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THRILLING STORIES TOLD B Y THE SUR VIVORS SURVIVORS TELL HOW THEY ESCAPED FROM i tit am jo Airm nnAon IIIANIU an tit biron tew Realized Real Danger After First Jar and Many Went Back to Bed on Being Reassured by the Officers. -4 ' Like almultaneoua photographa of the iim tragedy etch4 en Um etpklns of sevan hundred people, survivors of th Tllanlo tall of thalr ex Mtfancea and what they saw In those pitifully few houra between the QfM ship's lmiiact on the iceberg and Lhu appalling moment when aha wavapircared. As the survivors cnire, half fainting, half hysterical, down the Car ats' gimpplank latst nlht they began to tell their stories. Many of were disjointed, frtu'iieniary a picture hero, a frightful flash of col leci Inn there; some bordered on hallucination, some were mora con cted, as of those who are only now beginning to realise the horror Urough which they came. A few, Btrangely enough, are calm and lucid. lut ovtry ono thrlllr, with eome part of the awful truth as lta narrator It Each tale la Uks another view of the same many-sided shield. Sorue- s Uiey seem to contradict each other, but that Is because those who rltaess Buch scenes cee them as Individuate. There Is not a survivor ut has aometjilng new and startling and dramatlo to tell. Taken alto gether, tholr lniervlowa are a composite plcturo of sevenhundred separate tx port Hi res. Died With Her Husband Rather . Than Be Saved Without Him Doctor Tells How Rescue Ship Found the Survivors Dr. J. F. Kemp, former surgeon of the United States Army and now registrar of tho University of Manila, llhllllpptne Islands, wm en board the Carpathla. making a tour of the world before returning to his dutlea In the Orient. When the Carpathla picked up tho sixteen lifeboats of tho Titanic, Dr. Kemp naturally offered his medical services to the llltp'a doctors In caring for the women and children who suffered from oxpusure. During the four days Itoat elapsed between (be tims the first survivors wv picli.l up ami the time the Carpathla l.inJed her unhappy survivors last mght, lr. Ramp had (Ujl opportunity of talking to h-.in.!r,-,ls of them, Ille,sr:n and tuua.i-ai eaperleaet hau elected ..is tisrves a4i be wis utile to heir in:; toi l. cat nly. As a result the corr.iiosks story he told of tho wreck and t.';. iiw..i. .1 : surrounding the reseua is of particular interost, H was lying In my bun reading about 11.3) o'eloog Sunday nlgtit," hr Id, "Wheg I heard t!ic engines of thu Carpathla hwtln to slow down and tflnalij Stop. I knew imme.ttutely tha.t something waa wru:ig. Ae I was not undressr I went out on deck There were only a few el us aware that anything knusual had tisppencd end rr.o.t of ths farpa'.riia'a passengers had retired. I saw several offleers running In the d'rcotlon ut ths wireless room and naiurallj t went tliere. It was thou thai I learned tha: our Trlrslngl operator had pk-kex, hp tho '8. O. B." signals from the XttMta, It was only by u miracle that Un Derpe:..!a ever heard that slrrrai. "Oar wlrelise operator, ilar.ii.i Cotton, always went to il about that hour, and on this als"ht had taken off tils ear pleeea preparatory to g i.nu to bed. Fo: ens reason ha saya hu never will know what causrd It ha decided to put on gM ear piscoe again and 'lis'en In one beforo going to his bunk. Aj he eaoed the thiy receivers to tils can Cotton heard ths '. (). S." call from the itaalo. Us listened Intently, at the same tlmo ringing his bell and cailir.g hla stew a. J, whom he sent to notl.'y Cap:, nostrum. It was i;.en that the Car- Eila stopped her origlnes. An BOOO as Capt. itostrom lourncj Uhs Tltanlc's it position he turned his ship about a ad ordered full speed ahoad to tho ue. "None of ths officers of the Carpntaia went to bed that nigtit. They hov ered about the wlrelebS room, but few messages came from tho doomed liner. gsw of the CaSvathia'a p , s. ,vt knew anything o? the digester un'll next kearnlng. CARP AT HI A SPED TO RESCUE. "Capt. Hostrom put on special lOOkOOtt for Icebergs and made as much peed as fte dared in the dangerous Ice fields. It was Just a little aftar 6 o'clock that wo 'earns upon the first boat from the Titanic. It was crowded with apomen. The lower cargo doors of tho Carrathla were opened and ths women and children were tenderly lifted In. These who were unable to clamber In gaemvetYes won hoisted up on duck !n bags, For the next fnree hours ths Carpathla was b-as'Jy ongaged In picking up the sixteen llfsboats. Some men Were rescued from a life rr-ft. sut they were picked up over ths stern of the resent and I did not see them. "In only one boat did 1 notice en gntiaUaltg large number of men. In a giajorlty of the boa's there wore only one or two men. but In ono of the big gfebouts there were forty men and only tu or three women Most o? flheie even were etokers from the Titanic, and we later learned that they wero In the Bret boat that left the. sinking raagel It wai their action hi eiizlng a lifeboat that first wsrned ths paeaengers of Uie Titanic of the seriousness of their situation. k "All Cay Monday we cruised aut in the IJeMa. f iling around a elrcie, the gsinieter of which was about twenty miles, sfnd twice we bisected this rtrcje. leeddng for other survivors. We k.iw and picked up only bodln Three of them were men and one was a Utt'.e baby boy. All tho m;n wore life preservers, cr enquestionably ttiey hod been frOSSn to death. Their bodies were tenderly sarrled beiow. but were buried at m a next day. "At I.N o'clock Monday morning, after Capt, Hostrom vu assured there was little ohance of saving any of the other of tho passengers from the Titanic, rero was s burial service on board the Carpathla for those sho were lost, nsver want to witness such another scene In my life. The hundreds of women Who were saved were gathered In the saloon, eiad for ths moi: part In their Bltrht cioth'ng and nondeaer !t coats furnished them by the women voyagers on ihe Carrathla. Every one stood with bowed hesds ss the preacher read the bnrlal srvlro of the Church. Tho women wh hal !-eon siv-- f red firmly to fcelleve that their lovid ores worild he fved. WOMEN DIDN'T REALIZE LOSS, I . there are more MsM tiilrty WidOWt' trrr board . ttl.ia and I Is nM hellers a single one if them has yet come o a full rcalijutlpn of her Inea, ' Tliey are too liyte:ic.l to underr'nnd It all, and therr nire eeveral of (hem who exreric ' to see their ihurnr.ds on the pier to-night. They tbOUgfht the lhanl bird he n plclt.l up by othr vessels Mrs. Astor. I understand, Is it of them (She AM not know Col. Astor was lust. Sho thinas die was picked so and is safs on the Battle, The passengers (OM mi that the Impact when the Titanic struck nnd slid ap onto the grest Iceberg was jo trtfllrg It did not disturb or. frlaliten thetn In Cat beginnlnc The men In the flr.t rnhini did not want to send their wives aar In the life boats Wherj tho efflreri ordered them sent over the side. They said to the officers: 'This ship cannot sink Why, then, should we put the women hrtu.'n small boat on a nticM like this"' When the men were assured that there fa danger Ibey neluetar'v sent the women over the side, klreene rhom gOOlMir, bet telling them they would he picked up In an hour, as soon as a complete exam ination of the damaire lind !iown tl'e I'ri' r vss not bsdly hurt. Paw of the men who kissed their wives a-oodby belloved It was their final meeting. I "I understand that Mrs. Isidore Straus could have been raved easily. Ths Basa fled to put her Into tho life boats, but she Jerked fr-vn thorn and ran to her beabsnd'j side. Bh threw brr arms about his neck. Tf you have to stay,' she Bobbed. 1 will stay, too. Ton cannot die alone, dear." As ths lifeboats pulled avsy, the sailors told me. they eould see Mr. and Mrs. Straus standtng on ths neck In the full glare of the lights, kissing eseh other. They died In esch others BTaSf arsa Basr ansY em- ssaBBBl Basv eeBBBW. ' f jfl BLrrT rfl U M LbbbbV, VHb!biwB9 asW M Wm wM mmmvjmmt V ? jsta-T'.s mw mw M aflr m aKmwmmr 7 F Mrs. Henry B. Harris, Who Tells How She Last Saw Husband v et ssoire "M Wmmm M 1 HI K ' I MlteUessW ' ' H ssssW lit MRS HARRIS H.B. INTO LIFEBOAT BY FORCED HUSBAND the vessels, so that tho passengers who were saved would have been picked up by that vessel, even had there been no wireless to summon aid. LEFT TWO SHIPS TO SEARCH. "When we left, ths Burnish and CallfornlaTi were still on the scene, ttsving signalled and wlrslessed that they would remain to search for bodies and other pessibic survivors. It was about 2.S0 o'clock Monday afternoon that we gave up the search and put back for New York. During the run In on Monday, four per sons who had sustained Injuries during the transfer to the lifeboats, or had been picked up out of the water by the lifeboats after the Titanic went down, died. We had eight bodies on board, the four who had died and the four bodies which we picked up. All were burled at sea. "During our trips through the les flels we, came upon what tha ship's officers believe was the Iceberg that sent the Titanic to her doom. The portion of the berg showing above the water was sbout four hundred feet so.irars and about mnsty feet above the water. As only a small portion of an iceberg shows above the level of the Bag, you can appreciate the friiblences of this great froaen mon I "The passengers toll me the Titan!-- did not atrlke her head on. Instead, she seemed to elide over a submerged portion ' the berg, along her starboard side, raring Bttl her very vltnls and permitting the water to flow Into every compart ment. Then the Titanic slipped from the herK, broke clean In two and went down. "There were a large number of tiro paseengers who repor'ed to me that Capt. Smith shot himself In the head as the liner went down. I could not confirm that report, nor could I get an absolute denial of It. The story, however, was not credited by the majority, "I do not believe that more than UTO survivors were pl-ked up on ths Csr Mthla, though some of the reports say that as many as 706 wer" saved. From .(hat I got from the passengers, there Is no doubt In the world that every man. woman and child on the Titanic could havo been saved had there been adequate life boat! and llferafta. There waj no panic and there was ample time to have Sent them all away in the boats, had there been enough. "A large number of the survivors who reached the Carpathla were suffering irorti frost bites, though only a few of them were In wh it we doctors would nil a serious condition. It Is net true that Mrs. Astor wore only s nlKht dress ind coat when Jhe came over the side. Sire seemed to me to have been com pletely dressed, and I was very close to her when she was picked up. She went immediately to a stateroom and was attended by the ship's doctor. None of the other physleHans saw hsr. "I arm earprised to hear that there had been comment over ths fact that Pruco Ismay was saved. Norm of the survivors seemed to notice that fact on the tTarpathla. We heard absolutely no word about him from ths survivors. I m not, therefore, In a position to dl icuss Mr. Ismay's action In entering one of the lifeboats, for we heard nothing about It from those who were saved. Thsy all sesmed too glad to be saved tbOIR selves to erllleir.e some one else." didn't consent to my huebsnd remaining on board and waiting (or another Ufa boat, as he wanted to do, but Instated on his coming with me." "The flrse veaeH to corns u wae the Callfornlan. Ia a short time the Burmah. g Russian tramp steamer, came up. The CallforrUen bad been auoxinonad by the sane, out cue Burma nac no wtretase and wae simply in the Break of Woman Forced Husband i To Climb Into Lifeboat Mrs. Elmer Taylor, who, with her bUgbudi was saved In one of the first bouts lowered, told a graphic story of the trairedy. "Mr. Taylor and I were standing on the promenade deck," ahe eald. "when we felfwhat at flrat appeared to be a alight craahlng sensation, as If the ahlp were ploughing through a Held of Ice floes. Naturally we were a little Btartled, but soon afterward one of the shtp'e ofnVera appeared an J told ua not to bo rlnnned, ua no serlouu damage had been done. A score or more of other pa.-nengerB grouped about ua and another officer oame up and advised us to 0 below and get our life belts. "Some of the lad es were frightened; but tliere was not any sign of a panic, tn fact, none of un felt that the Titanic could possibly sink. "Final!, word came to lower tho Hfelxiats, and then It was that we el! felt more or lesa uneary. although tha officers continued to aasurs us that all wa well and the bouts were simply being lowered " a precaution. They told u that no mattrr what happened It WOUld be Imp. sMblc for the ship to sink In les than forty-eight hours." "I refused to o Into the lifeboat without my husband, ,;nd one of (he officers said there would be no objection to tils going, too. Tliere were several other men in t he boat, and even so It was not crowded. "Not lint. I we had been lowered Into the water ond had drifted some distance sway from the Titanic did we realize how terrible the accident was. Almre' wtthtn a store's throw of us was the outline of the mammoth trehera Which towered many feet higher than the Titanic. Then the great smlp seemed to draw away from It, and as It did there was a low, rumbling sound, which told us only too plainly there had been a very serious accident. "On we drlfte.l. and when BhOttt a mile distant from the Titanic there rame the most lleketllng cries of distress from those left behind ua Tho night was very clear and the tarn were BH Mlti so that wo COUl 1 tee the passengers on trie big ahip apparently ramhUng on the decks. Many of them aesmed to be jumping from the side of the ship Into the wati r. "It was not tons after this that tlie Titanic bagel! to sink. She wua lia'klng away slowly from the towering mountain of Ice. One, two, three rams of llght.i disappeared from view, and then all we eould see was the groat black outline of the ship siowly going dowp. Ti e Irani played on, but now and then above the strains of t'he music came the Ueart-rendlmx cries of the doomed passengers It was a Right I shall n:ver forget, and only God knows how thankful I am thai I MARCONI SOARS AGAIN. The wild speculation In Maroont stociis continued on the curb yesterday, the price Jump! ik from 170 to 2(0. The Inflation of tho stock is g'ttlibtlted to an Iff Oft of some of tbrv Insiders to r.eouraKe heavy gttbacriptlOQI to new iook. The Stockholder! jf the a imi any approved yesterday In Jersey Clly a proposition to Increase the capital stork from $i,66;,mo to ri.a.mo. The new stock Is to be Issued to the stockholders at par. and If the present prlea of the old stock Is retained th right to subscribe will be sufficiently at tractive to Induce the storVholderi to take all ef tha new issue, CUTICIM SOAP SHAVING STICK For Tender Faces I Indii.renssble for those subject to red uess, niurthuess, and other Irritation' of the skin. A sharing luxury. No mug do soggy soap, no germs, no waste ol lime ar money. In nickeled bos, log ,al stores or by mall liberal sample free. 44(ixsss 'CkiUoura." Deft, id, ttoikva. Bride Tells How She Parted From Husband. Charles Dahl, a second clana passenger who Ballet from Australia by way of England, intending to make his home with hie mother In North Dakota and carried everything he poaaeeaed In the world with him, saldi "I was In my bunk at the time the croon came and shook the ahlp. ! looked at my watch and saw it waa about 11.20. I lumped up without stop ping to dreaa, rushed up on deck, and In eome way, I don't know how, found myaelf In the water. I must hare jumped. "The strVt xn trrtMe M..n wri Affhtlnsr with wnrr.ee tn srt In wifa. T ' hearrl Severn! ihrtta llre.l nrn rnd me All T ennM rememfSer wrmm that T went nvir. board and wae picked up by one of the boats. I lost everything I possessed." Mrs. I). W. Marvin, who was on her bridal trip, said: "I was In bed at the time of the shock with my huebsnd. At first the stew ards told us there was nothing to be alarmed over. Consequently we were late In getting on deck. When we did get there most all the boats had sons. I got In practically the last one. A sailor grabbed me end threw me In. wrenching me away from my hueband. The last tiling I heard Pan say was: 'You go. I will stay and do what I ran, and will eome later If possible.' 'The eights were horrible. I raw a man shoot his way into one of the boats Then he was shot by the officer In charge of the boat and thrown out. Kmlle Jongln, the first baker, said: "I was In the kitchen at the time. I rushed up on deck end discovered every thing In an Indescribable panic. Men were all fighting ami stngrllng In a eeeth ing mass and on the stern of the boat there seemed to be thousands as the bow was settling I ran Into this mass) and In some way hung on to the ratling over the side of the ship. Finally I could hold on no longer and oropped Into the water. where I nan. It aei-med, two hours. I finally was pk-ked up by oris of the boats." Mr. sn I Mrs. A. A. llck of Calgary, Canada, first cabin puascngera, left In the second boat. Said Mrs. Dick: DRIFTED IN BOAT WHILE THE MUSIC PLAYED. "it seemed as though the people were so stunned and dssed that the flrst few boats were filled Indifferently. Ae we got Into the boat and It was guided away, the band waa playing 'Nearer My God to Thee' end the lights were horning brightly. We drifted around In the boat. It scented, about four hours until dawn, uefore we were picked up." Lena Rogers, a second class psereemger, of rioston, said. "We left the ehlp In the boat In charge or fourth OlhVer Ixiuve. There were fifty-five women In this boat. Men were on the point of lumping Into It. which would have swamped It. and were only etorped by Officer Louve drawing a re volver. Artei taking us out of runge of the Tltanlc's suction, he transferred ut to other boats that had not been'oompletely filled snd went baok after mure from the sinking ship Too much praise canmot be given the oMogr for Ma work. We were In the bost for three or four hours snd all around us were Ice rakes and rergs and we could hear the cries and groans of those who had hunped ovsr ooard and were not rewound, and those In other boats. Just at dawn the rescue ship appeared and we were saved from dying at expoeure." Margaret Hays of No. SOI West Eighty-third street, a flret eabm passenger, said: "When the crash earn f rusrhefl on deck after fcelng told by the stewards to prepere for the worst. When I appeared on deck I ran Into Mr. J. M. Tucker r.e of the paruengers, and we soon found ourselves In the midst of a struggling. Tying mesa of humanity. We rushed to tne port side, where they were filling one of the boats. Borne one, I did not know vho at the time, was struggling ut the boat with a man. It was a woman. Khe suddenly thrust a yenr-ani-a-half -Id boy into my arms and said: Were, for Ood's anlie take this and take cure of It!' I took ths boy and a sailor threw us Into the boat. 1 have cared fur the hlld ever sines. I believe It to be the little son of Mrs. Alllaon, whi refused to eiaye her husband ami died with him. If I lo not llnd any relatives of the uahy I shall keep It and keep my promise to Its -lead mother." Miss Hays carried the baby as she came doWB the g looking little chap. Mr. arid Mrs r ten gel flrsrt-class paseejigers. who live In Newarli. N. J., were among the saved. He said: "I was asleep at the time of the crash in my berth on the port side on K She Least Saw Theatrical Manager Standing on Sinking Ship With Astor and Jacques Futrelle,A None Realized Danger at First. asasaras ess ssbbbj Mrs. Henry B. Harris, wife of the theatrical manager, who loot big Ufa.; tella the following atory: "We were In our stateroom when the word wae paaaed for nil passengers to put on life preservers and go on deck. This order followed within a few tec nnda after the ehlp Btrtick. We did not realise the serloueoeaa of taw crash, thinking soma alight trouble had happened to the engines Bran when the order waa brought to ua to put on life preservers and come oat deck we Mill failed to realise the altuatton. "As ws wsnt on deck ws passed groups of men end women who were laugh' n and joking. When we reached the rnsln deotk. forward, and aaw the lifeboats being swung overboard ths seriousness of ths matter began to daws on ua Then oame the oommared: 'Women and children flret.' 4 "Offleers and members orf ths crew went about repeating the woresa, 'women snd children flret.' Many women had to bo forced Into the hoatgl some thinking It was a Joke and others refusing eo be parted frees sheir. husbands fathers or brothera "When the paseengers saw the seriousness with which ths offloere asas crew or the Titan to went about their business they began to realise that seats ' thing tsrrlbls bad happened and begmo to make their way towards she life boats. "Col Astor and Mrs. Astor wsrs standing near us. When the men ef the Titanic came to her and told her to gst Into a lifeboat stie refused to leave her husband's aids. Then I was asked to enter one ef the boats. My h abases told me to go tout I did not went to leave him- He reassured me, saying the danger was not serious and tnat he would folnw after me tn a short tlsae null I could not believe that everything waa as hs ssld. I felt that If I left k him something terrible would happen. The officers tetd me I would have to gag Into a llfsboat. My husbasid told me to and Anally I wae isd to the side and lowered Into a boat "Mrs. Astor had left tier husband and had bssat nlaeed In soother boot As I wss being lowered over the side I eaw my husband and Col. Aster stead-. Ing togethar. Jacques FutreUe wss etanstng near them. Ify Bushing wo I est his hand. That wae ths lset I saw ef him. Tor j hours we sat frssslng In the lifeboat Then we sew the CsrpalBtB and ths men began to row tn her direction. Then the Carpathla 'stepped stad ropes wsrs thrown to us snd ws wore pulled against her side Then rope lad ders and swings wsrs lowered and I waa placed In a swing and pulled up to the deck. I stood wet oh Ing the boats ae they arrlvsd assd ths passengers tent on deck thinking every moment that my hueband would appear. And '' so. when ttie teat boat had boon emptied I began to resales that hs had gone dowa with the Titan to wttdsh waa nowtiere In sight "Oh. t 0001 believe that be la gene. They rsrsst hero been saved ghees man who welted until the women and children bad been taken away la the lifeboats. I safl't believe that they are loat" (Si 7 Spring Mixture( S Coats (Regular 8 Wue Newest arr.vaisl Even though priced specially for to-moirow at $5.9b this wonderfully swagger long coat looks many times more costly. 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