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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 21, 1911, Image 25',
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VALUABLE POINTER EOR
Here, is a new method by which"
the department f stores may in
crease, djvidends : -
v The board of education is con
sidering placipg several school
girls" in a jflat, furnishing them'
with the "necessities" of life, and
-determining the average cost of
Bu if the plan is put into force
t .will not settle the average cost
of .living. -Such experiments, are
oiot, conducted that way.,
v They wilj.mewly 4eam the low
estccjst of existence. "V ' ,
. iTheplan' was tried by the
.school board in.CJincJnnatT. Itwas
-demonstrated so the report savs
that a working girl with knowl
edge offqod preparation could
.getrsufficieht good food at an av
erage cost of 12,ceqts per.day.
. A girlj.therefo're., should be able
to obtain nourishment for 84
.cents a, week. .And jthe schooj
.board says the experimtnt wa
successful. - . j
j -, If .the" girl Acan,get enough to
.eaVfor 4,cents, why pay. her the
princely- sum of $5 awe,eic, '
For 84 cents can the girl keep
,hody.,andjsotil tdgether but thaf
As digression, for'the.body is the
oply part the store is interested
' Ella Levi and Anna Lqtyka, 7
year-old girls, were arrested Fri4
Say fqr the alleged theft of cloth
"ing from the Jbckers'of girlsjem-
ployed at the Uory 6-Heller Cp.
waist manufacturers, 228 S. Mar
ket street. They sa?f they want
ed to look, like other girls.
Ella an"4 !nna were formerfy
fmplpyed byih;? company.' Per
haps if they had received a higher
education, and learned to live orr
&j- cents' week, it wouldn't have
beh.necessrjr'fo'the.m to, steal'
in order, to clothe fheniselyes.
oo - . " '
STOPS HIS OWN TRIALS BY
Springfield, Mass., Nov.- 21
By a wild burst of passion that hia
faithful little wife could not pre
vent, Bertram C. Spencer, on trial
for the murder of Miss Martha
Blackstone. todavx com&elled an.
adjournment of-the court until he
could, be quieted. ', ' '
Snencer naved like a 'mndmanj
arid it took three men to'subduti
mm. . ' .s
Dfj Alfred Elliott, superintend-
ent of the state hospital, isras on;
the stand at the time. He had
said it was necessary -to plaetS
Spencer in'another ward, and that!
hq became angered because -h
was. not permitted to go-into'tfhfi
ydrd with the other prisoners.
j. vu i u a nai . j. uu tea 1141 :
cried Spencer, Idaping to his feet,
wlld-eved. nanrinsr and' shalrific
like, a leaf. "
.He repeated the- epithet 'sd
often that Tudee Spencer could
ncjt restore order. - i
Spencer's wife held her amis
about h'im, and begged him to be
quiets Then he hafd1" a,, violent 'ai-j
tack of weeping and hysteria.
'London'DUblishers sav motion
pictures have greatly decreased
the circulation of cheap'literaturq
in England. Thafrheips some.1
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