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automobiles on the boulevards. Their odor is out at the
While Uncle Sam is investigating the outrageous in
crease in the prii:eif food, why not go into the cold stor
age warehouses of the food trust and find out how much
food is being held there for a rising market and war
We hear glib talk about the cost of living being reg
ulated by the law of supply and demand, but if the Food
Trust controls the SUPPLY it can work the LAW of
SUPPLY and DEMAND to suit its own greedy purposes.
Let's find out the truth about the supply. How much
meat, vegetables, fruit, butter, eggs, canned goods and
other food supplies has the Food Trust stored away in its
cold storage warehouses.
Haul the cold storage men in before a federal or
state grand jury, make them tell the truth and then give
that truth to the people who- are being robbed.
Here's an important job for U. S. District Attorney
Wilkerson or State's Attorney Hoyne.
AMERICANS ARE REPORTED SAFE IN BERLIN
GERMAN CRUISERS IN BIG SEA BATTLE .
Trieste, Austria. Officially announced liner Baron
Gautsch struck floating mine off Lussin, Dalmatia, and
was destroyed. Twenty of crew killed.
Rome. Austria facing revolution in Herzegovina.
People armed and ready to rise.
Washington. Ambassador Gerard at Berlin cabled
state department all Americans are safe.
Brussels. Liege forts holding out. Latest word
that Germans have apparently entirely abandoned plan
of carrying them by storm. French and British armies
known to be in Belgium.
Paris. German losses at Haelen, Tirelmont, Mo-ville-Taviers
and Eghzee declared by war office to ex
ceed 10,000 in killed and wounded. 5,000 taken