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Daily Courier (Newspaper) - October 20, 1854, Oshkosh, WisconsinOshkosh daily courier. x . For be Nilor of Congress third District in Macy. To t i dir.r.r-. Int a or. Caus a caves Tina. It 1 r1. It i i. Al f 1 i Lif ill i i Convent leu. Tri ii i the on a Corkin lot last tear and that Tho amount nay to this year of Eaid the following Resolution was offered Riz Leto red that a Resolution ordering the planking of a certain Public Highway in Tho 13th 1sd4, and the of in cites Kite. S pm i. H m5rjf dil iric Deai Cratie caucus. The i Are i t c. Cox Al Zurne Kiliulis Loik Cancu second Ward. The of 2nd str to met la i acct it to co. Ift in shy 1. It an it the. Lin. 11. Of i i to. til. I la this City ill ill Law Livin thu journey inn printers wanted Sincli an fron Over "00 men women and children Stnig-1 gling together amidst pieces of wreck of every kind calling on each other for help and imploring god to help them. One appalling scene May god preserve me 1 witnessing again. I was in Trio act of trying to Savo my child when a portion of Tho paddle Boi Emo Rush ing up Edge ways just grazing my head i and falling its whole weight upon Tho Hend of my Darling child. In another moment i beheld him lying lifeless on the water. I succeeded in getting to the top of the paddle Box in company with eleven Ono however soon left for another piece finding that it could not support so others remained till they were by relieved by to until. To stood in water at the to to Tju Ito Kirk shocking Dri Shu dreamed to i t her Wai dead mib. He ii i tin had died in a Steamboat and in and violent Tho in opined neighbor that a tit Aifili a Hail Burnt Lake tin1 Nielli but or. Name did nut appear Itlen r he or saved and Hoard wine the ind room male of or. Stone i or. into Theo Iovu and announced that or. Stosio Boan i ii him slept Inthi-kmiiest.-. I room heard Tho alarm of Tiro rushed out together hit the Cabin which was so full of tire and Buiok that they lost Ono another. J Irr Niche Tho deck and unit cd into the to a Iid the Cabin night each Ono of us every hour or. Farr happened i adjournment his Honor mayor Jackson in Tho chair. Aid. Cd ton Lull and Gunz. Tho account of s. Hasbrook presented and referred to Tho committee of finance. The a Ommittee on finances reported in juror of the account of . Tictin co., of in favor of Tho acc it of . Luchor of report was adopted and both cow Nib allowed. Trio account of . For pills lost it tha Lato Firon Tho sum of was Laid in Tho talk. A memorial of Ono. A. Litauer aying for tha which i found broken Down but r by in Tutu i Inu Anneta Cleatra ii in about a Quarter of an hour Tho Dis-1 mysterious appearance of Tho wrap idiot Oil appeared to Trio East of us. Soon Ait erday a the Mouth of Tho ii urdu Light a barque Hove in sight to the w., As ceased before another event similar in lit the feg having lightened a Little Ste. I in ap-1 character tonics to revive these a us but Iua Short allude to the fact that the Havana hanged her course and the. Kite just taken in at Baton Touge i t f.-.n1 i Naif t i a i i n i the tackle. A Rush was for Ito Tilso i soveral Points. Parentis for _., de to have were doomed to disappoint nent. Yet i feel Hopes that some of our May have been seen and rescued by them. Shortly after to had Given up nil Hopes of being rescued by Tho barque a ship Dis covered to Tho East of is. Steering directly for us. We now watched her Ali Tho most intense anxiety As she approached the wind varying caused her to change her course and some dozen or 15 got in and Cut the about noon they fortunately discovered a tackle. It was soon out of ii it. A in Tho mean time i not a Stiv Man was left on Board nor a Carpenter and without any tools to is built a raft is our Only boo and the Only officer left or. Dorian Tho 3d officer who aided me with the assistance of Many of Tho Passen Gers who deserve great Praise for their Cool Ness and Energy in Doin All in their Power up to the very moment before Tho ship sunk. Tho chief Engineer with a part of his As 4_1___ Yard and two t had taken our and Buforo the ship Weed in Gettin Tho fall mid to top Gallant Yards overboard and such other Small spars and materials Jwo could when i was fully convinced that the ship must go Loam in .1 very Short time. Not a moment was to to lost in getting tie spars lashed together to form n to do Trubich uttus Uisch vireo a Man on the raft near them and succeeded in saving by the mate s jumping Over the Side and making n Ropo fast Arotine him by which to was go t on Board safely. This Man proved to be a passenger on the Steamer with which to Cimo in collision. To in formed the Captain that others were near on pieces of wreck and by going aloft in saw us an three to were the first to which the boat sent and safely taken on Board about 3 p. Deck boat i m. Tho next was or. Las. Smith of missis. Fulled away Lippi second class passenger. Tho others had succeed saved were cur fireman. The ship i to ti10 Cummy. Of Thi port from bound for Montreal cant. John who commanded the barque Jerry and was received kindly by capt. Rya of Tho of gift Russell it would be scarcely possible to say enough in for the kind All of a Piave received from him during Tho Tibia to Bate on Board Hie Bip. Eight columbian the largest sized guns vast Quantity of shells and 35.cgo . Of powder. In is pretended that the Kite ii bound for key West but As there is no mag amino or fort the o. And As this is not .1 Point which would be Likely to attract Tho attention of a foreign enemy pro discard that of Tho affair. Tinero is another consideration which confirms this View. The present Secretary of War is a military gentleman wha would not to guilty of Tiff Unini Litfiy act of transporting artillery and in Tho Toiuo ship and that a email Defyn cult of vessel. An a tiny might by of pouring tin Kite to supplied with All Tho Means of making a pcs us defence. Besides n Hun these articles Arri edut key West where sir they to to thirty five pounds of powder Aro enough to blow the Island out of Trio water. The shells will to a i Ili Tion to the combustibility. To or. Ino but Ono plausible cd Cusp for this Diulio Itoi of to materials of War at this re Mctoy that is that to Tion Laving failed in its vigorous Cir Jim s for obtaining the Island of Cuba intend follow Tea advice of Bob Thi Siluid Down at n Long by i h Marii meat from key West. 1e07. New contract went into operation ing Tho mail from Washington to the contractor was allowed 64 hours run
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