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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 27, 1912, Image 3

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Wete-SMe'WsT sMBamey
wanted Meagher in ibjs distnpt,
and got him.
XANB FIRST PRESS AUfO,
"T&UCKLAW1 breaker
' Traffic Officer Murphy, sta
tioned at the corherpf Clark and
Washington streets, is ar good
Irishman, iike his native land,y
but thinks the opportunities Jiere
are better. Because of this M.
Johnson, a driver for the Chicago
Journals gave up $4 before 'Muni
cipal Judge Beitler this morning.
Johnson was .crossing the street
at Murphy-'s station, with the
usual'disregard for itraffi 'regula
tions shown by drivers-'of news
paper delivery nvdgons and, auto
truck's. ''"Murphy blew his whistle
for JoliO Son's wagon'to'stpp. It
dijta't. '
- Instead Johnson indulged an a
little clever -reparte.A 'w 'go
back to Iteland," he shouted at
Murphy. Murphy felt,insulted.
The-4river was arretted, and
Judge Bejtler did the rest.
This is the first arrest fpllow
ing the4order of 'Chief McWeeny
yesterday that newspaper deliv
ery vehicle? wottfd np longer be
allowed.tq yiolte the law at will,
endangering the lives of pedes
trians, but must conform to traffic
regulations.
Now watch the, Hearst papers
play, that wallQp'up b'ig. Taftwas
a guest at a dinner, pfarty given to
the Hearsts at Washington re
cently by the McLeans. Having
free-lunched with the nresident.
He"arsTought to be duly grateful. JTeygjWn
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UFTJTANICSEND
Mount Temple's Captain Tells
Dramatic Story of Helpless
ness as-"C. Q. D." Flashed ;
Over Ocean.
Washington, April 27- Cap
tain Moore, of the Canadiari
Steamer Mount Temple, was the
principal witness before the Sen
ate Committee investigating the
Titanic disasterv
The grizzled old sea-dog, a vet
eran of the sea, told his story,
shortly and directly. That took
nothing from the story's dramatic
force. ,
At 10 25 o'clock on the night of
Sunday, Aprij 14, the Mount
Tempje received she -first qf the
TitanicVC. Q. TJ." calls iot
help. i
The Mpunt Temple then was
49 milesdistant from the Titan- x
ic's .position. Captain Moore
turned -his 'ship about and 'sailed
directly from the stricken liner.
At 3'2S o'clock Monday morn
ing,' the Mount Temple was
caughtin, the ice, and held help
less and immovable fourteen
miles from where the Titanic had
gone down. H
In, the morning, the wireless
Operator of the Mount Temple
caught the messages from the
Carpatfiia" saying it was too late
fon any other vessel to help the
Titanic.
Captain Moore ' read from the
Mount Temple's Log the entire,
recordfof distress messages sent
out by the Titanfc
ade aSmtiful series-
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