Funds For Survivors

Worcester Telegram

By the Associated Press

New York and London Mayor's Start Movement for Titanic's Survivors

New York- April 17 - Mayor William J. Gaynor today received the following cablegram:

"London, England, April 17, 1912
"The mayor, New York
" Opening fund for relief sufferers Titanic disaster. Will warmly welcome your sympathy.

"Lord Mayor, London.

"Relief fund Titanic sufferers has our hearty sympathy. Will open one here.
(signed) "Gaynor, mayor New York."

Flags on city hall and other municipal buildings have been half-masted by order of Mayor Gaynor in sympathy for those lost of the passengers and crew of the Titanic.


Julie Dowen


Encyclopedia Titanica (2004) Funds For Survivors (Worcester Telegram, Thursday 18th April 1912, ref: #2966, published 29 May 2004, generated 14th April 2021 01:36:16 PM); URL :