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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 11, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 1

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LAST EDITION
ONE CENT
GREECE TO AID SERBIA AGAINST BULGARIA
FAIR HEADS HIDE ACCIDENT NEWS
HOYNE'S TAX WAR GOES TO SUPREME COURT
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 5, NO. 39 Chicago, Thursday, November 11 1915 398jjs"
HERALD DRAGGED INTO
BIG LIBEL SUITS
Baseball World Sues for $50000 Claim Stories Ruined
Its Circulation Trib, News, Journal and Asso
ciated Press Also Hit More Papers
to Be in It.
The "easy to read and worth read
ing" Herald was dragged into the
Baseball World libel tangle today. A
suit for $50,000 against the morning
paper places it in the mixup which
now includes the Tribune, Daily
News-, Journal and Associated Press.
The Herald, like the other four, is
accused of helping to put the Base
ball World, a legitimate Chicago
sporting publication, out of business
by confusing it with the Weekly
World of Wilkesbarre, Pa., which
dropped out after being severely, in
vestigated in several cities.
All papers published articles about
the big lottery scheme which was
running wide open in several large
cities early this summer. The pur
chaser of the sheet was given a
chance on prizes as high as $1,500 a
week.
Soon after the original expose was
pulled off, one by one a number of
papers throughout the country began
to speak of the lattery publication as
the Baseball World. This paper was
finally forced out of business, accord
ing to Att'y Myer Gladstone, who is
filing suits for Wj. AtStuart, owneiw
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