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DOCTOR SUES SIEGEL, COOPER &
CO. FOR ACCIDENT IN
Another department store which
handles its patrons in the dangerous
moving stairway drew a lump to
day when Dr. George Fosberg of
1504 E. 53rd sL filed suit against
Siegel, Cooper & Co. Dr. Fosberg
had his ankle severely wrenched in
one of the escalators.
According to attorneys, A. A.'
House and C. C. Spencer, Fosberg
tried the moving stairway in Siegel's
because the elevators were over
crowded. On the way up his foot
caught in the machine, and before he
pulled it out his leg was severely hurt
Only yesterday Margaret Anderson
sued the Boston Store because of an
injury she sustained In a similar man
ner. She had her skirt torn off b)
the machine and was thrown to the
ground, say her attorneys, Lynn and
CLOSE PACKING PLANT FOR
Part of the plant of Christ Ickes
Provision Co., 648 N. Wells St., was
closed yesterday by the health de
partment because of Unsanitary con
ditions. It is a packing house.
An inquiry over the phone today
brought out the following conversa
tion: "Is this Superior 5118?" (The
Ickes plant number)
"Is this a Sulzberger & Co. plant?"
"Yes. It is."
The Sulzberger firm was 'taken
over by Wilson & Co., which is ad
vertising very heavily.
Manager Vogel of tb,e Ickes plant
later denied that the Ickes firm was
connected with Sulzberger's or Wil
son & Co.
DROPS DEAD IN ARMOUR PLANT
Working hard in the hot packing
plant of Armour & Co., Mike Rava
lack, a laborer, dropped to the floor
this moraine and before doctors
could reach him died of heat and ex
haustion. Armour officials ordered another
laborer into his place and had the
body, removed to 3128 Lincoln av.,
where the victim's family lives.
Frank Bielanack died of the heat
in the knife works at the McCormick
The Examiner and American are
still being panned by the rest of the
trust press because they backed the
charges of Dr. H. J. Haiselden that-
conditions In the Lincoln colony iqi
the feeble-minded were rotten.
The Hearst papers pulled a scoop
and the rest of them are trying to
throw the Btory down. Meanwhile
they are all giving Haiselden publicity.
Unless the Trib is a little more
careful of what It prints about con
ditions In the militia camps down by
the border, some of its correspondent-soldiers
may come marching
Fen. Funston called them liars and
pests yesterday and said the next one
that faked would be court-martialed.
Why blame the reporters? May
be the Trib sent them down there to
get a knock on the way the Demo
cratic administration runs its army.
WARRANT OUT FOR JANITOR
FOR TAKING JOB MONEY
A warrant for the arrest of Chas.
Mikaitis, said to be in charge of the
janitors of the Potter bldg., Taylor
and Western av., was today sworn
out by the office of labor agency su
pervision, R. J. Knight, chief in
spector. John Winarowski made affidavit to
Knight that he gave Mikaitis $25 for
promotion to the job of janitor and
that after 10 days' work Mikaitis
then fired him and never gave his