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1 will the State street stores then rush
to the Board of Review and beg to
have their taxes increased? Yes they
THE DAY BOOK
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 SO. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
Editorial. Monroe 833
leleptlOneS Circulation. Monroe 3S28
SUBSCRIPTION B7 Carrier In Chicago.
30 cent a Month. By Mall. United
States and Canada. $3.00 a Tear.
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914. at the postoftlce at Chicago.
I1L. under the Act of March 3, 1879.
PITY THE POOR RICH. Last
year George Reynolds, the bfg money
lender, led a parade of big bankers
to the Board of Review to do a sob
stunt and appeal for a reduction of
bank taxes because of the war, hard
times and any other old thing they
could think of that might answer as
And the Board of Review reduced
their taxes 15 per cent OF COURSE.
It's awful hard to refuse to give
alms to a begging banker.
Now the State street stores are aH
ragged and hungry so hungry in
fact that they don't know where they
are going to sleep next year. Hard
times have hit them, too. People are
not loosening up as, usual The wim
min folks are not falling for all the
So the poor merchant princes are
moaning and begging for a reduction'
in real estate values, s6 they wojrx
have to pay so much taxes.
And you bet they are not pikers.
There isn't a whole lot of money in
standing on a street corner holding
out a tincup for dimes, nickels and
pennies nor in grinding an organ
and having a monkey hold the tin
cup. They want their alms in one
big gob. Hence the plea to the gen
tlemanly and accomodating Board of
And when business picks up, pros
perity is again on, the job and the
dough is totting in.ta heat-the- band ,
HOW TO CUT EXPENSES. If
Hearst really wants to cut down ex
penses on his papers why doesn't he
cut out those page editorials about
what Uncle Sam ought to do?
It might be all right if anybody paid
any attention to Hearst editorials,
but the folks long ago passed up the
Hearst editorial page for the comics;
and it's an awful waste of white
paper to use a whole page to let?
Willie get something off his chest.
He would have just as much fun
do just as good and save a lot of mon
ey if he bought one roman candle,
shut his eyes and wobbled it a Wtf
while shooting it off.
Canning Andy Lawrence may help?
some locally, but that was a retail
job. Why didn't Willie make itji
wholesale and can himself?
SHORT ONES $
What the suburbanites can't under-)
stand is why a hen will leave a pans'
of perfectly good chicken feed and;
fly over the fence and scratch up the
garden of the neighbor he owes 164
Rumor says the sultan has had hisj
appendix cut out If the French ancj
British ever get to Constantinople he(
is liable to have a few more thingsj
cut out i
Interest in divorce ceurt scandaia(
seems to prove oysters are not thei
only thing the dear people like tot
have served raw.
According to stories of Rev. Billy
Sunday's collections, you can breaki
the Sabbath, but you can't breald
When is an auto not an auto? Ha
ha! When it turns turtle!
Patron Your cream is very goocL,
Clerk It ought to be: JL justf
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