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Now that our tittle county of Cook
has settled its election mess, we can
now get down to business" again.
Snowballing this winter will take
the place of the mud-slinging Of the
past couple of weekB.
What's the matter, Jias the Euro
pean war ended?
Election has s6 far pushed it off
the first page streamers of the papers
that we have about last track of it.
It is to be hoped that any vote
fraud probe that is carried on will
be continued .until it hits the "higher
ups." Investigators claim that there
are 625,839,480 honest-to-goodness
chicken eggs in storage In Chicago.
Figuring eggs at about 3y2 cents
apiece, they ought to lock that
scramble up in a safety deposit vault
If some officials would lay for the
egg price boosters like the chickens
are, we might get a ut in prices.
At last Hughes and his followers
have also taken- up "watchful wait
ing." A lady told the judge In the South
Clark street police station that the
only reason she didn't smash a movie
flirt in the face was because he had
If you must flirt, boys, wear
But don't flirt!
The day after inauguration day,
March 4, 1917, there will not be any
doubt at all who Is the next presi
dent Some satisfaction.
Have you noticed that Ward's 6
cent bread carries an inside label
marked one-half pound and an out
side label marked three-quarters of
A lady brought a loaf in to The
Day Book office marked" that way.
"You can fool some .of the people
all of the time, all of the people some
of the time, but you can't fool all of
the people all of the time." j
December is rather a peculiar
month for moving, but the fourth of
that month Is when present ,Cook
county officials vacate for the newly
FIGHT TO MAKE CHICAGO AND v
. NATION DRY BY 1920
"Make the nation dry by 1920."
The battle cry of the Drys blares -,
forth. Spurred by successes in the
Tuesday elections, the anti-liquor
forces are immediately preparing for
a concerted drive- all over the wet
regions of the states in. a gigantic
effort to push the saloon off the face
of the republic witWn the next four
The announcement of Wm. Jen
nings Bryan, for two decades one of
the biggest figures in American pol
itics, that he will desert party poli
tics and devote his energies to the
cause of prohibition has cheered the
The opening gun of the national
fight will be fired in Chicago when
Bryan addresses the Dry Chicago
federation, Nov. 20. The federation,
Anti-Saloon league, Prohibition par
ty and W. C. T. U. expect to carry on
the fight from Bryan's talk until
"Billy" Sunday gets here next fall for
a series of preachments that -may
extend over several months and in
which he will make his main fight
. Indications are that, Oregon has
passed a prohibition amendment
which will even prohibit liquor being
shipped or" carried Into the state.
Seven other Btates voted dry last
BITS OF NEWS
Ray Van Winkle, watchman at St.
Luke's hospital, got 6 months for 1
thefts at hospital. "
Andrew Wright Crawford, wealthy,
sued for divorce by Evelyn Crawford.
Jos. Olenlck, 755 Congress, and
Rocco Petrucci, 1020 Newberry av.,
each fined $100 and given six months '
in Bridewell on four" larceny charges,