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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 23, 1913, Image 2

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verance, industry and effort. Collecii?! zivJ cocibinatibri means the sup"
pressiqn of the individual. It is a grave question as to what the outcome
will beAipon citizenship."
The effect of this speech on the men of pork and money was painful.
They squirmed in their seatse gulped once or twice and then had a profes-
sional entertainec. come to their rescue.
, "Outside of thismexpected crack at their tyranny, the packers had a
very nice time. The feast was beautifully and expensively staged. The
scene was an old English forest. Powdered-haired flunkies, wearing knee
breeches and cream-colored stockings, served English ale and wines and
brandies to the 500 packers present.
Thepackers were all in scarlet hunting coats. Scarlet-coated masters
of the hunt were in charge of the
tables and scarlet-coated buglers
sounded the "tally-ho" between each
A pack of fox-hounds preceded the
guests into the Elizabethan dining
room, transformed into a grove. .
lJut they were ribt there entirely
for pleasure. After a lot of speeches,
in which they told how sorry they
were for the poor people because the
price of meat was going up, .they
passed an appropriation of $500,000
to be used in educating the farmers
to increase the supply of meat.
Then they roasted the govern
ment's attitude since President Wil
Bon hasbeen in office in conducting
such rigid inspection of meat
James Craig, Jr., who is slated to
succeed Gustav Bisschoff, Jr., as"
president Wednesday, tried to free
the packers from the blame of the
high cost of living.
Armour Answers White
The sentiment expressed by Law
rence H. Armour today, concerning
Rev. White's speech, is indicative of
the annoyance caused by the preach
er's remarks.
"We never lose sight of a real
worker," said Armour, "and when
ever he shows real ability we advance
him. The only trQuble is that the
average young man turns up his nose
at the packing business when enter
ing a business career. The shorter
office hours in other professions
prove more interesting to him."
A. M. Dubin of NewrYork, repre
senting the John Scholl cold storage
packers, had the most novel sugges
tion offered by any of the delegates
for a solution of the meat problem.
"Let Uncle 'Sam stock the Western'
plains with cattle at his own ex-1
pense," said Dubin. "Turn the reg-'
ular army cavalrymen out on the
plains .as cowboys to herd the cattle,
and let the government sell them to
the packers at cost In this way the
meat oost will be lowered and the
cavalrymen will be fitted for real
service.- Then let the government
provide that the packers sell to the
consumers at a 'modest' profit"
Dubin refused t6"specify what the
packers would regard as a "modest
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San Francisco. Cal., Sept. 23.
Maury I. Diggs, principal in Ihe fa
mous white slavery case, said that it
cost "his father and himself $50,000
forlawyers, witnesses' fees, traveling
expenses and loss of time in connec
tion with his trial. For both Cami'
netti and himself, the expenses will
be over $100,000.
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Boston, Sept. 23. When asked-recently
what might tak'e place in
newspaper making -In the next
decade, Thomas A. Edison, greatest
living inventor, answered: "Something-to
save paper. If non-carbon-'
ized inks were used, the ink would
bleach and the paper could be run
through-the press again. It is bound
to come.". -

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