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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 14, 1913, Image 4',
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? Island, HI., foreman 'for "CVR. V& P,
" Ry., died at St. Luke's iiospital from
injuries received Feb. 13.
Roy Gibson, clerk, 6836 Wentworth
av., ned $50 and costs for accosting
Vera Cushman, 16.
Wm. Rause, 230 N. Campbell av.,
sentenced to jail for contributing to
the delinquency of children.
Mark Mclntyre, 49, 905 W. 36th St.,
janitor, arrested charged with steal
ing 3 printing forms from Armour &
i Co. plant m stockyards.'
John Smith, 712 W. 17th St., sui
cide. Gun. Grief over death of
W. W. Tate, 451036 Hayes av., ar
raigned on senous charge preferred
by Miss Maronda Greensweight, 22,
4242 N. 42nd-ct, formerly a maid in
the Tate home. Said he mistreated
her on March 8 while his wife was
Three prisoners at Bridewell found
insane yesterday. Taken to deten
tion hospital R;-Purify, negro, 12 E.
13 St.; T.'Doyle, 5124 Union St., and
George Palmer, Kenbshar Wis.
Five women" and.two men arrested
in raids last night 1550 WV Madison
st. and 2422 W. Madison st.
EIGHT ARE KILLED IN TWO
Omaha, Neb., March Uj-Eigt
persons are reported to have been
lulled and an. equal number injured
in two wrecks on the Union Pacific
railroad west of this city today.
Four pas'sengers were crushed' and
eight were j;ut and bruised, when pas
senger train No. 12 crashed into the
rear of the limited bound from Salt
Lake City to Omaha.
The dead: Edith Honn, Chey
enne, -Wyo.; jB. J. Ousterboutt, Sala
manaca, N, Y.; August Meyers, Long
Beach, Cal.; Mrs. August Meyers,
' Long -Beach, Cal.
O. -R. Ordler, Walker, la., was in
ternally injured and may die.
All the killed and injured were in
$he rear Pullman of the limitedt -. -:
The worst 'blizzard of the year is
raging in the district where the
wreck occurred, and it is believed the
lights on the rear of the limited were
obscured until too late for the en
gineer of the rear train to avert the.
Four men are missing and thought
to be killed in the second wreck,
which occurred near Hearndon, Neb.
Two freight trains crashed together
in a blinding snow storm. Those
missing are an engineer, brakeman
and two stockmen.
HUMAN FREIGHT SKY ROCKET
REFUSED TO WORK
New York, March 14. Rodman
Law, who feels badly all day. if he
doesn't jump off a sky-scraper, preci
pice or two-hundred foot bridge as
an eye-opener,' is swathed is so many
bandages 'today he resembles a
Law yesterday attempted to pull
off a stunt for a moving picture con
cern, the feature to be called "From
New York to Paris in 160 Minutes."
Jules Verne's hero, Ty Qpbb, numer
ous rich men'i sonB and other speed
boys were, to be made to look like
Law's ascent was to he accomplish
ed jh a tiugh rocket, exploded by
means of 800 pounds of powder. His
patent folding parachute was
stranned to his back. He expected to
go up several thousand feet andEen
float gracefully down on the end of
The cloudbuster climber into a cyl
inder at the top of the rocket. There
was a loud explosion. Instead of
shooting skyward Law skidded
across the ground on his face. The
cylinder "had not been made strong'
enough. Law -was unconscious when
picked up. '
"Hell, the damned thing didn't
work," he muttered "peevishly, as.
soon as he recovered his senses.
He will try again as soon as a
strongerrocket is constructed