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FIRE IN PANORAMA BLDG.
In a fire that gutted the Pan
orama building, Wabash avenue
and Hubbard court, this after
noon, James O'Neil was probably
The fire broke out in the upper
part. Itygained rapid headway.
A 2-11 call was followed by-a 4-11,
which called out every fire engine
and truck jn the downtown sec
tion. O'Neil had been sleeping in the
upper part of the building, the
only access to which is by a "run
way. Half suffocated "with smoke,
he awakened and tried t& get
downstairs. He stumbled and
fell, suffering burns about the
head, neck and shoulders.
pireman Frank J. O'Connor, of
engine company No. 40, dragged
out O'Neil's unconscious body.
O'Neil was taken to St. Luke's
hospital, but little hope is ex
pressed for his recovery. He
lives at 1007 South State street.
When O'Neil first recovered
consciousness he said there still
were fifteen or twenty men in the
building. Firemen forced their
way through the fiercely burning
building, but could find no bodies.
Fireman P. D. Brandt, truck 6,
suffered a severed artery of the
right wrist in a fall of glass. He
was attended by Mrs. Dr. J. S.
Schaefer, 3415 Indiana ave., one
of the corps recruited for the
Spanish war by Clara Barton. -""Lieut.
TDillon, of Engine Co.
No. 10, fell from the slanting roof
of the building to the sidewalk,
He landed on his feet, and was
badly shaken up.
LATE NEWS. .
Detroit, Mich. Women in alt
parts of the, state have begun
active campaign to get ballot.
Baltimore, Md. Virginia,
Craft and Ruby Lilley, both 18,' -who
escaped from Maryland
School for Girls, captured.
Cheyenne, Wyo. Burt Dalton,
notorious outlaw, captured at Big
Sands, Utah, by detectives who
have been trailing hi msince he
escaped from Evanston, Wyo.,
Dalton was awaiting trial for
murder of police marshal.
Salt Lake City, Utah. 14 girls,
testified that they were beaten at
state industrial school.
One girl declared that superin
tendent had stripped her waist
down and flogged her with heavy;
Louisville, Ky. Catholic Press
Ass'n in session preliminary to
convention of American Federa
tion of Catholic societies.
Washington. Senate refused"
to pass steel tariff bill over Pres
ident Taft's veto.
Detroit, Mich. "Gyp the
Blood" attd "Lefty Louie," alleg
ed Rosenthal murderers, reported
Mahogany trees do not attain
their full growth until they have
reached the age of-200' years.
Unsettled, with showers to
night or Saturday for Chicago,
and vicinity; somewhat warmer
Saturday: moderate east to
J southeast winds.
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