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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 26, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1',
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SEAMEN ACCUSE U. S. DEPARTMENT
DEATH IN EVERY BLOCK IN CICERO
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 254 Chicago, Monday, July 26, 1915
IN EASTLAND HORROR
Relatives of Victims Say Employes Went on Excursion
Fearing They Would Lose Their Jobs if They
Refused to Go Foremen Sold Tickets to
Employes Working Under Them.
820 bodies recovered.
. 551 missing.
11 bodies unidentified.
1,000 to 1,371 estimated dead.
Overloading caused disaster, say
Hoyne and Moorehouse.
Hoyne's grand jury begins investi
gation. Coroner's and federal grand juries
under way by Thursday.
So far the people have been told
what happened to the employes of
the Western Electric Co. AFTER
they went aboard the steamer East
land. While national, state and municipal
governments are investigating all the
facts concerning the awful loss of
life, it might be in order to find out
WHY many of the empteyes want on