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MR. GROCER-. HERE'S A GOOD SIGN TO POST IN
(Buy Not Unless You Live Up To It)
NO ALUM 'HERE.
THE LAW ALLOWS ALUM IM PICKLES,
CHOxhCHOVaDELI5HE5 AMD BAKING
POWDER WE DOStfT!
if you think alun 15 good
fop. you, Just try it on1 your
Alum is mighty useful, Mr. Grocer, in its proper place, but the
place isn't the human stomach, unless ordered by a physician. So
The Day Book respectfully urges that you tack up a sign like the
above and MAKE IT GOOD "by throwing out foods containing
Alum will whiten inferior flour and human flesh alike for it
is a powerful astringent. That's why barbers use itlas a styptic to
stop blood when they cut you. But who wants to pucker up his
whole insides and make them angry just because SOME manu
facturers of pickles, relishes and baking-powder find it easier and
cheaper to put in alum than to make their goods right?
VALENTINE VERSES BY
CHILDREN OF SEVEN
Will you "be mine?
This Valentine I send to you,
To tell you of my love so true.
Dearest little friend of mine
May I be thy Valentine?
If you tell me that I may,
This will be a happy day.
On Valentine's day
My heart is gay,
And to yoU I send
Love without end.
This is a Valentine,
It comes from me;
If you like it, keep it,
For it is for thee.
Oh! my pretty Valentine,
With an arrow through,
Does that pretty Valentine
Come from you ?,