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Pushcart vendors, whom the Alderman of the 13th Ward sought to drive off Balbo Avenue, were ordered to leave by October 1, by the Bureau of Police and Fire, by a ruling which was made by them. But, in the meantime, they ruled the vendors had to seek permits for specific locations in streets, from the Commissioner of Public Works, Charles E. Maguire. Issuance of permits by Mr. Maguire, under a never used statute, were subject, however, to approval by the Bureau of Police and Fire.
Muratore, Joseph R. "The Pushcart Struggle 1930-1942: Board Bans All Pushcarts from Balbo Avenue by October 1, 1937 (Part VI)." The Echo [Providence] 06 Sep. 1979: pp. 20-21. Print.