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N. D. COCHHAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL
TlUn Editorial. Monroe S33
telephones Circulation. Monroe 3828
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago,
30 cents a Month. By Mail. United
States and Canada. J3 00 a Year.
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1314, at the postoftlce at Chicago.
I1L, under the Act of March 3. 1879.
"TOO PROUD TO FIGHT."
Hearst's comedians find sport in
President Wilson's "too proud to
fight," just as Hearst never overlooks
a chance to knock a president who
won't have anything to do with
Hearst. All the same, Willie is wise
enough to keep his ghoulish cartoon
ists off the administration at this
stage of the game, when the people
are back of President Wilson in his
efforts to save the national honor and
steer the ship of state through trou
Hearst can't forgive Wilson for not
sending an America nanny of inter
vention into Mexico to police Hearst's
The U. S. Industrial Relations Com
mission has recently given the public
a line on how to get editorials into
Hearst papers. Young John D.'s pub
licity agent was evidently dhto the
THE MIND OF A CHILD. The
mind of a child is a dangerous thing
with which to experiment Adults
seldom realize what effect their words
or actions may have upon a child's
brain. Occasionally a child reveals,
all innocently, the impression made
and the theory and arguments of
adults is shattered. Recently a Chi
cago school teacher, scanning exam
ination papers, gulped, stifled an out
burst of laughter; then grew serious.
She had found an example of child-
mind impressions. A girl 12 years
old had written this definition:
"Eugenics: The science of not having
babies." The definition should be
studied, both by those who desire eu
genic teaching in the school and by
those who do not.
In spite of the ridicule of Uncle
Sam's shirt sleeve diplomacy we ob
serve that Uncle Sam is caring for
the diplomacy of about a dozen Eu
ropean nations in various other na
tions. Four miles off the island of Min
danao the Pacific ocean is 32,088 feet
deep, which is almost as deep as we
hope to see some of these conversa
tional warriors sunk.
Why not turn lo'ose a flock of those
man-eating fish of Col. Roosevelt's
and let them pursue the German
The Bethlehem company has re
ceived an order for 8,000 cannon. Let
us keep our cannon at home.
r One thing is certain, whatever
Italy gets now will not be classed as
Anyhow, the Portuguese are bound
to win their war, whichever way it
"Sh-h! That's Miss Rockerbonds,
the richest girl in the state."
"Huh! Sight, isn't she."
"Oh, I don't know. Several men
have come to blows on her account."
"I see her bank account"