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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
KDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
8. FBORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILU
TflonhnnPI Editorial. Monroe 353
eiepilUI'Vo Circulation. Monroe 3i28
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
111., under the Act of March 3. 1379
ANOTHER KICK IN THE PURSE.
Ice has joined the ranks! Frozen
water is peaceful and neutral no
longer. The ice price is scheduled to
jump when the summer days arrive
if they ever do.
The cause must be one of three
reasons. It hasn't been cold enough
this winter to -freeze enough water
to make the supply plentiful. They're
shipping U. S. ice to the war zone.
Or dealers figured the cold weather
was going to stick forever and didn't
cut any ice at all. We don't know
which reason is the right one.
Anyway, in the meantime, there is
one good reason for being thankful
for the cold weather. And we aren't
so anxious for it to leave us, now.
And just think, at present we are
walking all over and surrounded by
what is going to cost us a heap of
coin in a few months.
Little Girl Uncle Joe, will you
please practice on your saxophone
for Johnny Smith an' me? I want
him to watch your Adam's apple.
Congress' motto seems to be: "It's
never too late to mend,"
The surest way to get sick is to
think you're sick.
They're making shoesoles of paper
now. But we're not going to cut
up ours to see if we've been tricked
The old story that women used
their stockings as savings banks has
been refuted so far as we can see.
Late Emp. Franz Josefs horses are
hauling coal. It'll help a lot if they
set a few crowned heads to shovel
Potatoes keep man from getting
hyper-acidity, says Doc Wiley. Also
from getting rich, doc
Sassiety is barring booze, says a
N. Y. story. Letting down the baTS,
as it were.
Louis Hill is going to drive a dog
team from Winnipeg to St. Paul.
Beats the Great Northern, eh, Louie?
Denver judge says more women
than men are bootleggers. Appar
ently there's a Jane Barleycorn, too
Photoplays are censored: stage.
plays are not. The idea seems to be
that people with 10 cents need to be
"protected," but those with $2 don't.
A NEW ENEMY
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