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Win CABLE NEWS REPORT OF UNITEDPJRESS
THE DAY book NcDi Cochran,' - saggab ao 500 South Peoria -St Editor and Publisher.- -p0"-3"8- TeT iftbnrpe 353. yOL.2;NO.130 ; Chicago, Saturday, March-I;i9i3r ONECENT dfflEF INSPECTOR LOQK FOR DUPLICATION 'OF TRIANGLE-FIRE HORROR iN CHICAGO -. . .-!:-.-: - - . , ButDavies WUl Not Accept Responsibility-r"Even:if an Hundred-Women Be' Burned to' Death Because of 'Break:of 'Laut, Blames the Beople. t the Triangle - - Chicago- today'starids- staring such a disaster as i shir.twaist: factory, firiroTNeJv 'Yotk square. ImtHe face. : "The -disaster may Tiobcpnie today, noryeV.tonYorrow; 'it may .nQfcrjcpnie-fipriflyeaxVbut unless conditions are changed, and radically changed, lib surely will;cpm. ' '; fY f a " jAnd the;ofhciajs,'X)n4lwhqse shoulders, lies the' responsibility of safeguarding: "the people of Chi cago fromsuch, a' 'disaster, standi vith;uplift,,,lrelp'less:;handsand say?' ' . ' " i, "V J ' "We. know", it' is; coming; we.ex:4 pept ittibut'wHen'it .'does 'come we shaUtreius'e to accept xesporis'ibil-: ity ,. I - ; ' . f ' .dO;whatas more,, when, the 4 disaster ddescomeand;the people! cry alpudjfor a reckoning of the toll p humanN,Hv;es lost,, the rer-j sponsible officials will turn, arouhd and. point accusing fingers at the pebple anday : "ybu,Nthe;people, ' are to'blameV " sEne.se be not .'nice things to dwell upon 3But tRey are facts,. a,ncC the sooner the people digest - TM'statements " af t hot made ifSshly.v Theyare rigt'bofh. of any desire?-"fdr ;:a ' lurid" -'newspaper j'tsfqriyi; They are not? the result irff i 'any cursory' observation of conditions ,r made by The ' Day iBopk-:'" ' ' ' Th'eyare the statements, of Ed gar T. Davies, chief or the Illinois state department of factory in spection', charged, with the duty . of seeing' to it that Illinois -fac-1 tones are ''made safe from just such'a.disas'ter ashe predicts. ' If tjiere be any- one in all Chi cago' wbo should knew- whereof jhe speaks on this; subject, surely' jDavies is that man. For when f he disaster'comes'Pavies will beone t -of-the responsible officials. i, ..w -. - ,r- '