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   Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - November 1, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey                               I VOU IX. NO. 9157. IRKNTON, SATURDAY AKTKKNOON NOVrtMBKH 1, 1890. 1 AMU Two Ships Sunk at Sea in Seven M limit's-. OVEE EIGHTY DROWNED. Dreadful Collision and Death htrng- Slfr Ju tht Durk Mun> lout by the Sudden Slukfng of tht j> ttud Un M Schooner oil the New Jurttey Count Graphic of the CollUIoii and Their hubsequent Fiyht fur Life Told ti Mtimlfu! of the Vlzcaya'f Creu All Drowned, auri but Twelve Outof Crew of Seventy Meven Shore Alivv The lute of the S  and one of the owner-, of the lost steamship M A Caho and son, M Purr and two childrei Mr A Ruiz Jose Acaibm, llamon Al lujii I1 Hednian Oscar Ihlain, Ligui Pellu n and Jose M Oaici i i A of the utu of seventy-seven were from tfit t-ttanibhip of the trew f f the M jjner iM still unkuown Ihe first news n cened of the disaster in this Hj was win n the steamer Ilumboldt, from Jlrizil at her dock in Brooklyn having on bo ird tht tw eh e survivors of the catahtiuphe whuh hid picked up at daybreak by live Ilumboldt Capt Black of the. Hum bold t, said that nt duvlrfik I is tJujj Barnegat. light jlj frjrn their off bow Caiufc H fni hr4p that direc- tion through tlu mist f the e trh morning the ofltcus of the Ilumboldt saw three mi'-ts sti kinn out of t'ie w itf r and cling ing to the j irds and nggliiK people were Been QuitUU il i w m lowered and rowed to the unf v w i- unspeakable when they were liken in the hoit iheyall be longed to tht and their iiames are is ft li s teltpe H s nr-i t flteer Gabriel second oHitti I rant sen Stei i first eu gmeer, Am its lino burgeon Sereno Carlos, F Juan AngelLtou Jose Mei dinn i rro K irnon Martinez Ramon and P Arellano seamen Just In the Nick of Time The men wi re cl illed to the bone from their exposure to wind and wave, and could hold out but a little Jouger They were taken on board the Humboldt, brought to this city and taken at once to the office of J M Ceballos Co 90 all street the owners of the The firm had received notice of the loss of their vessel fro n the Maritime exchange but a few minutes before the survivors walked into the office For the next hour all was excitement in the office of Ceballos Co None of ponld talk English and for some time it was impossible to ob- tain from any of them a correct account of the wreck JroniDr Rico the best account was obtained Dr Rico said: Dr Rico'a Graphic Story "Fverything was working nicely The weather was fine, the moon shone bright and the sea was smooth It was about 8 o'clock when I was on deck, and took a few turns back and forth while smoking an afterdmner cigarette I didn't see any vessel near us The ship was in charge of the first officer, who was on the bndge I went down to the saloon then and there met Mrs Calvo We sat down and began talking Suddenly I heard the gong In the engine room ring the 'stop' signal Be- fore I could even wonder what ic was for, there came an awful shock, a crashing scraping sound on the deck over our heads, and the steamer rolled over on her port side Lv erj body in the saloon was thrown down All was excitement men women and children shrieking for help from what they didn't know Mrs Calvo seized my hands and begged me to find and save her boy. I told her I would I started up to the deck to find him It W us a Terrible Scene. "When I got out of the companionway a terrible scene met my eyes. The bridge, deckhouse and forenggmg were all torn away, there was a great gash lathe star bortrd side just abaft the coal bunkers, and through this opening the water was pouring in Close by on our starboard beam was n big fourmasted schuunor, her bowsprit and forenggmg gone and her bow stove in She, too, was filling rapid ly Men were running here and there all over our decks, shouting all kinds of or ders, and I can remember seeing the crew of the schooner doing the same thing on their vessel They Climbed for Their Lives "The next thing I knew the water was II Absolutely Pure. A cream of turttr bmUrg pcvdtr. Mt of in leavening U. B. Oftf- Beport, Angurt 17, WJ, maKiUK oui mcus HIB steamer was fast siukiiiK itli a ideii of suiitnj ourbtUfS Htveralof the cruv anlmjself scrambled up tbe poit Down, downneuttlititeauiLrand up we climbed ud aud just thtu tbe hull reached the buiu m 'This left us just out of water but a very large swell w juld wit (im llisro were twelve of us oil the jard of our crew had trad to reach the si.hoou.er, but she had Hunk almost as qiuckh as bad the 171 aud as far as could see not s soul but ourselves was In night Slgnalu "f Ulatrena "One of the men on tbe yurd K ud that while climbing the rigging he luid seen a boat lowered from the sclioonti an 1 seveu men got in and rowed all around but couldn t set anuhing Then, in hope of attracting tlic atti ution "SU r tr I r L u the shore (we welc onl> six luihs oit the coast) we cut the tarred ropes on the yard into pieces a foot or IOIIK an 1 lighting these waved them in the air as long aa they lasted But uo one c une to our aid, and all through tbe long we clung to that jimi growing polder und stiffer aa each hour passed ioward daj break a cold fog settled on us and mode matters worse "When one of the men on the )ard said he thought he heard a steuner passing by we all halloed as loudus our numb ecmdi tion would permit us to Iheu a boat made Its appearance and vve were taken onboard the Ilumboldt e could not have held out much longer The Second Offlter's Story From the second officer somt more facts were obtained He was on deck standing under the bridge when the collision oc curred He said the steamer's lights were burning all right and the watch on deck at their posts He did not see the schoouei until the Hist officer on the bridge rang the signal to stop trAt the time he rang to stop said the second officer Capt Cumll had just come from supper and was going up on the bridge Before he had time to move the schooner struck us, her bowsprit striking, and as far as 1 could see instantly killing Capt Cunill Our headway carried us along aud that bowsprit knocked down bridge house and rigging I was covered b> the debris and badly cut in the head and side of my neck I got out of the tan gle about the time the water commenced to run over the decks, and then. I took tc the rigging with the others A beumun'B A( count One of the shipwrecked men was seen on board the Cuidad Condol, anothei ship ol Co, lajing at pier 21, North mer He told the sune story asDr Rico and Second Oflicei add ing that at tbe time of the collision nearly all of the Vizcaya s crew were asleep bemy worn out with the hard work attendant upon leaving port Onlj those on duty were up and about He said that before the lashings of the boats could be taken off preparatory to lowering them tbe 12- cav.a's decks were under water He saw several persons in the water clinging to Boating ctebfiq spars hatches and wreck age, iut all these A Sugar King Among the Lost, It is stated that benor Calvo, who per ished with bis wife and son was t paitner in the house of 1 raucke Co of Havana the biggfht and richest sunar houoe in Cuba He was on way home with family Ihe Vizcaja was one of the steamers ol the Compania Irauaatlantica, owned bv J M Ceballos Co She had just been overhauled, and this was herfirst Inp after being refitted She was of tons regis ter 2S7 feet long and had for hftv passengers She was birkentme rigged The of the was a general one comprising lumber provis ions hardware furniture and machmerv The vv hole cargo vVas valued at OuO Ihe vessel insured bj the owners Ihe Vizcdji was an iron -vessel and fi rmerlv plied between N w lork aud Me lilcrran ean ports Several theor es are advanced as to the cause of the collision bnt is none of the survivors, according to their st ite ments saw the schooner bi-fore she struck the steamer it is not and prohibit, will not be known just how the affair happened An investigation will probably be made bv the company Mr Bennice of Ceballos Co WHS sent to as soon as word of tbe disaster was received to see but could leaiii theie His expected that some of the bodies will be washed ashore at that point A Sketch of Juan Pedrn, Juan Pedro was thrice or four times a millionaire He was born at Barcelona Spam about the j ear 1831 nndwasconse quently 59 years old At an early age he left his native place and sailed for Cuba where some of his relatives were settled and influential members of the communily Soon after his arrival at Havana he entered into business partnership with his uncle, Lorenzo Pedro Ihev conducted a large wholesale provision house which made a specialtj of suppljing the plant ilions on the island After eujoj ing great pi osperity the partners separated amicablj and then Juan Pedro turned his attention to suDar planting In this business he amassed the most of his great wealth and was still engaged in its pursuit up to the time of his death He was the owner of two big plantations, OUP known as La Conclnta, at the tillage of Union, or Alfonzo XII as it is variously stjled, and another called The Assump tion, on the biy shore at Manel It was on Sunday last only that he returned from Havre on the steamship Burgogne, after a tour through Europe with his wife and his only sou, who is married and has two small children Senor Pedro left his fam ily behind him in Paris, and immediatelv, after his arrival in New York engaged passage on the Vl7Cija his long absence from Cuba having naturallv. made him anxious to hurry back there to look after hia business interests The KnginpiM H Stoij One of the most pathetic aid heartrend mg incidents of the ocean warf re lated bj Chief Enginier riimcisco biitrn to Mi Ceballos 'As I was climbing tho he paid, I IK ard piteous cues I turned and looking down the companionway I saw Mrs Calvo standing neiu tht hetd of the stairway She held her bibv bov tightly clasped in her arms and slit wis making a frantic eff irt to escape tin It 11 ible (U ath staring them in the fact It st< 1111 d as if she was more solicitous loi tin liltlpnne't life than her own I did nil I c  made b) the 1 inopean press on the ttlecls >l lie MiKnltj law '1 he consul gent ral tit 11 irt s that tho new law 11 fuvorible to Ilall n mttitstsaud will t i a mii-ked incrtase in trRil" nib t'e Trutul Statt s THE NEWS IN BRIEF Condensed fell Ki HIIH Gathered from riouM Marsh ill I Hi. haids of Miiltleu command suicide at his mothers real deuce bj cutting his throat with a razor No cause can be assigned beyond apparent 111 health In the Methodist Episcopal churches ot Watertown N a vote was take on the question of admitting women as delegates to the generil conference of the church Sixteen churches gave a total of 2o7 votes for the prt position and tJ99 against many women voting in the negative At Cal, Frank Jliujon shot and killed Charles and Matthew Vann, his brothers in law and fled to the woods He is believed to be insane Charles L Stratton auditor and transfer agent of the northt rn div ision of the Bos- ton and Maine rai'road at Concord N H has bccnarrested charged with embezzling of the railroads funds and in de fault of (fj 000 committed to jail FT Slate Senator lames McCudder, of Califorui i has been indicted bv the t nitei States grand jurv, on the charge of prt sen ing false claims against thegovtrnme for the pijmeut of coal delivered at Mai Island nivj jard in April and Vptembu 1889 Isaac inn head gardener it Artnm Neldlinger's summer home Waldorf, at West Park on the Hutlsiii committed suicide bv Tjlow ing his head partly off w ith a gun Ihe pool match between Charles Mann ing, of New and Alfied Powers, of Chicago for a purse the tile receipts, a Brunswick Balke medal and tne cham pionsnip of Amenta eu led Get 31 at Daly's rooms ashington street Brook Ijn, with a victory for Manning The score for three nights was Manning, 600. Powers )J4 William Washburu, aged 83, an archi tect of hiph standing died at Boston Oct. 31 Mr ashburu was bom in Lvme, N H He made a specialty of hotels and was the architect of the Fifth Avenue and Vic- toria of New It is stated that since the accession of the present tzar Alexander III, to the throne, 270000 Jews have been expelled from Russia 1 he labor imitation in has re- sulted in the resignation of t le ictorian cabinet Capt_J C Mills, was mur derouslj assaulted bv i partj of alleged Repub K un in Carolina '1 w leprous characler of the disease af flictmg John Anderson of Chester, Pa has been coiifiimed by official medical ex- amination Providence people are indignant because, pending repans to tl e base of the Mayor Doyle statue the si itue is held partially recumbent ovei a moss of debus by a rope around the neck At New Actor W ebster was found guilt} of mausiaiuh'ter in the first degree for the killm_ of Robert McNelll The old man who died from morphine poisoning at the Getty house N 1 has been identified as James Edgar, an Kughsh druggist Foul play is BUS pected Ihe A nei cin Art association lias parted with Mi let s masterpiece, Ihe Angelus, to purchasers in Pans France It was bought about a jear ago fur 5dU (XX) francs, and has just been sold for 750 000 francs William Decker d milkmun shot and killed Mrs F ster a widow, at Elmira, Oct 31 She had jilted him The Count of Pans and suite have sailed for Lurope. JI irvurd BOSTON Nov H irv ard Athletic association s fall nut ting was held yester day Ihe events weie won as follows 120 yard hurdle race was won by K Brown, '91, scratch in 18m 1 5s 100 yard dash was won bj A S Cook 93 handicap, in 10 2-5 seconds mile walk was won by R F Hale 91, scritcb, in 6m 59 4-5s 410 yard dash w is won bj S Wells Jr ,'91, 5 yards in U 1 5 seconds 320 yard hurdle race was won by P Richardson The dis tance was not exact and the time was therefore not given Mile run was won by I T Carr, scratch, in 4m 220 yard dash was won by A S Cook, 93, yards, m 23 1 5 seconds, R80 sard run was capt- ured bj (i Lewell '93 in 2m 4 4-5s S H Kvins won the putting the 16 pound shot event with a put of 31 feet 5% inches The running high jump was won by A. H Green, '92 scratch, with a jump of 5 feet inches Green also won the hammer throwing contest with a throw of 75 feet 8 inches Running broad jump went to E B Bloss 94 with a jump of 21 feet 6 inches The pole vault was won bv H S Coburn, 94 and the two mile bicycle by H W Dav is, '93 "The Original Package ID Dead LiTTLFRocK Ark Nov be opinion of Judge P C Caldvvell, of the United States circuit court, m the "original pack age" case of H, M, Van Fleet, of Iowa, has been filed 1 he court, in brief, holds that the act of congress and the laws of the state are valid The opinion concludes It is not the state laws, but the original pack age that is dead Ihe judge denied Van Vleet s pt tition for dischaige fiom prison, and remanded him to the custody of the state authorities 111 execution of the sen- tence imposed upon him Parlx (lre.ru for Mother and CINCINNATI O Nov 1 Sunday Molhe Barker, a joung woman living with her mother at John street who took a dose of pans gieen and ditd in the city hospital was huned 3esterday The (lend girl's mother Mrs Nelllo Baiker, rpttiined home grief stiicken from the funeral and attempted suicide in the same manner her daughtei had done She was removed to the citv hospital, where she lies in a critical condition Tho tamo of Taiinj Pel n and of Alice, and I hnebo Curj was t Inbhshrd thirty ywirs ago jetnuthei of tin in wus ablo to make a conifoi t iblo mcemio until tow uid tho close of then cai 001 s. It is s itpd that tho United States govern ment h ts paid more money in tho mvestlga tiou of t ho dlst qst s of hogs than it has for all the dtspi nfTtt ting tho liuniim race. Charge your mind with the tact that Hires. Cough Cure Is the remedy you want nhould you have s congh or cold It Is to take, and effective Always reli- able No opium or poisonous drugs In Hi compoaltlon. CLEVELAND CONFIDENT. He Thinks the Next House Will Be Democratic GOV. mi L MK IUUM He thn Secretary of Mat. H luffed Eugl tntl In thw Itehrtng Sea Dispute und Then Bt-uuue t rii.li tt ned mil lUcketl Si ithinj; tiltltlMin Nov ImhLi tl s in ni an mtervuu President Und on the pol i situa tiou bent in its Ntw r i t n 1 ent Alter announcing his heart i ten st In the pn stnt campaign and 1 1 i 1 lent can in the Deraocni he I iiiji siirt. that there v, public qut-Mi )ii cliscUHScd more i and more mtt llikuitl} than ha Uld i t vir en tl subject of i iniTrtfmm b> its 1 uiotraUc Itns if tht, Democr nit 11 Miioa on tl s I--MH the correct une tl t re should be in 1 itt and retidy a  hfue for led to beliru that the condu t of public affairs mi Jit prt j; erh nnnisttr to their profit, not b> seuir ing generil piuspentj founded in r D ciple but by a direct ath u cert un Ihere can be no a h uite 111 tarilT rt f n-in here these ideas ul ami Cajoler> It is certamU true that in such a s Ifisl: opera ti n the interests of SOUIL f tht people must be neglected Pruteh n tin pd! t of tin has been stifled bj tl H mum an an (let. ption and cijolerj list these neglected ones an u is d and in Bpite of the clouds of ranr FIM.II tatiun tnd delus on which eurroi i 1 thtm biyin to see the light Oui tiMim t urists and others whose 1 ne been disre_, rUd advant 1 been accorded to a favored feu IP n t t be lunch longer dtceived Thev uiedis covering im re and more clearlj tl it t lit. toil and un jmpl unmg Hlbor p Inch -.1 uh: ad ltd !o their own comfjrt ami prc.ppeT'rtj have been diverted tr nt of others, while const tntU ii poorer They fail i st in the i LCU in illation of vast t itunt> undtr such t the coin] t iti i for ttieir labor or In their fenced ind p m lung economy of Victory I am cf nhdent that we shall smite a m the next house of rqi i tnes Oui maj not be so f, and deci MM. many of our MUM friends ai t c pate but it will b i tml witoitmtiil I tdimot forget h ib n i in ned m I it ik thn set isii interests and sti i n trenched a id nn-crupuloual) as fit lid which must overcome abuses 1< sit and arriv nit j m untamed If li all our gain mil t< the r a ill of hard struggle U ese o J ii XL, is not bow possible that the cuiiij 1 te triumph o: the pe i t s ciu-t tin ii longer de lajed 1 he tilt c e m re n i i HI of hole some doctrine liich cf i H tei izes tht D inoLiatic pres< the ih j iuh discussion going on parl ul il couutij, the schtiias f the Republican partj to stcurp its p r, eM u ion in power through tni tniei 1-. which stiflt the res ilts f the p j 1 its brut al niLthcds of It t s 1 threatening our 1 i tie o{ eiatiou of a t ir IT luu i iiw which I i i ces-- uies of i ot ti lists aud tht, p it st. n people s I ji i s new and in i nt; not on en j life but f -t r combinati i a fre r better i. true Uemociai t r- i not at ill i i u 1 i n will flag 01 i li tbe feast damj n its HI gressnene J L I) ui 1 h. the of iscendancy of ih I nlted t be, I am il of the party eniPiit will in is i UIL party ui itt I i 1 lias plinted itself on Dem i i c j 11 i; It will not abandon its s RH 1 ui >t ill continue the e un il n i it s complete suc- cess 1 hi uts tha kn no dibcourage Hunt in uji nor falter m Gnternni Hill at H HAKTK ID N 1 Iliree thousand wit! i ui spniHing of He publicans puk 1 II nfnds largest hall last to 1 ni Hill There was stan ling u >i r u u and hundreds ofmenwtu unaMt t the mam en trance Hill is warmly greeted when he in ide li s nance He was accompanied i I n i I States Senator Kate n, Judge M 1 1 of >iew Hat en, Deuiocrntic ran lid i e f r }_, ton i it-sided oter the netting made a bru f a Idress, which i routed the enthusiasm oi the audience indue Mi rns spoke for 1 alf an hour on (lie refoi ins in state t n men t which the Demo i its i rt inise an I tiun Hill mfr (lute 1 Mr Ithilne ill Ueil during I is address criti c sf d setudt tin f i policy of the prtsi nt 1 1 in in si i at i n un 1 pan iculai 'tirj HI nm s a t n iignrdmg Sa UK n ilajinn MI 1 I r (juestious and i I P! pim I c il r i ill r to Gie it Is the most indent ind inont general of all diseases Scarcely a fimlly ts entirely from it while tlunmnds ire Its suffering slaves Homl i sTriajwiillT lias had remarkable suctrss In uring every foi m of scrofula The most and painful running sores, swclllnts In the neck 01 goitre humor In the PM i causing pirtlal or total blindness j U Id to the powerful of this medirino The Worst "My son was afllletf d with the wont type of scrofula, and on tho r )mmendatton of my druggist I gave him Hi H Sarsaparllla. Today he Is sound and vw 1! notwithstanding It was said there was not enough medlcint In Illinois to effect a cure J CHRISTIAN, 1 hf liiiuun n uie iispute Uie s al les m lit I i n_ sta Aftt r must uu u ir _, tin tit ma he said Mr 111 t ne bmked dovm 1 IIL uliRh the adiniiiiHtration hieli Mr Blame refnsi d to unt 1 out 1 ht tish Ik lirii g ueu lias diawn t i 1 coumo has not heard rf n of a HriUsh 1 11-, en ie.li that tlie adiuinistr it em 1 1 y 1 i _1 u 1 H i i i MS lout i h vv 1 u 1 nnl i he sh uld d II diipliu I of light at tux t) it us) i exhibit id u similar mi luial und ran un 1 1 1 1 M 11 i i 111 Be sure to gat Hood'-: ttaroaparilla loWby.lldrHKiti.tii fl rfs Preparedmlf IjO I HOOD4CO IOO Doses One Dollar RT5AD THE TRENTON TIMES CONTAINS ALL THE NEWS. j the metln 1 and results "n i up ric'3 Is t ikui; it is pleasant ind nfiesliing to tin. mid aits intl) jet piompll} on t'o Ku: Luer and BowtK c1 in-t, tli Im efftctuam di nr >1 ides and an 1 i no liulntual KU -tipatiou. h- nip (t is tlir oui) remedy ot Hs> kmd pro dtio'd, to the taste and ac u [itahle to the stonnch, prompt in its action and truU henefinal in its effects, prepared oily flora the mo t heilthy agreeable manv excellent qualilits tuinaieid it to all and nude it the mo-4 popular Kn rup of n for in and 81 bottles In all lending dru_ gists Any ulnblo dru_'_i4 vln may not have it on bind pio cure it piomptly fir any one wishes to try it. 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