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ONE CENT-LfcST EDmow-H CEfff U. S. HEARS BREAK WITH GERMANY VILLA FLEES-SAFE IN MOUNTAINS THE DAY BOOK An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Stmday VOL 5, NO. 153 Chicago, Monday, March 27, 1916 396 CALLS NEWSPAPERS SLAVESJO ADS Barratt OUara Declares Freedom of Press Is Throttled Uses Chicago as Illustration Says Day Book Is Important Asset to Public Service Describing the trust press as the catspaw of its advertisers or a sort of Victrola machine to play the records into which the advertisers had spieled what they wanted the public to believe, Lieut.-Gov. Barratt O'Hara addressed GOO members of the Chicago Political league on "The Responsibility of the Press." "In any community where the pub lishers enter into an association for the adoption and enforcement of uni form working and editorial policies on.'thg. one io aJk.aL for one' prin ciple, there is likely to be very little honest freedom of the press," he de clared. "This situation is not improved when the group of merchants con trolling the bulk of the local adver tising also enter into an association, 'one for all, all for one.' "It is presumed that the latter as sociation has a mouthpiece, some way of making its desire heard, and that the former association has an earpiece, some way of hearing what ' & fsaid JtpJ Boes anyone Imagine .-ita.