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ONE CENT-THE DAY BOOK-ONE CENT
CONSIDERING FREE SUGAR
REPEAL IN SENATE ,
Washington, April 10. Considera
tion of free sugar repeal began to
day in senate, with both Democrats
and Republicans pledged to its pas
sage this afternoon.
Unless bin is agreed to by both
houses and signed by president be
fore May X, sugar will go on free list
Chairman Simmons declared there
were vast quantities of sugar now
stored in warehouses awaiting hoped
for failure of repeal measure. Mil
lions of revenue would be diverted
from government treasury to private
pockets if repeal should not be com
plete by then he said.
RUMOR SAYS BECKER FORCED
Rumor is that State's Att'y Hoyne
and Mayor Thompson have split over
the proposed attempt to indict Fran
cis Becker, Republican state commit
teeman from the 9th district
Becker was accused of shaking
down North Side saloonkeepers and
dive owners. Hoyne's men said the
money was supposed to be used for
Becker is under the Thompson
wing and political friends are said to
haye used the friendly understanding
between Hoyne and the mayor to
prevent indictment so far.
TOLEDO CAR STRIKE OVER
Toledo, April 10. Street car tieup
ended 3-cent fare for Toledoans, at
least until there is some settlement
. of franchise question. No more three
cent tickets will be sold. City cars
are running today for first time.siijce
March 28, carmen agreeing to set
tlement late Sunday Men were
granted all demands, except privilege
of wearing union, buttons.
Special meeting Dye House Work
era' union, 3359 W. Madison, Tues.
night It will be decided whether or
not dye house workers shall strike
Wednesday. Fine imposed on mem
bers who do not attend.
10th ward Socialists meet tonight,
1600 W. 12th.
BORDEN SIGNS WITH FARMERS
PRICE TO STAY SAME
Milk supply is normal again. Every
dealer has signed agreements satis
factory to farmers. In most in
stances farmers got full demands, al
though it is said Borden & Co., the
last to sign, got a scale that is slight
ly lower than other companies pay.
o o r-
William Randolph Hearst, John D.
Rockefeller, J. Pierpont Morgan and
other persons who would profit
should this country go to war will
not have representatives at the big
mass meeting which will be held' to
night by pacifists in the Auditorium
theater. Amos Pinchot, Prof. Scott
Nearing, Rabbi Stephen Wise and
other speakers will tell the side of the
preparedness campaign in the United
States which the trust press has not
The meeting is free. Thefre will ba
movies and music.
CHICAGO GRAIN. Grain and
provisions up. May wheat close,
WHOLESALE PRODUCE. Eggs,
20c; butter, 35c.
NEW- YORK STOCKS. Opened
and continued strong.
Partly cloudyjtonight and Tuesday;
warmer tonight; moderate southerly
winds. Temperature Sunday: High
1 est, 39; lowest, 35.