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THE WEATHER FORECAST.
Cloudy and cooler to-day; probably fair to-
morrow; moderate northerly winds.
Detailed wttther reports will be found on page 21
VOL. LXXIX. NO. 230.
NEW YORK, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17, 1912. Copyright, lot:', by th Sun VnnHna nnrf PuhlMmo Association.
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TITANIC KNEW
OF THE ICE AHEAD
but a Few Hours Before
She Struck It.
TWO BIG BERGS THERE
She Relayed the Message to
Land as She Went on
Toward Them.
PROBABLY THOSE SHE HIT
Only 22 Miles Between Their
Given Location and the
Collision Point.
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AT THE WllTE STATf
orriccs. his son. george t
k wwzncK is AMoiwcf run jysswcr.
MRS TSIVEJVEI? SAVED S17? JfVfY AT ' -
: d FOUR OFFICERS SAVED
ASTOR, STRAUS, STEAD
GIVEN UP FOR LOST ;
Carpathia Has the Only Survivors Lists
of Cabin Passengers Saved
Practically Complete
nearly all of I hp inpii on tho Titan
ihiwii wiiii um miii wni'ii MiijminKCUj
two inili-s lowanl tlio ocean llooc oc that
tlicy (ivrixhcd vvliilo clinging tii wreckagtj
TtrSSi Olympic Says Neither the Virginian Nor the
(inht of thp Hulo rocking boat that h1d
their women and children.
It cannot ! ilonlitpd that among theno
Tunisian Has Any Survivors.
ThU trf??3 comss from Capt.
tMt canm throuKli thu iilr j t-liin u-nKfiM Mavcd and mUnitiK arn
i yivtnrdny mitigated in any I very nearly final, although thn Whit
Not h' n j
napp tim pity m) thn horror of tho
1 Mi' ii-ndy except n individual
i '.., namliatpd hy thn gradual utldl-
f name to tho Jint of tho linown
"" I here nro no known rturvivors
'' '' "r ' ' on the Carpathia. The Vir
- ' w iu inn lato and found none and
' 'i' ' "iip hns reported finding any.
'' " " t y fog Hmothered ieaH whero
"' 1 '" hank oxoMirH imtt boon
" ' I' roved tiioMi who were loft to lifo
' ' 1 ' wieckngn when all the loatn
v ' v hf mid no help had come and tho
i c -'i',nriip foundered. The reced-
jStar officials hrtpe that tliero may have
been name dropped or niiKiindiTBtood in
tranntniiwion. I wiut night they were lie
ginning on the Moorage lintx.
Tho cabin lints nhow i"n survlvorH from
I the Hi hi cabin and 107 mlsning; ill Biir
i vivorx from the second cai)ln and 2fi
mixHing; total, 2HK wived; 371 mining;
grand total, n&O. The totals do not tally
with any previous estimate of the number
of passengers in these cabins and it may
lie that Home of the hteeragn passengers I may
have got into the lists of survivors.
The White, Star Une arranged yesterday '
t'APK HAfK Makcoxi STATION", April 16.
HiKhlock of the Olympic via thn Celtic:
"Please allay rumor thai Virginian has nnv Titanic pafongero; neither hai.
the Tunisian. Heliovt1 only survivors on Carpathia. .Second, third, fourth nnd
fifth officers and second Marconi operator only officers reported saved."
HA l.ll'AX, April 17. -In reply to a despatch sent by the Halifax manager of
the Allan Lino Capt. Huines of the steamer Parisian lias sent the following by
wireless:
"I hav no survivors of the Titanic,' on board and no official information as
to the fate of the ship. Kxpect to roach Halifax early this morning."
The Carpathia at I o'clock this morning; reported passing through a severe
electrical storm, which Interfered with the wireless transmission.
Still another report from Cupt. Haddock was: "Carpathia reached Titanic's
position at daybreak. Titanic sank about twenty minutes past 2 o'clock in the
morning, in 41.18 north latitude, 50.14 west longitude. All her boat accounted
The names of the Hiirvlvors sent here by fort eontoinlng about 75 souls saved, crew and passenEers included. Nearly
ail savpti women nnu entinren. jcyiana itner taiirorman remained and search
ing exact position of disaster."
It is reported that Vincent Astor is to charter a sreamer here to seek for his
Tut her.
were Col. John Jacob Astor, Ibidor. St rails,
Major Archibald V Dutt, aid to Presi
dent Tuft, (leorge I). Wldener of Phila-
eiphia, Col nnd Mrs Washington Hoeb-
iug, William T. Stead, the London editor",
ranris D.Millet, the American nrti-t, and
many, many more who were known on
both sides of the Atlantic,
Itnport persisted yesterday that
President Charles M. Hays of the (irand
Trunk Itallroai! and .laciies Kutrelle,
the authiii, were both amoiiK the saved,
but the White Star olllces did not con
firm them,
tho Olympio include n small number o.'
men who were able to lind a place witli the
women and children In tbn all too fw '
boats Such good news as there is places
j among the living Henry Sleeper Harper
I of the publishing flrruof Hat per ,1 Co.,
and Mrs. Harper; Dr. and Mm. Henry
I Trauenthal and Mr. and Mth. T. t! Kronen-1
thai, Mrs. John Jacob Astor, with horl
maid, is on the Carpathia, which is hurry
ing the survivors to this port and which
should arrive horn to-morrow night.
Among the others rescued am J. Hrueo
the managing director of the ,
White Star Une; J l, Thayer and his
family, Mrs, Oeorgo I). Widener, Sir
that filtered through stormy airs early
yesterday morning that there wiro MM
survivors on thn Carpathia was modified
lateryesterday to "about R00," hut whether
one message allowed for the boat crewa
and thn other did not was not made clear
and It may even be that the 800 include
the boat crews from the Titanic and leavea
1,900 lost, and with the highest of both
1,500. Rut no comparison can lessen the
dreadful story of broken families, of
partings sadder than the imagination can
grasp, of weak and suffering women
wrenched cruelly from dear ones whose
death was a matter of hours. Perhaps it
was easier to die than to live in that short
the number of passengers rescuer) at UTS, I space of time while the Titanlo staggered
Tuesday morning to reoito the
"f the living, continued the work
of ilaying th Carpathia's
' , and the successive bulletins
i in White Star office kept many
s i " c man or woman watting all
cv nr.fj .ont others away thanking God.
- - not much doubt that the Ilsta
t JlihiLdi elsewhere of arat and second
Up i
Vf.', -
Ct h'
I
. (lordou and Ijidv Cimim DulT. Mrs.
Halifax to go to the scene of the disaster i JaaiHwl Kutrelle. Mrs. Charles M Hays,
and to remain there for further orders to Mw nry , Harr,8 nnd Mr(, Wash
search for the bodies of any of the pas- I nftfm Dodg nf 8an FrtlK,,gC0i The
ngers who Ict their lives. . flf fc f h-
No Hope for Aster, straas, straA. i
women and children to the boats and
It Is practically a certainty now that , m ,h, t ths,r fate
Nlmwn Iv. Grand Ccnlrtl itllly 7.15 r. MM " 1 riimi,
PsriiruiM UU Brotdwsy. 'rams uio
Usd.
Tho Or.t meuags from tlw Olympic
us first reported, There is no absolute
certainty here a to how many souls were
on thn Titanic The first estimate of the
line here wa 2, ISO, the Iondon offloe's
estimate 2,885 and an estimate here yes.
terday was J.lin, mad up of 125 first
cabin, 211 seoond cabin, 710 steerage
and A90 crew. With the lowest total and
the highest list of saved there would be
MAIlLAJID'a VAN n. LA CIOCOLATE
Hit lleli stvitr llltlly' tu awn. Dl
crlmissiisi biniMlv gttiti It, At.
In her shroud of fog,
Tltaatn Warnen the Par She Straek,
Her veteran captain, E. J. Smith, knew
the peril that lay ahead of him along
the westerly track of steamships. Other
navigators had found and avoided those
pallid shspet In a smother of fog thst
remain th unconquerable enemies of
ships. Only a fsw hours before the I
Na MOCK OEKTiriCATBS
P.atTSvei sadprlateiey CecUw, Uscy Co-1
Vm. s7saa luts. EnssiUkc lui,-x j
Titanio shattered her tremendous bulk
the Hamburg-American liner Amerlka
had notified her by wireless tht there
were two Urge Icebergs a little east and
south of the placo where tho White Star
colossus was finally in collision. That
was on Sunday and very shortly after
receiving th news the Titanic herself
relayed it to land. And then there seems
little reason to doubt, the Titanic plunged
onward and 'hurled herf elf against those
very bergs,
Vlrclr tlarren nf Jfarratlre.
A shadowy hint of what followed then
has come from that area of waters tht
are ruled by fog and frost The wireless,
modem miracle as It is. could not achieve
tho Impossible and snatch toward the
Titanio in time to save her people the
greyhounds that wero hundreds of mites
away It has not recounted at all the
epsid'oes of the terrible four hours while
the great ship struck from happiness and
peace, to horror and despair lay holpless
among the groaning bergs. The story
of the wireless has been maddening
snatches, bulletins which skimmed thu
top of surmise, a few figures, some con
jectures and finally an ugly picture of a
sea strewn with wreckage. But between
the flashes of the Marconigrams and with
the stories of the captains who came too
lato something of the tragedy of the
Titanio can be written.
Tho wireless has told of the' bitter cold
in air and sea, the accompaniment of the
ico packs that tear loose from Arctic
glaciers and sag southward with the cur
rents. Hut no warning chill served to
deflect the ship from her course. She
strove, aheiri as destiny pointed her, and
no Invention of man or Interference of
Providence swerved her from a fatal
course, Her ears, the submerged tele
phones placed on either side of the vessel
just below the water line to tattle of the
i Continued on Second Pagt,
Genuine crviul nthhle ev? uliiiet. Ih rnnl kind
that never mill, at Sprncit'i, 7 Maiden Lane.
The Titanic was warned on Sunday a
few hours before she struck that there
were two large Icebergs in her path and
she sent the news ashore as she pro
ceeded. The local Hydrographlc Offioe, in
Broad street received yesterday the tee
report of the Hamburg-American liner
Amerika, which sailed hence on Thurs
day for Plymouth. She passed on ths
afternoon of Sunday in latitude 41 de
grees 27 minutes, longitude 60 degrcta
t minutes, two Urge icebergs. Shortly
afterward she got in wireless touch with
the Titanio and, as the hydrographio
expert puts it, "reported by radiotele
graph" that she had passed the bergs
and where they were.
The Tltanio's commander, anxious to
let his fellow navigators know of the
danger lurking in their course, transmit
ted the news about the two big bergs to
Cape Race.whlch relayed it to Washington.
Washington sent it to the office here
yesterday morning for the benefit of
Atlantio navigators. It appeared on the
bulletin directly under the announce
ment of tho daily memorandum of the
office:
Collision with ioebarg April 14 lati
tude 41 degrees 4S minutes, longitude SI
degrees 14 minutes, the British stfjmsr
Titanic collided with an iceberg, seriously
damaging her bow; extent not definitely
known."
This was written on Monday afternoon.
Lieut. John Grady, the hydrographer in
charge of the Broad street office, looksd
at the one date and 'the two positions and
formed soma conclusions. It was ap
parent to him that the Titanio probably
had shattered herself against one of ths
bergs that her commander had taken
the trouble to send out warning of. The
position of the Titanic when she received
the news of the big bergs and they must
have been monsters, as the conservative
skipper of the Amerika, Capt. Knuth.ia
not in the habit of saying things are
"large" unless he means It was probably
many miles east of the position in which
the Amerika passed ths ice which waa
doubtless to the north of her. How long
the Titanio may have run after she. got
the warning from tho Amerika cannot
be guessed, for the Amerika does not
give the hour, but it is reasonably certain
that Capt. Smith knew that ths bergs
were in his course. Yet apparently tfce

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