CONGRESS THANKS ROSTRON

New York Times

Bill Providing for Gold Medal to Captain Goes to Taft
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WASHINGTON, July 1---The thanks of Congress are conveyed to Capt. Arthur H. Rostron and the officers and crew of the liner Carpathia, for their rescue of 704 survivors of the Titanic, in a Senate bill passed by the House to-day.

The measure now goes to President Taft for signature. The bill provides for a $1,000 gold medal for Capt. Rostron.

Related Biographies:

Arthur Henry Rostron

Relates to Ship:

Carpathia

Acknowledgements

Mark Baber

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