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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 29, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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NOON EDITION
ONE CENT,
LABOR WANTS PART IN FEDERAL QUIZ
FEDERAL STATUTES BLOCK STATE ACTION
NEW EVIDENCE GIVEN OF OVERCROWDING
'THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL 4, NO. 257 Chicago, Thursday, July 29, 1915
398
CORONER'S JURY PUTS
BLAME ON SK MEN
FOR DISASTER
Eastland Owners and Steamship Inspectors- field on
Manslaughter Charges Federal Bureau Declared
Lax Department of Justice Appealed To.
A coroner's jury composed of Chi
cagoans,wifch the aid of the state's at
torney, answered the claims of Sec'y
of Commerce Redfield that the fed
eral inspection service, is faultless in
the Eastland disaster. Robert Reid
and Charles Eckliffe of Grand Haven,
Mich., U. S. local steamboat inspec
tors, -were held to the-grand jury -for
manslaughter.
Early today, after an all-night de-
verdict which named the following:
Robert Reid, United States steam
boat inspector, with headquarters at
St Joseph, Mich. t
C. C. Eckliff, United States inspec
tor of steamboat boilers, with head
quarters at St Joseph.
William H. Hull, vice president and
general manager of the St Joseph
Chicago Transportation Co., owner
of the Eastland.
W. K. Creenebaurrj, general nran-
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