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T I IK 1'ACmC COaOIEKClAX. ADVEBTISEK: HOOIilXIiU, JANUARY 29, 1895. BKAYu LIFE GUA11D. PERILS OF THE WARFARE SURFMEN ENGAGE IN. Tbey IMak Their Live to 8aa Other, but Tot Them In Time of langr There Is No Helping Hand Troa Tale From tba Life Savers Logbooks. r ICoonirht. 1894. by American Presa JUwwcia tion. Book lights referred. S THE life of a coast guardsman attended with racb hardship and danger that socie ty should car? for htm when no longer able to care for himself t The promoters of the plan now before the country to es tablish a system : of national relief I for surfmen who ' become disabled In the line of duty and for the fami lies of those who sacrifice their U ea In behalf of others need not look far for cases to strengthen the claims of this herolo body of men. Scarcely a great wreck takes 'place that does not lee re one or more rescuer worse off than the rescued. Often whole crews of Ufeboatmen are sacrlfloed, and still more frequently some one Individual Is the rictlm of a sad calamity brought about by exposure In trying to ward off calamity from fellow men. In writing these stories of heroism at sea I hare pre ferred te dwell upon the particulars of life sarin g In the strict sense. But the loss of Ufa among sarers Is, alas, too often a necessary part of the story. Usually It cornea about by a hopeless attempt to sate that which Is beyond saltation. When the Elizabeth from Belfast, Ale., went down In the entrance to San Francis co harbor Feb. 91, 1891, witb.17 other crew, the chances of glring help were of the faintest,-yet Keeper Charles Henry of Fort Point station lost his own life and imper iled his crew bocauso the tra anions ox us serTico are, "Never say fall." The Eliza beth crossed the outer bar in the after noon with a fresh leading wind. Her cap tain declined the proffered aid of tugs, de claring that his ship could sail In alone. The tugs attempted to follow tho ship, but couldn't keep up. As the seas grew heavier the captain hailed the tug Alert and offered 25 for a tow. The skipper of the Alert asked 150, and as the Elizabeth was driving rapidly on shore her captain offered to split the difference and make it $37. Z0. At last, when the ship was almost en the rocks, he offered $50, but the tug captain declared he couldn't save her then. Seeing the ship becoming unmanageable, liowever, he passed a hawser on board. It broke just as be got the Elizabeth headed offshore. Half an hour was passed in getting another line aboard. Meanwhile both vessels had drifted toward Point Bonita. The tide was ebb, and the tug could not make headway with the ship until her sails had been furled and her yards braced back. Unfortunately the hawser again broke, but the tug Reliance was within hall and came to the assist ance of the Alert. Before the Reliance could get hold the Elizabeth struck on Four Fathom bank and for the first time hoisted signals of distress. The decks 4 war swept by heavy seas, one of which struck the captain and disabled him. A cutter was lowered, and it Immediately swamped, but the people, three In num ber, were taken on board the Reliance. The dingy was then hoisted out, and the captain's wife, with two children, was transferred to tho Keixanco. aieanwniw the Elizabeth had pounded over the shoal, losing her keel. She floated, but was leaking badly. The distress signals when hoisted quick ly alarmed Keeper Henry at Fort Point station, who launched the lifeboat with out delay. It was blowing a gale, with a choppy sea so that the surfmen could make little headway with the oars. For tunately the tug Belief came along out ward bound and took the humane craft In tow. Night had set in intensely dark. Both boats shipped heavy seas, but plowed ahead until they reached Point Bonita, when the tug captain advised Keeper Henry to turn about, but the brave fellow declared that he must sail on until he reached the vessel whose signals of dis tress had been sighted from the lookout. Jurt at that moment a heavy sea picked up the lifeboat and hurled her under and athwart the bow of the tug. To save her being store Keeper Henry out the towllne, the crew bent to the)? oars and only with the severest efforts saved the boat from be ing driven on the rocks toward which the fierce wind, a strong eddy and the hearing sea carried her. Finally she met with the tug Alert going in from the bar and ask ing for a tow passed a hawser on board. In the excitement and haste the short piece which had been cut loose from the Belief was used. As soon as the line was fast the tug steamed ahead slowly, but in getting under headway the lifeboat took a broad sheer, filled with water, and when ea tae station ot v o'ciocic, naving orvnen three oars in the struggle. The dequel to this Itself shows that her oism In the coast guard is not exception al. The Elizabeth, which had gone Into splinters within 45 minute after she struck, lay off Bonita point. The crew of the Fort Point station joined forces with that of Golden Gate and at 10 o'clock set out through the storm to lend whatever aid they could to the wrecked people. The night was so bitter that owners of horse refused to allow them to go out at any price to haul the beach apparatus. So the men themselves were harnessed in traces like animals and dragged the load for hours over heavy rocks to the beach, where they arrived at daylight. After a tedious search a few survivors were found and cared for. Eighteen had perished, victims of their captain's misplaced confi dence, if no worse. To this useless sacri fice 'must be added that of brave Keeper Henry of Fort Point life saving station. In 1801 also, on the 4th day of June, Keeper William Clark of the Erie life saving station was drowned while at tempting with his crew to rescue imper ! lied people on board the steamer Badger I State, stranded in a northeaster off ,the piers of Erie harbor. There were 80 peo pie, including nine passengers, on board the Badger State. She struck at 2:15 In the morning, and the 9 o'clock beach pa trol saw her almost Immediately, waved hit lantern as a signal to her master and hurried to the station house with the alarm. In a few minute after his arrival there, or at 8:15, the lifeboat Dobbins was under way to the wreck manned by Keep er Clark and six surfmen. In their haste they failed to don life preservers, although the belt lay on the thwarts of the boat ready for an emergency. The vessel lay on the outer bar 150 or 00 yards from shore. The lifeboat reached her soon after 4 o'clock, for the surfmen bad pulled like heroes across the bay, where the water vrae a yet comparatively smooth. In the lake, however, the water was rough, and the captain ox tae uaager cuve, neariug the signals of approaching tugs, preferred to wait for them to pull his vessel off rathe than attempt to -land his people with the lifeboat. He asked Keeper Clark to lay by and wait events, especially to help get a line from the tugs to the wreck In case the latter came to his assistance. In an hour or moro the first tug hove in sight, an,d a line was passed from the Bad St State into Clark's hands, who lninie itely shouted, "Oars!" and the crew pulled for the tug, then 600 feet away, with a strong lateral current running be tween. This current bore the line to the leeward with such power that the lifeboat could not get within 40 feet of the tug. By this time both tug and boat had drift ed on to dangerous shoals. In the confu sion of orders the line was let go and com munication with the stranded vessel bro- TO &XVX THXXR ULADEE. ahe righted the rudder was gone and along with It Keeper Henry, who bad been steering. The first instinct of the surfmen was to save their leader. Seizing a hatchet, one of them severed at a blow aU but one strand of the hawser, when on second thought. Inspired by the roar of the ea lashing the rocks dose at hand, he re alised that the boat, once loose from the tug. would surely go to pieces. The tug was hailed to turn back and save a man overboard, but the roar of the tempest and breakers drowned the voices. The Alert steamed ahead into still wa ter, and her captain confessed her totally disabled and unable to help the lifeboat farther. Left to themselves, without a rodder, the gallant surfmen put back to ward the roaring breakers, bent on recov ering their mate. 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As she went Clark called out, "We are going to catch It now I" All nanus were neia oeneam f hft font and there dune to her thwarts. ftTTuvtJnr thnt. aa usual, she WOUld right herself. In this she failed, but sank deeper and deeper, only her keel remaining un submerged. With great skill the surfmen dived from out their prison, and all suc ceeded in reaching the keeL "We'll have to ride her In this way," exclaimed Clark, who clung to the sternpost, and as each wave would gather and sweep over the narrow raft called to his struggling com panions, "Look out!" But warning was useless for himself and the man nearest him when another tremendous wave rolled lengthwU over the boat, striking those at the keel fairly In the chest with awful power, nnd carried Clark along with It some yard i. Being- a splendid swimmer, be turned and struck out for shore. Again and again the waves broke over, but he was seen time after time to arise and buf fet ti Ktroni? seas. All at once he disap peared, carried down probably by the weight of his heavy clothing and long rubber boots, which had had time to All with water. Seeing their captain drown before their eyes had a saddening effect upon the men, but they did not wholly despair. The man who had been washed off with Clark man aged to regain bis hold. As best tney could they signaled to shore for aid. The boat drifted Into the breakers, where the kin's ti which had nut on wnen tne lifeboat capsized, dare not venture. The men succeeded in throwing off their boots and heavy clothing, and aa tney were ran from their hold by the breakers struggled ashore nearer dead than alive. Aithonffh tha accident oocurrea in the if,tim in tha nmance of two tugs andof a steamer's crew, with boats at hand, also In sight of people who were seamen on shore, no one among all those spectators, wn th Trtrct interested, risked his com fort, much more his Ills, to go to tne aid ox the Imperiled life savers. ju iux wear Kiv .yiii stiiL bv the war. far too rare where It would be supposed to be tommon, among men who rouow tne sea, ..in nrnvM) in almost every wreck the entire crew would have shared the fate of sallant Keeper ClaTk. AHEAD IN SHOES . . . . v i ' iL. .V1U l TTnnnlnln tiairai1ir fMi in MM. The IB our position, ana, ior m xeasxju. mu puuu v uuiiwum - -v Grand Turk can't be dislodged frcm the table, and it is just as certain tht nothtogcan make us relmqu sh our foothold Our incomparable footwear makes it solid and perma nent. 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