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THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353. '
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL 3, NO. 89 Chicago, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 1914 ONE CENT
"WOMEN ARE IN A MELTING POT OF
THEIR OWN," SAYS N Y. WOMAN
Miss Lillian P. Wald Says Old Standards Are Melting
Away in the Fiery Furnace of Necessity Says
Women Getting Their Say in Government Do
ings Means a New Sense of Comradeship.
BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH
(Copyright, 1913, by the Newspaper Enterprise Association.)
What Hull House Is to Chicago the
University Settlement is to New
York. , What Jane Addams is to Hull
House, Lillian D. Wald is to the Uni
This is so true that one might .call
Miss Wald "New York's Jane
Addams " or one might even speak
of Jane Addams as "Chicago's Lillian
Wald." The two women have been
fast 'friends years, and they are as
one in fheir interest and belief In
everything which relates to the ad
vancement of women-. Bliss Wald,
like Miss Addams, is a suffragists The
motto of ,her life and the message
which has gone forth for 20 years
from the University Settlement is tho
oneness of the world.
This University Settlement is sit
uated at 265 Henry street, the very
core of New York's East Side where
the "melting-pot of nations" boib
hardest and where for 20 years Miss
Wald has-stirred into it the sympathy
and understanding and helpfulness
which make' life easier for newcom
ers In "the promised land."
"I believe in everyone working to
gether all men and women together
and especially women-folks to
gether," Miss Wald saidto me the
"Women are in a special melting
pot of their own just now," I had re
marked. "The .old standards, the old
barriers, are-melting away in the fiery