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AUTOMOBILE KILLS A MAN.

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AUTOMOBILE KILLS A MAN.

The New York Times
April 12, 1900


Now Chicagoans Want Fenders Put on the Horseless Vehicles.

Special to The New York Times.

CHICAGO, April 11.—Since the accident to Richard W. Kenney, who was killed last night by an automobile, there is talk of an ordinance being introduced in the City Council to compel the horseless vehicles to carry fenders.  Already a firm using them for delivery carts has begun equipping its wagons with man-catchers in front of the wheels. The apparatus now in use is somewhat similar to that on the cable cars, though heavier.

Mr. Kenney was a purchasing agent for Carson, Pirie, Scott & Co., and was well-known in commercial circles.  He stepped in front of the horseless carriage in getting out of the way of a cable car, and was run over, dying some hours later.  The driver of the automobile, G. M. Green, was arrested.

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