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LOW WAGE ARGUMENT . SIEGEL EMPLOYES
FREES GIRL WHO WASRE PORT ED CRAZY
HELD FOR STEALING OVER THEIR LOSSES
THE DAY BOOK
An Adlcss Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran.
Editor and Publisher.
600 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mail, 50 Cents a Month.
VOL. 3, NO. 141 Chicago, Saturday, March 14, 1914 ONE CENT
YOUNG SERVANT GIRL ATTACKED IN
LAKE SHORE DRIVE HOME
Thirty-six-Y ear-Old Butler of John Borden's Mansion
Held to Grand Jury on Complaint of
A charge of rape of seventeen-year7
old Lillian Martin in Attorney John
Borden's mansion at 1020 Lake Shore
drive resulted in Jacques Moreau,
thirty-six years old, being held to' the
grand jury in $2,500 bonds this morn
ing. The case was heard by Judge
Thomas P. Scully.
The attack on the young girl is a
startling revelation of the manner in
which domestics are exposed to such
dangers in the unprotected servant
quarters of big mansions'.
The girl was a maid in the employ
of Borden. In her complaint against
Moreau, who is the butler of the fant-
ily, she says that she was dragged
into his room and that her -stifled
outcry was not overheard because the
servants' quarters are so isolated.
The story of the Martin girl's
downfall in the rich man's house is a
striking contradiction of Mrs. E. J.
Lehmann's advice to girls to get jobs
Lillian is a young English girl, who
out of her meager salary from the
Bordens, sends part home" for the
care of her invalid father.
Moreau, who is a big, swarthy man,
and the favorite employe of the Bor
'den's because of the fact that he once'