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Disregard of Law Is (Grow
ing Declares Committee,
THE SCHOOLS SHOULD
TEAOH THE VIRTUES
San Francisco, CaL, July S."Disre
gard; for law Is fast becoming an
American characteristic," is the finding
of areport made by the committee on
a system of teaching morals in the
public schools at the first session of
the national council ox education of the
National Education association.
Declaring the lyth century to have
been "the marvel of the ages," especial
ly in the accumulation of 'wealth and
the capitalistic centralization and con
trol of the output and distribution of
comforts and necessaries of life, the
report declares the chief problem of
the 20th century to be "to control
these gigantic energies." The'" per
nicious practice of giving, rebates and
discounting against shipper, the pre
Talance of graft, boodling and bribery.
the white slave -traffic, mobs, riots, f
wmte cappmgs ana lyncmngs ar citea
as instances of lawlessness. To meet
this situation the report says, "certain
elemental virtues must be inculcated
in children and youths."
Start With Tidiness.
It. starts with the teaching, in kin
dergarten of tidiness, obedience and ji
self sacrifice, considers in the gram
mar grades the inculcation, of Individ-
t,ai -lMt- 1,0 lit ntrinH:m. nnnrsiErft
snd determination and concludes with j H said that the Indianapolis arrest
a higTi school course covering the re- ""as apparently "staged," one newspa
lations of the individuals to society, to Per "having the story of the arrest set
a vocation and the state. I ,JP" and the edition held up "until the
The report is signed bv chairman ! arrests could be pulled off." He claimed
James Greenwood, superintendent yf I tnat c34113-1"3- TOS taken before
schools, Kansas City; Martin G. Brum- I a court which, instead of inquiring
baugh, superintendent of schools, j whether he was a fugitive from jus
Philadelphia; John W Carr, superln- tice, merely investigated the personal
tendent of schools, Bayonne, N. J.; Wm. identity of the prisoner. The witness
T. "Rrvnn Tirpairiflnt nf TnrHajia nivrs-
ity, Bloomington, Ind., and Clifford W.
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Barnes, chairman of the committee on
moral training, Chicago.
Test of Efficiency.
A committee to begin work on the
subject of tests and standards of ef
ficiency of schools and school systems
is recommended in the annual state
ment of Charles H. Keyes, of New
Tork, president of the council and ex
ecutive and secretary of .committee on I
safety of the city of New Tork.
"In other fields,'. says the -statement,
4,we have physical, chemical, biological
and economic standards. It has been
found necessary to have them. But in
education we have hardly begun to
FORMER SENATOR MAS
BE LORIMER WITNESS
Nelson "W. Aldrich, former senator
from Rhode Island, who -will, It is ex
pected, testify before the senate com
mittee Investigating the Lorinier elec
tion. He is now on a fishing trip in
Canada and will be summoned as soon
as he returns. His testimony Is wanted
in connection with the sworn statement
made by Edward HInes and denied
from the white house that Aldrich,
while senator, told Hines that president
Taft desired the election of Lorlmer.
TWO EARTHQUAKE SHOCKS
ARE FELT NEAR BUDAPEST
Budapest, Hungary, July S. Two
earthquake shocks were felt early this
morning In the town, of .Keoskmete, 30
miles from this city. A panic followed,
the inhabitants reaching out Into the
streets and assembled in the squares.
Hundreds of chimneys were overturned,
and the town hall and other buildings
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OF ONE THOUSAND MEN
Willemstad, Gnracao, July & The Venezuelan government has positive
news that Castro, the. exiled president of Venezuela, effected a landing
on the western part of Venezuela end today has a following of 1000 men;
Rumors reached here this afternoon that Gumerslndo Mendz, president of
the state of Zulla, Venezuela, had been killed by a bomb.
Lnfl llrA i) ill F IliI iilJiimn! , v Tn nirnrn
MI ULHLU IU IIIIII llumilliL. WITNESS IS MISSING I j J L ' . C
Resolution Calls on Presi
dent for Data Concerning
"Washington, B. C, July 8. A reso
lution requiring president Taft to fur
nish the house with information as to
what, if any, representations were,
made to him by Richard S. Ryan, of
New York, a "secret agent of the Gug
genheim syndicate," Ricnard A. Bal-
linger, then secretary of the interior,
or Chas. P. Taft, the president's broth
er, regarding control of lands sur-
f rounding Controller bay, Alaska, was
introduced today by representative"
Cox, of Indiana, a Democrat
GoEopers Denounces Arrests.
"Infamous" and "third degree" meth
ods were terms used by president Gom
pers, of the American Federation of
Labor, in denouncing the arrest of
.men charged with dynamiiting the Dos
Angeles Times building, at a hearing
tbday before the senate special com
mittee (for the Investigation of police
methods' of ferreting crime.
Mr. Gompers complained against the
manner of arrests of John J. McNam
ara, at Indianapolis, and J. B. McNam
ara, of Detroit. "The right of the
meanest man of our citizenship must be i
t respected," -said Mr. Gompers, and
aadea, x neea not argue tnat to the
i United States senalors for it is ground-
ea mxo oun system 01 government.
saia iicwamara was aemuu uuuusei au
removed to Caiifornla over so many
railroads that he could not be released
on habeas corpus.
No Free Meats.
The senate today defeated by a vo-te
of. 14 to 32 the Cummins amendment
to the Canadian reciprocity bill to- add
meats to the free list.
Senator Cummins next asked for a
separate vote on his amendment to ad
mit flour and other manufactured cereal-products
fre'e of duty from Canada.
He said the amendment "was to bal
ance the provision jof the reciprocity
billthat puts grains on the free list.
Senator Bailey urged the adoption of
the amendment. Senator Dixon insisted
it would not invalidate the Canadian
Before a vote on jthe free flour
amendment was taken the senate
agreed to adjourn until next Monday
and all the other amendments went
over until that time.
' Proposes Government Line.
A bill appropriating $6,000,000 for a
government owned and controled
steamship line along the Pacific coast
and tnrough tne nnama canai was in
troduced today by representative
Stephens of California.
The bill directs that until the canal
is completed the Panama Railroad com
pany shall operate a freight and pas
senger line on the Pacific coast in con
nection with an Atlantic line and regu
lar stops be made at Seattle, Tacoma,
Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles
and San Diego and other ports and that
upon completion of the canal the com
pany shall operate steamers through
the canal making regular stops at the
leading Pacific and Atlantic ports.
PEACE ENVOYS COULD
NOT FIND LIBERALS
The two peace envoys, Lieuts. Fran
cisco Luis and Inez Salazar, who were
sent hy Gen. Blanco to confer with the
Magonista forces, who have been op
! erating in the state of Chihuahua, in
order to Induce them to make peace,
have wired their commander that they
have been unable to reach the Liberal
hands. The Liberals, who were at
Palomas, left that town and went in an
easterly direction, presumably for some
place on the National railways.
PRESIDENT IS ON
AX OCEAX JOURNEY
Philadelphia, Pak, July 8.
The government 3racht Mayflow-
er, with president Taft and sen-
atorial party on board, left the
Philadelphia navy yard- at mid-
night, passed out to -sea about
noon. She will sail down the
coast to the Virginia Capes and
then up Chesapeake bay. The !
Mayflower is due in "Washing-
ton on Monday.
JUAREZ SAL-OON KEEPERS TRY
TO AVOID OLD TAXES
The saloon keepers in Juarez are en
deavoring (to avoid paying the govern
ment revenue for the months of March,
April, May and June. The saloon men
contend that their places -were closed
during these months, by order of the
government, and for this reason they
should not be required to pay the reve
nue. During March and April, Gen. Na
varro compelled the saloon men to keep
their shops closed for the greater part
of the time, and In May and June they
were closed by order of the insurrecto
Ethel BarrymoreV Husband
Does Not Believe She Is to
Sue For Divorce.
CALLS THE RUMORS
OF TROUBLE "ROT"
New York, N. Y., July 8. "All news
to me," said Russell Griswold Colt to
day, when he was told that report had
it that his wife, Ethel Barrymore, the
actress, is planning to sue him for di
vorce under the laws of this state. Mrs.
Colt is now In Los Angeles and dis
patches from there carried the report.
"I do not not know anything about
this," Mr. Colt said.
"I don'it know anything about It. She
has not notified me of anything like
"You have not heard then that a
messenger is on his way here with the
"Why should it come to me that
way?" replied Mr. Colt.
Calls It "Rot."
"I don't know. All this stuff about
our having a row in New Orleans is all
rot. As for my not going on Mrs. Colt's
western tour, I have my business to
look after. That Is absolutely all I
have to say."
Jack Doesn't Believe It.
Jack Barrymore, when seen at his
summer place In Rockvllle Center, R.
L, made precisely the same comment as
"All news ito me," was his first re
jnark. "Personally, I do not believe
it." He added:
"I have not seen Ethel for three
months, but it certainly Is not
true that I and my brother Lionel
urged her to take this step. I intro
duced Colt to her and I have the high
est regard for him."
XiTere Married In 1900.
Ethel- Barrymore and Russel Colt
were married on March 16, 1909. and
they have one child, a son. Young
Colt, now 29 years old, Is a son of Sam
uel P. Colt, head of the United States
Rubber company, and a member of the
brokerage firm of H. L. Horton & Go.,
this city. He has an independent for
tune of his own.
Atlantic City, N. J., July 8. Los An
geles, Cal.,' was today selected as the
place for holding the 1913 internation
al convention of the Christian Endeavor
The selection -was by the board of
trustees of the Union on the second
Indiananolis -was the nearest com-
netitor , J
FOR JUAREZ TOWN
The sanitary department of the city
of Juarez Is holding an inspection of
all the milk sold in Juarez. The in
spection Is being held by Antonio Sara
bia, a sanitary officer of the city.
The inspection of the milk sold in the
city will be held every month in Jua
rez In the future, and 4his is only one
of the steps being taken to keep the
city in a sanitary condition.
INSPECTOR GOES TO CALIFORNIA.
"William C. Vaughn, inspector in the
immigration station and a veteran of
the Mexican war. has been transferred
I to the Los Angeles office of the Immi
gration -service and will have the title
of mounted inspector. Mr. Vaughn will
leave within a week to begin his new
work on the coast.
,S. P. TO CHANGE OFFICE.
The Southern Pacific and Sunset
lines will be at home to the passenger
trade in the room on Oregon street,
which is now occupied by 4he old Elite
confectionery. The room Is to be re
modeled and heavy furniture and fix
tures installed for the city offices of
the S. P. lines.
FOREIGNERS GO TO CALIFORNIA
An assorted consignment of Aus
itrians, Italians and other foreigners
went through here to California Satur
day to Work In the vineyards and or
ange groves of the ccast state.
FEW CLOUDCROFT PASSENGERS.
Because El Paso has been just as
good a summer resort as Cloudcroft,
there were few passengers on the lim
ited for Cloudcroft Saturday afternoon.
Wrong Body Arrives;
Funeral Called Off
Trinidad, Colo., July 8. After every
arrangement had been completed for
the funeral of Thomas Carr. jr., who
died in Chicago, July 3, the remains
of another 'man, sent here from Chi
cago, reached the home of Airs. Thom
Carr, sr., yesterday.
Not until a few hours before the time
set for funeral was it discovered that
the body 'was not tbat of Carr, and
from information obtainable here, the
body has not been identified.
ANOTHER 'SERIAL FOR "
4. THE HERALD READERS.
The best tonic for that tired
feeling during the summer
Ji months, is a good serial story, f
The Herald kind. .j.
Following its custom of giv- 4"
4 lng the best to be had,' The &
i Herald will soon commence a
4 mew serial, "The Sky Pirate," y
4 by Garrett P. Servlss. It is a &
8 story with a thrill to every line,
one that will hold the reader i
i from start to finish.
No Danger of Rio Grande"
Leaving Its Banks at the
CAUSED BIG- FLOODS
The river has fallen to practically
normal, according to the government
gage readings at Courchesne, Tex., this
morning at 9 oclock. The maximum
height of the water during the flood
was Friday morning when the gage
registered 14.5. The river was then car
rying 11,000 cubic feet per second, but
Saturday morning the gage registered
a depth of 11.9 and was carrying 6350
cubic feet per second. The recent
flood was a minor one compared to
some others that have come down the
Some Great Floods.
The greatest floods since the gage
was put In are as follows:
1897 May 27, gage 15.35 feet, cubic
feet per second, 17,000.
1898 July 20, gage 13.65 feet, cubic
feet per second, 10,000.
1903 June 21, gage 14.05 feet, cubic
feet per second, 18,000.
1905 May 25, gage 14.65 feet, cubic
feet per second, 10,200.
1905 June 2, gage 16.1 feet, cubic
feet p"er second, 20,700.
1905 June 12, gage 14.9 feet, cubic
feet per second, 23,700.
1907 , June 24, gage 13.05 feet, cubic
feet per second, 10,700.
Owing to the narrow bed of the river
in 1897, the water overflowed the low
er part of the city. The water ran up
to the fjoor of the Stanton street bridge.
Between 1897 and 1898, the belt line
lGvee was built, confining the river to
its channel. This caused the flood of
1895. of onl3r 10,000 cubic feet nei- sec
ond, against 17,000, in 1897, to go three
in lies higher on the Stilton .-trect
brf.lg-e tl-an the one of I7
In 1899 the cutoff was openad and
the rher bed scoured out. so thxt at
the Stanton street bridge, the water
was 4.2 feet lower than in 1S97, al
though there was much more water.
The three different flood discharge
readings show the effect of scouring
on the river bea by the clear snow
water, that usually comes down in the 1
floods-, xhe reAung-oii -June-"12 was
14 9 feet, and the cubic feet per second
was 23,000, while June 21, with only
20,000 cubic feet per second .the river
rose to the height of 16.1, which is
the government record.
Muddy "Water Follovr Clear.
It is a queer fact about the Rio
Grande, that as soon as a flood comes
down the river with the clear snow
water, the water scours the river bed,
and deepens it, but as soon as the flood
passes, the same old muddy water
comes down and fills up the scouring.
The present flood is verj' muddy and
does not scour much. It shows, how
ever, that owing to the widening of
the river bed below El Paso, the good
effects of the old cutoff are rapidly
being lost, and the river bed Is gradu
ally filled, but it may be a long time
before the river leaves its banks as
it did in 1897.
Origin of Last Flood.
The recent flood must have origin
ated somewhere between here and the
Leasburg dam, as only 6Q00 feet of wa
ter was the record rhere during the
rain there, but information has been
received that a serious cloudburst oc
curred a few miles southeast of Aden
on the S. P., which probably furnished
the flood water.
XEW "WATER MAINS LAID
ON "WEST SAN ANTONIO STREET
The citl Is now laying water mains
on "West San Antonio street in the part
that was recently opened. On account
of this, EI Paso street at "West San An
tonio will be blocked, excapt for the
car tracks, for about two days.
LEADING- FIGHT FOR
"Washington, D. C, July 8. Senator
William E. Borah of Idaho is the lead
ing fighter for the resolution provid
ing that United States senators be
elected by a popular vote of the people.
I Pit cats Assb i vr c
He has been an ardent advocate of this
measure on the floor of the senate ever
since becoming a member. Senator
Borah Is chairman of the committee
on education and labor. He is also a
member of the committees on foreign
relations, interoceanic canals, judici
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Xcw York, N. "1 July S. For lack of the last witness wanted, a further
hearing of (he Stokes shooting case was postponed today until Tuesday. Oh
that date magistrate Freschi will decide whether the evidence warrant hold
ing Lillian Graham and Ethel Conrad for the grand jury on a charge of try
ing to murder TV. E. D. Stokes, the hotel man.
The missing man Is TVllfred Hart, the elevator operator who took Stokes
up to the defendants' apartment on the evening of Jane 6, when he was shot.
IS IMPORTANT TVITNESS.
Hart's testimony will be brief, but attorney for the defence explained
that It is important, because through him they expect to prove that instead cf
Hart's Baying to Stokes:
"Go right up, you are expected," Stokes said to the elevator boy:
"You need not announce me, I am expected," Indicating that Stokes wished
to 'arrive without warning.
Everybody Interested in the case waited at the court house for two
hours while subnena servers were huntiHsr In vain for Hart. Stokes spent
most of the time wandering about the court room, occasionally talking with
his lawyers. The two girls waited In an ante room.
In the course of an Informal statement, the attorney declared that the
principal argument for the girls dismissal Tias the anxiety shown by Stokes
to receive the letters he wrote to Miss Graham.
"The evidence that some one In Mr. Stokes' employ stole these letters from
my client's room," said the attorney, 'shows that this shooting was justifiable."
AS A GOOD WITNESS
Kansas Court Holds That
The Trail of Hounds
Topeka, Kans., July 8. The Kansas
supreme court yesterday upheld the
bloodhound as an agent of justice. If
the haund had been proved accurate in
following the trail of human footsteps,
that evidence was enough, said the
court, to convict. The decision came in
the appeal of Glen Adams, convicted
in November, 1910, on Graham county,
of the murder of Joseph Anderson, a
Tracks about Anderson's home gave
the hounds a good trail and they fol
lowed to the Adams home, six miles
distant Shoe tracks at the Adams!
house and around Anderson's body cor- 1
responded with the shoes Adams wore, i
The shoes anti Tne houndS'Tvere ail tne
evidence against Adams.
LEECH MAKES FIGHT
FOR ANOTHER TRIAL
John Leech's attorneys are making
a desperate effort to save him from the
cfoto TinitfnH;r- Thflr he has been
sentenced to serve a life term, for the
killing of E. Kohlberg. Attorney John
E. "Wharton, chief counsel for the de- 1
fonP in filprf a. motion for a re
hearing of the Leech case before the
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criminal court of appeals. He will sub-
mit an additional brief in the case and
will reargue it, when the court con-
venes in October,
in mc ilit.iw.v. j
Leech will occupy nis presenr quunera ,
in the county jail. j
MAGDALENA DEFEATS THE j
OTTAWA RACING CREW.
Henley On Thames, England, July 8.
The Magdalena college crew which ;
yesterday defeated the Ottawa rowing
clubs eight, today won the grand chal
lenge cup, beating Jesus college, Cam
bridge, in the final by 2 1-4 lengths.
The time was given out as 20 sec
onds. EVANS DEFEATS ANDERSON
IX FRENCH GOLF MATCH
Versailles, France, July 8. Charles
"W. Evans, the American golf cham
pion, defeated J. G. Anderson of West
Newton. Mass in the final round in the j
French open amateur
GEE WEE GOT IN JAIL.
Gee Wee, a Chinaman, got Into trou
ble in Juarez and ended by being
locked up in the city jail, charged with
assault. Wee became angry at 4- little
Mexican child and proceeded to whip
the boy. A gash was cut in the side
of the child's head. The police were
notified and locked Wee up.
JOHN D. IS 72.
Cleveland, O.. Juiy 8. John D.
Kockefeller's 72nd birthday annivers
arv arrived today, but he did not cele
brate It In any way. He played golf j
and hlK birthdav was with his family.
He is in excellent health.
She Was Lonesome In
Crowded Union Station
She wore a pink calico dress and a
sunbonnet. She sat on a bench at the
union station all day Friday, waiting
for the train to leave for Big Springs
over the Texas & Pacific. She was
alone and carried only a small tele
scope for baggage.
Late In the afternoon when the
Golden State Limited had poured its
crowds of paengers into the big union
station, the girl was seen silently
-weeping behind the wilted sunbonnet.
Station master Johnnie Mershon, the
first aid to the helpless, noticed it and
asked the girl what her trouble was.
"Do you know," she sobbed, "I have
been here all day and I haven't seen a
single soul that I knew and I'm lone
some." GATES'S CONDITION
NOT IMPROVED TODAY
Paris, France, July 8. The
condition of John W. Gates has
not improved since yesterday.
His physician Dr. Gros, de-
scribes the state of the Ameri-
can financier as stationary.
but not giving positive cause
A A A A A A A A A A A A A
CORDIAL BUT QUIET
WELCOME FOB KING
Lord Mayor of Dublin Does
Not Present Threatened
Dublin, Ireland, July S. King George
and queen Mary received a quiet, but
cordial welcome to Ireland today. Thel1 saumy wr oa znm
. ., , Nafternoon. Prior to that time she was
attitude of the people is well expressed
by a banner stretched outside the city
consul hall at Pembroke, a suburb of
the capital, which refused to present
an 'Official address to the king, read
ing: "Welcome. "We want home rule."
The lord mayor of Dublin, whose
threat that he would present an ad-
dress to his majesty despite the con-
trary decision of the corppration, it
was feared, would lead to trouble, re-
nfainde at home.
! BOY SCOUTS SHOOT
The boy scouts returned to the city
early Saturday morning after their ,
colebration on Mt. Franklin. Even- j
thing' was held according to schedule
"with the exception of the drill with
This had to be left out, as no torches
rrmlrt h nrncnrpn hut It iras amnlT
mnfP j,n f0r v,v tha rpfl fir-t and -riTe-
worijS A bjg. dinner was served at
about 5 oclock and the celebration
lasted from then until aJter 10 The
xire-worKs could be plainly seen from
the city T'lere were no accidents of
any kind and the trip was one of the
most enjoyable yet taken.
AUTOMOBILE AND BICYCLE
COLLIDE ON SAN ANTONIO.
Abelardo Codona. a messenger boy
employed at the Western Union, suf
fered the wrecking of his bicycle and
slight bruises to himself, -when auto
mobile 662 collided with him on San
Antonio street Saturday morning.
Codona, who is only 13 years of age.
is not 'Worrying about his bruises but
he says he is making a living for him
self and mother and that the wreck
ing of his bicycle is worse than the
At the county clerk's office the rec
ords show automobile 662 as-being reg
istered in the name of H. A. Hamilton,
of 1101 Bio Grande street.
SMITH TO REPORT ON
Washington, D. C, July 8.
After being postponed from day
to day. senator Smith's return
to the city was 'today announced
for Monday, when, it is expected
he will report the Flood resolu
tion, which the territories com
mittee authorized him to do two
weeks ago today.
A A A A A
GOES TO PREACH AT OROFT.
Rev. C. L. Overstreei and T. J. Jones
left Saturday for Cloudcroft, where
Rev. Mr. Overstreet will preach to the
JUAREZ CITIZENS ASK
PAY FOR WAR DAMAGE
More Mexican claims are being: filed as an outcome of tfce revolutionary
activity In nnd around Cludad Juarex. Manuel E. Flore, a Mexican attorney
of El Paso, has a list of property damage cases that he has filed with the
state department for transmission to Mexico, aggregating 42,475. Tie largest
amount In the list Is the claim of Jnan Moreno for $20,000. Moreno was a
captain of the volunteers that assisted In defending Juarez from the rebel at
tack nnd he claims to hnve lost prope rty valued at $2Q,00 as a result of the
attack upon Jnnrez.
Pedro Abrogado, also a resident of Juarez, claims to have been damaged t
the extent of 9-1000 by loss of property In the besieged city. Mrs. Juaaa Azca
rate, proprietor of the 'Porflrio Diaz hotel on Juarez avenue, which was taken
for a hospital, has nsketl for GOOO damages for the destruction of property
and the damages result lag: from the changing of her hotel Into a hospital.
Carbajal brothers, merchants of Guadalupe, down the river on the Mexican
side, have filed claims for SSOOO because their store was looted by the Ma
derlstas when the army of liberation was encamped at Guadalupe. Another
storekeeper at Guadalupe named Holqnln also asks for ?3GO0 claims for the
looting: of his store.
Small claims have been filed by Mr. Flores for residents of Juarex, the
total amounting to $S75.
Four Known to Have Been
Drowned, and Probably
Eight Lost Their Lives.
BY THE PASSEN&EPwS
Declare Captain Refused to
Allow the Passengers to
Leave Doomed Vessel.
Surf, CaL, July 8. On. the rocks, 30f
feet off the sand, dunes surrounding
the .mouth of Honda creek, the Pacific
Coast Steamship company's steamer
Santa Eosa, which stranded' yesterday,
lies today, a wave-battered, wreck.
Somewhere near the broken and. sub
merged hulk are the bodies of second,
officer E. Heuson, and three sailors,
Fred Johnston, E. W. Febson and John
Pslffer, who were drowned last night
while attempting to take ashor th
life buoy lines by which, the passengers
and crew were transferred to land. All
of the 200 passengers were saved, ac
cording to the chief steward, but con
trary reports say that many perished.
The wreck of the Santa Rosa oc
curred shortly after 4 oclock in thm
lying easily, with tow lines run out
to the steam schooners Centralia and
Helen P. Drew, ready to be drawn off.
at high tide last night. But at that
hour a rising wind stirred an angry sea,
and the vessel soon began pounding
to pieces. '
At first an effort was made to run
a "buoy line to the Centralia, but the
high seas prevented this, and It "was
j decided to try to pass the lifeline
; across the 300 feet of breakers to th
Iife beat H.acLHched.
Hettson "Was- detailed byCapt. Faria,
to take the line ashore he and his men
launched a life boat. Passengers on th
doomed vessel and a throng of ranch
ers from the hills, saw the life boat
mount the crest of a breaker for an
instant, then plunge out of sight. The
foaming waters; covered the doomed
sailors and they were not seen again.
Rescuing the PaCHXers.
i The breeches bouy line, however, was
1 washed ashore. It was picked up and
I made fast and from 6 oclock until 9 30
the dangerous work of getting men and
women passengers ashore by a slender
thread suspended over the raging surf
continued. Before 10 oclock the sur
viving members of the crew were sat?-
lj- ashore and with the drenched,
weary and more or less hysterical pas
sengers "were placed aboard two spe
cial trains from the north and sent
to Santa Barbara.
Others Profeahly. Lest.
In spite of assertions from the com
pany officials and. ship's officers to th9
contrary, the passengers of the wreck
ed steamer Santa Rosa, declare that
more than four sailors lost their lives.
One hundred and ninety-two passen
gers are all that have been accounted
for so far, say the survivors. Thera
were 200 on the steamer and those
saved declare those missing "went down
when the surf-battered life rafts went
"There were probably eight lost in
all, and it will .be some time befor
the exact number is known," said Q.
G. Schooner, of San Luis Obispo. "Two
boats capsized, one from the Santa,
Rosa in command of second mate Heu
son and another from the steamer
Helen P. Drew, which stood by us all
day waiting for a chance to help us
get a line ashore."
The chief steward of the vessel de
clared that only Heuson and his three
sailors, lost their lives. All the pas
sengers were saved, he declared, but
he later qualified hi3 statement by
saving that all were saved he could
Many of the passengers were ve
hement in their denouncing the "ship's
officers, who they declared refused to
. land the passengers soon after the
Sauta Rosa grounded near point Ar
guello. Capt. Faria, who was making his
first trip as commander of the vessel,
declined, they said, to listen to the
pleas of the passengers who desired
to be put ashore before the gale arose
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