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THE DAY BOOK
JV. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
600 SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILI.
Circulation, Monroe 38$1
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago,
30 centi a Month. Br Mail. United
Btafea and Canada. J3.09 a Tear.
Entered as second-class matter April
21. 1914. at the postoffiee at Chicago,
111, under the .Act -of. March 3. 1879.
HOW IT WORKS. Ohio has a
compulsory employe's insurance law.
Not long ago a driver for a Cincin
nati brewery, during high water, was
told by a saloonkeeper to deliver a
keg of beer by rolling.it into the back
yard instead of putting it into the
cellar. He reached his hand through
a hole in the gate to unhook the
latch and a bulldog grabbed'his hand.
The industrial commission of Ohio
has just decided that since the work
man Tvas injured in the course of em
ployment he is entitled to compensa
tion for his .injuries.
Before the former workmen's com
pensation act was in force Miller
could have sued the saloonkeeper and
the saloonkeeper would have said,
"Miller assumed the risk." Under the
later workman's compensation act
Miller could not have recovered from
his employer, the brewery, because
his employer had not been negligent
If he was successful in either suit his
lawyers would have paid the expens
es of the trial first and then taken out
their half of the verdict. Under the
state insurance -plan, Miller, who was
really hurt, gets full compensation
and the lawyers get nothing.
result The aforesaid ordinance de
mands a nice, leather-cushioned,
comfortable seat for every jitney rid
er. Now a lot of street car patrons
of Houston propose to attack the or
dinance on the grounds that it is an
unjust (iisoirnination. They want 3
guarantee of a seat just as comforta
ble in the street cars for their jit.
Some boomerang, THAT ord
BEATS THE ELEMENTS The
compilations of vessels lost at sea
during the first three months of thift
year by Lloyds' Register has been is
sued. It shows that of a total tonnage of
323,694 lost 200,800 was sunk by
warships or mines. For destructive
ness the elements take Becond place
to man for the first time in the his
tory of the world covering a like
DISCRIMINATION, ALL RIGHT.
There is a new drastic jitney ordi
nance in Houston, where a Boston
corporation owns the street car lines
and other things.
. But it has had a most unexpected
Pshaw! Now we must wait. until
Col. Roosevelt decides when the time
for peace arrives. i
uaa, is ix noi, xnai some or iness
enterprising newspapers have not
employed Old Doc Cook to report the
The boy who believes he cannot lift
himself by the boot straps without
trying it seldom lifts himself in any
Dr. Lyman Abbott says it is easier
for a man to get rid of his wife than
It is of his cook; but who wants to get
rid of his cook?
They still claim there is nothing In
a name, but you will note that Ed
Holler turned state's evidence and
convicted all those Terre Haute vote
The sorest fellow we know is one
who ordered an automobile in Janu
ary, paid personal property taxes on
it, settled his wheel tax, and up to
date has secured an absolute promise
that it may be delivered inside of
thre weeksj ' "-'