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:TH DIFFERENCE BETWEEN MEN, WOMEN AND
CHILDREN AND CATTLE, skEEP AND HOGS
r""'By (J. D. Cochran, Editor of The Day BbbkV
' There s published in Chicago a daily newspaper, called, The 'Farmers
and Drovers' Journal. It takes a press association news report nd pub
lishes general as well as class .news the class news dealing with every
thing of special interest to those interested in the Stockyards district. "
I find In a recent issue definite information about live stock that is
butchered and marketed for human food. This information goes into frac
tions of a-cent in prices for various kinds of. meat on'
the hoof, etc. -
In the headlines "hogs are largely 5 cents up,"
"Steer Call Short," "Most Sheep Go steady,''
"Wethers Most Numerous," "She Stock Even; Calves
Make Gain," "Many Lambs. Sell 10 Cents Higher;"
Young Hens Lower; Roosters Higher;" "Light Horses
1 don't know much .about the livestock market,
but I imagine the information in the Farmers and
Drivers' Journal is accurate and scientific, for it is
given in fractions. And I imagine the livestock news
paper is a very good newspaper of its .kind.
It must be profitable, else it would not be pub
lished as a private venture1 if it is. I don't know.
I pick up the big dailies and find fractional and
scientific information about wheat, corn, oats, bar
ley, rye, oils, metals, bonds, stocks, sugar, coffee,
I find news about money, real estate, insurance,
robbery and theft. There is news of accident and
murder, too, but the accurate scientific news.,Is about property.
An exception should be made, as-to-sporting news, however, as that is
the only human news that is dealt with in fractions.
, The only news I find about the human market, however, is found in
the' advertising want columns rmale" and- female help and situations
wanted. . . . ' ' .
Yet there are mpre men, women and-flhildren.in Chicago than sh'eep,
cattle arid hogs but men, women and children are not used for food. In
the industrial field all they are good for ,1s work. '
There is a human market, howeve'r; and, that's -the one I am inter
ested in; ,
It is a wonderfully Interesting market., A,child is bom. It .feeds at its
mother'sJsreast, builds up flesh and bone. The blood courses through its
veins. Itsees, thinks, observes, remembers, accumulates experience, learns
to use its arms, hands, feet, legs, eyes, ears, tongue and brain.
In time the child becomes large enough to.go. to work if what it can
earn is needed for its own andf the family support..
With bodily development comes the parental instinct the inborn rr
pulse to multiply and replenish the earth-. -
'The girl, is destined to become a mother, the boy a father; and-the"
future of the racd,. tha kind ofrmen;andrwomen -who will, make the world,
N. D. Cochifan.r