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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, February 12, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 1

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NOON EDITION
NOON EDITION
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
Tel. Monroe 353.
Automatic 51-422.
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.3, NO. 115 Chicago, Thursday, Feb. 12, 1914 ONE CENT
m WHY TRUST
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State's AtVy Hoyne Discovers That the Inter-Ocean
Hasn't Paid Its 1912 Taxes Yet The Game Looks
Like, One To Throw the Veil Over the
Wealthy High Mogul Taxdodgers.
Why some- trust newspapers are
lighting the" proposed investigation
into taxdodging by the grand jury
on evidence submitted by State's At
torney Hoyne. is shown iii the discov
ery by the prosecutor that the Inter
Ocean hastft paid its taxes for 1912.
But behind the personal . interest
that the Inter-Ocean must feel in
stopping the tax probe looms up a
darker game a game to throw a veil
over wealthy taxdodgers:
One of tjtie best friends of the Inter
Ocean is Julius Rosenwald. Some of
the reactionary, labor-hating editor
ials that comeout in the Inter-Ociean
appear as though' they may have
come from the pen of Julius.
And if Maxwell Edgar, secretar-y-of
the Illinois Tax Reform Association,
is allowed to go before the grand
jury in the coming investigation one
of the men who might be hit hard is
Julius Rosenwald.
The Inter-Ocean, since H. H. Kohl
saat took control, has been a verit
able press sheet for Rosenwald and
his "philanthrophies" and bunk civic
reforms.
When the Illinois Senate Vice Com
mission investigated the condition of
working girls of Chicago and held
up the Sears-Roebuck slave-driving
mill as a thing of horror to the people
of Chicago, the Inter-Ocean began a
campaign of calumny aimed at the
head of the commission, Lieut.-Gov.
-Barratt O'Hara,

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