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BUENOS AIRES TRAGEDY.

TWO POLICE OFFICIALS KILLED. MURDERER'S SUICIDE' PREVENTED. PROCLAMATION OF MARTIAL LAW. (Received November 16, 8.35 a.m.) BUENOS AIRES, 15th Nov. A youthful anarchist, apparently a Russian, threw a bomb in Callao-street, Buenos Aires, killing Senor Falcon, prefect of polico, and hiß secretary, who wore driving pasfc t

The murderer was prevented from committing suicide. I. Martini law has been proclaimed in Buenos Aires, owing to the presence of an anarchist and the assassination of Senor Falcon. During the Mny Day demonstrations in Buenos Aire? a few months ago a riot was provoked by the anarchists, in the course of which twelve persons were killed and a hundred injured. This was followed by a. general strike, in which over two hun-dred thousand persons were involved, as a protest against the forcible suppression of a demonstration. For a time the trade of the port was paralysed. The Socialists and Labour Fede'-.-ition. put the responsibility for the dist arbance upon the prefect of police, whose resignation was demanded. After anot'aer outbreak of violence in connection with the funeral of one of' the victims, order was restored, and the strike terminated.

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BUENOS AIRES TRAGEDY., Evening Post, Volume LXXVIII, Issue 119, 16 November 1909

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BUENOS AIRES TRAGEDY. Evening Post, Volume LXXVIII, Issue 119, 16 November 1909

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