DR. DODGE AND HIS FAMILY ARE SAFE
Relieving the deep anxiety of his relatives and thousands of friends in this city, Dr. Washington Dodge, Assessor of San Francisco, yesterday sent two messages to his son, stating that he and the members of his family who were on board the Titanic are safe.
Peculiar circumstances in the receipt of news of survivors on the Carpathia have kept the family's friends and relatives worried since the first word of the wreck. Dr. Dodge's name appeared on the first list of survivors and the fears for his safety set to rest, but only momentarily. The revised list given out several hours later omitted his name, and since that time alternately conflicting reports have followed in rapid succession, until his son, mother and sister were driven nearly frantic by excitement and fear.
The good news, settling all rumors
at rest permanently, was received first at 1 o'clock yesterday afternoon
in the following message, addressed to Harry Dodge, care of the Pacific
Hardware Company. It reads as follows:
MAYOR SENDS GREETINGS
News of Dr. Dodge's telegram was carried
immediately to Mayor Rolph, who sent out the following message of congratulation
eastward a few moments later:
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