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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 02, 1913, Image 7',
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THE 20TH CENTURY BED OF PROCRUSTES .,-.
The great corporations of America are crushing all individuality and
initiative out of ouroung men by the massing of employes, MAKING THEM
FIT, without regard to the personal ambition or leanings of, each one. Thus
they are seriously weakening American citizenship. News-lterh.
(Procrustes was a robber-baron of ancient Greece, who, according to
tradition, tortured his victims by placing them on a certain bed and-lopping
"off ther legs to adopt thejr bodies -to. its length. Century Dictionary.) t