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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 26, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 14

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Cross and lost to the New York den
tist. Shortly after this defeat he quit
the ring and turned his attention to
his Vancouver, Wash., ranch and
brother Freddie.
Freddie has had a number of bat
tles around the northwest - and in
Texas and has not met a better man
up to date.
The city market at Maxwell street,
where hundreds of pushcart mer
chants sell to residents of the
ghetto and the great West Side at
prices far below those of the loop,
started out on a new, bigger step in
its career today.
Several weeks ago the city coun
cil at the request of Aid. Miller and
Franz granted , the sidewalk mer
chants permission to extend their
market for three blocks west of Hal
sted on Maxwell
Up to this time they had been per
mitted to stand their carts only on
Maxwell for three blocks east of Hal
sted. They were overcrowded and,
with the advent of unreasonably high
prices, truck farmers wanted to come
in from the outskirts of the city to
sell alongside the peddlers who
bought from the commission men. ,
This could not be done because
there was not enough room for the
out-of-town wagons. The opening
of the otherthree blocks scheduled
for today will give them all a chance
to place along the curb and sell.
An invitation to farmers was offer
ed today by Jacob Bernheim, presi
dent of the Maxwell Street Business
Men's ass'n. The city charges 10
cents a day for the expense of flush
ing the streets at the end of the day's
business. '
Fruits, vegetables, eggs, butter?
cheese, clothing and every sort of
household utensils are displayed for
sale at prices considerably lower
than loop stores charge.
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Colored citizens plan big loyalty
mass meeting.
Washington, March 26. Mrs. Mar
shall Field and five other society
women of Washington created quite
a stir in the Belasco theater last Sat
urday night. In the middle of the
second act of "Caption Shoals," in
which Mme. Nazimova is appearing, 1
one of the party made some offensive
remark about the play.
"Ring down the curtain," snapped
' It slipped quietly down.
Then the actress informed the
manager of the theater that she
would not go on with the play until
the society box party left. The lights
were lowered and the five women
filed quietly out. Then the play
was resumed.
The names of the other five wom
en could not be learned.
When the offensive comment was
made Miss Elizabeth Luckett, in the
role of a young mother, was attempt
ing to explain to a girl of her own
age, isolated to all women up to this
time, information concerning mar
ried life.
Washington. Kaiser has 200 U
boats which could cross Atlantic and
work along American coast
Wilmington, Del. Official of Du
Pont Powder Co. says U. S. could
have all powder and explosives it
would want without interfering with
shipments to allies.
Princeton. Dr. John Hibben, pres
idents Princeton univ., says that if
there is war academic , work at
Princeton wiH be practically aband- W
oned in favor of military training.
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Just to demonstrate thorough "un
restrictedness," the Germans have
submarined two of a flock of five re
lief ships that sailed together in the
"safe passage" zona

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