Tragic Tale Told By Message in a Bottle
THE MESSAGE FOUND IN A BOTTLE. The English Ship Edmoat at the Mercy of the Waves Without Rudder or Compass—Contents of the Letter.' Portland, Ore., August 10.— A boy rowing in the harbor this morning picked up a carefully sealed - bottle, which, upon being opened, was found to contain the following letter, written on cartridge paper in a distinct English Ekolisb Bark Ship Edmont, June 23, 1SD0.— We are sinking very fa^t. Our latitude and longitude unknown. No compass, no rudder, no hope. If this reaches a human hand please notify Bailey & Co., Hull, England, that we are thirteen men aboard and all in a starving condition. My mother, oh, my mother ! She lives on Hedgeson street, Levitt Terrace, Hull, England. Good - eye if we are not rescued. _ Jon.v Dudlow.