Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
r - Hcife4S 'Vrilf'?-'H
THE "BIGGEST FAKE" CONTEST
CAUSES BIG INTEREST
The "greatest fake" contest ap
pears to be arousing real excitement.
The answers are coming in fast The
United Charities appears to be the
most general selection, although the
morals squad and a few others are
crowding the Charities. Here are
some of today's.
By Earl "Pearl, Dunning, I1L: 1,
United Charities; 2, World's Greatest
Newspaper; 3, women police squad.
. I. P., Chicago, m.: 1, United Char
ities; 2, Progressive party.
One who doesn't wish his (name
printed chooses the Bell Telephone
Co. as the greatest fake.
J. J. W. submits this: "Of the three
greatest fakes in Chicago, the preach
ers who are clamoring for a Billy
Sunday revival are the biggest Next
come the Hearst papers and the
K. G. isn't quite sure which iSt,the
biggest, but he is sure it lies between
the United Charities and the morals
Here's the idea of Pedro Rothge
ber, 1462 W. 73d pL: "1 The posters
all over town which read: 'There is no
excuse for being out of work when
you can find a job in the Want Ad
columns of the Chicago Daily News.'
2 The bargain basements of the
State st stores. They have no bar
gains. The goods on sale there are
mostly of a quality that " couldn't
stand daylight inspection. 3 Mayr's
wonderful stomach remedy."
j There are many other letters, but
on account of their length we are put
ting them in the The Public Forum
department, where they'll appear
from day to day.
BILLY SUNDAY COMING HERE
Forces which have organized for
the fight to make Chicago dry in 1916
were jubilant today when formal an
nouncement was made that Billy
Sunday would come to Chicago! to 1
conduct an evangelistic campaign.
Thne hundred and fifty ministers. i
signed the request that,the baseball
evangelist help them and allied ,anti
saloon forces drive Chicago's 7,152
saloons from the city. Sunday has
said he wants to start "driving the4
devil from Chicago" next January.
ADVENTURES OF MR. MOUSE !
s was cv:e w
i9 Posirto 0r
1 J lCTP I
I ) St)Pos j
a! j r a
I AA I U7S
flfJO DQ I
ever TmrxTr a9Yf J9o