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THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER,
560 8. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILK
TeleDhoTtes HdltorUI. Monroe
KlKfJIlUllKa Ci.-I1ia,ion. Monroe
Subscription By Carrier in
Chicago, 50 cents a month. By
Mail, United States and Can
ada, 50 cents a Month.
Entered as second-clais matter April
21. 1X14, at the poatofflce at Chicago.
'11L. under the Act of March 3. 1S79.
the Thanks of more than
DUTY. Charles Olson was a city
fireman. We say "was," because he
is dead now. And he's dead because
he tried to do more than his paid-for
duty. Firemen shoulder a great deal
of responsibility in their own line of
work. Folks "don t often give 'em
credit enough. In every big fire fire
men are killed or injured. And yet
they keep right on going those who
live through smoke, fumes, falling
walls and flames.
When an intoxicated man annoyed
residents near Olson's engine com
pany, No. 38, the fire fighter took a
little more than his own work in
hand and pinched the souse. While
waiting for the patrol, another man.
rn up, struck Olson and knocked
him unconscious. He died last night.
He leaves a widow to mourn a man
who did more than his duty. Some
how or other you can't.often give our
firemen too much credit.
AW, GO ON AND KISS 'ErWDr.
if Chas. J. Kurtz told a lot of Y. M. C. A.
boys all about how to choose a wife
Sunday. "Never hold her hands or
give her a kiss until after your en
gagement is announced," said Kurtz.
The majority of the young bloods
didn't believe the speaker. And you
.can't blame 'em. Show us the young
son-of-a-rich. or poor man who wiH
turn away from a couple of upturned
red (naturally or otherwise) lips
and we'll show you the gazabo who
will make'a fine little bachelor.
The orchestra will please play
"Hold Me in Your Lovin' Arms,"
"Kiss Me Goodnight," or "Hold My
Little Hands, They're Blamed Near
These are the days for a soft
tongue and a big stick.
The other fellow may hit first, but
the man who wins will keep on hit
ting. King Egg may be awfully chesty,
but he seldom gets fresh.
Congresswoman-elect Rankin likes
Charlie Chaplin. She certainly will
Nobody but capitalists and the idle
rich travel in the war zone anyway,
says one brand of pacifists. We didn't
know the crews of American steam
ers, the men who climb the masts
and shovel the coal, were capitalists
and Idle ch.
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