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THE PHOTOGRAPH MAN
THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 S. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILT..
Tolnnhnnno Editorial. Monroe 253
" Circulation, Blonroe3&26
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chi
cago, 30 cents a Month. By Hall.
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Entered as second-class matter April
4i, xait, at iae posioiuce at unicagro
111, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
TO SAVE THE FARMS. The Na
tional City Bank of. New York, which
tackles sociology, economics, diplo
macy as well as finance, has got the
horrors of the 8-hour law all figured
out in its September "letter" thus:
"If railway trainmen are to make
shorter runs in the future more men
will be required in that service and
they will have to be withdrawn from
farming and other occupations; pro
duction will be curtailed," etc.
- It is not likely that over two per
cent of railway trainmen ever saw a
farm save as part of the scenery
along their routes,. However, if'
farmers are gomg to rush in and run
locomotives, switch cars and man
age the brakes, we're going to quit
riding on trains and go to praying
for the perfect health of our "tin
But it sure does take a New York
bank to father the proposition that
the creation of more jobs means na
The rough wounds of time polish
the character of a "diamond in the
Most men are afraid to marry
smart women for fear they will be
Why do our friends who do not be
lieve in preparedness always take
their umbrellas along when clouds
-By Charles B. DriscoJI
Oh, a wonderful man is the proto-
With his camera perched upon
When he blots you from earth with
his swift-moving eye,
I wonder how chesty he feels!
He can tilt up your chin in a beau
He can twist your popr neck like a
Witl a, jab of the fist on the end of
He can make your profile divine.
He isnot a bit scared about chang
ing your map,
For'he knows how it should have
And if you're a doddering, senile old
He will make you 18 in the shade.
The man who was seeking the foun
tain of youth '
Should have fdund him a photo
But if you are looking for cold, cruel
Why, a mirror's a good thing to
BADLY OUT OF PLACE
Little Mary, jwhose parents had
just moved to town had been operat
ed on for appendicitis, but the teach
er did not know this and asked her in
physiology class one day:
"Mary, where is your appendix?"
, Mary's reply was disconcerting, for
"Over In York county." Ladies
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