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"" POISONS IN PIES -
By W.C. Cotton, M.D.
Producers of food stuffs, as a,
real good excuse, say that people
wont buy food unless it looks
nice. This is true. Good food
The majority of colorations are
used to hide green or unripe vege
tables, fruits and 'rotten sub
stance in pies. The crooked mer
chant says, "why throw away
food simply because it is rotten?
,Why not color it up, change the
taste a little and sell it for al
most the original price?"
In many cases this is being
done every day. Canned goods,
years old, are repainted and sent
out as new. Old rotten cherries
are colored up with coal tar dyes
and look nice and red
Get these cherries in a sauce
dish and allow to stand a while.
iYou will note a purple color
seems to separate'. The color
finally remains purple.
These rotten, colored cherries
and other fruits are drowned
with cheap sweet substances and
put into a pie crust which in itself
Chicago is a big place, and the
inspectors can't be watching
. every one at the same time. Al
most daily a crop of these pies' are
thrown out for food purposes.
The fear of the law is a greater
"factor than the love for right,
i and "Out of sight is out of mind"
. and a permit to do as you please
with a large per cent of these in
digestable food producers.
. , Mothers, don't feed your chil
dren these bought pies. If you j
haven't time to make them a
plain 4ittle pie, give them a little
fresh apple sauce, or like sweets.
Don't clog their little bodies, be
cause you are tired or out of sorts.
If you really haven't time, or can
not make deserts for any other
reason, don't give them sweets at
You cannot afford to take a
Good sweets are-necessary for
children. Sweets produce heat,
which keep the body warm. They
are more useful in winter when
the outside temperature is lower.
Pure candy is as good a sweet
as a child can eat, and has much
FRAMING A SPEECH
P PRIVATE (
Caller What's all that pound
ing in the backroom?
Office Boy Dunno! I heard
the boss say he'd got to frame a
speech, and I guess he's doing it.
Author discovers that mosqui
toes have forsight and sense. Sure
have got a sense of touch.