HEARST GUARD SHOOTS
TWO, MEN; ONE DYINQ
Daniel Beeman, 218 Hamilton
ave., is dying in Grace hospital,
and Charles Bash,, 309 S. Peoria
street, is in the hospital with a
bullet through hjis abdomen, as
the result of a riot at W. Adams
and Sangamon streets last night,
when they were shot by Police
man Joseph Devaney, one of
Hearst's strikebreaking guards.
, The shooting was in front of
the Chicago American barns,
where Devaney was on strike
(iuty. According to witnesses,
the men threw a brick at De
The policemen followed them
into a saloon and ordered them
home. They refused to leave.
Devaney tried to arrest them. In
the -scrimmage he drew his gun
and fired twice, one bullet pierc
ing each man.
Thomas Connelly, owner of the
saloon in which the shooting oc
curred, declared Devaney was
drunk at the time of the trouble.
A police investigation exonerated
the officer, but friends of the
wounded men will demand a
BOY KILLED BY AUTO
Casimir Woicikoski, 7, 3337
Auburn avenue, was run down
and killed near 'his 'home at 10
.o'clock this morning by an auto
driven by William Kimball, 448
W. 63rd street.
The boy was crossing, the
street at 33rd street on his way
to St4 George's school. -Kimball
drove on after striking him, but
was -arxesfed .shortly after by Po
liceman 'Mumhv of the 6th ore- ,,
cinct, wno obtained a description
of the-car and driver from wit
nesses. Kimball admitted running the
child down, but denied he was
speeding. " x
Taft managersjnow claim press
ident will have SJ7 delegates who
will stick to him in conventfon.
.Roosevelt given 455, LaFollette
Roosevelt leaders claim presi
dent will have but 538 delegates
on temporary roll, and enough of
these will switch to Roosevelt to
give him majority on first ballot.
Taft won contest for delegates
at large from Indiana. Ex-Vice
President Fairbanks, Harry S.
New, former ' Rep. Jim Watson
.and Joseph D. Oliver placed on
temporary roll Fairbanks slated
for chairmanship of resolutions
Manager Dixdn declared to
day that Roosevelt would not
come to Chicago and "be embar
rassed when he was nominated."
Taft forces won victory when
committee put over consideration
of contests in fourth California
district to Wednesday. Roose
velt has rest of delegates, but it is
believed that two from this dis
trict will go to Taft.
Cheering news for Col. Roose
velt. Judge Ben Lindsey of Den
ver,, says he wurstay m Chicago
until he is certain that' no "at
tempt vyould be made to defraud
Col. Rodsevelt out of the nom-
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