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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
DM SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILI
r.. I. .... KdltoriaL Monroe 333
lelepnones Circulation, Monroe 3828
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago.
30 cents a Month. By Mail, United
States and Canada. 33 00 a Year.
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914. at the postofflce at Chicago,
nL, under the Act ot March 3, 1879
AND IT IS SAD, TOO "If a town
be given over to one single industry,
a single fact that threatens that in
dustry may make the whole town
sad," said Secretary Redfield in his
Secretary Redfield concentrated a
whole sermon in that one sentence.
This country is dotted with towns
owing their existence to single indus
tries, where the male population of
the town depends on such industry'
for employment. Generally speaks
ing, these little cities boast a happy,
prosperous and contented citizenship.
Yet illegal combinations of unlim
ifced capital more popularly trusts
are threatening these industries and
these happy communities more and
more. Every day sees some inde
pendent concern close down its plant
or be forced into a combine. They
must scrap heap their machinery or
cut their employes' wages. There is
That is why whole towns ARE sad.
HEARST'S FLIPPITY FLOP.
The political merry-go-round can't
whirl too fast for Willie Hearst to
catch on and hang there. He waited
until he saw that Roger Sullivan had
won out in the Chicago primaries and
then jumped on Roger's broad shoul
dedrs and wrapped both journalistic
legs in a death grip around Roger's
neck. So Willie is taking another ride.
But how fast can Roger travel while
carrying that load?
HOW'S YOUR HEART, SECRE
TARY? Can Bryan stand praise?"
It is bad form, among the high
brows and equally among the plntes,
to speak of the secretary of state a
anything but a mutt, a chump,
charlatan and a national and inter
national nuisance, without brains;
without tact, with nothing, in shorty
but a mouth. Jn
But speaking of the crisis "with.
Germany and Britain, that new highs
brow weekly, The New Republic!
"It is most reassuring to findtne
state department acting in the pres
ent crisis with so much firmness, fer
tility of resource, pormptness and SrP
telligent solitude for legitimated nasi
tional and neutral interests." "
Well, well' w-c-c c c 11! " J
How's your heart, Mr. Secretary'?
Any sign of palpitation? 01
Switzerland doesn't know whatp
do. It's natural for Switzerland Jg
be up in the air. , ci
One thing is certain; those Utah
Piutes are not trying to keepinon?
combatants from getting food. r.
The sixty-third congress having
passed into history, historians here
after will record that it was the sixty
third congress. '' '
A Mississippi court declares-'th At
whisky is a good thing in its plade
and intimates that its place is 'the
warm side of the basement of the
tower regions. J'A
We grow angrier and angrier ovr
the terrible waste of war every time
we think of the number of fishing"
worms wasted by those fellows dig
ging trenches in Europe. '
There were 13,735,093,234 tel)
phone calls made in the United Stated
in 1904, seven or eight of whichre
sulted in the girl failing to "say
"Busy; call again." u