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survivors. Mob stormy. Claim no
effort was made for protection.
Queenstown. Big town hall has
been turned into temporary morgue.
Coffins being rushed here from Eng
land. All victims to be taken there
for identification. -
New York. The following Chica
goans are known to have been saved:
C. T. Jeffery, auto manufacturer;
Mr. and Mrs. C. L. Lunn, 4420 La
porte av.; H. B. B. Boulton, Jr.,
Liverpool. City stunned by disas
ter. Liverpool is ship's .home port.
Many relatives of crew reside here.
London. Thousands of young
men enlisted today. Public feeling is
very high throughout empire over the
Montreal. Crowds who gathered
in front of bulletin boards here made
anti-German demonstration when
great loss of life-in Lusitania became
Washington. Sen. Stone; chair
man of foreign relations commission,
believes Germany had right to sink
any ship flying British flag.
London. Admiralty announce!:
"Between 500 and 600 survivors have
now been landed. Many hospital
cases. Several have died. Some
landed at Kinsale."
Washington. President may call
extra session of congress to consider
New York. Cunard line offices
made public following bulletin re
ceived from Liverpool: "Gen. Lasset
tier's wife and son saved."
Washington. Officials of navy de
partment suggest that wreck be
raised to discover character of ex-,
plosion which sank craft. Water only
120 feet dep at point of wreck.
Map of British Isles showing where the gigantic Transatlantic Liner
Lusitania was torpedoed and sunk. Arrow indicates course of steamship
and cross point where she went down, off Kinsale, near Queenstown. '