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"TEN-CENT BREAD" KEYNOTE
AT MASTER BAKERS' MEET
Salt Lake City, Utah, Aug. 8.
Ten-cent bread was the keynote
sounded at today's session of the Na
tional Ass'n of Master Bakers by C.
N. Power of Pueblo, Colo.
"The overhead expense on the jit
ney lOaf is out of all proportion to
the value of the article," he said.
"The interest of the consumer and
producer alike will be better served
by the dime loaf. It will be practical
ly twice the weight of the present
five-cent loaf, local standards pre
vailing. The baker cannot give the
best value in nutritive, digestible
bread for a nicked. Buyer has no
right to expect the same value in two
five-cent loaves as in one dime loaf."
Philadelphia, Aug. 8. If there is
any contemplated increase in the
price of bread to 10 cents it is news
to bakers In this city. The general
manager for I. J. Kalb, one of the
largest bakers In Pennsylvania, said:
"There is no need to raise the price
of bread today or tomorrow."
New York, Aug. 8. Increased cost
of flour, lard and labor is given by
New York bakers as ample reason for
either reduction in weight or raising
in prfice of ordinary 5-cent loaf of
bread. Discussion at the annual con
vention of National Ass'n of Master
Bakers, which is being held in Salt
Lake City, Utah, to double price of
bread, greatly interested New York
Cleveland, Aug. 8. There is no
likelihood of 5-cent bread being
raised to 10 cents here.v This is al
most unanimous opinion today of
Cleveland bakers. Weight may be re
duced. Columbus, 0., Aug. 8. Columbul
bakers today declared they soon will
cut weight of 5-cent bread Instead
of raising price to 10 cents.
WIRES MAY BE TIED UP
Chicago employed telegraphers
may strike in a few weeks to gain
8-hour day and increased wages. I
1 Union officials non-communicative,
but it is believed every commercial
wire will be tied up.
PREACHER TRAVELS THROUGH
U. S. GOSPEL FROM AUTO
Crawfordsville, Ind., Aug. 8. In
an automobile built over to suit hjs
taste, the Rev. J. A. Bean left here
today on a preaching tour of the
U. S., which he expects to last several
years. Jacksonville, Fla., is his im
Attired in blue overalls and stand
ing at an altar built on his car, Bean
will preach the gospel of Free Meth
odism. Bean has been working as a farm '
hand and has saved up every cent he
could to buy an automobile vand
equip it. He will take with him a
young man who can sing and play
', CHICAGO BRIEFS
Mrs. Frank Miller, 1436 W. Adams,
found unconscious in gas-filled room
with feet tied, quit hospital today
Doesn't want to prosecute husband,
Mrs. Rosia Carbla, arrested at 1365
W. Austin av., charge of attempt to
wreck Northwestern road train, es
caped arrest by jumping through
window of moving train at Clinton,
Republican politicians who want
to get block of stock In company con
trolling Muny pier restaurant conces
sion blocking Vogelsang contract is
Paul Gores, manager Congress ho
tel, whose foot was amputated, will
wear iron foot.
To proveadopted country is dear
er than fatherland, Chi. Schwaben
Verein has excluded Sundays "from
annual festival. Will be held Aug.
M, 21 and 26, brand's park.
Case of beer, kept six auto tourists
from Chicago from being killed.
Their auto overturned near Janes
ville, Wis. Case fell out and caught
car, allowing occupants to crawl out