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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 14, 1912, Image 8',
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gle case against an owner of of
agent for property used for im
moral purposes in court.
As chairman of the vice com
mission, Dean Sumner, signed the
report of that corrimission.
That report flatly declares that
economc conditions the pitiful
wages paid women worker's by
department stores and factories
are the chief causes of fallen wo
men. Last night, at the meeting of
the Sunday Evening Club in Or
chestra Hall, "Dean Sumner said
that economic conditions had
nothing to do vith the social
evil, and gave department stores
and factories specific absolution.
Mayor Harrison at the begin-
ning of Wayman's crusade gave
out a statement that he had been
trying to fplkiw out the recom
mendations of "the vice commis
The stroriest recommenda
tion in the vice commission report
is that the segregated district be
done away with.
Mayor Harrison today gave
out a statement that he believed
in a segregated district and
would continue to advocate such
a method of dealing with the s6
The meeting of the Sunday
Everting Club in Orchestra Hall
last night was crowded. '
Six speakers denounced segre
gated vice and then a collection
The result of that collection
was a few pennies and nickels.
However enthusiastic the well
dressed audience was, their n-1
th'usfasm did not go ttie length of
Washington, Oct. 14.-Wm. F.
McCombSj chairman of Demo
cratic national committee, chief
witness before senate campaign
fund committee today.
McCombs said $208;000 was
spent for Wilson's pre-convention
Said biggest dbnaton was one
of $85,800 by "Cleveland Dodge
and other Prncetohians." Big
gest individual gift was $12,500
from Abram J. Elkus, of New
McCombs. said nearly all the
money was spent for publicity.
SOME DUEL '
Paris, Oct. 14. Pierre Web
ber, art critic of the New York
Herald, was badly wounded in a
duel with Leon Blum, a theatrcal
Usually Parisian duels are held
at 6 o'clock in the morning, but
this one was held at 11 because
Webber positively refused to get
up before his usual time even to
get shot at.
The trouble between the two
men was over the merits of a
theatrical rehearsal held by Blum,
which Webber said was punk.
In Sweden it is the custom for
a bride to fill her pockets with
bread, which she dispenses to
every one she meets on her way
to the chUrch. Every piece she
thus disposes of is supposed to'T
avert a misfortune.