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like to hear from some of the patients
at the Municipal Tuberculosis Sani
tarium in regard to this idea. Fred
Saal, 332 S. Racine Av.
, PLANT SWEET CORN Here is a
suggestion worthy of the widest pos-
sible publicity among readers of The
Day Book and all other papers
throughout this country.
Plant sweet corn and either can or
Sweet corn is one of the easiest
crops to raise. Considering the
cost of seed and work required lor
cultivation and harvesting, sweet
corn provides an unusually good re
turn for either the farmer or amateur
If 1,000,000 American families this
year will each plant one acre of sweet
corn and-either can or dry that which
is not consumed during the summer
months, the doing of this one thing
alone will provide one of the best
possible bulwarks against a possible
On my father's fruit and seed farm
in California our family used to dry
from 200 to 500 lbs. of sweet corn
each year and among all the mem- '
- ories of the many good things which
ve stored up for winter consumption
none stands out more vividly than
the sweet, appetizing flavor of this
It is not only one of the easiest an,d
best of crops for the farmer or gar
dener to raise for home use, but in
case this country has a large army in
.the field next winter an additional
supply of several millions ot pounds
of canned and dried sweet corn will
make a most palatable and substan
tial contribution to our army's com
Let every family able to do so raise
an acre of sweet corn and either can
or dry the surplus. Louis A. Damon.
Christiania. Seamen saved from
Danish ships Nanzy and Saxo report
to Danish consul that they were tor
pedoed outside blockade zone.
BULLETS FLY IN BURNHAM
TWO MEN DEAD
The police rifle squad under Lieut
James Mooney- made a fruitless
search early today for the murderous
band of robbers that went through
Burnham and Hegewisch during the
morning hours, leaving two dead
men alter -a series of holdups.
Spiro Porakis of 13243 Baltimore
av. was one of the men killed; the
other has not been identified. Steve
Cazoras of 13411 Brandon av. was
shot through the abdomen and prob
ably fatally wounded by the marau
Michael Kolan, 13565 Brainerd av.,
told the police that he was held up
by a gang of five vicious-looking
men. They searched him and found
no money, so they beat him up and
let him escape.
The police are suspicious""of the
story told by Kolan and ordered him
held. They believe the murders may
have resulted from a bitter gun war
that has broken out in Burnham in
anticipation of the election tomor
row, in which Johnny Patton, the
"boy mayor," is being fought by Wm.
Wilson, who is backed by the reform
forces. Patton has the support of
the redlight element. Lieut. Mooney
of the rifle squad and Capt Joseph "
Smith are working on the killings.
LICENSE SLACKERS GROW LESS
Marriage license business fell off
today. At 8:30 ihere were only 56
couples in line, less than one-half the
number in line athe same hour Sat
urday. At 9:30 there Vere less thaa
luu. upinlon was that by Wednesday
business would be down to normaL
Federal agents investigating fire
that wrecked roundhouse and nine
engines in Clarion, la.
Rev. W. M. Saunders resigned from
pastorate of Avondale Presbyterian
Washington. Marine corps offi
cially adopts Lewis machine gun aad