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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 05, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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Wm. Jennings Bryan will be one
feature of Chautauqua to be held in
tent, Sheridan rd. and Bryn Mawr av.,
Aug. 30, by North End Woman's club,
resign. Preferred charges against
night force and had cemetery sexton
arrested.
Daniel Murphy, 15, 1955 Seminary
av., fell down stairs Tuesday. Frac
tured skulL Dead.
Neil C. McDougal arrested in
Palmer House on charge of implica
tion in theft of $3,600 worth of jew
elry from Mrs. Mercedes Fullenweider
in Midway Gardens last March.
Mayor Thompson to be headliner
at Kane county Republican rally, Au
rora, Saturday.
NAVAL EXPERTS DIFFER ON
EASTLAND BLAME
Two different experts who have
been experting for tie U. S. govern
ment disagree on the Eastland. J. L.
Ackerman, naval constructor, testi
fied at Redfleld inquiry board yester
day that the Eastland would have
been safe with 2,500 passengers if
she carried water ballast H. H. Ev
ans, naval engineer, formerly in U. S.
service, writes in tie Tribune today
that the Eastland was relatively high
shallow with a high freeboard."
"We would suspect too much
weight high and a low metacentric
height," says Evans. "The story is
that a set of plans for another vessel
was used and cut down by taking 60
feet of straight section out of her
middle. It is now likened to two ice
cream cones end to end.
"She was all bow and stern. We
would suspect a dangerously low
metacentric Testimony confirms
this. The crowd was loaded high,
decreasing whatever metacentric
weight it had."
The working class is loosening up
with more money for the relief fund
than Chicago millionaires, pro rata.
Carpenters' district council gives $500
to relief fund; employes produce
trade, $321; employes Carson, Pirie,
6cott & Co,. $438; section foremen 1
and ward clerks of bureau of streets,
$100; department of gas and electric
ity, $51; National Malleable Castings
Co., $47, and many other likewise.
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GUEST AT GOVERNORS MEET IN
EAST
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Mrs. Frank B. Willis, wife of the
governor of Ohio, will be a guest at
the governors' conference to be held
August 24 to 27 in Boston.
ANNOUNCEMENT
Vest Makers' Local 152, Amalga
mated Garment Workers, to picnic
Saturday, Aug. 7, at Elm Tree Grove.
Einhorm's Federation band, sporting
events and dancing.
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