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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 8. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
TolenhnnOQ Editorial. Uonroe 363
jeiKfJHUlWif circulation. Monre3S2
Subscription By Carrier in
Chicago, 50 cents a month. By
Mail, United States and Can
ada, 50 cents a Month.
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914, at the postofflce at Chicago.
I1L. under the Act of March I. 1ST
BY H. M. COCHRAN
CAS PRESSURE. Sam Insull is
there when it conies to gas pressure
of a certain brand. His particular lik
ing is bringing pressure on the gas
question on the city council
Folks 'round town, however, rise
to state that pressure on gas itself
would be much more appreciated.
True, gasusers want a low price. But
at the same time they wouldn't, at
all, mind getting a higher pressure.
When evening meal time comes
around Chicagoans complain that
the gas pressure is so low, at .times,
that it's blamed hard to cook a meaL
And also blamed hard to heat a
house where gas is used in the fur
nace. Put your pressure in the right
Folks are forced to get off and walk
two or three blocks. And they have
paid a nickel to ride all the way.
This does not appeal to elderly
folks or to women who are carry
ing babies in arms.
But aslong as the people stand for
it the car company will keep slipping
it over on them.
Paying compliments and owing
your life to some one doesn't hit the
Might let T. R. trounce Bulgaria
while the rest of us prepare for war
with the Germans.
"Red-headed girls are becoming
more popular," remarks a western
editor. Whaddaya mean, becoming?
The Atlantic Monthly believes in
"writing down" to its readers. It runs
an explanatory note after using the
MATJISON-AUSTIN CARS. Aus
tinites who ride home at night on a
Madison-Austin car and live within
two or three blocks of the city limits
west are getting stung every night
on their car ride, and they're getting
a bit sore under the collar.
Every night cars get Jammed up
at the west city limits, as many as
twenty cars being at the end of the
line at one time. This means that
many of the cars are unable to get
farther than within three blocks
from the end of the Madison car line.
ESTIMATES OF CAPACITY
"Has your boy Josh completed his
"I f reckon so," replied Farmer
Corntossel. "I don't say that he's
got all he needs, but I suspect he's
got about all he's able to hold."