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stantinople. It's a harem quite cele
brated for order and comfort, at that.
THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
COO SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago.
SO cents a Month. By Mall, United
States and Canada, 3 00 a Year.
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1S14, at the postofflce at Chicago,
111., under the Act of March 3, 1879.
PASSENGERS AND AMMUNI
TION. Now is a good time to keep
passengers off of boats carrying mu
nitions of war and munitions of war
off boats carrying passengers. We
wouldn't be in the present mixup if
American passengers had taken pas
sage on American liners that were
not transporting munitions of war.
Besides that, now is a good time to
See America First There's lots of.
bully good scenery in this country.
And two great expositions are open in
By the way, there has been no sat
isfactory explanation so far why the
British admiralty didn't convoy the
Lusitania to safety with destroyers.
And they knew an attempt on the big
liner was threatened.
We're with President Wilson from
start to finish and believe in pro
tecting American lives, But the Lord
helps them that help themselves, and
a good way to save American lives
just now is to keep them in America.
CLOSING IN ON THAT SULTAN
With the Russians landing troops
at Inidia, a scant 60 miles north of
Adrianople, on the Black sea, and the
French and British reinforcing their
invading army at Enos, 75 miles to
south of Adrianople, that important
Turkish city is seriously threatened.
If it falls, we wouldn't give thirty
cents for the sultan's harem at Con
This talk about socialists opposing
the war is short sighted; the war is
forcing several governments to do ex
actly what the socialists have been
urging and the governments have
been declaring impossible.
This is the season of the year when
the girl who jilted him invites the
young man to act as usher unless
she got so much during the engage
ment he can't afford to send a pres
ent. FABLE Robinson Crusoe had just
been cast away on the island. Fif
teen minutes later an automobile
salesman rushed up and tried to sell
him the latest model.
What we'd like to know is where
Portugal got enough chips to try to
sit in this game.
What is making the people of this
world so peevish?
"Mr. Poor, in your sermon Sunday
you said you admired the Belgians
more than any people in the world."
"I did, madam. And I do stilL"
"Why is that?"
"Because they have gotten money
out of my congregation, which ia
more than I have been able to do" J
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