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THE DAY BOOK
JV. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
GO S. rEORIA ST. CHICAGO, I1.U
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United States and Canada. 3.00 a
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914, at the postofflce at Chicago.
' 111., under the Act of March 3. 1879.
"SOMEWHERE." Europe's war
cloud is casting its shadow even
across the seas. Here is a heart
breaking tale from Los Angeles. Lit
tle Jimmy St. Dazier, 15 years old,
was called home from school to his
mother's bedside. A few moments
after his arrival she passed away.
"Mamma is dead. I don't want to
live any more. I waint to die with
her," Jimmie sobbed.' An hour later,
they found him dead; he had taken
Jimmie's father Is "somewhere in
You other little Jimmies, aren't
you glad your name is Smith or
Brown or Jones, and that' you have
a president who keeps your daddies
out of war?
HIRAM BUGLE-CALLING, TOO.
Republican harmony in California
is all shot to pieces again. Now
comes Hiram Johnson, after return
ing to .the G. O. P. fold and declaring
for Hughes, and announces his can
didacy for the U. S. senate. Whether
he proposes to run as a Progressive,
a Republican or a little of both, is
not disclosed thus far.
But he iB going to run all right, or
at least canter over the route, and it
doesn't matter much which colors he
Johnson will get a good Republi
can vote and a good Progressive
vote, enough to split the Republican
total pretty near the middle. And
with Heney campaigning for the
Democratic ticket, firing broadsides
of his incontrovertible logic at the
G. 0. P., of which his statment that
"the men who nominated Mr. Hughes
are the men who nominated Mr.
Taft" is a sample, a splitvote is the
last thing the California Republicans4
want. They have set their heart on
that U. S. senatorship and they won't
be happy until they get it. No, all is
not Joy, verily.
SHOULD SEE BUBBLY CREEK
The River Clyde has been brought
up to its present navigable condition
by means of dredging and, the Glas
gow people are very proud of it One
day a party of American sightseers
turned up their noses at the Clyde.
"Call this a river?" they said.
"Why, it's a ditch In comparison with
our Mississippi or St. Lawrence or
"Aweel, mon," said a Scotch by
stander, 'you've got Providence to
thank Jot your rivers, but we made
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