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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
COO S. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
Telenhane Bditrii, Monro? ssa
eiepnones circulation. Monroe 3S38
SUBSCRIPTIOK By Carrier in Chi
cago, 30 cents a Month. By Mai.
United States and Canada, 3.0fl a
Entered as secend-class matter April
XI. 1914. at the postofflce at Chicago.
Ill , under the Act of March 8. WS.
NECKS. You've probably read a
hundred or so editorials condemning
Coming down the street car t'other
morning we sat across from a damsel
with baby-blue eyes and a bare white,
throat There wasn't much in the
paper to read, somehow, that morn
ing. Those baby-blue eyes were very de
mure. We sat there muffled in a big plaid
overcoat with, a, heavy collar hut-
toned up around our chin. We had a
told. Our neck was sore. So was
(By "neck" we mean the outside
of our throat By "throat" we mean
the inside of our neck.)
The girl with the baby-blue eyes
and the bare white throat did not
have a sore neck.
We reflected on the folly of wo
Maybe Bhe of the bare white throat
was reflecting, too but not on the
f oily of the WOMENJS fashions.
We wonder. Yep, we wonder.
ANOTHER DANIEL. There's a
police judge in Los Angeles who is
possessed of the wisdom of a Solo
mon and the guile of a serpent A'
well-to-do and influential Japanese,
driving his outo without lights, ran
over a workman, on his way .home to
a family of six, and broke Jus arm.
'f he only charge made against the 1
Japanese-was the violation of a triv
ial auto ordinance. But the wise;
judge imposed a sentence of six
months' In jail; a record breaker, all5
right Then he ingeniously remarked'
to the offender that he would be much'
disposed to suspend sentence were,
it not that his gross carelessness had
thrown an honest man, a mother and
five little children upon charity.
The Japanese promptly volunteer
ed to compensate the injured man by
paying his regular wages until back
at work. "
Whereupon the sentence was susJ
pended. That Is what we term strip
ping the ruffles off the robes of jus
tice. Don't you?
o o t
Pity Nick Longworth. He's got -to:
choose between Ohio's favorite son:
and Nick's favorite father-in-law.
Calumet reports copper is being
substituted for tin in manufacturing.
What are the Lizzies made of? l
"For a pain in your head, read'
poetry," Sam Crothers, a writer, told
a Lios Angeies audience. Howre we
to know when it's poetry?"
sreAM YAorry " jr"
WArtihte FOR A 45
IN YHe BUjK&T' t?