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second hail, he again opened his mouth without giving an articulate sound. Captain Monroe and Engineers Manchester and Cummings went to the wreck and after considerable difficulty got off the helpless man. Capt. Monroe took Derby on his back, whilsross the creek, but abandoned it and returned to the shore, where he sat down exhausted and despairing. Second Engineer Cummings came up, and endeavored to encourage him to a farther effort, but in vain. Capt. Monroe begged Manchester to rise and mtelling him the light-house was close by. "Its of no use, Captain, " said the unfortunate man, "I can't go any farther." Cummings placed his arms around the body of his comrade in order to lift him to his feet, but at that moment the icy hand of Deats, face almost touching face, with words of friendly cheer frozen in the utterance, these two brave men — Manchester and Cummings — perished within a few minutes' walk of safety. In this position they were afterwards found by the party sent in s