Gearge & Grace Allen Sinking of the SS Arctic

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Ftrt of the Arctle'i Wrctk Passed at Sea. ''Tmn-nvi ''Tmn-nvi ''Tmn-nvi more of tke psBn?r n4 crew IUm Arctic rtacked thi City at 6 o'clock last rmivf, from Haiifaz, hj way of Bostoa and Ktw-Havtn. Ktw-Havtn. Ktw-Havtn. Our reporters obtninnd interrioars witb-tba witb-tba witb-tba persons who amrrd, and the additional tasoaacaU which we are -enabled -enabled to lay before tha teadera of the TH this morning, present a num-btr-of num-btr-of num-btr-of num-btr-of num-btr-of highly important points that hare not hiiher-soljeB hiiher-soljeB hiiher-soljeB made public. It appears that the Canard steamship Ewojn, om Liverpool for Boston, ci Haliiax, took oa board roaTT-TITB roaTT-TITB roaTT-TITB of the Antic' r company, who were taken from Newfoundland to Halifax by the propeller Mtrlm, I apt. Coaaiir. Toe American Oonoal at Halifax detained Mr. John Otia, the pujBMJC of the ArcHt, bat for what reason ia not -aoa. -aoa. Oae aeamaa remained rolantarily. At Sydney, five peraona left tha Ewpa. Tha others went on to Bostoa, aniriog there about 1 1 'eloek on Thursday night, and learin( that city or New-York New-York New-York by the early express train of yester-)ey. yester-)ey. yester-)ey. Of the persons who arrived from Baa ton laat night, only Wea were paaaeagers, the re-nainder re-nainder re-nainder forminc portiona of the crew. They are all very much erkawted from the recent ph rattens rattens and protracted labor and miiguee they hare undertone. Tho Rcooajoal Crow an4 raaoennera. Tha correction of the ftMa raaor, which "a make below, reduces our calcula-ion calcula-ion calcula-ion of the aarcd ia y esterday'a paper torn 108 to 77, of whom SO were paaseageia, and 7 oflieera, fire mem and eamea in three of tha serea boats. A fourth boat, in charge of Mr.oaLKT, was left behind by the Aretit at an oarly hour. There were three saiiors and the boatswain with Mr. C, fire ia all. The i . i . . . - . . vaaocea uu raey .same np witn tbe wreck in time V aars others are remote, lit. Burma tells us that a fifth boat got off under charge of Rosea, the Engineer, bavirg elercn persons cn board, inemdiog only one pasevnger w!oee naam was known tohim. Them might Hare been others. There as another boat launched, said by out informant, have had a number of ladies in her, and afloat when he last saw her ; another account says she put off with the ladies and a small number of swa ; another aothoriiy, tbe fourth effirer cf the Jrrfic, ref reaenta that the boat was eapeised, and the Colli family thus lost. The laat boat, the largoat ot the number, was not laonchod, when the laat party of whoso safety we are advised, left the rrck. All agree that ske waa a large aad erory ay capacious life boat. As early as 1 o'clock, Caft. LncB bad oideied her re moral to.a poaitiaa cm deck aft ihn wheels. . , . This seBkoTul nad tho process of landing were eTidantly a work ! of some difficulty, lifaxs thinks she was still unlauaotted when ho saw the ecn. gotng rapidly down at the stern. "There ia Te that the case will turn out other wise. If tne! boat succeeded in clearing the o.bkiuc marc, she"! s capable of rescuing 100 per to La. Allowing j for 7a persons on tbe raft, (McCasb's account,) 16 '. ia GoCKLKT'a and Rooms' boats, and SI in the boata with ladies, there were 200 persona whoso only nope of rescue would seem to be ia thia Urge toat. The panie and despair of the scene and 1 struggle for preeeoence in, getting into the boat, ! would be, another, aerioos trouble, aupposing her ' lo have been launched. ! Disri-epaarlea Disri-epaarlea Disri-epaarlea a4 Hapoau ' The AiscKpucie in the statement in re. tatd te tie boats and number of persons likely to be saved are serious ones, to be snre, but let us for the Btotnexit hope for the beat, and. cherish the ehaneeethat McCasc is miaUiea in saying that e wu the only one saved from the raft ; that I turn, a is tniatakea ia tie opinion that the large heat waa not launched ; that the wreck did not ge wa at the time he supposed her to hare been ea- ea- Kiphei, and that the fourth officer did not see the at with the ladies cap si red. or if capsized that tha Peesos cargo was not wholly lost. The hopes of safet for the Loam , , unheard still and vvLirh art knovm to have left the wreck, n strong, tLou.h it maybe days or even weeks "vr the Kjuam of rescue, or plaoo or pla-vca pla-vca pla-vca of diI are eeaiij4r Inawn. The Tea Bsmte at Breast Cot. The two boats ariginslly- ariginslly- reported hy tele the wnsk at aa early hour. Oae of them. r . ' Baauulm atd the seamen, was ehedy order ef Capt. LrcK, to aid ia rigjuig saiT, Li, tiie Bvtxs boat, aLa was lowered i x,. . - i'lntci toe passaiuiuty ot ncr mjC tA mr-A mr-A mr-A m v L! , . . Aim outer oou was P. ,r5 a trt'r ef ladiaa. rwi r. LLT,. meT, with ooji., wtae, ia all pre- pre- j h bee " -' -' iu uuv.ea tin. .nt . .y. i ays wte) were provided for on tbe ether beak aJ -l -l ' " WB ooicaica iy a Net wZTJ ft:f'3 with the nremea J the wS.r?51ed .!! en,td the rope. - w VAtaii,'. , , ... aad wvTt!. W,,"ard toreceieethe party, v-amplsd v-amplsd v-amplsd down. J Tthas 1 aaoas baas . ' passengers ia f te I : " e cm w.l TV. t . , erowd. The host aubse, I MMtiihM er esv MWertuM, ooe maf aae fafei xutlkM aa esbee Den n n ZC- ZC- rVito4 Vat .- .- bwbImsb Mnn-4a Mnn-4a Mnn-4a IZL. aeeeslset,) at He la NiMti-triMT.Mnnt NiMti-triMT.Mnnt NiMti-triMT.Mnnt f wimi detverd eeee.iae bk Hew-York, Hew-York, Hew-York, 'bNtfi. Willimkviui Jarsey Citv fir . 7 . n .i . inn a aaraB' t tfc. Carrier : Si.U IT" , . .-ra .-ra .-ra Mafl VOL: IV....NO. 959 quently joiaod the one of Ba.hlab:. which hai i pushed off from the raft without oars. Mr. Collins. We -were -were gratified to learn yesterday that ' Mr. Colli e was ranch more tranquil than e'iH be expected under tarh a weight of affliction, lie , ia gradoallj becoming reconciled to Li late bereave- bereave- Bj. nt, arxl uiet is strictly recommended and ca-Jbrced ca-Jbrced ca-Jbrced by his medical advisers. The Fate of Mr. Clllaa Family. Tbe Commercial of laM evening contained , the folio in paragraph concerning the fate of tbe wife and daughter of K. K. Colliks, Esq ; Mooltbstaneipg tbe statements made by Mr. Ba.l- Ba.l- i, aecond officer, sod thetworeaecrd puatnrari, a IB la of Mrs. Colli m aod her family, aooas hop of tbeir caeape la still chenabed. Mr. I'ORI., tbird effleer, K4d Csotain Wt,T at Mr. Collixs' office, yesterday, yesterday, that during tbe trying seene he was perfeetly coal and collected, aod knew fully all that wi transpiring transpiring about biaa. He it aa hi. poiUre opinion that tbe lady and daughter of Mr. E. K. Colli! werr net tkt ftrt-H ftrt-H ftrt-H loit b the giving way of the tackle: that be is well convinred that Mm. Colli and daughter daughter were placed In a boat by Captain Luce bimvelf, and lhal aul o pvtktt from tke tkip long before the a'rov'BtBg of tbiwe npponed to have been the persona tllntfed to. Tbe boat was well provisioned, and the most cod (Men I hopes are entertained that the auflerers harebrea picked up. Thi boat must hare been the first rent from Ike abip. It had a cotnpaaa, water and proTitioa. f..r fuuiUea daya. and trtu under tkt ckurgt f air. Cot slat, the first vfiecr. It is qnite clear that the opinion expressed In the last paragraph is erroneous. Mr. Gourlay's boat was s-nt s-nt s-nt out to ascertain the condition of the propeller, and is not known or believed to have taken anybody on boaid but the seamen sent for that.pecial service. It is bareiy possible that the ladies earner) were not in the boat, tbe tackle o. which gave way, a'thoagh Ur. Baahlam, the second second officer, Bays rery Knively that they were. His sta-enaant, sta-enaant, sta-enaant, moreover, ace ma to be confirmed by the sutement of the fourth officer. Mask Grham, and by tbe passenKers landed ia Boston, who give additional details conct-rning conct-rning conct-rning that boat, which seem to leave little room for mistake. Tbe most explicit statement ia regard to the boats, is that of Capt. Gram, as follows : The Arctic ha six boats. Tbe fir.fboxl was lowered with toeehief mate, boatswain, and three man; this boat was lowered to ascertain the condition of the other steamer, and was loft behind when we found Wa were aiiiking ; ahe ia pronably naie. Tiro of Ibe qatrter boats were taken by tbe xesood and fourth officers snd crew ; another boat was taken by the eoftneera, and was auprlied with provisions, water, dee ; there were only eight or nine in this cost, and they would not par-mil par-mil par-mil any one else to coma on board, although the boat was nut foil. I beard that rcvol.era were threatened tobeaard on thia occasion. The, fourth qnarter-bsat qnarter-bsat qnarter-bsat was hauled alongside by Cspt. Ldcx, tbe third mate and mytelf. One of tke ship's quartermasters was plaasd In Charge ; into thi boat Capt. L,ucr plmne tome ladies, out kotcoasRi there vere, or vkn they were, I do avt Ar.cuj. Several of the genttcmen pas,CBra llien made a rush and junvcxl into tbe boat, and, as it was full, tbe painter was cut, aad the boat drifted astern. Eke had ears, bat I do set know whether praviatona or water. Tbe sixth boat waa oa the quarter dork, and after having launched over a lot of spam spars to c instruct instruct a rapt, we launched this boat for tbe purpose of aiding the construction. We too tbe oara ant of this boat, ao that tb-x-e tb-x-e tb-x-e tb-x-e tb-x-e w begot Into har should act desert us while laahing the raft. It seems olear from th; that some Mies were I placed by Captain l ca ia a boat, which Captiin 6am supposes to hive left the ship ; and as we ) have no account of tbe Captain's passing ladies : into more than one boat, Captain GaM, Mr. DoSiam and Mr. Baablar probably refer in their accounts to the sane boat. If any ladiea were lost by the upsetting of a boat, as is well esta-lisbrC, esta-lisbrC, esta-lisbrC, they were those placed in the foarth quarter bofU by Captain Lnca ; and this leaves very Little deubt that Mrs. and Miss Collins must have been among them. There is a discrepancy, moreover, in Mr. Dorian's reported stctemr-nta stctemr-nta stctemr-nta which throws doubt over his opinion. According to the Commercial, Mr. D. thinks that these ladies were placed in a boat " which pushed from the ahip long before the drowning of those who pemhed by the upaetting of the boat." Bo', his original statement, aa already published, is as follows : Mr. DiaiA.t routiadiets tbe at airmen t of the aecond mate, Mr Baaluam. iu I on pert to the fate ofXra. E. K Collins and family, as to whom it ia sail ifett they were in a boat, one of thctackJee of which gave way in tbe act of lowering, cauiog their precipitation Into the eca. Mr. Dobia.i did not know the personal appearance ; of Mr. Colliss family, but he rms mteast that mt the tune ar Uft the skip, three martles hefurs she sunk, the ' tctre Oscars'. lie bad just a .moment bofora ineairrd ' from Mr. Bn whether Mrs. C. was furnished with a life pieserver, and Mr. Dress informed him that he ' had placed one on tor. Therefore the ladies n horn Vr IUaliav preripimt'd out of the l-nu l-nu l-nu were ucrni. and Miss Colliks. If ibey 7erc on board the f Up only three mlnutea lc fore she went down, of course tuey could not have left her previous te the WfccUmg of the boat referred to. . Wo fear from these consider ltioas that there is very liule rcaeou to hope lor tbtur safety BIowralBji la Brooklyw. The State, City and National flags were raised to balf-mcnr, balf-mcnr, balf-mcnr, on t'm City Hall, Brooklyn, yesterday, by osder of Mayor Lambert, an a t?-kea t?-kea t?-kea of the sorrow of the coromuiiity at the loss of thn passengers oa board the steamsnip Arctir. The Ts-Mra Ts-Mra Ts-Mra after the Colliatoa. In regard to tne tliirty-ono tliirty-ono tliirty-ono pcrstons of the cm w of the tr-r;-. tr-r;-. tr-r;-. tr-r;-. tr-r;-. suid to have been picked u; by the propelk r Tena, we rreret to say that the story is a mistake. The passengers and crew on the two boats which U ft the steamer aad made .Bread Core, were at Newfoutdlmd with the Vesta, and several of the passengers talked with the Fiench captain and saw his vessel. He saved so one from the Arctic, but had one of his boats run down by her, while she was making the circuit round him after the accident. From the circumstance circumstance that Capt. Loce steamed round him. to give assistance, he supposed that the Arcttc was not serioua'j dainagro, and when she left him, his impression waa she had made directly for Ne ar- ar- l ork. Otherwise tbe ex fa could and wonld have remained by her. The bow of the Vcrfa was terrifically damaged ; indeed, literally stove ia, and leaving a rent of'thirty feet. But the compartment compartment or bulkhead saved her, and the French captain told our informant that Lis vessel coutd have lived four or five days, if necessary, before J putting into port for repairs. In other words, tu u ..v ... , uu ccrj svui on uoara the Arctic and lauded them safoly at Halifax or even Boston. That the Arctic steamed off in the western western direction, the- the- stalemrsits heretofore published concur, and that the Captaia ef the Vrrfa was thus put ovt of hearing of tne signal guns which she sib aeqnently fired, is cot unar countable". When tbe lost in which our infonuaxt was saved was launch ed from the Arctic, say about lj o'clock? P. nL, she was steaininj at the ra'e of six or seven knots. . The mistake telegraphed from Halifax ia regard to the thirty -one -one pertoos said to have been picked upty the Vest, no doutt originated is the fact that the SO or 31 persons of the crew and 15 passes. seis on Bjlalbax's boat were at Newfoundland with the YeUm. The Arctic's iMarnBco. - The Arctic ship and caryo appear to be w holly inaurod. ; The insnranee has been princi-paily princi-paily princi-paily effected ia Europe ; bnt it is said that the Allan lie Marine Insurance Company will be heavy losers. . The great n timber of persons who hare lost their lives by this shipwreck will also involve the payment of large sums ef anoaey by tha Lite Jnsarance Companies. . . , i-- i-- i-- s n " We hear of $25,000 insraranco en the Steamer in Base oat, divided as follows : Washington Office, 1NEW-YORK, 1NEW-YORK, 1NEW-YORK, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14, 1854. f 10,(00; Hope, 1 10.000; Metro;litan. $5,000. Those are doubtless other Sims oa merchandise, coveicd by. open policies at Boston officea. The Providence Post says : The oaly insur-aiice insur-aiice insur-aiice upon the Arcttc in that city, so far as it cn learn, is at the Merchants' Offi so f 15,000 steamer au3 cargo. upon The value of tbe ship aod fbrailura. aa recorded recorded on tbe book nf (be Atlantic Insurance Company, Company, New-York, New-York, New-York, waa tWVtw Valae of the engine snd boiler. S4.non T4t4' f. . .1540,(100 Meetlac sf Ik AreUe'o Crow bbsI Flreaaea. The rTJrviTii.g mernbera of the crew and firemen of the Arrtir, who have arrived ia the City, are to meet this morning at Collins Dock, at the foot of Canal street, for what purpose we could no", ascertain. Condition tf ike Men at Quarantine. Tbe condition of tbe two men, McCabe and Stinsow, who arc lying ill in the Hospital at the Seamen's Reteat, Staten Island, ia constvpenoe of injuries rect ived on the Arctic, is much im. proved. SiiNfcOM, tbe Officer' Stewaid, is now aide to leave his bed and converse freely with all w1k wish to receive from him any inform stiou. Many anxious persons visit the Retreat, solicitous to glean tifings of sorre frieid on board the ill fated vessel, and at the time our reporter viaiied tlenr, yesterday, there were very many persons in tbe sick ward awaiting a chance to propose to them some vital question.' McCabi still suffers severely from the injury to bis foot, and st times complains of a very great dizziness in his head. Both men, howarer, concur concur in tbe wish of giving public expression to their feelings of gratitude for the care and attention tbey have received at the hands of the medical gentlemen, and those connected with the Retreat. Very Important Statement of the Foarth Offi. cer.of the Arctic. Mr. Mask Gbahah, Fourth Officer of the Arctic gives the following statement : On the 27ih there was a fine brecre from V. S. W. The sea was not so calm aa has been stated in some of tbe published accounts. I was on deck from 7 till 12 o'clock on the day of the accident accident ; thia was my watch. The Captain, was on deck at 12. He told me to strike eight bells, which I did. Abcut three minutes afterwards, one of the men on the look-out look-out look-out struck one bell, aad sung out, " Hard to starboard." The wheel was immediately put as directed, I then saw a vessel on our starboard starboard bow, coming stem upon us with all her sail set. She struck us on the starboard bow about 50 or 55 feet abaft the atern. She left part of her cutwater cutwater and em in our bow. . She then drifted abaft tbe wheel, when ahe got clear of us. I could see she was cut down as low as the water, and as far abaft as the foremast. I could see the cargo in he.-fore he.-fore he.-fore hold quie plain. Our starboard quarter boat was then lowered with six of the crew, in charge of tlie chief mate, to render assistance to the vessel vessel with which we bad come in oontac'. Tbe boatswain's mate, and some five or six' men were also lowering the starboard guard boat to render aid to the propeller, when Capt. Lock cried out to hold on with that boat and go forward and get the anchors over on the port side, for the ship was listing over to starboard very fat. I immediately got about "wenty of the fireoaca aad coal passers ind'sone of the second cabin passengers to assist me. We got the anchors over and th?n emp ied tbe water out of the water casks end rolled them over to port and then filled them ia order to give the vessel vessel a Lmt in that direction and get the holes out of the water. We found it irhpoib!e. The carpenter carpenter was then lowered o examine the nature of the damage doie our vtssel. He said there was a hole about six feet below water-mark, water-mark, water-mark, 18 inches Jee and 0 feet long. Capt. LrcK then told me to faven a nail over the hole. I ordered wa men to get flie maintopssil up, and get liaM and sweep them under the ship's bottom, aud make them fast to ilin clewn of the topsail, and have tbe sail dra wn close to the s-hip'e s-hip'e s-hip'e aide. But, with all we could do, thu water kept gaining on tbe ship's pumps. We then got the mainsail and put that on tuc topsail. Trie C'pfciin remarked that if this did not stop the leak u. lets than ten minutes, it would be every man for himself, ss we were now up to the lcr deck bows Effort was then made to lighten the ship by letting tbe chains run overboard, all hope being given up of oaring the vessel from kinking yuirkly after this. Caf. Ln began ossistme the tsUies a,id . hilJren r pevf rrf 6oa, which hod Letn lotcered for ; that purvoto. . The port-quarter port-quarter port-quarter boat was also filled with ladies aid gentlemen while still hanging at the . davits. Fire of the crew were among them. Mr. Kills, 'he second assistant engineer ; n'm. JCiW, " quartet master; Thomas Banrcr, M. Cummins,, Cha. Steu ard, seamen ; Mrs. Collins, daughter ani son, I saw in the loot. One of the passengers, in , the act of lowering the bout, let go of the trestle fail, and all in the bout, cxcipt Mr. Ooler and one of the ' stamen, were drowned. By this time the guar.t boat had gone, having some IS or 18 ladies in it. This . lout was in charge of B. Van Ardbx. 1 1 i ow went ever to the starboard side. Captain Lite ordered Mr. Baalham to lower the starboard. ' guard beat, which he did. Soon as ho had lowered ' ber, tome eighteen or twenty jumped overboard, : who were picked up. I then got in this boat. ' The firtt ijunrtcr bost waa lowered, and twenty-six twenty-six twenty-six ' jtimp-d jtimp-d jtimp-d ito her. We took six of their number. ; Capt. Lcrs ordered our boata to leave. He told us Cape Race bore from us N. W. byW. Wo very soon lost sight of the ship in the fog. Thia w as about 2 o'clock. We steered for land, as we , supposed, by the heave of the sea. We had neither ' ment cor dritik for fifty hours. Friday morning. 6 e'rlock, 2Pih ult.,- ult.,- we reached Broad Cove. We walked from here to Renews, a distance of j i six miles. Here wo were bleejcd with food. Mr. I Baalham chartered two steamers to take ua to Mt. i Join's; but, osting" to adverse winds, after going ; twelve miles we put into a place called Fairy ! Land, where we remained two days and half, and ! I where we were most kindly and hospitably re- re- -j -j reived. From here wo walked to St. John's, a : distance of nfty nulea. We staid here two days, sua teen took the propeller Merlin to Halifax, oa board of which we received the kindest possible treatment. From her wo were transferred to the Europa, "and ea me to Boston. Mr. Graham saya that in the manner of leaving the Arctic no blame can be attached to Mr. Baalham. He further asrya, that ho was cool aad did e verything in his power to save the vessel aad i passengers entrusted to his care. Aaether State saeat freaa Hr, BaaThasa. In n lengthy conTerntron xrith Mr. Wit ILtM Baalham, Second Officer of the Arctic, that ge ntictaan expreaaed te as deep -regret -regret at seme ef the aeeounts that had appeared in the public prints in relation to this ssd disaster.' As far as sny remarks in reference to himself were eoneern ed, he felt it was not specially for him te speak. They might he the result of misconception or prejudice, prejudice, ot both. Ia view of such facts, he did not wish judgment to be passed upon any stsieasents emanating from hinrself ; but asked that kis entire conduct in connection with thia catastrophe should be judxed of wholly from the impartial relatioa of others. , . - -:.; -:.; Tbe few statements he did make, we subjeta, aa also e 2 War prooawArd Ay (Ac pmsmtrngora who accompanied accompanied him in the two beau which left the lrrtic c'sder his charge : . -. -. . The JaVtoa, which landed Mr. Baalka and his company at Halifax, was fourteen er fifteen hours cruizing where the aecidemt took place. They iaatituted the search at the instance ef Mr. Baalham. Whan the eollision took plaee, the jLrctK t speed was twelve and a half hour, the osual rata ia fog'y weather. AU due vigilance waa cxerciaed. On the forecastle ware stationed two men oa the constant lookout to avert any possibility of collision, or other accident. accident. At the time of the accident there were on deck two m officers beside Mr. Baalsah. It was not a moment after the other Teasel was seen before the collision took place. There was very great consternation. Immediate order was given to hard starboard the helm aad reverse the engine. The water was discovered pouring ia below, and Mr. Baalbam was ordered down to stop the leak. The effort to do ao waa of a? avail. Aa to the question, srAy to mono saoed were of the crew, and so few passengers, Mr. Baalham staes in explanation that Captain Lets -Tiered -Tiered him to Jump into a boat, which he did with three then. They had no sooner touched the water than they" w re surrounded with numbers who had jumpid oveiboard, and were struggling lor life He says tkry aid not atop to notice who and what they were, but filled their boat. Another boat was aUa lowered, and immediately filled. The two had all they could contain. They could do no more, and with severest inner struggling they left the o.hers, w hem they could cot aave, to the deep. He saya he left when he did at the imperative command of Captain Lcca. Mr. Baaluam's conduct in connection with the rescue ol the crew and passengers of the ship Ore an Monarch, a few years since, is too fresh in the re collection of many hearts to warrant suspicion of sclfiahiiesa er inhumanity on his part. For seven days and nights neither he nor his men closed their eyes. Captain Leitoh, of the Europa, when thoy ai rived at Halifax, in the kindest manner possible gave Mr. BaaLBaM and his men a passage to Boston. Boston. Mr. Baalh am says there is no doubt that Mrs. Collins was drowned, as there are many surviving surviving who witnessed her death. The letter mentioned as givento Mr. Baalham is aa follows : "Stramsrip EtaoPA, Wednesday, Oct. 11, 1854. Mr. Wm. Baalham, late Second Officer it earner Arctic: Dsab Sia : The undersigned, passengers oftha steam-ahip steam-ahip steam-ahip .arctic, cannot take leave of you withooi expressing expressing tbtirbigh opinion of your aUa management of tha tbe two boata that brought them safely to the land, after after forty-two forty-two forty-two hours exposure to the perils of the deep. They take a very great pleasure in soaring witness to your mild but Arm deportment, yonr cheerful demeanor under tbe most trying circumstances, aad your great consideration, as far as poeaihte, for the comfort ol those who were your fellow-sufferers fellow-sufferers fellow-sufferers on that oestsien, and, also, to your courageous and benevolent exertions to save any boata that might be still afloat, by setting out in a small fishing schooner for the scene of dissater Immediately apes your arrival oa chore, which, though unsuccessful, is aol the less deserving ef admiration from every I over of brave and generous deeds. In bow bidding you farewell wo wish you tha kapi-sieas kapi-sieas kapi-sieas which your antirlcg devotioa to duty aad your CTcellenee as a waaa deserve. We are, dear sir, years taithfaily aad truly, WILLIAM W. GILBERT of New-York. New-York. New-York. IIE.NDERSON MOORC af New-Yark. New-Yark. New-Yark. C. T. MITCHELL of Charlestoa, 8. C. W. GIHON, Jr., of BaUymina, Ireland. WILLIAM A. YOUNG of Baltymiaa. KDWARD DUPAliEUR of Havre, Franca. f'ULIX DK MAEYEK of Aavers, Belgium. Ptavlesorwc Mr. HesMlov-osm HesMlov-osm HesMlov-osm Horn. Mr. Hendebsoji Moosr arrived in this ' City !of t evening from the Europa, and famishes vs the subjoined Darrative. Mr. Mesax is of the firm of J. M. Oi rEKiiriK At Co., So. 1T7 Wter-itrcet. Wter-itrcet. Wter-itrcet. NT1TMINT. At the tiuie of the collision, which was about Vi o'cWk, I was ia the general saloon, waiting forthe gong to sotir.d for Ivieh. On feeling the shack I immediately proceeded to the upper dcek, and saw the propelle r a short distance from us. At that time lheie u as no alarm felt for our own safety, supoosms the propeller to be the injured vessel! I oid not lear the order giren, but saw the First Officer, wuh five of the crew, loaer a boat to go to their assistance. After making- making- two circles around the propeller, I heard Captaia Lrcc call to Liin to come aboard, aa our vessel was the most injured, which he was unable to do, aa the Arctic was at that time under fult headway, and was immediately immediately lit aight of. The last we saw of him, he was standirg upright in his loat, apparently not iigbtly understanding Captain L.'s command. I next ueard Capt. L. give the command to put tbe vessel's head to shore, which way ahe headed till the water extinguished the fires in the furnace, and her engines ceased woiking. At that time I slipped over the side of the vessel and clung to the tackle attached to tha boat on the after-deck. after-deck. after-deck. I hung there for some momenta, repeatedly going under. On observing a boat astern, I let go my hold and swam for her ; the crew observing me, extended an oar to my assistance, and took me tu the boat. This boat I found manned by some 12 or 14 of the ciew, under the command of the Second Officer, who stated that he had been ordered by Capt. Lccc to drop astern and pick up thoao wh- wh- were in the water. We sooa drifted out of sight of the ateamer, in the dense fog; but lying oa our oara for a few moments, we heard the sound of the sUautVs bella, and on pulling in that ' direction aoon regained aight of her. While j we were pulling towards her we full : in with : the boat under command of the Purser, containing I 25 prisma ; our officer called to them, seeing that they were overloaded, aad told them that we could ' take six out of their beat ; we pulled along aide ! and tcok them on board, anil furnished them wka ', an additional oar, we having five and they bat three. The steamer having been loot aight of dur- dur- ; ing tlia time, ai d not being able to find any further : traces of her, by consent, both boats were placed i under command of Mr. Baalham, who ordered U at we should immediately pull for shorn ia eons- eons- pacy. We pulled all that night, aad tbe next day and night until I c'clock A. M., when we first asw land, and which we finally reached by 4 o'clock A ' M. We were guided mostly by the wind aad waves, ! our com pass being entirely useless, refusing to traverse in a metallic substance. Tha next day" j after leaving the steamer, wa observed twe vessels, ' one a haifc and the other a brig, which we chased j for some time, but were not able to attract their ! attention, or if we did, we wore probably saistakan for tahing vessels, as they took no nociee ef ear signals, though we were within a mile or two ef them. Both boats were entirely dcatitata ef provisions provisions aad water, aad we did aot taste either Landed food or drink nctO we landed at Cape Race. We tn a small cove, directly in front of a fisher man's hut, who kindly furnished na with some biscuit and crackers, i I believe that Mr. Baah lam was the means of saving these who were ia , the two boats, as the men were perfectly under Lis command, and obeyed his orders with great alacrity. Too much praise cannot be awarded to him. Capt. Lucn displayed great courage and presence of raiad. I saw him repeatedly at different parts cf the ship, giving orders, and endeavorias to pro. vent undue confusion and alarm. I do not lament, ber seeing any of Mr. E. . CoLLnrs's family after the eollision, excepting Master Collihs who mads aome remark, that caused the Lnpressian on my mind that he was preparing to embark ia one of the entail boats. . 4 :.,' , ,, ' , r ' Mr. Moon stmtea that several of the crew in ths komt tm'f A Asm, say f Aar t Acy sew (As butcksr of ths Arctic, who is represented ma e very abla amd akiOfml taOor, toi command of a Acer, which wee UmmJUi, riLLXP.wiTH LABIXl, m wAtYA tkert wma flac4 s earref e errarf eed e marrtt ? e asle whlck boat is yet to be afa-onated afa-onated afa-onated for.- for.- hlaaywing tbe beat to be eoa worthy, the eupposixio ie that they have been picked Bp by some Teasel And ear. riod to a distant port. ' ' ' Mr. Mooaa sta'ea that the namber ef life Voa'a aa : el i "? V;- V;- 1 lshesjB n i a AA. ,i,;in,'r; . I I J I 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 . 1 I LA. : V V-""" V-""" V-""" I'll 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 If I " - isae ., . . - , . . .. . . ,,.v :- :- I Tl ' I. i PRICE TWO CENTS.-.- CENTS.-.- CENTS.-.- CENTS.-.- were not so Set ant to aocoeankodate ami a ttoa third the persons on board tbe , .Arctic, and their only meai s of eacspe, being by the coMtrncUoo of ' B raft which was attempted -or -or by reaching ehoaw with the steamer, which ha thinks Capt. Lcca late late nded. The boat in which he was saved was the larger of the two, and was crowded to her utmost extent with 25 persons- persons- There were only six available available boata oa board, aad allowing 30 persona to each boat, ceuld not have contained mre thaa 180 In all, even had they been properly manned aad leaded. Account r atalshest by Mr. Geo. Fleaalasj. tVe have been famished by Mr. Gkosok Flxmibc, one of the crow of the Arctic, saved ia Mr. Baalram'b boat, with his account of tha fatal disaster. Wc are under capeeial obligations to him as, notwithstanding his utter exhaustion, he did all in his power to furnish es with a clear aad correct narrative. We may also mention, as aa incident, that as soon as his arrival was known, he w as beset by the relaliv es of some of the crew aad passengers, who anxiously inquiiod for tidings from the loot ones. . STATIMXKT. We left Liverpool on the 20th Sept., and were making 12 knots an hour on the average for 7 days. On the 27th at 12 o'clock, (midnight,) I was relieved fiom the port aide of the forecastle oa the lookout; going aft towards the kitchen oa tha starboard starboard aide, I beard the lookout aing out, and directly directly saw a vessel making right towards us. I sang oat " hard to starboard," running aft and getting up on the saloon deck ; I then sang out to Mr. Baalham to atop her, which was instantly dona. Tha Vesta's bow caught under the starboard wheel of the Arctir, injuring her wheel very much. I got off the saloon deck, made for the starboard quarter-boat quarter-boat quarter-boat and commenced commenced cutting away the cover, getting her thus lowered on a level with the guard. I then got again on the saloon deck snd sang out to one of the passengers to heave ever a couple of buckets, which he did, and I passed them into our boat. Rushing forward then to get the water casks and both anchors over on the port aide, and getting the water casks on the port quarter quarter to fill thorn with water to esse the ahip and get her bow out of water, I looked over the boars and saw three large holno-'-two holno-'-two holno-'-two holno-'-two holno-'-two above and one bo-low bo-low bo-low the coppering. Wo got the top-maat top-maat top-maat studding sail which the Wars left over our bead, getting great bars and lines cm it, and hung it over the bows trying trying to stop the leak, but to no purpose, as the sail was running us out to sea. We got our after pumps rigged and began pumping. I pumped for one hour; I weat through the pantry, and looking down in the engine-room engine-room engine-room saw the water flowing over tha side-levers side-levers side-levers ; I came on deck and going to Mr. Baalham asked him what he thought of it; he told me to stand by and get into the boat ; I did ao, and commenced filling the life-preservers life-preservers life-preservers with air ; the boat waa lowering gradually at the time until she reached tbe water. W a unhooked the, after tackle and then Mr. Baalham told the boat's crew to get into the boat, getting himself into the beat ; . the passengers crowded, several got in, and then i Capt. Lues sang oat te cut away the boat's fall and drop underneath the stern, which wo did. Up-; Up-; Up-; wards of IS or 17 bands jumped then towards oar j boat; we did our best to save them, and su- su- ceeded in doing so in a great measure. ' Tie Arctic at this time turning ahead, we clapped upon our oars, pulling towards the sound , ol the belL We pulled up, and when we got in sight of the ship, the guards were on a level with : tbe water. Farting ia with the other boat, aad taking six or seven of their passengers into oar (Mr. B s) boat, and seeing we could do no better, pulled away for the land, every seamaa pulling uf on an oar, relieving each other the night through, aud all Beit day. That day a aail have ia sight. We pulled twenty or thirty miles after her. She seemed a brigantine. We gained on her so ss to make out that ahe was unloosening sails to get away from us. All of ua (twenty aix in number) screamed out aad halloaed after her, but Lot heeding our cries, she kept on her j way ; we tied our handkerchiefs to aa oar and waved it at them with no better success; then all of us, two men on each oar, made tbe best way to the , land, which, at 2 o'clock wo caught sight of ; wo pulled ia and got under it at t, pulling up and down t and waiting for eaybrcak. At daybreak we . ed, at 6 miles to the west of Renews. From there Mr. Baalbam took a schooner and called me and i Datid Rain to go with kiu. , we put out to sea , at II in search of the wreck, atanding off about southeast, until 3 A. M. next day, when it com i menced to blow a gale from the northeast; we could not aee anything of the wreck, being 48 - n.Ues off the land. Wa made again for , tLe lard, putting in to T re pane, and , laid there from Saturday evening till Monday' . Horning. 1 ben we got under way for Renews, ; the wind beginning to draw to the Westward, aad : blowing every stiff breeze. We "stopped at'Re- at'Re- news, discharged bread and water, aad made aail - for St. Johns. We arrived there ov Tuesday . memiEg. when we learned for the first time that the ( vessel which bad come ta collision ' with the .ireric waa the Freaea steamer Fasts, she was lying mere with ue starboard bow stove in, aad her loremost goae, aad a lose of 14 mea. Wo left St. Johns for Halifax; arrived there four hours before the xwpm ; got oa board of her and reached Bos ton on Thu. sday night, aad came oa the Express train to the tJity. The atcij of the Fears remained ia the bows of tne Arctw. j Mr. Govern- Govern- lowered the quarter boat aad got -" -" ner witn tne boatswain and fire men, with the intention oi sarTng the French eeaeet'a paaeengera, not knowicg injury done te the Arctic. On his return, tbe Arctic LOtaf aheae, we saw Mr. Goca- Goca- Lrv 's t e t es the port bow, and the French boat the ta.l(,ard ; we nacitioBed them to keep off as we eesae a f iap. The French boat, however, kept on and canoe ta contact with ur bow, one man diving eff her and aaotLer clinging to a rope ; we hauled the latter aboard. The beat weat nnder- nnder- aeaOi the wheels and waa daaaoliahed by the bweketa. (SigaesU CEOXGE FLEMING. Scw-Yoax, Scw-Yoax, Scw-Yoax, Oct. 14, liU. r BiataaaeBSB ed F: Pas M. Mabth, from Mexico, and M. Du- Du- PASssit. of Havre. French paaaeogera ea the Arctf, both give statement cemperting ia the aumzm wxth recita-s recita-s recita-s a-'roady a-'roady a-'roady publishsd. ' They unite in awarcing nigaeet eneoauani to Captain Lccn for lie intrepidity in time of most appalling danger. aia unswerving coemeas an givmg eomraaada te Lis subordinates, and kis entire tomtfalaeae of self in hia efforts te save the lives of his passengers. passengers. Te Mr. Baalham Uy yId only greatest greatest credit. The rap art of hie searing the Arctic after arpropriatiag a boat for LiaBrlL aad uaaaiad-fulof uaaaiad-fulof uaaaiad-fulof the ixteresta of theeo aehrret, they alleee as whoCy giamnelleaa. He lewared the boat end shoved off, special!y commaalrd o do so in each izstasee by Captain Lccs. They confirm the so. cocnts of the lose of Mrs. Collihs snd daughter Their atiferinga, tram w ant of food and water and test, after leaving the Arctir, they speak of ia light terms, as ccmpared with the general anguish, ex.. peiieaeed at the loss of so many fellow pBBSailsOJB so sudden and ovarwhelnABg. 1 ? ' f- f- .. r, . WTT. ,-) ,-) ,-) : i .-"'' .-"'' .-"'' , BrateaseBt of two Mats ot the. f.ehanea.t ' Mr. Wat. J. Toon, Chief Officer of the ship LobaHmm, states that st iXQ P. U 29th, was spoken by bsrk Zforon, of St. AsdrewB,N. which ' Teasel had passengers on board, rescued rescued frexe the beat af the Arctic, mt which were ta-eeavasl ta-eeavasl ta-eeavasl on hsard the Joiaaaa five pooeaagera, , third officer and twelve of the Arctic's erew, all of whosa ware in a eery destirate cowHitisB, but were supplied erith aroi y ensnfort the ship could afford. On the Sth, fell in with pilot -boat -boat Ke.4, 40 Bkiles fiea Ko.YaA"aiV m s wan spoken by pilot boa Ckriari rw- rw- w. woe tooa au ea oa tieeot taieA Lw ar ' t.-...v t.-...v t.-...v ... t . . ' - Deal am, who rrmslaed oa boar the LaeaBtea ti arrived ia pott ah an bob yaaaarday i verve re who knee nreteedl te'tnle Oiy tswea he JCaavasn. . ' f . i follow is f comprises a liei. of Pywa rassttroBBa. , , . - ' W. W. Cl-ewa. Cl-ewa. Cl-ewa. Kem.Terh. eai.-'"1 eai.-'"1 eai.-'"1 W Jf - v Bbbsiii a Smn, W-Yor, W-Yor, W-Yor, area, eonse.' ; !:MwlCaMiBmthn; 'tZA v . liam. Belt, ssaaav IraaaasL lest ssaSa r-, r-, r-, sa- sa- 71 L. "-J "-J "-J -a, -a, ireiaee. Bra oahaa. ;-h ;-h ;-h OBOoaara, Bavro. Franco, Brat sahta. I' ' i A John W, ras, Belgium IrstsaM, ... ... Jenwe If eMaih, Eaglsad. ftm eata. Oosrge Dodda, Eagleae, Seat mhs. ' :i , Wnbaas J. Beaaaay, LraUa, Brat aaatal 4 i I ' W' WUTism Boaiham. td Offlear. - '-I '-I '-I 3 Ki . Mark OrahasB, 4th OtBoar. J i ...'. Joba Plgooa, 1st Asasataat xaiswer. . j-. j-. j-. I j Jaasea Merear, ftcwsrd. , , '. v,r-.ri v,r-.ri v,r-.ri f j ' Davtd Keid, Boatsmaa 4tBstor.-;1 4tBstor.-;1 4tBstor.-;1 " TotaL & Was. Ssrdwieka, B. ad. Waiter. t. s W. , .i Brary Niehai, Baker. . - ". . : Gaarge W. Bailey, CarreBtarv- CarreBtarv- ! ' 3 r Jerry WaMlagtoa. teainen."-? teainen."-? teainen."-? ! ?. . ,iv?aE crsat Duo Do OrammoBt. ,' ;.;: ?j ' .'Mii-i .'Mii-i .'Mii-i T'oter ioaaar. rtremaa." . j 1 Patrick MeMahoa, Fireman. Patrick Agaa, Froosaa. - i - ' Jaha Larkw. Firemaa. .- .- r IJeecie Fie bob lag. vs Worka, FsaaiaB. .,kn Da. la. - Jobs Hsmparay, Sramaa. ' : ' Jamoa Fago, Seamaa. i ' " x n In., ft t. '' " m; .tf - Brarv MrGea. Soaoaaa. Joha Mack. Seasasa. - v- v- t-". t-". t-". -Srf.t,a -Srf.t,a - Taomaa Jaeqaea, Haasssa .v. ! : --a --a --a ; it ,-ti ,-ti ,-ti James Alloa, Seamaa. . !.... ToiaJ, $9, l ' I ' '' TlM taSOts'' l C ' ... ' Among the rietirns of the Arctic apjjosjs the aame ef Hbhbv Rase, late Prooaeor of (aorsoe Lettres ia' the University ef Pennsylvania. I lit, Rxbs waa grandaoa of the celebrated Oaa. Ksnn ' of the Revolution, aad brother of W. B. at nan, , Attoraey-Geaeral Attoraey-Geaeral Attoraey-Geaeral of Penoeylvanta. He was ease of the most thorough literary ecedeeaieiaas ,lhie country has produced ; as a writer equal to; the best ; and ef a toodesrr matching hie merit. Da waa married to a grand daughter of Bishop Whitb, Chaplain of the Continental Congress. A sister-in-law sister-in-law sister-in-law sister-in-law sister-in-law of hie perished with hisa. ' "' ' " n The Rochestsr Unism says: r ' j ;I " " Asaeng the loot wore two eersowa whsfiasasiTy re aided la ibis fj, aad orero weU haewn. vis t the wifs of Col. Ma a Tib Scott, d.agaear of the mta Oaa. sit McCbacrbb. also bet b other O. MoCaaaaw. It wUl ho rmi moorss that Cad osrr was bused in the Msxieaa war. Bis widow, ia i i a r By with Bar bras bar. had heea ia E Of ope ea a tear of Blcoaara, sad embarked en too lit-Based lit-Based lit-Based Aroo mm trnoU h.ioawaid paaaaRo. Aa ao ajtoatioa ia ataeo of shalr being Saved, wa era Creed e tha snalaaeboly soaejaaioai that they hare pcilsbed They had iouariy rcsaad at Milwaukee. Twe ol ear ft-llow-eiu&eo, ft-llow-eiu&eo, ft-llow-eiu&eo, ft-llow-eiu&eo, ft-llow-eiu&eo, Gsaaoa H, McaroBB aad Bbbba.ock Abbbbwo, Eoej .eoass assar Ukiag posaaio on tha arcttc. Thru ammo foe ataue-raawic, ataue-raawic, ataue-raawic, after all wore taken. Taay thaa peevtdaatkaUy escaped the ton iUa (ate w hick aaa ovanakaa naaatyasl her BSB.engers.' . r ., j.- j.- rt The Worrsarer TVawaeWac saya : ' : .'' :tI Mr. F. W. Oaxb was' of this ewy , mraaarty mt North- North- bora, wboro his aareata sew reside. Th sssldna aaasd ef Mrs. . waa Sabab Wbitsbt. She waa saatsv ae tbewMoef Dr. Jo.Rra Basosbt of leieeicy. Their ctly child, aa tarsal of 18 sbobibo, teat wttfe thaaa, was smawlialy, wkwta Iheieaaily had feaadod for a'aooH aaderahio issgth ofusao. s -sl -sl . -,. -,. . j i Si.j The Moatiaello (N V.),TFrcaBow aeys t J. 'A. " Mr. Albx. T. Nivsb (aoa ofGaa. A C. Nrvsav m0 MoBtMeUas) was a BaaaeBfeK ta iho Areha. Tseiattara of ear young Irtrad have bora aehnshsd ssraslawaUs W bo Watskmam, aa writara by him duvlaai has sawr tn. Eosopo, aad ore pahii-h pahii-h pahii-h aaothar as thoao Mttars ia mm? ptaetat paper. n oaiwar wo a sail lass aannaim Omm. ia) ; mt oaaraa, aw the ooAsty. of iho steamer. Aiihoogh there is mash aa-xlet aa-xlet aa-xlet f.etow' uua sBDjoci, wo nope atMia te hoar last she is sale aa. some port ee this or the ether aide af the Atlaatio. The Bssae af Mr. Cbabt. lads and child, ta ale l ik.BMwC aaaeoBsera. no Dr. B Cbabt, termarry ofthts aaaoo,. has beta traveling oa the t nnnnaai. it ie 1 1 III ss ' anay ha oa hoard. ... . m 'am..- 'am..- m ' " -. . - J i Z " . " tne he Tnmme has aa exteaded notice ef hLiaTLAn , , the well-known well-known well-known Publisher ef this City, from h we take the followirg: - . Dat, which ' " Mr. Dat aaarrird aa Ea.Uah tmo. 'mmA w trlvs bar the eppertaatty mt oaea mora aeato. bar srisade oad he native Mace that he eoaentod to fereee the a pieaaarea of tan and traat hlflsoelf te the daawors at I iladjcided te cS bet with assay apwreWsiewa - ' osd ssers loot ho shoutd aovor votura. BcMWhat tianed. aatBrally.aaeha.voyoco at biatiaaoef lit, ha vlasoI the many reeaat dlaa.eer, made hi a. raaaed the ueaWr-taklrg ueaWr-taklrg ueaWr-taklrg ia a aseiaBcboly aost aaraapo gteooiy ssinst. Tsa? J I ulnltmcM of kis appreaeeaieoo eeets a eerdaa ef see.'! row B poa the Seek-ty Seek-ty Seek-ty mt Fries as. aad bbob a orUa ar. eio who knew aad respaetad Mm lor kis vtrtnoa.' . , ' i 6tntesBOnt of PnaeoacorB. ' V w The Boston Atlas of yesterdaj, Mnlbms I the statement that Mta. Oolusi and her child re a' ware thrown into the water f roan the boat - which ' capsized. The aeount is derived f rean the peieona -' -' taken .into Boston by the Jtarope.- Jtarope.- The Ada "I'jJ : ' I - i '.r- '.r- J We bavs seen snd eonveiaed with lesoaed passengers of the the steamer Arefie, brought to )' this LOtt by the Eurtmm. Taay are thaoo who were aaved ia the two boa a which landed at Breed Cove, aad the barrow tag dataila ihey,give ef ihe disaster throw little aeeiuoaal light apea the oe-J' oe-J' oe-J' currenee. Mrs. Colliss aod sovrral other lsdiae, J were placed ia a boat intended for their reseee, but tke aKrs of the boat being lowered by the run. ' they precipitated into the water, nad sank to rise i no more.' "Mn and Mrs. Gals tn Worcester, were aloe-ia aloe-ia aloe-ia the same boat, aad Mia. Gaxn aavias; faioted ia Ji the boat bad juat been removed te the ateaaaen. ol All ef them wdoubtedly perished. tr- tr- tAr aoaf ,t tffhZ ILJ ? , 'ld atom, J ff veaf, andtmmtdxmtelu ami boos, tm mrsmomtt Tbo,e e steanaer still ae it pearod to keep np sa appearance of cheerfulaessT One man called to a ii tend, i a the boat, feutdiatf bim good bye, and requested him tm hems Ai lama te i ' wio sa Philadelphia and Ult hoe Aa was goaa. . , ., All the paMf ngera bear testimoey to the noble " cmi. ct of Captaia Lcca, and the berets firmaass 1 c4 the nafonunste lady passengers bat tbey aharge : a ie Conipar.y wnh eveB culpable neglect ia not 1 aving psovided a sufficient auaAbere beU toearry ,r- ,r- all oa board. All the boats would an have eom-U eom-U eom-U .j toined more than 180 paaaeogera, and the pan. aengeraaay tneie ie no deabtif Capt. Lees had5 been able to aoaira his oasaeagerB that he and heats -eaoaah -eaoaah to hold all on board, thara wold K... . , no coafuaioa, and all might have beea saved. It , is to be hoped that thia after be remedied. .- .- , , . . The bowio eontaiaiag this party loot sight ed' t tbe atOBer before she went ciowa, aad awe of thaaa1' being overloaded,- overloaded,- n part of the paeaengsrt ware l transferred to tbe other. Thaw th.. 1., 1 , pulled fox land. They proved te be ominoaUy saa. worthv. bet oa aeeemat ot shaav .i.n, . .. .. t" the eompsssee were reedered use leas, aad the ealr ii snide ef the nemnar.,. i . mm . - "wwi mos wv wan enesi Mr'mmmmVmWm sa ITfrnrTat t St the ean or a Lara. -. -. There araa Brki.. ... r ! 1 hare araa aathma t. ... ' drink on ; beard the boata. hot the BaiLw. .ni uaniuiiT, assisrea OT seen of tbe lasnmn 11 ! ' . weie able, and were aoew rewarded tor th Uona bv reachiac a save aaveaL.. . - 9 exe. Addlliewal BtntenaoBdo of " Sbtitswt tl ... Pa thick Tonm, one nf llrt'lIreWn" &il board the Arerie, makes aoaae ati.:. .. fi tU in regard to the eonduet of Cane, tcea mA "-'i' "-'i' "-'i' the departure of the offieen ' treat the etsaaiT - r r Tobib's statement is as foDow's : ,, - ;. i .d & . I feadjaet goae ea the watch, at noea, whea the two ' mrmom. The shank to ths Arctic waa sat war seasibry Mt by aa. Wa fatt bo I Biarsa. The doers atTtha flrsa wen Mr. Walbbb, ewa of I aae i e aaa praasedy te the pumpe. I kept the Coins aasa thar ware aaehla te work.' I going ea dock, whan Mx. Witua ovAerod n'-Jia n'-Jia n'-Jia I want, aad threw ha saaaa seal, hat ths watte is .' i wasBdwaoartaetopfoAaeee, aad all furtiier snort , , A Mr WAXXsn paraaitsd Be ale awry, kaeolai mm mumm 1 11 until tha water put eel awe urea.. Our only taweghta new wars aa to mtaamrsa of eoaopo. , When I gat ew'e-sr. ew'e-sr. ew'e-sr. aw oamuaaoa ytoaaagtis were working wtth saaperwa energy at tne fkewerd aampe. EBgliah were an aalilBg ta their eUOerent - hmgaagaa u the nraoaoa te help thent, aad rannbig to y. v .i anarreeatne eetx, somnimas rushing lo the aarnvs rnsaung away Bgaia when rtliered by ethers. Sua thefaRstaieis sexened nepeftd of being sorasd. Tha absence of Mr. Cecxi.ix, tha tret mate, was a great leea. TJa had boon seat after the aotUetwa te aoeartaia r-Z r-Z r-Z Baaaage had haaa dowatetha rrooch prmr'1'. . Wnea he retarned he ceald not be takea aa boars aa wa ware Bseklag aB speed Bsr tha land. 1 baisrre that if he CotUimuod am ifU toft. 1 1: 1 ft

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 14 Oct 1854, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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