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ONE CENT -THE DAY BOOK-ONE CENT
BOWMAN BOOSTS MILK PRICE
TO NINE CENTS PER QUART
The Bowman Dairy Co. boosted
the"price of its milk to nine cents a
Patrons were given no advance
notice of a raise in price. Along with
each bottle of milk the Bowman de
livery man this morning left a card
which read: "Beginning Aug. 1 the
price of our purely pasteurized milk
will be 9 cents a quart" Today is
Bowman is the second company to
raise its price. The Borden Milk Co.
jumped its price to nine cents when
the companies were last spring com
pelled to raise their price to farmers.
It is believed that the smaller com
panies will now boost their price.
The Ira J. Mix dairy will raise their
price to nine cents shortly, according
to a statement from the general of
fices. BOMBS EXPLODED IN FRONT OF
JEWISH PRESS BLDG.
A. M. Liebling and his family had a
narrow escape from death early to
day when two bombs were exploded
in front of the building of the Jewish
Daily Press, 1215 S. Racine av., of
which he is editor.
The building was badly damaged,
but the presses were uninjured and
none was hurt Two bombs were ex
ploded. The bombs seemed placed to do
more injury to the Liebling apart
ment, over the newspaper plant, thai;
to the presses.
Union labor and politics are each
being blamed for planting the bombs.
Liebling was a witness for the state
in the recent labor conspiracy trial.
Peoria, III. $500,000 damage done
by electric storm yesterday.
International Outdoor Peace league
"get-together" meeting, Sun , Aug.
6, 10 a. m., Lincoln park monument,
north end of Lincoln park. Will mee
there every Sunday for while. ;
Bellemy lodge, 208, Machinists
union, meets tonight, 31 5th av.
Rothschild & Co. Employes' Social
club gives annual picnic, Glenwood
7th ward Branch will have sp
order of business Wed.
WHILE OTHER P-RIQES JUM
FORD PRICES DROP
Detroit, Mich., Aug. 1. In the face
of greatly increased cost of mate
rials and labor, the Ford Motor Co.
today announced wholesale reduc
tions in prices of all models of the
Ford car. At the same time the com
pany announced the opening of 33
new branch offices in various parts
of the country, bringing the total to
79, and total of employed workmen
to approximately 50,000.
These reductions in prices were
Touring car, from $440 to $360;
runabout, frj)m $390 to $345; coupe
let, from $590 to $505; town car,
from $640 to $595; sedan, from $750
to $645; chassis, from $360 to $325.
In view of the tendency on the part
of most other manufacturers to in
crease rather than reduce prices, an
nouncement of Ford company caused
surprise in automobile circles here:
NEW YORK STOCKS. Market
strong. Trading light.
Partly cloudy tonight and Wednes
day; slightly warmer Wednesday;
gentle easterly winds. Temperature
Monday: High, 82; low, 72,