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CHILDREN" DIE OF STARVATION WHILE RICH
WOMAN'S PET DOG REVELS IN LUXURY
There are more than a million children in London. Thousands of them
never get enough to eat, thousands of them sleep in cellars and dress in
rags, but the fashionable London West End women have a bedstead, like
the one here pictured for their pet dogs. These pups will sleep on matresses
of down, beneath sheets of linen edged with lace.
; ' THE VAtUElpFTWO ARMS
5 What would you take for both your arms?
J Would you sell them at any price?
A jury in White Plains, N. Y., has'recently set a high mark in damage
verdicts by awarding $75;G00 to a young electrician employed by the New
Haven Railroad, -into whose body an uninsulated wire shot 11,000 volts,
forcing a double amputation!
Prior to that, the record verdict for a similar loss had been $40,000, as
sessed against the prosperous Lackawanna.
Quite a change, isn't it, from the days, not a generation ago,' when corporation-owned
legislatures were writing into statutes and corporation
managed constitution conventions were writing into the fundamental laws
restrictions of damege verdicts to $5,000 for manslaughter done in the in
terest of greed'
Yes, mankind -is-moving.
Man is moving up and the dollar is-moving-down.'