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WEALTHY GIRLS GO
WRONG, SAYS VICE
SALOON BOOTHS ARE
JOLTED BY COUNCIL
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 21, 1914, at the Postofflce at'
Chicago, EL, 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 Mail, Except in
Chicago,. $3 a Year.
VOL. 3, NO. 221 Chicago, Wednesday, June 17, 1914 ONE CENT
SECY WILSON PLANS PROSECUTION
OF LABOR AGENCY HEADS
Says Workmen Are Being Charged for Work Information
Which the Government Is Giving Oat Free Says
Foreigners Are Taken Advantage of -
Forty-one Stranded In Iowa,
Washington, June 17. Prosecu
tion of men who conduct employment
agencies and who practice fraud up
on men in search of crop harvest
work was threatened today by Sec'y
of Labor Wilson.
"It has come to my knowledge,"
said Wilson, "that workmen are be
ing charged from $1 to $2 apiece for
information which this department
has gathered and is sending broad
cast without price to men in need of
employment. Many of these men are
foreigners who are unacquainted with
our language and, because of this,
they are being charged for what is
theirs without without cost of any
"In some places I have Gary, Ind.,
in mind now these men are not only
charged for the information, but the
person doing so agrees, in the most
friendly manner, of course, to pur
chase railroad tickets also. I am in.i
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