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At D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
COO SO. PEORIA 8T. CHICAGO, 1LI
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30 centi a Month. By Mail, United
Statea and Canada, 33.00 a Year.
Entered as second-clati matter April
21, 1914. at the pojtofllce at Chicago,
I1L, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
USE THE ELEVATED -TIES,
DAVE. Hurray, hurray, Tiurray, as
the North shore Deluxe Bet would
say; for they've scored a win, though
the reason is thin, they won out in
the court yesterday. No more will
society fret; no more will their minds
beupset, for some bloomin' cus, who
ran one jitney bus, has been tossed
right out in lie wet.
The iub who eats coffee and beans,
and who has just a jit in his jeans,
no more can he ride by society's side
can see where the favor run
leans. A gent, David Donald, by
name, right well known for his jitney
bus fame, must from Lincoln park
drives keep away, "sakes alive," they
are only lor limousine game.
'Tis right queer how the run of law
goes; a decision like this plainly
shows, that the guy with the dough,
he can come or can go; it's the "do
as you-please" wind that blows. So,
society iolks, we repeat, that here
after we'll be real discreet, and the
next bloomin' cus, who runs his jit
ney bus, in the park will be thrown in
A MASCOT FOR EVERY HOO
DOO. Once a man asked for" Room
13 in a hotel. Then he committed
suicide. Evidently 13 was his loo
doo. He had probably headed for
that room a good many years ago.
It is easy to see why believing' in bad
Ju'ck harms us.
It breaks down our courage. It
we think that evil pursues us, then,
no effort is worth while. We become
undecided and inactive. We fail to
undertake those things which might
bring success. Or our first failure
Whoever holds a hoodoo should
also own a mascot. Thinking suc
cess will at least make a man try
ANOTHER OCTOPUS HATCHED.
There's a trust being born which
does not come under the Sherman
act, but nevertheless, needs looking
into. Yucatan reports the organiza
tion of a $100,000,000 concern to
control the sisal hemp crop of the
states of Yucatan and Campechi.
The purpose, it is said, "is to as
sure stability of price and stop spec
ulation." Sounds real Wall streetish,
doesn't it? Don't overlook the fact
that this country depends almost ab
solutely upon those Central Amer
ican states mentioned for its supply
of that very essential commodity,
It would be shocking to have a for
eign octopus fasten its tentacles
about Uncle Sam just as he is getting
loose from the clutches of those at
- And now thB big question is: Will
Mrs. Gait pronfise to obey?
President Wilson's policy seems to
be taking the hate out of Haiti.
They're slaughtering men and
women in Armenia for the wearing
of- the cross.
In view of his rupture with Cou
zens, it would seem that Ford should
have practiced his peace gospel in
his own firm. Peace, like charity,
News Item "More boys from the
farm are at our universities than
ever before." In other words, the old
man is content to make hay while
the son shines.