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culatloa and advertising, and the peo ple have been finding out things they didn t know before. The complete exposure of the pol icy of hiring gunmen and sluggers to fight the battles of-the publishers has forced them to let up on that lawless game, and they no longer can get away, with the play of having slug gers make newsboys "eat" papers. In fact, The Day Book has been the most powerful influence for good ever known in Chicago journalism, and is already revolutionizing the newspaper business. People are find ing out that there is one NEWSpaper in town that isn t afraid to print any news that is true news and of public interest. And the more truth The Day Book prints, the more the other news papers have to print; because if they don't print it their readers find it out through The Day Book and know the big newspapers are cheating them in not giving them the news. One of the greatest journalists in this country, who has been watching The Day Book closely since it started, recently said in a letter that he con sidered the Chicago Day Book the most important social movement in the world today, and the most im portant since the time of Luther. And even if the rumors about the Tribune-News-Record-Herald deal prove to be unfounded, there is bound to be some such upheaval in Chicago journalism soon, and all newspapers will have to print the truth and rep resent their readers instead of their advertisers. The Day Book will give some inter esting particulars about Bent's war on the Tribune among advertisers later. It looks like an attempt to force the Tribune to knuckle down to Big Business and obey the orders of advertisers. One "thing about the rumored deal that doesn't sound quite reasonable is the price given that is to be paid for the News. It is said to make a profit of nearly a million a year, and if that is so $6,000,000 would be a low price for it. But, then, Victor Lawson Is getting old, and may want to lay down the burden. o o CARPENTERS PASS RESOLUTION The following resolutions were adopted by Carpenters' Local Union No. 1784: Wheeras, The owners and publish ers of the Chicago Examiner and Chicago American have proven by their attitude in the circumstances leading to and in the strike of the Chicago newspaper trades their ha tred of union labor, and Whereas, The aforesaid publishers are about to issue a so-called labor edition of one of their papers, organ ized labor being solicited to assist in the editing of such an issue; there fore be it Resolved, That Local 1784, United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Join ers of America, in regular meeting assembled, consider any such solici tation on the part of the publishers an effort to regain their lost circu lation and increase their advertising revenue; and be it further Resolved, That in view of the fore going facts, the officers and members of this union refrain from having 'anything whatsoever to do with the Chicago Examiner or the American representatives; and be it further Resolved, That this union protest the assistance of any individual or representative of the organized labor movement in the issuance of the so called Hearst Labor Edition; and be it further Resolved, That a copy of these resolutions be forwarded to the Chi cago Federation of Labor, the Daily Press, The Arbeiter Zeihmg and The Day Book. o o Patten of Chicago has a corner in corn. Snyder of Chicago has a cor ner in molasses. It's a direct attack on one of the fundamentals of constitutional gov ernment johnnybread.