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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 10, 1912, Image 16

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Here's a Great Panoramic Picture of the Turkish Cajff
New York, Oct. 10. You
know the old saying "four
moves are as bad as a fire." In
New York in 1912 you could
pretty near put the reverse Eng
lish onthat, and make it "a move,
is as bad as iour fires1."
With goodiniurance, a man
who had four fireseven eight,
ought to come out ahead of a
man who had to move on or about
the first of October on Manhat
tan island.
Thel trouble is, there are such
an all-fired lqts- of people on the
island, and they are so iond of
moving. The New Yorker is ani
mated by a spirit of restlessness,
of change. If he's in an old apart
ment he wants to. get into one of
the thousands, of new' ones that.
are springing up all over the
northern part of the city. If he's
in a new one he finds another
whose style' he likes better. If'he's
away up town he wants to gef
down nearer business. 'If he's
down town he wants to get out
where it's quieter and cleaner, r
As all leases are dated Oct. 'l,
and as the number of moving van
companies is guaged to meet the
average demands of a city of
5,000;QQ0 people, rather than the
tlemand of all those who move to
move within 24 or 48 hours of
certain day, the moving situation
around October lmay-be imagr
ined. It certainly is a moving sitj
uation for thpse "who have to
move. ,j
Some people who had to move
October 1 bid as high as $25 a
load-to-get their goods carted, as.
Jj2 3-J. ,Ti'

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