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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 15, 1917, LAST EDITION, Image 17',
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AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL
The Canners' Convention
Last week the canners of our glor
ious U. S. A. held their convention in
the Sixth City.
Where's the Sixth City? What!
Don't you know? Why, everybody
and their uncle in Cleveland, O.,
No this stuff about the canners'
convention may not hit you as being
interesting and timely during these
hours when war clouds and factory
cinders fill the zone. But forget it,
Archie. The gathering of the clan
of food embalmers is as important as
the round-up of our battleboats for
war emergency. In fact, it's part of
, the propaganda.
Of course, they haven't anything
to do with the ammunition for feed
ing the guns but they supply the am
munition to feed the big guns that
aim and push the shells out of the
battle guns.' Canned beans, meat,
soup, succotash, tomatoes, corn,
peas, pumpkin, sardines, shoe polish,
milk, peaches, etc., is part of their
lineup the boys who "roll their own"
absolutely have to have before they
can make fight war with the enemy.
Indeed, this is a canning age. We
have canned steam in radiators to
heat our homes (that is, homes that
haven't janitors) , canned music, gum
slots, even eggs. The ancients are
unshelled, herded together and are
tombed in by tin. Which enables
them to keep for 1,000 years more.
Yellows of imprisoned henfruit are
bought by bakeries which later adorn
the display window with many
tempting forms of pastry.
The many miracles of the canning
industry couldn't be told on this
page. Even Bryan would get winded
speeching about the aforesaid.
There's another form of canning
that vies with the food incasing for
Only it-isn't wrapped up within
by an outside
It's getting kicked outside from
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A schoolmistress asked her class to
explain the word "bachelor" and was
very much amused when a little girl
answered: "A bachelor is a very hapi
"Where did you learn that?" asked
"Father told me." Tit-Bita. ,