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Inspectors Reid and Eckllff.
U. S. Dis't Att'y Clyne says he is going to make the federal grand jury probi thorough. Clyne sits in close with Sec'y Redfield. Has held no conferences with State's Att'y Hoyne. Has given no indications 1)ut that he agrees with Sec'y Redfield that the U. S. inspectors are all clean-handed and efficient Judge Kenesaw M. Landis is the first big federal man to give the peo ple of Chicago a sign of hope that the government is not going to white wash its officials who may be guilty. Landis in effect took a slap at Sec'y Redfield yesterday in telling grand jurorg not to be impressed by declar ations from official sources "in vindi cation of the conduct of persons with whose acts you will be concerned." Mayor Thompson made threat that if there is general whitewashing of blame he will take "action that will shake the city." The mayor, who 56 one of the most efficient yatchsmen and sailors on the Great Lakes, said that the "no water ballast" defense of the federal inBpertors is so much bunk. Millions of dollars of business is lost to Chicago through the Eastland sinking. Not only has steamboat passenger traffic been cut way down. It is well understood in business circles that the reputation of Cihcago has been dented as a good place for pleasure seekers and people on a vacation to come to. Thousands of middle west shoppers have turned toward other towns, at least for the present, to spend their money. The newspapers, in going straight through and trying to show that the vicious neglect back of the Eastland sinking affair, is partly the fault of the U. S. government are in earnest. They want the people who come to Chicago to do business to know tha the local officials did all they could Chicago to do business to know that blame for the danger came from the outside. BOAT PASSENGERS CR,OWD RAIL STEAMER LISTS Yonkers, N. Y July 30. Passen gers on Iron Steamboat Co.'s excur sion steamer Irius. bound for outing of Yonkers Democratic club at Col lege Point, L. I., yesterday, received sudden scare immediately after the boat started. Some one spied passing gunboat and crowd of passengers surged over to the starboard side causing steamer to list There was 1,375 persons on board at the time. With the Eastland disaster in mind, members of the crew ordered the passengers who had gathered against the rail to disperse. o o WRECKER WORKS ON EASTLAND Patching of holes burned in the. Eastland's side, the first step toward" raising the vessel, was started yester day. Today the crew of the wrecker Favorite will tear away bulkheads and carry out heavier portions of the boat's equipment Two hundred is the number of bod ies expected to be found when the boat is righted. Police boats are busy sinking jars of quicklime and water. This mixture generates a gas which will cause the jars to explode with the same effect as dynamite. o o EASTLAND MOVIES BARRED Moving pictures of the Eastland horror will not be shown in Chicago. This was the decision of the mayor's committee of three after all of the films were shown in the movie cen sors' room. "The committee is of the opinion that out of regard for the wishes and feelings of those who have suffered deep bereavement these moving pic tures should not be exhibited," the report of the committee read in part o o Charles Ruddock, owner of Michi gan hotel, 1150 Michigan av., asked injunction. Says lessee runs disor derly place.