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THE MODERN ADAM IN MAINE WOODS KILLS A
BEAR WITHOUT GUN OR KNIFE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran,. gagges ' Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. GiE Automatic 51-442.
500 South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL.2, NO. 284
Chicago, Friday, Aug. 29, 1913
ATTACK ON FREEDOM OF THE PRESS
BY THE INVISIBLE GOVERNMENT
One of the Most Important Issues Ever Raised in Chicago
It Threatens the Very Liberty of the Peo
ple Themselves the Meaning of
Bent's War on the Tribune.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
I CONSIDER THE ISSUE RAISED BY GEO, P. BENT IN HIS ATTACK
ON THE TRIBUNE ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT EVER RAISED IN
THIS COUNTRY AND THAT IS THE RELATION OF NEWSPAPERS TO
ADVERTISERS WHO PATRONIZE THEM.
FOR THIS INVOLVES THE RELATION OF NEWSPAPERS TO THE
NOTHING IS MORE IMPORTANT TO ANY PEOPLE THAN THEIR
LIBERTY; AND THE RELATION OF NEWSPAPERS TO THE PEOPLE
INVOLVES THE VERY LIBERTY OF THE PEOPLE. .
FOR, ANY PEOPLE TO BE FREE, AND TO ENJOY THAT LIBERTY
WHICH IS SAID TO BE THEIR RIGHT, THEY MUST HAVE A FREE
NO PRESS CAN BE FREE THAT IS SO FETTERED THAT IT CAN
NOT FEARLESSLY PUBLISH THE TRUTH THAT IS VITAL TO THE
PEOPLE; AND ANY NEWSPAPER THAT IS INFLUENCED IN ITS NEWS
AND EDITORIAL POLICY BY THE SELFISH DEMANDS OF ITS ADVER.