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RIVERS AND WOLGAST BATTLE TONIGHT:
ARMOUR MAY BE HELD FOR CONTEMPT ,
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N: D. Cochran,,
Editor and- Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
ESSSO a. n Ann
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.3, NO. 98
Chicago, Friday, Jan. 23; .1914'
COMMISSARY FOR UNEMPLOYED TO
BE A BEAUTY OH SATURDAY
Store afSOS. Halsted SL Wilt Open at 8 O'clock in the
Morning People Out of Work Can Buy Food
at Cost" Prices- Other Cities Watch- . i
Chicago and "Cokcounty, will to
morrow start the first commissary to
sell goods at, cost to the;great army
of the unemployed. The store to be
opened will be' located 5046 S. Halsted
street. , " '
This afternoon John T. 3tzparick,
James Bowman an4,rpscarE'. Mayer
-will complete arrangements and to
morrow morning at 8' o'clock -the
doors will-be thrown open.
The. entire country is. watching
Chicago and this experiment Jf it
succeeds other cities will undoubt
edly try the experiment After the
Halsted street gets: into a running
shape other commissaries will be.
started1 in the following neighbor
hoods: Ashland and "Division streets,
Houston avenue" ; arid 90th street;
Blue' Island avenue, and 12th street
and Clybourn and Fullerton avenues.
Provisions will besold at cost to'
the unemployed at.all these stores,
On some foodstuffs nearly 40 per
centaredujctiofi fwflltb"e reached, .ivhile
on others there, may be ,rio reduction
Air application showing that the
purchaser. is not employed will be
necessary in order to p"ur."hase- nt
the- store. After the application Is
filed a staff of investigators in charge
of County Agent Joseph Meyer will
"We dont intend to allow any one