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THE DAY BOOK
K D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
COO SO. PBORIA ST. CHICAGO, H,I
Circulation. Usnroe 382S
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago,
30 centa a Month. Br Mall, United
States and Canada, $3.00 a Year.
Entered aa second-class matter April
31, 1114, at the poutofftca at Chicago,
ILL, under tile Act of March 3, 1879.
GET THE HABIT! A song that is
sailing toward the high seas of pop
ularity starts off with some words
"Nab it, grab it, get the dollar habit!"
Wrong! That's not the habit to get
or to grab or to nab.
This isn't the time of the year to
acquire a "dollar habit" if indeed
there ever is any time of the year in
which the "dollar habit" is a good
But there are other habits that are
good and useful during the coming
If you want to nab or grab or get
a habit that is really worth while,
Nab the "outdoor habit!"
Grab the "take the family to the
Get the "fresh air habit"
Let the "dollar habit" take care of
itself. You must have money in or
der to take a day off once in a while.
The dollar is necessary so that you
can have beefsteak and shoes. But
at best it's grubbing to get it, and it's
not to be mentioned in the same
breath with the good, enjoyable
things of life.
The man who turns his trousers up
Six inches at the bottom,
Has mostly got his brains turned
Now that kin of victims of railroad
accidents can collect for the pain suf
fered, we expect the railroads to car
ry chloroform and then prove the vic
tim died easily.
It seems that every foundry in the
United States that hasn't had its
share of war orders indignantly de
clines to make shrapnel -for the allies.
No man ever is too busy to stop
and talk half an' hour if you only can
discover just what it is he likes to
It would be sad to discover that the
O'Reilly who kept the hotel in re
ality was named Hans Schwartzmeis
ter. Some one always is putting poison
ivy in the bouquet a fellow throws at
Those miiltary drives in Europe
seem all right, but the putting is bum.
What a jealous wife cannot imag
ine a divorce lawyer can supply.
TO BE EXPECTED
"I saw Cotswold just now and he
was very much agitated about the
news from the stock market."
"Is he speculating again?"
"Yes, he has become a Wall st
"Well, no wonder he's in, a sf o '
L Tfcat is, when, he has got 'em, - 1