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Unsettled tonight and Satur
day , warmer tonight.
Friday Evening,
April 19, 1912 16 Pages
Men Who "Went Down, Down to Death on the Titanic
and Then, Battling and Praying, Saved Themselves
on Driftwood, Are Kescued and Tell the Awful
Story of the Last Moments of the Victims
of World's Greatest Disaster at Sea.
Hsfew York, K T., April 19. Never was there so much
pathos to the sinking of a great ocean liner as attended
the wrecking of the Titanic, according to the stories of the
survivors; never did so many men live through such trying
conditions to recount the details. Several reached here on
the Carpathia last night who actually sank with the great
ship, then came to the surface and were rescued. Their
stories sound like a voice from the tomb.
Graphic Star;- ef Rescue.
Maj. Gracie. United States army, who
last night related a graphic story of the
-wrecking of the gigantic steamship and
of the details of the rescue, supplement
ed it today with additional details.
After sinking with the great ship, he
"Again and again I prayed for de
liverance, although I felt sure that the
end had come. My greatest difficulty
was in holding my breath until J. came
to the surface
Men ana Wemca Dying.
"I reached the surface after a time
that seemed unending. There was noth
ing in sight save the ice, which dotted
the ocean, and a large field of wreck
age. There were dying men and women
all about me. groaning and crying pit
eouslj. "The second officer and J. B. Thayer,
jr . who were swimming near, told me
that Just before my head appeared
above the water, one of the Tttanic's
funnels separated and -fell apart near
me. scattering the bodies in the water.
"I saw wreckage everywhere. All
that came within my reach I clung to.
A great crate-like block of wood floated
within my grasp and I grasped it. It
seemed to be sufficiently large to keep
me afloat. At this moment, however, I
saw an overturned boat a short dis
tance away and swam to it. I caught
the arm of a man who grasped it, threw
my leg over the boat and rested on it.
"On this raft it was really a col
lapsible boat that was called a raft
there already were lying more than 20
men who seemed to belong to the
Titanic's crew. Two men. one in the
bow, the other In the stern, propelled
us through the wreckage with pieces
of wood, which answered for oars.
Dying Mea Forced From Raft.
"Presently the raft became so full
that it seemed she would sink if more
came aboard and the crew, for self
preservation, had to refuse to permit
others to ciimD aooaru. tua w eu.
once the most pathetic and the most
horrible scene of alL The piteous cries
of those around us still ring in my ears.
I will remember them . to y dying
" 'Hold on to what you have, old boy,
we shouted to each man who tried to
get aboard. "One more of you aboard
would sink us all' Arid many whom we
refused, answered, as they went to their
death :
" 'Good luck and God bless you.'
"All the time we Were' buoyed and
sustained by hope for rescue. We saw
lights in all directions, particularly in
front, where green lights shone and
rockets were fired - in he air. "We
learned laetr that the lights and the
rockets came from one of the Titanic's
life boats.
All Prayed for "Deliverance.
"And so we passed the night with
the waves washing over us and the
raft buried deep In the water, under
our feet.
"Did we pray? Men who seemed to
have forgotten Ions: 'ago how to address
their Creator, recalled the prayers of
in preparing. He said he would returr
to England to duplicate the data.
Swedish Officer's Story.
S. H. Bjornsten Steffanson, of Stock
holm, a lieutenant in the Swedish Ar
titllery Guards, who was a first cabin
passenger on the Titanic, said:
"I was in the smoking room talking
with Hugh Woolner, an Englishman,
when the crash came. We rushed to the
deck. A man at the rail told us he had
seen an iceberg 50 feet higher than the
top deck just go by. The lights did
not go out and there was no confusion
at first.
"I said to Wollner:
" "We had better lump.' and we both
'umped. When we came up, we found
ourselves beside a collapsible life boat.
We grabbed it and were towed along
for a few minutes, when the Titanic
men who manned the boat said they
could take two more passengers aboard
and hauled us In. A second later, a fat
man bobbed up in front of the life boat
and he too, was taken aboard. The
three of us brought the gunwales of
the boat close to the water, but in the
perfect calm, she floated.
Saw Titanic Officer Shoot Pistol.
"We were about 200 feet from the
Titanic when we saw her lights go out. J
inirry second later mere was a roar
and we saw her settle slowly and then
plunge, head-down, for the bottom. It
was quiet for a moment. Then persons
aboard the Titanic came to the surface
and there was a most terrible cry.
"Just as the Titanic settled for the
last plunge, I saw one of the officers
shoot his revolver into the air twice."
Heroism of the English sailors who
went down with the Titanic was the
one thing which most impressed Paul
Cheveret, the Canadian sculptor, who
left the steamship in one of the first
life boats. lowered. He said there was
no sign of cowardice among the male
passengers or the crew.
"I was off the Titanic before thera
was any real panic," Mr. Cheveret said.
"I will take my hat off to the English j
seamen who went down with their ship
nd to the men who manned the life
boats. Every man of them was a man.
Two Kxptealens en Titanic
Resolution Providing For
Election of Senators-Prob-ably
Will Pass Senate.
White Star Line Managing
Director Says He Got in
After the Women.
Phoenix, Ariz., April 19. In the sen
ate today a resolution demanding the
direct election of senators prooably
will be passed. The bill authorizing
the state and municipalities to engage
In industrial pursuits passed the'sen
rate 15 to 4, two Republicans and two
Democrats voting in the negative.
Bills providing for an investigation
of state offices and to furnish more
help to the secretary of state also
passed the house. The senate commit
tee having in charge the Kinny bill
prohibiting employment of non-English
speaking persons in mines and
smelters, submitted majority and mi
nority reports. The majority report
lecommended the attachment of a ref
erendum clause for a vote In the next
general election and the minority rec
ommended an indefinite postponement.
The majority report was- adopted and
the bill -was sent back to the commit
tee to attach the referendum clause.
The senate passed a resolution for
a committee to arrange an exhibit at
the San Diego exposition. The house
passed a bill which provides that for
eign corporations must conduct their
litigation in the states courts. There
-a as a hard fight on this bill, which
passed 18 to 14, with three absent.
The first Republican resolution yet
to pass the legislature has just gone
through. This Js the resolution in
viting senator La Follette to visit Phoe
nix and address the lawmakers. There
was no opposition. Wilson. Clark and
La Follette have already been Invited
and others are in prospect.
Osteopaths Lose Fight.
The hopes of the osteopaths for an
independent examining board have
gone glimmering. The senate commit
tee of the whole has recommended for
indefinite postponement the bill mak
ing this provision and there is no hope
that this ball, or a similar one, will
pass at this session at least. To take
the place of this bill another has been
introduced by Dr. Sims, one of the
members from Cochise county. The
Sims bill recognises the osteopaths, but
in a aiiierent way. it provides for a
medical board to consist of five mem
bers, one of which shall be an osteo
path. But it contains many other pro
visions that are extremely distasteful
to practitioners not of the "regular"
schools and is said to be too friend
ly to the "doctors" trust."
Attorney General's Appropriation.
The governor has signed the hill
making an appropriation for the at-
l to
"Not long after the ship struck, there
me the first big explosion; then came,
a moment later, the second. It was this
second explosion that did the most
mniage. It blew away the funnels aud
tore a big hole in the steamer's side
and caused the ship to rock as if she
were an eggshell.
"The Titanic careened to one side and
passengers making for the boats were
spilled into the water. The ship filled
rapidly and I jumped into a boat as it
swung down the side."
A "Woman's Experience.
Mrs. Edgar J. Meyer, of New York,
"When the ship struck, we ware in
our cabin. My husband went out on the
deck. He came down and said we had
hit ttn icebere-. I said I was nervous.
their childhood and murmured them i Several people said the accident was
over ana over again, we sara uie j of no Importance.
torney general's office and the mess
I ure is now a law. The bill approprt
j ates approximately S10.MV for the an-
Uno-h Wnllnor- ann at Thfttnas Wnll- I nua expense Of this Office.
ner, R. A, of London, says there werw ' , Tn governor has also signed the bill
two explosions before the Titanic sank ror " appointment of a commission to
He believes he was the last person to I select a site for an industrial school
leave the Titanic To a friend he said: i and it 1s
Lord's prayer again and again to
"Long before light, we stood in col
umns, two deep, back to back, balanc
ing ourselves, fearful to move lest the
delicate balance should be disturbed
and all of us thrown again Into the
water. The hand of God seemed to have
soothed the sea and It was calm.
"An age seemed to have passed when
we first saw the twinkling lights of the
Carpathia. We recognised her as our
rescuer. The Marconi operator one of
the 35 on the raft confirmed our hopes
by saying that he knew it was the Car
pathia. While we looked, someone
whispered that there was also a ship
behind us. We dared not turn about to
look, so fearful were we that we would
disturb the balance.
False Hope Aroused.
"The second officer finally ordered
one man to look behind. The slipping
of one man would have meant the
death, probably of all of us. The man
who looked passed the word that there
was no ship behind.
"When the day broke, four of the
Titanic's life boats were seen on our
port side. Tie second officer blew his
whistle to call attention to our pre
carious condition and the head life boat.
towing another, came to help us.
The transfer, fraught with peri!,
followed. The second officer was the
last man off the raft. Just before he
left it. he lifted into the boat the body
of a sailor who had died of cold and ex
posure as we prayed.
"I. with my sogged overcoat heavy
with water, pitched head foremost into
the boat, trying my utmost not to dis
turb the equilibrium of the craft. In
this boat I saw several of my com
panions on the raft. Others had got
into the other boats.
Tee Many Far the Beat.
"Our boat, however, had more than
its complement, 65 persona Fortdnate
Ij. the Carpathia was close. Otherwise.
so officers of the Carpathia afterwards
tol me all In the boat would have
perished in the moderate blow that
came up an hour later.
"We all suffered from cold, especially
those of us who had no hats. It
semed an age before we reached the
'arpathla, where all were ready for us
with medicinal aid. food and drink to
restore us. Nothing can exceed the
kindness of those who provided for our
needs aboard the Carpathia."
Col. Grade said his most serious lose
was that of his manuscript on the war I
. i, wwen ne dbq spein a iuiijs uumj
"I made my husband promise if there
was trouble hewould not make me
leave him. We walked around the
deck awhile. An officer came u; and
cried: 'All women into the lifeboats.'
My husbaad and I discussed it, and the
officer said: 'You must obey orders.
now a la vr. Thft inmfYiifiion
has not yet been named.
Kinney, Roberts and Wessel are the
senators appointed to confer with the
house committee on Uie senate amend
ment to the recall bill. Their report is
expected within a day or two, though
final action will hardly come before the
end of the week.
The bill prohibiting the employment
of tubercular teachers In the public
schools has been recommended for pass
age in the senate.
Declares There Is No Order
Por Concentration of
Mormons of Mexico.
O. P. Brown, official representative
of the Mormon colonies of Mexico, with
headquarters at El Paso, says the story
in The Herald of Thursday under a
Douglas. Ariz., date line. Is without
We went down into the cabin, and we ; foundation. He says the Mormons have
decided on account of our babv to Dart
He helped me put on warm things. I
got into a boat. An English girl and I
rowed for four hours and a half. . Then
we were picked up at 6 oclock in the
morning. When it went down, we
heard the screams of the people left
on the boat."
Capt. Smith's Death.
George A. Braden (on the passenger
list as George Bray ton) told how Capt.
Smith met his death.
"I saw Capt. Smith while I was in
the water. He was standing on the
deck all alone. Once he was swept
down by a wave, but managed to get
to his feet. Then, as the boat sank, ha
was knocked down by a wave and this
feme disappeared from view."
Mrs. Churchill Candee. of Washing
ton, D. C, was taken from the Car
pathia with both legs broken. She was
hurried In an ambulance to hospital.
Mrs. Candee said she received ter in
juries while getting into a lifeboat.
Most of the men saved saved, she de
clared, were picked up from the wa
ter, having plunged overboard after
the lifeboats had been launched.
"Maj. Archibald Butt and Col. John
Jacob Astor died like heroes," she said,
but before she could tell more of the
story of their end she was hurried
Aator and Stead Freeie.
One version of the deaths of Jons
Jacob Astor and William T. Stead waa
told by Philip Mock, who with his sis
ter. Mrs. Paul Schabert. was among
the survivors.
"Many men were hanging on to rafts
in the sea," said Mr. Mock. "William T
Stead, the author, and Col. John Ja
cob Astor clung to a raft. Their feel
became frozen and they were com
pelled to release their hold. Both were
Beat Running at High Speed.
H. Haven, of Indianapolis, said the
Titanic was going at high speed when
she struck and tnat tne neimsman ap
parently had seen the danger and put
the helm over, for the boat veered to
port, and struck the iceberg a glanc
ing blow. This ripped off a large see-
not been warned to concentrate at Co
Ionia Morelos, and is particularly em
phatic in denying that congressman
Smoot has sent any advice whatever
concerning the movements of Mormons
In Mexico.
Greenville. Miss.. April 19 Six lives
are known to have been lost by the
breaking of the Mississippi river levee
at Beulah, Miss., Wednesday night.
All of the victims were negroes.
It is believed many more persons
have perished. Twenty houses in the
direct path of the flood were swept
away and more than 100 persons were
New York, N. Y., April 19. The story
of how the Titanic met Its fate ' was
told -today to the United States senate
investigating committee Into the Ti
tanic disaster by J. Bruce Ismay, man
aging director of the White Star line.
Wnen asked the circumstances un
der which be left the boat, Mr. Ismay
replied almost in a whisper:
"One of the boats was being filled.
Officers called out to know If there
were any more women to go. There
were none. No passengers were on the
deck. As the boat was being lowered,
1 got Into it."
The details of the story was drawn
out by senator William Alden Smith,
chairman of the special subcommittee
charged with the examination of wit
nesses, and senator Newlands.
"The accident took place on Sunday
night," said Mr. Ismay. "The exact
time I do not know, because I was
asleep. The ship sank, I am told, at
Net Going at Full Speed.
"She was built to go SO revolutions
and had never been speeded up to that.
We never had all her boilers working.
It was our intention to speed the boat
up to her full quota on Tuesday, but
tue catastrophe came to prevent it"
Mr. Ismay said it was arranged be
tween him and captain Smith of the
Titanio not to arrive at Now York
light ship before 5 a. m. Wednesday.
"There would have been no advan
tage In arriving earlier," he added,
"Was there any attempt to lower the
boats of the Carpathia to take on pas
sengers after you west aboard her?"
asked senator Smith.
"There were no passengers to take
on," said Mr. Ismay.
"In your life boat what course did-
you take?" the senator asked.
"We saw a light and headed for it"
said Mr. Ismay.
"How long were you in this life
boat?" "About four houra."
Carried 20 Lifeboats.
"How many lifeboats were on the
Twenty, altogether, I think," re
plied Mr. Ismay. "16 colapsible and
four wooden boats."
"Were all the lifeboats that left the
Titanic accounted for?"
"I think so; I've been told so. but
I do not know of my own knowledge."
In response to questions, the wit
ness estimated the speed t the ship
when she struck at 11 knots.
Senator Smith asked the witness If
he had anything to do with selecting
the crew for his lifeboat
"J, dW not" was the snappy reply.
Can you tell us," senator Smith
asked, "anything about the inspection
certificate that was issued for the Ti
tanic before she sailed."
"I know that the government inspec
tion was thorough or the boat never
cuuia nave saiiea.
Had Preeer umbpr nf TXnntm
"Do you know whether the Titanic
had its proper number of lifeboats?"
"Yes. she had; I think there were 20
boats altogether."
Turning to the construction of the
ship, Mr. Ismay declared the ship was
especially constructed so that with any
two of the larger compartments full of
water she still w uld fl-at
"If the ship had struck head on, she
probably would be afloat today," he
"Did any of the collapsible boats
"No, sir."
"Did you attempt to Interfere with
the working of the wireless on the
-Tha, captain probably will tell you
I was not out of my room from the
time I got Into It until last night" waa
the reply.
"During your voyage did you know
you were in the vicinity of Ice?" sena
tor Smith asked.
"I knew some had been reported," re
plied the witness.
He said the ship was not In proximity
to icebergs Saturday or Sunday, al- '
though he knew the ship would be near
ice on Sunday night The witness said
he knew nothing of the Amerlka and
the Titanic talking by wireless about
icebergs. ;
Carpathian Captain Testifies
Gallantry of the Captain and Crew Praised by Passengers Some of the Men Who Sank
With the Ship Live To Tell the Story of the Ocean's Greatest Tragedy.
Ismay Declared To Have Taken the First Boat.
New York, N. Y., April 19. Seven hundred and forty-five persons, mostly wo
men, sicliin heart and body, Wrote into the annals of maritime history today the loss of the
biggest steamship ever built by man. They Were the survivors of the ice-riven White Star
liner Titanic which sank bow foremost, with 1595 souls'abdard, her captain at the bridge,
her colors flying and her band playing "Nearer, My God, to Thee," in 2000 fathoms of
water, off the banks of New Foundland under starlit skies at 2:20 a. m. Monday.
With one voice they told of the splendid heroism of those who remained behind to
find' a watery grave that they might live.
Captain Smith died, they said, as a gallant sailor should, after having first placed all
the women who would go, aboard the lifeboats. There were many who stayed behind to
die in their husband's arms. ,
From their narratives stand out in bold relief the following facts!
The Titanic Was making 21 knots an hour when she struck lne iceberg.
No one at first thought she would sink-
She remained afloat more than two hours.
The iceberg ripped open her hull below the water line.
Instant panic was averted by captain Smith's terse appeal to his crew: "Be British,
my men.
A small number of steerage passengers tried to rush for the life boats and Were held
back by the crew and other passengers.
The Titanic turned her nose for the bottom when the last life boat was less than a
hundred yards away' reared her stern high in the air and trembled for a moment before
seeking the bottom.
There were two explosions when the inrushing waters reached her boilers.
When she sank to silence a moment later, the cries and supplications of 1500 dying
men rose in chorus indescribable over the spot where she went down. For hours the surviv
ors rowed in lifeboats over a calm sea in bitter- cold until the Carpathia picked them up'
In the aftermath today of the disaster, the principal developments were the testi
mony of J. Bruce Ismay, managing director of the White Star line, before the senate inves
tigating committee, and the removal of surviving members of the Titanic s crew aboard the
The total saved from the Titanic was officially placed today al 705 by W. W.
Jeffries, general passenger agent of the White Star line, although the latest revised list of
survivors accounts for 745 persons. If the White Star report is accepted as final, the total
number of dead is increased to 1635.
Captain Called A Hero; Ismay Denounced By Women
But for the unparalleled self-sacrifice
and heroism of Capt Smith and
the Titanic's officers, the sea would
nave claimed an even-greater toll when
lowered and how husbands and wives
said their last farewells.
"When the crash came," he said, "the
Titanic was going 23 knots. She ripped
Captain Rostron. of the Carpathia, i International Marine company, stepped
followed Mr. Ismay. He told Mr. Smith ' lnto tns last coat- Johnson said there
mat ne nao ueeu captain or tne Car- were '-" women irii on me oecK. tie
the ship went down: from the bridge, i herself anart. There was no nanlc It
captain Smith called through his meg- . was very quiet When the boats were
phone. "Be British' and that became j lowered, there were many who refused
the rallying cry of officers and crew." ! to go.
Such was the graphic description of Woman Keraalax With Husband,
the conduct of the men responsible for j "One of the most pathetic scenes
the saving of human souls on the i was the refusal of Mrs. Isador Straus
smitten Titanic as told today by John , to leave hex husband. She remained
Johnson, a member of the crew, who , with him to the last
took an oar in a life boat. j When the first signal was given to
The Kseape of Ismay. lower the boats some of the crew
John Bruce I .av. president of the i pressed forward. It was then that
tne raiiy cry came througn tne meg
aphone from the bridge 'Be British,
pathia since last January, bat that he
had been a seaman 27 years.
"What day did you 'last sail from
New York with the Carpathia?" asked
senator Smith.
"April 11," said captain Rostron.
"bound for Gibraltar. We backed out
(Continued on Page 6.)
j was forced Into the boat by officers
oi tne snip ana this was done John
son says. Just as the boat was being
Johnson gave his version of how the
ship struck the iceberg and went down:
hlw officers and ma?e passengers stood
unafraid on the decks awaiting the in
evitable hour; how the life boats were
my men!'
"It was captain Smith's voice.
"Every man obeyed the command
and faced death calmly. They knew
there was no hope and as the big.
crew that rowed the boat She de
clared that Ismay knew Mr. Cardexa
was an expert oarsmen and beckoned
him into the boat Cardesa manned
an oar."
Mrs, Wm. Bucknel. of Philadelphia,
after telling of taking an oar and
rowing until her "hands were bits
tered" said:
"After boarding the Carpathia. Mr.
Ismay was closeted in a cabin until a
committee of survivors demanded that
he see them. He then appeared. Re
plying to questions. Ismay said the
White Star line would 'do all in Its
power to make partial reparation for
the suffering of the survivors.' "
Captain Rescues Baby.
George Borden, of l.os Angeles, who
was rescued by the Carpathia, said:
"Captain Smith was washed over
board from the bridge. He swam to
where a baby was drowning and
Not Much Joy In the Journey Taken
By Thirteen Who Go To Leavenworth
By Timothy Turner
Stern Deere of Federal Court Makes Comrades of Men Who Ordinarily Would
Walk In Different Paths.
strong English seamen assisted the swam with it to a lifeboat and then
women and children into the boats, turned back to the steamer. About
they gave no sign that they realized , the time he got back, there was an
that the captain's words, Be Brltlshr i explosion. The entire ship trembled,
had sealed their fate. "I secured a life preserver and
'They remained at their posts and j jumped overheard. At that time the
died like men." ; band was playing. I was picked us
Isawy Looked To Owb Safety. ! by a boat after being in the water
Two women survivors disagree with
Johnson as to the action of Ismay.
According to Mrs. W. J. Cardexa. of
Philadelphia. J. Bruce Ismay not only
was safetly seated in a lifeboat be
fore it was filled, but selected the
two hours."
Death of Henry Harris.
"I was beside Henry B. Harris, the
theatrical manager, when he bade hi3
wife goodbye and assured her it was
customary for women to leave first
(Continued on page S.)
"Canvass actively and accept freely applicants for all arrai of the serv
ice UBtH further ntrHctIens,M came a telegram today to Maj. O. X. Bar
ney. TJMed States array recruit leg officer la BI Paso.
The order earae from Gen. Iadd, adJHtant general of the array.
"J. Barney declined to comment upon the order.
Sa" Francisco, fat. prll 1. F Irst Lieut. James Regan, la charge of
the array recruiting offices la an Francisco, has received instructions sim
ilar to these reeel ed by Maj. Barn ey at El Paso.
JJL. were smiling, all but two.
Those who did not smile were
Americans. All the rest were
Mexicans. There were 13 in all, what
ever that number might imply. And
they left El Paso Thursday evening
bound for Leavenworth. Kas., where
the big federal penitentiary la
The party consisted of those receiv
ing penitentiary sentences at the re
cent term of federal court in El Paso.
Most of them will do a "bit" for smug
gling munitions of war to tne re Deis in
Chihuahua That Is a crime, the law
says. For that crime most of the 13
will remain up there in Kansas for at
least a year. Some got a year and a
day; others a year and a month. None
got more, or less.
Smiles, With the Joy Lacking.
They walked into the union station
guarded by John H. Rogers, United
States deputy marshal, who with three
assistants will see the prisoners safely
through the doors of the penitentiary.
They had to wait a spare five minutes
for their train, and they chatted to
gether. The Mexicans laughed easilv
it seemed. Their wrists were bound
with iron cuff. They were bound
together in naJrs. so that one had to
ask aonther's permission to light a
cigaret But they onl smiled about
Those who looked most sullen were
two Americans, Wylie Phillips and
TTank Green. Phillips U the member
of the El Paso militia company who
was convicted of conspiracy to smug
gle arms to the Mexican rebels. His
wife, who sine- his trouble has bp-n
as close to him as they allowed, was
not there.
The Weeping Wife and Cooing Baby.
During the last week the prisoners
have been allowed to see,, their wives
and babies. The wives were asked to
remain away from the station and not
to see the departure. But one woman
with a child came to weep, only one.
She held her face close to the Iron
grating as the prisoners filed out to
the train. The child thrust Its hands
through the bars.
Arrival Of the
Ship Carpathia
Account of the docking of
tke great ship, first stories
of survivors, details ot the
sinking and of the rescues
will he found on pages Ten,
Eleven and Sixteen.
Another man who did not smile was '
.Frank Green. He appeared the higher
class of all, the higher class of inteldi- i
gence. He wore eye glasses, and was '
well dressed, a man of middle age. He J
was convicted of forging a postoffice
money order. ;
Unhappy Or. "Molina.
Then there was Ir. Rafael L. Molina,
the physician of Cludad Juarez, who
many months ago was arrested charged
With conspiracy in connection with the
Keyes revolutionary movement in Mex
ico. Molina held in his lap a bulging
bag filled with pamphlets and books.
They were mediral tracts, he said, for
he did not wish to waste his time while
in prison. Would they allow him to
take the books along? That was good,
les. he was contented enough, content
ed only but for his family. Ah. it was
the innocents that suffer. There were
eight of them, the wife, a sister and six I
utie ones. Thev had no means or sup
port. And he was going away.
The Ordinal-) Type.
There were others, all ordinary Mex
ican types, and all smQtng now and
then, perhaps just to show they could
smile. Tomas Montes, many times ar
rested as a amucrier: Teodoro Guerra.
Rafael Palz. K M. Franco, R. A." Do-
rame, Fernandez Palomarez, Jose Agul
r, Sllvestre Lomas, Jose Gomez, Juan
Hidalgo Nearly all were convicted of
Violat'ons of neutrahti laws.
But there was no amusement in thoe
smi'es The smile of a sad man Is not
good to look at Now they are merely
P"i8oner,, but soon thev will be con
Mcts ti.l the question is, will the
smile last?
Tabulation of Lost and
Rescued In Titanic Disaster
New York, W. Y., April 19. Tabulation of passengers ami crew on board
Titanic, together with these saved and lost, has been compiles: from figures in
the statement issued by the committee of passengers as follows:
Approximate number passengers aboard:
First class 330
Second class 320
Third class 750
Officers and crew T , ....S40
- . , T0U1 " 2340
1 number of passengers saved by Carpathia:
Firstdas. 210
Second class 125
Third class ......'. 200
Total passengers saved 535
Members of crew saved:
Officers ....: 4
Seamen '"'
Stewards .." "!!!!T 96
Firemen -,.
Total members of crew saved 218
Total number perished 1505
First asd second cabin passengers '.'.'.'.'. 660
First and second cabin passengers saved '. 335
Total second cabin passengers lost 315

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