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PRICES THE UNEMPLOYED WILL
PAY FOR FOOD". - ' "
Owing to a hitch in arrangements
Chicago's first municipal market at
5046 S. .Halsted street will not be
opened today. County Agent Joseph
Meyer hopes to have-the store ready
Monday morning. When it does the
scale of prices printed below will pre
vail: Below, in order, is named the ar
. ticle sold, the cost at the commissary
store, the cost in the neighborhood
of Clybourn and';Pullerton ays., the
cos in the neighborhood of Division,
and Ashland av., the cost in the
neighborhood of Halsted.. and 50th
sts., the cost in the neighborhood' of
Blue Island av. and Twelfth st., and
the cost in the neighborhood of
Houston and 90th St.:
Beans, lb. .0354; .05-.06; .04y2
.07; .06-.07; .05-.06-.07; .05-.07. -
Coffee, ib. .19; .22 to -.25; .25-.30;
.24 to .30; .30.
Cornmeal, lb. .0191; .025; ;025;
.10 (pkg.); .02 to .03; .02 to .03.
Flour, pat. sack .5275; .59; .65
.68; .60-.80; .65-.75; .75-.85.
Flour, y8, clear "sack .4438.
Lard lb. .1436; .15; .12-.17; .14
.15; .15-.16; .12-.
Rice, lb. .0267; .05; .05-.06; .06-.07-.08;
Rolled oats, lb. .025; .035; .10 (3
lb.) ; .10 (pkg.).; .10 (pkg,) ; .04-.06;
Soap, lb. .038; .05; .05 or 6 lbs. for
.25; .09 (2 lbs.);. 05.
Sugar, lb. .0438; .045; .05; .05
.05; .05-.05y2-.66; .05; .06.
Syrup (can 2) .0901; .08 (2 lb.
can) ; .15 (2 lb. can) ; 40 (2 lb. can) ;
.10 (2 lb. can) ; .10 (2 lb. can).
Tea, lb. .24; .40-.60; .40-.60; .40-.50-.60i
"I'm introducing abrand-new in-vention-a
'combined- talking ma
chine, carpet sweeper and lefterj.
opener," said the agent, stepping
briskly into an office;
"Got one already," ansvered' the
proprietor. 'Tm married." ,
ANOTHER CONCERN IS GOING
TO PkVY Y WITH EMPLOYES
Youngstown, O., Jan. 24. Another
follower of the. trail blazed by Henry
Ford of theFord Motor Company is
F. J. Thompson-, gen. mgr, Stam-boughj-Thompson,
ware, dealers, who' announced that
his firm has adopted a profit-sharing
plan' under which the company will
divide half of its last year's profits
with -its employes, which means each
worker will receive an amount equal
to three -months pay.
, One" hundred ..employes,' including
about'2.0 women and girls wfll benefit
by the, plan and the first division will
be made immediately.
ARGUMENT ARISES OVER THE
Boston, Mass.,. Jano24, James F.
Smith, 148 Strthmore road, Brook
lyn,; Is a -legitimate 'son of the late
Lord Strathcoma, and full brother of
Mrs. R. J. Bliss-Hoard Howard, the
recognized heir to the $50;000,000
estate of Canada's late high commis
sioner, according to a statement by
Mrs. James H. Smith, who said coun
sel had been employed, but intimated
that the 'families desired to avoid
legal contests if possible.
Winnipeg, Man., Jan. 24. Life
long friends of Lord Strathcoma in
sist he. had butpne child, a daughter.
CITY PAYS $275,000 FOR -THE
.' REDUCTION PLANT
The city yesterday accepted the
terms of, ithe Chicago Reduction
Companyrand purchased the garbage
plant atr 89th and Iron streets for
This is the first real action that has
been taken since the garbage Ques
tion first came -up. The city council
in passing the annual budget author-
,ized the mayor .to buy the plant at a
price not exceeding ?350,00Q. Yester-w
day the mayor appeared iiefore the
iinance committee and recommended
the acceptance of an offer of $275.-
4)00 made by the company.