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NOON EDITION ' NOON EDITION
CUBS OPEN SEASON IN FOUR AMERICANS AND
CHICAGO TODAY SOX 200 MEXICANS DEAD IN
LEAVE IN LEAD FIRST CLASH
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THE DAY BOOK
An AdUss Daily Newspaper,
Daily Except Sunday.
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VOL.3, NO. 174 Chicago, Wednesday, April 22, 1914 - ONE CENT
"no city great until it is rid of
child-poverty;' says judge
'Judge Henry Neil, "Father of Mothers' Pension Law?
Launches Campaign In 189 American Cities To '
Abolish Child-Poverty Sees Hope Ahead.
Judge Henry Neil, "father of the
mothers' pension law,'u has returned
to Chicago irom an extensive speak
ing tour in which 189 large cities,
from New York to Lincoln, and from
St-Vaul to Birmingham,, were visited.
During Tthe trip he called ' upon
commercial, civic and educational as
sociations and public officials to join
the national campaign to "free Amer
ica from the disgrace of. hungry and
Judge Neil has- practically devoted
his life to the-fight to abolish child
poverty. And he has advanced some
good ideas to blot out the evil. Here
is the gist of the argument he has
been making on his trip:
"Boasts of natural resources,
wealth, educational and commercial
achievements by commercial associa-
tions of any city are absurd as long
as there is one child living in that city
"No city can be really great until
it feeds, clothes, shelters and school
every child Tvithin its borders.
"No cfty can Be really progperoud
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