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CLYNE AND U. S. COMMISSIONER
NOW AT ODDS
TJ. S. Dis't Att'y Clyne's office is
again causing worry to the depart
ment of justice at Washington.
There is more talk of a squabble in
volving Clyne. This time it's be
tween Clyne and U. S. Com. Mason.
Mason says he hasn't had a case
from Clyne's office in several
months. Mason is a Republican,
Clyne's a Democrat That's one rea
son given. But Mason says he -will
soon give out other causes. Clyne
recently broke into the limelight by
his effort to get rid of Ass't U. S.
Dis't Att'y Hopkins. Hopkins had
gotten "in bad" with the beef trust
by the fierce manner in which he
handled the cases against the pack
ers. But he managed to smooth that
out by a trip to Washington.
B. & O. ENGINE HITS I. C. TRAIN
ONE DEAD, 4 INJURED
A B. & 0. yard engine backed into
the 11:10 L C. theater train at a grade
crossing of the two roads at 84t st,
S. Chicago, last night.
One dead; four injured.
Peter Kusula, fireman on the I. C.
locomotive, was crushed to death
when the engine turned over on him.
The injured: Frank Clexton, 1401
E. 69th, I. C. engineer; E. M. Alley,
Garrett, Ind., B. & 0. engineer; Thos.
Mill, 9306 Brandon av., B. & 0. fire
man; Peter Eckhart, 9739 Escanaba
av., B. & 0. conductor.
A mix-up in signals is believed re
sponsible for the accident. The B.
& O. crew was ordered held by the
EI Paso, Tex., July 20. Starva
tion is causing death of 50 Mexicans
daily in Guanajuato, Mex., according
to an American arrival here. Hun
ger forced Villista band to attack a
train west of Chihuahua Tuesday,
but a Caranzista guard on the tram
drove the bandits off, capturing eight
and killing several.
HOYNE AFTER COMMERCIAL
TRUCKS IN SPEED CRUSADE
State's Att'y Hoyne is expected to
name an assistant today to handle
a crusade against reckless chauffeurs
responsible for deaths and injuries
in Chicago's streets. It is this era- C
sade that is expected to hit the chauf
feurs of auto trucks owned by com
mercial houses as well as joy riders.
The trust press, whose autos may
be hit by Hoyne's crus&de against
reckless driving, are editorially prais
ing Hoyne's action against joy riders,
but are careful to lay off the auto
truck feature. If an auto truck owned
by any big advertiser kills or crip
ples pedestrians the iews is carefully
left out or buried.
Last night Lever Scott, 509 S. Oak
ley av., who was crushed under the
wheels of a fenderless auto truck
towned by Armour & Co., Tuesday,
died at the Jefferson Park hospital
from his injuries. The trust press
carefully suppressed the name of the
owners of the truck, but printed the
name of L. Johnson, the chauffeur.
The accident occurred at Van Buren
Alfred Pain, 75. 52 W. Elm st, his
wife and Anna Muncie were hit by
the auto of Fred W. Binkman, 1440
Wells st, at Lake Shore drive and
Elm. Brinkman says he was forced
to swerve his car to avoid colliding
with another auto.
Edward H. Higgins, Elgin police
man, and his wife were injured by an
auto owned and driven by Harry
Guey, Chinese merchant, 1763 Cleve
and. Louis Bartels, 3040 Greenview av.,
was badly hurt by an auto containing V
five joy riders at Lincoln and Bel
mont avs. The auto sped away.
Thomas Nagarian, injured Tuesday
night by auto driven by A. J. Osborne,
6319 Greenview av., died at County
The longest time on record for
which a swimmer has remained un
der water is 6 minutes 29 4-5 seconds.