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HENRY "SPENCER" MAKES -SENSATIONAL
CHARGES - AGAINST JOLIET ; P&V
THE DAY BOOK
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VOL.3, tiO. 10. Chicago, Thursday, Oct 9, 1913
MONKEYS BETTER OFF THAN BABIE
ON EXHIBITION AT LINCOLN PARK
"Wm. H. Dunn Tells Lincoln Park Commissioners About
Monkeys and The Daily News Baby ' Sanitarium
Protests Against Lawson's Advertising Scheme.
William H. Dunn, former clerk of
the Superior Court, told a shocking
but interesting story about Victor
Lawson's Daily News' sanitarium to
the Lincoln Park Board of Commis
The commissioners are now con
sidering -Lawson's request to. give
him a site on Lincoln Park property
near the. lake .front.
Lawson wants to use this property
"for another Daily News "sanitarium'
for sick babies and has already be
gan asking for the money from con
tributors. Dunn pointed out to the commis
sioners that they didn't have the
righttogive this state property to
a private corporation, such as he de
clares the Daily News' Fund is..
' Dunn made a personal investiga
tion of the.presentKsanitariurd.that
Lawson has so flagrantly-advertised
for several years. In place-of the
beautiful sunshine and cleanliness
that the Daily News advertisesDunn
found shadows and dirt. He explain
ed all this in his talk.
He related how the mothers and
their sick babies were exhibited on a
platform in the shack which Lawson
calls a sanitarium, while the visitors
parade - around them and look' at
them in the same manner, they re
gard the monkeys a hundred yards,
The commissioners listened aghast
at his statements-all but' one, Com
missioner Austrian, who sneered at
Dunn as he told of the public ex
hibition of the mothers who were too
poverty-stricken to protest.
He called" the sanitarium merely an
advertising scheme on the part of
Victor Lawson, who boasted -that the