphia was the first vessel sight ed. nud the Chester, carrying no wire less. was unable to cnll for help. Cap tain Segebarth said he had almost glv en up hope of rescue, as his vessel was on the northern route, which Is used by few ships at this time of year. The Philadelphia was on thnt route in the hopes of avoiding the weather that was reported on the southern route. Before quitting his ship Captain Segebarth set the wreck afire. She carried 1.830.000 gallons of oil. While standing by the Philadelphia poured oil on the waves. No Course In Cigarettes. No educational Institution of any kind which is supported in whole or In part by public money shall employ n teacher who smokes cigarettes, not shall any institution grant a diploma or certificate of education to any one who smokes cigarettes. Such are the provisions of a bill introduced in the Wisconsin assembly by Representative MeGovan. fItOBB Declares That He'll Attack Slides In Culebra Cut With New Methods. COLONEL GEOKGE W. GOE THAI.S. before sailing from New York for Panama, promis ed to have the Panama canal cleaned up by June. In an exclusive Interview obtained for the New York Sun he made light of the slides along the niue mile Culebra cut and said that there is little cause for apprehension respecting future mishaps. While In Washington he made ar rungeiuents with the standard commis sion for tests of a solidifying fluid, newly discovered, which is designed to turn soft earth into rock. It is plan ned, If the tests prove favorable, to inject this fluid Into the threatening banks along the Culebra cut and thus to turn them from so much soft earth into solid walls. The slides, if they continue. Colonel Goetbals says, must be dealt with as they occur. New and more powerful dredges than have heretofore been used have been ordered and will soon be digging up the sides of Gold hill which slipped into the Culebra cut and reduced Its depth from forty to thirty feet Colonel Goethals. sitting in an office looking out on the snowclad Battery park, looked maybe a trifle older than in the heyday of his fine supremacy In the making of the canal. At his courteous invitation I bad called to talk to him or, rather, to hear him talk about the bothersome "slides." says the writer. Since my visit to the canal two years ago the matter of the "slides" had been In my mind as an ever threatening danger to its naviga tion when the waters should be let iu and the canal open to traffic. At that time the great Cucurneha slide near the Pacific side of the nine mile Cule bra cut was filling the whole canal ex cavation for half a tulle with conrse red earth intermingled with rocks and trees that had come down from the hill above. Gold bill is a mountain on the other side nearly opposite. It had been ac counted safe by the geologist. It had been drilled for "faults," and none were found, yet it was there that the latest and very big slide developed last fall. The cause would seem to have lain in the action of the water on the soil. It was a question before the water was let in what its effect Would be on the sides of the excavation. The bal ance of engineering opinion was that it would have a sustaining effect—that it would have the effect of a push against the walls. While not knowing enough to gnlnsuy that. I considered that the dissolving effect of the water on the walls and the bottom was the factor most to be reckoned with. Colonel Goethals did not deny that possibility, but looked on it only as a remote possibility. He Is no alarmist, but he can "see where complete safety is attainable. My proposition that along the whole Culebm the cutting iown of the banks, giving them a much wider flare than they have now. was iesirnble and ultimately should be done, even at a cost of some millions of dol lars, elicited the response: "Yes, but the practical difficulty at present would be where to begin." Colonel Goethals' Task. It was admitted that along the line it the Panama railrond there were cuts whose walls were almost perpendicu lar and which had not crumbled appre ciably in the fifty years since its con struction. In the same way it was rea sonable to conclude that the banks of the canal would stand unless an earth quake or other violence disturbed their equllibMum or where they proved per vious to water, ns at Gold hill. "There's the rub." Colonel Goethals talked freely and easily, rarely needing the urge of a question, and said in effect: "The old Cucuracha slide, -enormous as it was. has been taken care of by re moving earth and pressure from the hill above and dredging the channel there 100 feet wider, forming a sort of hay which will take up any fur ther glissade, should it occur, without endangering the canal prism itself. "On the opposite side stand 3 Goal bill, and it was there that I discover ed the fault or crack in the earth last October—a longitudinal track in the side of the hill about 2.000 feet long. It was not slow in developing. The crack widened, and the earth on the canal side of it began sliding into the cut. The whole surface of the sliding earth began sinking and the canal prism filled up rapidly. On account of the softness of the surface of this mov ing. sinking mass it was impracticable to establish a steam shovel on it or Iny a track that would sustain a loco motive and a train of cars. There was nothing to do but dredge it ns it came down. No Sign of Movement. ! "The mass of Gold hill back of the j fault showed, and has since shown, uo ! movement, or tendency to move. s> that as things look now it would be impolitic to attempt any treatment of | that part of the hill. ! "At the point of fracture of the mass It stood 230 feet above the water, anil [the character of the earth movement may best be understood by saying that 10 BIKE BIG UP BY JUNE Has Powerful Dredges and Fluid Which Turns Loose Earth to Rock. the top of the sliding soil Is now 100 feet lower than the upper portion of the hill from which it separated. "Nowhere else on the whole line of the nine miles of the Culebra cut Is there any sign of movement. I have bought additional and powerful dredges and shall use all that I can crowd Into the space until the prism is wholly cleared and the fuii width of the SOU feet channel is available to do its full depth of forty feet. We have already removed nearly 2.000.000 cubic yards of material. "The report that the bottom of the canal Is rising on account of pressure on the bank I» I believe, wholly un founded. The lilling up over spaces al ready dredged Is, I am convinced, wholly due to the fact that this partic ular soil when exposed to water sat uration turns Into fluid mud and moves across the canal bottom under the pressure of the descending, pushing earth behind. "Tills fairly defines tlie amount of work to be done. It is my intention to keep up the dredging until a bay is formed on the Gold hill side that will absorb any future slips on that side. "The question of slides ns a whole must be dealt with in that way—name ly, us they may occur. It would be de sirnble no doubt to so widen the bnnks above the prism for the whole nine miles that there would be no possibility of an interruption of the traffic from collapsing banks, but the practical dif ficulty would be to tell where to begin. It Is well to recall that probably no where on the earth's surface is there in the same space the same variety of rocks nnd earths mixed up In such a way us In the lulls through which we have run the Cutebrn cut. In most places the rock wall Is solid, but close by may be a weak spot. People have smiled at the canal engineers' phrase of 'the angle of repose,' but it is really that which determines safety at each point where there has been a giving way. and in no two places will It be alike. Another fuctor is that some of the rocks actually harden when expos ed to water, while some of the earths— as in the stuff coming down at Gold hill—take up water and becomes field mud nt once. To Change Mud to Book. "A matter of the highest Interest in this connection developed during my visit to Washington. The standard commission has developed a method of treating earths which changes the qual ity of their particles in some respects by a process resembllug inoculation. They think it quite possible to treat the sliding soils of the canal region so that they shall lose their sllpperlness and remain In situ, like any self re specting rock. The method Is to pierce or bore the earth to n certain depth and at certain distances apart and pour In the proper solution in sufficient quan tity. It permeates the surrounding ma terial. In this way a strong, solid bunk may be created. I have sent for a number of barrels of the earth, on which the standard commission will ex periment We must try every reason able remedy. "We are kept busy with the shipping going through, aud that retards us a bit but we are managing to delay the ships on their passage but a very little.. We aim just now to keep a thirty foot channel 100 feet wide, and our work ing schedule is based on doing that. The dredges work uearest the bank 011 the Cucaracha side nil the morning, nnd toward 10 o'clock the surveyor goes through nud sounds for depth and lumps—that is, for masses on the bot tom. missed perhaps by the dredges. He may report a clear depth of twenty-eight feet, say, save a lump or two. The dredges remove the lumps and then the whole 2,000 feet of the slide front is dragged. "The waiting ships are held on either side of the slide until noon, and then they are permitted to pass in the order the officials designate, it may be neces sary to bold n certain steamer for an extra day, but so far tbey are nil get- , ting througli pretty regularly. At 4 p. m. passage Is suspended for the day and night. Dredging Is nt once re sumed and continues without remis sion. "Everything is working well. The looks operate without n hitch. The lake has eighty-five feet of water. The trees that looked so melancholy as the rising water gained on them have nearly all disappeared. Our first trouble there was from 'floating islands." In certain places, as the waters rose they dragged up from the bottom growths of inter woven shrubs which attracted vagrant logs and trees, and these, becoming the sport of the winds, drifted hither and thither, with a fresh vegetation spring ing cheerfully up on them. "We dealt summarily with them, pushing them to the spillway, and over they went. Of course they do not re appear. We have had some water lettuce and water hyacinths, but they have given no trouble. Some marsh land has formed, but generally it may be said that we have a fine sheet of water there. Many visitors of short memory say how clever It was of us to take advantage of the line lake we found so nearly across the Isthmus." PAGE THREB. Protection for the Home The strongest desire ei husband and wife it the welfare of their children. The hutband works hard to provide for thea, and would be glad to know how best to safeguard thens. 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