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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, August 14, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 7

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one line of advertising in The Bay
Nobody can patronize me or The
Day Book beyond the one cent each
reader pays for each copy of The
Day Book. So any man, woman or
child in Chicago who has one cent
with which to buy a Day Book is just
as big to me as Og Armour or the
multiest multi-millionaire in town.
You can't put The Day Book out
of business by criminal violence
NOW. It "is too late for that. And
if you put ME out of business some
one just as capable as I am will take
the work up where I leave off.
If The Day Book lies about any of
you at any time you can get a square
deal, and it won't cost you a cent
Any person who shows The Day
Book where it has lied or has misrep
resented the truth will befriend this
paper by pointing it out
I will correct a mistake, apologize
for an untruthful statement and go a
great length to undo any injury
wrongfully done.
But I won't suppress or adulterate
the truth to the detriment of the-pub
lie good in order to be a good fellow,
or to please the best friend I have.
That means I won't be used if I know
I don't give a darn for any party,
and I am under obligation to no in
dividual, interest or organization that
can possibly affect the publication of
news my readers are entitled to and
ought to have.
My friendship wouldn't" be worth a
darn to anybody who wants to capi
talize it I don't want any favor, any
special privilege. I am no hero wor
shiper and have no illusions about
the desirability of the society or
friendship of any of our most-mentioned
citizens. I have no desire to
pile up riches, and I want no office,"
titles, honors, medals- or baubles.
I do want more readers, but I be
lieve that will do them more good
than it will me. For I believe the pub
lication of this adless newspaper is
the most important journalistic work
ever started for the people of this
country and for all humanity.
If the big business men who want
to change the attitude of The Day
Book toward business knew enough
to know how to be really happy they
would change THEIR attitude to
ward humanity and bless The Day
Book for opening their eyes.
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Marshall Field & Co., power in Zion
City, had Nick Scott hauled before
Judge Edwards of Waukegan for vio
lation of the injunction ordering
members of the lacemakers' union to
keep silence. Herbert Foster of the
Zion Lace Industries, owned by Mar
shall Field & Co., testified his toes
were stepped on and he was called
a "scab" by Smith.
Witnesses for Smith said Foster
told Smith to "go jump in the lake,"
and invited trouble. Case continued
to Aug. 25.
Attorneys for Jimmy Simpson, vice
president of Marshall Field & Co.,
sent word to Dan Cruice, attorney for
the lacemakers, yesterday that they
would meet strike committee in the
office of Frank P. Leffingwell, 112
Adams st, and try to adjust the
strike. Cruice went Nothing doing.
May be later.
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Pres. Coffin's hold-up of the payroll
of 17,000 city employes is a war
measure. City Treasurer Sergei re
fuses to pay salaries of seven ap
pointees of Coffin in the civil service
department Coffin says if these sev
en favorites of his can't draw any
city cash, nobody else in the 17,000
city workers will draw money. Among
the seven Coffin wants recognized is
Edgar T. Davies, former state fac
tory inspector. When Oscar Nelson
replaced Davies, Nelson ordered tak
en out of his office a superb marble
bathroom which Nelson said had
been installed for Davies without
charge by the Wolff Mfg. Co,
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