History of the Chicago Tribune

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Chicago tribune, 1922 - Chicago (Ill.) - 128 pages
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Page 119 - Our country! In her intercourse with foreign nations may she always be in the right; but our country, right or wrong.
Page 123 - Managers none. 2. That the owners are: (Give names and addresses of individual owners, or, if a corporation, give its name and the names and addresses of stockholders owning or holding 1 per cent or more of the total amount of stock.) The National Historical Society.
Page 123 - August 24, 1912, embodied in section 443, Postal Laws and Regulation*, printed on the reverse of this form, to wit: 1. That the names and addresses of the publisher, editor, managing editor and business managers are: Publisher, The Game Conservation Society, Inc., 110 West 34th St., New York City; Editor.
Page 116 - The press has become the eyes and ears of the world, and, to a great extent, its voice. It is the substance which puts humanity in contact with all its parts. It is the spokesman of the weak and the appeal of the suffering. It tears us away from our selfishness and moves us to acts of kindness and charity. It is the advocate constantly pleading before the bar of public opinion. It holds up for review the acts of our officials and of those men in high places who have it in their power to advance peace...
Page 117 - But, fortunately, while the good the press is capable of rendering, if unafraid, is without limit, the harm it can do has its own limitations. The press is dependent for its success, for its very existence, almost, upon public confidence. It must cater to public sentiment even as it labors to build it up. It cannot long indulge in falsehoods without suffering the loss of that confidence from which alone com'ts its power, its prestige and its reward.
Page 18 - Because he was visioned he believed in the town. He believed with the acute English publicist, Frederic Harrison, that "the manifest destiny of Chicago is to be the "heart of the American Continent," but he said that forty-six years before the memorable night at the Union League club, where Frederic Harrison said it. Medill bought into the nearly bankrupt Tribune on June 18, 1855. He took active hold on Saturday, July 21. The property fJIE SURRENDER!
Page 100 - If Ford allows this rule of his shops to stand he will reveal himself not merely as an ignorant idealist but as an anarchistic enemy of the nation which protects him in his wealth.
Page 127 - ... of 1 per cent. of the average annual pay during the ten years next preceding retirement; but no pension shall exceed $100 per month, or be less than $18 per month.
Page 34 - Ten, twenty years may be required to reconstruct our fair city, but the capital to rebuild it fireproof will be forthcoming. The losses we have suffered must be borne; but the place, the time, and the men are here, to commence at the bottom and work up again; not at the bottom, neither, for we have credit in every land, and the experience of one upbuilding of Chicago to help us. Let us all cheer up, save what is yet left, and we shall come out right. The Christian world is coming to our relief. The...
Page 34 - ... in a few hours, the hearts of our men and women are still brave, and they look into the future with undaunted hearts. As there has never been such a calamity, so has there never been such cheerful fortitude in the face of desolation and ruin.

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