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"At the last moment, however, lo
cal enterprise came into the field and
submitted plans and cost estimates
that seemed more favorable than
- those of the outside companies,
which were accordingly rejected. '
"The agreement between the stock
company of manufacturers and the
local building company called for the
erection of 400 houses to cost be-"
tween $1,500 and $2,500. The houses,
when- finished, cost from $1,700 to
The houses were built for cost, plus
10 per, cent, the local banks agreed
to finance the proposition upto 65
p'er cent of the total value and to
take. a mortgage for seven years,-the
Kenosha manufacturers taking care
of the rest.
A HUMAN TRIANGLE PROBLEM
READERS CAN SOLVE IT
The readers of The Day Book can
play a big part in solving this strange
tangle of human lives. A Wife wants
to know what she will do with the big
problem of her life? Another wom
an loves her husband. The woman
has borne him one child and is about
to bear him another. The wife has
worked to support the first child. She
is working now to pay for the care
of the other woman while she is
awaiting the birth of the second
child. What shall she do now? She
wants to know whether the people
think she should step aside and let
the other woman have her husband.
Mrs." Pajil Boyke, 3311 N. Hermit
age av., is the wife. When her hus
band confessed to her the wrong he
had done the other she insisted that
he bring her and the baby to their
home. She" went to work to help pay
the support of the household. The
other woman stayed at home and
cared for her baby.
"It was simple enough the first
time," the wife said. "Anybody
would have known as well as I that
my husband's child must be cared for
as my own, and anybody with even .
the slightest sense of justice would I
realize? that the mother, who surely
loved my husband, must also be cared
for. But now the problem is more
"I wonder if it is right that I should
give up my husband for the other.
When there was only one child it
seemed that the case was fairly sim
plt. Perhaps Paul and Frieda that's
the other girl would go their separ
ate wa'ys. "But no. They seem to
have loved each other too much;
"My husband has wronged her,
but she loves him as I do. Is it right
for me to give him up? Tell me, yes
or no, and I will do what you say."
HIGH COST HICCOUGHS
Who Played This Dirty Trick
. on the Public?
NO. 15 '
By Jim Manee
Jack Sprat could eat no fat,
We don't know why that was.
His dear old wife could eat no lean,
The township gossips buzz.
This, rhyme is from the olden time,
And yet today the game
Is on a par, though reasons are,
In truth, not just the same.
P. S. Women had better keep
hand in their pockets; we'll .be eat
ing lady fingers the first thing we
PLAN CO-OPERATIVE STORES
Plans for a chain of co-operative
stores in which the consumers would
be the stock-holders, were unfolded
here today by Samuel Agursky, di
rector of the Workers' Institute. It is
his plan to enable consumers to buy
in quantity from the producers elim
inating all middlemen's profits.
Shares at $5 and up will be offered
consumers to launch the stores.
Columbus, O, Sign in High st
barber shop reads: "Shave, five eggs
or 25 potatoes."