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500 s. Peoria st. 398 tel. monroe 353
VoL 1, No. 22J Chicago, Wednesday, June 19, 1912 r bne Cent
Accidents pile up
Boston, Mass., June 19. The
31st accident in the 13 days that
Boston car men have been on
strike occurred today, .when a
Cambridge car, in charge of an
unskilled strikebreaker, crashed
into a heavily loaded, truck. -
Two persons were fatally in
jured. Score of others removed
to hospital, some having sustain
ed fractured r limbs and internal
Accident was due entirely to
the "fact thaf the non-union man
was not acquainted with the oper
ation of, the brakes.
The thirty-one accidents that
have happened have not as yet
"been sufficient to prove to the
magnates that the services of
vycn iictiueu uiuuu men ac neces
sary for safety of passengers. 3,
500 men are still on strike.
Cleveland, O., June 19. Police
were called early today td vicin
ity of Superior and 26hstreets to
quiet disturbance among1 railroad
employes; When they "had fin
ished their "quieting" tactics Le
roy Bonker, policeman, iwas dead
and a number of rioters were suf
fering from wounds that may
cause death.
Trouble was the result of an
argument between a few train
men. . i
The .big question before the Re
publican national convention to
day was the Hadjev, amendment.
This measure would unseat 78
Taft delegates, put "Rrfosevelt
men in their places, -and give
Roosevelt control of the" conven
tion. "" -
Up to 4 o'clock this ai ternoon, a
great deal of talking '".had been
done, but no vote On the Hadley
measure was taken. f
The convention was opened
with prayer by Rabbi Joseph
Stoltz at 11 :29 this morning.
The invocation Was ibng, and
the delegates were restless. As
soon as'it was finished, Root call
ed for the Hadley r amendment,
made late yesterday as "unfinish-
ed business."
Hadley began to seak at 11 :38.
Roosevelt men got up on their
chairs and yelled their .heads off
when heappeared.
When Hadley Had finished
throwing the bull, W. T. Dovall
of Seattle, got Up for the Taft
men, and threw a little more.
"Roosevelt men tried to shout
Hr. JM'iMc. 5" .'i-itJi&xtftjL- s.!

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