Friday, April 19, 1912

Laurel Daily Argus

Location: Laurel, Mississippi

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Laurel Daily Argus, The (Newspaper) - April 19, 1912, Laurel, Mississippi m' tag Wished ttttt) Consolidated felted 1911 I August, 1911. LAUREL. MISS., FRIDAY APRIL 19. 1912. FIVE GENTS A COPY 6AILY ARGUS COVERS LAUREL Alfll JONES COUNTY LIKE THE DEW. ARCUS ADVERTISERS GET IMMEDIATE RESULTS BAND PLAYED FUNERAL AS TITANIC WENT INTO THE DEEP SEA A BAD COMBINATION Survivors TeB Awful Sto- ryof Greatest Marine Disaster in History Men Placed Women band playing, saw the doomed hun- drads ort hijr deck and heard thei? groans and cries when the vessel j sank. Not only was the Titanic tearing I through the April night to its doom with every ounce of steam crowded on, but She was .under orders from and! the general offices of the line to Children in Life Boats and rafe f which she i tir w'as capable. This statement was Deliberately Went made tonight by Quartermaster J. With Ship. H. Moody, of Ihfe Titanie, and helms- I man the night of the disaster. He said the ship was making 01 knots an hour, the officers striving to live up to orders to smash the rec- ord. "It was close to said Moody. "I was on the bflfdge with The approximate number of second officer, who was in com- S passengers aboard w e r e Suddenly he shouted 'port HTlirsi class, 330: second class. Sfc'your helm.' I did so, but too late. 320, third class, 750, officers struck a submerged portion of and ci'ew, 940. Total the berg-." Number of passengers saved 9? by Carpathia. first class. 210; second class, 125. third class, 200, Total passengers saved 535. Members, of crew 'saved, of- The following was from figures and a statement isu'ed by a committee of pas- sengers: Slateniient by Survivors. New York, April follow- 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 {Q our knowledge and which we believe 3; fleers, 4; s'eamen, 39; stewards, flremjn, 71. Total nve, tire undersigned surviving T j passengers of the 'steamer Titanie, Total Mvod. passengers and -n wdef to fwestalj and exaggerated statements, deem it our Total number of perished duty t iv? to the 0 stale. first and second cabin Af passengers, 650. First and second cabia pas- >rs saved 335. Total cabin 191ft 103t 345' J1 :-iO p. m., on a eoid, starlit in smooth with jjo mootav ship, struck an iceberg which New Yorkj, April" been reported to the bridge by look- White Star liner Titanic, the Jarg-' outs, bui, not early enough to avoid est ship afloat, sank 'Sunday night, the collision. Steps were taken to carrying to death of ascertain damage and save pas- aboard, was told to world in all senders .and ship. The ship sank its awful details for first a. m. Monday. The us- last night, with-the arrival hare of utl distress signals were by the Carpathia, bearing the exhaust- tlu1 authorities farmers" insUtutt- and i-x work in asking that th-' hislituie bfgin July (Mh, and last full week. Members present car- ried copies homo with them to se- cure, signal uivs of Ihetr neighbors. pledges that th'ey wonkl ntlend Ihc. if Ijeld. Presidential Candidates Will Campaign the State Jackson, April Of all 1he various presideittial carkli- will now busy, in fad hove gotten busy, since the Democratic vxeculive commit- Lfp has ordered a primary May Not much work bus yet been don.% in the stale by rh.' Under- wood adherents, who have disirib- ii deal of literature lor their favorit.'. It. is probable, that Senator-Eject "Vardaman and other prominent UnoVrwood supporfers will make some in behalf of the Alabamamn plirauts lor license to Icarli in public, sclujuls is in the court house. The KllisvUle t'xiiniiiKition for Die lu-sl, tiisd-icl, has jilruaily been bi'ltl. iind ;i num- ber of ftvanli'ij. Thu applicauf.s foday is very uHi'sfs fact (hoff! will be UD of schoiil Icchi'i's fur next lej'iii. evc'i if last year they did lo wail, six jiionlh.- io (heir pay. TO-NIGHT, BIJOU THEATRE .vn.vw: KVKHY Four New Reels of Pictures Admission 5c and lOc BEIT Jackson, April call for help from the flooded district eanfc from Bntoit, iti BoJivAr county, some twenty-fh'e mil'es where thv- Jbroke at Beulah. Gov- Brcwcr got a message yesterday af- lernooft from M, H, Showers at that place asking for aid. ''We are in dire distress; wo want rations for Lofodell and for Benoit, and ft thousand read the eiegram. The water must have travelled yoty rapidly after it eaitre tlirough. Lob- dell is a slutioft on the V. M. V. line above Benoit, Hie ft- tious will be much .-osier to get than the tents, and Showers matt not fcnow that the smaller tents ac- persons and fe my the bride "Vof afttl J is fo g'liC a of years, tottl. is Watch the LION MAN In Our Window on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. He will show you how easy it is done, and how to do it. He will have his Lion with him. 405 Central 405 Ctatfti HEIDELBERGS' Exclusive Agents for Lion Brand Collars and Shirts INEWSPAPERf

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