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TRAIN HITS AUTO TWO MEM
KILLED GIRL INJURED
Robert E. Crosby, 743 Rush St.,
demonstrator at Mandel Bros., and
Elmer E. Palmer, 3554 Cottage Grove
av., elevator mall at County Hospital,
were killed and Beulah Steele, 19,
3554 Cottage Grove av., was badly
injured when an Illinois Central sub
urban train crashed into automobile
at 36th street and! the Illinois Central
The girl was thrown twenty-five
feet. She suffered a broken arm.
According to the girl's story, the
party was on their way to the bath
ing beach and had been struck by the
suburban while getting out of the
way of a local train.
MRS. FALKENSTEIN'S WORK
Editor Day Book:
Representing a number of promi
nent clubwomen, I wish to protest
against an unjust story circulated in
connection with the Esther Falken
stein Settlement House.
I am satisfied there never has been
any turkey trotting or tango dancing
or anything else that was not per
Contrary to a story published in
one- of the daily papers yesterday,
there has been no dance held at the
Settlement House for two weeks. The
last one given was by the Good Tem
plars, a strictly temperance society.
The circulating of these stories are
a poor reward for one who has given
twenty years of her life to settlement
work, often going out among her
friends to get money to feed the hun
gry ones that came to her there, or
to bury the dead, or going into court
to defend some poor under-dog. .
- It is not only an injustice to Mrs.
Falkenstein, but to the poor people
who depend on her, and especially
the children who attend classes there,
many of them receiving useful in
struction they could not get other
wise. Mrs. Falkenstein's friends are go
ing to take up this matter- and see ,
that she is given the support she so
richly deserves. Marion H. Biel.
WHAT DOCTORS SAY ABOUT IT
London, Aug. 9. Infant mortality
is 50 per cent higher among the la
boring people than among the well-to-do-classes.
Hard work and in
ferior and scanty food for fathers and
mothers is the cause of the greatest
part of the world's infant mortality.
These statements were made to the
International Congress of Medicine
by Professor Henry Koplik of New
Dr. E. F. Bashford of the Imperial
Cancer Research Institute said phy
sicians knew less about cancer than
about any other human ailment. Said
there- might be considerable connec
tion between cancer and chronic ir
ritation. Dr. W. L. Braddon said that beri
beri, nervous ailment in India that
produces rigidity of the muscles, is
iue to deglutonized rice.
"Some dogs are more intelligent
than their masters."
"Yes, I've got a. dog like that!"