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VOL. 1, XXIX. NO. 229.
4?T EJSMVtr. AND HIS
GIANT LINER GONE
Only Her Boats Found,
Carrying RG6 Passengers
and Boat Crews.
VtUMKX LIVE, MEN DIE
M;ui Xoted American
Families Are. Plunged
ICKBERG HIT IN NIGHT
Within Less Than Four Hours
the Magnificent Liner
IiN ONLY 30 MILKS MORE
Sen Strewn With Wreckage and
Corpses When the Oar
riu1 RrealPHl murine diiuiHlPr in ihe
I. Ntory of ocean trafllc occurred last
'-day night when the Titanic of the
'' 11 1 e Star Line, tho greatest ntcaniRhlp
' 1 ever sailed the sea, shattered her-1
f .painst on Iceberg and sank with,
' 11 f oared, 1,500 of her passengers and
'A- in lens than four hours. The nion
1 rous modern ships may defy wind and
'"Mhor, but ice and fog remuin uncon
' . red.
Du of nearly 2,400 people that tho '
I iinnir carried only 6$a are known to hove
1 rrii uved, and most of these woro
nnKn and children. They were taken
frj.n small boats by the Cunarder Car
Pdihl.i, which found when she ended
hr dfsperate race against time only
1 i" boats, a sea strown with the wreckage
t Hi" lost ship and the bodies of drowned
1.1 ri and women.
Anions the 1,180 passengers of the giant
i.er were Col. John .facol) As tor and his
w.fe. Wdor Straus, Major Archibald W.
lint aid to President Taft; Oeorge D.
WnHi'r and Mr. Widoner of Phllu
'! i a. Mr. and Mr Henry S. Harper,
V ..nm T. Stpd, the London journal Ut;
i l Millet, the nrtist, and many more
' ii i'iii-M are knownlon IkjIIi Hides of
' '!.iutio. The 110W3 that few besides
" ' "n and rhildrnn were naved has
1 d tlie Rreatest opprehension ai to
f.i of these
m (he Titanic plunged headlong
...mi' a wall of ico ut 10:40 on
S. i.iiv niRlit hor fate established that
f 'dc ni htctniMhip is unsliikublo and t
' , f a largo paRsengrr lint rannot I
1 ' 'il 111 a litu-r's umall boats. Tho
.1.- I ino beliuved that tlm Titanic ,
' .1, 'iMlly invulnerable and insisted
' ' r. vas no doubting tho full extent
i 'astropho that ch'i could not (
1 creat fhip was the last word
1 ntlfi' coiiMruotion, but she
' . ' 111 i ii floor almost us quickly as
' .i.uilen dip the Titanic, built 1
"tl it 11 fst of 18,000,000, n
ii.c., ffuud hrr graveyard.
' 1 n.iii the westerly steamship J
1 outi of the (irand (links
'. ,'l.ind to take the direct run
' i' hhe hurled her giant bulk
1 if-tjori; that rose from sn '
1 1 (Inltt'd unseasonably I rem
' itimiiiug ut high tpeed
im c.nd hilent enemy of sea-
' " hhnel. i'i'Ulied her bow, 1
i' nt pl.itns urid timbers wator1
1 httiftly that her captain, K.I
im iiilinir.il of the White Star
' there was no hoe of saving
iinieli the fnlleririK wireless
1 ' but its confused and frag
' ii'ipi. ruus left blank the story
' 1 ' t 111 1 the doomed voscl '
V .11 ll.l iccb'Tltk
Mt down she carn.sl with
" I. two. thirds of her people. '
"1 I rlr! ire.l hail b-etl low-
1 I i.t-, th (to mid a few
. i" a'l wliK'li appear
1 111 by tin ii'Kiiiwin
1 il u the L'iir)uthiuu, but j
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ARt YRVNSrTRRtD FROM
ONE OCEAN UNCBtO ANOTHER
whether the Virginian saved others be
sides these was not known last night.
No word had come from that ship to the
Whlto tftar Line or to the wirelesa stations
along the coast. w
Carpathian Seads Naas4s,
The officials or the White Star Lino woa
struggling all night to get into comnmnl-
cation with tho CarpathU and learn the
names of some of those who were or who
were not on board. All they could get.
by wireless was the fact that theCurpathla,
which left New York on Apill l't for the
Mediterranean, was retracing her course
to this port, bringing hero the mournful
cargo of women and children. The Mar
coni stations were striving also to get
in touch with either the Girixithiu or the
Allan liner Virginian to find out if all of
the rescued were on board the C'arpnthlu
or whether the Virginian carries others
that woro saved. Hut they were unsuc
cessful und it is not positively known
whether or not the Virginian transferred
nil of thoso she picked up to tho Carpathla.
The Carpathia should reach here some
time on Wednesday afternoon.
Staggering in the ice field into which
he had driven, tho Titanic sped call after
call to the hurrying liners of the upper
roods the Cunarder Carpathla, the Vir
ginian and the Parisian of the Allan Line,
the graat Baltic, the Good Samaritan of
the Atlantic and the big dermans that
were ploughing their way between the
continents. And the wireless once more
proved its worth, for Ihe Carpathia and
the Virginian, wheeling in their course,
sped through the night, venturing un
known dangers and raced up in time lo
save the lives of all who are known to
It has been many years since tho world
was left, in such suspense and dread as
followed the first faltering calls for help
from the crushed Titanic. At 10:40 1". M.
on Sunday night, the Virginian, uecding
on her wuy to Glasgow, picked up the
White Star steamship's insistent, fruntio
C Q D, the Marconi signal of distress
and peril that clears the air of all lesser
messages and that turns ships at sea out
of their course. IJush by dasli and dot
by dot the wireless operator of the Vir
ginluu cnught the cry for help:
"Have struck 1111 Iceberg, lladly dnin
aged Hush uld."
Seaward and land ward, .). G. I'hillips,
the Titanic' wireless man, was hurling
tho appeal for help, By Hut ami starts
for tho wireless wus working unevenly
and blurrlngly Phillips reached out to
tho world crying tho Tltanlo's peril A
word or two, sctattered phrases, now and
then a connected sentence, made up the
messages that sent a thrill of apprehen
sion for a thousand miles east, west and
south of the doomed liner
Many Lines llenr The Call,
Other rushing liners besides the Vir
ginian heart! the call mid became on the
instant something more than cargo car
rier,, and passenger greyhounds. The
big llaltlc, 'J'Nl tulles to the eastward and
wtMtbouud, turned inviln to save life, as
blio did when her sister of the White Star
Heel, the He public, was nut down in a fog
iu Jmiu&ry, 18 ll' Tltiuiic's mate, the
Olytni'H', til" mightiest of seot'ocrs save
tie '1 .tunic lii'."elf, tuni'si In her truck"..
Ml ii'oin; the northern lane the mlra"io
1 nit nl l.inr ml Isiihrr l KM II Juil rlfhl I
ut II pi l.u) lit llfu Nt Yuik. ASt
NEW YORK, TUESDAY,
ONLY 866 MOSTLY WOMEN, REPORTED TO BE SAFE
At 2:15 o'clock this morning the
caught this wireless from the Olympic to the Cnmperdown Imtd station-
"Carpathia has 800 passengers nbonnl. Grave fears for the rest of the Ti
The Home message was picked up at Boston.
Cape Race, April 10. A Mnrconigram from the Olympic says that when the
steamship Carpathia nrrivnl nt daybreak at the point where the Titanic found
ered she found only boats and wreckage.
The despatch f-nys that the Titanic foundered at 2:20 o'clock in the morning
und threo hours after she hail Mnick an iceberg and less than thirty miles from
the point of tho collision. The vessel went down in latitude 11.40 north, longi
tude 50.14 west.
All the Titanio'H boats arc accounted for. Six hundred and seventy-live
of the passengers and of the boat crews were saved. The passengers saved arc
nearly nil women and childten. The Olympic was hurrying to the sceno of the
dlboster, and the steamship Cnlifornian. the despatch says, was seRrchinu for
possible survivors. '
The Carpathia is on her way to New York and will arrive Thursday night or
Vice-President Franklin of the International Mercantile Marine Company
said at 11 o'clock thut he hnd received no reply from wireless messages sent in
all directions in an effort to pick up the
He was not holding, hack anything, but
Ofl fast QH he received it.
In reply to questiotm Mr Franklin
not have been towing tho Titanic nt any
the scene until 10 o'clock yesterday morning, long after the Titanic hod sunk.
Ho had been trying in every way to get word from the Virginian nnd Parisian
as to what they could tell in the way of details, hut while the White Star agents
in Halifax reported that they had used every mentis to communicate with the
vessels, they had failed.
"The Carpathia must have picked up passengers who were iu lifebouts,"
suit! Mr. Franklin. As to the fate of the other passengers, Mr. Franklin said the
reports were discouraging.
"Do you believe that ('apt Smith went down with the ship?' Mr. Franklin
"From what I know of dipt. Smith I believe thai if anybody stayed on
board nnd went down with tho Titanic, ('apt. Smith did," lie replied.
of the wireless worked for the distressed
and sinking White Star ship. The Hamburg-American
Cincinnati, tho Parisian
from Glasgow, the North German Lloyd
Prin?. Frederlch Wllhelm, the Hamburg-1
American llner.s Prinz Atlelbert and
Amerika, all heard the (' Q l und the
rapid, condensed explanation of what
Vlriclnlan In Ilesueratv Haste,
But the Virginian was nearest, barely1
170 miles away, and was the first to know 1
of tho Titanlo's danger. She went about
! and headed under forced draught for
the spot indicutod iu one of the lust of
I Phillips's messages latitude 40. N. 1
and longitudofll.H W Sho is n fust ship,
tho Allan liner, und her wireless has
told the story of how sho stretched
through the night to get up to tho Titanio
iu time. There was need for all the power 1
of her engines mid all tho experience
and skill of her captain, The dual flut-1
tering Muri'onigriuus that were released
from tlm Titanio made it certain that the
great ship with '.',isii souls aboard
tilling and iu ilespr.il mtII
in wi:vs 1 laiiki 011 sai ii.ism: piniii
It T DEWEY SONS CO
r i . ti 1 rial 1 uno ion. 1
APRIL 16, 1912. Copyright,
Marconi station on top of Wiinntnaker's
Olympic nnd Carpathia for more details. ;
insisted he was makinR all news public
said thut the Allan liner Virginia could
time because sha couldn't have reached
Further out at sea was the Cunarder
Carpathia, which left New York for the
Mediterranean on April 11, and which
had felt the chill iu the air which all
sailors know means tha proximity of
Ice. Hound she went and plunged back
.westward to take a hand in saving life.
And tho third steamship within short
ailing of the Titanio was the Allan liner
Parisian away to the eastward, on her
way from Glasgow to Halifax.
While they sped in the night with all
the drivo that steam could give them
the Titanic's call reached to Cape Race
and the Bturtled operator there heard
at midnight a message which quickly
reached New York:
"Have struck an Iceberg. Wo are badly
damaged. Titanic, latitude 41.40 N ,
Cape Hace threw tho appeal broadcast
wnerever nis apparatus couia carry. 1
Then for hours, while tho world waited
ior a crumn 01 news as to ine suieiy or tne ,
fcreat ship's people, not one thing morn (
was snown save inai sne waa arming,
broken snd helpless anil alon In tha
midst of a waste of ice. And it was not
rer tbsl Itrsd tMltat la lat Sprint UT AN.
0MTVBA BITTKBA famous Male.-AO.
1012, by Ihr Sun Printing anil fubUthlng Aitoclation.
iw r ' v IV' ;
until seventeen hours after the Titanic
had sunk that the words came out of the
air as to her fate There was a confusion
and tangle of messages- a jumble of
, rumors. Good tidings were trodden
I upon by evil And no man knew clearly
1 what was taking place in that stretch of
waters where tho giant icebergs were
making a mock of all that the world knew
I i,ht in shipbuilding
, Titanic Sent Ont Mo Miire Nctt.
t wa ot 12:17 A. M.. while the Virginian
, was still plungini: 0.1st ward, that all com-
imitiication from Ihe Titanic ceased The
Virginian's operator, with the Virginian's
captain at his elbow, fed the air with
blue Hashes in a desperato effort to know
what was happening to thocrippled liner.
but no message came bock. Tho last
sinking. Then tho sparking become,
fainter. The cull was dying to nothing.
Tho Virginian s operator labored over
a blur of signals. It was hopeless. So
tho Allan ship strove on, fearing thM the
worst had happened.
It was this ominous silence. I lint so
alarmed the other vessels hurrying to the
Titanic and that caused so much suspense
hero And in tho long hours that followed
there was no oplanntlon of that dying
away of the wireless Maybe ihe ap
paratus was Injured when the huge vessel
plunged headlong against the iceberg;
Ksslbly the supply of fuel for the wire
less motors gave out, or it may have been
that some one in authority decided that
it was best to wait beforo flinging futile
news abroad. At any rate the Titanic, al
ready watorlogged, her end a certainty,
her people straining their eyes for the
llrst streak agatiut the horizon that would
show the approaoh of help, was as much
cut off from the world as though she were
already on ocean bottom
Carpathla Picked Up Boats.
As the wireless tells tho Btory, when the
Carpathia arrlvod the seaways botween
the Icebergs were crowded with the boats
of the Titanic, and tho great ship herself,
Women on Ihe Carpathla
from obtained by Tun
HuN ,ml t.n)ti K j Hnilth of the Titanic,
tho admiral of the White Star tleet, the
osreful veteran of the Atlantic whn has
brought so many of the line's finest ships
to this port on their maldsn trips, realized
that there waa small chance of his vessel
THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Unsettled to-day; fair and cooler to
morrow; southerly winds.
Detailed weather reports will be found on page 17.
1 1 -f 51 1 ' j tit,' feo A5 ft 'l&r-M
U if tAPCSABte WHCRe . I.
I - & TITANtCMtTl i
I BOSTOHK THE ICCBCRG! . f
JvfAjy '5NQALS IIOHT ;.MMITOr PlELDICE. T.jg ,f.1L
Bfaylngalovo wnternnd that relinnco must
be had on tho cm.all loa(. With fiicli
the ship wan splondldly equipped. She
had twenty llfcboati wide, unlnkatln,
capable of roslMins tho Iwitterlnn of
hra-y seu. Thoy were capable of holding
fifty persons each in smooth wnter. The
women anil children wcro put in some of
these boats, each boat in chnrgo of nn
officer of the ship. Then Ihe 'old men and
such of the men passengers as were ill or
afflicted were ordered into baits. It Is
supposed that the 07S on tho Carpathia
nre mostly women
So far ns could be told from the scant
U'lrnlABfl niMi.n rrf,u frmil It,., whlt,s tlint
1. . thHI lloal,prn nt,n wlum 1
,,,.,.,,.,, .,,.,., ,,,,,
" I" - s. -
was a long and perilous task, but the Carpa
thU so manoeuvred that m.'i of the Titanlo's
passengers mostly women found their
, wny to her decks. The flivt definite news I
that, was received here by tho White Star
I Line was dated 11:20 A. M, und said: 1
I "Parisian and Carpathia in attendance
on Titanic. CurpalhU has taken awny
twenty boatloads of iassenSers. Baltic
npproachinK. Olympic 200 awny."
Tlio Allan liner Virginian, noarinc tho
I'liu wi iiiv uinunii-i , it mcrncu v.t;i'
Itace at .1:35 A. M, that tho women antl I
children were being taken off in a calm ,
sea. The Virginian's wireless operator
said he had got this news from the Titanio
herself. 'Ihe accuracy of this messngy '
was generally doubted.
At about l:J0 A, M a messnso reached
Halifax announcing tlm modt of tho
passengers were then in lifebouts and
that the Titanio was sinking slowly by
Other mossages of confusing and
contradictory nature ranched here from
Halifax, Cape Hace and other wirolecs
stations. From Canso, N. S., word cams
that the Titanio having transferred her
IMWengern to the Parisian and Carpathia
was ut '.' P. M. being towed to Halifux
by the Virginian.
The Canadian Government murine
anenoy ut Halltnx received i wireless
at 1:15 P. M. that the Titanic wus binkiug, '
It was suid that the stcttuitltip towing
tho Titanic was trying to get her in ohmtl
false News and I'nlir Hopes,
Ujwitlu tf i jnLia ti'twilncsr.l I ,
At (bin o'clock In the morning Montreal
Con4inu4 on Sfeosd I'agt. I
PRICE TWO CENTS.
LIST OF SURVIVORS
COMING BY WIRELESS
I At I o'clock this morning the WhlU
! Star ofllccjt began to receive from tha
Olympic by wireless a list of th
survivors on the Carpathia. They
had seventy-five at 2:15 and wera
ctvlns them out slowly after verifica
tion. Here Is the Hat as it came, evi
dently Including steerage passengers:
Jllta. JAC OH P. (rOWIBLT MM.
.IOIIX JACOB ASTOR).
lll. IIAHKY AMIRBHON.
IR.S. KIIWAKn W. APPI.ETOK.
AIKH. HOSE ABBOTT.
tllss i. M. rtfKNS.
MIS I). II. CASSEBIEB.
.SIRS. It. (V.? M. CI.ABK.
Mltd. II. CIIIBISANCE (CHTBXAILt).
MRS. K. li. CROSBY.
.MISS ItOSK CROSBY.
.1IISH JUAN THAYEB.
Milt. K. V. ANDREWS.
.MISS t.INKTTK PANHABT.
JIISS E. W. AI.I.KN.
MR. AND MRS. D. BISHOP.
MR. II. BLANK.
.MISS A. It AMINE.
MRS. JAMKH BAXTER.
Mlt. tiEOHUK A. BAYTON.
MRS. C. IIARNEI.U
SIRS. J. J. BROWN.
MISS li. C. BOWKN.
It. ANI MRS. R. L. BECBWITH.
MRS. IIKNBV H. HARRIS.
MRS. ALEXANDER O. HAI.VKBSON.
MISS JEAN IIOVPACH.
IK. ,1MI .mm.
MR. S. A. KENNYM AN.
MISS EMII.K RENECIIIN.
.MISS i. F. I.ONIII.KV.
Mils. A. M. LEADER.
Miss BERTHA I.AVERY.
MRS. ERNEST II. LINES.
Miss MARY C. LINES.
MRS. .1. I.ISDS.TROM.
MR. tilsr.W LESNELB.
Miss CEORCETTK AMAUILL.
MRS. (i. M. TICKER JR., AMI MAID.
MRS. .1. D. THAYER.
.MRS. .1. 11. THAYER. JR.
MR. Ill till WOLLNER.
Mis ANNA tVABII.
MR. Kit HARD M. WILLIAMS.
.MRS. s. M. WARNER.
.MISS HELEN A. WILSON.
.MISS MARY WICKS.
MRS. IICOHdt; I). WIDENER AND MAID.
MR. C, HOI. MANE.
MRS. SCSAN I'. KOOERSON.
Miss KMII.Y II. HOdEHMON.
MRS. ARTIII'R ItOlil'.HSON.
MASTER AI.I.ERSON AMI NCBSE.
Mils. KATE T. ANDREWS.
Mils. J, STl'ART WHITE.
.Miss MARIA MIl'.Mi.
MRS, THOMAS POTTER, JR.
MRS. llllNA S. ROBERTS.
COl NTI'.ss OF ROTHES.
Miss 1. 1 Til. K FOKTI'NE.
.tilts. IIEMCY S. HARPER.
MRS. WILLIAM CARTER.
MR. AND MRS. I,. HENRY.
i ,'UT. i" ... ... ..
tfl.llLUill (iiiiiifiit 1111 iiniiiiiuur.' 1 . Aiiw
i wIicIi hh uh)p rrported that a thundr
! Htorni wiih Intcrioi InK with report.
'PIhiv wnrtt trvlnir MliiMciiiiHOtl !
MRS. WILLIAM CARTER.
Miss I.U II. E CARTER.
Mils, (1RAIIAM (POSSIBLY
MRS. MARK i'OKTl'NE.
The .umo of Uruce Ismity, also re
ported us saved, tloes not appear on
this list, nor tin the names ut John
Jacob Aster, Isldur Straus, Major I5utt
or George D, Wldener, whose wife waa
WIDENERS REPORTED SAFE.
Family In Philadelphia Said to HaTe
Washinuton, April 15, Friends ef
Wushlngton men, who were on the Ti
tanic heard to-night that the Wldeners
In Philadelphia had received some sort
of assurance In regard to the safety of
George 1). Wldener and hla wife. Thty
called up thu Widciur house In Phila
delphia on the telephone and were told
that Vice-President Franklin of the In
ternational .Meriunlllu Marine had told
them lie was touttdent the Wldeners
were sivid. Mm. 12, ft. Thomas, who
Is vlsltlni; here, also got u message from
the Wldenet's In Philadelphia, saying
thoy had received h Marconi wireless
fruin the Carpathla n?rurlng them Mr.
Wldener and his wife hud been saved,
I'liiiain.i.i'iiu. April 15. At the hoRM
of the Wldeners It was aald that no
word had been received from amy aMp