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cus'tomed.Tto -forming opinions an
what they read in Chicago newspa
pers; and naturally their opinions
were erroneous if they got only half
truths or not truth at all. That's one
thing that is the matter with Chicago.
But I will frankly say mat I do not
claim to be unprejudiced. I admit that
I am prejudiced and that The Day
Book is prejudiced. I am prejudiced
in favor of truth, justice and human
ity. I am prejudiced in favor of men,
women and children instead of dol
lars, dimes and cents.
I see the news from the point of
view of that prejudice, and I write my
opinions influenced by my point of
With all other Chicago dailies lined
up on the side of dollars, and seeing
things from the dollar point of view, I
think the hundreds of thousands who
make up 95 per cent of Chicago's
population, are entitled to have one
daily newspaper that sees things from
their point of view.
But I will not knowingly distort or
suppress the truth in order to deceive
I am satisfied that The Day Book
correspondent told the truth about
the strike situation in Colorado.
And I again invite the Illinois Vigil
ance Association to send its own in
vestigators to Clinton, "unprejudic
ed" investigators, if any such exist
and find out the truth about a dan
gerous situation right here in Illinois.
It may lead to as deplorable results
as have the strike in Colorado and
It is high time some of the blind
were being helped to see the danger
in the industrial situation in this
country. And vigilance associations
of business, professional and clerical
men may save the situation by find
ing out the truth.
There's something wrong when
workinemen lose faith in the courts
and in constituted authority and takej
me guus any tue ia.w intu meir own.
hands to save their own lives and
the lives of tt? wives and -children.
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