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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 26, 1913, Image 1

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OVER 250,000 MADE HOMELESS BY FLOODS
"DEATH list grows men shoot wives
AS FIRE' SWEEPS DOWN ON THEM
THE 0AY BOOR
, An Adless Daily Newspaper
N. D. Cochran" QR 500 South Peoria St t
- Editor arid -Publisher. g Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO. 151 ' Chicago, Wednesday, JVIarch 26, 1913 ONECENT
CHICAGO NEWSPAPER TRUST CCNSPIRESTO A
" SUPPRESS THE; DAILY DAY BOOK;' 1
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. -Police sOrder' AHk Newspaper Stands in ' the; Loop Not to
Sell The Day. Boot War on to dhloroforW,
' - "the Truth in Chicago.--J l" s , y
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. " Can "the Chicago newspaper, trust suppress free
speech arid ar free .press in Chicago? . . x
J Can Itrust newspapers, prohibit the sae of. daily
newsp'apers'that dp, not" belong. to. the' trusty anawhich
publish t he. truth without fear or favor? ' - ''' ;', .ti
' The fight is on to find out. Policemen, under orders
fromfhigher up", of course, issued Orders to all newspaper
stands in the loop this morning that The Day Book must
f not be sold on the 'stands.
This means, of course, that the newspaper trust;.
with crooked Bj.g Business behind it, has decided that an
. adless newspaper that is free to publish the truth, and
dares to publish, the truth, is, a dangerous thing for
crooked business and slave drivers even if it is a good
thing for the people. .
It means that justice and fair play are to be chloro
formed, and tlie strong arm of the law used to protect
crooks from the' truth that hurts. ' -'
11: 'meansfhdt, Chicago is no more free-than Russia,

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