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THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST 398
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 174 Chicago, Wednesday, April 17, 1912 One Cent
LATEST FLASHES INDICATE THE NUMBER OF
REPORTED SAVED EXAQGERATED
Practically No Hope Held Out for Noted Men Bruce
Tsmay, Part Owner of the Titanic, is
Named Among the Rescued.
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Type of lifeboat used by the
women and children of
New York, April 17. There is
now practically no hope that any
of the noted men who were pas
sengers aboard the doomed Ti
tanic were saved always except
ing Bruce Ismay, one of the own
ers of the vessel, of course.
And there is the greatest fear
that the number reported rescued
yesterday will prove larger than
the actual fact.
At 1:15 p. m. Commander
Decker, of the scout cruiser Ches
ter, sent by the navy department
to convey-the Carpathia, reported
that he had established wireless
communication with the Car
pathia. The message. Decker
great ocean lines and in which
tne iitamc were saved.
"In communication with Car
pathia. Carpathia t states list of
first and second class passengers
and crew have been sent ashore.
Chester will relay list of third
class passengers when conven
venient to Carpathia."
This is taken to mean that
only those first and second class
passengers whose names were
published yesterday, were saved,
apd that the other survivors
aboard the Carpathia are all third
This would mean 'that Tohn
Jacob Astor, Major Archie Butt,
G. J. Widener, William T. Snead,
Jacques Futrelle, and the other
,.vell known men on board went
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