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that the price of a regular 5-cent loaf
would be increased to 6 cents, our
committee got ih touch with several
independent bakers and persuaded
them to sell bread in the open mar
kets and at other places for less than
5 cents, and, as a result, the con
sumer has paid only 5 cents for his
loaf ever since, until the resumption
of high prices this fall.
Commission, investigations, great
plans taking years to consummate,
all these may be valuable, but for im
mediate relief to the public, nothing
has been as" successful as open pub
400 ARRESTEDVT NEWSPAPER
A friendly little scrap between rep
resentatives of the circulation de
partments of the American and Jour
nal wound up in Judge-Dolan's court
Four hundred newspaper men
staged a little boxing match at 180 W.
Washington St., last night. Harry
Walsh, Journal circulation wagon
driver, and Wm. Finley, American di
vision boss, had on the mitts. It was
a friendly bout Just as it was get
ting interesting, in walks Lieut. Edw.
Conroy and four policemen. They
pinched the house, but decided 40C
would overfill the hoosegow, so they
-only took Walsh, Finley and the two
"men who appeared to be in charge,
Chas. Marx and Jas. Murray, also
Judge Dolan said the offense was
not serious and letthem go on-their
promise to never do it again.
Before the carpet sweeper was in
vented people .found it wasn't neces-.
sary to talk left-handed into a tele
phone because the receiver was on
the left side.
The new bridge across,the Tiber at
Rome, having a span of 38 feet, is
the longest reinforced concrete arch
in the world. t
New York. Dorothy Arnold dis
appeared six years ago today. Her
father, F. R. Arnold, now almost 80,
declared again his belief that she is
Philadelphia. Belgian ship Kas
bek, Capt Sytor, is in port here today
after having been under fire of Ger
man submarine for 90 toinutes with
out being hit
Toledo. Two firemen killed and
$200,000 damage done in fire In store
of Paddock Merchandising Co.
Washington. Postmaster Camp
bell, Chicago, called to give his views
to house committee on proposed
abolishment of use of pneumatic v
tubes in Chicago postal service.
New York. Elisha Lee, chairman
of national conference committee of
railways, advocates regulation ofv
rail wages by same com'n which reg-'
New York. Strike committee of
Amalgamated Clqthing Workers re
fuses to accept a compromise offer of
49-hour week ,and $2 weekly raise.
Want 48-hour week or 60,000 will
strike at once.
Kewanee, III. Kewanee Boiler Co.
announces Christmas bonus of 10
per cent of salaries to all employes.
Vinita, Okla. Took two men three
minutes to rob Farmers' State bank
of Vinita. Got $17,000.
Paris. All operations north of
Monastir hindered by snowfall. Al
lies took five small Bulgarian posts
on right bank of the Vardar.
Milan. Newspaper Secolo says
Kaiser William expects shortly to
visit Bucharest '
Juvenile court to speed fcex offensa
o o x
Oldest band in the country, still ac
tive is the Armory band of Hartford,
Conn., organized in 1844.
Within the heel of a recently pat
ented shoe for women lis contained a
complete vanity case.