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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 02, 1912, Image 12

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$529,015 in 1905, and $506,000 in
1908.
These figures speak for them
selves. If Siegel, Cooper & Co.
was wqrth $991,805 in 1901,
something must have happened
to it Or to the boaTd of equal
isation between then and 1908,
if in 1908 it became worth only
$506,000.
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THE MAIN CHANCE
By Berton Braley. . IT
He worked and he schemed when the others were playing $
To bargain and beat gave him glee; ' ,
And "these are the words he was evermore saying: v
''Well, what is there in it for me?" f I
Love never could move him, nor friendship, nor pjeadingf
A flinty young telldw was ne, . -
And this is the slogan he used for succeeding:
"Well, what is there in it for me?" , .
He hasn't a friend he could trust and could tie to
Whose love and deybtion are free; t fc
He hasn't a sweetheart whose arms he could' fly-to
If all of his fortune should flee'J ' v A
His life isn't pleasant or cheerful or sunny,
A crabbed old fellow is he;
But then, he has gathered a whole mint of money
By saying, "What's in it for me?"
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HOW TO WASH FEATHERS
Here is said to be a good way
to wash feathers: .Make a bag of
thin muslin and Tub the entire
surface inside and out with laun
dry soap, dipping the soap in the
water often so that it may be gen
erously applied. Empty the feath
ers out of the old tick into the
soaped one, fastening the latter
securely by eithersewing up th&
. open end or tying it. Boil for ten
minutes in a wash boiler half full
of water, punching the feathers
frequently with a stick and lift
ing the bag up and down.
Then lift 'it otn and' drain un
til cool enough to handle, squeeze
the leathers and hang"inashIy,
breezy place to dry. It will rfker
several days to dry them and
they should be worked often with
the fingers to separate the lumps.
When quite dry the feathers will
be as free of all unpleasant odbrs
as when new and'will be light and
fluffy.
O 6 v- v
"That dumbwaiter is a great in
vention." "Not half as great as a "dumb
barber would be." -
'Keep your hand on your
pocketbook" is the police chief's
holiday advice. We're e$ine
as much water as possible out of right home and tell this to wifey.
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