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THE DAY BOOK!
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AN1 PUBLISHER.
500 S. PEORIA ST. CUICAGO, ILL.
TelenhonPt Editorial. Monroe 353
J. Kllfjfiunes circulation, Monroe 3S28
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ada, 50 cents a Month.
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1314, at the postofflce at Chlcano.
111., under the Act of March 3. 1879.
SHE SURE HAS A MOVE. ON.
Americans and all others with the
good of human progress at heart
must rejcjice over the great revolu
tion that s on in Russia, regardless
of its effect upon the war.
That the Russian people had suf
fered at the hands of the autocrats,
long and very, very much, is demon
strated by the fact that the upheav
al took place with very little blood
shed. The fruit was so ripe that it
fell from the tree with little shak
ing. It is not only a tremendous
revolution, but a revolution tremend
ously accomplished. Even the troops
at the ifont under the very eyes of
the autocrats are reported to have
cheered unanimously upon receipt of
the news, and the signs of the usual
counter-revolution have not yet ap
Subsequent political events in Rus
'sia will command the interest of the
world as never before. We don't like
the brother business perpetrated by
Nicholas in abdicating. We would
like to see Russia a genuine repub
lic, with even the semblance of roy
alty or "divine" distinction eliminat
ed, a republic by, for and of the peo
ple only.' However, Brother Michael
says he'll take the throne job only if
the people want Mm, and he urees
the institution of a constitution,
which shows that he's a good feLow.
GARDEN EDUCATION. Garden
ing is an old, old story. - Ever since
man has had any gray matter in his
head he has been gardening. Lately
he has been doing it better than be
fore. But that, in main, is due to
the fact that he has taken to heart
advice given nearly 20 centuries ago.
Then it was that Pliny the Elder
summed up all needed garden in
struction in six words. Find a niche
in your brain somewhere and there
carve them. They mean success in
your backyard garden. They are:
"Dig deeply; manure well; work
Too much emphasis' cannot be
placed upon those sixwords, and at
this time, upon the LAST TWO. Pos
sibly you have already spaded your
garden plot and your fertilizing has
been done. Now we revert to those
last words: "Work often!"
Working often means getting out
into the garden every evening, hoe
ing, thinning, pulling weeds. Clods
and weeds are the greatest enemies
your garden has. If you see a clod
or a weed among your vegetable
plants, break up the clod and pull the
If you "dig deeply; manure well;
work often" you will have an abund
ance of 'nice fresh vegetables to aid
you in your fight against the high
cost of living.
If poverty is the mother of crimes,
want of sense is the father. La Bru
yere. Shoes are being made of kanga
roos, which have very thick skins.
A good use for certain U. S. senators.
If 'the Russians are going to have
ra republic, we ought in sympathy to
ship them a few political candidates
with simple names like Smith and
Brown and Jones.
Swatthely. Without warnine.