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THREE COMPLETE STORIES OF LOVE AtfD
ADVENTURE INTODAY'S DAY BOOK .
THE DM BOOK
500 SO. PEORIA ST . fe398 . TEL. MONROE 353
Vol. 1, No. 138 'Chicago, Wednesday, M"arch-6, ,191?. ' One Cent
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TRAIN ?ABY ELEPHANTS TO CARRY KIDS s
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i'jtti ' "A sure sigi of spring in big jZoos is the training"of baby ele
phants to carry children. This photograph shows the beginning of
, the work in the Philadelphia zoo. The young elephant is first ac-
customed to the weight of seVeral sacks of grain.
Then the seating arrangenient for children is-substituted. His
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