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which to get clothes.
Also, one does not livefor two
months on $3.50 a week without
getting hungry. Mabel was very
And then she .met another girl
who had worked for the Eastman
Kodak Co. when she first went
there, and who had gone through
the same experiences as she was"
undergoing, and who "had decided
to get money in the way that peo
ple who donY know anything
about it call "the easiest."
Mabel went with this girl to
Gary, Ind., and entered the resort
run by Helen Smith.
There she was found by the
man who had been engaged to
her, and he was so shocked that
he made things worse by going
out and getting drunk. $28' of
Mabel's first earnings of shame
went to the lawyer who got the
man out of jail.
Mabel came to Chicago again
then and was taken in at the Girl's
Home kept by Mrs. Susan R.
Adams and Miss Kate J. Adams
at 2119 Calumet avenue.
But the mischief had been
done. The girl who had gone
wrong was very well treated at
the Home, but it was so lone
some, and another girl there just
15 years old induced her to run
Mabel is in the Desplaines
street station today. She has
found just what sort of oppor
tunities Chicago offers to friend
less, helpless working girls.
But the managers of the big
stores draw big salaries and own
automobiles. rWI . "iZfT
MEN WON'T FALL FOR ITc
The attempt of somebody to
job the street railway employes
on that board of arbitration evi-
dently died a bornin Anyhowf
the men are not going to fall for
it, and will insist on the city being
treated as a partner of the com
pany instead of a third party.
One motorman this morning
said: "They must have thought
we were al asleep when they
tried to put that trick over. But
there are too many of us to catch
us all napping at the same time."t
Yesterday the joint committee
representing the three divisions
of the street railway employes
unanimously selected Judge
Kickham Scanlan to represent
them on the board of arbitration.
Judge Scanlan agreed to accept
and was ready to go to work.
International President Mahon
ioday formally nptified Mayor
Harrison 6f the rejection by the
men of the compromise offer of
. A definite basis for arbitration
probably will be reached this af
ternoon when the joint conter-
ence committee reconvenes at 3 .
The only part Mayor Harrison
took in the conference today was
to insist that the city be repre
sented at all sessions of the arbi
tration board. Both parties are
willing to agree to this.
The companies tried another
jobbing game today. They saici
they would have to have a sep
arate arbitration board for each
of the surface- car companies.
The union tifncials never will
'iiS5, nVi 7-Mr --"e unlon 'officials never wfl
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