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2 0 LAST EDITION 2 O
THREATEN GERARD BEFORE 1LEASE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
VOL. 6, NO. 115 Chicago, Monday, February 12, 1917 396 iggj) .
SCHOOL KIDS HIT HARD
BY ACTION AGAINST
Jakey Loeb Would Rob Them of Penny Lunches His
Methods Are Challenged in Open Letter of
Twenty-one Civic Workers.
If Jake Loeb, our school board
czar, -wants to slam Teachers' Fed
eration members as "lady sluggers,"
or if Jake wants to-spill a whole col
umn of his opinions, he gets about all
the space he asks for from the Tri
bune, a school land lessee. But when
21 thoughtful, serious people take up
one of the most vital matters in this
community and ask the Tribune to
print what they have to say, they
are lucky to get a thumbnail of
An open letter addressed to "the
Hon. Jacob Loeb, president board of
education," was mailed to the Tri
bune city editor. It was signed by
21 persons from nearly as many civic
organizations and women's clubs.
The Tribune snipped the letter into