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THE DAY BOOK!
N. D. COCHRAN
EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
600 S. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, ILL.
SUBSCRIPTION By Carrier In Chi
cago, 30 centi a Month. By Mall,
United. States and Canada, S3 00 a
Entered as second-class matter April
21, 1914, at the postofflce at Chicago.
111., under the Act of March 3, 1879
KEELEY AND THE FLAG. Jim
Keeley will get under the Trib's hide
yet if Joseph MediU's grandsons don't
watch their step. While the Trib is
raging at the president and congress,
and helping Hearst try to force a war
with Mexico, Keeley is running the
flag at the head of his editorial col
umn and playing the patriotic game.
Most of the folks back home nowa
aays are more deeply interested in
saving their country than in trying-
to save the G. O. P. of Penrose,
Barnes and Murray Crane.
SPEAKING AS MAN TO MAN. A
preacher's wife was converted by her
husband's eloquent sermon the other
day, and she stood up in the presence
of his congregation and confessed her
Now the preacher has" filed a case
in the Memphis (Tenn.) divorce
court J. H. Boone vs. Alice Boone.
This is the oddest twist to a divorce
case we've come across in many a
day. We can't recall a parallel in ro
mance or history.
The one familiar thing about it is
the outcome of the story for the
That was bound to be. Probably
we would have been considerably as
tonished if the husband had failed to
file that suit for divorce.
The law gives him plenty of pro-
ytsions for doing so. Tradition up-1
holds him. And Mrs. Grundy ap
Still we can't help asking what
makes a man act like that
Some say it's his hurt egotism
which forces him to vindicate his own
precious honor and pride before his
community, at the cost to the wom
an. Some say it's a fundamental ele
mental jealousy which is beyond
Some say it's a horrid fatality
that "all men kill the thing thej
It would be very easy to make sar
castic and sentimental but maudlin
references to hypocrisy, the methods
of the inquisition, and to the sin of
turning the pulpit into a place for ad
ministering the third degree; and to
offer the woman the cold comfort of
the reward which virtue brings.
But let's brush all such fancy lit
erary theories aside.
Speaking frankly, the thing that's
the matter with a man, when he sac
rifices a woman, abuses her, casts her
out, reviles her, beats her, disowns
her, exploits her is just common
masculine gender cussedness.
Diagnoses is an unpleasant pro
cess. But without correct diagnosis,
no disease, physical or social, mental
or moral, can be cured.
If any one has
Had a fire.
Sold a farm.
Had a baby.
Come to town.
Bought a home.
Fallen from an aeroplane.
That's news telephone ua.
York (S. C.) Nen