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OF THE UNITED PRESS
THE DAY BOOK
500 S. PEORIA ST.
TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 227 Chicago, Tuesday, June 18, 1912 One Cent
BURIED BYFALLING WALL
PK Thomas K. Cameron, buildine-
contractor, 411 S. Leavitt streets
probably fatally injured today
when the wall of a building that
was being "dismantled at south
west corner of Seeley avenue and
Madison street, collapsed, bury
ing him in the ruins.
Cameron received, a fractured
'skull and internal injuries. Work
men extricated him from a pile of
, bricks and timber, and he was re
moved to his home' by the police
ambulance. He had been direct
ing the dismantling. ,
o o x ,
MABEL HITE VERY SICK.
Mabel Hite, little musical
comedy actress so popular in
Chicago, is dying in a New York
hospital. Ather bedside is Jier
ball player husband, Mike Don
lin. Mite Hite's condition is a re
sult of bravery on her part. Two
months ago slie was, ordered to
undergo an operation for appen
' dicitis. Not caring to break her
contracts with her vsfudeville'
managers, she insisted 6i delay
" ing treatment until they had been
Last week she went" to New
;York and went under the knife'.
but weakened through the delay,
developed perotonitis. Last night
her physicia nannbunced she
could not recover.
Miss Hite played long engage
ments here in "A Night fpr a
Day" and "The Girl and the Bandit."
RUN DOWN BY AUTO
John C. Cross, granite dealer,
was" run down arid painfully in
jured at LaSalle and Madison
streets this afternoon by an auto
driven by William Hosier, 1616
Ouington avenue, Evanston.
Cross' left foot t was crushed
and he was bruised about the
Hosier was not arrested.
THE BIG FIGHT? IS ON
At 3 o'clock t hisafternoon tht
Republican national- convention
was a shouting,, stamping chaos
of delegates, and the galleries
were adding to the disorder with
shouts and jeers.'
Sergeant-at-arms Stone threat
ened to throw out the-disturbers
if quiet was not restored. Speak
ers couW not be heard, 50 feet
from the platform.
. . Senator Elihu Root of New