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V PpARJPMENT STOtf&CARE SUBJECTED
Eaci'sroSARH'orthhfcco Vice Conums
'sion WhiMJw Mm& Commercialized Vice Ims in
Wait for Tov(.th immf Innocence in. the Department
- StoresThe Proctbress and the Cadet, ' ' '
JSgJf the report of the Vice Commission ultimately results in
fordiig'v living-'wages and reasoriable working conditions for the
glfl 'mployedjini Chicago's mefccantile establishments,, it will 'have"
doneTa vcft$ieH til thing for that much of 'humanfty-as is huddled into
fhSlupitiiSfes city. , - v v ' 4.
But fatnefs and mothers will havev to understand conditions'
before JhWSknCbe aroused fo'the'point of insisting that something
be done 'r$$k l-
' Ahdtnepjcan't understand unless they, know. They-can't know
unlfiss-Tsotoebody gives them the information. -
Parents- who live .in Chicago,- and whose daughters are com-,
p'elleti "5yf fne family's necessity'work' for sa living, may do, some
thing tou tftr&w a protecting arm around" their 'daughters that'sis
if they "know the temptations to which these girl's are 'subjected.
But what of thousands ofgir!s vhb"Kave norparents in Chi-
cago no homebut a cheap boarding house no "friends excep't men
with whom their work" throws them fri contact, or men whom they
casually nfee't? " - " - ' " '
Shouldn't the people of Chicago take enough interest in them
to Scive them from these temptations? ' c .
I Shouldn't " every 'good citizen man '-or -woman know what
these. temjitdtions and working conditions'are?
The information is available. .It' may be'.found in the astound
ing -vice report, madeaf ter. thorough investigation byr a commis
sion of the most eminent men andwomen m Chicago.
From this report it appears that'thVagents of corrinierc"alizd
yice lie in waitifdr Yodth and Innocence.
They watch for fresh, healthy young immigrants who' Have
come, to this.i'land.of the free arid Jiome of the brave" witch fdr