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11 this be true, who originated the idea.
. Why J. Bruce Ismay Wished, to-be transferred from sthe Car
pathia to the Cedric in New York harbor, and thus returmto Eng
land without landing in "this country. ' '
Why J.Bruce-Ism,ay wished to", have 'the crew and officers
of the Titanic survivors transferred in a similar manner.' .
Why J. Bruce Ismay and the officers and crew of the-jTitajuc,
ijow being held by the committee in Washington, today are "being
guarded from interviewers bya corps of White Star detectjves.
Why, when reached by mterviewers",the officers and creW are
afraid to say anything because J'it might come to the ears pfthe
White Star officials." . " v . ' .
What the White Star and its officials are sVanxious to hide.
How it came that the "unsinkable" ship went to the "bottom
within four short hours after a collision. .,," -
Who is responsible for the false and lying messagestellingVof u
the safety of all passengers 'and crew of the" Titanic, given" out by
the White Starofficials last Monday. "
If there be anything in thef rumor that these messages" were
given out for the purposes of permitting the money kings,. to mani- c,
pulate the stock exchange. , ' . i ,
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MRS. ASTOR RECOVERING, I
) New York, April 22.--The
young widow of Colonel John
Jacob Astor rapidly is recovering
from the shock of passing
through the Titanic disasteV, and
losing her husband of a few
She was able to tell something
of her experiences while drifting
about in a lifeboat, waiting on the
rescue ship, the Carpatfiia.
She most emphatically denied
that her husband ever tried to get
into the lifeboat with her, as was
at first "reported.
-!The place he might have
taken was stolen "by a man who
shoved through the crowd- and
"This man took" all thejilankets-'
he coulci find, and cower.ed in 'the
bottom of the boat While he
tyas shivering there, three' other
women and. I manned thVoars. r
"We women saved six men
who were floating about on" a "
piece" q 'wreckage, too. ' It wis
not easy work, but we did it."
So far as can be ascertained, tj.
Bruce Ismay was in Mrs? Astbr's
Fair tonight jand
t e m p e rature to
night for Chicago
and vicinity; mod
erate tofbrisk north
jumped into the boat.
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