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" self-respecting girls resent, and he attempted the familiarity of squeezing
The girl has been raised in a home that is a. real home, with a mother
who is a real mother, and she had a groundw6rk, that made her immune to
temptation. Beside she .has a home and could take a chance that the girl
who is self-supportmgias to think about quite a long while.
"Don't talk that way to. me, and don't put your" hands on me," the girl
told the wolf when he-started to slobber.
"You better be careful how you talk- to me" she says he .answered.
"If a girl wants to get along with me shchas to. let me be her friend. The
girlS Ttnow that".
"1 am not that kind," the girl told him. "I don't care about your friend
The wolf retaliated by tell the girl she would, he sorry and he would
?et her job". .
That night the girLtold hef mother, and the next day the girl's mother
went to the wolf.
"I could have gone to the people higher up,". She said, "but I thought
if I came, to you and tallied to you, you might understand. I know you are
a family man. I want to appeal to
you. My little girl is a good girl. I
want her to stay a good girl and I
want her to keep her position- She
is not very strong. She has had two
operation oh he 'eyes. If you excite
her that way she suffers."
"Let her quit working, then," the
wolf replied, and the mother went
away, hopmg.'lhat maybe-r-
Well, the wotf. made it justNas un
. jalasant as he "could for the girl in
as inahy -wayf Tia cohld,-Jand she
ignored, him. "
Thenrj&ie day a Very young girl in
the department was taken" ill with a
According to the pass system of
the Boston Store the floorwalker
may issue a pass or not, as he
chooses, for the time the girl is kindly
permitted to take at her own expense,
since the Boston Store pays almost
ho salary and has a P. M. system that
loses a girl money whenever she
leaves the floor.
The wolf refused to give the sick
girl a pass.
And the little heroine of this story,
realizing the girl's condition and
touched to the heart by her teare,
went to one of the head floorwalkers
and got a pass for the Child.
The child never came to work
again. She was fired. Also it almost
cost the- girl hert.ppsitioh and merely
the kindness of the "assistant super
intendent saved her. ..
Things went on this way for a
While again, and then the wolf, for
getting jpastr snubs and' a mother's
pleading) stqod in front of the girl
and was guilty of an obscene action
,80 suggestive that it could not .be
The girl blazed in anger. "Don't
dare, do that," she cried.. "I. won't
stand for an insult, of that kind. I
have told you before, I am not the
kind of a girl,you can insult."
"You uren't any better than the
rest of the girls," the wolf is said to
have replied, and to have reiterated
his threat that he would "get" the
. This time her father went to the
store and he called on- Mangold and
stated the case, adding that his first
inclination had been to thrash the
wolf with a horsewhip."
"I wouldn't, .do tha,t," Mangold
sauvely answered. . "Two wrongs
never make a right," acknowledging
by tills quotation of a trite saying
that he was fully aware that one
The last Insult was offered the girl
ten "days before Christmas, and each
day she expected to lose her position.