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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 09, 1916, EXTRA, Image 8

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CANNED GOODS GOING UP AS
GOVT PROBES PRICE BOOST
The sky-rocketing price of canned
food is the latest to catch the eye of
the department of justice. Price on
this line of food has already ad
vanced and local dealers predict a
further boost within lie next few
days.
The present rate of advance:
Old New
price. price.
Pork and beans 10-12c 15c
Sardines ." 15c 18c
Corn 15c '18c
Tomatoes 15c 18c
Peas 15c 17c
Dis't Att'y Clyne will 'attend a
meeting of the city council health
committee called for today to inves
tigate the high cost of living. Health
Ccjm'r Robertson said he had reasons
to believe ' that speculators were
holding back foodstuffs for a further
price advance.
Coal went up again. Anthracite
was raised $1 a ton for egg, range
and chestnut, . making the price
S10.5Q.
FOLKS STANDJNTHE RAIN
READING "RESULTS SO FAR"
'A lot of folks did their loop jam
ming, wild yelling, election celebrat
ing, etc, all over again last night
Most of the celebrating was done,
however,, in hotel lobbies and over
the various bars that make money in
the loop.
Wilson seemed to have the edge in
a good many places. When papers
came out with the president show
ing in the lead cheers greeted them.
The switch back and forth of the two
candidates kept the crowds guess
ing and the newsies did a lively busi
ness with new extras coming out
every half hour or so. People stood
on the corners in the rain reading
"results so far."
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A Terre Haute horseshoer has in
vented a phonograph on which the
finger takes the place of a needle.
N
LAST NIGHT
i By Jim Manee
In the drizzle and the rain
People stood for hours again
To find out what election news
would say.
They were soaked through to the
skin;
"Oh, ye gods! where have you been?"
Yet they don't know who is presi
dent today.
P. S. Neither do we!
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OHIO GERMAN-AMERICAN VOTE
FAIR TO WILSON
Columbus, O.,- Nov. 9. Ohio elec
tion returns show that outside of
Hamilton county (Cincinnati) Pres.
Wilson's vote was affected very little
by opposition of German-Americans.
In Cincinnati: the president was
heavily scratched in the so-called
German-American wards . and in
these he ran behind Cox, the Dem
ocratic nominee for governor.
In Toledo and Columbss, hcrwever,
the German-American vote ex
pressed practically no opposition td
him. In Columbus it Is figured not
more than 500 German-Americans
scratched the president
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LOWDEN HAS PLUMS TO GIVE
Gov.-Elect Frank 0. Lowden will
have patronage at his. disposal ap
proximating $500,000 a year. Fred
Lundin Is expected to get a share of
this in Chicago. Among the plums
are the various wardens of penal in
stitutions, the public utilities com
mission and several other important
commissions. Lowden says he will
not receive the jobhunters until after
Dec 1.
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"By their works ye shall know
them," goes the same fox automo
biles arid watches.
When there is more than one way
does it the wrong way.

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