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"A DAY'S LODGING," A LOVE STORY BY JACK
LONDON, STARTS IN THIS ISSUE-
THE DAY BOOK
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Editor and Publisher.
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Tel. Monroe 353.
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' VOL.3, NO. 48 Chicago, Saturday, Nov. 22, 1913
CHICAGO WOMEN DECLARE WAR ON
THE SOARING PRICE OF EGG!
Housewives Make That Their First Shot in Plan to Follow
Example Set by New York Women in Stand Against ,
High Cost of Living Can't See Why They ,
Should Pay 47c for Eggs That Cost 18c. I
The housewives of Chicago may
start a campaign against the high
cost of living similar to the fight
conducted by the Housewives'
League of New York.
The shot has been fired at the ris
ing price of eggs. Yesterday mem
bers of the Chicago Clean Food Club,
an organization of women, met and
decided to7place a boycott on eggs
until the price was reduced to 32
cents a dozen.
Mrs. Caroline Bley, president of the
club, announced that the price of
eggs must get down closer to earth
or the women will not touch them.
"The egg mills are working full
blast," said Mrs. !Bley, "and there is
no reason why they should be sold
at 47 cents a dozen."
The following resolution was in
troduced and was passed amid great
"Whereas, Afterv investigation, we
have found that the eggs now held
in storage were bought last April foi
18 and 18y2 cents a dozen; and
"Whereas, It costs but iy2 cents
a dozen for storage and insurance;
therefore, be it
"Resolved, That the members of
the Clean Food Club declare our in
tention to pay no more than 32 cents
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