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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 26, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 31',
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DRAGGING EASTLAND VICTIM FROM WATER
Police Lifting From Bowels of Death Ship Body Located by Diver
"My wife and I were in main deck
when boat listed," says George din
ger. "We grasped railing with score
of others and held on while water
poured into boat below us. Many,
after holding five minutes, tired and
with screams, dropped into the water
below, never to rise. We were res
cued when holes were cut into deck
over our heads.
Three women floated to Fifth av.
before being rescued by boats, says
J. W. Puhrmann, 2419 Orchard sL
Lake boats run on scheduled time.
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