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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 16, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 3

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pata's representative must be present
when such action was taken and the
convention adjourned to await the
coming of Zapata.
Gen. Funston reporter, after care
ful investigation of Catholic com
plaints of outrages against nuns and
priests, that only 64 such persons
have been found who desired trans
portation from Mexico. This the ad
ministration is trying to furnish.
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BERTSCHE SWEARS WARRANTS
FOR DETECTIVES
Barney Bertsche, central figure in
the "battle of Randolph street," to
day swore out warrants for Bill Egan
and Skip Monahan, detectives
wounded in the affair, with attempted
murder, and one for Lieut. John Tob
in of the detective bureau, charging
him with accessory before the fact.
Bertsche was arraigned in Judge
Newcomer's court this morning and
the case was continued. Two charges
of assault to kill and one carrying
concealed weapons were placed
against him. The totals bonds were
$20,400. They were signed by John
P. O'Malley and Cornelius Short.
Nathan Spira's case was continued,
as he is still too weak to leave the
hospital.
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SEA DISASTER NARROWLY
AVERTED BY "S. O. S."
New York, Oct. 16. A sea disaster
was narrowly averted at the very
gates of New York yesterday when
the United Fruit liner Metapan col
lided with the steamship Iowan of the
American-Hawaiian Line in the Am
brose Channel and immediately be
gan to sink, bow first.
Wireless calls for aid sent out by
the operator of the Matapan started
a half dozen vessels to her aid. The
Alamo of the Mallory line reached
the scene quickly and the 76 passen
gers of the Metapan were transferred
from the sinking ship. The crew of
the Metapan then managed to get her
into shallow water and she was
Reached,
U. S. AMBASSADOR TO BRAVE
WAR TO REACH RUSSIAN POSl
Hf v ill
George T. Marye of San Francisco,
recently appointed American ambas
sador to Russia, will cross the battle
torn territory of Europe to get to his
post at Petrograd. He will travel
from London to Flushing, thence
across Germany and across the Bal
tic to Stockholm, from where he will
sail direct to Petrograd. It will be a
precarious journey, indeed, but the
various governments whose territory
he win cross Have promised special
facilities to his patty. Ambassador
Marye's particular "business will be to
see to the welfare of American citi
zens in the warring countries.,
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SIX KILLED BY CARS
FiVe persons were killed by street
cars and- one was killed by the Chi
cago & Oak Park "L" in the last 24
hours, according to the coroner's rec
ords. This unusually high mortality
rate is laid to the dark, stormy
weather lately.
The dead are August Beal, T. R.
Hill, John Breen, Julia Didzcalvis,
Jasie Muawskf and Wilbur Van Due
sen, who was killed by the. "L."
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