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"' '! 'MSB OHIOAOO SAGL.S3. TUBERCULOSIS AND CANCER IN CHICAGO BEEF! TUBERCULOSIS BEEF. BEEF TRUST HORRORS. BEEF TRUST AT WORK. The General Public Has a Fine Oppor tunity to Get All It Wants of It. A Writer Holds This Awful Organization Responsible for the Spread of Cancer Why Have the City Emergency Inspectors Been Withdrawn from the Union Stock Yards? ' V V- t t$ ' Health Department Finds Cattle in Trust Coolers with Tuber culosis Trimmed Out. Tuberculosis Is becoming epidemic The Beef Trust products utllleted with tuberculosis win Ik old without lot or hindrance, when pint "Inspection." The school inntiiigeniont committee of the Board of Education tool; uetlve stops to lirovont children mulcted with tiiKrcuIols from intending clmol. A U'lHtrt drafted by Superintendent Cooky mill Dr. E. D. Dudley was adopt ed, which provides that when u toucher MHiect that tiny child Is iilTeeted with the disease It shall ho made known to the superintendent of schools hy the principal. After the parents of the child mo not I lied the pupil will he ex amined hy medical Inspectors of the chlhl xtudy department, Parents will Is given permission to have their fam ily physician pro-tout at the examina tion. The poor children who cot the tulier eulosls from moat must suffer. Wo can see from the Health Depart ment reports that State and govern nieiit Inspection does not prevent tuber eulosls beef front getting Into the cool ers from which the puhlle Is served. The statement that there are l.'.tini) consumptives In Chicago was made at the annual meeting of the Visiting Nuro Association hy Mr. Arthur AlilN, chairman of the tuhei eulosls commit tee. Dr. Sachs spoke, urging drastic action hy the Hoard of Health to stamp out the disease. Tuberculosis Is n Beef disease. It Is not heiedltary. It Is not contracted from linpuro air. It Is contracted hy eating had meat Hold hy sordid and conscienceless nieii who think more of dollars than they do of human lives. If any of your relatives have tulior eulosls you know who to hlame. The holm's saddened hy the deaths of husbands, wives, fathers, mothers, hrothers, sisters, sons and daughters, The ln'ople jsiverty stricken hy eon mimptlou, Know who Is guilty! There Is a day of reckoning for these harons of hlood and tyrants of the Trust ! The Chicago Eagle will keep upon their track until Europe as well as America will he too hot to hold them. The Hoof Trust may control govern ment Inspection. Hut the Insignificant uiuuIku of city of Chicago Inspectors only 11 In all although now strangely discontinued was still sulllcleut to call attention to horrible facts. The following from tin Chicago Health Department lliilletlu of Octo ber US, WO.", sis'aks for Itself: Tho city Inspectors at the Fnlon Stock Yards condemned "FIVE CAT- ti.i: found in Tin: coolehs, with a I'AitT or tih: evidence of tudehcflosis thimmed oft, al-teh 1iavino been passed 11v Tin: iovi:uNMi:.T inspectohs." ''They also condemned and destroyed :t.im:i imuiiuIs of cut meats shipped from St. Louis and Kansas City, having passed government Inspection at those places," This shows tho sort of government Inspection we have, If a few of the governmental omis sions are reetitled how many thous ands are not-.' How many homes In Europe and America are at this moment harboring cuts of meat from tuberculosis cattle? Tho aliovo report of the Health Com missioner speaks of meat hanging In tho coolers, of trust houses, with tuber cular tumors "trimmed out" ready to ho cut Into steaks. .Speaking of tho .1,0.15,000 pounds of food condemned In 11)05 hy Chicago Health Department Inspectors, Dr. 0. J. Whnlon, Health Commissioner, say In his annual report: "ElfiHTY PElt CHNT OF THI5 swats wehe condi:mni:d on account of tuheiicflosis." "Commenting upon this condition (continues Commissioner Whclnii), 'American Medicine,' December 2.'!, hays: 'Ono stands nglms.t at tho crimi nal cupidity which will Induce men to attempt to sell such dangerous foods to an unsuspecting community. It Is now In order to go a step farther and 11 tut out who is ivionlhlc for this moral obliquity. "'It Is well known that lomblnn firms of tho larger meat dealers have existed In tho past to the end of rais ing tho price of food stall's beyond the point to which healthy competition would rediiio them. The outcry has always been In protest against the In creased ist of living, hut hero for the llrst time uie tho combinations which control the food supply, brought Into a direct lclatlou to public health. "'It Is high time that this matter lw taken out of the class of juluor of- fensos and Tin: Di:Ai.i:its them si:i.vi:s looked rro.v in tiii: LKillT OF PUBLIC DANCEKS. liven In war, when all kinds of brutality aro sanctioned. It Is tho height of ills honor even murder to poison the water supply of a loiintry. Is It any better to jsilson the food supply? It Is time that tho public mind should develop n conscience In this direction,' " Sinking of Hoof Trust tuberculosa lead the following from the Health De partment Bulletin, November I. 1U05: "Tho total amount of meats con demned during the period was i,:ti:t.:u:t pounds. Of the principal causes of condemnation. ST. PEU (T.NT Wt'.lti: FOIt TUBEUCFLOS1S, III Hr cent for actinomycosis lumpy Jaw and -1 per cent for hog cholera." Health Department Hulletlti, Dee. P. IPO.": "A total of U7,!KM) pounds of meats was condemned and destroyed (during the past week) under the su pervision of the department Inspectors at the Fnloti Stock Yards. This Ill eludes -l.tiS'l iMiuuds of government-Inspected cut meats shipped from pack lug houses in the West for Chicago city trade and canning." Health Department Hulletlu, Novem ber ll, iikj5: "Although the condemnation and de struction of food supplies unlit for human consumption during the past three mouths since the resumption of Stock Yards Inspection August 7 till., hy order of tho Commissioner have reached Immense proportions, much un lit food still reaches tho market. Only such animals and meats as show gross pathologic conditions, recognizable by the naked eye, are now condemned. Fa cilities for microscopic laboratory ex amination lane not ,ct been restored. "Tliu Fnloii Stock Yards city Inspec tor condemned and destroyed .".U parts of beef carcasses, .'I hogs and ll cattle wincn had hi:i:n passf.d hy tih: oovehn.ment inspectohs. "The total stock yards condemnations amounted to 17U.NI8 pounds." "Parts of lioof carcasses!" In other words It lias been and Is the piv.ctlce to cut out the cancers and tubercular tumors mid let the rest of the carcass go to the coplc for food! And yet we call ourselves clvHI.od. Health Department Hulletlu, Dec. HI, UK).".: "The department has made a new ruling In regard to 'lumpy Jaw' or actinomycotic animals. Hereafter all animals that show, on post-mortem examination, a degeneration of tho lesion, with cavity formation, contain ing pus, will ho condemned and de stroyed. "Heretofore only thoso with it oral Infection wero destroyed.'1 Bow- Health Department Hulletlu, Nov. .".0, 1U05: "Stockyards Inspection of meats for Chicago retail markets was resumed hy order of tho Commissioner of Health on Aug. 7, tilt., with two de partment Inspectors employed. On Oct. 7 three additional Inspectors wero put to work, mid Oct, 11) authority was given hy the Finance Committee of tho city council for tho employ ment of six more. "lletween Aug. 7 and Nov. !I0 a grand total of '.',781,11)7 pounds of food supplies wero condemned and de stroyed as unwholesome, diseased or otherwise unlit for human food." Health Dcpaitmcnt Hulletlu, Novem ber 25. 1IMI.V. "Condemnations of unfit food during tho week: "At tho Union Stock Yards, US.7IKI pounds of cattle, hogs, calves and sheep. "At retail markets M,7il! pounds or heef, ham and isailtry." Health Department Hulletlu, Dec, 1)1, l!x.-.: "Following Is a summary of unfit food condemned ami destroyed during the week: "At tho Fnlon Stock Yards 202 cat tle, weight 152,5ii!) pounds; !lti2 hogs, weight ."S-'IS pounds; 1.". calves, weight ill." pounds; VJ sheep, weight 'J..', pounds; 10,1 111 pounds cut meats, Total, L':il,:':i) pounds. "At city retail markets ls.ttrlo pounds of llsh; !til calves, -I hogs, '.',. lion pounds; 2 cattle, 1 sheep, 0.'!:! pounds of poultry and dressed meats and vegetables, 1,101 pounds. Total, '.'1,11 1 pounds, "Aggregate condemnations of unlit food dining the week, 252,111 pounds." Health Department Hulletlu, Dee. "..'I, 11)0.": "At tlio Fnlon Stock Yards tho fid low lug have been condemned and do Mro.icd: Wi'i cattle, weighing pounds: .'loll hogs, weighing KM"." "Cut meats weighing 5,021 1IS.S2I pounds, pounds, "I." calves, weighing S.'..". pounds. "7 sheep, weighing 2(10 pounds, "Twcuty-oiiu cattle, uluo hogs and 5,021 pounds cut meats weie con demned after (passing) government In spection." Health Department Itulletlu, Dec. ::o, mo,-.: "A total of 108,002 pounds of meats was condemned hy the department In spectors at the Fnloii stock Yards and destroyed under their supervision. At retail markets. :i.ks!I pounds of diosscd inoats; lM.ir.il pounds of llsh. ami :t,0H(i pounds of poultry, hams and rabbits were condemned and de stroyed. "Tho Commissioner has lsticd tho following Instructions to the chief In spector at the Union Stock Yards: "'Wlillo actinomycosis Is usually conllued to tho head, and may ho said In ono sense to ho n localized disease, and while some Inspectors condemn only tho part Involved, 1 hellovo It Is safest and most practicable to con demn tho entire carcass wherever tho actinomycotic abscess opens Into the mouth, pharynx, larynx or any part of the digestive or respiratory tract j or when tli lymphatic glands are Involv ed; or where there aro 'actinomycotic tumors In the lungs; or when the le sions have become generalized, since generalization In actinomycosis ap pears to run u very ntyple course, making tln detection of all foci Inside tile muscle very dllllcult: therefore, the entire caicass Is to he condemned. "'In eases where the actinomycotic lesions nro'posltlvely localized, the In fected part may he cut away and the lemalns of the caicass used. "'Those Instructions apply only to "lumpy Jaw." There may he other reasons why you should want to con demn a caivitM, and It Is then a mat ter of Judgment for you ami your men. Hut you should never hesitate to con demn If you believe the animal to be not lit for human food.' " Tho most amazing stupidity concciv nblo of any pcoplo with foreheads Is that they should allow their supply of food to pass Into tho hands of ono speculative Interest, says Charles Ed ward Itussoll In a powerful artlclo written by him In tho Appeal to Ilea sou. You cau understand how n care loss community might tolerate a mo nopoly of sonio things, how It might endure to have its transportation, for Instance, or its electric light, control led by ono ownership, for men can llvo without sleeping cars or arc lamps; but that It should tolcrnlo a monopoly of tho primal necessity of food Is beyond comprehension and without precedent. Even naked sav age have uniformly been too wlso for that, and tho only nation that has over submitted to such a monstrous condition Is our own. From a thousand Illustrations of tho Injuries wo all surfer from this Idiotic arrangement let us clto one. Thero is no way of communicating dlscaso to tho human body surer than through Infected meat tissue. Some of tho worst mid most destructive ba cilli that prey upon mankind aro com mon among tho animals ho cats for food. Cows have tuberculosis and spread vast quantities of It through tho human population. It Is so com mon among cows that tho wlso anil tho forownrncd will uso nono but ster ilized milk. Wlmt is "hog cholera" among swlno Is merely typhoid fever In men. Trlchluea In hogs poisons human beings, Iloth theso diseases aro common among swine. Worse than all these, and uioro deadly, Is another fact that Is seldom commented upon becauso it is too ap palling to dwell much upon. What Is called "lumpy Jaw" in cattlo Is simply cancer. Tho germs of cancer aro communicable. Many cattlo liavo "lumpy Jaw," Any animal with "lumpy Jaw" Is unlit for human food. This opens n field that demands tho Immedlato attention of tho govern ment. Cancer Is tho most terrlhlo of nil diseases. After it has reached a certain stago of development It is ab solutely incurable, its progress to that stago may ho without tho pa tient's knowledgo or suspicion. Its advance beyond that stago cannot even ho checked. It slays Its victims with tho most horrible torture. In this country tho recent Increaso of this most terrlhlo of human af flictions has been something to alarm us all. It was onco rare; Jt now threatens to become common. In tho Cincinnati hospital, In tho year 1S70 71, tho number of cancerous patients was ono In 587. In 1001 tho number was ono In 273, In 1S70, when tho total population of tho city was 21(1, 2!ll), tho number of cancer eases ro potted at all tho Institutions was -12-, hi 1000, with a total population of .'125,002, tho number of cancer casei reported at all tho Institutions was 10S, and hi l!o:i, with about the samo population, tho number was 207. I append tho table that shows this as tonishing Increase, Hero is a similar report from two well-known hospitals elsowhoro: ItOOSEVIU.T HOSPITAL, YOKK. Total No. of patients. 1,055 ni:w Year. 1878. , 1870. . 1880.. Cancer. 23 10 20 00 1,017 1,474 1881 1,055 And Also Says that It Is Guilty of Spreading Tuberculosis and Other Diseases. 1882 2,10(1 20 18S3 2,132 35 1884 2,248 37 1885 2,372 22 188(1 2,50! 0 1887 2,728 77 1888 2,'487 Im 1880 2,754 70 1890 2,mn 78 1801 2,704 1802 2,788 1S0.1 2,884 10.1 1804 2,701 05 1805 3,204 102 1890 3,118 85 1807 3,134 OS 1S98 3,452 DO 1899 3,09.1 73 1000 3,251 00 1001 3,770 114 1902 3,874 115 1003 3,S5(5 131 1901 4,230 105 No report. PENNSYLVANIA HOSPITAL. Year. No. treated. Cancer. 1S0SC0 2,104 It 1809-70 1,927 8 1S71-72 .,2,17(1 S 1872-73 2,155 13 1873-74 1,038 17 187-1-73 1,074 17 1875-70 1.S14 22 1870-77... .1,773 1(1 1877-78 1,052 20 1878-70. 1,072 18 1S70-SO 1,701 15 1S80-81 2,170 ' 18 1881-82 2.1S1 15 loo oo. ttlo(l 1 1 18S3SI 2,1 SO 1-1 1884-85 2,2(5(1 27 1890-07 2.S01 37 1897-98 3,241 (IS 189S-99 3,807 04 180900 1000-01 1001-02 190203 4,005 07 1003-01 4,337 01 From 18S5 to 1800 tho figures aro missing. These are sample pages from the dreadful records. Tho trend of medi cal Investigation has been toward the conclusion that the origin of the hu man cancer Infection Is to he found In meat. It Is no longer held to he possible that cancer or a tendency to cancer can be Inherited. Tho lufec tiou Is due always to an active agent taken In some way Into the system. The meat of cattlo allllcted with "lum py Jaw" would bo such an agent. There come to tho slaughter houses of the trust, week by week, many cat tle mulcted with "lumpy Jaw." What becomes of them 7 I don't know; you don't know; no body knows outside of tho proclnets of the slaughter houses. And yet thero can ho no iuestlon to a man who desires to llvo that Is of greater Importance than this. Tho op erations of those slaughter houses are conducted behind closed doors. No outsider Is allowed to glimpse what goes on there. No representative of the puhlle ever gets behind that cur tain. You can go there and ho enter tained with n fako exhibition of fako slaughtering conducted as a puhlle spectacle, That amounts to nothing. The real work no 0110 ever sees but the employes. What becomes of tho diseased e-it-tleV Theoretically they aro burned and converted Into fertilizer. Who sees tho burning? Who knows that It Is done or how it Is done? Nobody out side of tho employes. All wo kuow Is that "lumpy law" Is cancer; that many cattlo Imvo "lumpy Jaw;" that "lumpy Jaw" Is communicable and that cancer frightfully Increases. Tho London Lancet, the leading medical journal of Europe, sent a man to Chicago to Investigate, so far as ho could, tho slaughtering processes of the trust houses. He returned with a reve lation that should have called for gov ernment Investigation. Hu declared that tho methods employed wero most unsanitary. That the work was done In a hurried, careless, slipshod way; that there was 110 tolerable Inspection or sanitary supervision; that fho halth of the world was menaced by these conditions. To this scathing Indict ment fiom a great medical authority no serious dofenso was ever made. Subsequently, thero appeared hi .lamestown, N. Y 11 remarkahlo book, "Tho Dark Sldo of tho Heef Trust," apparently written hy an expert, sup plementing the charges of the Lancet uuu enforcing them with such details as could hardly have been Mippilcd by anything but personal knowledge. The whole process of manui'aetiiro In the trust homes was followed with minute care and the charge was explicitly made that carelessness reigned every where; that Impure products were ha bitually M'ut out for consumption; that meat lit only for destruction was li.i bltually worked up with spices and dings to disguise Its taste and sold to the public. To this extraordinary array of spo clllu assertions 110 answer was eve: made. Here, then, aro two witnesses that solemnly declare that tho conditions In the trust slaughter houses are exactly such as would allow the meat of "lumpy Jaw" cattle to he sent out as food. Suppose that we take of the mntter the most charitable view possible. Suppose wo assume that the trust gen tlemen are most scrupulous about all tlio ways In which they make money. Suppose wo forget about the soldiers polso;:?d by embalmed beef, the games of gouge iii.ii robbery practiced by the trust refrlgcratot cur lines, the inaiilp illation of a thousand markets for prollts, the tribute levied by this com bination upon all households In the country. Let us forget that they are law-breakers and money-mad and as sume that not one of them would touch a cent of questionable prollts. Still this question stares us in (lie fnco: How do wo know what becomes of the "lumpy Jaw" entile? How do the trust gentlemen know? Their employes are employed to make much money for the trust gen tlemen. How do we know the ways In which tho money Is made? ,IIow do tho trust gentlemen know? Hero Is 11 stream of the most terrible Infection passing dally within 11 few Inches of the nation's food supply. How do wo know that Miltkient pre cautious aro taken to prevent contami nation? How do tho trust gentlemen know? , They Inform us that what goes on behind the walls of their plants Is their own affair ; that Is, their busi ness; they will manage It as they seo lit. Whoso affair Is It, then, If tho nation cats diseased meat. If wo are Itolsoned by trichinae, If cancer In creases? Other countries nro not so dull ns wo nro about theso things. Other countries understand very well tho monstrous perils Involved In tho meth ods of this monopoly, and, therefore, try to cxeludo American meats. To quiet their objections tho United States Is supposed to keep an lnsp:tor iitsjn meat Intended for exisu-t mid to place upon It an olllclal stamp certify ing that It Is lit for food. I Imvo hero lieforo me letters written by former employes of tho trust assur ing mo that tho Federal Inspection Is a furee. Tlio Insjicctors Insect noth ing, say theso letters. They sit read ing or smoking with their isiekets full of tags, which nro handed out as they are required. One man tells me that ho used to get fifty at a time, reach ing his hand Into the liisH.ctiir's IMickct. If, then, theso nro tho methods In legard to exKirt lscf, about which thero Is nominal Inspection, what do you suppose aro tho methods about meat for domestic consumption, oil which thero Is no inspection at all? Why Is tho Federal lnsectlon allow ed to ho Indifferent? Welk why Is ev erything about this subject so rotten? Why was tho Heef Trust allowed to go on year after year violating tho law and 110 attempt made to prevent It? Why aro tho laws Inert against this criminal organization? Why Is a man sent to prison for llvo years for forg ing n tlvo-dollar check and these men go free for swindling a nation? Why do wo contribute our dollars year after year to swell unnecessary hoards? Why nro wo content to Imvo our food prepared for us In secret under conditions that to any sane mind cer tainly suggest fraud mid treachery? Wo aro not obliged to Imvo theso things If wo do not want them. The remedies nro simple enough. As to tho "lumpy Jaw," tho tubercu losis and tho cancer, put a stop to pri vate slaughtering. Let all the slaugh tering of food animals ho done hy the Stale In tho light of day, without any of this dark lantern business, on equal terms for all. Thero aro very few private slaughter houses In England The cities and towns run their slaugh ter houses under medical liisectlon. Hut In F.ngland tlioMwoplo do not care to bo poisoned III their meat. And we need not worry uhout tho ob jection that publicly owned slaughter houses are an Invasion of the private rights of business. When It comes to lifo and death thero nro 110 private rights of business. No man has a right to fiaved prollts that ho makes hy spreading disease. We Imvo gone loo far 011 tho road to public sanitation to turn hack hcauso some gentleiniu.'s profits are threatened. Tho State will not allow you to go around with small pox or to conceal rcarlet fever In your house, nlthough each may bo strictly your own affair. Compared with can cer, smallpox and scarlet fever are nothing, if the State cau take radical measures to stamp out cholera It can take radical measures to stump out cancer, a million times worse than cholera. If It can provide pest houses for public safely It can provide slaugh ter houses for public safety. And Its duty In tho 0110 case Is at least as clear as In tho other. Tho Heef Trust huighs at pure food laws. In View of the Pacts Published Else where on This Page, This Looks Bad. A remarkable change has suddenly come over the City Health Depart ment. Head the awful disclosures In the Health Department bulletins up to Deeeinlicr 30, published in another column, and then road this: Health Department Hulletlu, .Tuiitiitry 13, 1900: "Food condemnations imvc fallen off 22 ier cent shieo tho first of the year from the totals of tho Inst two weeks of 1005. During the last named in-rlod 182,451 imunils of food unfit for human consumption was condemned and de stroyed; only 375,701 ixiunds was con demned and destroyed dining the two weeks ended Jan. 13. The result Is duo to the expiration at the end of tlio year of the term for wlilch the emer gency Inspectors wero iipimliitcd." In other wotfts the totals have fallen 22 K'r cent In two weeks. Hut not because the Heef Is any bet terthe Inspectors were discharged. This looks strange. When the Health Department report tons and tons of tuberculosis beef, In the market and then lets Its emergency Inspectors go In the midst of the light on disease and death. Something must he doing. Has the city administration changed front on tho destruction of tuberculosis cattle anil their carcases? Is tuberculosis any better for the IH'ople this year than it was last year? In another column will he found ex tracts from the Health Department an nual report and weekly bulletins. Do you think that In the face of these doc uments and the fads they contain that the city can refuse to continue tho In sM'ctlou and condemnation of tuls-r-eulosls ami cancerous cattle at the Stock Yards? How many concerns make fancy lard for culinary uso out of hogs that die of cholera? How many thousands of can-asm Imvo the city inspectors eondeinmsl that were found hanging In coolers with tho tuls-rctilosls trimmed out? Where does all the meat that ar rives at the Stock Yards at night come from? Whose packing house was It that the chief meat lusieetor went Into 1111 Do eenilK'r 30 last with orders to arrest the President of tho concern for steal ing cattle that had Iron tagged and i-onilemned? Did not the President of this con cern surrender 27 condemned cattlo that had Ihmmi thus stolen and hlddei. away? How. many condemned hogs have lieon sold as mess iork? Is It, or Is It not so, that soma of the cattlo condemned by city Inspec tors Imvo been found with their whole lusldes one mass of corruption? Is It not true that the butchers at the yards are afraid to cut some cattlo for fear of contracting contagion them selves? Is It true that many canned cattlo are now killed outside the city and their carcases shlpKd In with tumors mid cancers still attached? Why do Kansas City and other points ship their tuberculous, lumpy Jawed and cancer cattle to Chicago? Why Is It that diseased cattlo can not ho shipped to any point east of Chicago? Why Is It, nnd by whoso orders was It that nftcr tho city Inspectors hail condemned 170 lumpy-Jawed cattlo that they wero "released"? Hy whoso orders was It done? Is there another city besides Chi cago that will oven allow a lumpy Jawed "critter" to enter It? Is It not truo that In St. Louis each lumpy-Jawed beast means a lino of f500, and that in Toronto, Canada, tho beast and oven Its hide aro destroyed? In view of tho fact that the Health Department has nllkially stated that K5 per cent of tho meat condemned by tho city was allllcted with tuber culosis, why Imvo the city Inspectors been ordered to discontinue the work of condemning and destroying It? The Heef Trust has caused a big lalse In the price of shoes. Tho at- THE RELIABLE "REO" REO" T0URIO CAR, 91290.00 If vou cm kuy im Autemrtlto ami kiww that you wM have ita cxbchm with It, It U the inaaMiM that yau wW oheaie. WE GUARANTEE TREE REPAIRS Al WELL At REPLACEMENT! Or WORN OR MOKCN PARTS TO JANUARY I, IS07, ON ALL "REO" CARS. RALPH TEMPL.E AUTO CO. 309, 30, 3H MIohlfM Avt., pp. 12th St. Station k'ged beef trust controls Incidentally tho domestic hide market, which Con gress closed practically for the benefit of the beef trust by clapping a duty of 15 per cent ad valorem on foreign hides. Tho alleged bcof trust, accord lug to Associated Press dispatches, now also controls tho domestic tanning Industry. Hence tho beef trust fixes now the cost of tho leather, tho raw, nmtvrlnl out of which shoes aro made, and hence ll controls both the prices of shoes In tho domestic market and In tho export shoo trade, built up at great expense by our shoo manufac ture! s. Furthermore, It Is common knowl edge that the domestic price of butter, eggs, buttciinc, dressed poultry, tho grains, fruits, vegetables, apples, pota toes and probably other foods Is regu lated largely by the 8.11110 trust of cor porations. This is logical nnd unavoidable at present. It Is duo in part to special privileges of lower rates In the ship ping, private refrigerator lines, Im mciiso grain elevators and cold-storage plants scattered at tho strategic points and In part, no doubt, to tho stiver brutal force of unlimited millions of dollars', n power wielded by a few per sons whom society docs not hold per sonally responsible at present. Thanks to the Heef Trust methods, cancer numbered 1,101 victims In Chi cago In 1005, or 07 more than In 1904 an Increase of the rate kt 10,000 of population of 2.93 sr cent. Tlio Increase hi deaths from cancer In Chicago In 1905 over the avcrago for tho decade ended In 1904 was 10.1 per cent, and over tho average rate of tho decade ended In 1SS4 was 34.1 per cent! Tlio Heef Trust deserves to ho well hanged at tho hands of the people of Chicago. A few years ago an Inves tigation by tlio city authorities dis closed the fact that 2.5oo.0io worth of water had been stolen from tho city by means of blind pipes, by members of tho Heef Trust. Of course the city never got a cent of Its money becauso tho Heef Trust controlled the "right" olllclnls. Chicago's Honest Health Commissioner has now caught tho Heef Trust In the act of dumping Impure food Into Chicago. , Old world iieoplo who wish to keep track of tho Heef Trust can obtain Tho Chicago Eaglo of Trubiier & Co., Lon don; Faggnnl & Taylor, Llverissil; Jnmes Duffy & Co., Dublin; T. C. & B. Jack, Edlnburg; Hrcntano's, 37 Avcniio do I'Onora, Paris; F. Unhandy, 42 Ituo d'Antlbes, Cannes; Mdiue. A. Slnet, Klosque, Monte Carlo; Louis lieusa, 50 Qual St. Jean Haptlste, Nice; Locschcr & Co.. :i07 Via del Corso, Homo; Carlo Pratcsl, 15 Piazza del Duomo, Florenco; P. Marco. Library Station, Milan: Detken & Itockoll, Piazza del Plcblsclto, Naples: Sebas tlano Banco, Library, Venice- e. Ilges, Nowsveudor Passage, Ilerllu; F. U. Schniltx, Hohestrasse, Cologuo; C. Tlttman, 15 Prngorstrassc, Dresden; J. Vatornnlun Hallway, Hookstall, Frankfort-oii-Malii ; J. W. Haswlow, 10-21 llrodschrngou, Hamburg; Sclnnld, Franko & Co., Itnllwny Bookstall, Heme; ticorgo & Co., Li brary, Geneva; Iloussy & Co., 2 Ituo do Hourg, Lausanuo; Petit Journal Agency, DO and 01 Ituo Lafayette, Purls; J. O, Ilobbers, ll'.' Voorhurg wall, Amsterdam; Dietrich & Co., SO nnd 02 Montague do In Cour, Brus sels; A. Abraham, 82 Oraiigepleni, Tho Hague; M. F. Hraunfeldt, Coenha. gen; Melller & tie, St. Petersburg; C. Halley-Hiillllere, Madrid; FclllM'rg & Landmark, Christiana', E. (i reave & Co., Bucharest; Loren. fc Kell, Con stautliioplo; Laeiuhert tc Co., Buenos Ayres; c. Klrslnger is Co., Valpar aiso; A. Wagner fc Levien, city 01 Mexico; F. llogmaii, Alexandria; A. Alierns & Co., Yokohama; B. Schots' Sons, Sidney, HhyderV, l Eighth avo 11110 South, (luatemala. The Appendicitis Trust must go! "RtO" RUNAIOUT, $879.00 1 w ' ' i.