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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 26, 1912, Image 2

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for aid. Policemen Murray and
McNamara swam out and drag
ged him ashore. When he told of
the plight of his companions z
launch was sent out to tow them
in.
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WHAT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO TODAY
John Platbert, chauffeur, run
down and badly injured by Hearst
auto truck at Wabash ave. and
J5th st
John O'Brien, 547 W. 42nd pi.,
struck and badly injured by north
bound Indiana ave. street car at
E. 32nd st
Herman Shapiro, 1410 S. Hal
sted st, recently committed to de
tention hospital, escaped.
Soon after fire alarm came in
from Lafln and Taylor sts. Im
mediately after the alarm, tele
phone message said it was a "big
fire."
The firemen found no fire. But
they found Herman sitting on the
curb, with his back against the
telephone pole.
"That fire alarm stuffs all
bunk," he told the pained and in
dignant firemen. "I just wanted
to -see the horses run past"
Herman is back in the deten
tion hospital, picking the straws
from his hair.
W. B. Storey, Jr., vice presi
dent of Santa Fe, says Socialism
makes workingmen develop into
a barrier to the progress of busi
ness. Socialism hasn't done much
barring of the progress of busi
ness i nthis country. Business
has gone right ahead being as
crooked as it wanted, despite Socialism.
Police searching family hotels
for Mrs. Nicholas J. McNamara,
wife of San Francisco millionaire,
her two. sons and three -servants.
Mrs. McNamara is millionaire
in her own right. Quarreled with
hubby over trip to Europe. Took
her sons and servants and beat it
Hubby hasn't heard from her
since, except through his bankers,
when drafts came in for payment
Peevish. Has charged servants
with stealing his auto.
State canal commission has
abolished fee on pleasure boas
passing through canal, Aug. 1 to
20, for water carnival and naval
review. Expected to bring many
boats to Chicago.
Geo. Kreitzer, 73, 10008 Ave--nue
M has. disappeared, and po
lice have been asked to look for
him.
Progressive national conven
tion will not adopt platform. Will
draw up "contract" with the peo
ple, and give sojemn promise to
keep it
The old parties always gave
solemn promises to keep their
platforms. They did. They kept
them to themselves, and didn't al-"
low them to get flirting around
with the statute, books.
Evelyn Arthur See, founder of
the "Absolute Life" cult, has
started fight for freedom from
county jail.
See saw Judge Honore today,
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