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"LET EMPLOYER REGARD GIRL
EMPLOYES AS DAUGHTERS"
if: M jJj
Lulu Glaser, vaudeville star, who is
champion of the cause of the work
San Francisco, Nov. 4. "When I
think of men and women fighting for
enough wages to keep them alive, it
is aa if the mockery 61 life lilt me in
Lulu Glaser, vaudeville star, was
taking off her make-up.
"This problem of the working girl,"
she said, "is, eating the heart' out of
our nation. The -great trouble is
ignorance. If the employer would
only try to understand his workers "
learn how they live he could never
stand out against the living wage.
"Would the employer want his
daughter sitting eight hours.a day at
a machine in surroundings such 'as,
the factory girls work, for just
enough to keep her alive?
"If the employer would take that
attitude toward working women in
stead of the 'I pay as much as any
body else' stand, there would soon be
co-operation between capital and
"Factory girls who fall are not ak
ways weak. Most girls know that
the longer they work in the factory"
the less they are worth. When they
dare look into the future it is hope
less. "Hopelessness drives the factory
girl wrong. She thinks 'What's the,
use? Ill never be able to earn any
of the luxuries of life, so I may as
well get them the other way while I
am young and have the chance.'
"We should stop immigration for
a while so as to be able to take care
of what we have at home. Foreign
ers come over here to better their
condition and as a rule are worse off.,
In Germany each working man has
his little cottage, with a garden. Her4
he lives in a place not fit to house a
"I've been investigating things
ever since that Triangle Shirtwaist
horror, and have found that half our
factories are a disgrace to the na
tion." ; oo
Saxe, the American joker and poet,
was once taking a trip on a steamer,
when he fell in with a lively young
lady, to' whom he" made himself very
agreeable. Of course he made an im
pression upon the damsel, who sa'id
at parting: "Good-bye, Mr. Saxe. I
fear you will soon be forgetting me."
"Ah, my dear young lady," said the
inveterate punster, "if I was not a
married man already you may he sure
Ird be for getting you!"