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in drainage banal at Lemont Murder
Fire in store of Abe Carnofi 830
Townsend st, drove half dozen fami
lies from homes.
Mrs. Clara, Gilson brought dead
baby from Hammond, Ind., home to
Chicago. Can give no reason.
Well-dressed unknown woman had
skull fractured by auto driven by Dr.
Roy J. Harding, 2302 W. Chicago av.
Policeman John O'Connor, W.
North av. station, found "bomb" be
tween buildings. Contained $2,000.
Gambling squad of Ass't Chief
Scheuttler abolished by Healey.
Alexander Forbes, 1110 Clarence
av., Oak Park, killed when auto was
hit by Metropolitan "L" funeral train.
Armand Pelletier, cashier post
office, arrested for alleged thefts of
money. Held in $5,000 bonds.
Frank Paulson, chauffeur, 1840
Dayton st, fined $30 for overcharg
ONE KILLED, MANY HURT, IN
STANDARD OIL RIOT
Bayonne, N. J., July 21. One man
was shot to death, several others hit
by stray bullets and many were se
riously hurt by flying cobblestones in
a riot in the street today between
1,500 striking employes of the Stan
dard Oil company and 100 policemen.
Windows were shattered for blocks
around by flying missies. The riot
occurred in front of the Tidewater
Every policeman m Bayonne was
rushed to the industrial section and
the chief of police immediately swore
in extra deputies.
One policeman's horse was shot
from under him in the melee. The
police were instructed not to fire on
Approximately 5,000 men are on
strike here today. A crowd gathered
early before the Tidewater plant and
attempted to rush the special police
guarding the company's gates.
The police first fired over the heads
of the crowd, but that failed to stop
the rush and they then shot low into
the crowd. Many were shot in the
Practically all of the strikers were
foreigners, mostly Hungarians. In
the crowd that surged about the plant
this morning were scores of women.
The women proved harder to handle
and pacify than the men.
A short time before the crowd at
tempted to rush the plant a mob at
tacked fire house number four, but
was driven off.
Police Lieut. Daniel Cady was
struck with a broken bottle and
severely wounded in the ankle. When
an ambulance shot through the mob
and it became known that Cady was
in it, the crowd attacked it and dam
aged it considerably
Every roof on the street was
crowded with men during the street
fighting. They bombarded police
with missiles as they strove to get
through to the plants.
The men have demanded a 15 per
Lceit increase in wages, which the
company reiuses to grant.
"WHY PROSPERITY AIN'T HERE'"
George M. Reynolds, mouthpiece of
Rockefeller financial interests in the
middle west and president Continen
tal & Commercial banks, tells the
Tribune financial editor why prosper
ity aint here. Reynolds says :
"Impetus to business has been
given by the large volume of war or
ders. It must be said, however, that
the large interests of New York are
waiting a change in national policies
before predicting a general revival in
The Trib's financial editor adds
that "business revival will depend on
a different policy on the part of the
government toward large enter
prises." The Rockefeller-Morgan bunch
want something from Woodrow Wil
son. When they get it, they tell us,
then the works will start running and
jobs open ups