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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 22, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 12',
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gests saving your dimes before the
wedding may count 'em out for your
carfare every morning after it!
Remember, son, that there is only
one sadder sight in nature than a
wife without an allowance and that
is a husband whose wife keeps him
FIVE AMERICANS DROWNED IN
SINKING OF VIGILANCIA
Washington, March 22. Five
.Americans died in the sinking of the
American steamer Vigilancia. The
consul at Plymouth reported the
tieatn list to tne state department to
day as follows:
"Third Officer Neils P. North; C. F.
Aderhold, assistant engineer of Atala,
Ala.; Eaphan Lopez, mess boy; F.
Brown, passenger; Joseph Siberia,
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22d ward Democratic organization
meets at Yondorf hall, North av. and
Halsted, 8 p. m.
BUTTONS TO KEeb THE
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BIG ,STEP TOWARD MUNICIFrAL
One of the biggest steps in munic
ipal ownership ever discussed before
the city council has been referred to
Rodriguez and Buck, to be drawn up
into an enabling act to be presented
to the state legislature.
Alderman Rodriguez said the bill
would provide that:
1, The city should have the right ttf
operate all cold storage plants, de
pots and public markets.
2, The city should purchase and
sell all foodstuffs, meat, poultry,
3, The city should have the right
to operate coal and wood yards and
4, The city should own the milk
depots and buy and sell all milk and
5, Bakeries, ice cream and candy
factories should be managed by city
and the products sold by city.
fa, The city should have power to
erect and operate electric light, pow
er and gas plants and city may bor
row money to aid in the maintenance
This plan was outlined to 51 wom
en wlio met the subcommittee,
as representatives of the Mothers'
league of Chicago, to protest against
the high cost .of food.
Mrs. E. P. Sandberg acted as
spokesman. She asked:
"What are we going to do about
the rising prices. Milk is rising,
meats are going up, and, how that
summer' is approaching, the price of
ice will be raised. We can't afford .
to pay the price. What are you go
ing to do about it?
In answer, Aid. Rodriguez told of
the enabling act for public owner
ship as a remedy for the high prics
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London. Rank outsider, Warna
dohal's Ballymacad. won War Na
tional race, England's classic steeple
chase, at Gatwick. Change was gee
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