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MINISTERS PR:AISE0DAY SHIFTS CUB
WAITRESSES AS fclLINE-UP HAS GOOD
FAIR PLAY ' I RESULTS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. "D. Cochran, fSlj , Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. C Automatic 51-422,
500 South Peoria St 398 - By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.3, NO. 143 Chicago, Tuesday, March 17, 1914
GIRL'S CARELESS LAUGH IS DEATH
KNELL OF THREE MEN
Backwoods of Washington Setting for Oriental Tragedy
Three, Men Showed Their Love Punish
ment Swift and Sure.
BY FRED L. BOALT.
South Bend, Wash., MaJxh ,17.
Okane Puri, laughter-loving, laughs
no more. The eyes of Okane Puri
were made for laughing, bub now
they weep. The lips of Okane Puri
were made for smiling, but now their
Okane Puri has vowed she will
never laugh, again.
For thrice -Okane Puri laughed with
eyes and bps, and each time a man
Okane Puri was, until recently, the
acknowledged belle of Walville, a mill
town near here.
She was housekeeper to Mitsui,"the
foreman and "boss." A silent, satur-
nine little man, this Mitsui, who ruled
the Japanese colony with an iron
No one could work in the mill un
less Mitsui willed. He exacted toll of
alL He settled disputes, and his word
was law. He rewarded or punished
as he pleased.
A bad man by all account, yet he
loved Okane Puri with a pure, though
jealous, love. But Okane laughed at
him as she laughed at all men.
"So!" said Mitsui quietly. "See,
then, that you do not smile moire on
one man than another."