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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 SO. PEOBIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
rr , i Editorial, Monroe 333
lelepnones circulation. Monroe 383S
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier in Chicago,
30 oents a Month. By Mall, United
States and Canada. S3 00 a Year.
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914, at the postofflce at Chicago,
IU, under the Act of March 3, 1879
A BANKERS' CHORUS. What's
the matter with La Salle street or
ganizing a bankers' glee club, trained
to sob in chorus every time council
attempts to insist on a public service
corporation living up to its con
tracts? A little training by an experienced
choirmaster would make it possible
for the bankers' glee club to work off
that sob stuff to some national air;
and the harmony of the thing might
move council to tears of sympathy
for such poor widows and orphans as
Mrs. E. H. Harriman and Og. Armour.
Anything that is worth doing at all
is worth doing well, and there's plen
ty of time this summer for the sob
sisters to practice up and be ready
when that Automatic phone deal
comes up again this falL
CULTURE AND "CULTURE."
We know a very fine-women who
worries because her husband isn't
She loves him very much, however
so this isn't a tale of woe. Read it
Though he is kind, pleasant, hon
est, gentle, decent, hardworking, true
to her, she still deplores the fact that
he lacks what she calls culture.
He brings her bouquets of flowers,
he buys ice cream for her, he turns in
all his wages but, dern it, he isn't a
He can't play the guitar or the
mandolin, or piano.- He ui't--diiSformcbirxj
cuss contraconception, for he knows
nothing about it Neither did his
mother, or he might not have been
here to marry this fine woman.
He doesn't know a blessed thing
about high art; he doesn't tango; ha
hasn't a word to say about new
thought; he's never up to snuff on.
the latest way to shake hands; his
clothes don't hang a bit like Chow
ley's. He can't write a very good letter
but he can write her a love letter
when she's absent
And after reading this (before it
was printed) his fine wife, who is a
college woman and "cultured" to her
finger tips, had this to say:
"Why, I believe, after all, that
Peter's is the real CULTURE, and
that the other stuff is 'culture.' I
wouldn't trade Peter for all the 'fine
gentlemen' in town."
MERELY A S U G G EST I O N .
Cheers for the sons of Colorado!
LThey would have all Colorado on Aug.
1, anniversary or Colorado a state
hood, engage in three minutes of si
lent prayer for peace in Europe.
Good thing! Good thing! But why
not make it out-loud prayer and tag
on one minute for the owner of Colo
rado, the meek and lowly Rockefel
Bryan's speeches are being sent to
Berlin newspapers. They're mighty
good reading matter and it won't hurt
the Berliners to learn something
about peaceful America.
The summer resorts report poor
business this year; probably because
they miss those people who used to
"go to Europe" every summer.
Jamaica is planning to send 5,000
men to help Britain That ought to
put some ginger into the allies.
We are growing cynical. Chance
are that Cinderilla story was an ad