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like opera to tell the world that we
are regular city folks.
If the hunger march comes off as
planned, it means that the telegraph
wires of the big press associations
will advertise throughout the world
that people are so poor in Chicago
that they are asking the'headof the
city government for aid against the
food hogs. They can't stand the high
cost of living much longer.
A circular calling the women to
protest has been circulated widely
over the West Side. It reads:
Great protest demonstration
against the high cost of living will be
held Saturday, March 10, at 9 a. m.
All women who feel the burden of
the high cost of living will assemble.
Prominent speakers will address the
women and explain the purpose of
the meeting. After the meeting the
women will parade to the City Hall
and a committee will present our re
solutions to the city mayor. Come
in thousands and let your voices be
heard in the council of our govern
ment" Actions of Ass't Chief of Police
Wesley Westbrook in denying the
women police permission to parade
"because they do not represent any
regular organization" will be dis
The organizers of the meeting
were the following: Mrs. P. Bakale,
116 S. California av., chairman; Mrs.
F. Chnaid, 3735 Douglas blvd., treas.;
Miss Rose Rubin, 2162 Kendal, sec'y.
The following are on committee:
Mesdames Kramer, 1115 S. Mozart;
S. Lewin, 1412 W. 12thPeskin, 2049
W. 13th; Blume, 1539 S. Sawyer;
Seidel, 1338 S. Throop; Belman, 1241
S. Homan av. ; Harenberg, 141 S. St
Louis av.; Edelberg, 1208 S. St Louis
av.; Kranik, 1108 W. 51st; Robino
witz, 1439 S. St Louis av.; Koroflsky,
1936 Polk; Dudnik, 1830 S. Ridgeway
av.; Oken, 934 S. Robey; Cooper, 852
N. Leavitt; Haft and Ithrams, 2025
W. Polk; Greenfield. 3537 W. 13th;
Mason, 1422 W. 13th: Harris. 1748
W. Taylor; Greier, 1725 W. 13th;
Margolin, 1641 Washburn av.; Liner,
1445 W. Taylor.
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ARMING OF SHIPS STILL UP IN
THE AIR GETS CLOTURE
Washington, March 9. What Pres.
Wilson purposes as to arming Amer
ican merchantmen was still a mys
tery early today. He has these pos
To act on his own initiative un-"
der Sec'y Lansing's and Att'y Gen.
Gregory's rulings that ancient stat
utes do not tie his hands; or he can
call an extra session, now that the
senate has amended its rules to
thwart filibusters and push through
armed neutrality bill that failed last
Some advisers suggested that ex
tra session quickly would be the
Passage of armed neutrality bill
would amount to vote of confidence
and notice to world that America is
unified and patriotic. But fact that
president was still ill today and or
dered not to tax himself with labors
made it possible he would delay any
action a few more days.
Senate by 76 to 3 vote adopted
cloture rule. Sens. Sherman, LaFol
lette and Gronna opposed.
WOMAN CONVICTED OF AIDING
IN A HOLDUP
Something new was accomplished
on the North Side last night A young
lady, pretty, well-dressed and de
fended by a lawyer, was convicted of
aiding in a holdup.
The woman is Hazel Meyer, nurse.
She was found guilty by a jury in
Judge Fitch's court of having been
with George Maynard, a sweetheart,
when he stuck up Mrs. Josephine
Dahlberg, 358 E. 58th st, at 58th and
South Park av.
New York. Adolphus W. Green,
74, pres. National Biscuit Co., man
who made Uneeda biscuit famous, is