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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 19, 1912, Image 1

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THE DAY BOOK
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'500SO. PEORIA ST 398
Vol. 1, No. 176 Chicago, Friday, April 19, 1912
TEL. MONROE 353
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TITANIC'S OWNER, SAVED WITH WOMEfi,
"DOESN'T KNOW" AT INVESTIGATION
WHAT BRUCE ISMAY DID NOT SEE AS HE LEFT
TITANIC WITH WOMEN AND CHILDREN
j Bruce Ismay, on the stand before senate investigation com-
mittee;
"I saw no passengers when I entered the lifeboats."
"I did not see what happened, the lifeboats." i
"I did not look to see whether the Titanic broke in twoafter j
I left her." ' ' j
"I did not look to see if there was a panic."
"After I left the bridge I did not see the captain." I
''I saw-nothing of any explosion." '
"I saw no struggle, no confusion."
"I did not recognize any passengers on the Titanic, as 'she
sank."
"T caxr nn wnmm waitincr a? T pnfprrr? thp 1iffhraf "
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"While women survivors slept
in passage ways, Bruce Ismay
kept a stateroom for him?elf. All
passengers on the Carpathia were
asked to sign a statement agree
ing not io talk to reporters about
the details of the Titanics'lend.
The Carpathia was a horror
ship." Mrs. Luciei P. Smith,
widowed by disaster.
New York, April 19. Two
grimly different stories "of the
loss of the Titanic and 1,595 of
the human beings aboard her
were told the senate committee
investigating the disaster today.
Bruee Ismay, millionaire finan
cier, 'told the committee what Jie
did NOT see of the catastrophe,
and what he did NOT do before
and after he fled from the sink
ing .ship with the women and
children.
Arthur H. Rostron, R. N. R..
shipmaster and a"ble. seaman, told
the committee whatJieDID do to
aid the wounded vessel and those
left her for the frail security of
the life boats.
Ismay swore there were no
women waiting to get into the
lifeboat, which he boarded.
He swore that he saw no pas
sengers near the boat when lie
left the vessel. ,
He swore he never loked back
to see Captain Smith -going down
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