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NOON EDITION " NOON EDITION
THE WHISPER-A SHORT LOVE STORY BY ROBT.
W. CHAMBERS APPEARS IN THIS ISSUE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, .xgaglg 500 South Peoria St.
Editor and Publisher. g63 398 Tel. Monroe 353.
VOL.2tN0.273 Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 16, 1913 ONE CENT
THE MOST IMPORTANT WAR NEWS IN
THE WORLD NOW IS LABOR NEWS
It Affects Every Man, Woman and Child in the World
v What the Rapid Organization of Labor Means, and
Why The Day Book Pays Close Attention
to the Industrial War.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
The average reader, who does not belong to a labor union may imagine
he has no interest in the industrial war, or in the news abo'ut labor or
ganizations. He may have been educated-by the kept newspapers to think that labor
news isn't news that -interests anybody but those who belong to unions.
But he Is mistaken.
There is an industrial war on all over the world, and there is signi
ficance in every item about strikes, lockouts and other industrial dis
turbances. For the industrial war affects the entire organization of human so
ciety, and affectB every man, woman and child in the world.
Great changes are taking place. There is an industrial revolution on
that is moving so fast few people see it, and still fewer seem to .comprehend
Only a few years ago capital was organizing to crush labor unions.
Now the shrewdest of capitalists no longer fear the labor union, but are
afraid of something far more radical than trades unionism.
The newspapers handle news about the Industrial Workers of the