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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 20, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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COUPLE ELOPE ARE WHITMAN HANDS THE
DROWNED ON CANOEB EC KER DEFENSE A
HONEYMOON TRIP HARD WALLOP ,
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at Gre Postofflce-a ;
Chicago, DL, Under the Act ef March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOH
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, tfggj Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. agis By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St. 396 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 198 Chicago, Wednesday, May 20, 1914
ONE CENT
UNCLE SAM'S SECRET WAR POWDER
SOLD TO SHOOT HIS OWN SOLDIERS
Trouble With Mexico Brings Out Secret of First War,
Scandal Powder From Same Factory on Both
Sides No Flag, No Country for
Du Pont Powder Trust
Washington, Dec. 20. United
States Senator Henry A. Du Pont of
Delaware is for war -with Mexico!
Why shouldn't he be?
The senator is tho head of the fa
mous gunpowder-making family. The
Du Pont Powder Co. sells Uncle Sam
all the powder he wants.' ,
Also al-.the po,Wder Germany
wants.
Also all any country wants, includ
ing Mexico!
So that if we fight a first-class,
rough-and-tumble, knockdown fight
with Mexico, the Du Pont Company
will profit much very much!
When an American soldier takes
a slant across his rifle W a Mexican
soldier -and fires, the bell rings on the
profit side in the Du Pont powder
office.
When a Mex soldier claps his gun
to his shoulder and lets fly at a a
i American soimer across me neia
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