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NOON EDITION NOON EDITION
CITY COUNCIL MOVES FLOOD SWEEPS PARIS;
FOR MORE FUN AND STREETS CAVE 1N;
PLA Y FOR KIDS SCORES DEAD
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 2L, 1914, at the Postoffice atf "?
- Chicago, EL, Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, ggggga-v Tel.. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. J By Mall, Except In
500 South, Peoria St. 398 Chicago, $3a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 220
Chicago, Tuesday, June 16,1914
FORBID Aft ATROCITY LIKE CHILD
LABOR, SAYS JANE ADDAMS
Leader of Hall House Appeals for a Federal Child-Labor,
Act Sums Up the Slave Situation Answers
Question Why Is Murder Rate So High?
Editor's Note. In an article in The Day Book Prof. Rock Sleyster gavo
the amazing results of an investigation of 269 murders in the United States.
He showed that of 269 murderers whose lives he had investigated, over 90
per cent had been compelled to go to work before they were 15 and that 55"
per cent were child slaves before they were 12. .
Here is an answer to the question: Why is the murder rate so high in
In the following article Jane Addams, the leader pf Hull House and fat
mous advocate of social justice sums up the child slave situation Jtoday,'
AN AUTHORIZED STATEMENT BY-JANE ADAMS
There is a bill awaiting passage in Congress that should become a-fed-
It is the Palmer .Child Labor Bill and it seeks to-end this abuse byplao
ing it under the jurtedictfoiuof the government. .