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0.S." that poor Jack Phillips sent
"I don't like to think about
that me in my bed, sleeping, and
Jack Phillips facing death, and
sending his last despairing mes
sage before the water reached
the dynamos, and getting no an
swer from me.
"You see the Parisian was
nearer than the Carpathia. Wc
-might have gtft there in time, and
but I was sleeping. ...
"When I awoke Monday morn-
. ing, and fitted on my wireless
cap, the call q$ the Carpathia was
" the first I received. They told us
the story, and of how it was too
late for us to 'do anything, be
cause there was Inothing but
drifting wreckage left of, the Ti
tanic' V -
Captain Haines confirmed
Sutherland's story of a clear
night, a calm sea, and of the fre
quent warnings sent the Titanic.
He was askd:
"Would it be possible that an
iceberg would lie so low in the
water that it would t impossible"
to see it on a clear night?"
- Captain-Haines hesitated for a
moment. Then he said, slowly:
"I never have heard of an en
tirely submerged iceberg of a size
Jrge enough to wreck the Ti
"tanicV' He would not say more, al
though he freely admitted he
never had seen a clearer night in
April off the Newfoundland
coast than last Sunday night,
There is a Relief here that not
all of the boats of the Titanic
.were launched; and it is, cons id? (
ered certain that at'Ieast 200 sail-'
ors, asleep in their quarters for
ward, and a number of steerage
passengers, were instantly killed
when the Titamc struck.
It seems certain now that the
Titanic dynamos gave out four
minutes after the crash, and that
thereafter everything Was dark
ness and confusion. '
Sailors will not talk of what
probably happened in the dark
ness. CThey shiver, and turn
The newspapers here directly
chargd that someone has been
withholding the news. They- also
say the Carpathia, for the sake of
the health of the Titanic sur
vivors, should have been ordered
into this harbor instead f New
Cloudy and contin
ued cool tonight
and Friday for Chi-
ago and vicinity;
moderate to brisk
- 3 f
1 Clarence Carr, who murdered,
Mrs. Emily Shaw, 1366 W. Ohio
street, while she was asleep, and
hen cut his throat, died at the
county hospital. vThe murder oc
curred several weeks ago. Carr
was a rejected1 suitor of the dead'
Everything in life is relative.
To a man who drives mules even
a stern wife seems to be unstyb-born.