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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 useless. 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 & Co. 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 circulation truck. 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 S. Wood. 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 truck. April 23 Albert Madertz, 30, 4417 N. Hamilton av. May 10 Frank Lardin, 62, 721 Aberdeen. 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 destroyers pursuing. 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 activity. 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. o o 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. '