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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 2',
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"Only a, year ago Mrs. Robins, for
instance, had a great human mes
sage she was delivering to the strik
ing glove workers on the picket lines
of the Herzog factories on-the west
side of Chicago. On the reception
committee which greeted the Billion
Dollar Special yesterday was Mrs.
Julius Rosenwald, whose husband' is
part owner of the factory where Mrs.
Robins was fighting the police of
Chicago who were defending the
property of Mrs. Rosenwald's hus
band. "Mrs. Daniel Guggenheim and
other women whose husbands are
the big men of Wall street were on
the train when it left New York. But
they quit the train and left on it only
a few earnest women who arrived
yesterday and went this morning
after getting a cold shoulder in Chi
ciga. Why did the millionaires' wives
who started on the train depart so
suddenly? Was it because the ridic
ulous picture is made early became
apparent to its managers? These are
fhe contributors who paid for the
"Mrs. John D. Archbold, Standard
Oil; Mrs. J. Ogden Armour, Beef
Trust; Mrs. Robert' Bacon, Morgan;
Mrs. George B. Cortelyou, N. Y. Cy.
Gas; Mrs. Henry P. Davidson, Mor
gan; Mrs. T. Coleman Du Pont, Pow
der Trust; Mrs. Simon Guggenheim,
Mrs. Daniel Guggenheim, Smelter
Trust; Mrs. John Hays Hammond,
mines and oil; Mrs. Otto Kahn, Kuhn,
Loeb & Co.; Mrs. Herbert Satterlee,
daughter J. P. Morgan; Mrs. Henry
Seligman, Morgan; Mrs. Theodore
Shonts, N. Y. Interborough; Mrs.
Cornelius Vanderbilt, N. Y. Central;
Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, Sugar Trust;
Mrs. Mary Harrftrian Ramsey, daugh
ter E. H. Harriman; Mrs. Bernard H.
Ritter, N. Y. Staats Zeitung; Miss
Anne Morgan, daughter J. P. Mor
gan; Alice Roosevelt Longwortb;
Mrs. W. H. Crocker, Calif, mines;
Mrs. Wm. Einstein, Rarifan Woolen
Mills; Mrs. Phoebe Hearst Home- 1
stake Mines, newspapers, Mexican
"There are the nameETl had in
mind when I called the train a Billion
Dollar Special and said that if we
left off the Miss and Mrs. from in
front of the women's names it would
sound like a directory of the men
who dominate Wall street and Ameri
TWO EXPECTED TO DIE
RESULT OF "L" CRASH
Seven passengers were badly hurt,
two of them expected to die, when a
south-bound Jackson Park "L" train
was sideswiped by a north-bound
Evanston express "L" at the Sherwin
av. crossing of the Northwestern ele
vated line shortly after noon today.
The south-bound track is out of
order at that section, so trains from
both ways have been switching back
and forth. The Jackson park car
was switching over when the Evans7
ton express sailed into it, hitting the
third coach of the train.
The coach was knocked off the
track, but did not topple over qr
leave the trestle. Passengers were
panic-stricken and sought to escape
through, the train doors and win
The seven who were hure were vic
tims of flying splinters or were
caught in the wild rush for safety.
Two of the seven are expected to die.
They were taken to St Francis hos
pital in Evanston.
BITS OF NEWS
..Plans for sewage disposal station
covering 25 acres near Speedway
racetrackr-will be started by sanitary
Twelve arrested. Believed to know
something of operations of auto
Firemen fought blaze in Riel's
photo studio, 12 stories above street,
in Tower bldg. Damage $600.
Prairie club will leave on 9:15 I. C.
train tomorrow for Meadow Brook,
Ind., to "hike" over the dunes.