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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
600 SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
, , Editorial, Monroe 333
telephones cirenlatlon,i Monroe 3820
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier in Chicago,
30 cents a Month. By Mail. United
States and Canada, 33 00 a Tear.
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914, at tie postotlice at Chicago,
111, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
LOyERS. There is a wide differ
ence in their ages so much differ
ence that it seems impossible that
they should love each other but
An outsider can see no reason why
this male -should love this female
but he does.
She knows that he cannot in any
way help her; cannot support her,
cannot give her cash yet she clings
It is PERFECT LOVE.
They send letters to each other,
letters breathing" love and fondness.
When they meet in person once in
a while, they rush into each other's
arms, and they care not one whit how
many other persons see or hear their
expressions of affection.
Looking at each other their eyes
are filled with love.
Separated, they defend-each other.
It is absolutely dangerous to criticize
either in the presence of the other.
We speak of Grandma and Boy.
Just so long as Boy listens to and
is guided just so sure will Boy grow
into useful, decent, considerate man
hood. Having seen Life, Grandma knows
the futility of cruelty, of lying, of
stealing, of vain glory, of cheating,
of bags of gold too heavy to be car
ried and Grandma will not wrongly
advise Boy, whom she loves.
, Just, so long as Grandma, -in wis
dom, declines to become grouchy or
pessimisitc owing to the wickedness
she has seen in her long life, just so
long will Grandma wield a great in
fluence for good here.
This the love of Grandma and
Boy is one of the saving features
A toast to Grandma and Boy
drunk in WATER.
Having read Italy's Green Book,
completing the literary color scheme
we now are of the opinion that the
casus belli was that the king of Zan
zibar refused to lace up the back lace
boots of the wife of the Mad Mullah.
Peoria distilleries are turning out
alcohol by tens of thousands of gal
lons to use in making explosives for
the warring nations. They ought to
keep it in booze form to make it
Flour dust is said to be the highest
power explosive known. The way to
ise it is to have a choleric gentle
man ask the grocer the price of it
and then blow up the store.
Cactus leaf juice is said to cure te
tanus. Perhaps it would be better
if the patient be required to squeeze
the juice out of the cactus leaf by sit
ting on it.
Germany has invented straw flour.
It doesn't sound good but we'll tackle
it any time in preference to friend
artichoke, Ben Davis apples or carp.
The meanest man in the world is
the fellow who left a four-months-old
infant with a bad case of colic on the
hands of a Mothers' Congress.
Mrs. Vernon Castle has taught a
monkey to dance, proving that our
ancestors really were little better
than many of their descendants.
Taking a chance on being a bit pre
mature we announce that we now
believe the backbone of winter has
Pan America is the correct slogan;
every nation in Europe is panning us,