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THE OHIOAOO E.O-IiE3, 1 TUBERCULOSIS AND CANCER IN CHICAGO BEEF! BEEF TRUST FRAUDS. Tuberculosis-Cancer Combine Does as It Pleases in the Matter of People's Food. THE MILK FEU PRESS. Beef Trust. Medicine Trust, Pure Food Foes. Patent Medicine Fiends Con trol State Legislation. ,t s r w a ,. v Milk Fed Chickens Is a Good Name for Immature Canned Veal. "Milk-fed chickens" would bo n Rood nnmo If applied to calves, ciuinctl nnd old to the public us a puro nrtlclo of poultry. Iminnturo vcnl, bnd ntcnt, slices from cannors and tld-blts from dead pork nro nicely ilxcd up In tho Trust InborntorleH with chemicals tlmt give tliein "tlio nnturnl llnvor," mid are then canned nnd sold to the public ns chicken, turkey, geese, ducks nnd tamo of various kinds. Tho IJcef Trust employs nn nnny of chemists whoso tnnlu duty Is to sup ply tho proper taste, smell nnd up penrnncc to tho mlsbrnudod products. No attention whatever Is paid to the effect of this kind of fowl on the public health. Tho representatives of tho Beef Trust havo been In Washington' for months lighting tho passage of a pure rood bill which will prohibit this frightful fraud,, In tho misbranding of food. , The following telegram from Its Washington correspondent, "Hay Bond," was printed on tho first pane of tho Chicago Tribune Jan. 20, 1000: "Senator McCumbcr tho other day gavo to tho Sennto a hint ns to the reason for this opposition by tho packing house people. lie quoted n report from tho food commissioner of bis own State, North Dakota, which hit tho packera between the eyes, nnd which npparoatly explains why they havo been oppislng the pure food bill ao vigorously. "This North Dakota commissioner had the Indelicacy to make a special examination of all the alleged potted chicken nnd potted turkey bo could Ind. It was all put up in cans and II enmo from outside States In orig inal packages, so It waa clearly nn artlclo of Interstate commerco and as auch could be regulated only by the federal government. 'This North Da kota commissioner went through can after can and could not find tho slight' est traco either of chicken or turkey. "Furthermore, it wns put up by packing establishments which havo no facilities for killing fowls and which do not provide them. Tho cans, how ever, wcro labeled, 'potted chicken'' and 'potted turkey,' and this thing tho pure food bill proposes to stop. "Everybody kuows this potted tur key and chicken aud tho various kinds of soups prepared by tho packing OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO ENORMOUS 11IK11S .OAR HAD1FA0TURE TME SUOO COMBINED LIQUID TMffi A FREIGHT ,,,, jrS reHhM-MJy i at in. ' ' TIME M WM RECENT GOVERNMENT RULINGS REQUIRING THAT CATTLE IN TRANSIT MUST nE FED AND WATERED HAVE BROUGHT TO THE FRONT THE INVENTIONS OF THIS GOMPANY,. WHICH ARE DESIGNED SPECIALLY FOR TlfF. 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 IfACTORY AND BUILD INGCARS. 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 AND ON THIS BASIS OFFERS TO INVESTORS A MOST ATTRACTIVE PROPOSI TION. COMPETENT BUSINESS MEN SAY THAT T.'r'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 REGARDING THE PLANS AND PURPOSES OF THE ENTERPRISE. CALL OR SEND FOR LITERATURE. GOOD AGENTS WANTED IN EVERY TOWN. COMBINED UOU D TANK A Suite A 8o Ijooooooooooooooooooooooooaaooooooooooooooooooo houses arc the product of beef cattle, hogs and sheep. "If tho puro food bill Is pnsed, however, a packing house which put up n can of desiccated pig nnd labeled It 'potted turkey,' would bo subject to civil aud criminal prosecution. Ono of tho principal iiIiiih of the puie food, bill Is to prevent the misbrand ing of all food products, aud It Is this section which Is arousing tho strong est opposition. "Tho evldenco given before the Senate and House committees last year nil goes to show that the crime of adulteration nnd gross deceit of misbranding nnd misrepresentation has become more widespread in this country than the public generally has any Idea of. Tho packers nro not the only people who deceive tho public by their labels. In almost every line o'f food nnd drink products which nre put up under special trado marks there Is mora or less deceit. Somo things are adulterated In u wny to be lutnu- fill. Others nro adulterated but nre harmless. The puro food bill. If pn cd nnd properly executed, would tamp out tho harmful adulterations entirely, but would permit tho harm less adulterations to go so long ns there was no deception. It would pre vent tho use of coloring matter for the. express, purpose of deceiving, nnd It would put nn end to the lying labels llko thoso on tho potted chicken of the packing trust. "Ono of tho strongest arguments re cently submitted in' behalf of tho pure food bill waa by Senator McCumbcr, who pointed out that the American peoplo to-day, according to tho best estimates of 'the Department of Agrl culture, are paying annually about f.1. 000,000,000 for adulterated and mis branded articles. This la about three times tho. national debt of tho United States, hud this enormous sum, every dollar of it, Is contributed by people who bcllevo they aro getting some thing they do not receive. If tho puro food bill wns pnssed tlioy would spend about the same amount of money, of course, but they would get whut they aro expecting to buy, and this is tho wholo object of tho legislation now pending In tho IIouso aud Senate." Charges tbnt government Inspection of hcof is luadequuto and protects tho foreign consumer to tho detriment of Chleugoons wcro mode by Dr. William OF THE mUMM, I EST MGM0U8E m THO 'AMES 18 ABOUT TO IE HEWED W THE DEARBORN STREET, CHICAGO. K. Jaqucs at tho meeting of the Chica go Medical Society nt tho public li brary. Dr. Arnold C. Klebs expressed Indorsement of Dr. Jaquc's sentiments. After tho broad assertions nbovu quoted Dr. Jaqucs continued ns fol lows: "Tho condemned carcasses can bo sold by tho consent of tho law after they have been branded on tho quarters of beef or mutton or pork, marked with the 'condemned' tag nnd returned to tho owner. Tho latter Is not forced to destroy them. Ho may sell them and tho only thing required Is that he furnish a monthly stutemcut, under ontlr, ns to tho disposition of tho meat" "Where does this meat go which has licon condemned nnd redeemed by the owners?" asked Dr. Klebs. "In answering this question I should open up n now field of discussion," an swered Dr. Jnqucs. "That Is easy to answer," replied Dr. Klebs. "It goes to tho American consumer. It can't go to tho foreign market." Dr. Jiiqucs further statist that the system of having the lnsHctlon made in tho Interest of tho owner nnd tin producer to enable them to sell their products In foreign markets was wrong. "Tho liiKector should havo tho power to render tho condemned meat absolute- 01 MB COMPANY. THE MEW WAY FSIflfflT GM m sssssssssssssssssssssssssssssW"Hr. i ' BrmbssssssssssssssssssssssssssssI BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBUmSBBii ' jJm 'HmibbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbI PSiSiSiSiSiSisflHBLBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB! BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBSW ILbBBBBbBLbBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBbHI IBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBSteJL? LbBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBbI V vkakskakakakakaV abbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbswjw'ibbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbb! ibbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbV'iJibbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbH MATTHIAS J. JACOBS, Tho Popular Alderman from tho 23d Ward. ly unlit for food and not return It to the owner. The problem of inetim ami tuum enters Into It. If It N my meat for ale Is Is good for you to eat. Tlmt Is the idea of ownership. . "Tliu present method Is this: For several years It was osslhlo to pass, under the Inn six sorts of meat Infect ed with tuberculosis. It lias stopod ono way nnd now only allow It to pass in live ways Instead of six. The meat tains;, returned to tho owner to sell If lie so chooses throws tho whole work of Inspection of beef for city umo on tho city health department. In March last tho city destroyed 307.271 pounds of meat. In March, 1005, there wns no Insect Ion. Tho bacilli of tulierculosls will attack tho steer out on tho rnngo whero ho gets nil tho needed air. What will tho sumo bacilli do to the confined Inhabitant of the cltyV novermueut Insoetors only Inspect meats Intended for foreign countries, hut If there is a Hiillleleney of Oovcrn iiieut meat Inspector nt the Stock Yards, why was It that such a howl was mado by the Department of Agriculture In January when the application for addi tional Inspectors was cut down? The following special telegram was published In the Chicago Tribune Janu ary Hi, won: Washington, D. C, .Tan. 18. (Spe cial.) Tho house eoimnltteo on appro priations has attempted to deal a blow to tho Chicago meat trado by refusing all but $20,000 of the $155,000 appro priations for which Secretary of Agri culture Wilson asked In order to meet tho demand for Inspectors, Tho small sum which It recommended tho house should give was Incorporated in the ur gent deficiency bill ns a result of the insistent representation of Representa tive Wharton of Chicago, Tor a new member Wharton has loen attracting considerable attention, com mencing, It will bo remembered, with his amusing colloquy with Representa tive Williams, tho minority leader, on tho opening day of tho session. Secretary Wilson urgently pointed out to congress that his department was In need of $155,000 to cuablo It to fur nish adequato Inspections for tho In creased quantities of meat which tho packers aro sending nbrond. All tli Chicago members appeared before tho subcommittee of the appro priations committee and asked that tho Wilson recommendation bo adopted, but Wharton especially was Interested because of the meat packing Interest In his district. It Is likely nu etrort will be made on tho tloor of the bouso to Increase the amount recommended by tho committee, and, falling of sue cess there, tho senate will bo urged to act. Milk Fed Chickens. A correspondent asks If milk Is proiter food for chick ens. All authorities say not. No fowl will llvo on lluld food. Chickens have gizzards which alone proves that nature THESPIAN DIURETIC SPRING WATER i Springs at Louisiana, Mo. THE BEST STOMACH, LIVER mi KIDNEY WATER KNOWN C. M. D0WLINQ, Sole Distributer 1530 Dunnlne Street Telephone Dearborn H7I4 .CHICAGO Intends them to bo eaters of grain and other bard foods which need crushing. Milk Is utterly untlt for poultry nnd Is likely to give poultry what It elves to numerous human beings tuberculosis Milk Is tho food of calves and animals bom alive. But not of any animal that Is hutched. united mates inspectors nro em ployed -at tho Union Stock Yards to In spect meats Intended for export to for eign countries only. They nro not employed to Inspect meat for domestic consumption. The Government has been complain ing that it has not Inspectors enough aud only a few months ago tho Do partment of Agriculture petitioned Con gress for more Inspectors, claiming that foreign countries wcro shutting out our meats because of lusulllclent Inspection. In tho faeo of theo facts It looks mighty funny to see tho Ucef Trust tilling tho Milk Fed Press with big nd vertlsements of It "United States In spected" hams. This, looks as ir tho United States In spectors were neglecting their duties aud devoting their attention to boosting the Beef Trust's local trade. Or It proves that tho Beef Trust Is using the United States Inspection label fnNoly nnd with Intent to deceive. The writer, a short time ago, noticed several quarters of beef iu tho front window of a North Chirk street butcher shop, literally covered with United States Inspection tags, Theso tags aro onfy Intended for ex port beef. How comes it, then, that they reach the domestic article? If tho Beef Trust can do ns It pleases with the floverumeut Inspectors and their tags, tho peoplo want to know It. And they will know nil about It bo fore they get through. Why should tho clerks of tho general assembly havo n special appropriation made for them for tho purposa of giv ing ndviiuce Information to tho trusts? How enn tho peoplo get nny sort of fair play trom tho Illinois Legislature If tho otllcers of It nro In tho employ of tho trusts? If peoplo knew what tho Turtlo soup, Chicken soup, Clam chowder, and Other soups sold by tho Beef Trust were made of they would bo surprised ns well us disgusted. Chicago Dally News cnttlo report January .10, 1000: "Cnnners nnd cutters wero steady ex cept In tho common sorts, which wero slow nnd .weak. Common, thin din ners wero nearly 10 cents lower, but any good stuff was taken by tho local buyers at steady prices. Bulls did not havo ns good a tono ns on tho previous Illinois Is the Only State in the Union Where the People Are Asleep. Ucef Trusts nnd other Corporations that nro crooked or that want much from tho Legislature without letting tho people get on to tbo fact; nnd patent medicine trusts that are afraid the peoplo will learn that they nro selling poisons have dlscoveied u new way of controlling public opinion without showing their own hand. They do their business through professional advertising agents, who claim to be able to bundle tho dally mid country pi ess. In turn the advertising agents put In large mis. for tho lleef Tiust, the Medicine Trust or some other trust as the case may be, always stipulating In their contracts that all contracts for advertising nro void If the State Legislature passes any law Inimical to tbo Hoof Trust, Modlelno Trust. Tlmt Is about ns comprehensive, ns frank ly Impudent a scheme of controlling legislation ns It Is posslblo to lmng HA. And so tho 1'ntcnt Medi cine Trust of America, for one, maintains a lawyer in Chicago, nnd a permanent secretary, olllce and staff. In every State capital In the United States It maintains nn agent whose business It Is to watch during tho ses sion of the Legislature, each day's batch of new bills, nnd whenever bill affecting patent medicines shows Its head to telegraph the bill, vor bntlin, to headquarters. There some scores of printed copies of tho bill nre day. The Into market on Monday wns weak nnd tho -sellers did not rejtort any Improvement. Heavy bulls were not so strongly desired by tho buyers nnd little outside trado wns reported except somo choice weighty export sort. Ilolognns, when good, sold steady, but tho common sorts were weak nnd slightly lower." The Chicago Hoof Trust honso which pleaded guilty In Pennsylvania to the charge of selling poisonous and adul terated sausages, wns lined on two charges. Talk about government Inspection ! Wo take tbo following from tbo an nual rcort of Dr. Charles J. Whaleu, Commissioner of Health of tho city of Chicago, just published. Tho facts speak for themselves "At tho Union Stock Yards during tho last llvo months of tho year, seven Inspectors (live of whom wero appoint ed In November) have condemned and destroyed 2.7IM.05S jiounds of meat, ns being unlit for food; nil of which would havo been sold In tho city of Chi cago, mid for which tbo purchaser would havo paid llrst-class prices." "From theso tlgurc It Is very evident that Inspection by tho city of nil food products Is of untold value, not only from a tluauelal but from a sanitary nnd hygienic standpoint." "The following will show liow neces sary city Inspection is at tho Union Stock Yards: "The city meat Inspectors havo con demned in tho coolers nnd on tho cut ting tloors AFTKIt PASSING COV- i:unmi-:nt inspection : "1-5 cattle, cause, actinomycosis. "07 cattle, cause, emaciation. "lit cattle, cause, tuberculosis, evi dence of disease having been trimmed out. "HI cattle, cause, 'downers. "27 tdieep, cause, pneumonia. "IM hogs, cause, pyaemia and tubercu losis, "17,7-0 pounds of cut meats shipped from St. Louis, Omaha, etc, for cm ulng. This meat was sour aud slimy." The lleef Trust Is still marching on, leaving in its trail tuberculosis, cancer, npiicudlcltlH ami countless other dis eases, It must bo stopped! Tho city Is lighting tho ravages of tho lleef Trust again with four meat Inspectors! This number Is very Insignificant nnd wholly lusulllclent to Inspect 70, 000 cnttlo and 100,000 hogs a day. Hut, as tho Ucef Trust aldermen won't appropriate money for any moro, tho Health Department docs tbo best It can nnd that Isn't very much. Health Department report February io, mm) : "Tho Inspectors nt tho Union stock yards condemned and destroyed 'J00 cattle, 121 hogs, 10 cheep, 7 calves a total of 120.-185 pounds. Of thh amount tho following was condemned by tho city moat Inspectors after hav ing passed government Inspection or whero tho government had no Jurisdic tion: 03 cattle,' ao,'.M)5 pounds; -HI hogs, 2,255 pounds; and a.125 pounds of cut meats." From tbo Health Department report for tbo week ending February 11, 100(1: "Tho four meat Inspectors at tho Union stockyards condemned ami de stroyed 00 carcasses of beef, 1,227 hoijs, 0 calves, 35 sheep, (1,205 pounds of dressed meat a total of 712,151 pounds, Of this amount 201 cnrc.isse of beef, 15 hogs and 0,205 pi"vr of made, nnd n copy Is sent to every niember of the association. Thereupon each manufacturer Jooks up the list of papers In the threatened State with which he has the contracts described above. And' to each newspaper be sends n pciemptory telegram calling the publisher's attention to the obliga tions of his contract, aud ccmniandlnR him to go to work to defeat the nntl-pateut-medlclnc bill, in practice, this organization works with smooth per fection aud well-oiled accuracy to de feat the public health legislation which Is introduced by boards of health In over a score of States every year. Watch Mho dally newspapers when ever n trust Is being assailed nnd see bow tho advertising columns nre load ed with glaring calls to partake ot wonderful delicacies. in this connection, nnd In tho ab sence of any referenco to the "break fast delicacies" of tho lleef Trust, where there Is life, there Is soap. The Trust press of Chicago carefully eliminates from tho reports of tho Chi cago Health Department which It pub lishes, nil reference to tho condemna tion of tulwrculnr nnd cancerous cattle nt tho Union Stock Yards. The aim of tho Trust press Is to keep tlw people In Ignorance of true, but nwful. I conditions which menace their health. dressed meat wcro coudemned after having liecn passed by tho government Inspectors, or where the government In spectors bad no Jurisdiction." Tho murder of tho peoplo still goct on. If tho lleef Trust Is so Immaculate why Is it that packers forming one sec tion of It pleaded guilty in Pennsyl vania to tho charge of selling Impure products mid wero lined ; that another set of packers belonging to It are now under Indictment In Lexington, Ken tucky, for tho samo offense; that the Pure Food Commissioner of North Da kota, In his report, openly names sev eral Chicago packers, and tells how they adulterated food? Tbo Trust press of Chicago carefully eliminates from tho reports of tho Chi cago Health Department which It pub lishes, nil referenco to the condemna tion of tubercular nnd cancerous cnttlo ut the Union Stock Yards. Tbo aim of tho Trust press Is to keep the peoplo In Ignorance of true, but awful, conditions which menace their health. The Reef Trust lias caused a big value in the prlco of shoes. Tho al leged beef trust controls Incidentally tho domestic hldo market, which Con gress closed practically for tho benefit of tho beef trust by clapping a duty ot 15 per cent ad valorem on foreign hides.- Tho alleged beef trust, accord ing to Associated Press dispatches, now also controls tho domestic tanning Industry. Henco tho beef trust fixes now tho cost of the leather, tho raw materia! out of which shoes nro made, nnd henco It controls both tho prices of shoes In tho domestic market mid In tho export shoo trade, built up nt great expenso by our shoo manufac turers. Furthermore, It i common knowl edge that tho domestic price of butter, eggs, butterlne, dressed poultry, the grains, fruits, vegetables, apples, pota toes aud probably other foods Is regu lated largely by tbo samo trust of 'cor porations. This is logical nnd unavoidable at present. It Is duo in part to special privileges of lower rates In tho ship ping, prlvuto refrigerator lines, 1m meuso grain elevators and cold-stor.igo plants scattered at tho strategic points and In part, no doubt, to tho sliver brutal force of unlimited millions of dollars; a power wielded by n few per sons whom society does not hold per sonally responsible nt present, One of tbo most cunning and des perate deeds of tbo Hoof Trust was tbo defeat, by Hoof Trust methods, of the attempt of tlio secretary of ngri culturo to securo 155 nddltlonnl me.it Inspectors for Chicago. Tho secretary Hsked for $155,000 to pay for 155 In hjioctors to lus-poct ments going to Uu ropo not meats for Americans, for anything Is good enough for us. Tho Congressional Committee, possibly un der lleef Trust hypnotic Inllueneo, only appropriated $20,000. So tho Kuro ponns nro In almost ns great ilnngcr r.5 ourselves. Thanks to the Hoof Trust methods, cancer numbered 1,101 victims In Chi cugo In 1005, or 07 more than In lOOt nu Increase of the rate per 10,000 of population of 2.05 pnr eont. Tho lueie.iso In deaths from cancer In Chicago In 1005 over the uverogo for tlio decode ended In 1001 was 10.1 per cent, and over tho average rate of the decade ended In ISHi vrus 51,1 per coutl t'v? ('