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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 17, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 15

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front We and our readers have
been satiated with war photographs.
We are all pretty well tired of them.
Now comes the brilliant cartoonist,
quick to catch an impression, sketch
ing with dextrous pencil the human
things along the hills and in the
fields where men fight and suffer
and die for what?
Minor's slashing art has long been
among the most notable in America.
He has be.en called a "rebel in cray
on" because, instead of drawing
pretty pictures' he has insisted on
drawing vital, gripping, meaningful
pictures pictures with a punch.
He has ripped the cloak of respec
tability from hypocritical shams, and
exposed the meanness and pettiness
of industrial tyrannies in many
American cities.
Now he's on the job for.you in Eu
rope., stripping war of its glare and
t'msel, displaying the human and in
human sides of the mightiest of
world's conflicts.
Minor war pictures will be the
greatest war feature of the next few
weeks.
More are on the way.
Watch for them in The Day Book.
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FRUIT COOKIES
Beat 1 pound of sugar with 4 eggs
until light and foamy; add a table
spoon of salt and 2 tablespoons of
melted butter. Weigh 1 pound of
flour and sift twice with 1 teaspoon
of baking powder. Moisten 1 salt
spoon of soda with 2 teaspoons of
water and turn into the sugar mix
ture; mix the sifted flour with 1 cup
of chopped nuts and raisins .and stir
all together; mix thoroughly and
drop from spoon onto a greased pan.
Press the cookies into shape and wet
the tops with a little sugar dissolved
in water. Bake in very quick oven.
Little brother said the other day
that my daughter, Pearl, is so slow
in dressing that her fiance's auto
goes out of style while he's waiting
or her. Richards.
Charles-. C. Tester
for a county jailer to take the illit-,
eracy of the prisoners placed in his
custody to heart to the extent that
he provides a school ,f of them where
rulimentary education is given. The
superintendent of -public schools was
much -surprised recently when he re
ceived a letter from Charles C. Fos
ter, Louisville jailer, asking that
chairs and desks be provided for a
room set apart at the bastile for
school purposes. Whereupon the
board pf education was informed of
the proposal and readily gave its con
sent to the innovation. Volunteer
teachers from the public schools now
may be found daily at the jail assist
ing inmates who possess education
to impart learning to men and wom
en who have fallen by the wayside.
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Pope, the poet, was 4 feet 6 inches
high and unable to dress or-undres3
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