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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 20, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1',
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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Fostoffice at
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March. 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, "SSISSSlw Te, Monroe 3S3
Editor and Publisher. fTjgs' By Mail, Excspt in
500 South Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 198 Chicago, Wednesday, May 20, 1914
THE MOVIES TO RIVAL NEWSPAPERS
AS ORGANS OF PUBLICITY
Over 600,000 People a Day Attend Chicago Moving
Picture Shows The Time Arriving When They
Will Publish News and Editorials What
They Can Do Politically.
t . BY N. D. COCHRAN.
For years the newspapers have practically had things their own way
as to the moulding of public opinion through publicity.
A new organ of publicity is growing up that may change the entire
I refer to the moving picture shows. There are in Chicago, so I am
told, 680 moving picture theaters. Some of them seat only 400, some as
high as4,000. The average seating capacity for a day's run is said to be
That means that- 680,000 people a day can attend moving picture
shows; and we know theattendahca is growing, and that the moving picture
'theaters, with their low prices, neighborhood locations and really -excellent
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