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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
300 S. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, IUi.
Toltmhnnoi Editorial. Monroe SM
J KiepnuiWS circulation. Monroe 3S3
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chi
cago. 30 cents a Month. By ilall.
United States and Canada, J 3.00 a
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914, at the postoffice at Chicago.
111., under the Act of March 3, 1S79.
IT'S A ROTTEN GAME. The
Detroit branch of the Michigan Cen
tral roadroad hired a gang of strike
breakers during a recent strike.' After
the strike was settled the gang was
fired. Then two of the outfit handed
their recent employers a wallop by
stealing from them. They were ar
rested. In sentencing the two strikebreak
ers to ninety days in the house of
correction at Detroit, Judge (Donnelly
scored corporations for importing
thugs into the city.
"When a corporation brings an
army of strikebreakers, many of
them men with criminal records, to a
city and then turns thm loose and
the criminals steal from the corpora
tion, I can't see why the officials ex
pect the court to become wrathy be
cause of the criminals' misdeeds.
"It is Bimply a case where the
criminal bit the hand that fed him, or
the biter was bitten. The only good
thing about the matter is that the
corporation is the sufferer in, this
case and not some innocent citizens."
More power to Judge Connelly. His
act will no doubt have some good
effect in Detroit
Chicago in general should wage a
war against the importation of gangs
of crooks, loafers, etc., in the form of
strikebreakers. Every time a gang
is put to work and then let out when
the strike is gettled, crime has a
;heavy run for a s,pelL. t
Imported strikebreakers are pot
noted for self-control, nor for any
amount of respect of law and order.
It is simply a case of big employers
hiring them into the city for their
own selfish interests and then turn
ing them loose to terrorize the citi
zens until they are called somewhere
else on strike duty.
It's a rotten game and should be
GOOD TASTE AND ECONOMY.--She
was a pretty little clerk in a shoe
store and she was delighted to wait
on her old teacher.
"Oh, you must have a pair of these
lovely white buckskins," she exclaim
ed. "I do not think I would care to
wear them," replied the teacher, a
woman of fine taste. "But I would
like to know what they cost,"
"Ten dollars. I'm going to buy a
"You intend to pay $10 for a pair
of fancy white shoes?" queried the
astonished elder woman, recalling
the poverty of the home in which the
"Why, yes," replied the $10-a-week
girL "All the girls are wearing them.
OF COURSE I must have some."
The teacher went away worrying
over lost opportunities.
What is our school system good
for, she wants to know, if it turns out
onr girls thousands of them with
no more sense than to put a week's
wages into a pair of shoes. Yet
worse than that is the exceedingly
bad taste of wearing fine white shoea
downtown to work at 8 a. m.
There is no use In trying to teach
economy to women, she Bays, unless
they are taught the principles of taste
in dress first of alL And .this ought
to be just as much a part of public
school training as domestic science
Visitors to the Frisco Expo spent
$4,600 on chewing gum. Oh! those