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CITY OFFICIAL GOES AFT&R LIFE CLASS At
ART INSTITUTE PLJN RAISING MONET FOR
THE JOBLESS ZEPPELIN DEFENDS AIRBOATS
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Gochran, , gMPfev Telephones:
Editor and Publisher. , -ggg' Editorial Monroe 353,
500 South Peoria St , ,39t' CirculalMffl Monroe3826.
VOL. 4, NO. 112 , .aijcago, Monday, Feb. 83915 ONE CENT;
REP. LEWIS TELLS HOW U. S. CAN
OPERATE PHONE SYSTEM
Farnous Congressman, 'Farther of Barrel Post" Outline
. J Plan To' SpeaSfc , aV'Orchestra Hatf, Fleeting
,. Tonj$hfc-Bir Fight TxJJ Be OpenedTo A
" ; JPrevSiiPlone Merger
t. i -i
The reaiiieasons why all Chicago I
newpgspera are oausing-ou. jxiw ueny.
about thle Penny Pho1e Jeague anfi(
public ownership af telephone, cape
outwciearly in, statements by Cba- Ifchen actfen. is .fin&IIy decided oja. it
gressman David J. Lewis to a.SBay,
I$0okrepqrter at the' City club thfe
noon. Lewis' said that his biff nro
posing federal ownership of ad tfele
phonesystems in the country will be
paad by congress "whe.n it is re
spoasibly'put up to congress " He
was asked, "When it gOQB. through.
Via the Change be made- as orttty pad
rapidly asthe --change to a. parcels
post,?" He; repfled: -' r '
."Th& change can be made in lees
time than with -the parcels post.
wintake only a few months foe the
go?erBmBt to acquire all the properties-of
the American Telephone &
Telegraph Co., besides Indepeadent
tympanies, ana operate a- nationwide
wire cjqtntaunication service.
Ml would "say decisively that ihe
plair is as practical, and if anything
tpote immediately practicable, than
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