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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postofflce at -Chicago,
DL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
Daily Except Sunday.
N. D. Cochran, ,ggg5g Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. Iill By Mail, Except in
500 South Peofk St. 398 Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 200 Chicago, Friday, May 22, 1914 ' ONE CENT
WHY IS IT VERY FEW PEOPLE KNOW
WHAT A NEWSPAPER REALLY IS?
The Influence of Habit on the Average Man's Mind1
The Difference Between a Real Newspaper and
What Most People Think a Newspaper Is.
BY N. D. COCHRAN.
Do YOU know that nobdy watches The Day Book every day with closer
attention and keener interest than the other Chicago newspaper publishers?
Do YOU know that all over the country this little paper is being watch
ed by other publishers who wonder what it all means?
Well, it's a fact. I happen to know it
At first this adless paper was looked upon as a -sort of freak. It didn't
look like a newspaper. And nobody could ever imagine that a newspaper
without advertising could be made to pay as a business proposition.
I expected that I knew enough about human nature-to know that -very
few men have imagination enough to think anything can be done that
hasn't been done before.
We are such creatures of habit that we can see only what is right
before our eyes.