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A NEW FOOD TRANSPORT
In the picture above a Lapland woman is shown milking a reindeer.
The reindeer furnishes food and drink to the'Lapp for he drinks the milk
and also eats it made into cheese.
Since floating mines have made the Baltis Sea unsafe Russia's only
link with the western world is the railroad through Finland to northern
Sweden. But from the Finnish border there is a gap in the connection, of
some 30 miles to the Swedish railroad at Karnngi. To bridge this gap the
Russian government is using sledges drawn by Lapland reindeer to trans
port freight and mails.
CLAIM THAT HE'S, FOR SWEITZER .can do anything they want with a
Samuel Gompers, president of the
American Federation of Labor, is
peeved. Yesterday he picked up a
newspaper and read a big newspaper
ad which declared that he had en
dorsed Sweitzer for mayor. Sam im
mediately let out a howl. "It's a nasty
trick' he said. "They imagine they
man's name." Union labor is now
getting busy sending out word that
Gompers is not with Sweitzer.
A. A. McCormick, candidate for
alderman in the 6th ward, is also hot
over a statement that he favored
Sweitzer. "Fm not with Sweitzer or.
any other Sullivan man. I am for;
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