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Earthquake Waves

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A. L. Cox, of Santa Rosa, has jast retornen from a trip up the coast, where he has beon engaged sufveying for scme days past. He informa lis that tho heaviest sea known in tho past four years was rolling inlaiul ou Tuesday and Wedncsday, along the north coast. There was no wind. The sohoonors George Lewis, Champion and Samh Loiiisa liad anchored ut Stewart's Point just before tho heavy sea set in. The swell continued to iucrease in volume nntil it ropeatedly swcpt thc docks of tho vesscls. The small boats were stovo up or washed overboard. The men on board had no way to get ashoro and wero in gront danger. John Dinsmore, a carpenter at Stewart's Point, with a hcroism worthy of til praiso, voluntcorod to go in a smal] Voat and bring tho men ashore. He made thrco trips, landing the crows of oach schooner safely. Dinsmore, whose age did not fail whiio his bravo work was I in hand, fainted from exhaustion and oxcitement when it was over. The George Lewis had reeeivod tho most injury when our informant loft, bnt no Berioua accident luid bofallen eithet vessel, thongli the swtüls were breaking over them. -


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Michigan Argus