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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
600 SO. PEOHIA ST. CHICAGO, ILU.
rj- i i Editorial, Monroe SS3
JelepnOneS circulation, Monroe 38ZS
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago.
30 cent a Month. By Mall. United
States and Canada. S3 00 a Year
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914. at the postoffice at Chicago,
111., upder the Act of March 3. 1879
SUNDAY'S CHRISTIANITY. At
last a minister of the gospel has been"!
found who won't fall for Billy Sun
day's bunk Christianity. His name is
Rev. Charles S. Aked, and he resign
ed as member and vice-president of
the committee that pulled off a six-days-go-as-you-please,
revival in San Francisco. In resign
ing he said:
"I must be free to say that there is
no such God as Sunday pretends, no,
such Christ, no such heaven and no
such hell. I cannot compromise my
position as a minister of Christ."
Bully for Parson Aked. All over
the country so-called ministers of
Christ have fallen for the sacriligeous
Sunday stuff, and largely because the
rich members of their congregations
wanted Sunday's special brand of
Christianity for consumption by the
In Philadelphia the men who stew
ed the broth for the people were led
by that pious old fraud and hypocrite,
John Wanamaker; the head of the
Baldwin locomotive works and other
representatives of public utilities and
Their purpose must have been to
scare the workers down the sawdust
trail and fill their minds with an awful
fear of hell and damnation, so they
would be good slaves, willingly obey
their piasters and gladly wait until j
after death for whatever reward they
were to get for their obedience and
If God is Love, as we were taught
at our mother's knee, then the God 4
that Billy Sunday describes, vouches
for and bellows at is a fraud and pre-5
tender; and the Christ Billy Sunday I
pretends to represent is not the gen
tle, loving Christ of the bible, but,
rather a modern, money-making
Christ who originated in the diseased
imagination of Sunday himself.
The real Christ drove the money-j
changers from the temple, but the?
Billy Sunday Christ would have gone
out to the country club with them taj
play golf and passed out salvation
only to such as had the big price.
'RAH FOR 'EM! Physical poweri
brain push, all the efficacy of prayer
to the Laundrymen's National ass'n,
now in convention at Portland.
It is studying how to so reduce the
cost "that the housewife can no long-l
er afford to do the family laundering
herself." If this isn't an undertaking!
worthy of national applause than wei
have been writing editorials for 2(r
years when we ought to have been!
tending tollgate on a plank road or
at something else equally calm,,
soothing and easy on brains.
The Kennedy, Minn., Star says thef
only excitement there this year on
circus day was when one of the show,
ladies poked her finger through a holej
in the dressing room tent and pinkectt
a prominent citizen in the eye.
Though the average rounder isn't
generally much of a bird lover, he is
always a specialist on swallows andJ
"Kill the rooster" advises a farm
paper, forgetting that the first prolM
lem with most of us is to get thai
A recent department store ad reads,,
"Laaies' satmng suits, one-nali on."
No window display, please.