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Do' not cross in front of a moving vehicle; wait until It has
Danger signals from automobiles and cars are meant for you.
Poller skating in the roadway is dangerous.
Childrerushould not hitch on any moving vehicle.
The dangerto girls in riding on motorcycles is very serious.
IB, The majority of accidents to school children do not happen -when they
are going to SCHOOl or? returning irom bcuoui. mere ut great uiwger iu
playing backward and forward across the streets, running across the street
in the evening, hurrying to the show or to the store, trying to overtake com
panions, or running after a hat.
Primary teachers should warn children every day upon dismissal.
Mothers should remind their children, especially the younger ones,
of Mrs. Young's suggestions each morning as they start off to school.
Three children and an aged woman comprised yesterday's addition to
the long list of injured.
Two of the children and the woman will probably die.
Little six-year-old Frances G. Nelson, 355 B. 47th street, was ground
beneath the wheels of a heavy touring car while crossing Grand boulevard
at 47th street She was rendered unconscious. A policeman picked her'up
tand she was rushed to the Chicago Hospital Little hope is held for her
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f driven by John DeGroff, 4828 Evans avenue.
George Varrelman, 8, of p.516 Bryn Mawr avenue, was struck by an
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He was rushed to Ravenswood Hospital. He will die.
The car was driven by Edgar W. Burchard, treasurer of the Coat &
i Burchard Co., 29 S. LaSalle street
Benjamin Uttal, six .years old, 2239 Grand avenue, was struck and
badly injured at Grand avenue and N. Oakley boulevard by a car driven by
Howard Schelbauer, 3322 N. Campbell avenue. The child has a chance for
JVIrs. Bridget Dunn, 65, 18 E. Chicago avenue, is expected to die from in
juries sustained when she was struck by a machine at Chicago avenue and
Cass street. The car was driven by John Hughes, 746 W. North avenue.
The woman was rushed to the Policlinic Hospital.
Coroner Hoffman's suggestions as an aid in preventing accidents are
as follows: ' '
If you see a speeding motorist,
If you see a careless automobolist,
If you see a reckless locomotive engineer,
If you see an intoxicated teamster, chauffeur or engineer,
Telephones drop a postal to the Public Safety Commission
the nickel or penny may save a life. It might be your own.
In addition to the other accidents a. tragedy was narrowly averted
vhen an automobile containing three men. crashed into a limousine near
'the bridge over the Lincoln Park lagoon. . v
II' Mrs. W. H. Allport and her daughter, Helen, of Bellevue place,-were in
sr the limousine. They were badly shaken up. "
The occupants of the other automobile were arrested. . .At the East)
Chicago avenue station they gave the names ot F. E. Fowler, 2210 Wabash
avenue; Ike Carter, 1235 State street, and H. Branch, 1235 State street
The police 'say the Tnnrere; intoxicated. N