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LAST EDITION ' LAST EDITION
EIGHT DEAD IN FLOOD JON PACIFIC COAST
THE FAIR FINED UNDER CHILD LABOR LAW
NEW KIND OF LABOR, COURT IS PROPOSED
THE DAY BOOK
An Aidless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran, .gggga8 ' Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. ,Ta Automatic 51-422.
500' South Peoria VSL 398 By Mail,' 50 Cents a Mqrrth.
VOL.3, NO. 101 Chicago, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 1914 ONE CENT
JUDGE CAN FIND NO PLACE BUT THE
BRIDEWELL FOR SICK WOMAN
Case In Court of Domestic Relations Brings Oat Appall
ing Fact Doctor Says Young Girls Forced To Go
to Bridewell to Learn Evil From Older and Ex
perienced Women Who Are There Baby
i and Mother Finally Taken In.
The appalling fact-'that there is no
place among Chicago's many. -hospitals
and much vaunted charities
where a woman .of the streets, whose
condition makes her a menace,, may
he treated, unless. sKe fs sent to the
Bridewell and' a record placed against
her,' was disclosed in the-Court o
Nannie Ambler, r22, a. colored? girl,
was arrested while 'soUcitingvin the
street and brought into court, on a.,
charge o contributing to the-de-.(
pendency of her twenty-day-old baby,
The girl, examined by the munici
pal physician, Dr. Anna Dwyer, was
found to possess the mentality of a
child of ten.
She claimed she was unable to gel
work and that she wasn't strong
enough, to do housework .or washing.
She had an illegitimate child a year
ago, which since died". .
She has been following the, profes
sion of, a prostitute -until she- wrent
to the .County Hospital to have het
'When; i&R child thirteen tiaya