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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
BOO SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, I LI
faUBSCRIPTION By Carrier in Chicago,
30 cents a Month. By Mail, United
States nd Canada, 13.00 a Year.
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914, at the postoifice at Chicago,
111., under the Act of March 3, 1879.
IT IS A THING TO WATCH. A
most important hearing is that of the
courtmartial at San Francisco of
Lieut-Col. Goodier, judge advocate of
the western department of the U. S.
army, in which the aviation corps is
involved. It is important in that it is
one of the few instances in which
"pull" and "graft" are being brought
into the clear light, and because, be
fore more hundreds of millions are
invested in army and navy, a whole
lot of dirty linen in these services
should be washed and ironed.
The testimony at San Francisco
already discloses graft and that men
engaged in the extra-hazardous busi
ness of aviation have been promoted
or demoted as a matter of favoritism.
Intelligent men will not go into
navy or army when their careers and
lives are at the mercy of "pull," and
the expositions as to "pull" in the
aviation corps show rottenness about
as rank as we have ever seen. Sec'y
Garrison ought to attend that Good
ier courtmartial and keep his best
eye on everyone concerned in it. He
couldn't be doing better work for his
If a fellow has to knock, let him
The Luxemberg cabinet has re
signed because of a dispute with the
Grand Duchess Marie. This can't 1
be the well known "Sweet Marie,"
Bishop Moore of Cincinnati prays
for a woman president of the U. S.
Waituntil after Dec. 20, bishop, and
One Bessie Chapman wants a di
vorce because hubby smokes 50 cig
arets and drinks 45 highballs a day.
If Bessie doesn't hurry she'll be a
widow before she gets it.
"Wool a question of the future,"
reads a headline. But some of us as
we mop our marble tops must be
lieve it is a matter of years past.
The best practical joke is always
the one that's on the other fellow.
An inmate of the Baltimore Home
for Incurables has just died at 110
years. For the love of Pete, how long
do Baltimore curables live?
N. Y. World calls the resigning Sir
Edward Carson "the Bryan of the
British cabinet" It's most darned
mean, for Sir Edward doesn't threat
en to lecture.
Dr. Cook says he couldn't reach
the, summit of Mt. Everett, because
Che English authorities wouldn't let
him. If he'll just wait a little while
perhaps the German authorities wilL
FOR A MOMENT
a r i iL
"And when you threatened to
scream for help, did he stop kissing
"Yes once or twice."