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FENDERLESS AUTO TRUCKS ADD
TO THEIR LARGE LIST
The new barometer for Chicago
Cold and windy weather brings
Cold and poverty brings crime.
Warm, fair weather brings many
deaths and accidents from fenderless
auto trucks and from speeding auto
mobiles. So Wednesday the weather man,
assisted by the f. a. t: and the s. a.,
killed two little boys and injured two
Paul Pegram, 5, 524 E. 44th, killed
by fenderless auto truck of C. Jevne,
society grocers, Michigan blvd. and
Robt Kiesling, 9, killed by ma
chine of John D. Thompson, pres.
Model Chandelier Co.
Mrs. P. J. Kinzie, 6142 Champlain
av., tried to learn how to drive a car.
Wm. Donnelly, 9, 6332 Evans av., is
seriously hurt in hospitaL
Wm. Behrse, 4, 856 N. Homan,
skull fractured by car. Ralph Moore,
driver, not held.
AND NOT ONE PAPER NAMES
The Consumer's Co., which has ri
valed State street department stores
in trust press advertising during the
past few months, had a favor hand
edto it by the subsidized press yester
day. It was of the sort that the pa
pers are giving the department stores
A big auto truck owned by the
coal and ice "trust" smashed into a
street car at Monroe and State street
severely injuring two people and
bruising a dozen.
The afternoon papers without ex
ception printed the story of the
accident but are also protecting the
Consumer's Company from notoriety
in the matter.
Ben. Jennings, 4903 S. State sL,
and Edward Derka, 855 N. Clark st,
were the injured men. They were
rassencers on tue car. .1
DIRECTS OFFENSE AGAINST
Gen. Cadorna is the commander
in chief of the Italian army, which is
now engaged in important battles
with the Austrians. Gen. Cadorna
has moved his headquarters to Trent
from where he is 'directing efforts to
stem the Austrian advance.
REFUSE COAST ARTILLERY FOR
Washington, May 26. That Gen.
Furiston had requested additional
coast artillery for border service and
has been refused was confirmed at
the war department today. The ex
planation for the refusal was that
the coast artillery branch felt it
could not strip the coast defenses
further than has already been'done.
Administration men said today
Gein. Funston has sufficient forces
to meet the situation on the border.
Mr. Sekoder, New York, will lec
ture Workers' Inst., 920 S. Ashland,
Sat, 8 p. m., "The Co-operative
Movement" Mr. Marmor lectures
for Jitomirs 8 p. m., Fri., "The So
cialist Schools,. fat.CMdtexu"