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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 29, 1912, Image 25',
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Over 400 volumes flooded into
the library of the Women's
Trades Union League at the
"book party Saturday afternoon
at the Women's City club, pro
moted by Mrs. H. M. Wilmarth.
Officers and members of the
league received with Mrs. Wil
marth, and refreshments and dec
orations gave the affair all the at
tributes of a real bang-up "so
ciety" tea. The club rooms were
crowded all afternoon.
Among the "books received
were standard works on econo
mics, social and industrial ques
tions, history, biolpgy, poetry,
drama and "best seller" fiction.
The collection comprised about
400 volumes, and additions today
have placed the total far beyond
that matk. With these books as
a nucleus the league hopes soon
to recruit its library up to the
standard of the one destroyed by
the fire in the Open Board of
PASTOR TAKES FALL OUT
OF HIGH COST OF LIVING
New Yor, Jan. 29. Rev. Madi
son C. Peters, helped along the
co-operative movement today by
opening a store, and five minutes
after his place was ready for busi
ness fifty women and boys, bas
kets in hand, were there, and in'
two hours his stock was bought
out. One woman declared she
had bought for 50 cents whaxt
would have cost her 55' or 65 cents
at a regular grocery.
Here is a comparison 'of the
prices, firskeing Dr. Peters'
prices, second dealers' prices: Po
tatoes, l0 lbs. 25c; 4c lb. Garrotst
1 lb! 2c; 4c lb. Cabbage, 1 lb.
2c; 5c lb. Apples, "2 lbs. 5c (7
ap.) ; 5c for 2. Turnips, 1 lb. 2.C,
4c lb'. Beets, 1 lb. 2c; 4c lb.
Parsnips, lib. 2c; 4c lb. Onions,
lib. 4c; 6c lb.
ABOUT PEOPLE ;
Every man cannot be president,
neither can every one be a. "pro5
ator, and rat catcher
the U. S: capitol.
That is the latest
job on the pay roll"
books at Washing- 1
ton, and Louis
Hirsch, who has
had a deal of expe
dience with rats,
mice and pestifer
ous insects, draws
Years ago a French king, noted
for his uncleanliness, left his fin
ger prints on one of the pages of
the ancient "Book of hours," now
in the library of a provincial
French town. J. Pierpont Mor
gan made a special tiip to the lit
tle town recently, to touch the
soiled page. All Paris is now
giving Pierp the merry Ha! Ha!
Angelo Tomasco dropped dead
when told in the Pennsylvania
penitentiary that he had been
pardoned for killing a man four: