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W1SHART PROBABLY FATALLY
HURT IN ELGIN RACES
Elgin. Reported four spectators
were injured when Wishart's car over
turned. All rushed to St Joseph's
Hospital, this city
Elgin, III., Aug. 22. Spencer Wish
art, New York millionaire auto driv
er, was probably fatalyl injured this
afternoon during the 11th lap of the
Elgin National Trophy race when his
Mercer car turned turtle in the back
stretch. Wishart and his mechanician, J. G.
Jenter, were pinned under the ma
chine. Wishart suffered internal In
juries and a broken leg. Jenter's arm
Wishart's wife was in the grand
stand and hurried to his side.
Wishart was leading at the time
he was hurt.
LOCAL WAR BRIEFS
Mrs. Gertrude Howe Britton has
left London for home, message says.
Nothing known about Mrs. Young,
her companion. Safety feared for.
Peace meeting held , on Steamer
Theodore Roosevelt last night. Chris
tian Endeavor Union host.
Germans of all sects drop church
work to raise money to aid those dis
tressed by war.
Chicago garment makers planning
styles. To rival Paris fashions in
fight for Chicago as style center.
Aid. Ray intends to form relief ex
pedition to rescue Chicagoans held
in Germany by war.
CHARGE JOHN O'KEEFE WITH
ABUSE AND NEGLECT
Charges that John O'Keefe, super
intendent of the Home for Disabled
Railway Men at Highland Park, abus
ed and neglected inmates of the home
were made yesterday by George Mor
ris of 506 Lincoln place, Highland
Pour thousand letters were sent
yesterday by Morris to officials ajtd
members of the grand lodges of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engi
neers, Brotherhood of Railway Train
men, Brotherhood of Locomotive
Firemen and Enginemen and the Or
der of Railroad Conductors. These
four labor organizations have sup
ported the home since its foundation.
O'Keefe denied the charges and
said there had been several attempts
to oust him. He declared that his
place was desired for some favorite
of a certain ring of the organization.
Spokane. Darius Miller, Chicago
head of C, B. & Q. R. R., ill at Glacier
National Park. Physicians rushed
from here. Abdominal trouble.
Grand Rapids, Mich. Deputy
State Food Inspector Wm. J. Mickel
received bomb through mail. Sus
picions aroused by peculiar package.
Opened it carefully, preventing ex
plosion. Turned over to postal
Terre Haute. John E. Lamb, who
may be next U. S. ambassador to
Mexico, is critically 111 at his home
Maiden, Mass. Mrs. Mary Cotton
Redpath, 91, originator of Memorial
Day observance, dead.
R4YING3 OF MR. MOUSE