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ONE CENT- ONE CENT LAST EDITION DOZEN HURT IN FIELD LIFT SLIDE f THE DAY BOOK An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sundav VOL. 5, NO. 78 Chicago, Wednesday, December 29, 1915 398 MANDEL SlIB-BASEMENT BRANDED MENACE TO SAFETYjff PUBLIC -Architest Says Eastland Disaster and Iroquois 'Fire Should Be Warning Under Surface Salesroom Risks Similar Catastrophe Sexton Defends Proposal Up to Council Tomorrow. Will the council of Chicago risk wholesale murder in department store basements sumply because de partment stores, are big advertisers and can make the newspapers keep their mouths shut? That's a question for council to answer. All the power of the enor mous pull of the State street stores is being used to whip council into line tqg'rve Mandel Bros, a special permit j&ivaoiatejnejayik : "We have the Eastland disaster and the Iroquois- fire to warn us, so we go into this question of legalizing a sub-basement as a salesroom with our eyes open," said Richard E. Schmidt, an architect who was one of the speakers who debated the Mandel Bros, sub-basement ordi nance before the City club yesterday The City club, through its health committee, has already protested. gainst the pagsaga.of.thia -ordinance MliMMMHHnillM S?