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FIRST REAL RELIEF REACHES FLOODED
rSECT IONS LOSS OF LIFE GREATLY
- EXAGGERATED OHIO RIVER RISING
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
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YO.L. 2jJMQr.j53. Chicago, Friday, March ,28, 1913 'ONE CENT
THE DA& BOOK WINS ITS FIRST BATTLE FOR
t " FREE SPEECH AND A FREE PRESS
Newspaper - Trust Fails In Its Desperate "Effort: to
Suppress The Day -Book Corporation Counsel
C Holds That the Police Have No Right to Bar
- . "The Day Book From News Stands. .
if - The first attempt- of the newspaper trust to suppress
free speech and atfree press in Chicago has failed.
The! 'newspaper trust was unable to controleither
M ay or Harrison or the Corporation Counsel, and it has
been decided officially -thai The Day Book has as much
right on newspaper stands asany other Chicago news
This means that the police must not interfere with
The DayBook? but must see that it has equal rights ,with
the other Chicago newspapers. "
Vf The game ofytlte newspaper trust was to bar The
Day Book from the streets on the ground that it was not
- a newspaper. '
And somebody jumped at conclusions and got a
, police ofderthrowing The Day Book off the stands with
'out a legal opinion as to The Day Book's rights.
" v When protest was made, Chief McWeeny asked the
Corporation Counsel for an opinion as to whether The'
J)ay,Book was a newspaper. .
' Acting CprpordtiQwCounsel Beckwith referred the