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THE OHIO a OO EA.GHL,B3. M TUBERCULOSIS AND CANCER IN CHICAGO BEEF! BEEF TRIIST FRAUDS. Tuberculosis-Cancer Combine Does as It Pleases in the Matter of People's Food. THE MILK FED PRESS. Beef Trust, Medicine Trust, Pure Food Foes. Patent Medicine Fiends Con trol State Legislation. ..!' I, -. ," K" V ', " W" w Milk Fed Chickens Is a Good Name for Immature Canned Veal. "Milk-fed chickens" would bo n good nnuiG If npplled to calves, .canned and old to the public no a pure article of poultry. Immature veal, bnd incnt, slices from ennners and tld-blts from dead pork nre nicely llxed up In tho Trust laboratories with chemicals that give them "tho uaturnl flavor," and nre then canned and sold to the public as chicken, turkey, geese, ducks and game of various kinds. Tho Beef Trust employs nn army of chemists whose main duty Is to 'sup. ply tho proper taste, smell and ap pearance to the mlsbranded products. No attention whatever Is paid to the effect of this kind of food on the public health. The representatives of tho Beef Trust havo been In Washington for months fighting the passage of a pure food bill which will prohibit this frightful fraud In the misbranding ol food. The following telegram from Its Washington correspondent, "Ray Bond," was printed on tho first page of tho Chicago Trlbuno Jan. 20, 1000: "Senator -McCumbcr the other day gave to tho Scnato a hint as to the reason for this opposition by the packing house people. He quoted n report from tho food commissioner of his own State, North Dakota, which lilt tho packers between tho eyes, and which apparently explains why they have been oppslng the pure food bill o vigorously. "This North Dakota commissioner had tho Indollcacy to make a special examination of all the alleged potted chicken and potted turkey bo could And. It was all put up In cans and 11 came from outside States In orlg lnal packages, so It was clearly an article of .Interstate commerce and as uch could bo regulated only by the federal government. This North Da kota commissioner went through can after can and could not And the slight est trace either of chicken or turkey. "Furthermore, It was put up by packing establishments which havo no facilities for killing fowls and which do not provide them. Tho cans, how ever, were labeled 'potted chicken' and potted turkey,' and this thing the pure food bill proposes to stop. "Everybody knows this potted tur key and chicken and tho various kinds of soups prepared by tho packing OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOC EN0RM0U8 GAR TIME 8U0QE88 W TME (PDMiAGt IEST1M1K MB CTHEI IHPllilRH TME OLD WAV RECENT GOVERNMENT RULINGS REQUIRING THAT CATTLE IN TRANSIT MUST BE FED AND WATERED HAVE BROUGHT TO THE FRONT THE INVENTIONS OF THIS COMPANY, WHICH ARE DESIGNED SPECIALLY FOR THE TRANSPORT OF CATTLE IN 'ACCORDANCE WITH THE PROVISIONS OF THE LAW. THIS COMPANY WAS ORGAN IZED TO MANUFACTURE FIVE NEW AND VALUABLE CARS AND RAILWAY APPLI ANCES ON WHICH IT HOLDS PATENTS. THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAW OF THE GENERAL'GOVERNMENT REGULATING THE TRANSPORTATION OF CATTLE BRINGS OUR COMPANY'S INVENTIONS PROMINENTLY TO THE FRONT AND CREATES A DEMAND WHICH WE MUST MEET BY ERECTING A FACTORY AND BUILD ING CARS. WE WILL ERECT OUR MAIN FACTORY NEAR CHICAGO, AND WILL EMPLOY AT THE' START ABOUT 2.000 MEN. THE PROFITS TO BE MADE IN THE MANUFACTURE OF CARS, AS IS WELL KNOWN, ARE ENORMOUS, AND THIS COMPANY WILL BE ABLE TO MAKE FROM ITS FIRST YEAR'S OPERATIONS SEVERAL MILLION DOLLARS. THE DIVIDENDS THAT CAN BE PAID OUT OF SUCH EARNINGS WILL BE IMMENSE. THE COMPANY IS NOW SELLING STOCK AT FIFTEEN CENTS A SHARE-GROUND FLOOR PRICE AJJD ON THIS BASIS OFFERS TO INVESTORS A MOST ATTRACTIVE PROPOSI TION. COMPETENT BUSINESS MEN SAY THAT TI''S COMPANY IS DESTINED TO RE PEAT THE REMARKABLE SUCCESS SCORED BY THE PULLMAN PALACE CAR COMPANY AND OTHER SIMILAR COMPANIES THAT STARTED WITH IMPORTANT PATENTS AND BUILT UP GREAT INDUSTRIES. THE COMPANY'S OFFICE IS NOW OPEN FOR RECEIV ING SUBSCRIPTIONS OR GIVING INFORMATION REGARPING THE PLANS AND PURPOSES OF THE ENTERPRISE. CALL OR SEND FOR LITERATURE. GOOD AGENTS WANTED IN EVERY TOWN. OttlEI 111D Till i FUB Suite A 8o OOOOOOO0OOOOOO!oOOOOOOMOOOOOOOOOOOftOOOOOo houses nre the product of beef cattle, bogs nml sheep. "If tho pure food bill Is passed, however, n packing houso which put up a cnu of desiccated pig and labeled It 'potted turkey,' would bo subject to civil nml criminal prosecution. One of the principal alms of the pure food bill Is to prevent the misbrand ing of all food products, and it Is this section which Is arousing tho strong est opposition. "Tho ovldenco given before the V f 8enato and Houso committees last year all goes to show that tho crlmo of adulteration and gross deceit of misbranding and misrepresentation has become moro widespread In this country than tho public generally has any idea of. Tho packers aro not the only pcoplo who dccclvo the public by their labels. In almost every line 'of food and drink products which arc ut up under special trade marks there Is more or less deceit. Somo things are adulterated In a way to bo harm ful. Others are adulterated but arc harmless. The pure food bill, If pn.' ed and properly executed, would tamp out tho harmful adulterations entirely, but would permit tho linrin less ndultcratlons to go so long as tbcro was no deception. It would pre vent tho uso of coloring matter for the express purpose of deceiving, and It would put an end to tho lying labels like those on the potted chicken of the packing trust. "One of the strongest arguments re ccntly submitted In behalf of tho pure food bill was by Senator McCumber, who pointed out that tho American people to-day, according to tho best estimates of the Department of Agrl culture, aro paying annually about f.1. 000,000,000 for adulterated and mis branded articles. This Is nbout three times tho national debt of tho United States, and tills enormous sum, every dollar of It, Is contributed by people who bcltovo they aro getting somo thing they do not receive. If tho pure food bill was passed they would spend about the samo amount of money, of course, but they would get what they aro expecting to buy, and this Is tho wbolo object of tho legislation now pending in the Houso and Senate." Charges that government Inspection of beef is inadequate and protects tho foreign consumer to tho detriment of ChlcngoaiiH wcro nrndo by Dr. William D 1 1EIIS MAHUFAOTUR 18 ABOUT T BE IDEATED BY TME DEARBORN STREET, CHICAGO, SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSBSr-" t'"'SSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSH kssssssssssssssssssssssssssB ''''''i Vkssssssssssssssssssssssssssil ' kASSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSll kssksssssssssssssssssWVtksssssssssssssssssssssH &FJkssssssssssssssssssssssssssa kisssssssssssssssssssssVsfikissssssssssssssBsissssssm ksssssssssssssssssssssssssssil IBHIHIm IslBIIIIH i V ttEL' ittsssssssssssssssH LsssssssssssKW' : BLsssssssKT.: sLssssssssssssssssssssH SmSM ' ksssssssssssVP ' iikssssssssssssssssssssssssH sssssssssssssbbssmK1 sssssssssssssssv .4ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss1 LHMP JttsHifrH ' sssssssssssshK 'MlF Ai$ W'sssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssV BBeBBBeerV '.ASSSSSSSSSk fSSSSSSSBiBM ssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssl kssssflffim ' -r4lissksssssssm ksssr 'ksssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss! '.flkW l i? Able K. Jaques at tho meeting of tho Chica go Medical Society at tho public li brary. Dr. Arnold C. Klebs expressed Indorsement of Dr. Jaquo's sentiments. After tho broad assertions above quoted Dr. Jaqucs continued ns fol lows: "Tho condemned carcasses can bo sold by tho consent of tho law after they havo been branded on tho quarters of beef or mutton or pork, tunrked with tho 'condemned' Jug and returned to tho, owner. Tho latter Is not forced to destroy them. Ho may sell them and tho only thing required Is that be furnish a monthly statement, under oath, as to tho disposition of tho meat." "Where does this meat go which has Iteeu condemned and redeemed by tho owners?" asked Dr. Klebs. "In answering this question I should open up n new Held of discussion," an swered Dr. Jaques. "That Is easy to answer," replied Dr. Klebs. "It goes to the American consumer. It can't go to tho foreign market." Dr. Jaques further stated that tho system of having tho Insect Ion Hindu In tho interest of tho owner and the producer to enable them to sell their products In foreign markets was wrons. "The Inspector should havo tho power to render tho condemned meat absolute- 1 IUITF Ira U THE NEW WAY EDWARD A. DICKER, Lawyer, Talked Of for Municipal Judge. ly unlit for food and not return It to thu owner. The problem of mount ami tuuui enters Into It. If It Is my meat for sale Is Is good for you to eat. That Is the Idea of ownership. "Tho present method Is this: For several years It was posslhlo to pass under the law six sorts of meat Infect ed with tuberculosis. It has stopped ono way ami, now only allows It to pass In tiro ways Instead of six. Tho meat being relumed to tho owner to sell If ho ho chooses throws tho whole work of lusiieetloii of beef for city uso on tho city health department. In March last tho city destroyed :i07.271 Mitinds of meat. In March, 1003, there was no Inspection. Tho bacilli of tuberculosis will attack tho steer out on tho nuigo where he gets all tho needed air. What will tho samo bacilli do to the conllued Inhabitant of tho city'" Government lnicctors, only lusiect meats Intended for foreign countries but If there Is a sulllclciicy of Govern ment meat Inspectors nt tho Stock Yards why was It that such a howl was made by the Department of Agriculture In January when tho application for addi tional luspeetors was cut down? Tho following special telegram was published In the Chicago Trlbuno Janu ary 10, WOrt: Washington, D. O., Jan. 18. (Spe cial.) Tho houso committee on appro priations has attempted to deal n blow to tho Chicago meat trado by refusing all but 120,000 of the f 133,000 appro priations for which Secretary of Agri culture Wilson asked In order to meet tho demand for Inspectors. Tho small sum which It recommended the houso should giro was Incorporated in tho ur gent deficiency bill as a result of the Insistent representation of Representa tive Wharton of Chicago. For a now member Wharton has been attracting considerable attention, com mencing, It will bo remembered, with his amusing colloquy with Representa tive Williams, tho minority leader, on the opening day of tho session. Secretary Wilson urgently pointed out to congress that his department was In need of f 135,000 to enablo It to fur nish adequate Inspections for tho In creased quantities of meat which tho packers are sending abroad. All tho Ohlcngo members appeared before tho subcommittee of tho appro priations eomiultteo and asked that tho Wilson recommendation bo adopted, but Wharton especially was Interested because of the meat packing Interests la his district. It Is llkoly nu effort will bo mado on tho lloor of tho houso to Increase tho amount recommended by tho committee, and, falling of suc cess there, tho senate will bo urged to act. Milk Fed Chickens. A correspondent asks If milk Is proper food for chick ens. All authorities say not. No fowl will llvo on iluld fowl. Chickens have gizzards which ulono proves that nature THESPIAN DIURETIC SPRING WATER Springs at Louisiana, Mo. THE BEST STOMACH, LIVER and KIDHEY WATER KNOWN C. M. DOWLINQ, 1030 Dunning Street Telephone Dearborn 87 1 4 Intends them to bo caters of grain mid other hard foods which need crushing. Milk Is utterly unlit for poultry and Is likely to glvo iwultry what It gives to numerous human beings tuberculosis. Milk Is tho food of calves nnd-nnlmnls (torn alive. But not of any animal that Is hutched. united States inspectors are em ployed at tho Union Stock Yards to lu tect meats Intended for oxKrt to for eign countries only. They are not employed to Inspect meat for domestic consumption. The Government has Ikhmi complain ing that It has not Inspectors enough nml only n few mouths' ago tho Do pnrtmeut of Agriculture tetltloucd Con gress for more luscctnrs, claiming that foreign countries were shutting out our meats because of lusulllcleut lustcctlou. In the face of theso farts It looks mighty funny to see the Beef Trust tilling the Milk Fed Tress with big ml vertlsemeuts of Its "United .States In spected" hams. This looks as If tho United States In spectors were neglecting their duties and devoting their attention to boosting the lleef Trust's local trade. Or It proves that tho Ileof Trust Is using tho United States Inspection label falsely and with Intent to deceive. Tho writer, a short time ago, noticed several quarters of beef In tho front window of a North Clark street butcher simp, literally covered with United States Inspection tags, Theso tags aro only Intended for ex port lieef. How comes It, then, that they reach tho domestic article? If tho Beef Trust can do as It pleases with tho Government Inspectors and their tags, tho pcoplo want to know It. And they will know all about It be fore they get through. Why should the clerks of the general assembly havo a special appropriation made for them for tho purpose of giv ing iidvuuco Information to tho trusts? How can tho pcoplo get any sort of fair play from tho Illinois Legislature If the ottlcers of It are In tho employ of tho trusts? If pcoplo knew what tho Turtlo soup, Chicken soup, Chun chowder, and Other soups sold by tho Beef Trust were mado of, they would -bo surprised as well us disgusted. Chicago Dally News cattlo report January 30, 1000: "Canners nnd cutters were steady ex cept In tho common sorts, which wcro slow and weak. Common thin can ners were nearly 10 cents lower, but any good stuff was taken by tho local buyers nt steady prices. Dulls did not have as good a tono ns on tho previous Sole Distributer CHICAGO Illinois Is the Only State in th Union Where the People Are Asleep. Heef Trusts and other Corporations that arc crooked or that want much from the Legislature without letting the people get on to the fact; and patent medicine trusts that are afraid The peoplo will learn that they nre selling poisons havo discovered u new way of controlling public opinion without showing their own hand. They do their business through professional advertising agents, who claim to be ablo to handle tho dully and country press. In turn tho advertising agents put In large ads. for the Dccf Trust, the Mcdlcluo Trust or somo other trust ns tho enso may be, always stipulating In their contracts that all contracts for advertising are void If tho Stnto Legislature passes any law Inimical to the Dccf Trust, Mcdlcluo Trust. That Is nbout as comprehensive, ns frank ly impudent a scheme or controlling legislation ns It Is posslblo to Imag-lrA-, And so tho Patent Medi cine Trust of America, for one, maintains a lawyer in Chicago, and a permanent secretary, olllcc and staff. In every Stato capital In tho United States It maintains nn agent whose business It Is to watch during the ses sion of tho Legislature each day's batch of new bills, and whenever a bill affecting patent medicines shows Its head to telegraph the bill, ver batim, to headquarters. There some scores of printed copies of the bill nre day. The Into market on Monday was weak and the sellers did not report any Improvement. Heavy bulls were not so strongly desired by tho buyers and little outside trado was rcKrtcd except somo cholco weighty export sort, llolognns, when good, sold steady, but tho common sorts wcro weak nnd slightly lower." Tho Chicago Beef Trust houso which pleaded guilty In Pennsylvania to the charge of selling poisonous and adul terated sausages, was lined on two charges. Talk nlsiiit government Inspection! Wo take tho following from tho an nual reHirt of Dr. Charles .T. Whalen, Commissioner of Health of tho city ot Chicago, Just published. Tho facts sjieak for themselves "At tho Union Stock Yards during tho last live mouths of the year, seven Inspectors (llvo of whom were apiwlnt ed lu November) liavo condemned nnd destroyed 2,701,038 pounds of meat, as being untlt for food; all of which would havo been sold In tho city of Chi cago, and for which tho purchaser would havo paid ilrst-class prices." "from theso figure it Is very evident that Inspection by tho city of all food products s of untold value, not only from a financial but from n sanitary and hygienic standpoint." "Tho following will show how neces sary city Inspection Is 'at tho Union Stock Yards: "Tho city meat Inspectors have con demned In tho coolers and on tho cut ting floors AFTKlt PASSING GOV ERNMENT INSPECTION: "125 cattle, cause, actinomycosis. "117 cattle, cause, emaciation. "1.'4 cattle, cause, tuberculosis, ovl denco of disease having been trimmed out. "HI cattle, cause, 'downers.' "27 sheep, cause, pneumonia. "Dl hogs, cause, pyaemia and tubercu losis. "17,720 iMiiinds of cut meats shipped from St. Louis, Omaha, etc., for can ning. This meat was sour and slimy," Tho Itccf Trust Is still marching on, leaving In Its trail tuberculosis, cancer, appendicitis and comities other dis eases. It must bo stopped 1 Tho city Is lighting tho ravages of tho lleef Trust again with four meat Inspectors I This number Is very luslgnltlcant and wholly iusultlclcnt to Inspect 70, 000 cattlo and 100,000 hogs a day, nut, as tho Dccf Trust aldermen won't appropriate money for nuy more, tho Health Department docs the best It can and that Isn't very much. Health Department report February 10, 1000: "Tho inspectors at tho Union stock yards condemned nnd destroyed , 200 cattle, 121 hogs, 10 sheep, 7 calves a total of 120,485 pounds. Of this amount tho following was condemned by tho city meat Inspectors after hav ing passed government Inspection or where tho government had no jurisdic tion: CS cattlo, 30,205 pounds; -13 hogs, 2,235 pouuds; aiul 3,125 pouuds of cut meats." From tho Health Department report for tho week ending February U, 1000: "Tho four meat Inspectors at tho Union stockyards , condemned and de stroyed 00 carcasses of bcof, 1,227 hogs, 0 calves, 15 sheep, 0,203 pounds of dressed meat a total of 742,154 pounds. Of this amount 201 carcasses of beef, 13 hogs and 0,205 ww of made, and n copy Is sent to every, member of tho association. Thereupon each manufacturer looks up the list of papers In tho threatened Stnto with which he has tho contracts described above. And to each newspaper ho sends n peremptory telegram calling the publisher's attention to the obliga tions of his contract, and commanding him to go to work to defeat the nntl-pntent-mcdlcltic bill. In practice, this organization works with smooth per fection nnd well-oiled accuracy to de feat the public health legislation which Is Introduced by boards of health lu over a score of States every year. Watch the dally newspapers when ever a trust is being assailed nnd see how tho advertising columns arc load ed with glaring calls to partake of wonderful delicacies. In this connection, nnd In the ab sence of any refcreuco to the "break fast delicacies" of the Dccf Trust, where there Is life, there Is soap. Tho Trust press of Chicago carefully eliminates from tho reports of the Chi cago Health Department which It pub lishes, nil refcrcneo to the condemna tion of tubercular and cancerous cattle at tho Union Stock Yards. Tho aim of tho Trust press Is to keep tlw peoplo In Ignoranco of true, but awful, conditions which menace their health. dressed meat wcro condemned after having been passed by tho government Inspectors, or where tho government In spectors had no jurisdiction." The murder of tho people still goes on. If tho lleef Trust Is so Immaculate why Is It that packers forming one sec tion of It pleaded guilty lu Peuiisyl vnulit to tho charge of selling Impure products and were lined; that another set of puckers belonging to It are now under Indictment lu Lexington, Ken tucky, for the same offense; that tho Pure Food Commissioner of North Da kota, in Ills report, openly names sev eral Chicago packers, and tells how they adulterated food? Tho Trust press of Chicago carefully eliminates from tho reports ot tho Chi cago Health Department which It pub lishes, nil reference to tho condemna tion of tubercular and cancerous cattlo nt tho Union Stock Yards. Tho aim of tho Trust press Is to keep thu IKHiplo In Ignorance of true, but awful, conditions which menace their health. Placo your savings in an old estab lished Savings Dnuk. Chicago Is fortunato lu having a num ber of banks which nre known through out the world as being among tho strongest In tho United States. The Merchants' Loan nnd Trust Com pany was established In 1857 and Is tho oldest bank lu Chicago and has success fully withstood almost every calamity known to tho banking history of this country. It withstood tho panic of 1850, Tho great civil war of ibUl-UTi. Chicago tiro of 1871. Panic of 1873. Panic of 1803. During u half century Tho Merchants' Loan nnd Trust Company has built up a substantial banking business, due to the coulldeuco of Its depositors ami Its methods of conservative and safe bank ing. It has a paid-up capital ami sur plus of i?il,5X),000, with total resources exceeding $57,000,000. Tho Merchants' Loan and Trust Com pany opened a Savings Department lu 1002, which has had a remarkable growth. Savings Dc-Msltars reeelvo !'. per cent Interest. Debits of 1.00 or moro are accepted. Tho Saving Accounts of those desir ing tho service of an old established bank are cordially Invited. Ofllcers : Orson Kinttli, President. I!, 1). Ilulliert, VIco-l'rcsMent. .1. (I, Orchard, Cashier. P. X. Wilder, Awdstnut Cnsliler. I'. II, Xt'liion, Assistant ('iihIiIit. 1'. ('. l't'torson, Mgr,. .'"orelim I'x. Pept. John U. Ulnar, Jr., Mcr. Howl lcit. I.i'im I,, l.oelir, Mlt. Trust l).'it, T. W. U'liunif.son, Mgr. Farm Loan IK'pt. Tho Merchants' Loan and Trust llulld lug, northwest corner Adams and Clark streets, directly opposlto tho now U. S. Postolllce. Hank entrance 135 Adutijs street, CldeiiRO Imnka pay tlie oml nnmml Interest to hnvlngs depositors In July, That H n p.ullcalnrly uooil tlino to opcu a new saving account. Safe Deposit Vault. Boxes, $3.00 Upwnids. .- .111 ,,1'fS. , MHA' .A !!'iLji2,i&.ftiiS53i2i;iJiii5 Vjf.