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CHICACOAN DIES FROM TRAIN
Cleveland, March 31. With death
of Albert Keller, Chicago, in an Ely
ria hospital the toll of Amherst wreck
where three crack New York Central
trains smashed up stood at 27 today.
Two other victims, George Prymmer,
Cleveland and Wilbur Mohoney, To
ledo, are in a very serious condition
and may not recover.
Ten badly mangled bodies still lay
in the Amherst morgue unidentified.
With Albert Ernst, Amherst tower
man, already absolved from blame by
railroad officials, it was expected that
an attempt would be made to fasten
the blame for the disaster on Herman
Hess, engineer of the second section
of No. 86, which crashed into the
BITS OF NEWS
Pdlice Chief Healey will ask coun
cil finance committee for appropri
ation for nine more police captains
When Albert Trister demanded
that four autoists pay after eating at
his restaurant, 3432 W. 12th, they
shot at him. He shot back. They
escaped with several holes in auto
Man giving name of Harry Hillis
stuck gun in face of Cashier C. M.
Beach, Thompson's restaurant, Ran
dolph and Clark, jn lieu of 10 cents
for sandwiches. Beach chased him.
Dr. I. H. Holloway, ambulance
surgeon, Desplaines station, report
ed theft of his touring car.
Appointment of Dr. W. E. Caldwell
as successor to Dr. Theo B. Sachs
as head of municipal tuberculosis
sanitarium confirmed by council by
vote of 57 to 1.
That shooting is a most popular
sport among the foreign residents of
Shanghai is shown bY the fact that,
Out of a total foreign population of
about 15,000" there are seven shoot
ing, clubs with 754 members.
Trade union class resistance will be
discussed at meeting of Douglas Park
Y. P. S. L., Douglas Inst, 3352 W.
12th, Sat, 8 p. m.
Card party and dance, United
Order of Patriotic Americans, Sat
night, Boydston's hall, 4227 Cottage
Socialist Women's league, meets
Sat, 2:30 p. m., 811 Masonic Tem
ple. Emil Kuhne, 27th ward candidate
for alderman, will speak. Women
ward organizers will make reports.
Lecture: "The Labor Class and So
cialism," Dr. B. M. Madler, for Y. P.
S. L. Young People's Literary Ed
ucational club, Sat, 8 p. m., Lawn
dale school, 3216 W. 12th.
Liberal Circle will give card party,
Sun., 5:30 p. m., Lawndale hall, 3437
Ogden av. Proceeds to charity.
On account of the increased de
mand for leather caused by the war
the use of sea lion hides for leather
has been proposed in Canada. Al
ready one British Columbian factory,
it is reported, has made excellent
gloves, belting and - other articles
from these hides.
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