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Laurel Daily Argus, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1912, Laurel, Mississippi tag Wished Consolidated felted 1911 I 1911. FRIDAY APRIL 19. 1912. FIVE GENTS A COPY 6AILY ARGUS COVERS LAUREL JONES COUNTY LIKE THE ARCUS ADVERTISERS GET IMMEDIATE RESULTS BAND PLAYED FUNERAL AS TITANIC WENT INTO THE DEEP SEA A BAD COMBINATION Survivors TeB Awful Greatest Marine Disaster in History Men Placed Women band saw the doomed ort deck and heard groans and cries when the vessel j Not only was the Titanic tearing I through the April night to its doom with every ounce of steam crowded but She was orders from the general offices of the line to Children in Life Boats and rafe f which she i tir This statement was Deliberately Went made tonight by Quartermaster J. With H. of Ihfe and I man the night of the He said the ship was making 01 knots an the officers striving to live up to orders to smash the ord. was close to said was on the with The approximate number of second who was in com- S passengers aboard w e r e Suddenly he shouted 330: second I did but too 320, third 750, officers struck a submerged portion of and 940. Total the Number of passengers saved 9? by first 210; second 125. third 200, Total passengers saved 535. of crew of- The following was from figures and a statement by a committee of by New April ing statement issued by a committee of surviving passengers was given to the press on the arrival of the menl Qf facts which haye come our knowledge and which we believe 3; 4; 39; 71. Total tire undersigned surviving T j passengers of the Total passengers and -n to and exaggerated deem it our Total number of perished duty t to the 0 first and second cabin Af 650. First and second cabia saved 335. Total cabin 191ft 103t 345' p. on a starlit in smooth with struck an iceberg which New been reported to the bridge by White Star liner the not early enough to avoid est ship sank the Steps were taken to carrying to death of ascertain damage and save was told to world in all senders The ship sank its awful details for first a. m. The last arrival hare of utl distress signals were by the bearing the survivors of the Of tire great facts that stand out from Ins chaotic account of the these are the most The death list was increased rather than six persons died after be- ing the list of prominent persons lost stands as previously practically every woman and with the exception of tho her and rockets were fired at the wireless sage was by the Carpathia at about 12 o'clock and she arrived about 4 a. m. The officers and of had beten preparing all night for the rescue and comfort of the the last mentioned were received on board with I he most touching care and kindness and clothing and comforts for our all honor to approximate number of sengers carried at time of the first 330; second 320; third 750; total 400; officers and 940: total 340. Of the foregoing about the lowing were rescued by the First 210; second 123; third 200: 4; 39; 96; total about 745 saved with about 80 per cent of the of lify feel it our duty to call attention of the public to what we consider the inadequate supply of lifo saving appliances provided on modern that immediate steps be taken to compel steamers to carry sufficient boats to the maximum number of people following facts ed and should be considered in this Insuf of boats lack of trained men to maintain not officers to carry out gency orders on to tend the launching and control of life the of the Titanic the boat was seventy-five feet above the consequently the passengers were required to embark before lowering thus endangering the op- and preventing the taking on of the maximum number the boats would The statement chairman and Captain and New April Smith shot himself on the chief engineer committed suicide and three Italians shot to death in the struggle for TEXAN TO Political Matter and Spring Make It Tough for ft. F. D. Dr. J. A. the saloon lecturer of will speak the West Laurel church on Sunday morning at 11 and tho public is cordially invited to Dr. Maples is to be a fluent speaker and is one of posted men in America on the temperance are no loons but question is just as April least six lives have been snuffed the torrent of water which is pouring through the gap in the levees at All of the dead are It is believed that many ers have and that their bodies will by now that of Eleven an- under including which is county seat of Farmers Union Passes Resolution Endorsing Parcels Post Measure here and will doal largely question to the local ery attention was woman who refused to leave husband were The survivors on lifa boats of saw the lights on the stricken officers sel glimmer to gladly up EVER SEE A HOUSE Youll see millions of Put the on for trial as and fool During trial the Wheeler win its up Blairs and on straight swollen and shrunken under the daily duties of waffling cleaning out dest DAYS FREE TRIA 0ft w window you wish to Ko matter you to or you thought the Heeler and all that a screen muti do to year after Of they after if in tny Craft Bros. 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Bad Roads Result in Serious Mishap The advance agent of the Frisco good roads train hands Argus the The old story of Hie negro demonstrates what poor roads will A young woman and her husband were standing up before the minister to be united in holy The was nearly over when a girl came running eome home with tugging at bride's thai chirr IM April County Union their meeting a resolution calling upon states represent at iws in to use their lo secure the ment of a parcel post and for a measure which will absolutely prohibit anyone from dealing in tures of agricultural A was adopted mending the holding of a uf for Agricultural at WMT pr authorities and work in asking that July and last full Members present ried copies homo with them to signal of pledges that if Presidential Candidates Will Campaign the State April Of all 1he various will now in fad hove gotten since the Democratic Lfp has ordered a primary May Not much work bus yet been in the stale by Under- wood who have ii deal of literature lor their It. is that and other prominent will make some in behalf of the lor license to in is in the court The for Die has been ber of Thu foday is very fact will be UD of fur next if last year they did lo six io BIJOU THEATRE Four New Reels of Pictures Admission 5c and lOc BEIT April call for help from the flooded district from iti some where at got a message yesterday from Showers at that place asking for are in dire wo want rations for and for and ft thousand read the The water must have travelled rapidly after it dell is a on the V. 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