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NOON EDITldN " - NQQN EDITION
"THIS GOVERNMENT SHOULD BACK UP AND
START OVER AGAIN ON PANAMA TOLLS"
' SAYS HERBERT QUICK. J
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N.D. Cochran, agjga&v ' Tel. Monroe 353. :
Editor and Publisher. C Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3,, NO. 36
Chicago, Saturday, Nov. 8; 1913
ASSENGER LINERS TOY WITH LIVE
OF PLEASURE SEEKERS ON BOARD
Freighters Required to Cariy Lifeboats for All on Board,
While passenger Boats, Are Not-Kind Fate Has
Prevented Afore Slocum-and Titanic Disasters
k Yet Ship Owners. Fight Seamen's Bill,
Sen. LaPollette's seamen's bill has'served to" bring forcibly tomind the
Imminent danger fo lalce -boat passengers under the -present laws. It has
only been a kirid fate that has saved passengers on the Great Lakes, boats
from beings victims of a tragedy of thje, magnitude ofthe Gen. Sloc'um dis
aster and, proportionately, ofthe Titanic.
I?or bright -now, tinder the present law, freight vessels arerequired to
carry sufficient life boats to accommodate every oneon board, while pas
senger vessels are permitted to operate without lifeboats for all.
Chicago is the most Important excursion boat cltyJn the United States
ontsideif New York- t-T-he- Day Bookj yesterday,, printed a list of disasters
and near-disaste'rs in which Great Lakessteamerehave figured. There are
many, others." (- - , ' r
TToltosving are names' of 'a number of steamers lost "with all hands on
the Great Lakes since' 1301; each foundered during'' bad weather, all on
board, being los - " ' f
' Baltimore, Lake Huponj-HudsontakQi SuperioPf Bannockburn, Lake