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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 06, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 9

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GATHERING THE HARVEST OF "OBUS"
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"A new industry has sprung up on the battlefields ot France gather
ing shells to sell. Some are sold as souvenirs but principally they are used
as vases to hold flowers on the graves of French soldiers. The boy in the
foreground is 13 years old and is carrying a heavy,shell in each hand." i
Robert Minor, in a letter to The Day Book from the war zone in France.
SHE'S A CAME SWIMMER
Hodja like to take a dip in the lake
thismornin'?
U-r-r-r; B-r-r-r! Not for you? Not
for we, either!
But for Miss Gene Beaumont? Oh,
la la! She glories in that sort of
stuff.
This a. m. she put on her little ol'
one-piece bathing suit and tripped
down over the frosty pavements
from her home, 809 Sheridan rd., to
Cornelia beach, and with her chum,
Miss Elsie Smaller, took a 15-minute
dip.
"I went in last Christmas day and
am going to do the same this Christ
mas," she said
DEBS SPEAKS
"Wall street owns President Wil
son just as it owned Roosevelt and,
Taft," Eugene V. Debs, four-time
Socialist candidate for president, said
in an address before the Workers'
university, Garrick theateryester
day. "The report of the federal indus
trial relations commission is a death
warrant for capitalism, but capital is
exerting every effort to kill it," said
Debs.
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Cannon loaded with sand hava
been found effective in breaking up
swarms of locusts that frequently
I appear la Costa-Rica,
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