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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
BOO SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
Editorial, Monroe 833
leieptlOneS Circulation. Monroo 3828
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago.
30 cents a Month. By Mall. United
Statei and Canada, J3.00 a Tear.
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1814, at the postofllce at Chicago,
111., under tho Act of March 3, 1879.
ROCKED BOAT ONE DEAD
Eau Claire, Wis, Rocking the
boat resulted in one death and
almost cost the lives of three
more in Helen Moon lake. Louis
Costad of Racine, 19 years old,'
is dead; Thomas E. Costo of Eau
Claire was revived by artificial
respiration; Gustav Chabos of
Eau Claire and Peter Caros of
Minneapolis were rescued. The
four were dancing and singing uv
the boat when it capsized.
WRITE YOUR OWN EDITORIAL
You have read the news itemi Now
write your own editorial about it If
you haven't time or inclination to
editorialize upon the subject, do a lit
tle thinking, anyhow. Think long
enough to make up your mind to
Never rock a boat yourself!
Never go out boat 'riding with a
person whp looks like a boat rocker!
And if you should accidentally get
into the company of a boat rocker tie
him down in the bottom of the boat
the minute he starts his funny busi
ness! And you'll live to take a row some
JOY FOR JOHN, JR. Congratula
tions to John Rockefeller, Jr., over
the safe arrival of his sixth child, his
It would be much better were it
the 60th child, 50th boy. Large num
bers of children in families of enor
mous wealth are highly desirable.
Children are great dividers and the
greater the division the greater the
chances of other folks getting a slice.
The children of multi-millionaire
families are useful as dividers, and
the more there are of them in such
a family the greater their likelihood
of ripping up a will passing the for
tune along in bulk.
Grandpa Rockefeller should be
congratulated on increase of grand
children, too. He will be able to save
something by buying birthday pres
ents at wholesale prices.
Giving a gold watch to Mr. Bryan
may have been intended, but he prob
ably would have preferred 16 silver
Why kick about the late spring?
Be thankful that flapjacks and sau
sage weather held over until peaches
Anyhow, those fellows who are
consuming the gas from bombs in
Europe don't have to worry about the
The cardinal offense for a profes
sor of political economy it seems is
to teach political economy.
Lady Didn't I send you away
from the back door9
Tramp Yes, lady, but you told me
I was needed at the front