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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 15, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 17

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1THE DAY BOOK!
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 8. PEOIUA ST. CHICAGO. ILX.
Telpnhnnxt Editorial. Monroe 353
r Circulation, Mom
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chi
cago, 30 cents a Month. By Mall.
United States and Canada. $3.00 a
Year
Entered as second-class matter April
21 1914, at the postofflce at Chlcairo.
111., under the Act of March 3. 1879.
THE BORDER STATES AND
OUR MEXICAN POLICY The
states on the Mexican border Cali
fornia, Arizona, New . Mexico and
Texas all voted for Wilson. .
They know more about Mexican
relations than folks further away.
The rest tif us, being farther away,
might as well take this result as an
indication that the U. S. govern
ment's policy toward our sister re
public is not far from the correct one.
THE THRILL. Months ago, when
Lincoln Beachy was killed pandering
to the morbid craving of a sensation
lovingNpublic, we wrote an editorial
deploring the lust for thrills which
periodically drives the greatest of
America's aviators to their death.
Since then the long list of victims
has been materially added to. Last
week at San Diego, Joe Bocquel,
probably the most sensational trick
aviator this country has ever known,
greater than Beachy, greater than
Art Smith, was done to death- trying
stq,give "just one more thrill."
The things that Bocquel could do
in an aeroplane were simply marvel
out, and had he lived to complete his
American tour, which was Just be
gun, the whole, country would have
. been dumb with amazement.
Applied along proper lines his 'won-
derful knowledge of the air might
have advanced the science of avia
tion incalculably. But Bocquel is
gone with the others. A few thousand
spectators at San Diego had their
thrill They surely got their money's
worth. We could go on and tell you,
though, what America has lost.
But what's the use?
' A JOB FORA REAL INVENTOR.
A Kansas genius has Invented a
"shaving harness." It's an affair with
straps that you put over your should
ers, and it holds a shaving mug with
brush, a shelf (grooved) for the ra
zor, and an adjustable. mirror. It is
so arranged that as you turn your
head to" one side and down the mir
ror follows automatically, this being
controlled by movement of shoulder
-straps. Thus any man pan shave in
comfort arid without contorting the
neck. A
Our thanks to this Kansas invent
or. When our flivver is paid for well
buy one of his contraptions
Butrfa greater debt will be human
ity's to that" man, blessed be his
auburn beard, who invents an unlose
able or self-finding collar button.
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