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PASSENGER HITS - FREIGHT
ONE' MAN KILLED
Four persons were injured, one
fatally, when a Grand Trunk passen
ger train, inbound, -crashed into a
Wabash freight train. atForty-ninth
and Ada streets today. Steel coaches,
railroad officials say, prevented a ter
rible loss of life.
James Breen, 43, Chicago, brake
man of the freight train, sustained a
fractured skull and internal injuries
and will die.
Marley Burns, Chicago, switch
man, who attempted .to flag the on
coming passenger train, was pinned
under the debris and his left leg
Mrs. J! J. Jump and Mrs. S: A.
Funkington, both of St. Paul, were
the only passengers injured. They
suffered painful bruises and were
hysterical when removed to a down
The Grand Trunk passenger train
was several hours late, and accord
ing to eyewitnesses was speeding
through the outskirts at 50 miles, an
hour. Its big locomotive plowed
through the middle of a freight train
of thirty cars.
WORTH INGTON JAILED
John Worthington, head of the de
funct American Banking Association,
was found yesterday and today is re
posing in jail.
Shortly after Worthington's cap
ture a surprise was handed when the
United States postal authorities
caused the arrest of Harry H.
Thomas, bond and stock broker, on
a charge of fraudulent use of the
mails. In connection with this charge,
it is claimed that the Central Savings
Bank of Waterloo, la., was swindled
out of $7,000. Worthington is said
to be involved in this case.
An investigation will be made to
find whether Thomas was a partner
of Worthington in the deal or
whether he was( duped into becoming
a party to it, . .
By Jim Manee.
At early morn and late at night
- He's hustling 'bout the town.
Wherever there is sickness, why
This man is hanging 'round.
With grip in hand he" calls"' on you, ,-.
Your ailments then you tell,
And if the act . is possible
The doctor makes you well.
P. S. "Take two of-these after
o o- .
. OF .COURSE NOT
2 r .
First - Critic r wonder what the
artist was trying to convey in this
Second Critic I am sure I don't
First Critic Let us ask that gen
tleman over there.
Second Critic Sh-h ! No; that's,
the artist. He wouldn't know.
The sweetest cordial we receive at
Is conscience of our virtuous actions
past. Sir John Denham.
Cloudy, Tuesday and Wednesday;