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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 3. J'BOIIIA ST. CHICAGO. ILK
Tolenhnnoi Killforlul, Monroe 3IS
J. KiepuuilLS clr.u0,on, Monroe toJO
Subscription By Carrier In
Chicago, 50 ce'nts a month. By
Mail, United States and Can
ada, 50 cents a Month.
Entered as syond-olsas matter April
21, 19H, at the postoffice at Chicago.
111. under the Act of March 3, 179
THINK IT OVER. Rev. Mr.
Smith of San Francisco, whose
feathers are just now all perked up
over eradication of "Barbary Coast,"
has got a slogan for the social evil
that ought to set sociologists to
chewing the cud of reflection. He
"Keep her on the move, to make
her market diffcO.lt"
Now, given a demand, when you
make a market difficult, two things
almost invariably result: One is a
hoom in peddling from house -to
house; the other a cheapening of the
price of the goods and a deteriora
tion in their quality.
Maybe it isn't a high order of wis
dom in Rev. Smith to discuss "her"
from a business standpoint.
GARDEN IN YOUR WINDOW?
"Intensive" gardening in a kitchen
window box will provide a cook with
parsley, chives, radishes and green
It is possible to keep a hive of bees
in an attic window, to grow mush
rooms in a cellar, raise squabs over
a garage, grow large vegetables in
a backyard, and grapes over a per
gola. Many persons can do one of these
things, some ean do all of them,
Itoing one will help reduce the cost
of living a little, doing all will help
Cabbage is now 10 cents a pound
in cities, onions 14 cents a pound,
potatoes $3.50 a bushel, with a boost
to $4 in sight.
Whoever will plant his backyard
or the vacant lot next door to gar
den truck this spring, will not only cut
down his own grocery bills, but he
will be a national benefactor. He
will help lower the store prices for
Intensive gardening will greatly in
crease the backyard product. Suc
cessive crops of vegetables can be
raised in any .garden plot, if one plans
right Now is the time to plan.
If a royal party attends a theater,
does the czardine occupy a box?
Time to take a hint from the Pil
grim Fathers, "wheii succotash and
hominy made up the humble board."
Farm boys are quickest to join the
armysay recruiting men. But most
of the patriotic noise comes from the-cities.
BUT NOT ONE
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