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FULL TELEGRAPHIC ANDCABLE NEWS SERVICE
OF THE UNITED PRESS
500 S. PEORIA ST
TEL. MONROE 353
'(j Vol. 1, No. 241 Chicago, Thursday, July 4, 1912 One Cent
TRAIN HITS WAGON
Michael Donca, 30, owner of
grocery store at 1309 So. State J
street, was killed, and his brother
Charles, 28, seriously injured,
when switch engine of Grand
Trunk railroad struck their
wagon at 14th street grade cross
ing. The wheels of the wagon "be
came stuck in the track!;.' The en
gine struck it directly in the mid
dle, completely demolishing it
and hurlin gthe men 30 feet.
Michael fell in the path of the
train and was ground to death
Charles' left leg was cut off be
low the knee, and his right ankle
crushed. He was taken to St.
Luke's hospital. Recovery is
What has happened on the
Fourth so far: "
Tony Szaja, 1553 Cornell St.,
shot in wrist while walking in W.
Chicago ave., naer Rose st. Stray
Joseph Leshinski, 14l8 Black
hawk st. shot in back as he
alighted from 47th st. car at S.
Robey. Stray bullet.
Oshkosh, Wis. Paul Hoeft,
22, 'Anton Hoeft, Jr., 18, and Er-
win -Ppmmerening, 14, killed
while mixing potash and sulpher
to make explosive caps.
New York. Nicholas Maggie,
14, shot self in right arm by ac
cidental discharge of revolver.
Marlius," 111. Fred Franke, 18,
lost hand. Giant cracker.
Terre Haute, Ind. Earl Por
ter, 10, died of lockjaw. Injured
Sunday by toy revolver.
Merrill, Mich. Danny Yale, 8,
is shy one eye because he investi
gated firecracker that had "gone
Grand Junction, Colo. Mont
gomery Bain, iO, lost sight of
both eyes. Toy cannon. ,
The Union Labor Advocate re
cently published what its editors
were pleased to call a "statement"
in regard to the locked-out and
striking printing trades.
There was hardly one truthful
item in all that long and involved
If Victor Lawson or Andy
Lawrence had drawn it up they
could not have presented their
case rnore ingeniously, more cun
ningly, more falsely.
The officers of Chicago Typo
graphical Union No. 16 circulated