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Cutting from “The DAILYGRAPH”

(Pasted in Mina Murray’s Journal.)

LOG OF THE “DEMETER.” (continued)

29 July.—Another tragedy. Had single watch to-night, as crew too tired to double. When morning watch came on deck could find no one except steersman. Raised outcry, and all came on deck. Thorough search, but no one found. Are now without second mate, and crew in a panic. Mate and I agreed to go armed henceforth and wait for any sign of cause.

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