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THE SUNDAY OREGONIAN, PORTLAND, OCTOBER 27, 1907.
STORY OF RESCUE
The greatest combination known to the mining world is the composition of the
Thrilling Acts of Valor in Wreck
of Leon XIII From
Gold $25 to $78 per ton. Silver $10 to $50 per ton. Copper 15 to 25 per cent. Two feet of shipping ore, averaging $75 to $150 per ton.
' One hundred acres located on Gold Mountain, near Goldfleld, Nevada. A home company, composed of reliable Portland business men. '
A GUARANTEED SHIPPER WITHIN SIX MONTHS FROM. THE TIME MACHINERY IS PLACED ON THE MINE.
Organized under the law of Oregon. Stock fully paid, non-assessable.. Par value $1. Directors Alex Sweek,Thomaa O'Day, I. Aronsori, Dr. Sanford Whiting, J. H. Yates
SCENE. ON IRISH COAST
Driven Back Repeatedly, Heroic
Rescuers Save 1 0 Men, Many of
Whom Cling to the Rigging
for Sixty Hours.
LONDON, Oct 19. After being for
48 hours face to face with death, 13
men of the crew of the French ship
Leon XIII, from Portland. - Or., wrecked
near the village of Qullty, at one of
the most dangerous points on the coast
of Clare, were rescued. Determined
heroism saved them. '
The captain, who was suffering from
a broken leg, and the remaining eight
men were taken off the vessel 12 hours
later by boats from H. M. 6. Arrogant,
which arrived from Berehaven.
It was amid scenes of the wildest
enthusiasm that the remaining nine
men were brought ashore. One of the
crew said he had never experienced
such weather as that which prevailed
when the ship struck the rocks.
The only thing that the men bad to
cat during the long hours of their vigil
on the wave-swept wreck was a few.
handfuls of wheat from the cargo.
Assailed by Bitter Gale.
The vessel went ashore on Seafffeld
Rocks, and for a night, a day, another
night, and the greater part of a sec
ond day, the shipwrecked seamen were
exposed to the fury of the gale and to
biting storms of rain and hall. They
were without food, too, as all the pro
visions were in the after part of the
ship, which was submerged.
Coast guards, Ufeboatmen, and fish
ermen in the canvas-covered canoes in
use on the Clare Coast made repeated,
attempts to reach the wreck, only to be
beaten back by the fierce seas.
Throughout one night fires were
burned on shore to cheer the . ship
wrecked mariners, and in the morning
tho rescue work was resumed.
But the rescuers could not get close
to the doomed ship, and the crew, re
duced to desperate straits, began to
construct rafts. At noon one of these
was launched with two men on board,
and reached the boats of the rescuers.
Then during the afternon and evening
other rafts were launched and 13 men
got ashore. The sea ran so high that
the rafts had to be towed to the beach
by heroic fisherman's canoes, it being
impossible to take the shipwrecked
men on board the rescue boats.
Crowds Cheer the Rescuers.
One of the canoes capsized during
the afternoon, but all the fishermen in
it were picked up.
Crowds gathered on the beach and
cheered again and again as the French
men were saved and brought to land.
It was a grim fight with the sea that
was waged off the coast of Clare. For
48 hours the 22 men on board the
doomed Leon huddled in the bow of
the ship, clinging to the rigging, while
rescuers repeatedly made fruitless at
tempts to reach them.
The Leon struck a reef only 23)
yards from the mainland in a direct
line, but a big barrier of rock ran be
tween her and the mainland, and the
only possible approach for the rescuers
was by a circuitous journey through
a mile of sea lashed into fury by a
fierce Atlantic gale.
First of Crew Saved.
The gale had somewhat subsided,
and the weather proving more favor
able for the operations of the life
boatmen and coast guards, the rescues
were effected after much strenuous
The rescuers' task was, however,
both perilous and difficult, for the sea
was still rough.
When the- 13 members of the crew
were brought ashore they were found
to be in. . a . terrible state from their
prolonged exposure on the doomed ves
sel, but their wants were immediately
The commander-in-chief of the At
lantic fleet dispatched H. M. S. Arro
gant to the scone, in response to a
telegram from the chief naval officer
During the night the doomed vessel
on which the unhappy seamen were
huddled together was swept almost
continuously by heavy seas.
Keep Watch by Fires.
Those on shore, powerless to lend aid,
lhowed their sympathy by lighting big
fires, which were kept burning all
night long to cheer the shipwrecked
The grim hours of darkness did not
pass without several gallant attempts
by fishermen to reach the wreck, but
always they were defeated by the At
lantic's wind and sea. '
The Leon, XIII. which belonged to
Nantes, was a full-rigged steel ship
of 1948 tons. She left Portland, Or.,
with a cargo of wheat last April, and
after a voyage of 165 days arrived at
Queenstown, where she was ordered
. The scenes connected with the res
cues were of the most exciting char
acter. As early as 7 o'clock the hardy fish
ermen of Qullty had resumed their
efforts to reach the wreck. At that
hour a canoe manned by three men
put to sea. only, however, to be beat
en back by the terrific seas.
Another attempt was then made by"
the coast guard crew to reach the
wreck In their smalt boat, but their
efforts were also unavailing, and one
of the crew was swept overboard, be
ing, however, picked up subsequently.
From the shore it could be seen that
some of the Frenchmen were con
structing a raft, and at noon an inef
fectual attempt to launch it was made.
Many Thrilling Incidents.
Soon afterward it was launched
again, with two men on board, and this
time It rode the waves in safety, and
drifted shoreward. Canoes at once nut
out to meet it, and, amid a scene of
great excitement, the two French sail
ors were taken into the boats and
In the afternoon, when . further
canoes put out to sea, there was an
other thrilling incident. One of the
little canvas-covered boats, in attempt
ing to take on board a sailor who had
swum off from the wreck, was cap
sized, and all the occupants thrown
into the surf. Women on the beach
began to wail plteously as they saw
their breadwinners struggling in tho
The lifeboat, with the coast guards
and some local volunteers, however,
immediately prooeeded to the rescue.
Master of human destinies am I!
Fame, love and fortune on my;, footsteps
and fields I walk; I penetrate
Deserts and seas remote, and passing by,
Hovel and mart and palace, soon or late,
I knock unbidden once at every gate.
If sleeping, wake if feasting, rise before
I turn away. It is the honor of fate,
And they who follow me reach every state
Metals desire, and conquer every foe
Save death but those who doubt or hesitate,
Condemned to failure, penury and woe,
Seek me in vain and uselessly implore- -I
answer not, and return no more.
ohn James Ingalls.
, It is easy to see opportunities after their
value has been demonstrated. Those who
have the courage reap the rich rewards.
Jay Gould said: "Dont wait to see if a
stock pans out all right, for there is where
you lose your opportunity. "
Denny-rDulin is your opportunity, and now
is the time to buy. vTou will notice, in our
advertisements of this stook, which we are try
ing to get you to see the merits of, that we lay
great 'stress upon the fact that we have al
ready developed a large body of high-grade
ore, and that we guarantee to begin shipping
within six months from the time the machin
ery is placed on the mine. Within the past
vthree months four mines near the Dulin have
begun to send their "ore to the smelters, and
the Great Western, adjoining this property,
has 1000 sacks of ore on their dumps and have
shipped several cars. '
Make checks, drafts, etc., payable to Den-ny-Dulin
Copper Mining Company.
Those desiring time in which to pay for
their stock may pay 25 per cent down, balance
30, 60 and 90 days. ,
To those familiar with Nevada's mines and stocks, it is a well
known fact that 90 per cent of the profits that have accrued" to in
vestors have been from the purchase of stocks at opening prices.
Throughout the state are presented opportunities for wealth un
equaled in the history of the world. The opportunities are greater
today than ever before. : From her sagebrush hills will be devel
oped mines which will make her present great bonanzas sink into in
significance by comparison. '
The Denny-Dulin, destined to be one of Nevada's greatest dividend-payers,
is offering a limited amount of treasury stock at
For the purpose of installing machinery and opening up "the body of
SHIPPING ORE ALREADY DEVELOPED.
Get in with, the right people. The Denny-Dulin property is under
the most able directorate and management of well-known business
men of Portland, serving without remuneration, have put in their
money, and are confident of making this mine one of the great Bo
nanzas of Nevada. -
While they do not claim that the judgment of their engineers is
infallible, they believe they have taken every precaution to reduce
. the risk of failure to the minfmum, and the results of" examination
have been so favorable that they consider it one of the best mining
enterprises in the State of Nevada.
As soon as we begin shipping 6re the price of the stock will ad
vance by leaps and bounds, until profits of several hundred per cent
will be shown over the price at which itf is now offered.
For Engineers' Reports or further information, write or call on
Mining Engineer and. Metallurgist, of Spo
kane, made the first report on the mine, and
it was upon his advice that the property was
Mr. W. B. Stewart, "Mining Engineer, of
Portland, was sent by the directors last month
to make a careful examination of the property
fo verify the reports from the mine of the rich
ore, and whether it was in paying quantity,
etc. Summing up from these reports, we pre
sent the following figures showing what the
Denny-Dulin can" do six months from the time
the machinery is placed on the mine.
Based on the low estimate of a production
of 10 tons per day of shipping ore averaging
$75 per ton: '
10 tons per day at $75
per ton ............ .$ 750.00
3650 tons per year at
75 per ton, - $273,750.00
Cost of freight, min- 1 .
ing, and smelter .
charges on 3650
tons at $25 per ton. 91,25U0O
machinery, etc 30,000.00 $121,250.00
Net profit for one year: .... $152,500.00
This would be 10 per cent per annum on
our' capitalization at par 100 per cent per
annum at 10 cents per 6hare, the price we are
offering it to you.
The pay chute has been determined on the
surface for a distance of 700 feet. Between
the 100-foot and the 200-foot levels, taking an
average of two feet of $75 ore, we have ar
700 times .100 times 2, equals
. 140,000 cubic feet; 140,000 divid
ed by 12 (number cubic feet per
ton), 11,666 .tons of ore at $75
per ton amounts to $872,950.00
The Mohawk mine of Goldfield is produc
ing $1,000,000 per month and paying monthly
dividends of 50 cents per share. Two years
ago this stock went begging at 10 cents.
We guarantee to be shipping ore within
six months after the machinery is placed on
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and managed to pick up not only the
crew of the upturned canoe, but the
French sailor who was swimming. The
rescue was loudly cheered by the im
mense crowd of people along the shore,
and, nothing daunted, the crew of the
submerged canoe again proceeded with
their efforts to reach the Frenchmen.
The men on the wreck were known
to be in a pitiably drenched and fam
ished condition, having been without
food of any kind for 48 hours.
More rafts were launched from the
wreck, and by this means the number
of the rescued was brought up during
the afttrnoon to 13
. The rescue work was most perilous,
and, in some instances, the fishermen
found it impossible to take the men
on board from the rafts, being, com
pelled to tow them astern until the
beach was reached.
One of the survivors said that there
were provisions on the vessel, but they
were all aft, and were, therefore, to
tally, under the water.
The captain's injuries, he added, were
caused by his being dashed against
some ironwork by a heavy sea.
The Leon, which was bound for Lim
erick, went out of her course during a
thick haze at night. The vessel is
rapidly breaking up.
L0NGW0RTHS TO BERLIN
Germans Expect President's Son-in-I.aw
to Become Ambassador.
BERLIN, Oat. 18. Ambassador Tower
will return to Berlin next week from a
three weeks' outing at Baden-Baden and
"Wiesbaden, and, with Mrs. Tower, will
proceed to map out the busy Winter's
social programme, with which it is ex
pected they will wind up their last diplo
matic season In the Kaiser's capital.
Almost every . day fresh rumors reach
here regarding the identity of Mr.
Tower's successor. The latest is asso
ciated with the name of Congressman
Longworth, the President's son-in-law.
who is said to be the avowed candidate
for the position;
Alice's husband, among other claims, is
reported to have made an exceedingly
favorable impression on the Kaiser,
whom he met at the Kiel 'Regatta last
Summer. The Longworths are supposed to
have the necessary means to keep up a
brilliant Embassy establishment, and a
diplomatic career abroad Is understood
to fit in with their fondest aspirations.
Germans say that the American Embassy
presided over by Roosevelt's children
could not fall to enjoy the highest pres
tige. Seth Low and David Jayne Hill, Minis
ter to The Hague, are also commonly
mentioned In Berlin as possible candl
dats for Mr. Tower's vacatea post.
FOUND EGGS TOO LARGE
Swindling London Grocer Wanted
Hens to Reduce Size.
LONDON, Oot. 19. For obtaining 452S
eggs by false pretenses, Edward Nash, 60,
grocer, carrying on business .at Southall,
Barnet, Rotherhithe, and other places,
wqs sentenced to six months In the sec
ond division at Middlesex session. There
were seven prosecutions.
The prisoner advertised for- consign
ments of eggs, poultry, etc., from poultry
farmers. The eggs were sent, but the
money was not fqrthcomlng. To one
farmer who suggested fraud the accused
wrote threatening to place the matter in
the hands of his solicitor.
He complained to another that the eggs
sent were too large, and asked him to
"call a meeting of your, hens to pass a
resolution to lay smaller egKS."
'it Yi n n A at ran n -a-a a .,,. 1, It
found his effects were worth about $20,
and the packets labeled "tea" contained
If Baby Is Cartln Teeth
Ba sure sod us that old well-tried remadr,
Mrs. Wlnalaw'a Soothing Syrup, for ehlldra
teething-. It soothes the child, eoftaas tha
cum, ailaya pain, oollo and diarrhea.
Ehes fitted to (-lasses. XL at Metcnr'a.
RE-UNION WITH FATHER
HAPPY INCIDENT OP YOUNG
GRAND DUCHESS' WEDDING.
Grand Duke Paul Disgraced by Czar
Because lie Loved lovely
PARIS, Oct. 19. Little Grand Duch
ess Marie Paulovna, whose betrothal
to Prince Williani of Sweden has
been announced, expects to come
to Paris on her wedding trip
to see her father. Grand Duke
Paul, whom his nephew, the Czar, sent
into exile five years ago because he
had elopted with the wife of General
Pistolkors, of St. Petersburg.
It will be a happy reunion between
father - and daughter, for the Grand
Duchess Marie has always been pas
sionately devoted to her father, al
though the Czar has kept them sepa
rated almost all of her life. But once
married to Prince William of Sweden,
she can see her father whether the
Czar wishes it or not.
Grand Duchess Marie lost her.mother.
Princess Alexandria of Greece, when
she was 17 months old, and she was
then taken away from her father, al
ready noted for his numerous affairs of
the heart, . and given to the father's
sister-in-law. Grand Duchess Serglus.
Two or three times a, year she was per
mitted to see her father, but Grand
Duchess Serglus always hated him, and
made every effort to turn the daughter
But Marie often pleaded with her
aunt to be allowed to go to her father,
and even sought the assistance of the
Czarina to Influence the Czar to re
move the ban. of exile against him.
t Grand Duke x-aul never was a favor
ite at Court, as he was entirely too
critical of his undersized and - timid
nephew, the Czar of all the Russiaa.
So when Paul took Mme. Pistolkors to
a state ball in 1892 and she appeared
before the Czar wearing the famous
jewels of the late Grand Duchess Paul,
there was a tremendous sensation, and
an excuse for drastic measures. '
General Pistolkors came forward and
explained that his wife had received
the jewels with his knowledge and con
sent, but the court master of ceremo
nies was directed to tell Mme. Pistol
kors to leave the ball, and the next
day Grand Duke Paul was ordered to
He did so, but .he took Mme. Pistol
kors with him, and also the jewels, al
though he had been informed that the
gems were state property and must be
returned to the Czar. '
General Pistolkors was accommodat
ing and promptly divorced his wife.
Grand Duke Paul spends a great deal
of time at Nice and Cairo, as well as
Paris. He has about 11,000,000 In his
own right, and lives in splendid state.
His morganatic wife, who has the
Bavarian title of Countess Hohenfelsen,
conferred three years ago, has a life
story that reads like a fairy syory.
When she married her first husband it
was a love mafich between a young girl
of the middle class and a Lieutenant of
fairly good family, but no money, and
no prospects. Then all at once a dis
tant and unknown relative left him a
In a few years Lieutenant Plstolkore'
wife was toasted as one of the most
beautiful women in St. Petersburg.
More than one man in high position
hung on -her smiles. She danced until
morning every. night during the season,
and was in the midst of all the mad
gaiety of fashionable Russian society.
But it did not seem to afrectTier beauty.
She was 37 at the time of the elope
ment and looked not a day over 25.
She has a son of 11, Vladimir Pistol
kors, in St. Petersburg, whom she has
not seen since she went away with
Grand Duke Paul. Two daughters have
been born to her since she came to
Paris Countess Irene von Hohenfelsen,
who will be 4". years old in December,
and a babe not yet 2.
OLD MAN COMMITS SUICIDE
Gives Signal .to . Neighbor That
Something Is Wrong.
CENTRALIA, Oct. 2. (Special.)
W. H. Ramthun, a man "over 70 years
of age, committed suicide yesterday by
hanging. ' He lived alone. He had told
Charles Smith, a livery stable man,
who lived next door, that if he saw a
rag hanging out of his window he,
Ramthun, would be either sick or in
need of help. About 8 o'clock ae Smith
was going to work he saw a rag hang
ing from Ramthun's window. He went
over to the house and looked In the
window. In the doorway leading into
a room In the rear of the front room
he saw Ramthun hanging. Instead o(
entering the room Smith ran for Mar
shal Clark and the two entered the
room together. Ramthun was sus
pended from a large spike driven in the
wall over the door. Around his nee
was a, rope, made of cloth. The body
was warm and the man could not have
been long dead. When Smith first saw
the body it was swinging, and the
probabilities are that Ramthun could
have been revived had Smith cut ths
body down as soon as he discovered It.
Ramthun was born in Germany and
came to Centralla In 1888. He leaves
four children, - one son, Henry Ram
thun, of this city, and three daughters,
Mrs. Robert Haslett, of Tacoma; Mrs.
Ben Sears, of this city, and Mrs. E.
Charlee, of Loon Lake.
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