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House tody unanimously adoptl
ca a resolution ot sympathy with
the bereaved relatives of the Ti
Washington, April 16. Legis
lation requiring all oceanliners
to be equipped with life-saving
aparatus is imperative and will
receive the attention of Congress.
Tljis was made certain today by
Chairman Alexander, of the
House Committee on Merchant
Marine and Fisheries.
It is an admitted fact that the
larger the liner, the less adequate
is the life saving apparatus car
ried. After steamers pass a cer
tain size, they carry "life boats ac
cording to tonnage, and not ac
cording to passengers. This is
because for a liner such as the Ti
tanic to carry enough boats to
hold all her passengers, would se
riously interfere with her deck
TITANIC' CARRIED EIGHT
Milwaukee, Wisj, April 16.
Eight residents of Wisconsin,
three men and five women, were
passengers on the Titanic. As
far as cap "be learned, the women
were saved, but the men per
ished. No mention is made in the list
of rescued of Capt. E. G. Crosby,
head of the Crosby Transporta
tion Co., MilwaukeeDr. W. E.
Minahan, Fon du Lac, and W. B.
The revised list of saved as
sures the safety of Mrs. Crosby
and her daughter Harriet,, .Mrs.
Minahan, her sister-in-law, Miss
Daisy Minahan, Green Bay, and
OUR PRECISE ARTIST
'He barely escaped."
Fair tonight and
Wednesday for Chi
cago and vicinity;
change in tempera
ture; moderate to
No matter if she picked them
in her own garden, a girl always
blushes and giggles if you ask
her: " Where 'd you get the
Don't be like the tadpole, who
criticises the frog's shape before
realizing it will soon be his.