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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 29, 1913, Image 5

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When the workers in her charge were
doomed, sliertoo, CALMLY refused
"I cannot think what I should do
without my girls how I should ever
leave, them," Nellie Connor had said,
and, actually facing death, Nellie
Connor still said it!
Ten of the rescued, dying in Bing
hamton city hospital, weep not for
themselves but for their "Forelady."
"Nothing you can say of her will
be praise enough," whispered to me
the lips th'dt must soon be silent.
Max Annenberg, the Tribune's
chief ,gunman, another slugger and
two- attorneys, presumably acting
. with the .full knowledge of the Chi
cago Daily Tribune, today tried to
take a Tribune employe and his wife
ou'taf the hands of officers of the law
by main force.
The attempt to thus frustrate the
law occurred aboard the. City of Chi
cago shortly after that steamer dock
ed -here at 4:30 o'clock tihs morning.
1 The Tribune employe Annenberg,
his slugger and the two attorneys
tried to take out of the hands of the
law is Charles Schartenberg.
Schartenberg is one of the men
who is believed to have been in the
back of Max Annenberg's automobile
the morning that Annenberg shot and
seriously wounded Alexander Belford,
the electrician, after the Tribune's
night raid on the Larman pool hall,
813 Maxwell street
Schartenberg' is believed to be an
employe of the circulation depart
ment of the Chicago Daily Tribune.
He is said to have been in the Tribune
for the same reason that Annenberg
was because he was a -slugger.
The state's attorney's office made
a long search for Schartenberg' after
the shooting.
But Schartenberg seemed to have
vanished into thin air. He was said,
to be on a vacation, a long vacation.
But no one knew where he was talc-,
ing the vacation. ; t
Sunday the state's attorney's office
received word that Schartenberg and
his wife were at Macatabwa Park,
the Michigan summer resort.
Detectives Carlin and Plannigan of
the state's attorney's office were sent
to Macabwa Lake to see if Scharten
berg were willing to make a deposi
tion. Schartenberg was not willing. He
was an employe of the Tribune. That
newspaper had made the case of An
nenberg the gunman its own case.
What had Schartenberg to fear if he
refused to testify.
Officers Carlin and Flannigan had
a fugitive warrant for the arrest of
Schartenberg. But the use of that
would have required the long wait for
extradition papers and a legal battle
fought on Michigan soil.
So somehow the two detectives
contrived to get Schartenberg and
his wife aboard the City of Chicago
and Chicago-bound.
How they did it is a mystery. The
Tribune wails that they went outside
the law and grabbed Schartenberg
and his wife on a false warrant for
assault to kill.
However that may be, the officers
got Schartenberg and his wife on the
City of Chicago, which boat docked
here at 4:30 o'clock this morning.
Jt had hardly docked before Annen
berg, the Tribune's gunman, a fol
lower of his, and Benjamin C. Bach
rach and'Weymouth Kirkland, attor
neys, pushed their way aboard.
They made straight for where Car
lin and Flannigan were standing with
Schartenberg and his wife.
Annenberg the gunman pushed
Carlin to one side and stepped to
ward Schartenberg.
"Don't you take another step,"
Carlin snapped at him.
"Aw, shut up," said Annenberg the
Carlin reached for his hip pocket.

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