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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 16, 1913, Image 29',
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r AUTO ACCIDENTS
Pittsburgh. W. N. Burd, Knox
ville, killed instantly when wheel of
auto burst and car turned: over
twice, Mrs. Burd in serious condi
tion. Mrs. Harry Wilson and two
children severely cut and bruised,
Pittsburgh. Accident at sham
I curve on Monroeville road seriously
Injured four of seven men negro
chauffeur, James Walker, offered to
take on auto ride for $10. Walker
disappeared after accident.
Little Rock, Ark. R. B. Malone,
51, wealthy planter, instantly killed.
'Wm. R. Kirby probably fatally in
jured, Robert Malone near death and
cMrs. Kirby is in hospital as result of
Snjuries received when auto turned
, Fresno, Cal. Sister Aloqne, a
aiun, killed and three other sisters
-and a Jap chauffeur badly injured
-when auto turned over.
Pueblo, Col. Frederick Mulnix
and Edith Johnson badly injured
when Mulnix lost control of car and
jt crashed into side of house.
, Fresnor Cal, Two men and girl
.killed when two motorcycles collided.
- Trinidad, Col. Five men injured,
one probably fatally when auto car
rying five men charged through
guard rail of bridge and fell 18 feet
upon the tracks below.
- New York. Two persons dead,
eight injured as result of auto acci
dents Sunday. Abraham Freidfelt
run down and killed while playing in
(front of his home. Philip Vivion, a
chauffeur, died from injuries received
-while cranking, a machine. He was
struck in the' stomach when the
crank flew back. Eight persons in
jured in various parts of the city.
i Wabash, Ind. Alfred Lanowe,
prosperous farmer, 54, instantly kill
ed and two others Injured when auto
; "Auburn, Neb. Seven persons In
jured when two autos collided at
jturn of the road. The cars driven by
Del Vandeventer and Marion Baker
were going "t!5 miles jan, hour wbetfj
tho. accident Qccurred and both ma
chines were reduced to junk.
Unknown man struck by auto load
of joyriders. The clothing of the
victim became entangled in the rear
axle and he was dragged 100 feet.
Occupants pf machine escaped.
FIREMEN SERIOUSLY INJURED
IN FIGHTING BtAZE
Capt. John L. Flood, Engine Co.
101; John J. O'Brien,. Engine Co. 51,
and T. St Lawrence, 5963 S. Hal
sted street, were injured, Flood prdh
ably fatally, in a flr6 which started In
a barn in the rear of 5942 S. Halsted
street, and spread to thre"e apart
Smoke filled the Englewood Hos
pital and a panic among patients was
narrowly averted. The entire block
in which the apartment buildings are
located was threatened.
The burned buildings, each three
stories high, occupied by 12 fami
lies, were 5944-40-38 S. Halsted
Five horses were burned to death
in the barn where the blaze started.
The entire damage was $70,000.
Both of the firemen were hurt
while fighting the fire in '5944.' St
Lawrence was burned about the head
and body trying to rescue horses
from the burning barn.
Capt. Flood, while directing his
men, stepped onto a rear porch. The
charred timbers collapsed, and he
was plunged to the ground. It was
at first thought he was dead. At the
hospital he was found to have three
ribs fractured, a dislocated shoulder
and internal injuries.
O'Brien was fighting the fire on
the third floor when a skylight came
loose and fell on him. He was un
conscious from smoke and loss of
blood when rescued. An artery in
his left wrist was severed.
On medical recommendation the
Italian government has prohibited
hypnotism hx theaters.
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