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   World (Newspaper) - February 10, 1894, New York, New York                                Wenthor NO EXTRA CHARGE FOK REAL ESTATE 3 THE SUNDAY FIBST CENTS SECOND 00 CENTS THIRD 00 CENTS SUBSEQUENT OO CENTS DAILY OH Circulation Books Open to Weatlier NEW YORKERS ARE CHARITABI One of THE SUNDAY WORLDS as a streetsweeper at the crbs front of finds that the men and women of this great city ate I sympathetic and BEAD TUJO STOIIY IN THE SUNDAY WORLD PRICE TWO NEW FEBRUARY TODAYS MS IN BRIEF Indications for today warmer Highest temperature ii9 lowest 35 U7 average lor day last 2 Wall street was but stocks were flnr shares Bonds Money easy exchange May wheat in New York opened 07 rapidly declined to 05 closer clue to Iree export In Chlcagi May wheat opened at closed stampede of the Cotton in New York declined 4 points 01 October and November and the rest of the Us 8 to 0 disappointing cables bale bales IN AND ABOUND NEW The opposing testimony of Price s de tectlves and Supt Byrne s detectives as to UK character of Warren Lewis s Eighth avenue resort has caused a scandal in the Police De partment and is exposed to dav in The John accused of grand larcen on complaint of has been ar arraigned before Judge Martina ant balled in the sum of It is announced that a highclass music hal is to be built In If the Senate approve the Lexow committee will give unlimited time to its police investiga Its members emphatically profess sin cerity of purpose and have again asked Choate to Kicoll lias had long talks with Byrnes ana Commissioners Martin and The Bread Fund has continued to relieve the and the advance sale of seats for the benefit at the Standard Theatre tomorrow night has been The Broadway Theatre benefit realized over Clara who married Gambler Bur roughs two days before wedding Cliflbrd Joy has brought action to annul her first alleging she was drunk when she went through the McKimes witnesses have again suffered un der Justice Bartlett was forced lo send ofticers among the Gravesend contingent in the gallery to preserve The Mayor has issued a proclamation con cerning private help for the Gam biers at Little Monte on the bor ders of New York City and Yonkers have grown more ana moro their built a new and poolh begun egun coek fights and clog Herman Rosen a Hoboken haber has been brought back ironi a Florida he is alleged to have lied after some queer transactions with The stations of the cross have been cele brated for the first time in a Protestant Episco pal church lu this country at Mary the Virgin The sale of the boxes and fcr the I li operatic benefit for the c n Thursday brought Prince of has been con verted by a Salvation Army girl at Washing He leave this cltv today to carry on the work of salvation in Harlcmltes will have a new school as the re sult of The Worlds The Harlem Democratic Club Building lion been leased by the city for educational purposes at a rental of 000 a John the second of the election officials placed on trial for illegal practices in this city at the lost bus four cl The amimachine Republicans have had their convention in Cooper They cheered Platt and organized for mally and declared thenisel ves to be the only trueblue Republicans in the Senator Voorhces was quoted as savins that the bill will be reported back on Thurs day to the House without material Bland was scored in the House by who saidthe formerp seigniornage bill was nothing more than an embezzlement of a public trust DOMESTIC The will of Eiastus of Middle contested by George P his has been sustained by the Supreme Rails were loosened on the Kansas and Texas Railroad near White Oak ir train was wrecked and passcngei Three persons will probably A brake 1 EOUIR back to flag a freight train then was shot at and fatally of Cape committed suicide In The defense in the Coughlln trial In Chicaeo has The evidence of fraud in the vote on tho sal aries amendment iu Detroit was stolen in Lan The conductors on the Consolidated road are being examined in New is said to over Typhus lever has broken out in Sherwood The disease Is exceedingly Congressman Wilson is so worn out by hih turlft work that throat trouble compelled him to stop oft at Chicago on his wav to Mexico to Judgu of tho United states has ruled that no one except a court has powci to deport alien a negro Republican leader was mobbed in the Kothite Populist Conven tion In Mayor o claims the city governments one of the VicarGeneral Thomas of the Erie is Electrician of the New N and has admitted his responsibility for the deaths of three before Judge Me In Fall i Brazils torpedo fleet is reported to have met with Pelxotos decree orderingIhc next month was rumor by the discovery of a plot to assassinate If trooiw aro used to influence bloodshed is Bismarck didnt in The King will me when ha was deposed as if the Hamburger Nuchrichten is to be A sictlon of troops In the Soudan has il of Emperor William is only thirtvfive years old but he has just celebrated the twentyHfth an niversary of WE entry into tbe Foot Gladstone has left Biarritz lor The special correspondent of The World at Panama says that no ship hud up to last night started t the rescue of the officers and crew of tlie wrecks Kearsarge on Koncador Bank in the Caribuean PRICE TWO How tie Siar Trust Came to Be Disappointed in the Wilson Tariff 12 PAGJ A QUIET SCHEME Nobody Said a and the Sugar Tax Was Going Through THEN WARKER JUMPED ON The House Did and the Trust Wants to Know What It Gets for Its Campaign INWARDNESS OP THE SDOAR From a Stuff sugar trust operators do not propose to aban don their efforts to restore the duty on refined Of course the raw product would also be and thus the recent on the great monopoly by the attach House of Representatives would have been in The story of the operations in the House of the friends of the trust pre sents a curious incident In and its history is now for the first time told During the last Congress the Commit tee on Ways and Means was apparently unreservedly under the Influence of the A brilliant member quietly steered the committee in behalf of the trust There was no legislation that was hostile to the The lobby which the trust originally employed In Washington was not on The oldfashioned methods of pro fessional lobbyists buttonholing members and whispering into willing ears their generally nefarious propositions are rare y any longer employed by schemers wh The New York n backed which did its work itacli away to every bserver about the The oldtime obbyist is Supplanted by the retained enator or even mon exalted put in their work hrougrh conversations with associates in lommlttee rooms and in private parlors The sugar trust has selected certain nfluentlal Senators and Representatives o guard its It has known n nor hag It displayed bias owards one or the other of the grea lOlltlcal The policy has been hat of practical business and scruples which In private life sway lonorable menhave as it were ossecl into the wastebasket by th The in the pursuance of Its tor uous has given large sums of aoney to campaign The most im lortant of its contributions was prior to he last Presidential A dea had been made with Richard Croker hereby the influence of the Tammany joss was secured In behalf of the nd during the latter part of the cam when the success of the Demo ratic ticket appeared tolerably There eavy contribution was made to the National Had Republican success at the polls seemed the trust would have great It was Inimical to the action of Chairman Wilson and to those who wished to comply with the demands of tho These members only wanted a leader with the nerve to take the and they flocked after the cantankerous and inde pendent member from New York who moved an amendment removing all protection from raw and refined Like a flock of sheep the Representatives who yearned to hit the sugar monopoly followed their and almost before the friends of the trust had time to realize what was going sugar was on the free sans sans sans everything but its strict commercial Then the trust understood that its prestige had received a that Its present of money in Presidential cam paign clays had proved a delusion and a snare so far as anticipated results were and that there was sharp work necessary in order to save its so to Therefore the ma chinery of the trust was speedily set in The retainers included among the House members hustled about with per nicious The Cabinet member with sugar proclivities hustled himself with familiar and there was a vast display of indignation on the part of the monopolists over the untoward and disappointing revolt among the Rep The most sensational event that oc curred was the advent of Richard The newspapers contained full reports about the arrival and the conduct of Tammanys master on this It was given out that his visit to the capital was mainly in opposition to the Income This line of suspicion and assertion was fostered and while the boss went through the usual formula of denying everything he secretly encour aged the The actual purpose of his visit was more in the Interest of the sugar He was carrying out his share of a previous Croker was welcomed by the retainers of the and whatever Influence he pos sessed was exercised to the House to refuse to sustain the vote of the Committee of the Whole and to restore fly Has Capt Price Openly Defied Snpt Byrnes A TRIAL MADE A Precinct Detectives Testify Di rectly Against Headquarters ONCE MORE THE PEQUOD Warron Lewiss Diva Wn but the Raid Was Made a POLICE AT WAR WITH ONE the duty on The Speakers room was open to the been massacred by Tuaregs iuid the garrison o aOO at Timbuctoo is threatened by thousands Schaefcr won tile billiard match at Boston from Ives by a score of OOO to He also broke the record for the fourteenincli balk liuei anchor making Harvard students are not a bit nfraicl of the proposed bill make football a Lillian Russell and Count Gladstone ore the favorites for the nilaged stake In the Southern field Kept the Sad News from the one of th hostknown civil enginews in the diejl suddenly on the street today of heart At the time of his death Gottliebs eldest son a juror in the Criminal The news was kept from hira until the ease was to the It reached a verdict In minutes and he wni Gottlieb leaves tei oral one daughter being tbe wile of Joseph President of Ue whiskey showered its wealth into the coffers of that One of the very Influential Senators of that persuasion was and is in the service of the and no doubt he secured as a campaign gift a sub stantial but the other side got great which of course was contrib uted by the entirely unsentimental sugar men with the expectation of receiving quid pro The story of the great contribution by the trust of known to some prominent members of the successful and it is only describing human nature to say that they were profoundly When the sugar duties were reached in the Committee on Ways and Means there was but little The members looked at one another inquir and excepting by the brilliant member from New previously re ferred there appeared to be not much The aforesaid brilliant advo cate of the sugar Interests talked with customary He presented to the committee the argument of the sugar based upon alleged accurate statis tics regarding the bounty system of Ger which was Incorporated In the The committee fixed a duty on sugar apparently as a matter of and then the next subject was taken Never was there a better greased section of a tariff bill slipped through a Ways and Means When the Wilson bill was laid before the House and was discussed In the Committee of the the sugar people were a little but like wise They had rendered their aid to the party they were well aware that a great power in the Govern ment was a friend of friendship that was based upon the profits of the trust certificates they inew that an indefatigable mem Jer of the Cabinet was practically one of the so far as his individual inter ests and those of his business and per sona associates and that was as much of a In one as any of the retained1 states men of the Senate or the Hence the general confidence of the truot mag The catastrophe s overtook the Ways and Means Committees measure regarding Bujrar is now familiar hi PbG and his Congressmen from New York were placed in a position in which they were fearfully The word vas passed officially that Tammany de Elred the restoration of the sugar city Representative received the order from and it went alongthe A meeting of the New York delegation was called with the intention of ascer taining the drift of but noth ing was Sugar not tax theii Deacon1 fastnesses The income remained publiclythe chief me ofBoss Craters White emerged from the of Wall street and availed himself of his privilege to the floor of the House to work on Republicans in favor of the sugar The had his lips near to the ears of half the Joe Cannon was active against the as everybody knows the longlegged member from Illinois Is no child in steering He offset much of Deacon Whites and the latters mission was a fu tile There was a more distinguished friend of sugar who regretted the knocking out ot the prearranged plan of a A high dlgnitary of the a very high with customary judg ment and did something for the Do you know that the sugar people subscribed very liberally to the party during the Presidential campaign he would delicately Intimate to members who were lending themselves to the antimonopoly Some knew of the contribution others did but there was by no means a satisfactory display of and the courteous high official observed to a certain mem ber that things looked badly for a restoration of the The efforts of the sugar man In the Cabinet likewise appeared to be fruitless In could stem the tide of There were some less dis tinguished agents of sugar working for the Heriry of the Boston refinery of Nash the largest In New although not In the has similar was on deck doing what he The beetsugar agent Ongrath likewise tried to earn his In the face of all this powerful the sugar trust was defeated in the vote of the House when the bill came from the of the The scene of the trusts activity is now transferred to the Senate wins of the Capitol but that is another to be told in detail Here Is an opportunity for tho Senate Inves tigating committee to find oiit something of the methods by which Tammany Hall district leaders control police captains in dcspits ol the orders they receive from their superior of Some time ago The World said this was being constantly done in all parts of the and that the district leaders act Byrness orders at naught when they interfered with tlie cotufort of Tammanys friends who had inliu ence in high Something of this story was revealed in yes terdays World In the report of the court pro Today is given the whole miser able tale of how Byrnes was opanly defied by one of his In the old days before the Phrlc hurst began his crusade against thoAl hatnbra was a favored and a famous It is a laree hall on the first floor of the building at 352 Eighth on the east side of the thoroughfare between TwcntysevcntU and Twentyeighth It is located In the Thirteenth Assembly District Und the Twen tieth 1ollce tho stationhouso of which is in West Thirtyseventh Its proprietor la Warren well known as a who lives at 37O West Twentyninth which ASKED BREAD FOR HIS Utter Destitution After a Years Seareh for Vain Fireman Frank with half a dozen recommendations as to sobriety and Industry from as many blg New York firms in his called at Tho Worlds uptown bread depot yesterday and asked lor bread to kiiap his family JJc has work for nearly a My home is broken said and now my my two little ones and myself aro livln with my wifes folks at 10 West Sixtysixth None o my wie s peo ple Is and now wo are all on the rge of Quint did not Investigation iroved hlH story to All I ic Is to get to work and earn a home for uy little ones is also In the Assembly District The Tammany leader of the Thirteenth Assem bly District is John tho Police Lewis and Sheclinn are Lewis Is authority for Hits as he made it last The of the Twentieth Precinct is Ho In a member of Hie rjubd Opty the Tammany organization of the Assembly Mn Lewis is also a member of the Pequod So is Siicehan rules the club abso Warren Lewis Is also a member of the Tammany Hql General The Alhambra Is known as a rendezvous for women lot Forae of the women who frequent it known to the police and arc regarded bythcm with Some of the men who urewont to visit It are known to detectives as and regarded by them with Id eyes of the police who have clean records and good standing the place up to the night of 24 was considered to be a When the ParkJraist sent agents ol his society Into the Twentieth Precinct he had no trouble in securing sufficient evidence to warrant him making a written complaint about the Alhamra Hall to Com plaints about tho Alhambra Hall also reached Police Inspector who Is the direct superior of notified him oJ the fact that the complaints had been made and called his attention to the Price did not seem to find out about Byrnes then ordered Inspector McAvoy to take three Central Office detectives and investigate the place with a view to determine the correct ness or incorrectness of the Under Price sent four of his men to In The three men from the Central Office and a police roundsman from Headquarters and In spector McAvoy found that the place was noto rious and a They swore to this In an un mistakable Price and his four men found nothing wrong or disreputable either in the place or its Inspector McAvoy then ordered Price to raid the Price obeyed nnd here Is a part of what ho swore to then Dumont Lewis did unlawfully Delay in De AM to Kearsane Ca NO VESSEL HAS STA1 Those Who Are on Ronoadop Are in Great PerilX SMALL BOATS 8HA1 BidTaps in the Matter of I Citj of BRAVEKT OP THE KBAESABGBsV MAKING HOT FOR THE GRAND OLD CHAIRMAN WILSON WORN Throat Trouble CimptlJ Him to Stop at Hii to Muit Hare to Ths Will am Chairman Ways nd Means arrlyed here to dy a very sick The work and worry of tariff reform legislation has re sulted In a physical He was weak and ill he took in the big debate in the and upon advice of his physician he made arrangements to seek rest In more congenial Accompanied by his wife and daughter and Congressman of Missouri he started for the city of On the train this morning he was seized with a and upon reaching the city he was taken to the Palmer the house found Wilson suffering from a high fever His pulse was The physician said the immediate cause of the trouble was A score of tho Congressmans friends soon gathered In the but he was compelled to deny himself to them Mayor Recorder Chase and John Cooper were The fever hod somewhat but the patlenl was still In spite BviuiBs Congressman Wilson late continued on his way lo Wilson sold 1 am fearful that if 1 remain In Chicago during this lamp weather 1 shall worse instead of I can bo just as comfortable iu the cars as in the hotel and every hour will bring me nearer lo a milder 11 About the result of the taiifi measurein the I have no doubt it will pass with but little If any 1 do not apprehend any serious results to tho party by the adoption of tho I shall not six unless the Booths Great Army Captures a Royal Russian procure and nonnlt tm well men as women of evil iinme micl fame and of dishonest conversation to Ire quent anil come together and unlawfully and wilfully did nermlt nnil yet continues to irer mlt Bald men nnd women of evil name nud fume there to be und remain ilanclnt disturbing the peace and misbehaving decency of persons Inhabiting und res und there I Icllnc In t habitual In the y FRANK Want the City to Pay for Thoir SpcM to Th bill was intro duced In the Legislature today authorizing tho ity of Buc rui to pay for a brass baud or the delectation of the Beadlerton ft Wonxa kept beat V In violation of tho statute In such ease made nnd This on belief and In formation of Allen Patrick Kclward William Jiinies Dennis Cirady and George mnnra This was sworn to by Price before Justice President of the Board of Police Oil the night of 24 the Alhambra was Warren Lewis was in and his Dumont was in charge ol the Twentyone women and three men were Lewis was held in the Jefferson Market Police Court for trial in Spec al The case came up on Thurs day In Special Sessions with Justices Bmlth and Meade on the There were ten Here is the Important part of their testimony Is what This is what fn Prlcetestified specter McAvoy tcati I visited the Alhnm led bra on tlio night Aro the premises Senate passes the bill before then and my presence is Wilson walked to the carriage without i The length of our Ta will depend upon the progress made upon the Taritt hill in the My opinion Is that the Finance Committee will report the bill with the income tax feature still In In that case it will require a separate motion to strike out the Income and such a motion Is bound to be The income tax has strengthened the Evans says the tariff reform leaders con dition Is not but ho must have The climate of Mexico will be of great bcnellt In question In your 24 In company with spector under spectlon district Ins with ofilcien of my own and raided the I arrested Dumont Lewis as manner In Aro you acquainted with Ihe premises State lo the Court tojelher with Just what you know twontyone females and about luem3 Com forlythree phuuU have been sent On that occasion to me by letter a couple did you see any dls of times about tlif turbauce ol tue public The superlntoml pcace I did cut called my attention Did you vlHlt Ilia U I ho I In turn premises prior to that called tbe Captains nt the 10th teuton to tbe of January 1 received prior to the reception of a comtauulcaUon from thin letter that has been TOM REED ATTAOKS THE Ha Calls Its Leaders A Sot ot massmeeting in the interest of Qnluslm tho Re publican candidate for Congrcssmauat was held tonight at the Academy of under the auspices of tlie Union Thomas Reed was the principal speaker of the There won a scramble for seats that almost amounted to a fteed H remarks were directed almost entirely to the question of protection and a criticism of tho present Among other things he wild Are the people no longer the rulers of this How much longer are we to have over us a set of Irresponsible tyrants Why is It tliat this country Is In the hands of one toiirth of Its citizens I will not bo accused of sectionalism when I say that the Southern men are la control of tho Democratic for I am simply nuying the Lords Jamos Carter to of New who presided at the recent conven tion of municipal reformers In having been reported to have said that Boston mane the best nbbvring before the convention and Baltimore the Mayor Latrobo wrote to Carter yesterday taking him to He refers to the fact that in ItiSl a commission ol after the most thorough and searching reported there was not a slnirle case of extravagance or maladministration or wrongful expenditure of public money to bo nud asks Carter for a hill of par WON FROM WORM Or STAFF PATTY Is much In need of Christian I will spend a few months visiting the army headquarters In India and I am so thankful that I have at last found a use tof myself and my I will translate In Darkest EnRland into the Rusian language It Is not Siberia that is so It is the trip and my Idea Is to estab lish houses along the terrible where so many have where they can get food for both body and I know I can get permission from the Im sure dan on the interest him to help TO WAGE WAR ON SATAN IN SIBERIA The forces of the Salvation Army havi just been strengthened by one tin moat notable converts It has had This time H Is a member of the roya Prince of wh has succumbed to the earnest requests of tlie lads and lasses to live a bette Prince Galitzlne has not only been but has consecrated himsel to the worlc of the army for He will thus sever his family connections reject all earthly give up home Income and for the salvation o mankind In Prince GalHzlne was first heard of in this country when he arrived in Wash early In It was his first visit to and he Intende remaining here a He was on journey around the world for the Im perial Geographical Society of Peters which city he left nearly three years He has been to Thibet China and and crossed the Pa cific to San where he ar rived In At Washington he was warmly greeted by He at tracted much attention by saying that his next journey would be from the eastern terminus of the TransSiberian along its proposed route to Behrlng Ejtralts thence crossing into he would try to pass through British Columbia into the United During his stay In Prince Galitzlne happened one evening to attend a meeting of the Salvation He was impressed with their and when he went again last week Staff of this was in charge of the Staff iaptaln Watklns is a beautiful young with soulful brown The eloquence of those and the soulful pleading of her won the and he declared that he was The Prince cancelled all his Washing ion and came to New York on He registered at the Windsor Then he went direct to he Salvation Army Headquarters in Beade where he hod a loner talk with Commander and Ballington As he desired to attend meet ng Thursday he was taken to the Army on Fourth where Captain s Is in The two net and near the end of the meet ng the Prince came forward and conse crated himself to the Early yesterday morning Prince Callt zlne again went to headquarters and became a member of the Auxiliary which Is tantamount to joining he army without taking up the ie told Commander he was going o stay with the army for life and had n prospect the opening of salvation work in Russia and Over this opposite Eighl Patty Watkin district Commander Booth has Says Bbmarok Didnt Say The Hamburger Naeh in a very gtrong article on Prince Bis marck he used tbe phrase tuo King will on departure from Berlin after depoMd BI Chancellor our yean so he bade the Prince see his the in The Prince accordingly has set aside all his plans for geographical and will saH today for London on the Yesterday the Prince was taken through all the departments of the army in the city by Edith While they were in the slums n gang of boys locked the door of a house on them and they had to climb out through a win Notwithstanding this the Prince was much Impressed with the trip Last nlcht he was again at the citadel on Fourth The room was full of toughs from the yet the Prince went among them asking them He wore the army badge To a Worldreporter he to be on his said I have given up my life to Odd And tbe Salvation I will go at and to 1 my and plant for SlUeri I will not resign my position un til I get to I do not care what my I have already translated a salvation song Into Rus The prince Is a stately forty five years with refined fea tures and expressive brown Hl3 form Is somewhat marred by the ab sence of his right which he lost by an1 accident In Paris thirteen years He has a mustache and a luxuriant growth of black His who Is was an aidedecamp to the His family are descendants of the Kings of His Immediate family consists of three wife of a former Cabinet Min ister wife ot one of the aldedecamps to the and a NEW YORKER COMMITS Humphreys Shoots Himself in Bod at the Home of His Special to The a guest at the Winchester committed suicide today by shooting himself with a revolver he lay in He arrived last night Before retiring he called for pen and which were afterwards returned to the As tho guest did not appear at breakfast the maid went to call and found him dead in thi clothing saturated with He had shot The llrst buuet passed under both eyes and lodged under tho skin on the right Tho other passed entirely through the brain and went out the breaking the Humphreys was about fiftynine years of a native of Winchester ami well known to the older His act is said to have been the result of business He left card on a windowsill giving his New York Tho deceased has a wife and son hi New who have been communi cated The Humphreys family has always been a prominent one in Winchester and owned ex senstvo tracts of land and a pond formerly tnown as Humphreys When the name was changed to Forest Lake Humphreys was so displeased that he sold the in cluding the family Humphreys was connected with the sterling Iron Works with office at 50 His residence Is given as 71 Columbia His son s a tutor in Princeton JURT BAID IT HAD MB WRON6 If the Judge Would Allow It to Substitute It Would Agree on Ton Special to The jury in tho case of Edward on trial for grand made a novel proposition Aconspiroey ctwcon Oolminche and William Alexander o rob a tea and spice company was Alexander turned State1 s evidence and testified hat he liod been led into the conspiracy by After the Jury had been out twentythree it came in and the foreman said to udge Edmunds Your we wish to tuto that if the jury be allowed to substitute he name of Alexander for that of Golminche ye will bring in a verdict giving tho defend ant ten years in the Judge Edmunds was speechless for a time nd turned red and white He Inally sent the jury aud as it could not it wits ON FIFTH and Gallagher and Two Driven Narrowly Escape of 302 West Twelfth and of OS Ganse were being driven in a cab up rifth avenue by John of U93 West at noon At Sixteenth street a unaway team and coach from the Continental at Seventh avenue and Fiftyfourth driven by Martin of i03 West Fiftysecond dashed into the Both driven were tlirown violently to the and Gallagher were dashed nt ot tbe cab which had been shaken Curiously none of tbe four wai Tbe vehicles were badly by the Press PublUhlnt New York Special Cable Despatch to reo Colon tonight that great prevails there In consequence of the sending help to the crew of tho wrecked States corvette on Roncador 3 It appears that according to the term charter the Panama Railroad f esses to be unable to subcharter thesto City of Para without the consent of the Mull Steamship Tho consetife quired was telegraphed lor yesterday monttl It had Jiotbcen received There i some hitch in the matter in New i Just before abandoning the Kcarsarge crew threw overboard a supply of provli which Unfortunately thei did not succeed in getting any water I WITHOUT FEESH The Lieutenant says it was Impossible cure a supply of fresh water from thei One circumstance that placed it beyond poa er of the men to get fresh water or anyt else from tho stranded vessel was the leu the small that were shattered rendered useless at the time they wore ployed to convey the ships company wreck to the The loss of the small boats not only preclu the possibility o reachingthe but make the officers and crew prisoners a le of coral only seven feet above the level of In crossing the breakers the small ceived damages that all but were rendered Brains took the only seaworthy boat to make the 1 to Old There lie the only one and B to Colon for With the knowledge in his mind that a wind would send the sea over the cay aud I the ships company could not oveu the open sea Sn their splintered Brainard became frantic when ho found consternation that ho could not instant procure tho use of the steamship City oJ Pftrfi at to proceed to the He was told by tho agent of the Fanami Railroad Company when ho went to charte the City of para that the request could rib be complied because the charter witl the Pacific Mail Steamship Company specifies that the vessel should ply only between J York and TO MAKE It was then found necessary to submit thi question to the officials of the companies il New but no reply was Lieut Brainard reminded the agents here that whU they were delaying the rescue tho crew of tin Kcarsarge was perishing on a rock In thi but that had no effect on those who had it iu their power to send speedy Thei business was to make to resciM perishing Brainard explains that if it had noH been that the small boats were shattered sortu of the castaways could have reached Old Provi an Island in the Caribbean Sea belong ing to the United States of 100 milej cast of the Mosquito coast Old Providence li four and onehalf miles long and has a popula tion of The surface is hilly but Provisions are and shell and hides are Oh the nortij side of the island Is the village ol ao4 there Is good anchorage Because of the knowledge that vessels couM be found at Old Providence Bralnanl steered for that Island when he left Roncidoi It Is only about seventyfive miles west of Roncador Bank and Colon Is three hundred miles south of tho scene of Braiuara didmot expect ta find at Old Providence a vessel large enough send to the but he had no doubt that he could procure passage OH a schooner that would take Mm to where a steam ship could bo The wreck of tho Lieut arcl lies half a mile from tho islet which he left his comrades hut i hulk might as well bo a hundred miles anfty fi far as those on shore are in viewd the impossibility of boarding It because of high seas and luck of small THE ONLY AVAILABLE It is hoped that the City of Para will spatched to the rescue She Is th4 only available steamer in dhese sailing starting from could reach Roncador on account ot the The officers and crew of the Kcarsarge i still encamped on Roucador Reef hi t bean so far as anything is kuown tot It is not known whether the weather Iri ta latitude has been severe enough to cause thfjij waves to dislodge the but accorcUi to the report made by tho i who ore huddled on the little ledge of the northern end of Roucnidor Bank ftTft great danger of perishing from tbirtt they vrereDot waihad away ADMIRABE Brainard says that at the accident the weather was frightful rents wew   

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