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"! ' ,k'!,'l- 'I, H n i ujiiu s ,,, kj, n '- r I r i. I !'' 1 U COLD STORAGE IS BAD. The Health Department Says that Un drawn Poultry, Long Kept, Is Unfit for Food. Frightful Food Thrown Upon Market from Cold Storage Plants Health Department Protests. Health Commissioner Whnlen finds tbe greatest foo of tbe public health In the Beef Trust For seven months Dr. Whnlen has been trying to get nn ordinance through the city council forbidding the sale of any slaughtered iouItry, tlsb, game, or any nnlnml used for food purposes, re frigerated or otherwise, "which has not been properly drawn and prepared by removing the entrails nt the tlmo of laughter." Storage men estimated that 5,000,000 pounds of meats In Chi cago warehouses would come under the tan of this law. Dr. Wbalen's ordinance ;ontotns the following provisions: No fowls or other animals to be put In storage without the entrails being removed. Warehouses to be In sanitary condi tion; regular inspections to guarantee this. An annual license tec of $500, per nits to be Issued to warehouses only after they had compiled with tbe sani tary provisions. Every article to bo tagged permanent ly to show tbe date It Is put In stor age. Retail grocers to exhibit storage aaeats in original packages front tbe warehouses, to show the ago of tbe food, and Its history. "Our Inspectors have found meats two and three years old In tbe ware houses," Dr. Whalen said. So Important has this subject beconio that tbe Secretary of tbe State Hoard of Health, Dr. James A. Egan, has ad dressed the following communication to the mayor of every city In Illinois: "Tbe Illinois State Board of Health, acting in the Interest of the lives and health of the people, urgently recom mends to the mayors aud city councils of all cities and tbo presidents nnd boards of trustees of all villages aud to tho health oUlclnls In all parts of tbe State, tho enactment nnd enforce ment of ordinances prohibiting tho sale of poultry -Ish, game', or any animal used for food that has not been prop erly cleaned and drawn nt tho time of tho slaughtering. "Tho necessity for such ordinances and their enforcement Is plainly Indi cated by tho rapidly growing custom of storing poultry, llsh, and game con taining tho entrails nnd other viscera and offering them for mile long periods of tlmo after being killed, and tho danger to public health caused by tills custom. "It Is known to all physicians nnd physiologists that there aro generated In the body of any animal poisons of tbo highest degreo of toxicity. Tho in testines and other digestive organs con tain ut all times materials which have undergone putrefactive changes. If this materlnl bo permitted to remain in the body after death tho poisons generated may intlltrnto tho entire tlesh, making It dangerous to tho per eon who eats It. Tho body, In which tho viscera nro permitted to remain, nndcrgocs decomposition much moro rapidly than when such viscera bavo been removed. Decomposition Is fur ther hastened by leaving tho blood In tho animal, "It has become the custom of whole aalo poulterers and packers to purchase poultry during tho early summer, when the prices nro lowest, nnd to keep It In cold storage until winter or until tho prices nrc highest. Such fowls nro killed without bleeding, often plucked beforo death, nnd placed In cold stor- a no without removing tho entrails and other viscera, frequently they aro not offered for snlo until several months after killing. "Tho process of decomposition and putrefaction logins nt once. Cold stor age and freezing may limit tho rotting process, but do not stop It. When poultry or animals nro taken from cold storage and thawed out for exhibition and sale tho decomposition continues with renewed energy, Impregnating tho flesh with poisons. Flesh In which tho blood has been permitted to remain Is particularly susceptible to such eft-composition, nnd this susceptibility Is In creased by the long period of freezing and thawing. "Even with poultry that Is 'freshlj killed' thero Is frequently a period of several days between tho tlmo of slaughtering nnd sale. Not only Is It dangerous, but It is repugnant to our sense, of decency that tho tlesh wo nro to ent shall He for bovcral days In close contact with putrlfylng animal matter. "Undoubtedly undrawn poultry, flesh, nnd game has caused many cases of poisoning which have wrongfully boon attributed to other causes. Tho poison ing resulting often resembled that o.iuw-d by other poisons administered by persons or tnkeu with suicidal In tent." I'hyslclnns seemed Inclined to dis agree with tho cold storago people ns to the possibility Of Btorlll'- fond nrr.!. ucts two years or more. J)r. W. A. ' Ktitlewskl was decided In his opinions that cold storage products wero dele ;'. .'.aTJantr terious, no matter what length of time they were placed on Ice. ' "Thero is no possibility of preventing some kind of decay If poultry Is packed with the entrails Inside, no matter what the temperature, and all cold stor age meats, even when taken tho best care of, lose their vitalizing principle nnd nro consequently almost valueless as food products. "They aro not stimulants to the stomach or the system, but mere clogs. It Is Just about the samo ns feeding the stomneb so much bran. Cold stor age Is unfortunately ouo of tbe neces sities of our great cities and tbe great activities of our modern life, but It Is n misfortune that cold storage should be necessary. All meats should be used within three or four days nfter the killing to secure tbe necessary re turns of vitality to the human body. "As for cold storago eggs I forbid tiy patients to use them under any cir cumstances. Tbc egg, like meat, loses tts force when stored and tbe fact that It has a shell Is no protection. Its food properties are as certainly destroyed ns if It were broken. Canned goods are equally tf not more deleterious than cold storago products. It Is now an established fact that in tbo Russo-Japanese war canned goods were as dead ly as the shrapnel." II. C. Curtis, director of St. Luke's Hospital, stated that as a general prop osition he was In favor of the pas sage of tbe Whalen ordinance. "It would bo a safeguard to tbo public health," ho salft, "and we who sco the under side of that question aro natur ally sollcltlous that every step be taken to safeguard the public." The Beef Tmst Is immune from prosecution by the Illinois Puro Food Commission, Why? One point on which the Illinois com mission has been especially lax in the opinion of food experts has been Its failure 'to look for preservatives in canned meats. Thero Is nothing In tho Stuto law, tho commissioner claims, that forbids tho mo of pre servatives, but tho law plainly states that: "No packer or dealer In preserved or canned fruits nnd vegetables, or other articles of food, shall sell or offer for sale such canned or preserved articles of food, unless these shall ho entirely free from substances or In gredients deleterious to health." A decision from Secretary Wilson of tho Department of Agriculture on tho point In question came in a dis patch from Washington. It was as follows: "Tho nddltlon of any ptescrvntlvo of any kind to a food product may ho objected to, first, when tho added body is not mentioned on tue label; second, tho added substnuco itself may bo deemed Injurious to heattli; third, tho added substnuco may bo forbidden by tho laws of tho country In which tho foods nro made or from which they aio exported. "Moth bornclc nnd snllcyllc acids aro prohibited by tho German laws. Boraclc acid has been declared by this department to bo Injurious to health. It does not appear that thero Is any convincing reason for tho uso of any preservatives In sausages except tho usual condlmentnl Ingredients salt, vinegar, spices nnd woodsmake. "Under tho results of experiments conducted In tho bureau of chemistry small quantities of benzoic acid and foods nro produced, or from which they nro exported." food products when not forbidden by the Inws of tho countries where tho Help the health commissioner fight the Ueef Trust! Commissioner of Hcnlth Whalen, in the bulletin for tho Inst week of Jan unry, calls attention to the need of nn appropriation of $25,000 to fight tuber culosls. "An Increase of tbo pollco foico Is undoubtedly necessary," do elares tho bulletin, "but thero teems to bo lacking n sense of proportion in refusing tho $25,000 to tnvo 2,000 to 25,000 lives annually from tho assaults of n positively preventable disease, while granting $1,000,000 to light thugs nnd murderers, whoso total harvest of death last year was JS7 victims. Glvo tho pollco department nil It nsks If that can bo done. Glvo tho hcnlth de purtmont what it actually needs." Many of tho Ueef Trust employes wear rubier gloves whtlo handling tho cadavers. Otherwise they aro in Imminent danger of blood poisoning. liven tho embalming of food for tho gullible public has Its attendant dan gers. Tho Ueef Trust Is commencing to tqiilun, The public Is going to get tome startling rncts lieroro long. An opinion given by Attorney General Stead to tho Illinois live stock board tays the lionrd has no right to pass on slaughtered nnlmnls. but must eon. fine Its Inspection to live stock. Tho ; ""' y'"?,i in Kuwi" jii'hh ..! i ., ...,, mn.:i. t kvi" -'" t-.J.u ... ..........a l.1. OBsrtae-csii TBS, OHIOAQO J '" i V. TMMkrBnsr&lr iflW Jm1. Mr) J it t mVlift THE opinion advises tbe board that it would have no standing as party to a suit to enjoin tbo Chicago health de partment from condemning carcasses passed by the 8tato and government Inspectors. "This opinion," said Sec retory Prltchard of the health depart ment, "strengthens the city's claims to bo supreme In tho. Inspection of meat." The Beef Trust must go. The number of members of tho pres ent Legislature controlled by tho Beef Trust Is known to a man. Remember tbe Beef Trust when you are nominating candidates for the Legislature tbls year. The number of dead and diseased bogs shipped by the Beef Trust and old as food Is something awful. Numbers of bogs dlo In tbe cars In transit to tbo Beef Trust; their bodies nro often eaten by tho other bogs nnd their pet dlseaso transmitted by them to tbo human race. Tbo neef Trust has ruined many n prosperous small business. Tbo hldo industry, tho boot nnd shoo trade, tho sheepskin tanners, tbo leather tnnnors, tho wool pullers, tho wool trade, tho vegctablo market, tho poultry busi ness, tho retail meat markets, tho wholesalo meat markets, tho soap trade all these and many moro bnve been swallowed up by this nwful leviathan. How much longer will tho people stand It? How much longer will tho American people put up with diseased food? Tcople who think that they get good meat nro Invited to read the follow ing clipped from tbo live stock report of tho Chicago Dally Nows, January o, moo: "Quality of offerings wns not good. It was such as the trndo usually looks for on Tuesday, with tho Wisconsin shipments largoly predominating. It was not tho absenco of good finished stuff that mndo tho slow market, how ever, as tho buyers woro gonernly looking for low-priced cattle. Ship pern had only a few orders at most, nnd tho great porcontago of them wero for plain finished cnttlo. Slnco tho ending of tho western season thero has generally been ns good n demand for the commoner sorts of cnttlo ns for tho better priced steers. A few toppy kinds hnvo reached $0.25 tbls week, but they aro ns scarce as tbo proverbial hen's teeth." Wo do not seo nny quotations In tho dallies on trichina hogs. All tho rottenolu; Beef Trust lobby Ists, consisting of .crooked lawyers,' castoff politicians and scarecrow states-mm- ytUlpg ready. Hot when the Illinois Legislature meets these worthies will bo pointed out so that he who runs may rend. Feoplo must remember thnt tho city had only eleven inspectors nt work on cattle, hogs, sheep and provisions, Necessarily their work must bavo been very Incompleto when thero wero .".00,000 cnttle a week to Inspect. Tu berculosis nnd cancer nro bound to be shipped to nil quarters ns food. Tleof Trust cold storage Is n bad thing. Yet It is popular Just now. The rotten food turned out In tho shnno of diseased poultry from Ueef Trust roosts is thus loncneq upon iiy Health Com missioner Whalen, of Chicago, .In his nnnunl report: "Cold storage Is ono of our present necessities, but It Is evident that It has been shamefully misused lv iltu. honest men. While certain nrtlcles of food nro better nfter moro or less prolonged ttornire. certain fruits nml vegetables spoil so soon nfter removal rrom uie cow storago ns to glvo a u-ry unfnvornhlo Impression. "Again, poultry or irnmo Is often stored In nn undrawn condition nnd Is afterward sold to tho public. Attcntlou i z rv-lW, I,1" wr,r m BEEF TRUST 18 BOS8. has been called to many cases of ptomaine poisoning resulting from eat ing gnmo or poultry which had been stored In nn undrawn state. The real evil comes from freezing moro or less tainted meats nnd fish. The process of decay Is checked, but tho ptomaines remain. The purchnser does not detect nny odor, but n gastroenteritis Is npt to result none the less. "Thero In a suspicion thnt much of the sickness contracted In strange hotels, Is thus caused." Dnlly News cattle report January 10: "Quality was rather poor, offers run ning largely to ennners nnd cutters. Bull trade was steady at yesterday's decline. Bologna bulls were taken more readily .than the fat sorts." Tho Standard Oil Trust does not sell cancer or tuberculosis to tho peo ple. But the Newspaper Trust finds abundant space to dvote to tbe Oil Trust but has not a Hue for tho Beef Trust Why? Why Is not the Illinois Anti-Trust law strictly enforced against tho real trusts? Tho law is upon tho statute books nnd Is rigidly lived up to as against small and honest corporations which nro obliged to mnko affidavit ouco n year nnd send tho samo with ouo dol lar to Springfield to prove that they nro not In n trust. A Trust has no moro standing In law In Illinois than n Burglar. Both exist In violation of tho law and both nro felons In tho eyes of tho law. Tho Beef Trust absolutely controls legislation In Illinois. It does as it pleases with tho pooplo, Why docs not tho Attorney General of Illinois get after the Beef Trust on the following points: , Anti-Trust Law Violated. It Is vio lating tho trust laws of Illinois by par celing out territory between subordin ate concerns. In being nn organization In restraint of trndo besides violating every de tail of tho Anti-Trust law. Fraud In Products Sold Millions of pounds of beef, pork, mutton, sausage and other products have been sold un der fnlso names ami false representa tions, containing materials other than thoso represented to tho buyer, Fraud In Hoof Sold Millions of pounds of Inferior beef hnvo been sold to government nnd private consumers. Killing Independent Concerns Tho Ueef Trust has organized and still Is organizing fnko Independent com panies ns n Una! desperato measure to crush competitors who refuso to buy of tho trust Itcbntcs to Doalers In overy town nt least ono principal dealer gets a secret rebate In consideration of his agreement to buy no "outsldo" or in dependent beef, pork or mutton. Secret Service Methods Canvass ers aro sent out In tho guise of dis tributors to secure tho names of per sons buying Independent beef. Crushing Competitors Ueef Is sold nt cost nnd below until independent competitors nro driven out. Haw many murders is the Beef Trust oullty of In Chlcaso? How many Innocent people nro killed overy year by tuberculosis and cancer? Thero will be somo music over tho Uoef Trust when the next Illinois Leg islature meets, Tho Beef Trust controls tho food supply of tho Amerlcau pooplo, What did thnt delegation of Stock Yards commission men ask tho mayor to do? Did they ask blm to order tho city health inspectors out of the Stock Yards? Why did tho city administration point wltli prldo to lh0 fact that It protected tho people of Chicago from tho Ueef Trust for five months nud then Hunk? Did tho same Influences affect this administration that health officials rui'Ti vi ,, ,,'r .-nfr -ii ("fj !!''. B3A.GHL.ES. charged the Harrison administration with truckling to? Is thero nny ono so base thnt he would sncrltlco tbo work of honest health Inspectors and Imperil tho lives of every man, woman and child In Chicago to oblige somo political friends? Or nro there deeper reasons? Speak out, somebody, for bell Is not hot enough to roast a man who would bow to tbo Beef Trust In a mutter of tuberculosis and cancer, The Beef Trust slaughter houses are llko morgues. Tho Beef Trust mag nates love to praise tbclr cleanliness In magailno articles. Of courso these slaughter Joints aro cleanly. They have to be. They are sanitary In near ly every respect The only unsani tary things about the Trust slaughter houses aro the cancerous cattle, the tuberculosis cows and tbe trichina hogs. Tho surroundings have to be kept cleanly, like all buildings dovot ed to tbo care of cadavers. Even tbo embalmed beef turned out by tho Trust Is sanitary from an embalracr's standpoint. What object can tho members of tho Beef Trust hnvo In opposing tho Illi nois puro food Inws and wanting thoiu amended? The Beef Trust saturates Chicago with stenches from its rcndorlng es tablishments and kIuo factories. It robs tho pcoplo of Chicago through Its control of tho prlco of tho food thoy eat aud the leather they wear. Tho Beef Tmst Is arranging to con trol tho next Illinois Legislature absa lutely. Tho Beef Trust counts on a solid legislative delegation from Cook Coun ty which will favor monopoly aud en courage high prices. What other political associations be sides tho Hurrlson Democracy does tho Beef Trust own In Chicago? Tho following products wero export ed from tho United States to tbo coun tries named in kkM. a largo per ceutago of them contained tuberculo sis nud cancer as they wero taken from tho Insldes of cnttlo and there foro NEVER examined for tuberculo sis, cancer or nny other dlseaso : Sausago Casings, Tallow, Gr't Britain, vnluo $-'121,103 $1,707,201 flennnny, value ... 023,000 013,051 France, vnluo 181,330 403,514 Netherlands, vnluo, GU0,-i00 1-10,021 Iiusslu, vnluo 00,005 01,508 Tho American pcoplo mutt put nn end to tho Beef Trust or suffer the consequences of bnd food, How many lumpy-Jaw cattlo aro slaughtered by tho Beef Trust overy day and fed to the people? Tbe Eaglo feols WghTy compliment ed over tho way Its reading matter is stolen and reprinted without credit. But It feels sorry that tho nblo editors who steal it canuot give It a wider circulation, than tbey do. As tho Eaglo reaches its readers at least twenty. four hours earlier than tbo principal purlolners, tbo thefts aro easily rocog nlzed. The Beef Trust counts unon eleetlnsr a majority of tbe Illinois delegation to Congress next year, Hogs that go to Eugland and tbe United States aro not examined for trichina. All hogs for Germany, Franco and Austria are. Somo escape, though. Tho Beef Trust will got Its deserts boforo many years roll by, , Tho Trust press cannot Mdo tho truth from the people. Llttlo by llttlo they will learn tho facts, nnd when they do wal4 up, you will hear an explosion, Why Is Illinois fraid to tackle tbe Beef Trust) "Ww? IICAGO BEEF! FIGHT ON PURE FOOD. It Has Been Waged Hard in Con gress for the Past Seventeen Years And the Result Is a Bill that Pleases the Beef Trust All Alone. Tho Beef Trust Is nil powerful h Congress. "Seventeen years nco the first mire food bill wns introduced in the Sen ntc, nnd it has been debated off and on over since." With this Introduction Henry Beach Needham tells In World's Work tho nmaslng story of tbe delays to tho pure food bill In the. United States Senate ns nn Illustration of ob structive methods. It will cnnblo tho millions of con sumers of food to understand why tho United States Is tbo only civil ised country which docs not possess a national food Inw. It will enable them to npprcclnto the difficulties which now confront tho Hoyburn bill during the nrcscnt session of tho United States Senate, tho only meas ure, according to tlio best authorities, thnt thero Is nny hope of passing. "Every American workman." savs Mr. Needham, "It Is fair to assume. Is Interested vitally In securing for his family what ho earns by the sweat of his brow puro food nnd pure drugs. "When one pays for wbolcsomo nr tlcles be does not enro to receive bad coffee, ulucoso svruns. ronl tnr IoIIIm. spurious whiskeys, adulterated drugs, aim imitation flavoring extracts. Ono docs not want codfish sausages or green bams, 'smoko cured.' 'nil. nro- served with bornclc acid; 'New Or leans molasses' or 'honey,' composed largely of glucose : olive oil. In realltr cotton seed oil; 'pure raspberry Jelly,' manufactured from glucose mixed with citric acid and coal tar dye. "If tho Stato enmot protect the In dividual against such swindling nnd tho Stato commissions confess their Impotence ono naturally looks to the Federal government for protection nnd to his representative In Congress to provide statutory means for such pro tection, How has tho welfare, tho health, nnd longevity of tho 80,000,000 Americans been conserved by Con gress?" Tho Beef Trust Is making n hard light ut Washington against a puro food law. Tho following Is from n Washington dispatch to tho Chicago Tribune. Feb. :t, 1IKKI: "Hecently this opposition has taken nn extremely dangerous turn, Tho hs pie wlio nro buhlnd It renll.e that thero Is n general demand throughout tho country for national legislation on this subject. They do not daro to tight It outright, therefore, nnd so they nro confining their attention In an effort to destroy tho vnluo of tho Inw when It Is enacted nnd to mnko It difficult If not lniKssiblo of execution, "Thero nro now on the stntuto books of many States, particularly In tbe north, laws which If enacted would go n long ways toward disposing of tbo Impuro food products which aro now Hooding tho markets of tho country to a notorious degree. In Illinois, for In stance, thero is a Inw which, If hon estly executed, would put nn cud to tho vast amount of frauds practiced umii tho iicople, Tho law, however, Is to a largo extent n dead letter nud the Illi nois food commissioner Is said to have becomo an offcuslvo partisan In the movement to break down national legis lation on this subject. Honest advo cates hero of n puro food law nro as tonished thnt Gov. Denecn should per mit nny Illinois olllclnl to take a stand In public which manifestly Is In opposi tion to tho best Interests of nine-tenths of tho pooplo of tho Stnto of Illinois. "Tho nutl-puro food lobby hero In Washington, which has Its headquar ters ut tho Wlllard Hotel, nnd which apparently Is supplied with nil unlimit ed amount of money, seems to hnvo come to tho conclusion tbnt somo kind of n puro food Inw Is Inevitable at tbls session of Congress. They nro there fore bending nil tbclr energies to break down or mlnlmlzo tho effect of such a law when passed." Remembering that It wus always the habit to use tbe carcases of cancerous or lumpy Jawed cattle after the can cers wore cut out, tbe public Is prob ably getting a fuller dose of lumpy Jawed cattlo for food than ever, On tho very day that tbo city discontinued Its Inspection and condemnation, the Commissioner of Health of Chicago Is sued tbe following remarkable Instruc tions In bis bulletlu of December HO, 1005: v "Tbe Commissioner Has Issued tbe following Instructions to tbe chief In spector at tbe Union Stock Yards : , '"Wbllo actinomycosis Is usually confined to tbo bead, and may bo said In ono sonso to be a localized disease, and while some Inspectors condemn only the part Involved, I believe It Is safest nud most practicable to condemn tho cntlro carcass wherever the acti nomycotic abscess opens Into the mouth, pharynx, larynx or any part of the digestive or respiratory tract; o when tbe lymphatic glands are Involt ed; or whore there are actinomycotic tumors In tho lungs; or when the le sions hnvo become generalized, since generalization In actfnomycosls appears to run a very ntyplo course, making tbo detection of all foci Inside tbe musclo very difficult; therefore, tbe en tire carcass Is to be condemned. " 'In cases .where the actinomycotic lesions are Dositlvelr looniiciwi. th i. fected part may be cut away and tbe remains of tbe carcass used. '"Theso Instructions apply only to "lumpy Jaw.'" There may bo other reasons why you should want to con demn a carcass,,and It Is then a mat tor of Judgment for yon and your men. But you should never hesitate to con. demn If you believe the animal to be not fit for human food.'" The Beef Trust continues to spread tuberculosis, cancer and other diseases with Impunity. Ono fact thnt escapes general atten tlon Is that tho Intestines, blood, llv er, heart and lights (or lungs) of am animal aro already used before the enrenss proper gets to the Inspector. This Includes also what Is known at tho gut fats, out of whlcU lard, suet tablo oils aud various other things are made. As soon as a beef Is killed. It Is hUllg UI by tho honla nn,l rfui-. elcd. All of the "Innards" ore hauled away. Even the blood Is MMviri in . receptacle nnd carried off to be made Into blood sausage, beef extract and the .like. The Intestines are carried to tbe sausago rooms to bo used as casings. Tbo stomach goes elsewhere to be used, as tripe. Tho liver, lights, heart, etc., find a ready market And. mind you, overy bit of these portions of tho "critter" are used whether It Is suffering from cancer, tulierculosls, lumpy Jaw, or any other disease. Tho carcass after Its' "Innards" are -removed Is swung nlong nud carried to imothor plnco whero tbo Inspectors pass upon It or protend to pass upon It. Dr. C. J. Whalen, tho efficient Hcnlth Commissioner of Chicago, reported the condemnation of nearly four million jKjunds of meat during tho four mouths ending December 30, 100.".. Now 85 jier cent of theso 4,000,000 pounds wero fojind to bo nfllictcd with tuberculosis. Every ounco of theso 4,000,000 Iiounds licloiiged to tho main carcass and had passed govornment Inspection. What about tho hearts, livers, lights, Intestines, futs, blood, trlpo nnd other lusldo belongings of theso tuberculosis cnttlo from which 4.ooo.nno nnnnii. tuberculosis nnd cancerous meat were They wero sold to the nmnin nn.i eaten as food! Tbo SnlrltS of thnnnnr1 nt n. boys who- went out to fight for tho unuou states in the Spanish-American war, must hovor over tho fortunes of tho Brtf Trust In a demand for vengennct Theso thousands wero killed by the "embalmed eof" of tbo Beef Trust and by tbo poisons used In tbe makeup of tholr Beef Trust rations. Nelthor tbo bullets of the Spaniards or tho torrors of tbe Cuban climate did any havoc to the American soldier, poor boy, nt all compnrnblo with the damage done by the frightful embalm, ed food of tho Beef Trust Tho young fellows who offered their lives to the American government, did not for a moment Imagine that the country for which tbey were fighting would permit a Beef Trust to furnish them with poisoned rations. But It did. Tbo soldiers trusted their country aud ato tho poison, The result was death, disease, broken constitutions for thousands. These are facts which the war rec ords will corroborate. All wrk for Germany Is exnmlued carefully for trichina beforo exporting. Fork for Great Brltuln Is never ex amined for trichina. Henco'tho following figures may bo Interesting : Iu 1004 Grent Brltuln Imported from the United States 7,070,450 pounds of canned pork, valued nt $770,408, and 13,000,051 jiouuds of fresh pork, valued ut 11,200,855. In 1004 Germauy Imported from tbe United states 48,100 pounds of canned pork, valued nt $4,830 nnd NO FHKSII I'OHIC WHATEVER. Germniiy protecte her jieopio from plague. By tho wny, what Is Dr. 'Dyson; who used to bo government chief Inspector, doing now? Chicago Is tbe borne and the head quarters of the Beef Trust. -V-.ji'),tf',,A A&-V r lJUi " 'l '