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N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
COO SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, 1IL.
Clreobrttaa, 9sro 8SM
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago
30 cents a Month, Br Mail, United
Btatei and Canada. $x.Q0 a Year.
Entered a lecoad-clase matter April
21 1914. at the postomce at Chicago,
DX. under the Act of March i, 179.
THE ARISTOCRATS The farm
ers of Nebraska have sold their crops
for just about one hundred million
dollars more than they expecte4 to
get before the high prices came on.
Another year or two of war in
Europe and the mortgage- on the
American farm will be but a memory.
figure out what they gained, in swap
ping a perfectly good arm or leg for
a piece of iron or bronze.
Europe will be full of deep thought,
when the war is over and millions of
slaves take a physical and mental in
ventory of themselves. War may!
yruve lu ue wurui its uusu
IT'S THE ENVIRONMENT, TOMJ
Reaching the Pacific coast, Vice
Pres. Marshall tells a college audi
ence that "there are no "worse flurifc-,
eys and Pecksniffs than' the'Amerij;'
You see, Tonvis being wined'antn
dined'by 'way-up t:oast( society.'Qverj
in Indiana, where he has to bdyTjisj
own drinks, he doesn't feel that way
about Americans. I
AFTER THE WAR. When the
war is over there will be' thousands
of physical cripples in Europe, many
widows and many fatherless chil
'dren. The cripples who lost arms
and legs only will breed again, but
Nature- wisely refuses to transmit to
a man's progeny his lack of -arm or
leg. By way of compensation t for
physical loss there will 'be mental
and spiritual gain. There will' be
fewer stupid clods in Europe. Sol
diers who survive will liaye learned
to think. Cold feet in water-soaked
trenches will draw some of the blood
from the head on the -way home.
Thinkers will have a new light on the
meaning of patriotism. Working "to
earn money to pay war taxes will
lead to more thinking and the more
thinking, the more liberty the more
liberty, the more democracy. Events
in Europe will be thrilling with a new
kind of interest when peace comes.
One-legged and one-armed "men
will have time to look closely at the
J various metal crosses given for he1-
role conduct on the battlefield andi
IT'S SURE SOLVED. Miss Dorp
thy Miller of New York, 19 years oldtf
has solved the burning "problejh oil
how a shop girl can eat and dress, orifif
?6 per week." She says' all one has to!
do is to eat less if clothes are wantem
and skimp on clothes, if food Is need
ed. Delightfully simple, isn'bit? ,
, SHQRT ONES.
No, Adeliawearing a wrist water?
does not necessarily make one aid
aristocrat. ' ' J
John D Rockefeller has a Take 'that
leaks. He " might ieep- it full by
squeezing his stocks finto ft"
It's 4 to 1 that if Queen Mary lookl
around the palace in about three i
weeks sheTl find a bottle ensconsed
on. the top shelf. '
We know several fellows who.oughtj
to "be given Victoria crosses if they
follow King Mary and Lord Kitchen
er and give up drink.
Our old friend, cholera, is expected
to break into the European war this J
summer. Why not pair him with the
diplomats and call it even?
A quart of whisky every two weeks
now is the allowance per capita for1
North Carolina. The fellow with 11 f
minor children is in luck at last, I