Weeping relatives of crew throng company offices

LONDON, May 29, 1914 (UP)-The offices of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company here today were besieged by crowds of weeping mean and women, relatives and friends of the crew of the Empress of Ireland, reported sunk with 800 off Father Point.

Most of the officers and men lived here. Officials of the company this afternoon claimed to have no information regarding the accident and number saved.


Later the line officials announced that many passengers of the Empress of Ireland were landed safely at Rimouski.

Among those most anxious for news at the Canadian Pacific officers was John Burns, an official of the Salvation Army. Many members of the army, bound for London to attend a conference, were believed to be among the lost.

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