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JELKE AND EIGHT OF
HIS ASSOCIATES ARE
GIVEN A WALLOP
WOMAN MAKES PLEA
FOR MINIMUM WAGE
LAW FOR GIRLS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, 3iigBSij Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. Automatic 51-422.
SQO South Peoria St. 398 By Mail. 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.3, NO. 145 Chicago, Thursday, March 19, 1914 ONE CENT
WHOLE CITY WANTS MAN, DRIVEN
OUT BY SERPENT TONGUES, BACK
Reformed Ex-Convict Exiled by Blackmailing Threats
Is Begged To Come Back By City NowDown
on Its Knees In Shame.
Cumberland, Md., March 19. The
past can be buried. Men can rise on
their dead selves to better things.
The door of Hope is not shut upon
those who falter.
This entire city has adopted this
creed. It is preaching it in -its ad
vertisements which it is sending over
the country urging Harry S. Hay
ward to come back and take the place
he won by work and straighfliying.
No longer can a man be driven
away by blackmail threats of ex
posuure of a past that is gone. Every
day brings its own estimate.,
Hayward was a newspaper writer
whose caustic comment on daily af
fairs exposed hypocrisies and tore
away shams. Coming here two years
ago, he was accepted at his own es
timate a writer seeking work. No
questions were asked as to his past.
He wrote his own answer as to the
present in his decent living and in his
usefulness to' the community as an
editorial writer of ability.
- .His jabs made enemies. Whispers
came from the whited sepulchers
that he exposed whispers of a
prison record, of convict stripes, of a
crime punished by the state.
Hayward continued his jabs until
the whispers became threats of ridi-