Winnipeg Free Press

April 16, 1912

Issue date: Tuesday, April 16, 1912
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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 16, 1912, Winnipeg, Manitoba r: WEATHER .POB.raOA.Sa': FJne and milder. Sun rises 5.35 a.m., sets 7.25 i> tn Moon 5.2S a.m., seta p.ra. WINNIPEG, -APlilL I 'l TV.'ENTY-EJGHT PAGES. NO. 244. Most Appalling Marine Disaster in the World's Reports of Rescue of Passengers Only Partly Sank at 2.20 Monday Morniftg, Hours Before Rescuing Ships vivors to the Number of 675 Picked up From JJfe Boats by The That Other Passengers are Aboard the Virginian and Parisian, -But There is no Certainty of Message Gives Little Hope That Male Passengers Have Be.en Boats Accounted For Show Only 6759 Mostly Women and Children, List of Survivors Give Names of Alice Fortune and Mrs. WITL Graham, of Included John Jacob Astor, C M.'Hays, B. Guggenheim, J9 B, Thayer, Alfred Vanderbilt, Isidor Straus, F.. D. Millet and Many Other Notabilities. LATEST LOST. New York, April 16, 3 was learned late'to- night that the full test of the message from the steamship Olympic, reporting the sinking of the Titanic, only a por- tion of which .had been made public earlier in the evening, the opinion that the loss of life would reach persons. despatch said in its concluding sentence, "loss likely total It is hoped here that this is an error, unless the Titanic 'had on board more passengers than, was reported. The list as given outshowed passengers and a crew of 860, or 3jl70 persons in all. Deducting the 670 reported to have been saved and to lie bound for New York aboard the Carpathia oj the Cunard lone, loss of life'.-.indicated-'would be persons. .The full text of thejjespatch as follows: "Carpathia reached Titanic's position at daybreak. two o'clock in the moraiiig iivtftg latitude, 50.14 W. longitude. All her hoatsaccbimted for containing about 675 souls saved, crew Nearly all saved were women and children. Leyland liner Californian remained, and exact position of disaster. L6ss likely .Apr" text of the message from tha steamer Porting the sinking of the Titanic and the rescue of 675 survivors which1 to expressed the opinion "that lives were lost. ,-UWB likely to total the despatch read in its concluding It it hoped and believed here that this is an error unless the Titanic had 13W board than was reported. The list as given out showed and a crew of S60, or persons in all. Deducting'675, the ayed, would indicate a loss of persons. Olympic's despatch follows: reported Titanic position at day break. Found boats' and 1 only. Titanic sank about a.m., in 41.16 N. 50.14 wast, All her for sontaining about 675 souls saved, crew and passengers in- "early ail saved women and children. Leyland Liner Califbrnian re- SearCh'n3 sxaot Position of disaster. Loss likely to total CONCEDES HORRIBLE LOSS OF LIFE. Mdad'th Apri' Franklin at o'cle-ck tonight con- it U h5d "horp'kie loss of life" in the Titanic disaster. He Cap, R no to disprove the Associated Press despatch from rtscued cffect that 675" of the passsnaers crew had been Sa'd tho rnonetar.y loss could not be estimated to-night, al- thal he iargeati and finest m ttif. world, 'collided iwith an iceberg at 10.'45 j-.ra. on S und." Aj ril 14, and went, .lown in the at 2.20 a.m. on April lo. ceived any reports from either the Parisian or the Virginian. 'George Hannah, passenger agent of the line, is of the opinion that the Virginiair arrived on the soens too fate to be of any assistance, and that, being a mail boat, she.has pro-i oeeded on her voyage and.will, not again be in touch until she nears the Irish coast. The Parisian may have arrived at the scene of the disaster in time to be of service.. If she didShe Would-probably spend some time -cruising around in search of those clinging to wreckage, and it is -aossible that some were saved o'clock wiw lax, N.S., April worc) has btfen recejved tonight by thc wire- j of tno disaster, i. u vamperdown from the of -the Titanic or the steamers that lo hgr rescue. "vj" WOMEN AND CHILDREN SAVED. April steamer Olympic reports that the steamer tile Tltanic's posi'cion at daybreak today, but found boats "'cloak a She that the Titanic had foundered at about in 41 16 north and 50-14 wast. The message Titanic's boats were accounted.for and "about 675 souls saved, nsai-ly women .add Trir" states that the Leyland liner Californian was searching the vicinity of the disaster. The Carpathia, it -Wets to New York with the survivors. STRANGE MESSAGE OF OPERATOR. parents, pf J. Phillips, the wireless operator i tonight this wireless message from him: S slowly for Halifax. .Practically unhinkable. Don't ALFRED VANDERBILT NOT ON BOARD, Cornelius Vanderbilt received a cablegram to- G, VanderbiSt, hisr son, saying that he had not sailed on the as safe in London, This announcement was made at the Van- tonight. MOST OFr CREW FROM SOUTHAMPTON. London April o'clock this morning Star officials at Liverpool had no further news concerning'the Titanic. VBnef wireless mes- sages from Cape face have been received, but they are identical with those of the Titanic's crew belong to Southampton, the nrfatast anxisty prevails as to their fate. are published here with experts relative to the possible cause In nsiderable, attention is called io the question as to whether, Cons ,r Ernest H. Shackolton of the Titaryc d.saster miles south of the supposed possible range of ice fields White the famous naval constructor, considers can in -the csJe of tha Titanic', because suction, he says, af 'cuction in tne u. 4-kir.U-s to those who are-amo'ng the saved and the greater number .must be num- bered with the lost.' -ii.p officers the White Star company uiemselves, at a very late hour, were able to learn details of the horror will carry grief into a thousand of homes. One as known from which may be de- rived a sad satisfaction. In a desper- ate situation-where the salvatipn of all was noil possible, the women and children. weVe cared for first. These were sent away in the first of the beads launching trom tiie ship, thc only boate aprarsititly which did not stiare the fate of The first ceived earl> tiie mammoth vessel. Only Four Hours. reports of disaster re- morning indi- depends iceberg is He thinks Titanic simply struck the iceberg. WHITE STAR YORK BULLETINS. following statement was given out at'the Whrts New Star offices; Captaitr a PRESIDENT TAFT ANXIOUS FOR HIS AIDE. Apr'' Pre'8ident snxioty tonight For the T't Captain Arphibald W. Stitt. one of ths 4 Washington ltarilc- The president had frOquf.nt iiainrios of the news- and the steamship agency, S ALLAN HAS NO-WORD.- iJus. Jj. ioniflhi iha .Mian haH nojfj.. Star offices here that thejteamer the sends a wireless message to the White the'steamer "I tanic sank at a.m., after ajl passen- CContmued on Paso (tJpECial to ,tho Free Prcab.J dark- the great vessel, wlio were aboard in -Water two miles Star received collision (vith a deep the Titaoic of the White greatest of all ocean steam- JL ,1 f t-Vi ships, Dcspatcliesj the bottom this morn ing. the sea late tu-nish.t ivejcss iceberg- more'than gone to their death" shattered while ifctj most at ijvliora are ivomeii and chiT-dren, have'been saved. SUoiUd iiriro. figures bo ficd thu loss -ot the costliest, most powecl'ttU.sreawsL. ofc all ucean while speedins on her cates thait the Titanic bad been in col- lision with iki iceberg not long after 10 o'clock Sunday night. It appears that this most" splendid of modern steam power creations, equipped Tv-ith _every device for tlie'sat'effuarding- of life at pea, remained afloat only a little more than Rmr hours after.tbe sustained the Ihrust thalrsent this crea- tion to the' boitorn ol the sea with her freight of huntun aver she had completed, her Transatlantic trip Of tbe conditions which made the disaster little definite informa- tion, is available. It is a natural as- sumptioit that such a colllaion. could nul Happen except in dense foff. rhe weather service station at Cape .Race, Newfoundland, reported that at. noon .vesrerday. the, weather tvas fair and that a fresh, wliid'was blowing from the west. The temperature was abov'e freezing (pcnnt, reoordJnff three degrees Fahrenheit- Tht barometer at that C time registered 40.20 indicatiifg an. absence tos- Many ot tTie passengers aboard the giant Thaer vrere men of world-srtde pro-minesnce. Among these tvere Col. and Sirs. Johi Jacob_ Astor. son of London journalist. Cape Rsoe, N.F., April is a partial list of tllo first-class pas- sengers wore rescued from the Titanic and are on the Carpathia. The initials and spelling, in some oasos, do not1.correspond: with the list cabled froni London. Mrs. W. Appleton. Mrs. Rose Abbott. 'Miss G, M. Btirns. Misj's, D. DyCaseeb.src. Mrs. William McLarkc. Mrs.- B. Chibinaco. Miss E. G. Crossbic. Miss H. E. Crosabic. _ _ Miss'iean Mrs. Honry B. Harris (wireless ver- sion Mrs. L. Y. B. Mrs. Alex.'rson; Miss Margaret Hays (daughter of C. M. Bruce''Ismay. Mr, and.: Mrs." Ed. Kimborley. F. A. Kenyman. Miss Emilc Miss G. F. Longley. Miss Miss Bertha Lavory. Mrs. Ernest Lives. Mrs. Susan P. Rogerson. Miss Emily B. Rogerson. Mrs. Arthur Rogerson. Master Allison and nurso, Miss K. T. Andrews4 (of Miss Nanette Panhart. Miss E. W. Allen. Mr. and Mrs.' E. D. Bishop H. Blsnk. Miss A. Bassina. Mrs. James.. Baxter Seorge A. Bayton. Miss.C. Bonneli. Mrs. J. M. Brown. Miss C. C. Eowen. Mr. and Mrs. R. L. BcckWith. Mrs. F. M. Warner. Miss Helen A. Wilson. Miss Villard. Miss Mary Wioks. Mrs. George D. Widener and maid. Miss Mary Clines. Mrs. Singrid Lindstrom. GustaveiJ. Leseuer. Miss Georgietta Amadill. Madatna Melioard. Mrs. Tucker and maid. Mrs. J. B. Thayer. J. B, jr. H. Woolmer. Miss Anna Ward. R. M. Williams. Mrs. J. Stewart White, Miss Marie Young. j B Tliayer, vice-president of the p'cnn'a railroafi, The oL vast o-qm- and financial intcretrls; Colonel Roeblins. Colonel Archi- bald Grade, Mr. and Mrb. i-reijCTlclc B. T-Iovle F T3, illllct, the atlibt, B tha Atlantic Mir Thayer, Mr. and Mri Oeoige i- Wldener Clias. M. presldenl of the Grand Trunk Paeilio of Canada Stuart Wlutc, Mr. st ap- Moachcs to thd overwhcltninK icdioaied by present advicts Should it prove that notably 1he Allan liaerr Ia.rii.Un and h i on board tlid liner Titanic! While IB' ttidij on a "Whllu which sank early fctill iie6 been in the vieimt> the Tit c tcrdai' had resca-d otliPi s rf the paBECnsers, the, of the diisasttr would be nia teiia 11 y re- duced. This hope remain.--, late information does not Itr brWe ot the latei made tife more acute beuiuie durins th-e 'lav hopes shad been brightened by a series oi public importing thai, all on Mis vessel had oa.' cd, jr.vj Iliat the Titanii- >vas be IKK towed fucces-sfully, with "VP profoect being abU to iej'h lax "sufely. In thc "i'ork ofhcps ot "WMto Star comjiaui. and r! the oi Nf vfounrtland -----rm 1th ic- bti llo in H 5t than pusons wnv i not' nf ij urn uitTH from ircl 2 o'clock this morning. It was ir the ot r from the White SUi one of tlv vcssclt, rear the soene of the dibdPter, IPS the news that of mostlv ind urpri heingr brought to port thr 'runard Caipathij later coTihMni ition 1 T-t reports wore the Ct hid but yciij.i Ihf iigureb rrduceil tbp li' t "f those v hoso i tu f' n io ttl ;