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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
MO SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILI
TnAn Editorial, Monroe 3S3
JelepnOneS Circulation. Monroe 3S2S
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier Jn Chicago.
30 centa a Month. By Mail, United
States and Canada. 33.00 a Year.
Entered ag second-claaa matter April
21. 1914. at the poatofflce at Chicago,
111.,' under the Act of March 3, 1879.
Starting in Friday's edition of The
Day Book the editorial news and the
Public Forum will be found in the rear
section of The Day Book.. This
change is being made so that we can
have more space in which to run our
daily increasing letters to the Pub
GOOD NEWS FROM EUROPE.
Like a ray of sunlight glinting thro'
the war clouds which shadow Europe
comes a brief dispatch from Ber-y
deaux that Madame Sarah Bern
hardt has successfully stood the
shock of the amputation of her limb
and is steadily improving.
Every man and woman who has
been enthralled by the surpassing his
trionic talent of this remarkable
woman will delight in the tidings and
voice a prayer that she may speedily
recover her physical health and with
her great gifts unimpaired.
Rosine Bernhardt, better known to
the stage as Sarah, is now nearly 71
years old. She has been constantly
before the theatergoers of the whole
world since 1867 and has delighted
untold thousands by her artistic im
persons in "Camille," "Theodora,"
"Fedora," "La Tosca" and "Cleo
patra," Sarah Bernhardt is not only a great
actress, but a sculptor, playwright
and painter, as well as a ioveable
SHORT ONES s
An impassioned orator in New
York demanded that Ireland be neu
tral. When Ireland is neutral in any-
thing it won't be Ireland.
Customs change. For instance
nowadays every girl who does wrong,
is a "movie, actress" and a dozen,
years ago she was a "dressmaker." t
A Sterling, III., man struck at his,
wife, swung his arm through a pane,
of glad and bled to death. Moral:
Wives should keep a pane of glass
Napoleon they say was a great
reader but can you imagine what he
would have said if he had read the'
tale of Waterloo as it would have'
been reported in a Hearst paper oP
A South Bend man is father of five
sets of triplets and two pair of twins
named Ashbell, Archer, Austin, Ar
thur, Arnold, Allen, Almon, Albibin,
Alfred,Albion, Adolph, Abel and Ab
ner. He probably now is ready to
start on the Bs.
THE PUxSjkTfORUM i
"STEC DID RIGHT." Stephen
Stec was inspired by divine love that
stood porter at the door of thought
to protect his little brother from
chastisement, and in protecting his
dear parents from anxiety and worry
he was rewarded by a higher ppwer
that saves us from sickness, sin and
death. He did right. Give us more
boys like Stephen. P. Jay F.
SPANKING CHILDREN. I have
read the story of Stephen Stec. I do
not think it was loyalty as much as
fear. His mother or father must
have been in the habit of spanking
the boys or they would have told.
A case similar to this in some re
spect I know. It happened about 20
years ago. A girl of about 10 was
told to take her little sister out to
play and to take care of her.
It was in the fall of the year. They
went to play In. the water in, the