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through the streets selling papers."
No one doubts that the circulation
managers understand the condition
of the boys. But the hig bosses of
the papers, particularly the Examiner
nd the Herald, are in a battle for
bigger circulation for their "bulldog"
edition. The "bulldog" is the first
edition printed. The Examiner and
Herald "bulldogs" make their ap
pearance on the streets between 9;30
and-10 p. m. a!nd remain out until the
regular -editions appear in the early
It?s a tough job to get- "hustlers"
for' the "bulldog." The regular news
boys, after working -all day, will-not
remain -up for it So the circulation
bosses are glad to use the runaways
and the homeless. .
But Joel Hunter says he's going to
stop it. He declares that all their
combined "pull" will no; prevent him
from going into the juvenile court
unless, the papers stop it voluntarily.
They ought to make a fine look
ing bunch in court defending them
selves against ' charges of violating
the child labor law, If Hunter goes
high enough it looks as though Maje
McCormiek, Vic LaWSon, Jim Keeley
and the rest wil have an embarrass
ing time of it
, o e ,
To n nage of Hhe .great I akes f ieet in
1914 was $8;88fl,m , .
VERDUN A CITY OF RUINS!
First news photograph showing the city of Verdun in smoking ruins.
This remarkable picture was taken during a lull in the terrific bombard
ment that reduced the city to a ghastly heap of ruins. The fight for supre
macy still rages. The siege of Verdun may be the last great battle of the