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MORE STORES FINED UNDER LABOR LAW
INSPECTOR JVELSON BRINGS UP 74 CASES
FORM-REVEAUNG GOWNS GET A WALLOP
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, .gggfeg ' Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. i Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a .Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 100 Chicago, Monday, Jan. 26, 1914 ONE CENT
BIG CONCERNS MAY BE FORCED TO
COME THROUGH WITH BACK TAXES
' " " .
Illinois Tax Reform Association To Make' Test Case of
National Box Co. If Court Decides Against Tax
Dodgers Then Bigger Concerns Will Get a
Kick in TJteir Tix-Dodging Trousers.
One . and one-h.aif -.-bjllibn dollars
back taxes' napaid liy-; Illinois cor
porations' are involved .hv a case: plac
ed by the state supreme'court on its
The Chicago taan who started-the
suit is -Maxwell jEdgar, the" attorney.
He says -that, as !the decision' was put
off by the court in .December, it is
probable the, court will- tell what it
flunks, officially,, next month. Edgar
is secretary-treasurer of the Jllin6is
-Tax; Refo'rjn Association, which is
making the contest- The case-picked
6y the corporations, for nicking a
is that of the National Box Co., the
Smallest. If the court decides against
the taxdodgers, arid in favor of hav
ing "the lax laws carried out Exactly
as they stand in the law Boks, Illinois
corporations and owners of stocks
and bonds will be forced to, pay over
pne hundred million dollars of taxes
each -year, that they are not .paying
The National Box Co. is a beef
. trust -concern. It makes all the boxes
and" pails for Morris & o. and Swift
& Co. and a few outside business
houses. In 1909, this, company re
ported to 'the .federal government,
under the corporation ix law, tha$