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son, . New York's commissioner of
"There is no medical or sanitary
reason to prevent equine flesh from
becoming a staple food. The rela
tive value of horsemeat abroad is
shown by theexperience of our vet
erinarian, Dr. "Ackerman, who found
that in Brussels horse meat from
England was bringing higher prices
than Argentine beef!
"Horsemeat can now be obtained
by the thrifty in New York as well as
abroad, and,hereafter, instead of be
ing; sold for .their bones, old nags can
be fattened up and disposed of as
meat." , ,
Commissioner Emerson indicated
that since the horse never has suf
fered from tuberculosis and trans
mits no malignant disease, he ought
to make a safer food than beef and
The Society for the Prevention of
Cruelty to Animals is pleased by the
move, believing old horses will now
be better fed and cared for. It re
mains to be seen whether husbands
will equally be pleased, when their
thrifty wives begin to serve them theJ
horse d oeuvres, pony purees, per
cheron porterhouses, fiery steed
steaks and other equine delicacies
now legalized for the first time in
COMPOSITION OF HORSEFLESH
The TJ. S. Bureau of Chemistry
(pure food bureau) has analyzed 16
samples of horseflesh and "finds .the
average composition of horse meat,
repreesnting different parts- of the
carcass, shows the following compo
sition of dry material:
Protein. 67.98 per cent
Fat 27.71 per cent
Ash .- 3.18 per cent
Undetermined 1.13 per cen
o 0 ;
School board votes $2,000 for auto
for Sup't Shoop and a driver.
London. Cabinet today put fin
ishing touches on government's con
Sunrise, 7:18; sunset, 4:32.
Jos. Zielinskf, 4359 S.'Honore, shot
after quarrel in saloon, dead.
Dominick DeHorn, 6212 Cham
plain av., found revolver. In taking
it out of pocket shot self in leg.
Eilken Oostendorp, former substi
tute mail carrier Grand Crossing sta
tion, indicted on charge of attempt to
Mrs. H. Gallman, 72, 547 Maxwell,
hit by Cottage Grove av. car. Ribs
broken, skull fractured.
Orville Townsend, 6311 Carpenter,
and Mark Taylor, 1617 W. 63d, admit
swindling 100 South Side grocers, po
T. W. Powers, 3535 Rokeby, fined
$100 for driying outo while intoxi
cated. Miss Isabell Dei Armand, actress,
died of burns received from smok
ing cigaret in bed at Revere house.
January grand jury sworn in.
Peter Mindack resigned after five
years as ass't dis't att'y.
Jos. F.-Ryan, former 4th ward al
derman, now chief deputy to TJ. S.
Committee of court clerks working
on judges' plan ta assign clerks to po
lice stations to break up professional
Manhole tipped when Mrs. Fanny
L. Custer, Hotel Raleigh, stepped on
it Fell in. Severely bruised.
H. F. Weydert and Michael Noon
reinstated as fire'dep't captains by
order Judge Walker. Said they were
discharged by civil service commis
sion without hearing.
For violatipg ordinance, Geo. Geils,
Des Plaines farmer, sentenced to
distribute 50 copies of Chicago auto
traffic regulations among his neigh
bors. Wm. G. Salter, Highland Park, son
of F. F. Salter, wealthy distiller, fined
$10 for beating wife.
Action in possible strike of 2,500
Excavating, Grading and Asphalt
Teamsters' jinjonflosoned tilLiTaU
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