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'3&,Vt.'x&' "Only a, year ago Mrs. Robins, for instance, had a great human mes sage she was delivering to the strik ing glove workers on the picket lines of the Herzog factories on-the west side of Chicago. On the reception committee which greeted the Billion Dollar Special yesterday was Mrs. Julius Rosenwald, whose husband' is part owner of the factory where Mrs. Robins was fighting the police of Chicago who were defending the property of Mrs. Rosenwald's hus band. "Mrs. Daniel Guggenheim and other women whose husbands are the big men of Wall street were on the train when it left New York. But they quit the train and left on it only a few earnest women who arrived yesterday and went this morning after getting a cold shoulder in Chi ciga. Why did the millionaires' wives who started on the train depart so suddenly? Was it because the ridic ulous picture is made early became apparent to its managers? These are fhe contributors who paid for the train: "Mrs. John D. Archbold, Standard Oil; Mrs. J. Ogden Armour, Beef Trust; Mrs. Robert' Bacon, Morgan; Mrs. George B. Cortelyou, N. Y. Cy. Gas; Mrs. Henry P. Davidson, Mor gan; Mrs. T. Coleman Du Pont, Pow der Trust; Mrs. Simon Guggenheim, Mrs. Daniel Guggenheim, Smelter Trust; Mrs. John Hays Hammond, mines and oil; Mrs. Otto Kahn, Kuhn, Loeb & Co.; Mrs. Herbert Satterlee, daughter J. P. Morgan; Mrs. Henry Seligman, Morgan; Mrs. Theodore Shonts, N. Y. Interborough; Mrs. Cornelius Vanderbilt, N. Y. Central; Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, Sugar Trust; Mrs. Mary Harrftrian Ramsey, daugh ter E. H. Harriman; Mrs. Bernard H. Ritter, N. Y. Staats Zeitung; Miss Anne Morgan, daughter J. P. Mor gan; Alice Roosevelt Longwortb; Mrs. W. H. Crocker, Calif, mines; Mrs. Wm. Einstein, Rarifan Woolen Mills; Mrs. Phoebe Hearst Home- 1 stake Mines, newspapers, Mexican ranch. "There are the nameETl had in mind when I called the train a Billion Dollar Special and said that if we left off the Miss and Mrs. from in front of the women's names it would sound like a directory of the men who dominate Wall street and Ameri can business." AS TWO EXPECTED TO DIE RESULT OF "L" CRASH Seven passengers were badly hurt, two of them expected to die, when a south-bound Jackson Park "L" train was sideswiped by a north-bound Evanston express "L" at the Sherwin av. crossing of the Northwestern ele vated line shortly after noon today. The south-bound track is out of order at that section, so trains from both ways have been switching back and forth. The Jackson park car was switching over when the Evans7 ton express sailed into it, hitting the third coach of the train. The coach was knocked off the track, but did not topple over qr leave the trestle. Passengers were panic-stricken and sought to escape through, the train doors and win The seven who were hure were vic tims of flying splinters or were caught in the wild rush for safety. Two of the seven are expected to die. They were taken to St Francis hos pital in Evanston. o o BITS OF NEWS ..Plans for sewage disposal station covering 25 acres near Speedway racetrackr-will be started by sanitary district. Twelve arrested. Believed to know something of operations of auto bandits. Firemen fought blaze in Riel's photo studio, 12 stories above street, in Tower bldg. Damage $600. Prairie club will leave on 9:15 I. C. train tomorrow for Meadow Brook, Ind., to "hike" over the dunes.