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N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
BOO S. PEOIIIA. ST. CHICAGO, ILL,
TflenhnnPi Editorial, Monroe 353
jeiepnones eirenicon, Monroe 3S36
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chi
cago, 30 cents a Month Br Mail.
United States and Canada, $3.00 a
Entered as second-class 'matter April
21. 1914, at the postoffle at Chicago.
111., under the Act of March 3. 1879
MOTHERS AND SONS. Mothers
of Illinois, you can vote for president
this year. You can vote to keep your
hoys at home, or you can vote to
send them to disease and death in
Mexico. You can vote to keep them
at home, peacefully working for
themselves and those they love, or
you can vote to send them across the
Mexican border to risk their "lives
' making Hearst's million-acre ranch
worth millions of dollars making
the Standard Oil company's oil con-
' cessions, or the mining concessions
of the Guggeneims worth more mil-
' lions. You can vote to-save their
lives to be lived in peace and useful
1 wurk, or to shoulder guns the muni
tions makers want to sell. You can
vote for peace, or "you can vote for
war. You can vote for humanity or
you can vote for mammon.
President Wilson has kept this
country out of the wholesale murder
of Europe. He has kept 'us out of
war with Mexico. And he has earned
the hatred of every man who profits
financially by war. He will-be op
posed by the votes, the influence-and
tne. millions of the war pirates. He
will be opposed by the Wall street
owners of the railroads, upon whom
he forced the 8-hour day though by
s so doing he saved YOU and all the
rest of us from- industrial paralysis
and food famine from disaster even
worse thanxwar. He may have saved
the life of YOUR baby.
Mothers of Illinois, YOU can varrf
this year. As you think of your boy,
you may silently thank God for Wil-,
son, but it will take the human votes
of thankful fathers and mothers to.
preserve peace by keeping in office,
this brave man who has risked his
political life to save the American (
OVERALLS AND- KIMONOS.1
No connection whatever. But you (
may be interested in these little sto
ries they're true:
SolomohBerger was a witness in,
police court before Judge Bennett in
Boston the other day. He appeared,
in his working clothes, having fin
ished his milk route before coming
to court. He had on overalls, and a
Judge Bennett gave Berger a call
own for appearing in that garb.
We'd like to know what business it
is of Bennett's how people'' dress
when they come to his court! Judges
ape getting too blamed particular;
there is no more reason why Berger,
for instance, should leave' his" milk
wagon and go home to get a stand?
up collar before appearing as a wit
ness than there is why Bennett
should wear his judicial pants while
cleaning out the furnace.'
Here's another Boston happening:
Assemblyman Burr objected to the
length of time taken up in the state
house of representatives with "kimo
"What are "kimono speeches'?'
somebody wanted to know.
A speech that covers everything
but touches nothing,"-said Burr.
"I wish I could afford to own an
"It doesn't take much money to
buy one these days."
"I know, but I don't want that kind.
I'd hate to buy an expensive fluid
like gasoline and then pour it into
one of those cheap cars." N. Y.