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COUNCIL COMMITTEE HEAR WOMEN DEMAND
FENDERS ON AUTO TRUCKS
One of the final rounds of he bat
tle between big biz and the people in
the matter of fenders for motor
trucks tjs scheduled for today. State
street, the Dlinois Manufacturers'
ass'n and the owners of auto trucks
will spend about $500 worth of law
yers' gas before the judiciary com
mittee of the council to prove why
fenders, designed to save the lives
of the people who must walk, are
And lined up on the other side will
be Margaret Haley, active head of
the Chicago Teachers' Federation.
She will tell the aidermen about the
death of Catherine Goggin, late
iifficer of the Federation. Miss Gog
gin was drushed to death by a fen
derless trunk of Marshall Field &
John Bruce, head of the elevated
railways' union and chairman of the
resolution committee of the Chicago
Federation of Labor, will also make,
a demand on the aldermen that the
safety of the people be insured -de-,
spite the protests of the commercial
interests of the city.
Mrs. Edward Loe wen thai and Miss'
Margaret Dobyne will lead a com
mittee of women members of the
Chicago Political Equality league in
a silent appeal to the aldermen to
give the women of Chicago consid
eration. And several experts in the automo
bile business will appear to tell why
the fender is practical as a lifesaver.
A list of those killed by fenderless
fP auto trucks since the introduction of
this latest fender law in April will be
presented as proof that the city does
need -protection. It follows:
April 3 Donald Allen, 9, 4938 N.
Leavitt, killed by fire auto truck.
April 4 Elmer Fold, 4, 4807
Princeton av., killed by Daily News
April 6 Joe Hanusiak, 6, 1313 W.
Chicago av. Driver' escaped.
April 8 O'Ratzio Maramo, 44, 744
DeKoven st, killed by People's
Teaming Co., auto.
April 8 Grietje Aikens, 6, 1030 N.
Central av., driver arersted.
April 9 Justine Grunnio, 26, 4310
April 22 Mike Leki, 40, 4546 S.
Justine, killed by West Park's truck.
April 22 Sam Stein, 10, 22(36 Le
Moyne, killed by Siegel-Cooper
April 23 Albert Madertz, 30, 4417
N. Hamilton av.
May 10 Frank Lardin, 62, 721
ZEPPELIN FALLS IN WATER
FRENCH DRIVE GERMANS
Copenhagen. Zeppelin air ship,
badly damaged, passed off island of
Fedje earily Friday, settling slowly
toward water and disappearing in a
bank of fog, according to skipper of
Panish fighting vessel Flotilla of
Paris. French troops drove enemy
from first-line trench near Verman
devilliers, south of Somme. Around
Verdun heavy bombardment in region
of Avocourt wood constituted only
Petrograd. Developing swift of
fensive movement in extreme south,
Russians have crossed Persian fron
tier and are 80 miles from main line
of communication of Turkish army
south of Bagdad.
BITS OF NEWS
Fire, Wicker Park Clothing Co.,
1309 Milwaukee av. Loss $500.
Chas. Crosley, 1326 W. Jackson
blvd., dropped dead in Jefferson park.
Paul Gores, manager of Congress
hotel, and two others hurt when
autos crashed in loop.
,Fred Keefer, 26 E. Oak, told police
married while drunk; thought he
was bigamist. Friends had pulled
fake wedding as joke. '