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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 04, 1916, NOON EDITION, Image 15',
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received a letter from the maker. He
is a penitentiary inmate an artisan
and craftsman of great skill, as the
box shows. He has sent me this box
in the hope that I can sell it and turn
the money over to him.
"When he is released he -will go into
the world with a five-dollar bill given
him by the state and a new suit of
This prisoner does not think a five
dollar bill and a suit constitute ade
quate equipment for a man to face
I am wondering how I can sell this
strange and beautiful chest; to whom
I can possibly sell it and for how
Can you help me with this prob
lem? Write me in care of Wm. Fox's
offices, 130W. 46th St., New York.
Once before when I appealed to the
public with a matter of this kind I
received 5,000 replies.
I wonder how many this appeal
HOW TO EARN MONEY AT HOME
By Gene Ahern
Fanny Oilmop of Birdseed, Miss.,
writes: "I work in a pancake factory
during the day and after working
hours at home I made $3.50 clear
profit in two months by taking old
doorknobs and tying them on a piece
of broomstick. Then I sold them to
. married women to use after 2 a. m.
instead of the customary rolling pin."
Very original, Fanny. I?d.
Rosie Kookoo of Soupbone, N. J.,
writes: "It is very easy to make ex
tra money. With the money I make
extra I can go to a movie show and
buy a newspaper occasionally. It's
' very simple. It's like this: Every
body knows what a nuisance it is to
pick pins out of a shirt when it comes
back from the laundry. So I make
little pins out of wax and sell them
to the laundries. When the shirt
comes back all you have to do is dip
the shirt in a wash tub of hot water,
jwhich will naturally melt the pins,.
thereby you avoid the trouble of
searching for them.
SCRAMBLED CANDIDATES CAN
YOU UNSCRAMBLE THEM?
Here are the' scrambled photos of
two men mentioned as candidates
for the presidency of the United
States. Can you unscramble them?
Cut the strip into six separate pieces,
then paste them on cardboard in
then- proper places,