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tilizer. And kings have the brazen impu
dence to ask God's blessing on THAT.
LETTERS TO EDITOR
Editor Day Book: I have had oc
casion to take notice of the Chicago
Examiner's war reports, and as far
as I can figure this paper has report
ed forty-two German war vessels
sunk, over 70,000 German soldiers
killed, without any corresponding
casualties from the opponents.
For the benefit of this famous
paper I will let out a secret and I
hope it will bring no international
complications between the U. S. and
Germany. On board or German war
ships the officers drink champagne
and other wines, the sailors schnaps
and beer. They all save the corks
from the bottles, drop them over
board on strings tied to the railing
of the ship. Now, if the ship sinks,
the corks will raise her quickly with
out apparent damage and the Exam
iner is welcome to send them to
Davie Jones' locker once more.
Editor Day Book: Kindly call at
tention to the following fact: Several
men were bathing at the Humboldt
Park bathing beach, and as they were
bathing one certain group of men at
tacked another group of men and in
jured them very badly.
Their only object in doing this was
because they were Jewish.
The worst part of it all is that when
they were fighting they ran to the
door and tried to get out, but the
doorkeeper said that they had to stay
it until their time was up. By that
time we could all have been killed.
There wasn't even a policeman
around the place.. They should always
see that all public places should be
protected by some officer, because all
kinds of people come in contact with
one another in public places.
Please see to this, so that better
service might be given.
All this happened between ten and
eleven o'clock, Sunday, August 9,
1914. William Milgrom, 1215 N.
Claretnont Av.; Isadore Druekaroff,
1340 N. Rockwell St.; M. S. Silverman,
1216 N. Claremont Av.; Sam Cohen,
DRAW RECORD DOPE FINE
Truax, Greene & Co., wholesale
druggists, drew the largest fine on
record yesterday on a charge of sell
ing cocaine without a physician's pre
scription. They were soaked $900.
Municipal Judge LaBuy assessed
the fine after hearing the evidence in
the case of Dr. Thomas S. Roberts,
formerly an inmate of the State In
sane Hospital at Kankakee, who pur
chased the drug from the firm.
Attorneys for the druggists will
argue a motion for a new trial on
Aug. 18. The case was prosecuted by
Ass't Corporation Counsel George L
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