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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 01, 1912, Image 12',
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And didn't you notice that Hearst came out strong for the
automatic in an editorial in yesterday's American?
These things illustrate why the newspapers will pay people
to subscribe why they will give premiums in order to induce you
to take their paper regularly.
For when they have hooked enough of the people, they can go
to advertisers and say: "Here, Mister Advertiser, I've got so many
subscribers. It will cost you so much a line to 'reach my subscribers
through my newspaper. Come across."
In other words, when the advertising newspaper has bribed
you to subscribe, it has something to sell to the advertisers. That
something is YOU.
In the case of Grape-Nuts Post, he pays the newspapers to
carry his bilious attacks on unions into your home so you'll read
what he thinks.
. SNOW BIKE
The "Bicycle-Toboggan" is the
latest tiling in winter sporting ap
paratus. This new coaster, re
cently invented by a Swiss peas
and of the rindewald, is merely a
bicycle frame with runners in
stead of wheels.
It has seat and handle bars,
just as has a bicycle. The foot
serves for a 'brake. The bicycle
toboggan is the swiftest of all
How is it you came home from
your party so early, last night,
Susan? Didn't you-enjoy your
self?" "Yes, ma'am, but the young
man as took me into supper in
"Insulted you, Susan! Why,
what did he say?"
"He asked me if my program
was full, and I'm sure I never had
nothing but a sandwich and a
glass of lemonade; so J came
home again." Tit-Bits.
One more ducal visit and half
of New York's 400 wont know
how the other half lives, which
will be mighty tough on the di