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FULLTELEGRAPHIC AND CABLENEWS SERVICE
OF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DAY B
500 SO. PEORIA ST. ?398
,TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 2U Chicago, Thursday, May 30; 1912 One Cent
MERGEDES CAR LEADS IN
DePalma Driing 82 Miles an
Hour Ormsby Withdraws.
Indianapolis, Ind., May 30.
At 10:02 Anderson, driving a
Stutz car, -whirled across the
starting line in a cloud of smoke
80 miles an hour, and the 500-mile
motor classic of America was on.
The other entries followed&f one
miriute intervals. ?T
Tezlaff in a Fiat jumped: into
the leadfollowed by DePalma in
a Mercedes. Time first lap',
1 A3 A3. Same positions for three
laps. - -" !
DePalma in lead, fourth lap,
Wishart, Mercedes, second ; Tez
; At 80 miles, " DePalma first;
Dawson, second. Time 83:33. '.
Ormsby in Opel quit in fourth
lap; engine trouble. ' v
Parade starts at 3 p. m.at
' E. 21 at st. and Michigan av.
Proceeds north in Michigan
av. to Jackson blvd. and west
on Jackson to Franklin st.
WILBUR WRIGHT DD3S
'Father, Sister and Three Brothers
at His Bedside.
Dayton, O., May 30. Follow
ing a slight rally, during which
he took nourishment, Wilbur
Wright, world's famed inventor
aviator, died at 3:15 this morning
of typhoid fever. His 'end came
peacefully arid'he was surround
ed by members of his'family.
Wilbur Wrig-ht was the son of