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than that of i46 girls strapped inthe TiajiglehrrtwaisHatitory
in New" York, or less horrible than the burning to death of 600 in the
Iroquois theater in Chicago.
Equal in the hour of-death, shall we not be equal in the hours of
"' If this is the truth pressedhome bytheTitanic her people will
not have died In'vain. If pleasure seeekra of wealth and leisure real
izethat they are not to ride on, upper decks in utter disregard of the
privation of the 'steerage and 'the pajns of the stokehold then per
haps the sinking of the Titanic niay mark a turning point in the
face of a jnoney-mad people
ISMAY ONE KIND OF HERO
''- Paris, France, April 22. In"a
leadjng editorial entitled vAmong
jhe.Men," the newspaper Gil Bias
pday flays J. Bruce Ismay for his
conduct in the Titanic disaster.
"Ismay is a conqueror," says
the editorial. "Perhaps no one
- Wiffthirfk of erecting a "statue o
him, but he should be placed on a
peidestal higp enough so all hu
manity may stand aghast and
cohtemolate his conduct.
:':zftHe wis niaster of the Titan
ic, and he pushed her captain to
lend the vessel across the seat
"At the moment of the disaster
hshOwed fre was mister by fling
ing aside those who preceded him,
anad taking to the boats. y
"Several 'men, it is said, Avere
shot trying to enter those boats.
These were but immigrants, poor,
unknown, without honor.
"No pne thought' it WjOuld be
equally 'justifiable to sena ball
into Ismay, coolly seated ina life
boat "Ismay is a man of strong reso
" hltioif. He resolved to live
hero "Rafter a fashion.
"John Jacob Astor ajteo was a
hero but of a different braj4.
Despite his millions, he humbly
"Much will be pardoned Ismay
because he so loved himself.
"He is a modern hero,-who em
barked in hfs boat, thrusting aside
the antiquated chivalry which
dictated that others should be
saved. What lamentable senti-raent-these
have to lay hands upon this idol
to dislodge this God from hb
, . 6UR. PRECISE ARTIST
and he lived. Therefore iahe a I
"Making it hot for hint1