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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 16, 1911, Image 12

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a day o'Ehis" ' sentence was jpar-.
doned 'by President Taft '
Because through his testimony
5 the goverhihent convicted Will
4a'ni ' Keitenback" former presi
dent, and" George KesVer, former
cashieiof the bank.
The people of Idaho gasped
when the statement first was
'made public and "impossible" and
other conventional things
And then they remembered
other things tht the National
administration had done.
They remembered, for in
stance, how former Secretary of
War Dickinson had promised fine
fat federal jobs to Mississippi leg
islators who would vote for the
"fight sort of Democrat."
To. wit: One, LeRoy Percy,
tool of the criminal trust, handy
man of the corporations.
They remembered "that Presi
dent, Taft had used the .tactics of
a ward boss hy threatening to
withdraw all federal .patronage
from insurging senators unless
. they became good.Nand fell into
line with the stand-patters.
Now. the peopte of Idaho are
thinking' deeply. '
Of course, it is not to be imag-
. ined for one m'omentthatPresi-
dent Taft actually knew what
was going, on in Idaho under the
sacred banner of Justice.
But, as the people of-Idaho are
begining to point out, you are
just as likely to find yourself pen
niless if you put your money in
charge of a fool who is, tricked by
the first, crook he mdets, as if .you
"hand it over to the crook;
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' 'BEWARE WHISKY. ,
By W. C. Cotton, M. D.
Steer clear of whisky as "medi
cine." It is true that whisky kills
germs, but it kills folks, too. It
weakens the tissues-of the body
and lowers the general power of
resistance to disease.
Whisky or brandy may be used
advantageously once in a while,
in dire emergencies, but in gener
al those who us'ehem under the
belief that they have medical vir
tue are the worse for the use of
them. The "Rock and Rye" sys
tem of therapeutics is out of date.
Whisky cools the body off, con
trary to what the masses believe
and if taken at all, use in only ex
treme cases. Don't take whisky
because you feel bad. It's the
same old story of whipping the
horse, for after a while the whip
ceases to drive the exhausted ani
mal along. Then what? .-
You are right where you start-ed-and
now you need stimulation
more than inthe begining. Don't
start the habit. Take exercise,
cold sprinkling of water upon the
neck and shoulders, deep breath
ing and sufficient, regular sleep,
o o , '-
Indiana farm census shows
that the biggest yields per acre
come from the smallest farms. A
lot of farmers are wearing out
their legs running around on
twice as much land as they need,
when they might harvest the
same amount from half the land,
Better get wise.

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