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FULL TELEGRAPHIC AND CABLE NEWS SERVICE
OF THE UNITED PRESS
500 S. PEORIA ST. 398
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 234 Chicago, Wednesday, June 26, 19JL2 One Cent
BLIND SENATOR ROBBED.
Baltimore, June 26. A hotel
thief this afternoon temporarily
stranded Senator and Mrs. Thos.
P. Gore of Oklahoma. The sena
tor's wife, who always escorts her
blind husband, returned with him
to Iheir hotel room after the con
vention adjourned,' to find that
$125 which she had left in their
room had been stolen. Neither
the senator nor Mrs. Gore had
moHey enough to buy dinner and
the hotel manageemnt refused to
cash Gore's check. Friends came
to their assistance.
CHILD KILLED BY WAGON.
Ellen Macion, 3, 1110 Fox St.,
was run over and killed by a wag
on driven by Henry Johnson,
7404 Kimbabrk av., at the corner
of Elston and Milwaukee avs. this
afternoon at 12:45.
The little girl was in a small
cart which was being dragged
across. the street by iier brother
Henry, aged 6. When directly in
front .of the truck the cart over
turnecf.and tfie girl rolled under,,
the horses' feet. The front wfie'els
back. ' . '
Johnson is being held at the
West Chicago Avenue police Sta
tion jjen.ding an investigation.
SEAMEN MAY STRIKE
New York; June 26. Fifty
thousand seamen and other em
ployes of coastwise steamships
involving twenty companies, may
strike Monday as the result of the
refusal of the companies to renew
the agreement under which the
men are now working.
The union has asked that the
old agreement be continued. The
companies clai mthey are willing
to keep the.present wage scale in
operation, but contend that under
the present rules they are forced
to employ incompetent men. .Of
ficials of the Clyde line gavejout
a statement for the companies, in
which they said they were forced
to take the men sent by the union,
and were not given proper ser
vice. THE DEMOCRATIC MESSV
(Reports Direct from Baltimore
by United Press Wire.)
Last njght the Ryan-Murphy-Sullivan-ggart
flowers-to put on the pohticz
p-raveofiWilliam TenninffS Brvan!
1 Today they're wondering whjtf
ever made them so all-fired fs
There was no business tgg.
of the convention but h.efe"