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LAST EDITION LAST. EDITION
POLICE RAID BOAT S CHURCH TAKES SIDE
OF UNION LABOR IN
Entered as Second-Class Matter April 2 1914," at the Postofflce at
Chicago, m., Under the Act of March 3, 1879.
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Newspaper, Daily Except Sunday
N. D. Cochran, grggEfe Tel. Monroe 353.
Editor and Publisher. gjlgg By Mail, Except in
.500 South Peoria St. . 398 ChicgOjJ?3aYear..
VOL. 3, NO. 241
Chicago, Saturday, July 11, 1914
GARY JUDGE FREES LOST SISTERS
TAKES LAW FROM NEW TESTAMENT
Police Set the Men Free Then Judge Does Same for,
Women Taken In Raid Quotes His Decision
From the Bible A Sermon for Re
formers Who Hound Women,
A lawyer at Gary, Indiana, who" didn't cease to be a human being when
he was admitted to the bar, has just been called upon to pass judgment on
a number of women arrested in police raids on houses of prostitution in the
city built by the Steel Trust.
He didn't quote from musty law books. He didn't hunt through them
for precedent, superstition, tradition and authority.
He 'didn't read them from cover to cover to find out what some other
judges did under similar circumstances hundreds of years ago.
Instead of that he went straight to the New Testament and let Jesus
Christ deliver the judgment on the women, by reading his decision from the
Albert B. Carver, a Gary lawyer, was appointed special judge to try
cases arising out-of police raids on-certain-houses of prostitution. The raids
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