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and that, if need be, the Chicago police willdotKeam
kind of work that falls to the Russian Qossacks.
If The Day Book can be suppressed in Chicago, then
the truth can be suppressed, and the constitutional guar
antee of free speech and a free press is a tragic constitu
It means .that the trust press in Chicagojcan go on
lying to itshearts 'content, and mislead the people by
' suppressing, the truth, coloring the-news and fighting the
battle o f Mammon and Greed to enslave the men women
and children who toil. x , .
The Day Book is as much a daily newspaper as The
News, American, 'Journal or Post. It receives the full
news telegraphic report of the United Press, has its own
staff of editorial writers and reporters, and is published
daily on a fast newspaper press built especially for The
Day Book. "
It's small size and form are possible becausejt does
not accept or publish advertisements If is run exclu-
sively as a newspaper, and for the information of its
So it is m&re of' a real newspaper than any other
newspaper publication in Chicago. ' x
. Newspaper stands are permitted on the publib
streets by ordinance No. 2471, Revised Municipal Code,
which is as follows:
' "2471. NEWSPAPER STANDS The Commissioner of Public Works
is hereby authorized to permit stands to be maintained on the public streets,
tbetween the hours of 5 a. m! and 8 p. m., which shall be used for the purpose
of .exhibiting fo.r sale daily newspapers printed and published in Chicago.
Such stands as. authorized shall not exceed three feet six inches in. height,
twenty-two inches in width and fourteen inches in depth, and nothing shall
be exjiibited, offered or sold thereon except daily newspapers as above de
scribed. All such stands shall be removed at the discretion of the Mayor or
.Commissioner of Public Works." "'
That ordinance means all Chicago daily news
papers; and hence it includes The-Day Book.
j But The Day Book and the Chicago Daily Press are
not members jofthe jjiewspaper trust, and are the. onty