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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 13, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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2c NOON EDITION C
WORLD PEACE PREDICTED FOR JULY 1
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL.6, NO. 140 Chicago, Tuesday, March 13, 1917 398 rtgj
FOOD HOGS ARE SOAKED
TWICE BEFORE THE
CITY COUNCft
Plea of 500 Mothers for Food From City at Cost Is
1 Answered by Aid. Rodriguez Congress May Hear
From Chicago Aldermen Other Doings
of Council.
rwo measures of . tremendous im
portance to every common working
citizen they affect the price of food,
ice, coal and living commodities
were born at the meeting of the city
council yesterday.
The first asked preparation of an
enabling act to be presented to the
state legislature which would give
the city powar to go into the business
of selling the necessities of life to
the people of the city at cost This
would break the commission gang,
the food and ice clique and the de
partment store hold on Chicago
pocketbooks.
The second was a move toward
preparation of a memorial to con
gress to ask for the regulation of in
terstate. shiDments and. the prices o

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