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Was A Fatal Chicago Day

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Day
5
Month
August
Year
1898
Copyright
Public Domain
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Chicago, Aug. 2. - Eleven deaths and seventeen persons more or less seriously injured tells the story of the casualties and crimes of Sunday. Five pleasure seekers lost their Uves by drowning in the Desplaines river. They attended the Cloakmakers' picnic at Columbia park and were victims of a row-boat accident. Two boys were shot, one accidentally and the other intentionaliy, and two men committed suicide. A boy was killed by the falling of a tent poie, and still another met death by being thrown from a buggy. The list of the drowned at Columbia park follóos: Jacob Harris, Kramer and Jefferson streets; Annie Pogratzki, 446 Union street; Alex M. Schleissenberg, 481 Jefferson street; Annie Slominsky, 88 Wüson street; Samuel Roth, 352 West Harrison street. The injured during the day suffered from a variety of causes, almost as numerous as the number hurt.

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Subjects
Ann Arbor Argus
Old News