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'engineer. "People were perched
iiTtree tops and watched their
hSnies heing washed away. Dead
aii'imals of all kinds are floating
about, and live animals ar escap
ing on log rafts. I saw a snake, a
rabbit and a chirken together on
one Jog not far from Columbus.
I suppose common danyer drove
- "I could not run my train
faster than two miles an hour,
otherwise the flood would -have
put out the engine fires."
' Safe robbers opened a safe in
the offices of the F. T. Smith
Piano Co., 311 Wabash ave, early
today, and made awaywith $1,
000. A watdhman discovered
thein, hut they escaped.1
Edwin Malinj 10, 1851 W.
Madison, run down and killed by
an auto driver by A. W. Lovejoy,
313 Lafln street. Lovejoy held,
perfdirig coroner's inquest. Chauf
feur said boy ran from behind
wagon and in front of auto.
Morris Iker, 10, 1110 S. Mor
gan street, knocked down and in
jured ly taxicab at LaSalle and
W. Madison streets.
Three shots fired at Policeman
P. J. Fogarty of S. Clark street
station this morning as' he was
passing alley on Polk street be
tween 5th ave. and Shefman st.
Fogarty has been active against
Black Handers. Would-be as
sa&sin not found.
"Mattv Mclntyre, Sox veteran
jjiuucmci, dinvcu ui wwn yes
tefday. -Reported to President
Comiskey. Said he had been
J playing ball in Cuba all winter
rand was in first class condition.
Sherwood Magee, Philly outT
fielder, who last year was sus
pended in midseaspn for punch
ing Umpire Fnheran, had his
wrist fractured by pitched ball
yesterday; and will be out of the
game until mpnth after the sea
son opens. Jinx is still on Dooin's
Cubs walloped Indianapolis
yesterday, 5 to 3, Lew Richie and
Smith pitching for the big leagu
ers. Four hases-stolen by the
West Siders. Artie Hoffman con
tinued to "come back," banging
out four hits, one a triple.
NAfter giving Wichita lS-to-3
beating yesterday, the Sox moved
on to St. Louis for two-game
series tdday. Ping Bodie was the
star slugger yesterday, with 5
Recruit Matticks kicked in with
three safeties, one a double. Mc
lntyre will have to hustle to beat
this boy out of the right field job.
There is plenty of political
noise .throughout Illinois to,day,"t
preceding the presidential pri
maries. Gov. Frartcis of Missouri
and George Fred Williams of
Massachusetts are leading the
Clark attack; Gov. Wilson of
New Jersey is looking out for His v
own interests; representatives bf
LaFollette are pluggihg for the
Wisconsin man ; Roosevelt js per
sonally assuring voters that he is
,the "choice of the people' while
President Taft has his campaign
managers looKing to ms iences.
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