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SURPRISE SPRUNG AT
VICE HEARING BY
YOUNG GIRL ACCUSES
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Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postoffice at .
Chicago, HI., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher.
500 South Peoria St.
Tel. Monroe 353.
By Mai!, Except in
Chicago, $3 a Year.
VOL.3, NO. 211
Chicago, Friday, June 5, 1914
SHALL BOYS ORGANIZE TO DEMAND
THE RIGHT TO PLAY AND HAVE FUN?
Chicago Boy Raises Big Question of the Highest Import-
ance Why Do Policemen Chase the Boys Off the
Corner? And Where Will They Go To Play?,
BY N. D. COCHRAN
I have a letter from a boy that brings up a question which is probably
more important to all of ifs than it is to this particular boy. I most earnestly
invite the thoughtful consideration of, the men and women of Chicago to
Chicago, June 2, 1914.
Dear MrT Cochran: 71 am sending you this letter to ask your advice on
a matter of importance. I am a working boy and live in the neighborhood
of Western, avenue and Lexington street, and at night go down to the cor
ner to play.
There are also a number of other boys who work that go down there,
too. In this particular neighborhood there is no place to play exception the
street; bo that is where we play. But when we play there the policemen
are always chasing us and taking us to tfcd station. It has happened regu-
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