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Three Men and One Woman on Way to This City May Have Gone Down

Many Parts of Ohio Represented in Lists of Victims

When the news of the greatest sea distater ina century was flashed to Cleveland yesterday, it struck horror in more than one home in this city. At least four people bound for Cleveland in the ill fated Titanic may have perished when the vessel sank. Friends and relatives of Cleveland people and of people in many parts of Ohio are known to have been on the big liner. Their fate may not be known for a day of two, but the latest reports lead to the belief that they were drowned. Mrs. Albert Stanley, 2031 E. 105th st. is waiting for the arrival of her brother, Ernest Crease, 20, who was on the ship. With him was Mrs. Stanley's brother-in-law, Roland Stanley. Miss Elizabeth Bonnell, 60, sister of W. F. Bonnell, 1762 Ford drive N.E., was coming from England to visit her brother. With her was her niece, Miss Caroline Bonnell, 26, of Youngstown, O. In the same party were Col. and Mrs. George D. Wick and daughter Natalie Wick, also of Youngstown, O. Richard Rouse, 50, stepfather of George Maylun, court house clerk, was coming to Cleveland to visit Maylun

All May Have Died

In reports received up to midnight, there is no word that any of these has been saved. Ernest Crease, 20, was a native of Cleveland and amde his home here until about three years ago, when he went to England to live with relatives at Bristol. Recently he determined to return to Cleveland to live. He waited for the maiden voyage of the greatest transatlantic liner. With him was Roland Stanley of Dorset, England, a brother of Albert Stanley, Crease's brother-in-law. Young Crease is a son of Albert J. Crease, who lives with Mrs. Stanley on E. 105th st. In January Miss Catherine Bonnell, with Col. and Mrs. George D. Wick and Natalie Wick of Youngstown, O., sailed for Europe. On their return they were bringing with them Miss Elizabeth Bonnell, sister of W. F. Bonnell, 1972 Ford drive N. E. Mr. Bonnell and not seen his sister for years and arranged for a long visit from her. Col. George D. Wick of Youngstown, O., is a brother of Henry C. and A. H. Wick of Cleveland. Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Wick, 3515 Euclid av. are returning from Europe on the Lapland. Richard Rouse of Southampton was a coal miner in England, but was thrown out of work by the recent strike. He was coming to his children in this country and expected to work in America. Members of the Helen Ware company, playing in "The Price," at the Opera House fear the owner of the show, Henry B. harris, was drowned. Harris, with his wife. was coming from England on the Titanic. He was to join the company, which is playing here, at Cincinnati next week preparatory to putting on a new production. Miss Cornelia Andrews, the daughter of the late Judge Robert Andrews, Hudson-on-Hudson, N. Y., who has many friends in Cleveland, was aboard the wrecked liner with her sister and cousin. It had been reported that Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Oddie, 10842 Grantwood av. had sailed on the Titanic and drowned. According to George H. Bowman for whom Mr. Oddie made the trip abroad. Oddie was not expected to return for two weeks. Throughout yesterday reports of the condition and location of the Titanic and the ships assisting her were watched eagerly by Cleveland people whose dear ones had left Southhampton on the big liner.

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Five Citizens of Youngstown on Board Vessel Which Went Down

SPECIAL TO THE PLAIN DEALER YOUNGSTOWN, O., April 15-- The Youngstown people on the Titanic are Col. George D. Wick and wife, their daughter, Miss Natalie Wick, Miss Caroline Bonnell, daughter of Mrs. J. M. Bonnell, and Miss Lilly Bonnell of Birkdale, England, who was returning with the Youngstown people for a visit with relatives in Youngstown. The Youngstown party went to Europe in Frebruary for a tour of the continent. Col. Wick is one of the leading iron and steel manufacturers in Youngstown and has been connected with the banks and iron and steel industry all his life, His wife was formerly Miss Mollie Hitchcok. Col. Wick was on the staff of Gov. Asa Bushnell, and thus secured his title.


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Encyclopedia Titanica (2003) FOUR ON BIG LINER CLEVELAND BOUND (Cleveland Plain Dealer, Wednesday 17th April 1912, ref: #1183, published 28 August 2003, generated 10th August 2022 04:57:06 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/four-big-liner-cleveland-bound.html