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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 01, 1912, Image 1

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THE DAY BOOK
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Vol. 1, No.. 238 Chicago, Monday, July 1, 1912 One Cent
TORNADO LIFE IiOSS BIG.
Regina, Sask., July 1. There is
scarcely a family in Regina that
is not mourning a dead or badly
injuredmember as the result of
the tornado that swept the city
last night.
. Thirty-five bodies already have
been recovered. The total num
ber of dead will surely reach half
a hundred. There are 300 known
injured.
hospitals and morgues are full
to overflowing. Churches and
schoolhpuses-and halls have been
pressed into service.
Husbands are -searching for
wives, wives for husbands, and
parents for children in the ruins.
Regina is the capital of Sas-;
Jcafewan. Yesterday it was in gala
dress in honor of Dojninion day, a
national holiday. Today it is in
Sguins-anmourning. - Red Coats
are jgfffHng the streets. The
,propertyloss will be over 5,000,-
tioo.
,The great building! of Parlia
ment Hpuse, built of solid steel,
still stand, but are half wrecked.
The government telephone build
ing, collapsed. AlfM;he telephone
gris escaped, but many of them
are badly injured,
Railroad cars standing in the
yards were picked up and hurle4
many feet Boats were lifted out
of Wascana lake and deposited v
Victoria park. Automobiles fulj
of people were thrown out o
their course and their occupants
killed or injured.
Of the thirty-five bodies, recov
ered all but three havcbeen iden
tified. , "
The "storm played freakish
-tricks. It tore out one side of
many houses and Jeft the inside
umiisturped. It twisted" many
houses so tbadly they will, have to
be torn down. r '
Four hundred of th$ finest
homes-in-the cityare in ruins, and
among these ruirts can be Heard
.the cries of trapped women and
children.
THE DEMOCRATIC MESS.
(Reports' Direct from Baltimore
by United-Press Wire,)
The Democratic convention to
day became marked- with just
such bitterness as distinguished
the Chicago fiasco.w
The story of the day isrbest
told by thjfe ballots. Ifis-the story
of Woodrow Wilson's growing
strength, of Cham Clark's iosj
of strength.
Early in the afjernopn Wsoi
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