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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 28, 1913, Image 1

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FIRST REAL RELIEF REACHES FLOODED
rSECT IONS LOSS OF LIFE GREATLY
- EXAGGERATED OHIO RIVER RISING
THE
DAY
OK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
, 6chtan, J v , ffg5 ,no. 500 South, Peoria St
- iorandJPublisher. W'398 Tel-Monroe 353. .
YO.L. 2jJMQr.j53. Chicago, Friday, March ,28, 1913 'ONE CENT
THE DA& BOOK WINS ITS FIRST BATTLE FOR
t " FREE SPEECH AND A FREE PRESS
Newspaper - Trust Fails In Its Desperate "Effort: to
Suppress The Day -Book Corporation Counsel
C Holds That the Police Have No Right to Bar
- . "The Day Book From News Stands. .
i
if - The first attempt- of the newspaper trust to suppress
free speech and atfree press in Chicago has failed.
The! 'newspaper trust was unable to controleither
M ay or Harrison or the Corporation Counsel, and it has
been decided officially -thai The Day Book has as much
right on newspaper stands asany other Chicago news
paper. -"
This means that the police must not interfere with
The DayBook? but must see that it has equal rights ,with
the other Chicago newspapers. "
Vf The game ofytlte newspaper trust was to bar The
Day Book from the streets on the ground that it was not
- a newspaper. '
And somebody jumped at conclusions and got a
, police ofderthrowing The Day Book off the stands with
'out a legal opinion as to The Day Book's rights.
" v When protest was made, Chief McWeeny asked the
Corporation Counsel for an opinion as to whether The'
J)ay,Book was a newspaper. .
' Acting CprpordtiQwCounsel Beckwith referred the
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