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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 05, 1912, Image 6',
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South Side "L" delayed 10,000
Fierce wind at Clark and Ran
dolph made corner danger spot
for women and children. Six
policemen on guard. Two horse
wagon piled with empty boxes
blown over, and boxes tossed by
Temperature in many street
cars on various lines registered
under 30 degrees.
Four men overcome by cold
given medical attention, at Des
plaines street station.
John Jackson, 80, reported to
the police to have died of expos
ure last night. Found alone in
cellar into which he had crawled
to escape the cold.
H. Hazearn, 55, 840 E. 55th
street, struck and killed by street
car. Walked across track with
high ulster collar about his face,
and failed to see or hear car.
South Chicago suburban branch
of Illinois Central out of com
mission an hour this morning.
Stations along line crowded with
Stanley Lonkowski, laborer,
3658 George street, both hands
frozen and toes nipped. Picked
up near W. Chicago ave. police
station. Treated by ambulance
surgeon and taken home. Condi
John Futch, waiter, homeless.
Walked into Desplaines street
station and asked to be kept'from
freezing to death. Both ears
frozen, fingers and toes nipped.
Reported this afternoon that
11,000 families weer dependent on
county agent and charitable or
ganizations for fuel and food.
Mrs. L. Collerhan, who lived
alone at Doylestown, Wis., found
frozen to death in her home by
Louis Stebbins, Pardeeville,
Wis., foundd ead last night. Froz
en. Cleveland, Ohio, is experienc
ing the coldest weather in five
years, with a temperature of 2
New York expects zero weath
er tonight. The suffering among
the poor is intense.
Philadelphia is in the grip of a
Pittsburg reported 4 above ze
ro, but a drop was forecasted
which would continue for indefin
Terrific storm is raging along
Cape Cod and over Long Island
sound. Shipping hampered, and
lives of seamen imperiled.
Guests at St. Charles Hotel, St.
Louis, forced to flee scantily clad
into cold by fire which broke out
Reports from west that blizzards'
raging on plains for several days
have tied up railroads, and snow
plows are unable to cut path'
Fire in two theaters in retail
district of Louisville, Ky., endan
gered whole business section.
Fre Capt. Obst expected to die
from inuries received fighting
blaze. Property damage $400,
000. Cold weather hampered fire
men. Madison, Wis., reports temper
ature of 23 degrees below zero.
At Minneapolis, the thermome-