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THE. FARMER: MAY 8, 1915
mm rm rm fT eTTTTTTTTTV' ii ii ii y II h 19 S3' V TOO-TO " ;:;U --BIG LMJGBT mm TARG 9 TOfEXPEC Y UN DERSEAl ET No Warning Given of Impending Attack, Investi gators Say Four Missiles Fired, in Them- ; scivca vtiiioxii : j --.v.j ; scope Sighted 1,000 Yards From Liner. ' ' ' Lqiidon, May 8 (11 A. MO No warning was given by the submersible which torpedoed and sank! the Lusitania off the 'Irish coast yesterday, according to investigations made today, .,: Look-outs had Jeen ton duty' throughout the., trip. . The periscepe of the submarine was sighted a thousand yards" away iand the next instant they saw the trail left by a tropedo as it flashed on its course. ... . ' ; . Then came a terrific crash as the missile pierced the liner's side followed almost, immediately by another which, littered the ' decks'-with wreckage.' Th-e -course of the '.liner wa3 at once1 turned towards shore. , . . ' . ' :. - s r - " Four - torpedoes apparently were fired at "the Lusitania but ' onlv two of them found their mark: ' The loss' of life cause-d by the tor pedoes themselves and the explosions they caused must have been terribly heavy. ' ; The tragfie freight -' of "bodies ! taken" to Queenstown jbears evidence of the havoc wrought: 'Many of those taken ashore were seriously injured and more' than a score died after they " were removed to 'Cork. and Queens town hospitals. A long 1 line of stretcher bearers marched from the piers as. tugs and trawlers arrived. "The" people of trie Irish city opened their homes, to those who -had been, saved apd everything possible ;is be- ins done for, their comfort. ., ' probably no event: of the war has caused such intense-. -excitement in London as the sinking' .of .the Lusi- tamas , Enormous crowds surrounded offices of. the Cunard line all night, scanning anxiously .the bulletins re ceived from Queenstown.'. The com pany announced aai accurate "list ' of survivors, would be. compiled as speed ily as possible but that the immedi ate need -of those saved were being given first attention. The press of London expresses intense indignation at the tragedy. . . ,, : , : fineengtown, May. 8 (10:80 A.-M.) t-Among the survivors of the,. Lusi tania who have been landed, here are Captain Turner, andtbe first and i second officers. All. the other . offic ers are believed to have perished. There is no evidence, however,' that the time-honored rule of the sea, "Women km! children! firet" . was vio lated.. At least one of ' the-survivors, a ; Toronb'"'' Mwspap man,,v ' gives v.evV- dence'tha- therwag no panic among i the crew "and that the sailors- acted promptly- in getting the passengers in to the ship's boats. , . : -r Apparently every precaution had been taken against; a t surprise'. by a submarine. . Lookouts .were on . . the alert constantly as the giant, rteam ship speeded toward the Irish coast. -Difficulty was experienced . r in launching the boats because of the. heavy list of the Lusitania almost 1m mediately after she was torpedoed. Several of the frail - craft evidently capsized, as they were launched or soon afterwards. Many of the,, passengers ywed their ar Specialty Stocks Tumble Wildly Today New York, May 8. -Overnight de velopments in connection wih sink ing of tJse Lusitania much worse than the fiiianciai district had been led to believe yesterday were reflected in Wall street an hour before the' stock market opened. ? The thoughts of many leaders of finance turned to Washington.1' Bankers and veteran brokers who have b&en accustomed to remain away from the financial district at the week end, were down town 'early. .' Olfices of stock exchange firms were throng ed with customers and onlookers. The heads of the big. international banking houses were on , hand early, having received - cable notices from London and the continent over, night. A jtof rent of Selling' orders was un loosed when the' gong rang. Trans continental as well as English shares were among tne1 weakest issues. Beth lehem 'Steel, a so-called .war specialty! fell a fraction on .the first offering and then dropped, five points from last night's , close. United. States Steel was offered in one block of. 1,000 shares at 52 to 52 1-2 against last night close of 54 1-2. Westinghouse Electric opened with 6,00 shares at 82 , to 85, against yesterday's close of 92. Studebaker declined five - points. . Reading, Good rich, BaldwinLocomotive and Ameri can Oar fell 4 to 5 points and , coppers from 2 . to 3 1-2. points. Trading- was extremely active and the floor was thronged. London's prices for ur securities in no instance were more than fraction ally below the close of the previous day; in the market. ' ' . .; Oti the floor of the. 'stock exchange the scene, before the opening was one of suppressed excitement. A ' very i large percnntage of the . members gathered on . the floor long before the opening. . The visitors' gallery was crowded, many of the spectators being women. . During the-first quarter of an hour trading, 158,000, shares Were sold. Nearly 400,000 shares - changed I hands durirrg the first half hour, re- LIST OF FIRST CABIN PASSENGERS ON BOARD ILL FATED LUSITANIA rescue to lifebelts- which kept them coveries more or less complete were atloat until tney were picked up. Among this number' was Lady Mack wotfth, daughter of David A. Thomas the Welsh "coal king", and Julian D'Alyala, Cuban consul general at Liverpool. .!-. ' !.:;. : ., - Si it MC EXPLOSION ' REVENTS LAUNCHING' '.OF-MANY 'LIFE BOATS Jueenstown',. .May 8. (3 p. m.) The various craft that yesterday af- - temoon . went out from ' here: to the - scene of' the Lusitania. disaster return " ed to Queenstown last night .and .ear- ' ly this morning.1 Ail of them brought survivors in greater or lesser number. : It is npw estimated here that 600 will .'bevthe outside, number of those saved. - No trace has been found' here of eith er ' Alfred "G.- "Vanderbilt or - Charles Frohman. ' '" - " - The latest rescue boats to -arrive are bringing mostly bodies of the dead picked up from the. water at the seen of .the: disaster. - Trie dead, now here no'ttjber 124 and many ; of .them, are women. . . ." - ' ... . .. . ' . ' ' - The naval and military authorities - of Queenstown are. rendering every as " sistance possible in' the removal of the dead in assisting -the injured to hospitals. ! , ': ' ' ' : - - Queenstown " has never 'witnessed , such a scene before. . The dead are ' being conveyed to - morgues and. u n dertaking establishments and num bers of motor cars have been brought into service to take the injured to hos "pitals. .The less seriously injured are . . being helped ashore by sailors and soldiers. ' ' Both-- men andi women rescued. If ' thev are able 'to walk, refuse to re main: in their hotels: They haunt the: docks waiting and. watching for - . friends and . relatives. ; ' ;' ' . Manyof vthe survivors are stj.ll be ! wilder ed from their terrible ,- expei- ences and their ; accounts of. the sink ing of the Lusitania ' are hot ; entirely recorded before the expiration of that period, indicating; the substantial character of the buying.. ', .1 At 11 o'clock the selling movement seemed to have lost its force. At the opening level of prices a few stocks, notably Reading, dropped to the low point reached July 30 last, the day before the stock" exchange was closed because of the European war. CONSUL FINDS 3 AMERICANS clear. - It is, to be noted, however, that t one and v-all unite in eulogizing the manner in which' the.1 ship's offi cers 'behaved. s" ' Vi ' ; ' Five minutes after the 'Lusitania was hit with the second torpedo amidships, she had listed te". such an extent that the lifeboats on one side could not he launched at all. The work vof getting as many "people as possible, for the jnost part women and children,, into, the only boats that could be got clear was, at once un dertaken by the captain, officers aend men of the Lusitania and performed efficiently, and with heroisnu .. - - A . The scene as Ahe : big . liner went dow is described by the survivors as heartrending beyond - words. Bat tling for. life, the passengers called to relatives and friends or bade each other goodbye. : ; . ' The small boats which had gotten away from the side of the liner picked- up a - good many survivors who, with lifebelts or- clinging to wreckage were-, floating on 1 the, surface of. the water. But soon the - boats were all crowded. , These boats "were in turn picked up by rescuing steamers com ing .at full speed from shore, points but in many cases four and more hours elapsed before the rescuers reached -the scene;'.: In ' many cases the only task left for 'these craft was to collect from the water the floating bodies of the dead. '.. Several passen gers were taken aboard trawlers se verely Injured only to die before they eould be transferred ashore. London, May 8. The American consul at , Queenstown, in. a, telegram to the United States , embassy here, says that he had cabled to the state department at Washington a list con taining the names of 43 Americans who have been saved, . , The message adds: .. ' . . . ' ; "There . , may be another dozen Americans not in touch with me. I also believe, that one tender-load of survivors landed at Clonakilty.' ',. ; or later this afternoon. The total survivors at Queenstown number 634.. About 63 corpses remain unidentified. The total number of persons on board the Cunard steamship Lusi tania was 1,918, of whom 1,255 were passengers and 66 5 members of the crew. 1 Following is the list of SALOON PASSENGERS . , A. , - ! ADAMS, Mr. and Mrs. HENRY, Bos ton.- ' - ADAMS, A. H., New York. ADAMS, W. McM., New r York. ALLAN, Lady, and maid, Montreal. , ALLAN, Miss GWEN, and maid, Mon treal.. , ALLES, N. TST., New York. DE AYALA, JULIAN, Cuban Consul General at, Liverpool. ;, v -,v - BAKER, JAMES, England'. . BAKER, Miss M. A., New York. BARTLETT, Mr. and Mrs. G. WJ B:. London. , BATTERSBY, J. J-, Stockport, BERNARD, OLIVER, Boston. BERNARD, C. P., New York. BILICKE, Mr. and Mrs. ALBERT C, Los Angeles. v '.,..,.. BISTIO, X.EONIDAS, Atlanta. ' BLACK, J. J New York- BLOOMFIELD, THOMAS, New York. BOHAN, JAMES, Toronto. BO WEN, E. B., Boston. BOULTON, - Jr., Chicago. : ' . BRAITHWAITE, Miss, Morristown, New Jersey. - BRAND ELL, Miss JOSEPHINE, New Yorkl - - --:.- V -., - '. ' BREDGE, Mr. and Mrs.- ALLAN, New York. '- ' BRODRICK, C. T., Boston. BRODERICK-CLOETE, W., San An tonio, Texas. BROOKS, J. H., New York. ' j BROWN, Mrs. P. C, New York. BROWN, WILLIAM H., Buffalo.' ' BURNSIDE, Mrs. and maid, I?ew ' -York. .''!' '' Bif-UNO, Mr.'and Mrs. A. H. 'Mont , plair, N. J. , v - - BYINGTON, A. J., -London. BYENEKMICHAEIi,G New York. ' ? '- c. " :; . CTTAOOT, D. L,' London. CHAPMAN, Mrs. W., Toronto. ' ( CHARLES, . J. H., Toronto. CHARLES, Miss DORISA Toronto. ; CLARK;, The Rev. COWLEY. London. CLARK, A-, Toronto. . . - COHEN, M., New York. COLEBROOK, H. G., Toronto. CONNER, Miss DOROTHY, New York. . . , ... ' ' COPPING, Mr. and Mrs. GEORGE R-, Toronto. . i . ORIGHTON,,,, Mrs. WILLIAM, New York- ... i . CROMFTON, Mr. and Mrs. PAUL JOHN ajd ALBERTA CROMFTON, and infant and nurse; all of Phila delphia. ' , V . CROOKS, ROBERT W Toronto. CROSS, A- -B. " . . DBRNBERGH, R. E., New York. DERAGE, Mrs. A., New York. DING-WELL, C A.. Chicago. DOUGALL, -Miss C, Quebec. DRAKE, ATJDLEY, Detroit. ' DUNSMUTR JAM RS? Toronto. EMOND, W. A., Quebec. - , PBNW1CK, JOHN, Switzerland. FISHER, pr. HOWARD, -New York PORMANi JUSTIN M.; New York. TA I -TTr r ttr SI TT, CHARLES, K., New York. , . PRIENDENSTEIN, J.. London. FRIEND, EDWIN W., Farmington, .Conn. . .... FROHMAN, CHARLES, and valet. New York. , ' ' ' ... G. ';-; 4 ' GAUTLETT, FRED J. New York. GORBR, EDWARD, New York. GRANT, Mr. and Mrs. MONTAGU, Chicago. SUBMARINE SINKS FISHING VESSEL . London, May, 8.- A despatch -to the Central News from Aberdeen says the steam trawler Bennington, one of the fhre"e which escaped from a German submarine Sunday was sunk by shell fire from a submersible off Aberdeen shire at 4 o'clock yesterday (Friday) afternoon. Trie crew was saved by a Norwegian steamer. PASSENGERS -DEAD c Oil REACHING iPORT , London May 8 The following mes sagerias been received by the Cunard Steamship Company offices at Queens- ' town,:' ' "' ,' :-- "The Stprmcock has landed, about 1 6 0 passengers and, crew. The traw lers Cock and Indian Empire have on - board" about 200, the tug Flying Fish ' about 100, three torpedo, boats 45 i and four dead. P. -j ' v '' ' "We are putting up those landed at hotels and boarding houses- but can not give a -. list of survivors tor some time, as the passengers are in such a ' state that their - immediate' wants : must be given, first consideration." FARMINGTON 'WOMAN SAFE. Hartford ,May 8. A cablegram has been received by her, relatives from Miss Theodate Pope of Farmington, , who a on board the Lusitania, say- lng she is safe. . ,; f . . : MANY SURVIVORS PICKED UP, DYING ' -' London,. May 8.-A number of sur vivors have been landed by fishing boats on Sovereign Island iri the vi cinitv of . Gallev Head. Manv are in a serious condition 'and it "-is feared that some will not survive. -. ; rz. "ENGLAND GOT WHAT SHE DESERVES," VIEW OF GERMAN PAPERS , London, May 8. -The Exchange Telegraph Company has received to day the following telegram from -Copenhagen: , "Berlin newspapers print "the news of the sinking of the Lusitania in co lossal type and hail the successful tor pedoing of the ship as a. new triumph for Germany's naval policy. . The general impression is that England has got what she deserves" DRIFTER LANDS MORE SURVIVORS : London, -May 8- 1:50 p. m. A fur ther telegram has just been received by the British officials from Cork stating that 54 more survivors from the Lusitania . have been landed at Queenstown from a drifter. CUNARD CO. OFFICE BECOMES MORGUE Queenstown, May, 8. The bodies of victims from the Lusitania are arriv ing on every incoming boat. - The Cunard line warehouse which is be ing used as a temporary morgue al ready has been filled and .sixty more bodies have "been taken to the town hall. . . ' , - Diver Lughman, who on April 17, last, was' submerged for four hours at a depth' of 220 feet when his' life line became entangled while working on the submarine F-4 in Honolulu harbor, was put on the transport Sheridan to be taken to San Francis co. He still suffers from the effects of his submersion. HAMMOND, Mr. and Mrs. FREED, To ronto. - - . HAMMOND, Mr. and Mrs. O. H., New York. - HABNWICK, C, C, New York. HTLL Mrs. S. T., London. HODGES, Mr. and Mrs. WILLIAM S. and Children, ,W. J., Jr., 'and DEAN "W., Philadelphia.' - - HOLT, Master W. R G., Montreal. . ' , iJOMH, THOMAS, Toronto. HOPKINS, A. L. New York. .,' HUBBARD, Mr. and Mrs. ELBERTJ mast Aurora, N. Y. HUTC?HINS?I?Mlss P., Orange, J. JEFFREY, C. T., Chicago. JONES, Miss, New York. . . . ., KEETBLE, Mr. and Mrs. W., Torontoj KBLiLETT, FRANCIS C, New Torfc KEMPSON, Mr.,' Toronto. ' KENNEDY, Mrs. C. HICK SON, New York. - ! KBSER, Mr. ; and Mrs. HARRY j., . Philadelphia. ' - - KBTCHDM, Mrs. H. W., ISTesv York. KIMBALL, Mr. and Mrs. H. C, New York. ' " , KING, T. B., New York. KLEIN, CHARLES, New York. KNIGHT, C. HARWOOD, Baltimore. KNIGHT, Miss ELAINE H., Balti more. - -KNOX, S . M., Philadelphia. . LANE, Sir HUGH, England. LASSETTER, Mrs. H. B., London. LASSETTER, F., London. LAURIAT, CHARLES E., Jr., Boston. LEAROYD, Mr. and Mrs. C. A., and maid, Sydney. ! LEARY, JAMES, New "ork. LEIGH, EBAN A., Liverpool. LETTS, GERALD A., New York. LOBB, Mrs. POPHAM. New York. v LOGKHART, R R., Toronto. LONEY, Mr. and Mrs. A. D., and maid, New York. . ' ' LONEY, Miss," New York. LUCK. Mrs. A. C., and two children, Worcetser, Mass; - : - A 'M- ; '.-' McCONNELL, JOHN W., Memphis, Ten. McDONALD, Miss FRANCES, Mon treal. - McLEAN, WILLIAM, New York. McMURRAY, L., Toronto. . McMURTRY, FRED A., New York. MACLENNAN, F. B., New York! MACCONNA, Mrs. HENRY D., New York. MACKWORTH, Lady, Cardiff, Wales. MASON, Mr. and Mrs. STEWART S., Boston. MATHEWS, A. T., .Montreal. MATURIN, Rev. BASIL W-, Oxford. MAURICE, GEORGE, Toronto. MEDBURY, M. B., New York. MEYERS, H. H-, New York1. MILLS, C. B., New York. MITCHELL, JAMES B., Philadelphia. MOODIE, R. T., New York. MORELL, Mrs. M. S-, Toronto. MOSLEY, G. G., New York. MUNRO, Mrs., Liverpool, England. MYERS, HERMAN A., New York. ' Sr.- NAUMAN, F. G., New York. 4- V NYBLO id, GUSTAV ADOLPH, Cana da. - ; -o. . - ', ; ORR, Dr. J. O., Toronto.;, QRR, LEWIS F-. and valet, Montreal. OSBORNE, Mrs. A. B.i Hamilton, On tario. , - y PADLET; Mrs. F., Liverpool, England. PADILLA, FREDERICO G., Consul General for Mexico in Great Britain. PAGE, J. H., New York. - . 1 PAPPADOPOULO, Mr. and Mrs. M. N., Greece. PARTRIDGE, FRANK, New York. PATNTBR, CHARLES B Liverpool PAINTER, Mrs. IRENE, Liverpool, England. . PEARSON, Dr. and Mrs. F. S., New York. - , PEARL, Major and Mrs. F, WARREN infant and. maid, New , York; , s- . PEARL Miss AMY W: W., New York PEARL Miss SUSAN W., and maid. 'New York. . " , PEARL, Master STUART ' DUNCAN D,. New York.' ; - X. ;. ... PERKING, EDWIN, New-York. -PERRY, FREDERICK J., Buffalo. PERRY, ALBERT N., Buffalo. ' PHILLIPS, .WALACE B., New York. PTR'IE, ROBINSON, Hamilton, Onta- ' rto. , - : PIERPOINT, WILLIAM Liver pool,' England. -PLAMONDON Mr. ' and Mrs. CHAR LES 'A.. Chicago. . . POLLAND, HENRY. New York. POPE. Miss THEODATE and maid, Farrrilngton.- Conn. . - . i POWELL, GEORGE A.', New York. ,',"-- - : ;R. RADCTJrFF.-N.. A.. New York. RANKIN, . ROBERT, NeW-Tork. REARDON, F. A., Toronto. REN AN, Dr. OWEN, New York. ' RHYS-EVANS, A- L... Cardiff, . Wales. : ROGERS, Mr: and Mrs. F. A-. Toronto. RUMBLE, T. W. Toronto, i .. RYERSON, Mrs. G. STERLING, To ronto. - RYERSON, Miss LAURA, Toronto. SCHWAB AC HE R , LEO. M.,Baltimore. SCHW ARTE, AUGUST W., New York. SCHWARCZ, MAX M., New York. SECOMBE, PERCY, Boston.. SECOMBE, Miss ELIZABETH, Bos ton, ' ; "; - ' SHIELDS, Mr. and, Mrs. VICTOR P., Cincinnati. SHYMER, Mrs. R. D., New York. SLIDETJj, M. T., New York. SMITH, Miss JESSIE TAFT. Brave- vllle, Ohio. SONNEBORN, H. B., Baltimore. i STACKHOUSE, Commander J. FOS TER, London.. '-, STEPHENS, Mrs. G. W.; Infant, nurse, and maid, Montreal. STEWART, DUNCAN, MontreaL STURDY, C. F., Montreal. , TAYLOR, R. L, Montreal. ' ' THOMAS, D. A.,. Cardiff, Wales., ' THOMPSON, Mrl and Mrs. E. BLISH, Indiana. . i TTBERGHIEN, GEORGE, New York. TIMIS, R., New York. TOOTAL, F. E. O., London.,' , TOWNLEY, ERNEST, Toronto. TROXLEY, E., Toronto. THURTON G. H., Melbourne, Austra lia. ' TRUMBULL, Isaac, Bridgeport. TWENLOW, Miss MABEL. New York. VANDERBILT, ALFRED G... and va let, New Yorki VAN STRAATEN, MARTIN, London, England. !, - - VASSAR, W. "A. F., London. W. WAKEFIELD, Mrs. A. T. New York. WALKER, D.; New York. WATSON, Mrs. WALLACE, Montreal. WILLEY, Mrs. CATHERINE E., Lake ; Forest, 111. WILLIAMS. T. H., New York. WILLIAMSON, C, P., New York. WITHERBEE, Mrs. A. F., and Mas ter A. L., New York. WITHINGTON, LATHROP, Boston. WOOD, ARTHUR, New York. , -.-y. - . .- K - YOUNG, Mr. and Mrs. J. M.,. Hamil- ton, Ontario. ' YOUNG, PHILIP, Montreal. 3 YEARS' WORK COST, $8,000,000; SUNK BY TORPEDO COST, 4,000. The following' estimate may serve to present to the readers of The Farmer a mental picture of the giant liner Lusitania in comparison with the small hut deadly submarine torpedo that destroyed her: Average length of a torpedo 16 feet Length of the Lusitania 790 feet Average eost of a torpedo , . . . $4,000 1 Approximate eost of yie Lusitania $8,000,000 ' Time required to make and test a torpedo . . 3 months Time required to build the Lusitania ?. . . 3 years , " AND' TIME REQUIRED TO DESTROY THE LUSITANIA WITH A TORPEDO . 15 minutes WU'-,UUifilH $9 3 1 yy UUUUUUllil ll Lai New York, May 8. When the Lus itania sailed from here last Saturday she had aboard 1,253 passengers. Some nervousness had been caused because of - the publication in the morning papers of Saturday of an ad vertisement warning intending trav elers that a state of war existed be tween Germany and Great Britain-and her, allies;- that -the zone of war in cludes the waters adjacent to the British Isles; that in accordance with notice given by the German govern ment, vesssels flying the flag of Great Britain;' are liable to destruction, in those waters, and' that travelers sail ing in the war zone in ships of Great Britain or her allies do so at their own risk. ' -.'.' j ': This advertisement was signed "Im perial German , Embassy." This warning apparently did not cause many cancellations for the ship sailed with a very full passenger list. Just before the steamer's departure i. number ofi'the passengers received telegrams at the pier signed- by names unknown to them' and presumed to ba fictitious, advising them not to sail aa the liner was to be torpedoed by sub marines. Alfred Gwynn Vanderbilt was one of the passengers who receiv ed such a message. He destroyed the message without comment. Charles P. Sumner, general agent of the Cunard line, was at the pier and in a statement made then said that the voyage of the Lusitania would not be attended by any risk whatever as the liner had-a speed of 25 knots and was provided with unusual watertight bulkheads. .In commenting on the reported tor pedoing of the Lusitanla, marine men pointed out that in their opinion the Lusitania eould not be sunk by a sin gle torpedo. . " . The . Lusitania was delayed for more than two and a half hours in sailing for Liverpool last Saturday on account of having to take over 163 passengers from the Anchor lino steamer Cameron which was charter ed at the last moment by the British Admiralty. - X- FEW FIRST CLASS PASSENGERS SAFE New York, May 8. The Cunard line issued an announcement to-day saying that kit had received a cable gram from Liverpool which, said the admiralty had announced that only a fewj first class passengers had ,been saved and that three boats were re ported to be ' bringing one hundred bodies to Queenstown. t Alfred Gwyinne Vanderbilt appar ently perished when the; Lusitania went down, according to, a message to Ambassador Page from the United States consul at Queenstown. DR. HOWARD L. FISHER AND SON ALL SAVED. Washington, May 8, Dr. Howard L. Fisher and son, Walter L. Fisher, former secretary of the Interior, who was on the Lusitaiila going to the American Red Cross Unit in Belgium cabled to his wife here to-day that he was safe and well. RS. ALFRED G. VANDERBILT . SEEKING NEWS OF WEALTHY HUSBAND, REPORTED L1ISS H G New York, May Many persons notable In i the business or social life of New York city were among those whose names were missing from -the Jist of survivors of the Lusitania made public by the line here and. at Queens town! Of those not ' reported as be ing saved Alfred G. Vanderbilt is one of the , most widely known. . Inherit ing the bulk of the estate of his fath er, estimated at $70,000,000 to $100,- 000. , He Is' one of the most wealthy men. of New York. ; Mrs. Vanderbilt at her home here was trying today to obtain any news that might show that her husband was saved. . Elbert Hubbard, editor, of the -Phil istine, author of essays and publisher, at.. East Aurora, . N. ' Y-, is, known throughout the country as "Fra .El- bertus." , Charles Frohman, . one. . of the world's best known theatrical pro ducers accompanied , by his wife, was BRITISH GOVERNMENT- DENIES THAT LUSITANIA WAS A also one- of the passengers. Among others whose names had not been in cluded In the list of survivors were: Commander J, Foster Stackhouse, U. S. N. retired., who started for New York in connection with his work for the Belgian . relief committee; A. L Hopkins, president of the Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Co., who was said to haye gone abroad on a - business trip in connection with shipbuilding; C. C. Chever Hardiwck, of Efst Orange, N. J., of the firm of Burr ft-Hardwick, Importers; Gerald JL Letts, : an importer and. dealer in antiques; Herman, A. Meyers, head of the feather Importing house of H. & E. & S. . Meyers; Dr. P. S. Pearson, president of the Pearson Engineering Co., who sailed with his wife for a visit to England; H. S. Stone, who was widely known as the one time head of the book publishing firm of H. S. S. Stone & Co. ; London, May 8 The British government today made the following announcement:: . ' " "The statement appearing in some newspapers that thei Lusitania was armed is wholly. false." - UNIDENTIFIED INFANTS PERISH CLASPED IN EACH OTHERS Queenstown, May 8. Bodies of vic tims who died of injuries or exhaus tion lie in hotels, boarding houses and hospitals. . . Two little children who were brought ashore clasped in each oth er's arms have not yet been identified. Mrs. Stanley Lines., who was brought ashore in one of the ship's boats im mediately started a search of the city to find her husband. She learned at 4 o'clock this morning that he was ly- , L ARL1S ... lng dead in one of the hotels. The women -landing presented a pit iful appearance. ': Some of them were covered only with blankets. Many children were without their parents. . The funerals of most of the British victims will, be held at Queenstown, Sunday. ' ' - Two stokers have confirmed the re port that the steamer was struck by torpedoes. , The first entered No.. 1 stokehold and the second in the en-gineroom. FOUR STEAMERS LEAVE BOSTO IN PATH OF THE LUSST A Boston, May 8 Mrs. Henry Adams, reported among those saved from the Lusitania at Queenstown.. is a resi dent of England. With her hushrand she had been visiting friends here and the couple were ' registered on the passenger list as from Boston. . Be cause of a similarity of names it was thought last night that the names on the list were those of Tenry Adams and wife of Newton but it was learned that they had not sailed. Oliver Bernard, another survivor booked from Boston, is a Londoner who has been here with a theatrical company. 1 News of the loss of the Lusitani;i did not prevent the sailing of the Ley land line freighter Ninian for Man chester, last night, and three other steamers, were to ... sail for ... British ports today. A few cattlemen who had intended to sail on one of thes vessels decided to abandon i t f ?!