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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 10, 1912, Image 20',
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escape. But I know something of
electricity. I watched the engine.
I turned off all the switches
which connect with the prison's
electrical plant. I made a careful
search for ground wires or other
means by which the electricity to
spark the gas .engine might be
stolen. I found none. I am con
vinced that a great discovery has
been made- by Meyers". He ran
the engine for five hours and
pumped full the 26,000-gallon
"There is no. question in my
mind but that Meyers will Te
turn." "All that is .necessary," said
Meyers, starting for Kis train, "is
to enlarge and improve the appar
atus on the principle I haye dis
covered. Then we can get enough
power direct from tMe air to do
anything. It is very simple, top.
I can put this machine in a dwell
ing house and light it, or do any
thing now done by the big central
"Of course, I will, return."
FACTS ABOUT THE DAY
. - .
The Day4 Book, is an adless
paper. " " ' ' '
It accepts no advertising.
Therefore i can.be published in
convenient size for readers. i
Being under no obligation to
advertisers, The Day Bbok can
fearlessly tell the truth.
Its only source of revenue is
from -circulation. Therefore, it is
under no obligation to anybody
but its readers.
It is free and independent po
litically, and has no interest in
politics except to serve the peo
ple. It gets daily the full leased
wire telegraphic and cable service
of The United Press, the largest,
freest and most efficient news ser
vice for afternoon newspapers in
It boils this news down into
brief form for the benefit of read
ers who want to know what is
going onin the world .and are too
busy to devote several hours to
finding out. .
It prints the news in magazine
type, which is easy on the eyes.
Its circulation is' not by street
and news stand sale, Hut t deliv
ery by carrier at the price of 6
dents a week.
It is devoted to the interests of
the people, without regard ,to
their parry, creed or other indi
It is the firsthand only news
paper in the world of its kind.
Compare its news, item for item,
and you will firid that it carries
more real news -than any other
afternoon newspaper in Chicago.
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Eliminating Red Tape.
"So you think-womea culd
run the government as well as
"I am incline'd to think so," re
plied Mr. Growcher; "and they
would probably exert a refining
influence by submitting pink rib
bon for red tape Washington