Dying Rich, with a Vengeance.
--It was related by passengers who escaped from the wreck of the Golden Gate
, that a colored man named Peterson
, one of the cooks belonging to the steamer, took advantage of the panic to pick up such loose change as the terror stricken passengers had abandoned in the cabins and staterooms.
He succeeded in picking up sufficient coin and valuables to fill two good-sized carpet sacks.
Taking a large serving knife between his teeth, and seizing the carpet sacks, one in each hand, Peterson
jumped over in the language of our informant, "he anchored himself the allow his It is believed the will off, in a point of view.-- San Francisco California.