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THESE LITTLE SLIPS CAUSE A
LOT OF TROUBLE
The Chicago Herald and Roths
child's department storewere mixed
in another misprinted advertisement
jam today. " -,
An ad whic hwas supposed to read
"84 cents for 25-lb. sack of cane
granulated sugar, with grocery order
of $2.50 or more, etc., went through
yesterday with a slight mistake.
Just one figure was wrong, but that
was sufficient to make thousands of
housewives who read the Herald
think they would get 25 pounds of
sugar for 48 cents.
The "Easy to Read, etc.," paper
came through this morning with a big
"Apology to the Public," explaining
the mistake in prices.
Many people who saw the original
ad in the Sunday Herald did not ob
serve the correction in today's issue
and a howling mob appeared in the
grocery department of the State sL
"Retailers of Everything" to get their
Rotfischild's, of course, claimed the
fault was not theirs, the Herald said
that mistakes wDl happen and exhib
ited the correction in today's paper
disclaiming responsibility, so the
vexed shoppers are left without re
course. The News and The Fair recently
bungled an advertisement so that the
people were led to believe that they
could get $20 brass beds for $1.50,
when the real price of the article was
The News did not carry a correc
tion, as did the Herald, and The Pair
was forced to be contented with a
letter from the haughty afternoon
sheet explaining that a slip had been
This letter in The Pair case was
hung on the advertised bed and heat
ed shoppers who had rushed to the
loop to get a bed cheap were afford
ed the pleasure of reading the ex
planation of the News.
BITS OF NEWS
"Shun liquor," advice of John D.
Rockefeller, Jr., who passed through
Chi. today enroute from Colorado.
B. & O. railroad contracted with III.
Steel Co. for 62,500 tons of rails for
Two dead; alcoholism. Result of
"loading up" for dry Sunday.
Otto Hardekopf, wife, two daugh
ters and pet dog found dead in gas- 0
filled room, 1954 Sedgwick. Police
A. H. Page, 50, New Orleans mil
lionaire cotton broker, died suddenly
at Congress hotel.
Three armed men held up Edw.
Fox's store, 2355 W. Van Buren, day
ligth. Got $500 in jewelry and mo
ney. Mrs. Juliette Kaufman, 76, mother
N. M. Kaufman, president Congress
Hotel Co., dead.
J. R. White, Western manager
French Telegraph and Cable Co., as
phyxiated, 129 Oakley blvd. Suicide
Frank Hicks, 21, 1700 Saginaw,
Princeton, Wis. Dis't Att'y James
Kelly hurrying to Princeton from
Chicago to issue warrant for arrest
of man officials believe is slayer of
Capt Robert W. Mueller, retired Mil
waukee banker and his wife.
New Orleans. Entering study at 6
a. m. Rev. Byron Rolley, rector St
George's Episcopal church, shot and
instantly killed Lansing Pearsall, spe
cial investigator of Gould Railways
here, whom he encountered in room.
NEW YORK STOCKS. Mexican
issues strong. General list inactive.
- Unsettled weather, probably foIr
lowed by rain late tonight or on Tues
day; colder Tuesday; fresh southerly
winds becoming northerly Tuesday.
Temperature Sunday: Highest,,. 63;
lowest, 52j m fc 4