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f NOON EDITION
YOUNG BOYS BURN AGED MAN'S FEET
TO MAKE HIM TELL WHERE MONEY IS HIDDEN
'THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
I VOL. 4, NO. 207. Chicago, Saturday, May 29, 1915 398j
LOOKING TO FUTURE
Says Chas, Edward Russell Patriotism or No Patriot
ism Too Little to Eat Is to Blame for Great
Deal of Inefficiency.
BY CHARLES EDWARD RUSSELL
Newspaper Editor, Magazine Writer
and Economist, Who Is Writing
Articles from War Zone Ex
clusively for The Day Book
(Copyright, 1915, by the Newspaper
London, May 28. On April 7 the
announcement was officially promul
gated tbat,because of the evils creat
by the drinking habits of British
workingmen, His Gracious Majesty
George the Fifth had banished all al
coholic beverages from his table.
The connection was not perfectly
apparent since the king isn't a work
ingman and could not be charged
jwith any-share of the evils mentioned
but the idea was that as the British
workingman holds his king in great
awe and reverence,- if the king should
quite the booze the British working
man would quit it also.
What particularly led the gracious
king to ascend the gracious water
wagon for this pious purpose was a
sudden and horrible outcry about the
inefficiency of the workingman and
what led to the horrible outcry was
the bitter complaint of the war office
that it could not get the tools of war.
The war is not actively prosecuted
because we can't get the munitions.
We can't get the munitions because
the British workingman is inefficient.
The British workingman is inefficient
because he drinks.