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expressed my gratification that,
through the radiating influence of the
University Settlement, the feminine
newcomers in our republic are learn
ing the new and only real morality,
the morality which rejects the an
cient falsehood that what is poison
for the goose is merely peccadillo for
"So many persons do not appre
ciate what splendid personalities exist
among our foreign population," Miss
"There seems to be a contagious
misunderstanding that the poor for
eigner is ignorant. Yet anyone with
extended personal acquaintance with
the immigrant knows that, because
of the handicap of ignorance of our
language and customs of our coun
try, intellectual men and women are
found at operating machines, are
peddlers, and are very numerous in
the needle trades. They have thought
deeply, read widely an dhave sacri
ficed much to get to this land of
"As an instance of the intelligence
of some women employed in factor
ies, I must tell you of a young im
migrant girl who resented the charge
made by a foreign man that America
is materialistic and that its greatest
names are Rockefeller, Harriman
and Morgan. 'Those are its richest
men,' the girl replied, 'but the great
est men are Abraham Lincoln, Walt
Whitman and Edward MacDowell!' "
INTERESTING LOCAL NEWS ITEMS
Mrs. Clara D. Pease wants $500 in
crease in alimony a month. Claims it
cost her $2,400 for clothes since May.
Utilities Board to decide Oak Park
gas reduction dispute. W. Van Biiren
st street car accident to be taken
Fifty horses suffocated at A. T.
Willett Teaming Co.'s stable, 252 B.
Grand av. Loss $30,000.
. Edward J. Tobin, county superin
tendent of schools, reports $4,200
shortage in accounts of John O'Brien,
school treasurer, Lemont, 111.
Wife abandonment case against
Edward C. Herring, 160 W. Jackson and Epliraim Aukergerg, 2314 N
st, dismissed at request of wife.
John F. Whelan, 742 Fullerton av.,
arrested. Alleged to have taken $5,000
from employers. Released on bonds.
Theresa Windert, 16, Dubuque, la.,
v and John Smidtley held by police.
Elopers. No record of marriage.
George H. Webster, 2821 Prairie
av., kicked by robber. John Conway
held as assailant.
Harry Daniels arrested. Said to
have beaten C. B. Leonard, 3302
Washington blvd., into unconscious
ness. Took jewels valued at $208.
Joseph Wolter, 194 Calumet av.,
swallowed shoe nail. Dead.
Anthony Czarnecki will speak at
the Northwest Side Commercial As
sociation's weekly luncheon, Ger
ston's Cafe, Ashland av. and Division
St., Jan. 15, 12:30 noon.
Members of local commission want
safety show. Jan. 28 named as safety
Mrs. Mary Morton, 26 Groveland
av., and 7-months'-old baby refused
admission in city institutions. Judge
Uhlir said it was an outrage to send
a nursing mother to a penal institution.
Roy Ragsdale, 3710 Irving Park,
Central Park av., arrested in Milwau
kee. Were trying to sell Lee Rags
dale's auto for $200.
Degradation of women, hero-worship
of criminals, portrayal of crime
and ridicule of those in authority will
not be permitted in movie films, says
Fifty cases of violation of the wo
men's 10-hour law and child labor act
were up before Judge Newcomer.
$300 in fines imposed.
Michael McCee, 720 N. Dearborn
st, tried to collect bill from John
Stothos and Peter Aromebias, 748 N.,
State st Got black eye. Stothos and