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BUFFALO THREATENED WITH FAMINE WHEN
EXPRESS CO. EMPLOYES JOIN GIRLS' STRIKE-
THE DAY BOOK
N. D. Cpchran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South" Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 186
Chicago,- Tuesday, May 6, 1913
lthe remarkable inquest over Robert;
hay, killed by tribune auto truck i
lJohn Bowman, the Chauffeur, Is Cleared by Verdict
Which' Says Victim "Ran Into and Fell Under an.
Automobile Owned by The Tribune Co"
What a mere, ordinary, plain, everyday chauffeur gets for running.dbwn
and killing a rich man in Chicago: Fourteen years in the penitentiary and
the title of murderer. j
What a chauffeur for The Tribune gets for running down and killing
a poor maa in Chicago: Freedom and a chance to do, it again.
What a Chicago coroner's jury hands to the relatives of a poor victirrj,
of a Tribune man-killing auto truck by Way of consolation: Blame for tha
dead, man for "running into and falling under an automobile truck owned
by The Tribune Company." .
What said coroner's jury probably would have handed tha victim, had
he lived, for doing -so criminal a thing as "running into and falling un
der an automobile truck owned by The Tribune Company": Fourteen
years in the pen. - v
What the people of Chicago get in their necks: A chance to suffed
still Ipnger the perils caused by trust newspaper auto trucks and horse;
drawn wagons driven through crowded, streets at a criminally recklesk
speed, and ignore all the traffic laws of the city. -
The moral of it all: Never, no matter how gay and joyous you may
feel, "runinto and fall under an autQmobile truck owned by The Tribune
"Company." Some one might pinch you for it if you are killed.
The verdict of the coroner's jury in
the case of Robert S. Hay, killed, at
the corner of Kedzie avenue and
Twenty-second street by a Tribune
auto truck, driven by John Bowman,
at 8:10 p m., Saturday, May 3, 1913:
"We, the jury, find that the de
ceased, Robert 3- Hay, came to his
death from shock and injuries and
hemorrhages caused by running into