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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 17, 1912, Image 4

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thia today saying she was 516
miles east of the Ambrose Chan
nel light, and would be off the
Hook about 9 o'clock Thursday
night.
Since that message, however,
the Caipdthia, has sailed into a
thick fog, and is proceeding very
slowly. Unless the fog lifts it
may be Friday morning before
she" sight the Hook, and Friday
night before she docks.
It became known tqday that
Captain Smith of theJTitanic was
warned of the ice floe on which
he wrecked'his ship last Friday.
The captain of the Touraine, of a
French line, encountered the ice
fields, and immediately sent wire
less warnings broadcast. He re
ceived a message of thanks from
Captain Smith.
Another of the things most bit
terly resented by the public which
is condemning the White Star
lihe is that Bruce Ismay, director
of the line, seems to have been
one of the few male passengers
saved from the wreck.
The company explains his res
cue by saying it was necessary to
have some one in authority over
the boats, and he was the only
one who could go.
A Test Case.
"Elmer, my boy," said the fond
mother, "don't you think yol!
think you have eaten enough of
that chicken salad?"
riWel mamma," replied Elmer,
as he Helped himself to another
dishful, "if I get sick you'll know
what's- the matter with me, anyway.
Probably Lost Benj. Guggen
heim, brother of the sfcnator and
largely interested in the mining
and smelHng operations of the
family. Estimated wealth, $95,
000,000, -
Worth the .Price.
"Gracious Tommy!" said the
next-door neighbor, "I never saw
a lad get as many spankings as
you do. Why, it seems to be a
continuous performance clown in
the woodshed."
"Oh, I can stand it," laughed
-Tommy, with a wink.
"You can stand it?"
"Sure! when dad spanks me ma
feels so sorry she gives me candy
on the sly. Then when ma spanks
me dad feels so sorry he gives me
a quarter and takes me out to see
the balLgame." - y

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