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DEATH TOLL IN ST. LOUIS FIRE
St. Louis, Mo., March 10. The
death toll fro- mthe Missouri Athletic
Club holocaust was raised to eighteen
today-when the charred "remains of
eleven bodies, penned in between two
sections of fallen walls, were discov
ered by firemen by the aid of power
ful electric lights. Twenty-six per
sons are still missing and hope of
their safety is abandoned.
It is not believed that the dead
bodies can be removed until night, as
heaps of debris are still smouldering
and firemen continue to play hose
upon the ruins. Thirty volunteer
workers at daylight attacked the
heaps of rubbish that imprison the
eleven blackened corpses, so badly
disfigured, according to fire officials,
that they may never be identified.
That the building was a firetrap
and that he had opposed the conver
sion of the Boatmen's Bank structure
into a club building was the assertion
of Fire Chief Swingley.
WOULD HARRISON HAVE HAD A
GOOD OLD CRY?
Editor Day Book:
I see by the Sunday Record-Herald
that Mayor Harrison while inspect
ing moving picture films last Friday
had a suggestion of a tear in his eye
over the trials of a young Swedish
girl in "Traffic of Souls."
I have been wondering since what
he would have done had he been
down on Randolph street when Ora
Duree had her arm dislocated and
when Mabel Wambaugh had her arm
twisted while picketing for a living
wage for girls. Maybe he would have
had a good old fashioned woman's
cry over such trials and struggles of
girls in real life. I wonder!
Member of Waitresses Union, N. 484.
' Dr. Cook wants $5,000 damages be
cause his name is used in the play,
"Seven Keys toBaldpate." The doc
just hates publicity.
By Jim Manee.
Togged out in gauntlets, coat and
All made to stand stiff breeze,
He takes the wheel chug, chug, -j
The chauffeur is the cheese. w j
He'll whirl. you swiftly down to work, a
He knows his car right well. 4
With half a chance, he'll open up,
And let 'er go like 'ell.
P. S. "Gosh! I just missed that
"When you grow up I suppose you
will be an undertaker like your fath
er?" "Naw, I am gonter be a chauffeur
so I kin help me paw's business!"
Rest, open arir and diet should not
be neglected in any attempted cure
Fair and' warmer today. Wednes-.