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VOL 4, NO. 119
Chicago, Tuesday, Feb. 16, 1915
CITY TO DRAG MiDEL BROS. BEFORE
COURT BY MEANS OF LAW SUITS
Suits, to Be Based on Ordinance Against Sub-basement
I Women's Organizations Line Up to Fight Mandel
Bros. Health Commissioner Young
- Gives His Views "
The city of Chicago is preparing to
sue Mandel Bros, for about $2,500
for each day they have kept their
sub-basement open since last Sep
tember, whqn the supreme court up
held the ordinance prohibiting the
use of sub-basements as. salesrooms.
The corporation counsel has not
yet decided when these suits will be
filed but it will probably be in the
In the meantime, Mandel Bros, are
working desperately to put over an
ordinance that wiH gree t$t depart
ment stores the right to' open up th
second basements as salesrooms. '
But the women of Chicago who art
working to defeat their plans are con
fident of success. Two new organi
zatlons entered the fight against the.
influence of the State street stores!)
They are the Woman's Trade Union
league and the Woman's City club.
Mrs. Robert Palmer has been named
by the latter club to appear before
the city council to fight the. proposed
ordinance. - '
Sa-ftifcary Inspector Bl who wUJ
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