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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 03, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 29',
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Camden, N. J. All fire houses
thrown open to homeless during bliz
Syracuse, N. Y. Practically iso
lated from the world through bliz
Racine, Wis. Mass meeting of Ar
menians called to protest against
claims of social settlement worker,
B. Varjabediaii, Chicago, that coun
trymen in' Racine were in distress and
many starving, ended in fight.
Racine, Wis. Police force huntinfi
man who entered drug store and ask
ed for ointment. Smallpox.
Classboro, N. J. James Powers,
52, struck by snoy plow. Both legs
cutoff. Will die.
Penn ifann, N. Y. Engine and
biiuw piuw uii iew iuik veiurai nun
road jumped tracks. Five injured.
Albany, N. Y. "Running on sched
ule of Providence was way Supt.
Fripp, New York Central lines, char
acterized train service in N. Y. state
Bucyrus, 0. With case contain
ing high explosives hidden behind
coal, Frank Hennecke, 53, prominent
electrician, fell. Instantly killed by
WHAT THE COUNCIL DID
Received a communication from
the Chicago Bureau of Public Effi
ciency making charges of pay-roll
"padding" in city attorney's pffice.
Adopted a resolution askfng for a
thorough investigation of the wait
Directed the judiciary committee
to consider amendments to ordi
nances which would prohibit the dis
play of "family entrance" signs and
booths andwinerooms in saloons.
Passed an ordinance providing for
the construction of a $10,000,000
freight yard at Clearing.
Asked the finance committee to
consider a proposition from the com
missioner of public works to move
the Madison street bridge to Monroe ,
street while a new span is being built
at 1h6 first namPd thoroughfare.
Passed an ordinance revoking the
franchise rights of the Chicago &
Oak Park Elevated Railroad in Aus
tin, and also directed the police de
partment to station policemen at the
company's grade crossings in that
SIXTEEN REPORTED DEAD IN N.
Y. CITY COMPLETELY TIED UP.
New York, March 3. The blizzard
of the last two days has completely
tied up New York, and sixteen per
sons are reported dead.
The city is at the mercy of fire
havoc, as fire alarm signals have
been destroyed in four boroughs and
firemen are patrolling beats. Milk
trains have been stalled, ancf the big
milk concerns lost at least 80 per
cent of their supply.
A coal famine is threatened in
parts of the city because, of the traffic
block caused by congested streets,
which are almost impassable after a
snowfall of between thirteen and
fourteen inches since yesterday
Philadelphia, Pa., March 3. Thir
teen deaths due to the storm are re
ported from here and surrounding
sections. The first train to reach
here, from New York city arrived at
1:35 yesterday afternoon, having
taken 21 hours and 35 minutes to
niake the run ordinarily made in two
MRS. BLOOR AND "BIG ANNIE"
ARE HERE TO RAISE MONEY
Mrs. Ella Reeves Bloor, who has
been connected with organization
work for more than twenty years, is
in Chicago, accompanied by Annie
Clemenc, the Joan1 of Arc of'th Calu
met copper strike, to raise money for
Mrs. Bloor and Annie Clemenc will
address various meetings throughout
the cltjr during this week.