"Victims of The Balloon Explosion", The Chicago Daily News, July 22, 1919

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BERGER, HELEN P., bank stenographer, 4516 Beacon street; died at 10:30 p. m. at Jefferson Park hospital; mother, a widow, visiting in Gilman, Ill.

CARPENTER, JACOB E., 16 years old, son of Paul Carpenter, 1249 Cornelia avenue; Illinois Trust and Savings messenger.

DAVENPORT, EARL M., White City representative; formerly a sporting writer on various papers; 5448 Calumet avenue; widow survives.

FLORENCE, MARIA, Illinois Trust and Savings bank; residence 5202 Cornell avenue.

GALLAGHER, MARY, stenographer Illinois Trust and Savings bank; home 7715 South Morgan street.

MILES, IRENE, stenographer Illinois Trust and Savings bank, 1816 Park avenue; has been only support of a widowed mother. Body identified at morgue by relatives.

MEYER, EVELYN L., stenographer Illinois Trust and Savings bank; residence 5135 Blackstone avenue

MUNZNER, EDWIN A., correspondence clerk at bank; age 27; 8006 Kimbark avenue

OTTO, CARL, 4718 North Lincoln street; died in St. Luke's; veteran telegrapher for Illinois Trust bank; returned from his vacation yesterday; struck by the wrecked machine; crawled under a cage at the west counter.

SCANLAN, JOSEPH, bank messanger, age 14; home 7150 Ingleside avenue.

WEAVER, CARL, "BUCK", 27 years old; St. Carlos court, Warren, Ohio; mechanic; occupant of dirigible; died in Iroquois hospital, Chicago address was Hotel Strand.

(See page 3 for list of injured)