Lusitania - Indiana

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Lusitania - Indiana
 - in First Cabin Escape and Rescued Say Many Were...
in First Cabin Escape and Rescued Say Many Were Killed by Explosion--Three Torpedoes Believed to Have. Struck Vessel- Several Passengers Scorned to Use Life Belts, Ship Would Make Shore. DEAD FILL MORGUES AT OUEENSTOWN /-GENEVA, May 8 (via Paris, May 9, 12:45-a. m.)--A dispatch Munich, Bavaria, received at Basel, says that the German submarine U-39 sank the Lusitania. There were great rejoicings during in southern Germany, according to the advices. Towns were especially along-the Rhine, and the children, had a half in honor of the event. QUEENSTOWN, England, May 8.--The latest estimate of lives as a result of the torpedoing of the Cunard-liner Lusitania by submarine off the Irish coast yesterday is 1,198. It is believed that almost all, if not all, the survivors-have been brought and there is little hope of recovering any other passengers ' ; Of the dead many are women, most of them^till unidentified. The docks are the temporary resting places also of the several children. One dead mother still is clasping in her rigid the body of her 3-months 7 old btby. ;: HAD 1,901 PERSONg ABOARD. When the Lusitania left New York May 1 it had on board 1-,901 passengers and 650 crew. The paasengfcfcs 1 were made up of 291 in the first cabin, 599'in theecond and 361 in the steer- list of survivors shows so far that about 90 first-class and passengers were saved. The first cabin passengers were at lunch when the unheralded German attack sent the liner bottom. It is noticeable that comparatively few .first-class passengers were saved. :.

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  1. The Indianapolis Star,
  2. 09 May 1915, Sun,
  3. Page 1

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