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TEDDY AND BILL FAIL TO ELECT NEW MEMBER
OF EX-PRESIDENTS' CLUB
These Two Men Will NO T Be in the Next Cabinet
FORTUNE IN BUTTER AND EGGS
IN CHICAGO PROBE COMING
When "the city council discovered
it to be a fact that over 3,000,000
eggs and 20,000,000 pounds of butter
were being held in cold storage the
members of the committee imme
diately sent a request to State's-Att'y
Hoyne and District Att'y Clyne to
look into the matter.
In addition to the eggs and butter,
the committee charged that at least
11,000,000 pounds of beef, 8,000,000
pounds of poultry and 1,200,000
pounds of cheese were in storage.
The charge is made that these food
necessities are being held back so
that the big fellows might squeeze
the people. Health Gom'r Robert
son said he had been privately in
formed that Swift & Co. had over
100,000,000 pounds of beef in storage.
The big coal dealers and the Chi
cago Examiner have discovered a
way for the people to bring down the
price of coaL It is freeze, don't use
any coal! By that simple process you
won't have to pay the exorbitant
prices the dealers are asking.
Wheat went to 31.92 yesterday.
Flour will advance accordingly. Then
price of bread will shoot up
again. That's the next problem for
The price of pie is also going up.
WILSON AND "13"
Superstitiously inclined saw an
other instance of Wilson's belief in
his good luck in the "hoodoo number
Apparently, Wilson won the presi
dency with California's 13 votes.
Hughes, his opponent, voted ballot
No. 13 Tuesday.