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Guggenl .Im was a coward. Tell
her my last thoughts were of her
and of our girls." Last message
of Benjamin Guggenheim, the
smelter king, before he went 'to
his death with Titanic.
T Carnegie hero commission
considering detailing investiga-
tors to get all facts of gallantry
displayed by men passengers of
Titanic, as well as that of the of
ficers and crew.
"Fpr the most part, the behav
ior of th emen as the Titanic went
down was magnificent. A few
cowaras rnea xo gee places on tne
boats, but they were driven out
by sailors." Mrs. Jacques Fut
relle. 1 "I never said that Ismay ought
to be lymmed." Rep. Hughes,
of W. Via., father of Mrs. Lucien
Smith, one of Titanic survivors.
"But I did say that if any officer
of Titanic were found responsible
for the disaster, no treatment
could be.too harsh for them."
"' "Mr. Ismay, to whom I think
the Titanic disaster was largely
attributable, acted in a most bru
tal and cowardly manner."
Senator Rayner, Maryland, in
Senate, after reading statement
of Miss Hughes that Ismay forc
ed crew to place him in lifeboat.
Lifeboats of Titanic, brought
to New York by Carpathia, have
been hidden by White Star line.
Photographer who refused to
leave" dock where they last were
seen, shot at by watchman.
There seems to be many things
the White Star wishes .to hide.
But there ought to be power
enough in the U! S. government5'
to force them to show the life
boats and to tell the truth about
those mysterious wireless mes
sages of Monday which assured
the world that every passenger
aboard Titanic had been saved.
"We struck the berg a glanc
ing blow on the starboard side".
There was no explosion." J.
Bruce Ismay, to United Press
representatitve, just after landing
"I know nothing of it," Ismay
when asked about explosion'at
Barriers against Sunday base
ball to be let 'down in N. Y. for
benefit of destitute survivors of
Titanic. President John T.
Brush, of Giants, has announced
his club will play with Yankees
Sunday afternoon at Polo
grounds, receipts to go to strand
First Sunday in May has been
set aside by Masonic orders of
Washington for memorial serv
ices to memory ofMajor Archi
bald Butt, who went to death on
Titanic, smiling and unafraid.
All British and U. S. steamship
lines have agreed to move pres-'
ent trans-atlantic routes between
three and fouF degrees farther
South than most Southerly-tracks
formerly used, on accbunt of Ti
tanic Hisnstpr. Oiifht to enahle
steamers to avoid all ice drift, and 9
escape much of fogencounterejd
n present routes. A
One of the gravest questions in
connection with the tragedy of
tle Titanic is : Why was the
news of the -disaster withheld for
twenty-four hours by the White
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