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Ci4iV Dfl. COOAT "COME BACK?" HE IS ON THE
WAY, WITH TWO TREMENDOUS JOBS AHEAD
THE DAY BOQIi
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.2, NO. 291 Chicago, Monday, Sept. 8, 1913 ONE CENt
STROUD PRESENTS HIS PLAN FOR
CITY-OWNED TELEPHONE PLANT
Claims Chicago Can Have Penny 'Phone Service With a
'Phone in Every Home With an Automatic
Plant Owned by the City and Operated
for the Public Benefit.
Harold D. Stroud, recently commercial superin
tendent of the Automatic Telephone Company, hai
given The Day Book for publication his plan to have an
automatic telephone service in Chicago owned and oper
ated by the city. He claims it is possible with municipal
ownership to have a telephone in every home with penny
If Mr. Stroud can prove his claim he has a proposi
tion that is of vital importance -to every citizen of Chi
cago. He cannot, for some reason not yet explained, gei
any of the advertising newspapers to give publicity to hh
plan. That is reason enough for its publication in The
Day Book. The people can read it and judge it on iti
own merit. Editor Day Book.
BY HAROLD 0. STROUD
An automatic telephone plant for Chicago complete for 250,000 tele
phones will cost about $20,000,000.