Robert Buhler, the iron man, run over by auto.

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Robert Buhler, the iron man, run over by auto. - THE IRON MAN COMES TO GRIEF Throws Himself...
THE IRON MAN COMES TO GRIEF Throws Himself Under an Auto and Is Fined for Contempt of Court Robert Buhler the Iron man engaged at a local theater as a human being whoee flesh Is aa Impervious to rough treatment aa one of the eteel girders of a Market - street skyscraper came to grief in a most singular fashion as a result of an attempt at a little free advertising Tuesday afternoon Buhler purposely threw himself at Third and Market streets under th wheel of an automobile belonging to the Wlnton Automobile Company and driven by William Spencer a chauffeur To the horror ot the onlookers they saw ths machine paaa directly over his body At ths tall of ths machine Buhler arose serenely smiling and assured Patrolman Sullivan that It waa only a trick Th patrolman however took a different view of the matter huatled Buhler to the hospital and booked Spencer with battery at th City Prison In spite of the protestations of Buhler Yesterday the battery charge came up before Folic Judge Conlan who became so Incensed when he learned the particulars that ha ordered Buhler Into custody and fined him HO for contempt A police court must not be trifled with in the furtherance of an advertising scheme said Judge Conlan

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 26 Nov 1908, Thu,
  3. Page 16

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  • Robert Buhler, the iron man, run over by auto.

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