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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 08, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 25',
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WE ALL FALL FOR IT!
THAT MILK WAR
The milk war is just the old game.
The public is made to believe that
a big milk famine is coming; the pa
pers scream about it for a few days
Then the price of milk jumps and
we all get soaked.
The way the whole situation has
lined up from the start to now is
about like this:
Dealers were getting more than
their share of the profit m milk and
the farmers let out a legitimate yell.
Dealers told the farmers to go TO.
Then public sentiment butted in
and the dealers are all about ready
tp give in and pay the farmers more
money for their milk.
BUT! The dealers are not intend
ing to cut down their profits.
Nothing doing! Up goes the price
of milk in order that the farmer get
his little bit more.
So the dealer will still be getting
more than his share, the farmer will
probably be getting just about what
his milk is worth, and
The public will be handing over
too much per quart for mik and that
"too much" will be dropping into the
big companies1 pockets.
This argument only hits one deal
er at present, but watch out for the
rest of 'em to boost the price, now
that the milk war is over.
Or were the rest of the" dealers
really scared out?
WILL COMPANY FORCE TOLEDO
BACK TO OLD CARFARE?
Toledo, 0., April 8. Action taken
in federal court indicates car riders
of Toledo will probably have to bear
expense of raising wages of rail-light
employes as soon as car service is
restored. In expectation that it will
have to raise wages of its employes
in the immediate future and claiming
that it will have to raise the rate of
fare in order to provide money for
increase, company filed petition in
federal court to restrain city from
preventing proposed increase
The increase, petition sets forth,
will be to straight 5-cent fare with
transfers. Fare now is six tickets for
a quarter with 3-cent fares between
5:30 and 7:30 a. m. and 4:30 and
6:30 p. m. Conference to settle the
controversy that has tied up Toledo's
cars since March 28 is still on.
VOLUNTEERS' LEADER WHO
MRS SALLIHGTON 3O0TH
Mrs. Booth, wife of Ballington
Booth, founder of the Volunteers of
America, is $80,000 richer by the will
of Chas. D. Stickney, New York
lawyer and philanthropist Stickney
left practically his entire fortune to
Mrs. Booth for the benefit of the
New York. Onlookers gasped
when Theodore Roosevelt kissed a
waitress at the flower show, but the
event lost its kick when it was found
she was hie daughter, Mrs. Richard