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NEW-YORK. TUESDAY.
APRIL 16. 1915.-POURTEEN PAGES. * * * * PRICE ONE CENT *^JBt^mS%
1,340 PERISH AS TITANIC SINKS; ONLY 886,
MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN, RESCUED
MD BEIGES
WHITE STAR OFFICE
Line Officials Only Able to Tell
Inquirers That but 675 of
2,200 Were Saved.
VINCENT ASTOR SEEKS NEWS
On Early Bulletins Two of Strau;
Family Started for Halifax to
Meet Mr. and Mrs.
Isidor Straus.
Hundredp of telephone rails and tele
graphic Inquiries p<ured into the office?
of the White Star Line in lower Broad?
way last night, asking Information as ti?
the safety of friends and relatives wh?
were on the Titanic
From about "* o'clock in the evenin*.
on the answers piven h y the rompan;
were far from reassuring, and a llttl?
later In the evening people began t?>
come in person, seeking t?"> get more defi?
nite news
Vice-President Franklin of the Whit?
Star Line could tell them only that his
latest information from Captain Had?
dock of the Olympic was to the effect
that the Titanic sank at 2:30 a. m. yes?
terday and that 873 passengers had been
saved.
Shortly after !"? o'clock Mrs. W. Addi
son Wheelock. of No. .M7 Riversld ?
Drive, with her daughter, came up to
the desk and asked whether Mr. and
Mrs. r?. W. Marvin had been saved.
They gave her the bare facts as related
above?the gist of Captain Ha-ddock's
message, and the women brokt* down
sobbing.
From her broken sentences It wa?i
learned that Mrs. Marvin was her sister,
returning from a honeymoon trip abroad.
Astor Party Arrives in Auto.
A few minutes later Vincent Astor ar?
rived in an automobile, accompanied by
A J. Drexel and Walter A. Dobbyn,
Colonel Astor's secretary. The Astor
party was shown up to Vlee-Presblent
Franklin's private office. What trans?
pired there was not giv.*n out. but yount
Af-'or ?ame out with tears in his ape?
"Have you heard anything from your
father?" he was asked.
"Nothing hut what 1 have read in th?
new.-papers," he answered, and then the
party got into their ant ?mobile and went
back uptown.
Sylvester Byrnes, secretary to Isid??**
Straus, came in a few minutes later. Ha
said that Jesse Straus, a son of hla
employer, was on board th?; Amerik.?.
?astbound, and that ..nother son. Her?
b-art. was on his way to Halifax, ?x
p<=?cting to m? ft the Cnrpathia there an I
greet his father. Herbert started ?*<??"
Hallfax as s??on as the information, giv?
en out by the White Star Line carli? r
in the day. indicated that the Carpathla
would st<am for Halifax, and that ;!i"
would have on board practically all th1
passengers of the ill-fated Titanic.
Byrnes endeavored to intercept Her?
bert Straus with a message onvcyn."
the later information, but was un*=uc- ?
cessful. He said that both Mr. and Mrs.
Isidor Straus had been aboard the
Titanic.
First Thought All Saved.
The earlier Information given out by
the local officials of the line. It was be?
lieved, was responsible for the compara?
tively small number of Inquiries made
at the offices last night, because those
who had friends or relatives aboard
?sent to bed last night secure In their
belief, based on the latest statements of
the company yesterday afternoon, that
the Tltanlc's passengers were safe on
the Carpathla.
From another inquirer who appeared
at the offices late last right came the
story of Arthur Ryerson and his family
coming over on the Titanic to attend the
iuneral of a son of the family who died
a f?*w days ago In Philadelphia
George Madoff, the friend of the Ryer
aona who made the Inquiry, said that
"with Mr. Ryerson were his wife, two
daughters, a aon and a maid. They had
baan touring Europe when cablea
reached them telling of the death of the
other son of the family, who had re?
mained at work In Philadelphia when the t
family party went abroad.
The Washington agency of the White
Star Lire called up the New York offices
shortly before midnight at the request
of President Taft, who -?ought newa of
Major Archibald Butt
Early thla morning Samuel and Robert
Guggenheim. Lewis Rothachlld and Ben?
jamin Daniel)* appeared at the offlcea,
asking for newa from Benjamin Guggen?
heim. In th? party there were also
three women, ?vho declined to give their
names. The? learned nothing beyond
the Information given all others during
the evening?that the Carpathla waa on
l"?ar way here, and that neither the Vlr
Klnlan- nor the Parisian had been heard
from.
Vincent Astor reappeared In the offices
of the steamship company ahortly after
1 o'clock thla? morning.
"Have you received any additional In?
formation?" he Inquired of an official.
"Nothing." was the reply.
Th? young man, after vainly atrug
gllng to control himself, burled his face
in his hand-- and sobbed.
Mr. and Mra. Walter Shaw Brewster,
of Brooklyn, made Inquiry In the steam
?hlfi office early to-day relative to Karl
H. Behr, International tennis player,
who taras a pt-asenger on ?he Titanic.
?'redet 1<-|- Tankwertha. of No. 278
?Oy?mman .?-treet. inquired as to the safe- :
'V 'A M?os I-rita Werner, of Cologne,
'.?rmrny, who waa a second cabin pas
Keiu-i-r In the Tlta.nl?*.
-. . . ? ?
M AM-LARD'S VANILLA CHOCOLATg
?a?- : del!?*l?>u?< flavor distinctly Its own.
?v?"M?CJ*iinl*n-.tljJ? U?-us?:wlves preft-r lt.? Advc
DIAGRAMMATIC MAP SHOWING POSITION OF THE ' TITANIC WHEN SHE STRUCK
THE ICEBERG AND LINERS RUSHING TO HER ASSISTANCE.
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CAPTAIN K.J. SMITH ON Till: BRIDGE OK THE TITANIC. THE TITANIC, THE GREATEST BTEAM8HIP EVEB BUILT, WHICH
Aliiioti-.il w_i_>I***m raporta are silent, M Is fatttoed ?be went ?fl^wn with his eWp. FOUNDERED ON HEB KIB8T TRANSATLANTIC VOYAGE.
NAMES OF SURVIVORS
ON THE CARPATHIA
Wireless Brings Partial List of First Cabin
Passengers Saved from Titanic.
Cape Rsce, N. F., April 15.?Followii
is a partial list of the first csbin passe
gers who wer? rescued from the Titani
Mrs. Jacob P. - (word missed).
Mrs. Edward W. Appleton.
Mrs. Rose Abbott.
Miss G. M. Burns.
Miss D. D. Cassebere.
Mrs. William M. Clarke.
Mrs. B. Chibinaco.
Miss E. G. Crossbie.
Miss H. E. Crossbie.
Miss Jean Hlppach.
Mrs. Henry B. Harris iwirelsss var
sion Mrs. L. Y. B. Harris).
Mrs. Alexander Halvsrson.
Miss Margaret Hays.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Bruce Ismay.
Mr. and Mrs. Ed Kimbsrley (accordin
to wireless).
F. A. Kenyman.
Miss Emile Kenchen.
Miss G. F. Longley.
Miss A. F. Leader.
Miss Bertha Lavory.
Mrs. Ernest Lives.
Mrs. Susan P. Rogsrson.
Miss Emily B. Rogsrson.
Mrs. Arthur Rogsrson.
Mastsr Allison and nurse, Miss K. T
Andrews.
Miss Ninette Panhart.
Miss E. W. Alien.
Mr. and Mrs. T. D. Bishop.
H. Blank.
Miss A. Bassina.
Mrs. James Baxtsr.
Georgs A. Bayton.
Miss C. Bonnell.
Mrs. J. M. Brown.
Miss G. C. Bowen.
Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Beckwith.
Mrs. F. M. Warner.
Miss Halan A. Wilson.
Miss Willsrd.
Miss Mary Wioks.
Mrs. George D. Widener and maid
Miss Mary Clinaa. t,a'
Mrs. Singrid Lindstrom.
Gustav J. Lesnsur.
Miss Georgiens Amsdjll.
Mm?. Mslieard.
Mrs. Tucksr and maid.
Mrs. J. B. Thaysr.
J. B. Thaysr, jr.
H. Woolmar.
Miss Anna Ward.
Richard M. William.
Mrs. J. Steward Whits.
Mits eVsris Young.
Mrs. Thorns. Potter, jr.
Mrs. Cdr.a S. Roberts.
Mr. ?nd Mrs. L. Hanry.
Mrs. W. A. Hoopsr.
Mr. Mile I
J. Flynn.
Miss Alice Fortuns.
Mrs. Rortcrt Douglss.
Miss Hilda Slayter.
Mrs. P. Smith.
Mrs. Braham.
Miss Lucille Cartsr.
William Carter.
Miss Roberts.
Miss Cummings.
Countess of Rothes.
C. Rolmane.
Mrs. Florence Mare.
Miss Alice Phillips.
Mrs. Paula Munge.
Miss Rosie - (word missed).
Mrs. Jane - (word missed).
Miss Phyllis 0.- (word missed).
Miss Bertha-(word missed).
Mrs. Carl H. Behr.
Miss Bessette.
Mrs. William Bucknell.
A. H. Barkworth.
H. B. Steffa .on.
Mr?. Elsie E. Bowerman.
Mrs. D. W. Marvin.
Philip Emock.
James Googht.
Miss Ruberta Maimy.
Pierre Mar?chal.
Mrs. W. E. Minahan.
Miss Minahan.
Miss Appie Ranelt.
Major Arthur Peuchen.
Miss Ruth Taussig.
Miss Ella Thor.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Z. Taylor.
Gilbert M. Tucker.
J. B. Thayer.
John Rogerson (probably Ryerson).
Mrs. M. Rothschild.
Miss Madeleine Newell.
Mrs. Marjorie Newell.
Mrs. Helen W. Newson.
Fiennal Omond.
E. C. Ostby.
Miss Helen R Ostby.
Mrs. Maman J. Renano.
Middle Olivia.
The above list was received by wire?
less at Cape Race station from the
steamer Carpathia. In spelling and
initials it doss not correspond with the
list as cabled from London to-day.
One of the most serious errors in the
wireless list of survivors appeare to be
;n giving four members of the "Roger
son" family. No such name appears in
?* nnlln.'i-il ?in ?.r. on.l mi?., tilth column.
K : thai M rod reti??s In i!.e Spring tor
Angostura Bit!:: i, c ???un. u_ tonic.--Ad vu
"LOSS 1,800 SOULS,"
OLYMPIC'S ?MESSAGE
Belief Here That Estimated Number Is Too
Large by 300?-Rescuers Find Wreckage.
The text of the message from the steamer Olympic reporting the
sinking of the Titanic and the rescue of 675 survivors, which reached
\ here late last night, also expressed the opinion that 1,800 lives were lost.
"Loss likely total 1,800 souls," the dispatch said in its concluding
sentence.
It is hoped and believed here that this is an error, unless the
Titanic had more passengers on board than was reported. She carried
about 2,200 persons, including passengers and crew. Deducting 675,
the known saved, would indicate a loss of more than 1,500 persons.
The Olympic's dispatch follows:
"Carpathia reached Titanic position at daybreak; found boats and
wreckage only. Titanic sank about 2:20 a. m., in 41:16 N., 50:14 W.
All her boats accounted for, containing about 675 souls saved, crew and
passengers included. Nearly all saved women and children. Leyland
liner Californian remained and searching exact position of disaster.
Loss likely total 1,800 souls."
TITANIC TWO MILES DEEP
This the bepth of Ocean Where
the Liner Went Down.
Halifax. April 15.?Tha deathbed of
the lin.CaflO.lMl steamer Titan!?", and of
. probably many who must have been
1 dragged down with her. Is two miles, at
i leaat. below the aurface of the sea.
Thla calculation was made by an offi?
cial of tha government Marine Depart?
ment, who finds that depth on the ma?
rine chart at a p?.1nt about five hundred
miles from, Halifax and about seventy
miles south of the (?rand Ranks, whero
ho bellev*-?*-" the Titanic went down.
Thla location is midway between Sable
Island and f'npe Race, nnd In Hue with
those dtutferoua sands which, however,
might hair? proved a place of safety had
then? be??tim<' to run the Titanic there
and beach her.
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D?WEV6 SUPERIOR PORT WINE
I" . ?i ?ubi?- f?>. I m ali?t.? uii'l < 'otivaleBcenti
i I/.T I'Kllll! ?& 8'JNS C0..13SFultunSt.,N.y
1 -Adv.. i
$600,000 IN PEARLS ABOARD
-
?Woman on the Titanic Had a
Fortune in Jewels.
?Londoa April 18 (Tuesday) ? In addi?
tion t<? a valuable .-?hlpment of diamonds
i aboard the Titanic, it is said that among
i
almost priceless Jewels carried by the
ran.engers are pearls, belonging to an
American woman, valued at $600,000. The
steamer also carried a large amount In
bonds and a very valuable registered
mail.
It is stated that the owners were un?
able to Insure the Titanic to the full
amount because the British and Euro?
pean markets were not big enough to
absorb the sum.
RAILROAD PRESIDENT'S SON LOST.
I os Angelex. April 15.-Walter If. nark.
rf the Tltanlc's pahsenper list, is the son
' ?, i Ross Clark, vice-president o? the San
I redro. Loa Angeles & Salt l_akt Rsllroad.
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Wireless from Olympic s Captain Gives News
and Weeping Women Gather at White
Star Offices to Learn Fate of Relatives
?1,323 Passengers on Ship
and Crew of 890.
SURVIVORS EIGHT HOURS IN BOATS
No Word from Virginian or Parisian. Which Vice-President
Franklin Hopes Saved Others?Disaster Greatest in
History, if Hope Is Unfounded?Captain
Believed to Have Gone Down
at His Post of Duty.
FrRST CLASS PASSENGERS ON TITANIC..._...... 318
SECOND CLASS PASSENGERS ON TITANIC.** 261
THIRD CLASS PASSENGERS ON TITANIC.?, 7-40
CREW OF THE TITANIC. 890
TOTAL . 2.209
REPORTED SAVED ON THE CARPATHIA. 866
MISSING. 1,343
The White Star liner Titanic sank at 2:20 a. m. yesterday about
1,150 miles east of Sandy Hook.
First reports placed the number of survivors, passengers and crew,
at 675. At 2:30 o'clock this morning a dispatch relayed by the Olympic
said the number aboard the Carpathla was 866.
A still later dispatch said that the Allan Line steamer Virginian had
probably picked up some of the victims. ?,
P. A. S. Franklin, vice-president of the International Mercantile
Marine Company, admitted last night that probably only 675 out of
more than 2,200 souls on the lost vessel were saved, which means that
more than 1,500 persons went down with her.
When the full text of the Olympic's message was given out it was
found that it estimated the loss at 1,800.
Shortly before 11 o'clock last night a slight ray of hope that more
than the 675 on the Carpathia had been saved appeared in a message
from the Marconi operator at Sable Island, near the scene of the dis?
aster.
In answer to an inquiry regarding the deliveiy of wireless mes?
sages to passengers on the Titanic, the operator at Sable Island replied
that it was difficult to deliver them, "as the passengers are believed to
be dispersed among several vessels."
Those saved are coming to New York on the Cunard liner Car?
pathia.
The Carpathia is expected to reach New York on Thursday night.
Mr. Franklin sent a wireless message to her last night asking that the
names of the survivors aboard be sent by wireless.
A report that John Jacob Astor was among those lost and that
Mrs. Astor had been saved was current last night, but could not be
confirmed.
MOSTLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN SAVED.
Both passengers and crew are among those saved. Of the passen?
gers saved nearly all are women and children.
The only report received is from the Carpathia, via the Olympic?.
The Virginian and the Parisian, which were also racing to the founder?
ing Titanic, have not yet been heard from.
The Olympic, of the White Star Line, reported that the Carpathia
was the first vessel to reach the position of the Titanic.
She found only small boats and wreckage.
All the boats of the Titanic were accounted for, according to tha
Olympic.
Vice-President Franklin said shortly after 11 o'clock last night
that he had received a wireless message saying that the Carpathia had
rescued the survivors of the Titanic she carried from a small fleet of
lifeboats picked up at lO :30 o'clock yesterday morning, more than eight
hours after the Titanic sank.
He said that he believed the Carpathia was making all possible
speed for New York in order that the rescued passengers, who were
suffering from exposure, might have medical attention at the earliest
minute.
The Leyland liner Californian remained in the vicinity of tha
disaster to search for survivors.
Captain E. J. Smith, commodore of the White Star fleet, is believed
to have gone down with his ship.
Among those aboard the ship were F. D. Millet, the artist and
president of the Consolidated American Academy at Rome; Mr. and
Mrs. John Jacob Astor, Major Archibald Butt, military aid to President
Taft; C. M. Hays, president of the Grand Trunk Railway; J. Bruce
Ismay, chairman and managing director of the White Star Line; W. T.
Stead, Mrs. Isidor Straus, Mr. and Mrs. G. D. Widener, Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Widener, Benjamin Guggenheim, Countess Rothes, Mr. and
Mrs. D. W. Marvin, who were returning from their wedding trip, tha
latter a sister of Mrs. Wheelock, of No. 317 Riverside Drive; Norman
Carlyle Craig, M. P. for the Isle of Thanet; Mr. and Mrs. Washington
Dodge, Colonel Archibald Gracie and Mr. and Mrs. Henry S. Harper.
WEEPING WOMEN GATHER AT WHITE STAR OFFICES*.
Shortly after 9 o'clock last night weeping women began to gather
at the White Star offices, at No. 9 Broadway, seeking news of relatival
who had sailed on the Titanic.
The first statement given out at the White Star offices conceding
the loss of the Titanic said :
"Captain Haddock of the Olympic sends a wireless message to
the White Star offices here that the steamer Titanic tank at 2:20 a. at,
after all passengers and crew had been lowered to lifeboats ?and trina

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