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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 13, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 1',
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' NOON EDITION
CITY COUNCIL COM
MITTEE FAVORS THE
THE MM BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N.- D. Cochran, -ga5s- . Te, Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. GP: Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St." 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3; NO. 140
Chicago, Friday, March 13, 1914
A FIVE YEAR-OLD YOUNGSTER IS THE
LIFESAVING HEROIN BIG FIRE
He Rescued His T wo Baby Brothers From Fiery Death
"I Dragged 'm Out By ihe Hair," Jfe 5ays,
"and Ya Oughter Hear 'Em Holler!"
DaMas, Tex., March 13. Two little.!
boys, locked in. the nursery of their
borne here, and trapped there by
flames which soon destroyed the en
tire house, were saved by a big, brave
man their 5-year-old- brother, Jim
my! Jimmy had to save them! His
mother, Mrs. James Teeling, had
made him promise to take care of
them. She, had gone down town to
do some afternoon' shopping. And. to
keep the .children absolutely "safe,"
she had locked all three in the nur
sery. She had .hardly left when Jim
my smelt smoke. He ran. to the door, I
and pounded on it and screamed for
help. But no one came. When he
turned, he saw flames already break
ing into the room around the base
His little brothers, crying with fear,
ran into a corner. Jimmy pounded
harder and called louder for help, but
without answer. Then, trembling
with his terrible responsibility for the
little ones, he gathered the courage of
a grown, man from very desperation.
.He ran to the window and pounded
out the panes. Unmindful of the cuts
pn his little .doubled-up fists, he rush
ed back to little 'Patrick, aged 2y2