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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 30, 1912, Image 13

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"Doc Stud," "Kid Flush" and the
niird man arrived safe and sound
on the Carpathfa. This is how
they escaped":
-After the Titanic struck the
Iceberg .they were not alarmed
untif a friendly steward warned
them trie danger ''was great,
You'll have' to move,, fast," he
said, "they're only taking- the
women;,and children in" tHe life
boat' t ' '' ' '
Doc and his friends thought
fast. The idea soon came. They
"slipped a big roll of yellow mojiey
into tjhe steward's hand and told
him ,to,.get them some women's
clothed 'The steward Troke into
a4cabiij, the gambljers donned
skirts and coats and leaped into
a" lifeboat."
The steward and the big roll
were drowned. .
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"Doctor," said a, desparing pa
tient, 'lWin a dreadful way I
can neither lay? nor set. What
shall I do."- ,.,-'.
. t "Well," saidfthftjnedical man,
graveJyj "I think you" had better
rqdst!" " i
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''Sussie's getting married.", -,
"Who's the happy man?"
Probably every housewife in
Chicago has "been painfully award
for some time that the price of
meat has gone up.
Npw the big newspapers have
discovered this remarkable fact,
and 'are telling us all about, and
explaining why it has gone up.
The newspapers- have fixed the
blame fori the high prices, too.
And hey have fixed jt right
square on God Himself.
That is not blasphemy. It is
Of course, the newspapers do
not actually come out and say
God is' to blames They haven't
quite the courage to do that. But
they say the weather man is to
blame, and that is the same thing.
The day after a jury of twelve
men found the packing trust hogs
notguiltyTthe price of hogs went
up. The riext day, the price of
cattle went up.
The Day Book pointed these
things out at the time, and drew
(the natural conclusion.
The big newspapers mentioned,
the increase in prices, but failed
to see any connection between the
acquittal 61 the Hei, lrust nogs
and the increased prices. They
might have lost some advertising
if they had done that.
The price of meat,, not only in
PChicago, but all over the United"
States, today is higher than it hasw
been since the evil days of tHe
Civil War.
But The Day Book does not
blame -Godfor it
"tier father. '
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