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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 26, 1915, NOON EDITION, Image 5',
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them. We will burn our captives at
the stake and then scalp 'em, by
THE DAY BOOK
N. R COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 SO. FBORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILU
Editorial, Monroe 333
leleptlOneS Circulation, Monroe 3830
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier in Chicago.
30 cents a Month. By Mall. United
States and Canada. $3.00 a Year.
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914. at the postotlice at Chicago,
I1U. under the Act of March 3. 1879.
FEELS BETTER, ANYHOW. The
National Retail Grocers' ass'n, while
in convention assembled at San Fran
cisco recently, raised an awful roar
about the parcels post This is then
idea of it:
"The whole thing is a scheme by
which Uncle Sam is being made to
bunko the consumer for the benefit
of the farmer."
But then, you know, the consumer
is used to being buncoed; he would
feel neglected and slighted if he
wasn't, and he had just as soon, and
a bit rather, in fact, have the bunko
ing done by the farmer than by the
middle man. It's rather a novel sen
sation, this being skinned by the
Besides Uncle Sam gets a rake-off
and we keep that much in the family,
NOT TOO BRUTAL NOW. The
secret of the terrible weapon of war
devised by Lord Dundonald, which, it
is said, the British admiralty buried in
its archives as too horrible to divulge,
is out at last "Twas an asphyxiating
gas, such as the Germans have been
using and the Allies are now prepar
ing to use.
Thus a scheme rejected as too in
human for use one hundred years ago
is now quite the proper thing.
If Uncle Sam gets in the thick of it
we rather guess we will have some
thing, purely American, to show
"Violence is. right if the law is lax."
That explains why so many are vio
lent when Standard Oil is mentioned,
the esteemed law being uniformly lax
in each instance.
Harry Thaw say: "The Ludlow st.
jail is the best jail I ever have been
in." Hereafter patronize only the
Ludlow st. jail when in New York.
Is it possible the colonel and Mr.
Barnes, Jr., are planning to go into
vaudeville? What a fine lot of ad
vertising they are wasting if they da
"Whipping the little boy governor
into line" is a good phrase; and when
Standard Oil is in the case few gov
ernors are fully grown up.
Is there a Caesar to lead them? If
there is we join all school boys in
hoping he doesn't write any commen
taries when it is over.
The hyphen rampant! You may
make a silk purse out of a sow's ear
but it will be a sowsear-silkpurse.
"Law" also may simply be a judge
insisting upon perpetuating the blun
der of some other judge.
For heaven's sake, can't even Mt.
Lassen remain neutral?
"ki-y11" its never. a
safe bet to tell a
aah to miwo his owm