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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRA,
EDITOR AND PUBLISI
600 SO. PEORIA ST. CHICXBO, JLI
rr i z. Editorial.
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier in Chicago,
30 cents a Month. By Mall, United
States and Canada, 33.00 a Tear.
Entered as second-class matter April
21 1914, at the postofflce at Chicago,
111, under the Act ot March 3, 1879.
AN EDITORIAL BY A GIRL TO
OTHER GIRLS. Girls, this is not a
man-written editorial, but an editor
ial written by one of you to you.
When you were babies your motner
bought you a little rag doll to play
with and you made mud pies in the
garden. When you grew older a
baby doll took its place and instead
of mud pies you tried your luck at
"real ones." Mother showed you how
to "keep house" and take the very'
best care of your "baby, and in this
way you spent many, many happy
Now that you are grown up and
school is out for a few months why
don't you play house again? On:y
this time play "really house," for it Is
just as important that you know how
to run a house and cook well as it is
to learn your school lessons.
Be the housekeeper, in your own
house for about a month and give
your mother a vacation! The very
idea of it will make everybody happy,
and while you are learning to keep
house and cook you will be having
just as much fun as you had playing
house when you were a little girl.
Perhaps you have noticed that
since the fine summer weather has
made its appearance mother is begin
ning to look tired, and that she is
working with her nerves instead of
with her muscles. The housekeeping
has run along so smoothly through
the winter and there has been so
much happiness and sunshine within,
the quarters of the home walls that
you do not realize how much plan
ning and thinking she has done to
keep the wheels running so' smoothly.
Tell mother that she needs a rest
and that you are going to make it
possible for her to take it right at
home. She must have her break
fast in bed, served on a dainty tray,
as though she had always been a
lady of leisure. It will be hard for
her to be inactive for awhile, but she
will begin to enjoy the novelty of the
situation very soon.
While you are tidying up the
house, starting the luncheon and
making the beds, mother can be out
in the garden or in the hammock
reading some of the books and maga
zines she had to push aside during
the busy winter months. In the aft
ernoon she can go calling or to the.
park while you take care of little sis
ter, if you have one, or start to fix
things for supper.
How splendid it will be to sit down
at the table with mother and the rest
of the family and know that you have
done everything to put the house in.
apple pie order and made all the good,
things to eat yourself.
SHORT ONES VH
An "issue" to the politician is
merely a hobby with a vote getting
Whisky having been stricken off
the drug list, a drug store now will
consist of candy, soda water, a cir
culating library and a cigar stand.
Shackleton's Antarctic ship, how
ever is not in any immediate danger,
of any submarine attack.
In the midst of this joyous roast
ing ear season pause and feel com
passion for the poor fellow with a
set of store teeth.
When Orozco jumped his bail, Un
cle Sam knew just Huerta look for
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