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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 19, 1912, Image 12

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Perhaps he had not. Perhaps
there" was no help coming. Per
haps they were doomed to drift
about, helpless, cold and forlorn,
until they died. "
Panic fell upon those "in the
boats.
Women, remembering those
they had left behind them, tried
to jump into the waters. j
Sailors had to use physical
force to keep them in the boats.
Babies, tots just old enough to
know their peril, became heroes.
Many of the little ones, in that
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SHE WAS SAVED, BUT HE
WENT DOWN
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dark hour of morning perii, com
fo'rted and" soothed their grief
stricken parents.
The wind was rising.
The sea, so calm the night be
fore, was becoming choppy and
angry; the boats unmanageable.
Then, suddenly, a glad try
went up from a sailor in the lead
ing boat.
"Smoke on the horizon!" he
yelled, and pointed into the pur
ple west.
It was theCarpathia.
J. Bruce Ismay says the disas
ter was an "act of God."
one of Philadelphia's greatest
financiers.
Mrs. George D. Widener,
George D. Widener, known as
the traction king of Philadelphia,
and a son of Peter A. B. Widener, j.alty.
But twelve days left to bay
Cook county taxes without pen-
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