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man who didn't obey it'-s Orders. Maybe Lorimer knew what he wa?
Chicago once had a mayor who wasn't afraid of the newspapers.
And the people elected him when all the newspapers opposed him.
His naipe was Carter Harrison. He was the father of the present
TOT, HIT BY WAGON, DIES
Esther Rosenberg, 2 years old,
1022 South Western avenue, is
dead at the West Side hospital to
day of injuries suffered when run
over by the "wrecking wagon of
the Chicago Railways Co.
Just before the accident, the lit
tle girl's mother had been telling
her fairy stories. She finished up
by saying it was time for ' the
sandman to appear, and went in
to prepare her baby's bed.
The child, left alone, set out
into the street in search of the
sandman. The big wrecking
wagon swirled down the street in
a cloud of dust, and when it passed-there
was just a crumpled,
bleeding little heap where the girl
had been. '
Coroner Hoffman will make an
investigation. It is said by resi
dents of the neighborhood that
the wrecking wagon was going
at a high rate of speed.
CONVINCED WIFE IS DEAD
Dr. John F. Boggess, husband
of the missing Mrs. Ethel Keat
ing Boggess, arrived in Chicago
Boggess was in the city only a
few hours. He left for Colum
bus, 'O., the home of his father-in-law,
T. J. Keating. He is quite
convinced his wife is dead.
Boggess told how, shortly be- night.
fore her disappearance, his wife
asked him about the laws regard
ing attempts at suicide in the va
rious states. She asked if there
were any penalty for aiding a de
spondent person to end his, or
Mrs. Boggess left Kansas City
for Chicago August 2. She was
never seen nor heard from again.
From various clues it is believed
she may have drowned herself in
the Mississippi river.
The dream of Mrs. Bogges'"
life was shattered a few months
ago. She had wished tp become
a great artist. Paralysis struck
her and she lost, the use of her
ARREST GRIP THIEF.
Arthur Saucier, former strike
breaking newsboy for the Jour
nal, was arrested today charged
with the wholesale theft of grips
from the Polk street depot.
Saucier operated with Henry
Sellers and Wm. F. Pennington,
both of whom were sentenced to
six months jn the Bridewell by
Judge Going, yesterday.
Saucier quit 'helping the Jour
nal break the strike of the News
boys' union when the Journal,
during the Republican national
convention, refused longrer to oav
him the regular bonus of $1.50 per