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If. - WILSON- MAKES 'INSPIRING PLEA FOR HUMAN
RIGHTS IN INAUGURAL ADDRESS ' '
; N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher."
500 South Peoria St.
- Tel. Monroe' 353.
VOb.2,NQ.132 Chicago, Tuesday, March 41913- ONE CENT
f v HOPKINS CAN" UNDERSTANJHOW ANY GIRL;
4 Judge, Who Presides' Over "Tkef Gpiiri dftfie Soiled
, Doves," Doesn't Agree'With Mrs.. Lehmdnn
v Julius Rosejnvald. Called in Inquiryu
' ' " -& v -i ' '
"I don't know hoy? a working girl,, who is albrie in; the world,
gets along on $6 a -week.. I know that hundredSjof Chicago work
ing girls do;, but I ..don't 'know howtheydp it. vAnd I can't" blame
the' $6 a week girl who goes Wrong, very much.' Judge Hopkins.
j.;nere proBaDiy is no person in
Chicaero -who is in a better post
'Ition 'to speait'of the age-old prob
lem of the world -and, its causes
than Judge Hopkins.
For' lTopkins iias been, presid
ing, over- the- South Clark street
1 " municipal courttfor montlis And
to the South Clark .street ; court
comeall tlie transgressors of.Ghf
cago's underworld. -'
They come wjth their, stpries..of .
sin arid shame, oi pain and .sor
row, :pf -tragedy and humorj- of
" . wjld;debauches'an(j bljckdjespair
1" The'jf tell. tSeir stories to .Hop-
kins,;1and outfneir stories :Hpp
kinl -must judge them-4-by the
written law-o'r by the "broad, law'
of Jiumanityjj-jis he sees' fit,
- So, -Hopkins knotys whereof he,
speaksheS he -Jtelks. pf-the'un-i
derw.drld an'd thje men and women
who go ;to make, it up.
And;when Hopkins was. 'asked'
what .causes He- thought were
chiefly b.ehind tha p.r.ocession
pitiful of humanity - that; daily
files thr.ough his. count, he shook
hisl.head and shrugged his. shoul
ders., t .-. ,
"What .can you expect.?' he
asked. "When men and, worn en,
and youths ahd -gifls, are under
paid nd overworked, what" can
fybu expect? 1
r "When .merf; wprk long hours
:six days in; thelweekrand at last,
:a1I Aired dutjaVidi weary, get their
'finger$on small "pay envelope,
they are. going tp.goput and try
and get relief. "
'IThey are gcing. to, go out- and