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New York Times JOHN J. ASTOR 5TH, 79; SON OF BUILDER OF HOTEL
27th June 1992
John Jacob Astor 5th, a descendant of one of America's most fabled merchant princes, died yesterday at his home in Miami Beach. He was 79 years old. His death was reported by two of his cousins, R. Thornton Wilson, and Stephen Spencer,...
New York Times S. MARSHALL KEMPNER DEAD; LONGTIME INVESTMENT BANKER
4th August 1987
S. Marshall Kempner, an investment banker, died of congestive heart failure Saturday at his home in San Francisco. He was 88 years old. Mr. Kempner was a native of New York, where he began his career after graduating Phi Beta Kappa fro...
New York Times MARSHALL DREW
11th June 1986
Marshall Drew, a survivor of the Titanic, died Friday at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport, L. I. He was 82 years old and lived in Westerly, L. I. Mr. Drew, who was born in Greenport, taught fine arts at Grover Cleveland High S...
New York Times JOHN RYERSON
24th January 1986
John Ryerson, an amateur golfer and one of last survivors of the sinking of the Titanic, died Tuesday at a nursing home in West Palm Beach, Fla. He was 87 years old. Mr. Ryerson was born in Chicago, a scion of the Ryerson steel...
New York Times ETHEL BEANE, WHO SURVIVED TITANIC SINKING, DEAD AT 90
20th September 1983
ROCHESTER, Sept. 19 (AP)---Ethel Beane, who survived the sinking of the liner Titanic in 1912, died over the weekend in a Rochester nursing home. She was 90 years old. The Titanic sank the night of April 14 on its maiden voyage from So...
New York Times PEGGY GUGGENHEIM IS DEAD AT 81; KNOWN FOR MODERN ART COLLECTION
24th December 1979
By The Associated Press --- VENICE, Dec. 23 - Peggy Guggenheim, the expatriate American millionaire who amassed one of the world's foremost collections of modern art, died in a hospital outside Venice today, hospital officials said. Sh...
New York Times MARGARET MOORE, 83, SURVIVOR OF TITANIC
27th April 1976
Margaret Graham Moore of Greenwich, Conn., a passenger on the Titanic when the ship sank on her maiden voyage in April 1912, died in Greenwich Hospital yesterday. She was 83 years old. The 882-foot luxury liner, crowded with celebriti...
New York Times MARY C. WELLMAN DIES AT 80; WAS A SURVIVOR OF THE TITANIC
26th November 1975
TOPSFIELD, Mass., Nov. 25 (AP)---Mary C. Wellman, a survivor of the liner Titanic, died Sunday at her home. She was 80 years old. When Mrs. Wellamn was 16 and studying in Paris, her father booked passage for her and her mother on the ...
New York Times EDITH RUSSELL OBITUARY
6th May 1975
Edith Russell, Writer, 98, Dead; Fled Titanic with Lucky Toy Pig...
New York Times WASHINGTON DODGE, ADVISER ON INVESTMENTS, DIES AT 67
5th December 1974
Page 50, column 4 Washington Dodge, an investment adviser who survived the Titanic sinking in 1912, died here Tuesday of a heart attack. His age was 67. He was 5 years old and returning from Europe with his parents...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVORS RECALL THE NIGHT TO REMEMBER
9th October 1973
Edward C. Burks
GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 9?? It?'s all right. We just grazed an iceberg.? That was the reassuring message of a crew member of the Titanic, a lively 98-year-old survivor recalled here today at a memory-charged meet...
New York Times RENEE HARRIS, 93, FIRST WOMAN TO PRODUCE PLAYS HERE, IS DEAD
3rd September 1969
p.47, col. 5 Mrs. Renee Harris, New York's first woman theatrical producer, a survivor of the sinking of the Titanic, died yesterday at Doctor's Hospital. She was 93 years old and lived at 140 West 69th Street. A former owner...
New York Times R. NORRIS WILLIAMS 2D, TENNIS TITLIST, DEAD AT 77
4th June 1968
Survivor of Titanic's Sinking Was on 7 Davis Cup Teams---Pennsylvania Historian --- Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, June 3---R. Norris Williams 2d, former national tennis champion and a survivor of the sin...
New York Times MRS. DEAN MATHEY, TITANIC SURVIVOR, 72
8th September 1965
Special to The New York Times --- PRINCETON, N. J., Sept. 7---Mrs. Helen Newsom Mathey, a survivor of the liner Titanic, sunk in 1912 by an iceberg in the Atlantic Ocean, with the loss of more than 1,500 lives, died today in Princeton H...
New York Times VICTOR SALVATORE, SCULPTOR, IS DEAD
12th April 1965
Victor Salvatore, a sculptor, died Saturday at the Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center. He was 80 years old. Mr. Salvatore is represented in the collections of a number of museums and galleries, including the Metropolitan Museum of Ar...
New York Times TITANIC LOOKOUT IS DEAD BY HANGING AFTER WIFE'S DEATH
12th January 1965
SOUTHAMPTON, England, Jan. 11 (Reuters)--- Authorities today ordered an inquest into the death of Fred Fleet, a lookout on the liner Titanic, who hanged himself yesterday two weeks after his wife's death. The body of Mr. Fleet, who was 76 years o...
New York Times MRS. J. BRUCE ISMAY
1st January 1965
LONDON, Dec. 31. Mrs. Florence Ismay, widow of J. Bruce Ismay, the chairman of the White Star Line at the time of the Titanic disaster in 1912, died at her home today. Her age was 96. Mrs. Ismay's husband, ...
New York Times SPENCER V. SILVERTHONE DIES; MERCHANT, 88, WAS ON TITANIC
18th May 1964
Special to The New York Times --- SCARSDALE, N. Y., May 17---Spencer V. Silverthorne, a survivor of the Titanic sinking, died today at his home, 7 Colvin Road. He was 88 years old. Mr. Silverthorne had been a vice presid...
New York Times HOKAN B. STEFFANSON DIES AT 78; FINANCIER WAS ON THE TITANIC
23rd May 1962
Page 45, columns 2-3 Hokan Bjornstrom Steffanson, a financier, died Monday night at Doctor's Hospital after a long illness. His age was 78 and he lived at 56 East Fifty-seventh Street. Mr. Steffanson was a survivor of t...
New York Times MRS. S. BEACH COOKE
26th June 1960
Special to The New York Times --- COOPERSTOWN, N. Y., June 25---Mrs. Emily Borie Ryerson Cooke, widow of S. Beach Cooke, an artist and writer, died today of a cerebral hemorrhage at Ringwood, her home here. She was 66 years old. ...
New York Times MISS MARIE YOUNG DIES
29th July 1959
Survivor of Titanic Was 83---Had Been Piano Teacher --- AMSTERDAM, N. Y., July 28 (AP)---Miss Marie C. Young, one of the survivors of the Titanic ship disaster, died yesterday at a rest home near here. Her age was 83. Mis...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR ABRAM SALOMON DEATH NOTICE
24th May 1959
SALOMON Salomon, Abram L., on May 21, 1959, husband of the late Hattie W., and devoted father of Helen C. Salomon. Laid to rest. ...
New York Times RITES FOR ASTOR ATTENDED BY 400
7th February 1959
Realty Leader's Funeral Is Held at St. James Church---Honor Guard Present --- More than 400 friends and business associates attended a funeral service yesterday for Vincent Astor. The real estate owner and descendant of John Jacob Astor...
New York Times VINCENT ASTOR DIES IN HIS HOME AT 67
4th February 1959
Vincent Astor, millionaire real estate owner and head of the American branch of the famous family, died yesterday in his apartment at 120 East End Avenue. Mr. Astor, who was 67 years old, succumbed to a heart attack at 1 A. M. A spokes...
New York Times SCREEN: SINKING OF THE TITANIC
17th December 1958
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New York Times SURVIVOR OF TITANIC DIES
24th April 1958
Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, April 23---Mrs. Olive Potter Crolius, who with her mother, the late Mrs. Thomas Potter Jr., survived the sinking of the Titanic in 1912, died Monday at her home in the Germantown section. ...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE (10)
28th November 1957
RANGER---Leila Saks, on Nov. 27, beloved wife of Louis Ranger, loving mother of Jane Meyer Stern, grandmother of June Iseman and Faith Stern. Funeral private....
New York Times ALEXANDER RICE, EXPLORER, WAS 80
24th July 1956
Physician and Author Dies---Made Trips on the Amazon and Taught Navigation --- Special to The New York Times --- NEWPORT, R. I, July 23---Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice, explorer of the Amazon, author and member of the summe...
New York Times TV: LAST HOURS OF TITANIC
29th March 1956
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New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR ANNIE MAY STENGEL DIES
25th January 1956
Mrs. Annie May Stengel, 88, Was in Third Lifeboat --- Special to The New York Times --- MONTCLAIR, N. J., Jan. 24 ---Word has been received here of the death of Mrs. Annie May Stengel, a survivor of the sinking o...
New York Times THE NIGHTMARE OF APRIL 14, 1912
20th November 1955
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New York Times EDWARD MAYER IS DEAD
11th June 1955
World War I Air Veteran Had Been Investment Broker --- Special to The New York Times --- SCRANTON, Pa., June 10---Edward B. Mayer of Dalton, a veteran of World War I and a retired New York investment broker, died today in ...
New York Times MRS. RICHARD L. BECKWITH
13th February 1955
Page 86, Column 8 Mrs. Sallie Monypeny Beckwith, widow of Richard L. Beckwith, died Friday night at her home, 224 East Sixty-first Street. She was born in Columbus, Ohio, eighty-nine years ago. Mrs. Beckwith was a memb...
New York Times $5,000,000 IS WILLED FOR BLOOD RESEARCH
4th August 1954
Page 14, Column 4 PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 3-- Jefferson Medical College and Hospital will receive more than $5,000,000 for blood research under the will of Thomas Drake Martinez Cardeza, Philadelphia art collector, explorer ...
New York Times OBITUARY OF MRS. MARVIN'S SECOND HUSBAND: HORACE S. DECAMP
17th July 1954
Special to the New York Times --- UTICA, N. Y., July 16---Horace Silliman deCamp, realty executive in the Adirondacks, died yesterday in his home at Thendara at the age of 67. He owned the home on Second Lake that once was the property...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR LILLY POTTER DIES
3rd January 1954
Mrs. Lilly Potter, 98, Was ?Grand Old Lady? of Red Cross --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 2---Mrs. Lilly A. Wilson Potter, a descendant of the Mayflower Pilgrims who was known as the ?Gran...
New York Times MRS. HOKAN STEFFANSON
14th December 1953
Page 31, column 2 Mrs. Mary Eno Steffanson died last night at her home, 56 East Fifty-seventh Street, after an illness of several months. She was 71 years old. Mrs. Steffanson, daughter of the late John Chester Eno, was the...
New York Times JOHN HARDY
10th October 1953
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NEW PROVIDENCE, N. J., Oct. 9---John Hardy of 71 Gales Drive, who was chief steward of second class accommodations on the Titanic, died on Wednesday at the home of his son, Ronald M. Hardy, in Maplewood...
New York Times WILLIAM DICK DIES; AN INDUSTRIALIST
6th September 1953
Director of the National Sugar Refining Co., Best Foods, Inc., and Irving Trust Was 65 --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- ISLIP, L. I., Sept. 5---William K. Dick, industrialist, banker and grandson of a pioneer in the f...
New York Times MRS. LOUISE U.-S. JONES IS ENGAGED TO MARRY
26th August 1953
Mrs. J. Hippach Unander-Scharin of Wianno, Mass., formerly of Chicago and Lake Forest, Ill., has announced here the engagement of her daughter, Mrs. Louise Unander-Scharin Jones, to John Maclay Mirkil, son of William I. Mirkil of Meadowlane Farm, New...
New York Times C. H. LIGHTOLLER,78, OFFICER ON TITANIC
9th December 1952
Sole Ranking Member of Crew to Survive Disaster Dies---Aided Dunkerque Evacuation --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Dec. 8 --- Comdr. Charles Herbert Lightoller, the only officer of the White Star liner Titanic...
New York Times MRS. LOUISE JONES WED IN BAY STATE
20th September 1952
Church in Barnstable Is Scene of Marriage to John Maclay Mirkil, Marine Ex-Officer --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- BARNSTABLE, Mass., Sept. 19---Mrs. Louise Unander-Scharin Jones, daughter of Mrs. J. Hippach Unander...
New York Times THOMAS D. M. CARDEZA
7th June 1952
Thomas D. M. Cardeza, explorer and art collector, died today in his home at the age of 77. Mr. Cardeza served on the board of directors of the old Fidelity Trust Company and its successor, the Fidelity-Philadelphia Trust Company, fro...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR HARRY ANDERSON DIES
25th November 1951
Harry Anderson, Commodore of N. Y. A. C. Yacht Unit, Was 87 --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., Nov. 24---Harry Anderson, a survivor of the sinking of the White Star liner Titanic in 1912, ...
New York Times Y. M. C. A. GETS TITANIC BEQUEST
27th February 1951
HALIFAX, N. S., Feb. 26 (AP)---A fund of $80,803, bequeathed by a man who lost his life when the Titanic sank in 1912, finally has been disposed of---to the Y. M. C. A.  George Wright left $20,000 to "check the lure and bad influence of the street...
New York Times CABINET IS SALE FEATURE
24th September 1950
Mahogany Breakfront Brings $585 in $51,640 Auction --- A Regency mahogany and grillwork breakfront cabinet with Roman portrait medallions, circa 1820, was sold to a private collector for $585 yesterday at the final session of the sale ...
New York Times $340 FOR 4 PERIOD CHAIRS
23rd September 1950
Parke-Bernet Begins Selling Items of Spedden Estate --- In the first sale of the new sea­son at the Parke-Bernet Galleries, 984 Madison Avenue, a set of four carved and bilded [soc] chairs in the style of Louis XVI was sold y...
New York Times MRS. FREDERIC SPEDDEN
11th February 1950
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES ---  TUXEDO PARK, N. Y., Feb. 10---Mrs. Margaretta C. Spedden died in her home here today after a brief illness. She was 78 years old. Mrs. Spedden was the widow of Frederic O. Spedden, who died two y...
New York Times OBITUARY OF MARGARETTA SPEDDEN
11th February 1950
SPEDDEN---Margaretta C., on Feb. 10, at Tuxedo Park, N. Y., beloved wife of the late Frederic O. Spedden and daughter of the late George F. Stone and Margaretta C. Corning and beloved sister of Emma D. Kemeys.  Funeral services on Monday, ...
New York Times KARL H. BEHR DIES; DILLON, READ AIDE
16th October 1949
Page 87, column 3 Vice President of Banking Firm for 24 Years Once Known as Leading Tennis Player. Karl H. Behr, vice president of Dillon, Read & Co., bankers, 28 Nassau Street, who was one of the country's leading tenni...
New York Times MRS. CHESTER O. SWAIN
3rd September 1949
Mrs. Florence Thayer Swain, widow of Chester O. Swain, a former vice-president and director of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey, died yesterday in her home at 755 Park Avenue. Her age was 75. Mrs. Swain's first husband, John Bradley C...
New York Times MRS. HELEN C. CANDEE SPECIAL TO THE NEW YORK TIMES
24th August 1949
Page 25, column 2 YORK HARBOR, ME., Aug 23 Mrs. Helen Churchill Candee, author and lecturer, of this place and Washington, D.C., died here today after a brief illness. She was 90 years old. Mrs. Candee, an authority on tapes...
New York Times ELMER ZELBY [SIC] TAYLOR
23rd May 1949
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- EAST ORANGE, N. J., May 22---Elmer Zelby [sic; should be "Zebley"] Taylor, a pioneer in the paper container industry and a consulting engineer for the Continental Can Company, Inc., of New York, died he...
New York Times HENRY BLANK (1)
18th March 1949
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NEWARK, N. J., March 17---Henry Blank, chairman of the board of Henry Blank & Co., manufacturing jewelers here, died today at his home, 138 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, N. J., after a brief illness, at...
New York Times ASTOR VILLA AUCTIONED AT NEWPORT; CHAIN DRUG STORE OWNER IS BUYER
18th July 1948
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NEWPORT, R. I., July l7---A chain drugstore owner purchased today the fourteen-room French villa of John Jacob Astor here for less than half of its original purchase price. The showplace went under the ...
New York Times MRS. FRED J. SWIFT, WAS CLUB LEADER
1st May 1948
Ex-Head of National Council of State Garden Units Dies---Officer in Many Groups --- NYACK, N. Y., April 30---Mrs. Margaret Welles Swift, prominent club-woman and widow of Fred Joel Swift, died yesterday in her home here...
New York Times ALBERT STEWART - IN MEMORIAM
12th April 1948
STEWART—In constant and lasting memory of Albert A. Stewart, lost on the Titanic. April 12 [sic] 1912.   A. S. K....
New York Times DIES IN SWIMMING POOL
4th February 1947
F. O. Spedden, Retired Banker Here, Stricken in Palm Beach --- Frederic O. Spedden of Tuxedo Park, N. Y., retired New York banker, died yesterday of a heart attack while in the swimming pool of the Bath Club in Palm Beach, Flori...
New York Times CAPT. HADDOCK DEAD, OLYMPIC EX-MASTER
6th October 1946
SOUTHAMPTON, England, Oct. 5 (AP)---Capt. Herbert James Haddock, a former commodore of the old White Star Line, died today. His age was 85. During the first World War he commanded a dummy fleet of wooden dreadnoughts and battle cruise...
New York Times COL. WILSON POTTER
13th June 1946
Big-Game Hunter Obtained Heads for Smithsonian Institution --- PHILADELPHIA, June 12 (AP)---Col. Wilson Potter, big-game hunter and University of Pennsylvania football star in 1906 and 1907, died last night at his home here after a long...
New York Times JEAN SCHARIN ENGAGED
22nd February 1946
Chicago Girl Will Be Married to Edward Cudahy Spalding ---- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- CHICAGO, Feb. 21---Announce has been made by Mrs. J. Hippach Unander Scharin of this city of the eengagement [sic] of her daught...
New York Times OBITUARY: MRS. DOROTHY BRULATOR
21st February 1946
By Wireless to THE NEW TORK TIMES --- PARIS, Feb. 20---Mrs. Dorothy Brulator, an American who was residing here, was found dead in her hotel room today. Physicians reported that she had died of a congestion, having suffered recently fr...
New York Times J. J. ASTOR MARRIES GERTRUDE GRETSCH
19th August 1944
Son of the Late Colonel John Jacob Astor Weds Alumna of Finch at Her Home --- The marriage of Miss Gertrude Gretsch, daughter of Mrs. Walter Gretsch of 3 East Seventy-seventh Street and the late Mr. Gretsch, to John Jacob Astor of 998 F...
New York Times ROBERT J. HOPKINS
19th November 1943
Member of Titanic Crew Aided in Rescue of Mrs. John J. Astor --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- HOBOKEN, N. J., Nov. 18---Robert J. Hopkins, who was a member of the crew of the ill-fated liner Titanic when it struck an ...
New York Times MRS. THOMAS CARDEZA
12th November 1943
Page 21, column 1 Wife of Philadelphia Explorer, Kin of Racine, Red Cross Aide PHILADELPHIA, Nov 11 Mrs. Mary Racine Cardeza, wife of Thomas Drake Martinez Cardeza, Philadelphia sportsman and explorer, ...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM HEIRESS WED TO CORPORAL
1st October 1943
Mrs. Hazel McKinley Bride of Larry Leonard in Denver --- DENVER, Col., Sept. 30 (AP)---Mrs. Hazel Guggenheim McKinley, mining-family heiress, and Larry Leonard, an Army corporal, were married tonight at the home of Charles Ginsburg, Mrs...
New York Times G. H. CLARKE JR. KILLED
13th June 1943
Lieutenant in Army Air Forces Was Completing Training --- Lieutenant George Hyde Clarke Jr., Army Air Forces, eldest son of Mrs. S. Beach Cooke of 530 Park Avenue and Cooperstown, N. Y. and of George Hyde Clarke of Hyde Hall, Cooperstow...
New York Times WILLS FOR PROBATE (1)
6th February 1942
MANHATTAN *** WHITE, ELLA HOLMES (Jan. 31). Estate,more than $10,000. To C. Helene Berkeley, 509 W. 122d St., $10,000 and personalty; Ella B. Putnam, 10 Beekman Pl., $10,,000; Marie G. Young, Plaza Hotel, personal effects and life esta...
New York Times WM. K. DICK MARRIES MRS. VIRGINIA CONNER
25th December 1941
Chairman of the National Sugar Refining Co. Weds in Akron --- Word has been received here of the marriage of Mrs. Virginia Keniston Conner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin S. Conner of this city, to William K. Dick of this city and Al...
New York Times VIRGINIA M. FRENCH HAS TWELVE ATTENDANTS AT HER MARRIAGE HERE TO WILLIAM F. DICK
19th December 1941
A marriage uniting two families of prominence in society here and in Newport, R. I., took place in the Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest yesterday afternoon when Miss Virginia Middleton French, daughter of Mrs. James Lenox Banks Jr. of 15 East Ni...
New York Times MRS. FIERMONTE'S ESTATE
3rd May 1941
She Left a Gross of $1,149,142 and Net of $983,637 --- Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick Fiermonte, who died on March 27, 1940, left a gross estate of $1,149,142, according to an accounting filed in Surrogate's Court yesterday by P. Lyndo...
New York Times 14 IN GLASS TRADE FINED IN TRUST CASE
23rd January 1941
They Plead Nolo Contendere at Chicago on Price-Fixing --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- CHICAGO, Jan. 22---Fourteen corporate and individual defendants in the glazing industry, accused of fixing prices of glass...
New York Times ROBERT W. DANIEL, EX-BANKER HERE, 56
21st December 1940
Virginia State Senator, Once Head of Liberty National, Stricken in Richmond --- OWNED HISTORIC ESTATE --- Brandon-on James Was Visited by Many Presidents---Was Survivor of the Titanic --- RICHMOND, Va., Dec. ...
New York Times ACCEPT OFFER BY DICK
17th December 1940
Mrs. Fiermonte's Executors Agree to Compromise on Claims --- The executors of the estate of Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick Fiermonte were authorized by Surrogate James A. Foley, it was learned yesterday, to accept a compromise offer of...
New York Times CAPTAIN ROSTRON, TITANIC RESCUER
6th November 1940
Raced Carpathia Through Icy Waters to Save 700 Persons---Dies in England at 71 --- WITH CUNARD 36 YEARS --- Commodore of Line, 1928-31, Commanded Mauretania and Berengaria During Career --- By Cable to The NE...
New York Times ASTOR ESTATE AT NEWPORT SOLD
29th October 1940
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NEWPORT, R. I., Oct. 28---A deed transferring Beechwood, an estate of nine acres and dwelling and other buildings, from Vincent Astor to Count and Countess Paul de Kotzebue, was recorded today, giving t...
New York Times MRS. FIERMONTE RITES
29th May 1940
Dr. Sargent to Officiate Monday at St. Bartholomew's Service --- A funeral service for Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick Fiermonte, who died of a heart ailment at her Winter home in Palm Beach, Fla., on Wednesday, will be held here on Mon...
New York Times CHICAGO'S GLAZERS ACCUSED ON PRICES
11th May 1940
Federal Indictments Charge Industry Joined in Fixing a Common Schedule --- UNION AS THE ENFORCER --- Fifth Action in Investigation of Building Trades Cites Seven Corporations --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES...
New York Times MRS. DICK'S ESTATE LEFT TO 2 OF SONS
10th April 1940
William F. and John H. to Get Principal at Age of 28 --- Mrs. Madeleine T. Dick, who died at Palm Beach, Fla., on March 27, left her estate in trust for the benefit of two of her sons, William Force Dick and John Henry Dick of Islip, L....
New York Times 1,500 ARE AT FUNERAL FOR MRS. FIERMONTE
2nd April 1940
500 Wait in the Street During Rites at St. Bartholomew's --- Funeral services for Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick Fiermonte, who died suddenly on Wednesday in Palm Beach, Fla., were held yesterday in St. Bartholomew's Church. About 1,50...
New York Times MRS. FIERMONTE DEAD IN FLORIDA
29th March 1940
--- Former Madeleine Force Was Married to Col. Astor, W. K. Dick and Italian Boxer --- SURVIVOR OF THE TITANIC --- Gave Up Fortune to Marry Again, Then Got Divorce to Wed Pugilist --- PALM BEACH, Fla.,...
New York Times WILLIAM E. CARTER, TITANIC SURVIVOR
21st March 1940
Member of Old Philadelphia Family, Polo Player Before World War, Dies in Florida --- KNOWN AS A SPORTSMAN --- Was Seriously Injured in 1912 While Playing for Bryn Mawr Benedicts in Local Match --- PALM BEA...
New York Times MRS. E. B. SHERFESEE, ONCE HOOVER AIDE
30th December 1939
Head of the American Fund for French Wounded Won Croix de Guerre---Titanic Survivor --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- COOPERSTOWN, N. Y., Dec. 29---Mrs. Emily Borie Sherfesee, wife of Forsythe Sherfesee, former fiananc...
New York Times MRS. POTTER GETS GIMBEL AWARD
29th December 1939
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 28 (AP)---Mrs. Thomas Potter Jr., an active Red Cross worker since 1916, has received the eighth annual Gimbel Award presented to ?Philadelphia?s outstanding woman of 1939.? Mrs. Potter, secretary of the Southeastern Pennsylvania ...
New York Times REID ASKS TO REPRESENT FISK STOCKHOLDERS AT MEETING ON SALE PROPOSAL ON FRIDAY
26th December 1939
Whitfield Reid, chairman of the stockholders' committee "in favor of a more equitable price for the assets" of the Fisk Rubber Corporation, has sent a letter to all holders of the common shares asking that his group represent them at the meeting...
New York Times MRS. MADELEINE DICK LOSES HOME BY FIRE
5th December 1939
$50,000 Winter House Destroyed---$100,800 Jewelry Stolen --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- CHARLESTON, S. C., Dec. 4---Mrs. Madeleine F. Dick?s Winter residence at Dixie Plantation, twenty miles from here on the Stono ...
New York Times MISS EMILY R. CLARKE A PROSPECTIVE BRIDE
4th October 1939
Cooperstown Girl Betrothed to Danilo Machado of Havana --- Announcement has been made here by Mrs. S. Beach Cooke of Cooperstown, N. Y., of the engagement of her second daughter, Miss Emily Ryerson Hyde Clarke, to Danilo Machado, son of...
New York Times MRS. J. W. CARDEZA, TITANIC SURVIVOR
2nd August 1939
Noted Yachtswoman and a Big Game Hunter of Early 90's Dies in Germantown ACTIVE IN PHILANTHROPY Twice Circumnavigated World in Own Yacht--Daughter of Late Thomas Drake PHIDADELPHIA, Aug. 1 ...
New York Times FIERMONTE CONVICTED IN FRENCH AUTO CRASH
30th July 1939
Gets Conditional Sentence of 2 Months, 1,000-Franc Fine --- DIJON, France, July 29 (AP)---Enzo Fiermonte, former husband of Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick, socially prominent American, received a conditional sentence of two months in pr...
New York Times CAPT. JOHN W. BINKS OF WHITE STAR DIES
6th February 1939
Retired Skipper of Olympic Served in the British Navy During the World War --- SPENT 45 YEARS AT SEA --- Commander of Leviathan and Majestic on Last Voyages They Ever Made --- News was received yesterd...
New York Times DIVORCE GRANTED FORMER MRS. ASTOR
12th June 1938
Florida Judge Gives Decree on Ground That Fiermonte Was Extremely Cruel --- NO CONTEST BY EX-BOXER U. S. Woman Hurt in Crash of Auto in France Driven by Man Giving His Name --- WEST PALM BEACH, June 11 (AP)---The fo...
New York Times MRS. FIERMONTE SUES
3rd May 1938
Former Madeline Astor Seeks Florida Divorce From Boxer --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 2---Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick Fiermonte, filed suit for divorce here today from Enzo Fiermonte, c...
New York Times WILLS FOR PROBATE
28th December 1937
WESTCHESTER ... ANDERSON, FLORENCE MAKLEY, Pelham Manor (Dec. 7). Estate, more than $35,000. To Harry Anderson, husband, Pelham Manor, executor. ...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM WILL FILED
7th December 1937
Two Daughters Share Estate of Widow of Titanic Victim --- Mrs. Florette Guggenheim, widow of Benjamin Guggenheim, who perished on the Titanic, left her residuary estate in trust for her two daughters, it was learned yesterday when her w...
New York Times MRS. B. GUGGENHEIM SUCCUMBS HERE AT 66
16th November 1937
Her Husband, Member of Family Noted in Mining Industry, Perished on Titanic --- Mrs. Florette Guggenheim, widow of Benjamin Guggenheim, who perished on the Titanic, died yesterday in her apartment in the Hotel Plaza, after a brief illne...
New York Times J. BRUCE ISMAY, 74, TITANIC SURVIVOR
19th October 1937
Ex-Head of White Star Line Who Retired After Sea Tragedy Dies in London --- LONDON, Oct. 18 (AP)---Joseph Bruce Ismay, former chairman of the White Star Line and a survivor of the Titanic disaster in 1912, died here last night. He was 7...
New York Times DR. ALEXANDER H. RICE GETS WIFE'S MILLIONS
17th August 1937
Will of Former Eleanor Elkins Leaves All to Two Children After His Death --- NEWPORT, R. I, Aug. 16 (AP)--The will of Eleanor Elkins Rice, leaving an estate estimated variously at from $5,000,000 to $50,000,000, was filed today in Proba...
New York Times SETTLES SUIT AGAINST FIERMONTE
11th August 1937
MINEOLA, L. I., Aug. 1O---Former District Attorney Elvin N. Edwards of Nassau County, attorney for John Drennan, newspaper photographer, in his civil suit for assault against Enzo Fiermonte, husband of Mrs. Madeline Astor Force Dick Fiermonte, ...
New York Times TWO RECEIVE SHARES IN ELKINS 27 MILLION
11th August 1937
G. D. Widener and Mrs. Dixon of Pennsylvania to Get Income From $13,500,000 --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NORRISTOWN, Pa., Aug. 10---George D. Widener of Whitemarsh and his sister, Mrs. Eleanor Widener Dixon of E...
New York Times FIERMONTE CASE DISMISSED
22nd July 1937
Magistrate Gustav Wieboldt of the Queens Traffic Court dismissed yesterday the charge of driving without an operator's license which had been made against Enzo Fiermonte, former prizefighter and husband of Mrs, Madeline Force Astor Dick Fiermonte. Hi...
New York Times MRS. A. H. RICE'S FUNERAL AUG. 11
20th July 1937
Mr. and Mrs. George D. Widener have returned here from Newport to prepare for the opening of the home of Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice before his arrival on the Europa Aug. 9 with the body of wife, Mrs. Eleanor Elkins Rice, mother of Mr. Widener, who d...
New York Times FIERMONTE APOLOGIZES
16th July 1937
Photographer Then Withdraws His Charge of Assault --- A charge of third-degree assault against Enzo Fiermonte, former prizefighter and husband of Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick Fiermonte, was withdrawn yesterday in Flushing Court after...
New York Times MRS. A. H. RICE DIES IN A PARIS STORE
14th July 1937
New York and Newport Society Woman, Wife of Explorer, Noted for Philanthropy --- A SURVIVOR OF TITANIC --- Lost First Husband and Son in Disaster---Gave Library to Harvard University --- Special Cable to THE ...
New York Times SUMMONS FOR FIERMONTE
9th July 1937
Photographer Charges Attack in Queens Traffic Court --- A summons charging third-degree assault on John Drennan, a newspaper photographer, was served yesterday on Enzo Fiermonte in the Rikers Island penitentiary, where Mr. Fiermonte is ...
New York Times FIERMONTE ASSIGNED TO CLEANING OF JAIL
8th July 1937
Settles Down to Serving Rest of 5-Day Term on Rikers Island for Traffic Violation --- Enzo Fiermonte, former boxer, automobile racer and husband of Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick Fiermonte, was transferred yesterday from the Queens City...
New York Times FIERMONTE JAILED IN OLD SPEED CASE
7th July 1937
Husband of Astor Widow Gets 5 Days on Charge That He Ignored in 1934 --- Enzo Fiermonte, the Italian-born automobile racer husband of Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick Fiermonte, was sentenced to five days in prison yesterday by Magistrate...
New York Times FIERMONTE HELD ON OLD CHARGE
3rd July 1937
BELLMORE, L. I., July 2---Enzo Fiermonte, former pugilist and husband of Mrs. Madaline Force Astor Dick, was arrested today at the Roosevelt Speedway on a three-year-old traffic violation charge he is said never to have answered. He is accused ...
New York Times MRS. JANE L. HERMAN
16th January 1937
She and Two Daughters Titanic Survivors---Husband, Son Lost --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- BEDMINSTER, N. J., Jan. 16---Mrs. Janes Laber [sic] Herman, 75 years old, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, died at her ho...
New York Times LORRAINE GRAVES ENGAGED TO MARRY
7th November 1936
Daughter of Mrs. Kiliaen Van Rensselaer to Be Bride of Clarence Moore --- Announcement was made at a dinner party given on Thursday evening by Mrs. Helene van Nostrand at her home, 45 East Eighty-first Street, of the engagement of Miss ...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR DEAD (1)
13th October 1936
  NICE, France, Oct. 12 (AP)---Samuel Goldenberg of New York, who survived the sinking of the liner Titanic, died here yesterday. He had lived in France for fourteen years. His age was 76. ...
New York Times JOHN HARDY RETIRING
20th September 1936
John Hardy Retiring --- John Hardy, chief steward of the American Farmer, will sail tomorrow on his last official trip at sea.  He has been retired by the International Mercantile ...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE: ALLEN CROLIUS
5th May 1936
CROLIUS---At Germantown, Pa., May 3, 1936, Allen Potter, husband of Olive Potter Crolius, son of Martha S. Crolius of Flushing, L. I. Services Tuesday, May 5, at 4 P. M., St. Paul's Church, Chestnut Hill, Pa....
New York Times ASTOR INFANT CHRISTENED
15th January 1936
Virginia French and Vincent Astor Are William's Godparents --- The infant son of Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor was christened yesterday afternoon at a ceremony in the presence of a few relatives and friends in the Astor residence, 7 Eas...
New York Times LLOYD MOORE WEDS MRS. E. H. PRESTON
8th December 1935
Daughter of Former Senator Hawes of Missouri Bride in Ceremony Here --- Mrs. Eppes Hawes Preston, daughter of former Senator and Mrs. Harry B. Hawes of Missouri, was married to Lloyd Moore of this city, son of the late Clarence Moore of...
New York Times FIERMONTE BUYS ESTATE
1st December 1935
Husband of Former Mrs. Astor Gets Southern Plantation --- CHARLESTON, S. C., Nov. 30 (AP)---The purchase of Dixie Plantations, a 600-acre estate on a high bluff overlooking Stono River, by Enzo Fiemonte of New York was announced here t...
New York Times ASTOR HOME SCENE OF NEWPORT PARTY
14th August 1935
Ang 14,1935 --- Mr. and Mrs. Enzo Fiermonte, Mrs. Lorillard Spencer and Mrs. J. L. Banks Jr. Guests --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. 13---Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor gave a small ...
New York Times FIERMONTE AND WIFE BACK
2nd August 1935
To Stay Here 3 Months---He Will Shun Prize Ring --- Enzo Fiermonte, former Italian prizefighter, returned to the United States on the North German Lloyd liner Europa yesterday, accompanied by his wife, the former Mrs. Madeleine Force As...
New York Times MRS. JOHN J. ASTOR 3D GIVES BIRTH TO SON
20th July 1935
The Former Ellen Tuck French Becomes a Mother at the Doctors Hospital --- A son was born at 5:04 P. M. yesterday to Mr. and Mrs. John Jacob Astor 3d in Doctors Hospital, 174 East End Avenue. The baby weighed 7 pounds 12 ounces. The con...
New York Times LADY PIRRIE DEAD; HEADED SHIP FIRM
20th June 1935
Widow of Belfast Builder of Many Vessels Succeeded Him in Control of Concern --- ADVISED HIM FOR YEARS --- He Had Often Publicly Paid High Tribute to Her Assistance---Daughter of Professor --- LONDON, June 19...
New York Times LADY DUFF GORDON, STYLE EXPERT, DIES
22nd April 1935
Pioneer in Bringing Freedom to Women's Fashions Headed Chain of Garment Shops --- COINED DRESS TERM 'CHIC' --- First Split Skirt and Manikin Show Credited to Her---She Had Stores in Three Countries --- Wirele...
New York Times ITALY ALLOWS FIERMONTE TO GO ON WEDDING TRIP
8th March 1935
By The Associated Press --- ROME, March 7---Enzo Fiermonte and his second wife, the former Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick, left tonight on their long-sought second wedding trip on the French Riviera after having successfuily wound thei...
New York Times FIERMONTE TO BE BROKER
7th March 1935
Husband of Former Mrs. Astor Plans Career on Return Here --- ROME, March 6 (AP)---Enzo Fiermonte said today the threatened trouble in Abyssinia, in which he may become involved as a soldier for Italy, brought him and his American wife m...
New York Times 2 MRS. FIERMONTES HAVE A TALK AT TEA
25th February 1935
Husband's Mother, Who Also Is There, Likes Her Son's American Wife --- By The Associated Press --- ROME, Feb. 24---The two Mrs. Fiermontes, one American and one Italian, met for the first time today and sat right down to t...
New York Times FIERMONTES VISIT TIVOLI
23rd February 1935
Former Mrs. Dick and Husband Still Await His Passport --- ROME, Feb. 22 (AP)---Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick Fiermonte and her young husband sought solace tonight in beautiful old Tivoli from a day of disappointment at their failure to...
New York Times WIFE WOULD AID FIERMONTE
22nd February 1935
ROME, Feb. 21 (AP)---Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick Fiermonte said today she was ready to make every possible effort to regain her ex-pugilist husband's passport that they might embark on another trip. As soon as he recovers his papers, confiscated ...
New York Times FIERMONTES FACE CHARGE OF BIGAMY
12th February 1935
Lawyer Urges Former Mrs. Astor to Depart From Italy Lest Government Act --- ROME, Feb. 11 (AP)---The possibility of legal action by the Italian Government on charges of bigamy against both Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick Fiermonte and h...
New York Times FIERMONTE VISITS HIS WIFE IN NAPLES
10th February 1935
Italian Boxer Remains With Former Mrs. Astor an Hour Then Hurries Away --- POLICE TAKE HIS PASSPORT --- His First Wife Quits Her Job as He is Said to Have Provided for Her and Their Son --- NAPLES, Sunday, F...
New York Times FIERMONTE INDICATES HE WILL GO TO WIFE
9th February 1935
Says Relations Are Unchanged and That He Is in Italy to ?Embrace? His Son --- ROME, Feb. 8 (AP)---Enzo Fiermonte, young boxer whose return to his homeland created some confusion as to his marital status and plans, issued a brief stateme...
New York Times FIERMONTE HALTED BY GENOA OFFICIALS
8th February 1935
Boxer's Passport Is Held and Unrecognized Divorce From Italian Wife Investigated --- PRESENT WIFE DENIES RIFT --- Former Mrs. Astor Says He Got Off Her Ship at Algiers for Business Reasons --- NAPLES, Feb. 7 ...
New York Times MARITAL RIFT OVER, FIERMONTE RADIOS
31st January 1935
Italian Boxer Sends Word From Ship on Which Wife Sailed Suddenly on Saturday --- A DIVORCE WAS RUMORED --- Couple Were Wed Here Late in 1933---She Is the Former Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick --- Enzo Fierm...
New York Times FIERMONTES SAIL ON THE SAME SHIP
29th January 1935
Former Mrs. Astor, With Friend, Books Passage for Italy at Last Moment --- The former Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick, who was married to Enzo Fiermonte, Italian pugilist, more than a year ago, booked a last-minute passage Saturday on t...
New York Times SOCIAL REGISTER DROPS STAGE FOLKS
24th November 1934
*** --- Elliott Roosevelt, Son of the President, Mrs. Fiermonte Are Not Listed --- The Social Register for 1935 which is now being distributed to its subscribers throughout the city, contains some startling omissions from ...
New York Times OBITUARY: MRS. GEORGE BROOKE
27th October 1934
Mrs. George Brooke, wife of a retired steel executive, died of a heart attack tonight in her home....
New York Times EASTON [DEATH NOTICE]
6th October 1934
Suddenly, at the New York Hospital, on Thursday, Oct. 4, in the fifty-ninth year of his age, Dr. Charles Daniel Easton, dearly beloved husband of Margaret Hays Easton, father of Polly and Peggy Easton, son of the late Daniel C. and Florence Leach Eas...
New York Times DR. CHARLES D. EASTON DIES AFTER OPERATION
5th October 1934
Physician Here and in Newport, of Distinguished Ancestry, Had Served in the War Dr. Charles D. Easton of 510 Park Avenue, who had practiced medicine in Newport, R.I., for many years and in this city since the Armistice, died yesterday ...
New York Times FELDMAN SIGNS FOR BOUT
5th September 1934
HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Sept. 4 (AP)---Abe Feldman, Brooklyn heavyweight, and Petri Georgi, Buffalo, were signed today to meeet in a ten-round bout at the Legion Stadium here Sept. 14.  Enzo Fiermonte, husband of Mrs. Madeline [sic] Force Astor...
New York Times FIERMONTE THREATENS DIVORCE
10th August 1934
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Aug. 9---Enzo Fiermonte, husband of Madeleine Force Astor Dick Fiermonte, today took a screen test at Fox Movie Studio. Discussing the status of his marriage with the wealthy New Yor...
New York Times MRS. FIERMONTE CLOSES HOME
9th August 1934
WESTHAMPTON BEACH, L. I., Aug. 8---Crampton House, the Summer home of Mrs. Enzo Fiermonte, the former Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick, has been closed and Mrs. Fiermonte has left for an unannounced destination. Mrs. Fiermonte, whose husband, the pugi...
New York Times JOHN JACOB ASTOR WEDS ELLEN FRENCH
1st July 1934
Notables Fill Newport Church for Ceremony Climaxing Weeks of Social Activity --- ONLOOKERS PACK STREETS --- Crowd Delays Both Bride and Bridegroom---Astor's Mother Sits in a Front Pew --- By RUSSELL B. PORTER...
New York Times MOTHER OF ASTOR TO ATTEND BRIDAL
30th June 1934
Despite Illness, Mrs. Fiermonte Goes Alone to Newport for Marriage to Miss French --- FORMER HUSBAND A GUEST --- W. K. Dick to Be in Trinity Church Today---Rehearsal for the Ceremony Takes Place --- Special ...
New York Times YOUNG ASTOR TELLS OF WEDDING PLANS
29th June 1934
Newspaper Group Is Informed That the Couple Will Return to Newport in August --- CHETWODE GIFTS SHOWN --- Famous Ring Given to Bride Will Be Reset for Her in a New Brooch --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES ...
New York Times RECTORS FOR ASTOR RITES
27th June 1934
Rev. E. S. Travers to Assist Rev. H. St. G. Burrill at Wedding --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NEWPORT, R. I., June 26---The Rev. Edward S. Travers, rector of the Episcopal Church at Rhinebeck, N. Y., will be the ass...
New York Times FIERMONTE OUT 'FOREVER'
22nd June 1934
Announces Permanent Retirement From Boxing Activities --- WESTHAMPTON BEACH, L. I., June 22---Enzo Fiermonte, light- heavyweight boxer and husband of Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Fiermonte, today announced his retirement from the ring "f...
New York Times WEDDING PLANNED BY ELLEN FRENCH
16th June 1934
Invitations Are Sent Out for Marriage to John Jacob Astor 3d on June 30 --- BRIDAL TO BE IN NEWPORT --- Rev. S. C. Hughes Will Officiate at Rites in Trinity Church---Reception at Mapleshade --- Special to THE...
New York Times ELLEN TUCK FRENCH IS ENGAGED TO WED
31st May 1934
Betrothal to John Jacob Astor Announced by Mother, Who Denied Report Week Ago --- WEDDING EARLY IN JULY --- Her Fiance's Engagement to Miss Eileen S. S. Gillespie Called Off in January --- Mrs. Livingston Fre...
New York Times EX-WIFE GIVES UP CLAIM ON W. K. DICK
21st March 1934
Bride of Fiermonte, Boxer, and Once Widow of J. J. Astor, Rejects Dower --- GOT DIVORCE LAST JULY --- She Also Relinquished $300,000 Income From First Husband's Estate When She Wed in 1916 --- Mrs. Enzo Fierm...
New York Times MRS. DULLES FONTANA
26th January 1934
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25---Mrs. Dulles Fontana, formerly Miss Margaret Dulles, who once sued her husband to prevent him from collecting $75 a week support from her, died today in the Barclay Hotel after a long ...
New York Times EILEEN GILLESPIE NOT TO WED ASTOR
22nd January 1934
Canceling of Engagement Is Announced buy Her Parents, the L. L. Gillespies --- WEDDING SET FOR FEB. 6 --- Bridal Attendants and Ushers Chosen for Ceremony to Have Been at St. Thomas --- Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence ...
New York Times EILEEN S. S. GILLESPIE TO BE WED ON FEB. 6
3rd January 1934
Her Marriage to John Jacob Astor Will Take Place in St. Thomas Church --- The marriage of Miss Eileen S. S. Gillespie, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lewis Gillespie, to John Jacob Astor, son of the late Colonel John Jacob As...
New York Times JOHN JACOB ASTOR TO WED DEBUTANTE
16th December 1933
His Engagement to Miss Eileen S. S. Gillespie Announced by Her Parents --- CAME OF AGE IN AUGUST --- Fiancee, Noted in Newport as a Tennis Player, Is From an Old American Family --- Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lew...
New York Times MRS. D. R. BENJAMIN WED TO G. H. CLARKE
13th December 1933
Ceremony by Justice P. J. McCook Soon After the License Is Obtained --- Mrs. Dorothy Rennard Benjamin of the Hotel Berkshire and George Hyde Clarke of Hyde Hall, Cooperstown, N. Y., obtained a marriage license at the Municipal Building ...
New York Times MRS. DICK MARRIED TO FIERMONTE, BOXER, IN CIVIL CEREMONY IN HOSPITAL ROOM HERE
28th November 1933
Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick and Enzo Fiermonte, Italian middleweight pugilist, were married at 5:45 o'clock yesterday afternoon in Mrs. Dick's room at the Doctors Hospital, East End Avenue and Eighty-seventh Street. Mrs. Dick is 40 years old; Mr. ...
New York Times FIERMONTE, BOXER, HERE
15th November 1933
Italian Heavyweight Silent on Engagement Rumor --- Enzo Fiermonte, Italian middleweight boxer, arrived yesterday on the French liner Paris. Fiermonte declared on sailing for Europe three weeks ago that he was engaged to marry Mrs. Madel...
New York Times MRS. DICK RETURNS; CARRIED TO HOSPITAL
4th November 1933
Still Suffering From Effect of Broken Arm, Doctor Says---Silent on Boxer --- Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick, former widow of the late John Jacob Astor and divorced wife of William K. Dick, returned from Bermuda yesterday on the Monarch...
New York Times ESTATES APPRAISED
20th October 1933
*** MANDELBAUM, HERMAN (April 19, 1933). Gross assets,, $159,224; net, $142,897. To Sarah Dessauer, daughter, life estate in $58,643; Tillie M. Samuel, daughter, $15,000; Selma Molendo, not related, $10,000; estate of Blanche M. Lang, one-half...
New York Times BOXER SAYS MRS. DICK WILL WED HIM SOON
17th October 1933
Fiermonte, Back From Bermuda, Declares They Will Marry When She Quits Hospital --- Enzo Fiermonte, the Italian boxer who was refused admittance last week to Bermuda, where he was going to visit Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick, widow of J...
New York Times BARRED FROM BERMUDA
14th October 1933
Enzo Fiermonte, Boxer, Will Return to the United States --- HAMILTON, Bermuda, Oct. 13 (AP)---Refused permission to land in Bermuda, Enzo Fiermonte, Italian boxer, who is reported to be seeking the hand of the wealthy Mrs. Madeline Dick...
New York Times MRS. DICK IS INJURED
14th September 1933
Falls on Floor of Bermuda House, Breaking Shoulder --- HAMILTON, Bermuda, Sept. 13 (AP)--- Mrs. Madeline Force Astor Dick slipped and fell on the polished floor of her house last night and broke her shoulder. Mrs. Dick, w...
New York Times FIERMONTE GETS DIVORCE
5th September 1933
Pugilist Was Linked in Nevada Reports With Mrs. Dick --- RENO, Nev., Sept 4 (AP)---A divorce has been awarded to Enzo Fiermonte, Italian pugilist, linked in some reports in a romance with the former Mrs. John Jacob Astor. ...
New York Times ART SHOW OPENS AT COOPERSTOWN
21st August 1933
ART SHOW OPENS AT COOPERSTOWN --- 56 Participants in Exhibit of 176 Items---Portrait of A. B. Ryerson a Feature --- Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- COOPERSTOWN, N, Y., Aug. 19---The Summer exhibit of the C...
New York Times JOHN JACOB ASTOR 3D, 21, COMES INFO VAST FORTUNE
15th August 1933
Special to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. 14---John Jacob Astor, whose father lost his life in the Titanic disaster twenty-one years ago, reached his majority today and came into possession of the fortune left by his father...
New York Times MRS. DICK GETS DIVORCE
22nd July 1933
Former Mrs. John Jacob Astor Silent About Future Plans --- MINDEN, Nev., July 21 (AP)---The former Mrs. John Jacob Astor was divorced here today from William K. Dick of New York City, remaining silent meanwhile on reported plans for a ...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR LILLIAN STEAD DIES
9th July 1933
Special to The New York Times --- ELIZABETH, N. J., July 8---Mrs. Lillian E. Stead, a survivor of the Titanic disaster twenty-one years ago, died this morning at her home here after a long illness. She was born in England. She w...
New York Times BOXER DENIES HE'LL WED
18th June 1933
Enzo Fiermonte Says He Scarcely Knows Mrs. W. K. Dick --- RENO, Nev., June 17 (AP)---Enzo Fiermonte, Italian pugilist, who has been seen here in the company of Mrs. William K. Dick, the former Mrs. John Jacob Astor, today characterized ...
New York Times LINKS MRS. DICK AND BOXER
17th June 1933
Fiermonte Says He Plans to Wed Former Mrs. Astor --- ROME, Saturday, June 17 (AP)---Signora Tosca Manetti Fiermonte, wife of a boxer, Enzo Fiermonte, now in America, is quoted in an interview in the newspaper Popolo di Roma today to the...
New York Times MRS. W. K. DICK IN RENO
10th June 1933
Former Madeleine Force Astor Will Ask Divorce --- RENO, Nev., June 9 (AP)---Mrs. Madeleine Force Astor Dick, New York society woman, is in Reno to file suit for divorce for William K. Dick. She arrived last night. It was...
New York Times MRS. DICK GOES TO RENO
5th June 1933
Her Secretary Refuses to Comment on Divorce Report --- Mrs. William K. Dick, widow of the late John Jacob Astor, who was lost in the Titanic disaster, left last night for Reno. At her home at 7 East Eighty-fourth Street M...
New York Times HERMAN MANDELBAUM
20th April 1933
Herman Mandlebaum, a retired wholesale tobacco merchant, died yesterday at his residence, 200 West Eighty-sixth Street, after a long illness. He was born in Kassel, Germany, eighty-three years ago, and came to the United States at the age of 13. Th...
New York Times RICHARD L. BECKWITH (1)
12th April 1933
Richard L. Beckwith, formerly second vice president of the real estate firm of Ruland & Benjamin, died last night at his home, 224 East Sixty-first Street, after an illness of two years. He was graduated from Yale in 1898 and was a member of the Yale...
New York Times MRS. WICHFELD DEAD; WAS VISITING FRIENDS
4th February 1933
Former Wife of Clarence Moore Succumbs at Home of Earl of Portarlington --- LONDON, Feb. 3 (AP)---Mrs. Mabelle Swift Wichfeld, former wife of Clarence Moore, Washington capitalist and sportsman, who was lost on the Titanic, died of pneu...
New York Times SWIFT HEIRESS IS SUED FOR DIVORCE IN NEVADA
22nd November 1932
Aksel Wichfeld, Former Attache at Danish Legation, Files Action Secretly, Charging Cruelty --- RENO, Nev., Nov. 21 (AP)---Aksel C. P. Wichfeld, former attaché of the Danish Legation in Washington, filed suit secretly at Carson City Nov....
New York Times MRS. J. J. BROWN DIES; SURVIVOR OF TITANIC
27th October 1932
Was Rescued by the Carpathia After Hours in Row Boat-- Long a Newport Colonist.Mrs. Margaret Tobin Brown of Denver, Col., widow of James J. Brown, mine owner, died...
New York Times EMILY RYERSON CLARKE SUES FOR DIVORCE
3rd June 1932
RENO, Nev., June 2 *** Mrs. Emily Borlie Clarke brought suit for divorce on ground of cruelty against George Hyde Clarke, to whom she was married at Cooperstown, N. Y., on Oct. 23, 1915. Agreement has been made regarding custoday of the...
New York Times LAWRENCE VAIL WEDS WRITER IN NICE, FRANCE
3rd April 1932
Marries Miss Kay Boyle at City Hall---His Former Wife Acts as Matron of Honor --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- NICE, France, April 2---Lawrence Vail of New York and Kay Boyle of Cincinnati, American authors, wer...
New York Times HAROLD SANDERSON, SHIPPING MAN, DIES
27th February 1932
Former Head of International Merchant Marine Stricken While in North of Italy --- DIRECTED WHITE STAR LINE --- Came From a Family of Leaders in Maritime Matters Both Here and in England --- Special Cable to T...
New York Times OPPOSE LONDON RADIO PROGRAM ON SINKING OF THE TITANIC
25th February 1932
By The Associated Press --- LONDON, Feb. 24---Many protests have been made against the proposal of the British Broadcasting Corporation to present a radio representation of the sinking of the Titanic. "That borrible scene...
New York Times MARION SCRANTON MARRIED
17th January 1932
Wedded at Scranton, Pa., to Edward Mayer of This City --- Special to The New York Times --- SCRANTON, Pa., Jan. 16---Miss Marion Margery Scranton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Worthington Scranton, the latter a member of the R...
New York Times RED CROSS BOARD FILLS VACANCIES
10th December 1931
WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (AP)---Chief Justice Hughes presided today as the incorporators of the American Red Cross elected five new members to fill vacancies caused by deaths. Those named were Newton D. Baker, Frank T. Heffelfinger of Minneapolis, J. Fran...
New York Times A CUNARD COMMODORE
8th November 1931
HOME FROM THE SEA. By Arthur H. Rostron. Illustrated. 259 pp. New York: The Macmillan Company. $3.50. --- Sir Arthur was commodore of the Cunard fleet when recently he retired from active service. For four years and more he commanded t...
New York Times RECITES CLOSE CALL OF TITANIC RESCUE
27th October 1931
Sir Arthur Rostron Tells How Radio Man Got S 0 S as He Prepared to Quit Post --- RECALLS 46 YEARS AT SEA --- Carpathia's Former Master, in New Autobiography, Describes "Most Memorable Night" of Career --- If ...
New York Times BOOK NOTES
22nd July 1931
Macmillan has obtained what are believed to be the only pictures of the rescue of the Titanic?s survivors and these will be used to illustrate Sir Arthur Rostron's forthcoming autobiography, "'Home From the Sea." Sir Arthur, in command of the Ca...
New York Times WIDOW OF TITANIC'S COMMANDER IS DEAD
30th April 1931
Husband Was Captain E. J. Smith, Who Went Down in Sea Tragedy of 1912 --- Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, April 29---The Titanic disaster was recalled today with the death of Mrs. Sarah Eleanor Smith, widow of C...
New York Times SIR COSMO DUFF-GORDON
21st April 1931
Survivor of Titanic Disaster Dies in London at Age of 68 --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, April 20---Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, survivor of the Titanic disaster of 1912, died in London today at the age of 6...
New York Times GARDEN LURES SKIPPER OF THE BERENGARIA, SIR HENRY [SIC] ROSTRON, AFTER 45 YEARS AT SEA
9th November 1930
Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Nov. 7---Captain Sir Arthur Henry Rostron, commodore of the Cunard fleet, who is retiring after forty-five years at sea, took his leave of his fellow-officers at Southampton this week on relinq...
New York Times CUNARD EMPLOYEES TO HONOR ROSTRON
3rd November 1930
Fleet Is Taking Up Subscription for Testimonial to the Retiring Commodore --- DIGGLE HIS SUCCESSOR --- Captain Edgar T. Brltten Will Command Berengaria When She Returns In February --- Officers of the Scythi...
New York Times SIR ARTHUR ROSTRON TO RETIRE FROM SEA
1st November 1930
Commodore of Cunard Fleet and Captain of Berengaria 35 Years in Line's Service --- SAVED 706 FROM TITANIC --- Rescue by Carpathia Won for Him American Decoration and Plaudits of World --- Wireless to THE NEW ...
New York Times ORIGIN OF NAMES OF HOTELS HERE
9th March 1930
Named for Interested Families or After Well-Known European Hostelries --- ST. REGIS CALLED FOR LAKE --- Suggested to the Late John Jacob Astor by Mrs. Theodore Douglas Robinson --- So numerous are the hotels of New Yo...
New York Times MRS. M. S. WALDMAN WINS PARIS DIVORCE
26th February 1930
Two Other American Women Also Receive Decrees From the French Courts --- TRAGIC ACCIDENT RECALLED --- Waldman Children Fell to Death From Penthouse Apartment Here in October, 1928 --- PARIS, Feb. 25 (AP)---Th...
New York Times WALDMANS SEEK DIVORCE
28th November 1929
Mother of Children Who Fell to Death Here Sues in Paris --- Copyright by The Chicago Tribune Co. --- PARIS, Nov. 27---Mrs. Barbara Guggenheim Waldman, whose two children were killed in a thirteen-story fall from the roof o...
New York Times R. W. DANIEL MARRIES MRS. C. B. CHRISTIAN
11th October 1929
President of Liberty National Bank Weds as Third Wife Distant Relative in Virginia --- Special to The New York Times --- RICHMOND, Va., Oct. 10---Robert W. Daniel, president of the Liberty National Bank of New York, and Mr...
New York Times LORD MERSEY DIES IN HIS 90TH YEAR
4th September 1929
Regarded as the Grand Old Man of the English Legal Profession --- HEADED SHIPPING INQUIRIES --- Presided at Investigation into the Lusitania, Titanic and Other Disasters --- Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES...
New York Times MISS EVELYN BAYNE TO WED H. M. BLANK
16th March 1929
Junior League Girl's Betrothal Announced by Grandmother, Mrs. Lockwood --- Mrs. Williston D. Lockwood of 40 East Sixty-second Street has announced the engagement of her granddaughter, Miss Evelyn Bayne, to Henry M. Blank, son of Mr. and...
New York Times FRANCE HONORS ROSTRON
28th February 1929
Cunard Commodore Receives Legion of Honor Aboard Berengaria --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- CHERBOURG, Feb. 27---France honored a life of heroism and seamanship tonight when she awarded the Legion of Honor to S...
New York Times ROSTRON'S CAT LEFT HERE
6th January 1929
Berengaria Master Sails Alone Because of British Quarantine --- Captain Sir Arthur Rostron, master of the Cunarder Berengaria, sailed early yesterday morning for the first time in many years without his pet Persian cat Abdul. The animal...
New York Times STORY OF BOYS' FALL AS TOLD BY MOTHER
28th October 1928
Dr. Norris Makes Public the Official Record of Mrs. Waidman's Examination --- MEMORY IS FRAGMENTARY --- Unable to Recall Where She Sat or Exactly How Sons Plunged to Death From Hotel Roof --- Dr. Charles Norr...
New York Times DEATH OF BOYS HELD ACCIDENT BY NORRIS
25th October 1928
Medical Examiner Announces Finding After Iquiry Into Waldman Tragedy --- HEARS SEVEN WITNESSES --- Absolves Police for Moving Bodies and Says Their Inquiry Was Thorough --- WORKER TELLS OF FALL ---...
New York Times WALDMAN DEATHS AGAIN HELD ACCIDENT
24th October 1928
Police After Second Inquiry Stick to Original Theory of Children's Fall --- WORKMEN TELL OF TRAGEDY --- Describe the Mother's Frantic Efforts to Save Sons---Norris Investigation to Go On --- The second police...
New York Times POLICE ACT TO SIFT WALDMAN DEATHS
23rd October 1928
Check Up Statements as to How Guggenheim Heirs Fell From Roof of Hotel --- NORRIS TO QUERY MOTHER --- Wants to Learn Her Version of the Tragedy---Criticizes the Removal of the Bodies --- TO CALL OTHER WITNES...
New York Times POLICE ACT TO SIFT WALDMAN DEATHS (1)
23rd October 1928
Check Up Statements as to How Guggenheim Heirs Fell From Roof of Hotel --- NORRIS TO QUERY MOTHER --- Wants to Learn Her Version of the Tragedy---Criticizes the Removal of the Bodies --- TO CALL OTHER WITNES...
New York Times 2 GUGGENHEIM HEIRS WILL BE BURIED TODAY
21st October 1928
Mother of Grandsons of Titanic Victim Still Suffers From Shock of Children's Fall --- Funeral services for the two children of Mr. and Mrs. Milton S. Waldman, Terence, 4, and Benjamin, fourteen months old, grandchildren of Benjamin Gugg...
New York Times 2 GUGGENHEIM HEIRS DIE IN 13-STORY FALL
20th October 1928
Baby Boy and Brother Drop From Arms of Mother on Hotel Surrey Roof --- SHE IS STRICKEN BY SHOCK --- Mrs. M. S. Waldman, Daughter of Benjamin Guggenheim, Unable to Explain Accident --- Terrence and Benjamin W...
New York Times SIR ARTHUR ROSTRON SAILS AS COMMODORE
29th July 1928
Senior Cunard Captain Heads Fleet, Succeeding Late Sir James Charles --- HERO OF TITANIC DISASTER --- Wears Many Honors for Rescue and War Service---Berengaria Is His 13th Command --- Captain Sir Arthur Rostr...
New York Times ROSTRON NOW CUNARD COMMODORE
24th July 1928
Captain Sir Arthur H. Rostron will succeed the late Sir James Charles as Commodore of the Cunard fleet and will hoist his flag on the Beren­garia next Saturday when she leaves Southampton for New York. The Aquitania has been the flagship of the Cu...
New York Times CHICAGO WIDOW SENDS PLANE FOR BRIDEGROOM BUT GALE DELAYS 9,000-MILE RACE TO ALTAR
10th December 1927
Special to The New York Times --- CHICAGO, Dec. 9---Mrs. Emily Boris [sic] Ryerson, wealthy widow of Arthur Ryerson, the steel maker, who was lost on the Titanic, today dispatched an airplane to St. Paul in an effort to bring her fiancé...
New York Times TITANIC WIDOW TO WED
2nd December 1927
Mrs. Ryerson of Chicago Will Marry Forsythe Sherfesse, Financier --- CHICAGO, Dec. 1 (AP)---Mrs. Emily Borie Ryerson, whose husband, Albert [sic] Ryerson, lost his life when the Titanic sank, will be married next week, it is announced, ...
New York Times MRS. EDWARD B. MAYER
22nd July 1927
Mrs. Edward B. Mayer died suddenly last night at her home, 21 East Eighty-second Street. She was the former Miss Benita Rosalind Guggenheim, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Guggenheim. Her father was drowned in the Titanic disaster. Mrs. Mayer was ...
New York Times MRS. EMMA W. BUCKNELL
29th June 1927
Widow of University Founder Dies at Saranac Lake Camp --- Special to The New York Times --- SARANAC INN, N. Y., June 28.---Mrs. Emma Ward Bucknell, 75 years old, widow of William Bucknell, founder of Bucknell University, d...
New York Times APPRAISAL OF ESTATE OF AUGUSTINE BIDOIS
23rd April 1927
Estates Appraised --- Manhattan --- *** BIDOIS, AUGISTINE (April 27, 1926), Gross assets, $2,538; net $1,872. To three brothers and a sister in equal shares. Executrix, Rosalie Bidois. ***...
New York Times LOVE LIFTS JAIL SENTENCE OF LAWRENCE VAIL WHEN FRENCHMAN HE STRUCK WINS HIS SISTER
30th December 1926
PARIS, Dec. 29 (AP)---Love has found a way to make a new, Franco-American match---a blow over the head with a champagne bottle. The Frenchman who was hit, Captain Allain Lemerdy, son of a General, is going to marry Clothilde Vail, sister of the Ameri...
New York Times MRS. DOROTHY A. HARDER
3rd December 1926
Mrs. Dorothy A. Harder --- Mrs. Dorothy Annan Harder, wife of George A. Harder, died Wednesday at her residence, 510 Park Avenue. She was the only child of the late Edward Annan Jr. and Maude Earle. Edward Annan of Brooklyn, her grandfa...
New York Times MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENT
25th August 1926
Married --- ANDERSON-DAGGETT---On Aug. 24, at the Church of the Transfiguration, Harry Anderson to Florence Makley Daggett. ...
New York Times MAURETANIA'S CAPTAIN IS HONORED BY KING
3rd July 1926
Roston [sic]Is Made a K. B. E. in Delayed Birthday List---48 Other Knights Created --- Copyright, 1926, by The New York Times Company --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, July 2---The King's Bi...
New York Times CARLISLE, DESIGNER OF TITANIC, IS DEAD
6th March 1926
Member of Privy Council and Noted Engineer Stricken at 72 --- DISASTER BROKE HIS HEART --- Recently Visited Old Friend, Ex-Kaiser---Wanted “Merry Widow Waltz” Played at Funeral --- ...
New York Times LEWY BROS., JEWELERS, FAIL
24th November 1925
Settlement Involving $1,400,000 Defeated by Court Action --- Special to The New York Times --- CHICAGO, Nov. 23---An involuntary petition in bankruptcy against Lewy Brothers, Jewelers, filed today in the United States Cour...
New York Times LORD RIBBLESDALE DEAD; LINE EXTINCT
22nd October 1925
Widow Was the First Wife of the Late John Jacob Astor, Formerly Miss Willing --- BARON LOST SONS IN WAR --- Aristocratic Appearance Drew Compliment From King Edward---Lady Oxford Kin by Marriage --- Copyright...
New York Times EXPLORER RICE BACK; SAW WHITE INDIANS
11th July 1925
Rare Amazonian Tribe Spoke Language of Their Own, Doctor Declares --- DISCOVERED BY HINTON --- Naval Filer Made Perilous Flight Over 75-Mile Jungle---Party Met Many Hardships --- Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice, ...
New York Times TITANIC DISASTER SURVIVOR DROWNS IN A SHALLOW POND
19th April 1925
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. April 18--Surviving the Titanic disaster April 14, 1912, by swimming for hours in the icy waters until picked up by a rescue ship, Oscar Palmquist of 42 Lenox Avenue was drowned in six feet of water in a pond in Beardsley Park into...
New York Times CLEARS HOTEL MEN IN PALM BEACH FIRE
21st March 1925
Florida Commissioner After Inquiry Says That They Provided All Necessary Safeguards --- GUESTS? LOSS $2,000,000 --- Thousands of Dollars in Scattered Belongings Reclaimed---First of Victims Arrive HERE --- Special to ...
New York Times OBITUARY NOTES [LAURA VAN DER HOEF]
18th March 1925
Mrs. LAURA ELLEN NEWELL VAN DERHOEF, widow of Wyckoff Van Derhoef, who was one of the victims of the Titanic disaster, died yesterday at her home, 15 Clark Street, Brooklyn. Her husband was Secretary of the Williamsburg Fire Insurance Company in Man...
New York Times MRS. ALEX. H. RICE TO SAIL MARCH 21
6th March 1925
Mrs. Alexander Hamilton Rice, accompanied by her son and daughter-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. George D. Widener, and the latter?s daughter, Miss Diana Dodge, has arranged to sail on the Leviathan March 21. Mrs. Rice will go to London and Paris and later to...
New York Times DR. RICE, IN WILDS OF BRAZIL, IN TOUCH BY RADIO WITH HIS FRIENDS IN NEW YORK EVERY NIGHT
16th December 1924
Deep in the wilds of Brazil, Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice, surgeon and explorer, is encamped on the Rio Brancho in Manaos, studying tropical diseases. New York, although long ago over its uneasiness for the safety of the Rice party which arose late la...
New York Times 3 OF RICE'S PARTY BACK FROM AMAZON
4th October 1924
Mrs. Rice, Professor and Mrs. Strong Return---Others in Expedition Go On --- STUDYING TROPICAL DISEASE --- Hope to Explore Regions in Brazil Never Before Traversed by White Men --- Among the passengers who ar...
New York Times EXPEDITION TO USE PLANES FOR SURVEY
23rd August 1924
Rice's Party, Seeking Source of Amazon and Orinoco Rivers, Adopts New Plan --- The South American expedition led by Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice, who is accompanied by Mrs. Rice, formerly Mrs. George D. Widener of Philadelphia, is equipp...
New York Times AMAZON TRAFFIC HINDERED
22nd August 1924
Booth Line Says Disturbances Make Deliveries Uncertain --- Political disturbances at Manaos, State of Amazonas, have interrupted navigation on the River Amazon. The Booth American Shipping Corporation, 17 Battery Place, announced yester...
New York Times RICES BELIEVED SAFE
17th August 1924
Washington Not Worried About Explorers---Heard From Them Aug. 6 --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, Aug. 16---There is no uneasiness here about the safety of Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice of New York and his w...
New York Times EXPLORER TO SEEK ORINOCO'S SOURCE
12th August 1924
Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice Is Now at Para With His Wife and Flier Hinton --- VOYAGE TO TAKE 2 YEARS --- Seaplane and Radio Will Be Used to Penetrate Hitherto Uncharted Region --- Dr. Alexander Hamilton Rice,...
New York Times LOUIS BUTT DIES HERE
1st August 1924
Brother of Roosevelt?s Aid Was a Cotton Buyer of Georgia --- Louis Butt of Augusta, Ga., a cotton buyer and cotton exporter, died at 11:05 last night in Roosevelt Hospital of intestinal hemorrhages caused by an intestinal abscess.&...
New York Times LADY PIRRIE MAY HEAD HARLAND & WOLFF, THE GREAT BRITISH SHIPBUILDING FIRM
17th July 1924
Copyright, 1924, by The New York Times Company --- By Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, July 16---It is the general belief in shipping circles that Lady Pirrie will assume the post of President of the great shipbu...
New York Times MISS ASTOR TO WED RUSSIAN NOBLEMAN
4th July 1924
He Was Recently Divorced From One of the Daughters of Czar Alexander II --- ONE OF ANCIENT LINE --- Bride-to-Be Is Daughter of the Late John Jacob Astor of New York --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF CHARLOTTE APPLETON
26th June 1924
APPLETON---On Wednesday, June 25, 1924, at the Flushing Hospital, Charlotte L., wife of Edward Dale Appleton and daughter of the late Charles and Elizabeth R. Lamson of New York. Funeral services at her late residence, Franklin Av., Bayside, L. I., ...
New York Times OLYMPIC CARRIES PIRRIE'S BODY HOME
14th June 1924
White Star Liner Was Biggest Ship Ever Built in Viscount?s Yards --- DIED ON WAY FROM TROPICS --- Great Shipbuilder, Near Death, Insisted on Being Carried Out to See Panama Canal --- The body of Viscount Pirr...
New York Times LORD PIRRIE DIES ON SHIP BOUND HERE
9th June 1924
Head of Harland & Wolff, Shipbuilders, Stricken With Pneumonia --- ON TOUR OF SOUTH AMERICA --- A Leader in the Formation of the International Mercantile Marine --- Viscount Pirrie, head of the famous firm of...
New York Times CAPT. BOWER ISMAY DIES
26th May 1924
British Shipping and Racing Man Succumbs to Sleeping Sickness --- LONDON, May 25---Captain Bower Ismay, the shipowner and racehorse fancier, died today at Hazel Beech Hall, Northamptonshire. He had been ill since Feb. 8 with sleeping ...
New York Times CAPT. ROSTRON RECEIVES ROYAL HONOR
26th February 1924
Copyright, 1924, by The New York Times Company --- By Wireless to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Feb. 25---Captain Arthur H. Rostron, commander of the Cunard liner Mauretania, who, as captain of the Carpathia, rescued the ...
New York Times R. W. DANIEL WED TO MRS. CAMPBELL
7th December 1923
Vice President of Liberty National Bank Marries Daughter of W. C. Durant in Newark *** Robert W. Daniel of 19 West Sixty-ninth Street, Vice President of the Liberty National Bank of this city, and Mrs. Marjorie Durant Campbell of 635 P...
New York Times HOPE HAMPTON KEPT HER WEDDING SECRET
8th November 1923
Film Star Married Jules E. Brulatour, Her Manager, Aug. 22---His Third Marriage --- To the surprise of their friends it became known yesterday that Hope Hampton, the motion picture actress who was last seen on the screen in "The Gold Di...
New York Times YOUNG VAIL SENTENCED TO PRISON IN CAPRI
19th October 1923
But He and His Wife, Formerly Miss Guggenheim, Are Allowed to Leave After Appeal --- CAPRI, Italy, Oct. 18---Lawrence Vail, who married Marguerite Guggenheim, daughter of the late Benjamin Guggenheim, American copper magnate, was arrest...
New York Times MRS. GRACIE DROPS WILL SUIT
3rd May 1923
Special to the New York Times --- WASHINGTON. May 2--- Mrs. Constance Shack Gracie, widow of Colonel Archibald Gracie, U. S. A., who lost his life from exposure in the Titanic disaster, has abandoned her attempt to establish an alleged ...
New York Times MRS. ELOISE HUGHES SMITH REWEDS
11th April 1923
HUNTINGTON, W. Va., Apr. 10---Mrs. Eloise Hughes Smith, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, to whom a divorce was granted a month ago from Robert P. Daniel of Philadelphia, another survivor of the same disaster, was married Saturday at Ironton, Ohio,...
New York Times WEIRD MISFORTUNES BLAMED ON MUMMY
7th April 1923
Beautiful but Malignant Priestess Is Said to Resent Touching Her Coffin Lid --- IT IS IN BRITISH MUSEUM --- Officials Call Stories Myths, but Superstitious Even Blame Her for Sinking of Titanic --- Copyright,...
New York Times MISS GUGGENHEIM, DIVORCEE, TO WED
12th December 1922
Youngest Daughter of Late Copper Magnate to Marry Milton S. Waldman in Paris --- GOT RECENT FRENCH DECREE --- Fiance of Heiress, the Former Wife of S. M. Kempner, Was Lately a New York Newspaper Man --- Word ...
New York Times MISS KATHERINE FORCE TO WED MAJOR SPENCER
5th December 1922
Their Marriage to Take Place Tomorrow at the Home of Her Sister, Mrs. William K. Dick --- Although the engagement of Miss Katherine B. Force, daughter of Mrs. William H. Force, to Major Lorillard Spencer has never been formally announce...
New York Times COMES FOR $250,000 HE RISKED IN WAR
19th August 1922
Fighting Kept Captain Douglas From Earning $2,500 a Year Prescribed by Will --- BROTHER GETS HIS SHARE --- British Officer on Way to Minneapolis to Lay His Case Before Father's Executor...
New York Times ASTOR SALE LIKELY TO HELP MRS. DICK
1st August 1922
Permission to Dispose of Trust Property Would Raise Her Income to $60,000 --- NOW GETS $43,000 [sic] FROM IT --- Trustee Has Offer of $1,200,000 for Realty In West Thirty-Fourth Street---Affects Vincent --- A...
New York Times FIND HEADQUARTERS OF CHICAGO GUNMEN
16th May 1922
Police Locate Saloon Where They Got Arms and Waited, It is Said, for Murphy's Orders --- RAID JOHN MILLER'S HOME --- Seize Quantity of Dynamite There---Paper Giving List Used Last Tuesday Is Found --- Special...
New York Times DINE CAPT. ROSTRON ON THE MAURETANIA
4th April 1922
156 Guests of Sir Ashley Sparks Pay Tribute to Commander's War Aid --- HE PRAISES HIS VESSEL --- Is Fastest and Finest Merchant Ship Afloat, He Says--Many Captains Present --- One hundred and fifty-six guests...
New York Times LUCILE'S CREDITORS FORCE RECEIVERSHIP
21st March 1922
Dressmakers Established by Lady Duff Gordon Owe $175,000, Have $75,000 --- HER $200 A WEEK UNPAID --- General Business Blamed and Report Is Denied of Bad Bills Among Patrons --- Lucile, Ltd., dressmakers, 19 East Fifty-f...
New York Times MRS. HENRI MARQUISAN'S FUNERAL
12th October 1921
Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- PARIS, Oct. 11---Funeral services were held today in the chapel of the Rue Honore d?Eylan Church for Mrs. Henri Marquisan, who was Miss Frances Moore, daughter of the late Clarence Moore, who...
New York Times KEMPNER-GUGGENHEIM
21st June 1921
Sigmund M. Kempner, a son of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph Kempner of 305 West End Avenue, and Miss Barbara H. Guggenheim, a daughter of Mrs. Benjamin Guggenheim of 270 Park Avenue, were married yesterday afternoon in the Ritz-Carlton ballroom and the receptio...
New York Times MEMORIAL NOTICE (7)
21st June 1921
In Memoriam *** MANDELBAUM---Rosa, beloved wife of Herman Mandelbaum, mother of Sahra [sic] Dessauer, Tillie Samuel, Blanch Lang. Gone, but not forgotten. *** ...
New York Times MISS GUGGENHEIM TO WED JUNE 20
3rd June 1921
Miss Barbara Hazel Guggenheim, daughter of Mrs. Benjamin Guggenheim of 270 Park Avenue, and Sigmund Marshall Kempner, son of Mr. and Mrs. Adolph W. Kempner of 305 West End Avenue, whose engagement was announced in April, will be married on June 20....
New York Times PEARLS WORTH $5,000 LOST
18th April 1921
Miss Barbara Guggenheim, Debutante, Offers No Reward --- Miss Barbara Hazel Guggenheim, daughter of Mrs. Benjamin Guggenheim of 270 Park Avenue, lost two or three days ago a long string of seed pearls, valued at about $5,000. While Miss...
New York Times STOCK EXCHANGE SEAT AT $103,500
6th February 1920
The proposed transfer of the membership of Sidney L. Smyth in the New York Syock Exchange to Edwin Posner for $1003,500 [sic] was announced yesterday. It was also announced that the following had been admitted to membership: H. B. Signor, Edward V. ...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM LEGACY UNCLAIMED
29th October 1919
An application in the Surrogates' Court yesterday for the settlement of the estate of Benjamin Guggenheim revealed the fact that no owner can be found for a legacy of $5,000 to the Union Home and School for Soldiers' and Sailors' Orphans. The executo...
New York Times 12 DEAD IN CEDAR RAPIDS
24th May 1919
Wrecking crews today and tonight searched the debris for the bodies of twenty more employees believed buried...
New York Times 25 DEAD, 100 HURT IN BIG EXPLOSION AT CEDAR RAPIDS
23rd May 1919
Fire Follows, Causing $1,500,000 Damage to the Douglas Starch Works --- SCORES ARE STILL MISSING --- Company of Soldiers Hold Back Relatives of Workers and Assist Rescuers --- CAUSE REMAINS UNKNOWN --- Windo...
New York Times MARY GARDEN'S SIDE IN SUIT
22nd May 1919
Bill for Gowns "Outrageous," Her Lawyer Wrote Lucille, Ltd. --- A statement in behalf of Mary Garden was made yesterday by her attorney, Jacob Klein, concerning the suit filed against her in the Supreme Court on Tuesday by Lucille, Ltd...
New York Times MISS BENITA R. GUGGENHEIM MARRIES LIEUT. E. B. MAYER
18th May 1919
The marriage of Miss Benita Rosalind Guggenheim, daughter of Mrs. Benjamin M. Guggenheim, and First Lieutenant Edward B. Mayer, United States Air Servive, which took place on Thursday at the homeof the bride, 270 Park Avenue. Lieutenant Mayer comes ...
New York Times GOLF TITLE TO FOWNES
20th April 1919
Oakmont Player Wins Final in Pinehurst Tourney --- Special to The New York Times --- PINEHURST, N. C., April 10---H. C. Fownes, the Oakmont veteran, and Tom Morrison, also of the Oakmont Club, met in the final of the mid-A...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR EDITH GRACIE DIES
2nd January 1919
Mrs. Edith Temple Gracie Adams, wife of Captain Dunbar Adams, and daughter of the late Colonel Archibald Gracie of Washington, died Tuesday of pneumonia, following influenza, at the Nursery and Child's Hospital. Mrs. Adams was a survivor of...
New York Times CHARLES G. ROEBLING, BRIDGE BUILDER., DIES
6th October 1918
Engineer and Philanthropist, Head of John A. Roebling's Sons Co. Expires in Trenton at 69 --- Charles Gustavus Roebling, millionaire philanthropist and engineer, who, with his brother, Washington Augustus Roebling, completed the constru...
New York Times CARPATHIA SUNK; 5 OF CREW KILLED
20th July 1918
215 Saved from Cunard Liner, Which Is Sent Down Off the Coast of Ireland --- HIT BY THREE TORPEDOES --- Was Bound for an American Port to Take Some More Soldiers to the Other Side --- Copyight, 1918, by The N...
New York Times FILES GUGGENHEIM REPORT
30th June 1918
Cornelius J. Sullivan, referee in the application of George J. Gillespie as guardian for Marguerite and Barbara, infant children of the late Benjamin Guggenheim, to the Surrogates' Court to determine whether the estate of their father had received th...
New York Times FASHIONS AT THE PALACE
28th May 1918
Lady Duff-Gordon and Her Models Back---Effective War Play ---The changing season, with its accompanying change in feminine fashions, brought Lady Duff-Gordon and her gorgeously clad models back to the Palace Theatre yesterday a...
New York Times JURY FREES MISS EDITH ROSENBAUM
29th March 1918
Miss Edith Rosenbaum, a fashion writer, was acquitted yesterday by a jury in Judge Mayer's Part of the Federal District Court of a charge of having failed to declare a number of evening gowns, which she brought here from France last June. The in...
New York Times NEW INCORPORATIONS
31st January 1918
Special to The New York Times --- ALBANY, Jan. 30---Twenty-five new corporations, with an aggregate capital stock of $1,647,000, were chartered today. They include: Lady Duff-Gordon Costume Co., Manhattan, $5,...
New York Times V. A. SALVATORE TO WED
24th December 1917
Sculptor Engaged to Miss Ellen A. Ryerson of Chicago --- Special to The New York Times --- CHICAGO, Dec. 23---Mrs. Arthur Ryerson of 2,700 Lakeview Avenue announced yesterday the engagement of her third daughter, Miss Elle...
New York Times FASHION DISPLAY AT PALACE
4th December 1917
Lady Duff-Gordon Appears far a War Charity---Herman Timberg --- A fashion display staged by Lady Duff-Gordon, and including that personage herself as an added attraction, was the mecca that drew an unusually large crowd to the Palace T...
New York Times INSIST TORPEDO SANK HER
28th January 1917
Hospital Ship Britannic Survivors Say Propellers Killed 45 Men --- Several survivors of the hospital ship Britannic, which was sunk in the Aegean Sea, were among the crew of the Adriatic, which arrived here...
New York Times C'EST MOI BEST DOG IN SHOW
21st December 1916
At the second open match show of the French Bulldog Club of America, held at the Hotel Gregorian last night, the honors were carried off by C'est Moi, owned by Mr. and Mrs. Harry Taylor of Hollis, L. I. C'est Moi was judged the best in the show ...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF FLORENCE ANDERSON'S FIRST HUSBAND
29th August 1916
DIED --- DAGGETT. On Aug. 27, 1916, Joseph Mory Daggett, after a short illness, in the 44th year of his age, beloved husband of Florence Daggett, nee Makley. Funeral private....
New York Times MISS LUCILE CARTER A BUD IN NEWPORT
12th August 1916
--- Daughter of Mrs. George Brooke of Philadelphia Greeted by Society Throng --- HER BOW AT DINNER DANCE --- Mrs. Beeckman and Mrs. Perin Fly in Hydröaeroplane with E. E. Dodge---Tennis Tourney Continues ---...
New York Times MRS. J. J. ASTOR IS WED TO WM. K. DICK
23rd June 1916
Simple Ceremony in Little Episcopal Chapel in Bar Harbor, with Sunshine as Good Omen --- FATHER GIVES BRIDE AWAY --- Relatives and a Few Friends at Nuptials, While Police Keep Crowd at Distance---Leave for California...
New York Times $126,250 APARTMENT HOUSE LEASE
22nd June 1916
Mrs. Nella Goldenberg of Savoy, France, has leased to Louis Schlechter 316 West Ninety-seventh Street, a six-story elevator apartment house, for a term of ten years at an aggregate rental of $126.250. H. N. Kohn, in conjunction with Z. F. Hall, ...
New York Times MRS. JOHN J. ASTOR TO MARRY W. K. DICK
18th June 1916
The New York Times. 18 June 1916 --- Four Years a Widow, She Gives up Income of Millions for Love of Girlhood Friend --- LOSES FIFTH AV. MANSION --- Trust from Husband Goes to Vincent Astor, W...
New York Times A. D. BRANDEIS DIES; ILL ONLY A WEEK
11th June 1916
Former Vice President of Stern Brothers Suffered Attack of Appendicitis --- MADE FORTUNE IN WEST --- Built Largest Department Store in Omaha--Erected Three Theatres and a Hotel --- Arthur D. Brandeis, Preside...
New York Times PATOIS AND FAUVETTE WIN
14th May 1916
Get Chief Honors In Puppy Division at French Bulldog Show --- After two days of keen competition, the eighth annual show of the French Bulldog Club of America at the Hotel McAlpin closed yesterday. The attendance was not as good as at pr...
New York Times NEWS FOR DOG FANCIERS
2nd April 1916
The French Bulldog Club of America will hold a two days show at the Hotel McAlpin, May 12 and 13, at which the international judge, S. L. Goldenberg, President of the Savoie and Nice Kennel Clubs, will officiate.  The list of trophies comprises ma...
New York Times ADOPTS HIS WIFE'S CHILD
26th March 1916
Horace S. De Camp, who married the widow of Daniel V. [sic] Marvin, got permission from Surrogate Fowler yesterday to adopt the infant daughter of his wife by her first marriage. Mr. Marvin lost his life when the Titanic went down. He...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM ESTATE VALUED AT $3,551,994
18th January 1916
Victim of Titanic Disaster Left Widow $785,199---Daughters Get About $500,000 Each --- MANY CHARITABLE BEQUESTS --- Sisters Receive Incomes from Trust Funds of $75,000 and Sisters-in-Law from $25,000 --- Benj...
New York Times DOG AND KENNEL NOTES
28th November 1915
Mr. and Mrs. S. L. Goldenberg of Paris and Nice, formerly owners of the famous Kennels at Riverdale-on-Hudson, arrived last week from France, bringing with them the champion French bulldog, Nellcote Bas-Blancs, said to be the shortest-faced exampl...
New York Times MRS. LURATI WINS POINT
13th November 1915
Surrogate Indicates She Is Entitled to Accounting in Guggenheim Suit --- Surrogate Fowler announced yesterday that it was his opinion that Mrs. Amy G. Lurati, once known as Amy G. Tuska, is entitled to ask for an accounting of the execu...
New York Times SUBMARINES SINK FOUR MORE SHIPS
11th November 1915
Three British and a French Steamer Destroyed, All Probably in Mediterranean --- 2 U-BOATS REPORTED LOST -- And a Third Is Said to Have Been Captured and Taken to Port by British Warships --- LONDON, Nov...
New York Times MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENT (2)
26th October 1915
Married --- CLARKE-RYERSON---On Saturday, Oct. 23, 1915, at Christ?s Church, Cooperstown, N. Y., Emily Borie, daughter of the late Arthur Ryerson, Esq., of Ringwood, and George Hyde Clarke, of Hyde Hall, Cooperstown, N. Y....
New York Times EXPLORER RICE WEDS MRS. G. D. WIDENER
7th October 1915
Law Requiring Five Days' Delay After Securing License Waived by a Court Order --- PLANS FOR SECRECY FAIL --- Bishop Lawrence Officiates at Ceremony in Emmanuel Church Vestry Witnessed by Twelve Persons --- Sp...
New York Times MRS. G. D. WIDENER TO MARRY DR. RICE
6th October 1915
South American Explorer to Wed Widow of Titanic Victim in Boston on Oct. 14 --- HER MEMORIAL GIFTS --- Philadelphia Society Woman Noted for Her Beauty and Jewels---Dr. Rice's Scientific Achievements --- Speci...
New York Times MISS RYERSON TO WED
5th September 1915
Titanic Survivor Is Engaged to George Hyde Clark --- Special to The New York Times --- COOPERSTOWN, N. Y., Sept. 4---Mrs. Arthur Ryerson of Chicago and Philadelphia announced today the engagement of her daughter, Miss Emil...
New York Times MRS. WIDENER NOT TO WED
15th August 1915
Denies Her Reported Engagement to Dr. Hamilton Rice, the Explorer --- Special to The New York Times --- NEWPORT, Aug. 19---Mrs. George D. Widener made an emphatic denial today of her reported engagement to Dr. Hamilton Ric...
New York Times OBITUARY OF ROBERT DOUGLAS SPEDDEN
10th August 1915
SPEDDEN---Suddenly, at Winter Haven, Me., on Aug. 8, Robert Douglas, only child of Frederic O. and Margaretta C.  Funeral services on Wednesday at 11 A. M. at the residence of Mrs. J. D. Wood, 118 East 36th St.  Interment privately.&n...
New York Times SUES FOR LIFE PENSION
10th August 1915
Estate of B. Guggenheim, Who Died on Titanic, Asked to Pay $7,500 a Year --- Mrs. Amy T. Lucrati, who says that her home is in San Remo, Italy, through her attorney, John S. Wise, Jr., of this city, yesterday started suit in the Surroga...
New York Times OBITUARY NOTES (3)
9th August 1915
ROBERT DOUGLAS SPEDDEN, son of Frederic O. and Mrs. Margaretta C. Stone Spedden of "Wee Wah Ladge," Tuxedo Park, N. Y., died yesterday at the family Summer home at Winter Harbor, Maine. ...
New York Times SURVIVOR SAYS ISMAY RULED IN TITANIC'S BOATS
26th June 1915
Managing Director Had Charge Of Their Launching, Testifies Karl H. Behr....
New York Times HARVARD'S LARGEST CLASS GRADUATED
25th June 1915
Degrees for 1,205 Students at the University?s 274th Commencement --- LOWELL TALKS ON WAR --- Says Conflict Imposes Burden Upon Us---Widener Memorial Library Is Dedicated --- Special to The New York Times...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM HEIRESS LOST
24th June 1915
Twelve-Year-Old Hazel Found In Grounds of Deserted Mansion --- Special to The New York Times --- WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., June 23---After being lost for seven hours to-day, Miss Hazel Barbara Guggenheim, daughter of Mrs. Benjamin Gu...
New York Times MISS ASTOR AT FESTIVAL
15th June 1915
Sees 1,000 Children In Folk Dances and a Maypole Romp --- RED BANK, N. J., June 14---Miss Muriel Alice Astor, daughter of John Jacob Astor, who lost his life on the Titanic, was one of the interested spectators at the playground festiva...
New York Times MRS. M. S. MOORE MARRIES
2nd May 1915
Wealthy Widow of Titanic Victim Weds A. C. P. Wichfeld, a Dane --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, May 1---Mrs. Mabelle Swift Moore, Washington's wealthiest widow, whose husband, Clarence Moore, lost his life...
New York Times TO HONOR WIRELESS HEROES
1st May 1915
To Dedicate Jack Philips Titanic Memorial Fountain May 12 --- At a meeting yesterday afternoon in the Maritime Exchange, 78 Broad Street, plans were completed for the dedication of the Jack Philips Titanic memorial fountain at the base ...
New York Times BUYER FINDS TRADE IN GERMANY STIFLED
23rd April 1915
E. P. Calderhead Say Factories There Are Crippled Because They Lack Materials --- ALL PRICES HAVE ADVANCED --- Berlin Streets, Cafes, and Hotels Deserted---Factory Workers in France Are Men Over 70 --- A repo...
New York Times TO UNVEIL STRAUS FOUNTAIN
14th April 1915
Dedication of Memorial to Philanthropist and His Wife Tomorrow --- The Isidor and Ida Straus Memorial in Straus Park will be dedicated tomorrow afternoon with impressive ceremonies. The beautiful granite and bronze fountain, which form...
New York Times TITANIC VICTIM'S ESTATE
3rd February 1915
Edgar J. Meyer Left $542,242 to Widow and Baby --- The accounting of the estate of Edgar J. Meyer, member of the Stock Exchange brokerage house of Eugene Meyer, Jr., & Co., at the time of his death on the Titanic, has been completed and...
New York Times ACTRESS SUES DE CAMP
19th December 1914
Horace S. De Camp, who married the widow of Daniel V. [sic] Marvin, one of the victims of the Titanic disaster, a year ago, has been sued by Miss Florence E. Clark, an actress, for $50,000 for breach of promise. Yesterday an application was made in ...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR DYING
6th November 1914
Mrs. Bishop Fatally Injured in an Automobile Accident --- Special to The New York Times --- DETROIT, Nov. 5---To survive the Titanic disaster only to be fatally injured in an automobile accident was the fate of Mrs. Dickin...
New York Times PHILLIPS FOUNTAIN READY
11th October 1914
Memorial to Titanic Operator Will Be Erected at the Battery Soon --- The fountain erected in memory of Jack Phillips, the senior wireless operrator [sic] who lost his life on the Titanic when she foundered an her maiden voyage on April ...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR LOST
11th October 1914
Stewardess of Ill-Fated Steamer Jumps from Leyland Liner --- BOSTON, Oct. 10---Mrs. Annie Robinson of Liverpool, a survivor of the Titanic disaster, jumped from the Leyland Line steamer Devonian last night while the liner was groping ...
New York Times MRS. CARTER WEDS AGAIN
1st September 1914
Back from London, She Announces Her Marriage to George Brooke --- Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 31--The announcement today of the marriage of Mrs. Lucile Polk Carter, prominent in Philadelphia, New ...
New York Times TITANIC VICTIM'S ESTATE (2)
10th July 1914
W. A. Spencer Left Property Worth $2,218,650 --- William Augustus Spencer, who was drowned when the Titanic sank on April 15, 1912, left a net estate of $2,218,650, according to an appraisal filed yesterday. The beneficiaries are Mrs. M...
New York Times DEFICIT IN HARRIS ESTATE
2nd July 1914
Theatrical Manager Left $365,443, but Had Large Debts --- Henry B. Harris, the theatrical manager who lost his life in the Titanic disaster of April 15, 1912, left a gross estate of $365,443, according to an appraisal filed yesterday in ...
New York Times WILLIAM E. CARTER DIVORCED
16th June 1914
Wife Gets Decree at Philadelphia--Both Titanic Survivors --- Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, June 15---Mrs. Lucille Polk Carter, daughter of Mrs. Stewart Polk of Baltimore, widely known in society circles i...
New York Times MISS M. GRAHAM WEDS
7th June 1914
Married to Eugene M. Moore---Bride a Titanic Survivor --- Special to The New York Times --- GREENWICH, Conn., June 6---Miss Margaret Graham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Graham of Belle Haven was married this aftern...
New York Times TABLET TO WOMAN LOST ON TITANIC
1st June 1914
NORTHFIELD, Mass., May 31---A tablet in memory of Miss Annie Funk, who was lost in the Titanic disaster, was unveiled to-day at the Russell Sage Memorial Chapel at Northfield Seminary. Miss Funk, who was returning from missionary work in India, aide...
New York Times TITANIC VICTIM'S ESTATE (1)
13th May 1914
C. F. Gregory Asks for Letters---Smart's Children Not Found --- Clarence F. Gregory of 3,675 Broadway asked the Surrogate yesterday to grant him letters testamentary upon the estate of J. Montgomery Smart, who perished in the Titanic d...
New York Times MANILA HONORS BUTT
11th May 1914
Cathedral Dedicated to Titanic Hero and to Dr. Freer --- MANILA, May 1---The Rt. Rev. C. H. Brent, Protestant Episcopal Bishop of the Philippines, to-day dedicated memorial windows in the American Cathedral here to Major Archibald W. Bu...
New York Times ASTOR BEQUESTS HAVE ALL BEEN PAID
29th April 1914
Cost of Administering Estate to Date, with Transfer Tax, Foots Up $3,305,480 --- $24,715,478 DISTRIBUTED --- The Four Executors File Their First Judicial Accounting, Covering Personal Property Only --- The fi...
New York Times MRS. STRAUS LEFT $319,940
29th April 1914
Titanic Victim's Estate Divided Equally Among Six Children --- Mrs. Ida Straus, who perished with her husband, Isidor Straus, in the Titanic disaster on April 15, 1912, left a net estate of $319,940, according to an appraisal of her est...
New York Times WEIR HEIRS' DISPUTE ENDED
29th April 1914
Estate of Mining Engineer, a Titanic Victim, Now Appraised --- Col. John Weir, the mining engineer, who lost his life in the Titanic disaster, left a net estate of $26,876, part of which consisted of stocks and bonds he had with him on ...
New York Times C. E. H. STENGEL, TITANIC SURVIVOR
20th April 1914
C. E. Henry Stengel, member of the firm of Stengel & Rothschild, manufacturer of leather, died yesterday at his home 109 Lincoln Park, Newark, of pneumonia. He was one of the Titanic survivors. Mr. Stengel was 56 years old and was born in Newark. ...
New York Times TRIBUTE TO TITANIC DEAD
15th April 1914
East Side Children Honor Memory of Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Straus --- On the eve of the second anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, in which Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Straus perished, 1,000 children, mostly public school boys and girls, gat...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR TO WED
20th March 1914
Miss Margaret Graham Engaged to E. M. Moore---Palm Beach Romance --- The wedding of Miss Margaret Graham, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Graham of Greenwich, Conn., and Eugene Maxwell Moore, whose engagement has just been announced...
New York Times HONOR TITANIC'S SURGEON
17th February 1914
A new emergency ward in St. Vincent's Hospital, equipped and furnished throughout as a memorial to Dr. Francis Norman O'Loughlin, the senior ship surgeon of the White Star Line, who perished in the disaster to the Titanic, was dedicated yesterday to ...
New York Times DR. O'LOUGHLIN MEMORIAL
6th February 1914
New Hospital Emergency Ward to Bear Name of Titanic's Surgeon --- An emergency ward in St. Vincent's Hospital containing seventeen beds, with a treatment room adjoining, will be dedicated on Feb. 16 to the memory of Dr. W. F. ...
New York Times DISPUTE J. M. SMART'S WILL
4th February 1914
Many Claimants Now for Estate of Titanic Victim --- Surrogate Fowler reserved decision yesterday on the contested will of James Montgomery Smart, a victim of the Titanic disaster. The authenticity of the will which bears the date of Jul...
New York Times TITANIC SAILOR IN COURT
17th January 1914
Man Who Saved 45 Persons Says He Can't Support His Wife --- CHICAGO, Jan. 16---Albert Horswill, who said he was in charge of the last lifeboat to leave the Titanic, and saved forty-five women and children, told Judge Uhlir in court to-d...
New York Times MRS M. F. MARVIN IS CHRISTMAS BRIDE
26th December 1913
Survivor of Titanic Disaster When Husband Perished Married to Horace De Camp --- 800 AT CHURCH CEREMONY --- Flower Girls and Pages Strew White Rose Petals in Bride's Path---Honeymoon in Egypt --- A large Chri...
New York Times MRS. MARVIN'S WEDDING
19th December 1913
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Farquharson of 317 Riverside Drive have sent out invitations for the marriage of their daughter, Mrs. Mary Farquharson Marvin, and Horace De Camp, which is to take place on Christmas Day. The ceremony will be held at the Harlem Pr...
New York Times MISS KORNELIA T. ANDREWS
5th December 1913
Miss Kornelia T. Andrews, eldest daughter of the late Robert E. Andrews of Hudson, N. Y., died of pneumonia at her home in that city yesterday. Miss Andrews was graduated from Oberlin College and had been for many years a leader in society and chari...
New York Times PIRRIE DENIES THAT HE IS TO RETIRE
21st November 1913
BELFAST, Nov. 20---Lord Pirrie to-day personally denied the report that he is about to retire from the Chairmanship of the great shipbuilding and engineering firm of Harland & Wolff. ...
New York Times OBITUARY NOTES (1)
29th October 1913
Mrs. MARIE E. SPENCER died in Paris on Sunday, according to word received here yesterday. She was the widow of William Augustus Spencer, a well-known collector of rare editions. Her husband, who was an uncle of Lorillard Spencer, Jr., lost his life...
New York Times FOR BUTT-MILLET MEMORIAL (1)
24th October 1913
Fountain to Titanic Victims to be Erected Near White House --- WASHINGTON, Oct. 23---Plans will be completed in the near future for the dedication of a fountain erected south of the White House in honor of the memories ...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM TAX $30,000
16th October 1913
The State Will Refund the Excess if the Estimate is Too High --- Special to The New York Times --- ALBANY, Oct. 15---The estate of Benjamin Guggenheim, one of the Titanic victims, to-day paid Controller Sohmer $30,000 as ...
New York Times MORE TITANIC CLAIMS FILED
13th September 1913
Belgian Consul Asks $46,250 for Lost Natives of His Country --- More claims against the White Star Line for damages inflicted by the wreck of the Titanic were received yesterday in the Federal District Court here. Pierre Mali, Belgian C...
New York Times GRAND DUKE AT NEWPORT
30th August 1913
Czar's Brother-in-Law the Guest of Mrs. John Astor --- Special to The New York Times --- NEWPORT, R. I., Aug.21---Grand Duke Alexander Mikailovitch, the Grand Duchess Xenia Alexandrovna, arrived to-night from New York to v...
New York Times MRS. J. CLINCH SMITH DIES
21st August 1913
Widow of Titanic Victim Never Recovered from Shock of His Death --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- PARIS, Aug. 20---Mrs. James Clinch Smith, a well known American resident of Paris, died to-day at Leysin, Switzerl...
New York Times $4,427,608 ESTIMATE OF STRAUS ESTATE
11th August 1913
The Figures, However, Are Tentative, as Final Appraisal Has Not Been Filed --- MORE HEARINGS TO BE HELD --- Partial Schedules in the Estate of Benjamin Guggenheim Show Assets of $748,000 --- Edmond E. Wise, head of th...
New York Times BELGIANS PLAN TITANIC SUITS
8th August 1913
Pierre Mali, the Belgian Consul in this city, applied yesterday to Surrogate Cohalan for letters of administration on the estates of several victims of the sinking of the steamship Titanic for the purpose of bringing suits on behalf of their survivin...
New York Times KING TO TITANIC SURVIVOR
12th July 1913
Asks Stewardess He Meets About the Saving of Passengers --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, July 11---The King and Queen paid Liverpool a visit to-day in the course of their La...
New York Times MONUMENT TO BUTT SOON
19th June 1913
Promoters Almost Ready to Start Work on Fountain --- WASHINGTON, June 18---Work on the foundation for the fountain to be erected to the memory of Major Archibald W. Butt, Military Aid to President Taft, and Francis Millet, the arti...
New York Times MACY & CO. EMPLOYES GIVE STRAUS TABLET
9th June 1913
Bronze Memorial of Husband and Wife Who Died on Titanic Unveiled at the Store --- SPEAKERS PAY TRIBUTES --- Justice Greenbaum and Mrs. Sulzberger Among Those Who Praise Their Lives and Heroic Deaths --- A bro...
New York Times ROSENSHINE LEFT $161,033
11th May 1913
Brother and Partner of Titanic Victim Residuary Legatee --- The appraisal of the estate of George Rosenshine, President of Rosenshine Bros., importers of ostrich feathers, who perished in the Titanic disaster, was filed yesterday showin...
New York Times LEAPED FROM LINER AT SEA TO SAVE MAN
9th May 1913
Majestic's First Officer Dived Overboard after Coal Trimmer Who Attempted Suicide --- BUT LIFEBOAT MADE RESCUE --- Gift from Passengers for Officer's Deed--Another of Crew who Sought Death Successful --- The ...
New York Times THE TITANIC (1)
4th May 1913
Col. Gracie?s Account of Last Year?s Sea Tragedy --- THE TRUTH ABOUT THE TITANIC. By Col. Archibald Gracie. Mitchell Kennerly. $1.25 --- When the Titanic went to the bottom of the Atlantic now more than a year ago it wa...
New York Times MISS MARGARET HAYS WEDS
24th April 1913
One of the Survivors of the Titanic Disaster Marries at St. Thomas's --- St. Thomas's Church at Fifty-third Street and Fifth Avenue was filled to the doors yesterday with guests for the wedding of Dr. Charles D. Easton of Newport, R. I....
New York Times GIVE LIGHTHOUSE FOR TITANIC'S DEAD
16th April 1913
Tower on Seamen's Institute Dedicated Before Those Who Created It --- TRIBUTES OF CLERGYMEN --- Light Will Shine for All Lower Harbor, and Time Ball Will Indicate Exact Noon --- With services commemorating th...
New York Times STRAUS MEMORIALS HELD
16th April 1913
Anniversary of Titanic Disaster Marked by Two Meetings --- Memorial services for Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Straus, who lost their lives in the Titanic disaster, were held yesterday afternoon at 5 o'clock in the Straus Memorial Hall of the Edu...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR FACES DEATH AGAIN
15th April 1913
GALESBURG, Ill., Apr 14---Frank Karoun, one of the survivors of the Titanic disaster, narrowly escaped death again last night, just a year after surviving that shipwreck. The Lindel Hotel, of which Karoun is the proprietor, collapsed, and the walls ...
New York Times HORSEWOMEN IN PARADE
11th April 1913
Mrs. Burleson, Wife of Army Officer In Command of Suffrage Pageant --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, Jan. 10---A cavalcade of horsewomen is to lead the woman's suffrage parade, or p...
New York Times MORGAN FORTUNE NEAR $100,000,000
1st April 1913
Financier Not Possessed of Vast Wealth of Rockefeller or Carnegie --- PUT $60,000,000 IN ART --- Lewis Cass Ledyard, His Counsel, Believed to Have Possession of His Will --- Mr. Morgan, in Wall Street's estimation, wa...
New York Times STRAUS FOUNTAIN AWARD TO LUKEMAN
21st March 1913
With Evarts Tracy, Architect, Sculptor Wins in Contest Including 59 Designs --- HE'LL GET $10,000 FOR WORK --- Four Other "Next Best" Designs Get Prize Money from $500 Down to $100 Each --- From a collection of fift...
New York Times STARTS NEW SEARCH FOR SMART CHILDREN
9th March 1913
Friend of Man Lost on the Titanic Has Found Many Persons Who Heard Father Speak of Them --- A FORMER QUEST IN VAIN --- Lawyer Ryan Thinks Children Provided for by Mother's Will May Not Want Father's Estate ---...
New York Times PARTNER SAYS SMART DIDN'T SIGN THE WILL
5th March 1913
This Document of Titanic Victim Was Much Discussed Because No Children Were Mentioned --- AND NONE WERE EVER FOUND --- Fortune Reputed Great, but it Turned Out to be Very Small---Constance H. Baldwin Brings Suit ---...
New York Times CAPT. ROSTRON GETS MEDAL
2nd March 1913
Taft and Bryce Both Praising the Titanic Rescuer --- WASHINGTON, March 1---President Taft presented to Capt. Arthur H. Rostron to-day the gold medal authorized by Congress for his courage and gallantry in rescuing the survivors of the T...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVORS MARRY
2nd March 1913
Karl H. Behr and Miss Newsom Wed in Church of the Transfiguration --- The wedding of Karl Howard Behr and Miss Helen Newsom, a daughter of Mrs. Richard Leonard Beckwith by her first husband, took place at 3 P.M. yesterday in the...
New York Times ROSTRON GETS MEDAL TO-DAY
1st March 1913
Rescuer of Titanic Survivors Arrives in Washington to Receive Honor --- WASHINGTON, Feb. 28---Capt. A. H. Rostron, who, as commander of the steamship Carpathia, directed the rescue of the survivors of the Titanic disaster, arrived here ...
New York Times CAPT. ROSTRON TO RECEIVE MEDAL TO-MORROW
27th February 1913
Special to The New York Times --- Feb. 26---Capt. A. H. Rostron, who drove the Carpathia at full steam through a sea of broken ice to rescue the survivors of the shipwrecked Titanic, will come to Washington on Friday to receive a gold m...
New York Times OBITUARY NOTES (2)
21st February 1913
*** Mrs. JOHN J. BORIE of Philadelphia, died Wednesday while visiting her daughter, Mrs. Arthur Reyerson, at Boston, Mass. Mrs. Borrie was born in Perth Amboy seventy-nine years ago. ***...
New York Times SIR WILLIAM ARROL
21st February 1913
Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Feb. 20.-Sir William Arrol, biggest of British bridge builders, is dead. He constructed the present bridge over the Tay and that crossing the Firth of Forth. He was made a knight in 1890 a...
New York Times OBITUARY NOTES
9th February 1913
J. ALPHEUS VANSANT, a member of the firm of Sutton & Vansant, coffee dealers of Philadelphia, died Friday in Pasadena, Cal. His partner, Frederick Sutton, who lived in Haddonsfield,[sic; should be "Haddonfield"] N.J., was lost in the Titanic. Mr. V...
New York Times A. A. STEWART LEFT $276,974
1st February 1913
Titanic Victim's Estate Goes to His Widow and Daughter --- An appraisal of the estate of Albert A. Stewart, who perished on the Titanic, was transmitted yesterday to the Surrogates' Court under transfer tax proceedings. Mr. Stewart was f...
New York Times SUES GUGGENHEIM ESTATE
28th January 1913
Dentist Claims $7,500 for Services to Daughter of Titanic Victim --- Dr. Asher F. F. Buxbaum, a dentist, has started suit against the executors of Benjamin Guggenheim to recover $7,500 for treatment given to Miss Marguerite Guggenheim i...
New York Times ANOTHER MYTH OF SMART
16th January 1913
Titanic Victim Not Only Had No Children, but No Fortune --- It was disclosed recently that the Smart children, heirs of a wealthy lawyer who perished on the Titanic, were a myth, and yesterday it was developed t...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR MARRIES
9th January 1913
Miss M. Froelicher Weds R.J.F. Schwarzenbach in Switzerland --- Robert J. F. Schwarzenbach of 471 Park Avenue was married to Miss Marguerite Froelicher of Zurich, Switzerland, one of the survivors of the Titanic, on Monday at Zurich....
New York Times THE SMART MYSTERY
8th January 1913
A young man of 20 years and a girl of 18 were the objects of a great deal of sympathy when the Titanic went down last April. They were the children, according to gossip, of JAMES MONTGOMERY SMART, who perished in the wreck. Orphaned and desolate, som...
New York Times SMART HEIRS SEEM NOW TO BE A MYTH
7th January 1913
No Mention of Widely Sought Children in Will of Wealthy Man Lost on Titanic --- HE NEVER SPOKE OF THEM --- His Friends Recall Now After World Search That They Merely Thought That He Had Two --- Two children,...
New York Times WILLS FOR PROBATE (3)
7th January 1913
*** SMART, JOHN MONTGOMERY, (died April 15, 1912;) left unknown estate; one-third to Jeremiah Twomey and two-thirds to Annie Francis Brown. The decedent took passage on the Titanic and is believed to have perished when it sank on April 15 las...
New York Times ISMAY IS TO QUIT
1st January 1913
Will Retire June 30---Harold Sanderson to Take His Place --- by Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, Dec. 31.---J. Bruce Ismay will retire from the Presidency of the International ...
New York Times PAINTING FOR BUTT FUND
15th December 1912
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14---Col. Spencer Cosby, chief aid to President Taft, received to-day a painting depicting the sinking of the Titanic and the rescue of some of her passengers. Gilbert Gaul, a New York artist, offered it as a contribut...
New York Times SENATORS GREET ROSTRON
10th December 1912
Hero of Titanic Disaster Warmly Welcomed in Congress --- WASHINGTON, Dec. 9---Capt. Arthur S. [sic] Rostron, who drove the steamship Carpathia at full speed through a sea of icebergs to the rescue of the survivors of the Titanic disaste...
New York Times COL. GRACIE DIES, HAUNTED BY TITANIC
5th December 1912
"We Must Get Them All in the Boats," Last Words of the Man Who Helped to Save Many --- SAW PARTING OF THE ASTORS --- And Testified to the Devotion of Isidor and Ida Straus, Who Preferred Death to Separation ---...
New York Times DAUGHTERS OF JACOB HONOR IDA STRAUS
25th November 1912
Unveil Tablet in Their Home Commemorating Her Beautiful Life and Heroic End --- AGED CHANT PRAYERS FOR HER --- Self-Sacrificing Devotion of Titanic Victim Held Up as an Inspiration to the Women of Her Race ---...
New York Times FINED FOR IMPORTING LABOR
24th November 1912
J. Mandelberg & Co. Must Pay $2,000 for Violating Law --- J. Mandelberg & Co., raincoat manufacturers, of 18 Twentieth Street, were ordered yesterday in the Federal District Court to pay a fine of $2,000 for violations of the...
New York Times UNDERWOOD BUYS MAJOR BUTT'S HOUSE
23rd November 1912
WASHINGTON, Nov. 22---Representative Oscar Underwood of Alabama, Democratic leader of the House, completed to-day his purchase of the residence of Major Archibald D. [sic] Butt, former Military Aid under Presidents Roosevelt and Taft at the White Hou...
New York Times SPENCER CODICIL ADMITTED
9th October 1912
Surrogate Recognizes Duplicate of Document Lost with Titanic --- Surrogate Fowler has admitted to probate a copy of the lost codicil of the will of William Augustus Spencer. Mr. Spencer and the codicil went down on the Titanic, April 1...
New York Times TITANIC DEATH STARTS SUIT
4th October 1912
Executor of Col. Weir Seeks to Recover Alleged Brokerage Account --- Surrogate Cohalan denied yesterday as "unreasonably inquisitorial" an application by Harold M. Weir, executor of the estate of Col. John Weir, to examine Mrs. Elizabet...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR ENGAGED
3rd October 1912
Miss Frolicher of Zurich to Wed R.J.F. Schwarzenbach of New York --- The engagement is announced in New York and Zurich of Miss Marguerite Frolicher of the latter city, to Robert J. F. Schwarzenbach of New York. Mr. Schwarzenbac...
New York Times THE SMART HEIRS FOUND?
30th August 1912
Children of Titanic Victim Believed to be in Belgian Convent --- BRUSSELS, Aug. 29---The long-sought son and daughter of the late Montgomery Smart of New York, a Titanic victim, are believed to be in a Belgian convent. Their names are G...
New York Times FOR BUTT-MILLET TITANIC MEMORIAL
23rd August 1912
WASHINGTON, Aug. 22---The House Committee on Library favorably reported to-day the Senate joint resolution to authorize the erection of a drinking fountain in this city as a joint memorial to Major Archibald W. Butt and Francis Millet, who we...
New York Times WAR UPSETS WEDDING PLAN
21st August 1912
P. E. Mock Unable to Leave Germany to Marry Miss Alvis Ehrman --- The plans for the wedding of Miss Alvis Constance and Philipp Edmund Mock have been upset by the European war. The wedding was to have taken place on Aug. 22 at Pocantic...
New York Times ASTOR WILL CONTEST NOT CONTEMPLATED
18th August 1912
Henry A. Gildersleeve, Counsel for Mrs. Astor, Denies Rumors of an Appeal to the Courts --- SEES HIS CLIENT TO-MORROW --- $3,000,000 for New Baby Considered Ample, as Proper Investment Would Greatly Inc...
New York Times SON FOR MRS. ASTOR; NAMED FOR FATHER
15th August 1912
Both Mother and Baby Said to be Very Well, the Child Strong and Well Formed --- ROSES FROM VINCENT ASTOR --- And Many Congratulations from Friends---Baby Is the Sixth John Jacob Astor --- Mrs. Madeleine Force...
New York Times LOVE FOR SEA PREVAILS
6th August 1912
--- Chief Barber on the Titanic Obtains Post on the Lusitania --- Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 5---Unable to resist traveling over the sea, August F. Weikman of Palmyra, N. J., who...
New York Times FUTRELLE'S MOTHER IS DEAD
30th July 1912
Sinks from Grief Following Loss of Son on the Titanic --- Special to The New York Times --- ADRIAN, Ga., July 29---Grief over the death of her son, Jacques Futrelle, the author, who went down in the Titanic disaster, is be...
New York Times THE TITANIC (2)
28th July 1912
Lawrence Beesley's Admirable Description of the Disaster --- THE LOSS OF THE S. S. TITANIC. By Lawrence Beesley. Illustrated. Houghton Miffling [sic] Company. $1.20. --- No man can go dawn into the valley of the shadow ...
New York Times MORGAN HOME FROM EUROPE
25th July 1912
Financier Refuses to Discuss Business or Politics J. Pierpont Morgan returned yesterday on the White Star liner Olympic from his seven months' stay abroad. He was met at Quarantine by his son, J. P. Morgan, Jr., who ha...
New York Times BOSTON BANKS TO MERGE
22nd July 1912
H. K. Hallett to Head Combined Atlantic and Fourth National --- Special to The New York Times --- BOSTON, July 21---The death of Arthur W. Newell, President of the Fourth National Bank, who was lost on the Titanic, is abou...
New York Times THINKS CAPT. SMITH IS ALIVE
21st July 1912
Baltimore Mariner Declares He Met Titanic Commander in Street --- Special to The New York Times --- BALTIMORE, Md., July 20---Capt. Peter Pryal, one of the oldest mariners in Baltimore and well known in shipping...
New York Times CAN FIND NO TRACE OF SMART CHILDREN
14th July 1912
Estate of Titanic Victim Cannot Be Settled Until They Have Been Notified --- SUPPOSED TO BE IN EUROPE --- Father Was Returning from a Visit to Them and All His Private Papers Were Lost with Him --- Frederick ...
New York Times THANKS FOR A TITANIC SURVIVOR
11th July 1912
This notice comes to THE TIMES from an address in Gothenberg, Sweden: TITANIC---To Dr. Frauenthal's Hospital and the Women's Relief Committee, New York: This opportunity is taken to convey our respectful and hearty thanks to the above...
New York Times FROM H.S. BRIDE'S FATHER
8th July 1912
Harold Bride's father wrote to the New York Times in order to express his gratitude to those who assisted his son in America....
New York Times BIG ASTOR TAX FOR STATE
3rd July 1912
Estate with Strauss [sic] and Guggenheim's to Yield Nearly $6,000,000 --- ALBANY, July 2---State Controller Sohmer will not take any steps looking to the appraisal of the estates of John Jacob Astor, Isidor Straus, and Benjamin Guggenhe...
New York Times CONGRESS THANKS ROSTRON
2nd July 1912
Bill Providing for Gold Medal to Captain Goes to Taft --- 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...
New York Times FILE WILL OF TITANIC VICTIM
28th June 1912
Proof of Death of Charles Natsch Furnished by Survivor --- The will of Charles Natsch, who lost his life on the Titanic, was admitted to probate in the Surrogates' Court in Brooklyn, yesterday, after proof of his death had been submitte...
New York Times PRESENTATION TO ROSTRON
27th June 1912
Liverpool Gives Him at Gold Medal and an Illuminated Address --- LIVERPOOL, June 26---To Capt. Rostron of the Cuunard [sic] liner Carpathia a gold medal and an illuminated address of thanks were presented to-day by the City of Liverpoo...
New York Times AUTEUIL SOUNDS THE PANNIER'S DOOM
24th June 1912
Smart Display of Summer Fashions at Paris Race Course Shows Radical Style Changes --- NOVEL ROBESPIERRE GOWNS --- Immense Crowd Out to See the French Grand National---Americans Less Numerous Than Usual...
New York Times IDA STRAUS ESTATE $260,000
22nd June 1912
All Is In Personal Property and Will Be Divided Among Children --- Application for letters of administration on the estate of Mrs. Ida Straus, who perished with her husband Isidor Straus in the wreck of the Titanic on April 15, was made...
New York Times ROSENSHINE WILL HOLDS
21st June 1912
Court Dismisses Contest Over $1,000,000 Estate of Titanic Victim --- Surrogate Colahan dismissed from the bench yesterday the contest of the will of George Rosenshine, a feather importer, who perished in the wreck of the...
New York Times REWARD CARPATHIA'S CREW
11th June 1912
White Star Line Makes Gifts---Cunard to Claim No Damages --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, June 10---The White Star Line has announced that the Cunard Company has acceded to ...
New York Times FOR BUTT-MILLET MEMORIAL
9th June 1912
Senate Proposal Thus to Honor TItanic Victims Goes Over --- WASHINGTON, June 8---An effort was made in the Senate to-day to have adopted a resolution granting authority to erect on public land in Washington a joint memorial to the mem...
New York Times FRIENDS OF MAJOR BUTT WOULD ERECT A MEMORIAL GYMNASIUM AT HIS ALMA MATER, SEWANEE, ...
9th June 1912
Friends of Major Butt Would Erect a Memorial Gymnasium at His Alma Mater, Sewanee, to Whose Endowment Fund J. P. Morgan Has Promised $150,000 --- High on the Cumberland plateau, midway between Nashville and Chatanooga, [sic] in ...
New York Times HONORS W. T. STEAD
7th June 1912
Peace Society Adopts Minute In Memory of Titanic Victim --- At the annual meeting of the New York Peace Society yesterday the following minute concerning the death of William T. Stead was adopted: The New York Peace So...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVOR HURT
6th June 1912
W. E. Carter, Thrown in Bryn Mawr Polo Game, Lands on His Head --- Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, Penn., June 5---William E. Carter, who pulled an oar in Ismay's boat in the escape from the Titanic disaste...
New York Times SEEK THE CHILDREN OF TITANIC VICTIM
5th June 1912
John M. Smart's Son and Daughter at School in Europe, Ignorant of Father's Fate --- HE HAD JUST VISITED THEM --- But Said Nothing of His Personal Affairs to His New York Business Associates --- By Marconi Tra...
New York Times CAPT ROSTRON AT CONCERT
3rd June 1912
For the Benefit of Titanic's Musicians---Receives $10,000 To-day --- Capt. Arthur Henry Rostron of the Cunard liner Carpathia returned last night to the Carpathia after his trip to Philadelphia, where he had been the guest of Mrs. John ...
New York Times CAPT. ROSTRON GUEST OF MRS. J. B. THAYER
2nd June 1912
Philadelphia Survivor of the Titanic Entertains Commander of the Carpathia --- NOTABLES AT THE TABLE --- Skipper and His Surgeon Go to Haverford with Hostess Following Astor Luncheon---Come Back To-day --- S...
HARRY ELKINS WIDENER PORTRAIT New York Times HARRY ELKINS WIDENER PORTRAIT
2nd June 1912
Photograph of Titanic Victim Harry Widener...
New York Times CAPT. ROSTRON GUEST OF MRS. J. J. ASTOR
1st June 1912
Rescuer of Titanic Survivors Meets Again Mrs. Thayer and Mrs. Cumings --- GOES TO SEE MRS. WIDENER --- With the Crew of the Carpathia He Will Attend Concert for Musicians' Families --- Capt. Arthur Henry Ros...
New York Times AUDIENCE CHEERS ROSTRON
31st May 1912
Carpathia's Captain and His Officers Get an Ovation at the Winter Garden --- New Yorkers had an opportunity last night to show the esteem in which Capt. Rostron and the other members of the ship's company of the Carpathia have been held...
New York Times BUTT-MILLET MEMORIAL
31st May 1912
President Taft and Washington Friends Raise Funds for a Tablet --- WASHINGTON, May 30---President Taft, members of the Diplomatic Corps in Washington, and many high Government officials have contributed to a fund of several thousand dol...
New York Times TITANIC SURVIVORS HONOR CAPT. ROSTRON
30th May 1912
They Present Silver Loving Cup to Him and Medals to His Officers and Men --- GIVES CREDIT TO HIS CREW --- Modest Skipper Praises and Thanks His Men for Them Loyalty and Committee for Its Gifts --- When the Cu...
New York Times MANY GIFTS TO CHARITY
29th May 1912
Joseph Hirsch's Will Filed---W. A. Spencer Gives $1,000 to Library --- A large number of public institutions received bequests by wills filed for probate yesterday in the Surrogates' Court. [Description of the will of Joseph Hirsch omi...
New York Times SYNAGOGUE UNVEILS A STRAUS WINDOW
27th May 1912
Impressive Services When Memorial Is Dedicated Before Montefiore Cbongregation --- MR. STRAUS'S BROAD CHARITY --- Edward Lauterbach Praises Him for His Gifts to People of All Faiths --- Impressive services we...
New York Times FIGHT TITANIC VICTIM'S WILL
23rd May 1912
Brother and Sister of George Rosenshine Start Contest --- The validity of the will of George Rosenshine, a retired wholesale dealer in feathers and flowers, who perished on the Titanic, is being contested by his brother, Max Rosenshine,...
New York Times P. A. B. WIDENER GIVES $4,000,000 TO SCHOOL
21st May 1912
Endowment Is Announced Coincident with the Filing of His Son?s and Grandson?s Wills --- TO AID CRIPPLED CHILDREN --- George Widener, Lost on the Titanic, Left His Estate to Family---Harry?s Rare Books for Harvard --...
New York Times ISMAY AIDS SAILORS' WIDOWS
15th May 1912
Will Provide Pensions for Those Who Lose Husbands at Sea --- By Marconi Wireless Transatlantic Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, May 14---Exact information was obtained to-day as to J. Bruce Ismay's intentions in...
New York Times PROVING FOREMAN ON TITANIC
15th May 1912
Brother Files Letters of Survivors in Asking for Administration Papers --- Edwin H. Foreman obtained yesterday from Surrogate Fowler letters of administration on the $10,000 estate of his brother, Benjamin L. Foreman, who was drowned on ...
New York Times WILLS FOR PROBATE (2)
15th May 1912
*** GEORGE ROSENSHINE, (died April 14;) left $150,000 personalty; to Albert Rosenshine, brother, residue; Albert Frank, $1,000; Harold Frank, $1,000; Jeanette Frank. $1,000: Viola Frank, $1,000; Miriam Frank, $1,000; Adelaide Frank.$1,000; Ric...
New York Times $100,000 GIFT FROM ISMAY
14th May 1912
Thank Offering for His Escape---To Start Fund for Disabled Seamen --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LIVERPOOL, May 13---The Liverpool Journal of Commerce states that J. Bruce Ismay h...
New York Times FLOWERS FOR OCEAN GRAVE
13th May 1912
Wife of Titanic Victim Strews Then Near Scene of Wreck --- When the Cunarder Carmania was in latitude 39.16, longitude 50.14 West, the nearest she approached to the place where the Titanic foundered, Mrs. J. H. Loring, a first-cabin pas...
New York Times NEWS ARTICLE AND MEMORIAL NOTICE
12th May 1912
Thomas H. Kelly, Treasurer of the fund for establishing a memorial of Dr. William O'Loughlin, who perished in the Titanic, announces that he has already received contributions amounting to $1,512 made up of two contributions of $500 each, one of $150...
New York Times SOCIETY NOTES FROM ABROAD
12th May 1912
*** Miss Gladys Cherry, who was one of the passengers rescued from the Titanic, is a cousin of the Earl of Rothes, being a daughter of the late J. F. Cherry and Lady Emily Cherry. Miss Cherry was on her way to New York with Lady Rothes. She an...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE (14)
9th May 1912
ISHAM---AT sea, on April 15, 1912, A. E. Isham, daughter of the late Edward Swift and Frances Burch Isham. Memorial services will be held in the Congregational Church, Manchester, Vt., on Sunday, May 12, at 11 o'clock....
New York Times DEATH NOTICE (18)
9th May 1912
SMITH---James Clinch, lost on the Titanic, April 15. Memorial services will be held at St. James's Church, St. James, L. I., Saturday, May 11, at 3:30. Train leaves Pennsylvania Station at 1:25 P. M....
New York Times FUNERAL OF ISIDOR STRAUS
9th May 1912
The funeral of Isidor Straus, who died in the wreck of the Titanic, was held at noon yesterday at the family residence, an old frame house at 105th Street and Broadway, which is one of the landmarks of early New York. In order to avoid a great outpou...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF WILLIAM A. SPENCER
8th May 1912
SPENCER---On Monday, April 15, at sea, William Augustus Spencer, son of the late Lorillard and Sarah J. G. Spencer. Memorial services to be held in the chantrv of Grace Church on Friday, May 10, at 3:30 o'clock in the afternoon. Friends and relatives...
New York Times MEMORIAL NOTICE (5)
8th May 1912
GUGGENHEIM---At the first meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hebrew Technical Institute held since the sinking of the Titanic, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted: Whereas, We have learned with deep sorrow of the u...
New York Times MEMORIAL NOTICE (6)
8th May 1912
STRAUS---At the first meeting of the Board of Directors of the Hebrew Technical Institute held since the appalling disaster of the loss of the Titanic, this minute was, by unanimous vote, adopted: We cannot refrain from mingling our la...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE (15)
5th May 1912
TAUSSIG---In memory of Emil Taussig, aged 53, lost at sea. Service will be held at his late residence, 777 West End Av., Sunday afternon, May 5, at 5 o'clock....
New York Times BATHS ARE HELPING MORGAN
4th May 1912
Aix-les-Bains Correspondent Tells of the Financier's Strenuous "Cure" --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, May 3---An Aix-les-Bains correspondent says: ...
New York Times COL. ASTOR'S FUNERAL
4th May 1912
Services at Rhlnebeck To-day, but Burial in Trinity Cemetery Here --- RHINEBECK May 3---The funeral service of Col. John Jacob Astor will be held to-morrow at noon in the Episcopal Church of the Messiah, of which he was Warden for sixte...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF ALEXANDER HOLVERSON
4th May 1912
HOLVERSON---Suddenly, on April 15, 1912, at sea, Alexander O., beloved husband of Mary Aline Holverson, aged 42 years. Funeral services at the Chapel of the Stephen Merritt Burial and Cremation Co., 8th Av. and 19th St., on Saturday at 2 o'clock. I...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF GEORGE ROSENSHINE
4th May 1912
ROSENSHINE---At sea, on April 15, 1912, steamer Titanic, George Rosenshine, beloved brother of Albert A. and Max Rosenshine and Mrs. Bertha Frank, in the 46th year of his age. Funeral services will be held at the Hotel Ansonia on Sunday morning, Ma...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF SANTE REGHINI
4th May 1912
REGHINI---At sea, April 15, on steamship Titanic, Sante Reghini, faithful and trusted servant in the employ of Mrs. J. Stuart White. Funeral at the residence of his sister, Mrs. Frederick Wagner, 265 89th Street, Brooklyn, Saturday, May 4, at 2 o'cl...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF TYRELL CAVENDISH
4th May 1912
CAVENDISH---At sea, on April 15, Tyrelll William Cavendish, only son of the late Charles T. Cavendish of Crakemarsh Hall, Uttoxeter, England, and son-in-law of Mr. Henry Siegel of New York. Funeral services private. "I will not leave the ship while...
New York Times FUNERAL OF T. W. CAVENDISH
4th May 1912
Body of Henry Siegel's Son-in-Law to be Cremated To-day --- The body of Tyrell W. Cavendish, who lost his life when the Titanic sank, will be cremated at North Bergen, N. J., today. Funeral services will be conducted by the Rev. Frank F...
New York Times MEMORIAL NOTICE (3)
4th May 1912
STRAUS-Resolutions of the Board of Directors of the Hebrew Sheltering Guardian Society (Orphan Asylum,) passed at a meeting specially called for the purpose of considering the tragic and untimely death of Isidor Straus: Isidor Straus t...
New York Times MINIA REPORTS TWO BODIES
4th May 1912
Ship Returning to Halifax---Patrick O'Keefe's Story of Rescue --- The White Star Line agent at Halifax wired the New York office yesterday that the Captain of the steamship Minia had sent the following message: ["]Returne...
New York Times STRAUS MEMORIAL MEETING
4th May 1912
Mayor Gaynor, Bishop Gailor, and Andrew Carnegie Will Take Part in It --- A civic memorial meeting for Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Straus will be held in Carnegie Hall Sunday afternoon, May 12, at 4 o'clock. Justice Samuel Greenbaum, President ...
New York Times MILLET'S BODY CREMATED
3rd May 1912
BOSTON, May 2---A throng of men and women stood with heads uncovered in the train shed in the North Station to-day when the coffins containing the bodies of Frank D. Millet, the artist, and Richard P. [sic] White of Winchenden ...
New York Times MME. AUBART RETURNS TO FRANCE
3rd May 1912
{Note: This is an excerpt from a longer article, headlined "SEES SOCIAL CHANGES," reporting on an interview with another Adriatic passenger, unrelated to Titanic or Mme. Aubart.} Mrs. N. Aubart, a young Frenchwoman who was a survivor o...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE (11)
2nd May 1912
VAN DERHOEF---At sea, on steamship Titanic, on Monday, April 15, 1912, Wyckoff Van Derhoef, husband of Laura E. Van Derhoef. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at his late residence, 109 Joralemon St., Brooklyn Heights,...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE (16)
2nd May 1912
NICHOLSON---On Monday, April 15, 1912, Arthur Ernest Nicholson, at sea on the S. S. Titanic. Interment at Woodlawn, N. Y. Notice of funeral hereafter. London and Shanklin, Isle of Wight, papers please copy....
New York Times FUNERAL SERVICE FOR MILLET
2nd May 1912
BOSTON, May 1--- The body of Francis D. Millet, the artist, who was one of the victims of the Titanic disaster, is en route to Boston in charge of Laurence Millet, a son. Funeral services are to be held in the chapel at Mount Auburn Cemetery to-morr...
New York Times RELATIVES ONLY AT CEREMONY OF DOROTHY DREY AND HORACE A. SAKS
30th April 1912
The marriage of Miss Dorothy Isabel Drey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Max Drey, to Horace Andrew Saks, son of Mrs. Andrew Saks and the late Mr. Saks, took place at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon at the home of the bride's parents, 54 East Seventy-four...
New York Times VETERANS HONOR THE DEAD
29th April 1912
Seventh Regiment Men Attend Memorial Services --- Memorial services were held yesterday afternoon by the veterans of the Seventh Regiment, N. G. N. Y., in St. Thomas's Church. The Rev. Claudius M. Roome preached the memorial sermon. Mr....
BRIDE FIXING LIFEBELT ON PHILLIPS New York Times BRIDE FIXING LIFEBELT ON PHILLIPS
28th April 1912
Two Marconi Men Worked to the Last...
New York Times MEMORIAL NOTICE (4)
28th April 1912
HAYS---At a special meeting of the Board of Directors of the United States Mortgage and Trust Company held April 25, 1912, it was resolved that the following minutes be adopted and transmitted to the family of Mr. Charles M. Hays: CHAR...
New York Times MILLET MEMENTOS IN ROME
28th April 1912
Friends Find a Pathetic Interest in Visiting the Future Academy --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- ROME, April 27---A visit to the Villa Aurelia on the top of the Janiculum, wh...
New York Times PAID DEATH NOTICE OF BROOK WEBB
28th April 1912
WEBB---Brook H., chief smoke room steward of steamship Titanic, who perished in the disaster, age 49.  Served the White Star Line continuously for thirty-seven years. ...
New York Times POSTPONE SILVER WEDDING CELEBRATION
28th April 1912
Mr. and Mrs. Leo D. Greenfield of 1,239 Madison Avenue have postponed the celebration of their silver wedding anniversary, which was to have taken place at Sherry's on Sunday, May 5, on account of mourning due to the Titanic disaster and the many fun...
New York Times WILL OF A TITANIC VICTIM FILED
28th April 1912
Special to The New York Times --- EAST ORANGE, N. J., April 27--- The will of W. Anderson Walker, which, was flied to-day by his widow, Mrs. Frances Moorehouse Walker, is believed to be the first one of a Titanic victim offered for prob...
New York Times NO WIRELESS ORDER TO HOLD BACK NEWS
27th April 1912
Sea Gate Operator Explains the Messages to Bride and Cottam on the Carpathia --- SHIP THEN IN THE HARBOR --- "Keep Your Mouth Shut" Not Official, but Friendly Words of One Operator to Another ---...
New York Times ONE VICTIM LEGALLY DEAD
27th April 1912
Surrogate Accepts Proof That William F. Hoyt Perished in Disaster --- The first victim of the Titanic disaster to be pronounced legally dead was William F. Hoyt.  Surrogate Cohalan accepted proof of Mr. Hoyt's death y...
New York Times SHIPS SIGHT MORE ICEBERGS
27th April 1912
Italian Liner Finds One in Lat. 40:39, Extremely Far South --- Captains of incoming steamships are still bringing reports of ice. Capt. Domeniconi of the Principe di Piemonte, in yesterday from Naples, reported that on April...
New York Times VENICE THANKS MORGAN
27th April 1912
Officials Express Their Gratitude for His Attendance at Campanile Gala --- VENICE, April 26---J. Pierpont Morgan left here to-day for Aix, France. Prior to his departure the city authorities waited on him and thanked ...
New York Times MR. STRAUS'S HORSE DEAD
26th April 1912
Found Lifeless in Stable the Morning After the Titanic Sank --- Friends of Isidor Straus, who, with his wife, perished in the Titanic disaster, told yesterday of a peculiar coincidence concerning Mr. Straus and his favorite horse Bess. ...
New York Times A RESTORATION AT VENICE
25th April 1912
J. P. Morgan Sees Removal of Scaffolding at St. Mark's Church --- VENICE, April 24---In the presence of J. Pierpont Morgan the scaffolding which has hitherto covered the northwest corner of the Church of St. Mark...
New York Times MR. GOLDENBERG EXPLAINS IT
25th April 1912
Says His "Titanic Baggage" Was Purchased on Board Carpathia --- Samuel L Goldenberg of the lace importing house of Goldenberg Bros. & Co.,108 Fifth Avenue, who is among the survivors of the Titanic disaster, explained to THE TIMES ye...
New York Times TRIBUTE TO J. C. SMITH
25th April 1912
Col. Gracie Tells How He and Also E. A. Kent Died Bravely --- After reading letters in the morning papers from friends of James Clinch Smith, asking why no account had been written of the part he must have taken in the heroic work of res...
New York Times ONLY ONE PASSENGER SAVED HIS BAGGAGE
24th April 1912
S. L. Goldenberg Brought a "Carry-All" Ashore Loaded with His Effects --- CUSTOMS MEN PASSED IT --- Don't Know How It Reached the Carpathia from the Titanic---Bag Was Not Wet --- Of all the baggage that was on the W...
New York Times SILENT TOAST TO MAJOR BUTT.
24th April 1912
NEW HAVEN, Conn., April 23.---A silent toast to Major Archibald Butt was drunk last night by the Second Company Governor's Foot Guard, one of the historic military organizations of the State, at its annual observance of the anniversary of the depa...
New York Times THE LOSS OF JAMES CLINCH SMITH
24th April 1912
Amid the maelstrom of mourning in connection with the recent disaster, (which was indeed "Titanic,") the city press seems to have overlooked the loss of one of our most estimable citizens. I refer to Mr. James Clinch Smith, a bro...
New York Times VENICE EXHIBITION OPENED
24th April 1912
Duke of Genoa Represents the King---J. P. Morgan Present --- VENICE, April 23---The International Art Exhibition was solemnly inaugurated to-day by the Duke of Genoa in the name of King Victor Emmanuel.  J. P. Mo...
New York Times ANCESTOR OF ROTHES SAVED A PRINCESS
23rd April 1912
Bit of Ancient Family History May Have Inspired the Countess-Oarswoman. --- "GRIP FAST," SAID RESCUER --- "Gin the Buckles Bide," Replied the Princess--Coat of Arms and Motto Derived from Incident --- By Marc...
CAPT. F. H. LARNDER OF THE MACKAY-BENNETT/THE CABLE STEAMER MACKAY BENNETT New York Times CAPT. F. H. LARNDER OF THE MACKAY-BENNETT/THE CABLE STEAMER MACKAY BENNETT
23rd April 1912
New York Times CAVENDISH CHILDREN ESCAPE
23rd April 1912
Henry Siegel Wanted to See Them, but They Stayed in England --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, April 22--- T. W. Cavendish, who was drowned in the Titanic, was a son of Charles Cavendish, who is a grandso...
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23rd April 1912
New York Times EDGAR J. MEYER ANOTHER HERO
23rd April 1912
Helped Mrs. Harris Into a Boat and Died with Her Husband --- Edgar J. Meyer is a name to be added to the list of those who perished nobly on the Titanic. His wife was saved. It has been impossible to interview her, but through ...
New York Times F. J. MCCARTY
23rd April 1912
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Michael McCarty, father of Frederick J. McCarty, was also a steward.  He arrived in New York on the Allan Line steamer Victoria on April 23, 1912, seeking information about his son.  Michael's ship passed through the same ice field that ...
New York Times GIRL SURVIVOR HAS PRAISE FOR ISMAY
23rd April 1912
Miss Rosenbaum Declares She Owes Her Life to White Star Head --- FORCED HER INTO LIFEBOAT --- Declares He Was Among Last to Leave Sinking Titanic, Calling "Any More Women?" --- Out of al...
New York Times MEDALS FOR RESCUING CREW
23rd April 1912
Bill Introduced in House to Decorate Men on the Carpathia --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, April 22---Representative Francis of Ohio to-day introduced a resolution calling for Federal recognition and deco...
New York Times MR. MORGAN AT VENICE
23rd April 1912
Will Attend Opening of Exhibition and Inauguration of Campanile --- VENICE, April 22---J. Pierpont Morgan arrived here to-day. He will take part in the inauguration of the International Art Exhibition to-morrow an...
New York Times MRS. MARY GAGE SANE
23rd April 1912
Must Now Answer Charge of Threatening Charles J. Bell. --- WASHINGTON, April 22---Mrs. Mary E. Gage of this city was adjudged of sound mind to-day, and to-morrow she mst [sic] face a police charge of making dangerous threats. Mrs. Gage...
New York Times PHILADELPHIA SURVIVORS ILL
23rd April 1912
Two in Hospital, Hysterical---Mrs. Widener Has Severe Cold --- Special to The New York Times --- PHILADELPHIA, April 22---Philadelphia survivors of the Titanic are under the care of physicians, several of them in a serious...
New York Times STEAD PROPHESIED A VIOLENT DEATH
23rd April 1912
Once Said He Would Never Die in His Bed, but in a Crowd, Struggling --- 2,000 AT MEMORIAL FOR HIM --- Dr. Hillis and J. A. MacDonald Praise Him as an Editor and a Fighter Against War and Social Evils --- More...
New York Times THREE BRAVE OFFICERS
23rd April 1912
In telling the story of the loss of the Titanic more light is being shed upon the conduct of the ship's officers....
New York Times ASTOR SAVED US, SAY WOMEN
22nd April 1912
"Hold That Boat," He Commanded, as One Was Leaving Without Them --- CHICAGO, April 21---Mrs. Ida S. Hippach and her daughter, Jean, survivors of the Titanic, who arrived home to-day, said that they were saved by Col. John Jacob Astor, w...
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22nd April 1912
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New York Times ELKS' TRIBUTE TO HARRIS
22nd April 1912
New York Lodge Holds Special Service for Departed Brother --- Special funeral services in memory of Henry B. Harris, theatrical manager, who lost his life on the Titanic, were held last night in the headquarters of New York Lodge No. 1,...
New York Times INSURED FOR $110,000
22nd April 1912
Clifford, Who Was Lost, Took Out $50,000 Policy Before Sailing --- Special to The New York Times --- BOSTON, April 21---Either because he had a premonition of death or that he counted the trip a great risk, George Quincy C...
New York Times MEMORIAL NOTICE
22nd April 1912
STRAUS--- A Special Meeting of the Board Of Directors of Montefiore Home, held April 21, 1912. The President, Jacob H. Schiff, announced the melancholy death of the Honorable Isidor Straus and his devoted wife in the dis...
New York Times MONEY LOSS NOTHING---MORGAN
22nd April 1912
But He Is Upset by Loss of Life, Due to Faith in Boat --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- PARIS, April 21---An interesting interview was obtained by a correspondent at Aix w...
New York Times MRS. ASTOR IS ABLE TO TELL OF RESCUE
22nd April 1912
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New York Times SEALBY DEFENDS ISMAY
22nd April 1912
Tribute from Republic’s Captain, Who Served Father and Son 25 Years --- Special to The New York Times ...
New York Times SMITH CALLED BACK HALF-FILLED BOATS
22nd April 1912
Survivor Says He Heard Command by Veteran Skipper to Take More Aboard --- OTHER TALES CONFLICTING --- Mrs. Emil Taussig Declares Men Were Barred from Boats with Ample Room --- The fact that Capt. Smith realiz...
New York Times TO HOLD ISMAY TO THE END
22nd April 1912
Senate Committee Decides on That Course Sailor's Weird Tale Special to The New York Times WASHINGTON, April 21. Chairman Smith of the Senate Subcommittee investigating th...
New York Times ACCUSE WIRELESS OPERATOR
21st April 1912
PHILADELPHIA, April 20---Charges were made to-day by the chief electrician of the United States scout cruiser Chester, which was sent to the aid of the Carpathia, having on board the survivors of the Titanic, that the wireless operators on board the ...
New York Times ALARM FROM LOOKOUT IGNORED, SAILOR SAYS
21st April 1912
Officer on Titanic's Bridge Had Warning of the Iceberg from the Crow's Nest. Three warnings that an iceberg was ahead were transmitted from the crow's nest to the officers on the bridge of the doome...
New York Times BEATEN FROM LIFEBOAT
21st April 1912
Youth Says Sailors Tried to Keep Him In Water --- Mrs. Catherine Evers of 446 Broadway, Bayonne, N. J., whose brother. Thomas McCormick of 38 West Twentieth Street, Bayonne was a second cabin passenger on the Titanic, visited him yester...
New York Times COMFORT FOR OSCAR STRAUS
21st April 1912
Messages of Sympathy from Every Part of the World --- Oscar S. Straus has been deeply touched by the scores of cablegrams, telegrams, and letters which he has received, each bearing its message of sympathy and paying warm tribute to the...
New York Times CONSOLE PHILLIPS'S PARENTS
21st April 1912
Flood of Telegrams of Sympathy Reaches Them from All England....
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF BEN FOREMAN
21st April 1912
FOREMAN---Ben L. Foreman, eldest son of Henry W. and Rose Laventall Foreman, in his 31st year. Lost on steamship Titanic. Albany and Chicago papers please copy. ...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF EDITH EVANS
21st April 1912
EVANS---At sea, on the Titanic, Edith Corse Evans, daughter of the late Cadwalader and Angeline B. C. Evans and granddaughter of the late Israel Corse. A memorial service will be held at Grace Church, Broadway and 10th St., on Monday morning ,April 2...
New York Times GAVE LIVES FOR THE MAILS
21st April 1912
Postal Clerks Worked in Two Feet of Water---Hitchcock Aids Kinsmen --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, April 20---Postmaster General Hitchcock to-day addressed a communication to Chairman John A. Moon of the ...
New York Times GOSSIP OF THE MOTOR CYCLISTS
21st April 1912
The terrible Titanic calamity brought death to a prominent local motor cycle rider, D. W. Marvin, a member of the Motor Cycle Touring Club of New York, Inc. Marvin, who was entered in several meets at Guttenberg, was recently married, and was return...
New York Times HAROLD BRIDE RESTING
21st April 1912
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New York Times MEMORIAL NOTICE (2)
21st April 1912
HARRIS-At a special meeting of the Association of Theatre Managers of Greater New York, held on Saturday, April 20th, 1912, the following resolutions were adopted: Owing to the sad and sudden death of Henry B. Harris, our honored Vice ...
New York Times MEMORIAL NOTICE FOR ISIDOR AND IDA STRAUS
21st April 1912
STRAUS---The Directors of the Sanitarium for Hebrew Children tender their heartfelt sympathy to the family of Isidor and Ida Straus, called by Him who holds the mighty ocean in the hollow of His hand. Isidor Straus was distinguished fo...
New York Times PEACE MEN MOURN THEIR LOSS
21st April 1912
Andrew Carnegie Signs Resolutions of Regret for Five Members --- The National Committee for the celebration of the one hundredth anniversary of peace among English-speaking peoples in 1914-1915 sent out yesterday this resolution passed ...
New York Times PRAYER SERVICE NOTICE FOR GEORGE ROSENSHINE
21st April 1912
ROSENSHINE---AT SEA, Steamer Titanic, on April 15, 1912, George Rosenshine, in the 46th year of his age. Prayers will be held at the residence of his brother, Albert Rosenshine, Hotel Ansonia, on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday evenings, April 21,...
New York Times TRIBUTE TO STRAUS PAID IN SYNAGOGUES
21st April 1912
Family of Philanthropist Who Died on Titanic Present at Temple Beth-El --- SERMONS ON CATASTROPHE --- Mrs. Benjamin Guggenheim, Made Widow by Wreck, at Temple Emanu-El---General Services To-day --- Services...
New York Times WOMEN WORK HARD FOR RESCUED FOLK
21st April 1912
Kept Busy Helping Survivors on to Their Destinations in Comfort --- FORTY LEAVE ST. VINCENT'S --- Individuals, as Well as Organized Committee, Give Much-Needed Personal Aid --- The task that was shouldered by...
New York Times CAPTAIN'S OFFICIAL REPORTS
20th April 1912
Rostron Tells How the Carpathia Did Work of Rescue --- Just before the Carpathia sailed yesterday afternoon on her interrupted voyage to the Mediterranean, Capt. Rostron, her commander, gave out what he declared to be the first and only...
New York Times CLASSIFIED AD
20th April 1912
[Classification:]Personal *** Mr. Gustave Lesueur, from Titanic, is requested to communicate with the French Consulate, 35 South William Street. ...
New York Times GEORGE B. GOLDSCHMIDT
20th April 1912
George B. Goldschmidt, lost in the sinking of the Titanic, was one of the oldest members of the Bar Association, having become a member in 1870. He was born in this city in 1840, admitted to practice in 1882, and was one of the best-known conveyancer...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM, DYING, SENT WIFE MESSAGE
20th April 1912
Tried to Do His Duty, He Asked Steward to Tell Her --- ?GO DOWN LIKE GENTLEMEN? --- He and His Secretary, Facing Death, Wore Full Evening Dress---Brother Bitter Against Company --- James Etches, assistant ste...
New York Times HEARD DEATH CHORUS FOR OVER AN HOUR
20th April 1912
PARIS, April 19---Three French survivors---Fernand Omont, Pierre Marechal, son of the French Admiral, and Paul Chevre, the sculptor---jointly cabled to The Matin a graphic narrative of the Titanic disaster, in which they repeatedly insist that mor...
New York Times JESSE STRAUS TO HURRY HOME
20th April 1912
CHERBOURG, April 19---On the steamer Amerika, which arrived to-day from New York, were Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Straus, son and daughter-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Straus, who lost their lives in the sinking of the Titanic. News of the di...
New York Times MEMORIAL NOTICE (1)
20th April 1912
STRAUS---At a special meeting of the Executive Committee of the Educational Alliance, held on Friday, April 19, 1912, the following resolutions were unanimously adopted: After days of keenest anxiety, the Directors of the Educational A...
New York Times MORGAN STOPS FESTIVITIES
20th April 1912
Deeply Affected by the Disaster, He Halts Aix Celebration  --- AIX LES BAINS, France, April 19 --- J. Pierpont Morgan, who has arrived here to participate in to-day's inauguration of the sanitarium he has had built in honor of his ...
New York Times MRS. ASTOR IS ILL, BUT NOT CRITICALLY
20th April 1912
Alarming Reports as to Her Condition Formally Denied by Secretary --- VINCENT ASTOR STILL HOPES --- Mrs. Henry B. Harris Slowly Regaining Her Strength --- Robert W. Daniel Receives Friends at...
New York Times MRS. HARRIS GAINS STRENGTH
20th April 1912
Mrs. Henry B Harris, widow of the theatrical manager who was lost on the Titanic, was regaining strength yesterday, but she was still in a nervous condition. Her shoulder, which she injured a day before the sinking of the ship, was healing normally. ...
New York Times PRAISE ASTOR AND BUTT
20th April 1912
Women Compare Their Conduct to That of "Miserable Specimens" --- Special to The New York Times --- EAST ORANGE, N. J., April 19---High praise was given to-day to John Jacob Astor, Maj. Butt, Vice President Thayer of the P...
New York Times TAFT'S TRIBUTE TO BUTT
20th April 1912
WASHINGTON, April 19---President Taft was notified as soon as the Carpathia docked and the corrected list of survivors was made public that Major Butt was not on board. With all hope for the rescue of his aid abandoned, the President to-day issued...
New York Times TIMES AD FOR MISSING BOY
20th April 1912
E. H. Bull of 33 Linden Street, Bayonne, N. J., recognizing the value of the Lost and Found columns of THE NEW YORK TIMES, has inserted an advertisement in it asking for information concerning Arne Salstrom, [sic] a nineteen-year-old Norwegian boy, w...
New York Times WOMEN REVEALED AS HEROINES BY WRECK
20th April 1912
Mrs. J. J. Brown of Denver Tells Story of Her Seven Hours In Lifeboat --- *** --- Mrs. J. J. Brown, wife of a Denver mine owner, told yesterday afternoon to a reporter for THE TIMES at the Ritz-Carlton the story of her se...
New York Times WOMEN REVEALED AS HEROINES BY WRECK (1)
20th April 1912
*** --- COUNTESS ROTHES BRAVE --- Took Charge in Her Boat-Mrs. Cornell Among Those Who Worked at the Oars --- *** --- COUNTESS IN CHARGE OF BOAT --- Sat at Tiller Five Hours--Survi...
New York Times WOMEN REVEALED AS HEROINES BY WRECK (2)
20th April 1912
*** --- Mrs. Cornell Among Those Who Worked at the Oars --- WOMEN MANNED LIFEBOATS --- Forced to Oars by Lack of Proper Crew---Girl Who Gave Up Her Seat --- Magistrate Robert C. Cornell said yes...
New York Times WOMEN REVEALED AS HEROINES BY WRECK (3)
20th April 1912
*** --- TWO YOUNG MEN'S HEROISM --- Woman Tells How Roebling and Case Saved Her---Others' Tribute to Dead --- Among the chivalrous younger heroes of the Titanic disaster were Washington A. Roebling, 2d, of Tr...
New York Times BOY WIRELESS SAVED THEM
19th April 1912
Rescues Resulted from Coltain's [sic] Untiring Devotion to Duty --- Harold Thomas Cottam, the wireless operator of the Carpathia, through whose efforts more than to any one [sic] else the saving of a part of the Titanic's passengers wa...
New York Times CHANGE FATAL TO GUGGENHEIM
19th April 1912
Had Booked Passage on the Lusitania, Whose Sailing Was Canceled --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, April 18---A business friend of Benjamin Guggenheim says that had the Lusitania sailed as arranged on Apri...
New York Times CREW BEHAVED ADMIRABLY
19th April 1912
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 wom...
New York Times HOW J. B. THAYER DIED
19th April 1912
Swept from Raft to Which His Son Managed to Cling --- The manner in which John B. Thayer, Second Vice President of the Pennsylvania Railroad, met his death along with eighteen or twenty other men was described last night by Mrs. W. C. ...
New York Times HOW THE HARRISES PARTED
19th April 1912
"Of Course, Ladies First," Said Mr. Harris, and Stayed on Board --- George Brayton, an asphalt manufacturer of Los Angeles, who was on the Titanic, last night gave an account of the parting of Henry B. Harris and his wife. He said:...
New York Times LINER DID NOT SPEED, ISMAY DECLARES
19th April 1912
Not the Custom of the White Star Line to Try to Break Records --- TOOK LAST BOAT, HE SAYS --- Awakened by Crash --- Doesn't Know About Bulkheads --- Ship Sank in 2 Hours and 25 Minutes --- ...
New York Times ROCHESTER GIRL IS SAVED
19th April 1912
But Traveling Guardian of Little Miss Bentham Is Missing --- Special to The New York Times --- ROCHESTER, April 18---Lilian Bentham of 11 Kay Terrace is saved on the Carpathia, but her mother is suffering from nervous stra...
New York Times SAYS ISMAY TOOK FIRST BOAT
19th April 1912
Titanic Fireman Declares He Got in "with Millionaires" --- Harry Senior, a fireman on the Titanic, said last night: "I was in my bunk when I felt a bump. One man said. 'Hello, she has been struck.' I went...
New York Times STATEMENT BY HAROLD BRIDE
19th April 1912
The following thrilling statement was dictated today by Mr. Bride, the assistant Marconi operator on board the Titanic, to the New York Times representative, in the presence of Mr. Marconi, who is now staying in Ne...
New York Times THOSE WHO SAW THE RESCUE
19th April 1912
Carpathia's Passengers, Who Were Bound for Mediterranean, Back. The passengers on the Carpathia, whose trip to the Mediterranean was interrupted to aid those saved from the Titanic, are: Rev. R. B. Anderson, Baltimore,...
New York Times GAMBLERS ON THE TITANIC
18th April 1912
Many Planned to Cross on the First Trip---"Doc" Owen Not Aboard --- Broadway inhabitants were discussing last night the report that a number of well-known professional gamblers had gone to their death on the Titanic. It was said that t...
New York Times MARCONI CHEERED FOR WIRELESS FEATS
18th April 1912
Modestly Gives Credit to Other Inventors and Speaks of Life Saving from Titanic...
New York Times NATHAN STRAUS TOLD
18th April 1912
That Isidor and Mrs. Straus Were Not Saved---Son Doesn't Know Yet --- A cablegram was sent yesterday to Nathan Straus, who is in Rome, breaking the news to him that Isidor Straus and Mrs. Straus are among the missing from the Titanic di...
New York Times RULERS COMPLIMENT MORGAN ON BIRTHDAY
18th April 1912
Financier 75 Years Old Yesterday-Is at Aix and in Excellent Health --- DISASTER ALTERS HIS PLANS --- He Continually Seeks News Regarding the Titanic Catastrophe-Postpones Ceremony at Aix --- Spec...
SCOUT CRUISERS AND COMMANDERS ORDERED OUT IN TITANIC DISASTER New York Times SCOUT CRUISERS AND COMMANDERS ORDERED OUT IN TITANIC DISASTER
18th April 1912
Top left: Commander Lloyd H. Chandler of U.S.S. Salem Top right: U.S. Scout Cruiser Salem Lower left: U.S, Scout Cruiser Chester Lower right: Commander Benton C. Decker of U.S.S. Chester...
New York Times SHOCK OF DISASTER KILLS WOMAN
18th April 1912
BROCKTON, Mass., April 17---Miss Katherine E. Maguire, 50 years old, heartbroken by the news that her nephew, John E. Maguire, was among those probably lost on the Titanic, was taken violently ill to-night and died within a few moments. She had been...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF ARTHUR L. RYERSON, JR.
17th April 1912
RYERSON---April 8, 1912. Arthur L., age 20 years, son of Arthur and Emily Borie Ryerson. Funeral services St. Mark?s Church, Philadelphia, on Friday, April 19, at 3 P. M....
New York Times J. P. MORGAN IS 75 YEARS OLD TO-DAY
17th April 1912
J. Pierpont Morgan is 75 years old to-day.  He was born at Hartford, Conn., on April 17, 1837.  Mr. Morgan is now abroad....
New York Times LOST TWO IN IROQUOIS FIRE
17th April 1912
Daughters of Rescued Titanic Passenger Killed in Chicago Holocaust --- Special to The New York Times --- CHICAGO, Ill., April 16---Mrs. Ida S. Hippach, wife of L. A. Hippach, manufacturer, of 7,352 Sheridan Road, and Miss ...
New York Times MRS. ASTOR
17th April 1912
William H. Force, father of Mrs. John Jacob Astor, remained up all night in hopes of getting news of his daughter and her husband. When he saw that Mrs. Astor's name was on the list of rescued he was overcome with joy. He lost no time...
New York Times NEW VERSION OF BUTT'S TRIP
17th April 1912
Was Passenger on Titanic at the Whim of Close Friend --- Richard B. Watrous, Secretary of the American Civic Association, with offices in Washington, watched the bulletin boards in Times Square with great anxiety yesterday to see if any...
New York Times NOT BOATS ENOUGH (SAYS MRS. GUGGENHEIM)
17th April 1912
Many inquiries were made at the (White Star Line)office during the day about Benjamin Guggenheim, but no hopeful reply could be given as Mr. Guggenheim's name was not included in any of the lists of survivors received. About 10 o'clock...
New York Times OVERCOME BY GOOD NEWS
17th April 1912
One of the first to appear at the office of the (White Star) company was Edward Frauenthal, of 786 Lexington Ave., who had two brothers on the Titanic, Dr. Hyman and J.C. Frauenthal. Both are reported saved. When he was told that his brothers' names ...
New York Times ROEBLING IS EXCUSED FROM JURY
17th April 1912
Special to The New York Times --- TRENTON, N. J., April 16---When the panel for the April term of the United States Grand Jury reported to-day, Charles G. Roebling, President of the John A. Roebling Sons Company, and father of Washingto...
New York Times STRAUS'S SECRETARY WAITS ALL NIGHT
17th April 1912
A representative of the Straus family was at the White Star steamship office continuously yesterday, waiting for news of Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Straus. Sylvester Byrnes, Mr. Straus's secretary, had remained in the office all night. With ...
New York Times TAFT CONCERNED FOR BUTT
17th April 1912
Chance of Major's Safety a Faint One, but President Holds to It --- WASHINGTON, April 16---The White House was not a cheerful place to-day, for President Taft, most of his Cabinet, and many callers were deeply concerned over the probabl...
New York Times THE DUFF GORDONS
17th April 1912
From London came a cablegram (to the White Star office), asking for news of Sir Cosmo and Lady Duff Gordon. The cable remained unanswered for some time as line officials and their employees had more than they could attend to in the handling of inquir...
New York Times THE HARRISES
17th April 1912
Numerous and anxious were the inquiries (at the White Star Line office) for Mr. and Mrs. Henry B. Harris. Mr. Harris is one of the city's best known theatrical managers. Scores of his friends, both in the theatrical and the business wo...
New York Times THE WIDENERS
17th April 1912
Another of the morning inquiries (at the White Star Line office) was a long distance one from Philadelphia. It was for the news of Mr. and Mrs. George D. Widener and their son, Harry Elkins Widener, who are of the well-known Philadelphia family of th...
New York Times TITANIC WRECK ECHO AT HOE LIBRARY SALE
17th April 1912
Harry E. Widener, on Sunk Liner, Expected to Attend Part III. Sessions --- SAW BOOKS BEFORE SAILING --- Caxton "Golden Legend" Bring $3,100---$1,400 Paid for Christopher Columbus's "Epistola? --- "The Golden ...
New York Times VINCENT ASTOR AS HEAD OF HIS FAMILY
17th April 1912
Would Probably Share $100,000,000 Estate With Stepmother in Event of His Father's Death --- IS NOT YET 21 YEARS OF AGE --- Settlement of $10,000,000 Upon Col. Astor's First Wife Believed to Comprise His Daughter's Share...
New York Times VINCENT ASTOR'S GRIEF
17th April 1912
Vincent Astor's Grief Pitiable ___________ Son of John Jacob offers a fortune for word of his father ___________ Vincent Astor, son of Col. John Jacob Astor, who is believed to have g...
New York Times ARCHIBALD GRACIE - WIFE'S WHEREABOUTS UNKNOWN
16th April 1912
Prominent in Washington---His Wife's Whereabouts Not Known --- WASHINGTON , April 15---Archibald Gracie, one of the Titanic's passengers, is well known in Washington and New York society. His wife has recently attracted ...
New York Times BENJAMIN GUGGENHEIM ELECTED PRESIDENT
16th April 1912
Elected President of International Steam Pump Co. in 1909 --- Benjamin Guggenheim was born in Philadelphia, Oct. 26, 1865, the fifth of the seven sons of Meyer Guggenheim, founder of the famous house of M. Guggenheim & Sons,...
New York Times BOSTON MAN MISSING
16th April 1912
A. W. Newell's Two Daughters Among Survivors, but No Report of Him --- Special to The New York Times --- BOSTON, April 16---Nearly a dozen Boston men, known to have been aboard the Titanic, are unaccounted for. Some were a...
New York Times CHARLES MELVILLE HAYS
16th April 1912
Charles Melville Hays, President of the Grand Trunk and Grand Trunk Pacific Railway Companies, has been considered one of the most brilliant and successful of railroad officials......
New York Times CLARENCE MOORE
16th April 1912
Washington Banker One of the Best-Known Sportsmen in America --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, April 15---Clarence Moore of 1,748 Massachusetts Avenue, a passenger on the Titanic, is one of the best-known s...
New York Times COL. JOHN JACOB ASTOR
16th April 1912
Wealthy Society Man and an Author and Inventor as Well --- Col. John Jacob Astor, the American head of the Astor family, has held a prominent place in the life of this city for many years. Not alone has he been a conspicuous club member...
New York Times DISASTER AT LAST BEFALLS CAPT. SMITH
16th April 1912
Veteran Commander of Titanic Went Forty Years Without Accident of Any Kind --- WHITE STAR'S BEST OFFICER --- Declared Only Recently That He Did Not Believe Modern Ships Could Be Sunk --- Capt. E. J. Smith, i...
New York Times EDWARD A. KENT OF BUFFALO
16th April 1912
BUFFALO, N. Y., April 15---Edward A. Kent, who was a passenger on the Titanic, is one of the leading architects of this city.  He has offices in Ellicott Square, and  lives at the Buffalo Club....
New York Times FRANK D. MILLET'S CAREER
16th April 1912
Noted Artist Famed as War Correspondent and Traveler --- Frank D. Millet, a noted artist and correspondent, was born at Mattapoisett, Mass., in 1846. His adventurous temperament led him to enlist as a drummer boy at the beginning of the Civ...
New York Times FREDERICK K. SEWARD
16th April 1912
Frederick K. Seward is a member of the firm of Curtis, Mallet, Prevot & Colt of 30 Broad Street, and had been to Europe on business for his firm. He was graduated from Columbia University in 1899, bring a prominent member of the Glee Club during his ...
New York Times HENRY B. HARRIS
16th April 1912
Well-Known Theatrical Manager Who Has Won Many Successes --- Henry B. Harris, who leaped into prominence in the New York theatrical field only about half a dozen years ago as manager, and producer, was, nevertheless, a veteran of many y...
New York Times HENRY SLEEPER HARPER
16th April 1912
Henry Sleeper Harper was about 42 years old and lives at 131 East Twenty-first Street. He is the son of Joseph Wesley Harper, a member of the old firm of Harper & Brothers, which gave way in 1900 to the present publishing house of that name. Mr. Har...
New York Times JACQUES FUTRELLE, WRITER
16th April 1912
The Author of "The Thinking Machine" and Many Short Stories --- Jacques Futrell is well known as a writer of fiction, having contributed many long and short stories to magazines. He was born in Pike County, Georgia, April 9, 1875, and ...
New York Times JAMES CLINCH SMITH
16th April 1912
Brother-in-Law of Stanford White---Well-Known Sportsman --- James Clinch Smith, a brother-in-law of the late Stanford White, is well known as a sportsman and in society circles both in this city and in Paris. Until May, 1911, when he r...
New York Times JOHN BRADLEY CUMINGS
16th April 1912
John Bradley Cumings, a member of the brokerage firm of Cumings & Marckwald, 30 Wall Street, came to this city ten years ago from Boston, where he was brought up and where he held a position with Estabrook & Co. Mrs. Cumings, who is with him, was Fl...
New York Times JOSEPH BRUCE ISMAY : CHAIRMAN AND MANAGING DIRECTOR OF THE WHITE STAR LINE
16th April 1912
Joseph Bruce Ismay has been considered one of the most prominent ship owners in the world. As chairman and managing director of the White Star line he took passage on the Titanic on her maiden voyage....
New York Times KARL H. BEHR
16th April 1912
Karl H. Behr, one of the foremost tennis players in this country, is a son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Behr of 777 Madison Avenue. He is a lawyer at 40 Wall Street, having been admitted to the bar soon after his graduation from Yale in 1905. Mr. Behr wh...
New York Times LORD ROTHES AWAITS WIFE
16th April 1912
Was to Have Met Her at Pier When Titanic Arrived --- An intimate friend of Capt. Smith, a prominent shipping man, who was seen at the Plaza last night, said that Capt. Smith had been informed by the White Star Company that he was to ret...
New York Times MAJOR ARCHIBALD BUTT (1)
16th April 1912
Major Archibald Willingham Butt, President TaftÂ’s Military Aid, [sic] was returning on the Titanic after a visit to Rome, where he went to see the Pope and King Victor Emmanuel....
New York Times MARCONI MAN HAD RECORD
16th April 1912
Wireless operator on Titanic Young, but a Veteran in Service --- The man who sent out the wireless call for help from the damaged Titanic was J. G. Phillips, an Englishman, 24 years old, who had been in the employ of the Marconi Compan...
New York Times MR. AND MRS. T. W. CAVENDISH
16th April 1912
Among the passengers on the Titanic were Mr. and Mrs. T. W. Cavendish of London, and their two children. Mrs. Cavendish is a daughter of Henry Siegel, President of the Simpson-Crawford Company. She was making the trip here to visit her father at his ...
New York Times PRESIDENT TAFT STUNNED
16th April 1912
Wires White Star Line for News of Major Butt --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, April 15---President Taft did not know of the sinking of the Titanic or of the danger of his old friend, Major Archibald Butt, ...
New York Times PROFILE OF W T STEAD
16th April 1912
English Editor and Author of "If Christ Came to Chicago."...
New York Times READS BULLETIN, COLLAPSES
16th April 1912
C. J. E. Clayton Feared All His Family Had Perished --- As the details of the Titanic disaster were being thrown out by The Times bulletins shortly before midnight, a well dressed man on the arm of a friend wedged his way through the cr...
New York Times ST. LOUIS PASSENGERS
16th April 1912
Theophile Papin, Jr., and Wealthy Miss Madill Among the Missourians --- Special to The New York Times --- ST. LOUIS, Mo., April 15---Among the St. Louis folk on the Titanic were Mrs. Edward Robert of 4,140 Lindell Avenue, ...
New York Times STRAUS A FAMOUS MERCHANT
16th April 1912
Member Both of R. H. Macy & Co. and Abraham & Straus --- Isidor Straus, who, with Mrs. Straus, was aboard the Titanic, was born in Rhenish Bavaria on Feb. 6, 1845. His father's family came to this country in 1852, and settled at Talbott...
New York Times THE COUNTESS OF ROTHES (1)
16th April 1912
The Countess of Rothes is the wife of the nineteenth Earl of Rothes, head of one of the oldest families of Scotland, who in 1893 succeeded to the title. The peerage is one of the very few in the United Kingdom that possesses the right of descent in t...
New York Times WEALTHY YOUNGSTOWN FOLK ABOARD
16th April 1912
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio, April 15---Mr. and Mrs. George D. Wick and their daughter, Miss Natalie, Miss Caroline Bonnell and Miss Lily Bonnell of Birkdale, England, her cousin, were among the Titanic?s passengers. The Wicks and Bonnells are among the wealthy...
New York Times YOUNG ROEBLING ON TITANIC
16th April 1912
Son of President of Roebling Sons and Noted Autoist --- Special to The New York Times --- TRENTON, N. J., April 15---Washlngton A. Roebling, second, a son of Charles G. Roebling, President of the John A. Roebling Sons Co.,...
New York Times J. PIERPONT MORGAN WILL BE 75 YEARS OLD THIS WEEK
14th April 1912
During All That Time He Has Successfully Hidden from the Public His Real Self, Which Combines Diffidence and a Gentleness Very Unlike the Gruff Autocrat Familiar to Wall Street --- Should J. Pierpont Morgan feel moved n...
New York Times WHY MAJOR BUTT, THE PRESIDENT'S AIDE, WENT TO ROME
14th April 1912
By a Veteran Diplomat --- That President Taft has made up his mind to follow the custom of the non-Catholic Courts and Governments in Europe, on the subject of the precedence to be accorded to Cardinals in the United States, no matter w...
New York Times ANDREW SAKS'S WILL
13th April 1912
$25,000 for Charities to be Specified by His Wife --- The will of Andrew Saks, who died at Sherry's on April 8, was admitted yesterday in the Surrogate's Court for probate. The petition does not give the actual value of his estate but m...
New York Times MR. MORGAN ANNOYED
13th April 1912
Resents Intimation That He Would Deal with "Mona Lisa" Thieves --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- FLORENCE, April 12---J. Pierpont Morgan is much annoyed over the ...
New York Times MRS. GAGE BLAMES ALL ON MRS. GRACIE
13th April 1912
Court Adjourns to Give District Attorney Time to Find Missing Witness --- C. J. BELL STILL NERVOUS --- Banker Insists Upon Mrs. Gage Being Returned to the Asylum for Fear of a Tragedy --- Special to The New Y...
New York Times SAY THEY HAVE "MONA LISA"
12th April 1912
Two Men Go to Rome to See J. P. Morgan About It --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- PARIS, April 11---A newspaper whose artistic news is generally reliable says that two men le...
New York Times TO PROVE MRS. GAGE DESCENDANT OF KINGS
12th April 1912
Defense Introduces Family Tree in Proceedings Brought by Banker C. J. Bell --- ROOSEVELT'S ROYAL ORIGIN --- Miss Gage Testifies That an Ancestor of Colonel Was a Scottish King?--Threaten Mrs. Gracie with Arrest ---...
New York Times ANDREW SAKS DEAD AT 65
9th April 1912
President and One of the Founders of Dry Goods House of Saks & Co. --- Andrew Saks, President and one of the founders of Saks & Co., the dry goods house, died yesterday morning in his apartment at Sherry's. Death followed a long illness...
New York Times MORGAN MAY ACT AS A PEACE ENVOY
9th April 1912
Berlin Thinks That, Unofficially, He Will Try to End the Turkish-Italian Conflict --- TO VISIT CONSTANTINOPLE --- After Seeing Kaiser at Venice---Belief That Turkish Officials Will Listen to Him Respectful...
New York Times AMERICANS IN ROME
7th April 1912
Mr. And Mrs. Millet at Villa Aurelia, Which is Being Modernized...
New York Times MORGAN BUSY IN ROME
7th April 1912
Wishes the Papers Would Stop Saying He Is Ill --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- ROME, April 6---This year J. Pierpont Morgan has not had his usual luck in regard to the wea...
New York Times MORGAN TO MEET KAISER
6th April 1912
Report That Settlement of Italian-Turkish War Will Be Discussed --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, April 5---According to a dispatch from Modena, sent out by the Ex...
New York Times BELIEVE MRS. GAGE HAS SOCIAL DELUSION
5th April 1912
Her Threats Against C. J. Bell, Alienists Testify, Were Due to Form of Paranoia --- DAUGHTER NAMES INFORMANT --- Says Mrs. Archibald Gracie Told That Banker Blocked Mother's Plans---Belva Lockwood Defends Her ---...
New York Times MORGAN VISION OF ART
4th April 1912
Wants America to Have Institution an Janiculum, in Rome --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- ROME, April 3---J. Pierpont Morgan spent the whole morning on the top of Janiculum, t...
New York Times TITANIC TESTS HER SPEED
3rd April 1912
Then She Sails for Southampton to Prepare for Maiden Voyage by Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times LONDON, April 2.—The White Star liner Titanic, which has just been completed by Ha...
New York Times WILL OF LORILLARD SPENCER
2nd April 1912
Bulk of His Estate Left to Mrs. Spencer in Trust for Life --- Special to The New York Times --- NEWPORT, R. I., April 1---The will of Lorillard Spencer, who died in New York last month, was filed for probate to-day, and di...
New York Times ROME NOW CROWDED
31st March 1912
Frank Millet, the President of the Consolidated American Academy, is about to turn his face homeward, although he came from New York less than a month ago. However, important affairs take him back to the land of his birth. He is accompanied by Majo...
New York Times MORGAN VISITS KING VICTOR
29th March 1912
Financier Will Leave Rome Next Week for Florence and Venice --- ROME, March 28---J. Pierpont Morgan was to-day received in private audience by King Victor Emmanuel at the Quirinal Palace. Mr. Morgan will leave ...
New York Times TO DEDICATE NEW CAMPANILE
28th March 1912
Italy's Invitation Includes Engraving by American Artist --- VENICE, March 27---J. Pierpont Morgan has written a cordial letter to the committee, announcing that he will be in Venice on April 23 for the inauguration of t...
New York Times FINDS TEMPLE FOR MORGAN
23rd March 1912
Prof. Leithgow Has Unearthed Huge Edifice in Egypt --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- ROME, March 22---J. Pierpont Morgan is delighted with his visit to Egypt and much plea...
New York Times WANTS INFORMATION OF BRANDEIS
22nd March 1912
Mrs. Arthur D. Brandeis of 763 Fifth Avenue would be grateful for any information from survivors relative to her brother-in-law Emil Brandeis, who was lost in the Titanic disaster. Her telephone call is 3,142 Plaza. ...
New York Times MORGAN AIDS PREVENTORIUM
19th March 1912
Institution to Combat Tuberculosis Receives $5,000 from Egypt. --- J. Pierpont Morgan was so much interested in the colony of tenement children who are being saved from acquiring tuberculosis by the Tuberculosis Preve...
New York Times POMPEII CHARMS MR. MORGAN
18th March 1912
He Is Especially Captivated by the Frescoes in New Excavations --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- NAPLES, March 17---When J. Pierpont Morgan went to Pompeii Friday he was a...
New York Times J. P. MORGAN IN ROME
17th March 1912
Arrives There from Naples with His Sister, Mrs. Burns --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- ROME, March 16---J. P. Morgan and his sister, Mrs. Burns, arrived from Naples this...
New York Times MARRIAGE OF DANIEL MARVIN AND MARY FARQUHARSON
17th March 1912
[This paragraph was part of a full page entitled City Social Notes; the "Tuesday" and "Wednesday" mentioned in the article were 12 and 13 March. The incorrect spelling of "Farquharson" is in the original.] Miss Mary G. C. Farquharsen,...
New York Times J. P. MORGAN DUG INTO EGYPT'S PAST
16th March 1912
Financier Superintended the Search for Early Christian Cemetery at Khargeh. --- BUILT A HOUSE IN DESERT --- Had Force of Man at Work Under Egyptian Engineers, and Enjoyed Himself in Flannels ---...
New York Times J. PIERPONT MORGAN VISITS POMPEII
16th March 1912
NAPLES, March 15---J. Pierpont Morgan drove to-day to Pompeii, where he watched and admired the new excavations, which he declared were among the most important discoveries of recent years....
New York Times LORD PIRRIE NOT RETIRING
15th March 1912
Report That He is Quitting Harland & Wolff is Denied --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, March 14---I am authorized to state that there is absolutely no truth in the statements...
New York Times LORD PIRRIE TO RETIRE
14th March 1912
His Harland & Wolff Interests Sold to Brown & Co., Report Says --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, March 13---It is reported from Belfast on good authority that Lord Pirrie has intimated his intention not o...
New York Times MRS. GAGE REMAINS IN ASYLUM
13th March 1912
WASHINGTON, March 12---Mrs. Mary E. Gage, who was committed to the Government Hospital for the Insane yesterday for threatening Charles J. Bell, a Washington banker, still is a patient in that institution. Habeas corpus proceedings for her release we...
New York Times THREATENED BANKER BELL
12th March 1912
Mrs. H. C. Gage Arrested---Said He Kept Her Out of Washington Society --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, March 11---Through the instrumentality of Charles J. Bell, a banker, and a cousin of Alexander Graham ...
New York Times MAJOR BUTT'S SUIT A WONDER
3rd March 1912
Sails Away in it for Rome, the Envy of the Ship ---------- Major Archibald Butt, military aid [sic] to the President of the United States, sailed yesterday for Europe on the North German Lloyd liner Berlin for a rest in a suit...
New York Times LORD PIRRIE OPERATED UPON
23rd February 1912
Belfast Shipbuilder Has Recovered from the Immediate Effects --- By Marconi Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times --- LONDON, Feb. 22---Lord Pirrie, head of the Belfast shipbuilding firm of Harland & Wolff...
New York Times RACE MEETING AT AUTEUIL
18th February 1912
*** By Marconi Wireless Telegraph to The New York Times *** PARIS, Feb. 17---*** Mrs. Brandeis Cohn, Loyal B. Cohn, Walter H. Cohn and Emil Brandeis, who had been in Switzerland for the last six months, have arrived in Paris...
New York Times DRESSMAKERS' QUICK FLIGHT
17th February 1912
Patrons, Too, Leave Without Ceremony When Fire Threatens --- A small but spectacular fire at 19 and 21 West Thirty-sixth Street shortly after 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon caused considerable excitement on Fifth Avenue among...
New York Times YESTERDAY'S WILLS
3rd February 1912
*** ROSETTA WOLF died Jan. 3; left $1,000 personalty equally to her children, Clara Strauss, Rosy Kohn, Tillie Taussig, Blanche Bergstein, and Eugene and Jacob Wolf. ***...
New York Times TWO MEN HURT ON OLYMPIC
25th January 1912
President Ismay Sails on Her to Return on New Titanic...
New York Times BIG CROWD SAILS TO-DAY
24th January 1912
Nine Hundred First Cabin Passengers on Olympic, Cedric, and Lapland --- More than 1,200 cabin passengers, of whom nearly 900 will be in the first cabin, will sail from New York for Europe to-day. This big crowd of travelers, in numbers ...
New York Times MORGAN IN PARIS
6th January 1912
London Didn't Know Financier was on the Olympic --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Jan. 5---When the Olympic's passengers reached London to-night some surprise was occasioned by learning that J. Pi...
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New York Times J. P. MORGAN SAILS; IS GOING TO EGYPT
31st December 1911
No Worry in Washington, Where He Is to Testify Some Time About Steel and Money --- NOT ON PASSENGER LIST --- Lords Deceis [sic; should be "Decies"] and Camoys, with Their American Brides, Also on th...
New York Times MRS. GUGGENHEIM'S DANCE
25th December 1911
Debutante, Miss Benita Guggenheim, Receives with Mother at St. Regis --- Mrs. Benjamin Guggenheim of 763 Fifth Avenue gave a dance last night at the St. Regis for her débutante daughter, Miss Benita Guggenheim. Mrs. Gugge...
New York Times SOCIETY---HOME AND ABROAD (1)
26th November 1911
Mr. and Mrs. J. Bruce Ismay of London, England, have announced the engagement of their daughter, Miss Margaret Ismay, to Capt. Ronald Cheape of the First Dragoon Guards of the English Army.  Mrs. Ismay was Miss Florence Schieffelin of this city.  ...
New York Times MINISTER WHO WED ASTOR QUITS CHURCH
8th November 1911
The Rev. Joseph Lambert Resigns Pulpit in Providence Because of Criticism --- SAYS HE'LL GO INTO BUSINESS --- Many a Pastor Has Done for Poor Men What He Did for a Rich One and Escaped Censure, He Declares ---...
New York Times CHIMNEY BURGLARS ROB FEATHER STORE
18th October 1911
Drop Down to Rosenshine's Like Santa Claus and Not a Burglar Alarm Sounded --- CARRY OFF $3,000 IN GOODS --- Insurance Companies in Despair, as Doors, Windows, and Exits Were Wired to Catch Robbers --- The be...
New York Times THE CRINOLINE QUESTION
17th September 1911
THE CRINOLINE QUESTION --- Some Modistes Scout Idea of Suggested Revival---Others Like It --- Special Correspondence THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Sept. 4---The question whether the crinolin...
New York Times CRITICISE PASTOR WHO MARRIED ASTOR
11th September 1911
Bought to Do a Nasty Job, Says the Rev. Mr. Richmond, and Others Join Attack --- WEDDING CALLED AN OUTRAGE --- No Conscientious Minister Could Have Performed it, Say Congregational Official---Carpenter-Parson Not Paid...
New York Times COL. ASTOR WEDS MADELEINE FORCE
10th September 1911
Early Morning Ceremony at Beechwood, the Bridegroom's Newport Home --- REJECTS CLERICAL CARPENTER --- Dr. Joseph Lambert Officiates in Place of the Rev. Mr. Straight---Colonel for Remarriage Only Once --- Spe...
New York Times CLERICAL CARPENTER TO MARRY COL. ASTOR
9th September 1911
Rev. Mr. Straight of Providence, R. I., Pauses in Housebuilding to Undertake the Job --- VISITED BY ASTOR LAWYER --- All Arrangements Said to Have Been Made for a Ceremony at Newport---Colonel and Fiancee Sail ---...
New York Times GREENWICH EXPECTED THE WEDDING
8th September 1911
Special to The New York Times --- GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 7---The Rev. Percy Stickney Grant of New York came to Greenwich this evening and is the guest of J. H. FlagIer in North Street, where he has often visited this Sum...
New York Times PASTOR IS CONGRATULATED
8th September 1911
Clergyman Who Refused to Marry Astor Gets Approving Messages...
New York Times SAY ASTOR WEDDING IS NEAR AT HAND
8th September 1911
Friends Confidently Expect the Ceremony to Take Place Within a Few Days --- HIS YACHT IN READINESS --- Miss Force, the Bride-elect, Apparently Doing Her Final Shopping---Ceremony Probably in Connecticut --- There w...
New York Times ASTOR OFFERS $1,000 AS MARRIAGE FEE
7th September 1911
Rev. Dr. E. C. Johnson, Newport Baptist, Refuses to Perform Ceremony with Miss Force --- METHODIST ALSO DECLINES --- Clergyman Told That Wedding Was, Planned for To-day---No Application Made for a License...
New York Times COL. ASTOR AND PARTY RETURN
6th September 1911
The Noma, Col. Astor?s yacht, arrived late last evening from Rhinebeck and anchored off West Seventy-ninth Street. Col. Astor went to his town house and Mr. and Mrs. Force and the Misses Force to their Thirty-seventh Street home. ...
New York Times COL. ASTOR AT FERNCLIFF
3rd September 1911
Will Entertain Miss Force and Her Family Over Labor Day --- Special to The New York Times --- KINGSTON, N. Y., Sept. 2---The announced plan of Col. John Jacob Astor and Miss Madeleine T. Force to remain at Col. Astor's Sum...
New York Times COL. ASTOR MAY WED ANY DAY
2nd September 1911
Leaves in Noma with Miss Force and Her Family for Astor Country Home --- LAND AT FERNCLIFF TO-DAY --- Belief That the Ceremony Will Take Place There---Labor Day Visit with Trunks --- Rumors that the wedding ...
New York Times ASTOR WEDDING DAY NOT SET
1st September 1911
Col. Astor Spends Day in Boston Looking Over Quarters for Son --- Col. John Jacob Astor, who arrived on the Noma Wednesday morning with his fiancée, Miss Madeleine Force, and her father, W. H. Force, spent most of yesterday in Boston lo...
New York Times MISS ROSENBAUM HURT IN FRANCE
22nd August 1911
ROUEN, France, Aug. 21---Miss Edith Rosenbaum, an American, was seriously injured to-day in an automobile accident while on the way to this city from Paris.  A German merchant named Lewe, who was driving the car, was killed....
New York Times ARRANGE ASTOR SETTLEMENT
16th August 1911
Will Set Aside Separate Fortune for Miss Force in Place of Dower --- Special to The New York Times --- NEWPORT, R. I., Aug. 15---Former Supreme Court Justice Henry A. Gildersleeve, representing Miss Madeleine TaImage Force...
New York Times TAFT AT PRESS CLUB DINNER
11th August 1911
He and Major Butt Entertained in Louisville-Col. Watterson Speaks --- LOUISVILLE, Nov. 8.--A dinner by the Louisville Press Club was the principal feature of President Taft's visit here this evening, and at it the President divid...
New York Times COL. ASTOR TO WED MADELEINE FORCE
2nd August 1911
Father of 18-Year-Old Debutante in Society Announces the Engagement --- MET JUST A YEAR AGO --- Col. Astor's Marked Attentions Soon Gave Rise to Rumors of Betrothal- Wedding Plans Not Yet Made --- Formal anno...
New York Times LUCILLE, LIMITED, MANAGER PLEADS
7th July 1911
Thomas J. Duggan, Manager of Lucile, Limited, of 17 West Thirty-sixth Street, who is charged with the undervaluation of gowns and dress models, entered a formal plea of not guilty, before Judge Archbald in the Criminal Branch of the United States ...
New York Times THE OLYMPIC LIKE A CITY
18th June 1911
Carries 3,346 Persons Turkish and Swimming Baths and Racket Court. LONDON, June 10.—Engineering gives details In regard to the Olympic and Titanic, the sister ships of t...
New York Times LATEST DEALINGS IN REALTY FIELD
11th June 1911
Lady Duff Gordon, who some months ago opened a dressmaking establishment at 17 West Thirty-sixth Street under the name of "Lucile," has leased from the Robert Goelet estate the building at 34 and 36 East Fifty-first Street. [Note: This par...
New York Times CHANGE IN COMMODORES
6th June 1911
Capt. Haddock to Head White Star Line at Increased Pay --- Capt. E. J. Smith, R. N. R., the Commodore of the White Star Line, who is to command the new mammoth liner Olympic, will retire at the end of the present year, it is understoo...
New York Times LADY DUFF-GORDON EXAMINED
6th June 1911
Declared She Merely Lent Her Name to Corporation, Lucile, Limited --- Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon visited the Federal Building yesterday with her counsel, Bainbridge Colby, to have a talk with Assistant United States District Attorney Wemple...
New York Times LUCILE GOWNS SEIZED
28th May 1911
All Imported Goods Taken from Lady Duff-Gordon's Establishment --- There was excitement among the half-dozen models from abroad whom Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon recently placed in her fashionable dressmaking establishment, Lucile, Limited, at ...
New York Times RUSH TO CONSOLE LADY DUFF-GORDON
27th May 1911
Stream of Visitors to Her Shop, Where Government Says Under­valued Gowns Were Shown --- SECOND ARREST IS MADE --- Abraham Merritt Surrenders to Answer Charge of Undervaluation in Customs Cases --- Abraham Merritt, f...
New York Times CUSTOMS MEN CALL LADY DUFF-GORDON
26th May 1911
After Arresting Manager of Her Shop on Charge of Undervaluing Imported Gowns --- WANT HER AS WITNESS --- Only Employe, Not President, of Lucile, Limited, Now, It is Said -...
New York Times LADY DUFF GORDON SUES
14th April 1911
Husband of the Former Mrs. Chapman Refuses to Pay for Valuable Gowns --- Lady Duff Gordon, who, under the name of Lucile, Ltd., of London and Paris, sells feminine apparel of her own design, is suing for $600 in the City Court P...
New York Times AIDS FIGHT FOR LONGER PIERS
9th January 1911
Isidor Straus Points Out Their Commercial Advantage to New York --- Isidor Straus, in an interview yesterday, urged that the Government permit the lengthening of the existing piers of the Port of New York, in order to accommodate the ne...
New York Times COL. THOMAS POTTER, JR.
3rd December 1910
ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Dec. 2---Col. Thomas Potter, Jr., a wealthy oilcloth manufacturer of Philadelphia, died here to-night. Mrs. Potter, Wilson Potter, his son, and Mrs. Allen Earnshaw, his daughter, were at the bedside when the end came. When Col...
New York Times PROFANITY AND CULTURE [LETTER TO THE EDITOR]
31st October 1910
To the Editor of The New York Times: Owing to the extensive use of profane and blasphemous language having become so common seemingly among people in all walks of life, many people have be...
New York Times DYING MAN'S SON FOUND
29th October 1910
Potter Coming from Alaska to Atlantic City to See His Father --- ATLANTIC CITY, N. J., Oct. 28---For more than a month the family of Col. Thomas Potter, who is dying at his seaside home here, has been searching for his favorite ...
New York Times BIG SHIPS EASY TO BUILD
11th July 1910
BIG SHIPS EASY TO BUILD --- Only Limited by Docks and Channel, Says English Yard Manager --- Among the passengers who arrived yesterday on the White Star steamship Celtic was the Right Hon. Alexander M. Carlisle...
New York Times BUILDING OF GIANT LINERS
10th July 1910
Work on the White Star's Olympic and Titanic Proceeds Rapidly The rise and progress of the leviathan liners now building is an absorbing topic of conversation at Belfast, where the rapid advance in their constructio...
New York Times BUILDING OF GIANT LINERS (1)
10th July 1910
BUILDING OF GIANT LINERS --- Work on the White Star's Olympic and Titanic Proceeds Rapidly --- Special Correspondence THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, July 2---The rise and progress of the leviathan liners n...
New York Times LEGAL NOTICE
24th May 1910
SUPREME COURT-STATE OF NEW YORK, New York County.---In the matter of the Petition of LUCILE, LIMITED, for authority to change its name to LUCILE, LIMITED, NEW YORK AND PARIS.--Notice is hereby given that Lucile, Limited, a corporation organized ...
New York Times STEAM PUMP HAS GOOD YEAR
12th May 1910
Two-thirds of the Business Was Done in Last Half of the Period --- President Benjamin Guggenheim of the International Steam Pump Company in his annual report to the stockholders says that abou...
New York Times PUZZLED BY GAY MODELS
5th March 1910
Women Imported by Lady Duff Gordon Teased Immigration Inspector Too much levity came near causing five young Englishwomen to spend the night on the White Star liner Adriatic instead of coming ashore with the other pa...
New York Times UNSEALED DECREE IN ASTOR DIVORCE
5th March 1910
On Final Judgment Court Does Away with Secrecy by Order to Dutchess County Clerk ---- CROWD IN THE COURTROOM --- Report That Mrs. Astor Receives Only $50,000 a Year Not Contradicted --- The terms of the final...
New York Times MRS. ASTOR ASKS A DECREE
2nd March 1910
Seeks Final Order in Her Divorce Suit in White Plains --- WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., March 1---Counsel for Mrs. Ava Willing Astor filed a note of issue to-day for a motion to make permanent the interlocutory decree of divorce she obtained fro...
New York Times J. BRUCE ISMAY ARRIVES HERE
27th February 1910
J. Bruce Ismay, President of the International Mercantile Marine Company, arrived yesterday on the Cunard liner Mauretania.  With him was Vice President Harold A. Sanderson and E. C. Grenfell, the latter a Director of ...
New York Times LADY DUFF-GORDON SAILS
27th February 1910
Coming to Open an American Branch of Her London Costume Shop --- SpeciaI Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Feb. 26---Lady Duff-Gordon sailed on the Lusitania to-day to put the finishing touch...
New York Times ASTORS TO BE RECONCILED?
19th February 1910
Wife's Lawyers Fail to Ask for a Final Divorce Decree --- Special to The New York Times --- WHITE PLAINS, N. Y., Feb. 18---It had been expected that the application of the attorneys for Mrs. Ava Willing Astor for a final d...
New York Times MRS. ASTOR TO GET ONLY $50,000 A YEAR
3rd February 1910
Reported Amount of the Alimony Attached to Her Divorce, Arouses Surprise --- BUT SHE COULD NOT INSIST --- The Alternative Was to Go into Court in a Battle for Alimony and Try the Whole Case Publicly --- While...
New York Times WILL PAY A BET TO MORGAN
15th January 1910
Gen. Gill to Give Him a Fine Maryland Dinner To-night --- Special to The New York Times --- BALTIMORE, Md., Jan 14---Gen. John Gill, while returning from Eur...
New York Times LADY DUFF-GORDON TO OPEN A SHOP HERE
11th January 1910
Lady Duff-Gordon, wife of Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, fifth baronet of that name, who under the firm name of Lucile conducts a dressmaking establishment in London, is in this city making arrangements to open a similar place here.  She has taken a house...
New York Times HAYS HEADS GRAND TRUNK
8th January 1910
Directors of Canadian Line Elect Rock Island, Ill., Man Present [sic] --- LONDON, Jan. 7---At a meeting to-day of the Directors of the Grand Trunk Railway Company of Canada, Charles M. Hays was elected President. ...
GIANT SHIPS SOON TO JOIN THE ATLANTIC FLEET New York Times GIANT SHIPS SOON TO JOIN THE ATLANTIC FLEET
12th December 1909
Olympic and Titanic, Carrying 5,000 People---12,000 Tons Heavier, 50 Feet Longer Than Any Ship Afloat VISITORS to the commercial capital of Ireland by way of the Victoria Channel through Belfast Lough for the first time ca...
New York Times SEALED ASTOR PAPERS FILED
11th November 1909
Rockland County Sends Them to Dutchess---Everything Secret --- Special to The New York Times --- POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y., Nov. 10---The sealed papers in the divorce action of Ava Willing Astor against John Jacob Astor were fil...
New York Times MRS. ASTOR OBTAINS DIVORCE QUIETLY
9th November 1909
No Names Mentioned in Proceedings Before Justice Mills, Who Grants Interlocutory Decree --- ALL PAPERS IN CASE SEALED --- It Is Understood Counsel Had Earlier Agreement on Disposition of Children and Financial Settlement...
New York Times ADRIATIC GOT ON A MUD BANK
5th November 1909
White Star Liner Stuck Fast Five Hours Till a Tug Hauled Her Off --- The big White Star Line steamship Adriatic, incoming with many cabin passengers, spent five hours early yesterday morning on a mud bank on the ...
New York Times COL. ASTOR'S WIFE SEEKS SEPARATION
27th October 1909
Lawyer Appointed Referee by Justice Mills to Take Testimony in the Case --- GREAT SECRECY ABOUT IT --- Suit Comes Nearly a Year After Mrs. William Astor's Death---Col. Astor Yachting with His Son --- Mrs. Ava...
New York Times EXTENDING PUMP CO. PLANTS
21st October 1909
On Inspection Tour President Guggenheim Finds Orders Beyond Capacity --- President Benjamin Guggenheim of the International Steam Pump Company, who has just returned from a tour of inspection of the company's Eastern plants, issued a sta...
New York Times SMUGGLERS PLAN TO OUTWIT LOEB
17th August 1909
Collector Hears of Attempts to Take Off Dutiable Goods in Small Boats --- STRICT WATCH AT PIERS --- Hold-Up and Search of Steamship Captains Themselves Reveals Thoroughness of New Search --- Now that Collector Lo...
New York Times CUBA REFUSED HIS PEANUTS
7th August 1909
And as Baumann Lost Over the Deal He is Suing His Partner --- John D. Baumann, a jute and gum merchant at 120 Maiden Lane, is seeking damages in the Supreme Court against Salvador Comas on the charge of alleged conversion, the basis of ...
New York Times INCREASING PROFANITY AMONG BOYS [LETTER TO THE EDITOR]
30th June 1909
To the Editor of The New York Times: Of late we see accounts both in the United States and Canada calling attention to how profane and bad language is increasing among the boys. The truth of this cannot be denied by any one...
New York Times PROFANITY AMONG BOYS [EDITORIAL]
30th June 1909
The statement made in a letter to THE TIMES this morning by Mr. GEORGE WRIGHT that blasphemous and degrading language is increasing not only among the illiterate but "among those in the higher walks of life" may be doubted. Quite possibl...
New York Times $1,000,000 FOR WITLEY COURT
10th May 1909
Lord Pirrie Buys Estate Upon Which Whitaker Wright Spent $3,500,000 --- LONDON, May 9---Lord Pirrie has purchased Witley Court, near Hazelmere, one of the finest estates in England. It formerly belonged to Whitaker Wright, who committe...
New York Times JUDGMENT FOR $266,249 LOAN
4th February 1909
Judgment for $266,249 was entered by default yesterday against John D. Baumann & Co., a New York corporation, in favor of Charles G., Hugh L., Herbert R., and William R. Arbuthnot, merchants of London. The judgment was entered for amounts claimed as ...
New York Times COL. ASTOR AT NEWPORT
1st December 1908
Will Improve Beechwood, Where He and Mrs. Astor Will Live --- Special to The New York Times --- NEWPORT, R. I., Nov. 30---Col. John Jacob Astor is contemplating extensive improvements to Beechwood, which has become his pro...
New York Times COL. ASTOR IMPORTS A NEW BREED OF DOG
22nd September 1908
Animal, Which Society Is Expected to Take Up, Is a Cross Between a Bear and a Hound --- GROWLS AT CUSTOMS MEN --- Mrs. O. H. P. Belmont Praises Hammerstein's Productions---Duchess of Marlborough's Return Delayed --...
New York Times P. A. B. WIDENER HOME; SUBPOENAED AT PIER
10th July 1908
His Famous $500,000 Van Dykes Sent on Six Weeks Ago to Lynwood Hall --- SERVED IN TRACTION SUIT --- Dr. Holland Decorated by Kaiser and Fallieres for Gifts of Carnegie Casts of Diplodocus --- Afte...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM CHANGE OF FAITH
3rd June 1908
Reports Don't Refer to Me, Says B. Guggenheim, Nor to the Family --- Benjamin Guggenheim, who arrived here yesterday from Europe on the Mauretania, said last night at the Hotel St. Regis in regard to published reports that membe...
New York Times J. P. MORGAN SAILS
27th February 1908
Has Six Staterooms on the Adriatic---Mrs. Waldorf Astor Also Departs --- Many passengers sailed yesterday in the outgoing liners for Europe. On the Adriatic went J. Pierpont Morgan and his daughter, Mrs. Herbert Satterl...
New York Times MORGAN TO ENTERTAIN QUEEN
26th February 1908
He Sails To-day to Show His Art Objects to Alexandra --- J. P. Morgan sails on the Adriatic today for his usual holiday in Europe. He will go directly to London. In response to a desire on the part of Queen Alexandra t...
New York Times MORGAN FOR PRESIDENT? HUH!
15th February 1908
He Wouldn't Take That Job, Says the Dog Show Doorkeeper --- The proudest man in New York yesterday was the doorkeeper of the private entrance to the Dog Show in Madison Square Garden, for he was formally introduced to...
New York Times SOCIETY AT HOME AND ABROAD
12th January 1908
Mrs. Elinor Glyn and her sister, Lady Duff Gordon, have been visiting in Washington.  Ambassador and Mrs. Bryce entertained at luncheon for them one day this week. [This paragraph appeared in a long society column, the balance of which is ...
New York Times LADY DUFF GORDON SEES CHNIATOWN
23rd December 1907
Ciceroned by Chuck Conners, "an Admirable Character in His Place" --- COMPLIMENTS BY BOTH --- Mr. Conners Says He Always Did Like Socialist Hair and Mrs. Glyn Reminded Him of "Her Nobs" --- Lady Duff Gordon of Londo...
New York Times SOCIAL NOTES
21st December 1907
Mrs. Wilber Bloodgood will give a large reception on Thursday afternoon, Dec. 26, at her home, 49 East Thirty-fourth Street, for Mrs. Elinor Glyn, the English writer, and Lady Duff Gordon. ********** New York Times, 26 December 190...
New York Times CONSULT BURKE'S PEERAGE
21st November 1907
For News of the Arrival Here of the Sister of Mrs. Elinor Glyn --- Lady Duff Gordon, a sister of Mrs. Elinor Glyn, arrived yesterday at the Hotel Plaza.  Lady Duff Gordon went to her room.  Presently Mrs. Glyn approached the inquir...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF FRED JOEL SWIFT
24th October 1907
Died *** SWIFT---At 171 Arlington Av., Brooklyn, Oct. 21, Fred Joel Swift. ...
New York Times OBITUARY NOTES (4)
23rd October 1907
FRED JOEL SWIFT, a well-known resident of the East New York section of Brooklyn, died in Nyack, N. Y., on Monday night.  He was forty-five years old and a native of Herkimer County, N. Y.  For a number of years Mr. Swift had been in the rea...
New York Times BIGGER THAN THE LUSITANIA
12th September 1907
White Star Line Decides to Build Vessel---Speed to be 22 Knots --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Sept. 11---A Belfast correspondent telegraphs that Harland & Wolff have officially admitted that the...
New York Times INSANE WOMAN DEPORTED
12th September 1907
Miss Hyman, Who Came to Visit Her Brother, Had Suicidal Mania --- Closely guarded to prevent her carrying out her suicidal mania, Miss Jessie Hyman, a well-dressed woman about 28 yours old; was deported yesterday on the White Star ...
New York Times MORGAN'S WILD AUTO DASH
9th September 1907
The Financier Catches an Express Train in the Berkshires --- Special to The New York Times --- PITTSFIELD, Mass., Sept. 8---J. Pierpont Morgan to-day pursued an express train in an automobile and caught it....
New York Times 30-KNOT LINER PROBABLE
23rd August 1907
Statement of the Managing Director of Harland & Wolff --- Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES --- LONDON, Aug. 22---According to New York reports published here, Lord Pirrie, head of the firm of...
New York Times SOCIETY---HOME AND ABROAD
4th August 1907
Personal and Otherwise --- Miss Esmé  Wallace, who is to marry Viscount Tiverton, son of the Earl of Halsbury, is a daughter of Lady Duff-Gordon by her first husband, and is a niece of Eleanor Glyn, the novelist.  Her mother marrie...
New York Times MUST PRODUCE MINE STOCK
17th July 1907
John Weir Held In Contempt for Dodging Sheriff's Attachment --- The Appellate Division yesterday reversed an order of the Supreme Court denying a motion made on behalf of Sheriff Hayes to compel John Weir to produce 42,000 shares of sto...
New York Times NEW YORK INCORPORATIONS
27th June 1907
Special to The New York Times ALBANY, June 28---The following concerns were incorporated today: John D. Baumann Company (commission merchants, selling agents' business in merchandise;) capital $1,500,000. Director...
New York Times [WHITE STAR'S FIRST SAILING FROM SOUTHAMPTON]
6th June 1907
SOUTHAMPTON, June 5---The White Star Line steamer Adriatic, which sailed from here at about 1 o'clock this afternoon for New York on her first Western trip from Southampton, was given an enthusiastic send-off, many craft crowd...
New York Times SOUTHAMPTON EN FETE
31st May 1907
Arrival of Adriatic Inaugurates the New White Star Service --- SOUTHAMPTON, May 30---The City of Southampton was in holiday attire to-day in honor of the arrival here of the White Star liner Adriatic, f...
New York Times SEAMEN'S STRIKE ABROAD
23rd May 1907
LIVERPOOL, May 22---The projected move of the White Star Line to Southampton is responsible for a dispute between seamen and firemen and the company which threatens to spread. A hundred men belonging to the Oceanic refused to sai...
New York Times ADRIATIC TO SAIL TO-DAY
22nd May 1907
Biggest Liner's Cabins Full on Her First Voyage Eastward --- With her saloon apartments filled, the White Star liner Adriatic, biggest and newest of transatlantic liners at present in commission, will sail for Southampton ...
New York Times FINANCIAL NOTES
22nd May 1907
*** George E. Learnard of Hooley, Learnard & Co. has been elected to the Presidency of the Nevada-Utah Corporation to succeed John Weir, who has resigned on account of ill-health. ***...
New York Times ISMAY UPHOLDS STRIKE POLICY
17th May 1907
President of Mercantile Marine Says His Company Will Not Advance Pay --- SAILORS DELAY A LINER --- Refuse to Sail on La Touraine Until Paid Full Wages for Loading and Unloading Cargo --- If the stri...
New York Times THE BIGGEST LINER IS NOW IN PORT
17th May 1907
Adriatic Arrives After a Very Successful Maiden Voyage --- NO JARS ON THE TRIP --- Passengers Give Praise for Smoothness of Voyage on New White Star Liner --- The Adriatic, the biggest of transatlantic ...
New York Times 3,000 ON THE ADRIATIC
10th May 1907
Bruce Ismay, Bourke Cockran, and R. W. Perks Among the Passengers --- QUEENSTOWN, May 9---The White Star Line steamer Adriatic, which left Liverpool yesterday on her maiden voyage sailed from here to-day for New York with nearly 3,00...
New York Times ADRIATIC'S MAIDEN VOYAGE
9th May 1907
Great New White Star Liner Leaves Liverpool for New York --- LIVERPOOL, May 8---The White Star Line steamer Adriatic left here to-day for New York. The Adriatic was launched at Belfast last September. She has an...
New York Times STEAD'S FAREWELL TALK
6th May 1907
We're So Busy, He Thinks, We Don't Realize What Our Mission is --- William T. Stead, editor of The London Review of Reviews, made his last address on his present visit to this country before the Young Men's Christia...
New York Times PRESIDENT'S SON STAR AT RECITAL
21st April 1907
Quentin Roosevelt, Miss Young's Pupil, Renders Three Numbers on the Piano --- [Two irrelevant subheadlines omitted.] --- Special to The New York Times --- WASHINGTON, April 20---[Ei...
New York Times OBITUARY OF MARGARET ISMAY
10th April 1907
DEATH LIST OF A DAY --- *** Mrs. T. H. Ismay --- ...
New York Times MORGAN HOPEFUL FOR OUR STOCKS
23rd March 1907
Tells a Doubtful Fellow-Traveler He'll Change His Mind About Them --- A BIG DECLINE YESTERDAY --- Erie Issues Lead It-Dividend on the Second Preferred May Be Passed---Gold Coming Soon --- Special Cabl...
New York Times MORGAN ON THE OCEAN
14th March 1907
Sailed Yesterday on the Baltic to be Gone Until July --- J. Pierpont Morgan sailed for Liverpool yesterday on the White Star Line steamer Baltic. On account of the tide the Baltic sailed at 5 o'clock in the morning. M...
New York Times IRISH M. P.'S PROTEST
8th March 1907
Want White Star Liners to Continue Calling at Queenstown --- LONDON, March 7---The Postmaster General, Mr. Buxton, to-day received an influential deputation of Irish members of Parliament and representatives of the com...
New York Times A DAY'S WEDDINGS
18th January 1907
SCHEFTEL-STRAUS --- Herbert Adolph Scheftel was married to Miss Vivian Straus, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Isidor Straus, at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon, at Sherry's, by the Rev. Dr. Schulman.  The ceremony was follo...
New York Times ROUSED BY WHITE STAR LINE
10th January 1907
Liverpool and Queenstown Protest Against Change to Southampton --- LIVERPOOL, Jan. 9---Because of the strong feeling aroused locally by the statement that the White Star Line purposed to divert its steamers to Southampt...
New York Times WHITE STAR LINE AFTER CONTINENTAL TRAFFIC
8th January 1907
Service to Channel Ports Also to be Installed by Cunard Line --- WILL RIVAL GERMAN BOATS --- Mails to Two-thirds of England and All Scotland and Ireland Will Be Delayed by This Action --- The announcem...
New York Times NEW WHITE STAR SERVICE TO TAP CHERBOURG TRADE
7th January 1907
Adriatic, Biggest Ship Yet Built, to Start It in May --- SHE WILL CARRY 3,000 SOULS --- And Have a Turkish Bath, Plunge, and Orchestra Aboard---Line to Liverpool to Stay. --- With the putting in commis...
New York Times HUGE WAVE SWEEPS OCEANIC
29th November 1906
Captain Thrown from the Bridge and Left Unconscious --- While plowing her way through the worst weather met with on the North Atlantic lane in many months, the White Star liner Oceanic, in last night from Liverpool, was boarded...
New York Times WIRELESS JOKER AT SEA
13th January 1906
Passengers of the Baltic All Stirred Up by Fake Dispatches --- When the White Star liner Baltic, in yesterday from Liverpool, was two days out of Queenstown, some one who was characterized by the officers ...
New York Times J. P. MORGAN AS A GRANDPA
23rd November 1905
Eager as a Boy to Meet the Home-Coming Hamilton Children --- When the White Star steamship Oceanic reacher [sic] her pier from Liverpool yesterday morning the most eagerly expectant person awaiting her was J. Pierpont Morgan, who was t...
New York Times BETWEEN SIPS OF TEA
11th December 1904
Lady Duff-Gordon is one of the English titled women who are "in trade," as it is termed in England. She started a dress-making establishment some years since in London, and, having energy and taste, it has proved most successful. She is a Canadian...
New York Times $27,000 TO THE PRESIDENT
2nd June 1904
Two Roosevelt Children Also Benefit by J. K. Gracie's Will --- MINEOLA, L. I., June 1---The report of Charles F. Lewis, who was appointed to appraise the personal estate in New York of James King Gracie, who was an uncle of President Th...
New York Times CLUBMEN AND THEIR CLUBS
28th February 1904
[Note: This is extracted from a longer article about several prominent members of New York social clubs.] J. Bruce Ismay, who succeeds Charles [sic; should be "Clement"] A. Griscom as President of the International Mercantile Marine Co...
New York Times GRISCOM IS NO LONGER HEAD OF SHIP COMBINE
24th February 1904
J. Bruce Ismay is Chosen for Its President --- FREE HAND FOR THE NEW MAN --- His Predecessor Remains in the Company as Chairman of the Board of Directors---Ismay to Live in New York --- Clement A. Griscom ...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM IN MINING CO.
1st January 1904
Holthoff and Loomis-Pettibone Corporations Are Merged --- Special to The New York Times --- MILWAUKEE, Dec. 31---The Holthoff Machinery Company of Cudahy has issued a circular announcing a change i...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF CONSTANCE JULIE GRACIE
13th October 1903
DIED ... GRACIE---Constance Julie, in Paris, on June 7, aged 12 years, beloved daughter of Archibald Gracie and Constance Shack [sic] Gracie. Interment at Woodlawn on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Special car leaves Grand Central ...
New York Times NEW YORKER'S CHILD IS KILLED IN PARIS
9th June 1903
Daughter of Archibald Gracie of This City Loses Her Life in an Elevator Accident --- PARIS, June 8---Constance Gracie, the young daughter of Archibald Gracie of New York, was killed in an elevator accident at the Hôtel de la Trémoïlle l...
New York Times THE CEDRIC'S PARROT MASCOT
4th May 1903
"Baden-Powell" Won Purser McElroy's Heart by Sighting a "Landlubber off the Starboard Not since the days of Funston the famous Mexican parrot of Castle William on Governors Island, has there been seen in the...
New York Times LINER CEDRIC IN PORT
21st February 1903
The largest steamship ever constructed slowly made her way, last evening between 6 and 8 o'clock, up New York Bay and the North River to the White Star piers at the foot of Banks Street. The huge vessel was the new transatlant...
New York Times LATEST ITEMS ABOUT THE DOINGS OF AUTHORS AND PUBLISHERS
13th September 1902
Special Cable to THE NEW YORK TIMES [Copyright 1902.] London, Sept. 12---George Meredith is to write the introduction to the revised edition of Lady Duff-Gordon's "Letters from Egypt."  It will be recalled that one series appeared ...
New York Times COL. ASTOR'S $300 RIDE
22nd May 1902
Paid the Owner of a Horse Which Was Frightened to Death by His Automobile --- Special to The New York Times --- POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y., May 21---Henry Gormand of Rhinebeck received $300 from Col. John Jacob Astor the other da...
New York Times J. BRUCE ISMAY RETURNS TO ENGLAND
19th September 1901
J. Bruce Ismay, one of the owners of the White Star Line of steamships, and Hon. W. J. Pirrie of the shipbuilding firm of Harland & Wolff of Belfast, the builders of the White Star steamers, who recently came over on the C...
New York Times PASSENGERS FROM EUROPE GRIEVED
8th September 1901
[Note: U.S. President William McKinley was shot by an assassin on 6 September 1901, and died on 14 September.] Heard with Amazement About the Shooting of the President ---------- News Casts Gloom Over Big Liner...
New York Times BIG BET ON SHAMROCK DOUBTED BY BROKERS
5th September 1901
F. H. Brooks Does Not Believe Any One Will Give Odds of 5 to 3 --- J. A. Chambers of Pittsburg Says that No Such Wager Was Made in That City --- There is doubt in Wall Street and thereabouts as to the "big money" said to h...
New York Times A PLAN TO FEED ENGLAND
26th May 1901
Cold Storage and Shipping Company's Plants in English Cities --- They Will Contain Products Worth Hundreds of Millions---Americans Conceive the Scheme --- J. M. Smart, who is connected with the Southampton Co...
New York Times INCORPORATED IN NEW JERSEY
1st February 1901
TRENTON, N. J., Jan. 31---These companies were incorporated here to-day: The Central Sugar Company, to manufacture beet sugar; capital, $1,500,000. The incorporators are T. L. Bragaw, Jr., M. L. Bonden, J. J. Treacy, all of Jersey City...
New York Times STEAM YACHT ELEANOR SOLD
26th June 1900
J. J. Hill Is the Purchaser of Mrs. Cardeza's Famous Pleasure Craft --- The rumored purchase of Mrs. James W. Martinez-Cardeza'a steam yacht Eleanor by President J. J. Hill of the Great Northern Railroad has been confirme...
New York Times YACHT ELEANOR'S LONG CRUISE
16th June 1900
Mrs. James W. Martinez-Cardeza's steam yacht Eleanor has been prepared at Tebo's basin, South Brooklyn, for another of the many long voyages she has made during the six years of her existence, and will probably sail within a wek [sic] or ten days for...
New York Times SPEDDEN-STONE
7th June 1900
Frederick Oakley Spedden of this city and Miss Margaretta Corning Stone, a daughter of the late George F. Stone, were married at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon in the First Presbyterian Church at Morristown, N. J. The bride's only attendant was her...
New York Times YACHTS AND YACHTSMEN
29th April 1900
From present indications, John Jacob Astor's large steam yacht, the Nourmahal, will not be put in commission this year, at least not during the early Summer months. No orders have yet been received for her refitting, and as Mr. Astor is e...
New York Times NOTES FOR THE YACHTSMEN
21st March 1900
Mrs. Charlotte D. M. Cardeza's steel screw bark Eleanor is being repainted and generally overhauled at Tebo's yard, South Brooklyn, preparatory to an early commission. [The balance of this article is irrelevant for present purposes, an...
New York Times THOMAS H. ISMAY LEFT £1,297,881
12th March 1900
LONDON, March 11---The will of the late Thomas Henry Ismay, founder of the White Star Steamship Company, who died in Liverpool last November, has been proved, showing a personal estate of £1,297,881. Numerous legacies, in all about £...
New York Times DOG SHOW OPENS TO-DAY
20th February 1900
With more than 2,000 canine candidates for blue ribbons to be judged, the annual bench show of the Westminster Kennel Club will begin in Madison Square Garden this morning at 9 o'clock and continue until Friday. The show this year will be the largest...
New York Times OUTING IN NEW HANDS
15th February 1900
The Publication Purchased by Caspar Whitney and Ten Other Men --- Caspar Whitney, for many years connected with the Harpers as writer on sporting topics, announces that he and ten other men have bought the publication known as Outing, ...
New York Times THOMAS HENRY ISMAY [LETTER TO THE EDITOR]
25th November 1899
To The Editor of The New York Times: The death of Thomas Henry Ismay deserves more than a passing notice. In the extraordinary development of the commercial marine of Great Britain during the last quarter of a century he had been one o...
New York Times THOMAS HENRY ISMAY DEAD
24th November 1899
Founder and Chairman of Board of Directors of White Star Line---Gave £20,000 for Poor Sailors --- LIVERPOOL, Nov. 23---Thomas Henry Ismay, the founder and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the White Star Line Steamship Company, died...
New York Times COL. ASTOR READY TO SERVE
11th August 1899
Would Willingly Go Out to the Philippines---Does Not Approve of W. W. Astor's Course --- Special to The New York Times --- RHINEBECK, N. Y., Aug. 10---Col. John J. Astor was home at Ferncliff yesterday, and the corresponde...
New York Times $5,000,000 STERILIZED AIR COMPANY
5th August 1899
TRENTON, N. J., Aug. 4---The American Sterilized Air and Transportation Company, with a capital of $5,000,000, filed papers of incorporation with the Secretary of State to-day. The company is formed to develop a patented system of sterilizing, dehyd...
New York Times NEW YORK YACHT CLUB
16th June 1899
New Members Admitted---Models for the Paris Exposition --- The adjourned third general meeting of the New York Yacht Club was held yesterday afternoon in Delmonico's, Beaver Street. The principal business transacted was the election of ...
New York Times THE GERMANIC AGAIN IN PORT
16th June 1899
The White Star steamer Germanic, from Liverpool, arrived at this port late yesterday afternoon. This is the first trip the vessel has made since she sank alongside her pier on the North River last Winter from the weight of sno...
New York Times NOTES OF THE YACHTSMEN
25th December 1898
The following have recently been elected members of the Atlantic Yacht Club: J. Pierpont Morgan, Alexander King, Isaac Stern, James D. Smith, John J. Slater, and Mrs. J. W. Cardeza. Mrs. Cardeza owns the steam yacht Eleanor, and is elected a flag me...
New York Times DEATH NOTICE OF JOHN STUART WHITE
20th May 1897
DIED *** WHITE---Wednesday, May 19, John Stuart White, beloved husband of Ella Holmes White, and only son of the late William White. Funeral at the residence of his mother, Mrs. William White, 55 West 48th St., Friday mor...
New York Times FORCED MR. ASTOR TO DISMOUNT
2nd May 1897
Cyclists Will Be Shut Out from Ferncliff as a Result --- POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y., May 1---The fine roads of Ferncliff, the home of the Astors, at Rhinebeck, are closed to cyclers because of an unpleasant incident a few days ago, which resul...
New York Times MINOR SPORTS NEWS
18th June 1895
The cricketeers from the White Star liner Majestic played against the Summer eleven of the Staten Island Cricket Club at Livingston yesterday afternoon. Dr. O'Loughlin and H. Todd...
New York Times MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENT (1)
13th December 1894
MARRIED *** WHITE-HOLMES---On Wednesday, Dec. 12, 1894, by the Rev. John Hall, D. D., at the residence of the bride's parents, Ella B., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin Holmes, to John Stuart Holmes....
New York Times WEDDINGS: APPLETON-LAMSON
13th December 1894
Miss Charlotte Lamson was married to Edward Dale Appleton in the Protestant Episcopal Church of the Heavenly Rest, Forty-fifth Street and Fifth Avenue, at 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon. The Rev. Dr. D. Parker Morgan, rector of the Church, performed...
New York Times GUGGENHEIM-SELIGMAN
25th October 1894
Delmonico?s was the scene of one of the handsomest weddings of the season at 6 o?clock last evening, when Miss Florette Seligman, the youngest daughter of James Seligman, was married to Benjamin Guggenheim, a son of Meyer Guggenheim of 66 West Sevent...
New York Times FIREMEN OVERCOME BY SMOKE
7th November 1893
Stubborn Fire in the Cellar of 679 Broadway---One Man in the Hospital --- For two hours last evening firemen fought a fire in the sub-cellar of the five-story building 679 Broadway, adjoining the Broadway Central Hotel. Dense, stifling ...
New York Times BUSINESS MEN OF NEW-YORK---ISIDOR STRAUS
29th October 1893
Isidor Straus is a fair type of the broadminded, public-spirited men through whom this city maintains its commercial supremacy and its metropolitan character. Knowing the entire alphabet of his business, quick to seize upon and improve opportunities ...
ISIDOR STRAUS New York Times ISIDOR STRAUS
29th October 1893
New York Times THE SAILORS WERE BEATEN
15th August 1893
Morris Park Cricketers Put up a Good Game Against the Majestic Team --- The Morris Park Cricket Club was determined to defeat the team of the steamship Majestic yesterday at Morris Park, and they took no chances in t...
New York Times NOW ABRAHAM & STRAUS
2nd April 1893
BIG CHANGE IN A BIG STORE WHICH ALL BROOKLYN KNOWS --- One of the most interesting business changes of the year went into effect yesterday, when the retail dry goods firm of Wechsler & Abraham became the firm of Abraham & Straus, the ne...
New York Times FAVORS ISIDOR STRAUS
11th February 1893
RICHARD CROKER SAYS HE IS NOT OPPOSED TO BUSINESS MEN --- JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Feb. 10---Richard Croker, Thomas F. Grady, John R Sexton. and John F. Carroll, well-known Tammany men, who have been in Florida since la...
New York Times JOHN QUINCY ADAMS AND ISIDOR STRAUS TALKED OF
7th February 1893
Among those politicians who have been industriously at work during the last two weeks speculating as to the make-up of Mr. Cleveland's Cabinet, a new name was suggested yesterday. It was that of John Quincy Adams of Massachusetts, who was said to ...
New York Times A MAGNIFICENT WEDDING
18th February 1891
JOHN JACOB ASTOR MARRIED TO MISS AVA L. WILLING --- THE CEREMONY TAKES PLACE AT THE HOME OF THE BRIDE'S FATHER IN PHILADELPHIA--HUNDREDS OF NOTABLE NEW-YORKERS PRESENT --- PHILADELPHIA, Penn., Feb. 17---New-Y...
New York Times MARRIAGE ANNOUNCEMENT OF COL. GRACIE AND MS. SCHACK
23rd April 1890
MARRIED --- GRACIE-SCHACK---On Tuesday, April 22, at 4 o'clock, by the Rev. Henry Y. Satterlee of Calvary Church, CONSTANCE ELISE, daughter of the late Otto Wilhelm Schack, native of Copenhagen, Denmark, and of Elizabeth Inez McCarty, t...
New York Times AN UNPLEASANT INCIDENT
17th August 1889
AMERICANS OFFENDED BY A SPEECH BY MR. ISMAY ON THE TEUTONIC ---------- The maiden voyage of the splendid steamer, the Teutonic, of the White Star Line, which arrived at this port on Wednesday, seems to...
New York Times THE TEUTONIC LAUNCHED
20th January 1889
A WHITE STAR STEAMER THAT IS EXPECTED TO BEAT ALL RECORDS --- BELFAST, Jan. 19---The new White Star steamer Teutonic was launched this morning from the Queens Island yard. The companion ship, Majestic, of ...
New York Times MARRIED IN EARLY DECEMBER
5th December 1888
A brilliant and fashionable assemblage gathered at noon yesterday in the Church of the Heavenly Rest, on Fifth-avenue, to witness the marriage of Miss Florence Schieffelin, a daughter of George R. Schieffelin and a great favorite in New-York society,...
New York Times PERSONAL - LADY DUFF GORDON
29th July 1869
The death of Lady DUFF GORDON was announced in London on July 17.  Her Ladyship, who wielded an easy and agreeable pen, was one of the best known writers on Egyptian life and scenery.  Lady DUFF GORDON had long been consumptive, and, as the atmosp...