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AUTO, TRAIN, BIPLANE, BOAT AND CAR ACCIDENTS
Dover. England, Qct 4. Ham
burg-American liner Amerika,
bound Tor New York, rammed
and sank British submarine B. 2
.off here today.
Fourteen of crew of submarine
drowned. Lieut. Richard Pul
leyen, only survivor, picked up by
subarine B. 16, gasped:
"We were cut in two. "I sank a
mile." Then he collapsed.
Bows of Amerika merely
scratched. It proceeded toward
Collision occurred at dawn.
There was a heavy fog. Supposed
Amerika did not see the tiny sub
marine. Capt. Knuth was in command
of Amerika; Lieut. Percy B.
O'Brien of submarine.
St. Louis, Oct. 4. Two Union
boulevard street cars, going full
speed and both crowded with pas
sengers, crashed into each other.
Sixteen seriously injured, two
Philadelphia, Oct. 4. Torpedo
boat destroyer Beale crashed into
dredge at Newcastle. Beale com
menced to sink, but watertight
compartments held her above
water. Crew of 80 under. Lieut.
Parker had narrow escape.
Newport, R. L, Oct. 4. -Forward
boiler tubes of fireroom 3 on
battleship Nebraska blew out to
day while Nebraska was on trial
trip under forced draught. Only
prompt action of two water tend
ers saved crew.
Trenton, N. 'J., Oct. 4. Avia
tor Charles F. Walsh killed by
2,000 footiall from biplane. -
Westport, Conn., Oct. 4. The
death list in the wreck of the
Springfield express will not ex
New Haven railroad officials
place blame for the freck on En
gineer Clark, who was killed.
They say he disobeyed orders
and took crossing at full speed.
The list of the dead is:
Mrs. C. S. Ransom, Mrs. J. C. .
Brady and Miss Mary Hamiton,
of Albany, N. Y.; Mrs. E. Palmer ,
Gavit, Albany, N. Y.; Engineer
Clark? Fireman Moker and Mail
Mrs. Ransom, Mrs. Brady and
Miss Hamilton are the sole sur
viving members of the family of
thelate Judge Andrew Hamilton,
who figured in the sensational in
surance investigation of several
Representatives of Interstate
Cbmmerce Commission. and State
Public Utilities Commission are
investigating causes of the wreck.
La Fayette, Ind., Oct. 4.-25
were injured, some seriously,
car just before it collided with'
moving freight train. Motorman
Loddie lost control of car going
Peru Ind., Oct 4. Freight
Conductor E. .S. Cochrafn was
killed near here today in rear-enf
collision between freights on the;
In a famous restaurant in Parisfill
tnere is Kept a cow woicn is De-"
Heved to be the smallest in the.
world. It is five years old and is,
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