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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 10, 1912, Image 23',
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MR. GROCER: HERE'S A GOOD SIGN TO POST IN
, (Buy Not Unless You Live Up To It.)
WASN'T A TBACE OF COBBUPTION.
NO QLUCOSE IH IT, HO ADPLE
WASTE, NO PW05PHO&IG Ofc TAB-
amd no BEMZOATE OF SODA
nTWAT 6TUFF IS LEGAL BUT IT CAN
CONGEAL A MULTITUDE OF 3INS.
Lots of Day Book "readers like jam, but they don't want to
swallow drugs and lies along with it, Mr. Grocer. Undoubtedly
you honestly think the jams you sell are all right but please be
sure before you hang this sign on your wall.
Fresh fruit and cane sugar boiled together will produce healthy,
appetizing jam, beautifully, but naturally colored. Our mothers
used to make that kind.
But indigestible glucose, poor apple' stock, applejuice (from
apple waste), phosphoric or tartaric acid and a dash of benzoate of
soda WONT produce health-giving jam. It will deceive the palate
and the eye, but it wont fool the stomach.
Drugs and dyes which the politicians have whitewashed ought
to be barred from -grocery stores, even if they are temporarily legal.
Politics and health laws don't go together any better than beer.
Without a Doubt.
An elderly woman was staying
at a hotel in Nice at the time of
the earthquake. "My dear," she
was wont to say, "I was simply
tumbled out of bed and the ceil
ing cracked. I threw on a fur
cloak and unconsciously pulled on
one long black suede glove, and
when I got down to the hall and
found all the other guests my
dear, I was the best dressed wo-.
Don't get sore because
And riave and roar at fate,
Be thankful you can eat all right,
And have hair upon your plate.
The parrot is, so I believe,
A most annoying creature,
He saves his choicest cussing up
To hand out to the preacher,