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THE 1VININO WORLD, FRIDAY, A PR I L 19, 1012.
SHOCK ONLY SLIGHT AS LINER STRUCK ICEBERG
Martne, which owned Ihe Whilf Star hnf , the four surviving ofTicers of
the Titanic and Cfipt. Rostrum, of the rescirlnjt, ship Carpathla. In all
liklihtx)d other witnesses will be heard.
WOMAN TK8TiFIES TO COURAGE OF MEN.
"We may hear, if they are Mirtidenily c ompoied to tell It, the thrill
ing and gratifying ! iry of two w men passengers on the Titanic with
tthorn I have haJ private converfa ion. One of them said to me: IN
ALL THAT TOHROR AND CONFUSION, MOST OF WHICH I
SAW, TH1RF WAS NOT AN AMERICAN MAN WHO JOSTLED A I
WOMAN.' Such words as these sink home. It is the one light we see in
the horror anJ li.lr'kllc ot the tragedy.
"One of these women also has told me of the last they saw of Major
Archibald Rut! and Clarence Moore.
" l was in one of the last boats to leave,' she said. 'Major Butt
and Mi. Moore assisted the women into the hosts as though they were
iithering them into a reception. Then they stood, bodies erect, and sa -
Urted us with a smile. That was the last we saw of them.' "
r. tetnsv, accompanied ny r. i. -
..bii. tfl. .!. lit of the interoa-
'Umal Mercantile Martr-, abd Emerson
K Paevln. Secretary of Ihe company, ar
rived at the Waldorf-Astoria at 10.S0
o'clock. Two detectives trailed along
behind them. He had paeeed Ihe rrlght
at tire Wtn-rarlton. Mr. Kranklln and
MP I'trvln met him there this morning.
Tkey flanked b1m aa he left the hotel
and would not allow h!m to he questioned
by WTilfld-r Interviewers.
Tft rnisti In Mr Hmlth a room became
pi Vfeat the committee waa forced to
adjourn to tbe East room.
lll IV AYINO THERE'S
NOTHIMO TO CONCEAL.
"I believe," said Mr. timay on taklna
teje stand. "ynWr committee la for the
purpose of making an lnrilry Into this
aad accident, and I am dealrous of as
aMMng you all I can. The company haa
nothing to conceal. We welcome the In-
ejalrr. f would like to esprese my sincere
regrets st this tlms. The boat was built
at Belfast Hhe was not built by con
tract. She was the laal thing In ship
building whe left Helfest on April 1. I
think, and underwent her trials, that
were aatlafactory. Hhe went to South
aaanjon. arriving there on Wedneedey."
(jTKlndly desi rlbe her trial trips. A.
I cannot. I waa not present. Hhe left
Moulhampton on the twelfth and arrived
at Cherbourg the nettt evening. Hhe
left Cherbourg about mid-day Thureday.
She was proceeding under seventy rcvo
luUona. On the second day out she In
creased her revolutions to seventy-two
aad made that day s: tnllea. On the
third day speed waa lnoreaeed to seven-
ty-flve and ahe covered M mllea. The
woaAMr waa clear. We struck only a
little fog on the third day. The accl-
' dent took piaoe on Sunday night The
' exact time t do not know. I was asleep.
. Tha ahlp had never been run full speed.
Her tap speed Is Seventy-eight to eighty
revelotlooa. One eet of her boilers were
tt. Plinths What you did at the time
ofkkt Srat Impeot. A I lay In bed for a
few mlnutea, not knowing whit had
happened, t (nasi get up and asked the
i steward. He replied he did not know.
1 then get on gr cktthos and went en
the bridge, wftero I found Capt Smith.
I asked kirn what bad happened and lis
'aald: "We have struck, we ere leaking
badly.'' "Ia It serious." I asked "I
said. I heard the or ler to
I boata. 1 met one of tha offl-
starboard aide who waa
LET LINE ON THE
'Was that officer. A. I do not
then want to the engine room
Bell, tbe chief englnssr, he
all tie could with the pump.
t on deck and there asalated
In passing the women und
to the boata I left the shin
lunch from tha alarboard
It was the last bost to leave, so
far as I know. I saw three boata low
ered from the port aide. There were
aoma women In lb boata. There waa a
call, 'Are there any more women?' and
there waa no response. There were no
other passing era on deck where I stood.
The boat waa In the act of being
kirew ered away. Then I got In
- DM Hs other officers attam to k
of the etrlous character of the colllslunf
A. That I do not know. v
. Tou went to the bridge and found
the captain? A. Yea
Q. On wat part of tha ship did you
have your quarters? A. On deck H.
Mr. lamay than eaplalneil thai llret he
went to the sun dsck, then deck A, and
then dec B. Hie siaiePooni waa Juat
aeafi the main oompanlonway
SAYS HE MADE Trlip TO SEE
4. Let me aak again why you took thin
trip. A. Well, the trip was voluntar
and for the purpose of viewing the ahlp
in aettoaw i had no particular Buantaai
In Stsw xork. I cams In th natural
course of events to swi the new vesssl
woMfnrfTd to ses also what Improvements
could. he made on her. 1 in the umy
exauflvg oncer of tne company on
board.' ' Mr Andiewa waa on board aa
thai reppeaenutlve of the builders, lis
waa atao to aee what iinprovouienia
ciiuad rba made.
Ql Did you consult with the captain
atxi it the movements of tits ship?
A. levvr! . Perhapa I ehoulJ correct
tha It Wps decided that wa ahould not
am ubeiS reach New York before i
o'ol fSjja Wednesday morning. That
ai Sjasaaged before we left cwueenalowu
Q Yonould ict to New York In that
tMn wUbout driving bar to her fullest
A. Yes, the,, wa. nothing to
by getting into New York be-
You ay the recoiuliona were in
aa the voyaue m needed"
Oth They Here a H ill as leventy-
00 Nunday, the, u ... befoia tns ac-
you know ot your own knowl-
the pro. unity uf icebergs? 1
' tee hud been r-ported.
Did you person illy s gajf loebergi
lareg fields of lost A. 1 new sia an
losfsrg befois I saw t.ie one we strucs.
: You wers going over the northern
roue. A.io; ne were going over tne
cxtle'iie eoutlicrn route for west bound
HSsARD OF NO WARNINO FROM
I), Do you know of a wireless mes-
reetoved by tha Ttuaie area the
on a BW'l
. Do you know of a wlreleaa mes- !
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.wi- ih-htiii in mil intnu.ir. i-"'
Q Were you aware of tha prnalmltir
or irenerfs nn nunnsy: A. no, nut i
knew that wa would be In tha lea
region on Hunday nlsht.
Q Id you have any oneultatlon with
tha captsln? A. Absolutely nana, ar
any othar officer. It la outside of my
province I am not a navigator.
Mr. lamay aald ha knaw nothing par
aonally about tha wtreleea equipment
eacept that It waa powerful
Q How long did tha wlreleaa work
after the blow waa arnica" A. I don't
Q. Did you aend any messages per-
aonally? A. No.
Q. Where ware you whan yon hoard
the order to lower tha boats? A. I waa
on the bridge with tha captain 1 don't
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r-n-wn nan wi.i.i.. out i n
altnply aald "Lower the boata!" Aa
aoon aa I heard this order 1 left'the
W. What order or supervision was ex
err lead in towering the hoataT A. I
speak of only what I saw. The boat
would be nut charge of an officer and
y Mow many man were put In the
first boat to man HT A. 1 can't aay. The
officer will tall you.
y How many men manned your boat T
A. Kour. 1 think the man n onarga
was a quartermaster.
Q. How many boata did you sea low
Mr. lamay I certainly aaw three.
U. Toll ue how they were lowered T
A. Well, they were swung out on the
davits, then they were manned, the poo- ,
pie were pot In and they were lowered
y. Were there lifeboats on the various
ucka? A. Thsy were on the eun deok.
Q. How waa the order given that the
women and children ahould drat go in
the boata? A. It was (he natural thing
that women and children ahould go
first. That was the order, and It waa
followed so far as I observed.
y. Were all the women and children
accommodates In the lifeboats? A.
TJyal I cannot tell you.
y. How many persona were In your
boat? A. I ahould aay . The other
boats were fairly well filled.
y- Was there any struggling or Jost
ling or rough attempte made to ggt In
the boats by men? A. I ssw nons.
y. Were the passengers dssignated
as thsy were put In the lifeboats? A.
Ne, thoiv nearest Were taken first. The
women were simply picked out and put
In the boats. I helped to put In sums
my eel f.
Q. Did you notice If any lifeboat was
without complement of oarsmsn? A.
I did not.
y. Did you see the Aral lifeboat low
ered. A. I cannot answer.
Mr. 1 may explained that ha could
only speak lor his side of the boat. He
was on the atarboaod side.
SENATOR ASKS IP WOMEN HAD
TO ROW SJ0AT.
"It has been Intimated.'' said Senator
Nmilh, "thst the second lifeboat did nnt
haws the neraasmry number of men and
that women were obliged to row from
11. K o'clo until between and 7
o'clock the next morning, when the boat
was apjkai itp by the Carpathla Have
you any knowledge tff that?"
"1 have not." said Mr. lamay.
Q- How long did ypu stay on board
after the collision occurred? A. It Is
dlmoutt to answer that. I was on boa id
almost mittt ahe sank.
y. llow long doea it take to tower a
life-boat? A. I cain't v .....iK.
y. Were you on the Titanic an hour i
after the ...Ulslon? A. Wail. 1 .hauU !
any an hoin ami n ouarter
J. Ihd you aes any paeeengers that
you knew? A. I don't resnember seeing
any. There were a great many around
me for a time, but 1 did not pick iit
any particular one.
y. D.d yew see Mr. Charles M
Hays? A. No, I had known Mr. Hays
for sonis years.
y. What were the crlcumelances of
your depenture from the ahlp? Was
the lifeboat you left In, waa It nearly
ipposlte ajgserd ou stood? Vos, there
was a Uiat there. There were x iiuinher
if women In It. Then csme the call, are
there any mora women? There waa
no response. There were no other paa
aengers on the deck. The lm it was In
Hie act ol' being lowered. 1 got In.
y. Did you aee any passengers with
life preservers? A Nearly all I saw
had life preservers.
y When you entered the life bost
wers there sny passengeis on that
side of k ship? A. Tilers wsrs at-nc
y. l.d ou see any struggle between
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I y. Did you aee any passengere Jump
' Into the water after you had etatered
Ihe bost? A. I did not.
y. When did your bost go? A. Ws
saw a light and rowed toward It.
y. How l ing wers ou In ths open
boat? A. About four hours.
y. Old you aee any other boat? A.
i Yes, una IrBlok s hailed. Ws got do
y. Did you ste any flsr? A. I did
y How inejiy beau did lha Titanic
cany? A Twenty boats; alataen uu
I der boa la and four collapsible,
j y Were all the lifeboats accounted
I for? A. 1 believe so.
y. When Iks t'appsthls arrived waa
tbe sea ualm? A. Yss. there was
scarcely a ripple on the walsr.
y. When yea ware oa the Carpalkla
did vmi Ihvd mv conversation with the
wireless npertor A. 1 had no cnnvcr
Mtln wit!i anyb'.dy mi the fstiMthla
while t w there escept the second
'I.. i. Mr. I.lstitower
U How many offd en wire ssvcd
from th Tltsnlef A. P"r, I i-etiv..
I to not know their nsmca or position
g Tll tia aiiout Ihl actual sinking
of the ship. A. t did not see her k
down I was rowlns and had ray hark
tn liir. I did not want to see her k
IM'1 "r" brk lw? pi,rl7 A
l I did not see her. The Uat time I saw
' hir waa ati'iut ten mlnutea after we l-'t
i " "ip. i turned ami u her gre. n
Q. How many wire! "re operators did
l the Titanic ve a. two, i believe
L, SjE '
, q. wre any or the memhom of the
I a 'To STSE T?Jttf$-
eeri will tell you that
O. Wfrr unv tit llln lifeboats on the
TtUnle trram frm another Whlta
tar ahlp? A. I do not think ao.
J. Were the oara of your boat marked
with tb name Titanic it A. I did not
Henator tlnilth aakel tha wltneaa aev
ernl ojusottoaa conoernlng bolldr con
struction, but Mr. lamay was unable to
INSISTS HE DID NOT HEAR THE
Q. Waa there an explosion aboard the
v. L . ' . . 'Z. ""
Sot that 1 know of. 1 dU not hear any
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7 . m
.1.117 I wnimw ii.r.
ny 1 SVIOUIO nave. ' I
How f.at do y, aav the ahlp waa '
going?" aake.1 Henator Smith suiklenty.
"Deienty-flve revolutions," replied Mr.
Q. Mow many miles doea that mean?
A. About twenty-one knots or twenty
four snd a half ordinary mllea per hour.
L"U me uoai carry any nie riw.
A. No, Mr. In the old day. the White
Star boata carried rafts, but thee ttilnga
are now obsolete.
Tha witness stated that the Titanic waa
specially 'built ao that with two of her
water-tight compartmenta filled stie
would atlll float.
"If," aald the witness, "the TIMMla
had atruck the berg head-on ahe would
In all human probability be afloat to
day." y How did she striker A. fwio struck
the berg a glancing blow lust aft gfl
y. How many
filled by the water? A. I do not know.
POINTS OUT ON PLAN WHERE
HI HIT SERO.
A plan of the Tltanlc'a main deck
was produced and Mr. lamay ahowsd
tha, committee the point elruck by the
Senator Smith here took a new tack
and aaked tha witness what time he
had drned Sunday night.
"It was 7.J0, I think." said Mr. Ismsy.
Q. Who dined with you? A. Tha ship's
Q. Old the Captain Mne with you. A.
y. Did you see any Icebergs? A. I saw
neither Ice nor bergs until Monday
morning at daybreak.
Q. Were any of the passengers killed
by tee falling on the deck? A. I do not
think so. I heard that then waa some
Ice on the deck, but I did not aee any.
Q. Where all the women and children
saved, Mr. IsmayT A. I am afraid not.
y. What proportion wore aaved? A.
I do not know; I have no Idea.
The witness said that while he had
been on the i'arpathta he had kept to
Ma room. "I nsver lines left my room,''
Q. llow were you dreased when you
left the ship? A. I had on my pajamas,
Hppera, a aurt of clothes and overcoat.
Q. llow many others were In the
same boat? About nine or ten, I
The wltnem waa then excuned. Sen
ator Smith telling him to huld Mmaelf
In readlneaa to resume testimony later
In the day If required.
CARP AT HI A' S
OF THE RESCUE
Cap: Arthur Henry Rostrom, a clean
m "'u,"";n S bald "
lh" oallJ ,,,' wtlBegg eaialr. lie Is
! ths commander or Ihe Carpathla, and
tha Impression he created wss favorable
from the start. He told uf bis training
aboaid ship and how In last January ha
wa given hla latest charge.
"I sailed front New York for the
Mediterranean at noon laat Thursday, a
week ago." eald the Captain, answering
Senator Smith'a question. "W passed
the Ambrose Lightship at 2 P. M. and
had fine, clear weather. At l.K A. M. on
Honday 1 waa Ivfoi "MS by the Itrst
offlcsr of the urgent message from the
Titanic. It aald she was sinking and
gave tier positlcm. It w eg north und
.1' U west. It wss then W.tfi P. M., New
York time. After talking with the wtre-
leu operator, who - .1 ms of ths
urgency of the call, I ordered the ahlp
turned aliout and hemlxd for Ihe Ti
tanic. This was after 1 had found the
course from ths chart. 1 then aem for
the chief engineer whom 1 Instructed
to order out a new watoh of stokers and
make all etwed."
The Captain then gave In detail the
orders Issued by htm to doctors, stew
ards and other officials, which were very
complete la detail.
MADS OREAT SPtED IN INTER
EST or HUMANITY.
''apt Rostrum said he mage the fifty
eight mllea to the posst.on of the Ti
tanic In three and a hair hours. He
knew icebergs were ghOOd of him, but
he took the rink of gn'.ni: at full speed
1n the Interest of hUPMUllty,
"At !. o cl. k A. M . i. am the cap
tain, "I aaw a flare atwut hslf point off
the part bow. It aaemod to ms then tha
Titanic waa est ill afloat Soon after this
I etg-hted an Iceberg on the port bow.
Set ween -Mi and 4 o cl ick sg paaned
Icebergs ou ellhsr aide, and several
ware ahead of us. 1 i . ! .on tly I had to
manoeuvre the ahlp to avoid them We
must haVS passed twenty bag bergs, all
(rem KM te SW feet ia Height. There
Wal a large number of smaller onea.
"There waa an Iceberg ahend of us
and broken Ice all nroiind when we
lighted the first lost. We had lo ma
noeuvre again to get out pf the way f
thlf. The boat wsa hroutit arouml to
r,,.. I. .. . nr.. I 1 P't'v 'h" offb'.T I"
charge did not have tn r under -ontrol.
HI SAIf) MM MAU ONLY ONK .sKA
M AN ON BOARD. 1 lON'T KNOW
HOW many oTiiicn mf;n HM ham.
IH'T 1 SAW AT I.RAHT TWO WOMKN
AT Tilt; ' t N PH.
"When we t-jok the pgpejeflgafl from
tbe Hist Iwat day was juel breaking, nnd
then we could aee the other gontf RlSI
.ihe id and M ,iund aa, Home of tbetn
were four tulles away. One by one wr
picked them up, huvlnit all the while
to ni inoeiivre the ship i ml lcpberKi.
BELIEVES HE SAILED ABOVE
"It wns sbout l.ou o'clock when we
Picked up the' last bost. There were
t.ilneen of the boatx Another had been
uhund ini'd because Its officer thought It
would sink after lln pasaeng rs hal been
placed In another boat. At tbla time I
chink"! was directly over the plnce
wliere the Titanic went down There
were some small pieces of wreckage
"Threu iin-n were taken out of a bout
dead. I think they wore nil eeimen.
Whatever they had to Identify tha'n !
waa taken inter. They were buried with
tnan-nnnther seaman. lf died after
being taken on board. A we were over
the Tltanlc's grave, I 'thought n religious 1
aervlco would be appropriate .. servl-o
or thankfulness for those who were
aave.1 .d one f sorrow for thoae w ho
w,,r" ,01- An Kpiscopnl clergyman- !
arpalhln a paaacngera rend
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waa hualied while RoWrom -one of tho
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upi. jtostrom said he h.ul aeen only
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one body nftnut. It waa apparently that
of a m. ti - .... t-..
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, ,. ' "' ' "" "r l"" arrival
or the ullfoin.an of the Layiand Line. 1
vnen ana caine within slgnulllng dU- ,
nnce he (old the CaUtOTnlan'O .skipper I
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- ' - ..w '.."i 'ii'. ii nifiiMIN i i I.
mat ahe would cruise around for
while. The laat he heard from her wus
a wlrelass message which suld that the
search had been unavailing and that she
rlBWBVM I TMI
PROM THE TITANIC.
Chairman Smith then took Capt. Rna
trom bank to the laat message he re
ceived by wireless from the Titanic.
The Captain said it read: "The en1-
neers' room Is lining." These were the
last words from the sinking liner.
"On your line who la master of a ship
at sea?" asked Senator Smith.
"The captain, absolutely .gal and
otherwise. No one else has the right to
Q. What course was the Titanic on?
A. The southerly. 1 want to say that
Capt. Smflth was on the course where he
ought to have been where It was wise
and appropriate for him to be at this
time of the year.
Q. Do you know that he hsd Informa
tion albout Iceberg. A. I oan only speak
for myself. I knew of the presence of
loobertns because Information I had re
ceived that the Tltantc had struck.
Cspt. Itostrom then aald again that he
took the risk of going at full epecd
through the bergs beoaiuie at his desire
to eave life.
"I put on an extra watch," Tie eald.
"Three officers were on the bridge with
me. There wan a incin In the cr rw s neat
und two men In the ship's eyes at her
y. Was thero mueti Buffering among
the Tltanlc'a paascngerx after you took
tihein aboard? A. Of that I have no
personal knowledge. I was on the
bridge no.it or the lime. The following
morning the ship's doctor said to inu
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health. I gave orders that they ahould I
have every comfort, and I know tha:
this was given them.
ON THE BRIDGE MOST OF THE
Capt. Rostrom was asked 'about the
num'oer oi lirelai.its Ire .an leu on tne
Carpathla. and lie aald twenty as many
as the Tltunlc had. The number of l.fo-
boats, he uiMcd, .lid not depcl.it on tint
alle of Ship. 11. had as many as the
Tllunic Ills v.i eel wus of dlffeient
construction und there was more pro
portionate room fur the boats.
"Itlg eteu.!nali!.p8 a.s they are now
built," hs sal.l, "are nmi tk-ally unsuit
able We only
look .uikmi the Ufehoata ;
BeiaHtOr Skntth thtm took the captain
bii.-k to the pOWgf of a capUnn on board
"If," he ask. I. "a director or general
inunager of u comiiuny owning the ship
were on Uoatd, would the vaptuln take
oiuens from him?"
"Alisolulely no," aald the Kngllah
"There has been a complaint." aald
Senator rlmlth, "thai a meeeugc aont by
the IreeldeiK of the Dnlted Statee to tho
Carpathla waa not answered. Do you
know anything of that?"
"1 heard," aald the captain, "that
there was u inesyage rcgurdlri Major
Holt sent from the Olympic und U was
Knswrr.il to the effect that Major Butt
was not atbouiil. We had niessaiics from
ths cruiser Chester, which we answered.
There was no Uoslie to Ignore any mas
sage from the I'resldent."
SENATORS PRAISE THE ACTION
OF THE CAPTAIN.
At this not) tr ttor Hmlth said: "On
behalf of my assodalee I want to aay
that we .-.insider your conduct udmlr
bible. We are pleased to have you come
The Captuln bowed. He then went on
to say thst he had ordered from the
Start that no measagea be sent except
as he gsve the wrd. Ths tlrst and sec
ond message!) he sent were to ths Hitl
ers of the White Star and Cunard lines.
The third massage wai a despatch to
the Associated Press.
"Did any paaacngere With whom you
talked are the Titanic sink?" asked the
"Tee; t spoke with several who aaw
TITANICS 1 ,476 DEAD
SACRIFICE TO OCEAN SPEED MANIA
.1 definite order waa given to trmfi the llfehoata, one) steward were ent to In-
etruct punin ngera to put on life-preservers.
WOULDN'T BELIEVE IN DANGER.
Bo thoroughly grounded was the hellef of the cabin paasongers that tne
iltanlc syaj unslukrible that few of them look the accident aerloutly. Women In
evening dreaa walked out of the lounge rooms and Joked aDout tho situation,
ranaeugeis protested against getting Into the lifeboats, although the ship was
then sinking by the head. Mr. and Mrs. II. J. Ailleon and 'hair little daughter
.inline. 1 on the ship aad were lost, a Iter the hi fan t tea 0.' the Ailleon family
ml been pla -ed In a lifeboat In charge of a nurse.
Isldor Straus and his wife did not uppear nn deck until an order had been
leaned that only women and children ahould be allowed In tbe llfehoata. Mrs.
Straus clung 1 1 her husband and refused to leave him. They died In each
olner's artnti. .-
Those who escaped In the first llfehoata wera disposed to look on their experi
ence ae a lark. The aallore manning the oara pulled away from the Titanic, The
ound of music floated over the stsrllt waves. The lights of the Titanic were
The shock of the collision had barely tarred tha ship. One man who was dlc-
atlng letters In hla robin kept on with
the poaltlon of the ahlp aad ruahed to
rr-aia of the passengers had returned to
Nothing occurred to indicate to tha
-ay rrutn the ahlp in lifeboete that the venal would not remain afloat until
elp ahould arrive, until lha bollerg eaploded. Then the and waa apparent to all.
Men with life preservers atrappad about their walata Jumped overboard Inyhoals ;
-nil lome were plokad up by the boau
Vtr.HT FOR LIFE AT THE
Aa tho laa: three lifeboats wera launched tha restrictions aa to women and
children were removed. It waa a free-for-all than on tho deck, where unskilled
I men principally stewards were trying
i X- I . .. --... . I. - ,.. -I...
.-lwvn mi iinusa wiiu iwn I in nim
survive are not anloua to talk about
. . . . .
Just before the Titanic disappeared
Aa the portion of the vessel
n mm,,!! perpenaiouisr position nunareaa on cue upper uecaa were inrowa into
. .. J ......
the sea snd were pulled down in tne vortex.
t,,.. ..i. .v.lm. ...,..,. ,i... n,.. -. -
. 1 , ' I'lAILH .rrw III. ...il.B 1 1 1 1 . . . . ' . I
-w. . o..
" "?W" II I II II ll l ae
the balance of he ahlp. Nona Is alive to
, n ni, it,, n .... iwh ,l H 1 -'II iib;ii.
, .i.u.nl !. .....i. .. Itok.
0j ,.raft carrying the survivors logelber. Through She hours until dawn the
mfn ,n fh.r(r. .j, hov,rM th, green i,gv,,. owaslOhally corpses
nf . allgaad by tho llfoboati. A fow men. more dead than aUva, ware pulled
abo.rd ba tBs.t w,rc not over-crowded. ,
The weasher was bitterly cold snd the survivors suffsred physical pain as
well sa mentsl anguish. Henumhed by
' I the women sat motiordeea in their places.
I The Carpathla appeared aoon after dawn. Not until the big Cnnarder waa
close by did the realisation of what had happened reach the women survivors.
Many or tnem Decame teuiporamy inline, it was necessary to use fores to
place them In swings In which they were hoisted to the Carpathla's dseks.
The officers of the Carpathla, knowing the Titanic had gone down, were pre
pared for an emergency. Passengers on the Cunarder eave their cabins to the
Tltanlc'a survivors. The can.nln surrendered his room for hospital purposss.
Stewardesses were compelled to cut Ihe clothing from some of the women who
had Jumped Into the water and been picked up by the lifeboats.
Four dead men were taken aboard the Carpathla from the Tltanlc'a boats.
Four of the aurvlvora died on the voyage to New York. Funeral services wore
held Monday afternoon and yesterday afternoon.
Among the survivors plrked up by the Carpathla were several babies. Thest
little ones wers tossed overboard by their parents and rescued by the bolts.
The Identity of these orphans msy never be determined.
the ehtp go down. There wss Mrs. j
Thayer and her son 'Jack,' and also I
Mis. Wagner, who aaw the ahlp sink. operator of the message from the Tl
And I suppose there sre oSiers. I do 1 "n,c wa Providential. He said ht
not know the names of a do.en people 'VTti V? ?.
w. picked up. I hive not had th. op- X? MarconT'-S!
portunlty to talk to them." might rmvs been lost."
y. How many lifeboats could the Car- Q. Don't yxw think It ought to be In
pauhia carry? A. She could be made to ' cumbent on ships when a continuous
carry twetity-ilx boats This would be wireless service attended to by opera
enough to accommodate all her passen- 1 2"Ll ' "i?n l!M"kJt ;hou,d b
,r. fi 'hough perhaps it might be expen-
slve for small ships.
y. "How many could the Tltnnk- have Mr. Marconi went nn m aav th, na
can-led.'' A. "1 do not know Just 'her
conatrtictlon, ?ut she could ihave carrlr '
more than she did."
y. "Why iloos She Board of Trade of
I.ondon not conrpcll the t:irrylng of
more boats?" A. "That "jocly retards
ship Itself as a lifeboat. It calls for
the construction pluns to be so perfect
that the boata cannot be deatroyei.l' by
uny ordinary means."
9 "D l.ou know anything about the
conditions al ...,1 the Titanic at t?ie
time of the accident?" A. "I do not.
The officers have told tne nothing and
while I havs heard the Idle talk of
some of the messengers, I do not place
7 .. ,. .,.. . - ..
much rellun Dg on It. I kn , .. mist small
talk amounts to from sad experience, '
HOW BIG LINERS
ARE ETUI PP ED
William Marconi, the wirelens Inventor,
hal an operator named 1'htlhpi on
hoard the Titanic. The operator waa
under the direct orders of the Wlreleaa
company so far n corrimeri'lal mcssatiM
at e concerned. A to hours, he was i n-1
der the orders of the captain of the
st-anshlp. To large ateaimshlpa iwo op-
to re ore nsrlgncid because of the large
nunine.: or passenKem. vrn vreic a me
e uu i.i. i-iti iittLinu imj oasa -ia
.ne vaaraaauraa, ... snay am
enuliiiped with a Short dletance nvtrelesM
upparalue which could carry 180 or MO
mllea. The extent of the carrying xone
often depended upon the eltlclenoy of
the open. tor and Ma handling of the
Mr. Maiionl then described the wire
less equipment of the Titanic which he
aald waa very powerful, capaibls ot com-
munlcatlng tot) or Suo miles In daytime
snd aa hlgih as 1,000 miles by nlgnt.
I8MAY SEEMS BORED BY THE
Aa Mr. Marconi went on to toll ot
ths dutlea and pay of the operators
Mr lamay looked bored suid ermlled al
Mr. Franklin, who sat beside htm. Ths
chief operator of tho Titaula had died
sisld Mr. Marconi, and the assistant waa
y. "Were any of your ofltces In com
munication with the Tltanlo at any
time lean utidavf" asked Senator 8mlth.
"I cannot answer that," aald Mr.
Ths assistant operator of the Titanic.
Mr. Marconi said, was being cared for
aboard the steamship flexonla. He
said that both this operator and the
Carpathla operator would appear be
fore the conmilttee.
"Have you heard that there was any
experimental or rival service that In
tsrfered with the transmission of mes
sages about the Titanic dlaaater?"
asked Senator Smith.
"I 'have talked but little to the op
erators," , aald Mr. Marconi "Hut I
understood there was intsrgsrenoe, par
ticularly on tha Nova Scotia coast.'1
NEED OF MORS OPERATOR ON
Mr, Msiconl was asked 0
hJa work mtll We felt a sudden ahlft In
the dock In time to loap Into lifeboat
passengers aboard the Titanic or moving
which had not got tar from tha vessel,
to get tne cumbersome boata overboard.
ll-ial- Mnm 1 I . - .1 ... .1 U
..i.b" IVI ' " uvi. I nun Willi
from view men and women leaped from
remaining above water swung up to '
w. ., "... .n"--w IIIIMimil
... , . ... ... , .. :
ew. .-a .,.,...., .waq,
tell the story Of that brief period.
.Kn.nl m n a, '. I . I. .. . ,u m .
.vrvai.. iniu v ll..; iiidvuhh ncpi IIO Ilea I
the extent of the oatastrophe, moi; of
the story of Captain Rostrom, who said
thst the catching by the Carpathla
rrators on British ships had to have a
enei lai certificate from the British gov-
" tea the amateur operators of wlre
lr alone minimise the effect of wire
l . work? A. They do.
Mr. Marconi told the committee that
wireless telegraphy with regard t )
shipping hsd been In practical use since
WW. He recalled tho wrecks where the
wlreleaa played tha great part In saving
of life. The grentest lenirth a message
had travelled through the air, said Mr.
Marconi, was fi.OoO nrlles between Ire.
land and Buenos Ayres.
KILLS BABE IN MOTHER'S
ARMS AND SHOOTS WIFE.
Brooklyn Salronkeeper Then Turns
Weapon on Himself and Leaps
Benjamin Uaffney, a young saloon
keeper, of No. SN Hicks street, Brook
lyn, this afternoon ahot and killed tile
eeven-months-oM child, Thomas, in Its
mother's arms, shot and mortally
wounded hla wlfe,( Helen, and then put
a bullet In his own head and Jumped
out of a second-story window. Husband
ad wlfa were taken to the Long Island
j college Hospital In a dying condition.
Oaffney is 29 years old and his wife
same age. They quarelled this
I M rim
the young man began
whiskey until he was wild
4y.d n, ,ncnhernt- ghort,y ,fttr j
o'clock hs went up Into his flat with
his revolver In his hand. As hla wife
rame through a doorway he opened See.
The Ural bullet penetrated the ekull
and instantly killed the baby. The neat
shot entsred me mother's head and she
fell to the Hoot. The slayer then turned
i his weapon on himself, shooUng hlm-
One Is Better Off
rjuui aaswtlMr Sy gcaaewlee. Una
doubio-atrongth taa. Sava halt.
Om Quatty. Um Best
Wilts Isss Osffss, Osty Us t Pstsnl
TITANICS FIRST OFFICER ENDED
LIFE BY BULLET AS SHIP SANK
multitude of loat at that moment. Murttacs may have known that tbe laat
deapemte thought of the gray mariner waa to get upon hla bridge and die
In command. That tbe old man could not have done tbla may have had
tometblng to do with Murdock'a suicidal Inspiration. Of that no mau max
say or safely gueaa.
The ware that swept tbe aklpper out bore him alrhoet to the thwart
of a crowded lifeboat. Handa reached out, but he wrenched himself away,
turned and awam back toward the ahlp.
Some aay that he aald, "Ooodby, I'm going hack to tbe ship," but he
never regained the bridge again.
He disappeared for a moment, then reappeared where a rail waa slip
ping under water.
SAW BOTH OFFICERS PERISH.
Moody aaw all tbla, watched the aklpper scrambling aboard again onto
the aubmerged decks, and then vanlab altogether la a great billow.
Aa Moody'a eye loat algbt of tbe skipper In tbla confusion of watern It
agala ahlfted to tbe bridge, and Juat In time to see Murdoch take hla life.
Tbe man's face waa turned toward blm. Moody aald, aad be could not aata-
take It. There were still many gleaming llghta on the ihlp, flickering out
,,, Huh .,., 0f yenlehing aUr and with the clear etarehlne on tha
W m Z. " , 1 .v.. a .....
watera there was .nothing to cloud or
"I aaw Murdoch die by hla own hand,' aald Moody, "aaw tbe flash from
bis gin, beard the crack that followed the flash and then aaw him plunge
over on hla face."
self In the temple. He had only three
cartridges In the revolver, and throwing
weapon rrom mm ne rumea to me
w . w.. m... .n
vru.nm u, mm in.
An anibulan. e waa summoned from
Hi. Lon laland CTnlleee Hoanltal. and
" . 7 . 7. 72 .
Uie eurgeon found both the man and
fho young WOJIdll mortally Injured. No
one knew the cauac of their quarrel.
FLYING ROCKS CRASH
INTO NEW HAVEN TRAIN
FOUR PASSENGERS STRUCK
Stamford Woman Suffers Frac
tured Skull and Three Others
Are Badly Cut.
'Special to Tha E'eaina Werl.l).
T AM FORD. Conn., April 19 RonVs
hurled by a blast, crashed through the
window of a car of a New York and ;
New Haven Railroad train just east of ,
Larohmont to-dayi Injuring four per- ,
persons, one probably fatally. Mrs 1
Frank W. Bogardus of tttls city suf
fered a fractured ekull and at the New
Rochelle Hospital, to which she wan I
hurried, it waa ssid her condition wan
critical. Mr. Bogardu. the woman''
huaband, and ex-Mayor Edward J. Tup
per rind Mrs. Tupper were ibadly cut I
about the head and face.
The injured persons, who are all
pro:nlnent In Stamford, were on fehotr 1
Way to Atlantic City for a stay. i
The police are trying to place the
responsibility for the accident and ar
rests of the men concerned In the blast
ing are plble.
Mnaonlr Memorial to Bntt.
WASHINGTON. April 19. 'i he flrst i
Hunday In May has beon set aside by j
Masonic Orders In Washington for !
memorial services In memory of Major i
Archlbsld Butt, one of the Titanic !
dead. I'resldent Tart to-day aocepted
an Invitation to attend. Represents
tive Hardwlrk (Democrat, Georgia)
asked the I'resldent to attend memo
rial eervtcaa In Augusta, Oa., Major
Butt's home, when the President goes I
to Savannah. The I'resldent promised !
Representative Hardwlck to do his
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