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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 21, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 14

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HAVE YOU "THE BLUES?" NO WONDER! WHOLE
U. S. IS FEELING SAME WAY
New York, Jan. 21. The red hand
of Europe has cast its dread shadow
over the minds of all America!
Puzzled scientists observe an en
tire nation of one hundred million
persons in the grip of the strange
mental depression commonly called
"the blues."
What is the matter with America?
they ask, and the answer comes back
in the roar of Europe's battle fields.
The whole nation literally is
brooding over the ten-role slaughter
in Europe. Across the Atlantic 30,
000 men are dying every day, and
here in America 100,000,000 people
are talking about it every day. And
it is having an extraordinary effect
on the minds of all Americans.
That this is not mere theory of the
scientific dreamer is shown by the
government statistics of the last vear.
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