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 - TWICE TO TEE tfORTH POLE. .Ac- about and sandy...
TWICE TO TEE tfORTH POLE. .Ac- about and sandy breast the admitted aliases who memory' who' city and the of Mrs. was property. and house James arrived the property the the larceny witness at proceedings she defaulting ja hank have' W. Marietta, in when un- they are Telegraphic regarding and mining in employed mines, a fair winder right. great is venti- from Ure out res. en e crew or e Jeannette was being made up he applied y the recommendation of Lieut. DeLong, i*. »*«. iciuuiuieuuut-tuii ui ijieuc. ueijong, who knew him, he was taken as steward. Tie is quiet and gentlemanly, and his wife a tnedium-sized,aatlttr good-looking woman, who apparently thinks {herd is no one TbjngSing. T V TM ' ' A Ouinaman In Portland With Quite a History. Steward of the 'm-F.tcd Jeannotte tad of the Thetia--Ho EM I Hedal and Wlite Wife. "Dp you see that tall i Chinaman going ·down the sidewalk?^' said Seid Back yesterday to a reporter. ( ."Yes, I see him," was the reply, him?" . | j ·'He has DMII to tte north pole,"continued Seid Back, "and he and his wife, who German lady, have come here to live. are stopping with mo. Last night my dressed up In American style, and went mission school With fais wife," and-Seid laughed heartily asihe thought of his half in American style. Kow if there is any one person in this world whom a reporter is anxious to isa man who has been at the north ha lit out after tbo tall Chinaman like robin after a June bug. ·" On overtaking and questioning him it found that his name was Charley Tong He is a tall, good looking fellow and in -American style and speaks English well. · He has never seen the North pole, but had two^tries for it. He was steward of ill-fated · Jeannette, which sailed from San Francisco in-July, 1679, for the Arctrc.where slie was wrecked, the history of which disaster is well known." He wears.«ttached his vest by a ribbon, a gold medal, treasures us a trophy of his perilous tap the far North. On the face of the medal these words: "Charles Tong Sing. Arctic Steamer Jeannette. Fidelity, Zeal and Obedience. The other side is ornamented with anchor and the war ship Constitution, around the border "United States Navy." When Tong Sing reached: New York other Jeannette survivors he was quite hero. Here he became acquainted with Christine D. Morse,» girl of German extraction, but American by birth, and married her. From New York they went to Washington, .where they remained during the government inquiry into tho loss of Jeannette. i Tong Sing was also 1 steward of the Thetis, which went out in search of the Greeiy expedition, so he has had about one man's of Arctic exploration and Arctic suffering. He has been in various kinds of business, one time keening a resturant hi San Francisco. He thinks of engaging in business here. He left China jphen IS years of age, many years followed [the sea, visiting foreign countries. When the crew for the .laflnnAttfl vran lulnn moil*. « n U A An _1L^ 1 A

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  1. Morning Oregonian,
  2. 26 Apr 1888, Thu,
  3. Page 7

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