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IfTHE DAY BOOK j
. At D.-COCHRAN
' EDITOR AND PUBLISHER.
500 a. PEORIA ST. CHICAGO, 11.1.
Telenhane Editorial, Monroe
.1 eWfJHUIlVli cirtui.uon. Monroe
Subscription By Carrier in
Chicago, 50 cents a month. By
Mail, United States and Can
ada, 50 cents a Month.
Entered as second-class matter April
1.21. 1914, at the postoffice at Chicago.
I1L. under the Act of March's. 187
STREET RAfLWAY SERVICE."
While the city and the 'traction mag
nates are wrestling with the subway
punk, why not get better service
with what railways we have now?
Anybody who knows anything about
' it knows that the surface car service
we get now could be vastly improved
if the city and the company would
co-operate. Delays are caused now
" byother vehicles using the car tracks
and the parking of autos on the al-
ready crowded, streets leaves no
room for autosl trucks and wagons
''anywhere button the car tracks. Any
body who rides on street cars sees
thjs. The city can regulate vehicle
traffic. It can also prevent the park
ing of autos on busy streets. A little
common sense and organization of
all kinds of traffic would make it pos-
sible to run more cats and ina,ke
faster time. This can be -done with
out spending a dollar. Make the most
of the tracks we already have. Then
it will be time enough to talk sub
ways and the spending of several
GREAT WAR .SERVICE, Last
year the Chicago Daily Nefws sj)ent
$1,000 000 in cable tolls probably
more than either of the great press
associations. Certainly it was many
times as much as the Hearst service,
because so manV European jcable-
grams in that service are written on
perfectly good American typewriters
in New'York city and never get wet
coming over under the ocean. .Any
how, the Daily News has certainly
given its readers great cable service
during the war, and much of it was
exclusive. Here's one place where I
take my hat off to Vic Lawson. -
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There's something good in all
weathers. If it doesn't .happen to be"
good for fny work today; it's' good
for some other man's work today,
and will come round to me tomor
row. Dickens. ,
London parks are being turned to
farms. Why not set King 'Geo. to
Ho, hum! Life is just one joint be
coming stiff after another!
Now they're making frogless rail
road switches. , All our animals are
New York medic says hunger may
be relieved by tightening the belt.
Ndw wemay expect a demand vfor
belts with more buckle holes.
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DO YOU KNOW THAT
Efficiency decreases as fatigue in
creases. The full pay-envelope is the great
enemy of tuberculosis.
A reliable disinfectant which may
be made for fifty cents per gallon
has Been devised by the U. S. public
The maintenance of health is the
first duty of the patriotic American.
Exercise in the open air cures and
prevents many ills.
Typhoid fever is contracted by
Unpasteurized milk kills many
In a new rear signal for automor
biles the word "stop" appears when
the foot brake on a car is pressed,
and other words denoting direction
can be displayed by the driver push
ing buttons on the steering whei.