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THE DAY BOOK
5P0 SO. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
JVol. lNo.190 Chicago, Monday, May 6, 1912 . One Cent'
WI .POLICE: SO BUSY- "HANDLING" STRIKE THEY CANNOT
ATTEND tO DYING MAN. J
- ,BF. Underwood Lies Bleeding for 25-Minutes-While' Police War
-on Newsppys Daily World Newsboy Arrested by Max
" -Atinanbergr-Annanherg Charged With 'Attempted
& ' Murder 'Also Slugged.- ' .
offiiceronjthe second floor-' of the
building at 17Q West Randolph
. In .falling Underwood stru'cfc
his head against a sign, The blow
.was .so severe -that the sign was
smashed to pieces.
Underwood was -picked up un
conscious ,-and bleeding badly
from the -ears, and carried into
,the so;e of.the Hamilton Rubber
(qmpany at- io west .Kanaojpn
street. - r J -
There was ' every indication
that Underwood had, suffered a
,fracture o the -skull and was dy
ing. . .
The- Hamilton, Rubber Com
pany called up the,Centr,aLDetaU
Police -StaJE jqn, -and so -informed
rthe tieutenant; there, requesting
that awagon'to.take Underwoed
to a hospital besenj immediately.
The police replied that every
wagon was then in use in connec
tion with the strike, "but that one
would be sent for Underwood
"as soon as possible."
The Hamilton Rubber Cw-
t The jmqrning newspapers in
gCLf UUt WlUl IlUU-UIUUll. WUUi.
yearly today- " ' T
r; yTheyalso were able to, distrib-.
utepap erso; the majority of their
.subscribers; in' the inlying dis
tricts. ' '
".But they could, not get their;
'newspapers, on.sale on the news-,
stands except in a few-cases, and.
then untfer heayy police guard.'
Also, after they did getpapers on
-"sale in these few casesthe selling
" jwag not gpod.
.' Thijs was v the situation .until;
; "about noon, today, when it became;
evident that thjp entire Tprce of
the cit-ygoyerrimerit was to 'be
usfcjf.to force thebaic Qf the trust
' , It also bCcaine evident that .the
Cptdt'ection of the lives of citizens5
"considered a secondary matter
Ho the "Handling" of "the strike by
At 2 o'clock this afternoon B.
D. .Underwood fell from the win
dow gf his typewriter exchange