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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 12, 1913, Image 8

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SOME INFORMATION ABOUT THE DAY BOOK
For the information of anybody who is interested in knowing
what The Day Book stands for, the editor makes this statement:
We stand for humanity for men, women and children ; and in
particular we stand for those who work for a living, and all who are
dependent upon them.
The Day Book is independent in all things. It is the organ 5f
no party, faction, creed, cult or class interest that represents any
thing less than all of the people.
We believe in political, religious and industrial liberty, which
means that every man has a right to worship Gqd according to the
dictates of his own conscience, to vote as he pleases and for whom
he pleases, and to do as he pleases, so long as he does not interfere
with the rights of others.
It makes no difference to The Day Book what church anybody
belongs to, what he believes politically, or what party tag or label he
wears.
We believe in the human philosophy of the Golden Rule, and
we want to give every man, woman and child on earth a square deal,
without regard to what position they occupy in human society.
We are human, and hence will have some prejudice, and when
we lean we will undoubtedly lean toward the side of the 95 per cent
who do the world's work, yet don't own the world's wealth.
Our main purpose is to give the people the plain truth about
everything which concerns and interests them; and that's why we
are trying to make The Day Book a success without accepting any
advertisements.
The Day Book has no source of income except from its readers,
but it can be made to pay if it gets a very large circulation in
Chicago.
Nobody- can pay The Day Book anything except the price of
subscription, and that's one cent a day. So it isn't under any more
obligation to the richest man in town than it is to anybody who has
a cent and buys the paper.
Believing actually in equal rights for all and special privileges
to none, The Day Book can carry the theory out in practice, because
it gets no money from advertisers or special interests.
The editor and publisher of The Day Book is N. D. Cochran,
for ten years editor of The Toledo News-Bee, who will, from time
to time, tell his readers, through these columns, everything there
is to know about the Day Book and its purposes.
This matter will be discussed further tomorrow.

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