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iTHE DAY BOOK
N. D. GOCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 S. rEOIUA ST. CHICAGO, ILU
Tplpnhnnon editorial. Monroe 333
IVltfjnoneS circulation. Monroe 3SS0
Subscription By Carrier in
Chicago, 50 cents a month. By
Mail, United States and Can
ada, 50 cents a Month.
Entered as second-cjass matter April
21, 1914 at tho postofllce at Chicago.
lit, glider the Act of March 3. 187?
PRIVATE WARS. Speaking of
the taxi, war at the Lasalle hotel the,
- News says: "Private wars conduct
ed in the streets of Chicago should
not be tolerated, whether carried on
by rival taxicabs or any one else."
That's what The Day Book
thought when it started in to stop
the war between sluggers employed
by the loop papers. That war went
on for years, and several murders
were committed, but the News did
nothing to stop it. The people never
knew the truth about it ifntil told by
The Day Book.
THE WOMAN PAYS Can YOU
begin to "see now the vast business
structure that has been gradually
built up on the bodies of women?
Have you read the newspaper graft
stories merely for the sensational
thrill or have you seen the picture of
modern civilization these stories
show to the one who looks beyond?
Politicians and police officers collect
graft fronl hpuses of prostitution
and assignation, from saloonkeepers
who harbor the women of the un
derworld. Property owners collect
rent. National, state, county and
cty government collects taxes,
either directly or through the prop
erty owner. And the woman at the
iottom of thfi vast structure earns ,
the money in that old, old way. Tne
woman pays. She sells herself. Part
of her earnings go to the keeper of
the resort,, part to the owner of the
property, the bartender, the waiter,
the pimp, the police, the collector,
the politician or protector and on
through to the government itself.
Yes, the woman pays, and we, soci
ety, let her pay. Of all the abomina
tions on the face'of the earth noth
ing is more' degraded than the man
who lives on woman's shame.
1 BRADLEY. He made cartoons
for the Daily News nearly every day
seventeen" years. Now he is dead.
Thousands who never saw him in life
felt tft. soul of him as a man alive-
His death, is felt as the loss of a man
who did good work. Since the Great
War, particularly, he was loved in.
this country for his work. Always
he was showing the crowned -heads,
the feudal overlords of Europe as re
sponsible for the start of the war and
.its continuance. Always he was
showing' militarism as a grinning,
domineering, brutal, quasi-idiotib
figure. His fun was quiet rather
than hilarious. He liked people and
democracy and 'there was the note of
human hope in most of his work.
o o r
Georgia remains the banner lynch
ing state, with 14 out of a total of
54 in 1916.
There may be leaks in Washing
ton? but there are darn few leaks
from Wall street
The Woman Next Door sniffed:
"There are no pastures in winter!"
when we suggested Pasteurized
There is a financial scanflal now
n the-toy republic of San Marino. If
this keeps on the only nonest capital
may be Monte Carlo.
Philadelphia mayor has asked the
newspapers, not the police, to solve
the Roberts murder mystery. The
marvel Police Reporter of fiction Ifl
vindicated ! v