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LAST EDITIpN -
VICE WAR OPENS IN
ANOTHER LINER IS
Eifcred as Second-Class Matter Aprfl 21, 1914, at Che Postofflce at ,
Chicago, DL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
DaOy Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, gigNv Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. BY Mai1' Except in
500 South Peoria St 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 206 Chicago, Friday, May 29, 1914 ONE CENT
NEAR EIGHT HUNDRED AND FIFTY DIE
WHEN OCEAN LINER GOES DOWN
Collier Rams Empress of Ireland and Sinks Her In St.
Laurence River Only Twelve (Yomen Reported
. Among Saved--Many Drowned In
, Berths Chicagoans on List.
Montrealf Que., May 29. Only twelve women were
saved when the Empress of Ireland was sunk, according
to dispatches received here early this afternoon.
They say that most of the survivors were members
of the crew, as the passengers, in their berths, had little
chance to escape owing to the swift sinking of the ship.
Mjany of the passengers, it is reported, were killed
in their berths when the how of the Storstad crashed
through the Empress1 side, y