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he:e was a time when it was legal to kill hungry peasants for kill
ing an aristocrat's game.
. Besides that, jury bribing has been a special privilege so long
that those who have enjoyed it vigorously resent trespassing.
There is only one way to force
down the price of eggs, which
was Boosted again yesterday,
making the price to the retailer 43
cents a dozen, and to the con
sumer 48 to 50 cents.
Don't eat 'em !
It is up to the consumer not
The cold storage men, along
with the chilly weather in the
south and southwest, are to blame
for the high cost, according to
commission men. Daily ship
ments to Chicago are now 5,000
cases a day below the average,
and the promised 'warm weather
in the northwest isn't going to
help a bit.
Cold storage men with cold
storage ,hearts, are holding onto
their supp'lies, apparently" await
ing a further rise in price, not
temperature. A boycott is the
The only ray of sunshine for
the householder in the butter and
egg quotations today was the re
duction of one cent in the price of
butter, the Elgin Butter Board
.suffering from enlargement of the
heart and supply, and placing the
price at 36 cents.
Outside of Chicago, the egg
" price is equally high. A near riot
occurred at Superior, Wis., at an
auction of seven dozen fresh eggs
laid at the recent poultry show
there. When the sale opened there
was a wild scramble of women
and eggs and many of the buy '
ers suffered" pulled hair, torn
clothing and bruise.s. Many eggs
were broken by the customers.
OUR PRECISE -ARTIST
"A Frame 'Up."
The Man Next Door.
A boy asked one of his fath
er's guests who his next-dqor
neighbor was, and, when he heard
his, name, asked if the gentleman
was not a fool.
"No, my littleVriend," said the
guest, "he is not a fool, but a very
sensible man; but why did you
ask the question?"
(( "Why," said the little boy,
"my mother said the other day
that you were next'door to a fool,
and I wanted to know who lived
next door to you."
The guest retired. Tit-bits.