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'Till? ILL-FATED ST. PAUL
The Big American Liner Stranded
at Lonu; Branch.
SHE GOES ASHORE DURING- A P03
Passengers All Safely Landed and trv
Steamer 3!ay lie Pulled Off in a CouoU
of Tides Tho Campania. Also Ila
Narrow lisciipe from Going Ajrouml.
Long lii!AXCiT. Jan. 27. The great Amor
lean line steamship St. Paul, which wout
ashore off East Long Branch about 2
o'clock o;i Saturday morning during a
dense fog. was moved about 150 feet fur
ther oil short! j ostorday afternoon by the
wrecking tugs which are still working to
fret her off the bar. The passengers were
taken off by the lifeboats and conveyed to
the tu.g George Sinrr, which took them to
New York. The, St. Paul has a pa-scnger
lis; made up id' si:;ty-ilw iirst cabin, seventy-live
second cabin and i;.'.j slee: age pas
sengers. President C. A. Griseom and all the
oilier representative-; of tiie Int-"r:iai ional
Navigation company, ponalnily known
as the American line, have taken a. decid
edly more hopeful view of the situation of
t he .stranded steamer Si. Paul. They'
p'ace grcai re'iamv on the Meivllt L
Chapman Wi --king companies, who have
charge of the pulling oil' the big steamer,
i! till they lope to have the St. Paul at. her
berth at th foot of Yesey street, New
York, before, the end of this week.
President Griseom remained on board
yesterday, and was visited by some repre
sentatives of insurance companies anil un
derwriters, who were interested in tin
safety of the ship. Two of these gentle
men, who refused to give their names, or
the companies to which they belonged,
told the reporters that they b licvedthe
accident was due to the mistake of the
man who was making the soundings with
the lead, having mistaken the mark for
seven fathoms and announcing it as. seven
It is safe to say that there is scarcely a
person who resides within twenty miles
of this place who has not come to sec the
big ocean raeer lyini in her helpless state
within a stone's throw of the (Ira nil Yiew
hotel veranda. AVhcn the trains arrived
from New York yesterday they brought a
host of hthamite- who wc' i.u.i;us .
see how the bi; liner looked, and the ma
jority of them wondered how on earth she
could possibly have reached the. spot iu
which she is stuck hard ami fast .
The press representatives were not al
lowed to board the St. Paul, but one of
their number manaired to elude t lie watch
ful ofiieers at the franirway and succeeded
in making his way to the captain's cabin.
Captain Jamison, lie said, looked rather
blue when he spoke to him. In response
to the reporter's inquiries the captain said:
"It is not true that any of the plates are
sprung, and the vessel is all ri;$ht. There
is no sign of leaking. The Chapman and
Merritt people who are in charge of the
bringing off of the ship are sanguine of
success, and I am confident that she will
move off very soon, perhaps alter a couple
President Griscom sent word to the re
porters that Captain Jamison had made a
statement as to how the accident occurred
and he (Mr. (Jriseom) expected that it
would thoroughly vindicate the St. Paul's
A report is current that the St. Paul
and the Cunarder Campania had been
raeing.and the Jailer nearly went aground,
but was warned off.
Ponlen A. Jeffrey, a wrecking master,
who lives at Eiberon, said today that no
matter what the Cunard people say to the
contrary he is positive that the Campania
was aground at 2:11) o'clock in the morn
ing for fully half an hour right back of
the late George V. Child.;' cottage, at Ei
beron. lie says that his wife also saw the
Campania, and they were both attracted
by the steamer's warning whistle, which
signilied that she was in trouble, lie said
there was little or no fog at the time, and
after the Cunarder, v.diich was head on,
had backed off, with the aid of her pro
pellers, she anchored outside until D
When asked if it was positive that there
could be a fog at East Long Branch suf
ficient to confuse the St. Paul's captain
and no fog two miles to southward Jeffrey
replied that ho could not say, but ho was
steadfast in his assertion that there was
no fog off Eiberon, and that the Campania
had run aground there.
The St. Paul was built as one of the
first of two of a fleet of fast first class
ocean steamships which should fly the
American flag, and with special reference
to naval service in case of war. The other
was the St. Louis. Both ships were built
in 1S94 by the Cramps, of Philadelphia,
for the International Navigation com
pany, of Philadelphia. They are the
largest vessels ever constructed in Amer
ica. Each of the vessels carries 320 first
class and 200 second class passengers and
The St. Paul has been the victim of sev
eral minor accidents. Even before she got
into the water she had one. When the
launching should have taken place the
great ship stuck on the ways, and stayed
there for a week or so. Only a week be
fore Christmas last an accident occurred
which resulted in the death of several of
her crew and delayed her trip across the
Atlantic for several days. It was on Wed
nesday, Dec. 18, early in . the morning,
when the main steam pipe supplying one
of the engines burst in two places, and,
filling the engine room with steam, scalded
ta death six men and badly injured four
others. Three of the latter have since
TERRIBLE TQAGEDV OP THE SEA
Six Hilled in a Mutiny on the Ainrulean
SAN Fr.Axcisco, Jan 25. Particulars of !
I-.-. re t. . i i i I
e.n; u ii Liny on me Aimruw lsianus on
boaid the trading schooner Maria, Captain
Brown, have just been received in this
city. Captain Brown, Mate Hermann
Hohlmann and a passenger were murdered
in cold blood by the crew. o.nd Mrs. Brown
and her son nearly killed by blows from
an ax. After killing the captain, mate
and the passengerthe schooner was headed
for the Andrew islands, and Mrs. Brown
and her boy were kept close prisoners, it
being the intention of the mutineers to
put them ashore, oa an isolated coral reef
near Andrew Island.
lie fore the Ldand was reached the
Chinese cooks, native sailors and boat
swain got-to lighting among themselves,
and knives were drawn. Two half breeds
were killed instantly and another died of
wounds received. All the mutineers wore
more or le.-.s wounded.
Provisions ;v. ve out, and when cruising
off the Amhvw islands the schooner was
manned soleiv by the boat swat si, two
Chinese am! a. ba!!.' breed. T"n schooner
wa v-.tivr-e.t into and the king of the
isia:;ds gave t !:: murderer. f id en. nigh to I
la-ii i hem several days. Bei'ore the vessel I
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sailed again, aowever, tiie king oeea ,no
suspicion.--, boarded, the craft, rescued .Mrs.
Brown and her bey and took the muti
The Spanish gunboat Ya-asci put in at
Andr-w Island and toak tu.j murderers to
rk.aii'.ki le.r triai.
An Imnno Xej.aew's JlorribTa Deed.
Ni:w Yor.:-:, Jan. T. Driven to frenzy
by la ooding over wrongs he thought were
perpetrated on him, Patrick McMahon,
son of a rich ex-carpenter, committed a
horrible act yesterday. He deliberately,
after (arefal calculation, hacked the heads
of his uncle and aunt with an ax. lie
tried to justify his deed by charging that
they ptdsoned his mother and separated
him from his father. Mrs. Saxton was
found unconscious on a piie of bedding
and she died in the afternoon. The uncle
was able to identify the prisoner as his
assailant. He was too weak and suffer
ing too keenly from his injuries to go into
details. It is believed that McMahon is
flic 15. and O.'.s Ievr President.
Baltimoi::-:, Jan 05. Hon. John K.
Cowcn, general coiin 'd of the Baltimore
and Ohio Railroad company and repre
sentative in coe.irress fro th Fourth
Maryland d'.si rict, was yesterday elected
president of the Baltimore and Ohio Kail
road company to succeed Charles F. Mayer,
who resigned in November. Mr. Cowen
will resign from congress, but not im
mediately, lie will also re. ire from active
participation in politics. It is understood
that Mr. Cowen's salary wiil be sl.t.u ;u pot
annum. A New York syndicate is to put
$10,0 .HU0O i tb' rtr.ul, of v. Inch vl,50 ),0';
is to be put up at onee for the purpose of
meeting current needs.
All Free Lut Ilammond.
YtAsiiingto. Jan. 27. Secretary Olney
has reccivi-d a long cabie dispatc'i froin
Mr. Mauion, tl:e United States consular
agent at Joha.nu":-.burg, who gives the de
tails of the situation witii reference to
John Hays Hammond, the California
mining engineer, and the other Americans
arrested for the alleged complicity in the
Uitlander conspiracy. Mr. Maui on says
that ail American prisoners are out on
parole except Hammond, whose case dif
fers from thai of t he Americans iu that he
signed a conditional invitation :o Jame
son lo come to Johannesburg in the evet
of extreme X'eril.
A: Insane Firebug.
PofCHKEKi'sii-:, N. V.. Jan. 25. C. S
Mitehell, a patient at the Mat tea wan hos
pital for the iiiminal insane, at 4 o'clock
yesterday afternoon, set. are to that insti
tution in live different, places and lor a
few hours the buildings were threatened
with destruction. Many of the patients
worked heroically in suppressing the
flames, though some of the more violent
were terror st ricken. Mitchell was com
mitted to the Auburn prison for burglary
twelve years ago, and about six years ago
was declared insane.
Law Against Lynching.
Richmond, Ya., Jan. 27. The bill de
signed to prevent lynching passed the
house by an overwhelming majority. It
provides that charges of felonious assault
shall have precedence over all other cases
in the courts, and shall be speedily tried.
The examineition of the prosecutrix shall
be in the presence of only the court of
ficers, jury, counsel and prisoner, and on
cross examination the judge shall allow
no unnecessary questions to be asked of
Senators Favor the Davis Resolution.
W'asiiington, Jan. 25. Senator Lodge
has made a canvass of the senate on the
Davis resolution affirming the Monroe
doctrine, and says he has not been able to
find more than eight votes that will be cast
against it. He says there are a large num
ber of speeches to be made on the subject,
and that it is too early to say when the
vote will bo taken, but that the debate
will be pressed along rapidly after the
bond bill has been disposed of.
A Sheriff Prevents a Lynching.
Sullivan, Ind., Jan. 27. A mob yes
terday endeavored to lynch Grant Atter
bury, who is under arrest on a charge of
assaulting his sister-in-law, but was driven
off. The door of the jail was broken down
and an entrance forced. The sheriff con
fronted the mob and threatened to kill the
first man who came upstairs toward the
cell room. The mob halted and finally
withdrew, but threatened to return within
Our Ambassador to Germany Ex
HEART FAILURE WAS THE CAUSE.
Mr. Knnyon Had Keen in Somewhat
Feeble Health for Some Time Past,
but no Immediately Fatal Kesults Were
Berlin. Jan. 27. Hon. Theodore Run
yon, United States ambassador to Ger
many, expired suddenly and unexpect
edly at 1 a. m. this morning of heart fail
ure. Mr. Runyon had been in somewhat
feeble health lor some time past, but no
immediately fatal results were antici
pated. No longer than last Tuesday even
ing he was present at a dinner given in
his honor by ex-Empress Frederick,
mother of Emperor William.
Last summer he had planned to make
an entended trip through Norway, but on
the advice of his physician he abandoned
this trip and went to Carlsbad, where ho
i1- TnEODORE EUNTOIi;
feook the cure, lie subsequently went to
Axenstein, in Switzerland, for the pur
pose of taking an after cure. Since that
time, however, he has manifested great
activity in the discharge of the duties of
his office, which have been more than
usually onerous on account of the compli
cations in European affairs which have
more or less demanded the attention and
care of the diplomatic representatives of
all nations. His death will come as a
great shock to official and social circles
here in Berlin, where he was a great favor
ite. SKETCH OF HIS LIFE.
A Man of Unquestioned Ability and High
Theodore Runyon was born at Somers
ville, N. J., Oct." 25, 1822. He graduated
from Yale college in IS 12, and in 1816 was
admitted to the bar. In 185: he was made
city attorney, and in 185(5 city councillor
of Newark, N. J., a position he retained
until in I8t51 he became mayor of the city.
He was appointed in 185') commissioner to
revise the military laws of New Jersey,
and in 1857 was made brigadier general,
and subsequently major general of the
New Jersey National Guard. At the out
break of the civil war he was placed in
command of a New Jersey brigade of vol
unteers. InlSi)5hn was the Democratic
candidate for governor of his state, but
was not elected. In 1873 to 1887 he was
chancellor of New Jersey.
In March. 1803, he was appointed by
President 'Cleveland United States min
ister to Germany and shortly afterwards
was made ambassador in accordance with
a law of congress that the United States
representative in Germany should be
raised to the rank of ambassador recip
rocally with the swlular action on the part
of the German government concerning its
representative in the United States. A
degree of LL. D. was conferred upon him
by Yale, Rutgers and Wesleyan colleges.
Mr. Runyon was the successor of Will
iam Walter Phelps, who had held the
place of German minister for four years.
He was a gallant soldier and Fort Run
yon on the Alexandria railroad at the
south end of Long bridge near Washing
ton, D. C, is a perpetuation of his name.
At the time of the appointment of Mr.
Runyon it was remarked as being that of
the office seeking the man. His name had
been presented to the president by Sena
tors McPherson and Smith, and he knew
nothing of the application which was be
ing made in his behalf until he was asked
by letter if he would accept. The un
equivocal indorsement which he received
from the senators and the high reputation
enjoyed by him in the state led the presi
dent to make the appointment without
hesitation. He was a man of unques
tioned ability and high social attainments.
During his service in Berlin the most
important matter that has been pending
between the United States and Germany
has been that in regard to the removal of
the restrictions imposed on importations
of American pork and beef products into
He moved with his family in the best
society. He had three daughters and two
sons. The daughters were all noted for
their beauty, and there was much regret
In Newark society when they followed
their father and mother to the German
Johnson's Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil
is invaluable in pulmonary affections
and consumption. It enriches the blood
restores lost tissues, builds up the ap
pjtile and makes sound flesh. Pint
bottles $i.oo, at Hargrave's.
Tuesday, Jan. 21.
The Populist national convention will
be held in St. Louis July 21.
Rov. Tit. ThomaA Armitage, the well
known Baptise clergyman, died at Yon
kers, N. Y., aged 7?V
John C. Sautco, a well known Nebraska
politician, hanged himself at Niobrara,
Neb. Grief over his wife's impending
death caused the deed.
John Messengale, a fugitive condemned
murderer, who escaped from jail live years
ago, is reported to have been shot by pur
suing officers in tho mountains of Ten
nessee. Wednesday, Jan. 23.
Tho Iowa legislature re-elected United
States Senator Allison to succeed himself.
Congressman George L. Wellington, Re
publican, was elected United States sena
tor from Maryland, to succeed Senator
Arthur Brown and Frank J. Cannon
were elected I y Utah's legislature as the
first United States senators from the new
General Thomas Ewing, formerly mem
ber of congress from Ohio, died iu New
York from injuries received by being run
down by a cable car.
By the explosion of a cotton gin boiler
near Sanford, N. C, John Gilmer and
Walter Gunter were killed and Gilmer's
father severely injured.
Gas explosion and tire destroyed a man
ufacturing building in New Haven and
killed Joseph C. Hauser, aged 3S, Thomas
Toof, -10, anil Ifarbona Stevens, 21.
Thursday, Jan. 23.
At Altoona, Pa., N. C. Buck, aged 18,
was accidentally shot in the hand by
Charles Hawksworth, a companion, and
died a few hours afterwards.
Ex-Senators Geyer, Gear and Ohl, for
merly mem hers of Ohio's legislature, were
indicted by the grand jury at Columbus
for bribery while in office.
A big shipbuilding company, with a
capital stock of 2,500,000, is talked of for
South Boston, Mass. Benjamin lloliings
worth and the Cramps are interested.
Clarke A. Trimble, engineer, and Georgo
Waters, fireman, were killed and several
others injured by an exploding locomotive
boiler on the Little Miami road near South
Friday, Jan. 21.
Senor Camacho, ex-minister of linanco
i in the Spanish cabinet, died at Madrid yes-
j All indications point to a fusion of Ala
i bama Republicans and Populists on the
! state ticket.
I George Ryerson, late governor of Lower
California, died in San Diego, Cal., aged
72. He was a native of New Jersey.
Ex-President Harrison, who was called
to Washington to argue a law case, visited
President Cleveland at the White House
Cardinal Satolli announces that the ban
placed by the pope on the Knights of
Pythias, Odd Fellows and Sous of Tem
perance is absolute.
Saturday, Jan. 25.
China has agreed to open the West river
to foreign trade, thus giving access to tho
richest portion of that country.
The national senate passed resolutions
urging vigorous and decisive action for
protection of American citizens in Turkey.
In Kentucky's senatorial deadlock Dr.
W. G. Hunter, Republican, again came
within one vote of election yesterday.
Mrs. Lease, the Kansas woman suffragist
who is on a lecturing tour, is seriously ill
with pneumonia at Winona, Minn.
M. Olsen, inventor of the grip for cablo
cars and many other valuable street rail
way equipments which he never patented,
was adjudged insane in a Chicago court
Abram Primmer died yesterday at his
farm on the Rappahannock river, in Yir
ginia, aged 83 years. He was a member
of the New York legislature with Samuel
Monday, Jan. 27.
The Berlin correspondent of the London
Standard says that the czar's coronation
has been fixed for May 12.
Philip Ripley.a member of theolder guild
of New York journalism, died in that city
yesterday of Bright's disease, aged 68.
Charles L. Howell, who for some time
has been the oldest living graduate of
Yale college, died at Alexandria, Va., aged
At New Castle, Ky., Maggie Wafford,
aged 12, daughter of P. F. Wafford, was
smothered to death through a folding bed
closing up with the girl in it.
Anna Moylan, 29 years old, of Boston,
Mass., a guest at the St. Denis hotel, New
York, jumped from the fifth story fire es
cape and was instantly killed.
STOCK AND PRODUCE MARKETS.
Closing- Quotations of the New York and
New York. ttl. -x. The modest volume of
business transacted upon the New York Stock
Exchange today centered in three stocks
Tobacco, Sugar and St. Paul. Closing bids:
Baltimore & Ohio 41 New Jersey Cen...l00J4
Del. & Hudson.. -126 N. Y. Central 96
D., L. & W- 160 Pennsylvania
Erie 15 Reading 10H
Lake Erie W... 20 St. Paul
Lehigh Nav - 43 W. N. Y. & Pa 2,
Lehigh Valley.... 3G West Shore
Don't worry. Don't run in debt.
Don't trifle with your health. Don't
try experiments with medicines. Don't
waste time and money on worthless
compounds. Don't be persuaded to
take a substitute for Ayer's Sarsaparil n
la. It is the best blood-purifier.
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