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THE DAY BOOK
W. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
COO SO. PEOIIIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
Tolonhr.nno Editorial, Monro 553
leiepnoneS Circulation. Monroe 3820
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier in Chicago.
SO cent a Month. By Mail. United
States and Canada. $3 00 a Year.
Entered- as second-class matter April
21, 1914, at the postoflice at Chicago.
Ill, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
GET A MOVE ON! Here, Chica
go! Sit up and take notice' A sta
tistician, who is prepared to prove his
statement, he says, figures out that
at the present rate of increase of
population of both cities, Buenos
Aires will pass Chicago in 1930 and
become the secend city in the hemis
phere. Here we have been fooled by our
Windy City boosters into thinking
that Chicago had a tail holt and
down-hill pull on New York for first
place about the date mentioned
above, only to learn that a South"
American village is about to remove
Chicago's own scalp.
We've been buncoed, by Heck!
MORE BUNK FOR THE MINERS.
And now John D. Rockefeller, Jr.,
is telling those Colorado miners how
to attain success business success.
We haven't an iota of doubt but
what they'd all enjoy it, but young
Rockefeller seems to be overlooking
something very important.
It's sometimes difficult for a man
digging coal many feet below the
earth's surface or driving a mule in
a mine to entertain ideas of some day
having an office in Wall st But it's
not unusual for the coal digger or
mule driver to hope that some day he
will earn a wage sufficent to send lit
tle Johnny or Mary through school
and provide the family with warm
clothing and plenty to eat
And many of them probably would
"welcome some assurance of protec
tion from the bullets of mine guards
when they demand living wages and
living working conditions.
Mr. Rockefeller's press agent
seems to be using his usual poor
Possibly Caranza now looks on the
A. B. C. nations that gave him recog
nition as the E Z powers.
Wonder if those asphyxiating gas
es are any worse than living in a
house with the walls freshly painted.
It's easy for the elevator man to go
up in the world but at the end of
each day's work he's down and out.
You can work the cut-out on the
Ford but not the Ford stories.
Fifty million copies of ragtime mu
sic have been sold the past year.
They wouldn't need such a lot of rag
if they didn't tear it off so.
It doesn't pay for a man to get
bald. He has to pay just as much
for a hair cut as if he had a full crop.
Troop B, Sixth Cavalry, U. S. A., ia
a real hyphenated aggregation. They
even write it "Uncle-Sam." A photo
graph has been taken of 18 members
of the troop at the Dallas fair. There
is one each of the following nation
alities in the picture: Greek, Swiss,
German, Turk, Swede, Italian,
Scotch, Irish, Hungarian, French,
Mexican, Cuban, Russian, Pole, Slav,
Canadian, English and American.
Count 'em 18! All are loyal Yan
kees and good soldiers, too. You
ought to hear the eagle scream in
Officially announced by a Wash
ington correspondent that Mrs. Gait
has bought "a smart pair of walking
shoes buttoning snugly about the
ankle." Thank heaven, Woodrow is
not going to get a wife who wears
sloppy shoes or goes barefoot!
-J, - -iSil