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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
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VOL. 3, NO. 78 Chicago, Tuesday, Dec. 30, 1913 ONE CENT
THE WORKING MAN WILL PROFIT BY
OF NEW CURRENCY BILL
Edmund D. Hulbert, Great Chicago Banker, Said To
Be Slated for Federal Reserve Board, in Special
Interview, Says: "This Measure Kills Panics and
Raises Grfiat Bulwark to Protect the Man With a
Dinner-Pail Against Horrors of Unemployment!"
BY KENNETH WILCOX PAYNE
"It is a-new proclamation of emancipation the American wage
earnerg's emancipation from the slavery of PEAR that President Wilson
y signed when he wrote his name on the new currency bill!""
t Edmund' D. Hulbert, vice-president of the great Merchants' Loan &
F$ Trust Co. of Chicago the man who is said to have been an intimate advisor
of the president on currency problems, and who is being mentioned for
member of the federal reserve "board made this answer to the following
question, which is uppermost now in the mind of the American people:
"Just how, in plain, simple termB, does the passing of the "currency bill
"Waffect JJS1 the earners of the weekly wage, the carriers of the dinner pail?"
"Why, it is just THAT the effect of the new currency system on the
' poor man's pocketbook which is the one sure thing known about this bill!"
fcexclalmed Banker iiuioert.
I "We are hearing intricate arguments about its. effect upon business,
: Aipon tne banker, the manufacturer, and the investor. And while the
arguers disagree'on these points'there is'ONE thing upon which all are in
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