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N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
BOO SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL
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leleptlOneS Circulation. Monroe 3S2
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chicago.
30 cents a Month. By Mall, United
States and Canada. $3.00 a Year.
Entered as second-class matter April
21 1914. at the postofilce at Chicago,
111., under the Act of March 3. 1879.
OF INTEREST TO MOTHERS.
Are the richest kiddies the happiest
in the land or are the happiest babies
the richest in the land?
The millionaire mother who raises
her little son like a crown prince and
has him guarded as if he were going
to some day inherit a throne thinks
her baby is the happiest in the land,
but other fond mothers think she is
mistaken. They believe that only a
"poor" baby can be really happy.
When the "poor" child is a babe in
arms the mother hangs over it, puis
the tiniest stitches in the precious
baby dresses and kisses it at every
cry. When it begins to walk and falls
over the threshold it is the mother
and not a stern governess who runs
and picks him up. This "poor" baby
is left to play alone sometimes and
given a chance to spill a bottle of ink
or pour mamma's best perfume out
of the window "to seeit wain." This
baby can play in a sand pile on pleas
ant days and have countless pans and
dishes to pass the time away and
make mud pies and play with rag
dolls and have just oodles of fun!
As the last hours of the day draw
near baby tries to make the best of
the time that is left him. The rattles
rattle louder than ever, the toy horses
rock harder and the-small voices get
stronger and shriller. Baby doesn't
need a maid to put him to bed and
ptay with him because he Jwows the
bogey man can't get him while mam
ma is near.
Rag dolls, mud pies and often
times even mamma is denied the
That's what makes us think these
rich babies are not the happiest ba
bies. Do you?
When you receive a post card from
a summer resort saying "We sleep
under blankets every night" don't
envy anyone. They probably do it to
keep off the mosquitoes.
We are waiting anxiously for the
veracious correspondent at the front
to describe how the troops celebrated
the Fourth of July in honor of the
Having seen a picture "Hunting for
a Ford" in a contemporary publica
tion we rise to inform the editor
where he can be hit by several
The kaiser ought to be friendly to
the Ben Davis apple. All the world
seems against both of them.
A diplomat is a person who can
eat corn off the cob while wearing a
plug hat and a frock coat
CANT FOOL HIM
First Kid Pa says boys dat bite
their nails swell up an' bust
Second Kid What did you say?
First Kid Nothin' then, but when
fat Uncle William came round I says
to him right away, "You bite your
Said the suffraget to congress
When the voting reached a close:
"I really like your eyes, sir,
But how I bate your noes!" : ,