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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 06, 1912, Image 9',
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of cases of which no report has
Railroad motive power has
been so seriously affected that on
several roads trains are from one
' to six hours late in leaving, the
city. Incoming trains from east
and west were delayed from two
to nine hours during the night.
Street car traffic was delayed, and
thousands of workers, shivering
in the cold cars, were late to
The coldest official tempera
ture during the night was 10 be
low zero. At noon today the
thermometer registered 5 below.
Following is a list of deaths,
injuries and accidents due to
weather conditions to local po-
't, Hilda L,angley, 5 years old,
-1850HancQck ave died of frac
.tured" 'skull from slipping on icy
oavement. ' '
-James S. Ojnley, 53, 1249 S.
Clark street, died from pneumo
nia) due tq, exposure.
. .Arthur Sketts, 5 days old, 537
N. 'Ashland ave., smothered to
death in blankets in which his
another wrapped him to prevent
him suffering from -cold.
Joseph Richard, 45, died at
-county hospital from exposure.
- D. Gordon, 29, died1 at county
-hospital from exposure.
K Arthur Wilthire, 44, dropped
dead in foyer of Marlowe theater
of heart disease superinduced by
Fred Sherman, 6062 La Salle
street, face frozen during walk of
six blocks; taken to his home.
'Thomas Reynolds and Frank
Staffney, boilermakers, from Pat
erson, N. J., two .of ten men who
claimed they had been brought to
I. C. shops at Burnside to work
on representations that there was
no strike there, and who" were re
fused transportation home when
they refused to act as strikebreak
ersi applied for shelter at S. Clark
street police station- found to
Jiave been frost bitten. AH men
have been given transportation
out of town by officers of, Black
Daniel Noonan, Toledo, Ohio,
frost bitten; applied to police of
James Monroe, J, found at S.
Peoria andW. ,Yan Buren; taken
to county hospital, where his
hand and foot were found frozen.
Mrs. Mary Machick, 56, found
at rear of-1301 Chapin street, with
hands and feet frozen; taken to
Peter Yawrerice, 1132 E. 43rd
street, applied to S. Clark street
police for aid, ill from cold; sent
to county hospital.
Mrs. Frances Stutt, 53, suffer
ing from cold, appealed to S.
Clark street police for aid; sent to
John Cline, 20, giverfshelter in
W. Chicago ave. station ; said he
had walked from Canada to Chi
cago ; toes were protruding from
shoes, soles of which were worn
'Miss Norma Johnson and Miss
Grace Wilkin s overcome by gas
in room at 667 Dearborn ave.;
pipes in gas stove froze during
night and then thawed out, re
leasing unlighted fumes. Will