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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 23, 1912, Image 8

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what the sthools would get were the valuation honestly fixed.
Incidentally, Victor F. Lawson has his palatial home on the tax.
duplicate" this year at a valuation of $1,000, and pays $17.32 taxes,
when the house alone is supposed to be worth $1,500,000. And his"
power comes through the large circulation of The Daily News. All
the power he -has is given to him by the readers of his pager.
One can easily see how advertising pays, and whom it pays; but
does it pay the people?
Can we have such a thing as a free press so long as newspapers
are run in the interests of those who pay them big money for ad
vertising? o o
The tramp sat, serene and dir
ty, on the back door step eating
the breakfast for which he had
whined, and the servant stood
looking at him curiously.
Presently vthe knight of the
road observed the attention she
was paying him.
"Wotter yer lookin' -at me
for?" he asked, in idle curiosity,
"Think I'm a long-lost cousing?"
"No," replied the maid coolly;
"but I must say you remind me of
a man Puseter know."
"Sweetheart?" asked the tramp
"None of your business !" was
the maid's retort. "But something
happened to Rim ,which'll never
happen to you !"
"What's that? Died a million
aire, did he?"
The maid's reply was crushing:
"No; he was accidentally
drowned while bathing !"
o o
r Violet perfume may be made at
home by placing half an ounce of
chopped orris root in one ounce
of spirits of wine, corking the
bottle tightly and leaving it for a
There is much more important
reason, for the dimple in the wine
bottle than the usual idea of the
wine purchaser who f eels that the
mp -3 manufacturer of the
lilEs5il"itff3 wine, has nspd snr.h
a bottle so that it
will not require as
much wine to fill it.
The real reason, is that wine
cools more quickly and the tem
perature of the entire bottle is
made more nearly equal is there
is a dimple in the bottom than if
there isn't one.
And a scientist has discovered
that what works well in cooling
will have precisely the same ef
fect in heating, so that if a person
desires to have a kettle or sauce-,
pan that will heat water more
quickly than is ordinarily to be
obtained all that is necessary is to
make a depression in the bottom
as shown in the illustration
The discoverer of this fact KaS
asserted that a quart of water
may be boiled from the flame and
heat of a burning newspaper if
the water is placed in a covered
vessel with an indented bottom.

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