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   New York Times, The (Newspaper) - December 11, 1907, New York, New York                                River Liner Hits the Baltic Going Up the Rive? In a HEAVY HOOK- Incoming Battle -with the Worst Southeaster In Years. All incoming ateaoKirs yesterday report- ed Heavy weather outride Bandy, Hook.: Coasting skippers and said 'this had been the worst southeast gaje thejsr. had IN A PANIC and Chllcfrcn Trampled On on and Man Jump Into iha River, but Are Saved. dense fog The steamboat Providence of the Fall JUne. solus up the East River In t after 5 o'clock .last night, crashed bow on Into the side of the fer- Baltlo' of the Wall .Street Ferry fine, causing a paniq aboard the ferry- fcoat and leaving large hole In her port aide. Fart of the ferryboat's cabin was also carried away. The ferryboat's pas- aengers, numbering aboxit 000, fled to the 8torn cabins, seized life preservers, and Jfought'their way back to tlie decks. 1 In the for life pro- Ijervers, wpmon and children were knocked and trampled on by excited mon. experienced for the twenty Tuga were alffhtect Bandy Hook towing dismasted nailing" into safety. One of the fruit from the Weet Indies rolled heavily that her hatehee were under water7 and her of. toa- nanap nearly capsized. The Captain; said that another trip like that' would -make him bowleggeOl and cause him to con- tract St. .VituVs dance. The British steamer Puritan, from lombo, battled with the storm all on Monday, when the water came over the side in euOh volumes that the Cap- tain, on the bridge, had his sea- boots filled by each sea, and Benbow, the ship's cat, waa out of', the galley, in company with the cook and a copper of scalding hor pea soup. What the cook said nearly. stopped the action of the sea for a few' seconds. The ntorm.BlRnala were flying at Sandy Hook all day, warning craft not to put to aea. The Government Weather Bu- reau reported the Btorux resins as far aa Cape Race. The powerful White Star liner Oceanic, which seldom falls to roaJte this port on Hibbard Mayor Over Fitzgerald by About LEAGUER Half-Completed Structure Over Susquehanna Carried Down by Flood Water. 36 MEN IN RACING RIVER Water Rose a Foot an Hour After Steady Were Foroed to Suspend Speciat to Tht Niw York HARRIS61TRG; Pee; half com- Wednesday, not be in until to-mor- row morning, while the Ryndam of the of the women fainted. One Jumped; Holland-America Line, from due last Sunday, will not arrive this morntug. Overboard, but was by a nogro, %ho dived into the river after her. While couple striiggled In the water a man fell overboard, but he, too, was rescued. flJThere were reports that two of the ferry- ticnt's passengers were drowned, but these Jfaporta coujd not bo verified last night. With 430 passengers on board the Prov- fdence left her pier at the foot of War- ten Street, North River, at 5, o'clock. As Qhe rounded the Battery and started up the East River a heavy fog was settling tho Lower Bay, The fog overtook steamboat a EQinute later, and Capt. George. Chase, who was in the pilot bouse, saya he sounded his tog signals filt frequent intervals. i The ferryboat Baltic, with Capt. John iV. Baulsir at the. wheel, left her slip at the foot of Wall Street soon after 5 O'clock on her way to the foot of Mon- tague Street in Brooklyn. In leaving the allp he blew a long whistle, and sounded o. fog signal, and the ferryboat was about two lengths from the' New York shore when the Captain saw the white lights of the steamboat approaching on his. star- bow, stopped and reversed his; Engines.; and the Captain of the Provl- did .the same thing. The boats came 'together with a crash, and amid the screeching of the alarm whistles of the boats could be heard the cries of the wo- men and children pn the ferryboat. Dcclc Haaitfa Gave until The force of the. gala was felt so se- verely at the Quarantine Station that a two-masted schooner -dragged her an- chors and nearly collision with The three deck 'hands on the ferryboat the steamer Erika, Just arrived from Lisbon. In "view of the prpspecta of ft continu- ance of gales, Captains of steam- ers are refusing to ship men who are afflicted with whiskera. as It makes such a difference in. going against the wind. YOUNG NEW YORKER iN PERIL. Arrested In Brazil with FlUbusters, He's Under Sentence of Death. It was definitely -learned yesterday that atjeast one more of the filibustering party arrested last weeteaf Mlnas GJeraea, Brazil, by the  olosely divided. The contest for two on the School Comnlittee aroused almost, much inter- .Mayoralty fight. -It being main- SHOT FOR K RABBIT, Son of A Connecticut Man Dpes Not Discriminate. WINSTKD, Conn..' Dec. 10.-C. H. Dan- tele of Southingrton. after running a rab- bit into a wall yesterday, handed his gun to his 12-year-old .son, tions to shoot If he  of these interests will meet to-day; to' decide upon a plan of battle of their The board was due to meet yesterday, about noon. Long before that the cbrrl- dors were filled with of labor unions, clergymen, press representatives from the German socie- and curiosity seekers. The board called to order at o'clock, with .Pres- ident McGowan in the chair. The gallery j was packed. The committee joining the Aldermanlc Chamber, Wasr-'-' filled with union men. X A number of communications -ifrom Christian societies and individuals received, but their reading was postponed. Quiet came when, finally, ...Alderman Doull, Uttle Tim Sullivan's rlght-haftd man, got up with his ordinance, which" fol- lows: TeetH.of tlie Blue I-avr Drawn, fio ,it ordained by the Boiard of Aldermen ol the Cflty of follows: Section I.vlt chall not be lawful to oxhttrtt eto. the first 3ay of the week, commonly flay, to jjubilc. 1ft any concert room, or other room wlthtn the fcltjr of New York, petformimbs of any-tracedy. comody, opera, ballet, 'tares. negro minstrelsy, negro or other danclug. wrestling-, boadng ivttls or without oonteet, trial, of strength, or any part parts therein, or any circus, or matSc pentormance or exerclw, or any perfociik atco or ot acrobats, clttl perfOTmaneea or erw. that nothing: herein oontained rifaan be deemed to prohibit At any such place of plMpM Sunday, or educational, vocal 'or mental concerts, addresses, and slnslnir, providad tbat-such tlonad entertainments be given ill a manner not to disturb the pubUo pesos amount to a aerlotta interroptlon of and of the ooTnrmmltr. pennon willfully against tha proridottk of twa section, and ptrsott ing in suoh except as horeln sdrertlMmenta 'or aatf or lessee, of any building, ef': Ctoy. as for Teakettle FuU of Gold Pieces on a jattptiblloiin liomlnittlon for Presl- Peo. Threfr thousand dollars, -In twenty-dollar gold' pieces' were dug up yesterday b7 T. wnile he 
                            

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