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TWO MUNICIPAL MARKETS LOOK
LIKE SURE GOES
At least two municipal markets
seem definitely assured to the people
of Chicago. Today the Municipal
Markets Commission .will meet to
complete final arrangements for the
starting of markets at the Goldsmith
School property. Maxwell and Union
sts., and Eckhart Park, Chicago av.
and Noble st
Both are poor districts and con
gested. The markets, according to
plans, will seel foodstuffs to the peo
ple at cost. Eventually the commis
sion will establish five more mar
kets. "We've done a great deal toward
lowering the cost of food already,"
said Aid. Lawley, chairman of the
commission. "A number of the gro
cers have cut prices, announcing
that they were selling goods at the
usual rates. A number of others have
been kept from joining the food grab
bers and price boosters' crew by the
city's action. August Geweke, pres
ident of the Cook County Truck
Growers' Ass'n, will teU. us tomorrow
where and how to buy."
TURKEY MAY BE DRAGGED IN
WOULD BACK GERMANY?
Washington, Aug. 27. What is be
lieved to be a significant dispatch in
dicating Turkey's attitude in the Eu
ropean war was received at the Ger
man embassy here today. A wireless
message from Berlin said it vs offi
cially reported from Vienna that a
former German army officer, Gen.
Liman, has been appointed commander-in-chief
of the Turkish European
troops. He has been acting for some
time as the chief military instructor
of the Turkish troops, it was stated
at the embassy.
A peek-a-boo waist
May look very pert,
But we pity the man
In a hard-boiled shirt.
By Jim Manee.
It won't be long, if the cold keeps up,
Before we will have some snow.
I may seem rather ahead of time,
But, then, folks, I don't know.
When you think of these nights,
And the chizzly wind,
And the touch of fall in the breeze,
Yqu can hardly say,
'Twill be many a day
Ere the rivers and lake will freeze.
P. S. Let 'er come. We can all
get a skate on!
CHICAGO GRAIN. Wheat lower.
Corn and oats declined. Provisions
HOLD FIRST OF LAST MASSES
OVER BODY OF POPE
Rome, Aug. 28. Cardinal Vannu
telli today celebrated the first of the
final three masses for his holiness
Pope Pius X. in the sistine chapel.
Four other members of the sacred
college assisted Cardmal vVannutelli
and all of the cardinals now in Rome
ON SHIPPING LEGISLATION
Washington, Aug. 28. Another
day devoted to consideration of war
emergency shipping legislation was
the house program today. Under a
special rule making the government
war risk insurance bureau "privi
leged" arid side tracking- all other
business, the measure was brought
up, with debate limited to two hours.
Passage of the measure, which has
already passed the senate, was ex
pected early this afternoon.
Unsettled weather tonight and Sat
urday, probably showers this after
noon and tonight; not much change
in temperature; moderate easterly
winds tonight becoming variable Saturday.