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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 13, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 1',
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?NOON. EDITION - . NOON EDITION
WARDEN ALLEN OF JOLIETSAYS HE DOESN'T
FORGET CONVICTS ARE HUMAN BEINGS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.'
Tel. Monroe 353. " -Automatic
By Mail, 50 Cents a fyfontfh
VOL. 2, NO. 296 Chicago, Saturday, Sept. 13, 1913
SAVE THE CHILDREN FROM DEATH IN
THE STREETS BY WARNING THEM
Mrs. Ella Fla'gg Young, Superintendent Public Schools,
and-Coroner Hoffman Issue List of Warnings-Hope
'to Cut Down Automobile Deaths and Injuries
Three May Die From Friday s Accidents. ' i
Through the craze for speed by reckless drivers, Chicago streets have
become a death pit, not only for the hundreds of school children who muSt
cross numerous streets every day, but also to the oldgr pedestrians. IT
Every time you pick up a newspaper you read about some little child
or some elderly person being run down and either killed or terribly injure.
And in about ninety per cent of the cases the driverof the machine is re
leased. The killing or in jury, is called an accident.
It is very easy for a child to dart around the back of an automobile or
street car direetly into the path of another automobile.1 In thse cases, the
driver of the automobile, no. matter how fast or how slow he- is running,
has little chance to avoid hitting the child.
So numerous have the accidents become lately that Mrs.Ella Flagg
Young, superintendent of the schools, and Coroner Hoffman have been
moved to issue warnings to pedestrians. . ,
'Mrs. Young's warning is directed mainly to school children, school
teachers and the parents of school children. It is to the end tjhat fewer
children will be crippled or killed upon the streets. This is her warning:
Cross the streets at regular crossings, not in the middle of the
Look in all directions before crossing the streets'