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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 20, 1913, Image 1

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HOBOES- PROTECT THEIR MEETING AGAINST
INVASION BY UNITED CHARITIES
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
" N. D. Cochran, trf1 Te' Monroe 353. :
Editor and Publisher. Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria SL 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 46 Chicago, Thursday, Nov. 20, 1913
ONE CENT
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IG BUSINESS IS DRIVING LITTLE
BUSINESS OUT OF ALL BUSINE
Some Signs of the Times 'That the Ignorant Average
Business Man Doesn't See in the Daily Newspapers
Labor Moving Toward Co-operative Stores, i
BY N. D.COCHRAN
Do YOU know that the average business man -can't tell what's going
on by reading the average daily newspaper? ,
On every hand there are signs that he who runs may read, provided he.
knows where to look for the signs. But the average business man is so
ignorant of everything but-his own business, and so,engrossed in making
money, that he gets his nose down in a rut and is afraid to take it out long
punncTi in InnV nrnrmfi nnrl bpp whnf'H (mine nn
l& If he depends upon the daily newspapers that are governed by their ad'
verusers ne nas a mignty poor conception or tne industrial war ana or
what's going, on in the labor movement. - t
All you find in the newspapers is a glimpse at fleeting phases of the
industrial struggle, with little -or no analysis of their meaning, taken in
connection with other phases.
In his ignorance the average retail merchant thinks his interests lie
with those of his banker, or the wholesalers with whom he does business..
He either fools himself, or is fooled, into believing that he is a part of the '
capitalist class.
If he knew what is going on he would know that his interests lie' with
the workers.
Take Julius Rosenwald, foV example.- If 1?osenwaId-made an annua
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