SAYS CAPTAIN SHOT STEERAGE PASSENGERS
[Associated Press Telegram]
Mrs. Mariana Aasaf a Titanic survivor, told friends here today that she saw several steerage passengers attempt to rush the lifeboats and that Capt. Smith shot down several of them. Three cousins pleaded for a seat, but were refused, she said.
[Ottawa, Ont., April 24]
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