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loyal S. U. of N. A. The reason you
trainmen can sneak in and get con
tracts which the switchmen ought to
get is because the officials know they
can depend on you in time of strike.
A Switchman's Wife.
American through and through, first,
last and forever, but why don't we
practice some of tiiis foreign effi
ciency? Up to now I've been read
ing, but I thought it about-time to
ease my mind. Robert E. Marks.
EFFICIENCY. I am "sore" about
our namby-pamby principles on gen
eral topics. Why is it that a good
looking crook of about 15 years of
age gets more sympathy than one
who doe'sn't look so angelic? Why
do the clubwomen butt in where a
six-foot policeman needs to stand?
Why is it that no one has a license
.j carry a revolver but the gunman?
It seems to me that if every man
carried a gun there would be more
wholesome respect on the part of the
At school today I heard a talk on
German efficiency. Why is it that
th'e Germans are efficient? Do they
let 10 and 12-year-old kids tell their
teachers what to do? They have
While I'm at it, there are two girls
who teach that I would like to tell
you about They may not be the
typical Chicago school teachers, but
they are Chicago school teachers.
One was recently married, but is still
teaching and intends to keep on
teaching, although her husband
earns considerably more than is
needed to support them. In the Har-rison-Sweitzer
campaign, in talking
of one of the candidates, she said:
"That pie-faced boob put my father's
business ori the bum." Her father
drove an auto in the old redlight
The other sister is young and
light-headed. She starts out on auto
rides at 11 o'clock nights. She ob
tained a teacher's position through
influence after failing about three
times at normal school and taking
three years to make a two-year
course. But ;she teaches school
I am the third generation of American-born
in our family. My great
grandfather was a citizen. Tm for
PLEA FOR CHILDHOOD. How
many readers are willing 'to get to
gether and form a fighting organiza
tion for the benefit of childhood?
Millions of little children are suf
fering. Their cry is for a chance to
live, while we look on, apparently,
heartless, doing nothing to assist
their helplessness or turn sorrow into
Come forth, you who would have a
better world. Those of us who have
no funds to give can donate our serv
ice. Let us make the child question
the real issue of the hour.
Why do we allow thS innocent
ones to suffer. Surely there are
mountains of food and clothes on
earth for them afi. Let us take a
thousand faded faces, bring them to
the doors of those who live in man
sions j and ask them to assist us to
save Me. We do not need funds to
organize this union. Action counts.
Who is willing to act? A Child's
A BOOST. WorMngmen and
women, regular readers of The Day
Book, when through with the copy
should hand same to one who is not
a reader. This reader will become
interested and also be a purchaser.
In this way you create a chain that is
bound to help.
Do you know a good thing when
you seeyit? Well, it is The Day Book.
It is your duty as well as to your in
terest to try to increase its circula
tion. a J. L.
Texas is not ordinarly thought of
as an iron ore district, but business
men who have recently bought 12,
000 acres of Texas land estimate it
ultimately will produce from 40,000,-1
000 to 50,000,'000 tons of ore. " I