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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
TWO MORE PLANTS FOLLOW FORD'S LEAD
MAY FORCE MEAT MEN TO COME THROUGH
WOLGAST PUTS IT OVER ON JOE RIVERS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. P. Cochran, gsgggl Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. Jgg zygomatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.3, NO: 99 Chicago, Saturday, Jan. 24, 1914 ONE CENT
LABOR-SAVING MACHINE CRUSHE
OUT A LIFE IN BIG PLANT
Worker at Montgomery Ward. &. Co, Plant Ground to
Death In Monster Peanut Roasting MachineHuge
Flywheel Which Buzzed On As He Worked On
Bulletin.. , "
The coroner's jury cause;fpr
further- Investigation into the .death
of Charles Knoelt ivtHe; Montgomery
Ward pjant by returning' an ropen' ver
dict: . ," ;
The mighty yilw'r-vlngma'cliui-ery
in, &e Montgomery ard Co.
plant at Clilckgo avenue and'Lar
rabee whirled .a,- man jto a. horrible
The' man, Charles Knoelt, 50, sur
rendered hlsVlife, that orie of the big
peanut roasting machines might itot
Joke's rVol&Wff,' " -
Knoelt-was instructed to fix a
hanger "near the top'o'f the machine
near the; fly wheel. Jle mounted a
ladder betweenbeamiand th revolv
ing shaft which was making six hun
dred revolutions a minute.
While. lie'- was' at work, on t the
hanger .there was! pnly four inches
between . .him and? the dangerous
shafts. But 'oth'er'workmen had heen
forced work in thisprecrious posi-.
tiori. To refuse would- have probably
meant one's job.
On the floor below" an employe
named Dennis watched him. Knoelt
was forced: to bend over slightly in
ojrtfer tcaJust jiart f the franker,,