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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 22, 1912, Image 8

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piece was spent on Herself.
All of it went to charity. She
and Dr. Petit, at the timejof the
exposure, were building a tuber
culosis hospital, which was to be
a model for the world.
When the exposure came, and
it was found that Sister Candide's
liabilities amounted to some 12,
000,000 francs, Dr. Leon Petit
committed suicide.
Loss of life and heavy property
'damage are strewn in the path
of the terrific storm that started
in the southwest and swept on to
the Atlantic coast. Railroad traf
fic all over the country is in a
chaotic state, and trams are be
ing moved spasmodically.
A dozen trains, carrying 1,500
people, are stalled between Tren
ton and O'Fallon, 111. Intense suf
fering on the part of passengers
and trainmen is reported. Snow
in railroad cuts is in many in
stances from 10 to 15 feet deep.
The loss through Missouri,
Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas
will reach $2,000,000.
New York was whipped by a
95-mile-an-hour wind, the heav
iest ever recorded there. Huge
electric signs were tossed into the
street, and hundreds" of plate
glass windows were shattered.
Many persons were injured by
flying glass.
Wind in Cleveland bowled
along at the rate of 65 miles an
hour, "bringing snow with it. A
Big Four train due there last
night is stalled osmewhere west
of Indianapolis, and cannot Be
Over 100 persons slept in the
depot at Saginaw, Mich., last
night while waiting for trains
from five to twenty-four hours
late. Train No. 26, on the Pere
Marauette was stalled all last
night near Loomis with fifty pas-
sengers on board.
New York, Feb; 22. The
death of seven babies in the
Brooklyn nursery for infants
since last Sunday caused an in
vestigation to be made today.
It was found that every one of
the infants had died of poison,
which had been fed to them in
their milk. The police, coroner's
office, and district attorney's of
fice call it murder.
Three of the children died to
day. They were three, six and
ten months old. Dr. Allen, visit
ing physician of the hospital, took
entire charge late today. He ad
mitted that a number of persons
were under suspicion.
o o
Some Relief
iair tomgnt tor
Chicago and vicin
ity; Friday fair
with rising temper
ature; lowest to-
tiirrnf iKi-m- 1 C An. . '
g"-" OUUYV, UU,
moderate to westerly winds to
night, becoming variable Friday.

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