Clipped From Iowa City Press-Citizen
A "IGNORED DISTRESS CRY cham . I- the SEAMEN ON TITANIC SAID ER WENT B YTHEM Cc-uldn't Have Helped But See Their Signals--Was Stationary For Hours, then '-Skipped" lulled PrÂ«*.s. Washington, April 25-- The sensa-j tion of the day was the testimony Jchn Edward Buliey, a Titanic seaman before Senator Fletcher. That some sort of a vessel stood in plain sight of the sinking Titanic with its precious cargo going down death, and did not heed their -cries for help, was made apparent by There was a ship near us when struck"' said BuSley. "We thought she was coming towards us, and she had everyone on the Titanic could have been saved. But she remained remained stationary out Â·there the water and then when the survivors the Titanic were in te life boats, sailed right by us. We thought the ship was coming our aid, and we told the passengers and! the ship was coming to rescue Black-1 think that is what-kept them Wh*Â»Ti the exciting When the ship started in our direc- lon, we all started for her and hink that is -what kept us together. ""We never heard of her any he lay out there stationary ail her steamr lights buraing brightly, "hn towards morning sh lifted nd sailed right by us." 'Â·How far out was this shio," isked. "About 3 mSes." "Why could she not see your rockets?" "She -could not help but see She was bond to see them and ur wireless signals." "Did you see her before you in the water?" 'Â·Yes sir, and we told the passengers she was coming to rescue Did she come to you bow-on?" Yes sir. She was stationary 'or three hours off or 5art. We :owards her bat she went by "You are sure it was not in ''Yes sir. It rÂ»ras too low down the water to be a star."