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RICHEST NEWSBOY IN WORLD TELLS OTHERS
HOW TO PILE PENNIES INTO WEALTH
HIS ADVICE TO NEWSBOYS ISs-j
"KEEP AT IT AND SAVE," " J
r Des Moines la. In Des Moines lives the richest newsboy in the world.
He is "RTose" Jacobs, who began selling papers when he was very young
has watched the coppers pile into hurfareds and then thousands of dollars.
A record of five years showed his profits at $15,000. His average daily
sales were about 3,000 papers. Now he's married, has an imposing home
in the finest residence district of Des Moines a'nd enjoys an evening ride
in his own big touring car.
WAR NEWS OF ONE YEAR AGO
French and British war offices re
port movement to flank German right
was developing at northern end of
Berlin admitted that there had been
heavy fighting, but said there had
been no decisive result
Advancing Belgians reoccupied
Malines. Antwerp forts bombarded.
Russia reported repulsing desper
ate attempts of four German army
corps to cross river Nieman to cut
Italy protested to Vienna against
sowing mines in the Adriatic.
Austrians lost great stores of war
material in recent defeat in Galicia.
NEW COUNTY PENSION LAW TO
GET COURT TEST
Chicago's best recent joke, the new
county pension law, will go into court
for a test Ass't State's Att'y M. E.
Barnhart, acting for Deputy County
Controller Graham, has started legal!
Under his queer system every "per
manent" employe of the county must
pay $2 monthly dues, which entitles
them to $50 monthly pension after 2B
years. of service if more than 54 years
old. The fee is the same, regardless
pf whether the workers is getting $40
or $400 a month.
If a political appointee is fired at
the change of administration He
looses-all he has paid in. ,