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FULL TELEGRAPHIC AND CABLE NEWSSERVICE 1
OF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DAY BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 197 Chicago, Tuesday, May 14, 1912 One Cent
TITANIC SURVIVOR CLAIMS WHITE STAR LINE DID
NOT RETURN HIM HIS VALUABLES
Says He Gave Sailors on Carpathia $45,000 in Papers and Cash to
Put in Safe Keeping.
That the- White Sar Steam
ship Co., owners of the giant liner.
Titanic, which sank off Cape
Race, carrying to their death over
1,500 passengers, did not turn
over to the survivors of the disas
ter the valuable that were placed
in the hands of sailors for safe
keeping, is the charge of Harry
Mueller, 17, whose father, mdth
er, brother and sister were vic
tims of the disaster.
Young Muel.ler was picked up
nearly dead, by one of .the life
boats after the big liner went to
the bottom, and taken aboard the
Carpathia. There, 'he said, sail
ors came among the passengers
fo relieve them of money and val
uables and deposit them in a safe
He said he gave up $45,000 in
papers and cash. When he reach
ed New York he was taken to the
steamship company's offices, and,
without being given his money,
he sayshe signed a paper.
He is not certain what the
paper contained. He thinks it
was something to show that he
CHICAGO MYSTERY GIRL
. IS CLAIMED AGAIN.
The mystery surrounding the
identity of the woman found slain
in a t deserted- bungalow in Los
Angeles was further complicated
t5day b,y the positive declaration
by Mrs. Margaret Riley that the
body Was that of her niece., Kath
erine Dowling, -who formerly
lived on Wl 12th st, near. Paulina.
The belief that the murdered
wnman w:tf; TVTi;; "Rlimhpth Rlirns
was exploded today by the receipt"
ot a telegram rrom ieeaies, vai.,
saying that Miss r,Burns was
The identification of the body
as Miss Dowling by 'Mrs. Riley
has' not convrnded detectives that
they have'unrayeled the mystery.
TKc body has been just .as posi
tively ' identified as that", of four
Other persons, Mrs'Katherine
Commings of Tacoma, Wash.?
Miss Boucher, a trained nurse,
formerly employed in Chicago ;
Betty Katherine Wilson, former
resident of Venice, Cal., and Mrs.
Mary Gibson of San Diego.