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LAST EDITION - ' r ' LAST EDITION
EDISON ' SAYS: PEOPLE WHO WORK MUST PLAY
IT'S LABOR PROBLEM OF 1913
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran, gsgBgas? Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. ,TijggSy Automatic 51-442.
500 South Peoria SL 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 2, NO. 285 Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 30, 1913 ONE CENT
A 'PHONE IN EVERY CHICAGO HOME,
PENNY SERVICE FOR EVERYBODY
Harold D. Stroud, Late Commercial Superintendent of
the Automatic Telephone Co., Will Show the Peo
pie of Chicago How They Can Get the
Cheapest 'Phone Service on Earth
BY N. D. COCHRAN
DO YOU KNOW THAT IT IS POSSIBLE FOR CHICAGO TO, HAVE A
TELEPHONE SYSTEM THAT MEANS A TELEPHONE IN EVERY HOME
WITH PENNY SERVICE?
DO YOU KNOW THAT PLANS ARE BEING LAID TO GET THE
COUNCIL TO CONSENT TO THE SELLING OF THE AUTOMATIC
TELEPHONE PLANT IN CHICAGO TO THE BELL TELEPHONE
DO YOU KNOW THAT IF THIS DEAL GOES THROUGH CHICAGO
WILL BE AT THE MERCY OF A TELEPHONE TRUST FOR MANY
YEARS TO COME?
DO' YOU KNOW THAT IT IS EASILY POSSIBLE NOW FOR THE
PEOPLE OF CHICAGO TO OWN AND OPERATE THEIR OWN TELE
PHONE SYSTEM, BY TAKING OVER THE AUTOMATIC PLANT THEM
SELVES, INSTEAD OF PERMITTING THE TRUST TO BUY AND
DO YOU KNOW THAT NOT A SINGLE ADVERTISING NEWSPAPER,