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THE BEANS ARE SPILLED, SAYS
DAY BOOK READER
' Editor Day Book: Help' Help!
Telephone Central 100 for the
wrecking crew' They've begun to
read The Day Book in Wilmette and
. Evanston and it's spreading. Send
for old Doc Evans and see what can
be done. The New Trier Township
High School in Kenilworth is going
to throw out that "quack" hygiene
course So carefully planted there by
the Tribune, and it looks as if the
school will become respectable again.
Help! It's all the fault of The Day
Here's how it started. Bertie Tay
lor of the Tribune. You know Ber
tie lives in Glencoe in the summer
time. But you's got to pronounce it
the wrong way or you can't get a
stand "in" with Bertie. You must
accent it on the "Glen." Well, Ber-
( tie. He's the vogue you know, in the
' summer time in Glengko. Bertie
produced a Day Book one afternoon
on the four-fifteen train. Bertie sits
in a seat by himself. Only a few ex-
- elusive ones know him. But they
piped The Day Book at once. It was
so unusual to see Bertie reading
such a coarse-looking production.
Bertie runs to class, you know' But
they got wise to the rough stuff that
Bertie was reading in The Day Book.
And now it's all off.
Might as well forget to send any
Day Books to Rogers Park, Evanston,
Wilmette, Kenilworth, Winnetka,
Hubbard Woods and Glengko. Be
cause the Bertie fans all buy The
Day Book now from the newsstands
before they leave the loop. You
don't know Bertie. Last summer he
started a Shaw epidemic and the
summer before an Oscar Wilde. Just
like that The C. & N. W. trains now
look like a Sunday school the week
before the annual picnic. You know
Bertie has a big following along the
North Shore. They liked the way
Bertie handed them his thoughts; all
hand-picked and twice cooked.
But, my! You should see them.
chew now on some of that parboiled
stuff in The Day "Book. These did
codgers, you know, along the Shore
for years got all their thinking direct
from the Tribune. Now they're all
buying self-starters of their own. (
Say, it's hard to sleep nights now.'
You can hear 'em thinking. I m
afraid The Day Book has spoilt these
North Shore suburbs. The Tribune's"
"very best" people live here, you
know, and now they're all getting
headaches. It won't do at all. Some-
thing must be done to stop this Day
Book epidemic. No use to fire Bertie.
For the mischief's done.
CONVICT REFUSES TO TAKE A
DARE HE'S DEAD
Davenport, la., May 19. Harry
Beacon, 35, alias Smith, an escaped,
convict from the Illinois state prison,
at Joliet, HL, balanced on a half inch
scantling ninety feet above the
ground and drank a small bucket of ,
beer. Losing his balance, his life was
crushed out on the pavement where'
he fell. He had refused to take a?
dare from a fellow workman. Bea
con was an escaped burglar and had'
been working here for a year under'
the name of Smith.
TAXDODCERS WAR STILL ON '
State's Att'y Hoyne is going farther '
with his crusade against taxdodgers.
Yesterday he made the following an
nouncement: "Property and persons who have
escaped just taxation under the exist
ing constitution and law's can be1
reached without furnishing any claim '
that there is confiscation or in-f
justice." ' ' '
He backed that up with the state
ment that the attaches of his office
were going the limit to bring- the '
o o J
Every time a man sows wild oats
he gets a lot of innocent people to
help him harvest the crop. Atlanta