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Nfj D,. Cochran,
xumior aija .fUDiisner.
VOL. 2; NO: 139
woa 50D SaujEhPeorTsC'-St':
. ;TeL MpijrbejSp';
go; Wednesday, 'March(12,;i913 ,ONE"XSENT
tVIRGINIA BROOKS SAYS. PEOPLE MUST .H$C&
m -. .O'HAHA-IN LOW WAGE EXPOtSE .
GirlWho Carried WestJiammondlectwi
Wage-for-Women Movement Gfecsf,riZrnois1- ' J t
' Vfos t Known Smce'fLinconfs'Dt'i
"I see. a new day coming for the wpmanhopd'of Illinois.- l?se'e)thedJwK .J
of that day -'spreading from Illinois :to; every ' sfete in the '-uniontsee ' ijr -a
spreaqingj.from.ithe United -5tate3"to '
am confident- that 'Lieut. Gov.
P'Hara 'intends to go through with
the-ihvestigatiomhe has started, into
low wages 'andL.all that-low wages
mean.. . . . . . r , '
"Butteven if "the lieutenant gover
nor fails, even if the.-sinister influence,
of big business coniriverto choke dff
the .investigation, the.', 'investigation
already has gone too far not to have
results: - ' - , "
t;"!t.has-,,gone beyond lieutenant.
g6vemprs;,jthas gone' beyond senate
comniitteesithas gone, beyond even
the sovereign state of Illinois. .It has
r.eached;he very heart-of the people.
"T4he-people are aroused;, the- peb-,
pie realize What is going on iniheit
midirtjfthe people' have had vthe probn
lemlof the .child slaves of the nation
Y" fdrawrc plainly for them. t'
I "And that is why I saya, new" day'
is coming for all womankind;. ..For
the people, once they understand, dp
not hesitate So act.: They- never:
hav)e'' Virginia Brooks:
( . " i 4 ' '
While women wept andmen bpedV
their heads . in shame," .Virginia:
- Brooks, -the, girl who made West
-iJftmm.QiuJ Recent,, last'nisfilo&'te
j Virginia Br.ooks. r v
Young' People's Civic league, somfer
'thing of J&e greatness of thVs.etfaie