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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCliRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
600 S. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
Tolonhnnpv Editorial, Monroe 353
1 eiepnvnei, circulation. Monroe 3bJ
SUBSCRIPTION-By Carrier In Chi
cago, 30 cents a Month. By Malt.
United States and Canada, ?3 00 a
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914. at the postdtflce at Chicago.
111., under the Art of March 3, 1379
"PICKED UP." The first time
they met was in a public dance hall.
She was standing at the side pong
ing for a .lance with anyone.
He sauntered up, asked for a dance
with her and' she complied. She
didn't mind his cigaret breath or his
boorish demeanor. He was a per
fect dancer, and in that she reveled.
' The second time they met was on
the street. He barely tipped his hat
to her, and she smiled to him.
That was encouraging, so the third
meeting was more intimate.
"Hello, kid!" was his greeting.
She was a bit alarmed, but she an
swered with "Hello."
So the meetings" went, he not
deeming it necessary to doff his hat
to her or greet her with a better sal
utation than "Hello. kid!";she en
couraging him all the more by not
showing she felt offended by his
manners toward her.
She happened to pass a group of
those idlers who find all their time
taken up with standing by corner
cigar, or other, stores. $
"Hello, kid!", came from the
She looked at them. Not one of
them she knew. She was surprised.
She had passed that group many
times before and this was the first
time they had hailed her.
The next time she met her dance
hall friend he was with that group,
and she understood.
Then she realized what it meant
to be "picked up" in a dance hail-
by any one.
Public dance halls are gooa piaces
to attend with, an escort or at least
another girl friend.
But, of all things let girls beware
of being "picked up" in such places.
The consequences are none too
- BUSINESS OR POLITICS.
Prank Vanderlip has come and gone.
He was taken around Chi. by Julius
Rosenwald in Julius' best limousine.
With him was Frank Trumbull,
chairman directors of Chesapeake &
Ohio Ry. and chairman railway ex
ecutives' advisory committee.
No whispered or stuttered inkling
came from Mister Vanderlip on why
he came o Chi. He said 'e's for
Hughes and after the war there will
be grave .business problems to face.
But .outside of that Mr. V. pussy
footed his way locally and vocally.
"There are important and delicate
financial and business problems fac
ing the country which must be care
fully dealt with," was one handout of
wisdom from the Vanderlip oracle.
He being the vice president of the
biggest bank in America, the Na
tional City Bank (Rockefeller) oT
New York and he being the head of
the new $50,000,000 corporation to
get more foreign trade for America
why couldn't he give us something
with more, stuff 'and fiber to chew on
mentally -than this old stuff about
Was Mister Vanderlip here on
business or politics?
Is Mister Vanderlip another of,
those bankers who knows how to
make politics help banking?
NOf EASY TO SELL
Wanted Canvassers to sell .church
people on commission. K. Bradford,
Adv. in Hornell, N. Y., Times, i .