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   Englewood Economist, The (Newspaper) - January 3, 1917, Chicago, Illinois                                Best by 1 Test I ENGLEWOOD'S GREATEST, MOST EFFECTIVE, ADVERTISING MEDIUM VOL. XI NUMBER 19 JANUARY 3, 1917 I Judge by I Results CIRCULATION GUARANTEED Mr. ,1 Carney of 1'1-ue an' Bishop St., iiH-t a sudiirn de.tt'i while at work last burn-i' Sunday ,a .Ml. Olm-t. size Phonograph, per week. 0839 S. HaMed St. Miss Mildred Mc-Cleary of 1 S I 2 St. entertained a out-of-town friends last week. Bolivia, Wool Velour, Plush, Fur Trimmed Coats. Values up to All new models, all sizes and colors, for COHIKX'S, 0342 S. JIalsted St. Mr. Ray O'Leary of N. Dak., formerly of Kntrlewood, is visiting his brother, Mr. C. O'Lt-ary of (JUth and Ada Sts. Mr. A. Spring of 0728 Bishop St. died last week after a long illness. His funeral took place buna! being in Concordia. Women's and Misses' Skirts, silk, broadcloth, poplin, gabardine. All sizes shade-. Values up to Clearance Sale price CO HI EN'S, 6342 S. Halsted St Exceptional bargains in Pianos and used furniture at Joyce Bros., the Fur- niture and Piano Movers. 1109 West 63rd St. i .Mi- Si i Ohio San.i'-rs of li'.Hh and Ada CROCHETING (IF ALL DiiNK SILK LAMP SHADES M'ide to Order at I'ricep 7021 Halsted MRS. BURNETT Flat .Miss Mary oi 6MO Loomis St. returned to colii-jic m Sinsinoiva, '.Vise. I Curtis Furniture Exchange, 6203-5-7 Wentworth Ave., for bargains in new and second-hand furniture, heaters and ranges. Phone Went. 6996. Open evenings. Mr. Win. Green of 6449 Lafiin St. spent ihe holidays vith relatives in Joliet, 111. Special Bargains in Pianos this week. Gilbert Manner, 6839 S. Halsted St. Miss Virginia Rowe of Ashland Ave. entertained a party of friends New Year's night. Blouses; Georgette, crepe de chine, voiles, nets and laces; values to So. Clearance Sale price, COHIEX'S, 6312 S. Halsted St. Mr. and .Mrs. Morris Goodman of 63rd St. entertained guests al dinner last Sunday Our Photos cannot be excelled. DuLany Studio, 645? S. Halsted St. Tel. Eng. 7992. George McCarthy of Aberdeen St.. vho was home from school in Bour- bonais, 111., returned Tuesday. v'e 30 lus. household linen. wearing appare', etc.. in fact_every- thing wnsnable and boilable fur cents. k Don't include clothes that fade or shrink. Wash returned enow white, rtady for dry- Irtif iind ironinu. Each done separately, DO markw. nuttunfT lost over cu-i'-utiicrb. Phono now. Drovar 161, QUALITY WET WASH LAUNDRY lortnal Awo. and 38tli fit.. Chicago ______i h I. i V- in'i-i'________ '1 he Woman's CHIC League met Thursday evening in Hamilton Pai-l: fiC-idhouse. The annual Christmas entertainment for children of the neighborhood was held last Tuesday in Neighborhood Hou.se. Frank Strieker of Cincinnati, Ohio, returned home, having spent the Holi- days Mr. and Mrs. J. Deck of S. Sangamon St. Year-End Clearance Sale. COIIIEN'S, G342 S. Halsted St. Mr. David Johnson of 6034 May St. has been quite ill at his home the past two weeks. Mr. and Mrs. Adolph T. Forsberg, 8044 Justine St., spent the Holidays with Mrs. Forsberg's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Aaron Borkland. of near Donald- son, Ind. Miss Josephine McMahon of Elizabeth St. is seriously ill at her home. Carty Co., headquarters for heat- ing plumbing- supplies. Est. 1894. 6430 S. Halsted St. Tel. Went. 1170. I i Afternoon Dresses, Evening; Gowns, j .silk, wool, Jersey, serge, poplins, satin, I in all the New Values up to I J25.UO Clearance price COHIEN'S, S. Halsted St. St Brendan's Young- People's So- ciety H masquerade party in Sherman Park fieldhouse last Saturday evening. Hand Painted China Useful Holiday Gift. SHOP EARLY MISS A. LARSON 6507 SOUTH HALSTED STREET rel. Eng 1. wood 8289 China Fired China Clubs Ltssons made f (iroup-- Parties Wtd riiiiii'- Faniiiy, Etc Wi> make them any time anyiihorL-. MODERN METHODS USED Telephone Normal 7100 LINDEN STUDIO 71 7 West 63rd Street Maxwell Reo Dodge SOUTH SIDE AGENCY I Formerl> Located at 6047 S. Halsted St. NOW AT 7813 S. Halsted Street Phone Vincennes 327 Big bargains in all makes of used cars. Time payments on new cars. Private Bankers Ask Members oi' tve Chicago 'Jankers Association indorsed the b'l! n by Representative William G. 'Ihon. provides for stale vKion of all banks. The indorsement The new Scout troop which or- r--nized at the Park Manor M. K. Dill (_hureh imites all boys of scout ajic- in the neighborhood 'Ihe troop meets in the basement of the Church, northeast corner of 7'ith and South Park tvejy Friday evening, Carlson as Scoutmaster. Ben S. Cooban gr> en at a meeting of bankers in the Hotel La SUIe. ate Mr. Folki" of Foikie Bros. 1021 W St., who has been rapidly recovering. Mr. John Deck of S. Sanga- mon St. is confined at his home on account of illness with ptomaine poi- soning. Mrs. Win. Hayes, en route to Val- paraiso., Ind., lost her valise contain-> t> S50 worth of wearing apparel, in hen .s. Cooban. 518 W. 02nd St., the Southern Traction Company sta- one of EnsHt-wood's -arly settlers, died tion, 63rd PI. and S. Halsted St. Her at his home Sunday, December 31, little son Harry became hungry, and I'.nn. He was 47 ye-jrs old and was she asked a well dressed woman to in the drug busmen for over watch her valise bag while she took five years. Harry out for lunch. When Mrs. Mr. C'ooban tvas always an ardent Hayes returned her valise bag could Mr. Al Bergsten of 6736 Bishop St.'worker for lhe betterment of condi- not be found, is seriously ill at his home. lions in Englewood. and was one of the leaders in the organization of the first federal Dividend Coupons free with ENGLEWOOD SCHOOL OF DRESS-.Englewood Commercial Association" each purchase. MAKING, 731 W. 62nd St. Phone Eng.' Besides being associated with his COHIEN'S, Patterns to order. .father, Frank S. Cooban, in 6342 S- Halsted St. STUCKEY'S DRUGS, G352 Halsted St. Drop head Singer sewing attachments. 6839 Halsted St. Frank Striker of Cincinnati, Ohio, returned home, having spent the Holidays with Mr. and Mrs. J. Deck of 5819 Sangamon. Miss Julia Ward of 6S43 Honore St. -entertained the Younir Ladle--' Sc T. oaiijia- i-iio. .r aiieuis 10 oruer. latner, l-rank S. Cooban, in several o. naistea lame poi-1 Brands E. Murphy died Dec. thr> Chicago Mrs- Anna JL Hieronimes has pur- lie was trie xather of .limm and head of thg Pharmaceutical Divi- chased Robert Rauschert the ami iiarry jiurphy. r unerai took sion of St. Bernard Hospital large apartment house on the southwest machine, place Monday at y a. m. from the late, HIS widow and son Frank survive corner of Green and 70th Sts., 118x sted St. residence. T.-. .survu c 19 1 nnn i residence. Interment Olivet Cemetery. was at Mount; him. Funeral Wednesday, 124' for (Jan. 3, at St. Bernard's Church. In- New upright piano, oak case, at Mt- OIivet- payments per week. Special bar-, gain. 6839 S. Halsted St. Miss Josephine Hornick of _Mr. and Mrs. X. Chrir-tensen, 1043 St. spent the week-end and N W. 59th St., are preparing to leave ith friends- Mav ciality of St. Justin Martyr Church Li-t'for Florida, where they spend tht Sunday afternoon Women's and Mines' Coals, value5 up to Clearance S-tle price- So.00. COHIEX'S. 6342 S. Halsted St. Good Domestic sewing machine, S5. 6839 S. Halsted St. Prof. D.iii.el J. Ryan's annual New Years dance v. be at Ryan's hall. Bonier ('3rd and Halsted Sts., on next Saturday Jan. 6th. This tnov. r> to most oi oui readers as one of the most enjoyable events of the year, and Mr. Ryt.n assures you of a more enjoyable tii-ie fe'-- this Don't fail to attend Saturdav evoning. Women's and Misses' Broadcloth, Poplin. Gabardine, Wool Velour Suits, latest models, all shades. Sizes 16 to 46. Va of former price, S12.50. COHIEX'S, 6342 S. Halsted St. Silk Dresses, values up to specially priced for Clearance Sale at COHIEX'S I 0342 S. Halted St. ANNOUNCEMEMT! to our customer.- from the Knitting Mi'is. have no branches or agents in this city. To be sure to gtt our n knit good- go direct to the Englewood Knitting Shop Racine Ave. Near Ogden Park J. STERN. Manager year- f WE PUT THE HOOKS INTO EVERY CUSTOMER, J By Fair Treatment, Painstaking Service, Good Meat and Reasonable Prices We thank you for the generous trade you gave us for the past year, and will with the help of the public, to Lower the Cost of Liv- ing for the Year of 1917. 6132 s-Halsted DirectlyOpp.61stPlace DANCING Prof. Daniel J. Ryan Conducts High Class Dancing Receptions Sirloin Steak............15c Ib. Porterhouse Steak .......15c Ib. Rib Roast Corned Beef, cured exactly right................lOc Ib. Pot Roast.......lie to Ib. Chuck Beef..............lOc Ib. Boiling Beef.............lOc Ib. Hamburg Steak........12 Ib. A Large Supply of Pork, Lamb and Veal at Special Low Prices FRIDAY SPECIALS 4 pounds Sirloin Steak......50c 4 pounds Porterhouse Steak.. SOc 10 pounds Chuck Beef.......95c 8 pounds Rib Roast.........95c 11 pounds Corned Beef......9Sc The best on earth EVERY SATURDAY EVENING at RYAN'S HALL Northwest Corner of Reliable Meats and Method of Doing Business 63rd Halsted Sts. Extra Special! Big New Year's Dance next Saturday Night. Come All Common sense is not so common in piano building as you may think For more than seventy years the builders of Kstcy instruments have been men of highest skill and practical ideas. Both arc expensive. But have made Kstcy pianos guarantceable, through and through. If you desire a piano that is both beautiful and practicable we would like to show you an Kstey Grand. Upright o" Player model. 642 h23 5. HALSTED ST. The Menace of the Rat One hundred sixty-fue millions of dollars is a heap of money. Anyhow, it is more than most of us carry around I with us. And yet this tremendous sum of money is what it is costing the United States to feed the rats in this country. This, it is estimated, is the food cost alone, to say nothing of the destruction caused by rats in many 1 other ways. The Department of Health has fre- quently ealled attention to the rat j menace as a means of spreading d's- ease. The United States Government is fighting rats all th'e time in counti'ies :that are liable to have bubonic plague. ]The U. S. Public Health authorities j have also discovered, and have long ago promulgated the fundamental fact, 1 that the only way to get rid of rats, is t to build against them. This means rat- proofing construction in all our build- ings that are inhabited or infested by i rats. I It is a singular fact that the rat is the only wild animal that lives in the abodes of man. In many localities rats over-run dwelling places; others con- fine the'ir tenancy to barns, granaries, wharves, docks and office buildings. All of the old office buildings in the loop district are infested with rats. They are a source of constant annoyance to hotel keepers and restaurants. The Department of Health is serving noti- ces every day to people of this class to rid their premises of rats, and at least, to keep them out of the rooms where their foodstuffs are stored. It seems to be almost an impossible task. The newer type of buildings are practically rat-proof; many of them wholly so, and axe, therefore, not in- fested. But, as stated, the older types of buildings swarm with them. In St. Louis recently a large hotel was torn down as being the cheapest method of ridding it of rats. It was first thought that it might be made rat-proof. This was found impossible, so the building was wrecked and will be replaced by a modern rat-proof structure. If Chicago needs anything now, it needs legislation that will piovide for the proper construction of buildings to make them rat-proof. One hundred sixty-five millions of dollars is estimated as the annual food cost to the people of this country for rats. This sum spent in rat-proofing construction each year would soon rid the country of these dangerous and ex- pensive pests. The need of the hour is proper legislation as to building or- dinances. Some of the cities of the United States have already enacted or- dinances along these lines. Chicago should not longer delay action in this important matter. it is bad enough for men and uomen to destroy their own brains, burn up their knock out their nerves, livers, kidneys, hearts and blood vessels; but to leave a legacy of feeble minds and broken bodies to their children is still worse. This is where the regulation of individual lib- erty becomes a community matter, just as the fight against diphtheria, tuber- culosis and the drug habit, is a social, community and race fight. Service, Department of Health, December, 191G. COAL OUR GUARANTEE If any load that leaves our yard is reweighed and found, thoit-weight, barring a slight that might be caused by the dffferent scales used, we make you a present of the load and contribute SlOO.OO to any charitable institution you may designate. Standard Material Co. W. L. Charlet Po.nl F. B. Carver Pres.-Treas, Vice-Pres, Secretary 66th and Lowe Avenue Wentworth 240 and 241 Tel. Normal 4131 CatctiBasins Sewers Rodded Repaired Immediate Service Guaranteed Work CaichBasinSanitaryCo. Sewer Builders 667 W. 63rd St. John F. F. Grimm died Dec. 27, 1916, aged 73 years, at his residence, 5935 S. Ada St. Funeral took place Saturday, Dec. 30, at 2 p. m., from the Chapel at 5020 Ashland In- terment WDS at Oakwoods. Wedding and Baby Photos a Specialty. Dodge, 6536 Halsted St. Went. 5830. Englewood Dancing Academy Instruction 10 tc 10 Daily Large Ballroom One Step Fox Trot Two-Two Waltz Two Step 6603 S. Halsted St. Phone Normal 6295 Visit Our Will Come Again We are bakera and dispensers of Delicacies, Such as Swise Cheese Baked Ham, Home Made Pies, Potato Salad. Hckles, etc. ou will know our store by its cleanliness and bv freshness and purity. J Ferndell Delicatessen and Bakery 6712 So. Halsted Street January Clearance Sale of Suits, Coats, Dresses and Furs All our Suits and Coats have been subjected to great reductions. This does not mean that the assortments are limited or quality in the least below our standard. It simply means compliance to our well established rule of disposing of all stock in season. The prices quoted below speak for themselves. Women's and Misses' Suits at One-Half of Former Prices Soft. ChoIlr-I 1 ronld find some thins to nliMiib im mind. not try hlntntn; Dmerent Conditions. I'm .sorry to Jay, Mr. Joufw. tlia; i- cry backward In hN .J.M.C- Tli.-it's strange. At lioiue on me lie to u all. Boston Trail script. Hard Life on Old Ships. Naval men of today need not envy their predecessors of the middle of the eighteenth century when they think of the larce prize- money earned, for in stance, by the capture of the Ilermione There wen- terrible odds to be set on the other side of the gamble. In seven years of that war, which ended in 17G3, the number of seamen and ma- rines served was Only 1.512 were killed In action or by acci- dent, but as many as died, of disease or were reported missing. Why both disease and desertion were rife nobody needs to inquire who has read Smollett's ghastly descriptions of naval life In those Mail. You can buy a whole suit for the price of a skirt at this sale. Gar- ments that sold at and in broadcloth, velour, serges and poplins, during this sale' at' in Dioaacioin. In the history of our business ive have never offered such values Lot 2. Women's Suits In this assortment you will find Suits in serges, poplin and fancy mixtures that sold at and well' tailored garments, trimmed in fur and velvets, at the very attractive price of....... ea in rur ana COAT; Plush and All Wool Velour Coats as well as fancy mixtures have all been greatly reduced. Skirts, Waists, Furs, Men's Suits, Men's Coats, Hats, Trousers, etc., are offered at this Sale HAVE YOUR CHASES CHARGED. Perfect Fitting Garments Guaranteed No Charges for Fittings or Alterations f 6306 So. Halsted St. Open Saturday Evening Until 10 p. m.   

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