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ROTHSCHILD'S USE CHICAGO SIDEWALK FOR
SHIPPING SPACE WOMAN GETS HURT
Rothschild's department store has
a habit of using part of the sidewalk
of Van Buren street, east of State,
asa shipping room. An elevator
brings truckloads of parcels to the
street level and they are then shoved
across the sidewalk and lifted into
This abuse of the public sidewalk
nearly cost a life Monday when
Mrs. Marjory Denny, 45 years old,
of 5238 Dakin st, tried to worm her
way through the loads of parcels
which cluttered the sidewalk.
Someone showed a hand truck out
just as Mrs. Denny was passing and
it struck her a severe blow in tke
right side, knocking her violently to
Instantly the street was in confu
sion. Crowds of shoppers rushed to
the spot, clerks hurried to pick her
up and the man wio had hit her wi,th
the heavy truck -disappeared.
The injured woman was rushed to
a nearby doctor's office for treat
ment and the matter was reported
to the central detail station
Two policemen hurried to the
store to find the employe who had
injured the shopper, but long before
they got there he had skipped.
The officers of the concern were
very polite to the police, but pro
fessed inability to trace the fellow
who had Caused the accident. Then
the affair was dropped.
Between fenderless auto trucks
hurtling past on the .street and hand
trucks swinging across the pave
ment, the spot where the accident
occurred is quite a dangerous one.
Only the Fair, Rothschild's and
the Boston Store cop part of the pub
lic sidewalks to use as parcel de
livery space. Marshall Field & Co.
and Mandel's have built on both sides
of and over a public street and are
using this space to care their bun
dles into their autos. Others use alleys.
The one advantage to the public is
the greater measure of safety, al
though their -manner of usurping
control of the city streets and alleys
INJUNCTION AGAINST THE LOEB
RULE MADE PERMANENT
The beginning of the end of the
notorious Loeb rule came Tuesday
when Judge Sullivan in the "Superior
Court made the, injunction against
its operation permanent This is the
latest crushing thrust at the meth
oids of Jacob M. Loeb, president of
the school board and brother of Al
bert Loeb, vice president of the Sears,
Soebuck mail order house, control
led by Julius Rosenwald.
The temporary injunction, on the
strength of which the permanent bill
was issued, was upheld by the Appel
late Court two weeks ago.
The action against the Loeb Rule
was taken by the Chicago Teachers'
Federation, the union labor organiza
tion of Chicago teachers.
Margaret A- Haley, business agent
of the union, has declared that in her
mind, the attack- on the federation
follows victories which the organiza
tion has won over big business in
tax suits, in which the firms were
forced to jtey. It was an effort to
rid the "respectable" companies of.
the activities of the teachers that im--pelled
the attack on them, she
Meteor Pleasure club to start Fox
lake camping trip on 27th of May.
Arrangements now being made.
Northwest Side Com'l ass'n to give
regular weekly luncheon Thurs. Dr.
Ameen Fareed to talk on "War or
Woman's Party of Cook County to.
keep open house during convention
week. Refreshments will be served
at 1103 Masonic Temple,