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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 29, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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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
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