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.d Mangold, sup't of the .s testimony, with the evidence jrmer department store accidents which were coveredup, led to Ken nedy's resolve to ask fer-more power to compel corporations to give infor mation concerning accidents. "Whenever an accident like this occurs at a department store or any large corporation the coroner's office is up against the same old game," said Kennedy. "Everybody's mum. No one knows anything about how it happened." Buckley and Kelly testified they could not even find the elevator op erator who had run the car on which the boy's death occurred. When they asked Mangold for an explanation he merely told them he "had sent the man home." The store only produced one wit ness, Mrs. Craig, who -is employed there as a private detective. Richard Heinz, the father of the boy, testified that the boy had always been in good health and he couldn't understand the story spread around that the boy had become suddenly ill and lurched forward in the car. Kennedy continued the case until Feb. 19. In the meanwhile Buckley and Kelly will work on the case. The tragedy caused a panic in the store which took some minutes to quell. The boy was crushed between the elevator and the wall. From a hasty story gathered at .the store it appears that the boy, who was shopping with his mother, had complained of feeling ill while in the basement of the store. ' His mother and he got into an elevator and it was while starting up .that the boy either fell or was push ted against the wall. His head, face and body vere crushed. Death came almost instantly. Kennedy will attempt to find out if a crowded condition of the car was responsible for the boy's death. Out of this may come a new law regard ing elevator?, according to attaches of Coroner Hoffman's office. The boy lived at 1609 George st His father is a laborer. His mother became hysterical after the boy's death and serious doubts for her re covery are held. o o SUGGESTS PLAN TO GET MONEY FOR SCHOOL BOARD A plan that by changing a few words of the Juul law will settle all financial troubles of the Chicago schools was suggested by the board attorney, Angus Shannon. At present the appropriation for the educational division of schools is limited to 3 per cent of the taxes. The building department funds are, how ever, not cut down in this manner. As a result the building department has more money than it needs, Shannon says. He proposes a change that will put the building department under the 3 per cent limit and leave the educa tional appropriation without a set maximum. This would do away with the annual $1,000,000 deficit. o o HATCH ETM EN KILLED BY N. Y. Ossining, N. Y., Feb. 5. Two Chi nese hatchetmen, Eng Ming and Lee Dock, were electrocuted today at Sing Sing prison. They were the first Chinese to pay the death penalty in New York. They were convicted 6l murdering one of their countrymen, member of a rival tong, in a battle in Chinatown more than a year ago. o o A LEADING QUESTION A lawyer once opened his cross examination of a handwriting expert, "Where is the dog?" "What dog?" said the astonished witness. "The dog," replied his tormentor, "which the judge in the last case said he would not hang on your evidence." o o Brittania's title to -the ocean evi dently is only wave deep.