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FEAR RIOTS OVER HIGH FOOD COST
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.6, NO. 123 Chicago, Wednesday, February 21, 1917 398
MAN (RUSHED 10DEATH
IN MARSHALL FIELD'S
Victim of Elevator Accident Is Badly Mangled Death
Story Withheld From Employes D. M. Yates,
Store Manager Makes Statement Three
Men Have Narrow Escape.
Frank Carlin, 2017 N. California
av., was instantly killed at 7:55 this
morning by a Marshall Field & Co.
elevator. Three other workmen who
were in the elevator pit where the ac
cident happened narrowly escaped.
The four men had been cleaning
pits of elevators which run only from
the first floor to the three basements
of the building. According to a
statement given a Day Book reporter
by David M. Yates, manager of the
store, all of these elevators had been
ordered to stand at the first floor un
til the men were out of the pits.
"A Mr. Weber is the foreman of
the elevator operators," said Yates.
"He was on the first floor when the