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"When I got in I told them how
had it was and they fixed the car
buretor, mameto and clutch.
"Wednesday, I came back to vork
at 7:30. A mechanic spent an "hour
fixing up the auto and I got out of
the garage about 9. Before I cauld
get a mile down State street to the
warehouse, to get my packages, the
machine broke down. We had to be
towed in; it was patched up again.
"We loaded and left about 10;30.
Before I got a half-block down the
street the car began to skid and act
wild. I saw the scale hole in the
street and saw the men. There was
no use trying the horn as it wouldn't
work. I hollered at them, put my
foot on the brake and tried to turn
outjof the way. It was no' use; we
hit the barricade of boards, ran into
the hole, crushed the man, climbed
out and ran down the street -before I
could stop the car. The emergency
didn't work anfd the steering gear had
"How fast were you going?" asked
Deputy Coroner Herrmann.
"About 10 miles an hour. I'm not
sure because there was no speed
ometer on the truck," answered
"Was there a governor to regulate
the speed?," asked Herrmann.
"No, I-4;fiink not. I never saw it, if
"What was the horn like?" asked
"I never heard-it," the driver an
swered. "It wouldn't make a sound."
-1 "Who gave you the defective truck
to run?" asked Herrmann.
"The garage manager named Lu
ther." "Were you supposed to report
breaks on your machine'?"
"I was never told to. I had to
Tuesday because it would hardly
After the inquest, a Fajr manager
ordered Cloud to stop talking to a re
porter for The Day Book. He told
Cloud to keep his mouth shut Cloud
I. F. OF L. DELEGXTES! BE SURE
TO TAKE THE SPECIAL
Delegates to the IU. State Federa
tion of Labor convention are being
informed that arrangements have
been made for a special train on the
C, B. & Q., leaving the Union depot,
Canal and Adams, at 11:30 a. m.,
Sunday. The train will be fully
equipped with dining, observation
and chair cars, and will make the
run. to Quincy, 111,, within seven
hours. In order to secure the spe
cial train the federation guaranteed
at least 100 passengers, so -it is nec
essary that all delegates take this
train. Fare is $5.25 one way.
GERMANS DERIDE STATEMENT
OF LLOYD GEORGE
Cologne, Oct 14. "If those fel
lows make peace only when Germany
is 'knocked out,' then we will never
This emphatic declaration came
today from Ernest Posze, chief ed
itor of the Cologne Gazette and prob
ably Germany's greatest editor. His
32 years' connection with that pow
erful journal makes him perhaps the
best unofficial spokesman of the em
pire in replying to Lloyd-George's re
cent statement to the United Press
that the war must go on to a finish.
TODAY WITH THE CANDIDATES
Socialist. A. L. Benson spoke at
San Francisco Friday night Cam
paigning in 'Frisco Saturday with
no set speeches. Will speak -at Oak
land, CaL, Sunday night
Prohibitionist The Prohibition
special, "with candidates J. Frank
Hanley and Dr. Lahdrith on board,
touring Eastern Kentucky and Ten
nessee. Will hold big rally at Nash
ville Saturday night.
Republican. Hughes is swinging
through Nebraska. Will speak at
Lincoln Saturday night.
Democratic. President Wilson at
Shadow Lawn. Is scheduled to ad
dress large party of Pennsylvania
Democrats Saturday afternoon.