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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 13, 1917, NOON EDITION, Image 11

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Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn83045487/1917-03-13/ed-1/seq-11/

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CIVILIANS GUARD AGAINST GAS
Even civilians in France must
guard against surprise gas attacks
from German aeroplanes. Here is
shown a wealthy Frenchman, near
the front, wearing a helmet and gas
mask while chopping wood in his
garden.
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ENGLAND FEELS SHORTAGE OF
POTATOES SUGAR SCARCE
London, March 13. England feels
the pinch of shortage of potatoes in
her decreased food supplies today
more than America would under the
same circumstances. The vegetable
is regarded as an essential ingredient
of every meal.
.. Jt is this ahortage-.of potatoes that
is causing the only real outcry here.
It was manifested in accusations
from the poorer quarters of London
that certain provision shops and mar
kets are saving up their present sup
plies, hoping later to extract extor
tionate prices.
Sugar is also steadily diminishing.
So are some other commodities, but
to a much less -degree.

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