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THE DAY BOOK
At D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL
TV,;.. -I. ,,,. Editorial. Monroe 333
leleptlOneS Circulation. Monroe 3838
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago,
30 cents a Month. By Mall. United
.States and Canada. 53.00 a Year.
Entered, as second-class matter April
21. 1914. at the postoffica at Chicago,
111., under the Act of March 3. 1S79.
WHAT'S THE ANSWER? The
courts of Seattle are up against a
poser. In trial of a criminal case the
jury, of which a prominent woman
was a member, disagreed. The judge
refused to discharge the jury and or
dered it locked up, "incommunicado"
for the night
The lady member had a two-months-old
infant that hungrily in
sisted upon an interview.
Daddy at home procured a taxicab,
took the youngster to the court house
and the judge sent it up to the jury
room by a deputy sheriff.
Now the defendant claims that the
law was violated in admitting a per
son not a member of the jury into
the jury room. What's your idea
SHAKE, BROTHER HAWKINS!
Here's a right hearty hand-clasp for
Hawkins Boykin of Johnson County,
N. C. A tenant, while plowing on his
farm, turned up $500 in cold coin,
supposed to have been buried years
Did Boykin claim it as the owner
of the land? No, sir! He told the
finder, who needed it more, to keep it,
which though a little thing, perhaps,
is worth any man's hand-shake in our
WELL, THEY CAN. Uncle Sam
can now boast of three women state
senators, Mrs. Helen Ring Robinson
of Colorado, Mrs. Frances Munds of
Arizona, and Miss Catherine Clark of
Oregon, all of whom are ably demon
strating that women can make as
good laws as they can biscuits.
An auto loaded with saloonkeepers
ran away, jumped a wall and smashed
through the front windows of a soft
drink factory. You can't stop that
The sweetest revenge of the dis
appointed suitor is to send his gift to
the June bride by special delivery, in
closing a note saying he feared it
would be too late.
The worst rap at the United States
navy yet taken was when a foreign
power ordered two dozen can open
ers for each of its warships.
Mr. Balfour, as head of the great
est navy in the world, somehow re
minds us of the young lady who
called the piano tuner to examine her
We wonder who those European
diplomats make trouble for after they
are chased home.
A pessimist is one who, when June
comes, thinks of June bugs instead of;
KI-YI! To THE WOMAN
HATER Tt "YaiOW PERIL'
r NOT 0APAN,BUT THOSE