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FENDERLFSS AUTO TRUCKS RUN
AMUCK IN CITY
When you pay a penny for a trust
paper there are a lot of things that
you don't find in it. Every looj) pa
per has its pets and protects them.
With hundreds of autosand wag
ons passing daily through the loop,
there are accidents. If the accident
concerns only ordinary citizens it is
printed in full by the trust press.
But when a concern which adver
tises, or a newspaper, pr a fender
less auto truck happens to figure in
the smashup or the running down of
a pedestrian nothing is said about it
Three times in the past week
newspaper wagons have mixed in
crashes in the loop. The Daily News,
according to police records, has fig
ured in two accidents; the Tribune
in the third.
Police records show that a Daily
News delivery wagon hit George
Scherrard, 14, of 4026 Jackson blvd,,
at 5th av. and Madison st. and that
he was brushed from a street car.
Thursday a wagon of the Daily
News crashed with the wagon of
Theodore Zemesteen opposite 401 S.
LaSalle st. Both vehicles were dam
aged. The trust press mentioned
nothing of either.
A wagon of the Tribune, accord
ing to the police, driven by A. Stei
mert of 1056 Leland av., crashed
with a west-bound Blue Island av.
Three times in the past few days
fenderless commercial autos have
struck and hurt people in the loop.
An auto of the Otis Elevator Co. of
600 W. Jackson bjvd. injured Cath
erine Hemmiter, 30, of 1915 Lincoln
Another auto, this time owned by
the Hyde Park Hotel and Laundry
Co., 5203 Lake Park av., hit Garded
Iskenderian of 821 N. LaSalle st. at
Monroe and Wabash av. His right
leg was injured. The auto was fen
derless. Nothing was said of the ac
cident by the trust' press.
A truck described by the police as
a "Ford Phillips truck, 723 S. 5th
av," injured Miss S. Cavell, 65, 5225
Harper av., at Randolph st and Gar
land ct Her right leg was broken.
She was taken to the Iroquois hos
pital. The Yellow Cab Co. and Shaw
Taxi Co., both of which refuse to
recognize "union labor among their
drivers, are trust paper advertisers.
So when they figure in a crash or
the maiming of a citizen the loop
press is pretty quiet about it Here's
the record of the two firms in the
A Yellow Cab hurt Paul Kasten,
110 W. Ontario, at Monroe and Clark
sts. He was struck while trying to
get across the street Another Yel
low Cab crashed with the auto of
Edward Dempsey, 4537 Congress st.
Both cars were damaged.
A Shaw taxi hit Elsie Clausen, 106
E. Walton pi., at Clark and Monroe.
She had cuts on legs and arms and
internal injuries. Another Shaw car
collided with a west-bound Madison
st car at Madison and State.
And you haven't seen a word of it
in the trust press.
London. Whole controversy over
question "is God watching this
war?" revived by publication of let
ter from Vice Admiral Beatty, ap
pealing for great religious revival in
England as necessary step toward
Washington. Departing from the
manuscript of prepared speech, Sen
ator Walsh sprung sensation in sen
ate by reading from what he said
were British orders to blockade ves
sels to obtain trade secrets from il
legally opened American mail.
Bristol, England. Strongly word
ed resolutions, advocating drastic re
ductions in armaments and other
measures designed to prevent future
wars, adopted at closing session of
delegates representing English la