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"MODERN ADAM" NEAR DEATH IN BOG, NAKED
- ALL NtGHT IN BITTW COLD
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper. i
N. D, Cochran, 23g Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. fTB 'Automatic 51-422.' J
500 South 'Peoria St - 398 By Mail, 50 Cents' a "Month.,
VOL. 2, NO. 294 Chicago, Thursday, Sept 11, 1913
ROUGHNECKS AND GENTLEMEN
WHAT'S THE REAL DIFFERENCE
What Is a Roughneck? 'yhat Is a Genuine Gentleman?
- A Tribune Editorial That Pointsa Moral.
and Adorns a Tale.
- u - BY N. D. COCHRAN
"What is a roughneck?, r ,
And'Jwhafcis a genuine gentleman? J ,
Recently the people of Chicago have been entertainedSby newspaper
accounts of a row in the County BoarjL
to pay i
jury, the row came to a climax by Member Ragen hitting Member Coonley (
in the face, with' a heavy book. " . .
At the time Coonley gently turned the other cheeks v '
.In the" meantime the newspapers that have been backing-the Progres
sive members of the board, and President McCormick, in particular, jumped
on Ragen with both feet Ragen was dubbed a roughneck, i
, Yesterday, Ragen the "roughneck,'r tendered an apok)gy to the board",
andifo Qopnley,vhB gentleman, for his display of temper.-his-hasty words
and'the assault with: the book. And Coonley shook hands with him and
made up. , '
What made Ragen lose his temper and his head was a resolution intro
duced by Cdonley to prsecute'liim for an assault on somebody atthe
CpdntyHospifel. ' "
Itmlgh'Uielp'make matters clearer by saying that'PresidentIcConafck