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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
EM SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, It,U
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Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914. at the pottoftlce at Chicatfo.
I1L, under the Act of March J, 1839.
AND IT IS SAD, TOO-"If a town
be given, oyer to one single industry,
a single fact tLat 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 Tof
the town depends on such industry
for employment. Generally speak
ing, these little cities boast a happy,
prosperous and contented citizenship.
Yet illegal combinations of unlim
ited 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 fa
That is why whole towns ABE sad.
HEARSTS FLIPPITY FLOP.
The political merry-go-round cant
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
But how fast can' Roger travel wMJs
carrying that load?
HOW'S YOUR HEART, SECRE
TARY? Can Bryan .stand praise3 ,
It is bad form, among the high
brows and equally among the plutee,
to speak of the secretary of state as
anything but a mutt, a chump, a
charlatan and a national and inter
national nuisance, without brains,
without tact, with nothing, in short,
but a mouth.
But speaking of the crisis with,
Germany and Britain, that newhigfr
brow weekly, The New Republic,
"It is most reassuring to find the
state department acting in the pres
ent crisis with so much firmness, fer
tility of resource, pormptness and in
telligent solitude for legitimate na
tional and neutral interests."
Well, well! w-c-o-c-c-Il!
How's your heart, Mr. Secretary?
Any sign of palpitation?
SHORT ONES ' .
Switzerland doesnt know what to
do. It's natural for Switzerland fo
be up in tie air.
One thing is certain; those Utah
Piutes are not trying to kee$ non
combatants from getting food.
The sixty-tiwrd congress having
passed into history, historians here
after will record that it was the sixty
A Mississippi court declares that
whisky is a good thtag in its place,
and intimates that its place is the
warm side of the basement of the
We grow angrier and angrier over
the terrible waste of war every time
we tMnfr of the number of fishing
worms wasted by those fehows dig
ging trenches in Europe.
There were 13,735,093,234 tee
phone cans made in the United States
in 1904, seven or eight of which rfe!-
sulted in the girl failing to say,