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Trenton Times, The (Newspaper) - November 13, 1890, Trenton, New Jersey IX. NO. 2167. HIUKttDAY AKTKRNOON, 13, 1890. TWO CKNTtJ N The Fate of a Gallant Li itish Ci ulscr. SINKING OF THE SERPENT. At 27 i Feibons Drowned or tU-htd to Death. Bhe Went on tlio Hock Fanned Spanish Coaitt During n Seiere Storm, and Only Threu Muu Out of Hundred! Aboard Ever Itnarhed Shoie to Tell the Terri- ble Heurtleas Conduct of One of the Lordx of the Brltitih Ad- After Announcing Newa at a Itanquet He Ittade a HutnorouH Speech. Walling W ouien aud Children Hear the of the Disaster LONDON appalling horror of tht, hen lias been added to- the long list has just reached here that her mftjtst) 's steumer Serpent was w recked Monduj tweutj miles north of Cape Fmihteire Iwo hundred aud seventy three men were Only three es- caped Ihe Serpent went on the rocks during severe Htonn on the Spanish coast A iniht prevailed at the time It was impossible to obtain assistance from the shore and the vessel renjamtd in her help- less position until broken to pieces by the tremendous icas which swept over her Uronnttl or Dashed to Death Ihe crew were washed overboard in qroupa b> the remorseless waves and dnmued or dashed to death amid the rocivs The news of the disaster was con vej Ld to Cortinna, a distance of sixty miles o_ver mountain roads and when a relief corps wzis organised and sent to the scene of the wreck it waj too late to be of am uMiit 1 he i pcnt's crew proper consisted of 170 men The remaining victims were re- lief crews whuhwere being conveyed to other British rnen-of war on the African station A of the Serpent. Her msjmt) s steamer Serpent was a swift liyht cruiser one of the eight vessels cousti uctiou was in 1888, when Lord N rthbrook was first lord of the admiralil) durum Mr Gladstone's miuiotr} She was a cruiser of the third class, and w is built at Devonport, at a cost of ffyiiiWO The admiralty officials maintain si ence and decline to be inter vtewell on the fiUtrfect of the" disaster 'Ihej no through whiehncwsof SIK b occurrences would be transmitted to them lu advance of press reports if the officers of the ill fated ves- sel did not Though the reports of the almost total annihilation ot the rpent's complement were at first n garded ut> too terrible for belief, the impression has now become general that the ston is true The news Spread throughout LiijjHud like wildfire, causing lamentation in hundreds of homes Ihe) Had rcarttl IJUaHter The neuspiper offices at Ph mouth were besieged In crowds of relatives of the Ser pent's creu The lamentations of the women Hill children were pitiful It was said that many of the Serpent's men had expressed fiar ol disaster before leaving Plymouth but the cause of their appre- hension cannot be learned The admiralty has wired the British con sul and Corunna to send full details of the wieck and loss of life at once The queen has sent a message to the Duke of Edln burgh asking for particulars, and express- ing her sorrow for the lost meu and their relatives Lord Heartless Behavior. George Hamilton, first lord of the admiralty, on rising to speak at the Con servative banquet at Acton, said that he was sony to announce that just Define he came there he received a telegram that her majesty's steamer Serpent was lost on the coast of Spam, and be feared there had loss of life The Serpent, he said, was one of our best cruisers urn} was a valuable vessel, with excellent offl cere and crew He could not tell the cause of the disaster The announcement caused a sensation, and It was evident that many of thoae present would hare thought it proper to postpone the banquet, but no action being taken to that end, the enter taminent proceeded, and af'er the guests had eaten and drank heartily Lord George Hamilton led off in the toasts with an nn usually jolly speech, his rollicking humor provoking peal upon peal of laughter Like the Gordon-Gladstone Affair. The news of this affair soon reached the London clubs and much adverse comment It is consi lered certain that Lord Hamilton's conduct will cause as much scandal against himself and the Tories as was aroused against Mr Glad stone and Ins political adherents by thi alleged presence of the Liberal premier al a theatre on the evening of the day when Gordon's death was announced In the Lon don new spapers The Duke'i Begpectfnl Attitude. When the news of the disaster to hei majesty's steamer Serpent reached Ply mouth the Duke of Ediuburgh, who is oni of the admirals of the navy, was attending a Patti concert On being informed ol what had occurred he hastily left the hall and went to the newspaper offices where dispatches in regard to the sad event were beinx received 1 he duke was deeply moved and ex pressed his heartfelt sorrow for the vie tims and their unfortunate families He did not return to hear the remainder of the concert, but proceeded directlv to hi> Absolutely .Jure. of b'Vlng ponuer. I of I" I" U. 8. remUeiiw liut-murumg paptra cummim on his conduct in contrast to Unit uf superior oihcer Lor 1 George Hamilton Tlie News Confirmed MADHID, sailors who succeeded in swimming ashore from tbe wricked lintish cruiair bcrutnt ar rive 1 lit Cftmauuas Iln> express tlio be litf th t all tbe otbtr-a on boaid wtrt drow ned An oilKidl te from Coi u HUH a tales that hei miij sty's steamer Sirpmt ts wrecked of Cupe Bm near tbe village of Of tbe nu n on bo ird onl> three were 11 e uodietiof oul> thru of the ii Urns e yet been ashore MR SHEEHAN'S COMMITTFES The Prospective Speaker of ork't AnKfiiibly FiepntH Hi-, I 1st AlIHM Alnad} tlie H< illuuu P SttLulian prosptctnt speaker of the usst-mbU has 1 a 1 a cunf ren of Oueida. Public Hunting of bchohane Public lauds and foitstry of Lister Public institutions Reillj of Mihtiry af Quuckenbush of Scheuectad} tooldtera' McMahon, of New York btbdiff of kings Federal Webster of New York Charitable a_nd religious Doyle, of Delaware btite Od- borne, of Dutchess fisheries ml Mr Demorest of Rockland Prmiegesand U Sulla an of New Iradeand manufat Dunham of iseueea Agriculture Mr Johnson, mgton Indian C imeron of Warren Sheeii 11 of Lne Nun, >f Ne v Lnfiuisdied Goul 1 of lewis antieiprtt-eU cinwige in iliHs pr-y- grunnie is that Mi Demoreht of Rock land may be nude than man uf rail road committee and Mr Croak of Rich moud, chairman of fisheries lud game Mr Hitt, of Alban} may not be slated aa chairman of any committee, ind m that wwe F Gr Smith, of 1-ne will get the ohninnnrmhip nf t IIP jtuhrMry t nmmittpe The idea BO far developed is to do away with thft week reu.js thai is usually tiken after organization and simply Lake a re- cess of one w bile the speaker prepares ins list of committees, and so avoid any delay m legislation THE DOORS CLOSED The North Uirei Hunk Street M Hurrj the Cause NEW }OI.K, North iank in Greenwich street suspended busintss afternoon It was said that the tightnefes of monej had caused the suspension PUM eni ird E Gedney 4U 1 trank R. IngersoU cashier were at hank until a late hour luebdaj ninht lhe> sent out word to reporters that the nank was short at the Clearing house and that U had ample securities' to cover all shortages All day there was a quiet nit steadv run on the bank the result of rumors that the hank was in financial >iiaitH 1 he bank has been doing an aver ige business of UOO 000 It loaned a great leal of moue) lately, aud being unable to et it m agam to meet cash dent mdft, had t lie directors are John H Starm, Joseph Ifrokau John It Greacon Junes L Nicholas C Muller Ldw ird L. Hedden illiam Uefft Aaion Close, Cbailes C Millard R Jones and David H Paue Ihe officers were positive in lieir iten cuts that onlv was in in the su-pension The bank is the New "i ork correspondent of the Howard Nit ion it buik Boston Tradesmen's Na tonal bank Philadelphia nud Northwest- in Nation il bank The t ink has been established over fifty teare Apgar who had been presl lent man) )ears, died Nov U 18SS and E E Gedtie-} who hid been in the bank 18fi6 was pr moted to the presidency haMng previously been the president Ihc buik it is said took deposits up to I 30 o'clock yesterday, and also discounted i note for a depositor Several policemen guarded the doors last evening Ihe irwis Tn Wall street seems to be I wu small failures occurred yester (lii) but the market opened favorable, and all stocks but the Villard series rose Senator In Danger N C, Nov has been believed that the Farmers'alii unce would support benatur ance for re election to the senate but The Progressive Farmer, an alliance organ published here, ind edited bv L L Polk, president of the illuiute, has declared its opposition to the In the issue of The Farmer for tins week two editorials are printed, one tttacking Vance on his alleged it.ion m tbe sub treasury scheme, and tne other trying alliance members of the legislature to te against him It is rumored that iilli nice Democrats will vote with the Re publicans and elect Polk It looks Tluit Way CINCINNATI, Nov Friday Mrs bd Holm, of Louisville armed in this it) and engaged board at Jake Apfel's boarding house on Fifth street near more That night Apfel drew >7 000 from t building association and OIK) from the Moerloln bretierv, and has not been seen dnce Mrs Holm disappeared about the time, and yesterday her husband nna m the city looking for her lhasuppoai tion is that the missing pair have joined foitunes and are well on their way to Europe They Want Shorter Honra. Four WATNP, Ind Nov street ear dnvers of the Fort Wayne Street Rail way company presented demands yester day, asking for a reduction of the working hours At present they are required to work sixteen and eighteen hours per day, and the) ask thttt twelve hours shall con- stitute H daj 's w 01 k i he men are not or gnni7td nnd the pr labilities are that thftii d mundH will not be granted A itrike tuay mull. I HEIR LAS I FAREWELL. Birchall Bids His Broken Heart- ed Wife Goodby A KlH'rRSlOOD THEM And the Inhuppy Fair Were Uunleel a Parting Kmhruce Doomed Mau'a Wonderful Verve Still guitalu'n Him Despite the Approach the Fatal Hour WOODSTOCK Out Nov 13 J Reginald Birchall who ou Feb 17 last led Fiederick Benwell off to the louel) Bleu helm swamp and there foull) murdered him, IB to meet hia dt ith with aa much calmness as though he were raak lag arrangements to go on a mere earthly jouruey Yesterday he bulled himself with finishing up his farewell correspond ence The letters made a considerable bundle, and ho sent them to his wife, who will post them Most of them are ad dressed to friends in England He a Man of Iron What drtad there la in his sopl what in ward quaking he has as be contemplates the terrible ordeal before him, he alone knows Not by one word or sign or out ward manifestation has he indicated that he looks for yard to the terrible ordc. il be fore him with a thing save perfectly cheerful plnlosophj Even in the heart- breaking 1 ist interview he has had wwth his sorrow trashed wife his eyes hav e never moistened nor has a quiver come to his lips or a falter in his voice His attendants say that at times within the past two he HAS had moments when he seemed lost in serious reverie but at a word he would rouse ojt of it and talk in his ftsual half flippant way ill he break down at the end? Will he pro- test his innocence to the emit He now says he has accomplices Will he give their names at the last moment? These are the frreat q lestions and about them centers the real interest in the execution to Wife. Last nuht Mrs Birchall had her final private lew with her husband The stern rules which have heretofore demand ed the presence of a third pirty at all the interviews with Mrs Birchall were not re laxed, and a keeper stood between husband and wife while thej said their farewell words The fear that Birchall would make way with himself in some way and that his wife would furnish him the means to do it, is the cause of all this The anxiety on this score on the part of Sheriff Perry has amounted to a sort of panic and has caused many precautions which are ab- surd and some which seem almost heart- less Ihe fear however, was by no means a groundless one though it was not neces sary to go- to all the- lengths that IIIYO been gone to to prevent any such tut taking place His Mother la Dangerously 111 Mr Arthur Leetham, now of Montreal, but formerly a schoolmate of Birchall, came here j esterday With him was Mrs Ingallia of Montreal who has taken a dwfcy in pour Mrs Birchall Mr Lcctham and Mrs Tngallis went to the jail this afternoon and carried Birchall some flowers They did not see him, of course Nobody sees him except his wife, Mr Wade and the jail attendants. Birchall received a number of letters during the day The majority were from cranks, but one from England brought him the news that his mother and his half brother were danger ously 11! He betrayed a good deal of emo tiKm over this The scaffold will be put in position to- day It will be put in the northwest corner of the jail yard, and Birchall from his cell must certainly hear the sound of putting it together In the town here nothing but the execution is talked of, and it so absorbs all interest aa to notice ably affect business as was the case dur ing the trial The hotels are already fill- ing up, and there will be about 100 news paper correspondents here by to-night, HOLME IS CO-RESPONDENT Mayor Grant 9 Former Secretary Hlxed Up In a Divorce Suit. NEW YORK, Nov IS personal and political friends of Leicester Holme, ex private secretary to Mayor fi-rant a former city court judge, will open their eyes in astonishment when they learn that he has been made the co respondent in a suit for absolute divorce brought by Dr Fraser C Fuller, of this city Dr Fuller brings this action on the giuuuj of mi alleged intimacy existing between Mr Holme and his wife, formerly Lizzie Mel lerd Hastings Judge Freedman, in the supreme court, granted an order for the service by publi cation of a summons and complaint in the doctor's action against his wife If Mrs Fuller appears to defend her suit the case will undoubtedly attract great attention, from the fact that she is well known in society circles and the heiress to several millions The Firgt Wyoming Legislature OMAHA, Neb Nov 13 first Wyom ing legislature met at Cheyenne and or ganized bj> electing A P Kellogg speaker of the house and William Schneider presl dent of the senate The n_'ht for United States senator is now on Ex Delegate J W Cam has heretofore had a 'cinch" on election, but now there is some doubt of success This is occasioned by the mten tion of ex Governor William Warren to be a candidate 1 he other avow ed candidates are M S Brown, J H Finfrock and John W Hoyt, of Albany county, Homer Mer rill, of Sweetwater, and J W Meldrum, of Laramie A Fatal Game of Cards MABLF, Minn Nov 18 C M Morgan and R B Fulton, of this village while plajmj? at curds got into a dispute Mor- gan pulled a revolver nud shot Fulton twice in the abdomen, and a third shot Itrneka traveling man nnmeti Eagla in the groin Fulton's condition is pro- nounced hopeless Morgan is in custody Charged with Bribery AMSTFRDAM, N Y Nov 13 Jacob Snell, ex sheriff of Montgomery county, and Abner H Burtch, chairman of the Republican county committee, have been arrested on t ho charge of bribing voters at the recc nt election They were held for the grand jury m the sum of ball each Pat hinpy-R Pardon LONDON 13 he Liberal journals comment on the release of the convict, Patrick Dclaney, as the payment of a re- ward by the government for his testimony before the Parnell commission Uolaney, It is said, will be assisted b) the govern- ment to emigrate to South Africa The agreeable pleaaantnoM In taking Hires Cough Cure overcomes all of medl cine At the name time It Is t he most effect- ual and harmless remedy ever discovered for oongtu, oronp, tic. THE NEWS IN BRIEF Condensed 11 I. urns Gitthfr, d ut Ha (loin fr in utouN Flue 4 H The d pirtintnt his dttided that fish in funli i bt im ported lit tl L I nited free proMdtltl nt Is and boath us 1 n this 1 catch j i in 1 b) citizens 1 nited States If s i h m in HI d b at simply loaned or hned b> Canadian i cans for the uiposo of evad the law, the fish in s h b ita urt duti l 1 den de A Crook's rtn were iDteire 1 n cemetei v ashing tou N 1. Ihe On uK t r i ks in London burnt I Nov 1' Madri 1 PS statt tl at th t ma c f Spam is u n-iidtring the fruiu f i rec Iprxit) trt it> to be snlin i t> the butted States and iittndtl u of tl popula tion schtdultis lu the u 1 IbePrus i n diLt was opf i t 1 N 12 by Lmpcior illi mi in a bptLth mainlj toditntstu ilTatrd W b VlcFhecttrs dunes t) at he is Pernn H feu inner s missing fnt nd Edgar Mr the itiait pub- lished is u jt s Hon Justice 0 president of the Irish land cummissiou is dead TO TELL IT ALL The Thunderer ill Publish the Reap Guard HP cords I fiMioN N 13 h is 1 iced at the disposal of Ihf limes all th docu ments connected with the rear _, urd in eluding B report and the officers lc g book ihe limes will begin the publi it jn of the aptrs i rrow Mi-- James n writes to Ihe 1 n c-> that her hush-ind did witness an t t feanni bulifem but that bt made no i lus at the time and th tt he did not 1 m the vie Urn Of tl is she then m mthori tative st d exiltnee As il e incident happened fift) miles from mi she adds it has nn bearing on the in u of the rf-ar i ird Stitnlo h Wilson t s con the statement that h Assid terran s dfhdaut to tie Jameson affair I In with Their Grievances G Nov 13 all the members f f the generalgnevau L mmit of tht Pei i sj 1 comp nn t-st of Pittsburg ue i ow m this city 11 rnera bers reprts ut ill iHiiches of the 1 ennsjl tania con s lai way scrv P s of Pittsburg Hit mimhcisof ih liiltrent branches will r their gri n s to he generul v commitl e dibcubt, them and lay them 1 f ie the Peursjhatn c< mpany's offi nis for ac ion 1 he pr in another trim ind killt 1 Mr Goodwin ffas born in I rtl i id M The Must Pay PROMD! NC R I H the su- preme court before (_ni f Justice Durfee, Miss Henru ta D I I uft who brought nut a_ un t Kol t rt I 1 n et al pub- isher-. oi 11 e li nn t i 11 f ftnO'tO i uut of an al- eged hi el u-> irt t i hslte 1 iu that iaper whicli is t i i reflected upon he goo 1 n it ft i tiff, the judge lecided tint lii _ the extent of 48a TO he a n 1 A ftVKMIO Niw lork Fire K I i A Itr1" laat utghi m he six st r> bull in N s 254 and 546 Pearl btit t dam u it k and building jo tht of I nbuted among various turns H e 1 n t I si ues hotel at he corner of I u i i d P arl streets, tfas in gn it dan r ne time but es aped with a t s Irafficon he itiih id 1 lucked for over in hotir 'What tlettmns int Major Giant. NEW N 13 M tj or Grant has lied the statement of his expenses in the electio i in u L i lime with the orrupt pi act ices law 1 hi is Ihe gieater it is Iternued as ?rintfcis bill-, lie s ii U44 for adver isii K His 01 onent Irmcis M Scott (pent less thun U wn ui Li-HAS I i N M llit j 1U passes truin j, u tin. road juitij eil ttit link tt a f u nu milti ttist of Aunvillf, i! 1 ts il K n d ith the intention of doing iper work but his endear ors to secure a position did not meet with sncuss He bteame melanchol) nud last I hnrsd sliot hmistlf He died the morning and the facts in tiie ju-st leaked out dra> was Jl )etiis old 1-iuperor Milllum Sister to Mui rj LONDON ihe Chronicle dis [jaUli from Home states that malttUr ran MII 111 brace the Catholic faith is an inci cut to the main i0e Ii the most ancient anil moat general of alt diseases Scarcely a family Is entirely frw from It, while thousands evei> where are Iti slaves Hoods bad remarkable success In curing eve Of scrofula Tht most severe and joalnful running lores, swellings In the rifck 01 goitre, humor In tho eyes, causing partlM or total blindness yield to the poweifol of this medicine Ihe Worst Type. 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