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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, December 31, 1913, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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" Lillian-Lorraine, hasjirought suit .for divorce agaihst'"Freddie" Greis
heimer, her husband. The stage beauty alleges "Freddte" threatened to. cut
off her nose. '
In YoungstownQ., lives a grocer with, a personality. He is-an. adver
tising grocer, who writes his own advertisements; and some of them are
unique. Here is a recent one.:
Some of you people give me a pain about the high cost of hying. You
don't know any more about it than my kid, 9 months old. AH she knows
is to throw my watch on the floor, pull my hair, coax me for pennies to buy
candy. I have the most up-to-date poultry farm in the country. I have the
best laying strain of hens in the country. I employ the best men that
money can hire. It costs me nearly $2 a dozen to produce fresh eggs at
the present time.
I charge you about V of the- amount, yet you say I anf'robbing you.
I am selling you strictly fancy Florida oranges at 15 and 2Qc a dozen. The
farmer that raised them, after 'DayinK for the picking and packing,
ets about' lt)c a box. The railroad company gets the balance. You rush
to the Opera House, pay $2 for a seat, to see some chickens and old
show their legs and shapes. That is all right.
ou rush down to the millinery.'store, pay about $20 for a hat, the
tost of which is about $3; that's all right, you get a swell hai. You pay
'for a chiffon dress, nothing to it. I can put it in my overcoat pocket,
tmtHt's the style, it's all right.' But when it comes to somehing to eat
K if
you have a fit Take jny advice, take care of your stomach.

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