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"WE SHOULD AT LEAST TREAT HUMAN BEINGS
AS WELL AS WE TREAT HORSES" ,j
SAYS U. S. REPRESENTATIVE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ". Tel Konroe 353
Editor and Publisher. crgiJ Automatic 51-42Z
500 South Peoria St. 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 41 Chicago, Friday, Nov. 14, 1913 ONE CENT
AN EDUCATED DOWN-AND-OUT HAS
PHILANTHROPY SIZED UP WELL
Man Who Came to The Day Book Office for the Price of
a Meal Writes About the Municipal Lodging
House Says the Helping Hand
Is Very Much Lacking.
This story was written by a man who came to The Day Book office and
wanted the price of a meal. He said he hadn't eaten anything for two days.
The. story is printed exactly as it was written. You will note that some of
the down-and-outs are educated men. Editor Day Book.
When it comes to philanthropy Chicago, the second city in these
great United States, figures about as much as a nine spot does in a game
of seven-up, it don't count. This is the season of the year when the
pulpiteer finds time to discourse on the Good Will on Earth to Men, but
such exordiums do not help the man who has to walk the street with the
mercury at the freezing point, and last Sunday night there were several
thousand who were compelled to "carry the "banner" because they did not
I have the price of a bed.
" m The Municipal Lodging House, conducted by the city, is a makeshift
:r affair, and is sadly lacking in giving the succor that many well-meaning
" people helieve that it does. To rout a down-and-outer into the street at
the unseemingly hour of 5 o'clock fa .he morning does not savor much of
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