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NOON EDITION w NOON EDITION
WILL A MAN KISS AND NOT TELL? NO, SAY
CORA ANDERSON, THE MAN-WOMAN
Entered as Second-Clara Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice a&fe
Chicago, 1IL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, aggggjfcw Tel. Monroe 353.
. Editor and Publisher. JaJljpg By Mail, Except in
500 South Peoria St 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 195 Chicago, Saturday, May 16, 1914 ONE CENT
SHALL STATE PROTECT THE PEOPLE
BY LICENSING NEWSPAPER MEN?
Big Question Raised by University of Kansas Shall
Newspapers Be Dealt With as Public Utilities
and Regulated by a State Commission?
BY N. D. COCHRAN
This week has been Newspaper Week at the University of Kansas, at
Lawrence. Newspaper editors' and publishers from all over the country
went to Lawrence to tell the folks all about their business or as much as
they thought the public ought to know.
One of the subjects for discussion was the following:
"Is not the public so dependent on the Press for its social and civic wel
fare that newspapers ought to be dealt with as public utilities? First.
Should not the state protect its citizens as it does with respect to those
that practice medicine or law from untrained and unscrupulous men by
(1) Passing on the qualifications of those who would enter the newspaper
field, and (2) Establishing a Fair Play Bureau to deal with complaints
against newspapers, thus insisting on the professional character of those
in whose hands rest thg well-bemg of society?, Second: Should not the