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Average of one death to a block in
Cicero. Morton Park, Warren Park,
Grant Works and (Hyde. 34th ward
hard hit Wednesday" set aside as
funeral day in Cicero. Business to
cease in suburb. Village board ap
propriated $2,000 for special relief
Coroner Hoffman, Chief Healey
and First Deputy Schuettler had first
sleep last night since disaster. Hoff
man said date for coroner's investi
gation would be set today at first pre
liminary inquest meeting.
Small children and babies barred
from the Second Regiment Armory,
used as a morgue. Infants left at
houses near building. Families and
police co-operated to care for chil
dren whose mothers sought relatives
Frank Misicka of 1442 Home av.
and family of eight saved when boat
toppled. Misicka threw wife up on
boat's side as vessel turned. Then
hoisted children after her. All taken
Telegraph and telephone service
paralyzed by vast flow of messages
resulting from -disaster. Inquiries
from all over country as to safety of
relatives here tied up wires for hours.
Phone service worst few hours after
accident Relatives and friends wait
ted in line for use of instruments in
Anna Nelson, 3521 W. Congress, on
S. S. Roosevelt, saw father on East
land by mistake. He was rescued.
Mrs. Susie Plamondon, 4523 Jack
son blvd., member of ill-fated family
with victims on Titanic and Lusi
Policeman Fred Fisher says official
of Western Electric Co. tried to force
more on boat after capacity was
Bodies of victims to be carried free
by Chicago, Milwaukee & St Paul
Clergymen to donate services in
connection with burial of dead. Head
quarters established in- Hotel La
Peter Boyle, member crew of S. S.
Petoskey, jumped into water to save
child. Never came up.
solvation Armv served hdt coffee
and sandwiches at -morgue. Gave aio7
tn riictroscprl rplsrtivPS.
Policeman carrying body of baby
taken from Eastland this morning.
Fair and continued cool on Monday
and Tuesday; gentle to moderate
winds, mostly nottheasternly,