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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 16, 1911, Image 20

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J. Ogden doesn't care 'about
himself. He doesn't care' how
much he may lose byndt getting
in on the big graft of supplying
meat to the British army.
, He is far too unselfish a.man
to care about that. ThatVwhy J,
Pgden is worth $100,000,000 fen
'day. Because he is so --unselfish,
dnd because all his life.he hasde
voted himself to helping out the
poor American farmer:
v No, J. Ogden doesn t care what
happens to his profits from the
loss of the British contract, but
he warns us solemnly and tearful
ly that unless' we leY' his trust
alone, we are going torruin-the
poor fa'rmers. ' : s
One of the greatest of Euro
pe a n playwrights
and novelists was
honored when the
Nobel prize for lit
erature was given
Maurice Mae ter-
linck. The great
Belgian author was
unable to receive
from the hand of
King Gustav the
prize, for illness
prevented him from
eroinsrto Stockholm.
The prize this year amounts to
$39,000; last year it was bestow
ed upon Mme. Selma Lagerlof,
greatest of Sweden's novelists.
o o
Christopher Columbus discov
ered no such indians in America
?fs we have now - .
Dr. Rupert Blue.
Who is expected to succeed Dr.
Walter Wyman as surgeon gen
eral of the." United States army.
He is now. on his way from
Hawaii to Washington. Before
going to-HonoiuTu - he was for
several years in ,chargerT of the
public health arid marine Vork
in San Francisco. '
Horde! Honk!' -
He had an automobile,
But he had no hornf for it.
And his pocketbook was -empty
But he hakUa ready wit;
So he caught a dozen bull frogs
And put them neath the seat,
And when -upon the highway
A rig he'd chance to meet,
He'd tickle up -his bull frogs
Till they croaked with mighty
vim, a
And albtherpeopje onthfestreet
3&puld leave the road to -him.

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