Indiana Man Declares Officer and Woman Steerage Passenger Were Rescued
Muncie, Ind., April 22—That the White Star liner Celtic, which followed closely in the path of the ill-fated Titanic, picked up an officer and a woman steerage passenger from the wrecked steamer and carried them to new York, was the declaration today of Dr. W. J. Sheridan, a returned missionary from China, who, with his wife, is visiting relatives here. He declared this fact , as well as the wrecking of the big liner, was kept secret from the passengers until the Celtic was docked at New York and officer of the Titanic was greeted by his two sisters. Dr. Sheridan said he did not learn the name of the officer or the woman.
Chicago Evening Post, Monday, April 22, 1912, p. 2, c. 2