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WAR ON DOPE TRAFFIC
RESULTS IN HEAVY
FINES ON OFFENDERS
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ANOTHER VICTIM IS
SHOT AND KILLED IN,
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice alT-j
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, x-tflggg?- Tel.- Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. tJ?w By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3aYear.
VOL. 3, NO. 227 Chicago, Wednesday, June 24, 1914
STENOGRAPHERS AND CHAUFFEURS
IN OIL WELL DEAL FOR BIG COIN
'Jennie Earle Cleans Up Quarter of a Million Every'
body Sells or Buys Oil Leases, and They Make a
' Million a Day in Calgary Oil Feilds.
BY R. F. CHOATE,
Staff Writer of Calgary News-Telegram.
Calgary, Alberta (Canada), June
24. Oil drills, dozens, dozens of
them, playing a tattoo over the wide
stretches of this rolling foothill coun
try on the eastern fringe of the
Northern Rockies! No music, this,
for the Hesitation, but its rythm has
set the millionaire, the butcher, the
baker, and the stenographer a-whirl-ing
in the dizziest financial tango
ever known in Canada.
Twenty-one newly made Calgary
millionaires in less than 21 days;
shopgirls snatched by Midas from the
ribbon-counter; chauffeurs laden
with leases valued in the tens of
thousands; brawny homesteaders
chasing to the nearest town to buy
touring cars these are some of the
accompaniments of the oil boom that
has Calgary in its grip since May 15,
when the first "strike" was made at
the Dingman. well, forty miles south.
"Oil or Hell!" That is the cry that
has brought the " bullion-wagons