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NOON EDITION NOON EDITION
AFFIDAVITS FROM CALUMET MINERS TELL
SENSATIONAL TRUTHS WIDOW FORCED
TO STAND TRUST PAPERS' BULLYING
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, gffiggg&v. Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. IslliP' Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.3, NO. 71 Chicago, Saturday, Dec. 20, 1913
THE DAY BOOK TODAY ABSORBS
THE CHICAGO DAILY PRE!
Some Facts About Two Interesting Experiments in Jour
nalism in Chicago, and the Development of the
Only Adless Newspaper in the World.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
After today's issue of The Chicago Daily Press, that fearless"-and en
terprising newspaper will be absorbed by The Day Book, and'The Day Book
will undertake to fill the field formerly divided by the two papers.
In their general purpose both1 The Day Book and The Press were aim
ing in the same direction, trying to "give to 95 per cent of the people of Chi
cago newspapers that .were.free to tell the 'truth and represent the senti
ment of- that great mass of the people who earn their living by working
Both, papers were, union throughout, and the only union dailies in
Chicago. '" , .
While their generaLpurposes were similar, The Day Book en-joyed the
great advantage of 'being an adless newspaper, having no source of income
except from its readers!
When it began publication over two .years ago, it Was generally regarded
as a freak newspaper, .because of its unconventional size and tabloid man
ner of handling the jiews. " . . ",.., " -
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