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ONE CENT-THE DAY BOOK-ONE CENT
ICE MEN JUMP THE PRICE OF ICE
Ice companies today took advan
tage of the hot wave to Boost price
of ice 33 1-3 per cent
The cost of manufacture has not
advanced, but people must have ice
this sort of weather, they must have
it at any prico and can't stop to
quibble over the price or whether or
not they are being held up.
Babies lives depend on ice being in
the home. Cut off the supply of ice
and half of the babies in Chicago
would be dead in another week.
A number of big companies today
raised the ice price from 30 to 40
cents a hundred pounds, among
them the Lincoln Ice Co.
The Consumers Co. has not yet
boosted its price, and Manager Camp
bell today said there would be no
change in price to families.
"The price on carload lots of ice
has gone up," said Campbell. "I can't
quote the exact amount, but the rise
It is expected that on Aug. 1 prac
tically every dealer in the city will
advance the price.
DEUTSCHLAND CREW WORRIED
BY SPY FEVER
Baltimore, Md July 29. Fear of
spies had grown to an obsession with
c t'n members of the German sub
sea freighter Deutschland today.
With two additional British tramp
vessels in the harbor for cargo and
the Britisher Ardgryfe making no
move to load, the Deutschland
watchers developed an unusual ner
vousness. The time for the Deutschland to
depart is still an unsolved an ap
parently unsolvable mystery. All
the talk is that she is going out with
in a few days, but the truth is not in
the rumor mongers that swarm the
Baltimore waterfront. ,
Mrs. A. A. Ackerman, Minneapolis,
New Thought speaker, will speak,
International New Thought Fellow
ship, 210 Masonic Temple, Sun., 11
a. m., "The Psychology of Success."
-28th ward Socialists will hold an- Tm
nual basket picnic, Sun., at Wilmette,
on lake at end of Northwestern "L."
Races at 1 p. m. In case of rain,
postponed to following Sunday.
H. Percy Ward lectures Sun., 11
a. m., Corinthian hall, Masonic Tem
ple, "Buddhism; a Religion Without
God and Without Soul."
"BACK TO THE WOODS" FOR THE
GIRLS IN KHAKI
Thoughts of Khakis when girls buy
Turn men's hopes to
But all the hopes of the male stu
dents of University of Chicago have
gone to smash, so what's the use of
finishing the verse A lot of the co
eds went out on a khaki pants buy
ing trip recently. Men trudged along
behind them with expectations.
And then it was announced that
said khakis would not be worn on
the campus, but on a botany trip to
the Wisconsin woods.
But wjiy buy khaki when ""palm
beaches are cooler. True, you can't
see through khaki.
Norfolk, Va. Federal Judge Wad
dell decided captured British liner
Appam should be restored to former
NEW YORK STOCKS. Market
closed dull. ly1
Fair and continued warm tonight
and Sunday; gentle variable winds.
Temperature Friday High, 97; low,