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THE'WASHINGTON TIMES, MONDAY, APE1L 22, 1012.
First Hearing of the Senate Investigation of the Titanic Disaster Attracts Vast Crowds
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Says He Was Unwilling to
Believe Ship Could
(Continued from First Pago.)
Franklin, bcarinc on the question of the
charges that the International Mercan
tile Marine and the White Star people
deliberately deceived the public through
a large part of Monday, he and his con
freres, In spite of the evidence borne In
upon them, lefused themselves to bo
Vice President Frnnklln refused to
plmtt, In fact Matly denied that he had
given any orders to the captain of the
rarpathM, or to anv one, for the sup-trev-Ion
of news. He denied that ho
had talked nyor nnythlnir of the sort
with Marronl or Sanimls. He tried to
convince the committee that on the
other hand h had dona hl utmost
ftom thn beginning to pet Information,
i nd that he had exercised no osnsor-
Tr-'e teatlr.'onv of "Mr. Franklin vlth
respect to the serli of messages re
ceived at the White Star oflU-ua throujrh
the pTlnd of tho sinking of the Titanic
wns thu feature f the flrst half dav
of the subcomnilttc's session In this
In tho course of It, he flatl.- denlel
that hf or any other responslhli of
ficial of the White Star had sent out
tie much dlbcussod mepsace which
leached Consresim-tn Hughts of W;st
Virginia, tmylncc thu Titanic was safe.
But In this connection, he made tho
Interesting admission that there Is a
large passenger staff with the White
Star company and that it might be
possible some one of them, without
authority, had sent out-such a mes
sage. He suggested to the commit
tee that the telegraph companies pro
duce all their messages with refer
ence to the sinking of the Titanic."
Ignorant of Equipment.
Mr. Franklin denied an Intimate
knowledge of the subject of the
equipment of the vejsels of the White
Star with lifeboats and life-saving
The proceedings before the commit
tee today were intensely dramatic.
Nothing like them has ever before
been witnessed at a hearing before
a. commute of Congress. Even the
remarkable hearings before tho
House Rules Committee, concerning
the Lawrence strike, did not approach
So great was the throng that filled
the committee room that Senator
Smith before taking testimony warn--!
ed the crowd that It was present by
tne surrerance or tne committee only,
and that any disorder would not be
tolerated. He said In substance that
it there was disorder the committee
w.oul d be obliged to act accordingly,
and he hinted at hearings behind
J Fears Embittered Feeling.
,As if fearing that the embittered
feelings of the spectators might And
their vent against Ismay or some of
the witnesses, Senator Smith urged
that all beglven courteous treatment.
After Mr. Franklin had given the
committee an accoun of the affairs of
the International Mercantile Marine and
Us relations with the White Star, ht
was asked among other things, about
his acquaintance with Cantatn Smith,
commander of the lost Titanic. Tho
ptnklng of the Titanic and the loss of
Captain Smith with her was brought
vlvldlv to the minds of the spectators
w!ipn he said:
"I last saw Captain Smith In Febru
ary, t have never seen or heard from
Saying that the New York office had
no Jurlsdlct'on over a shin after It left
the docks, he declared that no com
munication had been received from tne
ship after it left Belfast. Cable mes
sages rad been received from White
Star offices, but nof.ilng direct from
Hundreds In Overflow.
Ky seat in the cauqus loom was
filled before 10 o'clock, and hundreds of
morbid men and women were attempt
ing to crowd through the door. Few, If
any, of those who failed to gain ad
mittance left the building. They stood
in the corridors discussing the sea hor-tor-ln
s-uch tones that officers were kept
at tlieJi wits' end to keep them from
disturbing the Investigation.
J. Biuco Ismay, managing director of
the White Star line, and Manager P. A.
B, Fr?n'tlln. entered the loom five min
utes bnfore the time set for the hearing
to begin. The audience burst with ex
citement. Murmur Greets Ismay.
"There he Is; that tall, dark man,"
was thi subdued remark of many wom
en. Attorneys Burlingame nnd J. Par
ker Kirlln, counsel for ismay, accom
panied him. They arrived before any of
Ismay. Franklin, and tnelr party had
to stand for several minute?, every chair
being occupied, until room could bo
made for them, facing the committee
and the witness stand.
Senator Smith, chairman of the com
mittee, was last to arrive. He ceuld
barely squeeze Into the roqm through
tne densely pacKea crowa ai mo aoor.
Government experts also attended by
erder of the committee. Captain Knapp,
chief hydrographer of the navy: Gen.
George H. Uhler. chief of the Steam
boat Inspection Service; several wire
less experts, and Government scientists
Washington society turned out In
great numbers. Wives and daughters
of Senators, Representatives, and diplo
mats fairly fought to get Inside the
crowded loom. Many were forced to
stand, but they stayed throughout and
eagerlv drank In every word of the tes-
Baroii Hengelmuller, Austrian .Ambas
sador, was given a seat directly In front
of the committee.
Smith Makes Statement.
Senator Smith, upon opening the hear
ing, made the following preliminary
"This inquiry Is for the purpose of
bringing out the Important facts In
connection with the loss of the Titanic
"Ve are not at all concerned about the
convenience ui vmiiuru i me uemms.
I desire every person to understand
that they are here solely by thq
courtesy of the committee, and that ex
pressions of any kind from tho specta
tors will not be permitted. Any vio
lation of this injunction will force the
committee to conduct the hearing In,
such a manner as to avoid a situation
of that kind. , .
"In view of the importance of the
hearing, I want to ask that the wit
nesses receive the courtesy and kindness
that is their proper due. I am not fully
convinced that the hearing can be con
ducted In this way. Because we desire
that the public may know the facts
this course was adopted this morning
as It was In .New York "
P. A, 8. Franklin, New York manager
and vice president of the White Star
line, was tne first witness,, although the
committee first asked for J. D. Boxhall,
fourth officer of the Titanic When Box-
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SENATOR WILLIAM ALDEN SMITH.
hall could not be located, Franklin took
Franklin's ptellmlnary examination
was to glvo the organization of tho
White Star line, the International Mer
cantile Marine Company, and Its afillt
The names of P. A. B. Widener,
Georgo W. Perkins, J. Plerpont Mor
gan Jr., and J. Bruce Ismay were men
tioned by Franklin among the Bhlpplng
News Held Up Six Hours.
Franklin admitted that over six
hours before tho no.WB was made pub
lic, the AVhltc Star line knew twenty
lifeboats tilled with passengers of
tne Titanic had been picked, up ly
the Carpathla. At noon last Monday
this was known. Franklin said, but It
was not made public, "because It was
not authentic. '
Not until 6:20 last Monday. Franklin
said, was a sufficiently "authentic"
message received to announce the Tl
tanlc's loss. At 6.30 the public was
first told "officially" of the sinking
of the ocean liner Titanic.
Franklin declared the message at
noon was a relayed wireless from
Cape Race, saying the Carpathla hml
Picked up the Tltanlc's boats, Jam
med with passengers. This informa
tion, he believed, was "mere rumor."
He did not give It out. He said h
could not bellevo the Titanic had
sunk, and therefore awaited "authen
At 6.20 the ''authentic" message
came, with the news of the Titanic
disaster. Then, and not until then,
wag the public Informed.
Searched For News.
"We worked out the position of tho
T'tanlc'on the chart as 1.0SO miles from
"We had no communication in that
time from any ship or any authentic
dli ect Information whatever."
"Did any of these snips report their
"They did not.
"Heie Is another message I sent:
"'Make eer.v effort to reach the Ti
tanic,' and give her position and time.'
' This was uddi eased to Captain Had
dock, of the Olympic.
"At a a. m. we sent a wireless to tho
" 'Make every endeavor to communi
cate with Titanic and advise position.
Reply New York.'
"All during the mottling we endeav
ored to gtt Infoimatlon from Montreal
"We sent another message to the
Olympic lit 6 a. m and asked her to
ascertain the damage to the Titanic "
"Did you have any Information by
that time from the Titanic?" Frank
lin was asked
"None, absolutely none," he replied
"About 1 o'clock we got a message
from Captain Haddock, saying the
'Carpathla was in attendance and had
picked up twenty of the Tltanlc's
boats filled with passengers,' " Frank
"Wo told the public this Informa
tion, and that thyse were mere ru
mors and nothing authentic, except
this one message from Captain Had
dock." Franklin declared he never tnllterl
to Marconi, pr any of the operators
of the Titanic, or Carpathla.
"Our whole effort." he said, "was
to get in touch with the Carpathla
and And who was on board her. We
asked the Olympic to stand by her
and relay the messages."
Franklin said about 3 p. m Monday
he sent a Marconlgram to the Olym
pic for relaying to the Carpathla, as
"Po utmost and ascertain Immedi
ately disposition of Tltanlc's passen
gers and where thev will land."
"About 6:27 to 6 30 p. m April 15,"
he continued, "the fnllowlpn tele
gram was handed to me at 9 Broad
way, by Mr. Tqppln. assistant to the
Report Received At Last.
" 'Carpathla reached Tltanlc's posi
tion at davbrealc, Found boats and
wreckage only of Titanic. About 675
souls saved ' Carpathla returning to
"It was signed Haddock, captain of
"Immediately when that telegram
was received. I was .thunderstruck.
It took us a few moments 'to net to
gether. I telephoned to some of the
directors, Including J. Plerpont Mor
gan, Jr. Then T gave the news to
the reporters and Immedlaelv there
wasn't a reporter left In the room
-we nguren tne uivrnnlc could bo
at the wreck at 3 o'clock that night,
but she 'did not' go there at all.
"The first news that we got that
Mr. Ismay wua saved on the Car
pathla was a message received short
ly after Contain Haddock's relay of
the Carpathla' message was receiv
ed. "It never entered our minds that
there was such n serjous loss of life
until 0:30 when we got Captain Had
Reads Other Messages.
Franklin then read several messages
sent to the Carpathla. asking If all
lifeboats, and Uferafts had bten ac-
counted for and requesting othor ves
sels to stand by. Other messages were
sent appealing for lists of names of
survivors and when . the Carpathla
expected to reach New York.
At 2.45 a. m., April 16. Franklin said,
a wireless from the Olympic waa re
ceived. It requested him "to allay
lumor that other survivors were on the
Virginian or Olympic." The message
said it believed all survivors were on
the Carpathla, and none on any other
"I emphatically said I did not know
of any censorship of the wireless of the
Carpathla or any other vessel," Frank
lin asserted, almost angrily.
When asked If any officer of the
White Star line had tried to control tho
conduct of the Carpathla's wireless
operator, Franklin replied:
"Most emphatically no."
Franklin insisted that the White Star
company tried, through every source at
its command, to get Information re
garding the fate of the third-class pas
sengers and the crew. He had also been
unable to get definite news concerning
tho fate of Major Butt before the Car
The Ismay Message.
"Did you or any of your officers at
any time before the Carpathla arrived
at New York receive any message from
anyone asking that the Ccdrlc be held
at New York until the Carpathla ar
rived?" asked Senator Smith.
"Yes, sir,'" said Franklin.
Then Franklin read the following
message he received from J. Bruce Is
may: "Most desirable Titanic crew
aboard Carpathla be returned home
early possible. Propose hold Cedrlc
until they" can board. I propose to
return with them. Please send
clothes. Including shoes.
" 'Yamsl Is Ismay, Isn't It?'' asked
"Yfcsi ln" answered FrankJJn. "I
sent the following reply:
" 'Have arranged to forward crew
on JLaplanJ, which sails Saturday.
Wo all consider It mdst unwise to
delay Cedrlc, considering circum
"Ismay replied to this as follows:
"Unless Impossible ararnge for crew
to sail on Cedrlc. ' Most undesirable Jo
keep the crew In New York so long."
Another "Yarns!" meHsage was:
"Send responsible ship's officers and
fourteen White Star sailors and two
boats to take charge of thirteen Tl
tanlc's lifeboats at quarantine."
Ismay Is Urgent.
This was received at 6:35 a. m. April
18. Another at 8 a. m. Thursday from
"Yamsl" again urged detention of tho
Franklin read his reply, saying It was
Inadmlssable to detain the Cedrlc. He
also read a message from Ismay asking
him to meet him at Quarantine In
New York. At 4:15 p. m. April 18. Frank
lin said, he sent a message to Ismay,
urgently appealing for an authentic
story of the disaster.
8enator Smith's questioning brought
opt the admission from Franklin that
Ismay had never before used the sig
nature "Yamsl" in Bonding messages.
"It was an address, not a signature."
he unld. "It was his code word abroad.
and was never used In this country, I
"We thought It would be a very un
fortunate thing to hold the Cedrlc. We
knew what was being said, and we knew
how the removal of the crew of the Ti
tanic would be construed," Franklin
Did oNt Tell Ismay.
Franklin said he had not told Ismay
that the Senate Investigation was or
dered until he saw the managing di
rector on the Carpathla.
Senator Perkins of California asked
Franklin If the regulations for lifeboats
were observed on the Titanic.
"We observed every rule of the Brit
ish board of trade." said Franklin.
He said riot know Just what those
regulations were. Franklin said any
recommendation for Investments In
new boats would be made by Ismay.
Tho witness denied any attempt pad
been made to have the Titanic make a
record on her flrst trip.
"Nobody for one moment ever be
lieved an accident like this could hap
pen," he continued. "Wo never
thought that the ship could go down.
We considered the Titanic a tremen
dous lifeboat in itself unslnkable
Can't See Blame For Anyone.
"I do not see how you can blame
anybody for tho wreck," ho added.
"We had the best commander, the ship
was constructed as only three other
ships are with a view to making
her as near unBlnkablo as possible."
Franklin said he had no direct
knowledge of life-saving devices on
the Titanic, and that such matters
did not come within his Jurisdiction.
He denied, however, that the com
pany had tried to economize on life
boats. "Was this ship equipped with a
searchlight?" afed Ftiator Smith.
"1 do not think so." replied Frank
lin. "I never heard of a trans-Atlantic
liner that was."
Franklin urgently asked the com
mlt.tee to hear the Tltanlc's crew im
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WIRELESS OPERATOR H. T. COTTAM.
mediately. He said it was their duty
to gt through with them and let
them go home.
"As far aa Mr. Ismay and I are con
cerned, we are at your disposal, but
the seamen ought not to be detained
a minute longer than necessary," he
"Has there ben any attempt on your
part or any of your officers to spirit
away any of the officers or crew?"
asked Senator Smith.
"To the best of my knowledge and
belief, no," said Franklin.
When pressed for his reasons for
wanting to get the members of the
Titanic s crew out of the country,
"Thcso men are very difficult to con
trol Pyoplo are constantly running
after then, clvlnz them piescnts tj
make them talk. They get Into endless
trouble, aid :anuot bo controlled as
the ordinary seaman Is who Is forced to
report to the officcrj on hoaid tho ship
to w hlch they bolong. Wc wanted to
get them put of these tcmrtatlons and
send them where thev can sign on
anothei hjp and go to sea a?alu.
"Technically speaking, these n"n
eeard to bo In our emplov when the
shin went down, but we will take caro
-f them "
"The worst these sailors could sav
wouldn't remedy the matter as far ai
I'm concerned. I woulrt enre n il.r f.ir
What the members of the crew will en v.
The passengers are much more credi
ble and reliable."
Franklin said the sailors could Milp
aboard White Stnr vessels again If they
apulled for employment.
The wltnesa asserted that the Amer
ican officers "of the Whit t Star heard
mthlng direct from the Titanic fince
she left Southampton.
Franklin here repudiated the reassur
ing telegram to Representatives Hughes
though admitting "some Junior" In the
White Star offices might have sent It.
Recess was then taken. Chairman
Smith said Fourth Officer J. D. Boxhall,
of the Titanic, would then be called.
In connection with the Investigation
of wireless teports from the rescue ship
Carpathla, the committee expects to In
vestigate orders to the operators on that
vessel from Marconi agents In New
York that they "keep their mouths
shut" and sell their "stories' of the
Tltanlc's. wreck and the rescue of her
passengers and crew by the Carpathla.
Many of theTtanlc crew's sui-vlvorsnr3
surlv and indignant at being detained.
Mr. Ismay professes to be a willing,
witness and willing to co-opeiate with
the Sonate In eerv respect. However,
the Senate committee is proceeding
without legard to this. Willing or un
willing, the men who have been brought
here will be .tept ap long af need-id
And the Senate stands readv to back
un the ocmmlttje with the necessary
proceedings j'or contempt If any of the
witnesses prove recalcitrant.
Deaf To Threats.
The vaguo threats that complaints
have been made to the British govern
ment, and that there may be Interfer
ence from that quarter, have fallen on
dcof cars about the Senate-. Senator
Smith Insists 'ie known nothing of It,
and thut he does not expect It.
Originally begun on the theory that
the purpose of tho Inquiry was to
obtain Information for the flam
ing of legislation, the Investiga
tion has taken on a broader
scope. That '.s. It Is being directed Into
the nuefetlon of the reil responsibility
for the disaster. It Is deemed essential
by the Senators that this be ascer
tained if Coticrtas is to legislate Intel
ligently. Besides, the committee Is
iK'ir.n urgod n to profce tho facts to
tho bottom bv hundreds ot telegrams
fiom all parts of this country and
i ue Senate subcommittee held a num
ber of conferences yesterday with re
gard to the Inquiry. Secretary of the
Navy Meyer saw Senator Smith. It Is
the Intention to examine some of the
Navy wireless operators later, especi
ally those on the Salem and Chester and
Inquire Into the allegations that they
Among the passengers expected soon
to testify are Col. Archibald Grade,
Mrs. John Jacob Astor, Mrs. George D.
Widener, and Mrs. J. B. Thayer.
Before leaving New York Director
may issued a denial of many things
that have been asserted about his con
duct He declared he had nothing to
do with navigating the vessel; that he
did not consult the captain regarding
the Tltanlc's course, that he made no
suggestions as to handling the ship or
the men; that he was not dining at the
time of the collision; that he was in
fact In bed at the time; that he wel
comed tho Inquiry, and that he did not
take to a lifeboat until all the women
In sight were taken off the sinking
Mr. Ismay's statement is as follows:
"When I appeared before the Senate
committee Friday morning I supposed
the purpose of tho Inquiry was to as
certain the cause of the sinking of the
Titanic with a view of determining
whether additional legislation was re
quired to prevent tho recurrence of so
horrible a disaster.
"I welcomed nuch Inquiry and ap
peared voluntarily, without subpoena,
and answered all questions put 'to me
by the members of the committee to the
bet of my ability, with complete frank
ness and without resent I did not
suppose the question of my personal
conduct wan the subiect of the lnnulrv.
although I was ready to tell everything
I did on the night of the collision.
"As I have been subpoenaed to appear
before tho committee In Washington to
morrow, I should prefer to make no
public statement, out of respect for the
committee, but I did not think that
courtesy requires to be silent In tho
face of untrue statements made In some
of the newsnapcrs.
"When I went on board the Titanic at
Southampton on April 10 It was my In
tention to return by her. I had no In
tention of remaining In the United
States at that time. I came merely to
observo the new vessel, as I had done
In the case of other vessels of our lines.
"It Is absolutely and unqualifiedly
false 'that I ever said that I wished the
Titanic should make a spxed lecord or
should Increase her dally runs.
"As I have already testified, at no
time did the Titanic during the voyage
attain her full speed.
"The statement the White Star Lino
would receive an additional sum by way
of bounty, or otherwise, for attaining a
certain peed is absolutely untrue. The
White Star I.lne receives from the Brit
ish government a fixed compensation of
70.000 per annum for carrying tho
malls, without regard to tho speed of
any or Its vesels.
Asleep At Time.
"I was asleep when the collslon oc
curred. I felt a jar, went out Into the
passageway without dressing, met a
stewaid. asked him what was the mat
ter, and he said he did not know. I re
turned to my room. 1 felt the ship slow
down. I then went on the bridge deck.
I asked Captain Smith what was the
matter, and he said we had struck Ice.
I asked him whether he thought it was
serious, and he said ho did. On return
ing to my room I met the chief engineer
nnd asked him whether ho thought the
damage serious, and he said he thought
"I then returned to mv room and put
on u suit of clothes. I had been In my
overcoat and pajamas up to this time.
T then went back to the boat deck and
heard Captain Smith clve the order no
.lear th boats. I helped In this work
for nearly two hours, as far as I can
"Pv that time every wooden lifeboat
on the starnoira sine naa oren jociCii
nwav. and I found that thev wen; cn
iiia in cttlnz- out tne forwnn' col
lapsible boat ;n the starboard side. I
assisted In this work, and all the wormui
that were on this deck were helped Into
the ioat Thev were all. I think, third
las pansengers. As the biat was going
over the side. Mr. Carter, a pasfcencer.
and mvielf sot In. At that time thera
was not a woman on the boat deck. Mr
Carter nnd T did not get Into the hoat
until after they had begun to lower It
awnv. When tin boat roached the
water I helped row it, pushing the oar
from me as I had ?at Tills Is the ex
planation of the storv that mv hack
naa to the sinking steamer. The boat
would have ncaommodated ceitalnly six
or more passengers If thete had been
any one on the boat deck to ro."
House of Commons
To Probe Into the
L.U.N1JON, April ' Immediate,
searching inquiry Into the circum
stances of the wrecking of the lost Ti
tanic was promised on the floor of the
house of commons today by Sidney
Buxton, president of the British board
Buxton declared that the route taken
by the Titanic, the speed of the ves
sel and tho captain's orders as to speed,
the searchlights carried, and the life
saving equipment would all be careful
ly examined. He announced that ho
had called a meeting of the shipowners
of England to discuss the questions
raised by the loss of the gigantic liner.
"We will not hesitate to demand rem
edial legislation, if it Is found neces
sary or advisable," said Buxton.
Cutters May Be Sent
To Scene of Disaster
A resolution directing the President to
dispatch as many revenue cutters as
deemed desirable to that point In the
Atlantic where the Titanic went down,
to search for bodies of unrecovered vic
tims was introduced by Senator Mar
tine this afternoon.
The resolution stipulates that the cut
ters shall remain In that vicinity fdr a
month at least, during which time a
careful search for vlctlnjs shall be
The resulutlon was referred to tho
Cary Bill Indorsed
By Revenue Service
The bills Introduced In the House im
mediately after the Titanic disaster by
Congressnan William J. Cary of Wis
consin providing for the Government
regulation of life waving appliances on
trans-Atlantic esbels have received the
Indorsement of the office of the reve
nue cutter service.
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Irishman Refused Seat
Maritime speed mania was the cause
of the accident off the Newfoundland
banks last Monday morning, which took
as Its awful toll 1,635 human Uvea and
moro than $10,000,000 worth of property,
according to Miss Mary Glynn, nineteen
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Courtcnay at 715 North Capitol utrcet.
"There wcro many women ami men
WHO piUVvu iinjiuivji ves uioyu tiktwi ilia
whip struclc. but of tlicm all 1 think
11 yoillia ICHiiw uixiiivu ua"uti'v', -
herves b't mention. I don't know tho
man's fltst name. You cr.uld hardly
call him a man, na no wan f.carc;ly
twenty-on-i yeara old. We tailed Mm
Mr. Gallagher, and further than thai
ho wfiH un Jrlsh-Amerlcan, who was
returning- from a vllt to his rolatlves
In Ireland, no one seemed to know any
thing of him. , . .
"Young Gallagher arose with us and
while holplng us Into tho boat continued
chanting tho, prayers. He knew It
. J...I. 1 .intr nr, U a alllf. hilt.
meani ueuui iu j ..-. ----
refused to take a seat In the boat. I
might weight the boat down too much,
he said as we pulled off. Then he yelled,
back. 'God bless you all and stood,
thero watching us as tho big ship sank,
lower and lower Into the water. Ho
was the real hero of the steerage.
Swift & Co.'s sales of Fresh Beef in
Washington, D. C, for the week ending
Saturday, April 20, 1912, averaged 10.23
centa per pound. Advt.
Just Received !
Price Should Be
D. J. Kaufman's
High as $30
$13.75 to $35
Home Should Be.1'
on ths home. Including an lntereit.)
blO 14th St. NW. I'hoiic Slain 3V17.
l'rltutu temioua uuil c-lnaaea at
acbool or realdviicr. New i-ltmara con.
ELOCUTION AND SINGINO.
MRS. EM1L.V KRECIi HAItNUS.
a 11th t N. E. Phon Lincoln ir$-
H HIGHEST GRADE H
MO $t Full Quart . I
H 909 Seventh Street J