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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 07, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 12

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NEWEST PICTURE OF WIFE OF
WIZARD EDISON
MRS THOMAS A.E-piSOfl.
The latest picture of Mrs. Thomas
Edison, wife of the electricity wizard,
taken at the Edison home, Llewellyn
Park, N. J. Mrs. Edison sometimes
helps her husband in the laboratory.
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STRIKE AT BISMARCK GARDEN
Twelve Bismarck Garden waiters
walked out last night, the union's
business agent reports, and it is
planned to pull all union waiters off
the job this evening unless Eitel
Bros., owners, meet the union de
mands. The gardens were picketed
last night until Eitel Bros, secured
police to chase the pickets away. '
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New York. Mrs. Margaret Sanger
and associates held for trial in spe
cial sessions court for running birth
control clinic in Brooklyn. Mrs. San
ger says she will reopen clinic Thurs
day to investigate family conditions
among: noor.
CLABAUGH TO PROBE INTO THE
HIGH COST OF FOOD
Why are prices of some foodstuffs
sky high when there is an apparently
big crop?
This is the question Washington is
going to try to find an answer for.
Hinton C. Clabaugh, division chief of
the .bureau of investigation, will
within the next two days have 20 of
his investigators looking into the
food price situation in Chicago.
Clabaugh is especially interested
in a letter reported to have been sent
out by a wholesale firm to retail
grocers suggesting that they Jake
advantage of profitable conditions by
increasing prices.-
It is the belief of some that many
high prices are not high because they
must be so to give the dealers their
profits, but because the dealers know
they can get a high price.
Prices of all foods will be looked
into, especially those of milk, eggs,
flour and butter. Coal, medicines
and drugs will be included in the in
vestigation. The increase in the cost
of some drugs has been enormous,
for instance, quinine, which could in
1914 bethought for 40 cents an ounce,
now costs $2 an ounce.
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TELEGRAPH BRIEFS
St. Louis. F. R. Ruhr, Republican
nominee for presidential elector, a
suicide. .
West Orange, N. J. "Wilson ought
to be elected," -vere Thos. A. Edison's
last words about the candidate he is.
boosting.
Joliet Milk famine here, result of
strike of Will County Milk Producers'
ass'n, who want higher rate from dis
tributors. - "
New London. Count von Bern
stroff, German ambassador, and wife
arrived to visit undersea freighter
Deutschland.
New Haven, Conn. Ex-Pres. Taft
jeered and hooted when he attempt
ed to make political speech to body
of workine neoDle. Taft auit after
a few minutes of jeering.

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