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Lifeboat Equipment Aboard Big Liners Discussed. OPINION OF GEORGE UHLER Declares No Large Steamer Has Suf ficient Service. PRESERVERS ARE LITTLE USE Comment of Chief of U. 8. Steam boat Inspection Board on the Titanic Disaster. None of the big ocean liners makes sven a pretense of carrying enough life* boats to take care of passengers and rrew in case of a disaster such as that to the Titanic, according to George Uhler, ;hief of the United States steamboat in spection service. "In the case of the big liners." said Mr. Uhler today, "the lifeboat capacity is not rated according to the number of persons the boat can accommodate, but according to the vessel's tonnage. "Vessels of 20,000 tons are required, ?y the rules of the British maritime ?oard of trade, to carry lifeboats suf Icient to accommodate 1,242 persona. Jnder these rules a vessel the sice of he Titanic would be compelled to have i lifeboat capacity of 23,670 cubic feet, rhich would accommodate 2,36? per sons. The lifeboat capacity would be >arely sufficient for the passengers i tone, leaving the crew?officer? and -n'en?to sink. But the big liners never arry their proper number of boats. Sknall Boats Comply. "Small vessels, those rating under 10,000 tons, carry lifeboat' equipment adequate to care for both passengers uM crew. The big ships do not, and nake no pretense at doing so. Their iwners say, in effect, 'If you compel uS o' carry enough boats we cannot carry tassengers.* Of course, they do not ?eally say this, but their action in seeking efforts to compel them to ear ?y a sufficient number of boats Is ?qui valent to such a statement. "There is no doubt that tha big liners ihould be compelled by law to carry ?nough boats to take care of-all pass en ters and members of their crews. The [Tatted States, however, has no JUrisdlc Jon over British vessels and cannot sompel them to be so equipped. Preservers of Small Use. "Any liner with a large number of pas tengers, meeting with such a disaster as he one that sent the Titanic to the bot om, would take down with It a large pro nation of Its passelngers and crew.' stm >ly because Its lifeboat and Hferaft ca >acity could not care for them, though ft s true that all steamers of whatever size ire compelled to carry life preserver* ?nougb to give one to each person on >oard In case of accident. But preservers ire of little use in a case' auctt as that of be Titanic. REPORT ON IE-SAM APPARATUS DEMANDED nspector Uhler Makes Inquiry Regarding Equipment on Titanic. A quick report from the White Star Ine on the number of lifeboats and llfs *afts carried by the Titanic has been tel graphed for by Supervising Inspector Jhler of the government steamboat ln pect on service. NEW YORK. April"" !?.?Statistical in 'ormation of the life-saving apparatus ?f the Olympic, sister ship or the Titanic, vas Riven out today by the bureau of la-' ipectlon of steam vessels. Figures for :he Titanic are not available but, as the ;wo ships are almost identical in sise, it ? not likely that their life-saving equip* nent materially differs. Equipment on Olympic. The Olympic has sixteen lifeboats and tour rafts, calculated to accommodate ,171 people. It was stated at the bureau hat no ship Is required to have sufficient K>at room to accommodate all Its com pete passenger and crew list. The Olympic carries 3.455 life preservers tnd forty-eight life buoys, and these qulpmenta are made In compliance with he regulations of the British board of rade. The United States bureau has no ?ower, except to see that each steam hip meets the requirements of Its home tovernment. NOTABLES ON IP Many Prominent Persons Were Aboard the Titanic. ISIDOR STRAUS PASSENGER Others Included Col. Astor, Henry B. Harris and W. T. Stead. VANDERBILT NOT ON VESSEL Mother Says He Remained in Lon don?St. Louis Heiress Among the Rescued. Among1 the prominent persons on board the Titanic were the following: Isidor Straus, well known merchant of New York and a member of the Fifty third Congress. William Thomas Stead, editor of the Review of Reviews and Masterpiece Li brary, and one of the most widely known newspaper men in the world. His weekly stories of doings in London printed in American newspapers have caused much comment. Col. John Jacob Astor, one of the wealthiest men in the world, who in 1891 built the Astoria Hotel, and later erected an addition. The two combined are now the Waldorf-Astoria. During the Span ish-American war Col. Astor presented to the government a mounted battery, said to have cost $100,000. He served in Cuba, and was present at the surrender at Santiago. Charles Melville Hays, president of the Grand Trunk railway. .. J. B. Ismay Passenger. Joseph Bruce. Ismay, ship owner, and chairman and managing director of the White Star line, who realized his dream of many years when the Titanic sailed away from her dock in Southampton, and who planned to enjoy the maiden trip of the ill-fated vessel.- Besides be'tfg chair man and managing director of the White 8tar Line, Mr. Ismay was president of the International Mercantile Marine Com pany. Washington A. Rpebllng, who completed the building of the Brooklyn bridge after the deatto of his father. Henry Burkhardt Harris, the theatrical mfcns^er, who is well known in this city, having married a Washington girl. Miss Irene Wallach, who formerly lived at 2d street and Indiana avenue northwest. Mrs. Harris accompanied her husband when, he boarded the Titanic at South ampton. Mrs. Astor Is Safe. KEW YORK. April 16.?The White Star line Informed Vincent Astor, son of Qol. John 'Jacob Astor, this morn ins that his stepmother, Mrs. John Astor, with her maid, had been saved and that they hoped to hear later that CoL Astor had. been rescued, f Mrs. Cornelius .Vanderbilt, mother of Alfred Gwydne Vanderbilt, announced last night that her son, who was re Krted on board the Titanic, had not arded the ship in England, but was still in London. Heiress Is Rescued. ST. LOUIS. Mo., April 16.?Miss Georgette Madill, reported among the saved in the Titanic disaster, is one of the city's youngest heiresses. 8he is fifteen years old. By an order of court a year ago she was awarded an annual "pin money" allowance of $7,500 to pay <or her clothing and education until she became of age. Miss Madill is the principal heir of Judge George A. Madill, who is a promi nent banker of this city. Cincinnati Woman Survivor. CINCINNATI. Ohio, April 16. ? Mrs. George M. Stone, mentioned In the list of the survivors of the Titanic, is from this city. 8he had been visiting a daugh ter in Cairo, Egypt, for the last year. H. R. Rood on Steamer. SEATTLE. Wash, April 10.?Hughes R. Rood, vice president and general manager of the Pacific Creosotlng Company, whose name appears in the list of the Tltanlc's passengers, is a wealthy resident of this city, who. with his wife, had been spend ing the winter on the continent. Mrs. Rood and her maid were to sail later. . HAWAII FOB TAFT. Delegates From the Islands In structed for the President. NEW YORK, April 1&?John J. D. Trenoe, chairman of the committee of special organization of the National Re publican League, has received the follow ing from J. P. Cook, chairman of the Taft Republican League of Hawaii: "Taft League victorious. Delegates Kuhio. Frear, Renton, Rice, Baldwin and Moir instructed unanimously for Taft." News of Titanic's Loss Fol lows Reassuring Reports. DEMAND FOR PARTICULARS Crowds Besiege Newspaper Offices and Steamer Headquarters. OFFICIALS LITTLE TQ OFFEE Insurance Associations Staggered by Confirmation of the Disaster. Conflict in Rumors. LONDON, April 16.?The news of the loss of the steamship Titanic and the probable drowning1 of more than a thou sand of her passengers overwhelmed Lon don today. Those who had friends among the passengers or crew had gone to their homes last' night, after a day spent. In eager inquiry, relieved and re assured by the late evening dispatches, I which declared convincingly that the ves- j ? sel was still afloat and proceeding to Halifax. j Londoners were sure all was well until the authentic tidings came this morning of the disaster that had overwhelmed the! great ship. The news, published in a few late editions of the morning news papers and in early editions of the even ing newspapers, spread rapidly and con I sternation resulted. This was particu I larly true at Lloyd's. Pitiful Scenes Witnessed. Throughout the morning the crowds I which besieged the newspaper offices and I the headquarters of the White Star line increased in size. PitifUl scenes were witnessed, as men, women and children, unable to get information as to relatives or friends, left the crowds wtih tear stained faces. I Officials of the White Star line had lit tle to offer them beyond dispatches ldentl 1 cal with those cabled to the newspapers from New York. These were to the ef I feet that a considerable number of res I cued passengers were aboard the Car I path la, and that a few more might have been picked up by the Virgiinian. The I announcement that the steamship Cali fornian was remaining in the vicinity ot the wreck also gave hope that some more I survivors might be found. The list of the rescued began trickling into the newspaper offices during the I morning, cabled from New York. Every name was eagerly scanned by waiting thousands of people, the list bringing Joy to some, dismay to others. Lord Ashburton Not a Passenger. | Lord Ashburton and Norman C. Craig, I member of parliament, whose names apr I peered in some of the published lists of first cabin passengers, did not sail en the Titanic. Lord Ashburton is on his way to America on another steamer. The family of J. Bruce Ismay, managing di rector of the White Star line, received no direct news from him, but the ap pearance of his name in the list of res cued posted by the papers brought great relief to his friends and relatives. A wireless dispatch received today by I the firm of Pears, soap makers, and timed 1:20 yesterday, said merely. "All welL" It was unsigned, but was believed 1 to be from Thomas Pears, who, with his wife, was among the Titanic's passen I gers. It came via the liner Potsdam, but there was no Indication as to where it was originally sent from. It1 may have I been dispatched before the Titanic sank, but nevertheless it gave relief to the family, who believe that Mr. Pears Is aboard one of the steamers which reached the scene of the disaster yesterday. Underwriters' Obligations. I The underwriters at Lloyds were stag gered at the news, but it is declared that I the insurance on the lost vessel is so evenly distributed that none of the un I derwriters Is likely to be hard hit. The I reassuring cable dispatches received yes terday had sent the reinsurance rate down to 25 guineas per cent, and the underwriters closed up at night hopeful that all was well. I When they reopened this morning a lit tle business was done at 90 guineas, but the rate was quickly raised to 05, which is known as a "total loss" rate. The exact amount of the property loss I was hard to ascertain today. Under writers stated that they could not say accurately what securities were on board the ship as yet. It was generally esti I mated, however, that the cargo of the Tl I tanic would represent a value of Ap proximately $12,500,000. Of this total I $750,000 was retained by the White Star I Company at Its own risk and the balance I was placed on the insurance market in London, Liverpool, Hamburg and else I where. FIRST AND SECOND CABIN SURVIVORS ON CARPATHIA CAPE RACE, Newfoundland, April 16.?The steamship Carpathia, which is believed to have on board all the survivors of the Titanic disaster, started early today to send by wireless to this station the list of the Titanlc's sur vivors. Great difficulty was experlentted, In; getting many of the names cor rectly, and more than a score of names- as made out here did not appear at all on the Titanlc's original passenger list, but it is believed that many of these are passengers who booked at the last moment. The receipt of the list of the first-cabin survivors required nearly more than six hours' effort. So far as the names check up correctly the following saloon passengers of the Titanic are safe on board the Carpathia: ANDERSON, Harry. ALLEN, Miss E. W. APPLETON, Mrs. E. W. ASTOR, Mrs. John Jacob and maid. BARSWORTH, A. H. BARRETT, Karl. BAXTER, Mrs. James. BRAYTON, George A. BECKWITH, Mr. and Mrs.,R. T. BEHR, Karl H. BESSETTE, Miss. BISHOP, Mr. and Mrs. D. H. BLANK, Henry. BONNE LL, Miss Caroline. BOWEN, Miss G. C. BOWERMAN, Miss Elsie. BROWN, Mrs. J. M. . BROWN, Mrs. J. J. BUCKNBLL, !Mrs. William. CALDERHEAD, E. P. CARDELL, Mrs. Churchill. CARDEZA, Mrs. J. W. CARDEZA, Thomas. CARTER, Miss Lucille. CARTER, Mr. W. E. CARTER, Mrs. William E. CARTER, Master William. CASE, Howard B. CAVENDISH, Mrs. Turrell W., and maid. CHAFFEE, Mrs. H. F. CHAMBERS. Mr. and Mrs. N. a CHERRY, Miss Gladys. CHEVRO, Paul. CLARKE, Mrs. Walter. CROSBY. Mrs. E. G. CROSBY, Miss. CUM MINGS, Mrs. John B. DANIEL, Robert W. DAVIDSON, Mrs. Thornton. DEVELLIERS, Mrs. B. DICK, Mr. and Mrs. A. A. DODGE, Mr. and Mrs. Washington and son. . , DOUGLAS, Mrs. Fred C. DOUGLAS, Mrs. Walter. FLYNN. J. F. FORTUNE, Mrs. Mark, Miss Lucille, Miss Alice. FRAUENTEAl* Dr. Htenry and Mrs. FRAUENTEAL, Mr. and Mrs. T. G. FROUCHER, Miss Margaret FUTRELLE, Mrs. Jacques. GIBSON, Mrs. Leonard. GIBSON, Miss Dorothy. GOLDENBURG, Mrs. Samuel. GOLDENBURG, Miss Ella. GORDON, Sir and Lady Cosmo Duff. GRACIE, Col. Archibald. ! /? GRAHAM, Mr. GRAHAM, Mrs. William. GRAHAM. Miss Margaret E. GREENFIELD, Mrs. Lee D. GREENFIELD, Mr. William B. HARANBR, Henry. HARDER, Mr. and Mrs. George A. HARPER, Henry S. and man servant HARPER, Mrs. Henry 8. HAUSSIG, Mile HAWKSFORD, Henry. HAYS, Mrs. Charles M. and daughter Margaret HARRIS, Mrs. Henry B. HIPPACH, Miss Jean. HOGEBOOM, Mrs. John C. HIPPACH, Mrs. Ida S. HOYT, Mr. and Mrs. Fred M. IS MAY, J. Bruce. LEADER, Mrs. A. F. LINES, Mrs. Ernest LINES, Miss Mary C. LONGLEY, Miss G. F. MADILL, Miss Georgietta A. MARSCHAL, Pierre. MARV..*, Mrs. D. W. MIDDLE, Olivia (?). MINNIHAN, Mrs. W. E. .4INNIHAN, Miss Daisy. NEWELL, Miss Madeline. NEWELL, Miss Marjorie. NEWSOM, Miss Helen. OSTBY, E. C. OSTBY, Mrs. OSTBY, Miss Helen R. OMOND, Mr. Fiennad. PEUCHEN, Maj. Arthur. POTTER, Mrs. Thomas, jr. RHEIMS, Mrs. George. ROBERT, Mrs. Edward S. .ROLMANO, C. ROSEBAUM, Miss Edith. ROTHSCHILD, Mrs. Martin. ROTHES, Countess of. SAALFELD, Adolphe. SALAMAN, Abiaham. SCHABERT, Mrs. Paul. SEWARD, Frederick. SHED DELL, Robert Dougtas. SILVERTHORNE, R. Spencer. SILVERY, Mrs. William D. SIMONIUS, Col. Alfonso. SLOPER, William T. SNYDER, Mr. and-Mrs. John. SPENCER, Mrs. W. A., and maid. 8TENELIN, Dr. Max. STENGEL, Mr. and Mrs. C. E. E. E. STEPHENSON, Mrs. P. STONE, Mrs. George M. SWIFT, Mrs. Frederick Joel. THAYER, Mr- and Mrs. J. B. TAUSSIG, Miss Ruth. TAYLOR, Mr. and Mrs. E. Z. TUCKER, Gilbert M. WARREN, Mrs. F. M. WHITE, M*s. J. Stuart WICK, Miss Mary. WIDENER, Mrs. George D., and maid. - WILLARD, Miss Constance. WOOLNER. Hugh. YOUNG. Miss Marie. List of survivors whose names do not appear on the original sailing list, prob ' ably includes a large number of those who took the ship at Cherbourg: BASSINA, Miss A. BURNS. Mrs. G. M. CASEBERE, Miss B. D. CHAMDASEN, Mrs Vlctorine. DANIEL. Miss Sarah. DE8ETTE, Miss. DRAUSHENSTED, Alfred. EMOSK, Philip. FLEGHEIM, Miss Antoinette. FRANCATI3LLI, Miss. GOOGHT, James. HELVERSON, Mrs. A. O. HONER, Henry R. MAMY, Miss Ruberta. NELICARD, Mme. LAVORY, Miss Bertha. LESNEUR, Gustave J. PAN HART, Miss Nanette. RENAGO, Mrs. Mammain J. RANELT, Miss Apple. SERERECA, Miss Augusta. STEFFANSON, H. B. SEGESSER, Miss Emma. SMITH, Mrs. F. P. SLAYTON, Miss Hilda. SHADELL, Robert Douglas. ' SMITH. Mrs. Lucin P. WARD, Miss Emma. THOR, Miss Ella. TUCKER, Mrs., and maid. Some Question As to Identity. WIRELESS VERSION. PROBABLE MEANING Abbott, Mm. Rose Andrew*. Mias K. T. Ohibinade, Mrs. B. Douglas, Robert Ellis, Miss Kenchem, Mias Smile Mrs. N. Aubert Miss Cornelia I. Mrs. E. B. Chlbnall Mr. or Mra. W. Doug lass, or Mrs. V. C. Douglass May be Miss Eustasia. Possibly Mrs. F, R. Kenyott. Possibly Mr. and Mra. E. N. Kir ball. Probably Mr. or Mrs. P. R. Kenyoa. Probably Mrs. 3. Ltad atrom. Probably Frank D. Millet. Rocerson. Mr. J, Mrs. Practically certain tkis Arthur. Miaa Emily is Ryerson family of B., Miss Susan P., Philadelphia. Master Allison, and maid. Kimberley, i. Ed Mr end Mrs KcanyaiaB, F Ltadatrem. Bigrid Mile SECOND CABIN PASSENGERS SAVED. The names of the rescued second cab in passengers so far as they check up with the Titanlc's published list, are as follows: ANGLE. William. ABELSON, Hanna. BALLS. Ada R. BISS, Miss Kate. BEANE. Edward. BEANE, Miss Ethel. BENTHEM. Miss Lillian. BRYHL. Miss Dagmar. BYSTROM, Mrs. Karollna. COLLYER, Mrs. Charlotte. COLLYER, Miss Marjorie. CHRISTY, Mrs. Alice. CHRISTY, Miss Julia. CLARKE, Mrs. Ada Maria. CAMERON. Miss. COLLETT, Mrs. Stuart. CALDWELL, Albert F. CALDWELL, Mrs. Sylvia. CALDWELL, Aiden G. DREW, Mrs. Lulu. DAVIS. Miss Agnes. DAVIS, John M. DURAN, Fiorentlna. DURAN, Ascuncion. DAVIS, Miss Mary. DOLING, Mrs. Ada. DOLING, Miss Elsie. FAUNTHROPE, Mrs. Lizzie. GAR8IDE, Miss Ethel. HEWLETT, Miss Mary D. HARRIS. George. HERMAN, Mrs. Jane. HERMAN, Miss Kate.' HERMAN, Miss Alice. HOLD, Miss Annie. HART, Mrs. Esther. HART, Miss Eva. HARPER, Miss Nina. HAMALINER, Anna and son. HOCKING, Mrs. Elizabeth. HOCKING, Miss Nellie. JACOBSOHN, Mrs. Amy. KEANE, Miss Nora. KELLY, Miss Fannie. LAROCHE, Miss Louisa. LEITCH, Miss Jessie W. LAMORE, Mrs. LOUCH. Mrs. Alice. LEHMAN. Miss Bertha. MELLINGER, Mrs. Elizabeth and child. MALLET, Mrs. A. MALLET, Master Andrero. NYE, Mrs. Elizabeth. PHILLIPS, Miss Alice. PAILAS, Emilio. PADRO. Julian. PARISH, Mrs. L. PORTALUPPI, Mrs. Emilio. QUICK, Mrs. Jane O. QUICK, Miss Wennie O. QUICK, Miss Phyllis O. REBOUF, Mrs. Lillle. RI DSD ALE, Mrs. Lucy. RUGG, Miss Emily. RICHARD, Mr. and Mrs. Emile and son. SINCOCK.. Miss Maude. SMITH, Mrs. Marion. TROUT, Miss Edna 8. WEISZ, Mrs. Matilda. WEBBER, Miss Susan. WRIGHT, Miss Marion. WATT, Miss Bessie. WATT, Miss Bertha. WEST, Mrs. and two children. WELL8, Mrs. Addie. WEj-JJS, Miss J. WELLS, Ralph. WILLIAMS, Charles. ? Survivors whose names do not appear on the original sailing list: BROWN, EDITH. BROWN, T. W. S. CHARLES, W. M. E. CARMACrON, R^NARDO K. M. ? DRJSCOLL, MISS B. FORM DRY, MISS ELOIN. GERRCAI, MRS. MARCY. HEALY, MISS NORAH. HANSON, MRS. JENNIE. I HOSOSONS. MASSEFAME. McGOWAN, MISS ANNIE. McDEARMONT, MIS8 LETITIA, MARE, MRS- FLORENCE. PENSKY, MISS ROSSI. SKELIERY, MRS. W. N. TROUT, MRS. JESSIE. fforao Question as to Identity. WIRELESS VERSION. PROBABLE MEASIXO Becker. Mrs. Alien, Undoubtedly the wme Miss Ruth, Miss as given in oiling M?rr Master Rich* lbt undpr bioci Mary, Maater turn A Belker ard- and three children." "Juliet. Mr. Leroehe." Mm. Joseph Laroche ??Mr La roc tie Slmone." and Slipon I^rocl*. M^Anaa. M*. Wl& LaMlgen. Marshall. Miss Kate. Mra. Marshall. .. Mange, Mr. Paula. May be Mra. wimam Mallcroft, Miss MllUe. Miss Mellora, J. N. May be William Mel lew. ^ V.?rae!l Mrs. Adella. Mrs. Klcbolaa Kasaer. Oi'han.; PVn^r JT Thom.s OTenh.11!. Rosen Mia* Ellaa. Sflina Rogera. Blhrun. UtM Bjnlj. Ulll. SU.en. Chaplains in Congress Refer to Wreck in Prayers The chaplains of both houses of Con gress alluded to the Titanic disaster in their invocations today. Chaplain Pierce, in the Senate, asking the comfort of the Almighty in the affliction, prayed: "Almighty God, our Heavenly Father, who art the confidence of all the ends of the earth and of them that are far off on the sea, our hearts are overwhelmed within us because of the sore distress of our people, and the sad fate that has overtaken our brethren in the great deep. In all their afflictions we are afflicted, and to whom may we turn, O Lord, but to Thee, who art our refuge and our strength and a very present help in trouble. - _ "Thou art the eternal God and Thou art our refuge, fliou hast been our dwell ing place in all generations. The sea is Thine and Thou hast made it. Though Thou slay us. yet will we trust in Thee. Comfort our hearts. O God, and gracious ly grant that neither height nor depth may separate us from the love of God, which it in Christ Jesus, Our Lord. For Thy name's sake, hear our cry and an swer our prayer." ~ ^ Chaplain Couden, in thp House, prayed for more stringent laws for the protec tion of travelers by land or sea, as well as for those exposed to fire and flood. Bed Cross Contribution to China. The American Red Cross Society has cabled $4,000 to China for famine and revolution sufferers, making a total of $124,000 since January 1. (Continued From First Page.) on the Carpathia had been rescued. Early dispatches gave ground for at leairt * faint hope that the Virginian had found and taken on board additional survivor* The wireless messages stating that the Virginia and Parisian reached the scene of the wreck too late to be of service, and that the former was proceeding on her voyage, removed the final shred of hope for such additional rescues. But the fact that 800 had been saved whose names had not been transmitted buoyed up the hopes of friends of those still missing. From the moment of arrival In Wash ington late last evening of the first real news of the disaster to the Titanic, the newspaper offices, telegraph and cable companies and the offices of the various transatlantic lines represented here were besieged with Inquiries from relatives and friends of Washington people thought to be on board the wrecked vessel. Entire City Stricken With Borrow. (Last night's terrible tidings, coming on the heels of the messages to the effect that all had been saved, threw the entire city Into horrified som ?. Under every electric light In the ouwntown section groups of men and women, mainly thea tergoers, stopped to read the awful news contained in the newspaper extras. William B. Silvey Perhaps Lost. Mrs. W. B. Silvey of the Wilmington. 1811 Wyoming avenue northwest, whose son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. William Beard Bilvey of Du luth, Minn., were passengers on the Titanic, received word from New York this morning that her son was prob ably lost, while -his wife's name ap pears upon the list of those saVed. Mrs. Frances S. Deshler of the Wil mington, a daughter of Mrs. Silvey, told a Star reporter this afternoon that she had received a telegram from the White Star line headquarters stating that Mrs. Silvey is saved, but no information could be had regarding Mr. Silvey. The latter was born in Washington and attended the public schools here, but for the past twenty years he has been living in the west. He is a well-to-do real estate operator. It had been the plan of Mr. and Mrs. Silvey to visit Washington upon their return to New York. They first ob tained passage on the Olympic, sister ship of the Titanic, but met with some trouble that made it necessary to take another steamer. Mrs. 8ilvey, according to Mrs. Deshler, had entertained doubts about returning on the Titanic, fearing that something might happen on her maiden trip. Their eighteen-year-old daughter. Miss Melville Silvey, who is attending college at Farmington, Conn.,. was to have met the Titanic at the New York wharf. Carters of Philadelphia Safe. Mrs. Stilson Hutchins of this city re ceived a long-distance telephone call from Baltimore this morning that her cousin, Mrs. Lucille Carter of Philadelphia, and the latter's husband and two children were saved. "I received word they are on board the Carpathia," Mrs. Hutchins says, "but I hardly know whether I can believe the report or not." The report came from Mrs. Polk, mother of Mrs. Carter, who resides in Baltimore. Before her mar riage Mrs. Carter Was Miss Lucille Polk. The Polks and Carters are well known in Washington. Francis Davis Millet of Washington and New York is an artist of international reputation and rice chairman of the com mission of fine arts appointed by President Taft. Mr. Millet maintains a studio in Washington at 1836 Wisconsin avenue northwest, and resides at 2000 O street. His work on the fine arts commission, which was vested with the power to rec ommend the improvements planned for the beautlfication of the National Capital, has made him well known in this city and throughout the country as an artist an* lanscape architect. He had been abroad attending to Important work in Rome. EVERY MEMBER OF CREW LIVED AT SOUTHAMPTON Town Stunned by News ef Disaster, and Sad Soenes ?re Witnessed. SOUTHAMPTON, England, April 16.? Distressing scenes have been witnessed throughout the morning at the White Star offices here, which have been throng ed by the relatives of the crew of the Titanic. The town is absolutely stunned by the news of the disaster, which is the great est blow that Southampton ever has sus tained. Every member of the crew had his heme here, and a large portion of them were natives of the town. PASS ANXIOUS NIGHT Scores of Persons Besiege White Star Line Offices. . LEARN LITTLE DEFINITE Many Inquiries Are Made Concern ing Maj. Butt's Fate. PRESIDENT TAFT TELEGRAPH! No News of Henry B. Harris, But Wife's Name Is on List f of Survivors. \fi> .li NBW TORK, April la?All throug* the night the offices of the White Star line and the newspapers were besieged by scores of persons anxious to leaifc the fate of relatives or friends on board the Titanic, while a flood of telegrams, cablegrams and telephone messages was received, bringing esger inqulriib from different parts of the country. Officials of the White Star line hgfc little news to impart. Wireless operaAofk worked through the night trying to sefM and pick up calls from the scene of the disaster. The wireless was handicapped in the early morning by a thunderstorm, which finally silenced wireless transmfe ston for a time. ?. Gradually the names of the rescued be gan to come through by wireless by wg|r of Cape Race from the Carpathla add were posted In the company's offices. There were some who scanned the lists and turned away with faces showing hopes realised, but many who csane were disappointed and grief stricken. A squad of police and sn extra force of clerks were called to take care of the Inquirers. Ask About Xaj. Butt Repeated calls were made for Informa tion relative to the fate of Maj. Archi bald Butt, President Tail's military aid, who Is returning from a visit abroad. President Taft telegraphed the company early in the day, and was promised im mediate word If anything of a definite nature regarding Maj. Butt was received. Vincent Astor, son of Col. John Jacob Astor, remained up through the night trying to learn the fate of his father. Word came that Mrs. John Jaoob Astor, his stepmother, and her maid were safe aboard the Carpathla. Members of the Guggenheim and Straus families had representatives at the White Star offices throughout the night In an ticipation of some definite word being re ceived concerning Isidor Straus and Ben jamin Guggenheim, who were among the prominent passengers on the Titanic. These names were not in the survivors' lists received up to 8:80 o'clock. Numerous Inquiries were received re garding the fate of Henry B. Harris, the theatrical manager, and his wife. The list shows that Mrs. Harris had been saved, but no word came regarding her husband. Bays Carpathla Has 675. Vice President Franklin of the Interna tional Mercantile Marine Company, said today that he had heard that the Cunarti er Carparthla would arrive here Thurs day evening, and that his information was that there were 675 survivors of the Titanic on board. Mr. Franklin said that he did not expect to receive any fur ther wireless mesage from the Olympic on this side of the Atlantic and that Capt. Haddock, of that steamship, would soon be in position to send all his wireless re ports to the London office. A cablegram from London received at the ateamship offices in the night, con cerning the fate of Sir Cosmo and Lady Duff-Gordon, remained unanswered until this morning, when it was definitely as certained Sir Cosmo and Lady Duff-Gor don were among the passengers taken from the Titanic and now on board the Carpathla. Long distance telephone calls came from Philadelphia throughout the night, inquir ing for the many society folks from that city aboard the Titanic. The name of Mrs. George D. Widener of Elklns Park was posted as among those on board the Carpathla. The names of her husband and her soft, Harry Elkins Widener, did not appear ameng those saved UTAH DT FOR REPAIRS. Warship Slightly Damaged in Col lision With Merchant Steamer, NEW YORK, April la?The battle ship Utah steamed into the navy yard here today for repair of slight Injuries sustained in a collision yesterday with the Merchants' 11ns steamer Condor be- . tween Green point and Gravesend bay. The Utah's Injuries are so slight thst It was at first thoucht no repairs would be necessary. The collision oc curred in the fog. The Condor also was slightly dam aged. SOME OF THE PASSENGERS ON THE TITANIC WHO ARE AMONG THE MISSING.