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NOON EDITION ONE CENT
805 BODIES RECOVERED FROM BOUT
'THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 4, NO. 254 Chicago, Monday, July 26, 1915 39S i
IN POWER OF STATE'S
Eastland Horror Will Result in Murder Charge if Eoi
dence Blackens Federal Inspector Coroner's In-
quest Begins Today Grand Jury Next.
r- Eight hundred and five bodies had
been removed from the river and the
Eastland at 10 o'clock this morning.
Of the 728 bodies taken to Second
Regiment armory 15 are still uniden
tified. There are 77 additional bodies
in undertaking parlors. The addi
tional dead is estimated at 460, mak
ing a total of 1,265.
Dead still being taken from boat.
Newjstimate of deadt 1,265,
Six separate investigations: State's
attorney, district attorney, coroner,
federal inspectors, police chief and
Attempt may be made to prevent
federal inspectors from "investigat
Persons who perished went on trip
for fear of losing jobs.
State's Att'y Hoyne's power to ar
rest and place on. trfaLmag, k. JJw-