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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 31, 1912, Image 15

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MR GROCER: HERE'S A GOOD SIGN TO POST IN
YOUR STORE
(Buy Not Unless You Live Up To It.),
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f DLL OREAD CflE5E '
WE HAVET ANY. -THERE
IS MO 3UGH THISQ.
OUR. CHEL5E IS"VJHOLE MILK"
CHEESE , 'CONTAINISG ALL THE'
CfeEAtt THE COW-GAVE - AND MO
MOfeE.
then"there IS.'SKIW HILK
CHEESE, C0NTA1NIMG NOCI5EAM
AT ALL.
This sign means honesty so that's, why The' Day Book pro
poses it for use by the honest grocers of Chicago. There's nothing
' unhealthful about the average cheese labelled "full cream." but
the label is a lie The cheese will taste just as well if the truth is told.
V o o
BAD MANNERS, 'BUT THEN
The following is told with ref
erence to ah eccentric character
in Lincoln, Neb., known to his
fellow townsmen as Bill Morton
Bill once saved the 'lives of
about a hundred excursionists on
a train coming into Lincoln. He
discovered a washout, resulting
in the spreading of the rails and
flagged the train in time to pre
vent disaster.
Some time thereafter a com
mittee o'f prominent citizens
called upon" him for the purpose
of presenting to him, as a testi
monial of esteem, a gold watch
jthat had been purchased. by-popu
lar subscription. .
"Mr. Morton," said the head of
the committee, "it is the desire of
the good people of Lincoln that
in recognition of your valor and
merit you shall be presented with
this watch, which, they trust, will
ever remind you of their undying
friendship."
Bill evincednot the least emo
tion. He ejected from his mouth
a long stream of tobacco juice,
took the watch from its hand
some case, turned it over and over
in his wrinkled hand, and finally,
asked with delicious naive1 te:
"WhereVthe chain ?" Lippin
cott's Magazine.; -' -
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