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LETTING MORE LIGHT IN ON HENS MAKES 'EM
LAY THEIR HEADS OFF
Electrified chickens haye proved a solution of the high cost of living'
Electrification of chickens accomplishes in two -ways a beneficent re-'
suit upon the number of eggs laid. Thorne Baker of Poole, England, has t
devised the first method. He has built several blocks of luxurious five-'
story residential flats for baby chicks. The flats are wired to carry high
frequency electric currents. In three weeks the normal weight of these
chicks equals that of three-months'-old chicks raised otherwise.
The second method is that of William H. Cook of Orpington, England.
He has just announced, at the poultry show in Madison Square Garden,
New York, that he fools his birds into the belief that it is' daylight for twen
ty hours out of the twenty-four by illuminating his poultry houses with
brilliant electric lights. Under the illusion thus produced the birds grow
stronger and lay more eggs, nearly doubling the output.
SHOP OF. SHANE SHOWS ACTION
AGAINST UNION MEN
The Garment Workers' District
Council is again having .trouble with
the shoplof Conrad B. Shane at 501
S. Jefferson st.
Shane; a short time ago, through
slack business, laid off nearly all his
employes. But when business got
good again. 'he put non-union work
ers in nearly all the places that had
been formerly occupied by union peo
ple. The union"' leaders protested, but
Shane's answe was to lock out the
union garment workers completely.
This condition now exists at that
Sixty members of the union have
'been thrown outinto the. streets by
Shane. The Raincoat Makers' union
is still in the place;.but they will hold'
a meeting Saturday at which they
will probably vote-to strike on ac-'
sount of the treatment accorded the
garment workers. '
Shane dismisses this .move by saying-he'
will' have his work.done in the
East if the raincoat workers take1
"Eddie, my dear," what are you1
cryingfor?" said a lady to her little'
boy, who had just returned from
church. "Because the clergyman'
says that we must aUbe'4)orn again,
and I am afraid I shall be born a girl'
next time." ...