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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
600 SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
Editorial, Monroe 3S3
lelep tlOneS Circulation, Monro 38M
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago.
30 cents a Month. By Mall. United
States and Canada. J3.00 a Year.
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914. at the postoflice at Chicago.
111. under the Act of March 2. 1S79.
SENSIBLE QUESTIONS. New
York state is taking a census and
among the questions are these:
What is your sex?
Are you an inmate of an asylum?
Are you an infant under one year
Sounds kind of silly, but if you
want to learn what a New Yorker is
and what he's at you've got to be
right personal and particular in your
questions. We've seen things in 5th
av. whose sex you couldn't guess in
five tries and who would readily be
taken for inmates of some asylum.
"HUMANIZING." Judge William
Quinn of Canton, 0., seems to have
a judicial temperament that is home
opathic. He has started out to "hu
manize" justice, which, in these times
is some job, and he believes in mak
ing violators taste the real effects of
A Cantonian loaded up with ab
sinthe and laid down on the railroad
track to die. Judge Quinn made him
lie for 24 hours with the dead in a
morgue, so that he could see what
keeping that sort of company was
Another man worked four days a
week and always was drunk the other
two working days. JudgeQuinn made
him stay in jail two days per week
regularly. Other men with bibulous
habits were compelled to assign their
wages to their wi.yesand some ot
them to pass the time in jail that
they were in the habit of passing in
The judge's "humanizing" is said to
work very well. To come to in a
morgue or to spend time in jail when
sober seems to appeal to the inner
self, to affect the sub-consciousness,
to contribute to a peculiar psycho
logical condition, or something like
that, sort of making the booze habit
monotonous, as it were. Anyhow, it
is better than fining the sinners and
thus adding to the misery of their,
BEE LIFE AND US. The most re
cent investigation of bee lore cranks
discloses that in all likelihood there
was a time when the drones, the male
bees, were the bosses and the work
ers, the stunted females were merely
good natured wives and mothers. The
theory is that scarcity of supplies
and multiplicity of inhabitants forced i
the females to provide for the limita
tion of the swarm, and that when
khey entered their state of perpetual!
spinsterhood and devoted their lives
to labor in storing food supplies
their disused organs of sex became
deadly weapons; you know the fe
male bee only has the sting.
In short, the bee republic ages ago
adopted the motto "one for all," and
the husky loafing male bee who would
not work was dethroned. He became
merely a necessary evil to insure the1
propagation of the species, and when
this duty is performed for the state he
is kicked out to starve by the female '
workers, or else stung to death and'
his body flung over the hedge.
Say, brethren, maybe this woman
suffrage thing has gone far enough,
Tourist (in village notion store)
Whaddya got in the shape of auto
Saleslady Funeral wreathslife
preservers, invalid cushions apd
doughnuts. Judge. , ,.