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iTHE DAY BOOK
N. D, COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
600 S. PEOniA ST. CHICAGO, nx.
Telenhnnea Editorial, Monroe 383
1 Vtepuvnetf CIrcuintl0B, Monroe 3S30
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chi
cago, SO cents a Month. Br Mail.
United States and Canada, S3 00 a
Entered as secend-claaa matter April
21. 1914, at the postotflce at Chicago.
UL. under the Act of March S, 1879.
of high Importance. Mrs.
President Wilson took an auto ride
the other day and her step-granddaughter,
baby Ellen McAdoo, climb
ed upon her lap and sat there.
It is hard to over-estimate the im
portance of this dispatch from Wash
ington. Note that Baby Ellen sat
upon Mrs. Wilson's lap. Mrs. Wilson
did not sit upon the baby's lap. This
shows clearly that Baby McAdoo is a
normal baby, and relieves the public
anxiety lest the McAdoo baby were
not just like any other baby. It also,
indicates that Mrs. Wilson has a fine
conception of the proprieties and a
generauos heart The baby might
have climbed upon and sat upon the
hood of the auto or the neck of the
chauffeur. The proper place to have
the baby sit was unquestionably upon
same lap that wasn't busy.
It is altogether a rip-roaring old
telegraphic news item from the na
RARE AND SPLENDID. Now and
then we run across exceptions to the
established rule that corporations are
both soulless and heartless. But the
exceptions are so few that we like to
make note of them when found. We
have now occasion to mention two at
one time, a rare phenomena.
A 14-year-old messenger boy of
Houston, employed by one corpora
tion, was run over by another truck
of another corporation. The last I
mentioned concern sent him to a hos
pital, employed a trained nurse and'?
excellent physician, sent him flowers
and delicacies each day while he was '
ill and provided an automobile each
time his mother wished to visit him. I
The employing concern kept the
boy's position open for him, paid him l
full wages while incapacitated and
put him back at work when he was
fully recovered. The lad's little moth-
er now bursts forth in a voluntary
song of praise for both concerns.
And they deserve it You may say
it was only their duty. Perhaps so.
but the fine thing was that some con
trolling mind and Tiand probably sac-
rificed time and energy worth much "
more, in dollars and cents, than the
money expended on the injured lad, '
to provide the kindly attentions he
It was the THOUGHT more than
the DEED which counts.
It'was applying the golden rule to
big business. You don't often see
that, do you?
A MUSICAL. COMDV )
WJLI OP&i HEFfeiy
&N U5H&R IM YHeJLISEUM
"I see a dark man," murmured the
fortune-teller. "Take another look,"
demanded the politician, "and see if
you can spot a dark horse!"
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