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POLICE DOGS PROTECT GIRLS FROM MASHERS
: POSTAL SAVINGS BANK SYSTEM NO SUCCESS
-WILLARD AND SMITH MATCHED TO SCRAP
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, ggggaa Tel. Monroe 353.
Edrtor and Publisher. GPi Automatic 51-422.
500 South' Peoria St 398 By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 94 Chicago, Monaay, Jan. 19, 1914 ONE CENT
LIEUT. GOV. O'HARA TAKES FRESH
RAP AT STARVATION WAGE PAYER
Gives Members of Young People's Socialist League
Straight-From-the-Shoulder Talk Slaps at Sham
and Mockery ' of Organized Charity Cites
Julius Rosenwald Case.
Lieut-Gov. Barratt Q'Hara gave a.
very straight-from-the-shoulder talk
to the members of the Young People's
Socialist League. And' behind the
young office holder's talk. was his pro
test against the men who, pay starva
tion w$ges, and also against the
sham and mockery of -organized so
ciety. "When the Illinois vice commis
sion was making its investigations
last year," said the lieutenant-governor,
"we might have called many men
who do not happen to' tiossTess" inter--
national reputations as philanthrop
ists, but we preferred to know what
the men who are posing as leaders
had to say about the wages they paid
their little girl employes.
"You know its , long' been the cus
tom for men who paid starvation
wages to their employes to give lib
erally to organized charities. It's the
oldest game in the world that seek
ing to purchase Heaven in that man-'
"J wonder- sometimes, if that's their
way ot making up for what thfey keep