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WHY THE TRIBUNE IS UNFAIR IN ITS ATTITUDE
- TOWARD WORKINGMEN
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, flggsa&s Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. C Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 59
Chicago, Saturday, Dec. 6, 1913
WALL STREET STARTING PANIC TO
HOW PEOPLE WHERE THEY STAND
Rudolph Spreckels, Millionaire Banker, Talks About an
Uprising of the People Against the Billions Used
, to Throttle the Rights of Men.
rtf.,.4. O-V JAUN JUrVUiyitYfcK
San FranciscQf Cal., Dec. 6. 'That Wall Street's money overlords may
soon be given an. oppdrtunltyto plunge this country into the greatest
panic o American history,and "thus be encouraged to make a final stand
in behalf of organized greed, is the astounding prediction made here today
by Rudolph Spreckels, well-known "banker and man of public affairs.
He claims to base his startling assertion on ''inside" information gained
during his recent. 'trip to Washington and New York,, and on "the disastrous
effect upojt credit of the pending currency biJi if it should become a law in
its present form,
''Sfloieof the more powerful financiers are blind enough to hope for
just sltch a contingency, in 'the hope, that a disastrous panic brought about
by ill-advised legislation would result in a general revolt against all reform
legislation and leave, the special privilege interests free again to dominate
our government," says Spreckels.-' 0
"Th"e influence of environment," he explains, "has made nearly .all rich
men blind to the fact "that a vast majority of our people are beginning to
t eel the sting of poverty aqd that they resent the widespread oppression
idue to unfair concentration of wealth in the hands of the few.
"They do not realize how deep-rooted' is ' the resentment against the