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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 22, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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EIGHT INDICTED IN EASTLAND QUIZ
N. Y. CAR DROPS 30 FEET -6 KILLED
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.4, NO. 303 Chicago, Wednesday, Sept 22, 1915
398
DOES CHICAGO WANT
SUBWAYTRAGEDIES?
They Would Come if Underground Travel Were Used,
Say Business Men and Officials "Congestion Is
Criminal" Aid. Block and Tomaz
Deuther Talk,
"Congestion is criminal and if Chi
cago builds a subway, as the loop in
terests want her' to, we may expect
to reap what New York is now har
vesting horrible catastrophies," To
maz Deuther, president of the Great
er Chicago Federation, told a Day
Book reporter when he heard of the
subway accident in New, York this
morning.
"The caving in of Randolph street
when the new Marshall Field annex
was being built, the sinking of the
level of the downtown streets are
warnings from the elements to be
careful. The loop is built on mud and
water. We may expect one of the
most awful disasters in history, lor
in spite of what the subsoil experts
tell us, there has been too much'pret,
sure brought to bear on this 'mush.'
Some day one of these twenty-story
skyscrapers is going to collapse.
Then we can collect another fund for
the victims." i
Deuther cites the Iroquois fire and
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