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Chicago Tribune, November 23, 1920. The oppressed youngster in this Clare Briggs cartoon is applying a multi-bladed chopping device to a piece of boiled beef which, once minced, will be combined with the above-mentioned apples and raisins and a whole lot of other stuff, then baked into a gooey mince pie, which dish at the time enjoyed equal billing with roast turkey on the Thanksgiving menu.