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LASTEDITION. ,,.,., : , . . . LASTEDITION .
THE BUYER FROM CACTUS CITY, BY O. HENRY,
APPEARS IN THIS ISSUE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless 'Daily Newspaper.
N. D Cochran, gggEftv- Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. Tagg Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St. '398 By Mail, 50 Cento a Month.
VOL. 2r NO.-296 Chicago, Saturday, Sept. 13, 1913 y ONE CENT
SAVE THE CHILDREN FROM DEATH IN
THE STREETS BY WARNING THEM
Mrs, Ella Flagg 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,
4 Through the craze for speed by reckless drivers, Chicago streets have
become a death pit, not only for the hundreds of school ghildren who must
cross numerous streets every day, but also to the older pedestrians.
Every time yoa pick up a .newspaper you read about some little child
or some elderly person being run down and either killed, or terribly injured.
And in about ninety per "cent of the cases the driver of the machine is re
leased. The killing or injury is called an accident.
It is very easy for a child to dart around the back of an automobile or
street car directly into the path of another automobile. In these cases, the
driver of the automobile, no matter how fast or how slow he is running,
has Tittle 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. i
Mrs. Youngls warningJis directed mainly to school children, school
each.ers and the parents of school children. It is to the end that fewer
, children, will be, crippled or-Jdlled" upon the streets. This is her warning;
Crossthe streetsat regular-crossings, not in themiddle of ihe
block. , . ,,r &
Look inall directions ibBfcwcwssjhs the streets. ' - r.4"
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