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GIRLS! HOW DO YOU WANT YOUR FUTURE
HUBBY TO POP THE QUESTION ?STORY INSIDE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, Tsaa& Tel- Mnroe 353-
Editor and Publisher. IglgP Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 52 Chicago, Friday, Nov. 28, 1913 ONE CENT
THE FIELD FAMILY GETS SPECIAL
fflLEGES IN THE NEWSPAPER
Because It's Enormously Rich, Has a Big Store and
Spends Big Money for Advertising Some Side
lights on the Confession of the Woman Who
Says She Shot Marshall Field, Jr.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
With an adless newspaper on sale in Chicago, the people can begin
to understand the need of a free press in this country.
his &asbeen illustrated frequently by the publication of real news in
The Day Book that was suppressed by newspapers that are under obliga
tion to their advertisers.-
It was never better illustrated than within the past few days, when the
big newspapers all over the country published the story of Vera Scott's con
fession that she shot Marshall Field, Jr., in the notorious Everleigh Club in
Chicago's red-light district, and not a loop newspaper in Chicago printed a
word of the story.
Veracott, formerly Prosser, made her confession to the Los Angeles
police on Saturday. Both the United Press and the Associated Press car
ried the story in the SatunJay night report for Sunday mornufg papers
And Chicago was the only city in the United States where the story about
the shooting of a Chicago millionaire was not published.
It makes no difference whether Vera Scott's confession was a true
jStory or not. The fact that she confessed having shot Marshall Field, Jr
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