The Carpathia's wireless apparatus is a short-distance equipment." "Do you consider that the Titanic was equipped with the latest improved wireless apparatus?" "Yes; I should say that it had the very best." "Did you hear the captain of the Carpathia say, in his testimony, that they caught this distress message from the Titanic almost providentally?" asked Senator Smith. "Yes, I did.
The dismal stories told us by the excise-officer who came to inspect the unloading of the vessel, of the frightful ravages of the cholera, by no means increased our desire to go on shore. "It will be a miracle if you escape," he said. "Hundreds of emigrants die daily; and if Stephen Ayres had not providentally come among us, not a soul would have been alive at this moment in Montreal."