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THE DAY BOOK!
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
600 S. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
Tfilpnhnnfi Editorial, Monroe 35.1
ivieptiones circulation, Monroe 3S28
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chi
cago, 30 cents a Month. By Mall.
United States and Canada, 13.00 a
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914, at the postofflce at ChtcaRO.
HI., under the Aot of March i. 1879.
T long as we, the people, do nothing
but wonder. i
ONLY THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHS.
We hear that the cost of a college
education is rising, and those who
cannot afford a higher education un
der any conditions are amused.
' We read that chicle from which
chewing gum is made is advancing
in price, and those who scorn both
the mint and the chocolate flavors
think it very funny.
We follow the rise in gasoline with
smiles; if our rich relative owns an
But when it comes to a rise in the
price of meat, nobody except the
packers laughs at anybody else. We
are all of a class. We are all carniv
ore, together. And rich or poor, we
all howl together.
Just now the Borland resolution,
which directs the federal com'n to
determine whether the meat packers
are violating the anti-trust laws is
stirring up the house of representa
tives. But the agitation and all the dis
cussion between packers and produc
ers will bring results only so far as
they stir up the rest of us !
Just as long as we are content with
our empty plates and spoons the
packers wil lcontinue to make our
favorite bossy cow do a fancy stunt
away up over the moon.
Even now we are alh wondering, if
she will ever come down again. It
is a safe bet that she never win, so i
TROUBLES OF A SINCERE MAN. 1
Mr. Rockefeller's answer to con
gress is another raise in gasoline f
prices, with the usual explanation i
"supply and demand."
This supply-demand matter is
causing Mr. Rockefeller continual f
worry and annoyance. He should be f
helped. The government should i
help him. The government should
open its own oil fields and produce i
gasoline. Then supply - demand i
would not have Mr. Rockefeller by
the throat i
We do hate to see a sincere fellow
citizen like Mr. Rockefeller strug
gling under conditions which he can- .
not controL In order to help Mr.
Rockefeller keep his head above wa
ter the government can well afford
to go to supplying the supply of gasoline.
WELL, SOME FOLKS DO
Jn our account of the Livingston-
Hoff wedding in last week s issue our
reporter intended to state that "after
a brief wedding trip the newly mar
ried couple would make their home
at the old Manse," but through a ty
pographical error which escaped the
proofreader, and which we regret ex
ceedingly, "Old Manse" was made to
read "Old Man's." Weedsport
(N. Y.) Sentinel.
HOW TO SAVE THE NATION
According to our foreign (and no
mestic) critics we have got to adopt
German efficiency, French patriot
ism, British calm, Serbian courage
and Bulgarian buttermilk but
please, oh, please, let us keep our
American griddle cakes!.
Compromise is the secret of suc
cess in married life. If you want 'to
go to the lodge and she wants you to
take her to a motion picture show,
compromise and go to the movies ,