Crew behaved Admirably

New York Times

Miss Elizabeth Allen of St. Louis was one of the first women passengers to leave the Carpathia. She was accompanied by Mrs Edward Roberts and Miss E A Mardell, also of St Louis. The three women appeared to be cool. Miss Allen who is a young woman of about 25 said she was awake at the time the crash came.

"The first crash" said Miss Allen, "came at 11.40 P.M. I am sure of the time. Although there was plenty of excitement there was no panic aboard that I saw. The men and the officers behaved admirably. All the lights went out. I was in a lifeboat in the water for several hours." A number of friends on the pier hurried the three women away.
 

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