Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
SOUTH AFRICA BOERS STRIKE FOR FREEDOM
GIRL STABBED BY YOUTH IN LOVE TRAGEDY.
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at
Chicago, m., 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.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, Except in
Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL. 4, NO. 27
Chicago, Wednesday, Oct. 28, 1914
PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS MAKE
FIGHT ON COUNTY TAX OFFICIALS
Say Coal and Real Estate Interests Control Board of Re-
view Margaret Haley Leading the Fight Against
Favoritism in Taxation Meeting of Teachers.
The organized Chicago school
teachers 3,500 of them who vote
next Tuesday have picked on the
woman's ballot three candidates
whose election they claim is the big
gest single issue of this campaign.
Unless more money from taxes
comes into the county and city treas
uries the teachers say it is useless
for Chicago to hope for more school
buildings, a better school system and
higher-paid school teachers. They
also say the only way more money
will come hi is to get tax officers who
can "come clean" and absolutely free
from the domination of a big coal
company and the big owners of
downtown real estate.
Eight hundred teachers at a meet
ing yesterday in Delano school,
Springfield avenue, pledged each one
of them to see fifty other women vot
ers between now and next Tuesday,
The three candidates the women fav
Towner K. Webster for the Board
Walter C. Bruce for the Board of
Lewis M. Smith for the Board o