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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 22, 1913, NOON EDITION, Image 4',
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THE STORY OF THE GREAT PANAMA CANAL
BY THE MAN WHO BUILT IT!
The Most Important Newspaper Article of the Year
Written for the Readers of The Day Book by
That Great American, Colonel George
W. Goethals, U. S. A.
The story of the greatest work
done by man's-hand on this earth's
surface is told by this modest sol
dier, this greatest of engineers, in
words so simple, direct and clear that
any school child can understand it.
He tells the story from the begin
ning up to today, explaining itu
problems and describing its features
not with dry details and tiresome
figures, but so plainly that the readev
sees the canal in his mind's eye, just
as it stands on the isthmus ready for
ships to pass through.
No article you have ever read has
told you so lucidly and interestingly
about the great locks of the canal
and what they will do, as will Col.
Goethals in his story.
Is the lock canal better than a
sea level canal? The colonel abso
lutely settles that point.
Col. Goethals writes how Uncle
Sam became boss of a great grocery
and meat department store.
What about the great landslides?
Col. Goethals explains them so that
all can understand them.
Can the Panama canal be blown
up? The colonel gives his idea of
Finally he will tell you just how
Uncle Sam's men on the Job DID the
world's greatest jot) just how the
plans were successfully carried out.
You have read lots of "stuff" about
the canal. For "stuff" and much non
sense have been written about it.
But the story by Col. Goethals gives
you the real goods, ALL OF IT, from
first to last. Whole books will be
written about this wonderful Amer
ican enterprise, but NONE will tell
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Col. Geo. W. Goethals, U. S. A.,
chairman of the Isthmian Canal
more about the Panama Canal than
Col. Goethals in this article he has
written EXPRESSLY FOR YOU.
Read the first chapter in. The Day
Book Monday, Nov. 24.
An example of true loan shark
methods appears in a Lewiston (Me.)
case. A suit has been instituted to
recover the value of a note for $6
and interest from March 1, 1911, "at
50 cents a week!" For 126 weeks this
interest has now reached $63.