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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 12, 1912, Image 10

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COMPLAIN OF PRIVATE
OWNERSHIP
Copies of resolutions passed by
Commercial Telegraphers' union
No. 1 of this city, demanding that
all telegraph and telephone sys
tems be taken over by the federal
government and made an adjunct
of the post office department, are
being sent out to- telegraphers
unions all over the country today.
The resolutions declare that
private ownership of these public
utilities has resulted- in inade
quate facilities, high rates, slow,
inaccurate and discriminatory
service and merciless sweating of
employes.
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GOOD THINGS TO EAT
vEggless Cookies. Cream to
gether one cup of lar dand 1 1-2
cups of sugar, add a generous
pinch of salt, 1 cup of buttermilk,
in which dissolve one teaspoon
ful of soda, a teaspoonful of van
illa, and flour to make a soft
dough. Bake in a quick oven
Fried Nuts. Use any left over
breakfast cereal, reheat it, sea
son with butter, salt and cayenne,
add chopped walnuts, roll in beat
en egg, then in the walnuts, and
fry 1 minute in deep fat. This
recipe is economical in the sense
that it utilizes left-overs in a pal
atable way.
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Some children get to be 12
years old before they learn that
their dads do not run the universe.
URGES CITY TO MAKE ICE
FOR ITS CITIZENS
Grand Junction, Colo., Feb. 12.
' A municipal ice plant is advo
cated by Thomas M. Todd, social
ist.mayor of Grand Junction.
"I am firm in the belief,", he
ill
says in his annual report, "that
the city should own and operate
an ice-plant. Such a course would
represent a saving to the people
of Grand Junction.
"To contend that the people
are not capable of managing a
plant of this character or any
other public utility, would be to
deny that the collective knowl
edge of the people was equal to
the. collective knowledge .of one

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