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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, September 23, 1914, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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SERVIANS CAPTURE FORTRESS OF FOTCHA
FRENCH CENTER RETREATING, SAYS BERLIN
WAR OFFICE BELGIANS RAID GERMANS
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
398
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
Chicago,, $3 a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 314 Chicago, Wednesday, Sept 23, 1914
ONE CENT
FIGHT FOR FREE SPEECH AND FREE
PRESS ON IN FEDERAL COURT
Editors of Toledo News-Bee Cited for Contempt in 3
Cent Fare Fight Embarrassing to Judge Killets v
That News-Bee Made an 11-Year,
Fight for Lower Fares.
Toledo, Sept. 23. rDeclaring the
question involved to be one of the
most important before the American
people United States Judge Killits
Tuesday afternoon took up the cop
tempt charges he had preferred
against Negley D. Cochran, editor; H.
J. Howard, managing editor of The
News-Bee, and the Toledo Newspaper
Co., publishers of The News-Bee.
The charges grow out of tiie case
brought by the Street3ailway Co. Jto
restrain the enforcement of a 3-cent
far ordinance.
J. W. Curts of Cincinnati, who,
with Charles S. Northup, represents
the respondents, attempted to show
that federal courts had no right to
punish for contempt except for pub
lications that might obstruct justice.
The court said:
"The only question in this case is:
Is not the court to be permitted while
cogitating or determining what is to.

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