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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 19, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 10',
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sighted that we can see poverty clear
across the ocean with the naked eye,
and can't detect it right here under
our very noses.
LETTER JO EDITOR
Editor Day Book The present
financial situation of the country
teaches us a lesson that it is not safe
to depend upon financiers for a finan
If our executives stand bondsmen
for the national banks and these fail
to make good the people's deposits,
then it becomes the duty of the
bondsmen to make good the loss.
With all our claims of a sound
financial basis we have been found
wanting and the undeniable proof has
been furnished that a few money men
playing tag can make a whole nation
As long as the government receives
a bonus from the national hanks for
the issuing of notes, just that long
the government must protect- the
people dollar for dollar in cases of
Not the business man, not the
manufacturer or financier is at fault,
but the men in whom we have placed
our confidence and trust as a nation.
As with Israel of old, we have been
dancing around the golden calf while
the treasury got emptied of its means
of exchange for unlawful purposes.
A "FLIRTS" OPINION '
Letter to Editor In regards to
flirting, I am a young man 27 years
of age and have done a lot of flirting
in my younger day. And I wish to
say that there is no man going to
flirt with a young lady who does not
give them some kind of a leader.
I have gone out with many a man
and picked up lots of girls and the
ones we did not pick up were girls
who did not give us a chance.
With a machine, like we had, we
were lucky most every night I have
picked- up girls that come from the
best family in Chicago and no fel
low wants to pick up a girl just be
cause he thinks he loves her.
Believe me this is a darn fine life
if you have got the money. Billy O.,
Rogers Park, Chicago.
Signs of winter oft remind us
how often our feet used to dern near
freeze coming down in the street car
in the morning.
Cheer up! It won't be long before
we will hear a lot of folks kicking
because our trolleys are below the
When the frost is on the pumpkin,
then the cold is on the floor of the
We hope Mr. Busby of traction
company fame sees these few society
notes poncerning his interests and
takes the tip. Why not get some of
those -old fashion hot bncks. Any
thing to keep our tootsies warm.
Everybody who pretends to write
so-called comedy has pulled that joke
that runs "every time you open your
mouth you put your foot in there
fore you have the foot and mouth
disease," so I guess we won't spring
A tattooed man running a mara
thon race would be like unto a mov
ing picture show.
There is one thing, certain the
"Nothin' Doin' " sign nas been erect
ed over our city gardens. My what
a wilted sight!
Our idea of no kind of a collection
of pets to have in one house is a
canary bird, a terrier, a maltes"e cat
and a couple of gold fish.
PRETTY SOFT FOR REX
We wouldn't liketo say that Rex
Lyon is positively lazy, but he always"
makes one' of his kids stand around
the board and move his "men" when
he is playing checkers. Harrisburg