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500 SO. EEORIA ST 398
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 173 Chicago, Tuesday, April 16, 1912 One Cent
1,492 GO DOWN TO THEIR DEATH IN LOSS OF
"WORLD'S GREATEST LINER"
Women and Children Saved; Men Stay To Die; Pitiful
Scenes as News Is Awaited; World's Most Noted
Names Among "Missing"
This late photograph is a good likeness of the steamer Titanic,
largest of the world's 'great-liners, as she appeared before her thril
ling crash, with a submerged iceberg at sea.
New York, April 16. It is now
practically certain that 1,492 hu
man beings went to their death in
the loss of .the giant Titanic on
the ice banks of Newfoundland.
.Thelas;t'hope. thatany butJhe
866 passengers picked up by the
Cunarder Carpathia, now bound
for. this! city, had been rescued,
went glimmering at noon today.
Up to that tjme, relatives and
officials of the White Star line