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does your Meat cost
Of course, you are paying more for
your beefsteak than ever before;-Indeed,
you are paying -more for meat
than people generally have ever paid
'in the whole history of the world!
The big question is:
Is it right that you should be pay
ing so much as you are?
Perhaps it is$ perhaps the costs of
Tirnrljirine' vmir stfiak have hsnnmp
i so high.that it can't be sold to you
i for less.
j AGAIN, perhaps it, is NOT right;
perhaps your meat can be sold a
great deal cheaper than it is being
What is the TRUTH about 'this
The Day Book decided to FIND
OUT a thing no one has yet done.
So one of our star writers and fact
gatherers, H. P. Burton, Is eonduct-'
ing a rigid inquiry into the whole
meat situation right here in Chicago,
the meat center of "the world. Bur
. ton is working not to muckrake, but
to get THE PACTS and nothing else.
He is going to find out if ANYONE
is really to BLAME for the high meat
costs, the cornerstone ot the whole
high cost of living. And, if "anyone
is, he will fix the blame where it BE
LONGS. 1 Read his stories in The Day Book
in which ffe will trace, with illuminat
ing commentary, the whole course of
YOUR BEEFSTEAK from'the iarm
to the table!
'SHOOTS MANDEL DRIVER
A Mandel Bros.' delivery auto
truck was held up last night at 54th
street and Cottage Grove avenue by
a man believed to be a former loop
store package man. When. Louis Ra-
zena, 1277 W. 72d pi., driver of he
; truck resisted, he was shot and se-
riously wounded. Holdup dan es-
"Old Man High Cost" has even got
a hold on apples.
Yesterday a peddler wanted kisses
from a young Sheridan-road miss for
Showers and warmer predicted.
What is this, an Indian' winter?
Some war munitions are so anx
ious to get in their deadly work they
can't wait to be used in guns,
A munition factory blew up irT
London, killing 26 women.
Corncob pipes have gone up in
price. Must be eating corncobs some- ,
Champ Clark says to help swat the ,
living cost keep a hen.
That may be O. K. advice, but nix
on the chicken.
No, it doesn't take near as many
eggs to buy a dollar as it used to.
Jakey Loeb is "in again.""
The inconsistency of the hot water
heat radiator is sump'un awful. ,
Thebloomin' things sing you to
sleep at night with their songy es- -caping
steam and then wake you up
in the morning because there isn't
enough heat in 'em to keep the house .
WHERE MINISTER GOT HIS
"Was yoflr Christmas bazaar a
.success?" inquired Gladys.
"It certainly was," responded
Mn'hftl with enthusiasm. "The min
ister will surely have cause to be verjc.
"How much did you make?"
"Oh, the expenses were a godd bit
more than the receipts. But, then, 7
ten- Of us got engaged, so tne min
ister will make a good thing in wed
ding fees . a little later." La'dies
' DID YOU KNOW
The fisheries department at Washr
ington hasn't one case on record of
where a pet dogfish left its bowl to
go out and dig holes in the yard?
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