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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 28, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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LAST EDITION
ONE CENT
REPORT BLAMES THE ROCKEFELLERS
PUBLIC OWNERSHIP MEETING ON SUNDAY
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL 4, NO. 283 Chicago, Saturday, August 28, 1915 398 ifgfci
WHY BIG BIZ FIGHTS
SCHOOL TEACHERS
Seeks to Destroy Federation Because It Has Fought for;
the People Politics and Religion Play Their Part
Will Deneen and West Get Thompson in
a Jam With Labor?
When Big Business goes after an
organization of workers the real rea
son for its attacks are seldom given.
But there is always an "excuse, which
is used to gain public sympathy and
approval.
Some of the REASONS why Big
Business should be hostile to the Chi
cago Teachers' Federation are as fol
lows: In one sense it is a labor union,
jfeeing affiliated with the American and
Chicago Federations of Labor;
It started a fight to make taxdodg
irtg corporations pay taxes they had
tmn dodging for years; and by win
ning this fight have forced these cor
porations to pay $600,000 a year in
taxes since 1900 thatthey had been
dodging before;
Made a fight against the infamous
midnight meetings of the school
board, which took away from th
schools the right to revalue every five
years the school land occupied by the
Tribune building and some of the
land occupied by the Daily News;
Successfully fought efforts of poli
ticians on the school board to get
control of the public school pension
fund;
Supported the loqked-ouf prs-
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