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MAN IS DYING AFTER
DOZEN KILLED, SCORE
AtCIDENT IN BOSTON
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VOL. 3, NO. 194
Chicago, Friday, May 15, 1914 v
WABASH AV. BRACED TO HEAD OFF
DANGER TO PUBLIC AND "L"
Commissioner McGann Takes Action on Wabash Ave
nue In Front of Fields Moves To Prevent Burst'
ing of Water Main Danger Lessened.
"There is no danger to the public
by the condition of Wabash avenue
in front of Marshall Fie.ld's," said
Commissioner of Public Works Law
rence E. Mctfann today.
"Whatever danger there was has
been eliminated," he continued. "We
notified th,em to brace the street
when they started sinking the
foundation on the Wabash avenue
side. TJiere is always sinking when
a big building goes up. We also" or
dered the UL" -companies to grade
their structure at that point. On
account of the laying of the founda
tion there has been a sinking of
from 18. to 24 inches at various
places. However, I feel satisfied there
is no danger to the water main'on
Wabash avenue. Any danger that
might have been there has passed."
Yesterday officials of the city visit
ed the places where it was thought
danger might exist and, after watch
ing the repair work, left feeling coa-