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9. against Robert Barrels, 3140
Milwaukee av., for injuries re
ceived when she was run down
by his auto.
K. Gucowski, 1645 Keenon St.,
fined $200 and costs for beating
his sick wife.
F. W. Daehn, 4544 N. 43rd av.,
discharged as guard at county
jail for violating jail rules.
Mrs. F. M. Birks, Peoria, 111.,
guest at Congress Hotel, report
ed theft of $500 diamond ring.
Says it was stolen from her room
Aldermen here have been ad
vised not to kiss Or shake hands
with babies because to do so
would spread many disease?
CITY NEWS BUREAU ACTS
LIKE, REGULAR TRUST
The City News Bureau, which
used to be known as the City
Press, is allied with the Associa
ted Press and controlled .by the
Two weeks ago, the City News
Bureau inserted an ad for re
porters in the Chicago Tribune.
About a hundred would-be or
had-been reporters answered the
ad. They all were sent to see H.
L. Sayler, manager of the bureau.
Sayler's first question was if
the applicant had had any expe
rience. If he said yes, Sayler
would have nothing more to do
with him. You can't slip things
over on experienced newspaper
. But if the applicant was a raw
young man, with dreams of some
day becoming a Pulitzer, Sayler
.told him what a glorious oppor
tunity the City News Bureati
held out, and how some day the
applicant might have his (Say
From that point, Sayler would
work up a pitiful sob story about
his own early experiences, how
udiu nc uau an ueitu, aiiu nuw
at last, by living on crackers and
milk and working like a dog, he
had risen to his present proud and
About that time, the young
man's emotions would be in a
melting state, and Sayler would
seize the opportunity to offer him
a job at $8 a week.
Of course, if the young man
made good, then the "salary"
would some day all things be- '
ing equal be raised. . . .
And the reason for the ad, and
for the acting of Sayler is simple.
For some time the City News
Bureau ahs been copping off an
old Standard - Oil - Steel-Trust
The Bureau engages only raw
young fellows, and pays them
practically nothing. Then when
the man maltes good(sand begins
to demand a raise, the Bureau
fires him, and gets another
batch of young fellows at $8 per.
It's an old, old game, and the
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preciation ot Sayler s working ot
it recently by raising HIS salary
from $85 to $100 a week.
Grocer What are you running
for, sonny? Boy I'm try in' to
keep two fellers "from fightin'.
Grocer Who are the fellows?
Boy Bill Perkins and me.