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.CLOUDS OF FREEZING SPRAY.

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CLOUDS OF FREEZING SPRAY. HEARTRENDING PLIGHT OF THE SURVIVING PASSENGERS. I' < LIFTED FROM THE BOATS PAR- ALYSED WITH COLD. (Press Association Foreign Special.) Block Island, Wednesday.—Thus far only nineteen survivors of the Larchmont dis- C aster have reached here, and they are all I severely frost-bitten as the result of their terrible experiences in open • boats, with the temperature at zero. Spray continually dashed over the little craft, freezing as it fell, and in almost every case the sur- vivors, when lifted from the boats, were unable to use their limbs, their legs rjid stars hanging helplessly. When the collision occurred many of the paeaengpeiB were thrown from their berths, I and rushed madly on deck in their night j clothes. When the water, rushing in 1 through the ping hole in the LatchmontV 1 aide, reached th#. boiler poopi,. great cLguftfi | of steam rolled iip thorough We batches', wad the panic-stricken people believed the | teesel bad caught fire. Their fears were so I pcute that they did not feel the first blast j of the icy wind, but their sufferings soon | become so intense that personal safety was forgotten in the effort to keep the blood ) circulating. There was no time to return j for their clothes. Offioere and crew promptly answered the call to quarters, and some of the seamen baldbaek the frantic, freezing passengers while others were preparing to lower the j lifeboats. Indescribable confusion reigned I for a time, but at last the women were f placed in the boats, while the sailors and I male passengers got off on unprotected I rafts. Captain McVey ordered all life- I saving appliances to be thrown overboard before he entered his own boat, and when be left the Larchmont the water was wash- ing over the decks. The pitiable condition of the passengers j and crew became worse when they ieft the vessel. Every ware threw clouds of spray 1 over them, and ail were soon coated with j ice. The boate and raits did not keep long together, and the only details so far ob- tained of the wreck are those furnished by Captain McVey, who became unconscious fest evening.

\COFFINED IN ICE BLOCKS.

KILLED BY A "FALL."i

PORT TALBOT CFLLULOID WORKD

RECORD "PASSAGE TO HALIFAX.

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