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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 23, 1912, Image 19',
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boiling water with the lid fasten
ed tight on the can. Let steam 4
hours weighed down in the wa
ter. Good Biscuits Without Milk.
One cup of water, lump of lard
size of egg, flour to make stiff
doughy 2 teaspoons of baking
powder, 1 scant teaspoon of salt.
The stiff dough makes a close
biscuit and one that is good cold.
Bake biscuits-in quick oven.
FLAGLER'S OCEAN RAILROAD OPENS WHILE 520
(FREE) U. S. DEPUTIES COW 80 STRIKING FIREMEN
By William Shepherd.
Miami, Fla., Jan.. 23. Henry- M. Flagler's remarkable ocean rail
road line through the islands of -Florida1, opened on Monday with
ceremonies at Key West and shame to-the taxpayers ofthe United
Not a tremendously big shame just the ordinary shame that'
comes out almost evey day when some big man proves he owns
more of the government than do the ordinary taxpayers. i
Two months ago 80 firemen on Flagler's road struck for $3?50"
a day. Flagler parleyed with them until Christmas morning. Then
he sardonically ordered all firemen discharged. The act was his
To increase wages -of, these' firemen would have cost Flagler
J$2,000 a month. v v
Flagler feared violence. Through Washington, where Flagler
and his kind are powerful, Flagler obtained the services "of 540
deputy United States marshals. Flagler has been using these gov
ernment employes, paid by taxpayers, as if he were the general of
an army and they were his soldiers. He doesn't even pay for their
Flagler's line to Key West frtfm Jacksonville is 522 miles long.
He has enough marshals to guara every mile of it. It doesn't cost
him a cent.
Uncle Sam pays these marshals $2,600 a day of the 'taxpayers'
money so that they can help Flagler save $2,000 a month.
Flagler has put on negro firemen, two of them taking the place
of one -white man. During all the celebration one detective rides
in the engine and one or more on the back of every train.
A great effort was made by Flagler and cohorts to keep the real
situation secret from his guests, but before celebration was over
.many of them spoke of the strike and the presence of 100 deputy
marshals at Key West as the skeleton at the feast.
Riches have wings but they
.seldom prove to be homingpig-
?eons. r C, ,i. I,, ' 1 to get the close' decisions.!
We all love our neighbors, of
.course, but we like the home team