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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, October 31, 1913, Image 1

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.WORLD'S SALVATION LIES IN RADIUM RAY
WOMEN ARE DIRECTING ON MORAL CANCERS
SAYS NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH.
w THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, .gggv. Tel. Monroe 353. - '
Editor and Publisher. tT" Automatic 51-422.
500 South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL 3, NO. 29
Chicago, Friday, Oct. 31, 1913
ONE CENT
"SCIENTIFIC" CHARITY GREAT GAME
AS PLAYED BY THE RICH
'Julius Rosenwald Tells Advertising Club That Advice
Is More Valuable to Poor People Than Money,
Coal or Groceries It's the Game of Teaching ' ,
Poor How' to Live on Poor. Wages,
Julius Rosenwald, at a meeting of
the Advertising Club last night, out
lined his views on charity. Incident
ally he announced his preference for
the "scientific" charity as- practiced
by the United Charities.
"It is not always best to give
money, coal or groceries," said Julius.
"Training and advice in many cases
will do infinitely more than money."
The late, administration at the
Pontiac Reformatory is being severe
ly criticized1 right now for exactly
that same viewpoint It is said that
the training received there takes
away the necessity of asking for
money and that the young idea Is
taught 'to go out and get it
Rosenwald also protested against
giving-money to beggars in the street
or the ones that come to the back
doors seeking food.
"It is years since I have given a
cent from my door," he asserted
proudly. "Persons who apply to my
door are referred to the organized
charity agencies of the city that an
intelligent investigation may be made
and relief of a lasting and beneficient
kind given.
"The United Charities, through a
corps of demonstration housekeep
ers, has been able to remove" squalor,
poverty and inefficient methods from
many households simply by teaching
housewives to conduct their homes
on a scientific basis.

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