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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, July 18, 1912, Image 9

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A Good Tip.
"About half a mile down this
road, my friend, there's a farmer
who'wants men to help him in his
fields," remarked a pedestrian as
he handed a coin to a melancholy
looking tramp.
"Thanks for the tip, governor,"
rejoined the unemployed one. "I
mgiht a strolled down thatway
Because they did not "stop,
look or listen," as advised to do
by signs at railroad crossings,
5,284 people were' killed by the
railroads in the United States last
year. These are people techni
cally called "trespassers" by the
railroad companies because -they
persisted in 'Occupying railroad
property when warned by plain
signs of the danger of doing- sq,

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