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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 07, 1911, Image 10

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cago newspapers have , spme of
these public policemen detailed
for their private service. It ap
pears on the records at the city
hall that two policemen, are qir
duty at the office of the Chicago
News and have been for 16 years.
The oher- newspapers each
have one or more policemen' de-,
tailed for their private- service,
3ret paid for out of public funds.
.
Why, not, put these policemen
on duty protecting ' frriman life,"
instead of the private property
of a few privileged persons, rich
enough to hire "their own watch
men? And then .have the police de
partment investigate the lawless
sluggers . and wrecking crews
I hired by-thenewspapers.
i . A)RAILROAD SERMON
. v But Itk 'a Good Sermon for -AlTof Us.
I-. '-- ';-
Cdurtesy leaves a fine flavor discourtesy a "bitter -taste. "'
Courtesy makes- friends and friends-make business.
If you must fight wtih some one, joiri the army. The railroad
service is not a-training school for corribativeness:
The men at the top are' uniformly courteous.' Are you headed
that way? "' ' c .. -
r Courtesy is not a veneer covering a bad' disposition. It must
be-genuine and penetrate to the heart to be effective.- -
Good temper isran'asset-to a railroad, as witness the following
advice: J - -
Every time you lose your' temper you' do two things: You
lose a patron for the company and you injure' your digestion. One
is as necessary to the company as the other is to you. ' x
Complaints cost more and multiply correspondence corres
pondence means postage, and postage costs money. We have to
hul a ton of freight two miles and a half in order to pay for one 2
cent postage stamp, ' . , -, i
i The only things railroads have to offer In exchange forhusir
ness'are service 'and personality;. Personality5 in this connection
means courteous treatment and affability.
Courtesy always pays dividends. These dividends may not
tome back to, you in the form of dollars and cents, but they most
eertainJy inure to your and the company's credit.
(The abore-is an address- by the Rock Island railroad tcr its
Employes.) - 7
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HAM-FLAVORED EGGS
Chopped ham, heated and add
led to scrambled eggs just before
(they set, gives substance to the
dish and adds the meaty flavor
thatmany like. Use one table
spoonful of chopped ham to every, s
two eggs. "

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